The 8th Annual HSBC City of Bhangra Festival is bringing a variety of events to Vancouver and Surrey from May 31st to June 10th. Photo credit: Dance Photographer – Brendan Lally on Flickr International and local acts will perform, including over 200 Punjabi dancers, musicians, singers, break dancers, folk dancers and more. Headliners include percussionist [...]
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The Surrey Children’s Festival returns to Bear Creek Park Thursday May 24, 2012 to Saturday, May 26, 2012. Packed with arts activities, food, and entertaining performances, it’s a fun way for kids to round out the school year. The Arts Centre Main Stage & Studio Theatre will be indoors and the Leap Frog Stage and [...]
Surrey’s Canada Day celebration, one of the largest in the country, is once again jam-packed with free activities, entertainment, games, fireworks, and tons of Canadian bands. The line up has just been announced and it includes headliners the Sam Roberts Band. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Chevron Stage Sam Roberts Band, Hannah Georgas, The [...]
In recent years something has sprouted up alongside condo towers and the new library in my hometown: Surrey pride. Proof of that lies in the creation of blogs and websites that have the sole purpose of showcasing and featuring our province’s second largest city. Scott Graham started up Surrey is the Bomb last summer and [...]
Last night the City of Surrey kicked off their two-day Party for the Planet, the largest Earth Day celebration in Western Canada. With a focus on free family fun, this major city event with an eco-friendly twist has already attracted thousands. The Energy Dance Tent was particularly popular with live DJs spinning and dance groups [...]
The 2012 BC Summer Games are coming to Surrey this summer. Close to three thousand athletes from around the province will compete in baseball, lacrosse, swimming, wrestling, athletics, basketball, golf, volleyball, and more at 15 venues around the city. To kick off the excitement for the Games, there will be a torch lighting ceremony at [...]
The Big Baby Drive is heading to Surrey this month after a successful campaign at Oakridge in March. Organized by One Big Movement (“OBM”), which was founded by SFU students, the drive collected over 1,100 items for local low-income mothers and their children. Joseph Choi & Lynn Shinto of One Big Movement. Photo by Phylicia [...]