Jet-Leg Travel presents a Women's Fundraiser for Turning Point Richmond on Friday, May 18 from 7-9 p.m. at #110-12031 2nd Ave. in Steveston.
Tickets are $10 + a donation of women's clothing. Attendees are asked to drop off clothes in advance (laundered and in good repair), for the clothes swap. There will be complimentary coolers and light snacks and a free bra fitting clinic. Purchase tickets in advance at Jet-Leg or by calling 604-277-3331 or www.jet-lagtravelfashion. com.
Sibel Thrasher: A tribute to the Vocal Beauties of Song will be at St.
Andrew's Wesley United Church, 1022 Nelson St., Vancouver. The band, comprised of Doug Louie, Henry Young, Paul Blaney and Chris Nordquist, performs tributes that include Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitsgerald. Show starts at 7: 30 p.m.
Tickets are $25 cash at the door or by phone at 604-683-4574 or 604-274-9833. Pay parking is available under the church, Century Plaza Hotel, St. Paul's Hospital or the Sheridan Wall Center.
Seafood for Thought, the new exhibit opening on Saturday, May 19 at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, 12138 Fourth Ave., examines issues surrounding sustainable seafood.
Visitors will discover information that will help them make seafood choices that preserve the ecosystem of our waterways. The exhibit will make use of art, film, video, and multimedia elements. Seafood for Thought runs until March 2013. For more information, visit www.gulfofgeorgiacannery.com.
Sunday, May 20 and Monday, May 21, the Soka Gakkai International Association of Canada (SGI Canada) is hosting the Seeds of Hope: Visions of Sustainability, steps toward change exhibition (with panels in English and Chinese) at Aberdeen Centre. The exhibition highlights the fact that a single individual can initiate positive change.
Seeds of Hope has been shown in 27 countries.
Richmond Golden Rods N' Reels' next monthly meeting is Tuesday, May 22 at 10 a.m. at 4111 Moncton St. in the Japanese Cultural Centre. Anyone interested in fishing is invited to attend. For more information, call Norm at 604-274-3971.