EVENTS GUIDE for July 23 and beyond (Surrey, Delta)
â€œMusic at the Museumâ€: Surrey Museum is puttinâ€™ on the Ritz on Thursday, July 23 with â€œMusic at the Museum,â€ a Gatsby-esque outdoor family event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. (all ages, by donation). â€œDon your flapper fringes and two-toned tappers, pull up your lawn chair, and spend a swellegant evening reliving the Roaring Twenties. Surreyâ€™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.â€ At 17710 56A Ave., Surrey. Info: 604-592-6956, Surrey.ca/heritage.
â€œGone Country: Here for the Cureâ€: Annual cancer-battling benefit concert set for July 25 at Cloverdaleâ€™s Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre, featuring Blackjack Billy, Tebey, Karen Lee Batten, The Tumblinâ€™ Dice, Dave Hartney, DJ Jaxon Hawks and others. Tickets are $39.99. Details at Twinscancerfundraising.com and Facebook.com/TwinsCancerFundraising.
Sixth 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.â€™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. â€œThis is a non-alcohol event open to the whole family, children 12 and under admitted free when accompanied by a parent.â€ Tickets $15 adv., or $20 at gate. Info: Whiterockblues.com.
Sounds of Summer Music Series in Surrey from June 29 to Aug. 28 at various venues on Monday evenings. â€œThis 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.â€ Performances are from 6:30 to 8 p.m.: July 27 at Darts Hill Garden Park featuring â€œCelticâ€ at 170 St at 16 Ave; Aug. 10 at Fleetwood Park featuring â€œPopular Strings Trioâ€ at 15802 80th Ave.; Aug. 17 at Bear Creek Park featuring â€œBaroque to Broadway Flute Ensembleâ€ at 13750 88 Ave.; Aug. 24 at The Plaza at City Hall featuring â€œSitar & Tablaâ€ at 13450 104 Ave.; and Aug. 31 at Holland Park featuring â€œjazzâ€ at 13428 Old Yale Rd. Info: 604-501-5050, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 on Wednesday, Aug. 19 (Astroâ€™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 Farmersâ€™ Market). Info: 604-596-4485 or 604-943-9437, Delta.ca.
Delta Arts Council open mic night at Firehall Centre for the Arts (11489 84th Ave., North Delta) on last Friday of each month. â€œOpen Mic gives local talent the opportunity to share and showcase.â€ Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $4/person at the door. Info: Deltaartscouncil.ca.
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 â€œhop-onâ€ shuttle bus to and from the event. Info: Surrey.ca/youth/393.aspx.
WrestleReunion V event Friday, July 24 at Cloverdale Fairgroundsâ€™ Alice McKay Building, 8 p.m. start. Event will honour Langleyâ€™s Don Leo Jonathan along with Ed â€œMoondogâ€ Moretti, Bob Steele and the late Roy McClarty. The induction ceremony will be hosted by recently retired wrestler-turned author â€œMr. Beefy Goodnessâ€ Vance Nevada. Tickets and info: Allstarwrestlingcanada.ca.
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.
Panchoâ€™s Nightclub: Live top 40 and classic rock. Tuesday karaoke, Thursday jam night. â€œSurreyâ€™s longest-running live music venue,â€ 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. â€œFreeStyleâ€ 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.
â€œThe 39 Stepsâ€: Peninsula Productions stages Mathew Bissett-directed comedy, starring Laura Caswell, Ashley Oâ€™Connell, Cory Haas and Ben Odberg, at Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd., White Rock, to July 25. â€œMix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have â€˜The 39 Steps,â€™ a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre.â€ Tickets $13-25, 604-536-7535.
â€œLatin Friday Nightsâ€ on second Friday of each month at Amor Fitness, 8 p.m. to midnight at 8056 King George Blvd., Surrey. All ages, admission $10. â€œSpicy dance party featuring all night dancing with REAL Latin music. Dress to impress.â€ 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. â€œFree 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.â€ Guest speakers and more. Info: Diabetes.ca/in-your-community/2015-cda-expo.
â€œBubble Guppies Live!â€: Nickelodeon and Koba Entertainment brings aquatic characters from award-winning TV series to Surreyâ€™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: â€œCelebrate your birthday at Surrey Museum. Invite your friends and choose from themes like Pirates, Dinosaurs, Cowboy/Cowgirl, Ancient Egypt and more.â€ Saturdays from 2-4 p.m. $12.50 per child (birthday child is free). Must pre-book by calling 604-592-6956.
Ryley & Chloeâ€™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. â€œTwo little girls with big hearts and a passion for making a difference in the community are hosting an event,â€ 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 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. â€œCall ahead to make sure weâ€™re not cancelled that week.â€ 604-594-2717.
Movie Under the Stars & Outdoor Market at Fraser Heights Recreation Centre: Event on Saturday, July 25 featuring â€œBig Hero 6,â€ with outdoor market from 4 to 9 p.m., at 10588 160 St., Surrey. â€œWe 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.â€
Friday Movie Nights in Cloverdale to Aug. 28. Free admission, with live entertainment and family games starting at 7:30 p.m.; movies start at dusk: July 17 features â€œHomeâ€ at Katzie Elementary School, July 24 is â€œFrozen Sing-Alongâ€ at Don Christian Park, July 31 features â€œThe Lego Movieâ€ at Katzie Elementary School, Aug. 7 is â€œBig Hero 6â€ at Don Christian Park, Aug. 14 is â€œWilly Wonka & the Chocolate Factoryâ€ at Katzie Elementary School, Aug. 21 is â€œMonsters Universityâ€ at Don Christian Park and Aug. 28 is â€œFinding Nemoâ€ at Katzie Elementary School. Don Christian Park at 6220 184th St., and Katzie Elementary School at 6887 194A St. â€œIf it looks like rain, visit the Clayton Youth Services Facebook Page for updates or call Don Christian Recreation Centre at 604-502-6402.â€ 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 â€œWreck-it Ralphâ€ (Aug. 1), â€œHomeâ€ (Aug. 8), â€œHow to Train Your Dragon 2â€ (Aug. 15), â€œCinderellaâ€ (live action version, Aug. 22), and â€œBig Hero 6â€ (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.
Surrey Art Gallery: â€œARTS 2015â€ features 51 works in various media, to Aug. 22; Also: â€œSouth Surrey & White Rock Art Society: Summer Salon,â€ from July 18 to Oct. 6; â€œRe:Source: A Living Archive 1975âˆ’2015 (to Dec. 13), â€œOrijit Sen: from Punjab, with Loveâ€ mural on view to Aug. 2. Gallery is located at Bear Creek Park, 88th Ave./King George Blvd. 604-501-5566, Surrey.ca/artgallery.
AgentC Gallery: Art collectiveâ€™s new â€œpop-upâ€ space in Newton showcases â€œGross Density Parcel,â€ a 10-artist documentation of things left to decay on a vacant lot in the White Rock area, from July 23 to Oct. 1, 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.
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.
Surrey Museum: â€œLEGO: A Fraser Valley Odysseyâ€ 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 email@example.com. 17671 56th Ave, Cloverdale.
The Amazing Farm Scavenger Hunt: Would you have made it as a pioneer? Find out as you team up with friends and family in this special event, on Saturday, Aug. 8 from noon to 3 p.m. at Historic Stewart Farm (all ages, by donation). â€œShow off your settler skills through clues, riddles and challenges that test your knowledge of Surreyâ€™s history.â€ Teams should register at the welcome table by 2 p.m. to ensure a spot, at 13723 Crescent Road in South Surrey. Info: Call 604-592-6956 or visit Surrey.ca/heritage.
â€œAffordable Summer Tutoringâ€ at the LDAFS Resource Centre in Newton this summer, in two week daily or twice/week monthly sets. â€œUsing 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.â€ Info: Call 604-591-5156, Ldafs.org/current-programs.
Newcomer Education Series at KPU: â€œEverything you wanted to know about post-secondary education in B.C., but were afraid to ask.â€ 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. â€œWe 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 Canadaâ€™s laws, government, health care, culture, communities, workplace and more.â€ To register, call 604-582-7479, email firstname.lastname@example.org, visit 9801 King George Blvd. (suites #111 and #350), Surrey.
â€œCoffee with a Copâ€ events hosted by Surrey RCMP during the month of July. â€œResidents invited to have a cup of joe with the 5-0â€ 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.
Newton Seniors Centre Tennis Club seeks experienced, senior (55+) tennis players. â€œWe are not a teaching club, so you must know how to play, serve and score.â€ 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 email@example.com.
Ukrainian â€œsoul foodâ€ (perogies, cabbage rolls and borsch) available on Friday, July 31 at a fundraiser from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 13512 108th Ave., Surrey. â€œEat-in, take away, or ready for your freezer.â€ For information, call 604-531-1923 or 604-581-0313.
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.
North Delta Newcomers and Friends is a ladies social club. â€œWe 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).â€ 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. â€œAll welcome to attend and learn about bees.â€
Seniors Singles Travel Club: â€œWe offer group tours for solo travellers. Meet new friends, enjoy the security of group travel and avoid the costly single supplement.â€ 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.
2015 Surrey Business Excellence Awards: Surrey Board of Trade accepts nominations in seven categories for the awards this fall. Deadline is Sept. 16. â€œThe objective of the awards is to help local businesses improve their performance while providing an introduction to business assessment and business excellence models.â€ For the full nomination form and criteria, visit businessinsurrey.com or call 604-634-0347.
Surrey Board of Tradeâ€™s Summer Sizzle Rooftop Reception, hosted by the Sandman Suites Surrey-Guildford and Moxieâ€™s Grill and Bar: â€œThis popular event is a great way to wrap up the summer business season,â€ 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 Womenâ€™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. â€œCome share your business successes, goals with us and let us help one another.â€ Info: Valleywomensnetwork.com, 604-940-9355.
Panorama Childrenâ€™s Choir Music Camp from Aug. 10 to 14 (mornings) at Bethany Newton United Church, 14853 60th Ave., Surrey. Event fee is $50 for â€œA fun-filled week of singing, movement, music, crafts and games for children age 5 – 12. Snack provided daily by Panorama Childrenâ€™s Choir.â€ Info: Doloresscott.com, Bnuc.ca.
Surrey Summer Day Camps held in July and August. â€œRecreation Surrey is offering a variety of unique day camps that are sure to pump some excitement into this yearâ€™s summer vacation.â€ More info, visit Surrey.ca/register or call 604-501-5100.
Queen Elizabeth Secondaryâ€™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. â€œThe theme for this alcohol-free event will celebrate the decades.â€ Tickets starting at $6 are available online at Picatic.com/event14301815218356471. For more details, call 604-588-1258.
Surrey Librariesâ€™ Young Adult Writing Contest: â€œThis summer, be creative, have some fun and win cash prizes.â€ 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 yearâ€™s Summer Reading Club theme is Build It!, and youâ€™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.
â€œMaker Meetupsâ€ held on Friday nights at City Centre Library (6:30 to 8:45 p.m.), encouraging people to â€œlearn arts and science concepts by making actual objectsâ€ 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.
Jog for the Bog: Annual fundraiser for Burns Bog Conservation Society on Sunday, July 26, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., starting at Westview Park in North Delta (new location, due to current bog closure). â€œ5km 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.â€ Email firstname.lastname@example.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. â€œRegister 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.â€ For information, contact Shalon Morrison at 604-431-2121 or email Shalon.Morrison@cnib.ca. On the web: Cnibnightsteps.ca.
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: â€œYour Weekly Treasure Huntâ€ 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. â€œCome 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.â€ 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.
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 email@example.com or visit #1-15243 91st Ave., Surrey.
Surrey Art Gallery Association seeks volunteers for its gift shop at its Bear Creek Park facility. â€œIf 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.â€ Contact Joan Owen, 604-531-8118.
St. Michaelâ€™s Anglian Church â€œGarage Saleâ€ 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.
Canadian artist seeks â€œknowledgeâ€: Do you have encyclopediaâ€™s taking up much needed space on your bookshelf? South Surrey artist Don Li-Leger has created an unusual art project to make use of items such as these, as well as to comment on issues of housing, development, sources of knowledge, recycling and fundamental needs. If you would like your books to be part of this innovative project, drop off encyclopedia sets into the blue book bin behind the Rotary Field House, South Surrey Arena, 2197 148th St., before Aug. 10. For more information, call Don Li-Leger, 604 538 8772.
Call for Makers: Surrey Libraries will be hosting its first ever Maker Showcase on Saturday, Sept. 26 at City Centre Library. â€œSurrey 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.â€ Apply online by July 20, 10 am, at Surreylibraries.ca/makers. For info, email Cristina at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Panorama Childrenâ€™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. â€œThis is a place to share your voice with friends and shine as one!â€ Call 604 595-6718 to register. Info: Doloresscott.com.
Maple Leaf Singers: â€œMeet 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.
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.