Silver Life Seniors Health & Wellness Expo hosted by CARP: A New Vision of Aging for Canada on Saturday, Jan. 12 from 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m. at Pacific Inn Hotel, South Surrey. "A day of Breakfast, Beauty and Bling plus Tea Tours and Fun." Free admission, free parking, 1160 King George Blvd. Dr. Art Hister from Global TV will be speaking at 11 a.m. about "Yes You Can: A Simple Guide to a Longer, Healthier and Happier Life for Seniors."
Robert Burns 19th annual dinner/dance hosted by Tam O'Shanter Dancers, Saturday, Jan. 26 at Star of the Sea hall, White Rock. "Enjoy an evening of Scottish entertainment, haggis and Ceilidh dancing." Tickets $52; call Janice at 604-536-7660 or Cheryl, 604-5358949.
White Rock Chamber Music concert 7: 30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at Crescent Gardens Retirement Residence, 1222 King George Blvd. (beside "Pink Palace" hotel), featuring Phoebe Yin (pianist), Antoinette Sommer (vocalist), Sandpipers Recorder Ensemble, Jessica Hebbel and Kim McCue of the Young Peoples Opera Society, Alex Chernets & Teresa Lu (piano duets) and Karen Lu (vocalist). Everyone welcome. Admission: suggested $5.
David Sinclair and Keith Bennett: Musical duo in concert Friday, Jan. 18 at Blue Frog recording studio/concert hall in White Rock, with special guest Ron Fairbairn. Show at 8 p.m. Info: 604-542-3055, bluefrogstudios.ca.
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.
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.
"Bermuda Avenue Triangle": Surrey Little Theatre stages adult comedy written by Renee Taylor and Joseph Bologna, from Jan. 24 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, 604576-8451, 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. Shows 8 p.m. Wed.-Sat., plus 2: 30 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets and info: 604-536-7535, 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.
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.
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.
Thursday Artist Talk: Events hosted by Surrey Art Gallery Association (SAGA) on first Thursday of every month at Bear Creek Park facility. Info: 604-501-5566, www.arts.surrey. ca. Jan. 10: Rain Longson.
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.
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. Contact: Ray Fynes, 604-542-3667.
"Strawberry Shortcake: Follow Your Berry Own Beat!" show, with "Doodlebops Live!" on Jan. 26 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey, in latest production from Koba Entertainment. Tickets $27.50 via www. StrawberryShorecakeOnTour.com.
4th Annual Surrey Women in Business Awards 2013: "Help us celebrate the successful women in Surrey that make our business community such a vibrant place! Nominate a Surrey business woman in one of the five award categories: Entrepreneur, Corporate/Leadership, Professional, Innovator or Not-for-Profit Leader." Nomination deadline is Feb. 8; event date is March 6. Presenting sponsor: Century Group. Info: www.businessinsurrey.com.
Surrey Youth Theatre Company (SYTCO) urgently needs an actor to play "Long John Silver" for its February production of "Treasure Island," at Surrey Arts Centre. Males and females age 17+ are welcome to audition. "We may possibly need a 'Ben Gunn,' if that part is more cast-able." Must be available late afternoons Mondays and/or Wednesdays for rehearsals in South Surrey. Contact Susan Pendleton, director via 604-5389793 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Soul of the World Multicultural Choir: "We sing songs from around the world in many languages, presenting a message of peace and welcoming." All levels, languages, ages, abilities welcome, no audition necessary. Facilitated Heidi McCurdy. Fee $10 per session. Info: music@ heidimccurdy.com, 604-538-7154.
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