Smiley Frogtographer entertains Hayley Torrens

Smiley Frogtographer entertains Hayley Torrens

All smiles at the Surrey Children’s Festival

Ninth-annual kids' event at Bear Creek Park and Surrey Arts Centre continues through May 25.

The ninth-annual Surrey Children’s Festival began Thursday (May 23) and continues today from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Saturday (May 25) from 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Bear Creek Park, 13750 88 Ave.

This year’s line-up of performers ranges from a preschool performance from Australia, Grug, and Alberta circus performers The Chairmen.

Medicine Bear is dance theatre from Toronto, while Grand Dérangement gets kids moving with Acadian music from Nova Scotia.

The Spirit of Harriet Tubman from Ontario and a film from the U.K., The Itch of the Golden Nit, round out festival ticketed performances.

Six ticketed headline performances are $10 each and an all-access pass is available on Saturday for $12 to all the performances (subject to availability) and activities on site.

Entrance to the festival is free, as are many community performances and art activities.

Tickets are on sale at the Surrey Arts Centre box office or by calling 604-501-5566

For full details, visit www.surrey.ca/childrensfestival

Surrey North Delta Leader