. Maple Ridge Library presents Nowhere to Africa (Germany, 2001) as part of its World Film series. The films are shown every Tuesday until Nov. 20 at 6 p.m.
. A Celtic Session with Nigel Tucker takes place in the lobby of The ACT at 7 p.m. This is a free event for anyone to join in with their own instruments, voices, or just to listen.
. Whonnock Weavers and Spinners Guild meet at Whonnock Lake Centre at 7: 30 p.m. Besides spinners and weavers, they welcome felters, knitters, basket-makers, and anyone interested in fibre arts. Info: Marie at 604-462-9059.
October 25 to 27
. Friends of the Library will be holding their annual fall book sale at the Maple Ridge Library on Oct. 25 from 5 to 8: 30 p.m., Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 8: 30 p.m., and Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The library is at #130-22470 Dewdney Trunk Rd. Info: 604-467-7417.
October 26 to 30
. Ghost Ridge brings thrills, chills, ghosts, and goblins from 6 to 9 p.m. from Oct. 26 to 30 with a family-friendly tour from 5 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for the folks that want to just see the sets with the lights turned on. The cost for the family-friendly tour is $4 per person and the regular Ghost Ridge tour is $8. Fireworks will be at 7 p.m. on Oct. 30.
. Hominum Fraser Valley, an informal discussion and support group to help gay, bisexual, and questioning men with the challenges of being married, separated, or single, meets at 7: 30 p.m. For information and meeting location, call Art 604-462-9813 or Don 604-329-9760.
. St. Patrick's School hosts an All-Hallow's Eve pub night at 6 p.m. at the Haney Public House, 22222 Lougheed Hwy., Maple Ridge. Tickets are $15 and include a choice of beef, chicken, or veggie burger, and a beer or glass of house wine. Costumes are encouraged. For tickets, call Frances 778-866-5871.
. Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart will perform at the St. Andrew's Heritage Church Hall in Maple Ridge. Book a seat via credit card and/ or PayPal from the link at rocamusic.ca/house-concerts/.
October 26 & 27
. Ridge Meadows Hospice Thrift Store is holding a 50per-cent-off storewide sale (select items may be excluded). The store is located at #3-12011 224th St. Info: 604463-7711.
. Family Education Centre is offering a new course, "Exploring Separation," designed for couples considering or in the process of separation from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The four-hour course is developed and presented by a certified facilitator and mediator in third-party intervention and cover a variety of issues from communication and conflict resolution to children and finances. The course is not intended for couples to discuss or resolve the issues that brought them to considering separation. A screening process for couples registering will take place prior to the course. It will take place at the Family Education Centre, 22554 Lougheed Hwy. To register, call 604-476-6055 or email email@example.com.
. Fraserview Village holds a flea market, craft fair, and art sale/show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the village hall (227th Street and 116th Avenue). Info: 604-463-2902.
. Marketgoers are invited to wear their costumes to the Haney Farmers Market and receive a prize. Paul Surridge Quartet entertains. This is the last day at Memorial Peace Park on 224th. Info: www. haneyfarmersmarket.org.
. Ridge Meadows Seniors Society is putting on a Halloween pub night from 7 to 10 p.m. in the lounge at the seniors centre, 12150 224th St. Entertainment will be by Suzanne and Roger. Tickets, $4, will be available at the reception desk. Costumes are encouraged.
. The Maple Ridge Museum is holding Halloween at Haney House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will crafts and treats - costumes are welcome. Haney House is at 11612 224th St.
. Alouette Field Naturalists will go to Blackie's Spit to look for sea birds. They will meet at Harris Road and Dewdney Trunk Road at 9: 30 a.m. Info: Ken at 604-630105.
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