S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is recruiting volunteers for its Income Tax Clinic Program, to assist low-income S.U.C.C.E.S.S. members in preparing income tax returns in March and April. A series of trainings will be provided by S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and/or the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) at Surrey office in February and March. Volunteers are required to speak/read/write fluent English; second language of Arabic or Korean is preferred. Contact Becky Ip at 604-588-6869.
Fraser Health Crisis Line is recruiting volunteers to provide assistance to people in the region who are experiencing emotional distress. No previous experience is needed as extensive training and ongoing support is provided. To get involved, visit www.options.bc.ca and follow link for Crisis Line.
Surrey International Folk Dancers: Group meets Thursday evenings (Sept. to June) at Walnut Road Elementary, 16152 82nd Ave., North Surrey, from 7-10 p.m. Call Dale (teacher), 604-594-9946, or email email@example.com.
Surrey Square Wheelers Square Dance Club hosts events at Port Kells community hall, 18918 88th Ave.
Lessons start Sept, first lesson free. Great exercise, friendly atmosphere, everyone welcome. Call 6045139901 or 604-594-6415.
White Rock Hiking Club: "We hike on Thursdays from April to September. New members welcome." Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MSOS (Mixed Singles 60 and over) of White Rock/ South Surrey meet every third Thursday. "Join us for friendship, outings and activities - dancing, golf,theatre, dinners, luncheons and trips abroad." For info, call Reta at 604-538-5998 or Rose at 604-531-4310.
South Surrey Garden Club: Meets at 7: 30 p.m. every fourth Wednesday (except August and December) at St. Mark's Anglican Church, 12953 20th Ave. "We have a very active and full program with great speakers, field trips and workshops." Guest speaker on Feb. 22 is Brian Minter on topic of "What's New in Gardening." Visitors are welcome; $3 fee is charged, can be credited to annual membership fee of $20. Club info: Gillian Davis, email@example.com.
One-to-one tutoring for children age six to 14 who struggle with reading, spelling or writing is offered by Learning Disabilities Association. Info: 604-591-5156.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC invite parents/caregivers of children 0-6 to participate in free drop-in programs at North Delta Family Resource Centre, 11838 88th Ave. (at New Hope Christian Church).
Sjogren's Syndrome support group will meet Thursday, Feb. 16 at Chuck Bailey Rec. Centre, 13420 107A Ave., Surrey, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. "Join us for discussion and coping strategies." Info: 604-536-4040. Widowers Group: Self-help group for men held on fourth Wednesday of each month (first meeting March 28) in tearoom of Victory Memorial Park, 6 p.m. start at 14831 28th Ave., Surrey. RSVP to Colleen, 604-536-6522.