ACS: Happy New Year 2018

The ACS Directors, Office Staff and Volunteers would like to wish you and yours a very Happy New Year. We ask you to party wise and be safe. Do not drink and drive and be nice!

LITERARY: Poet Laureate Shortlisted for Prestigious Prize

By Katherine Marley Surrey’s Poet Laureate Renée Sarojini Saklikar’s latest chapbook ‘After the Battle of Kingsway, the bees’ was a shortlisted for the 2017 Nichol Chapbook Award. The poems are from volume 2 of thecanadaproject, ‘The Heart of This Journey Bears All Patterns’, commonly known as Thot-J-Bap. The series is Saklikar’s lifelong poem chronicle. It may sound like Saklikar specializes …

CALL: ACS Grant Advance Program Available

Arts Council of Surrey: Grant Advanced Program – To provide easy to use search tools that will help you match your Charity’s needs with the giving interests of Foundations and funders in Canada. | Registration Deadline: Jan 31 | 604-594-2700 |

Surrey Gets Seasonal…early!

It’s free! Festival schedule Accomodations Visit Tourism Surreyfor accommodation options close to the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival.

2017 Surrey Civic Treasures Named

Heidi Greco, Robert Gary Parkes and Jim Trimble, Surrey’s newest Civic Treasures, were officially honoured last evening during the annual Business and the Arts Reception at the Surrey Arts Centre. 2017 marks the Civic Treasures Awards’ 10th anniversary celebrating artists, advocates and community leaders for their contributions to the City’s arts and cultural sector. 42 Surrey residents have been named …