Classical Coffee Concerts: Series features classical music performed at Surrey Arts Centre's studio theatre on select Thursday mornings, 604-501-5566. Nov. 7: Sarah Hagen with violinist Joan Blackman. New Orford String Quartet: Performs Friday, Oct. 18 as part of White Rock Concerts series at White Rock Baptist Church. Info: 604-535-6692, www.whiterockconcerts.com.
Soundstem with guests Liars and Lions and Queen Cobra: Bands perform live at The Mirage club in Guildford on Friday, Oct. 18, 15330 102A Ave., Surrey. Tickets are $12 at the door.
JW-Jones: Canadian blues guitarist brings high-energy band to Pacific Inn Resort bar on Saturday, Oct. 19 in White Rock Blues Society concert. Info/tickets: whiterockblues.com. The Dominik Heins Show featuring Wendy Bollard: Local boogie-woogie pianist and singer in semi-scripted show Saturday, Oct. 19 at First United Church, White Rock. Tickets are $25 via tickets. surrey.ca.
Supernatural: A Santana Experience: Concert 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock, 1328 Johnston Rd. Doug Towle leads seven-piece band in recreation of experience of a Santana concert "with all the energy and musicianship of the real thing." Tickets $35 available exclusively online at www.dougtowle.com.
Class of '59 in Concert: The music of Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis and others performed by tribute artists in Legends of Rock 'n' Roll event, 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey. Tickets $39.75, 604-507-6355.
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: "Surrey Nights" series concert Monday, Oct. 28 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, featuring conductor Simon Wright. Ticket and info: 604-876-3434.
Simone Osborne: Canadian soprano performs Friday, Nov. 8 as part of White Rock Concerts series at White Rock Baptist Church. Info: 604-535-6692, www.whiterockconcerts.com.
Colin James: Guitarist and singer brings "Up Close and Personal" acoustic tour to Surrey's Bell Performing Arts Centre on Sunday, Nov. 10, with guest musician Chris Caddell. Tickets and info: 604-507-6355, bellperformingartscentre.com.
Jazz Vespers at Northwood United Church: Hour-long concert events on select Sunday afternoons at church, 8855 156th St., Surrey, starting at 4 p.m. Oct. 27: Gospel Giants, featuring the Arntzens; Nov. 10: Amanda Wood; Nov. 24: Company B, feat. Jen Hodge; Dec. 8: Jennifer Scott and band.
Just For Laughs tour: "Comedy Rat Pack" will perform at Surrey's Bell Performing Arts Centre on Thursday, Nov. 21 as part of national tour, featuring Tom Papa, Godfrey, Orny Adams, Darrin Rose and Ben Seidman. Tickets via ticketmaster. ca, seats $39 to $49.50. Show info: www.hahaha.com/comedytour.
Five Corners Bistro, 15182 Buena Vista Ave., White Rock. "Jazz Lounge every Wednesday evening with Rice Honeywell on keyboard and Bob Storms on reeds. Reservations/info: 604-538-5455.
Dublin Crossing: Live music six nights a week at 18789 Fraser Hwy., Surrey. 604-575-5470.
Bogy's Gastropub: Live music and special events at bar in Cloverdale, 5640 188th St. (at Hwy 10). 778-574-2649, bogysgastropub.com.
Exotica Show Lounge: Live music on select nights at Turf Hotel venue, 12411 King George Blvd., Surrey, 604-580-1811.
Central City Brewing Co.: Live music on select nights at restaurant/bar, 13450 102nd Ave., at Central City, Surrey. 604-582-6620, centralcitybrewing.com.
Wheelhouse Pub: Nightclublike bar weekends at 12867 96th Ave., Surrey. 604-584-9311, www.berezanhg.com/pubs.html.
Sandpiper Pub: Live music on select nights at 15595 Marine Dr., White Rock, 604-531-7625, www.sandpiperpub.com.
Slainte, by the Pier: Irish restaurant/bar hosts live music Fri.-Sun., at 15057 Marine Dr. (West Beach), White Rock. 778-294-0066.
U-Lounge: Bar/restaurant at #10-16051 24th Ave., South Surrey, with live music on select nights. Info: 604-542-8580.
Washington Avenue Grill: Live music Wed.-Sun. at restaurant at East Beach (15782 Marine Dr., White Rock). 604-541-4244, washingtonavenuegrill.com.
White Rock Elks Lodge #431: Live music and special events on select nights, karaoke on Fridays, at 1469 George St., White Rock, 604-538-4016, www.whiterockelks.ca.
Mirage: Dance club and live music (select nights) at 15330 102A Ave., Surrey. 604-583-8828.
The Vaudevillians: Surrey-based seniors entertainment troupe performs annual shows to raise funds for its college bursary, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at Surrey Arts Centre, Bear Creek Park. Tickets are $20, 604-501-5566.
"Oh What a Night": Musical revue features the hits of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons at Bell Performing Arts Centre on Wednesday, Nov. 13, as part of cross-Canada tour. Show details are online at www.ohwhatanighttribute.com, tickets via 604-507-6355 and www.bellperformingartscentre.com.
Halloween Howl 2 party hosted by White Rock Firefighters features live music by Six Gun Romeo and also DJ Alibaba, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at Star of the Sea hall, 15262 Pacific Ave., White Rock. Costume prizes. Info: 604-531-6045.
Potters House of Horrors is open from Oct. 11 to 31, nightly from 6 to 10 p.m., 12530 72nd Ave., Surrey. Tickets range from $10 to $35, pottershouseofhorrors.com. Bear Creek Park Train's Haunted Forest Scream Train (6:30 to 10 p.m. nightly) and Pumpkin Express (10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. daily) runs until Oct. 31, tickets $8.50/$9, info at www.bctrains.com.
Zombie Combat Zone opens at 7 p.m. nightly at Semiahmoo Park, 15782 Marine Dr., White Rock. Admission rates are from $55 per person, zombiecombatzone.com. Fright Nights at PNE operates from Oct. 11 to Nov. 2, starting at 7 p.m. nightly, tickets $25 to $35, www.frightnights.ca.
Halloween in the Forest: Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Surrey Nature Centre. "Have some Halloween fun in our pumpkin patch and carve your own pumpkin. Meet creatures of the forest and catch a glimpse of the Forest Fairy. Create a spooky craft and enjoy Halloween treats. Join in the costume contest at noon! This outdoor event is perfect for families with small children." Fee $7 per child, rain or shine. For more information, visit www.surrey. ca/culture-recreation/2311.aspx, 604.502.6065 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
"The Foursome": Golf-related laughs from playwright Norm Foster in Surrey Little Theatre's seasonlaunching production, on stage from Oct. 3 to 26. Info: 604-576-8451 or visit www.surreylittletheatre.com.
"The Crucible": Witchcraft-related tale by Arthur Miller staged by White Rock Players from Oct. 9 to 26 at Coast Capital Playhouse. Info and tickets: 604-536-7535, www.whiterockplayers.ca.
"Boeing-Boeing": Arts Club Theatre Company brings mile-high comedy, about a swingin'-60s architect attempting to land a trio of stewardesses, to Surrey Arts Centre from Oct. 16 to 26, 604-501-5566.
"Hound of the Baskervilles": Ellie King directs Sherlock Holmes' greatest adventure for production at Newton Cultural Centre from Oct. 22-31, 13530 72nd Ave., Surrey. Tickets and info: 604-594-2700, www.baskervilles.org.
"The Barber of Barkerville": Family-friendly production from Vancouver Opera is a set-in-Barkerville story based on Rossini's comic "The Barber of Seville," show 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 at White Rock Elementary, 1273 Fir St., White Rock. Tickets are $10 via tickets.surrey.ca.
"Death and the Maiden": Peninsula Productions stages Ariel Dorfman drama keying on the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile, Nov. 26-30 at Semiahmoo Arts studio at Centennial Park, White Rock.
Clova Cinema: 5732 176th St., Cloverdale. 604-574-1114. Empire Studio 12 Guildford: 15051 101st Ave. 604-581-1716.
Strawberry Hill Cineplex: 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.
Women in Film Festival hosted by Soroptimist International of White Rock: Event on Thursday, Oct. 18 at White Rock Community Centre to feature screening of the film "Pink Ribbons," about breast cancer research and funding, 6:30 p.m. start. Info: Liz, 604-538-3505, email@example.com.
"Orgasm Inc.": Documentary film to be screened Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (Surrey campus), featuring post-film discussion with filmmaker Liz Canner. Event starts at 4 p.m., info online at kpu.ca/missrep.
White Rock Social Justice Film Society shows documentary movies with themes of social justice at First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave., White Rock, by donation. Info: whiterocksocialjusticefilmfestival.ca.
Get Reel: Film series hosted by Semiahmoo Arts, with screenings held on select nights, 7 p.m. start. Tickets $10/11; Info: 604-536-8333, www.whiterockartscouncil.com.
Surrey Art Gallery: "Sarindar Dhaliwal: Narratives from the Beyond" and "Figuring Ground: Sylvia Grace Borda and Jeremy Herndl," both on view to Dec. 15; "Art Beat" Surrey ArtsWest Society exhibition, to Nov. 24. Gallery located at Bear Creek Park, 88th Ave./King George Blvd. Info: 604-501-5566, 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. On view in October: Joan Schreiber, "If It Stands Still I Will Paint It."
Newton Cultural Centre showcases works by local artists at 13530 72nd Ave. Info: 604-594-2700, www.artscouncilofsurrey.ca. On view for month of October: "Back to the Wall," featuring works by Fraser Valley Potters Guild.
Surrey Museum: "Wind Work, Wind Play: Weathervanes & Whirligigs" exhibit on view to Dec. 21. At 17710 56A Ave. Info: www.surrey.ca/heritage, 604-592-6956.
White Rock Museum + Archives: At 14970 Marine Dr. 604-541-2222, whiterock.museum.bc.ca.
Historic Stewart Farm: "Nobody Here But Us Chickens" exhibit on view to Nov. 9. Located at site of 1894 farmhouse and heritage gardens, at 13723 Crescent Rd., South Surrey. Info: 604-592-6956.
Toastmasters By The Sea is hosting an open house event on Oct. 20. This free event is at White Rock Library, 15342 Buena Vista Ave., starting at 1:30 p.m. Guest speakers will be presenting and refreshments will be served. Contact Bev, 604-536-2175.
Fright Night: All Star Wrestling event Saturday Oct. 26 at Cloverdale Fairgrounds' Alice McKay Building, 8 p.m. start, 6050 176th St., Surrey. ASW Legends Title match features The Fabulous Fabio (new champion) vs. Former WWE Star "The Masterpiece" Chris Masters. Tickets $20/$15/$12 advance at Comics Scene-Evergreen Mall (8912 152nd St. Surrey) and Central City Comix (10221 King George Hwy., Surrey). Info: www.allstar-wrestling.com, 778-868-6690.
Sources Newton Resource Centre hosts 8th annual Homelessness Awareness March on Friday, Oct. 18 from 10:30am to 1:30pm at Newton Resource Centre, #102-13771 72A Ave., Surrey.
"Harsh Realities of Drugs & Gangs" presentation and discussion presented by Odd Squad Productions "will dig into the realities of drug abuse and gangs in South Surrey and White Rock," 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at Emmanuel Covenant Church, 17029 16th Ave., South Surrey. Free admission, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. 604-535-0748.
Luncheon for seniors Friday, Oct. 18, 12:30 p.m. at Kent Street Senior's Centre, 1475 Kent Street. Entertainment: Lorraine Smith, singing, & piano playing. For free transportation reservations, phone 604-531-9400 and ask for Ervine. Lunch, transportation & entertainment, $7.
Dinner & Dance at Kent Street Seniors Centre: Saturday, Oct. 19, 5:30 to 10:30 p.m., featuring Swing City Orchestra, 1475 Kent Street. Tickets & reservations via 604-538-7079. Tickets $17/$19. Seniors over 50 welcome.
Jump Joint Swing: Retro swing dance events held every Saturday night 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: www.jumpjointswing.com. Old-time dancing at Kennedy Hall: At 8870 120th St., Surrey, on the first Saturday of every month, from 8 to 11 p.m., with live music. Info: Jerry, 604-574-9118.
Surrey International Writers' Conference: 21st annual event Oct. 25 to 27 at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel, with workshops designed to educate and inspire writers of any experience. Book fair Saturday, Oct. 26 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., with authors in attendance. Info: www.siwc.ca.
Surrey Muse: Arts and literary event Friday, Oct. 25, 6-8:30 p.m., featuring poet Joy Russell, author Lenore Rowntree and performer Rusty. Open microphone to follow. Free Admission. Venue: City Centre branch, Surrey Public Library.
Envision Financial Universal Word Poetry Competition event 5 p.m. Nov. 7 at Surrey Arts Centre, Bear Creek Park, a presentation of Surrey-based ACME Arts Society. Info: www.universalworld.ca.
International Artist Day gala in White Rock: Dinner event Friday, Oct. 25 at White Rock Community Centre, celebrating the work of local artists. Emcee is Mark Donnelly, tickets $150 (includes $100 voucher to buy an original piece of art on display that evening). For info, contact Leisure Services at 604-541-2199, ext. 0, or visit White Rock Community Centre.
Burns Bog Conservation Society celebrates its 25th anniversary with "Building for the Future" gala, Friday, Nov. 8 at Eaglequest at Coyote Creek, 7778 152nd St. in Surrey. Tickets $95 each or a table of eight for $722, see www.burnsbog. org, call 604-572-0373 or email email@example.com.
Campbell Heights/Surrey Board of Trade Crime Breakfast on Tuesday, Oct. 22, with Chief Supt. Bill Fordy, Staff Sgt. Dan Gibbons of Surrey RCMP and City of Surrey Coun. Barinder Rasode. This event is held in partnership with Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, 8 a.m. event start time at Atlas Logistics (2755 190th St., Surrey). 604-581-7130.
Surrey Board of Trade and Canadian Western Bank Panorama Ridge hosts Business to Business Networking Reception, Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 5-7 p.m. at #103-15230 Hwy 10, Surrey.
"Economic Benefits of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Industry in B.C." luncheon 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30 at Eaglequest Golf Course, Surrey, featuring guest speakers Rich Coleman, Deputy Premier, Tessa Gill, head of Stakeholder Engagement at the Pacific NorthWest LNG Project, John Walker, CEO of Fortis BC, and Dan Reader, president of Murray Latta Progressive Machine. Info: www.businessinsurrey.com, 604-581-7130.
DeDutch Pannekoek House restaurant at Strawberry Hill, Surrey, hosts business-tobusiness networking reception 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 7310 120th St. Info: 604-581-7130, businessinsurrey.com.
Surrey Board of Trade's annual Seasonal Sizzle Business Reception on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at Eaglequest, with theme of "Christmas Carnival." 604-581-7130.
Native tree and shrub planting at Blackie Spit, Crescent Beach: Join Friends of Semiahmoo Bay Society volunteers to plant native trees and shrubs in the Savenye Environmentally Sensitive Area on Saturday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet at the entrance to Blackie Spit, 3136 McBride Ave., Surrey. Dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Register with Alison at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3D altered books: Come to one of the Altered Book Workshops at George Mackie Library, 8440 112th St., Delta, on Saturday, October 19 from 10:30 a.m. to noon (family) or 1-3 p.m. (adults & teens) and have fun using your creative genius to transform a tatty, unsaleable book into a piece of art. Info: 604-594-8155, www.fvrl.bc.ca.
Use Your Netsmartz! event: Concerned about your kids surfing the net? Clicky the Robot teaches kids how to use netsmartz tools to be safer online. For kids 5-9 years old. Parents welcome too. Event date Monday, Oct. 28 at Cloverdale Library, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Registration: 604-598-7326.
Daddy Storytimes: "Man in the Moon" storytime is a way for male caregivers to establish a bond with a little one through rhymes, songs, simple stories, fingerplays and puppets. Events for men only and babies (newborn to 24 months). Dads, stepdads, foster dads, boyfriends, granddads, uncles and all male caregivers are welcome. At Guildford Library on Sundays, to Nov. 3, from 2 to 3 p.m. Call 604-598-7369 to register.
Coast Capital Reading Buddies program at Surrey Libraries: "If your child is in grades 2-4 and could benefit from reading practice, sign him/her up for this free program. Your child can improve his/her reading skills in a safe, non-threatening environment over six weekly after-school meetings. Trained high school students offer their time and expertise by 'buddying up' with a child to read together and engage in fun literacy activities. Fall sessions on now. See www.surreylibraries.ca for details.
Surrey Seniors' Bazaar held on select Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre (13458 107A Ave., Surrey). "All are welcome and there will be light refreshments and musical entertainment, as well as some good bargains for all ages." To book a table, e-mail Greg Nolan at email@example.com, 604-329-7323.
Baby Information Corner at North Delta Recreation Centre Children's Swap Meet, Saturday, Oct. 19 from 9 am to 1 pm, 11415 84th Avenue. A one-stop-shop of local program information, services and resources for your family - prizes too. Co-sponsored by Delta Early Childhood Development and Delta Community Literacy. Free admission.
Northwood United Church hosts Christmas craft fair Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 8855 156th St., Surrey. More than 50 vendors, admission $1 (free for kids/youth).
Craft Fair at Cloverdale United Church on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 17575 58A Ave., Cloverdale. Crafters wanted, contact Marguerite Cryer at 604-574-5603. "Come check out lovely crafts, bake table, books and lunch."
Bethany-Newton United Church (14853 60th Ave., Surrey) will be holding a Christmas Fair on Saturday, Nov. 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. "We are currently accepting applications for vendor tables." Contact Kim via email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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