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SLICE OF LIFE: June 7 to 12


The Alzheimer Society of B.C. holds a workshop for caregivers of people with dementia on Friday, June 7 from 10:30 a.m.  to 3:30 p.m. at Garden Park Tower (#214 – 2825 Clearbrook Rd.) Participants will learn about dementia, practical coping strategies and early planning. Call and leave a message at the local Resource Centre for Abbotsford and Mission at 604-859-3889 for more information and to register for the session.


The Living Room Support Group – for people living with depression, anxiety or bipolar – meets Friday, June 7 from noon to 2 p.m. at New Life Church, 35270 DeLair Rd. Info: Brenda at 604-853-5043


A book sale takes place at Mission Library (33247 Second Ave.) on Friday, June 7 from noon to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The book sale is hosted by Mission Friends of the Library. Info: 604-826-6610


The Baha’i community in Abbotsford holds a free multi-faith dinner, devotional and discussion on Saturday, June 8. The event begins at 6 p.m. at the Abbotsford Social Activity Association, 2631 Cyril St. Everyone is welcome.


Harmony Music Society, which sends kids to summer camp, holds a multi-family yard sale and barbecue on Saturday, June 8 to raise funds for the group. The event takes place at 33477 Mayfair Ave.


The Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Support Group meets Monday, June 10 from 10 a.m. to noon at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3845 Gladwin Rd. Info: or 604-859-2739


Canadian Blood Services holds a blood donor clinic on Tuesday, June 11 from 1 to 8 p.m. at Abbotsford Pentecostal Assembly (3145 Gladwin Rd.). To book an appointment, visit or call 1-888-236-6283.


The Fraser Valley Business Network  meets  Wednesday, June 12 for a networking lunch from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Paliotti’s, 33886 Essendene Ave. RSVP at


Abbotsford Women’s Connection holds a Victorian Tea on Wednesday, June 12, starting at 9:30 a.m. at Garden Park Tower, 2825 Clearbrook Rd. The event features a Victorian era fashion show by Karin Edberg-Lee and speaker Kathy Mogus sharing “Finding Love in All the Right Places.” Cost is $11. Reservations: Joyce at 604-744-5159,  Rose at 604-852-8240 or


The Abbotsford Horseshoe Club invites everyone for free lessons for pitching horseshoes, every Wednesday between 6 p.m. and dusk. The club is located next to Trethewey  House at Mill Lake Park. Info: Darryl  at 604-864-0622


Clayburn Village Museum (4315 Wright St.) is open every Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. Discover B.C.’s first company town (1905), encompassing a brick manufacturing plant and village. Info:  Helene at 604 854-3960

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