CITY: Urban Screen ‘I Spy A City’

Until May 2 | Every Night After Dusk Play “I spy” on UrbanScreen with a new exhibit by the Flavourcel animation collective on the west wall of the Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre. Riffing on the children’s game of “I spy,” Flavourcel’s project I Spy a City captures different sights from across Whalley and the broader Surrey region in animated form. The …

CITY: Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon [Mar 20]

March 20 | 11am–2pm In partnership with Runch Magazine, support increasing the representation of women and non-binary artists by participating in this virtual event. Learn to create and edit Wikipedia pages while connecting to others online. No prior knowledge of editing is required, and all are welcome to attend.

CITY: Limited Edition Artistic Face Masks

The Summons Surrey-based artist Debbie Westergaard Tuepah and Surrey’s first poet laureate (2015–2018) Renée Sarojini Saklikar have teamed up via photograph and text to create these non-medical face masks that honour the cycles of change and transformation we have collectively gone through. All proceeds go toward Surrey Art Gallery Association and will soon be available for purchase on their online …

YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH APP ‘myEsprit’ launched

Developed by Students at Tamanawis Secondary on Google Play Sanjana [A member of our Youth Arts Council of Surrey | YACOS] and Astha, grade 11 students from Semiahmoo Secondary have developed an app to support and reduce stigma around it mental health. The intention of the app is to help people gain mental strength by learning to prioritize their own …

MoS: Mandrake the Magician

  February 17–May 16 l Museum of Surrey Abracadabra! The Museum of Surrey upcoming Community Treasures exhibit is all about magic! Leon Mandrake was a Surrey-based magician best known as Mandrake the Magician. His son Lon Mandrake, also a magician, has teamed up with MOS staff to display memorabilia about his father’s notable career. https://www.surrey.ca/arts-culture/museum-of-surrey/exhibitions/real-mandrake-magician?utm_source=Surrey+Youth&utm_campaign=Youth+%7C+February+2021&utm_medium=email

Black Heritage Month: February

Celebrate with Staff Recommended Reads Black Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the many achievements of Black Canadians who, throughout history, have done so much to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation it is today. Check out the 2021 Black Heritage Month Booklist to inspire your next read. https://www.surreylibraries.ca/news/black-heritage-month-2021?utm_source=Surrey+Libraries&utm_campaign=Surrey+Libraries++%7C++News+%26+Updates+++%7C+++Feb+2021&utm_medium=email

Celebrate Pink Shirt Day: FEB 24

Win Prizes By Sharing #BlockEmDontShareEm Video celebration of Pink Shirt Day (February 24), the City of Surrey’s Community Safety section, in collaboration with Surrey RCMP Operations Support section and B.C.’s RCMP E-Division Youth Services, is encouraging Surrey youth to “lift each other up” by ending non-consensual distribution of intimate images—a form of cyberbullying. Show your support by sharing the #BlockEmDontShareEm …

Canada Day Survey 2021

Surrey Canada Day Engagement Survey   Help Program the 2021 Virtual Event   This year we are taking the Canada Day celebrations online. Who do you want to see on the virtual stage? Tell us what genre or performance type you prefer for a chance to win a $100 UberEats gift card. For more info follow this link: https://surrey.simplesurvey.com/f/s.aspx?s=CED2C9A0-64B9-4CAE-AB15-0E0CF8D289E0&ds=enews&utm_source=Festivals+%26+Events&utm_campaign=Festivals+and+Events+%7c+February&utm_medium=email