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Winterfest 2009: Opening Ceremonies, March Forth, Eva Avila, Faber Drive and Thornley

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After a brief presentation about Surrey’s involvement in the 2010 games (including being a stop on the torch’s journey) the evening festivities began here at Winterfest. A funky marching band from Oregon, March Forth, played a quick set that involved dozens of instruments and a fireworks display that had glittery spark cascade down over the […]

Winterfest 2009: Early Afternoon Events

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Stepping of the platform at Surrey Central SkyTrain station you could already feel the bass from the main stage and smell the sweet sugary goodness of mini donuts. Today is Winterfest in Surrey and I’m pleased to be their official blogger — covering events, sharing photos, and inviting everyone to come down to this free […]

Thornley to Play Winterfest in Surrey 2009

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This evening I was able to sit in on the ‘win your way in’ CFOX Uninvited Guest performance with Thornley at the Roxy due to my involvement with tomorrow’s Winterfest in Surrey. Thornley (Ian Thornley, previously of Big Wreck, and his band) will be headlining the concert stage at Winterfest which is entirely free for […]

Winterfest 2009 in Surrey

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year we attended and covered several key events in Surrey that involved thousands of participants, activities, events, and concerts. This year they’re bringing back Winterfest, the biggest hit of the snowy season, for a full day of outdoor and indoor activities along with some pretty rockin’ performances. DATE: Saturday, February 7th, 2009 12:00pm – […]

Guys Night Out Girls Ride Free at Mount Seymour

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year Mount Seymour introduce their Ride for Breast Cancer Research campaign and since it was such a hit, they’re bringing it back. Each Monday, when vouchers were picked up ahead of time at various locations in the region, ladies will be able to ride free during evening ski times. Girls Ride Free every Monday […]

Canada Ice Dance Theatre Free Family Skate

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Grab the family and head down to the West End Community Centre rink (870 Denman Street) January 3rd from 11:00am until 1:00pm for a free skating event with Canada Ice Dance Theatre. “Canada Ice Dance Theatre (CIDT) is a non-profit organization that teaches children and adults to skate.” Rentals will be available as well as […]