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.

Apr
21
Sun
Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt @ Fort Langley National Historic Site
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt @ Fort Langley National Historic Site

Calling all little bunnies! Your mission: complete the all-ages scavenger hunt that will take you exploring around the fort and earn treats as you go. The activities will take place inside the fort walls, and are available all day from 10 am to 5 pm.

At 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm, kids 5 & under can participate in the “Egg Scramble,” where they will be divided by age and will find as many eggs as they can on a giant map of British Columbia. The egg scramble happens fast, ending when all the eggs have been found.

Admission details

$7.80 per adult, $6.55 per senior, and free for youth 17 and under. Fort Langley annual pass holders and Parks Canada Discovery Pass holders also get free entry.

Apr
24
Wed
Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 Awards Reception @ Civic Hotel
Apr 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

 

Join the celebration at the 9th Annual Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 Awards!

Winners will be presented with awards at a celebratory networking reception.

Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, make new business contacts, and celebrate the achievements of our future leaders!

Keynote Speaker: Dianne Watts
Former Surrey Mayor and Member of Parliament
A journey to the top, hear Watt’s lessons in leadership in how she rose to lead the City of Surrey through expansive growth and rebranding, transforming it from a suburb to a thriving city.

Apr
27
Sat
Community Walk – Glenbrook Ravine @ Glenbrook Ravine
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Explore Glenbrook Ravine Park on this guided walk where you will learn a bit about the history of Glenbrook Ravine and stop for refreshments and snacks at the end. The walk is approximately 2.25 km. STARTING POINT Inside the park, off of Jamieson Court and just past the Glenbrook Park Amenities Centre, by the pond.

Tagore Spring Festival 2019 @ Centre Stage at Surrey City Hall
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Resonating Metro Vancouver’s cosmopolitan spirit, Vancouver Tagore Society is hosting the 5th Annual Tagore Spring Festival on April 27th. In this multicultural event, artists from different backgrounds would display their traditions and heritages by presenting live music and dance that include violin ensemble, flamenco music and dance, Indian classical dance, and a medley of Bengali songs celebrating spring.

May
11
Sat
Bird Walks @ Various Parks
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

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.

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

May
23
Thu
Surrey International Children’s Festival @ Bear Creek Park / Surrey Arts Centre
May 23 – May 25 all-day
Surrey International Children's Festival @ Bear Creek Park / Surrey Arts Centre

Seriously creative since 2005! For 15 years the Surrey International Children’s Festival has been helping families and teachers fuel curiosity.

Join us in May 2019 and experience live music, dance, circus and theatre!  May 23 & 24 9:00 AM-2:30 PM May 25 10:30 AM-7:30 PM

Seven new live ticketed performances in French and English are coming to us from across Canada and around the world. We present high-quality programming that excites and challenges audiences of all ages and offers unique opportunities for our young people.

There are also free performances by local professional and emerging artists and 20+ activities led by professional artists where you can discover your creative side.

Check back soon for more programming information about the 2019 Festival.

School and Group tickets go on sale November 1, 2018
Teachers, homeschoolers, parents and anyone with a group of 10 or more, we have special group pricing!

We can also help you find ways to bring the Festival into your home or classroom before, during and after your visit with teachers’ resources and information on intermediate, preschool, and Francophone programming.

For more information, please contact surreychildrensfestival@surrey.ca.