Happy Canada Day!
Surrey’s Canada Day Celebration takes place all day today at the Bill Reid Millenium Amphitheatre in Cloverdale, with non-stop entertainment, a kids play area, food, crafts, dozens of exhibitors and a midway. The headline act on stage is Matthew Good, with a lineup that also includes Daniel Wesley, Kyprios, and many more. The Surrey RCMP will have an information booth with crime prevention resources as well as RCMP vehicles on display and officers in Red Serge. Gates open at 10 a.m. at 176 Street and 64 Avenue and fireworks, slated to start at 10:15 p.m., promise to end the day with a bang. Visit www.surrey.ca/canadaday/ for more information.
Baitur Rahman Mosque in Delta will celebrate the nation’s birthday from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 9570 River Rd. The day will include a 10 a.m. prayer, the singing of O’ Canada and remarks by dignitaries. There will also be a flag-raising ceremony.
Delta celebrates the nation's 147th birthday this evening at Chalmers Park in North Delta. The party starts at 4:30 p.m. with free crafts, games and children's activities, followed by a barbecue, with a variety of foods for purchase. At 5 p.m. the official Canada Day ceremony begins, with cake available to the first 500 people. The evening culminates with fireworks at 10 p.m. Chalmers Park is at 11400 76A Ave.