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.

Jan
19
Sat
Birding Walks @ Various Parks
Jan 19 – Jun 15 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.

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
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

 

 

Mar
8
Fri
Family Fun Nights in Cloverdale @ Don Christian Recreation Centre
Mar 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Family Fun Nights in Cloverdale @ Don Christian Recreation Centre

March 8 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Family Game Night at Don Christian Recreation Centre
Join us for board games, cards and activities.

Mar
9
Sat
4th Construction Expo 2019 @ Cloverdale Rodeo Agriplex Building
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – Mar 10 @ 5:00 pm
4th Construction Expo 2019 @ Cloverdale Rodeo Agriplex Building | Surrey | British Columbia | Canada

4th Construction Expo 2019 in Cloverdale is the hub of the latest technology, innovation in products, new trends and latest applications in the construction industry.

This event welcomes all the architects, designers, developers, tradesman, builders, contractors, property managers and the renowned members of the construction industry associations of British Columbia.

Visit the event website for more details.

 

 

 

Mar
10
Sun
Family Sunday @ Surrey Art Gallery
Mar 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Family Sunday @ Surrey Art Gallery | Surrey | British Columbia | Canada

Drop in to create, explore, and enjoy art with friends and family!

Artists and art educators will help you engage with ideas about perception and contemporary art with hands-on artmaking in a range of mediums.  Art booklets will include games and learning related to the exhibits.  Plus, be a part of interactive performances in the Studio Theatre! Cost: Free

 

Mar
16
Sat
Art and Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon @ Surrey Art Gallery
Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Art and Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon @ Surrey Art Gallery | Surrey | British Columbia | Canada

Join us as Rungh Magazine pops up in the Gallery to support increasing the representation of women and non-binary artists on one of the internet’s largest sites. Pre-editing workshop on Saturday, February 23 at the Gallery from 1 to 2:30pm. Cost:  Free

 

Mar
23
Sat
Competitve Paint Off @ Surrey Art Gallery
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Competitve Paint Off @ Surrey Art Gallery | Surrey | British Columbia | Canada

Have you ever wondered about the process behind an artist’s creation?

Find out at this Surrey Art Gallery Association event where twelve artists will face off in four 25-minute rounds.  Participate as one of the artists or watch art being created with oil sticks on canvas while meeting others. For more details or to register as an artist, email vp@sagabc.com Cost: Free

 

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.

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.