Due to popular demand the East Richmond Community Association and Cambie Community Centre will be hosting a second Outdoor Movie Night this summer on Thursday, Sept. 1 at King George Park West at #5 and Cambie roads. Preshow activities begin at 5 p.m. and the movie begins at dusk (approx. 8 p.m.). Featuring a fundraising BBQ/concession, face painting, bubble blowing and other games and activities, the Outdoor Movie Night offers an evening of delightful and enriching entertainment for all ages.
Every Thursday night is Bingo at St. Paul Parish, 8251 St. Alban's Rd. Come and join an evening of fun and lots of exciting prizes, while supporting programs such as community outreach, youth program, hospital visitations and seniors outreach. Make it a date every Thursday. For more information, call 6042773213. Must be 19 years or older to play. +
Free Healthy Lifestyle Workshop with Liz Langland, How to Start Your Own Run/ Motivational Group on Sunday, Sept. 11 from 11: 30 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m. at South Arm Community Centre, 8880 Williams Rd. Langland's shares how her first running group ran their first 10K, built selfconfidence, lost weight and became fitter and healthier. For more information or to register, call 604-718-8060.
The Runner Girl Speaker Series begins on Sunday, Sept. 11 from 11: 30 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m. with the first talk titled Racquets and Runners ... Shoes and Clothing with Christine Blanchette at the South Arm Community Centre, 8880 Williams Rd. All presentations are free and open to men, however, registration is recommended. (Quote #172302). For more information or to register, call 604-718-8060.
The Salvation Army's 2011 Back Pack Drive runs until Sept. 6. You can help send 2,000 needy kids back to school with a new backpack filled with much-needed supplies, such as pencils, rulers, erasers, binders, glue sticks, markers, calculators, White Out, highlighters, crayons, note pads, duo tangs and backpacks. All you have to do is head to your nearest Starbucks or Fitness Town with your donation. Please help kids go back to school with the necessary tools to succeed. For more information, visit www.salvationarmy.ca.
Volunteers Needed! The Richmond Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop, which helps raise funds for hospital equipment, seniors and patients in our community, is looking for volunteers for a variety of positions. If you are reliable and have three hours a week to spare please contact Terry Krahn at 604 274 6311 Ext 337 or terry.krahn@ vch.ca
The Alzheimer Society of B.C.'s Richmond is looking for both one-onone support volunteers and support group facilitators. A commitment of two to four hours weekly or bi-weekly over a one year time period is required. Training is provided. Contact Anthony or Michele at 6042387390 or email: Anthonyk@ alzheimerbc.org.