Surrey Youth News and Events – Youth Week

Celebrating Youth in Surrey
BC Youth Week Inspires New Online Youth Hub
Every year, BC Youth Week (May 1 to 7) celebrates young people with a week of fun-filled interaction and celebration intended to build a strong connection between youth and their communities. With a continued effort to maintain the practice of physical distancing, find out how this year the annual celebration inspired City of Surrey’s new Online Youth Hub.
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Virtual Basketball Competition with Friends
Virtual Basketball Competition
May 7 | 7pm
Do you miss shooting hoops with your friends? Tune into this virtual basketball competition with Recreation Surrey staff, player Mannie Deo, Surrey firefighter Jess Franz, and Jessy Johal from Safer Schools Together to learn ways to get better at home and challenge your friends virtually. Let’s see what you’ve got!
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Create Mug Cakes with Youth Events Squad
Mug Cakes with Youth Events Squad
May 14 | 7pm
Grab a mug, put on your creative hat and get ready to explore microwave baking with the Youth Events Squad (YES). Follow YES members through a step-by-step tutorial to make your own delicious mug cake.
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Practice Self-Care with Youth Helping Youth
Self-Care with Youth Helping Youth
May 21 | 7pm
Connect with others to talk about how you are feeling and what has changed with physical distancing. Explore different ways to practise self-care at home and share activity ideas and personal tips and tricks that are working for you.
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DIY Live with Surrey Leadership Youth Council
DIY with Surrey Leadership Youth Council
May 28 | 7pm
Ever wondered how to make your own reusable snack bag, braid a plant hanger, or build a bird feeder? The Surrey Leadership Youth Council will lead this live workshop tutorial on how to make environmentally conscious items.
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Surrey Libraries Online Library Still Open for Business
Surrey Libraries Virtual Resources
Get Started with Your Online Library
Use online entertainment and learning resources from home with your library card. Stream movies, TV, music as well as download eBooks and eAudiobooks. We also have a great collection of newspapers and magazines you can read online and online learning options. Don’t have a Surrey library card yet? Sign up for a library card from home.
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Stay Active at Home
Stay Active at Home
Participate in Free Online Fitness Classes
Recreation Surrey is pleased to offer new online fitness classes to keep your body moving while you spend time at home. Enjoy yoga, meditation, boot camp, body sculpt, hi-lo dance exercise and more. All videos require minimal to no fitness equipment and are suited for all ages.Take the online ParQ+ fitness assessment before starting, drink lots of water and modify the workout if needed.
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Online chat or 24-hour crisis lines
Need to Chat?
There have been a lot of changes in our normal routines over the last while and some people may be feeling additional stress or dealing with other issues. If you are feeling overwhelmed and need to chat or are in need of crisis support, visit YouthInBC to access their online chat service or 24-hour crisis line.
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