Cloverdale Calendar: Fill the Truck for the Surrey Food bank and more!

The Cloverdale Reporter's community calendar listings for the week of June 8, 2016

Elements Casino in Cloverdale hosts a two-day food drive for the Surrey Food Bank June 11 and 12 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days). Accepting cash donations and non-perishable items. Receive a $5 casino food voucher with your donation.

Cloverdale Garden Club Summer Party

On Thursday June 9 , the Cloverdale Garden Club will hold their annual Summer Party and Live Auction at Clayton Community Hall, 18513 70 Ave.  The Fun starts at 7 p.m. and will run to 9 p.m.The Cloverdale Garden Club meets the second Thursday of the Month, September to June at Clayton Community Hall, 7 – 9 p.m.  Drop in fee of $3 will be waived for the auction.  Annual membership is $20. For more information contact Kris 604-574-5942.

 

The Age of Love, a touching film which looks into the lives of seniors who want to find love or companionship. Friday, June 10 at Rialto Theatre 12 to 2 p.m. Tickets $5. Call 604-541-8653. Followed by Speed Dating. White Rock/Surrey chapter of CARP Canada.

 

Concert in the Park

The Cloverdale Youth Concert Band Association presents a Concert in the Park. Join us for a concert and picnic, Friday, June 10 (6:30-8:30 p.m.) at Bill Reid Millennium Park. B&B Food Trucks will be on location.

 

Surrey Historical Society

The Surrey Historical Society meets Saturday, June 11 at 10 a.m. in the downstairs meeting room of the Surrey Archives building at 17671 56 Avenue, Cloverdale. At 11 a.m., there will be a slide show presentation, South Surrey’s Shorelines. This will be our last meeting until September. Have a safe summer. For more information, call 604-576-9734.

 

Fill the Truck food bank drive.

We are planning a two-day food drive for the Surrey Food Bank, June 11 and 12 at Elements Casino, 17755 60 Avenue from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days This is a food drive for the Surrey Food Bank. We will have a truck parked outside the main entrance to the casino. We will be accepting food and cash donations.

 

Clayton Community Garage Sale

Saturday, June 11 from  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Clayton Heights Secondary, 7003 188 Street. Featuring sale stalls, hotdogs and donuts, Hunni’s Boutique and Moonshine Dreams Pop up shop, bottle drive, Big Red’s Poutine Truck, snow cones and popcorn and much, much more. Book at stall for $20 contact claytongaragesale@gmail.com, or donate your items on June 10 at the school, from 4 to 7 p.m.

 

George Greenaway Kids Carnival

George Greenaway Elementary School is hosting a kids carnival Friday, June 17 from 2:30-5 p.m. at the school, 17285 61A Avenue. Fun for all ages! Pony rides, face painting, cake walk, and a full concession with burgers, hot dogs, candy floss and more. Admission $10 for kids under 5, $12 for ages 5 and over.

 

Tanks, Honey

On June 25 and 26 Urban Safari Rescue Society hosts the Tanks Honey sale. It’s a giant barn sale of new and used pet supplies at garage sale prices: aquariums, pumps and filters, dog leashes, water dishes, treats and toys, reptile supplies, cat supplies and more. The folks from the Honeybee Centre will be on hand Saturday, June 25 at 1 p.m. to demonstrate urban bee keeping. All proceeds towards care and feeding our 250 rescued and surrendered exotic animals. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. At 1395 176 St., South Surrey, 604-531-1100 or info at urbansafari.ca.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

VENDORS NEEDED

Vendors needed for the Cloverdale Arts and Entertainment Association’s Cloverdale Market Days, held on the last Saturday of the month in June, July, August, and September. We are closing 176 Street between 56A Avenue and 58 Avenue. Featuring arts, entertainment, and food trucks. Email cloverdalemarketdays@gmail.com or call 778-574-7004 for more information.

 

Attention seniors

Are you a senior who could use some help with grocery shopping? The Cloverdale Better at Home program is now offering accompanied grocery shopping services for seniors. Call us for more information and to sign up for this program. Call 604-536-9348 or email info-referral@comeshare.ca

 

CLUBS/GROUPS

Al-Anon Support group

Does someone you care about drink too much? You can see what it is doing to them, can you see what it is doing to you? Al-Anon can offer hope and help. We can understand as perhaps few others can.  The group meets Thursdays from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Cloverdale United Church, 17575 58A Ave., Cloverdale. Ages 19 and up. By donation. For information call 604-688-1716 or visit bcyukon-al-anon.org.

 

Food problem?

Is food a problem for you? Do you eat when you’re not hungry? Do you go on eating binges? Is your weight affecting your life? Overeaters Anonymous offers help. No fees, no dues, no weigh-ins, no diets. We are a fellowship. We meet every Thursday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Cloverdale United Church basement, 17575-58A Ave., Cloverdale. Everyone welcome.

 

Support group

Are you Gay, Bi-sexual or just not sure? Need a safe place to talk?  HOMINUM Fraser Valley  is an informal discussion and support group to help gay, bi-sexual and questioning men with the challenges of being married, separated or single.  For information and meeting location, call Art at 604-462-9813 or Don at 604-329-9760.

 

Cloverdale Lions Club

The Cloverdale Lions Club is looking for new members. Meetings are the second Thursday of the month. Please volunteer your time to assist us in serving our community. Call Terry Riley: 604-576-9248 for more information.

 

TOPS

TOPS – Take Off Pounds Sensibly – meets at 7 p.m. every Wednesday at the Cloverdale Library, 5642 176A Street, Surrey, in the upstairs meeting room. For more information, phone LInda at 604-462-9326.

 

Forget Me Not Family Society

Education, consultation, peer counselling and support to those touched by adoption. The Cloverdale Support Group meets on the second Thursday of the month, at the Cloverdale Library, 5642 165A Street, Surrey, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Open to adoptees, birth/natural parents, and adoptive parents.

 

Are you Gay, Bi-sexual or just not sure? Need a safe place to talk?  HOMINUM Fraser Valley  is an informal discussion and support group to help gay, bi-sexual and questioning men with the challenges of being married, separated or single.  For information and meeting location, call Art at 604-462-9813 or Don at 604-329-9760.

 

South Surrey Garden Club

Interested in gardening? Why not join the South Surrey Garden Club? Visitors welcome: a $3 drop in fee may be credited towards an annual membership of $20.  The club meets at 7:30 p.m. every fourth Wednesday except August and December at St. Mark’s Anglican Church, 12953 20 Ave. We have a very active and full program with great speakers, field trips and workshops. For more information, call Kathy at 604-535-8264.

 

Cloverdale Horseshoe Club

Cloverdale Horseshoe Club Pitching Season is April 1  to Sept. 31 with practice nights at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 17886 64  Ave., Cloverdale. Pitching shoes is a healthy activity for all ages. And great family fun, for more information check out our web page at www.cloverdalehorseshoeclub.com also call Jim at 604 585-6831 or Cheryl at 604-593-8193.

 

Cloverdale Senior’s Stamp Club

The Cloverdale Senior’s Stamp Club meets on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 1 p.m., at the Cloverdale Recreation Centre, 6188 176 Street. Beginner and advanced collectors welcome. For more information, contact John at 604-574-3182.

 

Parkinson’s Support Group in Langley

Parkinson Society British Columbia offers a peer support group for individuals affected by Parkinson’s disease, including caregivers, families and loved ones. The group meets on the third Friday of the month, from 1-3 p.m., at Douglas Recreation Centre, 20550 Douglas Cresc., Langley. The group offers an exchange of information along with resources, support, tips for self-care and more. Come and share your story. For more information call 1-800-668-3330, 604-662-3240 or email info@parkinson.bc.ca.

 

Old Time Dances

Sunnyside Hall, corner of 18 Avenue and 154 Street in South Surrey. Live music. All seniors welcome; at 1 p.m. every Monday, from Labour Day to the end of June. For more information phone 604-542-8449 or 604-575-8236.

 

Oneness GoGos

The Oneness Gogos of White Rock/South Surrey group is working under the auspices of the Stephen Lewis Foundation to support African grandmothers raising children orphaned by HIV/AIDS. We meet on the fourth Monday of the month 1-3 p.m. upstairs at White Rock Library, 15342 Buena Vista Ave. Newcomers welcome. For more info, email onenessgogos@gmail.com.

 

Welcome all keen gardeners!

The Cloverdale Garden Club meets the second Thursday of the month, September to June, at Clayton Community Hall, 18513 70 Avenue. Meetings run from 7 to 9 p.m. In addition to monthly speakers, we have a monthly raffle, yearly bus trip and a plant sale in May. Drop in fee $3. Yearly memberships $20 per person or $30 per family. So if you love to garden, come and join us, and meet other great gardeners. For more information phone Lynne at 604-576-6338.

 

Surrey Square Wheelers

Come square dancing every Tuesday and Wednesday with the Surrey Square Wheelers, from 7-10 p.m. at Brookswood Senior Centre, 19899 36 Avenue, Langley. For more information: visit http://surrey.squaredance.bc.ca.

 

Cloverdale Toastmasters

Toastmasters international is a non-profit organization that helps people develop public speaking, organizational and communication skills, and leadership training. Overcome your fears of public speaking. Learn how to communicate effectively. We are a fun and encouraging group that can help. Meetings are 7:15-9:15 p.m. every Wednesday at Clayton Heights Secondary, 188 St. and 70 Ave. For more info, visit cloverdale.toastmastersclubs.org.

 

Surrey Historical Society

The Surrey Historical Society meets at 10 a.m. at the Surrey Archives on the second Saturday of most months. You are welcome to hear our speakers and share your knowledge. Membership is $10/year. For details, call John at 778-294-1515.

 

Parkinson’s Caregiver Group in Langley

Parkinson Society British Columbia offers a peer support group for individuals affected by Parkinson’s disease, including caregivers, families and loved ones. The group meets on the third Friday of the month, from 1-3 p.m., at Douglas Recreation Centre, 20550 Douglas Cresc., Langley. The group offers an exchange of information along with resources, support, tips for self-care and more. Come and share your story. For more information call 1-800-668-3330, 604-662-3240 or email info@parkinson.bc.ca.

 

Cloverdale Carvers Club

The Cloverdale Carvers Club is a small group of male and female woodcarvers from all walks of life. From beginners to advanced. The club meets from September to June Tuesday evenings at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School, 6151 180 Street from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. The woodwork shop is in the back of the school. Call Jim at 604-575-7968 for more information.

 

Surrey Little Theatre

The Surrey Little Theatre invites you to get involved in the fun, whether as a volunteer or patron, there’s something for everyone at “the little theatre that could.” Email brigitte.seib@surreylittletheatre.com for more information or visit surreylittletheatre.com.

 

The Versatiles

As seniors, entertaining our community and giving back is part of what we do. We need some new blood in the group and Cloverdale is our base of operations. Give us a call at 604-613-3116 or drop in to the Cloverdale Legion any Monday at 12 noon and ask for Susie. Having fun is our priority, come see us and find out what we are all about. Our oldest member is 90 and trying for 100.

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