On May 2nd, the New Westminster Youth Awards will celebrate New West Youth. These awards are a ceremony designed to identify and recognize the accomplishments of youth within the City of New Westminster. There are six categories for youth accomplishments as well as one category for adults that have supported youth in their work towards success. The Youth Awards themselves … [Read more...] about The Kids Are All Right: Youth Week in New Westminster
(Who doesn't want to be able to start a post that way?) Join the Spare Parts Adventure Society at Hammer Time! A Pop-Up Fundraiser on April 27, 2018 at 7:30 at New Westminster’s River Market. Tickets are $20 per person and all money raised go directly to helping the Spare Parts Adventure Society bring more pop-up playground events to New Westminster’s parks and … [Read more...] about Stop. Hammer Time.
This is an ongoing series written and illustrated by JJ Lee. New to Havenholm? Start at the beginning! The story so far— When young Oscar encounters a redheaded apparition named Willa, he takes flight and has a horrible fall. Now a spirit himself, Oscar discovers he is trapped with a number of child ghosts on the shunned hill of Havenholm. A magic river surrounds the … [Read more...] about The Ghosts of Havenholm (Part Seven)
Newcomers to Canada face numerous challenges; they often miss their families, are unsure about employment, and face language barriers. Many Douglas College international students face these same challenges and fears every day while also trying to learn new things. Three international students in the Envision Financial-Douglas College Community Building Program, a marketing … [Read more...] about Douglas College International Students Help Newcomers Embrace Roots in Canada
For the first time in its history, the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival is extending its programming to New Westminster with the launch of Club PuSh at the Anvil Centre. New West residents can still catch up-close two renowned artists creating major buzz in Canada and the US as part of this series. Showing off his three-octave range, US singer Joseph Keckler moves … [Read more...] about Cutting-edge artists from Club PuSh coming to a venue near you!
Whether vegan, veg-curious, taking part in veganuary, or just into good food, New West is becoming something of a vegan mecca. Delicious options are everywhere and more restaurants are offering veg menus or items that are specifically marked. It’s good to be vegan in New West! V Cafe - 789 Carnarvon St Warning - gushing ahead. I love V Cafe. There, I said it. I could … [Read more...] about Vegan New West – the New Kids on the Block