The Hyack float is batting a thousand early in the festival season.
Royal City Gogos are launching an art show that will travel Western Canada and raise money for African grandmothers.
There's lots of colour blooming all over town this spring - even indoors at the local library.
Tillicum Toastmasters, effective communication skills are one key to success and happiness. Be a guest at Tillicum Toastmasters and see how thinking on your feet and developing public speaking skills can help you improve those essential communication skills to become a better public speaker and leaders. Guests are welcomed, 7: 20 to 9: 30 p.m., Unity in Action Hall, 1630 Edinburgh St. Info: 3435. toastmastersclubs.org or email email@example.com.
Girls Just Want To Have Fun, an exhibit on the ramp gallery at the New Westminster Public Library featuring paintings by members of the Red Hat Society. Bruce Busby's abstracts are also on display, in the reference department. The library is located at 716 Sixth Ave. Info, 604-527-4670.
When Gayle w visited New Mexico in the same area where Georgia O'Keeffe lived, she was intrigued as much by O'Keeffe's paintings as the environment she lived in.
Monday, April 22...Codependents Anonymous Freedom Group, a 12-step program for men and women who want healthier more functional relationships with themselves and others.
Audiobooks are the perfect solution for me; nothing can encourage me to take the time to complete my chores quite like the opportunity to hear what happens next in my latest novel.
Arts and cultural events take centre stage in New Westminster this weekend. We're continuing with our popular feature, The Record's Top Five (or More) Things to Do This Weekend and offer the following suggestions for the April 12 to 14 weekend.
If you look up Sir Richard McBride you will find that he was born in New Westminster in 1870.
The New Westminster Public Library is about to embark on a new era. In a few short weeks, our first-ever branch will open in Queensborough. To celebrate, the library is holding a photo contest.
This weekend, New Westminster will be the place to be for aspiring writers, poets and anyone else with a love of the written and spoken word.
Bells and Cream Tea, 2 p.m. at Queens Avenue United Church, 529 Queens Ave., featuring an adult and a youth handbell choir in concert while you enjoy scones, jam, Devon Cream and tea in bone china teacups. Advance tickets only. Adults $25, seniors/students $20, children $15. Call, 604522-1606.
A New Westminster cat found its way home in a rather roundabout way.
Friday, April 5...Wild Life, a new four-person show by New West Artists in partnership with thenetworkhub.ca. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m., second floor of River Market, 810 Quayside Dr. Wild Life features artists Alicija Draganska, Robert Jost, James Price and Julia Schoennagel. Art can be viewed during Networking Hub's hours, Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
After a long and illustrious career as a librarian, head of the children's department and deputy chief librarian at the New Westminster Public Library, Ellen Heaney, is setting aside her beloved storybooks and puppets and preparing to enter a much-deserved retirement.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, presented by Royal City Musical Theatre, April 11 to 27 at Massey Theatre in New Westminster. For tickets, visit www.masseytheatre.com or call 604-521-5050.
It's been 80 years since Holodomor - the great famine-genocide imposed on the Ukrainian people in 1932-33 by Stalin's regime.
Royal Columbian Hospital Auxiliary, general meeting, 1 p.m., Neil Russell room of Royal Columbian Hospital, 330 East Columbia St. Info: 604526-9041.