CITY: Surrey Lights Up…A Christmas Tree Nov 24

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival: Presented by Coast Capital Savings, the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival returns to Surrey’s Civic Plaza! The expanded holiday market will return to offer locally-made goods. The lighting of Surrey’s 60-foot Christmas tree will cap the event. This is one of the tallest Christmas trees in Canada. Nov 24, 12 – 7pm | Surrey City Hall, 13450 …

ELECTORAL REFERENDUM: Get Out And Vote!

British Columbia is having a referendum on what voting system we should use for provincial elections. The referendum is being held by mail from October 22 to November 30, 2018. Registered voters will get a voting package in the mail from Elections BC between October 22 and November 2, 2018. First Past The Post vs Proportional Representation – BIG DECISION …

PSA: Surrey Intl Lantern Festival OPENS OCT 31

The Surrey International Lantern Festival 2018 called the ‘Art of Lights’ is finally set to open its doors to the public starting October 31st – Halloween! But no need to panic – it is scheduled to run until January 6th. The scene at the Cloverdale’s Bill Reid Millennium Park is one of complete wonder. From Giant Dinosaurs to revolving Pagodas …

In Memoriam: Susan Snow

View Tribute Movie Here It is with great sorrow that we announce that Susan Snow a member of the Arts Council of Surrey team, and the Surrey Festival of Dance passed away on Thursday Sept 6. We greatly feel a loss in our hearts knowing we have lost a member of our ACS family. Susan was a very dear, kind …

PSA: Van Intl Latern Festival Oct 13-Jan 6

CTV Television content The 2018 Vancouver International Lantern Festival is a large-scale cultural event hosted by the Canadian Sichuan Chamber of Commerce, and organized by the Chuan Sheng Media Group! The Vancouver International Lantern Festival will be introducing, to the delight of residents in the greater Vancouver area, a fusion between the creativity of past and modern tradition. It is …

ALLIANCE FOR ARTS: Grant Writing Workshops

APPLICATION LINK ACCESS HERE Writing a successful grant application can be a challenge – both for long-time applicants, as well as newcomers to the process. And an increasingly competitive grant environment can make success even tougher to achieve. The BC Alliance offers a suite of workshops to help your grant stand out from the crowd. Mary Ann Anderson, of Little …