Looking for somewhere to celebrate Canada’s birthday on Monday? Well, you’ve got four parties to choose from in Delta.
The day kicks off with the Tsawwassen Boundary Bay Lions Club party at Diefenbaker Park in Tsawwassen. The club’s annual event starts at 10 a.m. and goes until 1 p.m.
The fun will include free hot dogs and drinks, face painting, crafts, balloon twisting, a kids’ knot tying table and gymnastics for kids hosted by Delta Gymnastics.
A huge Canada Day cake will be cut following speeches at around 1 p.m.
Diefenbaker Park is located at 5579-1st Ave.
- Kirkland House in Ladner will once again be the site of a Canada Day celebration from noon to 4 p.m.
You will get a chance to tour the house and surrounding grounds, there will be quilting, weaving and knitting demonstrations in the house, while outside there will be games for the kids and a train display.
There will also be lots of musical performances, including Canadian folk songs by Howard Solverson, Damian Harrington will be playing with Darryl Sherman and another highlight will be a performance by the Delta Police Pipe Band which will be on hand sometime in the afternoon after taking part in the Steveston Canada Day parade.
O Canada, sung by Julian Neufeld, will kick off the formal ceremony at 1 p.m.
Refreshments will be available for sale by the Kirkland Scouts as well.
The heritage house is located at 4140 Arthur Dr.
- Emma Lea Farms is hosting a Canada Day fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Proceeds will go towards Reach Child and Youth Development Society. There will be a barbecue, face painting and live music by Larry Edward.
- There will be a Canada Day party in North Delta at Chalmers Park from 5:30 to 10:45 p.m. There will be fireworks, children’s activities, a barbecue and food vendors, live music and an official ceremony. The park is located at 11400-76A Ave. The event is supported by the City of Delta and the federal government.