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
24
Wed
Neighbourhood Tree Care Parties @ Hazelgrove Park
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Neighbourhood Tree Care Parties @ Hazelgrove Park

Help grow Surrey’s urban forest by planting shade trees and improving tree wells. Bring friends and family to celebrate trees, enjoy tree-themed activities and a free pizza dinner (while quantities last).

Pre-registration appreciated for groups of five or more. Call 604-590-7242.

Apr
27
Sat
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
10
Fri
Surrey Youth Stewardship Squad Events @ Hazelnut Meadows Community Park,
May 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Surrey Youth Stewardship Squad (SYSS) combines environmental stewardship and leadership in Surrey’s unique urban forest. SYSS enhances our parks through hands-on restoration, education at community events, and other unique projects.

Tools, training and light refreshments are provided. These events are drop in, rain or shine (events may be cancelled in high winds or extreme weather conditions). Stay comfortable by wearing appropriate clothing for winter activities:

  • sturdy, waterproof footwear
  • waterproof outer layer
  • toque or hat

Drop in to an upcoming event, or sign up to be the first to know about new opportunities. Everyone ages 13-17 is welcome to participate – no experience is required. Adults and families are welcome at Nature Work Party events.

Upcoming events:

Invasive plant removal (Himalayan Blackberry) at Hazelnut Meadows Community Park (14069 68 ave)

  • Friday, April 12 (5pm-7pm)
  • Friday, May 10 (5pm-7pm)
  • Saturday, May 25 (2pm-4pm)
  • Friday, June 7 (5pm-7pm)
  • Saturday, June 22 (2pm-4pm)
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.