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North Delta’s Sweet Serenity Yoga and Wellness is partnering with Perfect Pastures Animal Sanctuary in Ladner for a bi-weekly outdoor fundraising event beginning this week. (Submitted photo)

Outdoor yoga at Delta farm supporting animals affected by B.C. wildfires

‘Fridays at the Farm’ series continues Friday, Aug. 6 with Hatha yoga, Zumba classes

Christine Connon and Dave Wright will be the first couple to wed at White Rock Seniors Village, in a ceremony July 31. (Contributed photo)

White Rock seniors find love amid pandemic – ‘and I didn’t even know her name’

Christine Connon and Dave Wright’s wedding will be the first at White Rock Seniors Village

Christine Connon and Dave Wright will be the first couple to wed at White Rock Seniors Village, in a ceremony July 31. (Contributed photo)
Dianne Sawicki

SENIORS’ SCENE: Sidewalk Art Spectacular starts July 31

Event to feature street art and performances in White Rock’s uptown, Five Corners

  • Jul 29, 2021
Dianne Sawicki
The skies above Osoyoos are thick with smoke from the nearby Nk’Mip Creek wildfire. (Twila Amato /Black Press Media)

Smoke from B.C. wildfires creating issues for those with respiratory illnesses

The wildfire smoke has made it difficult to be outside for some

The skies above Osoyoos are thick with smoke from the nearby Nk’Mip Creek wildfire. (Twila Amato /Black Press Media)
The Sikh Motorcycle Club of BC is participating in a national ride on July 31 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin. (Facebook photo)

Sikh Motorcycle Club holds ride to commemorate 100 years of insulin

B.C. event on July 31 travels from Abbotsford to Surrey as part of national ride

The Sikh Motorcycle Club of BC is participating in a national ride on July 31 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin. (Facebook photo)
A fleet of supercars filled a quiet Langley City street to visit Langley City teen Alyssa Anderson on Sunday, July 25, as part of the Drive Project. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Cool cars provide some automotive magic for B.C. teen

Driven Project brought fleet of supercars to quiet street

A fleet of supercars filled a quiet Langley City street to visit Langley City teen Alyssa Anderson on Sunday, July 25, as part of the Drive Project. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
The Cloverdale Rodeo’s office is seen in the Alice McKay building on the Cloverdale Fairgrounds July 14, 2021. Allegations the Rodeo’s board failed to act to protect workers and volunteers from harassment by ex-GM Mike MacSorley were brought to light July 13 after a “complaint” was filed with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Rodeo Association addresses Human Rights complaint

‘We want to ensure those employees and volunteers experience a respectful and inclusive environment’, says Rich Kitos

The Cloverdale Rodeo’s office is seen in the Alice McKay building on the Cloverdale Fairgrounds July 14, 2021. Allegations the Rodeo’s board failed to act to protect workers and volunteers from harassment by ex-GM Mike MacSorley were brought to light July 13 after a “complaint” was filed with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
The 2021 White Rock Pride Ride was held Friday, July 23. (Gord Wait photo)

PHOTOS: White Rock Pride Ride adds rainbow of colour to city

July 23 procession organized by the White Rock Pride Society

The 2021 White Rock Pride Ride was held Friday, July 23. (Gord Wait photo)
About 80 motorcyclists took part in the annual Ride into History which made a stop at Gwynne Vaughan Park in Chilliwack on Saturday, July 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Ride into History fundraiser rolls through Fraser Valley

Group of 80 motorcyclists makes stop in Chilliwack while raising money for two charities

About 80 motorcyclists took part in the annual Ride into History which made a stop at Gwynne Vaughan Park in Chilliwack on Saturday, July 24, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Atendees of the 2016 Dario Jam watch as a skateboarder jumps some stairs at the South Surrey skate park. This year’s event is set for Aug. 28. (File photo)

Skateboarding, BMX event aims to honour memory of slain South Surrey teen

Dario Jam, named for Dario Bartoli, scheduled for Aug. 28 at South Surrey skate park

Atendees of the 2016 Dario Jam watch as a skateboarder jumps some stairs at the South Surrey skate park. This year’s event is set for Aug. 28. (File photo)
Participants in the Cmolik Foundation’s Summer ‘Camp-in-a-Box.’ (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey foundation doles out $26,400 to young students

Summer camp part of Cmolik Foundation’s Expanding Horizons program

Participants in the Cmolik Foundation’s Summer ‘Camp-in-a-Box.’ (Contributed photo)
Winsy Lam teaches her son Oscar at Universal Kidz Montessori School in Cloverdale. Lam opened her doors to the public July 17 and is currently accepting new students. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

New Montessori school opens in Cloverdale

Universal Kidz Montessori School now accepting registrations

Winsy Lam teaches her son Oscar at Universal Kidz Montessori School in Cloverdale. Lam opened her doors to the public July 17 and is currently accepting new students. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
South Surrey’s Darts Hill Garden Park has re-opened to drop-in visits . (City of Surrey photo)

Drop-in visits allowed again at South Surrey’s Darts Hill Garden

Popular park returning to pre-pandemic operation, City of Surrey announced

South Surrey’s Darts Hill Garden Park has re-opened to drop-in visits . (City of Surrey photo)
White Rock’s Pier glows with pride this week, lit up with rainbow lights to celebrate Pride Week. (City of White Rock photo)

PHOTO: White Rock Pier glows with Pride

Rainbow colours to light up the waterfront through July 26, Pride Ride rolls out Friday

White Rock’s Pier glows with pride this week, lit up with rainbow lights to celebrate Pride Week. (City of White Rock photo)
Chrissie Thernes and her mom Karen are planning to cycle 100 km on Aug. 28, as part of the 2021 Tour de Cure. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Surrey mother-daughter duo join virtual ride for cancer

Karen Cartmill and Chrissie Thernes to pedal 100 km on Aug. 28

Chrissie Thernes and her mom Karen are planning to cycle 100 km on Aug. 28, as part of the 2021 Tour de Cure. (Contributed photo)
Matthew Campbell (left), director of the new Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank, hands out food along with volunteers Linda Wing and Kelita Haverland. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale food bank to open Saturdays

Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank will add fourth day of weekly distribution beginning Aug. 7

Matthew Campbell (left), director of the new Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank, hands out food along with volunteers Linda Wing and Kelita Haverland. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
A fundraiser at Charlie Don’t Surf raised more than $21,000 for the 2021 B.C. Fires appeal. (File photo)

White Rock restaurant raises $21K for B.C. wildfire appeal

Tips, donations collected at Charlie Don’t Surf July 20 matched by owners, government

A fundraiser at Charlie Don’t Surf raised more than $21,000 for the 2021 B.C. Fires appeal. (File photo)
A music therapy program created for isolated seniors brought a little groove into the lives of White Rock and Surrey care-home residents, including at the Evergreen Baptist campus, Peace Arch Hospital and Kinsmen Lodge. (Contributed photo)
A music therapy program created for isolated seniors brought a little groove into the lives of White Rock and Surrey care-home residents, including at the Evergreen Baptist campus, Peace Arch Hospital and Kinsmen Lodge. (Contributed photo)