Adventures in Cooking: Ambrosia Adventures will host a class with Top Chef Canada finalist Trevor Bird, owner of Fable Restaurant, Wednesday, May 15, 6: 45 to 9: 30 p.m., at Y Franks store, 503 15th St., West Vancouver. The class will feature easy outdoor recipes. Fee: $74.50. Info: ambrosiaadventures.com or 604-218-2084. Ambleside Farmers' Market, Sundays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on 14th Street between Marine Drive and Bellevue Avenue, West Vancouver, will feature conventional and organic produce, vendors, crafters and more. For more information visit the website at artisanmarkets.ca or call 604-318-0487.
Genealogists meet May 14, the Abbotsford Genealogy Society holds its monthly meeting at the Clearbrook Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way at 6: 30 p.m. All are welcome. See www.abbygs.ca.
Marc DeSerres was in Surrey Thursday to celebrate the opening of the new DeSerres arts and crafts outlet in the city.
Literacy volunteering Join the Chilliwack Learning Community Society for a free workshop and explore what family literacy means, why outreach matters, why reading to and with children is important and what quality literature is. The society needs literacy volunteers to: facilitate Marci's family literacy workshop; attend the ladybug book bin; and read and tutor in the community.
Students from Windsor Elementary visited adults from the school district's English language program for a day of multicultural exchange on April 30.
No longer an eyesore but a source of pride for New Westminster residents, the 10 electrical boxes in the downtown area of the Royal City are now covered in art done by local artists.
TREAT your mom to something special this year on Mother's Day.
A women going through menopause is like a dragon breathing fire, with chin hair, a snarly look, attitude, and a body shifting towards the ground.
Carnival in Guatemala May 1, Lifetime Learning Centre presents Carnival in Guatemala, a travel presentation by Daryl Krahn and Stan Rempel, 10 a.m. to noon at 32444 Seventh Ave., Mission. Fee: $7 (non-members $10).
Preschool storytime May 1 - June 27, stories, songs and more for your preschooler and you Wednesdays from 10: 30 -11 a.m. at Abbotsford Community Library, 33355 Bevan Ave., (phone 604-853-1753) and Thursdays, from 10: 30 -11 a.m. at Clearbrook Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way (phone 604-859-7814).
April 30: Election . Ridge Meadows Seniors Society is hosting an all-candidates meeting from 1: 30 to 3: 30 p.m. at the seniors centre, 12150 224th St., Maple Ridge. The seniors society has invited candidates from both ridings to participate in this event.
The Gateway Theatre lobby was buzzing Monday as tables of (mostly) women knit one and purled two, sharing stories and tips.
Tabitha stood over the map, a wild look in her eyes as her fingers drummed on that purple splotch just north of Lake Anatoga.
If you've ever wondered where and how artists get a leg up into the art world, one popular - if not well-known route - is through local art groups, such as Surrey Artwest Society.
Pharis and Jason Romero - Long Gone Out West Blues (Lula Records) Rating: 8 (out of 10)
The Upstart Crow is open again after closing for two weeks to build an in-store art studio.
The pre-teen trio of Alicia Tong, Christine Vassilenko and Tiana Xie delivered a gold-worthy performance at last week's 2013 Elite Canada Rhythmic Gymnastics meet in Vancouver.
H. Riley, 6, Cleveland elementary -- Art teacher: Monica Medilek
Spring Break Book Buddies: A program that matches children from ages six to 10 with teen reading mentors will run until March 28 at Lynn Valley library, 1277 Lynn Valley Rd., North Vancouver. During