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.

May
2
Wed
LRT Vehicle Showcase @ Various
May 2 – Jul 1 all-day
LRT Vehicle Showcase @ Various

All aboard for a sneak peek into Surrey’s transit future. We’ve brought an LRT vehicle to Surrey for residents to explore, right on its future route. See the vehicle on display in Newton, City Centre, Guildford and at public events throughout the city. It’s Free.

 

Date Location Time
May 2-11 Surrey Central City Mall 12-6pm
May 13-23 Newton Superstore Parking Lot 12-6pm
May 25-26 Surrey International Children’s Festival (Bear Creek Park) Fri: 9am-2:30pm

Sat: 10:30am-7:30pm

May 28-

June 1

 Surrey Civic Plaza 9am-5pm
June 9 Surrey Doors Open at  Surrey Operations Centre 10:00am-4:00pm
June 11-22 Guildford Town Centre 12-6pm
July 1  Canada Day Celebration (Cloverdale) 10am-9pm
May
5
Sat
Surrey Rides Tournament @ Various Locations
May 5 – Sep 8 all-day
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 Description Date Time
South Surrey Youth Park Skate and Scooter: Timed Competition and Best Trick Contest Saturday, May 5 10:00am-5:00pm
Chuck Bailey Youth Park Skate and Bike: Timed Competition and Best Trick Contest Saturday, June 9 10:00am-5:00pm
Cloverdale Youth Park Skate, Scooter and Bike Jam + Rad Skates Demo Team Sunday, July 1 10:00am-5:00pm
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
Surrey Youth Showcase Event Series @ Various locations
May 5 – Nov 10 all-day
Surrey Youth Showcase Event Series @ Various locations

Participate in the City’s largest annual youth event series. Attend these four awesome events held at different locations in the city throughout the year. Compete, spectate or perform, and help us celebrate Surrey’s talented youth. Stay tuned for more details! It’s free!

Basketball Tournament

Saturday May 5, 2018 at 12pm to 7pm
Guildford Recreation Centre

Compete in this 5-on-5 youth basketball tournament for juniors (ages 13-15) and seniors (ages 15-18). Lots of prizes are up for grabs: MVPs, best sportsmanship, 1st place team, and runner up for each division. Register online by Sunday, April 29.

Dance Battle

Saturday May 12, 2018 at 12pm to 6pm
Fleetwood Community Centre

Support the local dance scene and compete against some of the most talented breakers and Hip Hop dancers in Surrey. Breakers compete in crews of three in the junior (age 16 and under) or senior (ages 17-21) divisions, while teams of 3 to 6 Hip Hop dancers between the ages of 13 and 18 years take part in a choreography contest. Prizes are awarded for first and second place in each division.

Cooking Competition

Saturday September 22, 2018 from 1pm to 6pm
South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre

Calling all aspiring chefs (ages 10-18) to this series of cooking events to showcase your skills and creativity, then participate in the city-wide finale on September 22. There will be secret ingredients, prizes and more. Contact your local recreation centre for details.

Arts Café

Saturday November 10, 2018 | Time TBD
Cloverdale Recreation Centre

Showcase your art! Applications will be accepted from young visual and performing artists, including musicians, singers, painters, dancers, potters, actors, poets, photographers, magicians, illustrators and more. Surrey artists between 13-21 years of age from all backgrounds, cultures and life experiences are encouraged to apply. More details coming soon!

Volunteer

There are many volunteer opportunities available, including: basketball scorekeeper, referee, set up assistant, popcorn maker, and activity assistant. Sign up to volunteer and be apart of these great events.

 

May
8
Tue
Parenting Workshop Series @ Cloverdale Recreation Centre
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – May 29 @ 8:00 pm
Parenting Workshop Series @ Cloverdale Recreation Centre

Join us for the Positive Parenting Workshop Series, for parents and caregivers of 5 to 18 year olds. Workshops take place at locations throughout the city and are free to attend. Visit one workshop or attend them all! Registration is not required. Free!

To learn how Recreation Surrey is making a difference for children ages birth to 18, check out the Recreation Surrey Children & Youth Year in Review.

Positive Parenting Workshops:

Cloverdale Recreation Centre – 6pm to 8pm

May 8: What’s Love Got To Do With It?
Topic: Relationship and its connection to parenting.

May 16:  Why Are You Acting This Way?
Topic: Taking a look at the meaning of challenging behavior and our response.

May 22: Listen to Me!
Topic: Listening, understanding and communicating with your child or youth.

May 29: We Have A Problem…
Topic: Problem-Solving with your child, youth or family.

Contact:
604-535-0015
mailto:scranstone@alexhouse.net

 

May
12
Sat
Women in Firefighting Workshops @ Surrey Fire Central Training Facility
May 12 @ 8:30 am – Jul 14 @ 4:00 pm
Women in Firefighting Workshops @ Surrey Fire Central Training Facility | Surrey | British Columbia | Canada

Surrey Fire Service will be hosting one-day workshops for women who are interested in exploring a career in firefighting. These one-day workshops will give you a taste of what it’s like to work for Surrey Fire Service and the skills needed to succeed as a firefighter.

There are 3 dates to choose from:

  • Saturday, May 12: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Saturday, June 16: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Saturday, July 14: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Participants will also discuss and get to test out the physical skills required to be a firefighter. Female fire service members will also be on site to answer any questions.

Workshop registration costs $30 and includes lunch. Participants must be 19 years or older and bring fitness apparel to the course. Register for a workshop

May
25
Fri
Royal Canadian Circus @ Tsawwassen Mills
May 25 – May 27 all-day
Royal Canadian Circus @ Tsawwassen Mills | Delta | British Columbia | Canada

The all new Royal Canadian Family Circus SPECTAC!® 2018 is coming to Tsawwassen Mills under the Big Top from May 25-27th, 2018 for 6 captivating shows that will mesmerize, astound, and thrill audiences beyond the extraordinary.

 

Showtimes are as follows:

Friday May 25, 7:00pm

Saturday May 26th, 12:00pm, 4:00pm & 7:30pm

Sunday May 27th, 1:00pm & 5:00pm

If you want more information – https://bit.ly/2rmcSo1

 

May
28
Mon
Discovery Days at the Surrey Nature Centre @ Surrey nature centre
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Discovery Days at the Surrey Nature Centre @ Surrey nature centre | Surrey | British Columbia | Canada

Bring the whole family, your sense of adventure and maybe even a picnic lunch as you discover the Surrey Nature Centre and Green Timbers Park. Our leaders will be onhand to guide you in nature activities.

Each Discovery Day runs from 10am to 2pm; rain or shine.

Ages 13 and under require parent participation. Rain or shine.

May
30
Wed
Sounds of Spring @ Blackie Spit
May 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Sounds of Spring @ Blackie Spit | Surrey | British Columbia | Canada

Surrey’s Sounds of Summer free music series is so popular, we’ve decided to kick off early with this one-time Sounds of Spring! Come tap your toes while Canada’s coolest band Willy Blizzard plays a folk music jam against the beautiful ocean backdrop of Blackie Spit at Crescent Beach. Be sure to bring your folding chair or picnic blanket to enjoy the show under our tented seating area. Pack a picnic as well or purchase light refreshments from Roaming Coffee. If the weather is nice, the beach will be busy and parking will be limited – please carpool. Given the nature of the event, we ask that event attendees do not bring their dog to the event.

Contact: 604-501-5050  partnersinparks@surrey.ca

May
31
Thu
Royal Canadian Circus @ Lansdowne Centre
May 31 – Jun 3 all-day
Royal Canadian Circus @ Lansdowne Centre | Richmond | British Columbia | Canada

The all new Royal Canadian Family Circus SPECTAC!® 2018 is coming to Richmond Lansdowne Centre under the Big Top from May 31-June 3, 2018 for 8 captivating shows that will mesmerize, astound, and thrill audiences beyond the extraordinary.

 

Showtimes are as follows:

Thursday May 31st, 7:00pm

Friday June 1st, 4:00pm & 7:30pm

Saturday June 2nd, 12:00pm, 4:00pm & 7:30pm

Sunday June 3rd 1:00pm & 5:00pm

If you want more information – https://bit.ly/2rmcSo1

Jun
2
Sat
FINA Canada Open Artistic Swimming Championships
Jun 2 all-day
FINA Canada Open Artistic Swimming Championships
“Cheer on the athletes of the 2018
Canada Open Artistic Swimming Championships
May 31st to June 2nd at the Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex.
This is one of ten stops in the FINA Artistic Swimming World Series.
Proudly Sponsored by PULSE FM.”