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Free outdoor movie returns

The second annual outdoor movie night in the city centre returns this Friday, Aug. 16 with the animated family flick Despicable Me. The free event at Garden City Park, 6620 Garden City Rd.

Shopping solo or with the kids

Back-to-school shopping can be a stressful time for parents and students alike.

McDonald's manager wins a top award

On a busy Monday morning at Canada's first McDonald's restaurant, manager Rob Lombaert takes to the floor, helping out wherever possible.

Food programs receive grants

Three Richmond organizations received part of a $1-million grant from VanCity to help build a sustainable local food system.

Pirate Paks back to help kids

White Spot fans can feel like a kid again next Wednesday and at the same time help kids across B.C. Aug. 14 is the sixth annual Adult Pirate Pak Day, which supports the Zajac Ranch for Children.

Public invited to help setrecord

Richmond residents are being called on to try and set a Guinness World record on Friday - one word at a time.


Minister of Education Peter Fassbender talked to kids taking part of the Summer Reading Club at Richmond Public Library.

Kids take in the Summer Fun Night

The East Richmond Community Association hosted its annual Summer Fun Night at King George Park. Attendance was well over 100. Children enjoyed facepainting and games with adults joining in as well.

Each box boasts a new surprise

A good friend and I have been splitting a share in a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) for several years. The CSA model is one that connects people directly with their source of their food.

Stemming tide of litter

Imagine if the entire length of highway between Vancouver and Thunder Bay was littered with debris - cigarette butts, plastic bags and food containers.
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