Are you or someone you know misusing substances or experiencing problems gambling? Richmond Public Library is partnering with Richmond Addiction Services to offer a series of free, drop-in community education programs.
The seven programs will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. in the 2nd floor program room at the Brighouse (Main) Branch of RPL, 7700 Minoru Gate. Drop in - no registration necessary. The sessions will cover issues related to substance use and misuse, gambling, and understanding what addiction is. The programs take place on Wednesdays April 4, 11, 18, 25 and May 2, 16, 23. For more information, call Richmond Addiction Services at 6042709220.
The Brighouse Parent Advisory Council is hosting a presentation on disaster preparedness on Thursday, April 5 at 6: 30 p.m. at the library of Samuel Brighouse . elementary, 6800 Azure Road. It is open to the surrounding community. If interested in attending, please RSVP to email@example.com or visit www.brighousepac. org.
With more than 55,000 square feet of floor space, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site offers lots of places for the Easter Bunny to hide his eggs! On Saturday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. kids will get a chance to discover where the busy bunny has hidden his coloured plastic eggs inside the massive building.
As kids search for the eggs and answer Cannery questions, they will learn fascinating facts about our west coast fishing history.
The eggs can then be exchanged for goody bags. There will also be a host of crafts, such as making an Easter basket, as part of the hunt. In addition to the treat bag, all children will be entered in a draw to win a giant chocolate Easter Bunny, or Easter Egg, as well as a family. Membership to the Gulf of Georgia Cannery. Admission: Adults $7.80, children (6-16) $3.90, under 6: Free. For more information, call 604664-9009.
The London Heritage Farm presents an Easter Tea on Saturday, April 7 from noon to 5 p.m. in the tea room, 6511 Dyke Rd. London tea, scone and three homemade goodies for $8.50/person. For more information, call 604-271-5220 or visit http: // LondonFarm.ca.
South Arm Community Centre presents Easter Egg-citement on Saturday, April 7 at South Arm Hall, 8880 Williams Rd. (Different times for various age groups, from one to eight years old).
Register online at www. richmond.ca/register, by phone at 604-276-4300 or in person. There will be a visit from the Easter Bunny, crafts, games, Easter egg hunt, goodie bag and more.