Enjoy the talents of young Acadians and singers all the way from South Asia at St. John's Anglican Church Sunday, July 11, when the 2010 Kathaumixw Outreach Concerts series presents Sta. Teresa College Cherubim of the Philippines and Jeunes Chanteurs D'Acadie of New Brunswick. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and students and are available at Billie's Bouquet and at the door.
Cybercamp is for ages seven to 14 years and will be held at the Hotspot at the Squamish Volunteer Centre (38027 Cleveland Ave.). You have a choice of seven 20-hour camps with the first one next week (July 5 to 9). The cost is $99 but if cost is a barrier, cybercamps are a non-profit program of the Sea to Sky Freenet Association. For more information, please call 604-815-4121 or got to www.seatoskycommunity.org/volunteers/opportunities.
The acoustic BAG jam is a monthly occurrence at the Brackendale Art Gallery and the next get-together will be Sunday (July 4) from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Organizer Rita Kyle said there is a core group of about a dozen musicians who take part but there is always room for more participation. Everyone is welcome to this free evening and food and beverages are available.
The distribution date for the Squamish Food Bank is Wednesday (July 7) from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Alano Club on Third Avenue.
The Summer Reading Club at the Squamish Public Librayr is pleased to welcome back Kayla Avey of Squamish who will oversee the program during July and August. She will be ably assisted by Quest University student Celeta Cook and Samantha Brennan, a recent graduate from the UBC Okanagan campus. This year's theme is "Reading Rocks!" for boys and girls ages six to 12 years and it starts on Tuesday, July 13. Each participant will receive a reading record to keep track of their summer reading and they will also be eligible for weekly prizes. Registera t the library or phone 604-892-3110 for more information.
On Monday (July 5) the WOW riders will be going to Granville Island from Third Beach in Vancouver. The group plans to carpool from the Adventure Centre at 9 a.m. Remember to take along about $10 for parking. If you wish more information, please call Shirley at 604-898-5715.
The Easy Riders will meet at Canadian Tire at 9 a.m. on July 7 and the riders will go into Squamish via the Loggers Lane trail and perhaps down to the Nexen Lands. To join or for more information, call Shirley at 604-898-5715.
The Mountain Valley Mission located at 37739 Second Ave. is having a summer worship and teaching series entitled "Turbulence" on July 25 and Aug. 29 at 10 a.m. The minister is the Rev. Barclay Mayo and he can be reached at 604-567-7400.
Interested in joining the Over the Hill Hikers? Be prepared for hills and rough trails and know the outings are usually longer than four hours. On July 6 the members will meet at Ross and Government Roads for a trip to Whistler and an ancient cedars hike. Please call Heather at 604-892-9003 for more information.
Seniors wishing to go on the bus trip to Steveston on July 14 are reminded the cutoff is today (July 2). The Edgewater Casino on July 22 and the Cirque du Soleil trip on Aug. 10 must be booked by July 10. Elaine's phone number is 604-898-5463.
Pearl's 2nds on Cleveland Avenue has a fundraising garage sale on Saturday, July 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. They will have many new items on display as well as other great bargains. All proceeds go towards Howe Sound Women's Centre programs.
Each Friday, the Howe Sound Women's Centre provides a nutritious lunch for moms and their children. Volunteers are needed to help prepare these lunches which are much appreciated by the recipients. Please call the Centre at 604-892-5748 for more information.
The Tantalus Seniors' Walking Club will meet at the end of Westway (Cherry Drive) in Valleycliffe for a Doris Trail walk at 10 a.m. on Thursday (July 8). For more information please call Joyce at 604-898-5594.
The summer session for Keep Well exercises classes at the Squamish Seniors Centre starts next week and runs until the last week in August. Find out what level suits you best and also take along hand weights, water and resistance bands. Carpet bowling will be ongoing Mondays and Fridays from July 5 to Aug. 27. Lawn bowling will be held each Wednesday at 1 p.m.
Sports Week at the Seniors Centre is July 12 to 15 with a croquet tournament on Monday, July 12 at 2 p.m., a bocce tournament on Tuesday, July 13 at 2 p.m. and a Wii competition on Thursday, July 15 which runs all day. Please sign up in advance or call 604-84-86898 or 604-848-6896 for more information.
It's Open Mic Night at the Howe Sound Inn and Brewing Company on Monday (July 5) at 8:30 p.m. with host Cam Salay. Check out Squamish Has Got Talent!
The Hearts in Motion Walking Club will meet at the parking lot at the Garibaldi Springs Golf Resort on Friday, July 9 at 10 a.m. for a trail walk. For more information, call Darleen at 604-892-2092 or myself at 604-815-0152.