CAlendar June 2014


Indian Heritage & Cultural Celebration Musical Night

At Arya Samaj Educational & Cultural Society of B.C.

6884 Jubilee Avenue, Burnaby, B.C.

On Saturday, June 28th, 2014.

Dinner —————————— 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Show Start ————————————— 7:30pm

Tickets: $10.00 per person (including dinner)

Musical Concert, by Lata Mangeshkar Award recipient, our highly respected and versatile Swamiji Dr. Satya Prakash, with his soulful singing and original compositions.  He will unfold the deeply spiritual aspects of the successes of Indians in their journey and struggle during the process of settlement in Guyana, Trinidad, Surinam, Mauritius, Fiji and to Canada, USA and other countries.  Swamiji will be accompanied by a top-notch artist: Amarijeet Singh on Tabla.  This is a rare opportunity for you to see these artists together.  Please come and enjoy the evening in a special way.

For Hall Rental Information contact: Kush (604) 328-5454 or Madhu Varshney (604) 222-1444.


Canada Multicultural Day Celebration

Global Clergy Association of Canada (GCAOC) will be celebrating Canada Multicultural Day on June27,2014 at Kabir Center,208, 14770-64th Ave., in Surrey. The celebration will include cultural and spiritual items.

Speakers of major faiths have been invited to present their perspective on the theme- “Culture & Religion for Sustainable Future” .

The program will be from 7.00 -9.00PM. It is free and open to all.

The light refreshment will be served to all guests.

For further information, please call to Dr. Jagessar Das 604 599 6876 or Acharya S. Dwivedi 604 507 3099.


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!


PICS Volunteers

‘PICS Assisted Living located on 12075, 75A Avenue, Surrey is looking for VOLUNTEERS who can teach basic Computer Operation and Piano playing to the senior residents of the facility. We are looking for person who can devote 4 hours per week.  Interested person can call at 604-596-0052 for more information’.


Free Eye Camp In Surrey

Canadian Eyesight Global, is a not-for profit society, sponsored by Rotary Club of Surrey-Guildford and Rotary Club of Burnaby, shall organize a Free Eye Health Clinic at the Gurudwara Sahib, York Centre (under new management). Surrey, on Sunday June 15, 2014, time 1:00-4:00pm.

A team of eminent eye surgeon Dr. David, R.S. Neima, MD, FRCS(C), Ophthl., Vice President, Overseas Programs of Canadian Eyesight Global  shall participate.

Canadian Eyesight Global formerly Project Eyesight-India is celebrating 25th. Anniversary Gala dinner, at the Dhaliwal Banquet Hall, Surrey. Your generous support would greatly be appreciated.

Anyone interested to sponsor an Eye Camp for the restoration of eyesight to help the needy, helpless and less fortunate people in their village in Punjab or any part of India, or any further information regarding the Free Eye Clinic, may contact:  Anup Singh Jubbal, Ph.(604)582-0579, email: [email protected] or ****

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

People with ongoing health issues may know what they ‘should’ do for better health, but find it difficult to get started – or lose motivation when they run into problems. Richmond Public Library is hosting a free six-week “Chronic Disease Self-Management Program”, offered by the University of Victoria, Centre on Aging, Mondays from June 9 – July 21 from 1:00 – 3:30 pm at the Brighouse (Main) Branch in the 2nd floor Community Place, 7700 Minoru Gate. To register, visit any branch of Richmond Public Library, call 604-231-6413 or register online at

To see the program evaluation report or for more information on the program go to


Komagata Maru Stories

Richmond Public Library is pleased to present Stories from the Komagata Maru an event marking Canadian history on Friday, June 13  at 7:00 – 9:00 pm in Kwok-Chu Lee Living Room  at the Brighouse branch of Richmond Public Library, 7700 Minoru Gate. This is a free drop-in program offered in English. For more information visit any branch of Richmond Public Library, call 604-231-6413 or view program information online at

“Participants at this seminar will hear Hugh J.M. Johnston, Professor Emeritus at Simon Fraser University, one of Canada’s foremost experts of the history of the Komagata Maru”, said Lee Anne Smith Coordinator, Learning Place Services. “Mr. Johnson is the author of The Voyage of the Komagata Maru: The Sikh Challenge to Canada’s Colour Bar, and the community is fortunate that Mr. Johnson can come out to Richmond for this talk”, she continued. Book sales and a signing will follow the seminar.


Maha Shivpuran Katha by Shree Giri Bapu

Indo-Africa Charitable Society Cordially Invites You, Your Family And Friends To Maha Shivpuran Katha by Shree Giri Bapu in Hindi.

At All Saints Parish Church,  1405 Como Lake, Coquitlam BC.

June 30th –  July 8th

Pooja: 6:30 pm

By Shree Sharadbhai Shastri

Maha Shivpuran Katha: 7:00 pm

Priti Bhojan  Will Be Served From 5:30 to-7:00 pm

Shri Mukeshgiribapu is known as ‘Giribapu’ among his followers. Shri Giribapu has been leading the whole human kind without discriminating different religions Hindu, Islam, Sikh, Isai, Jain, etc toward holy life by preaching the Lord Shiva’s life through ‘Shivkatha’. He tries to appeal the people of all religions to live with Humanity, Politeness & Fraternity, Happiness & Brotherhood,

For more info please contact Vasant Lakhani at (604) 987-1925.


Diabetes Info Session

Complications of Diabetes – June 8th 2014 from 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm.

Vedic Seniors Parivar Centre of Vedic Hindu Cultural Society Surrey invites South Asian Adults/ Senior members and non members all, for a presentation on Complications of Diabetes by Dr. Saroj Kumar M.D. a family physician at VivaCare Delta on June 8th 2014 ( Sunday ) from 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm at Shanti Niketan hall of Lakshmi Narayan Hindu Temple 8321 – 140th street Surrey B.C. It will be questions asked by you about your health concerns with Diabetes and Dr. Saroj Kumar will give you the professional advice. Tea and snacks will be served after the presentation, for further details please call Surendra Handa Coordinator Tel. 604 – 507 – 9945.

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