Calendar of the Week




Thursdays until December 1, 10:30 – 11 am

Make language fun!  Start early with Babytime.  Help your baby develop speech and language skills – enjoy bouncing, singing, rhyming and stories.  Babytime is a fun, social bonding activity for babies AND caregivers.  Suitable for babies 23 months and younger.  Didn’t quite make it to Babytime?  It’s all good, because babies and caregivers are invited to relax and mingle in the program room after Babytime ends.  Tune out the rest of the world and let your baby socialize with other babies.



Saturday, December 17, 2 – 4 pm

The public is invited to participate in Mushaira, an open mic session where poets gather to perform their works.  This is a cherished tradition in Pakistan and North India that allow both the invited poets and members of the audience to perform.


S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Youth Employment Connect (YEC) Program

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Youth Employment Connect (YEC) program is a FREE employment program funded by the government. The program provides skills training for youth aged from 15 to 29. Program participants will learn RESUME WRITING, INTERVIEW SKILLS and receive short term certificate trainings in a 4-week group based environment.

Information session is scheduled on the following date:

Thursday, November 24th at 2:00pm at SUCCESS Tri-City Service Centre. The address is: 2138-1163 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam.

Individual Information Session – Ongoing – by Appointment only.

Interested persons please call 604-468-6007, or email to: [email protected].


Sai Baba/s Birthday

All  devotees are cordially invited at Hindu Cultural Society and Community Centre

(3885 Albert St., Burnaby) to participate on Baba/s Birthday and in Sai Japa

Bhajan/Kirtan on Saturday, November 26,2016 at 5.p.m.

Program: 5.15 to 6.15 Bhajan/Kirtan ,6.30 to 7.15 Sai Japa , 7.30 p.m. Priti Bhojan

Contact : Rajubhai Parekh 604-327- 8259 ; Vijaybhai Dayal 604-986-5958

Kantibhai Patel 604-522-7989 and Temple 604-299-5922


PICS Offers Free WIMI 45 + Job Search Workshops for Mature Individuals

Are you 45 years or older, unemployed and live in Fraser Valley, Lower Mainland or South West of BC? PICS is offering an exciting free program called Workplace Integration for Mature Individuals (WIMI 45+).

This four week workshop/training will Increase your employment skills, get you valuable job search experience, will provide short term training and will also pair you with a mentor.

WIMI 45 + is offered in PICS Surrey and Vancouver location.

In Surrey call 604-596-7722 and ask for KC Chau or Manjinder Thandi for details.

In Vancouver call 604-324-7733 and ask for Danny Pendhall for details.


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.


Mosaic Networking:

Are you new to the country looking to meet new friends or seeking

networking opportunities?  You are invited!  Refreshments will be served!

Mosaic Church meets on Saturday evening 6:30 pm in Surrey/Abbotsford.

Surrey: 12150-92 Avenue; Abbotsford: 2940 Clearbrook Road  For more info

call Dave at 604 897-4224 or email [email protected]


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.”


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!