Snowed in Comedy Tour at Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage on Saturday, Feb. 15, that includes Just for Laughs winner Dan Quinn, Great Canadian Laugh Off winner Paul Myrehaug, six-time Canadian Comedian of the 12 months nominee Pete Zedlacher and Seattle Comedy Competition winner Damonde Tschritter. “Celebrating its twelfth year, the event has grown to be the largest comedy tour in Canada, with performances in 70 cities from coast to coast.” At 13750 88 Ave., Surrey. Info: 604-501-5566, tickets.surrey.ca.
I Am Woman! Hear Me Laff!: Annual comedy present at Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage celebrates International Women’s Day, on March 7 that includes headliner Susan Rice, “the Grande Dame of Comedy in the Pacific Northwest. You’ll howl with laughter at the stand-up comics who’ll take the stage by storm to give it up for all things witty, wacky, and womanly.” Presented by Surrey Civic Theatres. Box workplace: 604-501-5566.
Fraser Valley Comedy occasions held month-to-month at Elements Casino Surrey. For dates and data, go to fb.com/fvcomedy.
Ron James: Nova Scotia-raised comic brings “Full Throttle” comedy tour to Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre on May 1. Tickets are $60 through ronjames.ca, or name 604-507-6355.
Come Dancing Around the World Series: Soulsha Afro-Celtic Funk band performs Saturday, Feb. 22 at Surrey Arts Centre’s Studio Theatre, 13750 88th Ave. “The band brings together some of Boston’s top musicians in Scottish, West African, and Funk music to create a sound you won’t find anywhere else on the planet. Soulful call-and-response singing, masterful improvisation, traditional Senegalese and Scottish dancing, and incredible energy make every Soulsha show an unforgettable live experience.” Info: 604-501-5566, tickets.surrey.ca.
“Surrey Nights: Mendelssohn, Britten and a Surprising New Talent” live performance carried out by Vancouver Symphony Orchestra at Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre on Friday, Feb. 28, that includes 13-year-old Alma Deutscher. “Join us in the Bell Centre Lobby at 7pm for a very special prelude concert with Fleetwood Park Secondary.” Tickets vary $27.25-$42, 604-507-6355.
Cadence: Four males, 4 microphones, no devices. “Canada’s premier a cappella group” takes to Centre Stage at Surrey City Hall, Eight p.m. Friday, March 13. “On-stage antics and audience participation are par for the course, but what these men can do with their voices needs to be heard to be believed.” Tickets: tickets.surrey.ca, 604-501-5566. At 13450 104 Ave., Surrey.
“Yesterday Once More” musical revue celebrating the music of ABBA, The Carpenters, The Fifth Dimension and The Mamas and The Papas, at Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre on Thursday, March 26. “The dynamic stars of ‘Yesterday Once More’ expertly sing and dance their way through the hit songs of these pop icons in fully choreographed musical production numbers.” Tickets: 604-507-6355, bellperformingartscentre.com.
Jazz Vespers at Northwood United Church: Hour-long live performance occasions from September to June, on second and fourth Sundays at church, 8855 156th St., Surrey, four p.m. begin, Northwood-united.org. Feb. 23: Dmitri Matheny Quintet (American flugelhornist, with vocalist Gail Pettis and others).
Donegal’s Irish House: Live music Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 12054 96th Ave., Surrey. Info: 604-584-2112, donegals.pub/band-calendar. March 14: Fo Fighters (tribute to Foo Fighters).
Dublin Crossing: Live music and extra at Irish-themed bar, 18789 Fraser Hwy. 604-575-5470, Dublincrossing.com.
The Taphouse Guildford: Music/sports activities bar, 15330 102A Ave., Surrey, that includes DJ/dance nights (Thurs.-Sat.), stay music (Sun./Tues.), karaoke (Wed.), trivia (Mon.). Info: 604-583-8828, Thetaphouse.ca.
Elements Casino: Live music and particular occasions at 300-seat licensed venue, 17755 60th Ave., Cloverdale. Info: Elementscasinosurrey.com.
The Grind open-mic espresso home: Event held on the final Friday of each month at Bethany-Newton United Church from 7 to 9 p.m., with music, poetry and extra in a relaxed setting, with featured visitors to start out the night. At 14853 60th Ave, Surrey.
The Cloverdale Market: “Your Weekly Treasure Hunt” in two buildings with 200 tables and 100+ out of doors spots, open each Sunday from 6 a.m. to four p.m. at Cloverdale Fairgrounds, off 176th St. (Hwy 15) and 62nd Ave., Surrey. Info: 604-837-1676, Cloverdalemarket.ca.
“The Late Christopher Bean”: Surrey Little Theatre levels the Sidney Howard play to Feb. 22. “A family who rented a room to a struggling artist finds out that his art is posthumously valuable. Hilarity and misunderstandings and greed take centre stage as they gather the paintings that could sell for millions. Only the housekeeper seems to have genuinely appreciated Bean.” Show instances Thursdays to Saturday at Eight p.m., 2 p.m. Sunday matinees. Tickets $20, surreylittletheatre.com. At 7027 184th St., Surrey.
“Th’owxiya: The Hungry Feast Dish”: Axis Theatre brings this “mythical Kwantlen First-Nations fable suitable for all ages” on Saturday, Feb. 15 at Surrey Arts Centre, beginning at three p.m. “This ensemble cast of Indigenous storytellers delights and entertains audiences with their interactive and family-friendly show,” a Surrey Civic Theatres presentation at 13750 88 Ave. Box workplace: 604-501-5566, tickets.surrey.ca.
“Kim’s Convenience”: Ins Choi’s corner-store comedy excursions to Surrey Arts Centre in an Arts Club Theatre manufacturing, from Feb. 19 to 29. “Choi’s hilarious and touching debut play inspired the hit TV show of the same name.” Info: 604-501-5566, tickets.surrey.ca.
“You Will Remember Me”: Francois Archambault script carried out by Naked Stage Readers Theatre firm at Newton Cultural Centre from Feb. 28 to March 1. “A play about memory and change, and the role memory plays in our relationships at all stages of life.” Directed by Heather-jean Robinson. Tickets and data: nakedstage.web.
“Screwball Comedy”: Royal Canadian Theatre Company presents the Norm Foster play at Surrey Arts Centre’s Main Stage on March 13-14 as a part of regional tour. Box workplace: tickets.surrey.ca, 604-501-5566.
Spring Swing Fling Ceilidh hosted by FVGSS, a Musical Theatre Company, on March 7 at The Rose Room at Valleyview, 14464 72nd Ave., Surrey. “The group that brought you Cinderella and Seussical is back with our annual fundraiser. Join us for an amazing musical experience with songs like: At The Hop-Nothing from Nothing -All I Have to Do is Dream -Rock Around the Clock-Rock This Town-Rockin’ Robin – La Bamba and much more. Live large band with a ton of singers. Cash bar with beer, wine coolers and pop. Snacks also available. Prizes.” Tickets $20 earlier than March 1 at brownpapertickets.com (search The Spring Swing Fling Ceilidh), or $25 after that date. Info: 604-358-4043, fvgss.org.
White Spot Pipe Band’s second annual Ceilidh, on April 18 at 17475 59th Ave., Surrey. “Join us for enjoyable household night of music and dance. Performances by White Spot Pipe Band and dancers. Live music by Blackthorn. For data name 604-649-6482 or go to whitespotpipeband.com.
Bear Creek Park Train and MiniGolf: Train rides by the forest at Surrey’s largest park, 13750 88th Ave. For hours and charges, name 604-501-1232 or go to bctrains.com.
Surrey Libraries Reading Buddies: “A time to practice reading together, for kid readers and teen volunteers. Children are paired with a teen volunteer who will spend time reading together in a safe, supportive environment. Reading Buddies happens twice a year, in the spring and fall.” Program just isn’t designed to show youngsters the right way to learn. Info: surreylibraries.ca/providers/teenagers/reading-buddies.
Surrey Rebels minor lacrosse: 2020 field lacrosse registration is now open at surreylacrosse.com, for Mini-Tyke to Midget divisions. “We are offering a complementary lacrosse stick to any Mini-Tyke, Tyke, Novice or Female player that has never played lacrosse for our association before.”
“Tri Surrey” Indoor Sprint Triathlon on Feb. 23 at Guildford Recreation Centre from 9 a.m. to midday. “Join us for Surrey’s annual indoor sprint triathlon. Accomplish your fitness goals, compete with friends or family and try something new. This event is a fun and competitive indoor sprint consisting of a 20-minute swim, 30-minute cycle on spin bikes and a 20-minute run.” Info: 604-502-6360, or name 604-501-5100 to register.
Surrey Sharks Field Hockey Club: Registration contains your participant’s annual FHBC membership. Info: surreysharks.ca.
Surrey Eagles: Junior A hockey membership, a BCHL franchise, performs dwelling video games at South Surrey Arena on varied dates, at 2199 148 St. Schedule and ticket data at surreyeagles.ca, or name 531-GOAL (4625).
Surrey Knights: Junior B hockey membership, a PJHL franchise, performs dwelling video games Thursday nights, 7 p.m. begin, at North Surrey Sport & Ice Complex, 10950 126A St. Info: surreyknights.ca.
BC Vintage To Modern Toy Expo at Cloverdale Fairgrounds’ Shannon Hall & Alice Mackay Buildings on Saturday, March 14 from 10 a.m. to three p.m. “Relive your childhood or add to your collection of vintage and modern toys. Bring your old unwanted vintage toys for appraisals or trades.” At 6050 176 St., Surrey. Admission $5 , youngsters underneath 12 free. Info: Greg Finn, email@example.com, 778-347-6794, bctoyexpo.com.
“Not Quite All Night” occasion at Museum of Surrey on Saturday, Feb. 14 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., 17710 56a Ave. Admission is $25.95.”A Valentine’s Day deal with for the children and also you! Drop your youngsters off for the night to expertise the museum’s final backstage cross. The evening features a pizza get together, crafts, a flashlight scavenger hunt. For youngsters aged 6-10 years outdated.” Register on-line or at 604-501-5100 with course ID 4701171.
Pro-D Day LEGO occasion at Museum of Surrey, 17710 56a Ave, on Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. to four p.m. Free. “Get creative this pro-d day with LEGO at the museum. Enjoy a day of LEGO brick inspired crafts, play and adventure. Take part in a LEGO challenge and show off your brick building skills. Bricks for Kidz will lead building activities throughout the day.” Info: 604-592-6956.
Family Day at Historic Stewart Farm, 13723 Crescent Rd., on Feb. 17 from midday to three p.m. “Spend time with your family down at the Farm the old fashioned way by doing various activities and sampling our baking from the woodstove. This event is supported by the Province of British Columbia.” Info: 604-592-6956.
Family Day on the Museum of Surrey (17710 56a Ave) on Feb. 17 from 1 to four p.m. “What did families do for fun before TVs and video games? Board games! Spend quality time with your loved ones – just like families would have done 100 years ago. While the Museum of Surrey is typically closed on Mondays, it will be open for Family Day, February 17, 2020 from 1-4pm. This event is supported by the Province of British Columbia.” Info: 604-592-6956.
Family Fun Nights held on varied dates at Cloverdale Recreation Centre, Don Christian Recreation Centre, South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre and Kensington Prairie Community Centre. For dates and extra data, name 604-501-5100 or go to surrey.ca/culture-recreation/23500.aspx.
Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 Awards: Nomination deadline for the 10th annual awards is Monday, March 2. “Do you know a business and/or community minded individual that is 25 years old or younger? Winners will be chosen based upon a subjective analysis of their business or community achievements, leadership ability, community involvement, professional achievements and uniqueness of their business or community projects. In addition to the 25 winners, someone will be selected to win the Health and Safety in the Workplace Award.” Selected winners to be acknowledged at awards occasion Tuesday, April 21 at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel. Contact: Rhona Doria, firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-634-0344.
Shakti Awards and gala dinner Saturday, March 7 at Bollywood Banquet Hall, Surrey, to honour ladies who’ve displayed energy and excellence in six fields (Academic, Artistic, Entrepreneurial, Sports, Public Service and Resilience). Tickets $50 every. For tickets, donations and sponsorship inquiries, Call 604-307-8796. Call for nominations in six classes, deadline Feb. 23, electronic mail to email@example.com. Info: shaktisociety.com, or name 604-307-8796.
Winter Festival at Guildford Town Centre: Outdoor skating rink, meals vans, a life-size snow globe and extra at occasion from Feb. 7-9 and 14-17 in mall’s north car parking zone. Free admission. Use personal skates at no cost, or lease for $5 (money solely) with proceeds to Surrey Hospital Foundation. Festival website subsequent to the Life In Style furnishings retailer (former Sears location), 104th/152nd. For hours and extra data, go to guildfordtowncentre.com.
Surrey Schools International Jazz Festival at Bell Performing Arts Centre on Feb. 21-22, that includes daytime and night performances. Admission to all exhibits is by donation to Surrey Meals program. Festival, now in its 38th 12 months, is amongst Canada’s largest and most unusual jazz festivals. “This event combines two days of jazz performances by 2,000 secondary school jazz musicians with two nights of superb jazz performances for the public.” At 6250 144th St. Info: 604-507-6355.
Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival: Annual occasion deliver meals vans to Guildford Town Centre car parking zone on April 17-18 and at Cloverdale’s Shannon Hall on May 23. Admission is free on the competition’s eight places within the area, with 20-plus meals vans, leisure and extra. Info: greatervanfoodtruckfest.com.
“TEDxBearCreekPark 2020: A Shift in Thinking” occasion on Saturday, Feb 29 at Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre, that includes a number of visitor audio system together with Some of the audio system embody the “Iron Soldier” Captain Trevor Greene, neuroscientist Dr. Ryan D’Arcy, spoken-word poet Lindi Nolte, monetary advisor Tracy Theemes, rocket scientist Peter Scott and Karen Joseph, CEO of Reconciliation Canada. Tickets $89 for common admission, or $69 for full-time college students. Info: 604-507-6355, bellperformingartscentre.sd36.bc.ca.
“An Evening with Dr. Jane Goodall” occasion at Surrey’s Bell Performing Arts Centre on March 23 as a part of regional tour. Tickets for this Surrey date are offered out. Info: janegoodall.ca.
Third Age Learning at Kwantlen (TALK) presents “creative and stimulating educational activities for adults over 50,” with particular night occasions at KPU campus in Surrey. Info: kpu.ca/speak.
Singles Travel Club meets on Monday, Feb 17 for dinner at 6pm, Ricky’s Country Restaurant, 19219 56th Ave, Surrey. “Please RSVP. We offer group tours for the solo traveler – meet new friends , enjoy the security of travelling in a group & avoid the costly single supplement. Join us to discuss & plan trips for 2020.” Info: singlestravelclub.ca, RSVP to Val 604-529-1552.
Valley Women’s Network Luncheons held on final Wednesday of each month at Eaglequest Golf Club, 7778 152nd St., Surrey. Event price $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.
Ukrainian “soul food” – perogies, cabbage rolls and borscht – accessible on the market on the final Friday of every month as fundraiser at Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 13512 108th Ave., Surrey, from four:30 to 7:30 p.m. “Eat-in, take away, or ready for your freezer.” Info: 604-531-1923, 604-581-0313.
Holy Cross Ukrainian Church (13753 108th Ave., Surrey) can present pyrogies and cabbage rolls in your giant household gathering or reunion any time. Sales are held on the final Saturday of each month, apart from December, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For massive orders, name 778-707-9105. Can ship.
Surrey Hot Topic Dialogue that includes the Surrey Police Transition Update on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 26, with visitor speaker Wally Oppal, Chair of the Surrey Police Transition Committee. Start time 7:30 a.m. at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel. Free, registration required. Info: businessinsurrey.com.
Surrey Hospital Foundation’s fifth annual Celebration of Care Gala at Aria Banquet Hall on Feb. 22, with Virgin Radio host Nira Arora, and emcees from CTV, Keri Adams and Jason Pires.Gourmet Peake of Catering dinner, raffle prize of a automobile courtesy of Surrey Honda, stay public sale with showman Fred Lee, and dance get together with Dr. Strangelove Band. Event data: surreyhospitalfoundation.com.
Newton BIA Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Newton Cultural Centre, 13530 72 Ave. “All Businesses and Property owners within the Newton BIA area are invited to attend (no charge). Coffee and light refreshments will be served throughout.” Register at eventbrite.ca.
Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Claire Trevena will converse at Surrey Board of Trade luncheon on Friday, March 6 at Eaglequest Golf Course (7778 152 St), on topic of transportation points and plans for Surrey, and the area, together with ridesharing and the taxi trade, Pattullo Bridge, Massey Tunnel Project. Info: businessinsurrey.com or name 604-581-7130.
Speed Networking Night hosted by Surrey Board of Trade on Wednesday, March four at board workplace (#101-14439 104 Ave.) from 5:30 to eight p.m. Admission is free. “Surrey Board of Trade invites all young and aspiring entrepreneurs to its inaugural, where guests will have the opportunity to network and ask questions to Surrey’s top entrepreneurs and industry leaders. Are you a successful entrepreneur looking to give back? If you are interested in being one of our industry leaders that evening, call 604.581.7130.” Register on-line at businessinsurrey.com.
Surrey Women in Business Awards: 11th annual luncheon to function keynote speaker Erin Brockovich on March 12, with awards introduced in seven award classes. Info: electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org or name 604-634-0344.
Surrey Board of Trade seeks nominations for 2020 Board Director nomination course of, with deadline of March 27. “We are looking for capable individuals to support and lead the organization’s governance as the staff and volunteers initiate new ideas to affect, inform and influence Surrey’s business community. Directors participate in the governance of the Board of Trade, determining the focus and direction of the organization each year.” For particulars, electronic mail Anita Huberman, email@example.com or name 604-634-0342.
Free Family Education Series each Wednesday, 6 to 7:30 p.m., in Newton space. Contact Semone Trautman for location particulars (firstname.lastname@example.org, 778-240-5431). “This is a free education series for families/natural supports who are supporting an adult loved one with a mental illness.”
Surrey English Language Centre gives free English language lessons for brand new immigrants to Canada with proof of everlasting residence, age 17 or older. “We offer full-time and evening LINC classes year-round, funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.” To register, name 604-582-7479, electronic mail email@example.com, go to 9801 King George Blvd. (suites #111 and #350), Surrey.
Free “English for the Workplace” lessons at PICS in new Project Based Language Training Program (PBLT). “Students will learn and develop soft skills, job search, resume writing, interview skills, networking and much more.” Call 604-596-7722, ext. 138. Free childminding on website.
Family Caregiver Series, free Alzheimer Society of B.C. workshop for 3 Saturdays (Feb. 22, 29 and March 7), 1 to four p.m., Guildford Seniors Village, 14568 104A Ave. Pre-registration required. 604-449-5000, firstname.lastname@example.org. Series to offer “basic information about the disease for family members who are caring for a person living with dementia.”
Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain: Free, six-week workshop begins March 11 at Newton Seniors’ Centre, 13775 -70th Ave., Wednesday mornings from 9:30 to midday. “Do you live with pain every day? This workshop teaches skills to manage daily the challenges of living with chronic pain. Ways to manage pain, sleep, deal with difficult emotions, exercise safely, and work with health care professionals are some of the topics discussed. Fun and interactive, all participants receive the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain companion book at no cost. Persons with pain, family members and caregivers are welcome to attend.” Registration is required and house is restricted. To register name 604-940-1273 or go to selfmanagementbc.ca.
The Teen Mindfulness Group at Surrey’s Tong Louie YMCA is a free, six-week program for ages 13-17 that makes use of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) and mindfulness to assist youngsters experiencing gentle to reasonable signs of hysteria, stress and worries. At 14988 57th Ave, Surrey from Wed April 1st to May sixth four:30pm – 6pm. “All contributors obtain a free YMCA membership throughout this system, and for 7 weeks afterwards if all classes are attended. No referral or medical analysis is required. Interested youth should register for and attend an info session previous to program registration. Info classes can be held Wed, March four and March 11 at four:30pm. For extra particulars or to register, electronic mail email@example.com or name 604.673.6182.
Mind Fit at Surrey’s Tong Louie YMCA is a free, eight-week program for youth aged 13-19 who’re experiencing gentle to reasonable signs of melancholy, low temper, low vitality or anxiousness. “Mind Fit participants are connected to other young people in a safe environment to learn about mental wellness and coping strategies from a Youth Mental Health Clinician and try out a new physical activity each week with a YMCA Physical Activity Specialist. Together they learn how to incorporate physical activity in to a wellness plan.” At Tong Louie YMCA, 14988 57th Ave, from Tue April 14 to June 2 from 5pm-7pm. All contributors obtain a free 12-week YMCA membership. No referral or medical analysis is required. Interested youth should register for and attend an info session previous to program registration. Info classes can be held Tue March 10 and Tue March 31 at 5pm. For extra particulars or to register, electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org or name 604.673.6182.
No Longer Alone Nar-Anon occasions Tuesday evenings, from 7:45-Eight:45 pm, at Newton Bethany United Church, 14853 60th Ave. Free. “The Nar-Anon Family Groups is primarily for those who know or have known a feeling of desperation concerning the addiction problem of someone very near to you.” Info: naranonbc.com.
Next Steps strolling program for stroke survivors held Tuesday mornings on the meals courtroom of Central City Shopping Centre, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 10153 King George Blvd., Surrey. “A fun, friendly, easy walking group for stroke survivors. Weekly participation can help you to set goals and stay motivated. Participants walk at their own pace and distance in a safe environment with easy access to washrooms, seating areas and other amenities.” Info: email@example.com, 778-926-8341.
Peer Family Support Group meets on the primary Thursday of the month, 6:30 to 7:30 pm at 9803 140th St., Surrey (Newton space). 19+, free. “This is a free support group for families/natural support people who are supporting an adult loved one who struggles with mental health.” For particulars, contact Jennifer Hopkins (firstname.lastname@example.org, 778-241-6825).
Mental Health Family and Friends Info Night: “Support and information for friends and family of people struggling with mental illness. New members are always welcome,” on first and third Thursday of each month at SMH- Psychiatry Board room, 4th ground. For extra info, name Hardeep 604-574-1976 or email@example.com
Al-Anon: “When you don’t know where to turn because someone drinks too much, Al-Anon family groups can help.” Call 888-425-2666, M-F, Eight a.m. to six p.m., or go to Al-anon.alateen.org.
Cancer: Thriving and Surviving Program, on Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to midday at Elim Village – The Oasis, 9008 158th St., Surrey. “A self-management program designed for people who have completed treatment and are living with or have been affected by cancer. Caregivers are also welcome to attend.” Info: Selfmanagementbc.ca.
Surrey Multiple Sclerosis assist conferences held on the final Wednesday of each month, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., at Fleetwood Christian Reformed Church, 9165 160th St., Surrey. Info: Contact Cheryl (firstname.lastname@example.org, 604-581-3758) or Barb (778-373-0284).
Tao Healing Group (previously Soul Power) Surrey: “Learn simple but powerful self-healing techniques for any aspect of life, with Certified Healers and Teachers. Receive free healing and blessings.” Tuesday evenings at 7pm, Surrey City Centre Library, 10350 University Dr., “Everyone is welcome, and no previous experience is necessary.” By donation, data: 778-379-9920.
Birding Walks at varied parks in Surrey hosted by Surrey Nature Centre (604-502-6065, email@example.com). Free to attend. “Join a local naturalist for a series of free monthly walks (September through May) to discover Surrey’s birds.” Info: surrey.ca/culture-recreation/24773.aspx.
The Loafing Shed Glass Studio’s “In Loving Memory Weekends” on Sat./Sun. Feb. 15-16, at Robert Gary Parkes’ studio in Port Kells space of Surrey. “Come find out more about memorial glass. Complimentary beverages, glass-blowing demonstrations from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Gallery open to 3:00.” At 9060 184 Street, 604-612-2753.
Surrey Art Gallery: Gallery at Bear Creek Park, 88th Ave./King George Blvd. 604-501-5566, Surrey.ca/artgallery. “Susan Point: Spindle Whorl” and “Don Li-Leger: Counting the Steps of the Sun,” each to March 22. Also “Don Hutchinson and Ying-Yueh Chuang: Passages,” to June 14 and “Carol Sawyer: Proscenium,” to Aug. 16; “Art by Elementary School Students,” to May 10.
Thursday Artist Talk: Events hosted by Surrey Art Gallery Association (SAGA) on first Thursday of each month at Bear Creek Park facility, 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. Info: 604-501-5566, Arts.surrey.ca.
Surrey Urban Screen: Digital artwork proven on display screen on aspect of constructing at Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre, at 13458 107A Ave. Exhibit could be seen from 30 minutes after sundown till midnight. Info: 604-598-5898, Surreyurbanscreen.ca. “Varvara and Mar: We Are the Clouds” on view till April 16.
Newton Cultural Centre showcases works by native artists in gallery at 13530 72nd Ave, Surrey. Info: 604-594-2700, Artscouncilofsurrey.ca.
Museum of Surrey: At 17710 56A Ave., Cloverdale. Info: Surrey.ca/heritage, 604-592-6956. “Being Punjabi: Unfolding the Surrey Story,” shines a light-weight on Surrey’s Punjabi group, to Feb. 23.
Historic Stewart Farm: Facility positioned at website of 1894 farmhouse and heritage gardens, at 13723 Crescent Rd., South Surrey. Info: 604-592-6956, www.surrey.ca/heritage.
Surrey Archives: Info: 604-502-6459 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 17671 56th Ave, Cloverdale.
White Rock Scottish Country Dance Club occasions at Sullivan Hall, 6306 152nd St., Surrey, on Wednesday evenings weekly, beginning at 7 p.m. “Beginners, singles and couples welcome. Lively music,enjoyable and good train. Info: Call 604-586-1367 or go to wrscdc.org.
Pre-teen Dances at six places throughout Surrey on choose dates. “We have great concession, awesome light shows, and music that you and your friends will love to dance to.” Info: 604-501-5100, surrey.ca/culture-recreation/20955.aspx.
Surrey Fiddlers Old Time Dance takes place at Don Christian Recreation Centre, 6220 184th St., Surrey, on first Tuesday of each month, besides July and August, from 1 to three:30 p.m. Admission is $four. Call Evan, 604-576-1066.
Dance Without Limits (Surrey) on Thursdays at Chuck Bailey Rec Centre, 13458 107A Ave., Surrey. “The Cerebral Palsy Association of BC is offering a free, inclusive art program for children and youth 5-15 years old with any type of disability. Family members, siblings and friends are welcome. The program is run on a drop-in basis.” Info: bccerebralpalsy.com/packages/dance-without-limits.
Learn to Square Dance occasions at Chuck Bailey rec centre on Thursday evenings (Sept. to June), 6:30 p.m. begin, 13458 107A Ave., Surrey, hosted by Wheeling Eight’s Square Dance Club. “We are a wheelchair square dance club that do square dancing in wheel chairs. We welcome people in wheelchairs and their caregivers and any other people that would like to learn. We are a busy club going out to different places to show off our dancing skills.” Contact: Darlene, email@example.com, 604-358-2841.
T.W. Twirlers Square Dance Club hosts occasions each Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Christian Life Assembly Church, #110-12332 Patullo Place, Surrey. All-ages occasion, first evening is free admission. “It is ‘Friendship Set To Music.’ Come out and have fun learning to dance and meet new friends, for a social, fun night out.” Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 604-358-2841.
Surrey International Folk Dancing meets Thursdays from 7 to 10 pm at Walnut Road Elementary, 16152 82nd Ave., Surrey, from September to June. “First time free, no partner required. Wear comfortable shoes.” $four drop-in price. Info: Call Dale, 604-496-4236, Surreyfolkdance.org.
Jamming at Fleetwood: Those aged 55+ are invited to affix group of senior musicians that meets each Thursday from 11:30 a.m. till 1 p.m., at 15996 84th Ave. “We play for the sheer pleasure of entertaining a dedicated audience who come in to listen or dance, every week. Lunch is available for purchase, and you can try your luck at winning a 50/50 draw.” Info: contact Mildred, electronic mail email@example.com or name 604-789-5037.
North Surrey Horticultural Society meets at 7:30 p.m. on third Monday of the month, March by October, within the basement of Grace Community Church, 14618 110th Ave. “We have guest speakers on a wide variety of topics, a show bench, a sharing table, and like to get together and have fun and learn about gardening. We welcome all who are interested in gardening. Come by and drop in to a meeting and join us for coffee.” Info: 604-588-8977.
Cloverdale Garden Club meets on the second Thursday of the month, from September to June, at Clayton Community Hall, 18513 70th Ave., Surrey. Annual membership is $20, drop-in price is $three. For info, contact Nancy, 604-530-4197.
South Surrey Garden Club: The membership meets at 7 p.m. each fourth Wednesday (besides August and December) at St. Mark’s Anglican Church, 12953 20th Ave. “We have a very active and full program with great speakers, field trips and workshops.” Info: Contact Kathy Starke at 604 535 8264 or go to Southsurreygardenclub.ca.
Divorce Care service program for these going by divorce or separation. Group classes in Surrey each Saturday from 1-2:30 p.m. One-time cost of $25 to cowl price of handbook/research ebook. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or name 604-542-9300.
Navy League of Canada Cadets program welcomes girls and boys between the ages of 9 and 11 to study good citizenship, management, a way of responsibility, self-discipline, teamwork, wholesome dwelling and respect for others. “Come join us. We parade every Thursday,” from 6:30 to eight:30 p.m. at 1284 184th St. Small administration price. Contact Ryan Martin, email@example.com, 778-985-5597.
Ubuntu Ogogo (Compassionate Grandmothers) brings assist to grandmothers in Africa who’re elevating thousands and thousands of kids orphaned by AIDS, by fundraising and growing consciousness in our area people. “We meet the second Wednesday of each month at Fleetwood Villa, 16028 83rd Ave., Surrey, from 11 am to 1:30 pm. New members are welcome and if you would like to attend a meeting, please contact Kathy Cuthbert at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-319-1195.”
Surrey Singles Over Sixty: “We are a smaller group that meet for dinners, card games, bowling and dancing, picnics, etc. We are based in the North Surrey/North Delta area. New members are welcome.” Please name both Lyla at 604-594-2860 or Bob at 604-594-3773.
Surrey Trekkers strolling membership hosts walks for all ages. First 5 walks are free, then $1 or $2 relying on sort of stroll, with socializing after walks. Info: surreytrekkers.com.
Surrey Beekeepers Association conferences held on third Wednesday of every month, 7:30 p.m. begin at Honeybee Centre, 7480 176th St., Surrey. Contact Don or Fran Carter, 604-591-3262. “All welcome to attend and learn about bees.”
CFUW (Canadian Federation of University Women) North Delta/Surrey is a membership open to all ladies graduates, college students and associates who assist the mission and beliefs of CFUW, which gives annual scholarships and bursaries to deserving feminine graduates who’re occurring to college. The membership meets month-to-month from September to June. Contact Heather at 604-591-7678 or Eleanor at 604-589-3631.
Soul of the World Choir: “Sing for the joy of it! Free your voice and express your heart and soul through music. Award-winning singer, songwriter, and expressive arts therapist Heidi McCurdy leads uplifting, contemplative songs and chants from around the world in a relaxed atmosphere.” Sessions are Thursdays 7 pm at Alexandra Neighbourhood House. All ranges welcome, no auditions. Info: heidimccurdy.com, 778-836-7172.
The Versatiles search retirees to affix their ranks – those that like entertaining, singing, dancing or simply performing out. Call 604-613-3116 for extra info on the group, and for time and places of rehearsals.
Peace Arch Women’s Chorus rehearses Wednesdays at Newton Cultural Centre from 7 to 10 p.m., 13530 72 Ave. “We are a women’s singing group – we perform a cappella, barbershop style. Visitors, guests, and interested women of all ages are welcome to drop in. Come watch us sing, warm up with us on the risers, find out if you are a Sweet Adeline in waiting.” Info: peacearchsings.com or contact Jude, 604 892 4997.
The Vaudevillians senior’s leisure troupe rehearses Mondays at Surrey Free Methodist Church on 96th Avenue. Contact Alannah Jacques at 604-594-6645 or email@example.com.
The Aequitas Singers, a community-based, non-auditioned choir, seeks new members (19+). With philosophy of “justice, respect, equality,” choir meets at David Brankin Elementary, 9160 128th St., Surrey, on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. (at again of the college, close to grass discipline). Contact creative director Carol Sirianni at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-595-6029.
Surrey RCMP is accepting volunteer purposes from these “with a keen interest in public safety and making a positive difference through community and crime prevention programs.” Applications accepted till Feb. 28 by the Surrey RCMP web site (surrey.rcmp-grc.gc.ca). “Volunteers participate in a variety of crime prevention programs and play a key role at events across the city, hosting Surrey RCMP information booths and providing public safety information.”
Crime Stoppers is on the lookout for volunteers in Surrey to assist ongoing nameless suggestions program and crime prevention actions within the space. Interested volunteers could electronic mail Anissa Lau at email@example.com.
Whalley Better at Home program seeks volunteers to help in transportation, grocery buying and pleasant visiting. “This program is designed to help seniors live in their own homes by providing non-medical support services. People with clean criminal background and clean driving record can apply. The selected volunteer will transport seniors to/from their appointments and will help them in grocery shopping. Volunteers must agree to work for at least 6-8 hours per month. Mileage cost will be paid and volunteer training will be provided.” Info: 604.596.7722, pics.bc.ca.
Volunteer Cancer Drivers group seeks drivers in North Surrey/North Delta and different communities. “We have over 100 volunteer drivers but need more to meet the increasing demand for service to cancer patients.” Info: volunteercancerdrivers.ca or telephone 604-515-5400.
Guildford Lions Club seeks new members for its work in the neighborhood. Club meets on second and fourth Tuesday of month, 6:30 p.m., at Boston Pizza restaurant, 15125 100th Ave. For data, electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Joe Brown, 778-319-9606.
Surrey Hospice Society: “Gain confidence by giving back to your community, develop skills for working in Social Work, Counseling, Mental Health professions. We have opportunities for you to join our expanding palliative and bereavement programs.” Info: surreyhospice.com.
Volunteer docents sought at Surrey Art Gallery: Volunteers wanted to steer weekday faculty group excursions of gallery’s up to date artwork exhibitions. Info: surrey.ca/artgallery or contact Chris Dawson-Murphy, Volunteer Co-ordinator, at email@example.com or 604-501-5198.
The Learning Disabilities Association of BC is recruiting volunteers for its fall tutoring program to assist youngsters and youth study to learn or do math. Training offered. Call 604-591-5156 for information, or electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland wants volunteer mentors all through the Lower Mainland, particularly in Surrey. “As we grow to support more girls in Surrey, so too must we grow our pool of volunteers.” Info: 604-873-4525, bigsisters.bc.ca.
Fraser Health Crisis Line wants volunteers: “We operate 24/7 and recruit year-round with 5-6 training sessions per year. We are 90 per cent volunteer-based relying on over 27,000 volunteer hours annually to answer nearly 45,000 calls per year. Develop skills for social work, counseling, mental health, policing, E-Comm 911, grad school and so much more.” Info: choices.bc.ca/program/fraser-health-crisis-line, 604-584-5811, ext. 1309.
Canadian Cancer Society: “Campaign volunteers and Community Office Support volunteers are wanted at our Surrey workplace at 10362 King George Blvd. For extra info, contact email@example.com cancers.ca or apply straight at Cancervolunteer.ca.
Alzheimer Society of B.C. seeks volunteers to assist Surrey households stay nicely with dementia. The society is on the lookout for a volunteer to facilitate its native caregiver assist group. “This involves leading a monthly meeting, maintaining group attendance records and using Society materials to provide information to the group.” A time dedication of three to 6 hours per 30 days is required. Training is offered. Contact the Resource Centre at 604-449-5000 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Info: Alzheimerbc.org.
Surrey Hospice Society, which presents packages and providers in hospice, palliative and bereavement care (all provided freed from cost), wants volunteers and in addition donations to assist its packages. To assist, name 604-584-7006, electronic mail email@example.com or go to #1-15243 91st Ave., Surrey.
Surrey Art Gallery Association seeks volunteers for its reward store 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.
Hollywood three Cinemas: 7125 138th St. (Newton Centre, close to 72nd Ave., Surrey). 604-592-4441. Hollywoodcinema.ca.
Landmark Cinemas 12 Guildford: 15051 101st Ave. 604-581-1716, Landmarkcinemas.com
Strawberry Hill Cineplex: 12161 72nd Ave., Surrey. 604-501-9400.