Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC: Do you enjoy interacting with preschool-age children in a social/recreational "play-school" setting? Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC seeks volunteers to help in its Family Resource Centres in North Delta and Ladner. Morning and afternoon shifts are available, Monday to Friday. Volunteer screening includes a criminal record check, two references and volunteer orientations. Contact Donna Burke, volunteer co-ordinator, 6045919262, ext. 131, or e-mail: donnab@ bgccs.bc.ca.
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.
White Rock Drum Circle "Rhythm Friends": "Bring your drum, percussion instrument or old pail and join in this fun community drum circle. Improvise to gether and create music on the spot. No experience necessary and we have some percussion instruments for you to play with." Gatherings are Thursdays from 1 to 2 p.m. at White Rock Community Centre (hall B), 15154 Russell Ave. Drop-in fee is $3.
Seniors tennis club at Newton Athletic Park: Tennis for those age 55+ playing mixed doubles, on Tuesdays and Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m. (moving to 10 a.m. to noon in warmer weather). "We welcome new members who have played tennis previously (we do not teach). Come and join us. We have social activities during the year and lots of fun." Contact Jan, 604-502-7844, or Ruth, email@example.com.
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.
MSOS (Mixed Singles Over Sixty): This social club, for active men and women 60 years and over, welcomes new members - companions for walking, golf dining, dancing, theatre, travel. For more info, contact Rose at 6045314310 or Reta at 604-538-5998.
Delta Diggers Garden Club: Group meets every third Thursday at 7: 30 p.m., from February to November, at Kennedy Seniors Recreation Centre, 11760 88th Ave., Delta. New members welcome. Info: 604-535-2642. WAV (Widows at Victory): Social events for widows to meet other widows and have a social outing.
Group meets on second Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m., at Victory Memorial Park, 14831 28th Ave., Surrey. Colleen Bujak, 604-536-6522. Ubuntu Ogogo: "Compassionate grandmothers" group meets on second Wednesday of month at Fleetwood Villa, 16028 83rd Ave., from 11: 30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Group works to raise funds to assist grandmothers of sub-Saharan Africa who are supporting their grandchildren due to AIDS/HIV pandemic there. Info: 778-565-3555, firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Surrey Soul Sisters, a Gogo group under auspices of Stephen Lewis Foundation, supporting African grandmothers raising 14 million orphaned children, holds monthly meetings. Info, email claremar@ shaw.ca.
Oneness Gogos of White Rock/Surrey: Group that works under auspices of Stephen Lewis Foundation meets on fourth Monday of every month, 1-3 p.m. upstairs at White Rock library, 15342 Buena Vista Ave., White Rock. Info: email 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.
Info: www.aglowofcanada.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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