What's happening in New West? Calendar Oct. 2

Wednesday, October 2

Travel show at the library, kicks off new season with a trip to southern Africa. Eunice Hodge will continue her journey through the southern tip of the continent, traveling from Johannesburg through Namibia and Botswana to Victoria Falls. Presentation is at 2:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the library at 716 Sixth Ave. The travel shows are cosponsored by the library and the University women's Club of New Westminster.

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Travel show at the library, kicks off new season with a trip to southern Africa. Eunice Hodge will continue her journey through the southern tip of the continent, traveling from Johannesburg through Namibia and Botswana to Victoria Falls. Presentation is at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the library at 716 Sixth Ave. The travel shows are cosponsored by the library and the University women's Club of New Westminster.

Monday, October 7

Codependents Anonymous Freedom Group, a twelve-step program for men and women who want healthier, more functional relationships with themselves and others. Meetings are every Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the Neil Russell room, third floor, Columbia Tower at the Royal Columbian Hospital, 330 East Columbia St. For more information call Sue at 604-580-8889 or the CoDA Info Line at 604-515-5585.

Tillicum Toastmasters, Solid public speaking ability is a great skill to have. Check out our club and have fun. Guests are welcomed and not required to speak. Unity in Action Hall, 1630 Edinburgh, St., 7:20 to 9:30 p.m. Info: http://3435.toastmastersclubs.org or email artot@shaw.ca.

Wednesday, October 9

Money skills, financial literacy program will help participants increase their knowledge and confidence in the tasks of daily money management. Learn about budgeting, banking, credit and consumerism. Free, fully subsidized by Vancity, Four Wednesdays (Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30), 1 to 3 p.m., Centennial Community Centre, 65 East Sixth Ave. Childminding available. To register call 604-777-5100.

Thursday, October 10

Nature photography on display, New Westminster Public Library. Local photographer Tamara Sale will show some of her striking nature photographs and talk about her work, 7 p.m. The presentation is free but pre-registration is requested. Call 604-527-4667 or email listener@nwpl.ca. A display of Tamara's photographs will also be shown on the ramp gallery in the library until the end of October. The main library of the New Westminster Public Library is at 716 Sixth Ave.

Saturday, October 12

Workshop on Canadian workplace culture, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., New Westminster Public Library. The workshop is co-sponsored by the New Westminster Public Library and SUCCESS and is geared toward newcomers to Canada. Information on career development, employment information, Canadian workplace norms and situations, and volunteers in the workplace will be presented. There will be an opportunity to role-play the interview situations in order to gain confidence and be better prepared. The workshop will be conducted I English with translation available in French, Chichewa, Nyanja, Lingala and Swahili. The main library is located at 716 Sixth Ave. To register, call the library at 604-527-4667 or SUCCESS at 604-430-1899 extension 110.

Tuesday, October 15

Money skills, financial literacy program will help participants increase their knowledge and confidence in the tasks of daily money management. Learn about budgeting, banking, credit and consumerism. Free, fully subsidized by Vancity, Three Tuesdays (Oct. 15, 22 and 29), 6:30 to 9 p.m., Queensborough Community Centre, 920 Ewen Ave. To register call 604-604-525-7388.

New Westminster Lions, meet at Boston Pizza, Columbia Square, 6:30 p.m. Visitors and newcomers welcome, bring a friend. Info: 604-525-4477.

Wednesday, October 16

Sapperton Pensioners' monthly general meeting, 318 Keary St. New members welcome. Info: 604-724-9722.

Monday, October 21

New Westminster Puffers Club, 12:30 to 2 p.m.  New Westminster Public Library, 716 Sixth Ave. Anyone with COPD or other breathing problems are welcome to attend. Hope to see you there.

Monday, November 18

New Westminster Puffers Club, 12:30 to 2 p.m.  New Westminster Public Library, 716 Sixth Ave. Anyone with COPD or other breathing problems are welcome to attend. Hope to see you there.

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