. Ridge Meadows Autism Information and Support Group holds its monthly meeting at 11641 224th St. from 6: 30 to 8: 30 p.m. The speaker this month is Marianne Garrison, of the provincial outreach program for autism and related disabilities. She will be available to talk about how she supports the staff who work with children within the school system. For more info or to RSVP, contact Tracy Hewgill at 604-467-8000 or email@example.com.
. A Celtic Session with Nigel Tucker take place from 7 to 9 p.m. The sessions run the fourth Tuesday of the month. Anyone is welcome to bring an instrument, sing a song, or just join in the enjoyment and fun. The session take place in the lobby of The ACT in Maple Ridge.
. Calling all Jedi! Come to the Maple Ridge Library for a Star Wars craft extravaganza at 3: 30 p.m. Here is a chance to show one's appreciation of Star Wars and have fun. For Grades 4 and up. Register at the second-floor information desk at 604-467-7417.
. Friends In Need Food Bank holds its annual general meeting, 7 p.m., at #822726 Dewdney Trunk Rd.
. Kanaka open mic features local singersongwriter Rory MacRury from 5 p.m. to 7: 30 p.m. at Kanaka Creek Coffee #101-24155 102nd Ave. Info: 6044636727.
. Ridge Meadows Autism Information and Support Group is showing the second of a two-part viewing of the online video entitled Transitioning from School to Work from 6: 30 to 9: 30 p.m. The video is intended for parents of high-school-aged children with special needs. It will provide information and strategies to promote meaningful participation and future employment planning. These are recordings of past live events hosted by autism community training. The viewings will occur at RMACL 11641 224th St., Maple Ridge. For more information or to RSVP, contact Tracy Hewgill at 604-467-8700 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
. The local chamber of commerce and the Social Chicks present Social Media Straight Talk for Your Business from 5 to 6: 30 p.m. at the chamber. Members get in free and non-members pay $10. Pre-registration is required. Call 604-463-3366 or email email@example.com.
. There will be an information session, Where to Begin, looking at retirement options including retirement living, home support, assisted living and long term care. The event is at Willow Senior Living Residence on 122 Avenue and 224 Street at 2 p.m. RSVP to Dale or Wendy at 604-466-8602.
. St. George's annual garage sale runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 23500 Dewdney Trunk Rd. There will also be a bake sale and kids swap meet with clothing, toys, and other items. Tables for rent for $15. Info: 604-463-9622 or www.stgeorgemr.org.
. Grace Community Church on Harris Road will hold its annual watermelon party as part of Pitt Meadows Day. After the parade, they will have games, crafts, a puppet show, and watermelon galore from noon to 2 p.m. Free drop-in.
. Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation holds its ninth annual Fund Run. Lace up your sneakers and get ready to run for health care. The five-kilometre walk and run or 10-kilometre run takes place at Fairview Elementary. There will be a kids' run as well this year. Lot of food, fun, and prizes. Check out the new pledge rewards program, route and registration information at www.rmhfoundation.com or call Laura 6044666958 for more information.
. Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows-Katzie Community Literacy Committee is celebrating its accomplishments from the last year from 5 to 6: 30 p.m. at the Learning Room, 11729 223rd St. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604-466-8254.
June 4 to 9
. Seniors week activities start on Monday with an "In the Mood" tea at the Ridge Meadows Seniors Activity Centre, 12150 224th St., from 2 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $5 and are available at the reception desk. Stay tuned for other facilities going on all week at the Ridge Meadows Seniors Activity Centre.
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