Book Sales | Museum | Displays | Membership | 2019 "Alder Grove Memories Contest"

“If you are a member of the community now, you will be part of its history in the future.”

CALL TO  PHOTOGRAPHERS* we invite you to enter our Aldergrove Memories Contest. Your photographs will be received as a Deed of Gift to the Society and may be included in our Community Archives. Submit up to six of your best Aldergrove community photographs taken in either 2018 or 2019. Pick from a variety of categories to challenge your skills. All photographs will be on public view at the Aldergrove Fair (July 19-20-21, 2019).


BEST OF SHOW 1st - display easel valued at $100.00: one adult (age 19 and over), one youth (18 years and under), one PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD winner to be determined at the end of the Fair based on attendees’ votes.

BEST OF SHOW 2nd - black poster frame with plexiglass [20 x 30 in, 50 x 76 cm]: one adult and one youth

First, second, and third place entries in each category will receive ribbons.


  1. Landmarks (any man-made structure), landscapes and gardens (may include a view taken from Aldergrove).
  2. Events, People (portraits must include the permission of the person photographed).
  3. Animals (wild, domesticated, pets).
  4. Tell a Story using a set of 3 or 4 photographs (each 4 x 6 in [10 – 15 cm]); crop if necessary. Use a pencil to mark the correct order on the back of each photograph (1, 2, 3, 4).
  5. Then and Now (any subject/site) submit a copy of a photograph from past decades that either you or a family member took with a current photograph of the same subject/site – please include dates with each.


  1. * You do not need to be an Aldergrove Community resident to enter this contest.
  2. Take photographs within the Aldergrove boundary (E/W Mt. Lehman Road to 240th Street; N/S Fraser River to Zero Avenue).
  3. Take photographs (with the exception of category 5) in either 2018 or 2019.
  4. Take photographs with a camera or cell phone; photo editing software is acceptable.
  5. Submit photographs on any brand of “photo paper” (photograph size range: minimum 4 x 6 in [10 – 15 cm]; maximum 8x 10 in [20.3 – 25.4 cm]). When printing your photograph include at least a half inch (1.27 cm) border to allow pinning to a display board. Please do not write on the front or back of the photograph.
  6. Each photograph must be taken by the person named on the Deed of Gift.


June 12 to July 12 (10am to 5pm) deliver your photographs to the Telephone Museum and Community Archives– 3190 271 Street, Aldergrove. Call 604-857-0555 for directions or other dates and times. At the museum please complete a Deed of Gift form (your name, address, contact number, age if 18 or under, and photograph information).

Disclaimer: The Society reserves the right to make copies of your photographs. Submitted photographs may be selected for Alder Grove Heritage Society promotional material with credit to the photographer, e.g., calendars.

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Alder Grove Heritage Society | 3190 271 Street, Aldergrove, British Columbia, Canada, V4W 3H7
Telephone - (604) 857-0555