White Rock Trad Jazz Society: Presents three-hour concert/dance events Sunday afternoons (select dates) at Crescent Beach Legion, 3-6 p.m. at 2643 128th St., South Surrey. Admission: $8/10. Info: 6045917275, www.whiterocktradjazz.com.
Jazz Vespers: Performances by local jazz musicians 4 p.m. Sundays (except summer) at Northwood United Church, 8855 156th St., Surrey. Admission by donation. Info: 604-581-8454.
The Piano Man: A Tribute to Elton John and Billy Joel featuring Ryan Langevin, 7: 30 p.m. Thursday, July 5 at Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd., White Rock. Tickets and info: www. whiterockplayers.ca.
Blue Frog's Second Annual Blues BBQ Bash: Live music and southern style food at two-night event July 13-14 at studio/concert hall in White Rock, featuring music by John Lee Sanders Band/David "Boxcar" Gates (July 13) and Michael Van Eyes Band/David "Boxcar" Gates (July 14). Info and tickets: www.bluefrogstudios. ca/newshows.
"Diamond in the Rock" open mic night for young performers (19 and under) on the last Wednesday of every month (7 p.m.) at Roadhouse Grille, 1781 King George Blvd., Surrey. Email Phil at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot.
Central City Brewing Co.: Live music on stage Saturday nights at restaurant/bar, 13450 102nd Ave., at Central City, Surrey. 604-582-6620, centralcitybrewing.com.
Mirage: Dance club at 15330 102A Ave., Surrey. 604-583-8828.
Amber Jack's Tap House: Live music on Friday and Saturday nights, karaoke Wednesdays. Bar at Compass Point hotel, 9850 King George Blvd. Info: 604-588-9511.
Memphis Blues: Live blues music Thursday nights featuring David "Boxcar" Gates and others, from 6 to 10 p.m. at #50-2443 161A St., South Surrey, at Grandview Corners mall. Info: 604-531-8005, www. memphisbluesbbq.com.
U-Lounge: Bar/restaurant at #1016051 24th Ave., South Surrey, with live music on select nights. Info: 604-542-8580.
Ocean Beach: Dance music at hotel bar, 14995 Marine Dr., White Rock. 604-531-0672.
Washington Avenue Grill: Live music Wed.-Sun. at upscale restaurant at East Beach (15782 Marine Dr., White Rock). 6045414244, washingtonavenuegrill.com.
White Rock Elks Lodge #431: Live music and special events on select nights at 1469 George St., White Rock, 604-538-4016, www. whiterockelks.ca.
Beecher Street Cafe: Live music on select nights at intimate Crescent Beach restaurant, 12302 Beecher St. 604-538-1964, www. beecherstreetcafe.com.
Sandpiper Pub: Live music on select nights at 15595 Marine Dr., White Rock, 604-531-7625, www. sandpiperpub.net.
Slainte, by the Pier: Irish restaurant/bar hosts live music Fri.-Sun., at 15057 Marine Dr. (West Beach), White Rock. 778-294-0066.
Dublin Crossing: Hosts live music six nights a week (dark Mondays), at 18789 Fraser Hwy., Surrey. 604-575-5470.
"The Mousetrap": Agatha Christie tale brought to White Rock's Coast Capital Playhouse stage by Peninsula Productions, July 11-28. Directed by Wendy Bollard. Tickets $12-23. Info: www.peninsulaproductions.org, 604-536-7535.
"Blue Suede Shoes": Musical tale of Elvis Presley told through the eyes of The King's longtime business manager "Colonel" Tom Parker, July 12-15 at Surrey Arts Centre, at Bear Creek Park. Tickets range from $3040, 604-501-5566, tickets.surrey.ca.
John Pinette: Just For Laughs tour brings award-winning Boston-born comedian to Surrey's Bell Performing Arts Centre on Sunday, Sept. 30. Show info and tickets: www.hahaha. com/ concerts, 1-855-985-5000.
Clova Cinema: 5732 176th St., Cloverdale. 604-574-1114.
Empire Studio 12 Guildford: 15051 101st Ave. 604-581-1716.
Strawberry Hill Cineple 12161 72nd Ave., Surrey. 604-501-9400.
Hollywood 3 Cinemas: 7125 138th St. (Newton Centre, near 72nd Ave., Surrey). 604-592-4441.
Caprice 4: 2381 King George Blvd., South Surrey. 604-531-7456.
Rialto Twin Criterion: 1732 152nd St., S. Surrey. 604-541-9527.
White Rock Social Justice Film Society shows documentary movies with themes of social justice at First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave., White Rock. Admission by donation. Info: whiterocksocialjusticefilmfestival.ca. Get Reel: Film series hosted by Semiahmoo Arts, with screenings held on select nights, 7 p.m. start. Tickets $10/11; Info: 604-536-8333, www.whiterockartscouncil.com.
Movies Under the Stars: Familyfriendly festival of films returns to Holland Park for four nights in August, with animated movies shown on a big screen Aug. 4 ("Toy Story 3"), Aug. 11 ("The Muppets"), Aug. 18 ("Despicable Me") and Aug. 25 ("The Lorax"). Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets; refreshments will be available at the barbecue hosted by North Surrey Lions Club. For event info, call 604-580-2321 or visit www. downtownsurreybia.com.
Thursday Artist Talk: Events hosted by Surrey Art Gallery Association (SAGA) on first Thursday of every month at Bear Creek Park facility. Info: 604-501-5566, www. arts.surrey.ca.
Surrey Art Gallery: "Emergent: Patrick Cruz, A.S. Dhillon, Debbie Tuepah" exhibit to Aug. 18, concurrent with "ARTS 2012" juried exhibit; "Water, Colours, Inspiration!" exhibition by Fraser Valley Watercolour Society, to Aug. 4; Open Sound 2012 continues with "Audio Migration" by Alex Grünenfelder, to Aug. 19. Gallery is located at Bear Creek Park, 88th Ave. near King George Blvd. Info: 604-501-5566, www.arts.surrey.ca.
Watershed Artworks gallery shop: Works by local artists featured at North Delta facility operated by non-profit Watershed Artworks Society, at 11425 84th Ave. Info: 604-596-1029, watershedartworks.ca.
Newton Cultural Centre showcases works by local artists at 13530 72nd Ave. Info: 604-594-2700, www.artscouncilofsurrey.ca.
Surrey Urban Screen: Digital art shown on screen on side of building at Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre, at 13458 107A Ave. Exhibit can be viewed from 30 minutes after sunset until midnight. Info: 604-598-5898, www.surreyurbanscreen.ca.
Golden Cactus Studio: Every Wednesday evening, visual artists are invited to drop by Golden Cactus Studio, 15177 Russell Ave., White Rock, for networking and inspiration Drop in between 5 and 8 p.m. to talk with other artists and art collectors at the working studio/gallery. For info, call Chris MacClure or Marilyn Hurst at 604-536-3049 or email email@example.com.
Coffee Gallery at the Tate: Local gallery with 20 local artists, at #59 7238 189th St. Surrey (facing on 72nd Ave, at 189th). Visit www. CoffeeGalleryattheTate.com.
Gallery 68: Neighbourhood art gallery and studio at 19141 68th Ave., in Clayton area of Surrey. Info: 604-576-1640.
Mind & Matter Art Gallery: Features a variety of works at 13743 16th Ave., South Surrey, 6045366460, mindandmatterart.com.
Jenkins Showler Gallery: Wide range of original Canadian art featured at gallery, at 101-15735 Croydon Dr., at The Shops at Morgan Crossing (new location), phone 604-535-7445, or go online, jenkinsshowlergallery.com. Gallery represents more than 40 artists.
Cheryl's Trading Post: Wide range of original North West Coast Art, Inuit and Peruvian art featured at gallery, #103-1711 152nd St. (Semiahmoo Shopping Centre), Surrey. Info: email firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Surrey/White Rock Art Society, founded in 1959, meets on second Monday of month (except July and August), 7 to 9 p.m. at St.
John's church hall, 1480 George St., White Rock. Info: www.artsociety.ca.
White Rock Museum + Archives: Located at 14970 Marine Dr. 604-541-2222. The exhibit "Semiahmoo Bay and Beyond: The Hidden Secrets of White Rock Waters," to Sept. 3.
Surrey Museum: "LEGO: Myths & Muses" exhibit features creations made by LEGO Club of Vancouver, on view to Sept. 15. Museum at 17710 56A Ave. Info: www.surrey. ca/heritage, 604-592-6956.
Surrey Archives: Facility located at 17671 56th Ave., Cloverdale. Info: 604-502-6459.
Historic Stewart Farm: Located at site of 1894 farmhouse and heritage gardens, at 13723 Crescent Rd., South Surrey. Info: 604-592-6956, www.surrey.ca/heritage.
Astral Connections Internet Cafe and Gifts hosts workshops/ seminars at 7915 120th St., North Delta. Info: 604-543-8511.
Lucky D's Singles Club: Info: 604-535-8801.
Woody's Dance Club: Dance events for "mature crowd" held on select nights at Shannon Hall, Cloverdale Fairgrounds, with live music. Info: Helen Wood, 6047906071, email woodysdanceclub@ gmail.com. Live entertainment schedule: July 14: Beach Patrol; July 21: False Creek.
Surrey Fiddlers Old Time Dance takes place at Clayton Hall (18513 70th Ave., Surrey ) on first Thursday of every month (except July and August), 7: 30 p.m. start time. Admission is $3. For info, call 604-576-1066 or 604-538-3363.
Old-time dancing at Kennedy Hall: At 8870 120th St., Surrey, on the first Saturday of every month.
"Fun for the whole family," from 8 to 11 p.m., with live music. Info: Jerry, 604-590-9506.
"Old Time Dance" events held at 1 p.m. every Monday (from Labour Day to end of June) at Sunnyside Hall, corner of 18th Ave. & 154 St., South Surrey. Live music. All seniors welcome. Info: 604-538-5657 or 604-575-8236.
Swinging at the Sullivan: Swingdance events held twice monthly at Sullivan Hall in Surrey. Proceeds go to charity. For more information, call 778-868-2950.
Jump Joint Swing: Events (DJ swing dance) held Sundays from 7 to 11 p.m. at Jump Joint, #110-12332 Pattullo Pl., Surrey. Admission fee $5, net proceeds donated to Metro Kids Society. For more infomation, call Marie (604-536-0195) or visit www.jumpjointswing.com.
Call for entry for 11th annual holiday art and fine craft sale "A Real Piece of Work," set for Nov. 17-18, and "A Real Gem" jewelry show on Nov. 24-25, both at Ocean Park hall, South Surrey. Jury for handcrafted work is ongoing; email email@example.com for more information.
Friends of White Rock Library Creative Writing Contest: Short stories due by deadline of Aug. 1 for chance to win cash prizes ($200 for 1st place). Email fowrlibrary@gmail. com for contest details, entry rules.
Soul of the World Multicultural Choir: "We aim to bring people together by sharing in the rhythms, poetic language and harmonies of the world. We sing songs from around the world in many languages, presenting a message of peace and welcoming."
All levels, languages, ages, abilities are welcome, no audition necessary. Facilitated by Heidi McCurdy. Fee $10 per session. Info: music@ heidimccurdy.com, 604-538-7154.
South Fraser Community Band: Local musicians (advanced secondary level) are invited to perform with concert band, rehearsals Thursday evenings in South Surrey. "The band performs an exciting repertoire of 'pops' style selections and contemporary popular music." Info: Bill Hobbis, 6046184500, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Handel Society of Music choir: New members welcomed by nonprofit organization, which practises at Northwood United Church, 88th Ave./156th St., Surrey. Info: 604-277-4319.
White Rock Children's Choir: Singers age five to 17 invited to join in song, by audition. "Every week more than 100 singers of all ages join together as members of White Rock Children's Choir family to share their love of singing and music under the leadership of artistic director Sarona Mynhardt." For more info, call 604-536-0236 or visit whiterockchildrenschoir.com.
Westcoast Harmony Chorus: "We are a diverse group of women who love to sing and perform. We sing a cappella (unaccompanied music) in the barbershop style and other genres." Group rehearses Wednesday nights from 7: 1510pm at 9574 160th St., Surrey. For membership and audition info, contact Judy Buchanan at email@example.com.
Peace Arch a cappella Chorus: Singers wanted for female chorus, which rehearses Wednesday evenings (7: 15 to 10 p.m., walk-ins welcome) at Newton Bethany United Church, 148th St./60th Ave., Surrey. Proud member of Sweet Adelines International. "We meet to sing, to learn and to grow." Call 6042403308, www.peacearchsings.com.
SFU Philosophers' Café: Events held at university's Surrey campus (at Central City), 13450 102nd Ave., room 3150, at 7 p.m. on first Wednesday of the month. Admission $5. Different topic every time, everyone welcome. Registration and experience not required.