As you count the many blessings in your own life and wonder how you can share the joy with others, the Surrey Food Bank and the Surrey Christmas Bureau has arranged two exciting events that lets you have fun and help two great causes.
On Saturday October 1st, 2011, the Surrey Food Bank presents Night on Broadway at the Surrey Arts Centre. Fans of timeless Broadway musicals like West Side Story, Guys & Dolls, The Lion King and more will be delighted with Debra DaVaugh, Christopher Simmons and company’s rendition of selected hits.
By popular demand, in addition to the evening show at 7:30pm, a matinee show has been added at 3:30pm. Marilyn Hermann of the Surrey Food Bank says, “I really encourage the community to come out for an evening loaded with fun, watching top notch performers. It’s a great idea for a gift too”!
Tickets start at $25 and are available at the Surrey Arts Centre’s box office, by phone 604.501.5566 and through www.surrey.ca. And the best part, 100% of ticket sale will benefit the Surrey Food Bank. Last year, this event raised over $10,000.
The Surrey Food Bank provides specialized programs and food assistance to anyone who requires aid in the community. Visit their website at www.surreyfoodbank.org.
Viva Surrey!, a community celebration of Latin American culture presented by Coast Capital Savings, NOW Newspaper and Safeway, will be held on Saturday October 15th, 2011. In support of the Surrey Christmas Bureau and held at the Espirito Hall, this shindig includes live music, a silent auction, dance lessons, prizes and more.
K.C. Gilroy, coordinator of the Surrey Christmas Bureau says, “Each year more and more people from Latin America move to our city. Viva Surrey! is the perfect time to learn more about our neighbours and their culture, have lots of fun and support a good cause all at the same time.”
The incredible line-up of performers includes Moviendolo – Edwin Martinez Band, Portal A Tango, Flamenco del Mar, and Mayan Marimba. Tickets are only $15 by phone 604.581.9623.
Surrey Christmas Bureau provides assistance to low-income families through various programs. For more information on how you can help, visit www.christmasbureau.com