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MARKET FRESH: Eating fresh, local strawberries is good for all

J une is here and, with it, the beginning of strawberry season. There is nothing better than a ruby red, fragrant sweet local strawberry. After being teased for months with the California berries, we finally get to dig into our own local gems.

SENIORS: B.C. communities must plan with seniors in mind

It's nice to be remembered. And it's for a whole week, not just 15 minutes. The provincial government proclaimed June 3 to 9 as Seniors' Week.

SENIORS: Check out seniors' support and activity groups in Tri-Cities

Seniors in the Tri-Cities are an active bunch. Just check out the listings below taken from the Seniors section of The Tri-City News' Community Calendar : New Age Seniors bingo every Friday, 1 p.m., Mike Butler Room, Dogwood Pavilion, 624 Poirier St.

BOOKS PLUS: Adult learners welcome at libraries

Books Plus runs in The Tri-City News each Friday to highlight programs and happenings in the Tri-Cities' three libraries: Coquitlam Public Library, Port Moody Public Library and Terry Fox Library in Port Coquitlam.

YOUR HISTORY: Coquitlam commuters had rail service - in 1912

A s construction of the Evergreen Line gets into gear, Coquitlam's very first electric rail transit service is about to pass its 100th anniversary. It was on June 10, 1912, that the B.C.

GOLDS: Enjoy and explore the environment in Tri-City

T his weekend marks the beginning of Environment Week in Canada, a time when all Canadians are encouraged to consider the environment and the many benefits bestowed on us by healthy ecosystems.

BOOKS PLUS: Classical Indian music at Coquitlam library

Books Plus runs in The Tri-City News each Friday to highlight programs and happenings in the Tri-Cities' three libraries: Coquitlam Public Library, Port Moody Public Library and Terry Fox Library in Port Coquitlam.

A GOOD READ: Meet three entrepreneurs

L et's have a look at three excellent biographies of men who are among the most influential entrepreneurs and industrialists of the 20th and 21st centuries, men who not only established successful industries but had huge influence on the culture arou

MINTER: Pass the edible flowers - carefully

Avant-garde chefs have been incorporating flowers into their culinary displays for many years and today that trend is moving into our homes as more and more often we enhance our dinner plates with a garnish of edible flowers.

BOOKS PLUS: Book clubs abound this summer at Tri-City libraries

Books Plus runs in The Tri-City News each Friday to highlight programs and happenings in the Tri-Cities' three libraries: Coquitlam Public Library , Port Moody Public Library and Terry Fox Library in Port Coquitlam.