"Little Shop of Horrors": Fighting Chance Productions/White Rock Players co-pro staged Aug. 8-25 at Coast Capital Playhouse in White Rock, featuring Kerry O'Donovan and Melissa Clark. Show times 8 p.m. Wed.-Sat., plus Sunday matinees at 3 p.m., at 1521 Johnston Rd. Info: 604-536-7535, www. whiterockplayers.ca.
Movies Under the Stars: Familyfriendly festival of films returns to Holland Park for four nights in August, with animated movies shown on a big screen Aug. 4 ("Toy Story 3"), Aug. 11 ("The Muppets"), Aug. 18 ("Despicable Me") and Aug. 25 ("The Lorax"). Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets; refreshments will be available at the barbecue hosted by North Surrey Lions Club. For event info, call 604-580-2321 or visit www. downtownsurreybia.com.
Outdoor movie: "Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom" is on screen Friday, Aug. 3 at Semiahmoo Park (East Beach) in White Rock, starting at 9 p.m.;
Outdoor movies at The Shops at Morgan Crossing: Movies start at dusk at 15765 Croydon Dr., South Surrey. Thursday, Aug. 9: "Hunger Games," also movies (titles TBA) on Aug. 16 and Aug. 23.
Grp4Art artists (Virginia Chin, Roxsane K.Tiernan, Marjorie Wong and Kathleen Susan Young) are participating in a group exhibition "TRANSITIONS" at Newton Cultural Centre Gallery, 13530 72nd Ave., Surrey. The exhibition showcases each artist's evolving interpretation and creativity and will run from Aug. 1-30, with an opening reception on Aug. 5 from 1-3 p.m. Gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: www.MyArtClub.com/Grp4Art.
Gordon S. Thorne: Works by this Surrey-based artists are on view for the month of August at Ocean Park Library, 12854 17th Ave., South Surrey. "I will be showcasing 'Aspens And,' acrylic nature and landscape paintings."
Surrey Art Gallery: "Emergent: Patrick Cruz, A.S. Dhillon, Debbie Tuepah" exhibit to Aug. 18, concurrent with "ARTS 2012" juried exhibit; "Water, Colours, Inspiration!" exhibition by Fraser Valley Watercolour Society, to Aug. 4; Open Sound 2012 continues with "Audio Migration" by Alex Grünenfelder, to Aug. 19. Gallery is located at Bear Creek Park, 88th Ave. near King George Blvd. 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. Featured during month of August are works by adventure photographer and filmmaker Eoghan Moriarty (meetartist event 6-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10).
White Rock Museum + Archives: Located at 14970 Marine Dr. 604-541-2222. The exhibit "Semiahmoo Bay and Beyond: The Hidden Secrets of White Rock Waters," to Sept. 3.
Surrey Museum: "LEGO: Myths & Muses" exhibit features creations made by LEGO Club of Vancouver, to Sept. 15. Museum at 17710 56A Ave. Info: www.surrey.ca/heritage, 604-592-6956.
"Who Walks In The Dark": Auditions are Aug. 13-14 for White Rock Players' Club production of occult mystery by Tim Kelly, from Bram Stoker's "The Jewell of The Seven." Directed by Paul Kloegman. Performance Dates are Oct. 10-27 at Coast Capital Playhouse, White Rock. "Rehearsals will begin shortly after casting. This is a non-professional production." For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for buskers: White Rock Business Improvement Association needs performers for summer sets on plaza at East Beach. Contact: Sherri Wilson Morissette, info@ whiterockbia.com, 604-536-4958.
2012 Fraser Valley Kidney Walk: Third annual event held Sunday, Aug. 12 at Bear Creek Park, Surrey, to promote organ donor awareness and raise funds for estimated 240,000 British Columbians who have kidney disease, or who are risk for the disease. Info: www. fraservalleykidneywalk.ca.
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.
Clay 4 Kids summer pottery classes to be held at White Rock Elementary School with instructor Kerry Peters (noon to 3 p.m., for Grades 4-12) from Aug 13-17 and also Aug 20-24. For more information or to register, email mrspeterswre@ hotmail.com.
The BC Lung Association's Bicycle Trek for Life and Breath: Two-day, 200KM trek from White Rock to Cultus Lake on Sept. 8-9, involving 350+ riders of all ages. "Trek is a weekend getaway where outdoor and cycling enthusiasts of all ages and abilities can put their lungs and legs to the test while forming lifelong friendships. Experience the ride of your life and spend a weekend helping British Columbians breathe easier." Info: www.bicycletrek.ca, 604-731-5864.
Surrey Libraries' 25th Young Adult Writing Contest: "Teens, get your entries in by Tuesday, Aug. 7. Submit your poem, short story or comic and enter to win cash prizes (awarded per category and age group). The contest is open to ages 12 to 18 years. Entry rules and forms are available from any of the Surrey Libraries or on the web at surreylibraries.ca." There is a $3 fee per entry. For more information, contact Gayle at 604-598-7431 or email@example.com.
Stuffed Animal Pet Parade: Event on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2-3 p.m. at George Mackie Library in North Delta. Info: 604-594-8155.
White Rock Library: 15342 Buena Vista Ave., White Rock. Info: www. fvrl.bc.ca, 604-541-2201. White Rock Chess Club meets at library Tuesdays at 6: 30 p.m. and Saturdays at 2: 30 p.m.; Aug. 7: Mad Science: Fire and Ice; Aug. 24: Summer Reading Club wind-up with Chris Hamilton.
Midsummer celebration at Francis Park (160th St. and 83rd Ave., Fleetwood Community Centre) on Sunday, Aug. 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. "Bring your lawn chair and your friends and enjoy a summer afternoon listening to the music by the Circle of Friends Band. Hamburgers, hot dogs, fries and drinks prepared by the N. Surrey Lions club will be available for purchase. Proceeds go to the Surrey Food Bank." This event is sponsored by the Fleetwood Senior Centre members.
White Rock Elks' pancake breakfast/lunch Sunday, Aug. 5 at East Beach in White Rock, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in conjunction with Westcoasters Car Show. www. whiterockelks.ca.