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INTERFAITH CELEBRATION

The Multifaith Action Society, Northwood United Church and Global Clergy Association are jointly  organizing Interfaith Celebration-“Fusion of Peace Prayer and Spiritual Singing” on February 10 at 8855-156St, (Northwood United Church) in Surrey. The program will start at 1.00PM.IT IS FREE AND ALL ARE WELCOME. For further information, please call to Acharya Dwivedi-604 507 3099,Dr J.Das -604599 6876 or Rev.Scott Turnbrook -604 992 1033.

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Punya Tithi Celebrations

Lohana Cultural Association of BC cordially invites all to the occasion of Shree Jalaram Bapa’s 137th Punya tithi on Saturday February 17, 2018 at Shiv Mandir, 5600 Dorset St Burnaby.  Priti Bhojan will be served at 5.30pm onwards followed by Satsang and Kirtan from 7.00pm to 8.30pm. For more info please call: Vasant Lakhani  (604) 987 -1925

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PICS Opening New Child Care Centre In Cloverdale

Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society is opening a Child Care Centre at 6050 – 176 Street within Cloverdale Rodeo Grounds premises on March 5th, 2018.After surveying the community of child care needs in Cloverdale, PICS decided to provide these services to the needy families. We encourage all families to register their children at the earliest convenience.  These children should be between the ages of 3 to 5 years. Fees are very reasonable and may vary according to the children’s care schedule.

Please call Eva Touzard, Community Connections Coordinator, at 604-596-7722, ext. #138 or Devinder Chattha, Director, Language Studies, Settlement & Social programs at ext. #107 to register your child or for any other information.

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Richmond Multicultural Community Services

Our staff help people with accessing Government services, Resume/cover letter, Employment, Information health care services, Information on housing, Information on Education,  Assistance with filling up the forms,  Any queries client have, Apart from this, we conduct workshops, English classes, computer classes, and special events every month. Anyone can contact -Neena Suri (South Asian Settlement Worker). P. 604-279-7160 F: 604-279-7168,Working hours: Mondays, Wednesday, and Saturday, Email: Neena@rmcs.bc.caVisit us at www.rmcs.bc.ca/ www.iamrichmond.ca

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For New Parents

Are you a new parent or caregiver of a child 23 months and younger?  Do you want to get out of the house and meet other new parents and caregivers?  Check out Babytime at your local library.  This free program, which makes language fun with bouncing, singing, rhyming and stories, starts up again on Thursday, January 11 from 10:30 am – 11 am and continues into May.  Everyone is welcome to stay for an extra half hour, from 11 am – 11:30 am, to relax and mingle at Parent Time where parents and caregivers can meet each other, learn new parenting skills and share information and resources!  What’s on the agenda?  On January 11, a guest speaker from Delta Parks and Recreation will talk about Swimming Babies – when to start lessons, and what Delta Parks and Recreation has to offer; on January 18, a Public Health Nurse will bring the scale to weigh the babies and speak on a variety of topics; and, on January 25, Michelle Jones from Delta Gymnastics will talk about physical literacy and their baby program.

On February 1, stay for a Baby and Preschool Oral Health Workshop, a fun and informative interactive session where parents and young children learn how to properly care for teeth at an early age.  There will be another opportunity to take part in an Oral Health Workshop on Tuesday, January 30, from 11 am – 11:30 am.

If you have older children between the ages of 2 – 6 years old, visit the library on Tuesdays and/or Fridays from 10:30 am – 11 am for Storytime  or on Saturdays starting on January 20 at 11:30 am – 12 pm for Storytime in French and English, and introduce them to the love of books and language.  Children and caregivers alike will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes and more.

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Settlement Workers: Mandarin/English

Wednesdays, 1 – 5 pm – George Mackie Library, 8440 – 112 Street, Delta

Are you a newcomer to Canada who needs help adjusting to your new life?  Free and confidential services are offered to help newcomers – with all their needs – during the process of settling into their new community.  Settlement and Integration Services are free for immigrants, refugees and their families in BC.

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Fleetwood/Guildford WorkBC Employment Services Centre

“Fleetwood/Guildford WorkBC Employment Services Centre supports both employers and employees. We assist employers find suitable employees through programs such as Wage Subsidy and we assist individuals to find employment through many services, including training. Best of all, all our services are FREE.  For more information, please call our office at 604-580-9740.”

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Borrow An eReader From Surrey Libraries

Always wanted to try one before you buy? Here’s your chance.

Check out a Kobo Touch for a 3 week loan from any Surrey Library.

Each Kobo Touch is loaded with Classics:

  • Anne of Green Gables
  • Tristan & Iseult
  • Anna Karenina
  • Count of Monte Cristo
  • Mysterious Affair at Styles

Check the library catalogue for availability or reserve one today! www.surreylibraries.ca

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