Fun things around Hope

There's plenty to do in Hope over the next week, from a pool party to finding your family's roots at the library

There’s plenty to do in Hope this week. For a full list of events, visit the Hope Visitor Centre or phone 869-2021.

• Drop into the Dan Sharrer Aquatic Centre in Hope for a little bit of fun Saturday night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will be games, movies and fun, all for $3.25 a person.

• On October 24, take the kids to the Hope Rec Centre for a Preschool Craft Time, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. This is open to children ages three to five. The theme is “Paper Bag Pumpkins”. Cost is $6 per child and includes snack. Call 604-869-2304 for details and to pre-register.

•  Author Scott Chandler will be reading from his most recent book, Two Generals, at the Hope Library on October 26 at 1:15 p.m. Two Generals was inspired by his grandfather’s experiences in World War II. Scott’s novel tells this very personal story through the popular and exciting medium of the graphic novel.

• On October 25, find your family at the Hope Library from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Join historian Brenda Smith to learn about the first steps in locating and assessing library resources. This presentation explains how libraries support family history research, the differences between libraries and archival collections, and how to assess what you find.