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Marpole Place garage sale

A multi-family garage sale that will feature new or near-new vintage 1960s and '70s women's clothing (sizes 6 to 14), plus shoes, happens Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Marpole Place. The sale at 1305 West 70th Ave.
Fred UnLEEshed - August 4, 2011

Fred UnLEEshed - August 4, 2011

Poet wanted

Are you a poet and don't even know it? Do you have time to bust a rhyme? Then why not apply to be the city's next poet laureate. The "people's poet" is an honorary three-year position.

Kids kung fu

Join kung fu master Alex Wang in learning about the power and precision of Shaolin kung fu.

Sparkly music

Canned tunes won't be the only music you can hear at the beach during the Celebration of Light. For the third year, SHORE 104.3 radio station is presenting live bands at SHOREfest before the fireworks blast. Aug. 3.

Seniors Centre book sale

The South Granville Seniors Centre is hosting a book sale Friday, Aug. 5, with more than 2,000 titles sorted by category. The centre is offering this great selection of books all priced at $2 or less.

YVR turns 80

The Vancouver International Airport recently celebrated its 80th birthday and the festivities continue with music and face painting on Fridays until Aug. 26. Take Off Fridays runs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Block party

Beaumont Studios is calling for submissions for a threeweek exhibition called Beatz on the Streetz, Music and Arts in Vancity.


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Community Calendar

NOW THROUGH AUG. 5 A group art show at the Hunter Bisset Gallery at 2035-88 Pender St., is dubbed "Here" and has a focus on one of my favourite subjects-our beautiful city and province.