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Environmental Extravaganza - Week 6

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Environmental Extravaganza - Week 6




May 20 - 26

Surrey Nature Centre

Kids and Family Parks and Environment


Surrey Environmental Extravaganza

Explore and learn about nature during Environmental Extravaganza! Environmental Extravaganza is an 8 week series of events that take place between April 14 and June 9, 2018.

Here is what's happening during the sixth week of the Environmental Extravaganza!

Week 6: May 20 - 26

Sun, May 20
Can You Spot the Spotted Owl?
Learn about BC’s most endangered bird of prey, the northern spotted owl. Explore the life of the mysterious northern spotted owl through games and activities. Please note: our birds are wild so no live owls will be present at the program. Ages 6-12, parent participation required. Pre-registration required; email:
Surrey Nature Centre; 14225 Green Timbers Way
Hosted by: Northern Spotted Owl Breeding Program

Sun, May 20
Be a Beach Hero: Beach Exploration
Join a Beach Hero Marine Interpreter to explore life on the beach and discover the creatures that call Crescent Beach home. Bring water and a hat. Please dress for the weather. Pre-registration required; email
Beecher Place; 12160 Beecher St
Hosted by: Friends of Semiahmoo Bay Society

Tues, May 22
Owl Prowl
Come have a hoot! A guest from the O.W.L. Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society will introduce you to some live owls and lead a guided walk into the park to search for these feathered wonders. Ages 5+. Pre-registration required; call 604-502-6065.
Surrey Nature Centre; 14225 Green Timbers Way
Hosted by: City of Surrey – Urban Forestry

Wed, May 23
Learn to Fish
Youth ages 5-15 can learn the basics of freshwater fishing and give it a try! This two-hour session includes fishing time on Green Timbers Lake. All equipment provided, parent supervision required. Pre-registration required. Spaces are limited so book early!
Green Timbers Urban Forest Park (at the lake); 100 Ave between 140 St and 148 St
Hosted by: Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC

Sat, May 26
Orchard Fun — Help Build a Cool Cob House!
Come mix soil, straw and other ingredients to build a cool new storage shed in the orchard. We’ll all build and decorate it together. Join us on June 2nd to complete the project.
Ocean Park Community Orchard; 12814 – 22 Ave
Hosted by: Ocean Park Community Orchard & City of Surrey – Parks

Sat, May 26
The Glades Garden Spring Open House
Meander the garden paths and gaze up at the 20 foot high rhododendrons ablaze in vivid spring colours. No pets please. Wheelchair access is limited.
The Glades Garden Park: 561 – 172 St
Hosted by: City of Surrey – Park Partnerships

Sat, May 26
Darts Hill Open House
Wander among the mature trees and flowering shrubs in the beautiful Darts Hill Garden. The garden is at its peak at this time of year! Join us for a guided tour (11:30am – 12:30pm), a native plant display, a plant sale, and other activities for the whole family. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer questions.
Darts Hill Garden Park; 1633 – 170 St
Hosted by: Darts Hill Garden Conservancy Trust Society

Sat, May 26
Walnut Park Grand Re-Opening
Join us to celebrate this newly improved park, with a new playground and forested trails! Have fun with nature activities and entertainment for the whole family. Join us for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 12:30pm.
Walnut Park; 16264 – 82 Ave
Hosted by: City of Surrey – Parks

Sat, May 26
Buzz at the Community Bee Garden
Community Bee Garden Project brings honeybees and native pollinators to every corner of Surrey to inspire, educate and connect community. Join the Honeybee Centre for a mini presentation, honey tasting and lots of cool bee information!
Darts Hill Garden Park; 1633 – 170 St
Hosted by: Honeybee Centre

Sat, May 26
Environmental Movie Series: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
Learn about environmental issues and how they affect our world. All ages (children under 10 with caregiver), drop-in.
Semiahmoo Library; 1815 - 152 st #200
Hosted by City of Surrey - Surrey Libraries

Sat, May 26
Semiahmoo Heritage Trail Annual Walk
Enjoy a walk on the Heritage Trail with expert guides who will talk about its long and interesting history as well as its wealth of native trees, shrubs, flowers, birds and other wildlife.
Meet at SE corner of 148 St and 28 Ave (across from Victory Memorial Park)
Hosted by: Friends of Semiahmoo Heritage Trail

Sat, May 26
Invasive Plant Removal
Join the Ocean Park Community Association and get your hands dirty removing invasive plants in a local park. All ages welcome. We bring the tools and snack – you bring the enthusiasm! Pre-registration appreciated; email
Fun Fun Park; 1472 – 128 St
Hosted by: Ocean Park Community Association & City of Surrey – Parks