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The Record • Wednesday, August 28, 2013 • A13

Big sale at St. Barnabas this Saturday The St. Barnabas Thrift Store is located at 1010 Fifth Ave.

Church fun run

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t. Barnabas Thrift Store is hoping to clear out some of its stock at an upcoming sale. The thrift store raises funds for St. Barnabas Church’s many community programs, including a lunch program and an emergency food cupboard. The store, open Wednesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., sells a variety of items, including clothing, housewares and knickknacks. Roxee Forrest, the church’s associate warden, said the thrift store is having a big sale on Saturday, Aug. 31. Shoppers will get a bag of clothing for $2. “It will help people out, but it will also help clear us out too,” she said. “The stuff never stops coming in.” In addition to clothing, the shop features sales on other items as well.

St. Aidan’s Presbyterian Church is inviting community members to run for fun. The church is holding a Community Spirit Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. 31. The event, which includes a five-kilometre walk or a 10 km bike ride, gets underway with registration at 8:30 a.m. and takes to the streets at 9 a.m. The run costs $5 per person or $15 for a family of four plus. It includes draws, refreshments and fun. The church is located at 1320 Seventh Ave.

Fall craft fair

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #20 is encouraging people to rent tables early for its fall craft fair. The auxiliary is sponsoring a craft fair on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the CAW Hall at 707 12th St. Proceeds from the tables will help support local charities. Tables are $20 each, and people are

made sausages, appies, sides and dessert. The bar will be stocked with wines from sponsor Road 13 Vineyards, as well as a variety of summer beers from Parallel 49 Brewing Company. The event includes music by River Market’s Royal City resident are resident DJ Gabsung Lim, invited to barbecue “on roving performances by the beach” with Re-Up the Vancouver Circus BBQ. School, beach party games The River Market restau- To buy BBQ tix, and a meat draw. Proceeds from rant is preparscan with the bar and meat ing to hold its draws will go third annual to Coun. Chuck Labour Day Puchmayr’s charity, barbecue on A Beef With Hunger, Sunday, Sept. 1. which raises natural, “We love grass-fed cattle on a farm a good party,” said Reon Barnston Island and Up co-founder Lindsay donates the beef to recovFerguson in a press ery houses, the food bank, release. “The Labour Day Honour House and other barbecue began as a way organizations. to thank our Founder’s The Re-Up BBQ On Crew for helping us get the Beach takes place on our dreams up and rollSunday, Sept. 1 beginning ing, but it has turned into at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 a much bigger celebra-

expected to provide their own liability insurance. For more information or to reserve a table, contact auxiliary secretary Vera Gjestrum at 604-520-1187 or veragj@shaw.ca.

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A14 • Wednesday, August 28, 2013 • The Record

What to do the first day of school CLASS ACT

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n Tuesday, Sept. 3, the dog days of summer officially come to an end. The New Westminster school district has outlined opening day procedures at every school in the district on its website, district.sd40. bc.ca. Look on the right-hand side of the page under Current Information. Click on the link School Opening Procedures for Sept. 3, 2013. While the official opening day of school is this Tuesday, the first full day of regular instruction at most school doesn’t start until Wednesday.

School zone

Speaking of back to school, every year around this time, ICBC issues a reminder to drivers to slow down in schools zones and be aware of young students. Back to school can be an exciting time, but it’s also a time to be extra cautious and watch out for young students.

New board at Douglas

Douglas College Foundation recently elected its new board, which is now headed by Darlene

Hyde. Hyde, vice-chair of Westminster Savings Credit Union, brings many years of corporate experience to Douglas College Foundation and is currently executive director of NAIOP Vancouver, an association that represents commercial real estate developers, owners and investors. Hyde succeeds New Westminster resident Baj Puri, who remains on the board as past-chair with Nigel Lark, vice-chair; Wendy Lindvik, treasurer; and Coquitlam Coun. Neal Nicholson, secretary. Other board members are Karen Baker-MacGrotty, Nick Cheng, George Home, Ben Kendall, Suzanne Kyra and Ted Lau.

Qayqayt Elementary

The New Westminster school district is now seeking requests from community service providers who are interested in providing services and/or programing at the new Qayqayt Elementary School, which is currently under construction. As a part of the overall plan to build the school, the district has secured funds from the government’s Neighbourhood’s of Learning program. The funds would be used to build an additional 15 per cent of space at the new school to meet indentified needs in the community. For more information, visit www.nwschoolpro jects.ca.

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835 8 Street (New Westminster Secondary School) – Register in person, by phone or website. Course Registration begins Tuesday, September 3rd, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. CONTINUING EDUCATION FALL REGISTRATION – GENERAL INTEREST PROGRAMS Course Registration begins Tuesday, September 3rd, 9:00 a.m. Phone: 604-517-6286 Fax: 604-517-6294 Website: www.ce40.ca th

ADULT LEARNING CENTRES Pearson Adult Learning Centre 835 8th Street (New Westminster Secondary School) Portable Room #2 - Register in Person Only. Registration for Returning Students: Tuesday, September 3rd, 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. New Student Registration: Wednesday, September 4th and Thursday, September 5th, 9:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., or 7:00 p.m. Weekly Thursday Registrations/Orientations at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. will begin September 12th Phone: 604-517-6286 Website: www.palc.net Columbia Square Adult Learning Centre 1001 Columbia Street - Register in Person Only. Registration for Returning Students: Wednesday, September 4th. New Student Registration: September 5th, 6th, 9th and 10th – Orientations at 9:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.* (*Friday orientations are at 9:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.) Weekly Wednesday Registrations/Orientations at 12:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. will begin on September 11th. Phone 604-517-6191 Website: www.virtualschoolbc.ca Urban First Nations Adult Learning Centre 1001 Columbia Street Phone: 604-517-6191 or 607-517-6122 for information or to schedule an interview.


The Record • Wednesday, August 28, 2013 • A15

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A16 • Wednesday, August 28, 2013 • The Record

Time to get Stars out at Cruise with a Cause lucky at Wild Rice

survivor Peter Groenland will also father, Dominic Donatelli, who died be appearing. of prostate cancer 30 years ago. One Bullet Down, Skylar “Graham is riding in honour of his grandRoyal City native and cast mem- and singer Kate Morgan father’s memory and in ber of Heartland Graham Wardle are performing at the fundfact, was named after him, is hitting the road this weekend in raiser. Saturday’s event is the Graham Dominic Wardle,” support of prostate cancer research Graham’s mom Deb Wardle kickoff to a six-day motorand awareness. wrote in an email. Wardle, along with local per- cycle ride both Wardle and Tickets are $50 and McLeod will be former Don McLeod, is available online or by callhosting a gala and char- For a fundraiser making around ing 604-574-4012. ity auction at 7 p.m. on poster, scan with B.C. with stops in Chilliwack, There is also a Heartlamd Saturday, Aug. 31 at Princeton, celebrity meet-and-greet Vancouver ’s Sandman Graham Wardle Cranbrook, from 3 to 5 p.m. that is Hotel in support of local actor Kamloops, open to the public, with the Prostate Cancer Vernon, a minimum $10 donation Foundation of B.C. Kelowna, Whistler, per signed celebrity photo. The event will feature Wardle’s For more information on the Heartland co-stars as well as Antonio Squamish and Vancouver. Dubbed “Cruise with a Cause,” event, visit www.cruisewithacause. Cupo from Bomb Girls and Adam the fundraising event was initiated ca. Beach from Arctic Air. Twitter.com/cayleydobie Police officer and prostate cancer by Wardle in memory of his grandBY CAYLEY DOBIE REPORTER cdobie@royalcityrecord.com

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