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“DIWALI IN BC” TO TAKE PLACE OCTOBER 14 TO NOVEMBER 16, 2017 FIVE-WEEK EVENT CELEBRATES FEMININE POWER THROUGH THEATRE, DANCE AND FILM, AND SHINES A LIGHT ON WORKS CREATED BY DIVERSE AND TALENTED WOMEN (Vancouver, BC) | Artistic Director and cultural leader Rohit Chokhani is pleased to launch Diwali in BC – a new provincial initiative aimed at making Diwali celebrations province-wide over the next five years. During its launch year, Diwali in BC will explore the artistic theme of Shakti – feminine power – through theatre, dance, film, and culturally specific workshops. The programming will feature works primarily...

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Newly renovated Newton Recreation Centre re-opens with celebration

A newly renovated Newton Recreation Centre officially re-opened on Saturday with a free community celebration. Mayor Linda Hepner and Councillor Judy Villeneuve were both in attendance to welcome attendees and provide remarks. “When Council approved the $8 million expansion of the Newton Rec Centre we had a vision in mind,” said Mayor Linda Hepner. “We wanted the new space to create a strong sense of place and generate a feeling of connection in Newton’s community.” Renovations to the centre include 410 square feet of additional lobby space, a new children’s play area, wave pool improvements, and an expanded 8,000...

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Halloween Fun Event at Central City on October 31!

Families are invited to come to Central City from 4pm to 6pm on October 31 for a spooktacular time at the centre’s free Halloween Fun Event! Kids ages 12 and under dressed in costume can take part in centre-wide trick-or-treating at participating stores (while limited treats last). Plus, families can enjoy Halloween craft activities, face-painting, balloon artists, entertainment, story-time, and more (near Winners). Visit for more...

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How do the Casinos of Surrey Stack up Against Other Major Canadian Cities?

Image: Hard Rock Casino Vancouver via Facebook It’s no secret that Canadians love to gamble. In 2015 a staggering $6,230 million of revenue was generated in the country’s casino gaming market. A lot of people play online, but there are also some fantastic brick and mortar casinos dotted about the land. How does Surrey’s casino scene stack up against the other major cities in Canada, though? Here we take a look at some of the best gambling venues to check out next time you visit this great city in British Columbia, and how they compare to spots in other...

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PHOTO: Models walk the runway wearing Chae NewYork at 2017 Vancouver Fashion Week – Day 7 on September 24, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for VFW Management INC) The final day of Vancouver Fashion Week brought a stunning variety of designs to end the week with a bang. Menswear label Adam exposed gothic black grunge with long hanging sleeves and loose silhouettes. Male models were full of attitude, with make-up to suggest bruised faces, rocking oversized silver chains and pierced black baseball caps. Graphic text featured across the collection with NOT DEAD YET printed on...

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Surrey events calendar: October 23rd – October 31st

Published 10/23/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

Surrey events calendar:
October 23rd – October 31st

Halloween Activities
Sibling Rivals Halloween Ripper
Join us at Ocean Park Hall on October 28th for the best Halloween Party in the ‘hood!

Legion of Sound is proud to present for a special Halloween Ripper one of the peninsula’s own notorious bands – The Sibling Rivals, featuring White Rock legends Jim and Rice… read more ❯

Meet Surrey Girl, Kristy Powers

Published 10/21/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

Photographer & Co- Owner of The Local Space
Grew up in: Guildford | I love SO many things about this city! As an adult I’ve lived in the Clayton/ Cloverdale area for the last decade, but growing up, Guilford was… read more ❯

Women Economic Forum-British Columbia Canada 2017 16th -19th November 2017 in Surrey, BC

Published 10/21/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

The WEF is happening in Surrey from November 16th -19th November 2017 in conjunction with the Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival: “Women Leading New Global Thinking & Change”

Women… read more ❯

Western Canada’s Only Immersive Men’s Grooming Lounge Calls Vancouver Home

Published 10/20/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

Western Canada’s only immersive men’s grooming Regal Grooming Lounge has found its home in the historic Vancouver Heritage District. A one-stop shop destination for the stylish man, Regal’s roster of services includes traditional specialty services such as hot towel shaves, fresh cuts, shoe shines, beard trimming and shaping, line-ups, and fades, as well as eyebrow shaping, sports… read more ❯

Who’s Up For A Surrey City Award This Year? We Have The Scoop!

Published 10/20/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

Reg Natarajan, Whalley, City Awards, Surrey, Taslim Jaffer

image credit: Reg Natarajan
As Surrey residents, you know that there is a lot to boast about our beautiful city – and a large part of our pride rests on our business and community leaders. In an evening of recognition, the Surrey City Awards program will honour finalists and winners from 7 major categories who each contribute to our progressive and dynamic corner of the world. We are excited to… read more ❯

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