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North Van Museum wants YOU!

August 9, 2017

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

As you are probably already aware, the historic Lynn Valley Elementary School building was preserved and transformed into the North Vancouver Community History Centre, part of the North Vancouver Museum and Archives. The Community History Centre currently has a Canada…

New Lynn Valley Days events offered this year!

June 6, 2017

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Lynn Valley Days are fast approaching, and fingers are crossed for a warm, sunny weekend. Even if it’s drizzly, however, the famous Big Tent will keep revellers dry and spirits high! We are as pleased as punch to be a…

Be a Lynn Valley LINK trail builder!

May 3, 2017

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

There’s an exciting new outdoor recreational project afoot in Lynn Valley, and you could be on the ground floor (literally). The Lynn Valley Community Association’s Annual Park Project takes place on Saturday, May 13 and is a key component of the new…

Meet the town planner, and join the LV Community Association!

April 26, 2017

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

The Lynn Valley Community Association annual general meeting is coming up on Thursday, May 18, at 7 p.m. Please consider getting involved as a member – or even a board member! – to help keep Lynn Valley a community that…

Tree-savers sought for Saturday!

March 23, 2017

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

It’s weed pull time again! Celebrate the first week of spring by getting your hands dirty with North Shore Streamkeepers. The group is looking for volunteers to help remove invasive plant species and replant native species in Lynn Canyon Park…

Lynn Valley donors warm hands and hearts

January 4, 2017

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

‘Twas the week before Christmas (or maybe a bit more) When we asked you to keep your eyes peeled at the store For gloves and hats, and protection from sleet To help Cpl. Wong bring some warmth to the street….

Lynn Valley’s Good Neighbours for 2016 welcome the world

December 24, 2016

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

For those of us at LVLife HQ, a favourite holiday highlight is letting one of our local citizens know that they have been singled out for LynnValleyLife’s Good Neighbour Award. This year, we got double the pleasure, as this 2016′s Good…

Warm the homeless with help from first responders

December 12, 2016

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Looking for some good news to warm a cold day? LynnValleyLife recently received this lovely press release from the North Vancouver RCMP, about a neighbourly initiative launched by Cst. Randy Wong and his wife, Sahar. Using money donated by Randy’s…

Decorate a Christmas tree in LV Village!

November 4, 2016

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

The Sixth Annual Lynn Valley Village Christmas Parade of trees is approaching, and we are already looking forward to seeing Lynn Valley Village transformed into a magical forest of decorated Christmas trees. If you want to get in on the fun,…

Lynn Valley a hotbed for Culture Days offerings

September 14, 2016

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Discover a new hobby, explore a new interest, or just have some out-of-the-ordinary fun at this year’s Culture Days that run from Friday, Sept. 30 to Sunday, Oct. 2. Culture Days kicked off in 2009 with the goal of making…

Donate (and buy!) jewellery for a good cause

August 3, 2016

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

So, when’s the last time you wore that Aztek-style necklace hanging in your jewellery box?  Or the green earrings that turned out to clash with everything in your wardrobe? Or the kindly meant birthday bracelet that just isn’t “you”? Hayley…

Lynn Valley Day – what’s new for 2016!

May 15, 2016

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

It wasn’t easy, but LynnValleyLife finally caught up with Lynn Valley Day organizer Eric Miura on Friday – a rare chance to spend some time with this uber-busy volunteer who juggles his day job with executive roles in the Lynn…

LV United seeks summer research student

April 27, 2016

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Looking for a summer job in accounting and marketing research? A close-to-home opportunity is available that might be just right for you. The Lynn Valley United Church office is operating out of temporary lodgings while they await completion of their…

Lynn Valley Day weekend moves to June

April 6, 2016

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Mark your calendars! After decades in its last-weekend-of-May slot, Lynn Valley Days is moving to the weekend of June 17 to 19, 2016. And along with the move comes a great new event – a Father’s Day breakfast on the…

LV Services Society seeking board members

February 28, 2016

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Update March 20, 2016: please scroll to bottom if you have an aptitude for numbers – a treasurer is needed! Lynn Valley is fortunate in many ways – and having a dedicated non-profit group adding to the programming and life…

No need to let loneliness take root in Lynn Valley

January 27, 2016

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

It’s no secret that social isolation is a huge problem in Metro Vancouver, especially since the Vancouver Foundation published its June 2012 “Connections and Engagement” report quantifying the extent of the issue. And although Vancouver has a reputation for being…

Lynn Valley churches welcome refugee family

January 17, 2016

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

After weeks of waiting and planning, a group of North Vancouver residents celebrated the arrival of their sponsored refugee family at Vancouver International Airport on Friday, January 15. The Syrian family of five was met by representatives of their large…

Gifts for shelter residents welcome indeed

December 6, 2015

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Whatever “the Christmas spirit” is, it is decidedly not embodied by the horrible task of spending time and money searching out gifts you’re pretty sure the recipient doesn’t need and may not even want. It’s a wonderful feeling to find…

Lynn Valley remembers

November 7, 2015

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Remembrance Day events are growing in size all over Canada, as memories of past losses combine with sombre reflection about current conflict realities, risks and sacrifices. The Lynn Valley service of remembrance has outgrown its earlier incarnation as a quiet…

Mollie Nye House seeking volunteers

October 14, 2015

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Many Lynn Valley citizens spent much of the fall agonizing over which way to vote in the federal election, but we can assure you there’s a much less puzzling way to improve your country – volunteer! We all want to…

Brush up on voter basics at Democracy Cafe!

September 19, 2015

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

We have all, at times, been guilty of taking our democratic system for granted. Many citizens even forego their chance to vote, despite the fact that casting a ballot is a privilege denied to many in this world. But more…

Send us your best Lynn Valley summertime shots!

August 16, 2015

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

We’re happy to announce that Jennie Angel has won our draw for two tickets to the Jon Bon Jovi and the Kings of Suburbia concert! Jennie entered our “Summer in the ‘Hood” photo contest by the early-bird deadline… but there…

LV United puts out call for music leader

May 27, 2015

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Know someone with the gift of music to share? Lynn Valley United Church would like to hear from them!. *The original posting was updated on June 5, 2015* Music Leadership Opportunity Minister of Music, Lynn Valley United Church Lynn Valley United…

Streamkeepers report boom in Hastings Creek smolt

April 12, 2015

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

While many Lynn Valley residents may have been coming home to a welcome dinner or stretching out in front of the TV Friday night, a handful of enthusiastic citizens were on the banks of Hastings Creek carefully placing a number…

It takes a village to make LV Day happen!

March 1, 2015

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

A year or two ago, Lynn Valley Day was voted the North Shore’s best festival in the North Shore News’ Readers’ Choice Awards. That same year, Lynn Valley was voted the best neighbourhood in which to live. Coincidence? We think…

Free wellness activities kick off the year!

January 2, 2015

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

From the North Vancouver District Library press office: This January, North Vancouver Recreation and Culture and North Vancouver District Public Library invite you to celebrate your health and wellness with a series of workshops and programs designed to get you…

Community building: A New Year’s Resolution for all?

December 31, 2014

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, adopt them or not, thoughts of new year’s resolutions are on most people’s minds each year when the calendar reaches its final days. As we know, most well-intended resolutions die a quick death in the…

Bring some colour to our life, kids!

November 30, 2014

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

To celebrate the season (and our new LynnValleyLife office at 3171 Mountain Highway!) we’re offering our first-ever Christmas Colouring Contest. We look forward to displaying all the neighbourhood entries at our office, so pop in if you’re walking by, and…

Make good in the ‘hood – join the LV Services Society!

October 5, 2014

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Last time LynnValleyLife put out the call for board members for the LV Services Society, we’re glad to say that at least one of our readers stepped up to add their voice and vision to shaping our neighbourhood. The LVSS…

Family-babysitter match-making service offered

September 4, 2014

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

The uncertainty about the ongoing teachers’ strike has had many Lynn Valley families chewing their nails over potential looming childcare challenges. But we know that it’s not just during a crisis that a good babysitter can be hard to find….

Local has a blast with the Ice Bucket Challenge!

August 22, 2014

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

With the help of the Lynn Valley firefighters, one local teen was able to – literally – have a blast with his Ice Bucket Challenge, as seen on this video he posted to our Facebook page on August 22. This…

Lynn Valley Lions Community Garden volunteers sought

June 30, 2014

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

A new community garden is being built in Lynn Valley, and this is your chance to get in on the “ground” floor – literally. Volunteers who help build the garden on the grounds by the Lynn Valley Rec Centre on…

Parents rally to save Swangard track meet

June 4, 2014

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

With only a few days’ notice, people banded together to resurrect the North Vancouver track and field meet at Swangard Stadium, which had been officially cancelled as due to the teachers’ strike on the day of the meet. One of…

Lynn Valley steps up to Relay for Life

May 27, 2014

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

All of us know someone, or more than one someone, who has been touched by cancer. Those of us in Lynn Valley are no exception, which is why many of our neighbours are stepping up to take a leading role…

Bell & Anchor invites neighbourhood newcomers

May 21, 2014

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

With its trademark anchor in the front lawn, St. Clement’s Anglican Church at 3400 Institute Road is a well-recognized Lynn Valley institution. But church members know that not everyone in the neighbourhood feels quite so established in the community. Alecia…

LV Services Society needs YOU!

May 9, 2014

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Want to help shape the future of Lynn Valley’s programs and services? Join with other people in your neighbourhood to sit on the board of the Lynn Valley Services Society. If the feedback and debates about the implementation of the…

Spirituality on the trail

April 30, 2014

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

In this Cascadian society, often referred to as “spiritual, but not religious,” people like to say they can worship a higher power from a forest trail more readily than they can from a church pew. This Saturday, they’ll have the…

African charities host sale at MNH

April 6, 2014

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Five different local charities, with many Lynn Valley members, have joined together to host a sale and awareness-raising event on Sunday, April 13, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Mollie Nye House. Organizers encourage you to bring family and friends…

Buy, sell, and support charity at huge LV garage sale event!

April 4, 2014

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Declutter your home or re-feather your nest (or both!) by taking part in a Super-Sized Community Garage Sale on Saturday, May 10. The event is being hosted by Reachout To Africa, (R2A) a North Vancouver Christian registered charity that works to…

Lynn Valleyites are sure cleaning up!

February 6, 2014

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

We recently received an email from NVD Community Beautification Coordinator Courtenay Fraizl (our lovely Adopt-a-Street boss!) It was an inspiring email for two reasons. First, as you can see from the map above (click on image for a closer look),…

Enter the “Love in Lynn Valley” contest

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Win a romantic evening for two! Celebrate a fun Valentine’s night on the town, close to hearth and home! Start by enjoying a $50 dinner for two at the Black Bear Pub (they’ve promised their most romantic candlelit table!), then…

Lynn Valley Masons welcome others to join Lodge

January 31, 2014

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Most local drivers pass by the nearly windowless grey building on the corner of Lynn Valley Road and  Harold without a second glance, it having long ago disappeared into the invisibility that comes with familiarity. Walkers, though, travel at a…

Blow your own horn: Join the LV Black Bear Band!

November 13, 2013

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

It all started as a group of adults who dusted off their high school band instruments and used their Monday evening practices to escape the world of mortgages, day jobs and fractious toddlers. Thus the Lynn Valley Black Bear Band…

Sponsor Christmas tree in LV Village!

October 22, 2013

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

This just in from Lynn Valley Community Association….  (For more information about adopting a Christmas tree, click here. As of November 6, there are only 13 left, so don’t delay! We are once again offering sponsored Christmas trees in  LynnValley Village this holiday season. We are planning a family weekend of…

Step up to bat with LV Little League!

September 25, 2013

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

You can bat for the home team by becoming a member of the historic Lynn Valley Little League, which has been playing ball for over 50 years. Registration for the league, which is newly headed by president Jamie Bassett, is…

Volunteers keep North Van clean & green

September 13, 2013

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

It was swing-your-partner time Friday night as the District of North Vancouver hosted a dinner and barn dance to thank the many volunteers who take part in the muncipality’s outdoor programs. Maplewood Farm helpers, parks and trails workers, Adopt a…

Have you got talent, Lynn Valley??

August 23, 2013

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Well, of course Lynn Valley’s got talent – lots of it! So we’re thrilled that Lynn Valley Village is putting together a Lynn Valley’s Got Talent event. And we’re confident it will rival anything you’ve seen on TV to date,…

Lynn Valley’s ‘small-town feel’ – what’s it worth to you?

July 1, 2013

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Watching a Canada Day parade, one can’t help but reflect on the many contrasting strands that weave together to make our sea-to-sea-to-sea country something to be proud of. It’s right there on the pavement in front of you, marching behind…

B.C. Mills House: a step into the past

June 21, 2013

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

  The B.C. Mills House Museum, a hidden reminder of Lynn Valley’s history, is located near the entrance of Lynn Valley Headwaters Regional Park. Originally purchased from a 1904 catalogue of the B.C. Mills Timber and Trading company, it represents…

LV town centre planning: a range of perspectives

June 8, 2013

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

UPDATED: June 28, 2013 You’ve seen the signs around the neighbourhood, the pamphlets in your mailbox, and the emails in your inbox. As public consultation regarding the implementation plan for Lynn Valley’s town centre intensifies, a range of views are being…

Town centre feedback invited at June open houses

May 18, 2013

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

As promised, North Vancouver District has expanded the time frame for public consultation on the issue of how the municipality’s Official Community Plan will be implemented in Lynn Valley town centre. We hope that people will share their views and…

#2: Oh, hail! Here comes the rain

May 14, 2013

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

From the garden of Lynn O’Malley… This was going to be a celebratory post about the fact that my sunflower seeds poked their heads above the soil last Saturday, a scant week after I detailed their planting in this post….

Project Sunflower Diary #1: Lynn O’Malley sows her seeds

May 5, 2013

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

From the garden of Lynn O’Malley, voice of the valley: For the past two months, the LynnValleyLife team has been planning and promoting its scheme to blanket Lynn Valley in summertime sunflowers. We’ve talked sunflowers, mailed sunflowers, photo’d sunflowers and…

Lynn Valley Day 2013 will hit new heights (literally!)

April 30, 2013

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

There’s always something new to look forward to at Lynn Valley Days, and 2013 will be no exception! For starters, we want to give a big community thank-you to William F. White International, which is sponsoring all of Lynn Valley…

Mark Sager given mandate to gather public planning views

April 26, 2013

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Last fall, Canada Safeway and Bosa Development sent North Vancouver District some preliminary applications for a newly imagined Lynn Valley Mall area. Their plans called for high-rise towers that got the ‘thumbs-up’ from some residents, but also resulted in an…

Project Sunflower set to launch!

April 13, 2013

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

This is the week that many of our LynnValleyLife Network members are receiving their Project Sunflower seed packets in the mail or on their doorstep (let’s hope those late-season snow flurries won’t be visiting the Upper Lynn area any more!)…

Leave space in the garden for Project Sunflower

March 4, 2013

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Last fall, those of us at LynnValleyLife HQ had a great time reading the nominations for our first-annual Good Neighbour Award, which wrapped up at the end of December. In fact, we had such a good time, we realized we’d…

Adopt a Lynn Valley street today!

January 30, 2013

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

There’s a great new North Vancouver District program that can improve your life – and your community – all at the same time. Whether you want to teach your kids responsibility, lose a few pounds, get your partner out walking…

Wanted: your thoughtful views on LV development plan

January 3, 2013

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

For a number of years, North Vancouver District planners worked on an Official Community Plan for the municipality, which was formally approved by council in June 2011. That OCP then became the foundation for the further planning of ‘town centre’…

Entertainers sought for Lynn Valley Christmas

October 30, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

It may be Halloween outside, but for Lynn Valley Community Association organizers, Christmas is just a hop, skip and jump away. An enthusiastic working group is behind “A Lynn Valley Christmas,” a greatly expanded version of last year’s Christmas Tree…

Lynn Valley neighbourhood clean up planned

October 21, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Lynn Valley litter will be targeted once again after last year’s successful Neighbourhood Clean-Up around Argyle School. The theme of the Nov. 3 grassroots gathering is “Our Community, Our Responsibility,” and it encourages families to get out with their children…

Lynn Valley Christmas Tree Walk in the works

October 18, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

No, it is NOT too early to start thinking about Christmas – not if you’ve got some tree-trimming talent or carol-singing skills! Last year’s launch of a Christmas Tree Walk in Lynn Valley Village was so successful, it is returning…

Lynn Valley students carry Terry’s torch

September 24, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

If you see students running from their schools en masse this week, don’t worry, it isn’t a fire – they’re just taking part in the annual Terry Fox School Run. Janet Dunkin, French teacher and organizer of Argyle’s run on…

Caring clown classes commence

September 21, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Like to laugh? Meet people? Put more fun in your life? Put fun in others’ lives? Maybe try some vol-FUN-teering? Then a new course starting at Mollie Nye House may just be what you’re looking for. Unlike most classes, this…

Fall program guides at your fingertips

September 3, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

We’ve been spreading the word about new fall programs as they’ve crossed our desk, but now we think it would be useful for our LynnValleyLife readers to have them all in one spot. So here are the community program offerings…

LV church offers new programs for all ages and interests

August 17, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Lynn Valley United Church is continuing its community programming this fall with an even wider range of offerings for people of all ages, regardless of any church affiliation. From youth groups to theatre sports to professionally led yoga classes to…

Ass’t Fire Chief seeks seniors for home safety project

July 31, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

When North Van District Assistant Fire Chief Curtis Bremner set out to research preventable deaths in North Vancouver, he was surprised at some of the facts he discovered. First, a report from the BC Coroner Office revealed that the average age of…

Visit Maplewood Farm online, or for real at Open House

July 25, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

As of this moment – July 25, at 21:16 precisely – I can tell you that the goats at Maplewood Farm are either tucked away fast asleep, or they’ve staged a coup and made their grand escape. How do I…

Giving blood is now even easier

July 20, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Looking for a good summertime tune? How about Buddy Holly’s 1958 hit “It’s So Easy to Fall in Love”? Now, instead of the usual lyrics, “It’s so easy to fall in love,” let’s sub in a new chorus: “It’s so…

New group welcomes ramblers and rovers

July 15, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

If you’re the type of person who instinctively prefers the term ‘rambling’ to ‘hiking,’ you might be interested to hear about a new informal walking group that meets twice a month. Jane and Leo are friends who have made a…

Share your favourite walks and hikes

July 8, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

There is much to be said for the walks and hikes in and around Lynn Valley. So why don’t you help us say it? We already have a walks and hikes section that’s a good starting point for people who…

Family needs your help to bring mom back to health

July 5, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

UPDATE! Come out to the Friday Night Concert in Lynn Valley Village on July 6 and register with Canadian Blood Services on the spot to see if you are a potential donor for Erica or another person in need. Read…

No need to leave the Valley this weekend!

May 23, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Be sure to get all your chores before Friday this week, because you won’t want to miss a minute of the goings-on in Lynn Valley this weekend. We’re confident the weather will cooperate, so get your calendar out and make…

Can you take a ticket, run a ride, or tote a table?

May 11, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

We know you’ve been meaning to give Shirin a call and just haven’t gotten around to it…. so now’s your chance! Shirin is the busy soul in charge of matching volunteers to various Lynn Valley Day tasks. Events are often…

Help plan LV’s future – your health depends on it!

May 1, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

FROM THE EDITOR: Do you consider yourself an opinionated person? If so, this is the week for you! I can’t remember being asked for my opinion quite so often. Between the North Van District Open Houses presenting the new Lynn…

Visions of the valley await your voices and views

April 28, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

There was quite a buzz around the boards set up near the Lynn Valley Mall centre court today, as district planners toured visitors around several graphic displays that gave glimpses into the future of Lynn Valley Town Centre. Since the…

Kids clean up at Earth Day event

April 23, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

FROM EVENT ORGANIZER JODY LABRIOLA: A BIG thank you to all who came out on Saturday and helped with our community garbage pick-up event. It was a success! We cleaned both fields for Argyle Secondary (and all around the school), Fredrick Road (between…

Bob Rasmus takes pride in the Lions

April 9, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

FROM THE EDITOR: If you’ve attended a Lynn Valley community event any time in the past two decades, chances are you’ve crossed paths with a Lion – a certain Lynn Valley Lion, that is. Bob Rasmus is known to many…

New programs starting in LV Community Room

April 2, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Spring has sprung, along with a new round of rec commission programs in the Lynn Valley Community Room in Lynn Valley Village. Whether it’s walking, dancing, martial arts, skipping or talks on street sense and nutrition, there’s something for all…

New yoga and arts program for families

March 22, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Families wanting to experience movement, creativity, music and yoga with their children will have the opportunity to try a new class offered in the program room adjacent to the kids’ section in Lynn Valley Library. Megan Johnson of One Soul…

Play poker for points, not cash, at LV Legion

March 1, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Are you interested in playing poker, but not so keen on losing your shirt? The Texas Hold-Em Poker League is a free club that organizes games in which people (age 21 and over) play for points, not money. They meet…

LV locals make recovery in VGH Burn Unit a little easier

February 22, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

COMING TO YOU FROM LYNN O’MALLEY: Greetings, neighbours! I was really looking forward to telling you the story of how a generous donation from the Lee family (owners of the Mountain Market corner store at Mountain Highway and Frederick) resulted in a…

LynnValleyLife: your resource for 100th Lynn Valley Day!

February 6, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

LIFE WITH LYNN O’MALLEY: Have I ever missed a Lynn Valley Day? Well, perhaps for a year or two in my turbulent twenties. Otherwise, I’ve been there every year – dancing the may pole, playing in the band, marching in…

Church adds to yoga roster for new year

January 6, 2012

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

As reported earlier by LynnValleyLife, drop-in yoga is now being offered at Lynn Valley United Church, and 2012 brings with it yet another bendy option. Children, Youth and Families Minister Christina Kinch – who trained in India as a Hatha…

Our List of One-Mile Resolutions

December 30, 2011

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Coming to You From Lynn O’Malley: Even those people who staunchly refuse to make New Year’s Resolutions must, like the rest of us, look forward to the new year and see all the potential it offers. Whether it is waistlines…

Girls offered free yoga

December 13, 2011

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

Who wants to get stretchy? Christina Kinch, the new youth ministry leader at Lynn Valley United, is also a certified Hatha yoga teacher. She’s leading free, drop-in yoga classes for girls in Grades 5 through 12 on Tuesdays from 5…

Buskers add a new element to village life

From the Front Porch of LynnValleyLife

FROM THE DESK OF LYNN O’MALLEY: We’ve been treated to all sorts of musical offerings in our village square, from the summertime concert series to occasional performances by community groups such as the Lynn Valley Black Bear Band and the North…