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SATURDAY The Girl Guides Annual Christmas Event happens Saturday, Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Minoru Pavilion, 7191 Granville Rd. Come and enjoy some great home baking and a silent auction, as well as crafts, treasures and more.

SATURDAY

The Girl Guides Annual Christmas Event happens Saturday, Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Minoru Pavilion, 7191 Granville Rd. Come and enjoy some great home baking and a silent auction, as well as crafts, treasures and more. Proceeds benefit the Girl Guide activities.

L'Ecole des Navigateurs, Richmond's only public French school, presents its 6th annual Gingerbread Man Party. The party will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the school, 8580 Kilgour Place. Children can decorate gingerbread men, do crafts, play games and celebrate Christmas in French.

For the parents, there will be a French book fair so you can do some Christmas shopping. There will be a cake walk and silent auction as well as student performances. For more information, call 604-417-3570.

The Richmond Singers present Angels and Aves, a Family Concert on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m. at Broadmoor Baptist Church, 8140 Saunders Rd. There will be sing-alongs, followed by a reception of delicious homemade treats on Sunday.

This year on Saturday, they will feature The Delta Symphony Orchestra Chamber Quintet. Tickets are $15. for adults and $5 for children under 12 years. Contact Charlotte at 604-250-7004 for more information. You may also purchase tickets from other choir members or at the door on either Dec. 3 or 4.

The Richmond Kairos Committee invites the public to its Richmond Fair Trade Fair on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Alban's Church, 7260 St .Alban's Rd. It's a great time to purchase Christmas gifts by artisans. There will also be crafts made by Ten Thousand Villages, and from countries such as Guatemala, Nepal, Jamaica, Mexico and more.

TUESDAY

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.

The Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets at 1 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month through to June, at the Richmond Presbyterian Church, 7111 No 2 Rd,

Family members, friends and caregivers also welcome. Come and enjoy a social gathering with new and old friends. For more information, call Pat McKendrick at 604-271-6065 or Mary James 604-277-5977.

UPCOMING

Single's Mingle in Steveston is hosting its The Holidays soiree on Friday, Dec. 9 at 7: 30 p.m. at The Charthouse Restaurant, #200-3866 Bayview St. (For ages 40 to 60). Tickets are $30 per person and include one glass of wine or beer and great appetizers. It's a great way to meet new friends or maybe meet that special connection. Bring a new friend (who has never attended), and get $5 off your ticket. You must register and pre-pay at www. harmonymillermanagement. com.

The Community Arts Council of Richmond (CACR) is hosting its annual general meeting on Friday, Dec. 9.

For more information or to attend, visit www.richmondartscouncil.org

The Kwantlen Polytechnic University presents A Classic Gospel Christmas on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. at Fraserview Church, 11295 Mellis Dr. The Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir are the special guests.

For information or tickets, visit www.brownpapertickets.com or email tickets@ goodnoisevgc.com.

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