Cemetery society reveals the past

The Old Cemeteries Society is hosting two public events this week.

On Feb. 16, Jacques Marc or the Underwater Archaeology Society of B.C. gives a speech at the society’s annual general meeting. It takes place at 7:30 p.m. at 234 Menzies St.

On Feb. 20, historian John Adams leads the first of many cemetery tours hosted by the society. In honour of Heritage Week, he will discuss Ross Bay Cemetery.

The tour starts at 2 p.m. in front of Starbucks, Fairfield Plaza. The cost is $5. Contact www.oldcem.bc.ca or 250 598-8870 for more information.