A Taste of History: Part 2 SODA POP!

A TASTE OF HISTORY

SODA POP BEGINS AUGUST 8-9th 2011

Fizzy Creations: A History of Soda Pop!

Age: 5-12

Date: August 8th and 9th 2011

Time: 10-12 PM

Admission: $10 Per child

Before Pepsi and Coca Cola, people enjoyed bubbly natural spring water as they were fascinated by the fizzling fluid. For many years drinking carbonated water was seen as a healthy practice to which pharmacists would add birch bark, dandelion, sarsaparilla and fruit extracts for natural flavors. Suddenly the race was on to patent the best, most refreshing Soda pop. Join us on Monday and/or Tuesday, August 8th and 9th 2011 as we voyage through this incredible history and put ourselves to the task of creating our own formula of Soda pop. The most delicious creation will win a prize! Sign up with the pre registration form below and get your tickets today!

Call 506-455-6041 or email info@yorksunburymuseum.com
for more information.

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About frederictonregionmuseum

The Fredericton Region Museum was founded in 1934 by the York-Sunbury Historical Society. The Society was formed in 1932 and now has members from all over North America, however, most are from Central New Brunswick. In 1969 the Museum found permanent headquarters in the Officer's Quarters (571 Queen Street) in the heart of downtown Fredericton. The Society and Museum remain a nonprofit enterprise with a small paid staff and numerous volunteers. They work tirelessly to create informative exhibits, organize programs and events as well as publish a local history periodical The Officers' Quarters. The Fredericton Region Museum is the home of the famous Coleman Frog. He is the 42lb wonder that lived in the Killarney Lake just north of Fredericton about 100 years ago. The Fredericton Region Museum is a gateway into the exciting history and diverse heritage of central New Brunswick. Because central New Brunswick is where the provincial capital is located, and because it served as a meeting place for Aboriginals, Loyalists, Acadian, and other European settlers, the Fredericton Region Museum is an excellent place to start. With over 4000 square feet of exhibit space and a collection of over 30,000 artefacts the museum is a fun and exciting way to look into our past.
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