ABRA Cadabra: Tribute band (formerly known as ABBA Cadabra) performs Friday, Sept. 14 at Coast Capital Theatre, 1532 Johnson Rd., White Rock. Tickets are $42.50 via www.whiterockplayers.ca.
The Cinema Show: Music of Classic Genesis concert performed by The Undoing band, 7: 30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at Surrey Arts Centre's main stage, 13750 88th Ave. Tickets are $28 via 604-501-5566. Info: www.the-undoing.ca. Kiev Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, under the direction of Wes Janzen, will be presenting a concert of sacred music and stories of God's grace at Peace Portal Alliance Church in Surrey on Sept. 16, 7 p.m., as part of a regional tour. There will be an offering.
Susan Jacks: Celebrated Canadian singer-songwriter performs two shows Oct. 5-6 at Blue Frog studio/ concert hall in White Rock. Tickets $49.50 plus fees, bluefrogstudios. ca/newshows.html.
Jaclyn Guillou: Jazz singer, composer and bandleader performs Oct. 12 at First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave., White Rock. Info: 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 concerts by classical musicians on select Thursdays, starting with coffee and pastries at 9: 30 a.m. and concert at 10: 30 a.m. Featured artists: Krzysztof Kaczka, flute (Sept. 27), Ariel Barnes, cello (Oct. 18); Sarah Hagen, piano (Nov. 22); Martin Chalifour, violen (Feb. 7); Ken Lavigne, singer (March 7).
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.
Amber Jack's Tap House: Live music on Friday and Saturday nights, karaoke Wednesdays. Bar at Compass Point hotel, 9850 King George Blvd. Info: 604-588-9511. Memphis Blues: Live blues music Thursday nights featuring David "Boxcar" Gates and others, from 6 to 10 p.m. at #50-2443 161A St., South Surrey, at Grandview Corners mall. Info: 604-531-8005, www. memphisbluesbbq.com.
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 CafÃ©: 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 Fri.-Sun., at 15057 Marine Dr. (West Beach), White Rock. 778-294-0066. Dublin Crossing: Hosts live music six nights a week (dark Mondays), at 18789 Fraser Hwy., Surrey. 604-575-5470.
"Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata": Acclaimed comedy-musical by Veda Hille and Bill Richardson, featuring personal ads set to music, is at Surrey Arts Centre from Oct. 9-20. Tickets $2541, 604-501-5566, surrey.ca/arts. "Who Walks in the Dark": White Rock Players' Club produces Bram Stoker tale for the Coast Capital Playhouse stage, 1532 Johnston Rd., White Rock, from Oct. 10-27 (Wed.-Sat. 8 p.m., plus matinee 2: 30 p.m. on Oct. 21). Tickets and info: 604-536-7535, email wrpctix@uniserve. com, whiterockplayers.ca.
White Rock Museum + Archives:
"Baskets: Fibrous, Functional and Fabulous" exhibit on view to Oct. 8. Located at 14970 Marine Dr. 604-541-2222. Surrey Museum: "LEGO: Myths & Muses" exhibit features creations made by LEGO Club of Vancouver, to Sept. 15. "Baskets for Barter" exhibit on view from Sept. 29 to Dec. 24. Museum at 17710 56A Ave. Info: www.surrey.ca/heritage, 6045926956.
Historic Stewart Farm: "From Field to Table: The Pioneer Kitchen Garden Revival" exhibit at Stewart Hall from Sept. 15 to Nov. 3. Facility is located at site of 1894 farmhouse and heritage gardens, at 13723 Crescent Rd., South Surrey. Info: 6045926956, www.surrey.ca/heritage.
CARP - A New Vision of Aging for Canada hosts annual general meeting (White Rock/Surrey Chapter) on Thursday, Sept. 20, 6: 30 p.m. start, White Rock Community Centre, Gallery Room, 15154 Russell Ave. Speakers: MLA Stephanie Cadieux and Cathy Burrell. Free refreshments and entertainment. RSVP to Denice 604-538-5778.
Oktoberfest Dinner and Dance hosted by Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club on Oct. 6, featuring the band Rheinlander and authentic Bavarian dinner, 6 p.m. doors. Music is from 7: 30 to 11: 30 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person. Call 604-535-8366 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. On the web: www.sfgc.ca.
Woody's Dance Club: Dance events for "mature crowd" held on select nights at Shannon Hall, Cloverdale Fairgrounds, with live music. Info: Helen Wood, 6047906071, email woodysdanceclub@ gmail.com.
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.
Old-time dancing at Kennedy Hall: At 8870 120th St., Surrey, on the first Saturday of every month. "Fun for the whole family," from 8 to 11 p.m., with live music. Info: Jerry, 604-590-9506.
"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. Jump Joint Swing: Events (DJ swing dance) held Sundays from 7 to 11 p.m. at Jump Joint, #110-12332 Pattullo Pl., Surrey. Admission fee $5, net proceeds donated to Metro Kids Society. For info, call Marie (604-536-0195) or visit www. jumpjointswing.com.
Allstar Wrestling's "Got Vamp" event Friday, Sept. 21 at Cloverdale Fairgrounds (Alice McKay building), 7: 30 p.m. start. Feature match is ASW Trans-Canada title fight between Gangrel (champ) and Cole Bishop. Tickets range from $12 to $20. Info: 604-710-0872 or visit www.aswcanada.com.
Colebrook United Church Christmas Fair: Artisans invited to participate in group's Dec. 1 event. Please email email@example.com.
Creative Writing Contest hosted by Semiahmoo Arts: "We're hoping to find three entries that will be read as part of the official opening ceremonies of a labyrinth being built by the City of Surrey in the beautiful seaside setting of Kwomais Point Park (1367 128th St.). The word Kwomais means 'Place of Vision.' While those words don't need to appear in the entry, the theme of 'vision' should be apparent in your creation." Deadline is Sept. 21. Cash prizes. Email entries (embedded in body of the message, no attachments) to literary@ semiahmooarts.com. Include "Vision Contest" in the subject line.
Soul of the World Multicultural Choir: "We aim to bring people together by sharing in the rhythms, poetic language and harmonies of the world. We sing songs from around the world in many languages, presenting a message of peace and welcoming." All levels, languages, ages, abilities are welcome, no audition necessary. Facilitated Heidi McCurdy. Fee $10 per session. Info: music@ heidimccurdy.com, 604-538-7154.
Clea Roberts, author of "Here Is Where We Disembark": Experience the Yukon of awardwinning poet Roberts, 7 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 27 at Pelican Rouge Coffee Co., at White Rock's Central Plaza, (SW corner of 152nd Street & 16th Avenue). Free admission.
Surrey International World Music Marathon: Inaugural event Sept. 28-30, with Cultural Music Miles, Finish Line Concert, weekend expo featuring food, music and activities, more. Info: www. surreymarathon.com.
Surrey RCMP hosts "Meet your local police" event Thursday, Sept. 20 from 7 to 8: 30 p.m. at Chuck Bailey rec centre, 13458 107A Ave., North Surrey. "Come have coffee with your local police, learn how to report crime and suspicious activity, ask questions. Punjabi translation available." Call 604-502-6287.
"Quality of Life" health and wellness fair hosted by Elim Village on Wednesday, Sept. 19 from 9: 30 a.m. to 3: 30 p.m. at The Oasis, 9008 158th St. Guest speakers are Dr. Art Hister and Sue North, RN.
Osteoporosis Virtual Education Forum: "What you need to know about osteoporosis medications and treatment," on Wednesday Sept 26, 10-noon, at Cloverdale Rec Centre, 6188 176 St. Free, no preregistration. All welcome. Info: 604-538-2500.
Dr. Alan Davis, new president of Kwantlen Polytechnic University, to speak Thursday, Sept. 20 at Surrey Board of Trade luncheon at Eaglequest Golf Course. Info: 604-581-7130, businessinsurrey.com.
Open House at Saunte Medical's new location at Morgan Crossing, next to Golf Town, on Friday, Sept. 14 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., with giveaways, mini treatments and cake cutting by Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts.
The Rock Christian Toastmasters Club hosts open house on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 7-9: 30 p.m. at Peninsula Estates Clubhouse, 15135 20th Ave., off 151A. St. in South Surrey (behind the Dairy Queen). "Fun, food, prizes and great speakers. Everyone welcome." Email bevwallin@gmail. com.
Reading Re-Imagined! Event co-hosted by Surrey Libraries and Canadian National Institute for the Blind on Monday, Sept. 17 at City Centre Library, from 10 to 11: 30 a.m. in meeting room 120. This program is intended for those with vision loss, but all participants are welcome. "Enjoy reading again with audio books, magazines and newspapers. Come and discover tools to help maintain your independence and keep doing the things you love." To register, call 604-598-7426.
George Mackie Library's annual book sale happens Saturday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 8440 112th St., North Delta. Fiction, non-fiction, paperbacks, magazines and more for sale, with proceeds to the cost of new materials and furnishings at Delta libraries. Info: 604-594-8155.
"Max & Ruby in the Nutcracker Suite": Koba Entertainment production, featuring rabbit siblings from hit TV cartoon, comes to Bell Performing Arts Centre in Surrey on Friday, Nov. 9, as part of crossCanada tour. Tickets ($26.50) and info: MaxandRubyonTour.com.
John Pinette: Just For Laughs tour brings award-winning Boston-born comedian to Surrey's Bell Performing Arts Centre on Sunday, Sept. 30. Show info and tickets: www.hahaha. com/ concerts, 1-855-985-5000.
Lorne Elliott: "The Upside of the Downturn": Comedy/music show at Surrey Arts Centre Tuesday, Oct. 30 features humourist, storyteller and musician. Tickets $30/33, 6045015566, surrey.ca/arts.
Just For Laughs comedy tour: A "Relationship Edition" of tour stops in Surrey on Friday, Nov. 23 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, featuring John Heffron (former"Last Comic Standing" winner), Debra DiGiovanni, Godfrey and Jim Breuer (one-time member of the "Saturday Night Live" crew). Show info and tickets ($42 each): ticketmaster.ca or call 1-855-985-5000.
Clova Cinema: 5732 176th St., Cloverdale. 604-574-1114.
Empire Studio 12 Guildford: 15051 101st Ave. 604-581-1716.
Strawberry Hill Cineple 12161 72nd Ave., Surrey. 604-501-9400. Hollywood 3 Cinemas: 7125 138th St. (Newton Centre, near 72nd Ave., Surrey). 604-592-4441.
Caprice 4: 2381 King George Blvd., South Surrey. 604-531-7456.
Rialto Twin Criterion: 1732 152nd St., S. Surrey. 604-541-9527.
The Coalition for a GE-Free Surrey presents the documentary "Future of Food," by Deborah Koons Garcia, at White Rock Community Centre, 15154 Russell Ave., White Rock (by the whale wall), on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m.
Admission by donation. The film delves into the issue of genetically modified foods -"environmental risks, health concerns and how companies such as Monsanto are taking over our food supply."
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. Sept. 28: "Ethos;" Oct. 26: "The Hemp Solution."
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. Sept. 26: "Monsieur Lazhar"; Oct. 17: "Dangerous Method"; Nov. 28: "Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster"
South Surrey and White Rock Art Society presents an exhibition and sale of over 100 original works on Oct. 6-7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, at Elgin Hall, 14250 Crescent Rd., Surrey. Lots of free parking. Admission is by donation. Information is available at www. artsociety.ca.
A Whole Lot of Art: Annual artisan market co-hosted by Watershed Artworks gallery shop, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16 at 11425 84th Ave., North Delta, featuring works by members of Watershed Artworks and artists in the community. Barbecue, live entertainment, refreshments. Info: email firstname.lastname@example.org. Surrey Art Gallery: "Mirror Mirror: A juried exhibition of self-portraits" on view to Dec. 16; "Scenes of Selves, Occasions for Ruses: Dissolving the limits of the self and others through new forms of portraiture," on view from Sept. 15 to Dec. 16. Gallery is located at Bear Creek Park, 88th Ave. near King George Blvd. Info: 604-501-5566, www.arts.surrey.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.
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. Feature exhibit for month of September: Bonnie Gies' "Once an Artist, Always an Artist," an exploration of the adaptation of art to support physical challenges.
Newton Cultural Centre showcases works by local artists at 13530 72nd Ave. Info: 604-594-2700, www.artscouncilofsurrey.ca.
Surrey Urban Screen: Digital art shown on screen on side of building at Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre, at 13458 107A Ave. Exhibit can be viewed from 30 minutes after sunset until midnight. Info: 604-598-5898, www.surreyurbanscreen.ca.
Golden Cactus Studio: Every Wednesday evening, visual artists are invited to drop by Golden Cactus Studio, 15177 Russell Ave., White Rock, for networking and inspiration Drop in from 5 and 8 p.m. to talk with other artists and art collectors at the working studio/gallery. For info, call Chris MacClure or Marilyn Hurst at 604-536-3049 or email email@example.com. Coffee Gallery at the Tate: Local gallery with 20 local artists, at #59-7238 189th St. Surrey (facing on 72nd Ave., at 189th). Visit www. CoffeeGalleryattheTate.com.
Gallery 68: Neighbourhood art gallery and studio at 19141 68th Ave., in Clayton area of Surrey. Info: 604-576-1640.
Mind & Matter Art Gallery: Features a variety of works at 13743 16th Ave., South Surrey, 6045366460, mindandmatterart.com.
Jenkins Showler Gallery: Wide range of original Canadian art featured at gallery, at 101-15735 Croydon Dr., at The Shops at Morgan Crossing (new location), phone 604-535-7445, or go online, jenkinsshowlergallery.com. Gallery represents more than 40 artists.
Cheryl's Trading Post: Wide range of original Northwest Coast Art, Inuit and Peruvian art featured at gallery, #103-1711 152nd St. (Semiahmoo Shopping Centre), Surrey. Info: email firstname.lastname@example.org.
White Rock Farmers' Market: 13th season of fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, garden products, specialty food items and more, Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Whale Wall, between Johnston Road and 15154 Russell Ave., Miramar Village Plaza, White Rock (to Oct. 7). Info: whiterockfarmersmarket.ca.
Surrey Urban Farmers' Market: Event held every Wednesday from 1 to 6 p.m. at outdoor courtyard of North Surrey Recreation Centre, 10200-block of 135th St., Surrey (to Oct. 3). List of vendors, volunteer info and more online at www. surreymarket.org.
"Back to School Kidswapmeet" Saturday, Sept. 15 at Cloverdale Fairgrounds (6050 176th St.), at Shannon & Alice Mckay Buildings. 150 vendors selling new and gently used kids' items. All indoor. Come early for best selection. Doors open at 9 a.m. Admission is $5 each ( kids are free); from 10 a.m.-1pm, admission is $3. Contact Susan, 604-513-8880, or email kidswapmeets@ hotmail.com.
Crafty Affaire is calling for submissions for its Harvest Market held on Saturday, Oct. 27 at Burnsview Secondary School in North Delta and Holiday Market to be held Dec. 1-2 at Elgin Hall in South Surrey. Application deadline was Sept. 1. "Crafty Affaire is a juried market to ensure that there is a best mix of handmade vendors." For more info, visit www.craftyaffaire.com.
Surrey International Folk Dancing Society hosts free open house on Thursday, Sept. 20, 7 p.m. start at Walnut Road Elementary School, 16152 82nd Ave, Surrey. Beginners welcome. No partner or costume required. "A fun way to exercise and keep your mind active." Info: www.surreyfolkdance.org.
White Rock Laughter Yoga Club meets on the last Tuesday of every month, from 7-8 p.m., at White Rock Library, 15342 Buena Vista Ave., with leaders Nicole Worden and Carol Ann Shannon. Info: 6045412201, www.laughteryoga.ca. Fall sessions start Sept. 25.
Newcomers Club of White Rock and South Surrey is a club for women who are new to the area. The club meets the first Tuesday of the month (September to June) from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 2350 148 St., Surrey. First visit is free. Membership is $30 per year. For more information, email email@example.com.
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