March is National Epilepsy Month: The Surrey Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group meets at Fleetwood Christian Reformed Church, 9165 160th St., Surrey, at 12: 30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month. For more information call Barb at 778-373-0284 or Cheryl at 6045813758.
BC-ABA Conference: The British Columbia Association of Behaviour Analysis (BC-ABA) is holding its fourth annual conference on March 2-3 at UBC. For more information, see the conference program and registration information at www.bc-aba.org.
BC Brain Injury Association: West Coast Celebration of Spring Cocktail Gala set for March 2, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Hycroft Mansion, 1489 McRae Ave., Vancouver. Contact Deborah for more details by phone, 604-465-1783.
BCACL Reason To Care Art Resale and Auction Fundraiser: Second annual event on Saturday, March 3 at Heritage Hall, 3102 Main St., Vancouver. For more information: Melissa Bennett Knights, Special Events Coordinator, call 604-777-9100 (ext. 522) or email email@example.com.
PosAbilities Workshop: Families Promoting Employment First: Event on March 3 from 9: 30 a.m. to 4 p.m. "Join us at BACI's Still Creek Centre (2702 Norland Ave., at Douglas, Burnaby) and learn how families are supporting employment as the fi rst option for their sons and daughters who have a disability."
Disabled Independent Gardeners Association (DIGA) workshop looks at houseplants. "Join us at the Roundhouse Community Centre, False Creek, from 12: 45 to 2: 15 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6 to learn about these decorative plants that bring such positive psychological benefi ts." Cost is $5
Developmental Disabilities Association: Join CTV Morning Live anchor Norma Reid at Vancouver Chinatown Lionness Committee Spring Fashion Extravaganza on Sunday March 4, 1: 30 p.m. at Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, 1180 West Hastings St., Vancouver. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or tcheung@ develop.bc.ca.
28th International Seating Symposium: Event on March 7-9 in Vancouver. For info, call 604-827-3112 or email email@example.com.
B.C.'s First Disability Media Festival: Kickstart is excited to announce the Wide Angle Media Festival (WAM), the inaugural disability media festival featuring commissioned shorts, feature length fi lms and workshops. For info, contact S. Siobhan McCarthy, festival producer, at Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture, 604-681-5788.
Fifth National Biennial Conference on Adolescents and Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Event April 18-21 at Hyatt Regency Hotel Vancouver.
Mental Health Family Support and Respite program for families/ caregivers with a family member diagnosed with a severe mental illness. This is a program of the B.C. Schizophrenia Society. Family support groups meet in Delta and Langley. For more info or individual support, call 604-574-1976.
10th Annual Diva on the Run 8K event on Sunday, March 25: Helping to raise money for arthritis - one diva at a time. "Divas in your life to run or walk with you! Great prizes!" For info, emaill Miranda@refl exionclinics.com or call 604-317-0864.
Parkinson's support group: Group meets on third Saturday of each month at 10: 30 a.m. at Imperial Place Residence, 13853 102nd Ave., Surrey. Info: Contact Robbin Jeffereys, Parkinson Society British Columbia, 604 662 3240, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Caregivers Network of Surrey/ Delta: The support group for family caregivers of Surrey/Delta (caring for loved ones with chronic illness, disabilities and frailty) meets four times a month. Info: 604-686-3793.
Autism Parent Support Group sponsors monthly meetings and workshops at MP Room #3 at Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex, 16555 Fraser Hwy. Info: www. abasupportnetwork.com, 604-535-1162.