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: 6045917275, www.whiterocktradjazz.com.
Darren Lee & the Memphis Flash: Award-winning Elvis tribute Saturday, March 10 at Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd., White Rock. Tickets $44.50 (plus facility fee and service charges), 604-536-7535 or www. whiterockplayers.ca. Doors open 7 p.m.; show 7: 30 p.m.
The Human Statues/Good Lovelies: Double-bill concert features folk-pop duo The Human Statues and roots-swing combo Good Lovelies, 8 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at Surrey Arts Centre's main stage, Bear Creek Park. Info: 604-501-5566, tickets.surrey.ca.
Steven Page: Former leader of Barenaked Ladies performs 8 p.m. Friday, March 16 at Surrey Arts Centre's main stage. Info: 604-501-5566, tickets.surrey.ca.
Ed Sullivan Caravan of Stars: Tribute to the early years of rock 'n' roll featuring the sounds of Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Everly Brothers, Big Bopper and others, on Friday, March 16 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey. Tickets and info: www. legendsofrock-n-roll.com.
Triple CD release party and dance featuring blues players Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne, Harpdog Brown and Brandon Isaak, on Saturday, March 24 at Rhumba Room bar, at Pacific Inn hotel, South Surrey. Tix $25, 604-542-6515, tickets.surrey.ca.
Tiller's Folly: Long-established folk/roots band records a pair of concerts March 29-30 at White Rock's Blue Frog studio for a new DVD. For show info and tickets, call 604-542-3055 or visit bluefrogstudios.ca/newshows.
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's "Surrey Nights": Concert series continues Monday, April 23 at Bell Performing Arts Centre featuring music by Bach and Mendelssohn with featured violinist Dale Barltrop. Tickets $39, 6048763434, www.vancouversymphony.ca.
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. Mirage: Dance club at 15330 102A Ave., Surrey. 604-583-8828.
Amber Jack's Tap House: Live music on Friday and Saturday nights, plus rock-blues jams Tuesdays hosted by Worms Hate Rain, karaoke Wednesdays, Kurt Thys acoustic show feat. special guests Thursdays, at Compass Point hotel, 9850 King George Blvd. Info: 604-588-9511. U-Lounge: Bar/restaurant at #1016051 24th Ave., South Surrey, with live music on select nights. Info: 604-542-8580.
Ocean Beach: Dance music at hotel bar, 14995 Marine Dr., White Rock. 604-531-0672.
Washington Avenue Grill: Live music Wed.-Sun. at upscale restaurant at East Beach (15782 Marine Dr., White Rock). 6045414244, washingtonavenuegrill.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.
Beecher Street Cafe: Live music on select nights at intimate Crescent Beach restaurant, 12302 Beecher St. 604-538-1964, www. beecherstreetcafe.com.
Sandpiper Pub: Live music on select nights at 15595 Marine Dr., White Rock, 604-531-7625, www. sandpiperpub.net.
Slainte, by the Pier: Irish restaurant/bar hosts live music Thurs.-Sun. nights, at 15057 Marine Dr. (West Beach), White Rock, also traditional Irish folk session Sundays at 2 p.m. 7782940066.
Iguana's Beach Grill: Live music on weekends at 14985 Marine Dr., White Rock, 604-538-2891.
Dublin Crossing: Hosts live music six nights a week (dark Mondays), at 18789 Fraser Hwy., Surrey. 604-575-5470.
"The Lion in Winter": James Goldman script ("Which of the king's songs will inherit the kingdom?") is produced by White Rock Players' Club, April 11-28 (select dates) at Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd., White Rock. Info: 604-536-7535, whiterockplayers.ca.
John Pinette: Just For Laughs tour brings Boston-born comedian to Surrey's Bell Performing Arts Centre on Friday, April 13. Show info and tickets: www.hahaha.com/concerts.
Ballet BC's "Walking Mad and Other Works": Production based on the premise that our greatest blessings come to us by way of madness, 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 at Surrey Arts Centre's main stage, Bear Creek Park. Tickets range from $25 to $36. Info: 604-501-5566, tickets.surrey.ca.
Surrey Festival of Dance: Annual festival, one of the largest events of its kind in North America, welcomes 10,000 dancers to Surrey Arts Centre from March 24 to April 26. Info: 604-501-5566 or visit surreyfestival.com.
Surrey Art Gallery: "Beyond Vague Terrain: the City and the Serial Image" exhibit on view to March 18; "Art by Surrey Secondary School Students" exhibit on view to April 29; also "Open Sound 2012" sounds works. 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. Featured artist for month of March is Dave Stevens's exhibit, "Elemental Etudes" (studies in the elements of art). Info: 604-596-1029.
Newton Cultural Centre showcases works by local artists at 13530 72nd Ave. For month of March, exhibit is The Brass Band Art Group's "Organic By Nature" show, featuring works by five artists. Info: 6045942700, www.artscouncilofsurrey.ca.
White Rock Museum + Archives: Current exhibit "Emergency and Everyday Assistance: A History of Fire Rescue in White Rock," at 14970 Marine Dr. 604-541-2222.
Surrey Museum: The exhibit "BC Electric: More Than Just a Train" runs to March 24. Museum at 17710 56A Ave. Info: www.surrey. ca/heritage, 604-592-6956.
Historic Stewart Farm: Located at site of 1894 farmhouse, at 13723 Crescent Rd., Surrey. 604-592-6956.
Ukrainian Easter Eggs: Ukrainian Women's Association (Surrey branch), will again host workshops where participants can learn the art of writing pysanky. Workshops held Thursday evenings, March 8/15, from 6: 45 to 9 p.m. at Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 13512 108th Ave., Surrey. Fee per session is $13. Info: 604-596-2048.
Allstar Wrestling: The Return of Harry "DH" Smith event 8 p.m. Friday, March 9 at Cloverdale Fairgrounds (Alice McKay building), featuring several bouts. Tix $20/15/12 at Central City Comix, Comics Scene and online, www. vtixonline.com. Info: 604-710-0872, allstarwrestling.biz.
Junior Zookeepers Course for kids aged 13 to 17, through Cinemazoo, starts in third week of March and runs for 10 weeks, for two hours every Sunday. Course covers 25 different subjects relating to zoos, animals, safety, pest control and more. Includes projects and hands-on animal care experience. Cost $195 +HST. For more info, call 604-299-6963, email info@ cinemazoo.com or see www. cinemazoo.com.
"Just Birds": Open call for works in art show held in June 2012 at Newton Culture Centre. Deadline for entry is April 27. Info: www.artscouncilofsurrey. com, 604-594-2700.
Among the Plazas and the Courts: Writers Reading the City event with writers Sadhu Binning, Jeff Derksen, Cecily Nicholson and Matthew Stadler, 6: 30 p.m. Thursday, March 8 at Surrey Art Gallery, Bear Creek Park. Admission to event is free (donations welcome). 604-501-5566.
Delta Triathlon: 13th annual event on Saturday, April 21 involves swimming, cycling and running, for adults and youth. Volunteer opportunities. Visit www. deltatriathlon.ca for more info or call 604-946-3301.
Shamrocks & Holly event ("St. Patrick Helping St. Nick") benefits Surrey Christmas Bureau, 11: 30 a.m. to 3: 30 p.m. Sunday, March 18 at Kennedy's pub, 11906 88th Ave., North Delta. Ticket $15 includes food, live music, dancers, prizes. 604-581-9623.
State of City address by Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts hosted by Surrey Board of Trade and other local business organizations, at noon Tuesday, March 13 at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, 15269 104th Ave., Surrey. Fee is $65 per person. Info: 604-581-7130, www. businessinsurrey.com.
Teen Book Club: Chat about books and more in the Teen Lounge at City Centre Library (10350 University Dr.)." Meetings are on last Thursday of month, 3: 30-4: 30 p.m. Register at the Library (604-598-7436) and get your book from the Info Desk on first floor. Info: surreylibraries.ca/teens.
White Rock Library: Coming events include Intergenerational Mask Program with Meghan Carich (March 12, 14 and 16, 1 to 4 p.m.), Purple Pirate Spring Break Special (March 21, 11 a.m), Claudia Cornwall author reading and slideshow (March 26, 7 p.m.), Garden Photography with John Gordon (April 2, 7 p.m.), Loving to Write session with author Sharon Ashwood (April 4, 7 p.m.), Near and Far Bicycle Touring with Rick and Chris Millikan (April 23, 7 p.m.). Library is located at 15342 Buena Vista Ave., White Rock. Info: www. fvrl.bc.ca, 604-541-2201.
George Mackie Library: Coming events include Back to Basics adult literacy sessions (to May 10, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12: 30 to 2: 30 p.m.), Poetry Night in Punjabi and Urdu (March 20, 6: 30 p.m.), Telling Our Stories event in celebration of World Cultures Month (March 21, 6: 30 p.m.), A Day in the Life of a Wildlife Rehabilitator (March 28, 1 p.m.). Library located at 8440 112th St., North Delta. Info: 604-594-8155, www.fvrl.bc.ca.
White Rock & Surrey Naturalists: Discussion about Brown Headed Cowbirds featuring guest speaker Christine Rock, 7: 30 p.m. Thursday, March 8 at Sunnyside hall, 1845 154th St., Surrey. Public welcome.
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Surrey Service Centre is hosting an International Women's Day celebration potluck on March 8, from 11: 30 a.m. to 1: 30 p.m. For detailed info and preregistration, call 604-588-6869.
Kids' stuff swap meet at Cloverdale Fairgrounds on March 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 6050 176th St. "New and gently used kids items for sale. Rent a table a make yourself a profit. Business tables are welcome, too." 604-588-9919.
Crafty Affaire, a new handmade market in White Rock/South Surrey, is calling for submissions for its Spring Market to be held on Saturday, June 2 at Elgin Hall. "Crafty Affaire is a juried market to ensure that there is a best mix of handmade vendors." Info: www. craftyaffaire.com.
Party for the Planet: Second annual free two-day event April 27-28 at Central City plaza, Surrey, in celebration of Earth Day, featuring the bands Down With Webster, Raghav, The Boom Booms, Good for Grapes, plus many enrivonmentrelated activities and attractions. Full details online at surrey. ca/partyfortheplanet.
Chorfest: Annual festival event hosted by BC Choral Federation welcomes singers for workshops, rehearsals, concert, banquet and more, May 4-6 at Pacific Academy. Info: 604-733-9687, chorfest2012.org.
Step to the Beat: Second annual gala hosted by Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at Crown Plaza banquet hall, 12025 Nordel Way, Surrey. Info: 604-315-8039.