Jazz Vespers at Northwood United Church: Hour-long concert events on second and fourth Sundays at church, 8855 156th St., Surrey, 4 p.m. start, Northwood-united.org.
The Westcoast Harmony Chorus in concert, 7 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at Crossroads United Church, 7655 120th S., Delta. Tickets $15 from 604-596-1362 or 778-593-1943. Info: Westcoastsings.com, Crossroads-united-church.ca.
Universal Gospel Choir in concert Saturday, May 14, 7:30 pm, at White Rock Baptist Church, 1657 140th St., Surrey. Tickets $20 adults, $10 Child (12 and under). “Universal Gospel Choir is a 100 member, community-based Vancouver choir. A group of singers passionate about raising the roof with all genres of music. This choir event is in support of the WRSS Hospice Society end of life and grief support programs.” Info: Theresa Robson, 604-531-7484.
Surrey Youth Orchestras 40th Anniversary Celebration Concert on Sunday, May 15 from 7-9 pm at Chandos Pattison Auditorium, 10238 168 St., Surrey. Tickets $18/adults, $12/alumni, students, seniors. “Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, the 125-member Surrey Youth Orchestras perform in the year-end concert with the young musicians performing music by Handel, Beethoven, Saint-Saën and more. A highlight of the concert will be the return of founder and retired conductor Lucille Lewis to lead the alumni orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s grand ‘March Slave, Op. 31.’ Info: Surreysymphony.com.
FVDED in the Park: Annual festival features cutting-edge music on three stages at Surrey’s Holland Park on July 2 and 3, featuring Jack Ü, Zedd, Travis Scott, Bryson Tiller and more. All ages, with 19+ VIP area. Event produced by Blueprint Events/Live Nation Canada. Tickets and info: Fvdedinthepark.com.
Mother’s Day pancake breakfast and plant sale hosted by North Surrey Lions Club on Sunday, May 8 at Kennedy community hall, 8870 Scott Road, Surrey, from 8 to 11 a.m. Breakfast is by donation, all proceeds to Lions’ charities. This is a 55th annual event.
Cloverdale United Church hosts Mother’s Day Spring Tea & Sale on Saturday, May 7 from 10 am to 2 p.m. Plants and hanging baskets for sale, lunch will be served from 11 am. Everyone welcome.
“I Heart Mom” event at Surrey Museum on Saturday, May 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. All ages, by donation. “From the beginning of Mother’s Day in 1908, cards and flowers have been presented to moms as a thank you for their love and dedication to their families. Create your own card or bookmark for Mom with pressed flowers.” Info: 604-592-6956.
Mother’s Day Tea events at Historic Stewart Farm on May 7-8. “Treat mum like the queen she is with tea at the Farm. Nibble cucumber sandwiches, indulge in sweets and scones baked in the wood stove, and make a card for Mom.” Fee $15, call 604-592-6956.
North Surrey Lions Club Annual Spring Fundraising Dinner, held in support of SOS Children’s Village, B.C., on Friday, May 6 at Eaglequest Coyote Creek Golf Club, 7778 152nd St, Surrey. No Host Bar from 6 pm, Buffet Dinner at 7 pm. Also silent auction, Reverse Draw for $1,000, 50/50 draws. Tickets are $65, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seaquam Secondary grad 2016 Five-in-One sale/drive on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school in North Delta, 11584 Lyon Rd. Hanging baskets for sale, bottle and clothing drives, car wash and trunk sale (rent a parking space in the back school lot for $10 and open up your trunk/set up a table and sell your wares, in flea market setting), plus concession. Info: Facebook.com/events/1605053183140782.
Tartan Pride Celtic Night on Saturday, May 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Cloverdale Catholic Parish Hall, 17475 59th Ave. Tickets $16 for adult, $10 for child 12 & under. Tartan Pride will once again host a night of Celtic fun and entertainment. This has become a popular annual event for all ages. Tartan Pride is a unique team of Premier Highland dancers from the Joan Murray School of Dance in Cloverdale.” Blackthorn and the Vancouver Police Pipe Band will be guest performers. Info: Tartanpride.ca, 604-576-1619.
Port Kells Church 20th-anniversary event Sunday, May 1 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at 19131 88th Ave., Surrey. “The Port Kells Congregational Church has been active in the community since 1888 and our current building is turning 20 years old this spring. Come and join us and enjoy a service of celebration together with past members, pastors, friends and family. Light refreshments, coffee and cake to follow.” Info at Facebook.com/PortKellsChurch.
Customer Appreciation Day at Innovative Audio store in Newton on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 13255 78th Ave. “Free hot dogs, great deals on records and audio gear, no tax on any purchase.” Info: 604-594-9575.
IC Delta Community Fair 2016 on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 8842 119 St., Delta. Free admission. “Proceeds from this fair will be directed toward the seismic upgrade fund for the buildings as well as purchasing educational items (ie technology devices such as chrome books, smart boards etc.) for the children of the school.” Food vendors on site (email email@example.com). Info: Icdelta.ca.
Delta Arts Council open mic night at Firehall Centre for the Arts (11489 84th Ave., North Delta) on last Friday of each month. “Open Mic gives local talent the opportunity to share and showcase.” Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $4/person at the door. Info: Deltaartscouncil.ca.
Surrey Festival of Dance celebrates its 50th anniversary during annual event at Surrey Arts Centre. “No Borders Group Dance Challenge on May 14, along with Honour Awards event. Info: Surreyfestival.com.
Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair: Annual event returns to Cloverdale Fairgrounds from May 20-23, featuring rodeo events at the Stetson Bowl plus live entertainment, food, rides, attractions and much more. The BC Country Music Association (BCCMA) will be hosting a meet-and-greet in its pavilion this year, with more than 50 artists performing, plus World Freestyle Round-Up skateboarders, West Coast Lumberjack Show. Info: Cloverdalerodeo.com.
Surrey International Children’s Festival: 12th annual event held from May 26-28 at Surrey Arts Centre and Bear Creek Park. Free site entrance, some ticketed shows. For show info, visit Surrey.ca/childrensfestival.
The Grape & The Grain Festival on Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29 at Bill Reid Millennium Amphtheatre at Cloverdale Fairgrounds. A 19+ event, tickets range from $45 to $125. Phoenix Productions hosts event dedicated to beer, wine and spirits from B.C. and beyond. “Festival-goers can stroll through the laneways from district to district sampling various liquors and learning tips of the trade. Combined with local musicians, artists and award-winning food trucks, this fun and unique festival is not to be missed.” Info: Thegrapeandthegrain.ca.
“Midget Time 5” wrestling event hosted by Allstar Wrestling on Friday, April 29 at Cloverdale Fairgrounds at the Alice Mckay Building, 6050 176 St., Surrey, Bell at 7:30pm. Featuring the midget wrestling warriors Short Sleeve Sampson and Little Prince Akeem. Tickets are $20/$15, via Allstarwrestling.ca, 604-710-0872.
Peacock Bar & Grill: Live music, open-mic nights (Tues./Thurs.) and more at all-ages venue in Whalley, 10257 King George Blvd. Info: 604-584-1388, Peacockbar-grill.com.
Donegal’s Irish House: Live music Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 12054 96th Ave., Surrey. Info: 604-584-2112, Donegalspub.com/events.html.
Escape bar at Elements Casino: Live music and more on select nights at 300-seat licensed venue, 17755 60th Ave., Cloverdale. Info: Elementscasino.com.
The Taphouse Guildford: Upscale music/sports bar, 15330 102A Ave., Surrey. Tuesday: Acoustic Night, 8 p.m. Wednesday: “Almost Famous Karaoke”; Friday/Saturday: live cover bands. Info: 604-583-8828, Thetaphouse.ca.
Pancho’s Top 40 Rock Club: Live top 40 and classic rock. Tuesday karaoke, Thursday jam night. At 10768 King George Blvd., Surrey, 604-583-3536. Band and special-event info: Panchosnightclub.com.
Dublin Crossing: Live music four nights a week at 18789 Fraser Hwy., Surrey. 604-575-5470, Dublincrossing.com.
Central City Brewing Co.: Live music on select nights at restaurant/bar, 13450 102nd Ave., at Central City, Surrey. Info: 604-582-6620, Centralcitybrewing.com.
International Dance Day Celebration hosted by Diskordanse company of Surrey, on April 29 at Surrey Arts Centre starting at 7 p.m., featuring “Blueprint to a Better Place.” Performances by XBa Dance Co., SKUD Zavicaj Vancouver, Keri’s Scottish Highland Dance, Hardeep Singh Sahota and his Royal Academy of Bhangra, others. Tickets $20, 604-501-5566, Tickets.surrey.ca. Event info: Diskordanse.ca.
“Outbreak 2016”: 8th annual dance competition involving Surrey high school dance students will be held on Saturday April 30 at Chandos Pattison Theatre, 10238 168th St., Surrey. Tickets will be available at the door for $15 each and doors open to the public at 11:30am. The show begins at noon. “The show features over 500 local performers in beginner to advanced Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary and Bhangra routines. Many student groups begin preparing for this event in September and train year-long to represent their school.” Info: Sullivandance.webnode.com.
“Coalesce”: New work by Surrey-based Diskordanse company staged June 4 at Surrey Arts Centre. “In a steampunk-meets-supervillain world, the performers tread lightly between fantasy and a possible reality as they journey through glimpses of one’s psyche.” Tickets and info: Diskordanse.ca, Tickets.surrey.ca.
“Private Lives”: White Rock Players Club stages comedy about honeymooning couples, to April 30 at Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd., White Rock. Tickets range from $10 to $22 via Whiterockplayers.ca.
“The Last Lifeboat”: Drama about the ‘Titanic’ and its builder staged by Surrey Little Theatre company, to May 14. “This story deals not only with the disaster itself, but the sensationalized trials and the aftermath of an event that changed the world forever.” Tickets and info: Surreylittletheatre.com.
Walk With Your Doc event Tuesday, May 10 from 6-7 p.m. at Bear Creek Park, Surrey. “Join family doctors from Surrey and North Delta as we walk-the-talk and celebrate Move for Health Day by walking in Bear Creek Park. Sign up for this free, family-friendly walk at Walkwithyourdoc.ca and receive a pedometer for registering. Plus, by joining the walk you can enter to win prizes to encourage healthy living, including a FitBit.”
Surrey International Folk Dancing meets Thursdays from 7 to 10 pm at Walnut Road Elementary, 16152 82nd Ave., Surrey. “No partner or costume required. Beginners welcome. $4 drop-in fee.” Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 604-496-4236, Surreyfolkdance.org.
Surrey Fiddlers Old Time Dance takes place at Clayton Hall (18513 70th Ave., Surrey) on the first Thursday of every month, except July and August, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $4. For info, call 604-576-1066.
Scottish Country dance classes are held on Wednesday evenings each week (from September to end of April) at Sullivan Hall, 6306 152nd St., Surrey, starting at 7 p.m. First class is free for newcomers. For info, call Maureen at 604-536-1367 or visit Wrscdc.org.
“Latin Friday Nights” on second Friday of each month at Amor Fitness, 8 p.m. to midnight at 8056 King George Blvd., Surrey. All ages, admission $10. “Spicy dance party featuring all night dancing with REAL Latin music. Dress to impress.” Info: 604-725-4654, 604-808-2311, Hotsalsadancezone.com.
Swing dance lessons: Drop-in sessions at Jump Joint Swing, #110-12332 Pattullo Pl., Surrey. For event dates, email email@example.com, call 604-536-0195, visit Jumpjointswing.com.
Surrey hosts Intelligent Community expert in bid for “Intelligent Community of the Year 2016” title: Free public event Wednesday, May 4, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Surrey City Hall, 13450 104th Ave. “Mayor Linda Hepner will welcome Louis Zacharilla, visiting judge and one of the founders of the global Intelligent Community movement, to deliver a keynote presentation about the “Rise of the Intelligent Community” and how cities and regions can build economic prosperity while meeting social challenges in an age of fast-paced technological change. This keynote is part of Mr. Zacharilla’s two-day evaluation visit of Surrey as a “Top 7 Intelligent Community of the Year” finalist. To register and for more info, visit Surrey.ca/smartsurrey.
Surrey Youth Showcase on Saturday, April 30 from 10 am to 11:30 pm at Guildford Recreation Centre (15105 105 Avenue, Surrey). Free admission. “The Surrey Youth Showcase features a youth basketball tournament, breakdance battles, a hip-hop showcase, selfie booth, DJs, youth-focused resource tables, lots of fun activities, a pool party, tons of prizes and more. More than 2,000 people attended in previous years.” More info: http://www.surrey.ca/youth/363.aspx.
Surrey Shines: Annual youth talent showcase on Saturday, April 30 at Surrey Arts Centre’s main stage, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $16 for adults, $12 for students/seniors. “Dancers, singers and musicians in a variety of acts.” Box office and info: 604-501-5566, Artscouncilofsurreyca.
Make Believe Birthday Parties: “Celebrate your birthday at Surrey Museum. Invite your friends and choose from themes like Pirates, Dinosaurs, Cowboy/Cowgirl, Ancient Egypt and more.” Saturdays from 2-4 p.m. $12.50 per child (birthday child is free). Must pre-book by calling 604-592-6956.
“Maker Meetups” held on Friday nights at City Centre Library (6:30 to 8:45 p.m.), encouraging people to “learn arts and science concepts by making actual objects” in an open workshop format. Events held in partnership with Maker Cube, a non-profit organization that aims to create the first Makerspace in Surrey. Info: Surreylibraries.ca/programs-services/5798.aspx.
Newton Seniors Centre Tennis Club seeks experienced, senior (55+) tennis players. “We are not a teaching club, so you must know how to play, serve and score.” For information, call Al or Sue at 604-594-8783, or Jan, 604-502-7844.
Music Jammers: Seniors (50+) invited to join in lively two-hours of music, dancing and fun, Wednesdays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Kennedy House Seniors Centre, 11760 88th Ave., North Delta. Drop-in fee 35 cents. “Call ahead to make sure we’re not cancelled that week.” 604-594-2717.
Open House at Hope Community Church on Saturday, April 30 from noon to 3 p.m. at 18625 Fraser Highway, Surrey. Info: Hopecommunity.ca. “Hope Community Church is thrilled to be part of the Clayton Heights community. Our new church building is complete and we are eager to get to know our neighbours. Please join us on April 30 for a look around inside, enjoy some free refreshments, & activities for the kids.”
Surrey RCMP hosts open house for Police Week on Saturday, May 14 from noon to 3 p.m. at its main detachment (14355 57th Ave.). “‘Watch Briefings’ for kids, police vehicles and equipment on display, food, demonstrations by integrated units (police dogs, helicopter, forensics, ERT), photo opportunities, career info and more. This is a great opportunity for our residents to come out and meet some of our officers and learn first-hand about some of our teams, tools and equipment.”
Family Sunday event at Surrey Art Gallery on May 1 from noon to 4 p.m. “Get colourful and creative with carpets, crowns, clay, and tattoos.” Event is inspired by the current exhibitions at the gallery, with hands-on artmaking activities and a live Bhangra and hip hop dance mash-up performance at 2pm by members of Streetrich Hip Hop Society and Diwali Fest. The event is free. Surrey Art Gallery is located at 13750 88th Ave., Surrey. Info: 604-501-5566, Surrey.ca/artgallery.
inFlux night at Surrey Art Gallery: “A Night of Hip Hop, Cedar Weaving, Video Projection, and Giant Origami on Friday, May 6 from 8−11pm. “Mix up the past and present in one fun artmaking evening. This social event offers an eclectic mix of hands on artmaking and live performances. Visitors can be inspired by the new exhibitions, dive straight into the creative process, or just hang out and connect with Surrey’s growing arts community.” Info: 604-501-5566, Surrey.ca/artgallery.
Surrey Art Gallery hosts curated guided bus tour of UBC galleries on Wednesday, May 11 from 9am to 3pm. “Visit the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Beaty Biodiversity Museum, and Museum of Anthropology (MOA).” Ages 16+. Cost is $90. Bring a bag lunch or pick something up from the MOA café. Call 604-501-5566 or visit Surrey.ca/culture-recreation/19108.aspx.
Surrey Art Gallery: “Nep Sidhu: Shadows in the Major Seventh,” to June 11; “Paulo Majano: I Was Here,” to June 12; “Art by Surrey Secondary School Students” to May 1. Gallery is located at Bear Creek Park, 88th Ave./King George Blvd. 604-501-5566, Surrey.ca/artgallery.
AgentC Gallery: Art collective’s new “pop-up” space in Newton, at 137th Street and 72A Avenue. Info: AgentCprojects.com.
Thursday Artist Talk: Events hosted by Surrey Art Gallery Association (SAGA) on first Thursday of every month at Bear Creek Park facility, 7:30 p.m. Info: 604-501-5566, Arts.surrey.ca. May 5: Surrey artist Katina Giesbrecht will explain her printmaking process and give you an opportunity to make your own.
Watershed Artworks gallery shop: Works by local artists featured at North Delta facility operated by non-profit Watershed Artworks Society, at 11425 84th Ave. Info: 604-596-1029, Watershedartworks.ca.
Newton Cultural Centre showcases works by local artists at 13530 72nd Ave. Info: 604-594-2700, Artscouncilofsurrey.ca. “Just Flowers” art exhibit, to April 30.
Surrey Urban Screen: Digital art shown on screen on side of building at Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre, at 13458 107A Ave. Exhibit can be viewed from 30 minutes after sunset until midnight. Info: 604-598-5898, Surreyurbanscreen.ca. Featured until May 8: Sonny Assu’s “1UP,” site-specific work.
Sheep to Shawl Competition at Surrey Museum on Saturday, May 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Cheer on local teams as flying fingers spin and ply sheep’s wool into yarn, then weave a beautiful shawl, all in four hours. Watch real sheep being sheared, try weaving and spinning yourself, and make woolly crafts with your kids.” All ages, by donation. Info: 604-592-6956.
Surrey Museum: Located at 17710 56A Ave., Cloverdale. Info: Surrey.ca/heritage, 604-592-6956.
Historic Stewart Farm: Facility located at site of 1894 farmhouse and heritage gardens, at 13723 Crescent Rd., South Surrey. Info: 604-592-6956, www.surrey.ca/heritage.
Surrey Archives: Info: 604-502-6459 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 17671 56th Ave, Cloverdale.
Surrey Multiple Sclerosis support meetings held on the last Wednesday of every month, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., at Fleetwood Christian Reformed Church, 9165 160th St., Surrey. Info: Contact Cheryl (email@example.com, 604-581-3758) or Barb (778-373-0284).
Mental Health Family and Friends Info Night: “Support and information for friends and family of people struggling with mental illness. New members are always welcome,” on first and third Thursday of every month at Shirley Dean Pavilion, 9634 King George Blvd., Surrey (East entrance). For more information, call Katie: 604-585-5666, ext. 772534.
Tao Healing Group (formerly Soul Power) Surrey: “Learn simple but powerful self-healing techniques for any aspect of life, with Certified Healers and Teachers. Receive free healing and blessings.” Tuesday evenings at 7pm, Surrey City Centre Library, 10350 University Dr., “Everyone is welcome, and no previous experience is necessary.” By donation, info: 778-379-9920.
Canadian Mental Health Association (Delta) offers an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Support Group for individuals with OCD and/or friends and family, on first Wednesday of every month, 7 to 9 p.m., 11715 72nd Ave., North Delta (house). Call 604-943-1878 to register.
Surrey English Language Centre provides free English language classes for new immigrants to Canada with proof of permanent residence, age 17 or older. “We offer full-time and evening LINC classes year-round, funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.” To register, call 604-582-7479, email firstname.lastname@example.org, visit 9801 King George Blvd. (suites #111 and #350), Surrey.
Free “English for the Workplace” classes at PICS in new Project Based Language Training Program (PBLT). “Students will learn and develop soft skills, job search, resume writing, interview skills, networking and much more.” Call 604-596-7722, ext. 138. Free childminding on site.
VMFL Spring Flag Football Week 5 Jamboree on Saturday, May 14 at Newton Athletic Park. “Spring Flag is a 5 on 5, non-contact flag football game that runs through the VMFL & BCCFA during the months of May and June.” More info: Surreyfootball.com, 604-596-7674.
WBSC XV Women’s World Softball Championship: One of the largest women’s world championships in Canadian history comes to Surrey from July 15-24, featuring close to 2,000 athletes from multiple countries. Info: Surrey2016.com.
Ukrainian “soul food” – perogies, cabbage rolls and borscht – available for sale on the last Friday of each month as fundraiser at Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 13512 108th Ave., Surrey, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. “Eat-in, take away, or ready for your freezer.” Info: call 604-531-1923 or 604-581-0313.
Arbor Day celebration at Holland Park on Saturday, April 30 (13428 Old Yale Rd.), from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. “Drop-in for family fun including kids’ activities, live music, educational displays, a BBQ lunch (while supplies last), and tree planting. You can also purchase a tree at our annual tree sale. This sale is a great opportunity to beautify your yard and help grow Surrey’s urban forest. Arbor Day is a part of Surrey’s Environmental Extravaganza, a series of free nature-themed programs and events for you to enjoy.” Info: Surrey.ca/culture-recreation/11099.aspx, 604-502-6065.
Salmon Send-Off Event at Tynehead Hatchery in Surrey, on Saturday, May 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 16585 96th Avenue. Admission is by donation. “This is our annual Open House and salmon release of fry raised in our hatchery over the winter.” Info: Tyneheadhatchery.ca, 604-589-9127.
Surrey Singles Over 60: “Are you interested in meeting new people and having fun dancing, bowling, cards, dinners, picnics etc.? We are accepting new members based in the North Surrey/North Delta area, so call 604-594-2860 and ask for Lyla or Doug or Roy at 604-593-1918.”
North Delta Newcomers and Friends is a ladies social club. “Our fall activities are in full swing. If you are new to the area or would just like to meet some new people, please call and arrange to attend some of them (morning walks, coffee times, stitch and chat, card games, and par 3 golf, potlucks and our monthly dinners.” Info: call Kathy at 604-583-3691 or Pam at 604-597-7974.
Surrey Beekeepers Association meetings held on third Wednesday of each month, 7:30 p.m. start at Honeybee Centre, 7480 176th St., Surrey. Contact Don or Fran Carter, 604-591-3262. “All welcome to attend and learn about bees.”
CFUW (Canadian Federation of University Women) North Delta/Surrey is a club open to all women graduates, students and associates who support the mission and ideals of CFUW, which provides annual scholarships and bursaries to deserving female graduates who are going on to university. The club meets monthly from September to June. Contact Heather at 604-591-7678 or Eleanor at 604-589-3631.
Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 Awards: Thursday, May 26 at Eaglequest Golf Course (7778 152 St., Surrey) from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Admission is free. “The event will celebrate the incredible initiatives of Surrey’s youth under the age of 25.” Keynote speaker is Leah Goldstein, world champion kickboxer, ultra-endurance cyclist, Israeli undercover police officer. Event info: Businessinsurrey.com or call 604.581.7130. Nomination deadline is May 4 via email@example.com.
Surrey Industry Tour hosted by Surrey Board of Trade on Friday, May 6 from 7:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. “This innovative event showcases Surrey’s industries and Surrey’s future developments. With commentary by Colliers International on Surrey development, you will tour three or four business stops (details TBA).” The tour will conclude with a guest speaker at a lunch, following the bus tour. Info: 604 581 7130, www.businessinsurrey.ca.
New CEO of TransLink, Kevin Desmond, in an interactive and exclusive “sofa chat” at Surrey Board of Trade luncheon, Tuesday, May 10 at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, to discussion regional transportation issues. For tickets and more info, visit Businessinsurrey.com or call 604.581.7130.
“State of the City” address by Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner at Surrey Board of Trade luncheon, on Thursday, May 19 at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel. “The presentation will feature a discussion on Surrey’s Economic Outlook and plans for the coming year.” Info: Businessinsurrey.com, 604-581-7130.
Simon Fraser University’s Surrey campus hosts networking event, co-hosted by Blackwood Partners/Central City and Surrey Board of Trade, on Tuesday, May 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. Register online at Businessinsurrey.com or call 604.581.7130.
Valley Women’s Network Luncheons held on last Wednesday of every month at Eaglequest Golf Club, 7778 152nd St., Surrey. Event fee $27, or $30 at door for non-members. “Come share your business successes, goals with us and let us help one another.” Info: Valleywomensnetwork.com, 604-940-9355.
Garage sale Saturday, April 30 at 8383 140th Street, Surrey, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. “All proceeds go towards upgrades to our Children’s Programs.” Concession stand. doors open at 9 am, no early birds. Church phone number is 604-590-5957.
St. Andrew’s Newton Presbyterian Church yard sale on Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 7147 124th St., Surrey. “Also baked goods table, wide range of gently used items. Great prices.”
Crispen Bays Community Spirit Club Craft Sale on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 7790 King George Blvd., Surrey. Tables $25. Call Judy at (778) 593-8485 for more info.
Delta Diggers Garden Club’s annual plant sale on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to noon in the back parking lot at Kennedy Seniors Centre, 11760 88th Avenue, North Delta.
White Rock & District Garden Club sale on May 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ocean Park Community Hall, 1577 128th St., Surrey “Plants, flower market, baked good, coffee, tea & goodies.” Info: Contact Linda Bradley, 604-541-0903.
North Delta Farmers Market: Events on Sundays at North Delta Recreation Centre, 11415 84 Ave., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., to Oct. 30. Food trucks, live music, vendors, more. Info: Northdeltafarmersmarket.com.
The Cloverdale Market: “Your Weekly Treasure Hunt” in two buildings with 200 tables and 100+ outdoor spots, open every Sunday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cloverdale Fairgrounds, off 176th St. (Hwy 15) and 62nd Ave., Surrey. Info: 604-837-1676, Cloverdalemarket.ca.
Surrey Hospice Society, which offers programs and services in hospice, palliative and bereavement care (all offered free of charge), needs volunteers and also donations to support its programs. Volunteers needed for resource centre (reception and general office work), palliative client care at Laurel Place and SMH and thrift store (retail, cashier, stocking, inventory duties). To help, call 604-584-7006, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit #1-15243 91st Ave., Surrey.
Surrey Art Gallery Association seeks volunteers for its gift shop at its Bear Creek Park facility. “If you enjoy meeting new people and local artists, being around unique and finely crafted artworks by artists from around the Lower Mainland, this is the place for you.” Contact Joan Owen, 604-531-8118.
Panorama Children’s Choir, under the direction of Dolores Scott begins their new semester with a focus on World Rhythms. No auditions. Ages K-7 New members welcome Tuesday afternoons at 14853 60th Ave., Surrey. “This is a place to share your voice with friends and shine as one!” Call 604 595-6718 to register. Info: Doloresscott.com.
Maple Leaf Singers: “Meet new people, have fun, and reveal the song in your heart. Join the Maple Leaf Singers, a unique show chorus that includes singers from all parts of Metro Vancouver and performs at a variety of events. Baritone and bass voices particularly needed, but all are welcome. Learn more at Mapleleafsingers.com. Ask Anne Baird about joining at via email, email@example.com.
SurreyCares Community Foundation’s Annual Grants Program is accepting grant applications from registered charities for programs which benefit Surrey (up to $5,000). Funds will be awarded this summer for: Community Building, Special Needs and Youth. Grant criteria and online application form at Surreycares.org. Application deadline is April 29 at noon. Contact Karen Roberts at 604 591-2699 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hollywood 3 Cinemas: 7125 138th St. (Newton Centre, near 72nd Ave., Surrey). 604-592-4441. Hollywoodcinema.ca.
Empire Studio 12 Guildford: 15051 101st Ave. 604-581-1716.
Strawberry Hill Cineplex: 12161 72nd Ave., Surrey. 604-501-9400.