"Strawberry Shortcake: Follow Your Berry Own Beat!" show, with "Doodlebops Live!" on Friday, Jan. 25 (two show times) at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey, in latest production from Koba Entertainment. Tickets $27.50 via www.StrawberryShorecakeOnTour. com.
Charlottte Diamond brings her Hug Bug Band and kid-friendly songs to the stage at North Delta Secondary on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2 p.m. show, in English, French and Spanish. Tickets for the Delta School District-backed concert are $2 each via 604-9525058 (Cindy) or costerreicher@ deltasd.bc.ca. Tickets are also available at all French Immersion schools in Delta.
Red Chamber: Concert presented by Peninsula Productions 8 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 1 at First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave.,White Rock. "Red Chamber straddles traditional and contemporary, whether it be ancient Chinese string-band music seldom heard in the west, bluegrass or jazz fusion." Tickets $25 advance, $30 at door, available at Tapestry Music 1335 Johnston Rd., White Rock, also tickets.surrey.ca.
"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.
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: 604-5917275, www.whiterocktradjazz.com.
Jan. 27: Evan Arntzen and his band "Black Stick" Jazz Vespers: Performances by local jazz musicians on the second and fourth Sunday of every month, 4 p.m., at Northwood United Church, 8855 156th St., Surrey. Admission by donation. Info: 604-581-8454. Jan. 27: Gergana Velinova Quintet; Feb. 10: Jennifer Hayes; Feb. 24: Dawn Pemberton & Friends.
Delta Arts Council's Open Mic: Singers, musicians, actors, poets and dancers welcome at event, Friday, Jan. 25 at Firehall Centre for the Arts (11489 84th Ave., North Delta). Patti McGregor is the emcee. Doors open at 7 p.m. Info: 604-581-6270.
Surrey Shines: Annual showcase of local youth talent on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Surrey Arts Centre, presented by Youth Arts Council of Surrey. Event to feature break-dancing, contemporary dance, solo singing, bands and other creative performances, starting at 7 p.m., 13750 88th Ave., Surrey. Tickets are $12 for students and $15 for adults, 604-501-5566, tickets.surrey.ca.
"Henry and Alice: Into the Wild": Comedy sequel to "Sexy Laundry" stars Beverley Elliott in Arts Club on Tour production, to Jan. 26 at Surrey Arts Centre's main stage. Tickets range from $25 to $43, 604-501-5566, tickets.surrey.ca.
"Bermuda Avenue Triangle": Surrey Little Theatre stages adult comedy from Jan. 24 to Feb. 16 at 7027 184th St., Surrey. Tickets $15, 604-576-8451, 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. Tickets and info: 604536-7535, www.whiterockplayers.ca.
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. Jan. 25: "Surviving Progress," based on the bestseller ("A Short History of Progress") by Ronald Wright, with post-film Q&A conversation with Wright via Skype.
Robert Burns 19th annual dinner/ dance hosted by Tam O'Shanter Dancers, Saturday, Jan. 26 at Star of the Sea hall, White Rock. Tix $52; call Janice at 604-536-7660 or Cheryl, 604-535-8949.
The Mighty Midgets: AllStar Wreslting returns to Cloverdale Fairground's Alice MacKay building on Saturday, Jan. 26 for show featuring Short Sleeve Sampson and Huggy Cub, plus others. Tickets range $12-$20, 604-710-0872, www. aswcanada.com, vtixonline.com.
James Moore, Federal Minister Responsible for British Columbia, discusses priorities for the Government of Canada for 2013 and looks toward the upcoming federal budget at Surrey Board of Trade luncheon Friday, Jan. 25 at Eaglequest golf clubhouse, Surrey. Info: 604-581-7130, www. businessinsurrey.com.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Light refreshments and musical entertainment will be provided; all seniors are welcome. This is a project of Surrey Seniors' Planning Table.