Ahoy mateys! White Spot is bringing back its special edition 'Adult Pirate Pak' on Wednesday, Aug. 15, giving the young-at-heart a chance to feel like a kid again - all while helping a worthy cause. White Spot will celebrate its fifth annual Pirate Pak Day by donating $2 from each kids and adult Pirate Pak sold to Zajac Ranch for Children. Zajac Ranch gives children and young adults with life-threatening illnesses and chronic disabilities an unforgettable summer camp experience.
The Richmond Garden Club meets on the fourth Wednesday at 7: 30 p.m. at the Minoru Sports Pavilion, 7191 Granville Ave. All novice and experienced gardeners are welcome as our guests. For more information, call Gary at 6042788159.
The Steveston Folk Guild presents goodtime, acoustic, ragtime blues, hokum, jug band songs and gospel with blues duo The Hokum Steamers on Thursday, Aug. 16 at the Britannia Heritage Shipyard, 5180 Westwater Dr. Show time 7: 30 p.m. and tickets are $8 at the door. For more information, call Dave at 604-272-9294 or visit www.stevestonfolk.net.
The Music at the Cannery Summer Series presents Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer on Friday, Aug. 17 at 6: 30 p.m., at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery, 12138 4th Ave. in Steveston Village. Rain or shine, the show goes on.
Professor Emerita Yeh Chia-Ying will conduct a free seminar at the Richmond Public Library, main branch, 7700 Minoru Gate on Friday, Aug. 17, from 7 to 9 p.m. The title of the talk is: "Double Gender and Double Context: Critique and Appreciation of Ci Lyrics of the Late Tang and Five Dynasties".
Richmond Family Place presents its Annual Yard Sale on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 8660 Ash St. (Two blocks north of Francis between Garden City and No. 4 roads. All the money raised support children in Richmond. Donations for sale gratefully accepted. For more information, call Darlene at 604-278-4336 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 1982 Steveston High Grad Reunion is taking place Saturday, Aug. 18 at 6 p.m. at the Steveston Buck and Ear Pub. For more information, call Heather Logan at 604-271-1135.
Local Volkssport club is hosting a non-competitive 5K/10K walk in Steveston area of Richmond on Sunday, Aug. 19. Free for new participants. For more information, call Verni at 604-682-8390.
This summer the East Richmond Community Association and Cambie Community Centre will be hosting its third annual
Summer Fun Nights series. This free event runs next Tuesday night, Aug. 21 from 5: 30 to 7: 30 p.m. at King George Park Gathering Place at No. 5 and Cambie roads. Featuring musical performances, fundraising BBQ, face painting, giant bubble blowing, free Yoga in the Park, a robotics demonstration and other activities.
The Emerging Artists Committee organizes events and activities to increase young adults' (ages 18-30) involvement in the Richmond Art Gallery. The Committee meets regularly to discuss and plan opportunities at the Richmond Art Gallery for young artists working in the areas of visual arts, music, performance and new media.
Closing Night: Haiku Poetry Slam happens on Friday, on Aug. 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. Visitors also have a chance to read out their own Haiku. Food and coffee is available. Door prize adds a pleasant surprise at the end of the event.