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WELLNESS: Take a walk for kidney cause

You can walk to find a cure and prevent kidney disease during the Walk for Life around Lafarge Lake in Coquitlam Sunday, Aug. 21.

WELLNESS: Massage, pregnancy & stress

During pregnancy, a women's body undergoes tremendous changes to support the growing fetus. These changes often result in musculoskeletal changes such as lower back pain, neck and shoulder discomfort and swelling of the feet and hands.

GREEN SCENE: Who is Colony Farm for?

Colony Farm Regional Park has been in the news recently because of a controversial proposal to create fish channels in a field originally protected for its wildlife habitat values.

BOOKS PLUS: Clubs, kids' stuff and jobs

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.

MINTER: Cukes are versatile - you can even eat 'em

Last year, one of the world's leading horticultural companies released some very intriguing information about cucumbers.

MINTER: Perennials for late summer colour

By adding some very special late summer blooming perennials, you can make an enormous difference to the whole look and feel of your garden.

BOOKS PLUS: Library programs for all ages

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: Kids, some more Wimpy reading

Utter five little words - Diary of a Wimpy Kid - to anyone aged six to 12 years of age and you will probably be met with ecstatic shrieks, screams and giggles.

GREEN SCENE: Nature can help control invasive plants

Sometimes our beautiful natural spaces are no longer quite as "natural" as they might appear because they have been taken over by invasive species.

MINTER: Try old-fashioned annuals your garden

If you're a little late with the colour in your garden this year, consider yourself lucky.