An Eldercollege course for those 55 years and up in French conversation is planned at Capilano University starting on Thursday (Feb. 6) at 10 a.m. You will need to have a little background in French, either in your studies or in your experience. For more information, please call Judith at (604) 892-3340.
The Squamish Quilters Guild will meet at the Sandman Inn on Wednesday (Feb. 5) with a general sewing day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., when you are encouraged to work on your own projects. From 7 to 9 p.m., a show-and-share program on English Paper Piecing is planned. Interested members will be welcome for a $5 at the door. Those wishing more information are asked to call (604) 898-1431.
The Squamish Food Bank will distribute grocery hampers on Wednesday (Feb. 5) from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Alano Club on Third Avenue.
Laughing yoga is a simple, life-changing form of exercise using yoga based on deep breathing and simulated laughter exercises. Certified laughter yoga leader Bev Blackett will facilitate. It will help you to reduce stress and bring laughter into your life. Classes will run on the first Saturday of each month at the Squamish Seniors Centre and the first session is Saturday (Feb. 1) from 3 to 4 p.m. Please dress comfortably and take along a water bottle. The cost is by donation.
Anyone suffering with severe tinnitus (ringing in the ear) is asked to email Peter for help at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark your calendar for Sunday (Feb. 9) when a Family Pancake Breakfast will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #277 from 8 to 11 a.m. Ill have more details next week.
Its Baby Party time at the Squamish Public Library on Thursday (Feb. 6) starting at 10:30 a.m. The event is in partnership with Vancouver Coastal Health and it is a time to enjoy a special story time and refreshments. Baby packages will be available for parents who did not receive a baby package when they were born. A health nurse will also be at the library to answer questions.
Another bingo night is planned at the Royal Canadian Legion branch #277 on Monday (Feb. 3) with doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Join local physiotherapist Angela Simpson at the Squamish Seniors Centre on Tuesday, Feb. 11, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. to learn about pelvic floor health issues such as preventing incontinence as you age. This class is free of charge but please pre-register by Feb. 6.
The next Squamish Farmers Market is planned on Sunday (Feb. 2) from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the CN Roundhouse and Conference Centre at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park.
If you missed watching the Rick Mercer show on CBC TV on Tuesday (Jan. 28) when the focus was on his visit to the Railway Heritage Park, his show will be repeated tomorrow evening (Friday, Jan. 31) at 8 p.m.
The monthly Acoustic Jam at the Brackendale Art Gallery on Sunday (Feb. 2) from 7:30 to 10 p.m. is free of charge to everyone in the community.
The Over the Hill Hikers will meet at 9 a.m. on Tuesday (Feb. 4) at Ross and Government roads for a Rusty Bucket hike. For more information, call Heather at (604) 892-9003.
The Tantalus Walking Club will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday (Feb. 6) at the Fishermans entrance (access to dike from Government Road) for a Woodpecker Trail walk. For more information, call June at (604) 898-4069.
The Hearts in Motion Walking Club will meet at 10 a.m. tomorrow (Friday, Jan. 31) at the dog pound for a trail walk. For more information, call Yvonne at (604) 898-5268 or myself at (604) 815-0152.