Get your heritage fix this year through the Langley Centennial Museum’s exciting on-site and excursion-based programs.

Thinking of learning more about your family’s history? Brenda Smith teaches us how to look into our own past and decode the secrets before us in her Genealogy Lecture series (February 12, 13, and 14).

Kobi Christian, the Langley Centennial Museum’s curator invites you to join her on a walking tour and tea, strolling through Fort Langley looking at local lore and legend and shedding a light on the past.

Take a ride through history, visiting landmarks found in Langley’s heritage community of Murrayville. Lunch is included on this exciting tour led by Fred Pepin.

Gravestones tell tales and give us clues about the past. With historian and author Warren Sommer, learn about early settlers and interpret the meanings behind cemetery art. Discover what the past has to tell you and the secrets that lie just past the gates.

Where do we look? What tools do we need? Are we on the right path? Join Brenda L. Smith in exploring the methodology for launching a family history research project. Participants receive a starter workbook and other materials to guide the first steps on this popular self-development path.

Tuesday, February 12
6:00-8:00pm
Cost: $15
For ages 16+years
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Family History Consultant Brenda L. Smith demonstrates how to access British Columbia’s historic birth, marriage and death records, including baptisms, colonial marriages, overseas military deaths, and delayed registrations. She relates these important sources to the telling of British Columbia’s history.

Wednesday, February 13
6:00-8:00pm
Cost: $15
For ages 16+years
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So many websites – so little time. For the family historian, the Internet is a sea of possibilities. Learn how to make the best choices, and achieve the best results by setting your nets in the best pools. This presentation emphasizes the free aspects of the web and discusses effective search techniques.

Thursday, February 14
6:00-8:00pm
Cost: $15
For ages 16+years
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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.

Saturday, February 16
10:00-11:30am
Cost: $20
For ages 16+years
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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.

Monday, February 18
10:00am-3:00pm
Cost: $30
For ages 16+years
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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.

Sunday, March 3
1:30-3:30pm
Cost: $15
For ages 16+years
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Langley Centennial Museum
604-532-3536