Cloverdale Calendar: Cat Show, Paws for a Cause, Plant a Tree and more!

The community calendar for the week of Sept. 9, 2015.

The Cloverdale Terry Fox Run is Sept. 20.

EVENTS

Fall Cat Affair

CFOBC presents its annual Fall Cat Affair Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12-13, at Pacific Inn, 1160 King George Blvd, South Surrey. All breed and household cat pet show. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for seniors, and no charge for kids under 12. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Call 250-642-1726 for more information, or email showmanager@cfofbc.org.

 

Paws for a Cause

The Scotiabank and BC SPCA Paws for a Cause walk to fight animal cruelty is Sunday, Sept. 13 at Crescent Park in Surrey. From 9:30 a.m. Walk starts at 12 p.m. Enjoy entertainment, activities, animal agility and safety demonstrations plus a complimentary pancake breakfast. Benefitting the BC SPCA Surrey Education and Adoption Centre. To register or donate, visit spca.bc.ca/walk.

 

Plant a tree

On September 19 residents of Surrey are invited to participate in the maintenance of city greenspaces by signing up for TD Tree Days, a grassroots tree planting program. Held at Royal Heights Park (9797 115A Street) from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., the Surrey planting will see 600 new trees added to the existing green space. For more, visit TDTreeDays.com

 

BACKSTRETCH DAY

Harness racing BC invites you to come and visit the horses and horsemen on Backstretch Day Saturday, Sept. 19 at Fraser Downs Racetrack (17755 60 Ave.) From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tour the barn and meet with our celebrity drivers and trainers and the Standardbred Race Horses. There’s also an opportunity to have a ride in a race-cart with a professional driver. for any questions, email info@harnessracingbc.com or visit www.harnessracingbc.com.

 

Cloverdale Terry Fox Run

Celebrating 35 years Sunday, Sept. 20 at the Cloverdale Legion, 17567 57 Ave. Run, walk, bike, stroll or roll 1 km, 5 km, or 10 km routes. Dogs on leash welcome. From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Entry by donation. Fundraising for cancer research. For more information, visit terryfox.org/run.

 

BC Vintage Truck Museum Fall Fundraiser

Sunday, Sept. 20 from noon to 8 p.m. Featuring Steve “Elvis Elite” Elliot. Tickets $20 for a private party fundraiser. Auction, 50/50 draw, door prizes and cash bar. For more information, contact the B.C. Vintage Truck Museum at 604-372-4093, Paul Orazietti at 604-754-2592 or Brian Busby at 604-574-5283.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Crafters Wanted!

The Cloverdale United Church Craft Fair is Saturday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 17575 58A Ave., Cloverdale. Crafters needed. $25/table. Please leave a message at cloverdalehazelmere@telus.net or phone 605-574-5831.

 

Forget Me Not Workshop

The Forget Me Not Family Society presents its 10th annual fall workshop featuring keynote speaker Ann Fessler, Oct. 24-25. Kessler is the author of The Girls That Went Away and the filmmaker of A Girl Like Her. For more information, visit www.adoptioncircles.net  or contact Marni Tetz, marnietetz@shaw.ca or 604-862-4432.