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Pitch-In Canada Week in Squamish is next week from April 20 to 26. To volunteer for the pitch-in program to help clean up a street or area in our community as a group or your family, call 604-815-6868.

Pitch-In Canada Week in Squamish is next week from April 20 to 26. To volunteer for the pitch-in program to help clean up a street or area in our community as a group or your family, call 604-815-6868. Remember, free dump days at the landfill is April 25 and 26.

An invitation is extended to attend the Diamond Head Chalet: A Family Journey as presented by the Squamish Historical Society at the Brackendale Art Gallery tonight (April 17) at 8 p.m. Admission is by donation.

On Tuesday (April 21) Squamish Branch No. 70 Senior Citizens Association of B.C. will hold its monthly potluck luncheon at noon at the Squamish Manor on Third Avenue. This will be followed by the business meeting at 1 p.m. If you wish more information, please call June at 604-892-1574.

The Squamish Public Library presents: The Top 20 Cancer Fighting Foods with author Sally Errey. She has just returned from seven years in North America specializing in cancer prevention and management. Errey will share from her Canadian National Best Selling book "Staying Alive! Cookbook for Cancer Free Living" on Thursday (April 23) at 7 p.m.

St. John's Anglican Church's Youth Group is sponsoring the popular movie Mamma Mia! As a fundraiser for the Relay for Life Team, Vox Ephebus ad it a Ladies Only Mamma Mia! It will be held at the church at 1930 Diamond Road, Garibaldi Estates tomorrow evening (April 18) at 7 p.m. The price of admission ($15 adults and $10 children 12 years and under) includes the movie, snacks and much more.

Looking to buy some great books at a great price? Plan on attending the Friends of the Library Book Sale at the Squamish Library tomorrow (April 18) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday (April 19) fro 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The next outing for the Over the Hill Hikers on Tuesday (April 21) at 10 a.m. is asking members to meet half a kilometre up the Mac-Blo Road for a Birds of Prey Slhanay (formerly the Squaw) loop. If interested in more information, please call Heather at 604-892-9003.

The Healthy Brain Program will continue this month on Tuesday (April 21) from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Squamish Public Library. You do not have to register for this drop in program and it is free of charge. Anyone wishing more information is asked to contact Sara Voyer, Occupational Therapist, Mental Health and Addiction Services of Vancouver Coastal Health at 604-892-6400.

Theannual Spring Concert presented by the Sea to Sky Singers is next weekend when Singing in the Rain will be performed. An evening cabaret is planned for the Brackendale Art Gallery on Saturday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. and a family matinee will be held at Squamish United Church on Fourth Avenue on Sunday (April 26 at 3 p.m. The choir is directed by Veronica McPhee, the accompanist is Colleen Koop and adding to the performances will be the local band 3rd Octave Down. Tickets are now on sale at Billie's Bouquet, Highland Video and at the door on performance days at $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and students.

Support the Balding for Cancer Burger and Beer fundraiser at the Cliffside Pub tonight (April 17) from 5 to 9 p.m. Tickets available by calling Kelly at 604-815-0995 or at the door.

The first monthly draw for the 2009-2010 series of the Rotary 200 Club Lottery was held on April 2 at the Howe Sound Inn and Brewing Company. The winners were: Sheri Davis ($100), Lisa Bjornson ($120), Paul Lalli ($130) and John Lowe ($150).

It's Bingo Night at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #277 on Monday (April 20) with doors open at 5:30 p.m. and bingo starting at 6:30 p.m.

An Evening of Opera featuring Bellini's I Puritani I will take place at the Brackendale Art Gallery tomorrow night (April 18) at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the BAG and at The Bookshelf at $20 for adults and $15 for seniors and students.

On Friday, April 24 at 10 a.m. the Hearts in Motion Walking Club will meet at the entrance to the Nexen Lands for a waterfront walk. For more info, call Darleen at 604-892-2092 or myself at 604-815-0152.

A Kids' Toy, Clothing and Sports Sale will be held at the Brennan Park Recreation Centre on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 604-898-3604 to reserve a table at $15 or two tables for $25.

Get ready for the Pyjama Skate at the BPRC arena on Friday, April 24, from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m.

The monthly meeting of the Squamish Gardeners will be held at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park on Monday (April 20). There will be a plant exchange at 6:30 p.m. and at 7 p.m. there will be a presentation by Jeff Larcombe on Hanging Baskets. Non-members are welcome to attend for a fee of $5.