EVENTS GUIDE for Oct. 16 to 22 (Surrey, White Rock, North Delta)

CONCERTS

Colin Arthur Wiebe: Musician best known as singer with Randy Bachman’s band for many years performs Thursday, Oct. 16 at Blue Frog Studios, White Rock. Tickets and info: Bluefrogstudios. ca/newshows.html, 604-542-3055.

JW Jones: High-energy blues singer/guitarist performs Saturday, Oct. 18 at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock. Tickets: Bluefrogstudios. ca/newshows.html.

Encore Peninsula Concert series, in partnership with City of White Rock, presents six concerts as part of 2014-15 series at White Rock’s First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave., on Sundays (select dates only) starting at 3 p.m. Info: 604) 501-5566 and press 1 and Tickets.Surrey.ca; tickets can also be purchased at White Rock Community Centre, Kent Street Activity Centre and Centennial Park Leisure Centre. Concerts include Oct. 19 (Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet, Russia, and E. Skovorodnikov, piano, Canada), Nov. 9 (Francesco Nicolosi, piano, Italy), Jan. 25 (Eugene Skovorodnikov, piano; Peter Krysa, violin; Diliana Momtchilova, cello, Canada), Feb. 22 (Elizabeth Bergmann & Marcel Bergmann, Canada), March 29 (Sihana Badivuku, violin, Kosovo, and E. Skovorodnikov, piano) and April 26 (Hugues Leclere, piano, France). 

African Children’s Choir performs in Surrey on Sunday, Oct. 19 at Legacy-A Church of the Nazarene (10:30 a.m. at 9012 160th St., 604-589-4670), also Thursday, Oct. 23 at Bible Fellowship (7 p.m., 15100 66A Ave., 604-597-9331). Info: Africanchildrenschoir.com.

“Northern Resonance” concert featuring The Lyric Singers, featuring classical, contemporary and jazz music with guest choir Sonus Boreal, from Snohomish, WA, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Surrey. All-ages, tickets $20, or free for kids 12 and under. Info: lyricsingers.ca.

“No Boundaries No Limits” (www.noboundariesnolimits.com) has partnered with the BC Cancer Foundation for an all-ages benefit concert, 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 at Bell Performing Arts Centre in Surrey, in support of BC Cancer Foundation. Featured are the band YUCA, Emma Alves and contortionist, illusionist, dog show Artistic Expressions. Tickets $22.50, phone 604-372-0580.

Bonnie Kilroe’s "Country Queens": Tribute concert features famous music by country icons on Sunday, Oct. 26 at Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd, White Rock. Tickets are $42.50 via 604-536-7535 or online at Whiterockplayers. ca.

Bentall, Byrnes Mann: Concert features the combined musical talents of Barney Bentall, Jim Byrnes and John Mann, 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at Surrey Arts Centre, Bear Creek Park. Info and tickets: 604-501-5566, Surrey.ca/theatre.

Barney Bentall: Musician in concert at White Rock’s Blue Frog Studios on Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1. Tickets: Bluefrogstudios.ca/newshows.html.

Divas: Vegas meets Vaudeville: One-woman show starring Bonnie Kilroe on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd., White Rock. Show to feature music/performances by Marilyn Monroe, Dolly Parton, Cher, Edith Bunker, Mae West, Lady Gaga and more. Tickets are $42.50 via 604-536-7535, Whiterockplayers.ca. Show info: Celebrity-imposters.com.

54-40: Veteran local rock band in "History Unplugged" performances at White Rock’s Blue Frog Studios on Friday, Nov. 21 and Saturday, Nov. 22. Tickets and info: Bluefrogstudios. ca/newshows.html, 604-542-3055.

Classical Coffee Concerts: Pianist Sarah Hagen hosts 75-minute classical concerts on Thursday mornings at Surrey Arts Centre’s studio theatre, from Oct. 23 to April 2, 2015. Coffee and pastries at 9:30 a.m., concert start time 10:30 a.m. For list of performers and ticket info: 604-501-5566, Surrey.ca/theatre.

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, Whiterocktradjazz.com.

FUNDRAISERS

“Moonlight Masquerade” cocktail event organized by Beneath One Sky (www.beneathonesky.org), a youth/young-adult run organization, on Friday, Nov. 7 at the new Surrey City Hall. Event will feature music by DJ OJ and IPO, a dance floor, silent auction, 50/50 draw, door prizes and much more. All-ages event. Tickets ($17) include entrance to the event, door prize ticket, free drink ticket and “a neat gift from our friends.” Proceeds to Beneath One Sky, SOS Children’s Village BC and ANCOP Canada. Info: Themoonlightmasquerade.com.

SHOWS

"Vaudeville 101" show/concert performed by The Vaudevillians seniors entertainment troupe in 11th annual bursary fundraiser, on Nov. 8 and 9 at Surrey Arts Centre’s main stage, 2 p.m. shows each day. Proceeds to the Society for the Preservation of Vaudeville Performing Arts Bursary at Douglas College, New Westminster. Info: 604-501-5566, Vaudevillians.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

"Stand Up! The Original Tandoori Kings of Comedy" show featuring Sunee Dhaliwal and Hollywood Harv, Nov. 8 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey, 8 p.m. Tickets $20 in advance (including service charges), $25 at door; available at Bellperformingartscentre.com and Kamal’s Video Palace (#103-8268 120th St., Surrey). General admission, restricted to 18+. Info: Southasianarts.ca, 778-706-6224.

Capital One Just for Laughs tour returns to Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre on Sunday, Nov. 16, featuring comedians Demetri Martin, Jon Dore, Levi MacDougall and Todd Glass. Show tickets via Ticketmaster.ca and 1-855-985-5000. Tour details are posted at Comedytour.hahaha.com.

CULTURAL EVENTS

DiwaliFest celebrates its 11th anniversary from Oct. 17 to 26 at sites in Surrey and Vancouver. Opening "Indieglam" gala event 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 at Crown Palace Banquet Hall in Surrey; Diwali Downtown Surrey event Oct. 18 at Surrey city hall (free, featuring live music, food and more), also Diwali workshops at various venues in Surrey and Vancouver. Info: Diwalifest.ca, Facebook.com/DiwaliFest.

Simon Fraser University to host 7th annual Diwali event at Surrey’s Crown Palace Banquet Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 21. More than 300 business and community leaders, along with SFU students, faculty, staff and alumni are expected to attend the event, celebrated in India as the festival of lights. South Asian performances and cuisine and includes a reception (5:30 p.m.) and dinner (7 p.m.). Info: www.sfu.ca/invite/diwali or call 778-782-9426).

Diwali Celebration Friday, Oct. 24 at Firehall Centre for the Arts in North Delta, from 1 to 6 p.m., all-ages event celebrating “festival of lights” with decorations, henna tattoos, sweets and more. At 11489 84th Ave., North Delta. 

Oktoberfest event 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19 at White Rock Elks facility, 1469 George St., White Rock, featuring dinner of bratwurst and potato salad, music by Greg Hampson. Tickets $10, 604-538-4016, www.whiterockelks.ca.

DANCE

"BBoyizm: Music Creates Opportunity": Crazy Smooth and his dancers push at the edges of the street dance art form in this spirited hour of urban dance, Oct. 28 at Surrey Arts Centre’s mainstage, Bear Creek Park. Tickets $20. Info and tickets: 604-501-5566, Surrey. ca/theatre.

THEATRE/STAGE

"Noises Off!": White Rock Players’ Club produces this Michael Frayn comedy, to Oct. 25 at Coast Capital Playhouse, White Rock, in the company’s season-opening show.

Tickets and info: Whiterockplayers. ca. "Avenue Q": Arts Club Theatre Company on Tour brings this "Broadway musical for adults" to Surrey Arts Centre’s mainstage from Oct. 15 to 25. Info and tickets: 604-501-5566, Surrey.ca/theatre. "The Giver": Surrey Youth Theatre Company (SYTCO) performs Lois Lowry’s award-winning drama, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18 at South Surrey Recreation Centre and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19 at Centennial Park art space, White Rock. Tickets $8 at the door, appropriate for ages eight and up.

"Mary’s Wedding": Peninsula Productions brings Stephen Massicotte’s "Great War" love story to White Rock Elementary’s Black Box Theatre (1273 Fir St.), from Nov. 11 to 15. Directed by Wendy Bollard. Tickets $20 via White Rock Visitor Information Centres (604-536-4951, 604-541-2224). Info: Peninsulaproductions.org.

"There’s an Alligator Under My Bed": Surrey Youth Theatre Company (SYTCO) presents musical based on stories by Mercer Mayer, performances at 1:30 (at Centennial Park art space) and 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 (at South Surrey Recreation Centre). Tickets $10 at the door. Appropriate for ages three and up.

HALLOWEEN

Bear Creek Park Train turns into "Pumpkin Express" (10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily) and "Haunted Forest Scream Train" (6:30 to 10 p.m. daily) for the Halloween season, to Oct. 31. Fee is $9.50 plus tax. Info: Bctrains. com, 604-999-0834.

Potters House of Horrors: Two haunted houses at 12,000-square-foot attraction in Newton, to Oct. 31 at 12530 72nd Ave., Surrey. Open nightly from 5 to 10 p.m., with “Family Hour” (tamer version for younger guests) from 5 to 6:30 p.m.; Family hour extended from 3 to 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 18-19 and Oct. 25-26. For admission rates and more info, call 604-572-7706 or visit Pottershouseofhorrors.com.

“Halloween Family Fright Fest” event 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 at Firehall Centre for the Arts, north Delta. Free, all-ages event to include fire juggling, crafts, spooky stories, treats and displays, at 11489 84th Ave., North Delta. 

CHRISTMAS

Season of Trees Holiday Fundraiser hosted by Sources, with decorated trees on display from Nov. 12 to Dec. 10 at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, Surrey. Reception and auction night event 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10 (tickets $30 or two for $50). Info: sourcesbc.ca.

KIDS/FAMILY

The Wiggles perform at Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre on Saturday, Oct. 18 as part of "Ready, Steady, Wiggle" tour of North America and to celebrate the release of new CD "Apples and Bananas." Shows at 1 and 4:30 p.m. Info: TheWiggles.com, Bellperformingartscentre.com, 604-507-6355.

Jacky’s Village: The Black Box Theatre at White Rock Elementary will come alive with music on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 3 p.m, featuring Jacky Essombe. Jacky’s Village features music, dance and percussion by a trio of artists from the African countries of Cameroon,

Benin and Guinea. Tickets $10, at Good Day Sunshine Cafe or Peninsulaproductions.org.

Max Ruby: "Nutcracker Suite" show Thursday, Nov. 13 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey. Tickets $29 via Bellperformingartscentre.com, 604-507-6355.

SENIORS

Kent Street Activity Centre in White Rock has a Friday luncheon. Entertainment Oct. 17 will be Hummingbird Womens Trio. Everyone over 50 welcome. $7 fee. For free transportation, call Ervin at 604-531-9400, ext. 205.

Mixed Singles over Sixty: "An active group offering many activities." For more info, contact Pat at 604-531-3065 or Colin at 604-538-7799.

Curling lessons for Seniors 55+, daytime curling leagues Tuesday and Thursday at Delta Thistle Curling Club. Info: 604-594-2323.

"Age-ing?…or…Sage-ing?": An interactive workshop that explores the importance of the aging years. Saturday, Oct. 18, Semiahmoo Library Meeting Room, 10:30 am -4:30 pm, cost $39 (lunch and workshop materials provided). Charles James is facilitator (of Sage-ing International, South Surrey resident). To register: 778-984-5249 or charles.james@telus.net.

FILM EVENTS

Surrey International Film Festival will take place on Nov. 1 and Nov. 14, featuring award-winning filmmaker Joshua Caldwell (“Layover” screening and panel discussion Nov. 14 at Surrey City Hall council chambers and “Dig” screening Nov. 1 at Surrey Arts Centre’s studio theatre). Info: surreyfilmfest.ca.

White Rock Social Justice Film Society shows documentary movies with themes of social justice at First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave., White Rock, by donation. Info: whiterocksocialjusticefilmfestival.ca.

 

Get Reel: Film series hosted by Semiahmoo Arts at White Rock Community Centre, with screenings held on select nights, 7 p.m. start. Guest speakers lead a discussion following each film. Tickets $10/11; Info: 604-536-8333, www.whiterockartscouncil.com.

VISUAL ART

"Art on Display: 40 Years of Art on the Peninsula": Semiahmoo Arts commemorates its 40th anniversary this year. "To celebrate this milestone, 19 local artists who have made key contributions to the community arts council will be featured in this exhibition, offering a broad sampling of the talent in our community," to Oct. 17 at White Rock Community Centre. Free admission. Info: Semiahmooarts.com or call 604-536-8333.

Surrey Art Gallery: "Flora and Fauna: 400 years of Artists Inspired by Nature" exhibit, organized by the National Gallery of Canada, is on view to Dec. 14; "Cascadia: A Juried Exhibit of West Coast Flora and Fauna," on view to Nov. 16; "Open Sound 2014: Sonorous Kingdom" on view to Dec. 14. Gallery is located at 88th Ave./King George Blvd. 604-501-5566, Surrey.ca/artgallery.

South Surrey/White Rock Art Society 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. Info: Artsociety.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 October: Jay James, "Diorama: Life in a Box."

Newton Cultural Centre showcases works by local artists at 13530 72nd Ave. Info: 604-594-2700. On view for month of October: "Mythical Sketches" by Jim Adams. 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. Surreyurbanscreen.ca. Mind and Matter Art Gallery: At 13743 16th Avenue, South Surrey, 604-536-6460, Mindandmatterart. com. Featured during month of October: Works by Kevin Jordan and Ashley Jackson in "a joint exhibition inspired by a life in Spirit and Colour."

MUSEUMS

Surrey Museum: "Every River Tells A Story" exhibit on display to Dec. 20 – "People from past and present reflect on how Surrey’s rivers have shaped our identity." 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.

Historic Stewart Farm: "Dig This!" exhibit on view to Nov. 1, exploring early practices that are influencing and informing the gardens of today and tomorrow. Garden inspired art and archival artifacts tell the stories behind the growing business of backyard gardening. 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: Facility located at 17671 56th Ave., Cloverdale. Info: 604-502-6459.

EDUCATION

The Surrey Skill Share Fair is a "one-day festival about teaching and learning all kinds of useful, handy, and practical skills," on Sunday, Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Surrey Nature Centre, 14225 Green Timbers Way. Free admission. Event organizers are accepting workshop and demonstration proposals through the website, Skill-share.ca.

TALKS

CARP presents ‘HerStory’ event Sunday, Oct. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Morgan Creek Golf Course, South Surrey, celebrating Women’s History Month. Speakers are Helen Burnham, co-founder of Avalon Addiction Recovery Centres for Women, Maggie de Vries, author whose sister was one of Robert Pickton’s victims, and Velvet Steele, politicial activist and transgendered woman. Includes fashion show and luncheon. Door prizes. Tickets are $50 with partial proceeds to Avalon. Call Denice, 604-538-5778. Admission by ticket only (no tickets at door). Both men and women welcome.

CLUBS/GROUPS

White Rock and District Garden Club meets at Cranley Hall, 2141 Cranley Dr., South Surrey. Club info: Call Angela, 604-536-3076.

Newcomers Club of White Rock and South Surrey is a club for women who are new to the area. The club meets the first Tuesday of the month (September to May) at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 2350-148 St., Surrey. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., meeting from 7-9. First visit is free. Membership is $35 per year. Visit Wrssnewcomers.com for more information.

Toastmasters by the Sea group meets Sundays from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at White Rock Library, 15342 Buena Vista Ave. Info: Bev, 604-536-2175.

BUSINESS

Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association and Surrey Board of Trade luncheon (“Home Building Industry Livable and Affordable,” presented by Fortis BC and featuring keynote speaker Kevin Falcon, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5 at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, Surrey. Falcon, executive VP of Anthem Properties and former MLA, to provide insight on “how developers can engage more effectively with municipal governments, changes needed at the different levels of government to support a thriving home building industry and how cities and developers currently engage to produce market-based housing.” To register, call 604-581-7130 or email info@businessinsurrey.ca.

Surrey Business Excellence Awards: 16th annual gala event hosted by Surrey Board of Trade will recognize six of Surrey’s best businesses in different award categories, with Pamela Martin as emcee, 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6 at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel. Tickets $110 each or $1,050 for table of 10. Info: 604-581-7130.

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.

BOOKS/LIT

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 Semiahmooarts.com.

LIBRARY EVENTS

"Give the Moms a Break: Daddy Storytimes" events Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at City Centre Library, Surrey, to Oct. 23. "A great way for male caregivers to establish a bond with a little one through rhymes, songs, simple stories, fingerplays and puppets. It is for men only and babies (newborn to 24 months). Dads, stepdads, foster dads, boyfriends, granddads, uncles and all male caregivers are welcome." Call 604-598-7369. Wellness Series presented by Surrey Libraries and Fraser Health in the Read-Ability Lounge of City Centre Library (10350 University Dr., Surrey) on Tuesdays this fall, from 6 to 7 p.m. Admission is free. For topics and dates, visit Surreylibraries.ca.

CALLS/AUDITIONS

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.

WALKS/RUNS

National Bank Financial Great Pumpkin Run/Walk is a fundraiser hosted by Peace Arch Hospital Community Health Foundation, event Sunday, Oct. 26. Info: Pahfoundation. ca/runwalk.

HEALTH

Flu vaccination clinic: Event Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at London Station, 10348 King George Blvd., Surrey. “Be proactive this flu season and attend a London Drugs Flu Vaccination Clinic offered by the London Drugs Certified Injection Pharmacists.” Info: http://healthblog.londondrugs.com/get-your-flu-shot-early-this-flu-season.

Yoga classes Mondays at Colebrook United Church, Surrey, to Oct. 30, 9:30-10:30am, and/or Thursdays, to Nov. 3, 3:30-4:30pm. 8 sessions/$45. Drop-in/$6.50. Call 604-596-2412 to preregister. Church located at 5441 125A St., Surrey.

Mammography screening event hosted by Canadian Cancer Society on Nov. 14 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and Nov. 15 (8:20 a.m. to 5 p.m.) at Indo-Canadian Seniors Centre, 7050 120th St., Surrey. Book appointment by calling Harpreet Dhatt, 778-823-3244.

EDUCATION

“Brick Walls 2” event: Surrey Libraries and the BC Genealogical Society (BCGS) present Brick Walls 2 at Cloverdale Library on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 1 to 5 p.m. The panel of family history experts (Diane Rogers, Brenda L. Smith and Peter Whitlock) will share strategies on overcoming tough genealogy research obstacles.  Special guest Eunice Robinson will give a talk on Planning a Trip to Salt Lake City. A light meal is included with the $20 ticket price.  Door prizes. For tickets and info, call 604- 598-7328) or visit http://www.surreylibraries.ca/programs-services/5729.aspx.

“The Frontiers of Modern Physics”: Saturday-morning science lecture series presented by TRIUMF, UBC and SFU. Free lectures are at a level appropriate for high school students and members of the general public and are presented by professors and researchers. Lectures start at 10 a.m.; parking available, at SFU Surrey campus (#250-13450 102nd Ave., Surrey) and also TRIUMF at UBC. Info: triumf.ca/saturday-lectures. Events in Surrey this fall include Oct. 18, 25, Nov. 29. Check website for topics and guest speakers. 

“Doing Good, Feeling Good”: SFU Surrey hosts President’s Faculty Lecture series event featuring Dr. Lara Aknin, 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at room 3310 (Now Newspaper Theatre). “Although many perspectives of human nature argue that people are selfish, a growing body of research suggests that humans not only help others, they experience a boost in happiness from doing so. Findings suggest that doing good can lead to feeling good.” Info: http://at.sfu.ca/fNtvij.

TALKS

 

“Bullying and violence: What does race and gender have to do with it?” Dr. Jo-Anne Lee, associate professor of women’s studies from University of Victoria, will give a talk on bullying and violence and the role of race and gender. Lecture at council chambers at Surrey City Hall at 6 p.m. Oct. 28, with a reception in the mezzanine of SFU Surrey campus at 7:30 pm. Hosted by SFU’s Faculty of Health Sciences. Register: http://at.sfu.ca/PckoSK.

 

CLASSES

"Social Skills Through Drama": Youth get social skills therapy on the sly while learning about acting in class sessions at Surrey Arts Centre this fall. Set 2 begins Oct. 29. For teens age 13 to 18. "This inclusive acting class, taught by theatre professionals, will be both fun and challenging as participants develop self-expression through voice, movement, improvisation, acting games and script work." All abilities are welcome, sessions on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., fee $150. Info: 604-501-5566, Surrey.ca/register.

YOUTH

SASSY Awards: Gala event Friday, Nov. 21 at Surrey Arts Centre. Organizers of fourth annual event (Service Above Self Surrey Youth) to present awards in seven categories. Info: www.sassyawards.ca, www.facebook.com/SASSYAwards, www.surrey.ca/youth.

MARKETS

White Rock winter market runs every Sunday from Oct. 19 to Dec. 14 at Elks Hall on George Street. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: Whiterockfarmersmarket.ca, 604-897-3276.

North Delta winter market happens Sundays at Sunbury Hall, on Dunlop Road. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Surrey winter market starts Oct. 29 and will be held every second Wednesday at city hall, between noon and 4 p.m., ending in May. Info: surreymarket.org.

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. For details, contact Lillian Moe at 604-536-6204 or Veronica Lynch, 604-943-6034.

SALES/CRAFTS 

“Fibre Flare” annual event hosted by Peace Arch Weavers & Spinners on Saturday, Oct. 25 and Sunday, Oct. 26 at Ocean Park Community Hall, 1577 128th St., South Surrey, daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Demonstrations of creations with natural fibres in hand spun yarns, basketry, felted, woven and knitted items. Info: Call Triss, 604-536-2875.

Cloverdale United Church craft fair, Saturday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 17575 58A Ave., Cloverdale. Crafters wanted, call Marguerite Cryer at 604-574-5603.

WRESTLING

All Star Wrestling presents “FRIGHT NIGHT 2” event Friday, Oct. 24 at Cloverdale Fairgrounds’ Alice McKay Building, 8 p.m. start, 6050 176th St., Surrey.  Tickets $20 for front row, $15 general admission. Info: allstar-wrestling.com. Post-show party at Rusty’s Pub, 17770 56th Ave., Surrey.

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