Photo: surrey.ca.

Mother’s Day in Surrey: Some things to do on (and before) May 13

Crafts, tea and concerts on the calendar

How will you spend Mother’s Day on May 13?

There are several special events and activities happening Surrey this year, and some of them are posted on the city’s website.

“Before you take mom out for a nice dinner or bring her a box of chocolates, check out our list of suggestion and make memories with the leading lady in your life,” reads a “5 Sweet Mother’s Day Ideas” post at surrey.ca.

Here’s the city’s list:

1. ​”Make Mother’s Day crafts! Various recreation facilities will be hosting activities where the whole family can get creative.”

2. “Enjoy sipping fine teas at a Mother’s Day Tea Party! Locations offered are Historic Stewart Farm (space is limited; all ages welcome) and at Fleetwood Community Centre for participants ages 55+.”

3. “Go for a stroll and smell the flowers at Mother’s Day at The Glades! Advance tickets are $5 per person. Pre-registration is required and closes on Friday, May 11, 2018. Call 604-501-5100 to register or register online with the barcode #4590250.”

4. “See the talents of ballet dancers from across the Lower Mainland during the Festival du Ballet. The Ballet Festival runs from May 13 to May 16, 2018 and takes place at Surrey Arts Centre.”

5. ”If the spa is booked, take a break and bring your mom to relax in the hot tub or sauna at an indoor pool.”

Elsewhere in Surrey, a “High Tea for Hospice” fundraiser for Surrey Hospice Society celebrates Mother’s Day a weekend early, on Sunday, May 6 in atrium at Surrey City Hall. The gathering will be “an afternoon to celebrate and honour mothers. The tables will be set in traditional elegance, with fancy table linens and fine china. Flowers, music and delicious treats will provide an environment of regal refinement and beauty.” For details and tickets, visit surreyhospice.com.

On May 13, Surrey Youth Orchestra’s spring concert will be held at Chandos Pattison Auditorium, featuring a variety of group performances starting at 7 p.m. Visit surreysymphony.com for details.

Another musical event on May 13 is the Jazz Vespers concert at Northwood United Church, featuring Bill Sample and Darlne Ketchum Quartet in an hour-long showcase starting at 4 p.m., at 8855 156th St.

Just Posted

Air ambulance called to scene after report of shots fired in Abbotsford

Incident Monday afternoon in the area of Ross and Simpson roads

Surrey Mounties investigate drive-by shooting in Fleetwood

It happened Monday afternoon in the 8000-block of 153A Street. Police say no victim has been located.

18-year-old to hospital after shots fired in White Rock

Police investigating early-morning incident

UPDATE: White Rock RCMP unaffected by Surrey’s choice of police force, city says

Mayor Darryl Walker to meet with RCMP Staff Sgt. Daryl Creighton

VIDEO: Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee dies

Marvel co-creator was well-known for making cameo appearances in superhero movies

Surging Rangers beat visiting Canucks 2-1

Goalie Lundqvist ties Plante on all-time wins list

Calgary 2026 leader expects close vote in Winter Games plebiscite

Residents to choose in a non-binding vote on Tuesday whether they want city to bid on 2026 Olympics

VIDEO: Newcomer kids see first Canadian snowfall

Children arrived in Canada with their mother and two siblings last week from Eritrea

Feds dropped ball with WWI anniversary tributes: historians

Wrote one historian: ‘Other than the Vimy Ridge celebration … I think they have done a very bad job’

Sides ‘far apart’ in Canada Post talks despite mediation, says union

The lack of a breakthrough means rotating strikes will resume Tuesday

Feds’ appeal of solitary confinement decision in B.C. to be heard

Judge ruled in January that indefinite such confinement is unconstitutional, causes permanent harm

Touching note left on Lower Mainland veteran’s windshield

A veteran is hoping the writers of a note know how much he was touched by their kind words.

B.C. health care payroll tax approved, takes effect Jan. 1

Employers calculating cost, including property taxes increases

Most Read