The Royal Canadian Legion Langley Branch 21 is doing the cooking on May 25.
Tri-City Singles Social Club is a social group for 50-plus singles who are looking to meet new friends and participate in social events such as walking, dancing, dining out, travel, theatre etc. The group meets on the third Friday of the month at the Port Moody Legion, 2513 Clarke St. at 7 p.m. to plan events. Membership is $20 per year and new members are welcome.
Hotel show Members of the Chilliwack Visual Artists Association (CVAA) are branching out with a group art show at the historic Royal Hotel in downtown Chilliwack. On now until June 2 visit "Celebration of the Arts" at the hotel at 5886 Wellington Ave. The lobby, café and homestead room will be transformed with a free exhibit of original and creative paintings and art pieces in a variety of media. Visiting hours are Sunday to Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesday to Saturday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Much has been written and said about the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 118 assuming the leadership of the North Shore Canada Day parade.
Terry Fox Library offers families and caregivers with young children drop-in storytimes on Wednesday mornings, May 15 to June 26, from 10: 15 to 10: 45 a.m. Storytimes include books, fingerplays, songs and flannel board stories. Everyone is welcome. For info, call 604-927-7999.
The Canadian Diabetes Association's Clothesline program will be in the Tri-Cities on Saturday, May 18 as part of a Fill A Truck event happening across Canada.
May 12: Mother's Day . Maple Ridge Historical Society holds its Mother's Day Tea at Haney House from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a new Anne Haney display. Admission is $6. Info: Allison at 604-463-5311.
Women's luncheon May 9, Valley Women's Network lunch at Royal Canadian Legion, 32627 Logan Ave., Mission from 11: 45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Cost is $15/members, $17/non members. Marilyn Fraser speaks on life in Mexico. Vwn.firstname.lastname@example.org to book a half table.
G.W. Graham Theatre presents the British comedy farce The Murder Room May 9 to 11 at 7: 30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee May 11. The play, written by Jack Sharkey, is directed by Randy Newbury and produced by Damon Fultz. Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for adults and available at G.W. Graham (45955 Thomas Rd.), Save-On Foods and The Dogfather (9701 Menzies St.). Call G.W.
Ambleside Orchestra rehearses Wednesdays, 3: 15-5: 30 p.m. at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver. Intermediate level of musicianship required. Bring a music stand. Info: David, 604-922-1035.
May 7: Retired teachers . Retired Maple Ridge Teachers Association and CUPE staff from Maple Ridge Secondary will hold a luncheon at noon at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 88, 12101 224th St.
Interfaith dialogue May 7, Bridges of Faith: Family and Marriage, an interfaith community dialogue at Abbotsford Community Services, 2420 Montrose Ave., from 5 - 8 p.m. Contact: Kam.Aujla@AbbotsfordCommunityServices.com or call 604-859-7681.
May 2: Health . Maple Ridge Better Breathers Club is meeting in the Fraser Room at the Maple Ridge Library from noon to 1: 30 p.m. Their guest speaker will be RCMP officer Steve Terrilon. Info: Heidi at 604466-1633.
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Carnival in Guatemala May 1, Lifetime Learning Centre presents Carnival in Guatemala, a travel presentation by Daryl Krahn and Stan Rempel, 10 a.m. to noon at 32444 Seventh Ave., Mission. Fee: $7 (non-members $10).
Student art On now at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre art gallery is the annual exhibition of high school students from School District 33. On display is a selection of art from Grade 10, 11 and 12 students. Featured is a wide range of topics and media, including paintings, drawing, printmaking, digital art, photography, ceramics, sculpture and more.
The Chilliwack Hospice Society's Suicide/Homicide Grief Support Group begins May 2. With Mother's Day approaching, the society also hosts a Pregnancy/Infant Loss Support Group meeting May 8. To register or for further info, call Lucy at the Chilliwack Hospice Society at 604-795-4660.
North Shore Cric Crac Storytelling Evenings presented by the Vancouver Society of Storytelling take place the first Sunday of every month, 7-9 p.m. at the Silk Purse Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver. Each month features a different theme. Fee: $7/$5.
IT was a close call this year, but North Vancouver's Canada Day parade is officially back on.