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Every run is followed by a beer at this running club in New West

Every run is followed by a beer at this running club in New West

Need motivation to run? Join a community of people at Steel and Oak Run Club who follow up their long sweaty runs with a chilled glass of beer every week.  
Tagalog is the most popular non-official language in New West

Tagalog is the most popular non-official language in New West

Filipino language Tagalog is the most common non-official mother tongue in New West, with Mandarin and Panjabi coming a close second and third, respectively.
Family Services set to launch fall programs in New West

Family Services set to launch fall programs in New West

Cooking, support and creative program are among the family-friendly offerings at Family Services this fall
Learn how Fraser River helps make food possible at New West event

Learn how Fraser River helps make food possible at New West event

Family-friendly activities are part of this month’s Super Saturdays at Fraser River Discovery Centre
New West Farmers Market gets a brand new mural

New West Farmers Market gets a brand new mural

The mural will reflect the cultural make-up of New West and also include handprints of community members who made a donation to the New West Farmers Market.
Five places to escape the city – while you’re still in the city

Five places to escape the city – while you’re still in the city

Get that get-out-of-the-city vibe at some of these greenspaces in New West
Fireworks festival to light up New West skies this summer

Fireworks festival to light up New West skies this summer

Hyack Festival Association launches new Farewell to Summer Fireworks Festival on Aug. 27
This New West artist's quilts are always given away for free

This New West artist's quilts are always given away for free

Meet Evelyn Gingrich, who has given away over 50 quilts to friends, family and those in need in the last several years. The few she kept for herself are now on display at her first solo show in New Westminster.
Photos: Camp Ignite aims to inspire future firefighters and dare girls to dream

Photos: Camp Ignite aims to inspire future firefighters and dare girls to dream

Teenage girls from across B.C. learn firefighting skills and teamwork at three-day camp in New West, Vancouver and Abbotsford
New West's Senior Gay Straight Alliance turns 10

New West's Senior Gay Straight Alliance turns 10

The Senior Gay Straight Alliance — a first in Canada in 2012 — has hosted a safe space for people for the last decade.