Volunteer literacy tutors needed by Learning Disabilities Association: "Help a child who is struggling to read and write. You must have excellent English skills, love to read and enjoy working with children." Tutoring locations in Surrey and Langley. Extensive training provided. Information session in Surrey on Sept. 5-6, 7 p.m. at #201 13766 72nd Ave., Surrey.
Pre-register at 604-591-5156. Info: www.ldafs.org.
Seniors Come Share Society: "Do you enjoy people? Would you like to spend a couple of hours a week visiting a senior? Please call Heidi at Seniors Come Share Society to find out more. 604-531-9400, ext. 24."
Surrey Art Gallery needs volunteer tour guides (docents) to help educate children at the Bear Creek Park facility. To learn more, visit www.surrey.ca/arts (under "Get Involved in the Arts") or call the volunteer co-ordinator, 604-501-5198.
Surrey Square Wheelers Square Dance Club hosts events at Port Kells community hall, 18918 88th Ave. Lessons start Sept., first lesson free. Great exercise, friendly atmosphere, everyone welcome. Call 604-513-9901 or 604-594-6415.
Cloverdale Garden Club meets on the second Thursday of each month (from September to June) at Clayton hall, 18513 70th Ave., 7 p.m. Guest speakers, field trips, raffle, etc. Info: Lynne, 604-576-6338.
CFUW (Canadian Federation of University Women) North Delta/Surrey is a club open to all women graduates, students and associates who support the mission and ideals of CFUW, and represent many countries. The club provides annual scholarships and bursaries to deserving female graduates who are going on to university. Monthly meetings (September to June).
Contact Heather at 604-591-7678 or Eleanor at 604-589-3631.
Ubuntu Ogogo: "Compassionate grandmothers" group meets on second Wednesday of month at Fleetwood Villa, 16028 83rd Ave., from 9: 30 a.m. to noon. Group works to raise funds to assist grandmothers of sub-Saharan Africa who are supporting their grandchildren due to AIDS/HIV pandemic there. Info: 778565-3555, email@example.com.
Surrey Aglow: "Women meeting with women" group meets every second Thursday at Middle Eastern Friendship Centre, 13483 108th Ave., Surrey, 6 p.m. food; 7 p.m. meeting. All welcome. Info: www.aglowofcanada.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Woodcarvers in Cloverdale: Club consists of beginners and experts who love to carve and share their skills with new members. Meetings held every Tuesday evening from 6: 45 to 8: 45 p.m. (from Sept. to June) at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary, 6151 180th St., Cloverdale. Contact Ron, 604-576-6806, or Jim, 604-575-7968.
Seniors Hot Lunch Programs: "Do you know a senior who would enjoy a healthy meal and lively company?
Seniors Come Share Society offers hot lunch programs with live entertainment at Chuck Bailey rec centre and Newton Seniors Centre. Info: Hillary at Seniors Come Share Society, 604-531-9400, ext. 23." On the web: www. seniorscomesharesociety.com.
Fraser Valley Multiple Miracles: Non-profit society offers support for families of multiples (twins, triplets, etc.). Group meets monthly at Clayton Hall in Surrey on first Wednesday of each month (excluding Dec. and June), 7 p.m., providing support, friendship and fun for moms of multiples, exploring challenges and experiences. Special events, cooking classes, exercise sessions and more. Info: 604-531-3107.
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