Monday, November 22, 2010

General Meeting, Wednesday, November 24, 2010

7:00 pm
Holy Trinity Cathedral – Lounge, Parish Hall
514 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster

On the Agenda 

Guest Speakers

Ken Hardie, Translink
  • New Pattullo Bridge location, traffic access and exit, connections to North Fraser Perimeter and Highway No. 1 
  • Transit Police and offices move to Sapperton 
  • Skytrain extensions – Evergreen Line, service to Surrey, Langley 
Harvey Hatch, architect for Ballenas 
  • proposed 20 storey and 11 townhomes development at 125 Columbia Street (at Elliot Street), over the Skytrain tunnel at the eastern entrance to the Downtown area. Is this an appropriate location for this development? 
Both speakers will take questions after their presentations.

Regular Business 
  • Committee reports from Homeless Coalition, Traffic Advisory, Community Policing. 
  • City re Waterfront Park, Civic Centre, and other work in progress. 
  • River Market

Membership fees are now due: only $5 per family.
This is our only source of revenue, so please remember to bring your wallet.


Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Friday, November 19, Green Free Movie Night

Queen Elizabeth Community School's Parental Advisory Committee ( PAC) in partnership with Explore a green world (EAGW)  are proud to present:
 
"FernGully The Last Rain Forest"
Green Free Movie Night
November 19, 2010 at 7:00 PM
QE Gym - 921 Salter St. New Westminster BC V3M 6G8

This movie is a story about the magical inhabitants of a rainforest called "FernGully" who fight to save their home that is being threatened by logging and a polluting force of destruction.

This movie is rated "G" : it is for the whole family, with animated features and a strong ecological message. It will delight children and amuse parents.

ADMISSION:
Please bring a recyclable item to donate to the School's recycling and bottle program (empty can, bottle, juice containers, etc.)

What do I need?  A blanket, or pillow ( or both) to sit on

Don't forget:
Bring a clean and reusable bowl for Popcorn
And a clean reusable mug for Hot Chocolate

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

The “Explore a Green World” is an Environmental, Multicultural and Educational Program to educate young children and their communities about the importance of reducing, reusing, recycling and protecting our environment.
Queen Elizabeth Community School's Parental Advisory Committee ( PAC) in partnership with Explore a green world (EAGW)  are proud to present:
 
"FernGully The Last Rain Forest"
Green Free Movie Night
November 19, 2010 at 7:00 PM
QE Gym - 921 Salter St. New Westminster BC V3M 6G8

This movie is a story about the magical inhabitants of a rainforest called "FernGully" who fight to save their home that is being threatened by logging and a polluting force of destruction.

This movie is rated "G" : it is for the whole family, with animated features and a strong ecological message. It will delight children and amuse parents.

ADMISSION:
Please bring a recyclable item to donate to the School's recycling and bottle program (empty can, bottle, juice containers, etc.)

What do I need?  A blanket, or pillow ( or both) to sit on

Don't forget:
Bring a clean and reusable bowl for Popcorn
And a clean reusable mug for Hot Chocolate

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

The “Explore a Green World” is an Environmental, Multicultural and Educational Program to educate young children and their communities about the importance of reducing, reusing, recycling and protecting our environment.
Purpose: To educate young children, their families and their communities about creating a cleaner and “greener” environment.  The aim is to instil a sense of awareness of our world in children at a young age so that they start their lives understanding the importance of recycling. 
EAGW is offered by: Family Services of Greater Vancouver in New Westminster
Funded by United Way - Success by 6
Supported by the City of New WestminsterPurpose: To educate young children, their families and their communities about creating a cleaner and “greener” environment.  The aim is to instil a sense of awareness of our world in children at a young age so that they start their lives understanding the importance of recycling. 
EAGW is offered by: Family Services of Greater Vancouver in New Westminster
Funded by United Way - Success by 6
Supported by the City of New Westminster 

Sunday, November 14, 2010

River Market (Finally) Open!

River Market, formerly the New Westminster Quay, is at long last opening for business.

On Saturday, November 20, at 9 am, there will be a Grand Opening of Donald's Market. For more information, visit http://www.rivermarket.ca.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Board of Directors 2010/2011

Andrew Boyd, Past President
Barbara Elliott, Homeless Coalition
Paul Goodrick, eMail Communication
Judy Ross, Farmers' Market, Homeless Coalition
  • 604-526-4228
Miriam Smith, Recording Secretary, Traffic Advisory
Jonathan Story, Website
Lila Wood, President, Community Police Committee