New and seasoned moms alike know why next Sunday is a special day. And if you’re the lucky son or daughter of one of these ladies, we’re here to remind you, just in case it’s slipped your mind. That’s right. It’s Mother’s Day, that one day of the year to celebrate the woman who’s fed you, clothed you, kept you safe, and put your needs before hers, time and time again. For those who don’t have a mom to spoil, it’s also a nice opportunity to honour the surrogate mothers in our lives… the aunts, sisters, friends and fairy godmothers who’ve stepped up during tough times and played that oh-so-important role. So how in one short day, do we thank mom for a lifetime of sacrifice? Well, some quality time and a delicious meal might be a good start! If you’re not sure where to take her, here are some ideas:
3500 Morgan Creek Way
Sunday, May 10th, 10:30am and 1:30am
This brunch buffet will include a bevy of fantastic menu items… and feature a Callebaut chocolate fountain. Need we say more? Prices are as follows: Adults: $36 (includes taxes and gratuity), children ages 5-12: $19.50 (includes taxes and gratuity), no charge for children under four. To make a reservation phone (604) 531-4262.
13723 Crescent Road
May 9th and 10th, 12:00pm – 1:00pm and 2:00pm – 3:00pm
This cozy afternoon event comes complete with cucumber sandwiches and wood stove baked goodies on the verandah. Guests can tour the grounds and make cards for Mother’s Day. The cost is $15 and attendees will need to pre-register by phoning (604) 592-6956.
Cloverdale Recreation Centre, 6188 176 Street
Saturday May 9th, 11:30am to 1:30pm
Fancy a lovely afternoon of tea followed by a fun fashion show featuring this season’s fashions and style ideas for ladies over forty? Fashions will be provided by Cloverdale’s own Just Great Clothes. The cost is $10 for member and $12 for guests. To buy tickets phone (604) 598-7960 or visit http://www.surrey.ca/register.
Royal King Banquet Hall, 8158 128 Street
Sunday May 10th, 12pm – 4pm
East meets West at this inaugural Mothers Day extravaganza. Enjoy an Indian-inspired sweet and savory three course menu, followed by high tea. Dessert includes macarons, scones, cupcakes and mini tarts. The event also features pop-up shops, entertainment, prizes and a runway show from House Farola. Tickets are available at Kamals video in Surrey, Wellgroomed in Surrey, High Heel Obsession in Surrey, Main Video in Vancouver, and Universal Decor in Burnaby. Tickets are $50 in advance and $57 at the door.
17530 64 Ave
Sunday May 10th, 10am – 2pm
Feast on a delectable spread that includes assorted fresh fruits, breads and pastries, honey glazed ham and mascarpone-stuffed French bread. Now doesn’t that sound scrumptious? To reserve your table call (604) 372-0777. The cost is $21.99 for adults and $11.99 for children under ten.