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April 20-22, 2018


For many thousands of years, Vaisakhi has been the time when farmers have put their sickles to harvest and celebrated the coming of a new year. Since 1699, the Sikhs have had a further reason to celebrate at this time of the year. Now Vaisakhi is celebrated with even more energy, pomp and fanfare. It has become a holy day to mark the birth of the Khalsa fraternity. And so 300+ years on, this tradition continues with much gaiety, vigour and enthusiasm. Sikhs worldwide will spend much time remembering this most important day in their religious calendar – the day the Khalsa was created.

Vaisakhi Parade, which begins at the Gurdwara Dashmesh Darbar Temple (12885 85th Avenue in Surrey). The parade, which features a variety of floats, community groups, live music and dancers and performers travels along 124th Street, turns left onto 75th Avenue, continues on 76th Avenue, onto 128th Street, then back to the Temple.

(click here for Vaisakhi Parade website)

I hope that you'll wander over to the orchard this Saturday--so much happening in Ocean Park. The Seed Library at the OP Library, the Community Garage Sale, and 3 events in one at the orchard.


As a resident + Realtor® in Ocean Park, I am always looking for ways to help our community. Traditions are a great way to keep a community connected and strong. So, what’s better than to start something that is annual, helps our neighbours + clears the clutter? Let’s do some SPRING CLEANING!

Were you thinking of having a garage sale this Spring? Register today and let us do the rest of the work. We will do all the local advertising + social media, we will create maps with a legend and we will put up the signs for you!

All you have to do is register your address with us (for the map + legend), gather all the items you would like to sell, set up at your home on the day and we will take care of the rest.

Maps showing the locations of each home participating will be made and distributed to customers in front of Ethical Addictions on April 21st from 8:30am – 12pm.

Sale maps will also be dropped off to each home participating on the sale day. Please encourage customers without a map to take one so that all sales have a chance to attract customers, not only the sales in higher traffic areas.

(click here to register - more information)




This Friday




Friday April 20, 2018
Doors 6:00 pm | music 7:00 pm

If you know and admire the styles and music of the great piano blues men, then you are in the right place to discover Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne.
This 3-time Juno Award winner/nominee and a multi Maple Blues Award winner is hailed by LIVING BLUES magazine as “an artist bringing the piano back to the front ranks of contemporary Blues“. After dozens of other international awards, the legendary Blues and Boogie-Woogie piano master Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne was inducted on August 9, 2017 into the Boogie Woogie Piano Hall of Fame at the Arches Piano Stage while performing at the Cincy Blues Festival in Cincinnati, Ohio.

(get your tickets here)


Saturday April 21

Aldergrove’s Coghlan Hall proudly presents ...BBQ n’ BLUES night!
Featuring: Memphis Mike’s Southern-style BBQ ~ followed by GREaT BLUES with special guest David ‘boxcar’ Gates and an allstar set with bluesman Randal Crow and friends!
Mike’s Southern-Style BBQ Food Truck opens at 5pm, so come on down and feast on the BEST BBQ in the Valley ...admission is just FIVE BUCK (min donation) all of which goes to the musicians and the hall society ~ but reservations are a must by emailing:
Coghlan Hall is at:
6795 - 256th St, Aldergrove

Special musical guest DAVID Boxcar GATES. GEt your tickets today.



Friday @ CLUB 240 Ocean Park Legion


City of Langley - EARTH DAY

Bring your picnic blanket or lawn chair, and join City Council, musician Jessica Barbour, and the Vancouver Green Team volunteers in celebrating Earth Day by planting of native trees and plants in the park. The Langley Youth Committee will be providing a pancake breakfast by cash donation and selling boxes of Krispy Kreme donuts for $10 in support of Youth Week.
Pancake Picnic in the Park – Hunter Park Grand Reopening
Saturday April 21 10 AM · Hunter Park
19959 45A Avenue Langley


April 21 - 10:00am-2:00pm
Semiahmoo Shopping Centre
1710 152 Street, Surrey

The Surrey RCMP and Super Save Shredding invite you to a free Shred-a-Thon. Bring your documents for on-site shredding and get information on preventing identity theft. Donations of cash or non-perishable food for the Sources South Surrey Food Bank are welcome.











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