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.

Jul
11
Wed
Wild Wednesdays at the Surrey Nature Centre @ Surrey Nature Centre at Green Timbers Park
Jul 11 @ 4:30 pm – Sep 5 @ 7:30 pm
Wild Wednesdays at the Surrey Nature Centre @ Surrey Nature Centre at Green Timbers Park

The Surrey Nature Centre is open late (until 7:30pm) every Wednesday in July and August, so drop in for a mid-week break! Try out a variety of guided and self-guided activities in the park, and consider bringing a picnic to make an evening of your visit. The Sky Room drop-in space will be open late too.

Wild Wednesdays will be on the following Wednesdays this summer:

  • July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1, August 8, August 15, August 22, August 29

Event will be rain or shine. As parking is limited, consider carpooling.

Get to Know: Godwin Farm Biodiversity Preserve @ Godwin Farm Biodiversity Preserve
Jul 11 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm
Get to Know: Godwin Farm Biodiversity Preserve @ Godwin Farm Biodiversity Preserve

Drop in to relax, unwind, and connect with the urban forest. Go at your own pace and explore Godwin Farm Biodiversity Preserve. Discover some of the plants, animals, and stories that make this place special through a variety of themed activities, including guided walks and hands-on stewardship.

Wednesday, July 11
Wednesday, August 8
Wednesday, September 12

Drop in from 5pm – 7pm, and bring a picnic to make an evening of your visit! Check out additional dates at Blackie Spit Park and Redwood Park.

Jul
13
Fri
Fun Fridays with Park Play! @ Various Locations
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm
Fun Fridays with Park Play! @ Various Locations

Fridays at Park Play are now Fun Fridays! Join Park Play for a series of Fun Friday events featuring themed activities, special guests, and surprises! Dress for the weather and don’t forget your water bottle!

Find Fun Friday events at two locations every Friday in July & August, running from 10am-1pm at both locations:

 

When           What                                  Where

July 13           Splish Splash                    Hjorth Road Park (10275 148 St) Fleetwood Park (15802 80 Ave)

July 20          Celebration of Nations   Beaver Creek Heights Park (6723 122A St) Frost Road Park (8607 164 St)

July 27           Sports Galore                   Don Christian Park (6220 184 St) Guildford Heights Park (10242 154 St)

August 3        Farm Life                          Bear Creek Park (13820 88 Ave)  Sunnyside Park (15455 26 Ave)

August 10       Go Green                          A.J. McLellan Park (16584 62A Ave)  M.J. Norris Park (6539 128A St)

August 17       Safety                                 Forsyth Park (10632 139 St) Fun Fun Park (1472 128 St)

August 24      Teddy Bear Picnic           Holly Park (10706 148 St)

 

 

Jul
14
Sat
Nature Play at the Surrey Nature Centre @ Surrey Nature Centre at Green Timbers Park
Jul 14 @ 9:30 am – Sep 25 @ 11:00 am
Nature Play at the Surrey Nature Centre @ Surrey Nature Centre at Green Timbers Park

Bring your 3 – 5 year olds and join us from 9:30 to 11am for some forest fun! Our leaders will engage the children (and their parents/care givers) in outdoor play with nature arts and exploration, storytelling, games and child-led free play.

The dates for this summer’s Nature Play are:

Saturday, July 14th- Saturday, July 28th-Saturday, August 11th-Saturday August 25th

Jul
16
Mon
Lunch & Lyrics @ Surrey City Hall
Jul 16 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 27 @ 2:00 pm
Lunch & Lyrics @ Surrey City Hall

Join us this summer on the Surrey Civic Plaza for our new Lunch & Lyrics acoustic concert series. Enjoy your lunch along with the delightful sounds of acoustic entertainment from 12-2pm on Mondays throughout the summer. July 16, 23, 30 August 13, 20, 27

Forgot your lunch? Not a problem, we will have a different food truck each week!

Jul
21
Sat
Surrey Rides Tournament @ Various Locations
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm
Surrey Rides Tournament @ Various Locations

Grab your skateboard, scooter or bike and head to the annual Surrey Rides Event Series. Young riders of all levels are invited to various youth parks in Surrey to build confidence and sharpen their skills in a safe and competitive environment. Competitors enter by donation to food bank. Pay what you can, and no one turned away. 10am-5pm

Registration and Age Requirements

Surrey Rides is open to riders 21 years of age and under. Register onsite at each event. Bring a non-perishable food item or cash donation for the Surrey Food Bank as your entry fee. Pay what you can, and no one turned away.

Prizes

Collect points for participating in any of the events and extra points for placing in a contest. Those with the most points will automically qualify for the Finals on September 8. More than $2,000 worth of prizes is up for grabs!

Spectators

Spectators are welcome to attend. Stop by to enjoy the live DJ and the impressive skills and energy these young riders bring with them. Free to watch.

Youth Park
Chuck Bailey Youth Park Skate and Bike: Timed Competition and Best Trick Contest Saturday, July 21 10:00am-5:00pm
Fraser Heights Youth Park Skate and Bike Jam Saturday, August 11 10:00am-5:00pm
Cloverdale Youth Park Skate, Scooter and Bike: Timed Competition and Best Trick Contest. Saturday, September 8 10:00am-5:00pm
Jul
25
Wed
Fort Langley Village Farmers’ Market @ St. Andrew’s Historic Church
Jul 25 – Oct 27 all-day
Fort Langley Village Farmers' Market @ St. Andrew’s Historic Church

Join us at the Fort Langley Village Farmers Market every Saturday 10.00am – 3.00pm  until October 27th. We are also open B.C.Day Monday August 6th.

Fresh Local B.C. Farm Produce, and Prepared Foods:
Fort Langley Village Farmers’ Market features local B.C. Farmers’ and other Food Vendors bringing in fresh local produce, field greens, vegetables, fruits & flowers, fresh baking, fruit pies, cupcakes & cookies, local craft beer, varietal wines, tasty prepared foods from our Fraser Valley, the Similkameen & Okanagan Valleys.

B.C. Art & Crafts, our Artisans Present:

A huge variety of 100% Made in B.C. Arts & Crafts, including paintings, photography, hand-made jewelry, natural soaps, creams & oils, children’s hand-made wool and cotton clothing, hand made woolen slippers from local sheep-farm spun wool, expert wood crafting, woodwork, glass art & metal arts, re-purposed antiques & furniture, and much more. Come and browse their market booths this Saturday from 10.00am – 3.00pm.

Jul
26
Thu
Seniors in the Park @ Various Locations
Jul 26 – Aug 23 all-day
Seniors in the Park @ Various Locations

Drop-in, meet new friends, and get outside! Enjoy guided forest walks, gardening workshops, heritage activities, and more!

Sessions run rain or shine and will feature a different theme and activity. Pick up or print your own Summer Stamp Booklet for details about each session and start collecting stamps!

 

Seniors in the Park is running at two locations this summer:

South Surrey – Historic Stewart Farm

Fridays:  July 27, August 3, August 10, August 17
1pm to 3pm at the Historic Stewart Farm (13723 Crescent Road)

North Surrey – Surrey Nature Centre

Thursdays:  July 26, August 9, August 23
12:30pm to 2:30pm at the Surrey Nature Centre

More information: call 604-501-5050 or email partnersinparks@surrey.ca.

Aug
1
Wed
Sounds of Summer Music Series @ Various parks across the City of Surrey
Aug 1 @ 6:30 pm – Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm
Sounds of Summer Music Series @ Various parks across the City of Surrey

From Bluegrass to New Orleans Jazz, Surrey’s free Sounds of Summer concert series brings toe tapping tunes to our beautiful park settings. Please bring blankets or folding chairs to enjoy each performance.

Parking will be limited. Please carpool or arrange to be dropped off. Way finding signs will be available to direct you to the stage. All pets must be on leash. Darts Hill and The Glades Garden Parks do not permit pets except service dogs.

 

Aug 1

6:30 – 8pmHolland Park
13428 Old Yale Road
Beside King George Skytrain StationTop City
R&B, Soul, Motown & Funk

Aug 8

6:30 – 8pmSullivan Park
6272 152 StreetDavid Sinclair & Keith Bennett
Roots & Blues

Aug 15

6:30 – 8pmSurrey Nature Centre
14225 Green Timbers WayFlint & Feather
Rocky Mountain Folk/PopAug 171 – 2:30pm

Francis Park
15951 83 Avenue

True North Troubadours
Peter, Paul & Mary Tribute/60s Folk

Aug 22

6:30 – 8pmHistoric Stewart Farmhouse
13723 Crescent Road
Additional parking west of 136 St Crescent RdThe Wheat in the Barley
Folk Fusion/Roots

Aug
10
Fri
Outdoor Summer Movie Night @ Port Royal Park
Aug 10 @ 9:00 pm – Aug 24 @ 11:15 pm
Outdoor Summer Movie Night @ Port Royal Park

We are taking the outdoor movie series to different parks across New Westminster this summer! Join us for these free events for all ages!

Friday, August 10 – Cars @ Port Royal Park

Friday, August 24 – Trolls @ Sapperton Park

Movies begin at dusk, approximately 9:00 pm.

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