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Library and Settlement Events

Libraries and community agencies host 100s of free events every month. Below you will see examples of a few upcoming events. To learn about all upcoming events happening in libraries, go to Library Programs and Events. To learn more about what’s happening in communities near you, follow NewToBC on social media.

May 25 2024

Cantonese Opera: Behind-the-scenes

Where: Surrey Libraries – Clayton Branch
Date: May 25
When: 2:00 – 4:00pm
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May 26 2024

Cultural Fair: Discovering Chinese Heritage

Where: Coquitlam Public Library – City Centre Branch
Date: May 26
When: 1:30 – 3:30pm
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May 27 2024

Black History Drumming Circle

Where: Surrey Libraries – Central Branch
Date: May 27
When: 1:00 – 2:00pm
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May 28 2024

English Practice Group for Beginners

Where: Port Moody Public Library
Date: Tuesdays
When: 11:00am – 12:30pm
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May 28 2024

Soft Skills for the Canadian Workplace 

Where: Online with ISSofBC Global Talent Loans Program
Date: May 28
When: 12:00pm PST
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May 30 2024

Empowering Businesses: Accessing Financial and Employment Support through BDC and WorkBC

Where: S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Richmond Service Centre / Online
Date: May 30
When: 1:30 – 4:30pm
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Jun 1 2024

B-Hired

Where: Online with ISSBC
Date: Tuesdays / Fridays
When: 12:00pm
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Jun 1 2024

FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE | MUSIC DAY

Where: Beaumont Studios 316 W 5th Ave, Vancouver BC V5K 1K4
Date: June 1
When: 4:30 – 11:00pm
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Jun 3 2024

Baby Social

Where: North Vancouver District Public Library – Lynn Valley Library
Date: Mondays
When: 2:00 – 3:00pm
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Jun 4 2024

PICS-FCR Health Sector Conference for International Medical Graduate

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West Building Canada Place Vancouver, BC
Date: June 4
When: 9:30am – 3:30pm
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Jun 5 2024

Express Entry & BCPNP Info Session: Webinar with BCNSP

Where: Online with New Westminster Public Library
Date: June 5
When: 10:00am – 12:00pm
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Jun 7 2024

FREE In-person “English Learning and Cooking Classes”

Where:  Room 340, Richmond Caring Place, 7000 Minoru Blvd, Richmond BC
Date: June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5
When: 10:00am – 12:00pm
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Jun 12 2024

Employment Summit – Unlocking Opportunities through Newcomer Talent

Where: 13475 Central Avenue Surrey, BC
Date: June 12
When: 12:00 – 4:00pm
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Jun 20 2024

Indigenous Author Series

Where: Richmond Public Library
Date: June 8 – 20
When: Various Dates and Times
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Jun 22 2024

National Indigenous People’s Day

Where: Memorial Peace Park, Maple Ridge, BC
Date: June 22
When: 10:00am – 2:00pm
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Jun 26 2024

Conversation Circles

Where: Sardis Library
Date: Wednesdays
When: 6:15 – 7:45pm
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