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Environmental Extravaganza - Week 4

Showing off Jessie the barred owl at Owl Prowl.

Environmental Extravaganza - Week 4

Location:

Various

Dates:

May 13 - 19

Contact:
Surrey Nature Centre
604-502-6065
environment@surrey.ca

Category:
Kids and Family Parks and Environment

Cost:
Free

Website:
Surrey Environmental Extravaganza

It's the fourth week of the 20th Annual Environmental Extravaganza! Come join us as we explore and learn about nature in Surrey - there's something for everyone.

The complete Extravaganza Event Guide is available for download now. In April, pick up a hardcopy at the Surrey Nature Centre, your local Surrey Library or Recreation Centre, or any Extravaganza event.

Please note: event hosts reserve the right to limit group registration sizes.

Week 4: May 13 - 19

Sat, May 13
9:30am - 11am
Nature Play at the Surrey Nature Centre
Join us for some forest fun! Our leader will engage children in outdoor play with activities such as storytelling, nature arts and exploration, games and best of all, child-led free play. Ages 3-5, parent participation required.
Surrey Nature Centre; 14225 Green Timbers Way
Hosted by: City of Surrey - Surrey Nature Centre

Sat, May 13
10am - 11am
Guided Walk: Bose Park Discovery - for Kids!
Get to know one of Surrey’s newest parks! Along the way, search for hidden habitats and cross boardwalks over a cool swamp. Ages 5+, parent participation required.
Meet at the entrance of Bose Forest Park; 62 Ave and 164 St
Hosted by: City of Surrey - Urban Forestry

Sat, May 13
11am - 1:30pm
Nature Work Party at Bose Forest Park
Get your hands dirty removing invasive plants to prepare three local parks for fall tree planting events. Bring friends and family - everyone is welcome to volunteer. No experience needed; tools, training and light refreshments provided. Dress for the weather and wear close-toed shoes.
Bose Forest Park; 62 Ave and 164 St
Hosted by: City of Surrey - Urban Forestry

Sat, May 13
11am - 3pm
Salmon Sendoff
Drop in to discover how salmon are raised at the hatchery, release salmon into the Serpentine River and make fun salmon-themed crafts. Fun for all ages! Concession available.
Tynehead Hatchery (96 Ave entrance to Tynehead Regional Park); 17200 - 96 Ave 
Hosted by: Serpentine Enhancement Society

Sat, May 13
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Bicycle Workshop
Spring is upon us and summer is coming up fast - is your bike ready? This two-hour session covers the fundamentals of how your bike works and basic maintenance tips to keep it running smoothly. This program is not a repair session. Ages 14+, pre-registration required; call 604-598-7366.
Guildford Library; 15105 - 105 Ave
Hosted by: City of Surrey - Surrey Libraries

Sat, May 13
2pm - 3pm
Guided Walk at the Surrey Nature Centre
Come out for a family-friendly guided nature walk to experience the seasonal changes along the trails of the Surrey Nature Centre and get to know the wildlife who call this place home. All ages.
Surrey Nature Centre; 14225 Green Timbers Way
Hosted by: City of Surrey - Surrey Nature Centre

Sat, May 13
2pm - 3:30pm
Guided Walk: Bose Park Discovery
Get to know one of Surrey’s newest parks! Explore boardwalks and forest paths while learning about some of the park’s most magnificent habitats and trees.
Meet at the entrance of Bose Forest Park; 62 Ave and 164 St
Hosted by: City of Surrey - Urban Forestry

Sat, May 13
3pm - 5pm
Mandarin Guided Nature Walk
素里湖為水生昆蟲、兩棲類、爬蟲類、魚類、
鳥類和哺乳動物提供良好的棲息地。這也是鮭
魚與鱒魚的家。春天正是母鴨帶領小鴨覓食,
以及白頭鵰撫育小鷹的季節。
Surrey Lake Park; 7500 - 152 St
Hosted by: Green Club

Tue, May 16
3:45pm - 5pm
Spotted Owl Conservation - for Kids!
Join us after school to learn all about the endangered spotted owl. Hands-on games and activities will get you thinking about how to get involved in conservation. Please note: our birds are wild so no live owls will be present at the program. Ages 6-12, parent participation required. Pre-registration required; e-mail nsobreedingprogram@gmail.com.
Cloverdale Library; 5642 - 176A St
Hosted by: Northern Spotted Owl Breeding Program

Tue, May 16
7pm - 8:30pm
Owl Prowl
Come have a hoot! A guest from the O.W.L. Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society will introduce you to some live owls and lead a guided walk into the park to search for these feathered wonders. Ages 5+. Pre-registration required; call 604-502-6065.
Historic Stewart Farm; 13723 Crescent Rd
Hosted by: City of Surrey - Urban Forestry

Wed, May 17
6pm - 8:30pm
Rising Tides and Skin Boats: a Community Art Project
Build a coracle (boat) out of willow and dogwood twigs and visually process what we know about the global ocean and how it has been changing.
City Centre Library; 10350 University Drive
Hosted by: Village Surrey Transition Initiative

Wed, May 17
6pm - 8pm
DiscARTed - Adult Craft: Books into Seeds
Join us to learn how to fold biodegradable seed pots out of newspaper and take home seedlings to start your summer veggie patch! Ages 14+, pre-registration required; call 604-598-7406.
Newton Library; 13795 - 70 Ave
Hosted by: City of Surrey - Surrey Libraries

Fri, May 19
5pm - 7pm
Youth Work Party
Drop in, get your hands dirty and meet other youth as we remove invasive plants and clean up litter in the park. No experience needed! We’ll provide tools, training, and snacks (but please bring your own water bottle). Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather! All high school-aged youth welcome. Questions? E-mail sejal.lal@surrey.ca.
Hazelnut Meadows Park; 14069 - 68 Ave
Hosted by: Surrey Youth Stewardship Squad (SYSS) and City of Surrey - Urban Forestry