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CLUBS AND GROUPS Restorative Yoga for People Living with Cancer is held every second Thursday (Aug. 17) from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and is facilitated by yoga instructor. Maureen Dufresne. No previous yoga experience is necessary.


Restorative Yoga for People Living with Cancer is held every second Thursday (Aug. 17) from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and is facilitated by yoga instructor. Maureen Dufresne. No previous yoga experience is necessary. This yoga supports the body in poses lying down or seated, in stillness with breathing awareness. This encourages the release of muscle tension and flexibility and balances the body/mind connection.No fee. Pre-register by phoning Maureen at 604-948-0660.

The Ambassadors Tsawwassen Mills Toastmasters Club will host joint meetings with the Ladner Deltones for the month of August. Next meeting is Tuesday, Aug. 15 at 7:15 p.m. at Tsawwassen Mills training room. Drop in and see how a Toastmasters club meeting is run. For more information, contact

Living with Cancer Support Group meets every second Thursday (Aug. 10, 24) from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Facilitated by social worker Madison Statler, the group is for people living with cancer at any stage-diagnosis, treatment or in remission. Participants often share experiences and feel less isolated as they connect with others facing similar challenges. No fee. Pre-register by contacting Madison at or 604-948-0660.

Lego Club runs Fridays until Aug. 11, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., at Ladner Pioneer Library. Love Lego? Club provides the Lego. Come play, create and experiment. Children under five must be accompanied by an adult.

VIP Summer Break Camp for ages six to 11 will be held at Ladner United Church, 4960-48th Ave., from Aug. 14 to 18, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 604-946-6254 or email: for registration.

Curious about Taoist Tai Chi arts? Come to a free class in Ladner's Memorial Park on Thursday, Aug. 17 from 7 to 9 p.m. More information at:

An Adult Colouring Club will be held on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month (Aug. 22) from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Tsawwassen Library. Colouring is not just for kids anymore. Why colour? It reduces stress and improves your focus, it's fun and creative, and you meet new people. All supplies provided.

Teen Night: Pizza and Games on Thursday, Aug. 24, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Ladner Pioneer Library. Do you love to play board games? Are you between 12 and 19 years old? Then come for a fun night of gaming and free pizza. Games and snacks provided by Imperial Hobbies.

Knit & Stitch, Mondays until Aug. 28, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Ladner Pioneer Library. Knitting, crocheting, quilting and weaving are fun ways to connect across the generations.Join members of all ages and abilities to share ideas, techniques and good conversation.

South Delta Outdoor Grass Volleyball Association invite you to drop-in for an evening of co-ed volleyball fun.We play every Tuesday night in July and August at 7 p.m. on the East Winskill grass field (beside Ocean Palace). The cost is $2 per person to cover the rental of the field. Come and meet like-minded volleyball enthusiasts. All skill levels are welcomed.


Shari's Saturday Social dance, with a summertime theme, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 12 at KinVillage Community Centre, 5430-10th Ave., Tsawwassen, Tickets available at the door. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets (cash only please) are $12 for members, $14 for non-members, and include mid-evening coffee/tea and assorted goodies. Dance to a wide variety of CD music from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

An ice cream social with Susan Skemp's Motown Show will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 18 at KinVillage Community Centre, 5430-10th Ave., Tsawwassen. cost is $3 for members $5 for non-members.

KinVillage Travel has an Indian Arm luncheon cruise on Monday, Aug. 14. Cost is $90 for members and $95 for non-members. Call 604-943-0225.


Car Boot Sale Saturdays at Centennial Beach parking lot, Boundary Bay Regional Park, 8:30 a.m. to noon. Cost is $10 for two parking stalls. First-come, first-served. For more information see or call Tom at 604-940-9296. Upcoming dates: Aug. 12 and 26, Sept. 9.

Enjoy stories, songs and dancing at a pair of shows with ventriloquist Kellie Haines and her puppet friends Magrau the bird and Kamilla the frog on Thursday, Aug. 17. She will perform from 11 to 11:45 a.m. at the Ladner Pioneer Library and from 2 to 2:45 p.m. at the Tsawwassen Library.

Meet the FVRL's newest addition to the collection on Saturday, Aug. 19 from 2 to

3:30 pm at the Tsawwassen Library. Sphero SPRK+ is a spherical robot toy, capable of rolling around, changing colours, running programs and being controlled by a smartphone or tablet. There will be a Sphero Maze to test your driving skills and different stations to try your hand at programming.

The Delta Senior Secondary class of 1972 is having a 45th reunion barbecue and barn dance extravaganza on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Roddick Barn, 4315 Tamboline Rd., Ladner. Tickets are $45 and available through www.eventbrite. com.

The Rotary Club of Ladner is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a gala dinner and dance on Saturday, Sept. 23. For ticket information, email

The Coming Events column is published every Wednesday as a community service. If you have a nonprofit event, mail, drop off, fax, or e-mail ( the details to the Optimist by 3 p.m. Monday. Submissions are subject to space limitations.