Literary Meeting


The next Literary reading will be held on Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm  in George Mackie  library which is @ the corner of  84 and  112 street in Delta. Event will feature  Poet Satish Gulati and Davinder Singh Punia. Satish Gulati is a Well known Punjabi Ghazal writer, Publisher and has Three Books published. Man of few words has written high class Ghazal. He also wrote one Safarnama.  He regularly writes Poetry and shares with other writers on Doordarshan. We will hear his poetry  & ask questions about his Creative Journey and experiences as Poet & Publisher.


Ved Sapatha

“”Ved study days””

From Sunday.10th Aug to  Sunday 17th Aug

Sundays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm lunch

Monday  to  Saturday(Aug 11 – Aug 16) from         6:00 to 7:00 pm dinner.

7:00 to 8:30 pm  Program.

At 6884 Jubilee Ave, Burnaby  BC V5J  4B3

More information phone – Madhu Varshney 604 222 1444’

or Kamala Naidu     604 589 1316


Sai Japa

All devotees are cordially invited at Hindu Cultural Society and Community Centre of B.C.(3885 Albert St., Burnaby) to participate in Sai Japa/ Bhajans on Saturday. August 30th 2014 at 5p.m.

Program;5.15p.m.-615 Bhajan/Kirtan; 6.30-7.15 Sai Japa;7.30 Priti Bhojan

Contact: Rajubhai Parekh 604-327-8259;Vijaybhai Dayal 604-986-5958;Kantibhai Patel 604-522-7989. Temple 299-5922


Shri Krishan Janamashtmi

Lakshmi Narayan Mandir @8321-140 street, Surrey invites you to

Shri Krishan Janamashtmi Celebration on

Sunday, August 17, 2014.

Shri Krishan Janamashtmi marks the celebration of the birth of Lord Sri Krishna. He was born to King Vasudeva and Devaki Devi on the eighth day of the dark fortnight, in the month of Sravana. This festival is also known as Sri Krishna Jayanti and Krishnashtmi.

Sri Krishna is considered as the eighth avatar (incarnation) of Lord Vishnu (one of three major Hindu Gods) on earth. He is considered to be the Lord’s most glorious incarnations. It is said that his remembrance with true heart, brings extreme joy and pleasure because Sri Krishna himself was a manifestation of joy at all levels and in all walks of life.


Bhajan Kirtan 6:00pm

Krishan Leela Play at 8pm

Shri. Krishan Janamashtmi Satsang at 11.30pm onwards.


Rath Yatra Event

Venue: Second Beach, Stanley Park, August 10

The 41st annual Chariot Festival of India also known Jagannath Rath Yatra taking place in Downtown Vancouver on August 10th. This colourful and fun-filled Cultural PARADE starts at 11:30 AM from Beach ave. at Howe St. (under the Granville St Bridge) and travelling along Beach Avenue culminates at Stanley Park 2nd Beach 1:00 PM.

Featuring: Entertainment on 2 Stages

Free Feasting for 10,000

Kids Fun Tents

Market Bazaar

All family and friends invited. Free Admission.


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’.


Music Melodies on Violin

August 17th 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 to attend Musical Melodies on Violin Program played by Mohan Bhojwani a visiting Musician from London ( U.K ) on August 17th 2014 ( Sunday ) from 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm at Shanti Niketan hall 8321 – 140th street Surrey BC. He will play Bollywood Hindi Songs Tunes on Violin and being a good singer will sing Hindi songs also, light snacks and tea will be served after the entertainment program is over. Please contact Surendra Handa Coordinator Tel. 604 – 507 – 9945 for further details. Project funded by Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program for Hindi Speaking Seniors.