Barracuda: The Music of Heart for Valentine's: Concert featuring Heart tribute band Saturday, Feb. 9 at Blue Frog studio in White Rock.
Tickets and info: bluefrogstudios.ca. Louise Pitre: "Canada's first lady of musical theatre" in concert Feb. 9 at Surrey Arts Centre. CANCELLED.
Valentine's Blues Extravaganza: Powder Blues Band and James "Buddy" Rogers perform Saturday, Feb. 16 at Rhumba Room bar, 1160 King George Blvd., South Surrey.
Info: tickets.surrey.ca, 604-501-5566. 54-40: Veteran local rock band in concert Feb. 16 at Surrey Arts Centre's main stage, tickets $47.50, 604-501-5566, tickets.surrey.ca.
Oliver Gannon Quartet, with Miles Black, Jodi Proznick and Blaine Wikjord, 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at Blue Frog studio/concert hall, White Rock, for "Live at Blue Frog" concert recording session. Tickets and show info: www.bluefrogstudios. ca/newshows.html, 604-542-3055.
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: "Surrey Nights" series concert Monday, Feb. 25 at Bell Performing Arts Centre, Surrey, featuring Beethoven's Fifth and other works, 8 p.m. Info: 604-876-3434, vancouversymphony.ca.
James Shepherd & the Bare Bones, with guest Stephen Selski: White Rock Blues Society presents concert Saturday, March 2 at Blue Frog studio/concert hall, White Rock. Tickets $25, www. bluefrogstudios.ca/newshows.html. Pat Chessell Band: Celtic-fueled sounds in pre-St. Patrick's Day concert Saturday, March 9 at at Blue Frog studio/concert hall, White Rock. Tickets $25, www.bluefrogstudios. ca/newshows.html.
Carlos del Junco & the Blue Mongrels: Acclaimed blues harmonica player and band in concert Friday, March 15 at Blue Frog studio/concert hall, White Rock. Tickets $35, www.bluefrogstudios. ca/newshows.html.
Infinitus: String trio in concert presented by Peninsula Productions 8 p.m. Friday, May 3 at First United Church, White Rock. Tickets $25/$30, tickets.surrey.ca.
White Rock Trad Jazz Society: Presents three-hour concert/dance events Sunday afternoons (select dates) at Crescent Beach Legion, 3-6 p.m. at 2643 128th St., South Surrey. Admission: $8/10. Info: 604-5917275, www.whiterocktradjazz.com.
Jazz Vespers: Performances by local jazz musicians on the second and fourth Sunday of every month, 4 p.m., at Northwood United Church, 8855 156th St., Surrey. Admission by donation. Info: 604-581-8454. Feb.
10: Jennifer Hayes; Feb. 24: Dawn Pemberton & Friends.
Classical Coffee Concerts at Surrey Arts Centre's studio theatre: New series for 2012-13 season features 75-minute classical concerts by host pianist Sarah Hagen and special guests on select Thursdays, starting with coffee and pastries at 9: 30 a.m. and concert at 10: 30 a.m. Featured artists: Martin Chalifour, violin (Feb. 7); Ken Lavigne, singer (March 7).
Mentalist Eric Samuels: "Acts of Astonishment": Live taping of show Friday, Feb. 15 at Blue Frog studio in White Rock. A RockItBoy Entertainment production. Tickets and show info: 604-542-3055, www.bluefrogstudios.ca/ newshows.html.
"Bermuda Avenue Triangle": Surrey Little Theatre stages adult comedy written by Renee Taylor and Joseph Bologna, to Feb. 23 (held over) at 7027 184th St., Surrey. Show times 8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., plus 2 p.m. Feb. 10. Tickets $15, 604-5768451, 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.
"Treasure Island": Classic story involving Long John Silver and crew is brought to stage by Surrey Youth Theatre Company (SYTCO) at Surrey Arts Centre from Feb. 22-24. Info: 604-501-5566, 604-538-9793.
"The 39 Steps": Monty Python-flavoured Hitchcock spoof staged as part of Arts Club on Tour series, Feb. 26 to March 9 at Surrey Arts Centre's main stage. Tickets $25 to $43, 604501-5566, tickets.surrey.ca.
"Agnes of God": Drama written by John Pielmeier staged by Peninsula Productions from Feb. 28 to March 9 at Coast Capital Playhouse, White Rock. Play is based on "real-life drama and explores the clash between reason and faith." Tickets $18/$23, whiterockplayers.ca.
"This is Cancer": Humour is brought to a very tough subject in show created by Bruce Horak and Rebecca Northan, staged March 15-16 at Surrey Arts Centre's studio theatre. Tickets $30/$33, 604-5015566, tickets.surrey.ca.
Jeremy Hotz's "The Magical Misery Tour" at Surrey's Bell Performing Arts Centre on Thursday, March 21. Tickets $42.50, 1-855985-5000, www.ticketmaster.ca.
Surrey Art Gallery: Contemporary Canadian ceramic art featured in three exhibits, to March 24; "Full Circle Art Collective: Intersections," exhibit to Feb. 17. 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. Artist for month of February is Jarnail Singh with "Rainbow," "a creative bonanza of colours and patterns on canvas celebrating the bounty of nature." Artist in attendance at reception on Saturday, Feb. 9.
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.
Surrey Historical Society meeting on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. at the Truck Museum, 60th Ave. and 176th St. by Cloverdale Fairgrounds.
"This week, after our regular meeting, a tour of the museum will be given by the members of Surrey Heritage Society. Join with us to discover what is happening in you community." 604-576-9734.
Surrey Museum: "The Vikings: Master Mariners, Traders, Colonists and Artisans" exhibit on display from Feb. 12 to Apr. 13. 17710 56A Ave. Info: www.surrey.ca/heritage, 604-592-6956.
Kwantlen Philosophers' Café, Feb. 14, 11: 30 a.m. at ABC Country Restaurant, 2160 King George Blvd., Surrey. Topic: "Will racism continue to be an issue in the future?"
St. Valentine's Day dinner/dance Sunday, Feb. 10 at White Rock Elks hall, 1469 George St. Music by The Mighty Fraser Big Band, dinner catered by Sheila's Deli. Dinner/ dance tickets are $30; dance only tix are $10. Info: 604-538-4016, www. whiterockelks.ca.
Sources "Vegas" gala: Event April 6 at Hazelmere Golf & Country Club, South Surrey, with "Vegas glitz" dress code, food, fun and dancing in support of Sources Community Resource Centres (www. sourcesbc.ca). Event and sponsorship information: Natasha Raey, 778552-4538, email@example.com.
Crescent Moon Coffee House Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 9 at Crescent Beach Legion hall. Tickets at door and also at tickets.surrey.ca. Viva Surrey! event raises funds for Surrey Christmas Bureau, 6: 30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at St. Bernadette parish hall, 6543 132nd St., Surrey, featuring tribute artist Luisa Marshall, salsa band Moviendolo and Hot Salsa Dance Zone showcase. Tickets $15, 604581-9623, christmasbureau.com.
Oscar party hosted by Royal Canadian Theatre Co. for its youth mentorship program, on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 5 Doors Down restaurant, White Rock. Tickets $55, 604-538-8153. Beach House Theatre co. hosts pub-night fundraiser Thursday, Feb. 28 at Ocean Park Village Pub in support of its summer 2013 staging of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" at Crescent Beach. Info: 604-710-4929, www.beachhousetheatre.org. BUSINESS
Surrey Board of Trade 2013 Economic Forecast Lunch featuring Jock Finlayson, executive VP of Business Council of BC, Thursday, Feb. 7 at Eaglequest golf clubhouse. "What's expected for our local, provincial, federal and international economies, and what that means to your business, and/or not-for-profit association." Info: www.businessinsurrey.com, 604581-7130.
2013 Premier Christy Clark Provincial Budget Breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 21 hosted by Surrey Board of Trade, 7: 15 a.m. registration time at Eaglequest Golf Course (7778 152nd St., Surrey). Tickets and info: www.businessinsurrey.com or call 604-581-7130.
2013 Popsicle Stick Bridge-Building Contest for kids and teens: "Come join us for a bridge-building contest on March 2, 10 a.m., at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey campus. $600 in prizes and giveaways. A workshop on how to build bridges will be held on Feb 16." Visit www.apeg.bc.ca/fv for more details and online registration, or call Olena at 604-825-8430.
Delta Triathlon: Registration now open for 14th annual event, held on Saturday, April 20 - adult race at 7 a.m. and Kids of Steel race at 11: 30 a.m. Volunteers needed. Info: deltatriathlon.ca.