Parade

Surrey Vaisakhi parade crowd in Newton in April 2018. (File photo: Crystal Scuor)

Surrey’s Vaisakhi parade cancelled out of COVID-19 concern

Parade organizers concluded such a large gathering of people unsafe during pandemic

 

Jim Rissling gets a funny hat placed on his head during a surprise 80th birthday parade for him on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Birthday surprise comes with parade, silly hat, sweets for 80-year-old Chilliwack man

Retired conservation officer, Jim Rissling, got quite the surprise when he stepped outside his house

 

Hundreds of Summerland residents honked and waved in a show of support as they drove past the Lekhi family home on Hespeler Road on July 16. The home had been vandalized and racist graffiti had been spray painted on the walls on July 13. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

VIDEO: Parade held to show support for Okanagan family targeted by racism

Hundreds of Summerland residents drove past the Lekhi family home on the evening of July 16

 

Comox youngster Chase Petersen had a birthday party for the ages on April 28. Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: Drive-by parade for B.C. boy features superheroes, from land and sky

Chase Petersen has a “super” birthday parade

Comox youngster Chase Petersen had a birthday party for the ages on April 28. Photo by Terry Farrell
PHOTOS: Readers share their school parade photos with the Chilliwack Progress

PHOTOS: Readers share their school parade photos with the Chilliwack Progress

One teacher from Strathcona elementary wrote all the names of her students on the side of her car

PHOTOS: Readers share their school parade photos with the Chilliwack Progress
Teachers and staff from Central elementary roll their parade down Reece Avenue, honking and waving to families and students from the school on Thursday morning. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

PHOTOS: Teachers send ‘we miss you’ message to students via school parade in Chilliwack

Central elementary was one of several Chilliwack schools that held a parade for its students

Teachers and staff from Central elementary roll their parade down Reece Avenue, honking and waving to families and students from the school on Thursday morning. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Unsworth elementary. (Submitted)

Chilliwack elementary schools roll parades through their neighbourhoods, past students’ homes

Unsworth and Central are two of many schools trying to connect teachers with students in fun way

Unsworth elementary. (Submitted)