FRIDAY, MARCH 8
Album launch, Burnaby singer Joanna Chapman-Smith launching her new album, Love Me Deeply, at St. James Hall in Vancouver, 3214 West 10th Ave. Doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tickets $20 ($16 for Rogue Folk members), available at Highlife and Rufus' Guitar Shop or www.roguefolk.bc.ca.
UNTIL SUNDAY, MARCH 10
Latin dance competition, watch dancers from Grupo America, a Burnaby dance studio, at the Vancouver International Salsa Festival, at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver, from March 7 to 10. Tickets start at $15. Info and tickets: www.salsa festival.ca.
SUNDAY, MARCH 10
Opening reception for Seasoned Fibres art show, with Burnaby artist Donna Polos, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Arts Council of New West gallery in Queen's Park. An exhibition of watercolour painted paper, cotton and canvas. Gallery open Tuesdays through Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m.
UNTIL SATURDAY, MARCH 30
Seasoned Fibres art show, by Burnaby artist Donna Polos, an exhibition of watercolour painted paper, cotton and canvas, at the Arts Council of New West gallery in Queen's Park. Gallery open Tuesdays through Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m.
UNTIL SUNDAY, APRIL 7
The Artist Poster Show, at the Burnaby Art Gallery, featuring a 12-poster series by Sonny Assu called There Is Hope, If We Rise, in the main gallery, 6344 Deer Lake Ave. Info, call 604-297-4422.
Enjoy singing?, The Burnaby Hospital Choir is looking for sopranos and altos. Music is light and varied. Rehearsals are Wednesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. at the hospital. To register or for more info, call 604-434-9737 or 604-434-6745.
Wild West CanCan Dancers Society, looking for new members to join. Practices are alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays near Lougheed Mall SkyTrain Station. Dance experience an asset, but not required. Info: www.wild westcancan.ca or contact membership@wildwestcan can.ca.
Burnaby International Folk Dancers, meet every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at Charles Rummel Centre, 3630 Lozells Ave. Learn folk dances from around the world, all levels welcome, no partner needed. Info: 604-436-9475.
Line dancing at Deer Lake United Church, 5135 Sperling Ave. Beginners welcome, moderate exercise for body and brain. Mondays at 10 a.m. Info: Georgie at 604-5225647.
Sing Your Heart Out with the Maple Leaf Singers, a unique six-part harmony show chorus. All welcome to audition, particularly need first sopranos. Call Anne Baird at 604922-9827 or email infor mation@maple-leaf-singers. com.
New handbell choir for youth in Burnaby and New Westminster, still has openings for one or two members. Rehearsals are Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. at Queens Avenue United Church, 529 Queens Ave. Free registration. Info: 604-597-3894.
Zumba Fitness Party, taught by Claudia Houwers, 5: 30 to 6: 30 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Royal Oak Community Church, 7175 Royal Oak Ave. Introductory drop-in price is $10 for first two classes. Info: Claudia at 604-785-4587.
Learn to dance for fun, Wednesday nights, 6050 Sussex Ave. 7 p.m. is help for beginners, 8 p.m. is intermediate lessons, 9 to 10: 30 p.m. is open dancing. $12 for two lessons and dance, $3 for the 9 p.m. dance only. Info: www.DanceForFun.ca or email firstname.lastname@example.org. No partner needed, all ages welcome.
Friday night dances for 55plus, 7: 30 to 10: 30 p.m. at Confederation Centre, 4584 Albert St. Call 604-294-1936.
Burnaby Scottish Country Dance Club, meets Mondays, 7: 30 to 10 p.m. at the Edmonds Community Centre, 7282 Kingsway. New members welcome, no partners or experience required. Drop in or call Susan, 604-451-1161 or Rosemary, 604-298-6552. Info: www.rscdsvancouver. org/burnaby.
Cameron Sunshine Sing-along, seeks volunteer musicians to play music from the '50s, '60s and '70s, for sing-alongs 1: 30 to 3: 30 p.m. every other Monday at Cameron Senior Recreation Complex. Info: 604-420-6478.