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Experience the vibrancy of Filipino culture in Surrey

21sep1:00 pm4:00 pmExperience the vibrancy of Filipino culture in Surrey1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Event Details

Surrey, BC – A free family friendly celebration of Filipino culture is coming to Museum of Surrey on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 1-4 p.m., offering a day filled with Filipino dancing and music, special performances and tasty Filipino cuisine. The event is in partnership with the Surrey Public Libraries and Surrey Options Community Services.

Filipino Celebration, an event in partnership with the Surrey Public Libraries and Surrey Options Community Services, will also include a unique opportunity to learn tinikling (a traditional Philippine folk dance), bring the kids for a Tagalog and English storytelling session, make a craft and take in a Slam Poetry performance from the Filipinx community.

For those who work up an appetite from all the dancing and festivities, there is free lumpia (a savoury snack made of thin crepe pastry skin) while supplies last and food available for purchase from Shameless Buns, Grandt Kitchen and Potato Corner.

Free vaccinations will also be conducted onsite by Pharmasave DTS in partnership with Fraser Health. The vaccinations offered are MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella), TD (Tetanus Diphtheria) and Pneumovax (PPSV-23) for pneumococcal infection prevention. A Care Card is required.

About the Museum of Surrey:

Museum of Surrey is a people museum that showcases Surrey’s communities and cultures using dynamic storytelling in changing exhibits and programs that are hands-on, participatory, family friendly and fun. The Feature Gallery, TD Explore Zone, Indigenous Hall and program areas are places where visitors can learn about Surrey, share and contribute their stories, connect with each other and be engaged.

Two relocated heritage buildings, the 1891 Anniedale Schoolhouse and the 1881 Town Hall, are currently under renovation and will be open for programming and community spaces in Spring 2020.

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Time

(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location

Museum of Surrey

17710 56a Ave, Surrey BC, Canada V3S 1C9

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