Three things to check out this weekend (Surrey, White Rock)


Donations have been streaming in for the annual yard sale and fundraiser hosted by Semiahmoo House Society’s Acquired Brain Injury Services, an event set for Saturday, July 12. All proceeds from the sale, which will include more than 20 tables of items, go toward ABI Services’ annual day trip. Check it out from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 6163 190th St., Surrey, and "help survivors live a dream."


The neighbourhood of Ocean Park is the place to be for the second annual Village Summer Festival this weekend (July 18 to 20), with an outdoor screening of The Lego Movie and live entertainment by Alanna and Brianne Fin-Morris kicking things off Friday. Vendors will be busy outdoors Saturday and Sunday, as will artists at a show at Ocean Park Hall, and there’s a "beach party" Saturday night at Ocean Park Pizza and Village Pub. The festival is an initiative of Ocean Park Business Association, online at


Cyclists will roll in for the Tour de White Rock races this weekend, starting Friday evening (July 11) with the Homelife Realty Hill Climb, which sees competitors start at the bottom of Buena Vista Avenue and Oxford Street, race up Buena Vista and finish just beyond Foster Street (puff, puff, puff…). All the details are online at

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