Beaverton Special Events
In 1897, Bill White brought an Edison Projecting Kinetoscope to Beaverton and
showed the first moving pictures in Canada.
Today, the original projector resides in the Strand Theatre, a reminder that film
history was made here!
In honour of our local heritage, Canada’s 150th and our Canadian film talents, held ….
THE WORLD'S LARGEST FILM FESTIVAL...
On APRIL 19, 2017 the National Canadian Film Day 150 (NCFD 150) was a massive one-day,
coast-to-coast-to-coast celebration of Canadian cinema in honour of our nation’s
Six films were shown… Beaverton Town Hall…. Popcorn….. Special Guests….
10 a.m. A Bear Called Winnie
12:15 p.m. Beaverton 1938
1:30 p.m. Passchendaele
5:15 p.m. Whale
Double Feature Gala 7:15 p.m.
A Place to Stand
Edwin Boyd Citizen Gangster
To celebrate our past,our heritage and our community by promoting, organizing and participating in a variety of year long activities in co-operation with community volunteer groups, businesses, local government and Beavertonians of all ages, cultures and abilities.
Learn about some of our special annual events as well as other short term initiatives taking place. See what Beaverton Special Events is all about and follow some of the links to other events and services in our lovely town.
There was a full house as we celebrated
Canada's 150th and the World's largest film festival...ever!
Thank you to all the volunteers that contributed their time and talent
to bring Beaverton's film history alive.
Beaverton Special Events in partnership with the
Beaverton Town Hall Players and the Beaverton, Thorah, Eldon Histrical Society celebrated Canada’s 150 and our rich film heritage