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Paper Postcards: December, 2011

Paper Postcards: December, 2011

Record readers have their hometown newspaper trekking around the globe for the chance to be featured in Paper Postcards. Here are a few of our favourite recent postcards shots.

Smile!

Want to be in Paper Postcards? Send your photos to postcards@ royalcityrecord. com. Include a few details about your trip and the names of people in the photos.

Quay lighting up for Christmas

The sixth annual Light Up the Quay event is offering a friendly contest to Quayside residents for the best Christmas lights display.

Help fill needs at Christmastime

The Record began the Guide to Giving in 1996 as a way to share information with local residents about the organizations in need of their help. All the groups we spoke to this year agree: The need is still as great as ever.

Christmas shopping with a local focus

One year of browsing and buying locally came to an end for Sheila Keenan last October, but with the holidays approaching, her shopping list should keep her in New Westminster.

City mom bargain shops for all parents

New Westminster mom's website fits the bill for flexible at-home work

Pub shares Christmas cheer with seniors

The folks at Moonrakers Pub have discovered that the holiday season can be a boon for the young, but it's often a lonely and difficult time for seniors. The pub, located at 525 Seventh St.

Feel awake and alive in your everyday life

We often think of spiritual awakening as the culmination of many years of ascetic practice - a state of enlightenment or nirvana achieved after a long life journey. It may be thought of as a point of no return.

Masons part of city history

One of the groups in New Westminster that can trace its community connections to the first days of the new town and capital is the Masons, or more fully, the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons.

Can you help share the Christmas spirit?

New Westminster Family Place is in need of toy donations for its upcoming Christmas parties.