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Christmas Through the Decades

Celebrate the holiday season with a journey through history. Let nostalgia guide you through games, crafts, and photos and toys popular between 1960 and 1999. Kids are invited to learn about Christmas in the past, and adults are encouraged to reflect and enjoy the memories!

All Ages

Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm Dec 7 $10/Family of 4 582284

Family Day Scavenger Hunt

Walk through the gravestones that lie within the cemetery gates and learn of the personal tragedies and sacrifices of Langley residents during the First World War. Historian and author Warren Sommer will provide insight into the effects of the war on the local population and the efforts to commemorate the many lives lost. Meet at the St. Andrews' Street gate at the Fort Langley Cemetery.

All Ages

Monday 1:00-4:00pm Feb 17 Free 589071

Vintage Fashion Show

Join renowned fashion expert Ivan Sayers for an exploration of vintage fashion. In complement to his exhibition at the Langley Centennial Museum, this show at the Fort Langley Community Hall will focus on fashions surrounding athletic and sporting items.

All Ages

Sunday 2:00-3:30pm Mar 15 1/$25 589365
Sunday 7:00-8:30pm Mar 15 1/$25 589366

 

Spring Break Camps

Daring Detectives Day Camp

A very special artifact at the Langley Centennial Museum has gone missing, and we need your help to find it! Discover the important history of Fort Langley while searching for clues, breaking codes, and uncovering the truth about our missing artifact.

Grades K-7

Mon - Fri 9:00am-3:00pm Mar 16-20 5/$183 589072

Magical Worlds Day Camp

Magical worlds full of mystical creatures are waiting to be explored! This camp takes kids on a quest for the truth, learning about fairies, gnomes, and unicorns! Learn exciting new techniques to create art inspired by these creatures and stories.

Grades K-7

Mon - Fri 9:00am-3:00pm Mar 23-27 5/$183 589073

Heritage Week

Family History Series

Built for the Future: Structures in the Cemetery

Cemeteries have always functioned as sites for storing and honouring the dead. Today, many private and municipal cemeteries recognize their role as vital community resources for history, recreation, and ecological good health.

16+yrs

Saturday 1:00-3:00pm Feb 8 1/$15 589156

Instructor: Brenda Smith

Find Granny in the Archives

Sometimes clues to the past come up in strange places. Missing family members are often hard to track down, but this course helps you understand the unlikely places you will find a window into the past.

16+yrs

Saturday 1:00-3:00pm Feb 15 1/$15 589157

Instructor: Brenda Smith

Photographs and Photographers: The Evolution of Image Technology

Photography is a child of the Industrial Revolution, and revolutionized in the information age. Examine the photographic development from early recording to the digital age.

16+yrs

Saturday 1:00-3:00pm Feb 22 1/$15 589158

Instructor: Brenda Smith

Historic Fort Langley Walking Tour & Tea

In celebration of Heritage Week, the Langley Centennial Museum is presenting a lively and exciting walking tour and tea. The tour will stroll through historic Fort Langley with Langley Centennial Museum Curator, Kobi Christian. Kobi will discuss local lore and legend, while shedding light on the area's historical buildings, businesses, and people. Finish up the tour at the Blacksmith Bakery which is located on the original site of Reid's Blacksmith Shop (Circa. 1910). Warm up your hands with a fresh cup of coffee or tea and enjoy a small sweet. Walking tour will run rain or shine and umbrellas will be provided if necessary. Tour starts at Langley Centennial Museum.

16+yrs

Saturday 10:00-11:30am Feb 22 1/$22 589153

Instructor: Kobi Christian

Historic Murrayville Bus Tour

Join heritage expert Fred Pepin and celebrate Heritage Week by visiting historic landmarks found in Langley's heritage community of Murrayville. Lunch and bus included. Pick up available at W.C. Blair Recreation Centre and Langley Centennial Museum.

16+yrs

Sunday 10:00am-3:00pm Feb 16 1/$35 589154

Instructor: Fred Pepin

Fort Langley Cemetery Tour

Gravestones tell tales, and give us clues about the past. With historian and author Warren Sommer as your guide, learn about early settlers and interpret the meanings behind cemetery art. Discover what the past has to tell you and the secrets that lie there. Meet at the St. Andrews’ street gate at the Fort Langley Cemetery.

16+yrs

Sunday 1:30pm-3:00pm Mar 1 1/$15 589155

Instructor: Fred Pepin

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