EVENTS GUIDE for July 16 and beyond (Surrey, North Delta, White Rock)

FESTIVALS

Surrey’s Fusion Festival: Annual two-day event at Holland Park on the weekend of July 18-19, featuring guitarist Jose Feliciano, bhangra duo Jazzy B and Miss Kaur and many other performers on five stages, plus 40 cultural pavilions with an emphasis on food. Admission to the festival grounds is free. Other performers include The Belle Game, En Karma, Chin Injeti, Haya, Kuba Ohms, Supernatural: A Santana Experience, The Tourist Company. Info: Surrey.ca/fusionfestival.

Eid-ul-Fitr (Muslim community festivity after the Ramadan) prayer in congregation, July 17 and 18 from 7 to 8 a.m. at Newton Athletic Park. Event hosted by BC Muslim Association. “The event will take place on the date subject to the sighting of the moon and subject to the weather condition. In case of rain the prayer will be held at the main Mosque located at 12407 72nd Ave., Surrey. Info: Thebcma.com.

Surrey Food Cart Festival: Event on Saturday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Surrey City Hall Plaza, 13450 104th Ave., Surrey, presented by Vancity. Twenty food trucks, live music, family entertainment, a zero-waste event. Admission is $2 at the door (free for kids 13 and under). Also, free admission for Vancity members. No pets allowed. More info: Fraservalleyfoodtruck.com.

Youth Fest: Annual event in Surrey held on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 1 to 11 p.m. at Cloverdale Recreation Centre, 6188 176th St., featuring a youth dance, bands, breakdance battle, hip-hop dance showcase, skateboarding, sumo wrestling, extreme sports, free “hop-on” shuttle bus to and from the event. Info: Surrey.ca/youth/393.aspx.

MOVIES

Movie Under the Stars & Outdoor Market at Fraser Heights Recreation Centre: Event on Saturday, July 25 featuring “Big Hero 6,” with outdoor market from 4 to 9 p.m., at 10588 160 St., Surrey. “We are also featuring a youth 3-on-3 basketball tournament, a DJ, and family activities beginning at 6 p.m. Bring a picnic or purchase food from our concession & vendors.”

Friday Movie Nights in Cloverdale from July 10 to Aug. 28. Free admission, with live entertainment and family games starting at 7:30 p.m.; movies start at dusk: July 17 features “Home” at Katzie Elementary School, July 24 is “Frozen Sing-Along” at Don Christian Park, July 31 features “The Lego Movie” at Katzie Elementary School, Aug. 7 is “Big Hero 6” at Don Christian Park, Aug. 14 is “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” at Katzie Elementary School, Aug. 21 is “Monsters University” at Don Christian Park and Aug. 28 is “Finding Nemo” at Katzie Elementary School. Don Christian Park at 6220 184th St., and Katzie Elementary School at 6887 194A St. “If it looks like rain, visit the Clayton Youth Services Facebook Page for updates or call Don Christian Recreation Centre at 604-502-6402.” Info: Surrey.ca/culture-recreation/13856.aspx.

Movies Under the Stars at Holland Park, presented by Prospera Credit Union and Downtown Surrey BIA, from Aug. 1 to 29, from 5 to 11 p.m. on Saturdays at 13428 Old Yale Rd., Surrey. This 11th annual series features “Wreck-it Ralph” (Aug. 1), “Home” (Aug. 8), “How to Train Your Dragon 2” (Aug. 15), “Cinderella” (live action version, Aug. 22), and “Big Hero 6” (Aug. 29). Free admission; also, staff from local branches of Prospera Credit Union will be handing out free popcorn (by donation to Surrey Christmas Bureau) as attendees settle in to enjoy the movie. Come early, bring a picnic dinner or support North Surrey Lions Club, who will once again be barbecuing hamburgers and hot dogs, with proceeds donated to local charities. Info: 604-580-2321, Downtownsurreybia.com.

CONCERTS

Sounds of Summer Music Series in Surrey from June 29 to Aug. 28 at various venues on Monday evenings. “This free performance series in the city is a fantastic way to discover a new garden, rediscover a favourite space, or relax and unwind within a beautiful outdoor setting. Bring your folding chairs, blankets and picnic baskets to fully enjoy all nine performances with Sounds of Summer.” Performances are from 6:30 to 8 p.m.: July 20 at The Plaza at City Hall featuring “Classic Jazz & Songs from the Early 20th Century,” 13450 104th Ave.; July 27 at Darts Hill Garden Park featuring “Celtic” at 170 St at 16 Ave; Aug. 10 at Fleetwood Park featuring “Popular Strings Trio” at 15802 80th Ave.; Aug. 17 at Bear Creek Park featuring “Baroque to Broadway Flute Ensemble” at 13750 88 Ave.; Aug. 24 at The Plaza at City Hall featuring “Sitar & Tabla” at 13450 104 Ave.; and Aug. 31 at Holland Park featuring “jazz” at 13428 Old Yale Rd. Info: 604-501-5050, partnersinparks@surrey.ca, Surrey.ca/culture-recreation/13488.aspx.

Concerts in the Park: The Corporation of Delta hosts summer concert series at various venues, free admission. In North Delta, concert dates are Tuesday, July 21 (Delta Concert Band, 7:30 p.m., Sunshine Hills Park), Wednesday, July 22 (Halifax Wharf Rats, Sunshine Hills Park), Wednesday, Aug. 19 (Astro’s Collar, Sunshine Hills Park), and Sunday, Aug. 9 (Boss Boys, noon to 1 p.m. at Sungod rec centre, in conjunction with North Delta Farmers’ Market). Info: 604-596-4485 or 604-943-9437, Delta.ca.

Hot Summer Nights show featuring Brent Stewart’s tribute to Rod Stewart, two shows Friday, July 17 at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock. “Brent Stewart offers one of the most authentic Rod Stewart tributes you will ever see.” Tickets available at Bluefrogstudios.ca, 604 542-3055.

BBM: Concert featuring musicians Barney Bentall, Jim Byrnes and John Mann, on Tuesday, July 21 at Blue Frog Studios, White Rock. Info: Bluefrogstudios.ca, 604-542-3055.

“Music at the Museum”: Surrey Museum is puttin’ on the Ritz on Thursday, July 23 with “Music at the Museum,” a Gatsby-esque outdoor family event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. (all ages, by donation). “Don your flapper fringes and two-toned tappers, pull up your lawn chair, and spend a swellegant evening reliving the Roaring Twenties. Surrey’s award-winning heritage re-enactment troupe The Re-enactors joins forces with popular Lower Mainland swing jazz ensemble Company B Jazz Band to take visitors back to the exciting 1920s.” At 17710 56A Ave., Surrey. Info: 604-592-6956, Surrey.ca/heritage.

“Gone Country: Here for the Cure”: Annual cancer-battling benefit concert set for July 25 at Cloverdale’s Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre, featuring Blackjack Billy, Tebey, Karen Lee Batten, The Tumblin’ Dice, Dave Hartney, DJ Jaxon Hawks and others. Tickets are $39.99. Details at Twinscancerfundraising.com and Facebook.com/TwinsCancerFundraising.

6th annual Blues Challenge event hosted by White Rock Blue Society, at Semiahmoo Park on Sunday, July 26 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. featuring some of B.C.’s finest blues talent competing in front of three judges to see who goes to Memphis in January 2016 to participate in the International Blues Challenge. “This is a non Alcohol event open to the whole family, children 12 and under admitted free when accompanied by a parent.” Tickets $15 adv., or $20 at gate. Info: Whiterockblues.com.

OPEN MIC

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.

CARS/BIKES

Bike Fest 2015 hosted by Surrey-based Solid Rock Biker Church, on Saturday, July 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Langley Events Centre, 7888 200th St., Langley. Six live bands, hog roast and barbecue, kids’ area, with seven bike categories and five car categories. More info on Solidrockbikerchurch.com.

WRESTLING

WrestleReunion V event Friday, July 24 at Cloverdale Fairgrounds’ Alice McKay Building, 8 p.m. start. Event will honour Langley’s Don Leo Jonathan along with Ed “Moondog” Moretti, Bob Steele and the late Roy McClarty.  The induction ceremony will be hosted by recently retired wrestler-turned author “Mr. Beefy Goodness” Vance Nevada. Tickets and info: Allstarwrestlingcanada.ca.

CLUBS/LIVE MUSIC

The Taphouse Guildford: Upscale music/sports bar, 15330 102A Ave., Surrey. Mondays: Games Night, 8 p.m. start; Tuesday: Acoustic Night with Andrew Christopher, 8 p.m. Wednesday: Trivia Night; Thursday: Duelling Pianos; Friday/Saturday: live cover bands; Sunday: Country Night. Info: 604-583-8828, Thetaphouse.ca.

Pancho’s Nightclub: Live top 40 and classic rock. Tuesday karaoke, Thursday jam night. “Surrey’s longest-running live music venue,” at 10768 King George Blvd., Surrey, 604-583-3536. Band and special-event info: Panchosnightclub.com.

Dublin Crossing: Live music six nights a week at 18789 Fraser Hwy., Surrey. 604-575-5470, Dublincrossing.com.

Olympia Pizza: Live music, comedy and more at venue in Whalley, 10257 King George Blvd. 604-584-1388, Facebook.com/olympia.resto. Tues. and Thurs. open-mic night, live band jam night; Wed. “FreeStyle” hip-hop/rap with Rasta Mike. Comedy night on last Friday of month with Dennis Lintonjua.

Central City Brewing Co.: Live music on select nights at restaurant/bar, 13450 102nd Ave., at Central City, Surrey. 604-582-6620, centralcitybrewing.com.

THEATRE/STAGE

“The 39 Steps”: Peninsula Productions stages Mathew Bissett-directed comedy, starring Laura Caswell, Ashley O’Connell, Cory Haas and Ben Odberg, at Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd., White Rock, to July 25. “Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have ‘The 39 Steps,’ a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre.” Tickets $13-25, 604-536-7535.

DANCES

“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 retroswingkid@gmail.com, call 604-536-0195, visit Jumpjointswing.com.

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 $3. For info, call 604-576-1066.  

Learn to Square Dance event Thursdays from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Chuck Bailey Rec. Centre, 13458 107A Ave., Surrey. Info: 604-591-2841, email darlmel@shaw.ca.

HEALTH

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.

Diabetes Expo on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey. Event hosted by Canadian Diabetes Association. “Free for participants, the CDA Expo includes exciting activities such as informative presentations, an Ask the Experts session, interactive tradeshow exhibits and demonstrations. This educational event invites people living with, affected, or at risk for diabetes to participate.” Guest speakers and more. Info: Diabetes.ca/in-your-community/2015-cda-expo.

KIDS/FAMILY

“Bubble Guppies Live!”: Nickelodeon and Koba Entertainment brings aquatic characters from award-winning TV series to Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre on Sept. 26 for multiple shows as part of national tour, featuring singing and dancing, comedy and audience participation. Tickets and show info: BubbleGuppiesOnTour.com.

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.

 

COMMUNITY

Fleetwood Family BBQ on Friday, July 17. “Bring out your family for some fun at the Fleetwood Community Centre. We will be having a hot dog BBQ, sports and games set up such as volleyball, badminton, soccer, frisbee, and bocce. Hot dogs will be $1 and will include a drink.” From 5 to 7 p.m. Info: Katrina Divincenzo at 604-501-5036, kdivincenzo@surrey.ca.

Ryley & Chloe’s Fun and Games Foodraiser on Saturday, July 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 13645 102nd Ave., Surrey, in the parking lot behind the A&W. “Two little girls with big hearts and a passion for making a difference in the community are hosting an event,” collecting money and non-perishable food products for Surrey Food Bank. There will also be some carnival games and live entertainment. The focus on the event is also child safety with the RCMP, ICBC, and BCAA all on site. The Fire Department will also be on site with their fire truck. Bring old car seats to be recycled. Info: Downtownsurreybia.com, 604-580-2321.

 

SENIORS

Seniors in the Park: Summer events held Friday afternoons from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Francis Park, 15951 83rd Ave., Surrey (the south side of Fleetwood Recreation Centre). Free admission. Info: Surrey.ca/culture-recreation/10172.aspx.

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.

VISUAL ART

Surrey Art Gallery: “ARTS 2015” features 51 works in various media, to Aug. 22; Also: “South Surrey & White Rock Art Society: Summer Salon,” from July 18 to Oct. 6; “Re:Source: A Living Archive 1975−2015 (to Dec. 13), “Orijit Sen: from Punjab, with Love” mural on view to Aug. 2. Gallery is located at Bear Creek Park, 88th Ave./King George Blvd. 604-501-5566, Surrey.ca/artgallery.

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.

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.

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 from October to May. Info: 604-598-5898, Surreyurbanscreen.ca.

Coffee Gallery at the Tate: Local gallery with 20 local artists, at #59-7238 189th St. Surrey (facing on 72nd Ave., at 189th). Visit www.CoffeeGalleryattheTate.com.

MUSEUMS

Surrey Museum: “LEGO: A Fraser Valley Odyssey” exhibit on view until Sept. 19. 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 archives@surrey.ca. 17671 56th Ave, Cloverdale.

EDUCATION

“Affordable Summer Tutoring” at the LDAFS Resource Centre in Newton this summer, in two week daily or twice/week monthly sets. “Using research based methods, trained tutors help students to develop their math and literacy skills while encouraging them to be competent and able learners. Suitable for any student who is struggling with reading, spelling, comprehension and/or writing or understanding math concepts.” Info: Call 604-591-5156, Ldafs.org/current-programs.

Newcomer Education Series at KPU: “Everything you wanted to know about post-secondary education in B.C., but were afraid to ask.” Kwantlen Polytechnic University has launched a free monthly series for anyone who is interested in learning more about educational opportunities at KPU. Each information session is free and open to new immigrants, refugees, settlement workers, parents and members of the community at large. At 12666 72nd Ave. For dates this summer and registration info, visit Kpu.ca/newcomer-registration.

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. We have been helping people adapt to life in Canada for over 20 years through English language training and information on Canada’s laws, government, health care, culture, communities, workplace and more.” To register, call 604-582-7479, email selc@shaw.ca, visit 9801 King George Blvd. (suites #111 and #350), Surrey.

TALKS

“Coffee with a Cop” events hosted by Surrey RCMP during the month of July. “Residents invited to have a cup of joe with the 5-0” at events, a way for officers and community members to come together in an informal and neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and yes, drink coffee. The event is free and open to all area residents and business owners. Event July 24 in Cloverdale at Rustic Rooster, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at #5-5723 176th St., also in South Surrey on July 31 at Moka House, 16041 24th Ave.

SPORTS/REC  

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.

Monday Night coed drop-in soccer (18+) at KPU Surrey, 6 to 8 p.m. Event fee is $5 by debit/credit. Beginners welcome.Info: Email kimateah@hotmail.com.

FOOD/DRINKS

Zaklan Heritage Farms Longtable Dinner: Inaugural event Saturday, Aug. 15 from 5 p.m., co-hosted by One 20 Public House and Four Winds Brewing Company. Tickets $70 via Eventsbrite.ca.  

CLUBS/GROUPS

North Delta Newcomers and Friends is a ladies social club. “We invite you to join us, if you are new to the area or would just like to meet some new friends. Please call and arrange to attend one of our activities (morning walks, coffee gatherings, card games, stitch and chat, book clubs and monthly dinners. Our Par 3 golf has returned for the season, also).” Call Kathy at 604-583-3691, or Pam at 604-597-7974.

Surrey Beekeepers Association meetings held on the 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.”

Seniors Singles Travel Club: “We offer group tours for solo travellers. Meet new friends, enjoy the security of group travel and avoid the costly single supplement.” Info: Singlestravelclub.ca, call Val 604-669-6607, ext. 304.

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.

BUSINESS

Surrey Board of Trade Business Cocktail Networking Reception: “At this popular event, we expect over 300 attendees that will be there to network with new business people, and enjoy delicious appetizers. The famous Montana’s Restaurant is one of the exhibitors,” on Thursday, July 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Eaglequest Golf Course (7778 152nd St., Surrey). Info: 604.581.7130 or info@businessinsurrey.ca.

2015 Surrey Business Excellence Awards: Surrey Board of Trade accepts nominations in seven categories for the awards this fall. Deadline is Sept. 16. “The objective of the awards is to help local businesses improve their performance while providing an introduction to business assessment and business excellence models.” For the full nomination form and criteria, visit businessinsurrey.com or call 604-634-0347.

NETWORKING

Surrey Board of Trade’s Summer Sizzle Rooftop Reception, hosted by the Sandman Suites Surrey-Guildford and Moxie’s Grill and Bar: “This popular event is a great way to wrap up the summer business season,” on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 5-7 p.m. at 10608 151A St., Surrey. Admission (+GST) is $25 for SBOT members, $35 for non-members. Info: 604-581-7130, Businessinsurrey.ca.

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.

CAMPS

Panorama Children’s Choir Music Camp from Aug. 10 to 14 (mornings) at Bethany Newton United Church, 14853 60th Ave., Surrey. Event fee is $50 for “A fun-filled week of singing, movement, music, crafts and games for children age 5 – 12. Snack provided daily by Panorama Children’s Choir.” Info: Doloresscott.com, Bnuc.ca.

Surrey Summer Day Camps held in July and August. “Recreation Surrey is offering a variety of unique day camps that are sure to pump some excitement into this year’s summer vacation.” More info, visit Surrey.ca/register or call 604-501-5100.

REUNIONS

Queen Elizabeth Secondary’s 75th anniversary celebration will take place Oct. 15 from 3:30 to 8 p.m. All past and present students and staff are welcome to attend. “The theme for this alcohol-free event will celebrate the decades.” Tickets starting at $6 are available online at Picatic.com/event14301815218356471. For more details, call 604-588-1258.

LIBRARY EVENTS

3D printing demo Saturday, July 18 at George Mackie Library in North Delta, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with the library’s Innovator-in-Residence, Graeme Bennett. Info: 604-594-8155, Fvrl.ca.

“Science World On The Road” event presents “spectacular and engaging science demonstrations with lots of audience interaction” on Wednesday, July 22, (11 to 11:40 am) at George Mackie Library, 8440 112th St., North Delta. “Audiences will witness and explore topics like air pressure, electricity, chemistry, and motion. Chickens may fly, marshmallows may erupt and you may even have a chance to come on stage and help our presenters with an experiment. Fun for the whole family.”

Surrey Libraries’ Young Adult Writing Contest: “This summer, be creative, have some fun and win cash prizes.” Enter a short story, poem or comic in this contest, open to those aged 12 to 18. Entries must be in by 10 am on Tuesday, Aug. 4. Free to enter. Entry rules and forms are available at Surreylibraries.ca/teens.

Summer Reading Clubs at FVRL: This year’s Summer Reading Club theme is Build It!, and you’ll find tons of opportunities to build your imagination all summer long at the Delta Libraries. The clubs are free to join and readers of all ages can win fabulous prizes. Info at Fvrl.ca.

“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.

WALKS/RUNS

Jog for the Bog: Annual fundraiser for Burns Bog Conservation Society on Sunday, July 26, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., starting at 10388 Nordel Court, Delta (Planet Ice and Delta Nature Reserve). “5km and 10km run/walk for all skill-levels. The proceeds from the event go towards the educational programming run by the Burns Bog Conservation Society. Live entertainment and many different exhibitors, prizes for participants.” Email events@burnsbog.org or visit Jogforthebog.org, call 604-572-0373.

CNIB Night Steps: Event on Saturday, Sept. 26 at Holland Park from 4 to 9:30 p.m., 13428 Old Yale Rd., Surrey. “Register today for Night Steps a fun, family friendly fundraising night walk, in support of CNIB services, such as teaching independent travel using a white cane and empowering Canadians who are blind or partially sighted with the skills to travel with confidence.” For information, contact Shalon Morrison at 604-431-2121 or email Shalon.Morrison@cnib.ca. On the web: Cnibnightsteps.ca.

GOLF

The Tournament of Champions from the BC Sports Hall of Fame: Event on Thursday, July 16 at Morgan Creek Golf Course, shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. “Meet Hall of Famers and having some fun in the great outdoors,” as part of fundraiser golf tourney. Proceeds go to support hall’s education program, Hero in You. Info: Call 604-687-5520, ext. 23.

MARKETS

Surrey Night Market: Open-air market features food, entertainment and more at Cloverdale Fairgrounds (in lot west of Agriplex) to Sept. 20, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 6 to 11 p.m. Admission $2 (with exemptions), free parking. Info: SurreyNightMarket.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: call 604-837-1676 or visit Cloverdalemarket.ca.

Zaklan Heritage Farm Market: Event on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 13278 84th Ave., Newton. “Come enjoy the farm in the city each Saturday from June to October. We have a flock of laying hens that provide farm fresh eggs for our market as well as a friendly llama that likes to eat kale. Visit our market stand and pick up some of the freshest and tasty veggies Surrey has to offer.” Info: Zaklanheritagefarm.com.

North Delta Farmers Market: Events on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sungod Recreation Centre, 7815 112th St., North Delta. Food trucks, live music, vedors, more.Info: Northdeltafarmersmarket.com.

Surrey Urban Farmers Market: Annual event happens Wednesday afternoons in spring/summer, (1 to 6 p.m.) at Surrey Central Civic Plaza, 13450 104th St. Food trucks, vendors and artisans will fill the plaza offering fresh local food and unique gifts. Musical performances and activities for kids. Info: Surreymarket.org.

VOLUNTEERS

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 admin@surreyhospice.com 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.

SALES/CRAFTS

St. Michael’s Anglian Church “Garage Sale” on Saturday, July 25 at 12996 60th Ave., Surrey. Sale hours from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More info: Call 604-591-2841.

CALLS/AUDITIONS

Call for Makers: Surrey Libraries will be hosting its first ever Maker Showcase on Saturday, Sept. 26 at City Centre Library. “Surrey Libraries Maker Showcase is aimed at bringing together the Surrey community of Makers, Doers, and Creatives to network, showcase projects and talents, and to foster and grow the Maker community in the City of Surrey.” Apply online by July 20, 10 am, at Surreylibraries.ca/makers. For info, email Cristina at cmteixeira@surrey.ca.

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, information@mapleleafsingers.com.

MOVIE THEATRES

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.

 

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Impacts of automated decision-making involving immigration applications and how errors and assumptions could lead to “life-and-death ramifications”

Arborist killed by fallen tree at Maple Ridge Golf Course

Was working near the 9th tee box of the golf course.

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