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Holiday Events in Surrey

Discover all the different ways to have a jolly good time this holiday season.

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Free Things to Do in December

Check out many free activities happening in Surrey this month.

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Winterfest Highlights Value of Intergenerational Collaboration

Read how an annual event brings a community together!

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Surrey Youth Amplifying Their Voices

Read how the 2019 Youth Speak Up Forum encouraged youth participants to share their opinions.

Surrey Youth Act on Climate Change

Surrey Youth Act on Climate Change

Read how a group of young citizens are volunteering to protect the environment.

Under the Stairs Dance Space

Dancing Under the Stairs

Read an inspiring Q&A with the dance pioneers who built a community from a "Space under the Stairs"

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Youth Peer Mentorship Program

Learn how the youth mentorship program is helping preteens build confidence and social skills.

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Parks with Ponds, Lakes and Ocean Views

Grab your boots and take a walk near the water in Surrey's parks.

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What's New: Heritage

Check in monthly for updates on the vibrant heritage movement in the City of Surrey.

Stay and Play, kids drop-in, toddler programs

Drop-in with Stay and Play

Learn about the five essentials elements of meaningful drop-in play for children five and under.

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Volunteering Brings Joy to Bridgeview Senior

Learn about Lefty, a City of Surrey volunteer making a positive impact in his life and others.

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School's Out Activities

Keep your kids busy on the next Pro-D-Day in Surrey!

Family bonding ideas, family bonding, winter family activties

The Ultimate Guide to Family Bonding

Discover seasonal family bonding ideas with the City of Surrey.

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6 Fun Features at City of Surrey Indoor Pools

Make a splash and enjoy playing in the water with your family and friends.

Two friends working out at the gym.

5 Benefits of Working Out with a Friend

Call up your best friend and head to the gym together.

People working out in Newton Recreation Centre's weight room.

Weight Room Etiquette 101

Have an enjoyable work out by following these 10 weight room etiquette tips.

Lunchtime Fitness Benefits

8 Great Lunchtime Fitness Benefits

Check out these 8 reasons to ditch the desk at lunchtime and head to the gym, pool or arena.

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Get Your Feet Wet with Pool Workouts

Change up your fitness routine and dip your toes in your local pool.