The Richmond Public Library holds its next Authors in our Midst event on Friday, March 8 at the Brighouse branch from 2 to 3 p.m. Robert N. Friedland will read from The Second Wedding of Doctor Geneva Song and will invite his friend Willa Chen to read a short excerpt in Mandarin. The event is free and drop-in. For more information, call 604-231-6413 or visit www.yourlibrary.ca/whatson.cfm.
Soldier of a Day will be held this Saturday, March 9 at Aberdeen Centre from 1 to 4 p.m. The 39 Service Battalion and 2381 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps will have a number of displays on site, including two military vehicles and equipment. For more information, contact Gary Law, commanding officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Local Volkssport club is hosting a non-competitive 5K/10K walk in Steveston on Saturday, March 9. Free for new participants. For more info, contact Verni at 604682-8390.