Fathead: Blues band in concert Friday, Sept. 16 at Rhumba Room bar, Pacific Inn Hotel, South Surrey. www.whiterockblues.com.
Open mic/jams at Sullivan Hall: Youth welcome (age eight to 18) on the first Saturday of every month at Sullivan Hall in Surrey, 64th Avenue at 152nd Street. Reservation required, email orvis.noel@gmail. com to get involved.
White Rock's Uptown Street Festival features live entertainment, a performance stage, companion dog show, "Amazing Race"-style game, chili cook-off contest, art exhibit, family fun zone, marketplace and more, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at Johnston/Russell Ave. in White Rock. Info: whiterockbia.com.
"Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story": Hit musical stars Zachary Stevenson as the 1950s rocker, an Arts Club on Tour production Oct. 11-28 (select dates) at Surrey Arts Centre's main stage, Bear Creek Park. 604-501-5566, tickets.surrey.ca.
Red Green: Flannel-wearing, duct tape-loving author/comedian performs on "Wit and Wisdom" tour of Canada, 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey. Tickets and info: 604-507-6355, www. bellperformingartscentre.com.
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.
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. 30 film is director Charles H. Ferguson's "Inside Job," billed as "a scathing and insightful analysis of the recent financial debacle still affecting our world."
Surrey Art Gallery: "Brendan Fernandes: Disscontinent" exhibit on view from Sept. 17 to Dec. 11; "Finding Correspondences and Dipna Horra: Dhunia-Part One," on view from Sept. 17 to Dec. 11; "Autumn Show" features works by Fraser Valley-based artists, to Nov. 13; 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.
Thursday Artist Talks: Event on Sept. 8 features Abbotsford-based artist Mendeep Wirk. Events offer presentations by artists with host organization Surrey Art Gallery Association (SAGA) at Bear Creek Park facility, 7: 30 p.m. start on select dates. Info: 604-501-5566, www. arts.surrey.ca.
Mind & Matter Art Gallery: Features a variety of works at 13743 16th Ave., South Surrey, 6045366460, mindandmatterart.com.
Surrey Museum: The exhibit "Two Views" offers two perspectives of Japanese Canadians and Japanese Americans during their internment in the 1940s, with photographs by Ansell Adams and Leonard Frank, on display from Sept. 13 to Oct. 29. Museum located at 17710 56A Ave., Cloverdale. Info: www.heritage. surrey.ca, 604-592-6956.
Historic Stewart Farm: Located at site of 1894 farmhouse and heritage gardens, at 13723 Crescent Rd., South Surrey. Info: 604-592-6956, www.heritage.surrey.ca.
White Rock Museum + Archives: At 14970 Marine Dr. 604-541-2222.
Flamenco del Mar Festival: 10th annual event returns to White Rock's Coast Capital Playhouse for 8 p.m. shows Friday, Sept. 2 and Saturday, Sept. 3, at 1532 Johnston Rd. Dancers from Jill Tunbridge's local flamenco studio will be on stage alongside guest performers. Tickets $20/25, 604-536-7535. Info: 604-542-2096, email flamencotickets@ hotmail.com.
"Great Russian Nutcracker": Moscow Ballet returns to Surrey with its acclaimed production, 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20 at Bell Performing Arts Centre. Tickets start at $27.50, 855-985-5000 or www.nutcracker. com. Group discounts available.
Surrey Fiddlers Old-Time Dance takes place at Clayton Hall (18513 70th Ave., Surrey) at 7: 30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1. Admission is $3. For info, call 604-576-1066.
Friday Fun Nights at Elks Club in White Rock, 1469 George St. "Singles and Friends" theme, with live music. Free admission. Info: 604 538-4016, www.whiterockelks.ca.
Surrey International Folk Dancers Society hosts free open house on Thursday, Sept. 22, 7-9 p.m., at Walnut Road Elementary, 16152 82nd Ave., Surrey. Everyone welcome to learn dances from around the world. No partner or costume required, beginners welcome. See surreyfolkdance.org, call 604-594-9946.
Old-time dancing at Kennedy Hall: At 8870 120th St., Surrey, on first Saturday of the month. "Fun for the whole family," from 8 to 11 p.m., live music. Info: Jerry, 604-590-9506. 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. 604-536-0195.
Run for Recovery: 5K and 10K runs at "awareness event" on Sunday, Sept. 11 at Price Pro store in Newton, 6911 King George Blvd. Live music, interactive displays and more. To get involved, email info@ runforrecovery.net.
Parkinson SuperWalk 2011 event hosted by Parkinson Society of B.C., Sunday, Sept. 11 at Bear Creek Park, Surrey. To get involved, call 1800668-3330 or visit www.parkinson. bc.ca/superwalk.
Surrey Urban Farmers' Market: Fourth season of fresh food, artisans, live music and other attractions, Wednesdays during summer months from 1 to 6 p.m. in courtyard of North Surrey rec centre, 10275 135th St.
White Rock Farmers' Market: Weekly event held Sundays (to Oct. 9) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Miramar Village Plaza, 15154 Russell Ave., White Rock. Non-profit White Rock Farmers' Market was founded in 1999 and is operated by the White Rock Farmers' Market Society, online at www.whiterockfarmersmarket.ca. Contact info: 604-897-FARM (3276) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
10th annual Music Therapy Ride will take place on Sept.17. All motorcycles and cars will roll out from River Rock Casino Resort at 9: 30 a.m. and will be escorted by the VPD's Motorcycle Drill Team to Garibaldi Lift Company in Whistler, where a BBQ lunch and live auction will take place. Register/donate at www.musictherapyride.org.
12th Central Surrey Scout Group hosts pool party and BBQ (event open to anyone), 12: 30pm Monday Sept 5 at Holly Park outdoor pool, 10706 148 St, Surrey. Free swim.
The Backyardigans: "Quest for the Extra Ordinary Aliens" show features characters from animated TV show, Sept. 10 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey. Show times at 1, 4 and 7 p.m., tickets $26.50. Info: www.thebackyardigansontour.com.
LEGO-related activities at Central City Shopping Centre on Sept. 10-11, with stations for kids plus demo by master LEGO building Robin Sather, who will build replica of new library in the area. Info: www.surreylibraries.ca.
Crescent Beach BusinesstoBusiness Networking Reception hosted by Alexandra Neighbourhood House and Nurse Next Door Home Healthcare Services, Thursday, Sept. 8 from 5: 30-7: 30 p.m. Location: 2916 McBride Ave., South Surrey.
Provincial NDP leader Adrian Dix is guest speaker at Surrey Board of Trade luncheon Friday, Sept. 9 at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel (15269 104th Ave.). Info: www. businessinsurrey.com, 604-581-7130.
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library pre-school program will be launched at Crescent Beach, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Meg's Place, 2988 O'Hara Lane, with book readings and sign-up for kids five and under. Program hosts are South Surrey Kiwanis, Scotiabank and Sources. Info: 604-536-8544, www. southsurreykiwanis.org.
"Writing From Life" workshop 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 at Newton Cultural Centre, 13530 72nd Ave, Surrey. Fee $50 (bring a bag lunch). "Explore your memories, opinions, interests, and preoccupations, and learn how to convert them into articles, stories, essays, poems, memoir and biography. For new and experienced writers." Event presented by Lois Peterson (www.loispeterson.net). Register by phone, 604.594-2700 or email@example.com.
Invasive Species Removal event at Tynehead Regional Park in Surrey, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10. Meet at the 168th Street parking lot, between 96th and 102nd Ave. Gloves and snacks provided. Children age eight and older, accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, are welcome. Free. Info: www.metrovancouver.org.
"A Whole Lot of Art" sale and event Sunday, Sept. 11 from noon to 5 p.m. at Watershed Artworks gallery shop, 11425 84th Ave., North Delta. Live music, barbecue, more. Info: 604-596-1029.
The Rock Christian Toastmasters Club welcomes new members and visitors to club. Meetings Tuesdays starting Sept. 13, 7: 30-9: 30 p.m. at Peninsula Estates Rec. Centre, 15135 St. (151A St. at 20th Ave.). Info: MaryAnn, 604-590-2434.