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10 things to do in Surrey in April

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Daniel Chai Apr 03, 2018 5:00 am 1,607
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Surrey is filled with fun events in April, such as Party for the Planet, Vaisakhi Day Parade, and more. Plan your schedule with our 10 things to do around the city this month.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Kala-Sikh Art Exhibition

  • What: The Art Exhibition will highlight local Sikh artists and consist of artwork, poetry, film, historical exhibits, as well as stage performances, including a Naad Musical performance. There will also be a silent auction for art pieces.
  • When: Sunday, April 1, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 9 pm
  • Where: Surrey City Hall – 13450 104 Avenue, Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $15

16th Annual Early Years Festival

  • What: Children can participate in fun activities while parents or caregivers learn about community resources for young children. Free activities include interactive games, performances, arts & crafts, play areas, a bouncy castle, face painting, demos, and more.
  • When: Saturday, April 7, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 3 pm
  • Where: Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre – 13458 107a Ave, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Party for the Planet 2018

  • What: BC’s largest Earth Day celebration with performances by Sam Roberts (of Sam Roberts Band), Bobs & LoLo, Rockin’ Robin Show, The Freshest, and Star Captains. There will also be bike-powered smoothies, enviro-bungee, BC Lions, Science World Demos, photobooths, and more to enjoy.
  • When: Saturday, April 14, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 6 pm
  • Where: Surrey Civic Plaza – 13450 104 Avenue, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Slow Dancing

  • What: Mary, a homeless woman, befriends Ann, a young pregnant woman, much to the dismay of Ann’s husband, Charlie. George, Mary’s friend who died and is now an ever-present spirit in her life, gently guides Mary to help Ann when she is faced with some very tough choices. Presented by Surrey Little Theatre.
  • When: Thursday, April 19 to Saturday, May 12, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Surrey Little Theatre – 7027 184th Street, Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $15-$17

Pink’s Comedy Club grand opening with Ivan Decker

  • What: Ivan Decker is a JUNO award-winning comedian who has made multiple appearances at the Just For Laughs festival both in Montreal and Vancouver, as well as being a featured performer at the Halifax Comedy Festival, The Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and on CBC’s “The Debaters.”
  • When: Thursday, April 19, 2018
  • Time: 9 pm
  • Where: The Byrd (at The Flamingo) – 10768 King George Blvd, Surrey
  • TicketsOnline, $15

Vaisakhi Day Parade

  • What: Everyone is welcome at the annual Vaisakhi Day Parade, featuring cultural floats, community performers and live music. To pay tribute to the harvest celebration roots of the parade, attendees are given free food and drink from hundreds of local residents and businesses.
  • When: Saturday, April 21, 2018
  • Time: 9 am to 6 pm
  • Where: Parade starts at Gurdwara Sahib Dasmesh Darbar – 12885 85 Ave, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

MyBizDay – Surrey

  • What: This Small Business BC series connects entrepreneurs to the province’s leading tools and resources through a mix of educational workshops, networking and exhibits.
  • When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  • Time: 9 am to 3:45 pm
  • Where: Surrey City Hall – 13450 104 Avenue, Surrey
  • Register: Online, Free

Artist Talk and Demonstration with Alex McLeod

  • What: Alex McLeod will provide visitors with a rare insight into his creative process, showing them how he makes his mesmerizing digital art. The talk will include a Q & A session, along with an invitation to join McLeod afterwards to see his artwork PHANTASMAGORIA onsite at UrbanScreen. This will be followed by the screening of youth digital art projects from Chuck Bailey’s skate park and gym programs, the City’s Community Art Program, and the Gallery’s Art Together participants.
  • When: Friday, April 27, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: Surrey Art Gallery – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

Chef Vij Culinary Arts Workshop

  • What: Budding chefs ages 15 to 18 have an opportunity to explore the culinary arts and restaurant management with Vikram Vij at his My Shanti restaurant, in South Surrey.
  • When: Saturday, Apr 28, and Saturday, May 26, 2018
  • Time: 10 am to 12:30 pm
  • Where: My Shanti – 15869 Croydon Dr., Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $125

The Art of Dance: An International Dance Day Celebration

  • What: Featuring the dance talents of XBa DanceCo, Keri’s School of Highland Dance, SKUD Zavicaj Serbian Folk Group, and DISKORDANSE, plus this year’s guests Tamanawis Secondary School Dance Group.
  • When: Sunday, April 29, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 8 pm
  • Where: Studio Theatre at Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
  • Tickets: Online, $20
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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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