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15th Annual Early Years Festival

Toddler playing with sand and toys.

15th Annual Early Years Festival

Location:
Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre, 13458 107a Ave

Date & Time:
April 8, 2017
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Contact:

604-598-5898

Category:
Community Festivals Kids and Family Recreation and Sport

Community:
North Surrey

Cost:
Free

2017-04-08 10:00:00 2017-04-08 15:00:00 America/Vancouver 15th Annual Early Years Festival Enjoy a fun day with your child (baby to age 6) at the 15th Annual Early Years Festival! Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre, 13458 107a Ave

Join us for a fun and interactive day! This free event is perfect for young children up to the age of 6 or for parents expecting a new addition to their family. The Early Years Festival connects with community members and focuses on providing children with a healthy and active lifestyle.

Highlights include:

  • Play areas including a bouncy castle and ride on toys
  • Face painting and balloon artists
  • Performances for children
  • Art and activities
  • Fruit Kabob station (while supplies last)
  • Concession – serving drinks and hot and cold food
  • A visit from the Surrey Firefighters with the fire truck

The Early Years Festival will also have many vendors and local nonprofit organizations providing information and services for children, families and Surrey's community.

Event Schedule

  • 10:00am: Event Opens
  • 10:30am: Welcome and a performance by the Sticky Jam Band
  • 11:00am: Storytelling
  • 11:30am: Walter from Surrey Libraries (meet and greet mascot and song)
  • 12:15pm: Storytelling
  • 1:00pm: Sticky Jam Band
  • 2:00pm: Drumming Workshop
  • 2:45pm: Closing remarks

Participating Vendors

If you are interested in becoming a vendor please contact Meagan Nelson at mnelson@surrey.ca or call 604-502-6344.

  • Ministry of Child and Family Development – Foster Home Recruitment
  • Child Passenger Safety Association of Canada
  • Whalley Day Care Ltd.
  • Encorp Pacific
  • Strong Start – School District #36
  • Surrey Food Bank
  • Surrey RCMP
  • The Children’s Foundation
  • Surrey International Children’s Festival
  • Surrey Libraries
  • Surrey Nature Centre
  • Environmental Programs – Environmental Extravaganza (City of Surrey)
  • Avenues of Change
  • Child Care – Options
  • Knowledge First Financial
  • Eleven Twenty-One Enterprises Ltd. – Educational Wooden Puzzles
  • City of Surrey – Preschools and programs
  • City of Surrey- North Surrey Action Team
  • Pedalheads Bike Camps

Thank you to the following groups who donated door prizes:

  • City of Surrey – Preschools
  • City of Surrey – Nature Centre
  • City of Surrey – Environmental Extravaganza
  • Home Depot - North Surrey
  • Ministry of Child and Family Development - Foster Home Recruitment
  • Surrey International Children’s Festival
  • Surrey Libraries