THREE THINGS TO DO: Sheep to Shawl at Surrey Museum

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1. On Saturday (May 14), three local weaving guilds will face off in a competition to card wool, spin it into yarn and weave it into beautiful shawls, all within four hours. Yes, it’s time again for the Sheep to Shawl event at Surrey Museum. Several sheep will be there for families to enjoy and learn about. Take in a rare sheep-sheering demonstration (at 1 and 2:30 p.m.) or one of the other interactive activities, for all ages. The winning guild will be announced at 4 p.m.; the museum is located at 17710 56A Ave. in Cloverdale.

2. Surrey Youth Orchestras tunes up for its 40th-anniversary celebration concert on Sunday (May 15), starting at 7 p.m. at Fraser Heights’ Chandos Pattison Auditorium, at 10238 168th St., Surrey. The 125 member SYO will perform in the year-end concert, which will feature music by Handel, Beethoven, Saint-Saën and more. A highlight of the concert will be the return of founder and retired conductor Lucille Lewis. Visit Surreysymphony.com.

3. Boxing comes to the renovated Cloverdale Legion auditorium on Sunday (May 15) in a yearly tribute to Jimmy Gallagher, an amateur boxing official, coach and longtime Legion member who died in 2012. The event serves as a fundraiser for local youth involved in boxing. The action starts at 2 p.m. at 17567 57th Ave., and ticket prices range from $5 to the front-row fee of $15. For more details, visit Cloverdale.bc.ca/legion or call 604-574-5300.

Tom Zillich

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