EVENTS GUIDE for June 12 to 18 (Surrey, White Rock and North Delta)

EVENTS GUIDE for June 12 to 18 (Surrey, White Rock and North Delta)

EVENTS GUIDE for June 12 to 18 (Surrey, White Rock and North Delta)

CONCERTS

Semiahmoo Strings Youth Orchestra in 25th-anniversary concert Monday, June 16 and Tuesday, June 17 at Wheelhouse Theatre (at Earl Marriott Secondary, 7:30 p.m. nightly), featuring violinist Lucy Wang and 18 guest professional performers and orchestra alumni. Tickets $20/$12 via Tapestry Music, info at 604-538-1460. Venue is at 15751 16th Ave., South Surrey.

White Rock Chamber Music concert Saturday, June 14 at Crescent Gardens Retirement Residence, 1222 King George Blvd., South Surrey, at 7:30 p.m. Performances by Kaylee Yoong, Caroline Lee, Josh Bogard, Martin Yin, Kirill Bolshakov, Helen Pahou, Helen Huang and Vivian Wu. Admission is suggested $5. Everyone welcome.

Swollen Members: Local rap/hip-hop band performs Saturday, June 21 at Olympia Pizza in Whalley, 10257 King George Blvd. 604-584-1388, www.facebook.com/olympia.resto.

“Ladies Of The Blues” concert staged by White Rock Blues Society on Saturday, June 21 at Pacific Inn Resort bar, South Surrey, featuring Sibel Thrasher, Dalannah Gail Bowen and Deb Rhymer. Tickets and info: tickets.surrey.ca, 604-501-5566.

“The Best of Luther Vandross/Donny Hathaway & Roberta Flack” concert Friday, June 27 at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock, featuring musicians Mike Henry and Elaine “Lil’bit” Shepherd, doors 7 p.m. Info and tickets: Bluefrogstudios.ca/newshows.html.

Fourth annual Blues BBQ Bash at Blue Frog Studios, featuring two evenings of music on July 4 (Arsen Shomakhov Band) and July 5 (The Cooler Kings) at the White Rock venue. Info and tickets: Bluefrogstudios.ca/newshows.html.

“Up on Cripple Creek: The Songbook of The Band” concert Thursday, July 10 at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock. Info and tickets: Bluefrogstudios.ca/newshows.html.

“A Night of Bowie” concert featuring tribute artist Syl Thompson, Saturday, July 12 at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock. Info and tickets: Bluefrogstudios.ca/newshows.html.

“Gone Country”: Benefit concert for cancer-related charities on Saturday, July 26 at Cloverdale’s Millennium Park Amphitheatre, featuring Chad Brownlee, Brett Kissel, One More Girl, Karen Lee Batten, The Washboard Union and DJ Jaxon Hawks. Tickets are $35 at www.twinscancerfundraising.com.

Trooper: Long-established rock band performs Friday, Aug. 1 at White Rock’s Star of the Sea Hall, with  guests Me and Mae and Tommy Alto. Tickets $52.50 for this 19+ concert, via Ticketweb.ca, 1-888-222-6608. Show info: RockitBoy.com.

Jazz Vespers at Northwood United Church: Hour-long concert events on select Sunday afternoons at church, 8855 156th St., Surrey, starting at 4 p.m.

White Rock Trad Jazz Society: Presents three-hour concert/dance events Sunday afternoons (select dates) at Crescent Beach Legion, 3-6 p.m. at 2643 128th St., South Surrey. Admission: $8/10. Info: 604-591-7275, www.whiterocktradjazz.com.

OPEN MIC

Delta Arts Council open mic night held on last Friday of every month at Firehall Centre for the Arts (11489 84th Ave., North Delta). “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: www.deltaartscouncil.ca.

COMEDY

Comics on the Run: Pub-tour launch event Thursday, June 12 at The Barrel Public House in Newton, stage time 8:30 p.m., tickets $10 at door. Emcee Ian Imrie with guest performers Richard Thompson, Susan Hanson and Sunee Dhaliwal, at #229-7115 138th St., Surrey. Info: Comicsontherun.com.

SHOWS

“The Tinker of Tivoli”: Surrey-based Young Peoples Opera Society of B.C., in partnership with the Arts Council of Surrey, stages show at Newton Cultural Centre from June 24 to 29, nightly at 7:30 p.m. plus 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday/Sunday. Artistic director is Patricia Dahlquist, musical director is George Austin. Tickets $10 to $15, 604-594-2700.

Toopy and Binoo in “Fun and Games,” a new musical production from Koba Entertainment, at Bell Performing Arts Centre in Surrey on Oct. 11 as part of a 52-date tour of Canada. Show integrates music, theatre, dance, puppetry and innovative multimedia technology. Tickets via Ticketmaster.ca and by phone, 1-855-985-5000.

DAY CAMPS

Arts Club Musical Theatre Intensive runs from July 7 to 18 at Surrey Arts Centre, with instruction by Peter Jorgensen, daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Apply by June 15 via Surrey.ca/theatre, 604-501-5566. Other summer day camps at the arts centre include Animals in Art, BYTE Camp, Clay Days, Creative Cartooning, Preteen Art Extreme, pottery, drawing, more.

Ocean Park-based school The Drama Class offers five-day drama camps for kids ages 7-12, July 7 to 11 and July 21-25, 1-3 p.m. “Five days of learning all about creating characters in drama. Includes a performance for the parents.” Call 604-535-5977 or email info@thedramaclass.com. Info: Thedramaclass.com.

CLUBS/LIVE MUSIC

Olympia Pizza: Live music, comedy and more on stage at venue in Whalley, 10257 King George Blvd. 604-584-1388, www.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.

Sawbucks Pub: Live music on select weekend nights, 1626 152nd St., South Surrey. “Almost Famous Karaoke” Thursdays, Trivia Night Tuesdays. 604-536-6420, Sawbuckspub.com. July 5: Day Tripper – The Beatles Experience.

The Mirage: Dance club and live music (select nights) at 15330 102A Ave., Surrey. 604-583-8828.

White Rock Elks Lodge #431: Live music and special events on select nights, karaoke on Fridays, at 1469 George St., White Rock, 604-538-4016, www.whiterockelks.ca.

Five Corners Bistro, 15182 Buena Vista Ave., White Rock. “Jazz Lounge every Wednesday evening with Rice Honeywell on keyboard and Bob Storms on reeds. 604-538-5455.

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

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

Sandpiper Pub: Live music on select nights at 15595 Marine Dr., White Rock, 604-531-7625, www.sandpiperpub.com.

Washington Avenue Grill: Live music Wed.-Sun. at restaurant at East Beach (15782 Marine Dr., White Rock). 604-541-4244, washingtonavenuegrill.com.

FESTIVALS/FAIRS

Surrey Fest Downtown: 16th annual community celebration set for Saturday, June 14 at Central City Plaza, 13450 102 Ave., Surrey, featuring live music (Jane’s Blonde, others) and many family-focused attractions. Info: Surreyfest.com.

Whalley’s Corner Community Festival on Saturday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., as part of the city’s Doors Open event, on Grosvenor Road between King George and Whalley boulevards. Event put on by Whalley Community Association, Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association and Whalley Community Improvement Association, to feature displays highlighting the history of the area, entertainment and food, car show. Event info: 604-580-2321.

Newton Community Festival & Doors Open event June 21, a free event featuring draw and free prizes, live music and dance, sports and fitness demonstrations, arts and crafts, bouncy castle and play zone. At Newton Recreation Centre, 13730 72 Ave., Surrey, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 604-501-5540.

North Delta Family Day: Annual event includes parade and community festival on Sunday, June 22. Parade starts at 11 a.m. from Burnsview Secondary and ends at park located at 114th St./84th Ave., featuring rides, food, community booths, showcase stage and more.

Darts Hill Garden Festival on Saturday, June 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Darts Hill Garden Park, 16th Avenue at 170th Street, South Surrey. “Bring your picnic blanket, friends, and family and enjoy the day at beautiful Darts Hill Garden Park. Exhibits, activities, and fun for the whole family. Plant sale, local artists and photographers, plant information, tours, bonsai and alpine garden exhibits, music, dancers, family tree hunt, kids’ activities, food trucks, and more. Info: Dartshill.ca/gardenfest.

Surrey’s Canada Day event July 1 at Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre in Cloverdale, featuring performances by Matthew Good, Daniel Wesley, Kyprios, Halfway to Hollywood, country artist Ray Gibson, Heart tribute band Barracuda, a “Country Divas” show and DJ Flipout, plus expanded Kids Play area, more than 100 exhibitors and Shooting Star Amusements. Free admission to day-long event, from 10 a.m. to event-closing fireworks at 10:15 p.m. For more event details, visit Surrey.ca/canadaday.

Quattro Street Fair: Event on Saturday, July 5 from noon to 4 p.m. at Whalley Boulevard at 107 A Ave., Surrey. “Every year the sleek new Quattro building closes its front street and transforms it into a lively outdoor street fair,” featuring vendors, live music, more. Info: Downtownsurreybia.com, 604-580-6321.

Surrey Pride Festival: 15th annual event set for Sunday, July 6 at Holland Park, Surrey, from noon to 5 p.m. “A very fun family event with lots of entertainment – live music, dancing, lots of vendors, a kid’s zone and food, food and more food.” Festival info: Surreypride.ca.

Surrey Fusion Festival, a yearly celebration of music, food and culture staged by the City of Surrey with corporate partners, is set for Saturday, July 19 and Sunday, July 20 at Holland Park, Surrey. Free admission. Info: Surrey.ca/fusionfestival.

White Rock Sea Festival 2014 takes place from Friday, Aug. 1 to Sunday, Aug. 3 in White Rock, with live entertainment, Torch Light parade, beach volleyball and soccer tournaments, vendor market, Pirates in the Park play area at Semiahmoo Park, Cupcake’s Teddy Bear Picnic and more. Info: Whiterockseafestival.ca.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Amateur Radio Field Day in Surrey on Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29, NW corner 176 Street & 20 Avenue, Surrey. “Public will have a chance to meet and talk with Surrey’s ham radio operators and see for themselves what the Amateur Radio Service is about as hams across Canada and the United States will be holding public demonstrations of emergency communications abilities.” Info: http://ve7sar.net/field-day/fd2013/fd2013.html; Contact is John Schouten (SARCcommunicator@outlook.com), 778-801-4535.

THEATRE/STAGE

“Barefoot in the Park”: Romantic comedy by Neil Simon staged by White Rock Players’ Club from June 4 to 21, at Coast Capital Playhouse on Johnston Road, White Rock. The play, directed by Marko Hohlbein, is about newlyweds who are at odds their apartment, their neighbours and their sex life. The cast features Becca Strom as Corrie, Ryan Mooney as Paul, Raymond Hatton as Victor and Cindy Peterson as Mrs. Banks. Info: 604-536-7535, www.whiterockplayers.ca.

“Blithe Spirit”: Peninsula Productions stages Noel Coward comedy from July 9 to 23 at Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd., White Rock. Tickets range from $18 to $25, depending on date purchased. For show info and tickets, call 604-536-7535 or visit Peninsulaproductions.org.

Beach House Theatre presents Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” and the more kid-friendly “The Three Munschketeers, a Debbie Patterson-written adaptation of five stories by Robert Munsch,” on an outdoor stage at Crescent Beach from Aug. 11 to 17. Tickets go on sale June 24, via Beachhousetheatre.org.

FOOD/BEVERAGES

Greek Food Festival in Surrey: Annual event held from June 6 to 15 on grounds at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 13181 96th Ave., Surrey, featuring Greek food, music dancing, vendors and more. Free admission. Info: Visit greekorthodoxsurrey.org, call 604-496-5099, email surreygreekfest@gmail.com.

OPEN HOUSE

Toastmasters by the Sea is hosting an open house event on June 22, a free event at White Rock Library, 15342 Buena Vista Ave., White Rock, starting at 1:30 p.m. A guest speaker will be presenting and refreshments will be served. Contact Bev, 604-536-2175.

KIDS/FAMILY

Free water safety classes for kids (ages 3 to 12) this June at YMCA of Greater Vancouver. For info, visit Vanymca.org/whatsnew.html or call Tong Louie Family YMCA (Surrey) at 604-575-9622.

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 at 604-592-6956.

Park Play: Free park-play summer program for kids – “climb an outdoor rock wall, get your face painted, meet your summer Park Play staff and more.” From July 2 to Aug. 29 at various parks around Surrey. For detailed schedule, visit Surrey.ca/files/2014_park_play_schedule.pdf. Info: 604-501-5050.

SENIORS

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.

FATHER’S DAY

Father’s Day at the Historic Stewart Farm: Special event on Sunday, June 15 from noon to 3 p.m., featuring displays of Greater Vancouver Garden Railway Club (Gvgrc.ca) and boat displays, plug barbecued food and beverages, at 13723 Crescent Rd. in South Surrey. 604-592-6956, Surrey.ca/heritage.

57th annual Salmon BBQ hosted by Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club/Little Campbell Hatchery, 1 p.m. Sunday, June 15 at 1284 184th St., South Surrey, featuring salmon dinners, hamburgers, hot dogs, more. Salmon fry release for kids, nature trail walks, face painting, archery club demonstrations.

MOVIE THEATRES

Clova Cinema: 5732 176th St., Cloverdale. 604-574-1114.

Empire Studio 12 Guildford: 15051 101st Ave. 604-581-1716.

Strawberry Hill Cineplex: 12161 72nd Ave., Surrey. 604-501-9400.

Hollywood 3 Cinemas: 7125 138th St. (Newton Centre, near 72nd Ave., Surrey). 604-592-4441.

Caprice 4: 2381 King George Blvd., South Surrey. 604-531-7456.

VISUAL ART

“Art on Display” program at White Rock Community Centre: “Illuminating the Darkness” exhibit featuring works by artist Karen Santos, on view from June 20 to July 19 (opening reception June 21, 2 p.m.), 15154 Russell Ave., White Rock. Artist info: Karen-santos.com.

Mind & Matter Art Gallery: Features a variety of works at 13743 16th Ave., South Surrey, 604-536-6460, mindandmatterart.com.

Surrey Art Gallery: “Ruptures in Arrival: Art in the Wake of the Komagata Maru” exhibit on view to June 15. “Arts 2014” juried art exhibit on view from June 28 to Aug. 30, with opening reception on June 27, 7 p.m. Gallery located at Bear Creek Park, 88th Ave./King George Blvd. 604-501-5566, Surrey.ca/artgallery.

South Surrey/White Rock Art Society, founded in 1959, meets on second Monday of month (except July and August), 7 p.m. start, at South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre, 14601 20th Ave., Surrey (new, permanent meeting site). Info: www.artsociety.ca.

Thursday Artist Talk: Events hosted by Surrey Art Gallery Association (SAGA) on first Thursday of every month at Bear Creek Park facility. Info: 604-501-5566, www.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. Featured during month of June: “Coast to Coast & Back Again,” a digital diary of photographer Ursula Easterbrook’s five-month journey across Canada.

Newton Cultural Centre showcases works by local artists at 13530 72nd Ave. Info: 604-594-2700, www.artscouncilofsurrey.ca. On view in month of June: works by The Larger Than Life Drawing Group.

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, www.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.

Cheryl’s Trading Post: Wide range of original Northwest Coast Art, Inuit and Peruvian art featured at gallery, #103-1711 152nd St. (Semiahmoo Shopping Centre), Surrey. Info: email cherylstradingpost@gmail.com.

MUSEUMS

Surrey Museum: “Komagata Maru: 100 Years Later” sound/video exhibit, on view until July 12; “Kids Celebrate!” exhibit, from Canadian Museum of History, on display to Sept. 6. Museum is located at 17710 56A Ave. Info: www.surrey.ca/heritage, 604-592-6956.

White Rock Museum + Archives: At 14970 Marine Dr. 604-541-2222, whiterock.museum.bc.ca. Exhibit on view until Sept. 1: “Play On! Water Sports & Recreation of Times Gone By.”

Historic Stewart Farm: 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: Facility located at 17671 56th Ave., Cloverdale. Info: 604-502-6459.

REUNIONS

Reunion for McLeod Road Elementary School in Surrey (grads from 1964-1970) on Saturday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact Arlene for more information at 604-588-2595 or email famlaing@shaw.ca.

40th reunion for Delta Senior Secondary and South Delta Senior Secondary (classes of 1974) will be held Saturday, Aug. 2 at Sundance Inn (6574 Ladner Trunk Rd., Delta). Tickets $30. Please RSVP. DSS74 grads contact Mary Jo (Glen) Ohl mjo_ohl@shaw.ca; SDSS74 grads contact Deb (Reimer) Tremain debra.tremain@gmail.com.

DANCES

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 or 604-538-3363.

BOOKS/LIT

Surrey Muse: Arts and literary event Friday, June 27 (from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.) at City Centre Library features poets Alan Hill and Candice James, author Fauzia Rafique, performer Storma Sire and book-signing author Ghia Aweida. Open microphone to follow, and begins with Helga Parekh. Free admission.

Zero-360: Open-mic style literary event offers stage to local writers for maximum of 360 seconds (six minutes) each, on second Thursday of each month, 7 p.m. at Pelican Rouge coffee house in Central Plaza, 16th Ave at 152nd St., White Rock. Event hosted by Semiahmoo Arts, semiahmooarts.com, 604-536-8333.

Irish Poetry Night: Spoken word events hosted by Semiahmoo Arts on third Wednesday of every month at Jimmy Flynn’s Celtic Snug (new venue), 15065 Marine Dr., White Rock. For schedule and event info, see www.semiahmooarts.com or call venue, 604-538-8081.

“Local Author Sundays” events on select dates at Black Bond Books, 15562 24th Ave., South Surrey (604-536-4444,  blackbondbooks.com).

FUNDRAISERS

“Hooked on Shakespeare” fundraiser hosted by Beach House Theatre Company on Friday, June 13 at Hooked Fish Bar, on Beecher Street at Crescent Beach. Event to benefit the company’s summer productions, tickets $50 per person, with a live auction and 50/50 draw. Info: www.beachhousetheatre.org.

White Rock Sea Festival fundraiser dance on Saturday, June 14 at Sandcastle Fitness, 1938 152nd St., South Surrey, with swing, Latin and ballroom music by DJ Greg Marchand, dance lessons by Brian Udal, auction, free parking, etc. Tickets $18 each via Sandcastle Fitness Club, 604-531-6255.

“Great Canadian Ceilidh” hosted by Fraser Valley Gilbert and Sullivan Society on June 14 at Firehall Centre for the Arts in North Delta. “This is a fun, entertaining evening of music celebration and fundraiser for the FVGSS.” Tickets $10 via fvgssinformation@gmail.com. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. at 11489 84th Ave., Delta.

TOURS

Surrey Doors Open: 2014 version of annual event takes place on Saturday, June 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at City Centre, Bear Creek, Newton and Cloverdale sites. Event’s aim is for people to “be a tourist in your own city” on tour of 48 sites in Surrey, including culture, history, art and architecture destinations. Free admission. Info: Surrey.ca/doorsopen.

CALLS/AUDITIONS

Surrey Youth Theatre Company (SYTCO) is holding auditions for this fall and its 18th season. For age eight to 17. Mini-Sytco for ages 6-8. Wednesday, June 18 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. To register, email sytco@shaw.ca.

Auditions for the play “Sylvia” at Surrey Little Theatre on June 22, from 2 to 4 p.m., and June 23 at 7 p.m. For more information, go to Surreylittletheatre.com or contact Cathe Busswood at mikbus@telus.net.

Call for street performers in White Rock: Applications for buskers are currently being accepted. Buskers, also known as street performers, will be performing along the waterfront and in uptown White Rock. Call 604-541-2199 or visit www.whiterockcity.ca/busking for more information.

WALKS/RUNS

Canada Day Rock 10K, 5K & Kids Run on Tuesday, July 1 at White Rock, staged Try Events. Short sleeve tech shirt, finisher’s medal, pancake breakfast, after-event snacks, music and a timed 10K, 5K or Kids race. Info: Tryevents.ca/try_events_canada_day_rock.htm.

SALES/CRAFTS

Surrey Seniors’ Bazaar: Final event of season on Saturday, June 14 at Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre (City Parkway at 107A Ave.) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Light refreshments and musical entertainment will be provided, and the cafe will be open for lunch. Seniors can book a table through the centre for $10. Info: 604-598-5898.

Newton Community Garage Sale on Saturday, July 26 at Newton Cultural Centre, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 13530 72nd Ave., Surrey. Tables/info: 604-594-2700.

PAGEANTS

Girls charity pageant on Thursday, June 19 at Cloverdale Legion, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. “Join us at the Cloverdale Legion for a fun filled early evening for our all-natural charity pageant. Proceeds going to the BC Children’s Hospital.” $15 to register. Info: www.ncgpageant.com.

MARKETS

White Rock Farmers’ Market runs until Oct. 12 at Miramar Plaza, 15154 Russell Ave., on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: www.whiterockfarmersmarket.ca, 604-897-3276.

Firehall Farmers’ Market held every second Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Firehall Centre for the Arts, 11489 84th Ave. Info: www.facebook.com/FirehallFarmersMarket.

Surrey Urban Farmers’ Market held Wednesday afternoons in summer at new home, on the plaza outside the new city hall in Surrey, from noon to 5 p.m. Info: surreymarket.org.

Surrey Night Market: Open-air summer market for local residents to sell and consume a variety of local foods, services and goods. At Cloverdale Fairgrounds, Friday and Saturday nights from July 5 to Aug. 30, from 6 to 11 p.m., 17726 62nd Ave., Surrey. Info: Surreynightmarket.com.

WORSHIP

Christ The King Church held its last worship service on 104th Ave in March before church demolition. The ground-breaking ceremony for the new church at 104th Ave was held in May. During construction of new church over the next two years, 10 a.m. worship services, Sunday school and the office are located at 10568 King George Blvd., in Dell Shopping Centre, South Entrance. Call 604-581-9427 or www.ctklcsurrey.com for information.

CONFERENCE

2014 Canada India Networking Initiative (CINI) Conference, organized by Canada India Network Society (CINS) and co-hosted by Fraser Health and Simon Fraser University, will be held on June 19-22 at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel in Surrey. Event will focus on “the health of the South Asian population and building on links between Canada and India through sharing knowledge and action for transformation.” Full details on the event, including registration, available at Thecins.org.   

FORUMS

Shakti Society presents “Community Cafe On Violence Against Women: A Male Perspective,” on Wednesday June 18, 5:30-8:00 p.m., at Bollywood Banquet Hall, 8166 128th St., Surrey. Shakti Society is a non-profit society that is committed to empowering women, children and families in our community. Contact: Sonia Andhi, 604-307-8796, shaktisociety2000@gmail.com.

GOLF

Business Women’s group at Nico Wynd golf course in South Surrey has openings and is “encouraging women with a declarable income to come out and join the club.” Club plays 18 holes on Saturdays between March 1 and Oct. 31. “Members can be as competitive as they like, or simply come out for social golf.” For details, contact Lillian Moe at 604-536-6204 or Veronica Lynch, 604-943-6034.

Delta Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament Thursday, July 3 at Beach Grove Golf Club, 5946th 12th Ave., Delta. To register, visit Deltachamber.ca.

LIBRARY EVENTS

Magician Andrew Dalziel performs Friday, July 4, 10:30 am to 11:15 am at George Mackie Library, 8440 112 St., North Delta. “Andrew and his assistant Rocky the Raccoon have been entertaining audiences for, well, as long as Rocky can remember! Together, they make a magic duo that is not to be missed.” Info: 604-594-8155, Fvrl.bc.ca.

YOUTH

SASSY Awards call for nominations: Organizers of fourth annual event (Service Above Self Surrey Youth) seek nominations for awards in seven categories (community service, environmental leadership, international service, overcoming adversity, performing and visual arts, sportsmanship and youth leadership). Cash prizes, plus all award nominees have chance to win “trip of a lifetime” courtesy of White Rock Travel and G Adventures. Nominations accepted until Sept. 26; gala event Friday, Nov. 21 at Surrey Arts Centre. Info: www.sassyawards.ca, www.facebook.com/SASSYAwards, www.surrey.ca/youth.

BUSINESS

Surrey Board of Trade’s 50th Annual General Meeting and President’s Dinner on June 18 at Eaglequest Golf Course from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Info: Businessinsurrey.com/sidebar-events or call 604-581-7130.

Business Networking BBQ at Storage for Your Life in Surrey on Wednesday, June 25, 5:30 p.m. start at Newton business, 13498 73 Ave. “Learn more about their business services, including flexible billing, 24-hour access, records storage and delivery services.” Register online at Businessinsurrey.com/sidebar-events or call 604-581-7130.

Second annual Surrey Board of Trade Business Cocktail Networking Reception on Wednesday, July 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Eaglequest Golf Course (7778 152nd St., Surrey). Table displays are $250 plus tax. “At this event, you will have the opportunity to connect with over 300 business contacts and grow your business.” Contact Jo-Ann Huber at 604-581-7130 or info@businessinsurrey.ca.

2014 Surrey Business Excellence Awards: Surrey Board of Trade accepts nominations for awards, deadline Sept. 17 in seven categories. Contact Brianne Colbert at brianne@businessinsurrey.com or 604-634-0347. Winners announced at awards gala Thursday, Nov. 6 at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel (tickets are $110 each or $1050 for a table of 10, via 604-581-7130 or info@businessinsurrey.com). Info: Businessinsurrey.com.

18th Annual Surrey Board of Trade Police Officer of the Year Awards nomination deadline is July 4. Email your nomination to brianne@businessinsurrey.com, or fax it to 604-588-7549.