The Music at the Cannery series presents singer Joe Charron, who will perform with Angela James on cello, on Friday, July 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery, 12138 Fourth Ave. Admission by donation. For more information, visit The Beat Merchant's website at www.beatmerchant.com or the Steveston folk Guild at www.stevestonfolk.org.
The Steveston Rotary hosts its free Seniors Summer BBQ on Saturday, July 9 at 1 p.m. at the Steveston Community Centre. To register, please call Peter Mitchell at 604-277-8882.
Black Bond Books in Lansdowne Centre presents author Davood Khalili on Saturday, July 9 from 1-3 p.m. He will talk about his book, Developing Olympian Character, a juvenile fiction story. For more info, call 604-233-0004 or visit www.blackbondbooks.com.
The Alzheimer Society of B.C. welcomes you to attend the Richmond Family Caregiver Series. Five, two-hour sessions will cover: Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias, Communication Strategies, Understanding Changes in Behaviour, Changing Roles, Planning Ahead and Understanding the Health Care System. The sessions take place 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Richmond Caring Place 7000 Minoru Blvd. every Monday from July 4 to Aug. 8. Pre-registration is required. To register, call Anthony at 604-238-7390 or e-mail email@example.com.
Get out your clubs for the 27th annual ZLC Foundation Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, July 11 at the Richmond Country Club. Proceeds from this fun event support Kids Up Front Vancouver. To play, call 604-688-7208 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Pacific Woodworkers Guild members meet on the third Tuesday of each month (except July and August). New members and guests are always welcome! They meet at 11060 No. 2 Rd. Come watch the presentations, get involved in the discussions and enjoy the refreshments.
Are you considering residential care for a family member? Has a family member recently moved into residential care? The Alzheimer Society of B.C. presents Preparation for Transition to Residential Care and Life in Residential Care. These two will take place on Thursday, July 14 and 21 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Richmond Caring Place, 7000 Minoru Bvld.
It will help family caregivers explore some of the challenges and issues surrounding the decision to transition someone with dementia into a care facility, to learn the role of case managers, and more. For more info, call Anthony at 604-238-7390 or e-mail: email@example.com.
The Richmond Chinese Community Society (RCCS) hosts its Senior Health Fair 2011 on Saturday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 8171 Park Rd. on the second floor of RCCS office. Topics include health issues, recipes, information booths, as well as free blood pressure and diabetes level test. Everyone leaves with free gifts. Admission is free. For more information, call 604-270-7222.
Singles Mingle in Steveston happens on Friday, July 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Charthouse Restaurant, #200-3866 Bayview St. Cost is $30/person. Ticket includes one glass of wine/or beer and some great appetizers. It's a great way to meet new friends, network, and maybe meet that special someone.
You must pre-register by replying with your age range (for the ladies either 40 - 50 or 50 to 60.
For the men either 40-50 or 50 to 65). For more information or to register, email firstname.lastname@example.org.