10 things to do in Surrey this January

Dec 25 2018, 3:27 am

Warm up the new year with a great event in Surrey! Check out our rundown of 10 things to do around the city this month, including Wickfest, Surrey Tree Chip, and more.

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

Para Ice Hockey – Try It Day

Para Ice Hockey / City of Surrey

What: Come and learn how to move your sled, shoot the puck and play fun games. All abilities and ages are welcome and necessary sledge hockey equipment can be provided. This program is offered in partnership with SportAbility.

When: Thursday, January 3, 2019
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex Arena – 16555 Fraser Highway, Surrey
Register: Online, free

Surrey Tree Chip

What: Visit Newton Athletic Park or Guildford Town Centre on to recycle your Christmas tree. Service is by donation toward the Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society

When: Saturday, January 5, 2019
Time: 9 am to 4 pm
Where: Newton Athletic Park – 7395 128 St, Surrey; Guildford Town Centre – 10355 152 St, Surrey
Price: By donation

The Arts Club’s Blind Date

What: From January 9 to 19, Rebecca Northan’s improv comedy Blind Date will be playing at Surrey Arts Centre. Viewers will get a chance to experience the exhilaration (and hilarity!) of new love as Mimi, the lead character of the show, goes on a blind date with a different man every night. There’s a catch though – her date is picked right out of the audience.

When: Wednesday, January 9 to Saturday, January 19, 2019
Time: Showtimes vary based on date
Where: Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
Tickets: Online

Nature Work Parties

What: Get your hands dirty removing invasive plants with friends and family and join others in caring for Surrey’s unique urban forest. Everyone is welcome to participate – no experience is required. Tools, training, and light refreshments are provided. These events are drop-in, rain or shine (events may be cancelled in high winds or extreme weather conditions). Stay comfortable by wearing appropriate clothing for winter activities.

When: January 12, February 9 and March 9, 2019
Time: 10 am to 12 pm
Where: Hazelnut Meadows Community Park – 14069 68 Ave, Surrey
Price: Free

Artist Talk and Opening Reception

What: Celebrate the opening of Surrey Art Gallery’s winter exhibits Nicoletta Baumeister: In the Realm of PerceptionTriangle Trade: Camille Turner, Jérôme Havre, and Cauleen Smith; and Colette Urban: Gambler. A talk with Nicoletta Baumeister will start at 6:30 pm; reception follows at 7:30 pm.

When: Saturday, January 19, 2019
Time: 6:30 to 9 pm
Where: Surrey Art Gallery – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
Admission: Free

Frozen (a staged reading)

What: Angry, humane, and compassionate, this extraordinary play entwines the lives of a murderer, the mother of one of his victims, and his psychologist to explore our capacity for forgiveness, remorse, and change after an act that seems to rule them out entirely.

When: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Studio Theatre at Surrey Arts Centre – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
Tickets: Online, $15

The Comic Strippers

The Comic Strippers

The Comic Strippers

What: A fictitious male stripper troupe (played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians) perform a sexy-larious improv comedy show. A new show, more moves and even quicker wits

When: Friday, January 25, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Bell Performing Arts Centre – 6250 144 St, Surrey
Tickets: Online

Women in Music Showcase

What: A Women in Music Showcase at The Flamingo featuring performances by Jessica Barbour, Emily Williams, Ria Jade and Nicole Mikala.

When: Saturday, January 26, 2019
Time: Doors 8 pm
Where: The Flamingo – 10768 King George Blvd, Surrey
Tickets: Online, $10

Teen Art Drop-In

What: Teens are invited to explore their creativity and work alongside their peers to develop a collaborative art piece while building meaningful friendships. Free drop-in event, no previous art skills are required. Open to teens 13 to 18 years old. This program is run in partnership between the City of Surrey’s Community Art Program and Surrey Libraries.

When: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 3:30 to 5:30 pm
Where: City Centre Library – Room 120 – 10350 University Dr, 

Wickenheiser World Female Hockey Festival

What: The Wickenheiser World Female Hockey Festival is being held at arenas across Surrey from January 31 to February 3, 2019. Celebrating women in hockey, this female hockey tournament brings together teams from as far as Atlantic Canada and the United States.

When: January 31 to February 3, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex Arena – 16555 Fraser Highway; Cloverdale Arena – 6090 176 Street, Newton Arena – 7120 136B Street; North Surrey Arena – 10275 City Parkway; South Surrey Arena, 2199 148 Street
More Info: Online

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