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Some Good Things To Do: December 2016

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CHRISTMAS CONCERTS

TOYS AND TUNES: DONATION
The Tsawwassen Legion is hosting a benefit show and silent auction on Dec. 3, with proceeds going to Deltassist. Toys and Tunes will feature performances from All the King’s Men, West of Memphis, Rhythm Rush and Southside Vibe. Those who attend must bring a new, unwrapped toy with a value of $10 or equivalent cash donation. The show starts at 7 pm.

CHRISTMAS CONCERT: FREE
Enjoy an evening filled with your favourite Christmas songs and sing-a-longs by the Delta Concert Band, Delta Music Makers and a local choir. Tuesday, Dec. 6, 7-9:30 pm at the Ladner Community Centre.

MCKEE SENIORS CONCERT BAND: FREE
There will be a Christmas concert at McKee Seniors Recreation Centre featuring the Free Flight School of Dance and McKee’s own concert band with a sing-a-long on Friday, Dec. 9 from 7-9 p.m. Donations for the South Delta Food Bank will be gratefully accepted.

THAT’S CHRISTMAS TO ME
The Delta Choral Society presents That’s Christmas to Me featuring Delta Children’s Choir, Delta Community Choir and Tapestry with special guests. Performances are on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 2 and 7 p.m. at South Delta Baptist Church, Tsawwassen. Adults: $20. Seniors and students: $15. Children under 12 free. Tickets available from choir members, at the door or at deltachoral.ca.

A TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS
The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra presents A Traditional Christmas at South Delta Baptist Church on Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 7:30 pm., featuring host Christopher Gaze, EnChor, the UBC Opera Ensemble and the VSO’s new assistant conductor William Rowson. Tickets are $43 for adults, $37 for seniors and children, and $35 for students.

DELTA MUSIC MAKERS
The Delta Music Makers have a Christmas concert on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. at KinVillage Community Centre, Tsawwassen. Admission is by donation.

A ROCK N’ ROLL CHRISTMAS
The Original Legends of Rock n’ Roll presents A Rock n’ Roll Christmas with Zachary Stevenson plus The Fab Fourever and special guest Molly Dee on Friday, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Genesis Theatre, Ladner. Call 604-507-6355 for tickets.

HOLIDAY EVENTS

OLDE-FASHIONED HOLIDAY MARKET: FREE
Earthwise Society and Farm Fresh Events will host a holiday market at the Earthwise Garden and Farm at 6400 3rd Avenue in Tsawwassen on Dec. 3 from 10 am to 3 pm. There will be holiday vendors, a Santa’s Workshop for kids and much more.

BIRDS ON THE BAY: FREE
Join Tom Bearss and his informal birdwatchers for a 2.5 hour amble in Boundary Bay Regional Park from 9 am to noon on Wednesday, Dec. 14. Enjoy the abundance of resident and wintering species, including shorebirds, waterfowl, raptors, and smaller birds. Meet at Cammidge House by Centennial Beach.

CHRISTMAS DINNER: FREE
Local chef Jini Aroon will be holding her annual Christmas dinner for all the clients of the food bank on Dec. 12. You can register by calling the food bank at 604-946-1967.

WINTER WONDERLAND SKATES
See Delta’s ice arenas transformed into twinkling Winter Wonderlands! Join us at the South Delta Rec Centre for skating and holiday cheer with friends and family! Visit Delta.ca for info.

37TH ANNUAL POLAR BEAR SWIM
Take a dip in the ocean to bring in 2017 by swimming at Centennial Beach on January 1, 2017. Registration at noon, swim at 1 pm.

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