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Money education for immigrants

Are you an immigrant who wants to know how to: reduce your banking costs; build a credit history; gain control over your financial future; and grow your money? Money Skills for Immigrants is offered by Tri-City Transitions and is designed for partici

Want help, in PoCo, with your taxes?

Income tax time is in full swing and Port Coquitlam's Wilson Centre is offering free income tax preparation for low-income individuals ($20,000 or lower annual income) and couples ($35,000 or less household income).

Learning Disabilities Association offers courses

The Family Resource Centre run by the Learning Disabilities Association North Branch is registering for programs for children, including a support group for siblings of children with special needs.

Learn about planters at Terry Fox Library

You can embrace the start of spring by learning to make your own succulent and alpine planters - with a little help from a local gardener and Port Coquitlam's Terry Fox Library.

Christmas? It's in the bag - with a lot of help

There are 276 shopping days 'til Christmas but one Heritage Woods secondary school teacher has giving on the mind. English teacher Liz Orme has less than nine months to get 2,000 gift bags sewn for a charity project for her children's school.

Talk on herbs March 25 at Dogwood Pavilion

Spring has sprung and you can join Coquitlam's Inspiration Garden program leader this Friday, March 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Dogwood Pavilion as she talks about herbs and how useful they can be.

Deadline March 31 for ERH Auxiliary bursary

Eagle Ridge Hospital Auxiliary is once again offering an education bursary of $1,000 to a student living in the Tri-Cities. This bursary is available to any student who is planning to pursue a post-secondary education in health care.

Drop off cans and bottles, help SPCA help cats and dogs

Your empties could help animals this weekend. The BC SPCA Education and Adoption Centre in Port Coquitlam is holding a bottle drive on Sunday to raise money for animals in need.

Bookworms invited to learn about eReaders at Coquitlam library

To help people who are new to reading eBooks on their computers or eReaders, Coquitlam Public Library is once again offering training sessions that will cover how to download and authorize the software needed, search for and borrow a digital book fro

Symposium at SFU April 12 for youth

Hey kids, do you feel the urge for change? The What Can YOUth Do? symposium is arranged by youth for youth this spring and will feature a variety of workshops and speakers. The conference will be held at SFU's West Mall from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.