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Surrey Youth News & Updates – October 2021

Band-Aid Workshop: Music Creation and Songwriting
October 14 | 7–8:30pm | Ages 10–22 | Online
Josh Bogert grew up singing, playing instruments and enjoying music in every situation possible. Starting classical violin lessons at age four and then moved to piano and finally guitar, he loved learning how to play songs from his favorite movies and taught himself how to play them by ear in his spare time. His music has over 4 million streams on Spotify and over 1.6 million views on YouTube. Join Josh online at Band-Aid for free as Josh leads a Music Creation and Songwriting workshop for youth.
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Youth Speak Up
Youth Speak Up
November 18 | 7–8pm | Ages 10–18 | Online
Discuss youth leadership in Surrey with members of Surrey’s Leadership Youth Council (SLYC) – a group of local youth passionate about helping youth speak up and having their voices heard. Join SLYC at this Online Youth Nights event for fun activities and learn about how to get involved.
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Teen Takeaway: Apple Cider
Teen Takeaway: Apple Cider
On Now | Ages 12–18 | City Centre Library
Pick up a free apple cider kit at City Centre Library on Level 3. Have fun with our Takeaway kits for teens. All kits are offered while supplies last.
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In-Person Guided Nature Walks
In-Person Guided Nature Walks
October 9 & 20 | 10–10:45am | Surrey Nature Centre
Join a Surrey Nature Centre team member for an in-person guided nature walk of Green Timbers Park. Walks are designed for everyone and will go rain or shine. Please e-mail naturecentre@surrey.ca or call 604-502-6065 to register. Can’t join us in person? No problem, on October 13 join us for a virtual walk from the comfort of your own home.
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New Preteen Drop-in Program
New Preteen Drop-in Program
October 25 | 3:30–5:30 | Ages 10–12 | Clayton Community Centre
Play games and participate in activities alongside peers, youth mentors and staff. Have fun and work together to create a project around an important community topic that we identify as a group, while developing teamwork and communication skills.
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Bear Creek Park Light Trail
Bear Creek Park Light Trail
November 5–19 | 4:30–10pm | Bear Creek Park
Come with your friends to check out the new Bear Creek Park Light Trail! Pre-book your free tickets to experience nature by night as you explore the light displays, illuminated nature trail, and selfie stations. Tickets are limited, only ticket holders will be admitted.
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Clayton Community Centre Official Opening
Clayton Community Centre Official Opening
October 16 │11am–3pm | Clayton Community Centre
Join Mayor & Council as we cut the ribbon and officially open Surrey’s newest multi-purpose community centre combining arts, recreation, library, parks and community amenities. Enjoy free entertainment and outdoor activities including button making, lawn games and nature Journals.
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New Exhibit: BEES
New Exhibit: BEES!
On Now–December 19 | Museum of Surrey
This new feature bilingual (French/English) exhibit, produced by Museum of Surrey in collaboration with The Honeybee Centre in Surrey, offers an immersive and engaging experience, including six interactives. While proof of vaccine is not required; masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces for people 12+.
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q̓ʷɑti̓cɑ: k̓ʷam̓k̓ʷəm̓ tə šxʷhəliʔ /Phyllis Atkins: Divine Connection
q̓ʷɑti̓cɑ: k̓ʷam̓k̓ʷəm̓ tə šxʷhəliʔ /Phyllis Atkins: Divine Connection
On Now–December 11 | Surrey Art Gallery
From the moon to spindle whorls, q̓ʷɑti̓cɑ /Phyllis Atkins makes paintings and sculptures that draw from Coast Salish tradition to connect with the world around her. In the above picture, she stands next to the central sculpture— ƛ̓a tə qələms tə c̓ic̓əɬ səy̓em̓ / The Creator’s Eye—partly based on a spindle whorl design. Plan your visit.
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