Clubs & Groups
?The South Delta Therapeutic Touch Network meets every second Wednesday at the Natural Comfort Wellness Centre in Tsawwassen. The next meeting is on April 11.
Open to all levels of therapeutic touch and any one interested in an introduction to this healing modality. For more info. and to register please call Frances 604-948-1652 or Selena 604-952-4175.
?This spring, the Tsawwassen Lawn Bowling Club welcomes new members of all ages. If you would like to know more about bowling on grass, and why we are so enthusiastic about our sport, come to the club's Open House on Saturday, April 14, any time between noon and 2 p.m. If your interest is piqued, you may choose to sign up for coaching later in the month. The club is located on the north side of Winskill Park, next to the artificial turf playing field.
?Behind the Cover is set for Monday, April 16 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Tsawwassen Library. Adults are invited for some informal, fun and thought-provoking book talks. Let our Information Services staff introduce you to some new authors. Drop in.
?If you would like to know more about "Urban Gardening" which in other words means growing vegetables or flora on your balcony, patio or window boxes, you should attend the Evergreen Garden Club's lecture conducted by Andrea Bellamy on the subject of "Guerrilla Gardening" on April 17 at 7: 30 p.m. at Kin House, 5050-47th Ave., Ladner.
Contact: Terry Findley, 604-943-5250.
?The Boundary Bay Quilters Guild invites you to attend our meeting on Tuesday, April 17. Our guest speaker Heidi Lund of 'Sewfiber Inspirations' is from Washington. We meet at the Sacred Heart Gym, 3900 Arthur Drive in Ladner. Doors open at 6: 30 pm and our meetings are from 7-9 pm. Guests are always welcome for a $5 entrance fee. For more information: www.boundarybayquiltersguild.ca or call 604-948-0692.
?The Probus Club of South Delta, a non-profit, fellowship club for retired and semi-retired professional and business people will hold its next General Meeting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18 in The Coast Tsawwassen Inn. Our speaker, Roger Emsley, will present his views on Port Metro developments.
Guests welcome. Please call Dick Williams at 604-940-6542 for information.
?Deltassist is pleased to announce that MP Jinny Sims will be conducting a Town Hall meeting focusing on issues affecting seniors in our community at 9097-120th St., Delta, on April 19, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Light refreshments will be served. For more information go to: www.deltassist. com/news.html
?South Delta Newcomers & Alumni meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 7: 15 p.m. in the Kiwanis Longhouse, 1710-56th St., Tsawwassen. The club is for all women who have moved to Ladner, Tsawwassen or Point Roberts, to introduce you to the community and help you make new friends. Join us Thursday, April 19th for a Fashion Show from South Coast Casuals. For more information please call Marie at (778) 434-2090.
?Bears, bears, bears! Photojournalist John Gordon presents striking photos - taken at Canada's only grizzly bear sanctuary in B.C.'s Khutzeymateen Valley - at the Ladner Pioneer Library, 4683-51st St., on Thursday, April 19, 7 - 8 pm.
?Basic Tax Preparation is offered to low-income families, couples and individuals at Ladner Pioneer Library, 4683-51st St., Delta on Thursdays until April 19 from 10 a.m. - noon. To register, please call Robbin at 604-940-1186 after 3: 30 p.m. weekdays.
?Tsawwassen Tennis Club invites you to join us on the courts for the Opening Breakfast 2012 on April 22, 9 a.m. - noon. $5 includes breakfast. 286 English Bluff Road. More information at www.tsawwassentennisclub. com.
?The Kin Jam band invites everyone to listen and/or dance to their music the second and fourth Tuesday of each week from 1: 30 to 3: 30 pm. At KinVillage Community Centre. Admission is free.
?Talent Showcase by Miss World Canada Delegate Kiana Passmore @ the Tsawwassen Arts Centre is scheduled for April 21.
Doors at 6: 30 and the show starts at 7 p.m. A fundraiser for Variety, the night will be full of raffles, door prizes, silent auction goods and entertainment. Tickets are $12 at the door. Looking for silent auction goods and donations. Email email@example.com for more information or to purchase tickets.
?IODE Boundary Bay Chapter invites bridge enthusiasts to a Bridge and Afternoon Tea fundraiser on Wednesday, April 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. at All Saints Anglican Church, Ladner.
Tickets are $10 per person and can be obtained by contacting Frances at 604-943-1119 or Diane at 604-948-3198. All proceeds go towards local charities.
?A Delta Parks Recreation and Culture Children's Swap Meet will be held at the South Delta Recreation Centre on April 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you are looking for clothing, toys and/or other items for your children, this is the place to buy them! Admission is free. There will be loads of goodies for those bargain hunters who want to purchase books, baby accessories and clothes, as well as opportunities to rent tables and sell your gently used items. Call 604-952-3000 to reserve a table.
?There will be a bike drop-off Saturday, April 14 at Sacred Heart School parking lot on Arthur Drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Have bicycles the kids have outgrown or adult bikes just collecting dust? don't toss them to the curb. Hollyburn Family Services will help get them into the hands of children and youth in the Vancouver area who don't currently have access to them. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
?South Delta Artists Guild March/April show "Bloomin Art" For the home and garden enthusiasts, come and select a painting or sculpture for your home or garden. Come enjoy the spring theme.
Longhouse Gallery 1710 56th St., Tsaw. The gallery is open Thursday-Sunday 11am-4pm. Check out the workshop for a variety of art classes.
?The Delta Concert Band and KinVillage Community Centre invite you to a Swing into Spring concert of show tunes from 2: 30 to 3: 30 on Saturday, April 21. Admission by donation. KinVillage Community Centre 5430-10th Ave., Tsawwassen.
?Lift Every Voice - an Ecumenical musical service is set for Sunday, April 22, starting at 7 p.m. at the South Delta Baptist Church. By donation to the Community Fund of Faith.
All are welcome.
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