Archive for the category "whatthesurrey"

WTS – What the Surrey #24: Holland Park and Surrey's Spirit Square for BC150

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I was reminded on Keira’s post about BC150, the celebration around the Province in honor of its 150th birthday. A big part of the festivities includes the dedication of Spirit Squares. These squares will celebrate our heritage and achievements – past, present and future – and leave a legacy for current and future […]

WTS – What the Surrey #23: civicSurrey

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Our local green-powered, transit, political, and Metro Vancouver whiz kid Paul Hillsdon has just launched a new fully Surrey-centric website. For a while I felt as though my blog was steering too far into posts on Surrey. I mean, obviously it’s something I feel is important to write about as it is my home city. […]

WTS – What the Surrey #22: Winterfest Update

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

WTS – What the Surrey #21: Winterfest 2008

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With all the talk about outdoor skating rinks lately I was pretty pleased to hear that they will be constructing one (temporarily) in Surrey for Winterfest 2008. On Saturday, February 9th from 12:00pm to 10:00pm Canada’s Cultural Capital City for 2008 will be the place to be, giving all you Surreyites, New Westers, Burnabyians, Vancouverites, […]

WTS – What The Surrey #20: Pond Hockey

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update: December 17th, 2008 – In honor of the deep-freeze in Vancouver right now I’ve promoted this post from January 15, 2008 to the front page of the site. I think I’m pretty lucky to have grown up on the West Coast during a time when rivers and streams would actually freeze over in the […]