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Heritage Week 2015 (February 16–22)

Feb 15, 2015 - Feb 22, 2015

Join us February 16–22 as we honour and discover Delta's heritage through events, displays, and the awarding of the Heritage Award of Merit and Friends of Heritage awards. 

The theme of this year's Heritage Week is "Main Street: At the Heart of the Community."

Monday, February 16, 7 pm
Delta Municipal Hall, Council Chamber
4500 Clarence Taylor Crescent

Heritage week begins! Mayor Jackson 
presents the Heritage Award of Merit
and Friends of Heritage awards.

Tuesday, February 17, 6:30–7:30 pm Take a tour of heritage sites with the
Heritage Passport
Tuesday, February 17, 7 - 8 pm
Tsawwassen Library
Celebrate Delta's heritage with life-long resident and former city Councillor Doug Massey. Mr. Massey has spent the past 5 years researching Delta pioneers and war veterans, compiling their stories in his new book Remembering Those Who Helped Defend Canada & Build Delta Municipality. Join him as he shares readings and photos from his various books. There will be an opportunity to ask questions, purchase books and get your personal copies signed.
Wednesday, February 18, 6:30-730 pm
Delta Museum, Annex Building
4918 Delta Street
Cost $10/person
Delta Museum & Archives presents
"The Lower Fraser River: Delta's Ecological 
History," a presentation about the natural
history of the lower Fraser River landscape and wildlife.

Email info@deltamuseum.ca or call
604-946-9322 to register.
Wednesday, February 18, 7 - 8 pm
George Mackie Library
Celebrate Delta's heritage with life-long resident and former city Councillor Doug Massey. Mr. Massey has spent the past 5 years researching Delta pioneers and war veterans, compiling their stories in his new book Remembering Those Who Helped Defend Canada & Build Delta Municipality. Join him as he shares readings and photos from his various books. There will be an opportunity to ask questions, purchase books and get your personal copies signed.

Thursday, February 19, 3:30-4:30 pm
Ladner United Church
4960 48 Avenue

Heritage Award of Merit plaque
presentation and reception for past heritage award winners at Ladner United Church.

Thursday, February 19, 7 - 8 pm
George Mackie Library
Celebrate Delta's heritage with life-long resident and former city Councillor Doug Massey. Mr. Massey has spent the past 5 years researching Delta pioneers and war veterans, compiling their stories in his new book Remembering Those Who Helped Defend Canada & Build Delta Municipality. Join him as he shares readings and photos from his various books. There will be an opportunity to ask questions, purchase books and get your personal copies signed.
Friday, February 20, 1–3 pm
Delta Museum, Archives Building
4450 Clarence Taylor Crescent
Cost: $10/person
Participate in the Delta Museum & Archives 
workshop "Preserving Your Family Records."

Email info@deltamuseum.ca or call
604-946-9322 to register.

Saturday, February 21
Students! Are you a local history buff
with knowledge to share? Apply for the
$1,000 Heritage Scholarship. Learn more.

Sunday, February 22, 14 pm
Cammidge House
Boundary Bay Regional Park

View heritage displays and have a cup of tea
at Cammidge House.

 

View Delta Museum & Archive's heritage displays all week: 

What is Main Street?
This display celebrates and explores various main streets in Delta. 
North Delta Recreation Centre, February 14–21 

Along Main Street
This display showcases artifacts that remind us of the businesses we might have frequented on a trip to downtown Delta in the past.
Municipal Hall, February 16–20

Main Street: At the Heart of the Community
In celebration of this year's Heritage Week theme, this exhibit shares photographs of interesting areas of activity in Delta's communities throughout the municipality's storied past.
Delta Museum, Archives Building, 4450 Clarence Taylor Crescent

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