Cloverdale Calendar: Fall sales, Ukrainian Soul Food and Haunted Houses

The Cloverdale Reporter's community calendar listings for the week of Oct. 19

HALLOWEEN EVENTS

The Versatiles present a Haunted House and Amazing Maze at the Cloverdale Legion for children Saturday, Oct. 29 from 1-3 p.m. Admission is by $2 donation. Games and prizes for kids. Adults invited for dancing and prizes after 7 p.m. The Cloverdale Legion is at 17567 57 Avenue.

 

Experience the 2016 Hunted Halloween Ghost Train at the Haunted Car Barn at Surrey’s Heritage RAil. Saturday Oct. 22 and 23. Tickets 15 for adults and $10 for children. Fun for the kids, rides, games, treats and friendly ghost stories.

 

EVENTS

Fall Sale

The Surrey Covenant Reformed Church hosts its annual fall sale Saturday, Oct. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Look for homemade raisin breads, cake loaves, cookies, pies, jams, used merchandise, crafts, books and toys. Plus plants and more. Come for lunch 11-12 noon. Free coffee. They’re located at 17400 60 Ave., in Cloverdale. Entrance at the back of the building.

 

Ukrainian Soul Food

Perogies, cabbage rolls and borsch will be available on Friday,  Oct. 28 at a fundraiser from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 13512 – 108 Ave, Surrey.  Eat-in,  take away, or ready for your freezer. For information, call 604-531-1923 or 604-581-0313.

 

Surrey Fiddlers’ Dance

Thursday, Nov. 3 from 7:30-10 p.m., Clayton Hall, 18513 70 Ave., Surrey. One half block north of Fraser Highway on 184 St. Hosted by the Surrey Old Time Fiddlers. Admission $4. For more information, call 604-576-1066.

 

Christmas Craft Bazaar

Branch 6 Ladies’ Auxiliary hots its annual Christmas craft bazaar Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cloverdale Legion, 17567 57 Avenue. Lunch $7. Silent auction, main raffle, food hamper raffle, 50/50 draw and bake table. All had made. Tables available $15 each and going fast. Call Susie at 604-613-3116 or email prop-shop@shaw.ca.

 

Whonnock Weavers and Spinners Guild

Present their 36th annual exhibit and sale, Sunday, Nov. 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Whonnock Lake Centre, at Whonnock Lake Park, Maple Ridge. Handweaving, handspinning and handknitting, Basketry, felting and guest artists. visit www.whonockweaversandspinners.org

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Versatile performers needed

The Society of Versatile Entertainers is back for another season of fun in Cloverdale.  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.

 

Crafters needed

Annual Cloverdale United Church Craft Fair Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 17575 58A Ave., Cloverdale. Crafters needed, $25 per table. Please leave a message at cloverdalehazelmereuc@telus.net or call 604-574-5813.

 

Blood Cancer Education and Support Meetings

Hear a variety of speakers and meet others affected by leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and related blood cancers. Held the first Tuesday of the month, from 7-8:30 p.m. At various locations around Metro Vancouver. Contact Sharon Paulse for more information at sharon.paulse@lls.org or call 604-733-2873.

 

Attention seniors

Are you a senior who could use some help with grocery shopping? The Cloverdale Better at Home program is now offering accompanied grocery shopping services for seniors. Call us for more information and to sign up for this program. Call 604-536-9348 or email info-referral@comeshare.ca

 

 

CLUBS/GROUPS

TOPS

TOPS – Take Off Pounds Sensibly – meets at 6:15 p.m. every Wednesday at the Cloverdale Library, 5642 176A Street, Surrey, in the upstairs meeting room. For more information, phone Paula at 604-583-3357.

 

Al-Anon Support group

Does someone you care about drink too much? You can see what it is doing to them, can you see what it is doing to you? Al-Anon can offer hope and help. We can understand as perhaps few others can.  The group meets Thursdays from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Cloverdale United Church, 17575 58A Ave., Cloverdale. Ages 19 and up. By donation. For information call 604-688-1716 or visit bcyukon-al-anon.org.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Surrey Historical Society

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.

 

Forget Me Not Family Society

Education, consultation, peer counselling and support to those touched by adoption. The Cloverdale Support Group meets on the second Thursday of the month, at the Cloverdale Library, 5642 165A Street, Surrey, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Open to adoptees, birth/natural parents, and adoptive parents.

 

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.

 

Women’s Probus Club of White Rock and South Surrey

If you are a retired or semi retired woman and have an interest in joining an active social club, search the internet using our club’s name or visit www.probus.org to learn about Probus and to see our newsletter and club activities. We meet at 1:30 p.m. on the last Wednesday of the month at White Rock Baptist Church, 1657 140 Street, Surrey. Call 604-535-6212 for further information.

 

Support group

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

 

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 or visit surreylittletheatre.com.

 

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.

 

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 604-575-7968 for more information.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Surrey Historical Society

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.

 

Parkinson’s Support 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.

 

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.

 

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