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.
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, we invite you to be part of ….
THE WORLD'S LARGEST FILM FESTIVAL...
APRIL 19, 2017
National Canadian Film Day 150 (NCFD 150) is a massive one-day, coast-
to-coast-to-coast celebration of Canadian cinema in honour of our nation’s
Six films… 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.
Beaverton Special Events
Beaverton Special Events in partnership with the
Beaverton Town Hall Players invite you to celebrate
Canada’s 150 and our rich film heritage