ABRA-Cadabra: Tribute band (formerly known as ABBA-Cadabra) performs Friday, Sept. 14 at Coast Capital Theatre, 1532 Johnson Rd., White Rock. Tickets are $42.50 via www.whiterockplayers.ca.
The Cinema Show: Music of Classic Genesis concert performed by The Undoing band, 7: 30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 15 at Surrey Arts Cenre's main stage, 13750 88th Ave. Tickets are $28 via 604-501-5566.
Kiev Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, under the direction of Wes Janzen, will be presenting a concert of sacred music and stories of God's grace at Peace Portal Alliance Church in Surrey on Sept. 16, 7 p.m., as part of a regional tour. There will be an offering.
Susan Jacks: Celebrated Canadian singer-songwriter performs two shows Oct. 5-6 at Blue Frog studio/ concert hall in White Rock. Tickets $49.50 plus fees, bluefrogstudios. ca/newshows.html.
Classical Coffee Concerts at Surrey Arts Centre's studio theatre: New series for 2012-13 season features 75-minute concerts by classical musicians on select Thursdays, starting with coffee and pastries at 9: 30 a.m. and concert at 10: 30 a.m. Featured artists: Krzysztof Kaczka, flute (Sept. 27), Ariel Barnes, cello (Oct. 18); Sarah Hagen, piano (Nov. 22); Martin Chalifour, violen (Feb. 7); Ken Lavigne, singer (March 7).
Central City Brewing Co.: Live music on stage Saturday nights at restaurant/bar, 13450 102nd Ave., at Central City, Surrey. 604-582-6620, centralcitybrewing.com.
White Rock Elks Lodge #431: Live music and special events on select nights at 1469 George St., White Rock, 604-538-4016, www. whiterockelks.ca. Wed. Sept. 12 from 4-6 p.m.: Patrick's Karaoke.
Slainte, by the Pier: Irish restaurant/bar hosts live music Fri.-Sun., at 15057 Marine Dr. (West Beach), White Rock. 778-294-0066.
Dublin Crossing: Hosts live music six nights a week (dark Mondays), at 18789 Fraser Hwy., Surrey. 604-575-5470.
Get Reel: Film series hosted by Semiahmoo Arts, 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. Sept. 26: "Monsieur Lazhar"; Oct. 17: "Dangerous Method"; Nov. 28: "Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster"
South Surrey/White Rock Art Society, founded in 1959, meets on second Monday of month (except July and August), 7 to 9 p.m. at St. John's church hall, 1480 George St., White Rock. Info: www.artsociety.ca. Next meeting is on Sept. 10.
The West Fine Art Show: Threeday exhibit runs Sept. 7-9 at Indian Springs Land and Cattle Ranch, 19339 8th Ave., South Surrey, featuring celebrated artists and celebrity guests. Free admission.
Gallery hours: Friday, 7pm-10pm, Sat. 9am-4pm, Sun. 10am-4pm.
Information: www.westart.ca, www. indspire.ca.
A Whole Lot of Art: Annual artisan market co-hosted by Watershed Artworks gallery shop, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16 at 11425 84th Ave., North Delta, featuring works by members of Watershed Artworks and artists in the community. Barbecue, live entertainment, refreshments. Info: email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Feature exhibit for month of September: Bonnie Gies' "Once an Artist, Always an Artist," an exploration of the adaptation of art to support physical challenges.
White Rock Museum + Archives: "Baskets: Fibrous, Functional and Fabulous" exhibit on view from Sept. 8 to Oct. 8. Located at 14970 Marine Dr. 604-541-2222.
Surrey Museum: "LEGO: Myths & Muses" exhibit features creations made by LEGO Club of Vancouver, to Sept. 15. "Baskets for Barter" exhibit on view from Sept. 29 to Dec. 24.
Museum at 17710 56A Ave. Info: www.surrey.ca/heritage, 6045926956.
Historic Stewart Farm: "From Field to Table: The Pioneer Kitchen Garden Revival" exhibit at Stewart Hall from Sept. 15 to Nov. 3. Facility is located at site of 1894 farmhouse and heritage gardens, at 13723 Crescent Rd., South Surrey. Info: 6045926956, www.surrey.ca/heritage.
Sources will be hosting Annual
General Meetings on Sept. 11 for Sources Community Resources Centres, South Fraser Women's Services Society and Peace Arch Community Services Foundation, from 6: 30 to 8 p.m. at White Rock Community Centre. 15154 Russell Ave., with keynote speaker Colleen Kelly, executive director of Vantage Point, and light refreshments to follow. Info: www.sourcesbc.ca.
CARP - A New Vision of Aging for Canada hosts annual general meeting (White Rock/Surrey Chapter) on Thursday, Sept. 20, 6: 30 p.m. start, White Rock Community Centre, Gallery Room, 15154 Russell Ave. Speakers: MLA Stephanie Cadieux and Cathy Burrell. Free refreshments and entertainment.
RSVP to Denice 604-538-5778.
Surrey Fiddlers Old Time Dance takes place at Clayton Hall (18513 70th Ave., Surrey ) on first Thursday of every month (except July and August), 7: 30 p.m. start time.
Admission is $3. For info, call 604-576-1066 or 604-538-3363.
Old-time dancing at Kennedy Hall: At 8870 120th St., Surrey, on the first Saturday of every month.
"Fun for the whole family," from 8 to 11 p.m., with live music. Info: Jerry, 604-590-9506.
"Old Time Dance" at Sunnyside Hall: Events held at 1 p.m. every Monday (from Labour Day to end of June) at Sunnyside Hall, corner of 18th Ave. & 154 St., South Surrey.
Live music. All seniors welcome. Info: 604-542-8449 or 604-575-8236.
"Local Author Sundays" events on select dates at Black Bond Books, 15562 24th Ave., South Surrey (604-536-4444, blackbondbooks. com). Sunday, Sept. 9, 3 to 4: 30 p.m.: Gordon Wilson, author of "Norad and the Soviet Nuclear Threat, Canada's secret electronic air war."
Surrey International World Music Marathon: Inaugural event Sept. 28-30, with Cultural Music Miles, Finish Line Concert, weekend expo, more. Info: www. surreymarathon.com.
Bolivar Heights Community Association is holding its annual Bolivar Days on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the lower portion of the park, between 132A St. and 136th St., off 115th Avenue. Beer garden, live music. "This is a chance for all members of our area to come out and see what changes we have and will make in our neighbourhood."
The BC Lung Association's Bicycle Trek for Life and Breath: Two-day, 200KM trek from White Rock to Cultus Lake on Sept. 8-9, involving 350+ riders of all ages.
"Trek is a weekend getaway where outdoor and cycling enthusiasts of all ages and abilities can put their lungs and legs to the test while forming lifelong friendships.
Experience the ride of your life and spend a weekend helping British Columbians breathe easier." Info: www.bicycletrek.ca, 604-731-5864.
"Quality of Life" health and wellness fair hosted by Elim Village on Wednesday, Sept.
19 from 9: 30 a.m. to 3: 30 p.m. at The Oasis, 9008 158th St. Guest speakers are Dr. Art Hister and Sue North, RN.
Surrey Regional Economic Summit: Fifth annual event on Oct. 4 features guest speaker Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group. This year's Summit will highlight changes in the world's economies, and the importance of innovation and leadership in attracting business and investment. Event at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, 15269 104th Ave., Surrey. Info: www. surrey.ca/sres.
Delta Chamber of Commerce hosts AFTER 5 Business Social event in Annacis Island Industrial Park on Monday, Sept. 10, from 5-7 p.m. "Come and enjoy some fun, food, and make new business connections at Morrison's Grill at the Western end of the industrial park. Cost is $15 or bring a friend for $25." To register, go to www. deltachamber.ca or call 6049464232.
Surrey Board of Trade hosts Business to Business Networking Reception at 5 Star Catering, at Sunrise Banquet & Conference Centre, at 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 12. "Enjoy fine food and refreshments while seeing what they have to offer in catering for your business, at your location or theirs!" At 5640 188th St., at Highway 10. Info: www. businessinsurrey.com or call 604-581-7130.
Sungod Skating Club open house, registration and skate sale Sunday, Sept. 9 at Sungod Arena, North Delta, in the lower lobby, from 10 a.m. to noon. "Come out for a free skating assessment by Skate Canada coaches and a great selection of used skates and skating apparel.
CanSkate lessons begin Sept. 23." For more info, email info@ sungodskatingclub.com.
White Rock Farmers' Market: 13th season of fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, garden products, specialty food items and more, Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Whale Wall, between Johnston Road and 15154 Russell Ave., Miramar Village Plaza, White Rock (to Oct. 7). Info: whiterockfarmersmarket.ca.
Surrey Urban Farmers' Market: Event held every Wednesday from 1 to 6 p.m. at outdoor courtyard of North Surrey Recreation Centre, 10200-block of 135th St., Surrey (to Oct. 3). List of vendors, volunteer info and more online at www. surreymarket.org.
"Back to School Kidswapmeet" Saturday, Sept. 15 at Cloverdale Fairgrounds (6050 176th St.), at Shannon & Alice Mckay Buildings.
150 vendors selling new and gently used kids' items. All indoor. Come early for best selection.
Doors open at 9 a.m. Admission is $5 each ( kids are free); from 10 a.m.-1pm, admission is $3. Contact Susan, 604-513-8880, or email email@example.com.
Crafty Affaire hosts Harvest Market on Saturday, Oct. 27 at Burnsview Secondary School in North Delta and Holiday Market Dec. 1-2 at Elgin Hall in South Surrey. "Crafty Affaire is a juried market to ensure that there is a best mix of handmade vendors." For more info, visit www. craftyaffaire.com.
"Toopy and Binoo and the Marshmallow Moon": Animated characters from TV show come to life for three shows Saturday, Sept. 8 at Bell Performing Arts Centre in Surrey, at 1, 4 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $26.50 at the box office. Info: www. ToopyAndBinooOnTour.com.