Archive for the category "surrey"

National Tree Day 2012: Surrey, Burnaby, Maple Ridge

September 26th, 2012 @ 11:35am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today is National Tree Day in Canada which is a part of National Forest Week. Communities across the country are hosting events today and this weekend to celebrate our coniferous and deciduous friends. Surrey National Tree Day Planting Party On Saturday September 29th stop by Sullivan Park (62A Ave) for this free community event with […]

Zombie Combat Zone and The Zombie Syndrome Downtown

September 18th, 2012 @ 12:00pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

We have the annual Zombie Walk and Thrill The World and now zombie-lovers and zombie impersonators around the Lower Mainland can get their fix of the undead several ways this season. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr Zombie Combat Zone Your mission – locate and rescue a group of missing scientists and discover the cause […]

Port Mann Bridge Will Be World’s Widest

September 13th, 2012 @ 12:39pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Port Mann Bridge is nearing completion and amongst talk of tolls and travel times comes a distinct recognition — an entry into the Guinness Book of World Records. At 65 metres from side to side, officials confirm that it will be the world’s widest bridge. ‘@marypolak says the new #PortMann Bridge has officially been […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Campbell Valley Park

September 7th, 2012 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just east of the Surrey and Langley border, Campbell Valley Park is a 535 hectare green space with kilometers of trails for walkers, hikers, cyclists, and those on horseback. With its open meadow, bubbling Little Campbell River, and leafy marshland, it’s the perfect destination for late summer — and it’s today’s Metro Vancouver Park Series […]

Surrey Youth Fest 2012

September 5th, 2012 @ 11:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Youth Fest, Surrey’s free all-day festival for 13 to 18 year olds returns September 22nd to the Guildford Recreation Centre. Surrey is a rapidly growing urban centre with a large population of over 60,000 youth between 10-18 years old. Surrey is the home to one-quarter of all youth in the Metro Vancouver area and has […]

Surrey Marathon 2012: Update

September 5th, 2012 @ 10:33am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The first Surrey International World Music Marathon is quickly approaching as the city prepares to host a world-class full marathon, half marathon, run/walk, (new) team relay, kids run, and music celebration at the end of this month. Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts will be doing the Mayor’s 5km Run/Walk and every Surrey City Council member will […]

September Events in Metro Vancouver 2012

August 29th, 2012 @ 9:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Fair at the PNE will close and the kids will return to school but summer isn’t over just yet. Between more festivals, outdoor activities, film and theatre festivals, there’s plenty on tap for September in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Photo credit: KateDW™ on Flickr Saturday, September 1, 2012 Gastown BBQ & Chilli […]