Samantha Anderson

Cloverdale’s Parker Holbeche-Boyer had some special customers at his free lemonade stand on Thursday, July 18, when Surrey RCMP members and firefighters came by for a glass. (Contributed)

Surrey RCMP, firefighters support Cloverdale boy’s lonely lemonade stand

Parker, 7, had few takers until Surrey first responders heard his call

Cloverdale’s Parker Holbeche-Boyer had some special customers at his free lemonade stand on Thursday, July 18, when Surrey RCMP members and firefighters came by for a glass. (Contributed)
The Hard Times Dance, held by the Surrey United Soccer Club in October 1969. From left: Don Dempke, Joan Sewell, Wayne and Virginia Heinz. They were the prize-winning couples in the costume parade that evening. (Courtesy of the City of Surrey Archives / SA1992.036.16161)

HISTORY: Surrey hoedowns and ‘moonlight dances’ were the place to be

Dancing, revelry united community members of all ages

The Hard Times Dance, held by the Surrey United Soccer Club in October 1969. From left: Don Dempke, Joan Sewell, Wayne and Virginia Heinz. They were the prize-winning couples in the costume parade that evening. (Courtesy of the City of Surrey Archives / SA1992.036.16161)
The Surrey Rebels after winning bronze at the 2019 provincial tournament in Nanaimo, B.C. (Contributed)

Surrey peewee lacrosse team brings home first-ever provincial medal

Team overcame short bench, inexperience and age difference to bring home bronze

The Surrey Rebels after winning bronze at the 2019 provincial tournament in Nanaimo, B.C. (Contributed)
Legoland is one of two one-act plays on now at the Surrey Little Theatre. (Legoland Playbill)

‘DebuTheatre’ debuts at Surrey Little Theatre

One-acts run at Cloverdale community theatre until Saturday

Legoland is one of two one-act plays on now at the Surrey Little Theatre. (Legoland Playbill)
Artist Joseph M. Sanchez paints at the Cedar Sage and Sweetgrass event at the Museum of Surrey. (Samantha Anderson)

PHOTOS: Cedar Sage and Sweetgrass event showcases Indigenous art, culture

Two-day event on this weekend at Museum of Surrey in Cloverdale

Artist Joseph M. Sanchez paints at the Cedar Sage and Sweetgrass event at the Museum of Surrey. (Samantha Anderson)
A Honeybee Centre educator shows some sleepy bees to the crowd. (Samantha Anderson)

Cloverdale abuzz as hundreds fly to annual Honeybee Festival

Free, family-friendly event on this weekend at the Honeybee Centre in Cloverdale

A Honeybee Centre educator shows some sleepy bees to the crowd. (Samantha Anderson)
The Vanderark sisters got a trim from their aunt, Peggy Lastname, who works as a hairdresser at Ty Hair Studio in Newton. (Shana Vanderark)

Cloverdale sisters lop locks for kids with cancer

Eliza, 5, and Amelia, 3, unite group to donate 70 inches of hair for Wigs for Kids BC

The Vanderark sisters got a trim from their aunt, Peggy Lastname, who works as a hairdresser at Ty Hair Studio in Newton. (Shana Vanderark)
Youngsters lay down as they take part in a student climate protest at the bottom of Westminster Bridge in London, Friday, March 15, 2019. Students in more than 80 countries and territories worldwide plan to skip class Friday in protest over their governments’ failure to act against global warming. The coordinated ‘school strike’ was inspired by 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg, who began holding solitary demonstrations outside the Swedish parliament last year. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

‘Frankly, I’m scared’: Cloverdale teens on climate change, violence against youth

Surrey teens weigh in on the biggest challenges youth face today

Youngsters lay down as they take part in a student climate protest at the bottom of Westminster Bridge in London, Friday, March 15, 2019. Students in more than 80 countries and territories worldwide plan to skip class Friday in protest over their governments’ failure to act against global warming. The coordinated ‘school strike’ was inspired by 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg, who began holding solitary demonstrations outside the Swedish parliament last year. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
A group from the Reformed String Camp perform in Oasis Square on July 11, 2019. (Samantha Anderson)

Classical string music performed live throughout downtown Cloverdale

Fifteen groups of students at Cloverdale’s Reformed String Camp play along 176, 176A Street

A group from the Reformed String Camp perform in Oasis Square on July 11, 2019. (Samantha Anderson)
Aneil Dhaliwal, 18, works out at Box2Fit gym five times a week. (Samantha Anderson)

Cloverdale Box2Fit gym, community expands

Gym that works with all ages, abilities expands to include 24-hour facility

Aneil Dhaliwal, 18, works out at Box2Fit gym five times a week. (Samantha Anderson)
Assistant Curators Jessie McLean and Pierce Smith worked together to create the Museum of Surrey’s latest Selections from Collections exhibit —a project that “pays homage to a dear colleague and beloved mentor for both.” (Museum of Surrey)

Museum of Surrey honours legacies of influential Surrey residents

Exhibit honours the work of influential community members, including the late Sue Sanderson

Assistant Curators Jessie McLean and Pierce Smith worked together to create the Museum of Surrey’s latest Selections from Collections exhibit —a project that “pays homage to a dear colleague and beloved mentor for both.” (Museum of Surrey)
William (Bill) Robinson was a familiar face at Surrey’s Heritage Rail. (Contributed)

Surrey heritage societies remember dedicated volunteer, friend

Bill Robinson passed away on July 2

William (Bill) Robinson was a familiar face at Surrey’s Heritage Rail. (Contributed)
Cloverdale’s Gavin Pooni, 15, returned from the 2019 World Junior Cup with gold. Team Canada West was undefeated in the international ball hockey tournament. (Contributed)

Cloverdale hockey player brings home gold for Team Canada

Gavin Pooni, 15, returns from Czech Republic undefeated

Cloverdale’s Gavin Pooni, 15, returned from the 2019 World Junior Cup with gold. Team Canada West was undefeated in the international ball hockey tournament. (Contributed)
The historic Anniedale School was built in 1891. The 1881 Town Hall is seen behind. Both heritage buildings were moved to the Museum of Surrey site in the fall of 2018. (Samantha Anderson)

Heritage buildings moved across Surrey last year to receive $729K in restorations

Historic Anniedale School, 1881 Town Hall will be made accessible, open to public in new year

The historic Anniedale School was built in 1891. The 1881 Town Hall is seen behind. Both heritage buildings were moved to the Museum of Surrey site in the fall of 2018. (Samantha Anderson)
A two-day festival of Indigenous art, music and culture will take place at the Museum of Surrey on July 13 and 14. (Photo courtesy Museum of Surrey)

Museum of Surrey to host two-day festival of Indigenous art, culture, music this weekend

‘Cedar Sage and Sweetgrass’ Indigenous art group organizes two day festival of ‘beautiful talent’

A two-day festival of Indigenous art, music and culture will take place at the Museum of Surrey on July 13 and 14. (Photo courtesy Museum of Surrey)
The Bee Beard Showcase is one of the Honeybee Festival’s most popular events. (Honeybee Centre / honeybeecentre.com)
The Bee Beard Showcase is one of the Honeybee Festival’s most popular events. (Honeybee Centre / honeybeecentre.com)
The Clova Theatre in downtown Cloverdale. (Samantha Anderson)

Clova Theatre, Cloverdale parks to host free movie series this summer

Iconic Clova Theatre to show films, City to host outdoor movie series

The Clova Theatre in downtown Cloverdale. (Samantha Anderson)
Surrey RCMP vehicles respond to an incident in Clayton Heights. (Curtis Kreklau / South Fraser News Services)

Langley officer fires gun in Clayton confrontation, Surrey RCMP investigate

Several police vehicles on site in Clayton Wednesday afternoon, says freelancer

Surrey RCMP vehicles respond to an incident in Clayton Heights. (Curtis Kreklau / South Fraser News Services)
Hundreds of classic cars, hot rods and vintage vehicles will come to Cloverdale on July 6 for Hot Rod Saturday. (Courtesy of Walt Wagner)

Hundreds of classic cars to cruise to Cloverdale for ‘Hot Rod Saturday’

Event co-hosted by BC Hot Rod Association, BC Vintage Truck Museum

Hundreds of classic cars, hot rods and vintage vehicles will come to Cloverdale on July 6 for Hot Rod Saturday. (Courtesy of Walt Wagner)
Cloverdale’s Fire Hall No. 8 was honoured at Surrey’s Heritage Rail’s Canada Day event this year. Surrey fire fighters attended the event and greeted community members. (Courtesy of the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society)

First-ever first responders day honours Cloverdale firefighters

Surrey’s Heritage Rail hosts Canada Day celebration

Cloverdale’s Fire Hall No. 8 was honoured at Surrey’s Heritage Rail’s Canada Day event this year. Surrey fire fighters attended the event and greeted community members. (Courtesy of the Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society)