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Cheryl’s Trading Post Celebrating the best of indigenous artwork

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South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce

Our Staff

Welcome to the Winter Edition of the Experience South Surrey & White Rock Magazine, Responsive Website & Mobile App.

Our affiliation with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and combined resources and buying power enables us to take advantage of reduced rates on such things as group health benefits and merchant fees.

ADMINISTRATION/ COMMUNICATIONS

Maureen Annable EVENTS COORDINATOR

604-536-6844 Ext. 204 Fax: 604-536-4994 events@sswrchamber.ca

Connect 2016-2017 Board of Directors Connec 604-536-6844 Ext. 201 Fax: 604-536-4994 admin@sswrchamber.ca

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FRONT ROW LEFT: Maria Mura, Vice President (Westminster Savings Credit Union) - Beth Kish (White Rock South Surrey Hospice Society) - Sharon Hollas (Amex Realty) - Ramona Kaptyn (CARP White Rock/ Surrey Chapter 11)

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MIDDLE ROW LEFT: Cliff Annable, Executive Director - Terry Ross, Past President - Owen Barclay (Accessable Home & Property Services Ltd.) Jim Purcell, President (Cloverdale Paint Inc.) - Rick Singh (CRS Financial Group Ltd.) - Jeff Richards, Treasurer (J.E. Richards Ltd.) - Glenn Parks (Self Employed)

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The SSWR Chamber supports a variety of community organizations and events, providing its members not only with opportunities to increase visibility within the community and amongst local leaders, but also a chance to give back and get involved in making a real difference in the community.

Linda Padvaiskas

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

604-536-6844 Ext. 205 Fax: 604-536-6844 cliff@sswrchamber.ca

The South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce is pleased to be in partnership with ChamberTech Solutions Inc. in the publication of Experience SSWR. The Chamber is delighted with the magazine’s exciting articles that have put a spotlight on the owners and operators of our unique and vibrant business community. In addition, the magazine has enhanced the visibility of our community by producing informative articles highlighting the peninsula’s outstanding public and private facilities.

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Get MORE for your BACK ROW LEFT: Richard Coulter (Terracan Management) - Dwayne Weidendorf (Peace Arch News) - Adam Smith, Secretary (Uptown Business Machines Inc.) - City of White Rock Mayor Wayne Baldwin

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The Experience Initiative has been so well received. We’d like to thank the entire SSWR community for your fantastic support. Here’s just a sample of the comments we’ve received: Shayne May: Ronnie G’s

“We are very impressed with the readership of the Experience SSWR magazine. A measurable number of people have continuously mentioned that over they read about our Five Corners restaurant over the past few months. We will continue to support this excellentSee initiativewhy of the South Surrey & 30,000 White Rock Chamber of Commerce.”

sm Join the best b Sam, Owner Madison Five Fashion with “I was initially hesitant to advertise in this New Media initiative of the Chamber of Commerce. However, I can definitely state that the magazine is working very well for our business. I used the magazine as the heart of our re-opening strategy and have been highly impressed with the results from our advertising investment. I decided as a direct result of this marketing strategy to join the South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce. Chambers So far our decision has provided me with excellent results.”

To get your business involved with Experience South Surrey & White Rock contact Gary Gumley at 604-538-5486 or email gary.gumley@experiencesswr.ca

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to the Winter Edition of the Experience South Surrey & White Rock magazine. Our publishing team is thrilled to be working on this magazine for the third time this year. Thank you to all our readers and especially our advertisers for their great support of this project. As you can see from the messages on the inside front cover, there is a lot of excitement about Experience SSWR and in the New Year we will be announcing even more dynamic initiatives for all residents and visitors to South Surrey and White Rock to experience and value. If you like our Experience initiative and know of another community in the province that could benefit from this program, please don’t hesitate to call me for information about licensing of the Experience Brand. See page 29 for more details. Our team would like to extend warmest wishes for a Wonderful Christmas and Holiday season. We hope you Experience the Rewards of a very prosperous New Year. Gary Gumley ALL INQUIRIES: Gary Gumley, ChamberTech Solutions 604-538-5486 gary.gumley@chambertech.ca WRITERS: Jodie Blaney, Michelle Hopkins PUBLISHING ASSISTANT Jacqueline Argent ADMINISTRATION: Linda Gumley CREATIVE DESIGN: James Martin TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATES Mike Risdon: PC Peace of Mind COVER PHOTO Footbridge to the Semiahmoo First Nations land over the Little Campbell River located at Marine Drive and 160th Street PRINTED IN CANADA MAGAZINE DISTRIBUTION Murray Hyundai White Rock and Sources Community Services

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Peace Arch Hospital Foundation A Million Reasons to Give! . . . . . . . . 10 Serpentine Fen Preserving wildlife and connecting a community to nature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Cheryl’s Trading Post Celebrating the best of indigenous artwork . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Pacific Chartered Advisors Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems: Crowdfunding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Sheila’s Bistro & Catering Inspired by the birthplace of fusion cuisine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 DMCL Chartered Professional Accountants Tax Deductions on U.S. Vacation Homes . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 WR Mattress Gallery A Better and Healthier Sleep . . . . . 34 Nature’s Fare A vision for building better communities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 EXPERIENCE EXPERIENCE SOUTH SOUTH SURREYSURREY & WHITE & ROCK   WHITE ROCK   | WINTER | 2016 3 

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The Art Knapp Team

Art Knapp

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here is a sense of discovery and surprise for those who walk through our doors and associate Art Knapp’s with a plant store,” notes retail specialist Shawneen Esson. “We are a destination garden centre where families can spend the day, which is a very European concept.” In the family fun zone, the 18-hole mini-golf course winds through a garden of herbs, trees and plants, creating a picturesque experience. With an adventure playground featuring a Thomas-the-TankEngine-styled train ride, plus in-store treasures for home and garden, as well as fashion finds and even a man cave, it’s no wonder this South Surrey location attracts a wide array of customers, from gardeners and landscapers to designers and trendsetters. Many first venture into Art Knapp’s Garden Centre for their large selection of fresh, high-quality indoor and outdoor annual and perennial plants, flowers, trees and shrubs, sourced from across the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, or to inquire about their comprehensive landscape and floral design services for corporate and residential customers. But

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increasingly they return for items for the whole home, including giftware, jewellery, gourmet foods, seasonal decor, rustic furniture, even Beachcomber hot tubs and accessories. Buyers attend trade shows to find original items they know customers will love. On-trend clothing and accessories for teens to older

“The ‘wow’ factor keeps our customers coming back and makes the store a fun place to work.” adults, including winter coats, scarves, knits and hats, and unique jewellery, are a key draw. Quality lines include Vero Moda, Papillon, Matt and Nat and a Crocs Superstore. “The ‘wow’ factor keeps our customers coming back and makes the store a fun place to work,” adds Esson. WWW.EXPERIENCESSWR.CA 

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Belvedere Seniors Living is excited to announce construction of Suncrest Retirement Community, a new community for seniors located at: 2567 King George Blvd. in South Surrey. Our thoughtfully designed Centre includes a Care Centre and Independent Living Suites.

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gardening centre to an emporium style,” notes franchise co-owner Marty VanderZalm, whose whole family has been involved in the business since day one. This holiday season discover fresh-cut Christmas trees, boughs and greens, as well as seasonal décor from all over the world you likely won’t find anywhere else. Follow Art Knapp Surrey on social media to find out about their newest contests and promotions. Staff at each individuallyowned location are given freedom to create, and in South Surrey they run with it! Visually stunning themed product displays that capture the imagination are designed with great care, showing shoppers how they can combine items for their home or giftgiving. Products change all the time, and are often first discovered by customers on social media or in magazines. Much like an emporium, the store has become a place to

meet and while away the hours uncovering new favourite things. Staff members relish the opportunity to interact with clients. “We have lots of time to spend with our customers, and over time get to know their families, and even see their kids grow up,” explains retail specialist Chris O’Connor. The business is proud to celebrate its 40th anniversary at the South Surrey location in the former Mud Bay community. “My uncle, Bill VanderZalm, was quite progressive and took us from a 1940s-style

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CURRENTLY, OF THE $15 MILLION NEEDED FOR THE ER EXPANSION, $11.5 MILLION HAS BEEN RAISED BY PEACE ARCH HOSPITAL FOUNDATION. GROUNDBREAKING FOR THE NEW ER WILL TAKE PLACE IN 2017.

A Million Reasons To Give!

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DAVE AND RANI MANN PLEDGE AN EXTRAORDINARY MATCHING GIFT TO PEACE ARCH HOSPITAL

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ocal philanthropists Dave and Rani Mann of

Scheduled to open in

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2020, the long-awaited and

Mann Construction Ltd. have pledged to match every

desperately needed redevelopment

donation to Peace Arch Hospital’s ER up to a staggering

and expansion of Peace Arch Hospital’s ER includes

$1 million until February 14, 2017.

increasing treatment spaces from 15 to 54, nine

“Rani and I do what we can to support charities

dedicated pediatric beds (as opposed to the current

that are meaningful to us, both locally and around the

one), three separate zones for acute, moderate and

world. Peace Arch is our hospital and we are making

minor care, two isolation suites, an ECG and lab

this investment for the entire community.” – Dave

room for quick diagnostics, and a dedicated, calm

Mann

and welcoming mental health area for evaluations

Dave and Rani Mann’s incredible generosity

and treatment without distraction.

Peace Arch Hospital & Community Health Foundation

means that a donation of $20 is really like making a

Currently, of the $15 million needed for the ER

donation of $40! If we all come together we can turn

expansion, $11.5 million has been raised by Peace

White Rock, BC

$1 million into $2 million and make a lasting and

Arch Hospital Foundation. Groundbreaking for the

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profound impact on the emergency department in

new ER will take place in 2017.

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low down and enjoy nature’s everyday miracles in one of South Surrey’s most scenic areas where birdwatchers, bikers, and photographers gather for inspiration. Located at the east end of Mud Bay, the Serpentine Wildlife Management Area, better known as Serpentine Fen, offers an easy-to-walk 3.5 km trail located in a triangle between Highway 99, the King George Highway (99A) and the Serpentine River. This protected wildlife area, which features various habitats, is home to more than 130 different bird species that enjoy the open water and an abundant food supply. Extensive freshwater and tidal marshes are important to wildlife populations of birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, fish and insects. Commonly spotted species include great blue herons, cormorants, waterfowl, eagles, owls, songbirds, coyotes, shorebirds and more. Learning about wildlife and conservation is a real draw for the community. Local stewardship groups White Rock and Surrey Naturalists Society and Friends of Semiahmoo Bay Society help build awareness of the area’s biodiversity through monthly walks and

events such as World Wetlands Day. Did you know that BC’s wetlands are home to some 300 species of bird, salmon and other wildlife? Almost 8 million waterfowl and 20 million shorebirds migrate through the Pacific every year. Since 1969 the Serpentine site has been managed under a partnership between the Province and Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), the leader in wetland conservation, to protect habitat and promote wildlife populations. Other partners include the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation and the North American Wetlands Conservation Act. DUC’s passionate science-backed conservation work protects wetlands and wildlife and connects people to nature. Their research arm, the Institute for Wetland & Waterfowl Research, shares important scientific findings with government, industry and landowners, such as the effects of wetland drainage on ecosystems, the efficacy of wetland restoration methods, and the potential impact of land-use change on waterfowl populations. DUC also helps manage invasive

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Cheryl’s Trading Post

Celebrating the best

of indigenous artwork

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rowing up in the Gitxsan Nation, Cheryl Morgan Gregory was surrounded by magnificent totem poles and handcrafted works of art that honoured her native roots. “I always appreciated the authentic and unique pieces of art that I saw around me,” says Cheryl. “Many of my family members were carvers, and painters. Both my grandmothers spun wool and knit us beautiful Cowichan sweaters. I still wear one of them.” The Gitanmaax School of Northwest Coast Indian Art, on Cheryl’s family land at ‘Ksan, was instrumental in bringing about the resurgence of Native art in Northern BC. Cheryl’s late uncle Victor Mowatt was a master carver and art instructor.

For years the idea of opening her own art gallery occupied her imagination. She envisioned a place that showcased high quality, authentic Native handmade products, and offered them as an alternative to mass-produced items made from synthetic materials. For decades that dream was put on hold. After high school Cheryl went on to earn her Associate of Arts in Indigenous Government Studies, a Native Family and Community Counselling certificate, as well as a Business Administration diploma. Continuing her studies, she received her Master of Neurolinguistic Programming, and from there she went on to work in various administrative positions in the Native and Women’s Communities, while

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raising her family. In 2011 Cheryl reached a crossroads in life. It was a defining moment. With the support of her daughters Cheyenne and Amber, she and her husband Jim founded Cheryl’s Trading Post. When Jim found out his wife wanted to realize her dream, he wasn’t surprised. “We have always been heavily involved in our traditional cultures, whether it was fishing, hunting or attending ceremonies,” he says. “The art gallery was simply an extension of that … it grew out of a passion to celebrate and give an outlet to our talented, creative people.” “There aren’t very many Native people selling our artwork,” Cheryl says. “Because we had a lot of friends and family members who are artists, they started bringing us their best art.” One artist is her niece, Michelle Stoney. She was one of two contemporary artists chosen by the Vancouver Airport Authority and the YVR Art Foundation to display their banners in the airport. One of her designs shows a raven transforming into an airplane. “I also sell my auntie Dolly Watts’ book,

TRADING POST Where People Feast, which showcases the best of Aboriginal cuisine,” adds this savvy entrepreneur. Over the years Jim has forged strong bonds with several Northwest Coast

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Native artists such as Beau Dick, a celebrated carver renowned for his masks, and Charles Harper, widely respected for his gold and silver jewelry. Spotlighting the best of indigenous culture, Cheryl’s Trading Post features a wide range of original Northwest Coast paintings, jewellery, weavings, carvings, sculptures, bentwood boxes, masks, totem poles, blankets, sweaters and more. “We also offer handmade Native art from all over the Americas,” concludes Cheryl. “And we have medicinal and cosmetic creams, soaps and oils, wild crafted teas, smoked salmon, and much more.”

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Mo’ money,

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or large groups of investors online (for example Crowdfunder). With startups and business ventures raising financing from crowdfunding models at an estimated US$34 billion in 2015, it really hits home when you consider that BC has the second highest percentage of small and early-stage businesses in Canada. A good chunk of these businesses in BC use alternative sources of raising capital and equity with a good number of them using online crowdfunding platforms. While crowdfunding is a relatively easy way to obtain necessary capital to finance your business or ventures, it is also not without its legal and tax implications. Currently, there is no official tax policy in Canada with regards to revenues and funding received by businesses or individuals for the use of business or income purposes. Depending on the facts and circumstances, income received by a taxpayer under a crowdfunding arrangement could represent a loan, capital contribution, gift, income, or a combination of these methods. Since the terms and conditions of these types of arrangements may vary greatly from one situation to another, the CRA’s approach is to evaluate each situation on a case-bycase basis before making a determination on the income tax consequences of a particular crowdfunding arrangement. However, CRA has issued two specific rulings in 2013 and 2015 with regards to their view on the taxation of these monies received by businesses and individuals. Generally speaking, where funds are received by you as a result of crowdfunding for use in a business or a business venture, the CRA generally considers such funds to be taxable income under subsection 9(1)

of the Income Tax Act. The funds are not taxable if it can be shown that they clearly represent a loan, capital contribution or other form of equity. Interestingly, under the equity method of crowdfunding CRA has no official position to date or any ruling letters. From a legal perspective, BC is one of the few provinces in Canada that has adopted crowdfunding registration and prospectus exemptions aimed at non-public startups and early stage businesses. Startups and early stage issuers intending to rely on the new exemptions must use a funding portal that is either relying on the crowdfunding exemptions or is operated by a registered dealer. In BC registrants would have to comply with the Startup Crowdfunding Exemption and ensure that they meet ongoing disclosure requirements, annual financial statements, and annual disclosure on how proceeds are used. While most certainly, the more money startups and businesses do come across, the more problems they see, it is also a sign of the times where non-conventional methods of capital raising are perhaps ushering in a new era of financing for small businesses and startups. As always, depending on which method of crowdfunding you proceed to use, please remember to consult a qualified lawyer and tax accountant on the pitfalls within securities regulation and tax compliance.

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seasonal ingredients. “I use local vegetable producers and I get my fruit in season from the Okanagan,” she states. “However, I do get some ingredients, such as my burrata cheese, directly from Italy, because it’s the best.” For this exacting chef, it’s all about food bursting with flavour! For her oysters, Sheila smokes her own olive oil and her “fire hot” sauce is used as the base for many dishes on the carte du jour. Her Cuban potatoes, corny fritters (with her own cranberry barbecue sauce) or prosciutto wrapped scallops with mango glaze alone will have you craving more. Every week Sheila’s Bistro also showcases fresh pasta and seafood, as well as interesting organic, humanely raised meats. Sheila brings her extensive kitchen experience to all the fare served here … from standouts such as the mahi-mahi fish and chips,

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first date steak, smoked buffalo carpaccio, and the venison rack, her creations will have you coming back over and over again. Rooted in Good Food Sheila got into cooking for very simple reasons: “I like making really good food and I like feeding people.” She also employs that attitude to show compassion for those less fortunate in the community. Every Christmas Sheila, Batty and her staff donate their time to cook a traditional, sit-down Christmas dinner for Food Bank recipients. The Perfect Venue for your Special Soiree Sheila’s Bistro has earned a reputation as a great venue for any corporate or private event. With the New Year fast approaching, Sheila’s friendly and professional team is ready to help you ring in 2017. January’s specials include a $25 dinner featuring a New York Strip with port wine mushroom demi, twice-baked potato, stuffed baked tomato and a starter salad. “We also have live music on Friday and Saturday evenings, but please book in advance as we have lots of holiday bookings,”

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f you own a U.S. vacation home – or are thinking of buying one – make sure you understand the U.S. tax deductions* that are available to you if you rent it out. Types of Vacation Homes A vacation home is not always limited to a cabin in Point Roberts, WA or a condo in Maui. Boats and RVs can count as long as they have a sleeping area, and cooking and bathroom facilities.

Is your Vacation Home a Vacation Home? If you bought your vacation home solely for personal enjoyment, you can only deduct your mortgage interest and property taxes (as itemized deductions, if filing a U.S. Form 1040 as a U.S. citizen or resident). If you rent out your vacation home for less than 15 days during the year, you do not have to report the income on your U.S. tax return. You can still deduct your mortgage interest and property taxes as itemized deductions, but you cannot deduct other property-related expenses. Tax Deductions for a Rental Property If you limit your personal use to no more than the greater of 14 days or 10% of the time the home is rented, all rental expenses are generally deductible. You must divide your expenses between rental and personal use days. The rules change if you exceed this threshold (see Personal Use of a Vacation Home, below). For a property that is exclusively a rental property (or has limited personal use), you can deduct numerous expenses including: • Advertising • Travel (if related to your rental activity) • Cleaning and maintenance • Insurance • Legal and professional fees • Management fees

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The key to maximizing deductions is keeping annual personal use of your vacation home to less than 15 days or 10% of the total rental days, whichever is greater. Doing this ensures that your vacation home is considered a rental property. Conversion of a Vacation Home to a Principal Residence An owner of a U.S. vacation home may

not be able to avoid paying U.S. tax on gains arising on a sale of the property by converting it into a principal residence prior to the sale. The capital gains exclusion that is normally available on the sale of a home that was owned and used by a taxpayer as a principal residence for at least 2 of the 5 years ending on the date of sale is reduced on a pro rata basis to reflect the period of rental, vacation home or other “nonqualifying use” since January 1, 2009.

*For a non-resident of the U.S., an election must be filed with a U.S. tax return to be taxed on a net rental income, otherwise a flat 30% tax applies to the gross rents. Strict rules apply to the timing and content of the election, even where expenses exceed income. This article provides general information only and should not be relied upon as advice. For further information, please consult our Cross-Border tax group. 

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Events Calendar

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REGULAR EVENTS MONDAYS Family Storytime Join us for fun with favourite songs, stories, puppets, rhymes and circle games. Drop in. Ocean Park Library 10-10:30 am

PJ Storytime Come in pyjamas (optional) with your favourite cuddly for stories, songs, puppets & action rhymes. Drop-in. Semiahmoo Library 7-7:30 pm

History Club Members are invited to give a short presentation on history themes of their choice. White Rock Library 7 pm, Last Monday of each month

TUESDAYS L’Atelier d’Alexandra A space to discover, explore and engage. Activities that are geared towards children 12 months and up. Alexandra Neighbourhood House 10 am

Titles and Tea Afternoon Book Club Classics to new titles discussed in a casual setting. White Rock Library 2-4 pm, Third Tuesday of each month

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Knit Together Come and knit in the afternoon. All ages welcome. White Rock Library 2-4 pm, Second and fourth Tuesdays of each month.

PJ Storytime Stories, songs, puppets and fun! Wear your pyjamas! Drop-in. All ages. Free tickets available at Info Desk same day after 6 pm. Ocean Park Library 6:30-7:00 pm

White Rock Chess Club All ages and experience welcome! Drop-in program. White Rock Library Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 pm

White Rock Laughter Yoga A blend of yoga-based deep breathing, gentle stretching, simulated laughter exercises & playful games and activities. White Rock Library 7 pm, Last Tuesday of each month

WEDNESDAYS Storytime Storytime prepares children to learn to read. White Rock Library 10:30–11 am

English Corner A conversational group for Canadian newcomers. Alexandra Neighbourhood House – 1 pm

White Rock Library Book Club Classics to new titles discussed in a casual setting. New members welcome. White Rock Library 7-9 pm, Last Wednesday of each month

SFU Philosopher’s Café Lively discussions on burning issues of the day. White Rock Library 7–9 pm, Second Wednesday of the month, January through April.

Movies at Ocean Park Library Join us for a movie on the second Thursday of every month. Snacks and pillows welcome. All movies are free and drop-in. Ocean Park Library 2-4 pm

FRIDAYS Preschool Storytime Songs, puppets, circle games and of course favourite stories. Drop in. Ages 3 years and up. Semiahmoo Library 11:00-11:30 am

THURSDAYS Family Storytime 30 minutes of FUN with favourite songs, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets available at Information Desk same day. Ocean Park Library 10-10:30 am

L’Atelier d’Alexandra Drop-In 10am to noon from September to June. Geared towards children 12 months and up. Dress for mess!  Alexandra Neighbourhood House 10 am

Tales and Tunes Stories, songs, puppets, fingerplays and movement rhymes. Drop in. For ages 2 years and up. Semiahmoo Library 10:30-11 am

White Rock Scrabble Club

White Rock Bridge Club

All ages and experience levels welcome! White Rock Library 1–4 pm

Contract bridge in a relaxed environment. White Rock Library 12:30–4:30 pm

SATURDAYS English Corner A conversational group for Canadian newcomers. Alexandra Neighbourhood House – 1 pm

White Rock Chess Club All ages and skill levels welcome. Drop-in. White Rock Library 2:30-4:30 pm

SUNDAYS Yakking Over Yarn & Sunday Scrabble Club All skill levels are welcome but this is not an instructional class. Drop-in. Sunday Scrabble Club shares the same great space! Ocean Park Library 2-4 pm

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TUESDAY NOVEMBER 29 – FRIDAY DECEMBER 30, 2016 Alice in Wonderland Pantomime Days and times vary Coast Capital Playhouse whiterockplayers.ca

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3 Friends of the White Rock Library Christmas Open House Christmas entertainment and music. Refreshments and enter to win door prizes. All ages welcome. White Rock Library 1:30–4 pm 1:45 pm Surrey Youth Theatre Company perform Christmas All Over 2:30 pm Christmas Music performed by Mara Sawchyn

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6 Baby & Toddler Christmas Dance Party Festive holiday-themed dance party for babies and toddlers age 0-36 months. Drop in. Semiahmoo Library 11-11:30 am

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7 Master Artists in the Library - Anna Kopcok Kopcok paints almost exclusively with a palette knife. White Rock Library 11 am–4 pm

Kids’ Book Club Come and talk about books. Register at the Information Desk or call 604-592-6907. Semiahmoo Library 3:15-4 pm

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Surrey Youth Theatre performs “Christmas All Over the Place” A fun, mixed-up one act play. Great fun for the entire family. All tickets are available at the door. Arrive early for seating. 5-6 pm South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre

Word Whips Are you an aspiring writer? Enjoy constructive critiques, readings and writing support. New members are welcome. White Rock Library 6:30–8:30 pm

SWAY- A Bublé Christmas Featuring the music of Michael Bublé, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Van Morrison & more. This all-ages show has something for everyone and will keep you singing a-long and smiling all night! Doors: 6 pm | Music 7 pm Blue Frog Studios

CARP Christmas Party Entertainment, light refreshments, gift from Santa. 2-4pm RSVP 604-538-5778 White Rock Community Centre

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8 Book Chat Looking for a less formal book club? Try our Book Chat. Drop-In. Semiahmoo Library 2-3:30 pm

Holiday Open House Join us for our Annual Holiday Open House! Featuring a performance by: Soul of the World Community Choir. 6-8 pm South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre

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FRIDAY DECEMBER 9 Master Artists in the Library - Karen Kroeker Kroeker combines photographic images, textures and patterns into stunning collages that hint at a story. White Rock Library 11 am–4 pm

Christmas Open House Sing along with classic carols played on our piano, indulge in sweet Victorian treats baked in the woodstove, and craft old-time Christmas décor for your tree. 12–4:00 pm Historic Stewart Farm

Christmas Sail Past 5-5:30 pm The Annual Christmas Sail Past will be visible off the White Rock Pier. *Weather Permitting*

Valdy’s Christmas Show Valdy will be performing his music along with some of his special Christmas favorites. Doors 7 pm | Music 8 pm Blue Frog Studios

Valdy’s Christmas Show Valdy will be performing his music along with some of his special Christmas favorites. Doors 7 pm | Music 8 pm Blue Frog Studios

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10 Breakfast with Santa Santa and Mrs. Claus are coming to Surrey – bring your family! Registration required. 9-10:15 am 10:30-11:45 am South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre

MONDAY DECEMBER 12 Teen Book Club Join the book club for teens, run by teens! Semiahmoo Library 4-5 pm

TUESDAY DECEMBER 13 Christmas Cheer Featuring stories, songs, craft and a visit from Santa! For ages 2 and up. Registration starts November 21. Semiahmoo Library 3:15-4:15 pm

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14 Christmas Crafts at the Library! White Rock Library 3–4:30 pm

Whimsical Wednesday Folk & fairy tale fun, with a storytime, crafts and snacks. Ages 6 years and up. Drop-in. Semiahmoo Library 3:15-4:15 pm

Christmas Cheer Stories, songs, craft, and a visit from Santa. For ages 4+. Tickets available for pick-up at the library beginning 2:30pm on December 14, 2016. Ocean Park Library 3:30-4:30 pm

THURSDAY DECEMBER 15 ESL Book Club Come practice reading, speaking, and listening in English. Semiahmoo Library 1-2 pm

Dog Tales Encourage your child to read by spending 15 minutes with a sweet and friendly dog. For ages 5-12. Please register the day before each session. Semiahmoo Library 3:30-4:30 pm

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16 Holiday Family Movie Night The Santa Clause There will be holiday themed snacks and family activities. 6-9 pm South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16 MUD BAY BLUES BAND–A Very Muddy Christmas Bash Christmas dance shaker. Doors: 7 pm | Music: 8 pm Blue Frog Studios

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17 Tribute to The Blues Songs of Christmas With Uncle Wiggly’s Hot Shoes Blues Band Doors 6 pm | Music 7 pm Blue Frog Studios

TUESDAY DECEMBER 20 Winter Crafternoon Semiahmoo’s Teen Library Council afternoon of holiday crafts, festive music and snacks. Ages 13-18. Drop in. Semiahmoo Library 2-4 pm

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21 Teen Writing Group Semiahmoo’s Teen Library Council - bring your current writing project to share! Drop in. Semiahmoo Library 4-5 pm

White Rock and South Surrey Writers’ Club Enjoy constructive critiques, readings and writing support. New members are welcome. White Rock Library 7–8:45 pm

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THURSDAY DECEMBER 22 Family Board Games Drop-in. Ocean Park Library 1-3 pm

TUESDAY DECEMBER 27 Movies at Ocean Park – “Paddington Bear” Bring your blanket and a snack. All ages welcome. Parents must stay with children under 10. Drop-in. Ocean Park Library 6-8 pm

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 28 Family LEGO Club Free drop-in program for children of all ages. Semiahmoo Library 2-3:30 pm

January 2017 SUNDAY, JANUARY 1 Annual Polar Bear Swim Rotary Clubs of White Rock & South Surrey. Followed by a nice hot chocolate or coffee and a picture with Mr. Polar Bear himself! Everyone welcome. White Rock Beach, beside the ‘white rock’ 12 Noon – 1 pm

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 13 Eric Samuels Mind Games So if you don’t believe that someone could actually read your thoughts, it’s time you experienced Samuels in performance. Doors 7 pm Show 7:30pm Coast Capital Playhouse whiterockplayers.ca

SUNDAY, JANUARY 22 Encore Peninsula Concerts The Vancouver Cello Quartet Music by Mozart, Albinoni, Bizet, Ravel, Piazzolla 3pm - 4:30pm White Rock First United Church

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25 Get Reel Film: Captain Fantastic 7 pm – 9 pm Cost: $10 To purchase tickets, please call 604-541-2199 White Rock Community Centre

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11 Art Slam: Battle of the Brushes Semiahmoo Arts semiahmooarts.com

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22 Get Reel Film: Our Little Sister 7 – 9 pm Cost: $10 White Rock Community Centre To purchase tickets, please call 604-541-2199

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25 SOURCES Coldest Night of the Year Fundraising walk-a-thon comprised of a 2, 5 or 10km walks through the streets of White Rock. 4–8 pm Sources Office: 882 Maple St., White Rock www.sourcesbc.ca

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26 Encore Peninsula Concerts

February 2017 WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 8 – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 25 The Graduate Days and times vary Coast Capital Playhouse whiterockplayers.ca

Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet (Russia) Music by Borodin, Tchaikovsky. 3 - 4:30 pm White Rock First United Church Tickets: Adults $25 - Seniors & Students $22 604-501-5566

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