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.
May 18-23 - The Chilliwack Players Guild presents the 2014 Fraser Valley Zone Theatre Festival May 18-23 featuring productions from various Fraser Valley theatre outlets throughout the week. Tickets $18, or $90 for all six days. For more info, including a list of performances and to purchase tickets, call 604-391-SHOW(7469) or go to www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
May 22-24 - Theatre Junkies Anonymous bring Snow White to the UFV Theatre stage (45635 Yale Rd.) from May 22 to 25. Evening performances (May 22-24) are at 7:30 p.m., and matinees (May 24 and 25) are at 2 p.m. Tickets: $16/adults and $14/students and children. Preview tickets (May 22) are $12. Tickets available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
May 23/24 - The Royal Canadian Branch 280 has live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays. This weekend there's dancing from 7:30 to 11:30 (both days) to the music of Midnight Eagles.
May 23 - Ma Petite performs at Acoustic Emporium (45892 Wellington Ave.) at 7 p.m. Tickets $10 at the door.
May 24 - The Chilliwack Metropolitan Orchestra presents its spring concert, Hollywood in Chilliwack, today at 7:30 p.m. at the Cultural Centre. Tickets $25/adults, $15/students and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
May 24 - The May recital by students of the Chilliwack branch of the B.C. Registered Music Teachers Association is at Chilliwack Baptist Church (46336 First Ave.) today. The junior recital is at 2 p.m. and the senior recital is at 3:15 p.m. Admission by suggested donation of $10.
May 26 - Wanda's Tea Dance takes place this afternoon with music by Sweetwater from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Lions Hall (45580 Spadina Ave.). There will also be refreshments, door prizes, and a 50/50 draw. Tickets $6 at the door.
Now to June 6 - Local artist Zona Wale has a solo exhibition on display at The Art Room (#20-5725 Vedder Rd.) from May 10 to June 6. She has studied art in Regina, Serbia, Spain, and Mexico.
Now to June 7 - Art 33, the annual Chilliwack District 33 high school art exhibition, runs until June 7 at the Chilliwack Art Gallery in the Cultural Centre. The artwork is by G.W., Chilliwack and Sardis secondary's Grade 10-12 students. Gallery hours are Wednesdays to Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m.
Now to June 8 - The Chilliwack Visual Artists Association has its Celebration of the Arts show at the Royal Hotel from May 6 to June 8 where the lobby, café and Homestead Room will be transformed with a free art exhibition. Gallery hours are: Sundays to Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Wednesdays to Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. From time to time, there will also be one or two 'artists in residence', sitting doing their artwork as you come in the door.
Now to June 12 - Artist Grazyna Wolski has her solo exhibition, Brilliant Blossoms, on display at the Chilliwack Museum until June 12. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. www.grazynawolski.com