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Press Release: Groundhog Day 2017

Posted by: Newton BIA Staff

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– FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –

3RD ANNUAL GROUNDHOG DAY IN NEWTON!
What is your prediction!? The start of spring or 6 more weeks of winter?

Surrey, BC: Groundhog Day in Newton returns for the third year of fun. Prepare for a fun day filled with activities, treats, and live entertainment! Groundhog Day will be taking place in the Newton Grove, next to the Newton Wave Pool. Start the day with a free pancake breakfast courtesy of the Surrey RCMP; visit the crafts and games section for some fun activities provided by the Newton Community Centre. And right next to them, Friends of the Grove with free hot chocolate and cupcakes, and while you’re there why not learn a little more about these active community advocates!

What’s an event without music right? Join Lou Jack and Ginalina as we dance away the cold; and end the day with a special Groundhog themed performance by the Surrey Dance Company and Lou Jack’s prediction! Will we have 6 more weeks of winter, or an early spring?

Groundhog Day is back for another day not to be missed. The event takes place on Saturday, January 28th from 10am-12pm. Come in your pajamas and bring the whole family out for a morning filled with free activities, treats, pancakes, and entertainment.

Date: Saturday, January 28

Location: Newton Grove (next to the Newton Wave Pool / 13730 72 Ave., Surrey, BC V3W 2P4)

Time: 10am – 12pm, Groundhog Ceremony 11:30am

More information: here

 Activities:

  • Free Pancake Breakfast served by Surrey RCMP
  • Kids Zone – Crafts, Games, Face painting provided by Newton Recreation Centre
  • Cupcakes donated by Newton Safeway
  • Hot Chocolate donated by Newton Village Starbucks
  • Children’s Entertainer – Ginalina
  • Live Dance Performance by Surrey Dance Company

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About the Newton BIA: The Newton Business Improvement Association (Newton BIA) is made up of a group of property and business owners who are passionate about improving the opportunities for businesses in the Newton Town Centre by taking leadership and revitalizing the area.