Community Celebration honouring Point Atkinson Light Station as a National Historic Site
 
Sunday September 17, 2017  1 - 4 pm
 on the light station grounds
 
 
• STROLL THROUGH HISTORY ALONG BEACON TRAIL
• EXPLORE THE LIGHT STATION GROUNDS AND BUILDINGS
• LEARN ABOUT THE FUTURE OF THIS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
 

PROGRAM

1:00 - 4:00 pm Music by the Squeeze Box Circle
2:00 pm
Welcome from West Vancouver Mayor, Michael Smith
        ​Light station status . President, Rod Day . West Vancouver Historical Society
       Poetry . slam poet Emily Kelsall

        2:30 pm  
Refreshments on the lawn
       3:15 pm
The true story of a daring Point Atkinson Lighthouse adventure by Lisa Smith, from her new book,
                       "Emily Patterson: The Heroic life of a Milltown nurse" .  The Power House (10 mins)
3:30 pm Treasure Box Puppet Theatre presents "Skipper's History Stories" 
                       Riff the Rat and Driftwood the Cat tell stories of the light station and local maritime history  
              Phyl Munday Hut (30 mins)


As parking will be limited, consider car pooling or taking #250 Horseshoe Bay bus to Beacon Lane
 

These initiatives are made possible by the
Community Fund for Canada’s 150th,
a collaboration between the West Vancouver Community Foundation,
the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders
from coast to coast to coast.
 
 
 
Situated by the water's edge,
Lighthouse Park covers more than
185 acres in West Vancouver, BC.
Take a look at the hiking trails
and places of interest on our map.
 
 
Explore the
natural history
of Lighthouse
Park
 
Lighthouse Park Preservation Society
is a membership-based non-profit
organization formed in 1998 to:

 
  • protect the natural integrity of Lighthouse Park;

  • promote public awareness of its natural features;

  • and support the development of biological
    zones near the park boundaries.