Crafting fun is one of the activities planned at Surrey Museum's Pumpkin Power event Oct. 31 from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cloverdale Calendar: Perogies, Pumpkin Power, old time dances and more

The Cloverdale Community Calendar events listings for the week of Oct. 28, 2015.

EVENTS

Audition call

Surrey Little Theatre is holding auditions for their winter comedy, Funny Little Thing Called Love, on Monday, Oct. 26 and Tuesday Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. (7027 – 184 Street). Flexible casting for eight to 16 men and woman playing 28 roles. For more information visit www.surreylittletheatre.com and click on Auditions.

 

Interested in gardening?

Why not join the South Surrey Garden Club? Visitors welcome: the $3 drop in fee is credited towards an annual membership of $20. Our next meeting is Wednesday, Oct. 28. Rebecca Van der Zalm will speak about small conifers. The club meets every fourth Wednesday of the month, except August and December, at St. Mark’s Anglican Church at 12953 20 Ave. We have a very active and full program with great speakers, field trips and workshops. For more information call Kathy at 604-250-1745.

 

 

 

Ukrainian Soul Food

Perogies, cabbage rolls and borsch will be available at a fundraiser Friday, Oct. 30 (4:30-7:30 p.m.) at the Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 13512 108 Ave., Surrey. Eat in, take away, or ready for your freezer. Call 604-531-1923 or 604-581-0313.

 

 

 

Pumpkin Power at Surrey Museum

Design your own take-home Jack O’ Lantern, go on a spooky scavenger hunt in the exhibit galleries, and compete for best costume. Saturday, October 31, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Surrey Museum, 17710 56A Ave. All ages, by donation. Call 604-592-6956.

 

 

 

‘Dinner With Friends’

Langley Players presents Dinner With Friends, 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. Presented Thursdays to Sundays, from Oct. 22 to Nov. 21, at the Langley Playhouse, 4307 200 Street, Langley. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, and Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for all performances, except Oct. 22 and Oct. 23 ($10). For reservations, visit http://www.langleyplayers.com/reservations.html or buy tickets online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/133005. Patrons may also email reservations@langleyplayers.com or call 604-534-7469.

 

 

 

‘Calendar Girls’

Surrey Little Theatre presents Calendar Girls by Tim Firth, Oct. 22 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.

 

 

 

Old Time Dance

Hosted by the Surrey Old Time Fiddlers, Thursday, Nov. 5 from 7:30-10 p.m. at Clayton Hall, 18513 70 Ave., 1/2 block north of Fraser Hwy on 184 Street. Admission $4. For more information call 604-576-1066.

 

 

 

CLOVERDALE UNITED CHURCH CRAFT FAIR

Saturday, Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Cloverdale United Church, 17575  58A Avenue, Cloverdale. Crafters Wanted – $25 per table. Please leave an email message at the church cloverdalehazelmereuc@telus.net. Come check out lovely crafts, bake table, books and our famous soup! Great fun!

 

 

 

Christmas Bazaar

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. $7.00 will buy you lunch & a chance at a door prize. Raffle tickets for sale with proceeds to Surrey Memorial Children’s Hospital.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Silvertone Singers

If you enjoy singing and would like to join a 55+, fun, no pressure group, come on out to the Cloverdale Rec. Centre on Thursdays at 1 p.m. The Silvertone Singers are looking for new members – especially male voices and sopranos. All shower singers welcome! Call 604-598-7960 for more information.

 

 

 

Are you Gay, Bi-sexual or just not sure? 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 every month. For information and meeting location, call Art 604-462-9813 or Don 604-329-9760

 

 

 

Cloverdale Horseshoe Club

Cloverdale Horseshoe Club Pitching Season is April 1  to Sept. 31 with practice nights at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 17886 64  Ave., Cloverdale. Pitching shoes is a healthy activity for all ages. And great family fun, for more information check out our web page at www.cloverdalehorseshoeclub.com also call Jim at 604 585.6831 or Cheryl at 604-593-8193.

 

 

 

Crafter’s Corner meets at the Cloverdale Legion, 17567 57 Avenue, every second Wednesday of the month, at 6 p.m. Bring your own knitting or crocheting and join us. For more information, call

604-574-5300.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Interested in gardening?

Why not join the South Surrey Garden Club? Visitors welcome; $3 drop in fee credited to annual membership of $20. The club meets at 7:30 p.m. every fourth Wednesday of the month at St. Marks Anglican Church at 12953 20 Ave. Guest speakers, field trips, workshops. For more information contact Gillian Davis gmcdavis@hotmail.com.

 

 

 

Old Time Dances

Sunnyside Hall, corner of 18 Avenue and 154 Street in South Surrey. Live music. All seniors welcome; at 1 p.m. every Monday, from Labour Day to the end of June. For more information phone 604-542-8449 or 604-575-8236.

 

 

 

B.C. Vintage Truck Museum – Help wanted!

The Surrey Heritage Society is looking for volunteers to help out with the new BC Vintage Truck Museum (6022 176 Street) located on the Cloverdale Fairgrounds. The museum is open to the general public on Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. every week through the year. We will teach you about the history of trucking in B.C. and about the trucks on display in the collection. For more information contact Jim LaBelle at 604-372-4093 or email: bcvintagetruckmuseum@shaw.ca or visit our website at www.bcvintagetruckmuseum.org.

 

 

 

Oneness GoGos

The Oneness Gogos of White Rock/South Surrey group is working under the auspices of the Stephen Lewis Foundation to support African grandmothers raising children orphaned by HIV/AIDS. We meet on the fourth Monday of the month 1-3 p.m. upstairs at White Rock Library, 15342 Buena Vista Ave. Newcomers welcome. For more info, email onenessgogos@gmail.com.

 

 

 

Welcome all keen gardeners!

The Cloverdale Garden Club meets the second Thursday of the month, September to June, at Clayton Community Hall, 18513 70 Avenue. Meetings run from 7 to 9 p.m. In addition to monthly speakers, we have a monthly raffle, yearly bus trip and a plant sale in May. Drop in fee $3. Yearly memberships $20 per person or $30 per family. So if you love to garden, come and join us, and meet other great gardeners. For more information phone Lynne at 604-576-6338.

 

 

 

Are you Gay, Bi-sexual or just not sure?

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 every month. For information and meeting location, call Art 604-462-9813 or Don 604-329-9760

 

 

 

Surrey Square Wheelers

Come square dancing every Tuesday and Wednesday with the Surrey Square Wheelers, from 7-10 p.m. at Brookswood Senior Centre, 19899 36 Avenue, Langley. Tuesdays: Plus level ‘teach’ and ‘review’. Cost is $6. Wednesdays: Beginner level ‘teach’, alternating with mainstream level dancing. Cost is $5. Contact Jerry at 604-838-8821 for more information, or visit http://surrey.squaredance.bc.ca.

 

 

 

Cloverdale Toastmasters

Toastmasters international is a non-profit organization that helps people develop public speaking, organizational and communication skills, and leadership training. Overcome your fears of public speaking. Learn how to communicate effectively. We are a fun and encouraging group that can help. Meetings are 7:15-9:15 p.m. every Wednesday at Clayton Heights Secondary, 188 St. and 70 Ave. For more info, visit cloverdale.toastmastersclubs.org.

 

 

 

Old Time Dance

Sunnyside Hall, corner of 18th Ave at 154 Street in South Surrey. Live music. All seniors welcome. At 1 p.m. every Monday from Labour Day to the end of June. For more information, call 604-538-5657 or 604-575-8236.

 

 

 

The Surrey Historical Society meets at 10 a.m. at the Surrey Archives on the second Saturday of most months. You are welcome to hear our speakers and share your knowledge. Membership is $10/year. For details, call John at 778-294-1515.

 

 

 

South Surrey Soul Sisters

The newly formed South Surrey Soul Sisters meet the third Thursday of the month. We are working, under the auspices of the Stephen Lewis Foundation to support the African grandmothers who are raising an estimated 14 million orphaned children. Please come and join us – all welcome – you do not have to be a grandmother. Info: claremar@shaw.ca.

 

 

 

Parkinson’s Caregiver Group in Langley

Parkinson Society British Columbia offers a peer support group for individuals affected by Parkinson’s disease, including caregivers, families and loved ones. The group meets on the third Friday of the month, from 1-3 p.m., at Douglas Recreation Centre, 20550 Douglas Cresc., Langley. The group offers an exchange of information along with resources, support, tips for self-care and more. Come and share your story. For more information call 1-800-668-3330, 604-662-3240 or email info@parkinson.bc.ca.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peace Arch Weavers and Spinners Guild

We meet Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 17710  56A Ave., Surrey. Phone (604) 592-6950. Free tea and coffee. Teach, mentor and promote Fibre Arts knowledge. Visitors welcome.

 

 

 

Cloverdale Carvers Club

The Cloverdale Carvers Club is a small group of male and female woodcarvers from all walks of life. From beginners to advanced. The club meets from September to June Tuesday evenings at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School, 6151 180 Street from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. The woodwork shop is in the back of the school. Call Jim at 604-575-7969 for more information.

 

 

 

Enjoy Gardening?

The Cloverdale Garden Club meets on the second Thursday of each month from Sept. to June at Clayton Community Hall, 18513 70 Avenue from 7-9 p.m. Monthly guest speakers, field trips, raffle, etc. For more information, email cloverdalegardenclub@gmail.com.

 

 

 

Surrey Little Theatre

The Surrey Little Theatre invites you to get involved in the fun, whether as a volunteer or patron, there’s something for everyone at “the little theatre that could.” Email brigitte.seib@surreylittletheatre.com for more information.

 

 

 

Parkinson’s Self Help support group

In Surrey, White Rock and Langley for people with Parkinson’s, their family and friends. The groups provide an atmosphere of mutual trust for sharing tips and strategies for living a full life with Parkinson’s. Volunteers needed. Contact Robbin at the Parkinson Society of B.C., rjeffereys@parkinson.bc.cca or 604-668-3330.

 

 

 

TOPS Take off Pounds Sensibly — A non-profit weight loss support group. For information about TOPS in the Langley/Cloverdale area phone Lynda at 604-856-8014.

 

 

 

Stamp Club Seniors interested in stamp collecting are invited to join the Cloverdale Seniors’ Stamp Club. Meet second and fourth Monday of month at 1 p.m. Info. John at 604-574-3182.

 

 

 

Surrey Newcomers and Friends

Meet for coffee and a chat, dinner out, cards, crafts, luncheons and other social activities. The club welcomes women of all ages and cultures. Come out and meet new people and make friends. For more details call Barb at 604-951-4948, e-mail to Surreynewcomers@hotmail.com or visit surreynewcomers.weebly.com

 

 

 

Square Dance lessons

Beginners welcome through October. Wednesdays at 7 p.m., in Brookswood Seniors Centre, 19899 36 Avenue, Langley. Modern music, casual dress. First three lessons are free. Call 604-2199359 or jamonce@shaw.ca.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Versatiles

As seniors, entertaining our community and giving back is part of what we do. We need some new blood in the group and Cloverdale is our base of operations. Give us a call at 604-613-3116 or drop in to the Cloverdale Legion any Monday at 12 noon and ask for Susie. Having fun is our priority, come see us and find out what we are all about. Our oldest member is 90 and trying for 100.