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Volunteers clean up invasive plant species from the Delta Nature Reserve. (Lower Mainland Green Team photo)

Happening around Delta: week of Sept. 16

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Vancouver Symphony Orchestra at Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre in 2013. The VSO returns to the theatre with an Oct. 24 concert featuring Vancouver-based pianist Robert Silverman. (File photo)

Surrey theatres reopen with cautious optimism for live events this fall

Church services, concerts and other bookings return to Bell Performing Arts Centre

 

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Happening around Delta: week of Sept. 9

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Natasha Koifman, the founder of the public relations firm NKPR, poses for a photograph in the backyard of her home in Toronto, on Thursday, August 19, 2021. When Sept. 11 comes, Koifman’s backyard will be awash with chatter and music as up to 100 guests gather for an elegant dinner meant to raise funds for Haitians to access education. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Return of events pushes hosts to address vaccination, COVID tests and masks

Different events are deciding on different pandemic measures

Natasha Koifman, the founder of the public relations firm NKPR, poses for a photograph in the backyard of her home in Toronto, on Thursday, August 19, 2021. When Sept. 11 comes, Koifman’s backyard will be awash with chatter and music as up to 100 guests gather for an elegant dinner meant to raise funds for Haitians to access education. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
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Happening around Delta: week of Sept. 2

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Happening around Delta: week of Aug. 26

Weekly events and community listings for North Delta and beyond

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Organizers Lydia Elder, John Darras, Christa Horita Kadach and Kutrina Mosch flanked by members of PFLAG Surrey at the second annual Delta Pride Picnic on Saturday, Aug. 31. (James Smith photo)

Happening around Delta: week of Aug. 19

Weekly events and community listings for North Delta and beyond

Organizers Lydia Elder, John Darras, Christa Horita Kadach and Kutrina Mosch flanked by members of PFLAG Surrey at the second annual Delta Pride Picnic on Saturday, Aug. 31. (James Smith photo)
Sandy Gerber talks about “The Secret to Successful Romantic Relationships” during the TEDxBearCreekPark event in March 2021. The event is now known as TEDxSurrey, next planned for Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, at Bell Performing Arts Centre. (Photo: YouTube.com)

The re-branded TEDxSurrey event books a February date at Bell theatre

The name change is ‘a real honour for us,’ says Alan Warburton, the event’s licensee/curator

Sandy Gerber talks about “The Secret to Successful Romantic Relationships” during the TEDxBearCreekPark event in March 2021. The event is now known as TEDxSurrey, next planned for Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, at Bell Performing Arts Centre. (Photo: YouTube.com)
(from left) Delta Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission chair Don Sangster, Coun. Dylan Kruger, Mayor George Harvie, Delta North MLA Ravi Kahlon and Delta Board of Education chair Val Windsor break ground on the new North Delta Secondary School track on Thursday, July 2, 2020. The grand opening of the now-completed track will happen this Saturday, Aug. 14 at 11 a.m. (James Smith photo)

Happening around Delta: week of Aug. 12

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(from left) Delta Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission chair Don Sangster, Coun. Dylan Kruger, Mayor George Harvie, Delta North MLA Ravi Kahlon and Delta Board of Education chair Val Windsor break ground on the new North Delta Secondary School track on Thursday, July 2, 2020. The grand opening of the now-completed track will happen this Saturday, Aug. 14 at 11 a.m. (James Smith photo)
Nearly 300 people participated in the 2019 North Delta Terry Fox Run on Sunday, Sept. 15 at Sungod Recreation Centre. Though many local events are reverting to an in-person format as COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed, the Terry Fox Run will again be held virtually when it returns on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. (James Smith photo)

In-person events returning to Delta venues

City staff report includes list of events from July 30, 2021 through to the end of 2022

Nearly 300 people participated in the 2019 North Delta Terry Fox Run on Sunday, Sept. 15 at Sungod Recreation Centre. Though many local events are reverting to an in-person format as COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed, the Terry Fox Run will again be held virtually when it returns on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. (James Smith photo)
The Tsawwassen Sun Festival returns July 30 to Aug. 2, 2021. (City of Delta photo)

Happening around Delta: week of July 29

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The Tsawwassen Sun Festival returns July 30 to Aug. 2, 2021. (City of Delta photo)
Ventriloquist Kellie Haines is performing as part of the Fraser Valley Regional Library’s Summer Reading Club July 19 to Aug. 1, 2021. Watch the latest episode at facebook.com/ReadLearnPlay. (Fraser Valley Regional Library/Facebook photo)

Happening around Delta: week of July 22

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Ventriloquist Kellie Haines is performing as part of the Fraser Valley Regional Library’s Summer Reading Club July 19 to Aug. 1, 2021. Watch the latest episode at facebook.com/ReadLearnPlay. (Fraser Valley Regional Library/Facebook photo)
Students at Sands Secondary are holding an electronic waste collection event July 10-17 in hopes of providing refurbished items for charities and, if all goes well, winning a $10,000 prize for their school. Pictured (clockwise, from top) are teachers Bryce Murray and Lindsay Viveiros, and student organizers Sumreet Kaur Bains, Parveer Singh Gill and Parneet Kaur Gill. (Submitted photo)

Happening around Delta: week of July 15

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Students at Sands Secondary are holding an electronic waste collection event July 10-17 in hopes of providing refurbished items for charities and, if all goes well, winning a $10,000 prize for their school. Pictured (clockwise, from top) are teachers Bryce Murray and Lindsay Viveiros, and student organizers Sumreet Kaur Bains, Parveer Singh Gill and Parneet Kaur Gill. (Submitted photo)
Students at Sands Secondary are holding an electronic waste collection event July 10-17 in hopes of providing refurbished items for charities and, if all goes well, winning a $10,000 prize for their school. Pictured (clockwise, from top) are teachers Bryce Murray and Lindsay Viveiros, and student organizers Sumreet Kaur Bains, Parveer Singh Gill and Parneet Kaur Gill. (Submitted photo)

Happening around Delta: week of July 3

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Students at Sands Secondary are holding an electronic waste collection event July 10-17 in hopes of providing refurbished items for charities and, if all goes well, winning a $10,000 prize for their school. Pictured (clockwise, from top) are teachers Bryce Murray and Lindsay Viveiros, and student organizers Sumreet Kaur Bains, Parveer Singh Gill and Parneet Kaur Gill. (Submitted photo)
Jon and Joan Mara pose in the Spirit Garden, backdropped by a rainbow. (Jordan Mara/Mind and Soil photo)

South Surrey Solstice Stroll set for June 26

Spirit Garden to glow with tributes in return of annual event

Jon and Joan Mara pose in the Spirit Garden, backdropped by a rainbow. (Jordan Mara/Mind and Soil photo)
FILE – The Phillips Backyard Weekender music festival drew large crowds to downtown Victoria in July 2017. (Facebook )
FILE – The Phillips Backyard Weekender music festival drew large crowds to downtown Victoria in July 2017. (Facebook )
The 2020 Delta Community Banner Contest winning entries: (from left) Delta Heritage category winner “Nature at Dawn” by Milana Lobkova, Discover Delta category winner “We Grow Food” by Mary Ann Burrows, Emerging Artist category winner “A Scenic View of Delta” by Mary Neufeld, and Aspiring Artist category winner “Hungry Heron” by Randi Cunningham. (City of Delta photos)

Happening around Delta: week of April 29

Weekly events and community listings for North Delta and beyond

The 2020 Delta Community Banner Contest winning entries: (from left) Delta Heritage category winner “Nature at Dawn” by Milana Lobkova, Discover Delta category winner “We Grow Food” by Mary Ann Burrows, Emerging Artist category winner “A Scenic View of Delta” by Mary Neufeld, and Aspiring Artist category winner “Hungry Heron” by Randi Cunningham. (City of Delta photos)
Canadian driver Paul Tracy pulls out of the pits during the morning session at the Molson Indy in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, July 26, 2003 (CP/Richard Lam)

Vancouver one step closer to hosting Formula E electric car race

The 2022 Vancouver E-Prix would be part of a three-day event focused on climate and sustainability

Canadian driver Paul Tracy pulls out of the pits during the morning session at the Molson Indy in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, July 26, 2003 (CP/Richard Lam)
Delta Fire & Emergency Services Community Liaison Marc Jubinville and Captain Dave Ayton are hosting a free workshop to teach Deltans the risks, how to make an emergency plan and what to put in your kit in the event of an emergency or disaster on April 28, 2021. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)

Happening around Delta: week of April 22

Weekly events and community listings for North Delta and beyond

Delta Fire & Emergency Services Community Liaison Marc Jubinville and Captain Dave Ayton are hosting a free workshop to teach Deltans the risks, how to make an emergency plan and what to put in your kit in the event of an emergency or disaster on April 28, 2021. (City of Delta/Twitter photo)
Canadian driver Paul Tracy pulls out of the pits during the morning session at the Molson Indy in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, July 26, 2003 (CP/Richard Lam)

Vancouver is considering hosting a Formula E race using electric cars

The race would be part of a three-day event focused on climate and sustainability

Canadian driver Paul Tracy pulls out of the pits during the morning session at the Molson Indy in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, July 26, 2003 (CP/Richard Lam)