TALK – Her Story
October 10 (7 PM to 8.30 PM)
Fleetwood Library, 15996 84 Avenue Surrey
The stories of women are often overlooked or hidden amongst the narratives of powerful men. In honor of Women’s History Month, uncover the archival documents highlighting the many contributions of local women to Surrey’s past. Dedicated to the ladies who still play a vital role in today’s era.
The above posted photo – Mrs. Beveridge clearing Surrey land in 1918. Arriving in Surrey was only one of the obstacles that faced newcomers. Intensive manual labour was required to set up and maintain a homestead. Pioneer women played a large role in establishing a life in the wilderness. Reference: Surrey Archives F8301100066
2nd Annual Spooktacular Halloween Market
October 12 (10 AM to 4 PM)
Sullivan Community Hall, 6306 152 Street Surrey
The Spooktacular Halloween Market is a community, family-friendly Halloween event. We feature 30 handmade artisans, a photographer to capture your wacky costumes, a Zombie Cafe with creepy and fun beverages, a Harry Potter Bounce Castle, and face painting. Admission is by donation to the Surrey Memorial Hospital Oncology Unit. Costumes by attendees is encouraged! Jasmine and Aladdin will be there 11-12 and Captain Marvel 12-1. You will also get the chance to meet Groot and many other characters throughout the day. Get into the Halloween spirit with this fun market. You may even get the chance to break out your Thriller moves!
Gurmat Crash Course
October 11 – 13
7050 120 Street Surrey
Gurmat crash course on life of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Dedicated to 550th Birthday of Guru Nanak, this event is hoisted to engage local children to learn more about Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Prizes will be distributed in age groups.
Thanksgiving Youth Fest
October 11 (6 PM to 9.30 PM)
Guildford Recreation Center, 15105 105 Avenue
Join the Guildford Recreation Center’s youth team for the annual Thanksgiving Youth Feast! We will celebrate the holiday by giving thanks and sharing a meal together – complete with snacks and refreshments, a main course, and of course dessert. There will also be giveaways for participants and prizes to be won!
Fort Langley Cranberry Festival
October 12 (10 AM to 5 PM)
Fort Langley Historic Site, 23433 Mavis Avenue Langley
Celebrate cranberries at Fort Langley National Historic Site while learning the history of local uses of native cranberries by Indigenous people. Did you know the Hudson’s Bay Company exported cranberries to California during the gold rush? Put on rubber boots and jump into the popular cranberry stomp, as well as other farm-related games. Stroll over to the wonderful Cranberry Festival market in the village. Did you know the Hudson’s Bay Company exported cranberries to California during the gold rush? Put on rubber boots and jump into the popular cranberry stomp, as well as other farm-related games. Stroll over to the wonderful Cranberry Festival market in the village. One of the highlights of the Cranberry Festival is the marvelous selection of products from the 70+ market vendors whether you are looking for jewelry, specialty candy, organic coffee or hand-made crafts. The vendors are so talented and informative – a walk around the Market Place is a delightful adventure!
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