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.
Jennifer Scott Trio
One of our finest jazz trios coming to Northwood Jazz series and not to be missed. Performing Sunday, Nov. 8 at Northwood United Church, 8855 156 St., from 4-5 p.m. All ages, by donation. Featuring Jennifer Scott on piano/vocals, Rene Worst on bass, and Bernie Arai on drums.
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!
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’
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 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. For reservations, visit http://www.langleyplayers.com/reservations.html or buy tickets online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/133005. Patrons may also email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604-534-7469.
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 email@example.com or 604 576 8451.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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.
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 – 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, email@example.com 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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.com or visit our website at www.bcvintagetruckmuseum.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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: email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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., email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.