Tom Zillich

Surrey Eagles captain Jimmy Darby models the BC Hockey League team’s new retro jersey at South Surrey Arena. (photo courtesy Surrey Eagles)

Surrey Eagles reveal ‘faux-back’ jersey inspired by city’s old ‘Welcome to Surrey’ signs

‘We opted for a more vintage style, but something fresh that hasn’t really been worn before’

Surrey Eagles captain Jimmy Darby models the BC Hockey League team’s new retro jersey at South Surrey Arena. (photo courtesy Surrey Eagles)
Pianist Robert Silverman in a photo posted to robert-silverman.com.

All-Bach ‘treasure trove’ for pianist Silverman, who kicks off VSO’s ‘Surrey Nights’ concerts

The Vancouverite has curated a selection of Bach works, studied and honed through the pandemic

Pianist Robert Silverman in a photo posted to robert-silverman.com.
Alexandra Hall is where the Paranormal Spectrum Investigations event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 23, at Alexandra Neighbourhood House in South Surrey. (submitted photo)

‘Spooky’ events at Surrey’s historic ‘Camp Alex’ leading up to Halloween

Paranormal Spectrum Investigations hosts event Oct. 23, followed by Beach House Theatre’s ‘Haunting Tales’

Alexandra Hall is where the Paranormal Spectrum Investigations event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 23, at Alexandra Neighbourhood House in South Surrey. (submitted photo)
Surrey resident Ryker Slaney, 7, with “Captain Starlight” aboard a Rocky Mountaineer train during a recent trip hosted by Starlight Children’s Foundation. (submitted photo)

‘Special’ train trip for Surrey boy living with kidney failure and isolated by pandemic

Journey through the Rockies was ‘something we didn’t think we would get to do because we are stuck at home so often,’ mom says

Surrey resident Ryker Slaney, 7, with “Captain Starlight” aboard a Rocky Mountaineer train during a recent trip hosted by Starlight Children’s Foundation. (submitted photo)
Surrey-based musician Richard Tichelman sings a cover of Starship’s hit song “We Built This City” during an online broadcast of Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 12. (YouTube photo)

‘We Built This City’: A new project pushes Surrey as ‘Canada’s up-and-coming Music City’

Two separate Surrey Music directories are part of the city’s new Surrey Music Strategy

Surrey-based musician Richard Tichelman sings a cover of Starship’s hit song “We Built This City” during an online broadcast of Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 12. (YouTube photo)
The 88th Avenue entrance to Surrey’s Bear Creek Park, as seen on google.com.

Three separate attacks on women in Surrey lead to police alert

In each incident in Whalley and Newton, a woman was walking alone and grabbed from behind by an unknown man

The 88th Avenue entrance to Surrey’s Bear Creek Park, as seen on google.com.
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‘Festive light extravaganza’ coming to Surrey in December, with COVID vax pass mandatory

Lumagica planned at Cloverdale Fairgrounds, and Glow is a go in Langley as a drive-through event

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Artist Simranpreet Anand with her work at Vancouver Art Gallery, in the current “Vancouver Special: Disorientations and Echo” exhibit. (submitted photo)

Surrey artist Anand among 3 in Canada awarded Hnatyshyn Foundation prize

‘Being acknowledged like this is pretty incredible, and it motivates me to keep working’

Artist Simranpreet Anand with her work at Vancouver Art Gallery, in the current “Vancouver Special: Disorientations and Echo” exhibit. (submitted photo)
The Bear Creek Park Lights display in Surrey. (Photo: surrey.ca)

Surrey’s free Bear Creek Park Lights event returns with limited, pre-booked tickets

In November, the light and audio displays ‘will dazzle your senses with illuminated natural landscapes’

The Bear Creek Park Lights display in Surrey. (Photo: surrey.ca)
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Richard Tichelman sings a cover of Starship’s hit song “We Built This City” during an online broadcast of Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 12. (YouTube image)

Surrey Arts & Business Awards for Ero, Johal, Randhawa and Fraser Valley Musical Theatre

Broadcaster Keri Adams returned to emcee the event, online for a second year

Richard Tichelman sings a cover of Starship’s hit song “We Built This City” during an online broadcast of Surrey Arts & Business Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 12. (YouTube image)
Langley Rivermen team owner John Henderson presents the Sharma family with Ronin’s last game-worn jersey Friday, Oct. 8, at George Preston Recreation Centre in Langley. (Photo: Garrett James, via twitter.com/LangleyRivermen)

Langley hockey team honours Surrey’s Sharma on what would have been 17th birthday

BCHL franchise saluted the forward prior to their season-opening game

Langley Rivermen team owner John Henderson presents the Sharma family with Ronin’s last game-worn jersey Friday, Oct. 8, at George Preston Recreation Centre in Langley. (Photo: Garrett James, via twitter.com/LangleyRivermen)
A poster for the Christmas movie “Home Alone.”

Christmas concerts coming to Surrey, plus VSO’s ‘Home Alone’ movie/music at Orpheum

Surrey Arts Centre calendar includes the return of Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir in December

A poster for the Christmas movie “Home Alone.”
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For 50+ adults, Surrey’s fall ‘TALK’ subjects focus on policing, artist Monet and more

The courses are ‘ideal’ for retirees who want to continue learning

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Singer Ben Klein entertains residents at Czorny Alzheimer Centre in Surrey on Wednesday, Oct. 6, during an outdoor concert brought there by Rick’s Heart Foundation. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Concerts return to Surrey care home, thanks to an organization that brings the music

‘To have high-level entertainment like this, it’s very special,’ says Czorny Alzheimer Centre’s rec director

Singer Ben Klein entertains residents at Czorny Alzheimer Centre in Surrey on Wednesday, Oct. 6, during an outdoor concert brought there by Rick’s Heart Foundation. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Two Girl Guides, right, explore Surrey Central SkyTrain Station during an outing on Oct. 3. (submitted photo)

PHOTOS: Girl Guides explore Surrey SkyTrain station to learn about public transit system

The outing was co-hosted by BC Girl Guides and TransLink

Two Girl Guides, right, explore Surrey Central SkyTrain Station during an outing on Oct. 3. (submitted photo)
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Surrey’s Shakti festival to show five films online over two days, Oct. 15-16

The word ‘shakti’ means ‘the female principle of divine energy, especially when personified as the supreme deity’

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Wearing smiley-face masks, party guests celebrate the 111th birthday of JaHyung Lee (seated) at his Surrey-area retirement home on Sept. 23. (Photo: facebook.com/amenidahomecare)

In Surrey, Canada’s oldest man celebrates 111th birthday with words of advice for party-goers

‘Exercise daily, smile often, surround yourself with good people, practice your faith,’ says JaHyung Lee

Wearing smiley-face masks, party guests celebrate the 111th birthday of JaHyung Lee (seated) at his Surrey-area retirement home on Sept. 23. (Photo: facebook.com/amenidahomecare)
Team B.C. (left) in action during the 2019 WHL Cup. (Photo: whl.ca)

Five Surrey players on B.C.’s WHL Cup team, signaling selection in league’s prospects draft

‘After claiming bronze in 2019, B.C. will field a strong roster once again’ in Red Deer starting Oct. 20

Team B.C. (left) in action during the 2019 WHL Cup. (Photo: whl.ca)
Retired hockey player Gino Odjick (on screen) and other 2021 BC Sports Hall of Fame inductees at Surrey Arts Centre Thursday (Oct. 7) during an induction announcement hosted by five-time Olympian Charmaine Crooks (left). (Photo: Tom Zillich)

UPDATE: Ex-Canuck Odjick, wrestler Kiniski now in BC Sports Hall of Fame, with 10 others

Class of 2021 inductees announced at Surrey Arts Centre on Oct. 7

Retired hockey player Gino Odjick (on screen) and other 2021 BC Sports Hall of Fame inductees at Surrey Arts Centre Thursday (Oct. 7) during an induction announcement hosted by five-time Olympian Charmaine Crooks (left). (Photo: Tom Zillich)