CLOVERDALE UNITED CHURCH CRAFT FAIR & FAMOUS SOUP Saturday

Cloverdale Calendar: Crafts, choirs, and community theatre

Craft sales, WinterSong, community theatre and more in this week's Cloverdale Calendar of Events.

CLOVERDALE UNITED CHURCH CRAFT FAIR & FAMOUS SOUP

Saturday, Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 17575 58A Avenue, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Come for crafts, lunch, books, baking and more. All welcome!

Fundraiser

Help support the Emma Salisbury: Dance Again Fund. Live 2 Play is holding a fundraiser and silent auction Sunday, Nov. 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. $10 includes a 30-minute jumping class (choose from four time slots). Emma is a beautiful, 15-year-old girl fighting for the ability to once again grace the stage after suffering a stroke. The event includes a cupcake sale and door prizes. Call 778-838-8349 to register.

Attention teenagers!

The next session of Urban Safari Rescue Society’s Junior Zoo Keeping course starts Saturday, Nov. 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. This unique course designed for teenagers will teach you about the world of animals – how to care for them, how to handle them, why most exotic animals don’t make good pets, what careers are possible working with animals, how to train animals and much more. We will introduce you to snakes, lizards, mammals, frogs, tarantulas and more. For info. visit www.urbansafari.ca or call 604-531-1100. We are taking registrations now for this eight-week course. Classes are small, register early.

Moving Sale (downsizing)

Furniture, tools, camera equipment, Christmas items and more, 17252 59A Avenue, Cloverdale, Saturday, Nov. 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

‘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.

 

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 up is Saturday, Nov. 28 at United Churches of Langley (Sharon United), located 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 30 minutes before the concert.

All performances are at 3 p.m.

 

 

 

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 information email familyhistory@surrey.ca or call 604-598-7328.is from 7:45-8:30 p.m. and open dance/watching is from 8:30-11 p.m. For all classes, for drop-ins, there is no charge for students with ID; it’s $5 for all others. There are also cost options for all five weeks. Partial proceeds will go to the Metro Kids Society. For more information, email retroswingkid@gmail.com call 604-536-0195 or visit www.jumpjointswing.com

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Heritage Volunteers Needed

The Surrey Museum and Historic Stewart Farm are looking for volunteers to assist with elementary school programs. Full training provided. To sign up or learn more, call 604-502-6461 or email heritagevolunteers@surrey.ca.

 

 

 

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

Cloverdale Lions Club

The Cloverdale Lions Club is looking for new members. Meetings are the second Thursday of the month. Please volunteer your time to assist us in serving our community. Call Terry Riley: 604-576-9248 for more information.

 

 

 

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 upstairs 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

 

 

 

Are you Gay, Bi-sexual or just not sure? Need a safe place to talk?  HOMINUM Fraser Valley  is an informal discussion and support group to help gay, bi-sexual and questioning men with the challenges of being married, separated or single. We meet on the last Friday of the month. July 31st.  For information and meeting location, call Art at 604-462-9813 or Don at 604-329-9760.