COS Spring 2017 Recreation Guide

Special Events

May 5 & May 29 10am-2pm Discovery Day Drop-in Surrey Nature Centre All ages 14225 Green Timbers Way 604-502-6065 Kick start your nature adventure with a Nature Guide in our Sky Room stocked with books, puppets, natural materials and opportunities for hands-on exploration. Stay, play and learn, then head outside to extend your adventure with discoveries in the forest.

May 14 Sunday 10am-4pm Mother’s Day at the Glades

June 3 Saturday 9am-1pm Car Trunk Sale

June 17 Saturday Father's Day Geocaching Celebrate dad on a treasure hunt like no other! Navigate to specific Global Positioning System [GPS] coordinates and then attempt to find the hidden cache [container]. Afterwards join us for prizes and hot chocolate! CITYWIDE 1 Session All ages Sa 10:00am-11:30am Jun 17 4518703 Hawthorne Park - 10513 144 Street CITYWIDE 1 Session All ages Sa 2:00pm-3:30pm Jun 17 4518708 Bakerview Park - 1845 154 Street

It`s a giant garage sale! Load up your cars, trucks and minivans with items you no longer need. Rent out your parking stall today! Don't miss out spaces fill up fast. CLOVERDALE 1 Session Stall Only $16 Stall and Table $20 19yrs+ Sa 9:00am-1:00pm Jun 3 4518780 Cloverdale Recreation Centre June 3 Saturday Aging In Place - Conference South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre Register early as all workshops are FREE and space is limited. A full listing of workshops available soon. The Aging in Place Conference is a collaborative, respectful, integrated and inclusive event that supports healthy, active aging and is a medium for continuing awareness and education of seniors’ safety and the importance of healthy, active communities.

Celebrate Mother’s Day in a blooming woodland garden. Wander through the paths, pause by the ponds, and enjoy live music throughout this enchanting garden. Gourmet coffees, teas and hot chocolate will be available for purchase. This event also features a spring plant sale. No pets. Limited wheelchair access with bark mulch paths and moderate inclines. Parking is limited. SOUTH 1 Session All ages $5 advanced / $7 at the gate Su 10:00am-4:00pm May 14 4518731 The Glades Garden 561 172 Street May 19 - 22 Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair Cloverdale Fairgrounds 6050A 176 Street Known for its top notch rodeo action, family friendly events and entertainment. May 20 & June 17 1pm-4pm Discovery Saturdays All ages, by donation Discover the Surrey Museum in fun new ways with family friendly celebrations of culture and history. READY TO RODEO Saturday, May 20 Get ready for the Cloverdale Rodeo! Learn to lasso and discover cow-folk crafts. Listen to western music and enjoy a country square dance performance. UKRAINIAN CULTURE Saturday, June 17 Join the local Ukrainian community as they share their music, dance and food. Design your own colourful Ukrainian egg, try your hand at traditional Ukrainian embroidery and make playdough pierogis. All ages All hail her Majesty, the Queen! Enjoy this royal celebration with dancing, birthday cake and a chance to meet Queen Victoria herself. Future kings and queens are encouraged to dress the part. May 25, 26 & 27 Surrey International Children’s Festival Surrey Arts Centre & Bear Creek Park See international and national performers in Surrey! Get your tickets for one of these fantastic shows! Plus hands-on arts activities: circus skills, clay arts, animation arts, face painting and more! May 21 Sunday 11am-3pm Royal Victorian Party Historic Stewart Farm

May 6 Saturday 10:30am-4pm Sheep to Shawl

June 18 Sunday 11am-3pm

Father’s Day Open House Historic Stewart Farm

Competition All ages, by donation

All ages Show dad some fun this Father’s Day as you hop aboard Pacific Trackless Trains and take a tour of the scenic grounds. Take in the Greater Vancouver Garden Railway Club’s large scale train display, make a craft, grab coffee on the verandah and settle in for a family picnic. June 21 Wednesday 3pm-8pm National Aboriginal Day Celebration Bridgeview Community Centre Come and join us in celebration of National Aboriginal Day 2017! Enjoy storytelling, crafts, dancing, singing, entertainment and a Family picnic-style BBQ. June 24 Saturday 11am-2pm Park Play Palooza Holly Park 10706 148 Street All ages | 604-501-5050 Kick-off the start of Surrey’s Park Play program with Palooza! Park Play is a free summer drop-in program for kids in parks across Surrey during July and August. Visit for Park Play program details and summer schedule.

Cheer on local teams as flying fingers spin and ply sheep’s wool into yarn, then weave a beautiful shawl, all in four hours. Watch real sheep being sheared, try weaving and spinning yourself, and make woolly crafts with your kids.

May 8-13 Emergency Preparedness Week

June 3 Saturday 10am-2pm Discover Owls Surrey Nature Centre

Knowing what to do when a disaster strikes will help you better control the situation and be in a position to recover more quickly. Learn 4 steps: • how to minimize hazards in the home • what supplies are needed • what to do during and after an emergency • how to evacuate or shelter-in-place Go to for information about preparing your family for a disaster. All attendees will be entered into a draw for one family emergency preparedness kit (supplies a family of 4). The courses are free, a light refreshment will be provided, and registration is required. SOUTH 1 Session All ages M 6:30pm-8:00pm May 8 4520089 South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre CLOVERDALE 1 Session All ages Tu 7:00pm-8:30pm May 9 4525604 Cloverdale Recreation Centre NORTH 1 Session All ages W 7:00pm-8:30pm May 10 4525515 Chuck Bailey Rec Centre FLEETWOOD 1 Session All ages Th 7:00pm-8:30pm May 11 4517987 Fleetwood Community Centre GUILDFORD 1 Session All ages Sa 1:00pm-2:30pm May 13 4517978 Guildford Recreation Centre NEWTON 1 Session All ages Sa 10:00am-11:30am May 13 4525571 Newton Seniors Centre

All ages

Drop-in to learn all about owls! Meet some live birds from the OWL Rehabilitation Society. Dissect an owl pellet and enjoy other fun activities all about these amazing animals.

June 4-10 BC Seniors’ Week

The Province has proclaimed BC Senior’s Week an opportunity for communities to acknowledge and celebrate the diversity of our older population and to increase public awareness of their vital role in British Columbia. Check with your Town Centre to see events scheduled during this week. June 17 Saturday 10am–3pm Surrey Doors Open Discover the story behind every door! #surreydoorsopen Explore venues in Newton, Cloverdale and South Surrey offering a behind-the- scenes look of Surrey’s rich culture, history, art and architecture. Enjoy activities for all ages including festivals, entertainment, children’s activities, guided tours, food trucks and more! Free hop-on, hop-off transportation makes exploring a variety of locations easy and fun.

20 SPRING 2017  WWW.SURREY.CA/RECREATION  604.501.5100

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