There will also be free tours on Canada Day through the Haney House

There will also be free tours on Canada Day through the Haney House

Celebrate history on Canada Day

Museums in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows have plenty of free activities on offer

Both museum societies in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows will celebrate Canada Day.

The Haney House Museum will feature a picnic in the park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 1.

The Haney event will feature children’s games, a scavenger hunt, prizes and refreshments.

There will also be free tours through the Haney House, currently featuring a display on the great outdoors.

Admission is by donation. Haney House is located at 11612 – 224th St.

For more information contact 604-463-5311.

The Pitt Meadows Museum and Archives will be getting kids ready for Canada Day, by equipping them with flags.

On Sunday, June 29 , from 2-4 p.m., there will be a youth program at the museum, where kids will decorate their own Maple Leafs, and also learn about the history of the Canadian flag, including the Canadian Red Ensign, which preceded the maple leaf.

The Pitt museum is located at 12294 Harris Road, in the General Store that was built in 1885 and was once the heart of the community.