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Parenting workshop on at Shadbolt

If family life has you mired in chaos, you may want to consider an upcoming parenting workshop, starting at the Shadbolt this Wednesday.

Transform breakfast

I've mentioned great ways to transform your dinner-making experience into a special event, but what about breakfast? Isn't it the most important meal of the day? Yes, to most health professionals it is.

Focus on Japanese history

Burnaby's Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre is hosting a talk on Japanese migrant workers in the Meiji period, which ran from 1868 to 1912 and marked Japan's shift from feudalism to modernity.
Put on your boots and pick up a garbage bag

Put on your boots and pick up a garbage bag

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is on from Sept. 15 to 23, and there are lots of local opportunities for Burnaby residents to spend a day collecting trash from our beaches, riverfronts and creeks.

Keeping it cool for runners

When parched runners get to the third water station at the Rhythm of Life fun run this weekend, they can be sure to get lots of encouragement from volunteers Bill and Kath Conolly.

Have your say at the last Burnaby hospital meeting

The Burnaby Hospital planning committee will hold its final public meeting this Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m. at Bonsor Recreation Complex, 6550 Bonsor Ave.
Wrangling reptiles and spinning challenges

Wrangling reptiles and spinning challenges

Reptile wrangler: Burnaby Village Museum held a special old-fashioned games day on Labour Day Monday which included a hands-on reptile show by Gary Oliver of Cinemazoo.

Pancakes and medals

This Saturday, kids will be lining up at the Metrotown library branch to collect medals for reading over the summer.

A thorny question

Question: Can I prune my six-foot hybrid rose bush now? It's an old one and not doing well. A few roses bloomed but there are no more buds on the bush.

Weekend fundraiser

On a whim, longtime Burnaby resident Pauline McGuigan signed up for a 200 km bike ride after seeing a poster for the B.C. Lung Association's Bicycle Trek for Life and Breath. That was in 1992.