Langley’s Ernest Emmett – then 89 – at the Port Kells Cenotaph on Remembrance Day in 2012.

Nov. 11: Surrey and Delta remember

Several local ceremonies take place on Remembrance Day.

The public is invited to commemorate Canada’s soldiers in military missions over the last century on Nov. 11.

Ceremonies begin prior to 11 a.m. on Tuesday at:

• The Whalley Legion, Branch 229, 13525 106 Ave: The legion pipe band will march in at 10:20 a.m., with formal services at ending after 11 a.m.

• The Cloverdale Cenotaph, next to the Surrey Museum, 17710 56A Ave. Family activities are from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Surrey Museum Ceremonies begin at 10:15 a.m. with two minutes of silence at 11 a.m. After the ceremony, there will be refreshments and entertainment at the Cloverdale Legion Branch 6, 17567 57 Ave. Admission by donation.

• Crescent Beach Legion Branch 240, 2643 128 St.: Services begin at 10:30 a.m.

• Port Kells Community Hall, 18918 88 Ave. Services begin at 10:30 a.m.

• North Delta Social Heart Plaza, next to the North Delta Recreation Centre, 11415 84 Ave. Services begin at 10:30 a.m. There will be a reception at the recreation centre after 11 a.m., hosted by the Kennedy House Seniors Society and the Corporation of Delta.

• B.C.’s Home Front: Explore how both world wars affected life in small-town British Columbia with a visual presentation by local author Sylvia Crooks on Nov. 11 from 12-1 p.m. at the Surrey Museum, 17710 56A Ave. For ages 16 and over. Pre-register at 604-592-6956.

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