Shards and Gems Pop-Up
Shards & Gems
It is opening weekend for the latest art show at White Rock's POP UP art gallery located 1459 Johnston Road in Uptown White Rock.
ELIZABETH HOLLICK and LINDA PEARCE are the featured local artists this month. Tuesday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
This winter art exhibition was put together by several artists from the Semiahmoo First Nation. Each piece has a unique story to tell, and weave together to tell of a deep connection to place. The show explores changes to place over time, current struggles and respects ancient stories.
Artist Sit-In Every Sunday Between 12:00-4:00pm
Please come visit Roxanne Charles in the gallery space to share smoked salmon and wild tea to remember that human relationships are a huge part history, memory, and life.
The White Rock Players are proud to bring to life at the Coast Capital Playhouse The Graduate, adapted for the stage by Terry Johnson. Based on the book by Charles Webb and on the American cinematic classic starring Dustin Hoffman, the story of The Graduate shaped a generation and has a lot to say to today’s audiences
SUMMARY—California, 1964. Benjamin comes home after graduating from college, aimless and disillusioned. His parents throw him a party where their family friend, Mrs. Robinson, makes him an irresistible offer. Things get a whole lot more awkward when Benjamin falls in love with Elaine, the Robinsons’ daughter. Don’t miss your chance to see Benjamin stumble his way through post-college life and straight into the arms of the infamous Mrs. Robinson.
Directed by Kate Stadel who returns to directing after a 4-year hiatus, The Graduate features Thomas Gage as Benjamin, Lori Watt as Mrs. Robinson, Janine Guy as Elaine, Kerry Van Sickle and Katherine Morris as Mr. and Mrs. Braddock, and Kimball Finigan as Mr. Robinson. Paul Ferancik, Kevin Sloan, Jake Anthony, Erin Marshall and Vanessa Klein complete the rest of the cast. Set design is by Paul Ledaire, costumes by Amara Anderson. A NEW MEANING TO COMMUNITY THEATRE—The White Rock Players’ Club is dedicated to supporting the local community. To that end, the club will donate all ticket sale proceeds from the February 12th performance to the Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary Society.
PERFORMANCE DETAILS—Opening night: February 10 with $10 previews on February 8 and 9. February 12: proceeds of the show will be donated to the Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary Society. $10 Wednesdays. Talkback Thursdays (February 16, February 23). Sunday 2:30pm matinees (February 12, February 19). Tickets: $22. Senior/student: $19. Group rates available. Curtain is at 8 pm.
This play contains some nudity, coarse language and mature themes of a sexual nature. Viewer discretion is strongly advised.
ABOUT THE COMPANY—There’s something for everyone at the White Rock Players' Club. With a history of producing plays for over 70 years, from comedies to dramas, thrillers and musicals, WRPC is a cultural staple of the Lower Mainland and offers audiences quality productions in the heart of charming White Rock.
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February 22, White Rock Community Centre 7 p.m.
Tickets $10.00 at the door
Three sisters Sachi, Yoshino and Chika live together in a large house in the city of Kamakura. When their father absent from the family home for the last 15 years dies, they travel to the countryside for his funeral and meet their shy teenage half-sister. Bonding quickly with the orphaned Suzu, they invite her to live with them. Suzu eagerly agrees, and a new life of joyful discovery begins for the four siblings.
Semiahmoo Arts in partnership with the City of White Rock present the Get Reel Film Series. The films are curated by the Toronto International Film Festival Circuit and the series strives to bring the best of Canadian and international films to White Rock. Six films are presented yearly at the White Rock Community Centre.
White Rock History Club, Monthly Meeting
DATE Monday, February 27th, 2017
TIME 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WHERE White Rock Public Library, upstairs Meeting Room, 15342 Buena Vista Avenue, White Rock.
"Einstein's Life" by Herb Spencer is an illustrated talk (for non-scientists) to hear about the recently exposed secrets of the world's most famous scientist. Herb is retired theoretical physicist, who continues his basic research (as a hobby). He will share some of his life-long obsessions with Albert Einstein. The talk is based on two new books about Einstein. The meeting is open to the general public; admission is free
Paint Night @ Sawbucks
"Chantale from Shades of Passion Will
Teach You How to Paint and You'll Leave the Pub with Your Own Creative Masterpiece"
If you have ever wanted to learn to paint this is your chance. Chantale from Shades of Passion will teach you how to paint in the comfortable surroundings of the pub.
This is a fun and instructional evening of painting where everyone walks out with their own creative masterpiece.
The class is 2 hours long and all supplies are included.
There is no experience needed and of course beginners are welcome and encouraged to join us for a wonderful evening.
Date; Tuesday, February 28th
Time: 7:00 - 9:30 PM
Space is limited so be sure to register early by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
White Rock RCMP to Host Community Drug Forum
Peace Arch Elementary school and the White Rock RCMP invite the public to attend a community awareness drug forum on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017, 7:00 p.m. at Peace Arch Elementary School.
The forum will consist of a panel of speakers who will present including:
local first responders;
Clandestine laboratory drug police officer well versed in fentanyl;
SD36 Safe schools;
A family of a young person who passed away from an overdose.
The intent of the evening is to educate and inform the community about local drug trends/problems and facilitate an open conversation on how to keep our children, families, and community safe.
Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) is a fantastically fun, family-friendly 2, 5 and 10km walk that happens in more than 100 communities across Canada on the same day - this year, circle February 25!
CNOY allows participants the opportunity to experience a hint of the challenges faced by homeless people during cold Canadian nights in the dead of winter, as well as raise money to help these people.
Sources Community Resources Society is excited to once again host the WHITE ROCK walk! This event attracts hundreds of walkers to the waterfront to raise awareness and funds for our Homelessness Prevention Services and Rent Bank.
JOIN AN EXISTING TEAM, CREATE YOUR OWN TEAM and START FUNDRAISING! Check the Team Scoreboard regularly to see where you stack up! Help Sources reach our goal of raising $70,000 to help those in our community who are homeless, hungry and hurting >> https://canada.cnoy.org/location/whiterock
For more information, please contact event planner Abby Gemino at email@example.com or 604-542-7599.