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. St Patrick's School, at 22589 121st Ave., will hold a "Ready, Set, Learn" event at 6 p.m. for three-and four-year-olds. Info: 604-467-1751.
. A World Day of Prayer event is held at St. Luke's Church, 20285 Dewdney Trunk Rd. at 1 p.m.
. Parents Supporting Parents, a group of parents who have a passion for supporting other parents of special needs children, meets at 7 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 9975 272nd St., Maple Ridge. The speaker this month will be Mark Landry, who will address sensory processing needs. Cost: $10/person.
Info: Anne at 604-477-2575.
. Ridge Meadows Recycling Society is putting on a workshop as part of this year's Earth Day 2013 theme of partnering with the arts. It is presented by the Social Chicks and the Earth Day planning committee. It is for artists of any genre - visual, performing, literary, etc. - to learn more about promoting themselves, their work, and each other through social media. The workshop will be from 1 to 3 p.m. at The ACT. RSVP mapleridgeearthday@ gmail.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
. Fraserview Village is holding a flea market, craft fair, and art sale and show at the village hall at 227th Street and 116th Ave. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 604-463-2902.
. Pathfinder Youth Centre Society is holding its annual free Children's Carnival at St. Andrew's Haney United Church, 22165 Dewdney Trunk Rd., from 11 a.m. to 2: 30 p.m.
. Virtuoso violin-piano duo Ning Feng and Wei-Cong Zang from Hong Kong perform for the Maple Ridge Music Society at 8 p.m. Info and tickets: 604-467-3162.
. Ridge Meadows Seniors Society presents Something for Everyone with the Arthur Murray Ballroom Dancers and the Maple Ridge Pattern Dancers from 2 to 4 p.m. in Hall C at the Ridge Meadows Seniors Activity Centre, 12150 224th St. Tickets are $8 and are available from Hilda at 604-467-2208 or email@example.com.
. Coquitlam prostate cancer support and awareness group holds its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in the Coquitlam Pinetree Community Centre.
All those involved with prostate problems are encouraged to come and share their concerns and experiences in a strictly confidential atmosphere. Info: Norm at 604-936-8703 or Ken at 604936-2998.
. Riverside Centre Continuing Education hosts a panel discussion about poverty, homelessness, mental health, and addiction at 1: 30 p.m. at the centre at 20575 Thorne Ave. The panel is open to the public and is being organized by a Social Justice 12 class.
The panel includes Darrell Pilgrim, director of the Caring Place; Dr. Michelle Schmidt, district principal for Keeping Kids in School; and Ineke Boekhorst, executive director of the Downtown Maple Ridge Business Improvement Association.
. The next meeting of the Garibaldi Art Club is at 7 p.m. in the craft room on the third floor of The ACT. Plans for workshops and the club's spring show (April 19 to 21) will be discussed. Members are asked to bring new items for raffle baskets. Info: www. GaribaldiArtClub.com.
. A Holy Wow poetry recital will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at The ACT. The theme will be springtime sublime. Info: www.meetup.com/holywow-poets or www.facebook.com/theholywowpoets.
March 6 to March 20
. Maple Ridge Library will be offering Fun With the Internet over three consecutive Wednesdays from March 6 to March 20 at 7 p.m. Learn all about the Web, check out interesting websites, learn how to find pictures and more in this information-packed class. Info and to register: 604-467-7417.
. Do all the new hand-held toys confuse you? Bring any new gadgets - cellphones, PDAs, hand-held GPS, etc.
- and let the technically gifted members of the student library council explain how they work. It Won't Byte takes place at the Ridge Meadows Seniors Activity Centre from 3: 30 to 5 p.m. Info and to register: Maple Ridge Library at 604-4677417.
. A Seniors Helping Seniors meeting takes place at 9: 30 a.m. at the Ridge Meadows Seniors Activity Centre, 12150 224th St.
. Maple Ridge Better Breathers Club holds its next meeting in the Fraser Room of the Maple Ridge Library from noon to 1: 30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Lindsay Willis, volunteer coordinator of the Ridge Meadows Hospice Society.
. Kanaka Education and Environmental Partnership Society (K.E.E.P.S.) holds its annual general meeting at 7 p.m. in the Fraser Room of Maple Ridge Library.
Everyone is welcome. There will be a nature slide show.
. Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows caregivers support group for Parkinson's Society B.C. meets 10 a.m. to noon. A support group for caregivers, family and friends of people with Parkinson's disease.
Info: Elinor Verkerk 604-4672768 or firstname.lastname@example.org
. Eric Langton Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is hosting the school's fourth annual Trivia Night "A Journey Through Time" to raise funds for their new focus: technology involving the purchase of a class set of iPads. For tickets, contact email@example.com. Tickets are $15 each, $25/ pair, and $96/table of eight.
It's an adult-only event.
. Whonnock mystery writer Cathy Ace will launch her novel, The Corpse with the Golden Nose, the second in her Cait Morgan series that features a Welsh-Canadian heroine.
The book launch takes place in the Studio Theatre of The ACT from 6: 15 to 7: 45 p.m.
. Ridge Meadows Hospice Society will be starting an eight-week training for new volunteers interested in providing one-on-one support to patients, caregivers, and the bereaved. The training will begin at the end of February. Info: 604-463-7722.
Call for artists
. Artists and artisans living in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, who create original works, are invited to participate in the 15th annual Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Art Studio Tour. The tour is May 4 and 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Deadline for submissions is March 1. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or www. artstudiotour.ca.
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