TUESDAY, SEPT. 4
Immigrant Services Society of BC hosts an information and screening session for its Skills Connect for Immigrants program, from 10: 30 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m. at the Terry Fox Library, 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in PoCo. You may qualify for this program if you are unemployed or underemployed (working outside your field or at a lower level), are eager to learn and motivated to build your career in Canada, have a clear and reasonable job target, can speak at an intermediate to advanced level of English, and have been in Canada for less than five years and are a permanent resident. To register, call 604-684-2561, Ext. 2123 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 5
Crossroads Hospice Society hosts its annual general meeting at 6: 30 p.m. at PoCo Inn & Suites, 1545 Lougheed Hwy. in Port Coquitlam. Connect with staff, volunteers and board members. There will be light refreshments, presentations, the election of new board members and a chance to renew society memberships for $25 a year. Everyone is welcome. Info: 604-945-0606 or email@example.com.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 6
Coquitlam Public Library hosts Chris Longley, who coordinates the genealogy group at Wilson Centre in PoCo and has uncovered her family's roots into the 18th century, for a discussion about tracing your family tree by using the Internet, library resources and networking with other family historians. Call 604-937-4155 to register for this free program, which takes place at the Poirier branch from 6: 45 to 8: 30 p.m.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 7
SHARE Food Bank hosts a Food Bank Fill Up event, from 9 am. to 6 p.m. at PriceSmart Foods, 2991 Lougheed Hwy. (at Pinetree Way) in
Coquitlam. Help SHARE fill a semi trailer with food. Donations can be made by buying pre-packaged $10 or $18 hampers inside PriceSmart Foods or by dropping off nonperishable food or cash donations.
Donations can also be made online at www.sharesociety.ca.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 8
Port Moody Power & Sail Squadron hosts a registration table, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rona Home Centre at 2798 Barnet Hwy. in Coquitlam. Register for fall boating courses, which start on Sept. 13. Advanced courses available. Info: 604-516-6072 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Port Moody Curling Club hosts a one-day learn to curl clinic, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Port Moody Recreation Complex, 300 Ioco Rd.
For a cost of $35 per person, everyone from beginners to advanced players can enjoy instruction and lunch. Registration is required. Call 604-461-3719 or visit www.portmoodycurling.ca to register. Participants are asked to bring clean shoes and to dress warmly.