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.
Surrey International Film Festival: Two-day event June 29-30 at Surrey Arts Centre. Admission is free. Info: www.surreyfilmfest.ca.
Summer Festival Of The Arts: Exhibition co-hosted by Corporation of Delta and Lyon's Pride Studio and Gallery, at Firehall Centre for the Arts in North Delta, to June 30, at 11489 84 Ave. Reception with artists on June 16. 604-502-9878, marilyn@ lyonspridestudio.com.
Surrey Art Gallery: "Emergent: Patrick Cruz, A.S. Dhillon, Debbie Tuepah" exhibit runs 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. Featured in month of June is Kathleen Gallagher's "West Coast Expressions" ("an exhibit of bold, texturally expressive abstracts on canvas.").
Newton Cultural Centre showcases works by local artists at 13530 72nd Ave. Info: 6045942700, www.artscouncilofsurrey.ca. Exhibit for month of June is "Life in 3-Dimensions," featuring paintings by Maureen Jamieson, sculptures by Lee Jong Jin and photographs by Dennis Memmott.
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 June 30 to Sept. 15. Museum at 17710 56A Ave. Info: www.surrey. ca/heritage, 604-592-6956.
Caribbean reggae dance: Saturday, June 30 at Royal Canadian Legion, on 106A Ave., Surrey. Benefits to Surrey Food Bank. Info: call Orvis, 604-209-5081.
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.
2012 Fraser Valley Kidney Walk: Third annual event set Sunday, Aug. 12 at Bear Creek Park, Surrey, to promote organ donor awareness and raise funds for estimated 240,000 British Columbians who have kidney disease, or who are risk for the disease. Info: www. fraservalleykidneywalk.ca.
Surrey Choral Arts Project Society presents S.C.A.T. Camp (Summer Choral Art Theatre Camp): S.C.A.T. Camp offers opportunity for young singers, actors, dancers and artists (age 8-18) to create a semi-staged production after two weeks of training in musicianship, choreography, set production, and musical theatre. Camp is July 16-27, Mon.-Fri., 9 am3 pm at First United Church, White Rock. No experience necessary. Info: Contact Danica Kell at 604-618-1474 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
"A Life in the Limelight" event with "Queen of Bollywood" Sharmila Tagore: Actress will spend an intimate evening with fans, Friday, July 6 at 7 p.m. at SFU Surrey Theatre (note new venue). Tickets are $50 ($100 for premium seating), ticketstonight.ca.
White Rock Farmers' Market: 13th season of fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, garden products, specialty food items and more, Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Whale Wall, between Johnston Road and 15154 Russell Ave., Miramar Village Plaza, White Rock (to Oct. 7). Info: whiterockfarmersmarket.ca.
Surrey Urban Farmers' Market: Event held every Wednesday from 1 to 6 p.m. at outdoor courtyard of North Surrey Recreation Centre, 10200-block of 135th St., Surrey (to Oct. 3). List of vendors, volunteer info and more online at www. surreymarket.org.
Surrey's Canada Day: Western Canada's biggest Canada Day celebration on Sunday, July 1 at Millennium Amphitheatre in Cloverdale, with more than 100,000 people expected to attend. Two stages for music, including headliner Sam Roberts Band and many more, plus Shooting Stars Midway, food and interactive activities for all ages. Event at 64th Ave & 176th St. from 10 a.m. to 10: 30 p.m. Free admission. Info: www.surrey.ca/canadaday.
White Rock's Canada Day by the Bay: Yearly event on July 1 runs from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. at West Beach, East Beach and promenade. Attractions and activities include live music all day on stage at West Beach, kids' zone, barbecued food, fireworks, 10K run and more. Info: www.whiterockcity.ca.
North Delta's Canada Day: Event on July 1 features live music by March Hare band, Vazzy the stiltwalker, a barbecue and kidfriendly activities, from 6 to 10: 30 p.m. at Chalmers Park, 1140 76A Ave. Info: 604-952-3000.
White Rock Museum & Archives hosts Canada Day celebrations on the waterfront. "Join us for kids crafts, balloons, face painting, BBQ, live entertainment (12: 30 to 2: 30 p.m.) and free admission to current exhibit 'Semiahmoo Bay and Beyond: The Hidden Secrets of White Rock Waters,' with a special talk by Dale Byhre, the local artist featured in the exhibit." From 10: 30 a.m. to 2: 30 p.m. at 14970 Marine Dr. 604-541-2222.
"Kids stuff" swap meet 9 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m. on Saturday, June 30 at Cloverdale fairgrounds (6050 176th St.). Vendors are needed for gently used/new kids items - everything for baby to 10 years old. Small business are welcome, too. Info: 604-588-9919.
Surrey Pride Festival: Annual event celebrated Sunday, July 8 at Holland Park, Surrey, with several related events leading up to the festival, including Stonewall Youth Dance, cabaret night and community picnic. Info: www.surreypride.ca.
Surrey Fusion Festival: Musicfood event returns July 21-22 to Holland Park. Free admission. Info: www.surrey.ca/fusionfestival.