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Surrey Youth Band Jam and Skate


Monday, March 3rd, 2008 — 9:35pm PDT
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My Surrey touchstone in the blog world, Paul, sent along a Facebook invite to the following event that made me (almost) get up and do the chicken dance. “Bring your friends and kick it old style as we bring back Stardust Roller Skating! Battle of the Bands, vote for your favorite! Dance demonstrations, roller skating, […]

BC Rockies Deaf Hockey Club VS Canucks Alumni


Monday, February 11th, 2008 — 9:56am PDT
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One of the highlights of my year in 2007 was meeting some members of the Canucks Alumni hockey team in North Vancouver. Dave Babych, Cliff Ronning and of course, GINO! It’s always fun to watch the stars you’ve admired over the years, those you grew up watching, and the local guys that made the Canucks […]

Surrey's Winterfest Wrap-Up


Sunday, February 10th, 2008 — 7:35pm PDT
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To say our Saturday was Surrey-licious would be an understatement. John and I took the train out to Central City in the early afternoon to meet up with our good friend (and honorary sister) and my niece for Winterfest. We got some thundersticks, ice skated on plastic, were hassled by mascots and listened to some […]

Gung Hay Fat Choy, Honey


Sunday, February 10th, 2008 — 12:37pm PDT
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I’ve almost completely left the Chinese New Year celebrations slip by me this year. Today at 12:00pm (about 20 mins ago) the parade kicked of in Chinatown, starting at Pender and Carrall, “it travels northbound on Pender, east on Gore, south on Keefer and ends at Carall.” [News1130] Photo credit: SqueakyMarmot on Flickr Vancouver has […]

WTS – What the Surrey #22: Winterfest Update


Wednesday, February 6th, 2008 — 1:18pm PDT
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As previously announced, Winterfest is happening this Saturday from 12:00pm to 10:00pm at Central City plaza in Surrey (just across from the Surrey Central Skytrain). Outdoor skating rink, live concerts, food vendors, hockey challenge, and Guitar Hero are just some of the activities. A schedule and event map have been released so here are a […]

WTS – What the Surrey #21: Spirit of BC Week


Monday, February 4th, 2008 — 3:00pm PDT
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Canada’s Cultural Capital for 2008 will be kicking off an entire week of winter-related festivities starting tomorrow. As previously noted, Winterfest will be taking place on Saturday but there are many events throughout the week that the entire family can enjoy, either for free or at low-cost. Here are just a few of the many […]