Always wanted to play detective? Detect and dine at the Murder Mystery Theatre and Dinner event at Socrates Greek Taverna in Burnaby on Sunday, May 27.
The event includes a full course dinner and a murder mystery show, with customers and professional actors participating.
"The show is good old-fashioned fun," the event's producer, Trevor Jenkins, says in a press release. "Clues, a body, intriguing tidbits of who, what, where and when will entice the sleuthing abilities in every watcher."
The actors will perform vignettes between courses, the press releases states, and there will be prizes at the event, as well.
For reservations and more information, call the restaurant at 604299-3777.
Socrates Taverna is located at 6633 Hastings St. Bagga family shares the success
Rajeev Bagga and a team of Lower Mainland students recently won first place and $25,000 at an international business plan competition in Atlanta after participating in the TYE Business Mentorship Program.
Rajeev's cousin Rattan Bagga, CEO of Burnaby-based New World Natural Foods Inc., started the program in 2011 with Amit Sandhu, CEO of the Ampri Group of Companies. Both co-chaired the program this year.
The students won the competition with a plan for spray-on casts for broken bones.
They donated $5,000 from their winnings to the B.C. Children's Hospital and are asking that others donate as well through the group's GenAid fundraising page, to bring the total amount donated to $15,000.
To donate, go to www.bcchf. ca/genaid.
NORTH FRASER CARP MEETING UPCOMING
The Canadian Association of Retired Persons, North Fraser chapter, is hosting a presentation by Consumer Protection B.C. following its general meeting this month.
The annual general meeting takes place on May 17 at 1 p.m. at the Cameron Recreation Complex.
Directors will be elected at the meeting, and other business will also be covered, according to a press release from CARP.
The chapter is for members based in Anmore, Belcarra, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody.
Refreshments are available before-hand, and the presentation will take place following the meeting.
Consumer Protection B.C. will cover the rules governing telemarketers, the Do Not Call List, the Travel Assurance Fund and other issues, according to the release.
The event is free to the public, but only CARP members may vote at the meeting.
Silver sells more than 200 units
Intracorp sold 75 per cent of its units in the Silver development in Metrotown by the end of May.
More than 200 units in the 38storey residential tower sold in the opening weekend, according to a press release from Intracorp.
The development is part of the Beresford Street revitalization project.
Construction on MetroPlace, Intracorp's 46-storey development at Telford Avenue and Beresford Street, began on March 8.
Construction on the Silver development at Silver Avenue and Beresford Street is expected to begin soon. The project is expected to be completed by early 2015.
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