"An Evening of Chamber Music": Surrey Symphony Society
presents concert 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1 at Sunnyside United Church, 15639 24th Ave., Surrey. Tickets are $10. Featured are the society's chamber music students and faculty. Email email@example.com to reserve tickets.
Barracuda: The Music of Heart for Valentine's: Concert featuring Heart tribute band on Saturday, Feb. 9 at Blue Frog studio in White Rock. Tickets and info: bluefrogstudios.ca.
Valentine's Blues Extravaganza: Powder Blues Band and James "Buddy" Rogers perform Saturday, Feb. 16 at Rhumba Room bar, 1160 King George Blvd., South Surrey. Info: tickets.surrey.ca, 604-501-5566.
54-40: Veteran local rock band in concert Feb. 16 at Surrey Arts Centre's main stage, tickets $47.50, 604-501-5566, tickets.surrey.ca.
Classical Coffee Concerts at Surrey Arts Centre's studio theatre: New series for 2012-13 season features 75-minute classical concerts by host pianist Sarah Hagen and special guests on select Thursdays, starting with coffee and pastries at 9: 30 a.m. and concert at 10: 30 a.m. Featured artists: Martin Chalifour, violin (Feb. 7); Ken Lavigne, singer (March 7).
Surrey Shines: Annual showcase of local youth talent on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Surrey Arts Centre, presented by Youth Arts Council of Surrey, 7 p.m., 13750 88th Ave. Tickets $12 for students and $15 for adults, 604-501-5566, tickets. surrey.ca.
"Bermuda Avenue Triangle": Surrey Little Theatre stages adult comedy written by Renee Taylor and Joseph Bologna, to Feb. 16 at 7027 184th St., Surrey. Show times 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., plus 2 p.m. on Feb. 3 and 10. Production directed by Rita M. Price. Tickets $15, 604-5768451, brownpapertickets.com. Info: surreylittletheatre.com.
"The Good Game": White Rock Players' Club stages comedy by Roy Teed, about hockey players who reunite to face off against younger competition in a charity match, from Feb. 6-23 at Coast Capital Playhouse, White Rock. Shows 8 p.m. Wed.-Sat., plus 2: 30 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets and info: 604-536-7535, www. whiterockplayers.ca.
A Seniors' Bazaar at Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre (13458 107A Ave., near Gateway Skytrain) on Thursday, Jan. 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Seniors (55+) can book a table for $10 through Greg Nolan at (604) 329-7323 (gnolan85@ gmail.com). Light refreshments and musical entertainment will be provided; all seniors are welcome. This is a project of Surrey Seniors' Planning Table.
Sweethearts Artisan & Craft Show: Arts Council of Surrey celebrates Valentine's Day early with artisan craft fair Feb. 1-3 at Fraser Downs Racetrack & Casino, Cloverdale, featuring semi-precious jewelry and pottery that glows, custom-cut leather belts, doggy collars, quilts, infinity scarves, doll clothes, wooden vases, more. Info: artscouncilofsurrey.ca.
White Rock Museum + Archives: "Chinese Legacies: Building the Canadian Pacific Railway" exhibit, to March 26. At 14970 Marine Dr. 604-541-2222.
XBA Dance showcase: Featuring contemporary dance by local dance company's junior, intermediate and senior groups, plus Serbian cultural ensemble Zavicaj! and dancers from Keri's School of Highland Dance in White Rock. Show times are 5: 30 and 8: 30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22 at Surrey Arts Centre, 13750 88th Ave. Tickets and info: 604-501-5566.
St. Valentine's Day dinner/dance Sunday, Feb. 10 at White Rock Elks hall, 1469 George St. Music by The Mighty Fraser Big Band, dinner catered by Sheila's Deli. Dinner/ dance tickets are $30; dance only tix are $10. Info: 604-538-4016, www. whiterockelks.ca. 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 604576-1066 or 604-538-3363.
"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.
Sources "Vegas" gala: Event April 6 at Hazelmere Golf & Country Club with "Vegas glitz" dress code, in support of Sources Community Resource Centres (www.sourcesbc. ca). Event and sponsorship information: Natasha Raey, 778552-4538, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kwantlen Philosophers' Café, Feb. 14, 11: 30 a.m. at ABC Country Restaurant, 2160 King George Blvd., Surrey. Topic: "Will racism continue to be an issue in the future?"
Irish Poetry Nights: Semiahmoo Arts and Irish Club of White Rock stage events on third Wednesday of month at Slainte by the Pier bar/ restaurant on Marine Drive, White Rock, 7: 30 p.m. 604-542-3667.
"Local Author Sundays" events on select dates at Black Bond Books, 15562 24th Ave., South Surrey (604-536-4444, blackbondbooks.com). Zero-360: Open-mic style literary event on second Thursday of every month, 7: 30 p.m. at Pelican Rouge coffee house in Central Plaza, 16th Ave at 152nd St., White Rock.
Viva Surrey! event raises funds for Surrey Christmas Bureau, 6: 30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at St. Bernadette parish hall, 6543 132nd St., Surrey, featuring tribute artist Luisa Marshall, salsa band Moviendolo and Hot Salsa Dance Zone showcase. Tickets $15, 604581-9623, christmasbureau.com.
Beach House Theatre co. hosts pub-night fundraiser Thursday, Feb. 28 at Ocean Park Village Pub in support of its summer 2013 staging of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" at Crescent Beach. Info: 604-710-4929, www.beachhousetheatre.org.
Surrey Board of Trade 2013 Economic Forecast Lunch featuring Jock Finlayson, executive VP of Business Council of BC, Thursday, Feb. 7 at Eaglequest golf clubhouse. "What's expected for our local, provincial, federal and international economies, and what The Juno award-winning Gryphon Trio performs at White Rock Baptist Church Friday, Feb. 1 as part of the sold-out series presented by White Rock Concerts. The trio features pianist Jamie Parker, cellist Roman Borys and violinist Annalee Patipatanakoon. The concert starts at 8 p.m.
that means to your business, and/or not-for-profit association." Info: www.businessinsurrey.com, 604581-7130.
White Rock Social Justice Film Society shows documentary movies with themes of social justice at First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave., White Rock. Admission by donation. Info: whiterocksocialjusticefilmfestival.ca. 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.