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A drive-in movie event at Semiahmoo Park tonight will benefit the Semiahmoo First Nation Youth Group. Black Press file photo

Drive-in movie tonight to benefit Semiahmoo First Nation youth group

Pre-registration required to watch screening of Raya and The Last Dragon

The Tsawwassen Sun Festival returns July 30 to Aug. 2, 2021. (City of Delta photo)

Happening around Delta: week of July 29

Weekly events and community listings for North Delta and beyond

Delta Stageworks Theatre Society is hosting the three-week My Mother’s Story for Diverse Voices writing workshop Aug. 8, 15 and 22, both online and in person. The program is led by Vancouver actor and author, and member of Delta Stageworks’ artistic team, Marilyn Norry. (Submitted photo)

Delta Stageworks hosting diversity-focused writing workshop

My Mother’s Story for Diverse Voices Workshop running Aug. 8, 15 and 22, both in person and via Zoom

Alyson Thorpe's watercolours are among the works featured in the upcoming Garden Art Show in South Surrey. Contributed photo

Garden event showcases Semiahmoo Peninsula painting trio

Sandra Tomchuk, Alyson Thorpe and Cheryl Bodnar celebrate ‘end of isolation’

Alyson Thorpe's watercolours are among the works featured in the upcoming Garden Art Show in South Surrey. Contributed photo
The Semiahmoo Potters and the Fraser Valley Potters Guild are once again joining forces for a show and sale of both decorative and functional work, to be held at the the Landmark Pop-Uptown Gallery at Central Plaza for the month of August. Contributed photo

White Rock ceramics show to feature work by 30 artists

Pop-Uptown Gallery at Central Plaza offers everything from functional to whimsical pieces

The Semiahmoo Potters and the Fraser Valley Potters Guild are once again joining forces for a show and sale of both decorative and functional work, to be held at the the Landmark Pop-Uptown Gallery at Central Plaza for the month of August. Contributed photo
Kerry O’ Donovan and Melissa Funnell are seen in White Rock Players Club’s most recent show, the online revue Duets, directed by club president Rebekah MacEwan. The club will attempt a full season of live shows at White Rock Playhouse starting in September. Rebecca Sutherland photo

Live theatre to return to White Rock Playhouse in the fall

Theatre troupe cautiously optimistic about upcoming season

Kerry O’ Donovan and Melissa Funnell are seen in White Rock Players Club’s most recent show, the online revue Duets, directed by club president Rebekah MacEwan. The club will attempt a full season of live shows at White Rock Playhouse starting in September. Rebecca Sutherland photo
Synth-pop duo Erasure. (Photo: facebook.com/erasureinfo)

Surrey video director ‘ecstatic’ to work with his favourite band since childhood

Stephano Barberis hired to do Erasure’s tour visuals and also direct music video for a song

Synth-pop duo Erasure. (Photo: facebook.com/erasureinfo)
White Rock singer-songwriter Richard (Tichelman) has been named grand prize winner in the Virtual Jim Beam National Talent Search. Contributed photo

National title for White Rock pop musician Richard Tichelman

Jim Beam online talent search win boosts career momentum

White Rock singer-songwriter Richard (Tichelman) has been named grand prize winner in the Virtual Jim Beam National Talent Search. Contributed photo
Ventriloquist Kellie Haines is performing as part of the Fraser Valley Regional Library’s Summer Reading Club July 19 to Aug. 1, 2021. Watch the latest episode at facebook.com/ReadLearnPlay. (Fraser Valley Regional Library/Facebook photo)

Happening around Delta: week of July 22

Weekly events and community listings for North Delta and beyond

Ventriloquist Kellie Haines is performing as part of the Fraser Valley Regional Library’s Summer Reading Club July 19 to Aug. 1, 2021. Watch the latest episode at facebook.com/ReadLearnPlay. (Fraser Valley Regional Library/Facebook photo)
Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)

One of B.C.’s Property Brothers nominated for Independent Lens award

Winner to be determined through audience votes on July 22

Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)
RCA Records presented a Tribute to Ray McAuley at the Newton Inn in February 1980, featuring an all-star band of B.C. Country Music Association members JC Cadeau, Gerry Hughes, Perry Mann, Ed Molyski, Norman Jones, Mark Telford and Jess Less. Admission was $3. The tribute concert is recalled in a book by Surrey resident Ray Ramsay, “Promo Monkey: My Life as a Bellhop in the Waldord Hysteria.” (Photo courtesy Ray Ramsay)
RCA Records presented a Tribute to Ray McAuley at the Newton Inn in February 1980, featuring an all-star band of B.C. Country Music Association members JC Cadeau, Gerry Hughes, Perry Mann, Ed Molyski, Norman Jones, Mark Telford and Jess Less. Admission was $3. The tribute concert is recalled in a book by Surrey resident Ray Ramsay, “Promo Monkey: My Life as a Bellhop in the Waldord Hysteria.” (Photo courtesy Ray Ramsay)
Dolly Parton talks about her “Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol” musical in a promo video posted to Youtube in 2018.

Dolly Parton Christmas musical promised by Arts Club, but touring shows on hold

This fall at Surrey Arts Centre, audiences should expect to see some shows staged there

Dolly Parton talks about her “Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol” musical in a promo video posted to Youtube in 2018.
Michael Charrois as Jack Pudding in “The Silly Adventures of Robin Hood,” produced for the stage by Merrie-Makers Travelling Players. (submitted photo)

‘The Silly Adventures of Robin Hood’ staged at Surrey park in Summer POP! series

Show times at Glades Garden are Aug. 12-14; tickets available online and by phone

Michael Charrois as Jack Pudding in “The Silly Adventures of Robin Hood,” produced for the stage by Merrie-Makers Travelling Players. (submitted photo)
Students at Sands Secondary are holding an electronic waste collection event July 10-17 in hopes of providing refurbished items for charities and, if all goes well, winning a $10,000 prize for their school. Pictured (clockwise, from top) are teachers Bryce Murray and Lindsay Viveiros, and student organizers Sumreet Kaur Bains, Parveer Singh Gill and Parneet Kaur Gill. (Submitted photo)

Happening around Delta: week of July 15

Weekly events and community listings for North Delta and beyond

Students at Sands Secondary are holding an electronic waste collection event July 10-17 in hopes of providing refurbished items for charities and, if all goes well, winning a $10,000 prize for their school. Pictured (clockwise, from top) are teachers Bryce Murray and Lindsay Viveiros, and student organizers Sumreet Kaur Bains, Parveer Singh Gill and Parneet Kaur Gill. (Submitted photo)
TEASER PIC. Comedian Jessica Pigeau will headline a Laugh Wild comedy show in Surrey on July 27.
TEASER PIC. Comedian Jessica Pigeau will headline a Laugh Wild comedy show in Surrey on July 27.
Singer/actor Diljit Dosanjh in the video for his “Umbrella” song. (YouTube screenshot)

Surrey connections to ‘Umbrella’ hit song by Indian pop star/actor Diljit Dosanjh

‘Dream come true’ for Chani Nattan and other Surrey-area artists who helped create song, video

Singer/actor Diljit Dosanjh in the video for his “Umbrella” song. (YouTube screenshot)
The band Crescent Sky in a photo posted to thecrescentsky.com.

Backyard concerts in Surrey promise ‘Summer Delight’ nights for Christmas on the Peninsula

Outdoor evening shows planned July 23-24 at home near Sunnyside Acres Urban Forest

The band Crescent Sky in a photo posted to thecrescentsky.com.
The Da Vinci Experience, on now at Tsawwassen Mills (5000 Canoe Pass Way), allows visitors to walk through the Italian polymath’s life and studio in a fully immersive visual experience and sensory exhibit featuring a 360-degree immersive room, a virtual visit to Da Vinci’s Florence studio, and replicas of his unique inventions reproduced based on the artist’s original drawings. (Submitted photo)

PHOTOS: ‘Immersive’ Da Vinci exhibit in Tsawwassen extended to October

The Da Vinci Experience also adding educational program, learning curriculum for student visits

The Da Vinci Experience, on now at Tsawwassen Mills (5000 Canoe Pass Way), allows visitors to walk through the Italian polymath’s life and studio in a fully immersive visual experience and sensory exhibit featuring a 360-degree immersive room, a virtual visit to Da Vinci’s Florence studio, and replicas of his unique inventions reproduced based on the artist’s original drawings. (Submitted photo)
TEASER PHOTO Renée Sarojini Saklikar. (Photo: sfu.ca/Samantha Vessios)

New ‘epic fantasy series in verse’ from Surrey’s first (and so far only) Poet Laureate

Renée Sarojini Saklikar’s ‘Bramah and the Beggar Boy’ published on July 17

TEASER PHOTO Renée Sarojini Saklikar. (Photo: sfu.ca/Samantha Vessios)
Rendering of a section of the proposed mural by artist Sandeep Johal on the lower courtyard windows of Surrey Arts Centre, as shown in a report to Surrey city council. (Photo: surrey.ca)

Temporary mural pitched for Surrey Arts Centre classroom windows

Three sections of Sandeep Johal’s proposed work are shown on city’s website

Rendering of a section of the proposed mural by artist Sandeep Johal on the lower courtyard windows of Surrey Arts Centre, as shown in a report to Surrey city council. (Photo: surrey.ca)