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In April I wrote a Courier cover story about the Point Grey Chrysanthemum Associations efforts to keep that club alive despite a dwindling number of members.

Fish talk

Fin Donnelly, MP for New Westminster-Coquitlam and Port Moody, NDP Fisheries and Oceans critic and chair, Rivershed Society of B.C., will speak at the False Creek Watershed Society's AGM, Sept.

Bye bye library

The last day for the Riley Park library is Sept. 17. The new Terry Salman branch at Hillcrest Centre is to open in October. Materials borrowed from Riley Park that are due after the closure may be returned at any branch.

Farmers market

The first farmers' market in South Vancouver continues through October, and then runs Nov. 9 and 23, and Dec. 7 and 21. The Unitarian Church is operating the market that includes all organic produce, eggs and meat, live music and a garden for kids.
OUT AFTER DARK Sept. 8

OUT AFTER DARK Sept. 8

Out After Dark is a weekly feature highlighting social and cultural events around Vancouver. Got an upcoming event you think WE should attend? Click here to invite WE Please give us as much advance notice as possible.
Fred UnLEEshed - September 2, 2011

Fred UnLEEshed - September 2, 2011

Community Calendar

These next couple of weeks mark the end of many outdoor events and activities across the city. There are also several parks enjoying revitalization through redevelopment that deserve a second look. They include Norquay, located at 5050 Wales St.

Block party

Megaphone's annual Victory Square Block Party will celebrate the community and Vancouver's local music scene, Sept. 4. The free event features seven local bands, DJs and comedians.

Election office open

The city has opened the 2011 election office and launched the election website to provide information to voters and prospective candidates in advance of the Nov. 19, 2011 municipal vote. The website, vancouver.

Gutsiest Canadian

The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada is once again searching for the nation's gutsiest Canadians.