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SURREY HEALTH EXPO: FIRST MAINSTREAM TRADESHOW FOCUSING ON HEALTH, WELLNESS, BEAUTY & FITNESS LAUNCHES ON SATURDAY JUNE 23RD

Surrey, BC – After many years of producing health-focused trade shows specifically for the South Asian community in Surrey, local business woman Rina Gill is finally executing her broader vision of launching Surrey’s first mainstream trade show focusing on the health, wellness, beauty and fitness industry. This soft launch event will cater to the community as a whole.

Applebarn is Back Open Come August!

Applebarn at Taves Family Farm – Opens on August 17th!

Get ready for August, because the Applebarn is officially back open!!!

About Taves Family Farm
We care about the future of our land, our children, and community. For this reason, we will always grow and share farm-to-table foods that we are proud of and a taste of the country as we invite you to visit our farm in the fall. Bring your family to the Applebarn for fresh-pressed apple cider, hayrides, a Corn Quest Maze, U-Pick apple orchards, pumpkin patch, petting barn, Farmville, Pedal Karts, and so much more!

CANUCK PLACE TO HOST BREAKFAST EVENT TO CELEBRATE THE EXPANSION OF SERVICES AT CANUCK PLACE

CANUCK PLACE TO HOST BREAKFAST EVENT TO CELEBRATE THE EXPANSION OF SERVICES AT CANUCK PLACE – DAVE LEDE HOUSE IN ABBOTSFORD

 On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice will host donors, sponsors and supporters at A Breakfast with Friends at their second provincial location, Canuck Place – Dave Lede House in Abbotsford to celebrate the expansion of clinical services which now includes the opening of medical beds.

This event honours the cherished community of Canuck Place donors in the Fraser Valley who have made this expansion possible with a delicious home-cooked meal in the Canuck Place kitchen, an interactive panel discussion with the Canuck Place clinical team, as well as remarks from Mayor Henry Braun and a local Canuck Place family who recently received inpatient care at the hospice.

For the past few years, Canuck Place – Dave Lede House has operated much-needed outpatient and community services. This expansion includes inpatient care at the Abbotsford hospice with medical beds, as well as an increase in clinical consultations in the home to support families where they need it the most.

EVENT:  A Breakfast with Friends

DATE: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

LOCATION:   Canuck Place Children’s Hospice – Dave Lede House – 32722 Marshall Road

TIME: Doors open at 8:00 am
Media availability 8:00 am to 9:30 am at Dave Lede House

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Canuck Place Children’s Hospice is British Columbia’s pediatric palliative care provider. Over 715 newborns, children and teens with life-threatening illnesses and their families receive care from CPCH through outreach programs and two provincial hospice locations; Vancouver and Abbotsford. Services include clinical respite and family support, pain and symptom management, 24-hour phone consultation support and in-house clinical care, art and education, recreation therapy, grief and loss counselling and end-of-life care. Through the investment of the community and our talented team and over 300 energetic volunteers, we make a lasting difference in the lives of children and the families who love them. For more information, please visit www.canuckplace.org

Surrey Festival of Volunteers

Surrey Festival of Volunteers

Community Volunteer Connections is hosting a Volunteer Fest this Sunday at Central City!

You’re invited to attend the Surrey Volunteer Festival at Central City from 11 am to 4 pm on May 27!  If you’ve been wanting to volunteer but aren’t sure where to start, this is where you’ll want to be.  Hosted by Community Volunteer Connections, the free event will also feature live entertainment throughout the day and a draw for a $200 Central City shopping spree!  For more information, visitwww.centralcity.ca  or  www.volunteerconnections.net.

Get Filthy Clean at Foam Fest in Abbotsford

GET FILTHY CLEAN AT
FOAM FEST
Events Across Canada

(Canada) Muddy, foamy, and loaded with fun, 5K Foam Fest is coming to Canada, starting in Abbotsford, BC on June 2nd.
As part of 365 Sport Inc.’s 2018 national tour, 5K Foam Fest will be held across Canada in 15 locations starting on the West Coast.
  • Abbotsford, BC on June 2
  • Nanaimo, BC on June 9
  • Sun Peaks, BC on June 16
  • Red Deer, AB on June 23
  • Medicine Hat, AB on June 30
  • Leduc, AB on July 7
  • Regina, SK on July 14
  • Toronto, ON on July 21
  • Ottawa, ON on July 28
  • Wasaga Beach, ON on August 11
  • London, ON on August 18
  • Belleville ON, on August 25
  • Quebec City, QC on September 1
  • Moncton, NB on September 8
  • Corner Brook, NL on September 15
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With over 22 obstacles, 2.5 million cubic feet of foam, mucky mud pits, kids’ zone, 20-foot ‘sky fall’ drop, bouncy castles, the world’s tallest portable inflatable waterslide, food and drink vendors, and an on-site DJ, everyone can participate in good clean fun. This all-ages event is about funcore, not hardcore. Participants can Walk it, Charge it, Run it, Fun it!

Maan Farms Mother’s Day MOMosas & Somosas!

In honour of Mother’s Day, join Maan Farm’s for Brunch on The Farm to celebrate all Mamas!

Upon arrival, you will receive their signature berry MOMosa handcrafted with our award winnning wine.

They will be serving Mama Maan’s famous berry crepes topped with delicious whipped cream. For their savory sensations they will also be offering a wide variety of homemade samosas.

A selection of beverages will be available such as Mama Maan’s Traditional Chai Tea, coffee and signature berry lemonade.

And guess what?! Admission to the farm will be free for all Mamas!

Bring your mom, daughter, sister, friend or group of loved ones and enjoy a beautiful day on the farm.

​What’s Included:

  • A delicious crepe filled with strawberries and topped with whipped cream
  • ​A selection of 4 assorted varieties of Mama Maan’s infamous Somosas​.
  • ​For MOMosa ticket holders, MOMosas are made with our handcrafted berry dessert wine

  • Traditional Indian Chai Tea, Coffee & Berry Lemonade

​Brunch Details:

  • Please be advised a seating schedule will be in effect
  • All br​unch tickets are available only for the specific time and day selected. No exceptions.
  • ​Each seating time is valid for up to 1.5 hours.​

  • Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable.
  • ​To purchase a MOMosa Brunch ticket, you must be 19+

LOCATION
Maan Farms
790 McKenzie Road
Abbotsford, BC V2S 7N4

Please be advised a seating schedule will be in effect. 
Tickeholders who purchased MOMosa tickets must bring 2 pieces of valid government issued id.

To purchase tickets please visit: Maan Farm’s 
Price range: from $20 – $26
Date: 
May 12 – 13

Maan Farms Goat Yoga Experience

Yes you heard us right – goats and yoga in the same sentence… Goat Yoga is a new offering to Maan Farms and the Fraser Valley. Come and enjoy this unique wellness experience and spend time with our cuddly goats!

This is exactly what it sounds like – YOGA with GOATS Whether you are an avid Yoga goer or you’ve never done a class, our instructor and goats will make sure the class fits your needs!

Jane’s Walk Through Abbotsford

Start the first weekend of May with Jane’s Walk throughout Abbotsford!

The second annual Jane’s Walk in Abbotsford is scheduled from May 4 to 6, 2018 at various locations throughout the  Abbotsford community. Jane’s Walk, inspired by internationally renowned visionary planner, Jane Jacobs, is a series of free neighborhood walking tours that help people get in touch with each other and where they live. It’s about bridging social and geographic gaps and creating space for cities to discover themselves.

CELEBRATE BC GREENHOUSE GROWN!! BC VEGGIE DAYS APRIL 27 TO MAY 5TH!

GET YOUR VEGGIE ON!

NEW! Ag in the Classroom Tours

Calling all teachers!

In partnership with BC Agriculture in the Classroom to bring teachers and their students to see just how a greenhouse works! On May 1st and 3rd, greenhouses in Abbotsford, Aldergrove, Delta and Surrey will open their doors to offer educational tours for grades 4-12 in celebration of BC Greenhouse Veggie Days. The greenhouse tours have been designed to make curriculum connections for Food Studies, Culinary Arts, Sciences, Careers, Entrepreneurship, and Marketing.