COS Spring 2017 Recreation Guide


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Discovery Saturdays Discover the Surrey Museum in fun new ways with family friendly celebrations of culture and history. Third Saturday of each month, 1:00pm-4:00pm.  All ages, by donation Ready to Rodeo

Exhibitions Kids Gallery Surrey Museum

COMMUNITY TREASURES My Disney World Surrey Museum On display February 7 - May 14 M-I-C-K-E Y… hum along with us! We’ve invited the local Disney fan club to share the Disney-branded items in their collections. From toys and games to movies and clothing, this small exhibit explores the wonderful world of Mickey and friends. Canada Is… Historic Stewart Farm On display April 22 - September 4 We’re more than maple syrup and moose. We go beyond beavers and hockey sticks. Share what it means to be Canadian at this celebration of 150 years of Canuck culture. Photos and objects from the community and the Surrey Museum and Archives will explore what it means to be a Canadian today and tomorrow.

This is a Please Touch Zone! Kids get their hands on big ideas and green activities in this fully interactive gallery. Ride the energy bike, play with the pipe wall, climb through the tree fort and explore the world of sustainable energy.

Ukrainian Culture 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

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. Saturday, May 20

There’s More! Look for more ways to experience all that Surrey’s heritage facilities have to offer! Arts & General Interest Section under Early Years | Children | Adults

playdough pierogis. Saturday, June 17

Royal Victorian Party Historic Stewart Farm

Easter Fair Surrey Museum Meet Easter cats, dogs, birds,

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. Sunday, May 21 11:00am-3:00pm All ages, Free

reptiles, and of course, bunnies, as you visit with local animal rescue organizations. Hop around the galleries on an Easter egg scavenger hunt, spring into crafts and games, and get hands-on in the Kids Gallery. Saturday, April 15 Lotus Lantern Festival Surrey Museum Make a lantern, a Tae Guk fan, and play Korean children’s games as you join the Korean community in celebrating this bright and colourful holiday. Saturday, April 29 1:00pm-4:00pm All ages, by donation 1:00pm-4:00pm All ages, by donation

Environmental Extravaganza: Ocean Commotion Surrey Museum

Get up close and personal with BC’s marine creatures as the Vancouver Aquarium brings their touch tubs to the Museum. Make some waves as you create crafty ocean creatures and snack on seaweed. Saturday, June 3 1:00pm-4:00pm All ages, by donation Father’s Day Open House Historic Stewart Farm 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. Sunday, June 18 11:00am-3:00pm All ages, Free

Sheep to Shawl Competition


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. Saturday, May 6 10:30am-4:00pm All ages, by donation

Join in lively conversations about Surrey’s past. Images, maps and documents are accompanied by stories told by presenter and audience. Details and pre-register at 604-502-6459. Programs sponsored by Friends of the Museum & Archives.



SURREY 1967 Saturday, June 10

SIGN THE KIDS UP FOR Heritage Day Camps! Check the Summer Day Camp brochure available at all Surrey recreation facilities, or call 604-592-6956 for info. See you this summer! Registration starts April 24.

Photo: Surrey Leader Printing Shop, 1929. #60.20



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