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FRIDAY Got computer questions? Need help with the internet, email or social media? What about your e-Reader or eBooks? If you're digitally challenged, the librarians at Richmond Public Library can help.

FRIDAY

Got computer questions? Need help with the internet, email or social media? What about your e-Reader or eBooks?

If you're digitally challenged, the librarians at Richmond Public Library can help. Come to a free, drop in session and get the tech support you need.

Sessions will be offered on Friday, Jan. 13 and 27 from 2: 30-3: 30 p.m. at the Brighouse Branch computer lab, located at 7700 Minoru Gate, and on Tuesday, Jan. 17 and 31 from 2: 30-3: 30 p.m. at the Ironwood Branch, located in the Ironwood Plaza at No. 5 Road and Steveston Highway. Space is limited, so first come, first served. Each session starts with a 15-minute talk or demonstration. The topic for January will be: "What is Social Media?" The library will feature a new topic each month. Participants are free to drop in at any time or stay for the whole hour.

SUNDAY

The Richmond Branch of the BC Registered Music Teachers will present three recitals on Sunday, Jan. 15 starting at 1: 30 p.m. at Richmond Presbyterian Church, 7111 No. 2 Rd. The first recital will feature students who achieved high results in the August 2011 exams and a trophy presentation will be made. For more information, call 604-268-9559.

MONDAY

Richmond Sings! On Monday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. at Fraserview MB Church, 11295 Mellis Dr., the Richmond Orchestra & Chorus Association, in support of Richmond's Dream Auction, have gathered other singers around themselves to offer an evening of music to help raise funds to support this cause that no child in Richmond will suffer from poverty. Admission by donation. For more information, visit www. roca.ca.

Vancouver Metropolitan Lions Club is hosting a Richmond Hospital Foundation fundraiser at the River Rock Show Theatre, Jan 16 at 7: 00. It is a dinner and a show event. Feature performer will be one of the best Elvis impersonators in North America.

WEDNESDAY

Richmond Artists' Guild meets at 6: 30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month at Richmond Cultural Centre. There will be demos by professional artists. Contact richmondartistsguild. com or phone Jennifer Taylor at 604-241-1120.

THURSDAY

Richmond Family Place welcomes new arrival MotherCare starting Thursday, Jan. 12 from 10-11: 30 at 8660 Ash St. This group supports new mothers by providing an opportunity to expand social networks. MotherCare also helps moms adjust to their new role by understanding thinking traps and sharing your story. Contact RFP at 604-278-4336 or email facilitator, Patsy Wilding at groupgrrl@gmail.com for information. For more information, call Patsy at 778-317-5914.

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