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Benefit of Possibilities...A Community Affair - Richmond

Winter Harvest Dance - Mission

Friday, November 19, 2010 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Mission
You're invited to attend the Mission Self Advocates Winter Harvest Dance.   Where: Mission Elks Hall 33336 Second Ave Cost: $5 Admission (Tickets at the door) Includes one raffle ticket and 1 FREE pop and bag of chips. Any additional pop and chips cost $1 each. Pizza $1.50

Milieu Employment Showcase

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - 11:00am - 3:00pm
Surrey
This great community event will highlight community living and the abilities and contributions of entrepreneurs, employees and business owners within the community. We would like to share our ideas, gather new ideas and inform the community of mutually beneficial partnerships. Where: Fleetwood Community Centre, 15996 - 84th Avenue Surrey, BC Hosted by Milieu Family Services Contact: Rosanna Ciacco, Administrative Manager Phone: 604-782-4742 Email: rosanna.ciacco@milieu.ca

An Afternoon with Rick Scott

Sunday, November 7, 2010 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Burnaby
An afternoon concert with the award-winning children's entertainer Rick Scott celebrating National Down Syndrome Awareness Week (November 1-7, 2010) Where: Down Syndrome Research Foundation Building, 1409 Sperling Avenue, Burnaby Tickets by minimum donation of $5 per person, limited quantity available. Call Hina at 604-444-3773 to reserve your tickets. All proceeds benefit the Down Syndrome Research Foundation. For more information please visit www.dsrf.org

Third Annual Self-Advocacy Health and Safety Conference

Friday, October 29, 2010 - 9:30am - 2:00pm
Burnaby
Place: Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion, 2072 Norland Avenue, Burnaby Who: Self Advocates from all over the Lower Mainland Cost: $25 per self advocate includes: Healthy lunch and snacks, registration, all workshops, and FUN! Attendants pay $10 only in total for catered lunch and snacks. Why: To learn more about about self advocacy; self-defense; rights; healthy living and emergency preparedness Registration Deadline: October 22, 2010

An Evening with Jim Byrnes

Saturday, October 16, 2010 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm
North Vancouver
Where: Centennial Theatre, 2300 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver Hosted by: North Shore Disability Resource Centre Contact: Monique Gallant Phone: 604-904-4084 Email: m.gallant@nsdrc.org

Celebrate Together - Surrey

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Surrey
Show your community spirit... Come out to the Guildford Recreation Centre for a friendly game of Floor Hockey and light refreshments. Learn more about programs and services offered in Surrey! 1:00-2:00pm – Floor Hockey in Gym #1 2:00-3:00pm – Light refreshments in the Youth Lounge Where: Guildford Recreation Centre, 15105 105th Avenue Surrey For further details, contact Outreach & Support Services at 604-598-5864 or Community Living BC at 604-501-8310. Phone: 604-598-5864

Butterflies are Free - Maple Ridge

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Maple Ridge
Emerald Pig Theatrical Society presents Butterflies Are Free by Leonard Gershe, directed by Sharon Malone. Location: The ACT in Maple Ridge Date: November 17th is a special preview night and all tickets are $15. Butterflies Are Free by Leonard Gershe is a romantic comedy set circa 1969.

RSCL night at Richmond Sockeyes

Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Richmond
Please come out and cheer for the Richmond Sockeyes as they host the Delta Ice Hawks. Richmond Society for Community Living (RSCL) will have an information display and even participate in a ceremonial puck drop at the start of the game. Tickets: Adults $8.00 Student and Seniors (60yrs+) $5.00 Child (6-12yrs) $2.00 Children under 6 FREE Where: Minoru Arena - 7551 Minoru Gate, Richmond For more information contact Lisa Cowell, 604-279-8412 lcowell@rscl.org

Seeing Beyond Disability to Ability - Richmond

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 3:00pm - Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 5:00pm
Richmond
You're invited to "Seeing Beyond Disability to Ability," an art exhibit featuring artists that are supported by Richmond Society for Community Living at Avenues Workshop. Where: Richmond City Hall - 6911 No 3 Rd. When: September 28 - October 1, 2010; Monday to Friday; 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Benefit of Possibilities...A Community Affair - Richmond

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Richmond
This fundraising event will provide guests the chance to bid on both silent and live auction items includine dining out, hotel accommodations, attractions and fitness membreships. Higher end auctions items include Canucks tickets, the chance to go on a road-trip with the Richmond Sockeyes, and airfare for 2 to any regularly scheduled Westjet destination. Cost: Tickets are $50 Where: Richmond, BC, Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel - 7551 Westminster Highway Contact: Lisa Cowell, Manager of Fund and Community Development
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