Thursday, May 23 - Saturday, May 25
Surrey Arts Centre & Bear Creek Park
13750 88 Av
City of Surrey
Families with autism are invited to the Surrey International Children’s Festival! In addition to festival staff receiving Canucks Autism Network (CAN) autism training, the City of the Surrey are offering a number of opportunities for families with autism and other sensory sensitivities:
Sensory Friendly Space
Hosted by Canucks Autism Network, this space is offered for families who need a calm zone to relax, including noise-cancelling headphones (on loan), books, games and sensory toys.
• Saturday, May 25 at 9:30 am
Come early and enjoy the Festival site and select art activities before the official 10:30 start time. Access to the site and select activities is free for the duration of the festival.
Relaxed Performances of “The Comedy Magic of Rod Boss”
- Thursday, May 23 at 11:10am
- Saturday, May 25 at 11:00am
These performances are open to everyone, but are designed to be more welcoming for people who might not feel comfortable in a traditional theatre setting. Audience members with autism, people with sensory sensitivities, communication disorders or who experience anxiety will especially enjoy these shows. Purchase tickets.
See full lineup and ticket information: www.surrey.ca/childrensfestival
For questions regarding the event, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-501-5598