What's On - May 29, 2014
Musical family The VandeBurgts perform a concert of piano, oboe, organ, strings and choral on May 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Cooke’s Presbyterian Church, 45825 Wellington Ave. A collection will be held.
Come see a night of jazz with Belle Voci at St. Thomas Anglican Church on Gore Avenue on June 7 at 7:30 p.m. or June 8 at 3 p.m. Chilliwack’s beloved a cappella ensemble is stepping out of their usual repertoire to celebrate the wonderful world of jazz. On the program are a few gospel spirituals as well. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $16 for students or $55 for a family. Tickets available at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre or by calling 604-391-SHOW.
Meadow Rose fundraiser
The Meadow Rose Society hosts its second annual pub night fundraiser June 14 at Duke’s Pub, 41582 Yale Road West. Tickets are $15 for a roast beef dinner. There will be door prizes, 50/50 draw and silent auction. Come out and support Meadow Rose and help the less fortunate in our community. For tickets call 604-392-1133 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.meadowrosesociety.com.
Step into spring through the paint brush of artist Grazyna Wolski at Brilliant Blooms at the Chilliwack Museum running until June 12. Admission is $3, seniors $2, open Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
May at Branch 280
Branch 280 of the Royal Canadian Legion has special events scheduled this month. Annual Surf & Turf is May 31 at 6 p.m. Tickets at the bar. Regular weekend dancing, from 8 p.m. to midnight with Wylie & the Other Guy, May 30 and 31.
Have you ever wondered what that old painting could be worth? Or if those ornaments and artifacts could fetch a few dollars, instead of just gathering dust? Find out all this and more when the Antiques in the Attic art and antiques appraisal event returns for the second time to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre, May 30 and 31 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. These are verbal opinions on value, not official appraisals, and will not be suitable for insurance purposes. Assessment of all items is subject to the 15-minute time constraint for a fee of $40 per session. To book your spot, call the Centre Box Office at 604-391-SHOW (7469).
High school art
The Chilliwack Art Gallery at the Cultural Centre hosts the annual Chilliwack Senior High Schools Annual Art Exhibit, which features work from some of the returning grade 12s and a whole new group of grade 10 and 11 students from the three senior high schools in School District 33. Show runs until June 7. Gallery is open from Wednesday to Saturday from noon to 5 p.m.
Open mic at Jimmy’s
Jimmy’s Pub has announced open mic every Sunday hosted by Agassiz’s own Andrew Christopher. The shows start at 3 p.m. and the pub is looking for singer-songwriters who want to showcase their talents. This is not a jam session.