Looking to do a little shopping while enjoying the Ladner May Days experience?
There are many ways to tell it's spring out there, but potholes seem to be the most constant and repetitive and persistent clue that the weather has shifted gears for the better.
An event with Paul Kershaw, a UBC public policy professor, to discuss issues facing young adults will be held on May 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kanaka Cree Coffee, 24155 102nd Ave., Maple Ridge. Space is limited so those wishing to attend should RSVP to email@example.com. Topics include paying off student debt, housing, starting a family, and saving for retirement. The event is non-partisan.
While parents often look forward to discovering all the new toys and wonders compiled inside and out each year at the Ridge Meadows Home Show, kids too are excited to be part of the annual festivities taking place this weekend (May 3 to 5).
The Burnaby Board of Trade is ramping up its pledge for a sustainable community initiative, which kicks off in May at a forum on the subject.
Dig out your cowboy boots and Stetsons because this year's annual Ladner Pioneer May Days, set for May 24 to 26 in Memorial Park, is going a little bit country with a Wild, Wild West theme.
It's no surprise then that she was drawn to her latest product idea: a kitchen wrapping cloth.
The upcoming Healthy Kids Preschoolers Fair at Cameron Recreation Complex is a chance to get answers on questions regarding children's health on Tuesday, Feb. 5.
Another fabulous Craft Fair at Dixon elementary school has come and gone and we would like to extend a huge thank you to the amazing Richmond community for their enthusiastic support of our school and young students in our city.
Kwantlen Christmas Craft Fair: The fair is in the newly renovated boardroom of the Kwantlen Band Office, Gabriel Road on McMillan Island, Fort Langley. A fair runs 10am to 4pm on Dec. 8. Table rentals are $20 per day. Info: Walter, 604-376-1374.
BC Hot Rod Association Christmas Auction: Fundraiser for the Valley Therapeutic Association is Dec. 4. at the West Langley Community Hall, 208th Street at 94th Avenue. The doors will open at 5pm. The auction will start at 6: 45pm.
Christmas music The library welcomes Jeff Bowman for an enjoyable hour of Christmas favourites Dec. 4 from 2 to 3: 30 p.m. at the Chilliwack Library. Adults and seniors are invited to relax with a cup of hot apple cider.
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Fort Langley Christmas Craft Fair: The next fair is Dec. 9 (10am to 5pm) at the Fort Langley Community Hall. Table rentals available for $40. Info: Walter Knott, 604-376-1374.
We're not so lucky in Burnaby to have a statutory holiday, but there are still a boatload of things to do in the city.
. Christmas Open House and Customer Appreciation evening: On Nov. 23, 6-8: 30pm check out Ten Thousand Villages. Deals, draws, prizes, music, coffee, tea, desserts at the shop that raises money for the Mennonite Central Committee's charity work. 20525 Fraser Hwy. 604-534-3868.
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOEBOX CAMPAIGN: The shoebox campaign invites the community to fill a shoebox with small gift items for needy children in other countries. Boxes can include small toys, art/craft items, toiletries, games etc. North Shore Alliance Church at 201 East 23rd St., North Vancouver will serve as a distribution and collection hub for the North Shore for this year's campaign. Collections will take place until Nov. 25. Info: 604-985-7155, firstname.lastname@example.org or samaritanspurse.ca.
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Richmond Public Library and Literacy Richmond are partnering with Kwantlen Polytechnic University to offer a unique program for parents wanting to gain workplace skills.