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BURNING UP THE INFIELD: THE 1974 FRASERS June 12 2:00 p.m., Laura C. Muir Theatre, Douglas College City Stage New West presents a professional staged reading based on the 2010 book, The New Westminster Frasers, by Ken McIntosh and Rod Drown — a wonderfully human and often hilarious story of the young semi-pro baseball team that briefly launched New Westminster sports into international fame. Ticket price: $20 adults/$15 students and seniors (plus surcharge) Tickets are available at the Massey Theatre. Call 604-521-5050 or visit www.citystagenewwest.org

FATHER’S DAY BREAKFAST

Surprise Dad by taking him out to Breakfast with Champions on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19, 2011 at The Armory, 530 Queens Ave., New Westminster at ‘Yellow Ribbon Day’ Pancake breakfast, with all proceeds to Honour House. Tickets in advance for three seatings: 8:00 a.m. ($8.00); 9:45 a.m. ($10.00) and 11:30 a.m. ($10.00) can be purchased online. Visit us at www.honourhouse.ca or New Westminster residents can call Louisa at 604-525-1829. Tickets at the door: $12.00. Children 5 and under free.

FOOD FROM THE GROUND UP

of our favorite foods and demonstrates sustainable, local eating. Held in conjunction with the River Market’s Canada Day celebrations where local artisans and musicians will be present their art. Contact Laura Vladimirova 778-322-3425, email eattheseeds@gmail.com or online http://twitter.com/#!/ foodthegroundUP

NO NEED TO STAND ALONE

If you are going through a difficult time and would like support, there is a free program at Century House for you. Senior Peer Counseling is a free one-to-one service in New Westminster. Trained volunteers stand alongside you to provide support through challenges such as: Grief; Loneliness; Loss of Health; Finding new meaning in life A senior peer counselor can meet you at Century House or in your home. Call 604-519-1064 to make an appointment.

FIRST ANNUAL HERITAGE REGISTER HOME WORKSHOP

July 1st, 2011, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Celebrating the best of New Westminster on Canada Day! A sustainable eating expo! From food photography and live food demonstrations and tastings by a local professional chef to farmers from the Royal City Farmer’s Market and kid’s games — this event challenges the misconceptions

June 4, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. City Hall, 511 Royal Ave If you are the owner of a house listed on the City of New Westminster Heritage Register, you are formally invited to the First Annual Heritage Register Homes Workshop. Included are presentations by seven professionals in the fields of architecture, construction, and gardening; speaker booths with further information on their companies; information booths providing advice on caring for your heritage home; and prize draws throughout the afternoon. Please note there is no fee for those who have a house listed on the City’s Heritage Register. Please RSVP by Friday, May 27, 2011 by phone 604-5274656 or email kstevens@newwestcity.ca

WE ARE OPEN MONDAY TO THURSDAY 9AM – 7PM | FRIDAY 9AM – 6PM SATURDAY 9AM – 4PM | SUNDAY 9AM – 3PM

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Piffle Magazine 2011-06  

In this issue: Citizens' Coalition supporting Honour House, Modern Home Furnishings tells their local story, Paddlewheels on the Fraser in P...

Piffle Magazine 2011-06  

In this issue: Citizens' Coalition supporting Honour House, Modern Home Furnishings tells their local story, Paddlewheels on the Fraser in P...

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