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Paper Postcards: August, 2011

Paper Postcards: August, 2011

Get reading this month

What is your favourite book? The New Westminster Public Library would like to know. During the adult summer reading program, if you let us know your favourite books, you will be entered to win one of the prizes generously donated by local businesses.

Pride: Making a difference through song

Kind of like a band that's "huge in Europe" but obscure in North America, North Vancouver music duo and married couple Marlee Walchuk and Tully Callender of Sugarbeach are celebrities in the gay community.

A history of research

Every so often in our work with history and heritage, we come to a personal example that causes us to pause for a moment to think of our time in this business.

Top choices for keeping busy in the city

The Record is continuing with its popular Top Five Things to Do in the Royal City this Weekend feature. Here are The Record's staff's picks for this weekend.

It's always sunny in New Westminster

Sunny side of the street: Ron Rebko, from the New Westminster parks department, waters the hanging baskets along the boardwalk at the Quay. The recent spate of good weather is expected to continue through the weekend, with temperatures in the 20s.
PHOTOS: Mascots on parade

PHOTOS: Mascots on parade

River plays integral role in city's history

This weekend is FraserFest, when thousands of people will gather on the New Westminster waterfront at Westminster Quay to celebrate the great river that flows past the town's site.

Documentary tackles sex trafficking issue

Five Stones Church is highlighting the issue of sex trafficking in Canada as part of its documentary film series. Tara Teng, Miss Canada 2011, will be attending the 5S Docs Night that's taking place on Sunday, July 24 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Get reading for summer

Every year, the New Westminster Public Library encourages kids to keep up their reading by joining the summer reading program. By reading all summer, kids can win a medal and other prizes. This year's program is called Savour Each Word.