Spring Recreation Guide 2020

Special Events


May–November Surrey Youth Showcase Events Series Various Locations surrey.ca/sys youth@surrey.ca Come check out the Surrey Youth Showcase–the City of Surrey’s largest annual youth event series. Each event is free to attend and free to participate in. Tons of prizes will be given away at each event! Event series will kick off a with the Basketball Tournament. BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Saturday, May 2 Guildford Recreation Centre BREAK DANCE SHOWCASE Saturday, July 25 Holland Park (Fusion Festival) COOKING SHOWDOWN Saturday, November 21 South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre May 3 Sunday 1pm–3pm “Awe” Forest Walk Sunnyside Acres Urban Forest Park 24 Ave between 144 St and 148 St (Wally Ross parking lot) Enter into the heart of the forest to discover a sense of awe. Enjoy a quiet and meditative walk through the tall trees of Sunnyside Acres Urban Forest and see how a forest can inspire awe and help you relax. Drop in, rain or shine, but not in high winds. Hosted by Sunnyside Acres Heritage Society.

May 17 Sunday 11am–3pm Royal Victorian Party Historic Stewart Farm

*Most events are free to drop in, unless otherwise stated.

June 1 – 8 Seniors' Week Enjoy a variety of free events throughout the city. Visit www.surrey.ca/seniors for more information. June 3 Wednesday 6pm–8pm Sounds Of Spring Blackie Spit, Crescent Beach 3136 McBride Avenue All ages Pack a zero-waste picnic and bring your chair or blanket for an outdoor concert at the beach. See surrey.ca/events for details on the music. June 5 Friday 6pm–8:30pm Family Movie Night: Kensington Prairie Community Centre 604-592-2605 Join us at the Kensington Prairie Community Centre for our free movie night in the gym. Bring a camp chair or blanket to sit on. We will provide the movie, popcorn and drinks. Sunnyside Acres Urban Forest Park Open House 24 Ave between 144 St and 148 St (Wally Ross parking lot) Enjoy the view of the forest from a bucket truck ride. Interact with grassroots volunteers who protect urban forests in Surrey. Explore the forest with our forest fairy at 2pm, then enjoy nature crafts, cookie decorating, face painting, and more. In partnership with Sunnyside Acres Heritage Society & Surrey’s Natural Areas Partnership June 15 Monday World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Newton Seniors Centre For more information, please visit www.surrey.ca/seniors. June 18 Thursday 5:30pm–7:30pm Celebrate International Picnic Day Hawthorne Rotary Park 10503 144 Street All ages Invite your friends and neighbours out to celebrate International Picnic Day in with games and other fun park activities. June 6 Saturday 1pm–4pm

June 20 Saturday 12pm–3pm Pride at the Museum of Surrey Museum of Surrey

All hail her Majesty, the Queen! The whole family will enjoy this regal event with dancing, birthday cake and a chance to meet the woman who had a whole era named after her - Queen Victoria.

Celebrate pride at this fun family event through performances and activities.

May 21-23 Surrey International Children's Festival Surrey Arts Centre & Bear Creek Park surrey.ca/childrensfestival Move to the music of Charlotte Diamond, write a song with Mil's Trills and experience TWEET TWEET! a captivating aerial circus show for babies and toddlers. Hoop dancing, world music and literature. Free activities and ticketed performances. May 22, 23 Biodiversity Day BioBlitz Friday, May 22 6pm–10pm Saturday, May 23 8am–4pm Surrey Nature Centre 14225 Green Timbers Way Look for nature in your City! Celebrate the International Day of Biodiversity by recording as many nature sightings as possible in Surrey’s largest park. No nature knowledge necessary. May 30 Saturday 11am–4pm Market at the Museum – Environmental Extravaganza Museum of Surrey Want to fight climate change but don’t know where to start? Drop by this unique eco-friendly market and learn about sustainable lifestyles at this fun for all ages event.

June 20 Saturday 11am–2pm Park Play Palooza Cloverdale Athletic Park 6330 168 Street

All ages

Summer fun begins with Park Play Palooza! Enjoy outdoor games, sports, music, and other activities. Meet Park Play staff and pick up a Park Play passport with the summer drop in schedule. Visit surrey. ca/parkplay to learn more about free fun with Park Play this July & August! June 21 Sunday 11am–3pm Father's Day Open House Historic Stewart Farm All ages Show dad some fun this Father's Day watching the Greater Vancouver Garden Railway Club's display of large scale trains whiz by. Make a craft, grab coffee on the verandah then settle in for a family picnic on the scenic farm grounds. Make your way to Holland Park and join us in celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21. Hosted by Surrey's local land-based communities, Semiahmoo First Nation, Kwantlen First Nation, and Katzie First Nation, this event features cultural performances and programming, showcasing the rich cultural history and traditions of our Indigenous people. July 1 Wednesday Surrey Rides: All-Wheels Canada Day Event Cloverdale Youth Park surrey.ca/youth youth@surrey.ca Grab your helmet and your skateboard, scooter, or bike and head to the annual Surrey Rides Canada Day event. Tons of prizes, a demo from the Rad Skate Team, and try-it skateboard activities for youth and families of all skill levels and abilities. June 21 Sunday National Indigenous Peoples Day Holland Park

May 7 Thursday SASSY Awards Surrey City Hall

Celebrate the achievements of youth who make a positive impact in our community and around the world. For details see www.sassyawardssurrey.ca.

May 10 Sunday 10am–4pm Mother’s Day At The Glades Glades Garden 561 172 Street Tickets are $7 (cash only) at the gate or register by May 7 to save: Free Sunday, May 10 10am Sunday, May 10 1pm 29606 For event details see surrey.ca/events. Celebrate Mother’s Day at The Glades, one of Surrey’s garden gems! Enjoy live music, refreshments (for purchase), and endless photo ops in this woodland garden. Discover over 1600 mature rhododendrons and a superb collection of azaleas, companion plants, heritage trees, and water features. Shuttle service (no wheelchair access) available from Darts Hill Garden, 1633 170 Street. 0-11yrs 29605 29598 12yrs+ 29603 Sunday, May 10 10am Sunday, May 10 1pm $5 General

May 31 Sunday 11am−3pm Family Sunday Surrey Art Gallery surrey.ca/familysunday

Create, experiment, and enjoy art with friends and family! Engage in activities that respond to the Gallery’s exhibits with hands-on artmaking, including being part of an interactive performance. Work and play alongside exhibiting artists and learn about the themes they explore through their artwork. Visit our sensory-friendly space where diverse learners and makers can feel welcome and comfortable. Free drop-in, everyone welcome!

22 SPRING 2020  SURREY.CA/RECREATION  604-501-5100

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