The second annual Stop Bullying Film Contest in Surrey is underway as students from grades 6 to 12 are invited to submit a 30 or 60 second film that identifies types of bullying, the impact that bullying has on people, and solutions to the problem. The judging panel was recently announced and it includes Mayor […]
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Registration is now open for the Surrey International World Music Marathon happening September 29th, 2013. In its first year the marathon welcomed thousands of marathon, half-marathon, 5km, marathon relay, and half-relay participants including the world’s oldest marathon runner Fauja Singh (at age 101). For its second year, this Boston Marathon qualifier is getting a new […]
Browsing the City of Surrey event listings I found my way to the Surrey Public Library‘s website and began to look around. Easily 20 minutes had passed and I hadn’t even made it through all of the event categories listed on the sidebar. From games nights to crafts and cookies, Surrey Public Libraries offer a […]
It’s a new year and soon it will be time to take down decorations and slip into post-holiday routines. If you’re looking to recycle your Christmas tree, there are a handful of chipping events around town that will take it off your hands and support a great local cause in the process: Photo credit: TheVancouverGuy […]
The Surrey Christmas Bureau’s Adopt-A-Family program is in full swing this year and by following them on Twitter, I know they are quite shy of their goal for sponsor families so far. Your office, organization, group of friends, or even your family could like to join forces to support a family in need this season […]
Looking out my window on a rainy Vancouver day I can still spot the North Shore mountains. Deep dark blue instead of their usual crisp brown and green, they are capped with clouds and hiding a skirt of snow. Winter is approaching and the city is coming alive with holiday cheer. Getting a head start […]
The Surrey City Centre Library kicks off the Festival of Trees this afternoon. Until December 19th, a selection of creative and beautifully decorated trees will be on display and the public is invited to stop by and vote for their favourite. When you vote, you also have the chance to win an e-reader! The launch […]