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.
Oliver Gannon Quartet, with Miles Black, Jodi Proznick and Blaine Wikjord, 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at Blue Frog studio/concert hall, White Rock, for "Live at Blue Frog" concert recording session. Tickets and show info: www.bluefrogstudios. ca/newshows.html, 604-542-3055.
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: "Surrey Nights" series concert Monday, Feb. 25 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey, featuring Beethoven's Fifth and other works, 8 p.m. Info: 604-876-3434, vancouversymphony.ca.
James Shepherd & the Bare Bones, with guest Stephen Selski: White Rock Blues Society presents concert Saturday, March 2 at Blue Frog studio/concert hall, White Rock. Tickets $25, www. bluefrogstudios.ca/newshows.html. Pat Chessell Band: Celtic-fueled sounds in pre-St. Patrick's Day concert Saturday, March 9 at at Blue Frog studio/concert hall, White Rock. Tickets $25, www. bluefrogstudios.ca/newshows.html. Carlos del Junco & the Blue Mongrels: Acclaimed blues harmonica player and band in concert Friday, March 15 at Blue Frog studio/concert hall, White Rock. Tickets $35, www. bluefrogstudios.ca/newshows.html. Infinitus: String trio in concert presented by Peninsula Productions 8 p.m. Friday, May 3 at First United Church, White Rock. Tickets $25/$30, tickets.surrey.ca.
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: 604591-7275, www.whiterocktradjazz. com. Feb. 17: Jim Armstrong & The Phoenix 5 + 1.
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. Feb. 24: Dawn Pemberton & Friends. 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: Ken Lavigne, singer (March 7).
Delta Arts Council's Open Mic: Singers, musicians, actors, poets and dancers welcome at event Friday, Feb. 22 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.
"Bermuda Avenue Triangle": Surrey Little Theatre stages adult comedy written by Renee Taylor and Joseph Bologna, to Feb. 23 (held over) at 7027 184th St., Surrey. Show times 8 p.m. 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, to Feb. 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. "Treasure Island": Classic story involving Long John Silver and crew is brought to stage by Surrey Youth Theatre Company (SYTCO) at Surrey Arts Centre from Feb. 22-24. Info: 604-501-5566, 604-538-9793.
"The 39 Steps": Monty Python-flavoured Hitchcock spoof staged as part of Arts Club on Tour series, Feb. 26 to March 9 at Surrey Arts Centre's main stage. Tickets $25 to $43, 604501-5566, tickets.surrey.ca.
"Agnes of God": Drama written by John Pielmeier staged by Peninsula Productions from Feb. 28 to March 9 at Coast Capital Playhouse, White Rock. Play is based on "real-life drama and explores the clash between reason and faith." Tickets $18/$23, whiterockplayers.ca.
"This is Cancer": Humour is brought to a very tough subject in show created by Bruce Horak and Rebecca Northan, staged March 15-16 at Surrey Arts Centre's studio theatre. Tickets $30/$33, 604-5015566, tickets.surrey.ca.
Mentalist Eric Samuels: "Acts of Astonishment": Live taping of show Friday, Feb. 15 at Blue Frog studio in White Rock. A RockItBoy Entertainment production. Tickets and show info: 604-542-3055, www. bluefrogstudios.ca/newshows.html.
Jeremy Hotz's "The Magical Misery Tour" at Surrey's Bell Performing Arts Centre on Thursday, March 21. Tickets $42.50, 1-855985-5000, www.ticketmaster.ca.
Loafing Shed Glass Studio customer appreciation event Saturday, Feb. 16 and Sunday, Feb. 17 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily) at 9060 184th St., Surrey. Info: www. robertgaryparkes.ca or call 604-8820097.
Surrey Art Gallery: Contemporary Canadian ceramic art featured in three exhibits, to March 24; "Full Circle Art Collective: Intersections," exhibit to Feb. 17. Gallery is located at Bear Creek Park, 88th Ave. near King George Blvd. Info: 604-501-5566, www.arts.surrey.ca.
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 Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. at St John's Church Hall, 1480 George St. White Rock.
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. Artist for month of February is Jarnail Singh with "Rainbow," "a creative bonanza of colours and patterns on canvas celebrating the bounty of nature."
Surrey Urban Screen: Digital art shown on screen on side of building at Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre, at 13458 107A Ave.
White Rock Museum + Archives: "Chinese Legacies: Building the Canadian Pacific Railway" exhibit, to March 26. At 14970 Marine Dr. 604-541-2222.
Surrey Museum: "The Vikings: Master Mariners, Traders, Colonists and Artisans" exhibit on display to Apr. 13. 17710 56A Ave. Info: www. surrey.ca/heritage, 604-592-6956.
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.
Jump Joint Swing: Retro swing dance events held every Saturday night with host Kirk MacIntyre of Metro Kids Society, doors open 9: 45 p.m. at Jump Joint dance hall, #110-12332 Pattullo Pl., North Surrey (next to Xcalibur Bowling). Admission fee $5, all ages, swing dance classes available. Net proceeds to Metro Kids Society, www.MetroKids.ca. Info: 604-536-0195.
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.
Sources "Vegas" gala: Event April 6 at Hazelmere Golf & Country Club, South Surrey, with "Vegas glitz" dress code, food, fun and dancing 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?"
Cat rescue pub-night fundraiser for VOKRA, Feb. 23, from 4 p.m. at Big Ridge Brewing Co, 5580 152nd St., Surrey. Silent auction; Tickets $15 at http: //vokrasurreypubnight. eventbrite.com or 604-585-9982.
Oscar party hosted by Royal Canadian Theatre Co. for its youth mentorship program, on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 5 Doors Down restaurant, White Rock. Tickets $55, 604-5388153.
St. David's Day Celebration Saturday, Mar. 2 from 3-8 p.m.: A Celtic salute to all things Welsh, with leek soup and traditional Welsh cakes. Admission is by donation to Elks Children's Camp. Info: 604-5384016, www.whiterockelks.ca.
Surrey Board of Trade's 5th International Trade Awards Lunch, with keynote speaker Don Thompson, of Canadian Oil Sands Limited, on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Sheraton hotel in Guildford. Info: 604-581-7130, www. businessinsurrey.com.
2013 Premier Christy Clark Provincial Budget Breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 21 hosted by Surrey Board of Trade, 7: 15 a.m. registration time at Eaglequest Golf Course (7778 152nd St., Surrey). Tickets and info: www.businessinsurrey.com or call 604-581-7130.
Valley Women's Network (VWN) Surrey-Delta chamber presents Feb. 27 networking lunch. "Join professional business women and guests for a morning of networking," at Eaglequest golf course, Surrey. Tickets $27/$30, email@example.com.
Lunar New Year celebration at George Mackie Library, 8440 112th St., North Delta, on Saturday, Feb. 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. "Nola Young, President and director of the Hua Xia Multiculture Society will be sharing the significance of this celebration by discussing the traditions and customs of Lunar New Year," with dance and traditional music. 604-594-8155, www.fvrl. bc.ca.
Call for entry in Delta Arts Council's 12th annual juried fine art show, called "artSpacific." Show runs April 1-14 at Firehall Centre for the Arts, North Delta. Submission deadline is March 1. Open to all B.C. residents; works on canvas, paper, and 3D works of art. Call 604-5961025 or see www.deltaartscouncil. ca/page/artspacific_2013.