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White Rock Whalers November schedule. All home games (in green) @ Centennial Arena




The annual free event, held Nov. 10 from 12 to 4 p.m. at the South Surrey Recreation and Arts Centre, is to feature presentations, booths on Islamic history, art, culture, food and “ample time to given for Q&A and discussions during the formal proceedings.”


What? Craft & Bake Sale
When? Friday, Nov. 15th
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where? Centre for Active Living
1475 Anderson Street
White Rock, B.C.
(home of the Curling Rink, next to the Centennial Arena).
All Proceeds go towards Stroke Recovery of White Rock/South Surrey.


Peace Arch Hospice Society

NOTE - If you purchase your ticket at the Peace Arch Hospice office (see above address) your entire ticket purchase will go to Peace Arch Hospice Society.

Save the date for the Holiday Home Tour For Hope 2019! We are so grateful to be chosen again as one of the recipients of the proceeds from this amazing event. 

Tickets will be on sale soon. Check back here for updates or visit their website at



Free Memoir Writing Workshops for Seniors: Nov. 19, 26 and Dec. 10, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at Alexandra Neighbourhood House!

Everyone has a life story. If you want to tell yours – or someone else’s – these workshops will help. Join facilitators Ben Nuttall-Smith and Elizabeth Wallace for three Tuesday afternoon gatherings. 

Based on the belief that we learn to write by writing, we’ll alternate hands-on assignments with group discussion. After the first two sessions, you’ll be invited to include a story in the chapbook being prepared on Dec. 10th. Come curious and leave published! 

Registration/Questions: or 778-837-6458.


Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival

For more information about the festival and sponsorship or volunteer opportunities, please contact the organizing committee via:

Date of Festival: Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival -- Harrison Mills -- Sat Nov. 16 + Sun Nov. 17.


Stand-up comedy in White Rock! Featuring the graduates of the Addictive Comedy Therapeutic Comedy Course
Addictive Comedy was created in the UK by Lizzie Allan. Using stand-up comedy to share her own struggle with mental health issues, she discovered the healing connective power of comedy. Addictive Comedy shows are alcohol-free, safe and supportive. We promote connection and sameness using comedy as the vehicle. We smash stigma surrounding difficult subjects like; addiction, mental illness, trauma, and loss.

Date and times:

Nov 16 6:30pm (Doors open 5:30pm)
Nov 16 8:30pm (Doors open 8pm)
Nov 23 6:30pm (Doors open 5:30pm)
Nov 23 8:30pm (Doors open 8pm)

Location: Elks Hall, 1469 George Street, White Rock
Tickets $15 online at
or $20 at the door.


Start your Christmas shopping early. The 7th annual Holiday Craft Fair hosted by Alexandra Neighbourhood House is a free, family event. Over 50 vendors will be be onsite selling a variety of crafts, art, apparel and more!

Enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Crescent Beach and historical Camp Alexandra while you shop! We will be selling coffee, tea, hot chocolate and goodies all in support of our community programs. Admission is free.!


Join us for an inspiring musical evening on November 22! All proceeds from Elves & Artists: A Holiday Concert will support vital addiction recovery services at Avalon Women's Centre White Rock.

This festive evening will feature local artists performing holiday songs, crowd favourites and original numbers.

Doors at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m.


November 23 Playhouse

Naughty Christmas in White Rock! Join us November 23, 2019 at the White Rock Playhouse for an all-star show with host Shirley Gnome along with Vancouver Elite Drag Superstars Jaylene Tyme, Kendall Gender, Gia Metric, and Raye Sunshine. These ladies are on the “Naughty List” ...come and see why! Also don't miss out on the VIP After Party. NO MINORS - Very Adult Content!!

Show Tickets $25 • Show + VIP After Party Tickets $30

Available at the White Rock Playhouse, online:, by phone: 604-536-7535

VIP After Party at 11 PM at 3 Dogs Brewing & White Rock Beach Beer Co. includes Meet & Greet & Photo Op



Chez Nous: Christmas with Elektra
Elektra welcomes special guest artists for its beloved season concert opener

November 24

Good Shepherd Church
2250 150th Street, South Surrey

Adults: $40
Seniors: $35
Students with valid ID: $18
Ticket prices include all service charges. Ticket prices include GST and all service charges.

Call Tickets Tonight at 1.877.840.0457 or visit to purchase online


On November 23 and 24, 2019 experience Elektra Women’s Choir’s beloved concert evoking the warmth and wonder of the Christmas season at Chez Nous: Christmas with Elektra. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Morna Edmundson, Canada’s celebrated Elektra welcomes special guests, Vetta Chamber Players, Joan Blackman, violinist and Artistic Director and Rebecca Wenham, cello, and the Vancouver Bach Children’s Chorus, Marisa Gaetanne, Music Director.

A wealth of beloved carols from across Europe take centre stage as Elektra brings you Still, Still, Still (Austria), I Saw Three Ships (England), Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella (France), Maria durch ein Dornwald ging (Germany), Deck the Hall (Wales), Carol of the Bells (Ukraine) and the quirky and fun Spanish carol, Los Peces en el Rio in an arrangement by Toronto’s Hilario Duran. Opening the concert is the timeless chant melory Veni, Emmanuel (O Come, O Come, Emmanuel) in a stunning arrangement by Sweden’s Ulrika Emanuelsson. Audiences will also hear original works such as Mark Sirett’s Little Tree, a setting of E. E. Cummings’ poem, a dramatic new setting of O Magnum Mysterium by Argentinean composer Santiago Veros, a lyrical setting with cello of the same text by Switzerland’s Ivo Antognini, and Stephen Smith’s bird-song-inspired Shakespeare setting So Hallowed is That Time. Closing the evening is Susan Edwards’ new arrangement of O Little Town of Bethlehem.





Surrey Tree Lighting Festival Returns to Civic Plaza

The City of Surrey will host the ninth annual Surrey Tree Lighting Festival and Holiday Market at Surrey Civic Plaza on Saturday, November 23 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Residents and visitors are invited to watch the 60 ft tall Christmas Tree decorated with giant holiday ornaments, lights and a star tree-topper light up at 6:30 p.m. to mark the start of the holiday season.

“The Surrey Tree Lighting Festival is not only a holiday tradition in our city, but it has become one of our most popular events of the year,” said Mayor Doug McCallum. “I want to invite everyone to mark the date down and join us for this special celebration that kicks off the festive holiday season.”
Presented by Coast Capital Savings, this year’s free event will feature new lights and interactive displays on the festival grounds including an illuminated Light Tunnel, Enchanted Forest, North Pole Stage and Candy Cane Dance Tent. Other highlights include the popular Holiday Market and Village, featuring local vendors, crafters, free photos with Santa, and many more festive activities. The Holiday Fun Zone on University Drive will feature a variety of food trucks and sports activities, including road hockey, inflatables and amusement rides.

“As the largest private-sector employer with its headquarters in the city, we are excited to be the presenting sponsor of the Surrey Tree Lighting Festival because this community is indeed our home,” said Maureen Young, Director, Community leadership, at Coast Capital Savings. “In addition to investing 10 per cent of our bottom line in programs that help young people achieve financial well-being, Coast Capital Savings is always pleased to partner with the city on events that celebrate our community spirit and this festival is a fantastic way for Surrey to usher in the most wonderful time of the year.”

Over 30 local performers, choirs and children’s acts will offer free live performances across seven stages throughout the day. Award-winning Canadian pop singer Begonia will headline the Main Stage after the inaugural tree lighting at 6:30 p.m. Additional performers include Fleetwood Mac tribute band Dreams, local alternative rock band, Hotel Mira and indie pop group Leisure Club. Holiday choirs will perform on the Tree Riser Stage, Snowflake Stage and in the City Centre Library.

The Surrey Food Bank, Surrey Christmas Bureau, Sophie’s Place and the Surrey Fire Fighters’ Charitable Society will be on site collecting donations. For more information visit



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