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Paddle Against Breast Cancer Fundraiser

Fiji Canada Professional Women’s Network Society, proudly presents ‘Paddle Against Breast Cancer’ – proceeds towards the purchase of a Dragon Boat for Fiji.

Eat, Drink, Dance and Donate

Date: Friday May 31st

Location: Punjab Banquet Hall in Payal Business Centre

Time: 6.00pm till close

Cost:   $30 per person

$10 for Kids under 10

Cash Bar

Please contact Sue Sami 604 318 2444, Kamini Prasad 604 868 8513, Sarita Chand 604 313 7468, Kamilla Singh 604 537 5123, or RohiniMurti 604 314 9572.

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Afro-Multicultural Talent Show Auditions

Organized by KCCF & NTA #Free of Charge!

Afro-Multicultural Talent Show holds auditioning on May 25th to June 15th from 4pm to 7pm at 14625 108 Ave, Surrey, BC V3R 1V9 (Kabumbe shop). All Talents and Gifts are welcome to our Auditioning! We look forward collaborating with you all and the top 5 contestants will have a chance to perform on our big event which will take place on June 29th at Taj Conventional Centre and win an award. In addition, the top 5 contestant will also have a privilege to wear African clothes designed by Safari the Award Winner of the 2019 African Fashion. For-further inquiries please call us at 604-600-7901.

Deadline for Registration

May 22th 2019.

Don’t Miss Out!

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Indian Ex-Servicemen Society’s Raising Day Dinner

Indian Indian Ex-Servicemen Society of BC is celebrating its 24th Raising Day and Anniversary Dinner function on May 9 (next Thursday) at Grand Taj Banquet Hall – 8388 – 128th Avenue, Surrey. All Ex-Servicemen along with their spouses are cordially invited to attend the function. For tickets and other information call 604-502-3939.

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SAFA Mother & Daughter Event

South Asian Family Association (SAFA) presents annual Mother & Daughter event. On Thursday May 30th, 2019 at the Fraserview Banquet Hall, 8240 Fraser St., Vancouver. Door opens at 6pm. Tickets are $30 per adult and $25 child 5-18 yrs. Children under 5yrs are free. This is ladies only event. Bring your mom or daughter and experience a night of food, dance and shopping. There will be prizes for the best mother & daughter dance, best song/poem and best traditionally dressed person. There will be variety of vendors showcasing their products and services. Tickets are available by calling 778-688-3996 or 604-321-4366. In Vancouver, tickets can be purchased at the New Vision Hair Design, 6683 Fraser Street and Grace Beauty Salon at 6692 Main Street Vancouver or Clique Boutique 1505 W.66th Avenue Vancouver.

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New Mental Health Initiative: Youth Volunteers Needed

On behalf of the South Asian Mental Health Alliance and Gurdwara Sahib Dasmesh Darbar, this is an open call for South Asian youth in Greater Vancouver, ages 14 to 21, interested in receiving Mental Health First-Aid Training, a professional certification developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Our goal is to create a volunteer team of mental health Youth Ambassadors who will raise awareness around mental health, and will work together to de-stigmatize its discussion and treatment within the South Asian community. In addition to mental health first-aid training, our volunteer Youth Ambassadors will receive training in public speaking and presenting so that they may effectively educate others about mental health. If this volunteer opportunity interests you, please email [email protected], or call-text at (778) 835-7898.

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Technology Help at Surrey Libraries

Need help with your new tech toy?

Get one to one technology help in a friendly atmosphere. Bring your questions and your device!

We will help you with questions about:

  • Computer Basics — mousing, internet searching, Microsoft Word
  • Tablet basics — downloading apps, eBooks, magazines
  • Essentials of using eReaders or laptops
  • Cyber safety basics –how to be safe while using the Internet

Surrey Libraries is not able to diagnose or repair hardware issues.

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Practice English and Learn Skills for the Canadian Workplace.

Meet at the George Mackie Library on Wednesdays and Saturdays beginning January 9 from 2 pm – 4:30 pm to practice English, learn workplace vocabulary, become familiar with the Canadian labour market and develop networking skills.  Each session includes tips and assistance with resume writing, job search skills, websites and Canadian workplace expectations.  Taught by a TESOL-certified and experienced teacher, this program is being offered in partnership with Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society.  Bonus:  PICS refers students, if interested, to further education at local colleges or universities.  To register, call 604-596-7722 or drop in at the library.

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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: [email protected] us at www.rmcs.bc.ca/ www.iamrichmond.ca

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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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