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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. The Caring Place is celebrating its 10th anniversary at its current location at 222nd Street and Lougheed Highway with an open house, local dignitaries, and a barbecue lunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info: www. caringplace.ca.
. "Heads Up: An Introduction to Brain Health" takes place from 6: 30 to 8: 30 p.m. Learn strategies and set goals for improving the health of your mind, body, and spirit. Anyone interested in brain health is welcome to attend. Pre-registration is required to Dorothy or Lori at 604-298-0780 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or lkelly@ alzheimerbc.org.
The clients of the Caring Place need footwear after a wet winter.
People bundled up and hit the pavement Saturday night as part of the Coldest Night of the Year, a fundraising event for Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadow's homeless, hungry, and hurting.
. Maple Ridge Library presents its World Film series at 6 p.m. Call the library to ask the title of the film. The series runs every Tuesday until Feb. 26. Info: 604-467-7417.
• Sightlines Theatre at Thomas Haney Secondary presents the timeless musical classic You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown!
. Maple Ridge Library presents The Motorcycle Diaries, an Argentinian film from 2004, as part of its World Film series at 6 p.m. The series runs every Tuesday until Feb. 26. Info: 604-467-7417.
A walk through a cold night in Maple Ridge can give a small taste of what it's like to live on the streets - but it's also an opportunity to raise money for the Caring Place.
When the bells are ringing, it is time to keep the pot boiling. The tried and true method of dropping cash into a kettle will still be available, but this year the Salvation Army has added two new ways to donate to its Christmas Kettle Campaign.
. Ridge Meadows Autism Information and Support group welcomes Perry Bateson of Yuen's Family Martial Arts to provide information on bully-proofing your special-needs child. The group meets from 6: 30 to 8: 30 p.m. at Ridge Meadows Association for Community Living. Bateson will be at the meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. For more information or to RSVP: Tracy.Hewgill@rmacl.org or 604-467-8700 ext. 119.
With the air conditioning unit on the fritz in our office again, I can admit to you I wasn't thinking much about Christmas or anything wintery as I prepared Tuesday's paper for press.
Something amazing is scheduled to take place in Maple Ridge, starting Saturday at noon.
As a takeoff from the popular TV show called The Amazing Race, the Salvation Army's Caring Place is introducing The Amazing Adventure.
AMaple Ridge woman was a saviour of sorts to many babies in town, and now a team of friends and supporters are honouring the late Sonia Nickle by continuing her efforts.
Just a few days before Christmas, the local Salvation Army church received some great news.