Pulse of the City: Places To Go, Things To Do

Here are this week’s events for you and your friends and family to enjoy! Keep an eye out for the Pulse FM Street Team, powered by FREEWAY MAZDA.

Nov
23
Fri
Family Nights in Cloverdale @ Various Locations
Nov 23 2018 – Dec 14 2019 all-day
Family Nights in Cloverdale @ Various Locations

Looking for plans on Friday nights? Join us for an evening filled with family-fun at recreation facilities in Cloverdale! All events are free to attend.

Clayton Hall

Bring your pillows and blankets and join us for a Family Movie Nights at Clayton Hall on the following dates:

November 23 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm – December 14 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm

 

 

Dec
15
Sat
Birding Walks @ Various Parks
Dec 15 2018 – May 11 2019 all-day
Birding Walks @ Various Parks

Join a local naturalist for a series of free monthly walks (September through May) to discover Surrey’s birds. Learn how these amazing creatures are adapted to their habitat and why our local urban parks are so important for their survival.  Become familiar with many birds species and their habitats, improve your identification skills and find answers to all your birding questions!

These walks are drop-in, rain or shine. Please dress for the weather and bring a pair of binoculars and a field guide, if you have them.

 

Walk along the grassy dyke trails while scanning the open water for migrating waterfowl. From King George Boulevard, turn west onto 44 Avenue and proceed to the parking lot on the left.

Saturday, December 15, 2018 9am – 11am

Hawthorne Rotary Park(10503 144 Street)

Explore shaded forest, flower gardens and a pond while looking for birds. Meet in the playground parking lot north of 104A Avenue.

Saturday, January 19, 2019 9am – 11am

Elgin Heritage Park (13601 Crescent Road)

Enjoy views of the Nicomekl River while looking for shorebirds and other winter residents.  Explore a variety of habitats as you walk through forest, meadow, and fresh- and saltwater marsh. The parking lot entrance is on the north side of Crescent Road, west of 136 Street.

Saturday, February 16, 2019 9am – 11am

Godwin Farm Biodiversity Preserve Park (9016 164 Street)

Look for birds in the old fields, orchard, pond and forest in one of Surrey’s newest parks. Meet at the parking lot off of 164 Street.

Saturday, March 16, 2019 9am – 11am

Surrey Nature Centre at Green Timbers(14225 Green Timbers Way)

Start by observing the bird feeders at the Surrey Nature Centre, and then walk along forested trails to Green Timbers Lake. Meet in the Surrey Nature Centre’s parking lot.

Saturday, April 20, 2019 9am – 11am

Redwood Park (17900 20 Avenue)

See how local birds use the arboretum, a collection of trees from around the world. Meet in the parking lot off of 20 Avenue.

Saturday, May 11, 2019 9am – 11am

Surrey Lake Park (7500 152 Street)

Search for birds in the lake, meadow, marsh and forest habitats of this diverse park. The parking lot can only be entered from northbound 152 Street.

Jan
12
Sat
Preschool Open Houses @ Various Locations
Jan 12 – Jan 26 all-day
Preschool Open Houses @ Various Locations

Join us at a preschool open house and learn about preschool programs in Surrey for your children ages 3 to 5. Our staff will be on site to answer all of your questions. Feel free to bring your children so they can check out the preschool environment.

Date Location Time
January 12 Newton Athletic Pavilion 10am-12pm
January 16 Newton Recreation Centre 5pm-7pm
January 22 Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre 5:30pm-7:30pm
January 23 Fraser Heights Recreation Centre 5:30pm-7:30pm
January 23 South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre 5:30pm-7:30pm
January 23 Elgin Centre 5:30pm-7:30pm
January 24 Kensington Prairie Community Centre 5:30pm-7:30pm
January 24 Guildford Recreation Centre 5:30pm-7:30pm
January 26 Fraser Heights Recreation Centre 11am-1pm
January 26 Surrey Nature Centre 10am-12pm
January 26 Guildford Recreation Centre 9:30am-11:30am
January 26 Fleetwood Community Centre 1pm-3pm
January 26 Cloverdale Recreation Centre 10am-12pm
January 26 Don Christian Recreation Centre 10am-12pm
January 26 Cloverdale Mini Recreation Centre (17685 58 Avenue) 10am-12pm
January 26 Clayton Hall 10am-12pm
Jan
19
Sat
Vive les voyageurs French-Canadian Festival @ Fort Langley National Historic Site
Jan 19 – Jan 20 all-day
Vive les voyageurs French-Canadian Festival @ Fort Langley National Historic Site

Tap your feet and clap to the beat of French Canada at Fort Langley National Historic Site’s annual winter festival.

Enliven a grey January weekend with the unique folklore and culture of the voyageurs and fur traders who lived at 19th-century Fort Langley. Learn a Métis dance, attend a French 101 lesson, join our Fur Trade Wedding and fill up on delicious maple taffy and poutine while listening to live Voyageur-style music.

Jan
24
Thu
Family Fun Nights in South Surrey @ South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 14 @ 7:30 pm
Family Fun Nights in South Surrey @ South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre | Surrey | British Columbia | Canada

Join South Surrey Rec Center for a free family fun night! Activities will include crafts, games, snacks and more. No registration is required – just drop in.

  • January 24 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
  • February 21 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm
  • March 14 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

 

 

Jan
26
Sat
Blues for the Bank 2019
Jan 26 all-day
Blues for the Bank 2019

The annual Blues for the Bank fundraising event is back at the
Sheraton Guildford on Saturday January 26 2019!

Enjoy live music & entertainment!
Proceeds going to the Surrey Food Bank.

Jan
31
Thu
Wickenheiser World Female Hockey Festival @ Various Locations
Jan 31 – Feb 3 all-day
Wickenheiser World Female Hockey Festival @ Various Locations

Surrey Hosts the Wickenheiser World Female Hockey Festival

Mark your calendars for the Wickenheiser World Female Hockey Festival being held at arenas across the City from January 31 to February 3, 2019. Celebrating women in hockey, this female hockey tournament brings together teams from as far as Atlantic Canada and the United States. Tournament schedule coming soon! Cost: Various

Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex Arena, 16555 Fraser Highway

Cloverdale Arena, 6090 176 Street

Newton Arena, 7120 136B Street

North Surrey Arena, 10275 City Parkway

South Surrey Arena, 2199 148 Street

Schedule coming soon

Feb
3
Sun
Matthew Good- Solo Acoustic Concert @ Surrey Arts Centre's Main Stage
Feb 3 all-day
Matthew Good- Solo Acoustic Concert @ Surrey Arts Centre's Main Stage

Check out Mathew Good at the Surrey Arts Centre for one night as he brings his Solo Acoustic concert to Surrey!

For tickets online: ticketmaster.ca  or by phone 1-855-985-5000

Feb
9
Sat
Art on the Loose @ Surrey Art Gallery
Feb 9 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Art on the Loose @ Surrey Art Gallery | Surrey | British Columbia | Canada

Bring your detective hat and track down clues at Surrey Art Gallery Association’s first art scavenger hunt. Discover artworks SAGA has supported the Gallery in acquiring, such as Keith Rice-Jones’s Monumental Sculptures. Have fun with friends and family as you complete the challenge! It’s Free.

About Surrey Art Gallery Association

Surrey Art Gallery Association (SAGA) is a non-profit society that offers its members the opportunity to participate in and respond to contemporary art, and be part of a community that actively supports Surrey Art Gallery.

 

 

 

Feb
18
Mon
Family Day @ Fort Langley National Historic Site
Feb 18 all-day
Family Day @ Fort Langley National Historic Site

Come and learn the traditions of the families at Fort Langley – from varied backgrounds like Scottish, Hawaiian, First Nations and Metis to name a few, the workers embraced their cultures here! Join us for our Feature presentation on First Nations resources, make some Scottish bannock during our Food Program, or challenge your skills playing ‘Ulu Maika – a game meant to train Hawaiian warriors!