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Seven Days in Chilliwack
Seven Days is a free A&E listing published in print every Wednesday, and online every Thursday. For more information, or to submit your event, email it to Jenna Hauck at firstname.lastname@example.org (please include a contact name and number), or call 604-702-5576.
Feb. 7 - The Cascadia Wind Ensemble presents Cascadia Live at the G.W. Graham theatre at 7 p.m. The concert showcases two Chilliwack artists — harpist Joanne Hankey, and vocalist Penny Dalton. Tickets $15 and available in advance at The Art Room (20-5725 Vedder Rd.), or at the door the evening of the show. 604-769-2787.
Feb. 7 - Jordan Klassen will be playing at the new Acoustic Emporium (45892 Wellington Ave.) at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets $10 at the door. email@example.com. www.acousticemporium.com.
Feb. 7 - Meet and chat with photojournalist Jenna Hauck as you relive the Vancouver Olympics during today’s Meet the Artist event at the Chilliwack Museum from 1 to 4 p.m. Her solo exhibition, 14 Gold: Images from the 2010 Olympics is on display in the Chambers Gallery at the Chilliwack Museum until Feb. 27. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. Admission: $3/adults, $2/seniors and students. firstname.lastname@example.org. 604-702-5576.
Feb. 7 and 8 - The Vedder Golden Branch 280 has live entertainment on Friday and Saturday from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. featuring the band Misfitz.
Feb. 9 - Classical Ballet Academy presents Ballet Workshop par Excellence at 4 p.m. with former European ballerina Vera Babakova. For more info or to register, call 604-701-0173.
Feb. 10 - Marie Ens, founder of the Place of Rescue, will be at Chilliwack Alliance Church (8700 Young Rd.) at 7 p.m. and will be accompanied by a troupe of young Cambodian dancers who are all from some of the orphanages founded by Ens. She originally hails from Chilliwack, and is known to many locals.
Feb. 12 - There will be a Sweetheart Movie Matinee at Chartwell Hampton House (45555 Hodgins Ave.) at 1:30 p.m. featuring Casablanca. Free popcorn, door prizes and lunch. VIP seating available, but space is limited. Reserve today by calling Crystal at 604-703-1982.
Jan. 25 to March 8 - Planes and Characters is an art exhibition on display at the Art Gallery in the Cultural Centre until March 8. Paintings are by local artists Sandra Wiens and Pierre Tremblay. Gallery hours: Wednesdays to Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m., plus some evenings before theatre performances.
Feb. 4 to March 13 - The annual Chilliwack Lions Club Music and Dance Festival runs Feb. 4 to March 13 with dance and music performances at the Cultural Centre, and band performances at G.W. Graham theatre. The festival wraps up with a Dance Honours Performance on March 2, and the Music Honours Performance April 4. Tickets: $4 per session per person, $10 per session per family, $18 for a season pass (does not include honours performances), $15 per honours performance. 604-391-SHOW(7469). www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca. www.chilliwacklionsclubmusicanddancefestival.com.