Members of the Maple Ridge chapter of the Raging Grannies will be singing songs at the Vancouver Public Library for the group’s 30th anniversary. (THE NEWS/files)

Raging Grannies turn 30

Members of the Maple Ridge chapter of the Raging Grannies will be going to Vancouver to mark the group’s 30th anniversary

Member of the Maple Ridge Grannies will be joining forces with the Vancouver Raging Grannies to help them celebrate their 30th anniversary.

The Grannies will be making their way to the Vancouver Public Library on Sunday to share songs and stories.

The Raging Grannies sing about social justice and peace, with climate change being a close third and they often join other groups to voice their opinion through song to make positive changes in the communities around them.

They began as a group in Victoria, B.C. in 1986 and there are now more than 60 groups or “gaggles” in communities across Canada and the United States.

Grannies at 30: A Retrospective! is taking place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 350 West Georgia St. in Vancouver.

Admission is free and there will be refreshments.

Donations for the group are also being welcomed.

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