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SATURDAY The Richmond Orchestra & Chorus (ROCA) present MOZART REQUIEM on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 7: 30 p.m. at the Fraserview MB Church,11295 Mellis Dr. Admission: Adult: $18, Senior/Student: $15, Child (6-12): $6.

SATURDAY

The Richmond Orchestra & Chorus (ROCA) present MOZART REQUIEM on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 7: 30 p.m. at the Fraserview MB Church,11295 Mellis Dr. Admission: Adult: $18, Senior/Student: $15, Child (6-12): $6. Tickets available at Long & McQuade 604-270-3622 or ROCA at 6042762747 or online www.roca. ca.

Join more than 1200 who are contributing to health care changes in B.C. The Patient Voices Network is holding a FREE one-day orientation in Richmond on Saturday, Feb. 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. After completing the orientation you are eligible to participate in opportunities like focus groups, advisory committees and conferences around important health care issues.

Transportation costs are covered for eligible participants, with the goal of attracting a diverse group of individuals throughout the area. Individuals with chronic diseases, caregivers and members of the Chinese Canadian and multicultural communities are especially encouraged to attend. To learn more, or to register, visit www.patientvoices. ca/orientation or call 604-742-1772. If you are unable to attend the orientation, please visit www.patientvoices.ca to learn more about the network and to register online.

SUNDAY

The next Richmond Orchid Club meeting is Sunday, Feb 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. They meet every third Sunday of the month except July and August at the Richmond Public Library (Brighouse) in the Atrium. For more information, visit www. richmondorchidclub.com or call 604 274-9218.

MONDAY

On Monday, Feb. 20, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. present Heads Up: An Introduction to Brain Health, a free workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Minoru Place Activity Centre's Room M1, 7660 Minoru Gate. To sign up, call 604-276-4300 or go online to www.Richmond. ca/register and quote course number 220152.

The 2012 Eating Together is Good for Families campaign presents its popular cooking classes. This Monday, Feb. 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Garratt Wellness Centre, 7504 Chelsea Place. Heringers chef Kevin Turner features Taste & Texture. The cost is $15 and benefits Touchstone's Front Porch Project, providing free counseling services.

To register, email touchstone@touchfam.ca. For more information, visit www.eatingtogether.ca.

Financial educator Heidi Pullem will discuss The Six Mistakes Baby Boomers Make with their Finances and how to avoid them, at a presentation on Monday, Feb. 20 from 7 to 8: 30 p.m. in the performance hall of Brighouse (Main) Branch of Richmond Public Library, 7700 Minoru Gate. To register, visit any library branch, call 604-231-6412 or register online at www.yourlibrary.ca/whatson.cfm.

Registration is necessary.