SURREY — The City of Surrey’s Heritage Services department hosts a Remembrance Day service at the Cloverdale Cenotaph on Friday, Nov. 11 at 10:25 a.m.
Surrey Museum is also hosting a special presentation about the contribution of Canadian Sikhs in the First World War.Surrey’s Poet Laureate, Renee Sarojini Saklikar, and Sharanjit Sandhra of the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies are collaborating on this poetic discussion, set for 11:30 a.m.
As part of “Surrey Remembers” events, Surrey Museum and Surrey Archives, located on either side of the plaza, will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
At Surrey Museum, 17710 56A Ave.:
• Peace-themed crafts for children, and the opportunity to write thank-you postcards for delivery to local veterans and their families.
• Music courtesy of the Hazelmere Heritage Fiddlers.
• First World War documentary films in the Museum’s theatre.
At Surrey Archives, 17671 56th Ave.:
• Wartime photographs, newspapers and photographs from the archives collection.
• See “War Veteran’s Stories,” a slide show about war veterans from Surrey, and “My Name is Donald Spiegel,” a documentary about the Surrey war veteran and collector.
• Oral Histories from Surrey war veterans.
• A small exhibit featuring war artifacts.
Remembrance Day elsewhere in Surrey:
• The Whalley Legion, Branch 229, 13525 106th Ave: The legion pipe band will march in at 10:20 a.m.
• Port Kells Community Hall, 18918 88th Ave. Services begin at 10:30 a.m.