Brackendaleans beware the First Squamish Brownies will be trick or treating early this year around the Eagle Run area on Monday (Oct. 28) collecting non-perishable food items for the Squamish Food Bank. When shopping this weekend please pick up items that Brownies can donate to the food bank.
Residents 65 years and older are urged to attend the annual Seniors Immunization and Wellness Fair on Wednesday (Oct. 30) from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the seniors centre. Please wear clothing with short sleeves and take along your Care Card. Much information and health tips will be available at the many displays. Enjoy complimentary tea/coffee and fruit and the Clock Tower Cafι will be open for lunch. As there is limited parking it is suggested you carpool or take the bus.
Halloween fun at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park runs tonight (Oct. 24) through Wednesday (Oct. 30). The pumpkin train is a 40-minute round trip and although children pay $24 for the trip, parents or guardians ride free. The pumpkin you choose might be the lucky one and contain a magic surprise. The fun at the park also includes craft stations, mini rail rides and more. Trains are at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m., 1:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. weekends. To reserve, call (604) 898-9336 or book online at wcra.org.
The annual Purple Day to End Polio is today (Thursday, Oct 24) and is sponsored by the Squamish Rotary Club. To donate to this worthy cause, please go to www.squamishrotary.com.
The Squamish Public Library presents An Evening of Metaphysical Awareness tonight (Oct. 24) at 6:30 p.m. for a session devoted to spirituality, self-awareness and healing.
A Kids Toy and Clothing Sale will be held at the Brennan Park Recreation Centre on Saturday (Oct. 26) fro 9 a.m. to noon.
The next theme luncheon at the seniors centre will be held on Thursday (Oct. 31) at 11:45 a.m. and tickets are $9 for members and $10 for non-members. As it is Halloween, costumes are encouraged and, you might win a prize. The Mamquam Childrens Choir will also perform and Nancy from Squamish Library will have some great books on display.
On the Farm Country Market is inviting participants to take part in Michael Jackson Thriller dance tomorrow (Friday, Oct. 25) from 6: 30 to 7:30 p.m. To participate, please call Jen Carney at (604) 892-4504. On Saturday (Oct. 26) at noon and 2 p.m. photographer Cindy Cardiff invites families to have their photos taken in the covered pumpkin patch.
Youngsters and their families are invited to the Halloween Craft Night at the Squamish Library tomorrow (Oct. 25) from 5 to 6 p.m. It includes crafts, refreshments and scavenger hunt. Please call the library at (604) 892-3110 to register.
The Womens Auxiliary to the Squamish General Hospital invites you to check out the new items at the gift shop including eternity scarves, nightgowns, jewelry and many other gift-giving items. The members will be at Walmart tomorrow and Saturday (Oct. 25 and 26) selling tickets for their Christmas raffle.
The Over the Hill Hikers will meet at the Squamish Adventure Centre on Tuesday (Oct. 29) at 9 a.m. a trip to Britannia Beach for a hike. For more information, call Heather at (604) 892-9003.
The Tantalus Walking Club will meet at the Squamish Adventure Centre at 10 a.m. on Thursday (Oct. 31) for a commuter trail walk. For more information, call Joyce at (604) 898-5594.
The Hearts in Motion Walking Club will meet at the McDonalds parking lot at 10 a.m. tomorrow (Friday, Oct. 25) for a trail walk. For more information, call Yvonne at (604) 898-5268 or (604) 815-0152.