Cultural Centre News

Updates, events and general information about what’s happening at the Cultural Centre

Upcoming – Embroidered Mask online workshop

Sign up for our first online workshop! Full details and tickets on Eventbrite About this Event Embellish masks with hand embroidery! Learn how to use basic stitches to decorate masks, clothes, and accessories with flowers and text! The techniques from this workshop can be used to decorate masks, clothes, or fabric accessories with simple embroidery […]

Minden Times reports on the Holiday Lights Contest

Sue Tiffin reports on the Minden Hills Holiday Lights Contest. Read the full article here. From Peterson Road to Hwy 35, from Deep Bay Road to Lochlin Road, the homes of Minden were alive with bright lights, festive inflatables and even some holiday music as the Minden Hills Holiday Lights Contest celebrated 34 participants across […]

And the winner is…

A big congratulations to everyone who took part in the Minden Hills Holiday Lights Contest! Thank you to each and every participant for adding their house to the Holiday Lights Trail Map and making Minden Hills feel festive! The winner of the Minden Hills Holiday Lights Contest is 3705 Deep Bay Road! It was a […]

Christmas in the Village

It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas! On November 21st, we had our first ever Christmas in the Village. Modeled after a German Christmas market – like one you’d find in Minden, Germany – the Village was abuzz all day with artisans selling handmade goods, children visiting with Santa, live storytelling, Christmas carols and […]

Minden Times reports on Christmas in the Village

Sue Tiffin reports on Christmas in the Village at Minden Hills Cultural Centre. Read the full article here. “The community is looking forward to having an event that is following procedures. It is the beginning of the holiday season and we need joy in our lives. This is a great family event that will have […]

Temari balls from workshop

Tips and Tricks for Temari balls

Nadine Papp led a wonderful Temari ball workshop at the Cultural Centre on November 7th. We had a lot of fun trying this craft – which was new to everyone including me. In this post you’ll find images from Nadine Papp’s workshop along with a few tips and tricks that I hope will inspire you […]

In The News: Halloween Monster Mash

“The grounds at the Minden Hills Museum, festooned with cobwebs, bats and gravestones – the fake variety, obviously – provided an outdoor setting where families could interact while keeping their distance from one another.” – Chad Ingram

Fall felting: Pumpkin Workshop

These photos and instructions are from Nadine Papp’s wet felting workshop at the Cultural Centre. On Saturday October 24, she led us through the step by step process of creating a miniature felted pumpkin. Hopefully this write up will inspire you to try a bit of felting at home! – Shannon Quigley Materials: Wool for […]

Fall Felting Tutorial: Make a needle felted leaf brooch

This is a write up from our fall needle felting workshop on Saturday October 17, 2020. Nadine Papp led us through the step by step process of creating a felt brooch using a leaf shaped cookie cutter. I had the pleasure of following along and took notes as we went. We know there are a […]

In The News: Great Historic Bake Off

“The Minden Hills Cultural Centre has been using an artificial intelligence program called DeOldify to restore old photographs with colour, then posting them to Facebook for the community to view from the comfort and safety of their own home.” – Zachary Roman

In The News: History in Colour

“The Minden Hills Cultural Centre has been using an artificial intelligence program called DeOldify to restore old photographs with colour, then posting them to Facebook for the community to view from the comfort and safety of their own home.” – Zachary Roman

In The News: The Lapine App

“With just about all activities curtailed by COVID-19, there is one thing people can still do outside while practicing social distancing – and that’s the Lapine Lap in Minden.” – Lisa Gervais