Environmental Extravaganza - Week 7

May 27 - June 2, 2019

Surrey Nature Centre


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 13 and June 9, 2019.

Here is what's happening during the 7th week of the Environmental Extravaganza!
Week 7: May 27 - June 2
Mon, May 27
Discovery Day

Kick start your nature adventures outside with guided activities in the park, then head in to explore the Sky Room drop-in space.

Monday, May 27, 10am – 2pm
Surrey Nature Centre; 14225 Green Timbers Way
Hosted by: Surrey Nature Centre
Wed, May 29
Forest in Focus Photo Walk

Explore our lush rainforests through the lens of a camera with a park interpreter. Learn seven steps of taking good nature photos. All levels of photographers are welcome! Dress for the weather. Pre-registration required; call 604-530-4983. The walk meeting location will be shared when you register. Ages 14+.

Wednesday, May 29, 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Tynehead Regional Park
Hosted by: Metro Vancouver Regional Parks
Wed, May 29
Sounds of Spring

Grab your lawn chairs or a blanket, pack a picnic, and join us for an outdoor music performance in a beautiful park setting. Visit surrey.ca/events for more information. Please leave your pets at home.

Wednesday, May 29, 6:30pm – 8pm
The Glades Garden; 457 - 172 Street
Hosted by: Surrey Parks
Thurs, May 30
Mud Bay Ecosystems Story Map

A joint presentation by the City of Surrey, Friends of Semiahmoo Bay Society and Ducks Unlimited Canada.  Adults only. Pre-registration required; in branch or call 604-502-6449.

Thursday, May 30, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Ocean Park Library; 12854 – 17 Avenue
Hosted by: Surrey Libraries
Sat, Jun 1
Nature Work Party

Drop in to remove invasive plants and the prepare park for planting in the fall! Meet new people, earn volunteer hours, and give back to your community. All ages, tools and training provided.

Saturday, June 1, 10am – 1pm
Bose Forest Park; 6203 –164 Street
Hosted by: Surrey Parks
Day of the Honeybee

Come and join us in celebrating the "Day of the Honey bee." Discover how and why bees are vital to crop pollination. Enjoy free activities, hot dogs and take home a bee friendly plant all while learning what YOU can do to help in saving the bees!

Saturday, June 1, 10am – 2pm
Honeybee Centre; 7480 – 176 Street
Hosted by: Honeybee Centre
Glades Garden Open House

Explore this recently expanded and stunning woodland garden. Meander through the paths among towering rhododendrons, unique heritage trees, and serene water features. Parking is limited. Admission by donation. Service dogs only.

Saturday, June 1, 10am – 3pm
The Glades Garden Park; 457 –172 Street
Hosted by: Surrey Parks
Lessons from the Past: Everyday Sustainability

Soap savers? Darning socks? Reduce, Reuse and Recycle are not new concepts. Be inspired by how people in the past lived an eco-lifestyle through talks, crafts and more.

Saturday, June 1, 10am – 4pm
Museum of Surrey; 17710 – 56A Avenue
Hosted by: Museum of Surrey
Semiahmoo Heritage Trail Annual Walk

Enjoy a walk on the Semiahmoo Heritage Trail with expert guides who will talk about its long and interesting history and its wealth of native trees, shrubs, flowers, birds and other wildlife - even deer have been spotted recently.

Saturday, June 1, 2pm – 3:30pm
Semiahmoo Trail; SE corner of 148 Street and 28 Avenue (across from Victory Park)
Hosted by: Friends of Semiahmoo Heritage Trail
Sun, Jun 2
Salmon Dash ‘n’ Splash

Join SHaRP by the water park for family fun in their Salmon Dash ‘n’ Splash event! Fishy-themed activities throughout the event and the 300m fun runs take off at 1pm and 3pm. Be ready for a wet and wild time!

Sunday, June 2, 12pm – 4pm
South Surrey Athletic Park; 1460 – 20 Avenue
Hosted by: Salmon Habitat Restoration Program (SHaRP)
Mystery of the Chrysalis

Explore ways to support butterflies and other pollinators by learning about them and their habitat needs. With a little luck there might be the chance to release hand raised butterflies into the wild.

Sunday, June 2, 1pm – 3pm
Green Timbers Urban Forest Park; 14600 – 100 Avenue (meet at Green Timbers Lake)
Hosted by: White Rock and Surrey Naturalists Society
Bald Eagles on the BC Coast

Join resident eagle expert, David Hancock to learn about bald eagles and what we need to do to protect them and the trees that they need for nesting.  Finish by looking for these majestic birds fishing in the ocean, soaring high above the parks and nesting in the nearby trees.

Sunday, June 2, 2pm-4pm
Sanford Hall at Kwomais Point Park; 1367 – 128 Street
Hosted by: Ocean Park Beautification Committee and Hancock Wildlife Foundation

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