Cloverdale Calendar: Craft sales, Old Time dances, family history and more!

The Reporter's community calendar listings for the week of Wednesday, Nov. 18.

EVENTS

Backdoor Christmas Bazaar and Craft Sale

The Ladies Auxiliary to Branch 6 Cloverdale Legion is holding their annual Christmas Bazaar & Craft Sale, Saturday, Nov. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a silent auction, home baked goods and vendors will have a variety of handmade crafts and other items for sale. $7 will buy you lunch & a chance at a door prize. Raffle tickets for sale with proceeds to Surrey Memorial Children’s Hospital.

 

WinterSong: A Celebration of the Season

The choir presents three afternoon performances of Wintersong: a Celebration of the Season. The first matinee is Saturday, Nov. 21 at Langley Mennonite Fellowship, 20997 40 Avenue, Langley. Next is Saturday, Nov. 28 at United Churches of Langley (Sharon United), 21562 Old Yale Road, Langley, followed by Sunday, Nov. 29 at St. Dunstan’s Anglican Church, 3025 64 Street in Aldergrove. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and free for children 12 and under. Available at the door. All performances are at 3 p.m.

 

Blood Donor Clinic

Sunday, Nov. 22 at Cloverdale Catholic Parish, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 17475 59 Avenue. Register at blood.ca, or by calling 1-888-236-6283.

‘Dinner With Friends’

Dinner with Friends, currently playing at the Langley Playhouse, is being held over for three performances: Thursday, Nov. 26, Friday, Nov. 27 and Saturday, Nov. 28. Presented Thursdays to Saturdays to Nov. 21 plus the additional shows. The 2000 Pulitzer Prize-winning story by Donald Margulies about what happens to two couples when one marriage falls apart. Directed by Mary Renvall and produced by Raymond Hatton. At the Langley Playhouse, 4307 200 Street, Langley. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 for all performances. Reservations: langleyplayers.com, reservations@langleyplayers.com, or call 604-534-7469.

 

‘Calendar Girls’

Surrey Little Theatre presents Calendar Girls by Tim Firth, to Nov. 21. Thurs. to Sat. at 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees Nov. 1, 8 and 15 at

2 p.m., at 7027 184 St. Based on the movie, a women’s institute chapter pose nude for a calendar to fundraise for a local hospital. It becomes a media sensation and strains friendships. Ages 13+. See www.surrreylittletheatre.com for more info. Tickets at brownpapertickets.com or by calling reservations@surreylittletheatre.com or 604 576 8451.

 

FAMILY HISTORY SHOW & TELL

Join us for the 7th annual Show and Tell at the Cloverdale Library (5642 176A St.) on Saturday, Nov. 28 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. We continue the tradition by inviting people who document their family history to bring in their creations such as family quilts, scrapbooks, storyboards and family history artifacts. Describe your project or just showcase your items on a table. The event is 19+. For more email familyhistory@surrey.ca or call 604-598-7328.

 

35th annual Whonnock Weavers and Spinners Guild Fall Open House and Sale

The Whonnock Weavers and Spinners Guild are holding their annual event Sunday, Nov. 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Whonnock Lake Centre in Maple Ridge. Featuring quality handwoven, knitted, felted and handspun articles for sale, including clothing, linens, baskets, accessories, holiday decorations and home decor items, along with guest artists with ironwork, pottery, wood turning, jewelry and glass. Admission is free. For information, visit whonnockweaversandspinners.org.

 

Old Time Dance

Surrey Old Time Fiddlers present an old time dance, Thursday, Dec. 3 at Clayton Hall, 18513 70 Avenue, located 1/2-block north of Fraser Highway on 184 Street. From 7:30-10 p.m. Admission $4. For more information call: 604-576-1066.

 

Let it Show

Susie Francis and the Versatiles present A Christmas Gift: Let it Show, Sunday, Dec. 6 at the Cloverdale Legion Branch 6, by donation. Show is at 2 p.m.

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Cloverdale Better at Home

Do you need help with cleaning your house or going out grocery shopping? Do you need some assistance raking the leaves and preparing your yard for winter? The Cloverdale Better at Home program is here to help seniors stay independent in their home. For more information please call us at 604-536-9348.

 

ONGOING

Pajama Storytime

Come in pajamas with your favourite cuddly for stories, songs, puppets and action rhymes. This is a perfect bedtime activity for the whole family. Drop in, Tuesdays, from 6:30-7 p.m. at the Cloverdale Library. Call 604-598-7320 for more information, or visit surreylibraries.ca. Located at 5642 176A Street, Surrey.

 

Family Storytime

Come to the Cloverdale Library for family storytime Fridays from 10:30-11 a.m. All ages, drop in. Call 604-598-7320 for more information, or visit surreylibraries.ca. Located at 5642 176A Street, Surrey.

 

CLUBS/GROUPS

Food problem?

Is food a problem for you? Do you eat when you’re not hungry? Do you go on eating binges? Is your weight affecting your life? Overeaters Anonymous offers help. No fees, no dues, no weigh-ins, no diets. We are a fellowship. We meet every Thursday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Cloverdale United Church basement, 17575-58A Ave., Cloverdale. Everyone welcome.

 

TOPS

TOPS – Take Off Pounds Sensibly – meets at 7 p.m. every Wednesday at the Cloverdale Library, 5642, 176A Street, Surrey, in the meeting room. For more information, phone LInda at 604-462-9326.

 

Forget Me Not Family Society

Education, consultation, peer counselling and support to those touched by adoption. The Cloverdale Support Group meets on the first Thursday of the month, except for July and August. The meetings are on the second floor of the Cloverdale Library, 5642 165A Street, Surrey, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Open to adoptees, birth/natural parents, and adoptive parents. For more information, please contact Marni Tetz, marnietetz@shaw.ca or 604-862-4432

 

Cloverdale Senior’s Stamp Club

The Cloverdale Senior’s Stamp Club meets on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 1 p.m., at the Cloverdale Recreation Centre, 6188 176 Street. Beginner and advanced collectors welcome. For more information, contact John at 604-574-3182.