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Free Things to Do in September

Free Things to Do in September

Make the most of your remaining summer days and bring in fall with a range of activities and events that are not only fun to do, but also FREE!

W.W Hastings’ Photograph Collection
September 5 | 7–8:30pm | Historic Stewart Farm

See Surrey through W.W. Hastings’ black and white photographs from the 1960s that illustrate how much Surrey has changed over the years.
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Thursday Artist Talk: Fiona Tang, "Drawing Without Fear"
September 5 | 7:30–9pm |
Surrey Art Gallery
Listen to Vancouver-based artist Fiona Tang talk about her creative work and mastering the technique of trompe l’oeil (meaning “deceives the eye”).
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21st Annual Fleetwood Festival
September 7 | 11am–3pm | Fleetwood Community Centre & Francis Park

Enjoy cultural performances, interactive booths and fun-filled activities with your family at the 21st Fleetwood Festival.
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Surrey Rides Event Series
September 7 | 12–6pm | Various Youth Parks

Sharpen your skateboarding skills and enjoy awesome skateboarding jams in a safe and competitive environment. (Free to watch. Competitors enter by donation to food bank).
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Nature Work Parties
September 7 | 10am–1pm | Bose Forest Park

Calling all nature lovers to help remove invasive plants and prepare parks for planting this fall.
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We Walk Slowly: A Native and Medicinal Plan Walk
September 7 | 10am–2pm |
Museum of Surrey
'Walk slowly' with Deanna Miller as she shares teachings on native and medicinal plants used by her ancestors on this land.
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Painting Demos with Tony O’Regan
September 9 | 7–9pm | South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre

Get expert tips from Tony O’Regan as he demonstrates how he paints a variety of subjects.
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Band-Aid: Youth Musician Development Day
September 14 | 9:30am–10pm | Surrey Arts Centre

Collaborate with budding musicians, songwriters, DJs from across the in a day full of music workshops and jam sessions.
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Repair Event
September 14 | 11:30am–2:30pm | Surrey Libraries – City Centre

Give your broken household items a new lease on life with a simple repair with help from experts.
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Rediscover Your Heritage Campus
September 14 | 11am-12:30pm | Museum of Surrey

Trace the story of Surrey’s extensive history while winding along the city’s most historic street.
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UrbanScreen Community Art Night
September 18 | 8–9:30pm | Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre

Experience an evening of digital art, film screenings and illustrations by local artists.
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Youth Art Framing Workshop
September 18 | 4–6pm | Surrey Libraries – City Centre

Learn how to add the finishing touch to your artwork, by placing it within a beautiful frame.
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Love to Sing - Try It!
September 18 | 2–4pm | Surrey Arts Centre

Learn the secrets of singing, warm-up and practice safe vocal techniques in a professional signing class with recording artist “Rhayne”.
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Birding Walks
September 21 | 9–11am | Hi-Knoll Park

Scan the air for flying swallows and other birds while exploring grassy meadows, swampy marshes, and wooded areas.
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Artists in Conversation and Opening Reception
September 21 | 6:30–9pm | Surrey Art Gallery

Celebrate the opening of our fall exhibition Garden in the Machine and have conversations with artists like Faisil Anwar, Leila Sujir, and Robert Youds.
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Filipino Celebration
September 21 | 1–4pm | Museum of Surrey

Experience Filipino culture through different performances, foods, music and dance.
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Get Gathering at Dart Hill
September 21 | 11am–3pm | Dart Hill Garden Park

Gather for fall festivities at Darts Hill Garden! Admire the fall colours and enjoy all-age autumn activities.
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Olde Harvest Festival
September 21 | 11am–3pm | Historic Stewart Farm

Come with your family to experience the fall fair as the locals did in 1888!
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Culture Days in Surrey
September 28 | 1–5pm | Guildford Town Centre

Join us for a day full of free activities and performances in celebration of Canada’s art and cultural diversity.
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National Tree Day
September 28 | 10am–2pm | Maple Park

Do your bit for the environment by planting trees and shrubs to create wildlife habitat, improve air quality and make Surrey a more beautiful place for everyone.
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Seniors Drop-in
September 29 | 12–3pm | Historic Stewart Farm

Adults 55+ can explore and reminisce with help from our Recollection Collection and other activities in the farmhouse, pole barn and garden.
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Family Nights at Recreation Centres
All through September | Various Locations and Times

Laugh and bond with your family over some fun activities for all age groups.
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Teen Art Drop-in
Now–December 2 | Various Times | Surrey Libraries – City Centre

Unwind after school and let your creative juices flow! Make artworks with friends or work on individual projects. Open for youth ages 12–18.
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Take a Nature Trail Walk
Various Surrey Parks | Open Year Round

Visit Surrey's diverse parks for adventures of discovery in forests and meadows, along shorelines and streams.
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English Conversation Sessions
Various Dates & Times

Do you want to practise speaking English? Learn more about our general and women-only programs.
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