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City Dream Centre Raising Funds to Provide Mobile Dental Care For Surrey’s Needy

Imagine driving all the way to Chilliwack, winding down a farm road and parking in the middle of a field.  Walking over bumpy grass, rounding the corner in the fading evening light and finding a scene set for a queen. In candlelight and the sweet purple glow of dusk, the fire cracked in the pit behind you.  The smell of roasted chicken and popcorn and in the distance…something vaguely cow like. Soft music is playing and the beautiful people are beginning to arrive.  They mingle among the black tie staff carrying trays of temptations.  It is the kinda of...

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City Dream Centre – From the Ground Up

I know you have heard about the new mobile dental units that are going to be on the street this fall. These moving dentist offices will be available to support the health of marginalized people. Dental care is one of the struggles that families struggling with poverty often simply can’t afford and yet dental health is one of the most important preventative measures one can take for over all health and longevity. Good dental care for children is an absolute necessity. Some families face obstacles that make it difficult to seek out that care for themselves. Sometimes it just...

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Surrey Crime Prevention Society Makes a Difference for Surrey Businesses and Residents.

Crime statistics show that crime in Surrey has decreased by 16% since 2016.  This trend continues in part because of the great work done by our local law enforcement and community volunteer groups like Surrey Crime Prevention Society Surrey Crime Prevention Society is a non-profit agency that deploys staff and volunteers enhancing community safety through a variety of programs. With over 350 volunteers and a handful of staff they assist in the recovery of stolen vehicles, report incidents to the RCMP regarding drivers under the influence, report drug transactions and assist in medical emergencies. Surrey Crime Prevention Society staff...

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10 Ways to Revitalize Whalley into an Arts and Culture Hub

Flamingo Square Art Society Takes on the Streets of Whalley The first myth of world-change is that it is something that government is in charge of or that you have to have money or be an important business person or you have to be a person of power in order to do anything meaningful.  The truth is the world-changers are people like you and me who see a need and put the pieces together to create a movement.  That movement gains momentum and the world changes before our eyes.  This is an easy guide to the steps in world...

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You won’t believe what goes on behind closed doors in this city – Surrey Board of Trade Industry Bus Tour 2017

Forget going to Hawaii this year, never mind an evening at the movies, the PNE or Disney land. For the most fun you can have in a day, you need to join the Surrey Board of Trade’s Industry Bus Tour.   I know, it sounds like something old people do but trust me, it is the bomb. Where else can you make new friends, network and promote your business, learn about your neighbours, do a sing-a-long, play trivia, get to go into secret places in City Hall, sit in the drivers seat of large machinery, watch someone crush a...

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Mom’s The Word 3: Nest 1/2 Empty Now Playing At Surrey Civic Theatres

Published 10/17/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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From the world-renowned creative team behind the Mom’s the Word series comes the next chapter in their stories of family life and strife. Mom’s the Word 3: Nest ½ Empty is about adult children, marital breakdowns and dysfunctional bodies. Life doesn’t get any prettier for these moms who unabashedly share every embarrassing detail from their lives. Filled with a-ha moments, secrets, and… read more ❯

Shivan and Narresh Presents Araki Series at AIFW SS’ 18 in association with Nexa

Published 10/15/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

Surrey604 and Raasleela by Parvesh Jai are taking you to Amazon India Fashion Week SS18! Stay tuned for stories, photos, videos and more!

The elaborate work of genius Japanese contemporary photographer, Nobuyoshi… read more ❯

Surrey Events Calendar: October 16th to October 22nd

Published 10/15/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

Surrey Events Calendar:
October 16th to October 22nd

Halloween Activities
1. Halloween Family Dance
There will be music, crafts for the kids, and prizes for the best costumes. Dress up and gather your friends and family for some festive fun. Register in advance to book your spot!

Don Christian Recreation Centre
Friday October 20 at 6pm to 9pm
Cost: $3.50 per person;… read more ❯

WATCH ‘Welcome to Surrey’ — a show about real people

Published 10/14/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

You can now watch all episodes of ‘Welcome to Surrey’ Season One (above) online.

‘Welcome to Surrey’ is a TV show launched this summer on Storyhive with the premiere held in August at Surrey City Hall. Two friends – Kashif Pasta… read more ❯

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