Saturday November 9 6:30 to 8:30 Room #1 at Surrey Recreation Center
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Join us for an Autumn Equinox Observation at the Newton Medicine Wheel with Cree Elder Grandma Amy and guests. Pot Luck Picnic to follow.
Come at 11:45 for smudging and settling in.
In case of rain please meet in Room # 4 at the Newton Ice Arena adjacent to the PLOT.
WHAT TO BRING:
Drums or rattles, a quote, plate, cup, cutlery, lawn chair and something to share.
Please dress for the weather.
This is a free community family event, all are welcome. Suitable for families and folks of all ages.
After the Sunday work party and the Indigenous Knowledge Plant Walk at the PLOT.
Thank you Francesca for Hosting!
A community member from the Katzie First Nation will share teachings on native and medicinal plants used by her ancestors on this land. Her talk will be followed by a visit to the PLOT.
We are reminded to walk slow, be mindful, and learn what it means to be stewards of the land.
This is our big event of the year.
MUSIC, FOOD, MAKERS TABLES, INTERACTIVE ART, LABYRINTH WALKS, INFO TABLES, COMMUNITY AND CULTURAL COMMUNICATIONS AND AN ART EXHIBIT OF LOCAL ARTISTS.
So come dance, play, look and listen; great stories, poems, comedy, art and music. For more information click here. A schedule will be posted soon.
*Free Public Family Event.
While this is a free event, donations will be accepted to help support future efforts with the garden. Help support us with your presence.
Join in and choose a task: ~ weed the spokes ~care for the surrounding flower garden ~paint some new sticks for the direction planters ~paint a new sign for the Medicine Wheel.
A smudge and Blessing by Grandma Amy at 2 pm
Pot Luck to follow ( BYO dishes)
*Free Public Family Event 🌸All welcome no membership needed.
You are invited to this year’s third and final event of Garden Plot Reading Series. The previous two events were rewarding for both the presenters and the participants, and this time, we are looking forward to spend an afternoon outdoors with our features listening to Wanda’s stories, Kyle’s poetry, Enrico’s songs and Katheren’s poems.
Author Wanda J. Kehewin
Poet Kyle McKillop
Performer Enrico Renz
Open Mic Opener Katheren Szabo
Host Fauzia Rafique
Saturday, August 24, 2019
2 – 4 PM
Plot Sharing Garden
71st Avenue and 137A Street, North Surrey
Located behind the Newton Arena and bus exchange.
Before & After the Readings
Make free public art buttons with Friends of the Grove
This interdisciplinary reading series offers featured presenters, time for participants to ask questions and exchange views, an open mic, refreshments, and, the opportunity to be in a tent pitched in the green surroundings of a garden and medicine wheel.
Events are free, donations are welcome.
Sister organizations: Cedar Bark Poets, Friends of the Grove, Friends of the Plot, Surrey Artists Co-Op and Surrey Muse.
Now, seeking private donations.
To donate and for more information, send us a message:
Surrey Muse At Large (SMAL)
is a project of
Surrey Muse Arts Society
We gratefully acknowledge
that we meet on the traditional territories of
the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem
Kwantlen, Qayqayt and Tsawwassen First Nations.
You are invited to the second event of Garden Plot Reading Series on Saturday, July 27th with Author Sylvia Taylor, Poet Ashok Bhargava, Artist/Performer Candice James and Open Mic Opener Helga Parekh. Our Host Rhiannon Marshall is an emerging poet who also co-organizes Cedar Bark Poets. We are set to have another great Summer afternoon, thanks to the people who came out in June to make it a warm, inspiring and engaging event.
Author Sylvia Taylor
Poet Ashok Bhargava
Performer Candice James
Open Mic Opener Helga Parekh
Host Rhiannon Marshall