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Seventy dragon boat teams take to the water in the annual Dragon Boat Festival July 26 at Harrison Hot Springs while audiences, vendors, and volunteers line the shore.   - Paul J. Henderson/FILE
Seventy dragon boat teams take to the water in the annual Dragon Boat Festival July 26 at Harrison Hot Springs while audiences, vendors, and volunteers line the shore.
— image credit: Paul J. Henderson/FILE

Huskers start season with tough opponent

The Valley Huskers will play their season opener this Saturday, July 26 versus the Okanagan Sun at Exhibition Stadium. Kick-off is at 7 p.m. against the historically problematic defence of the Sun. Chilliwack will look to break their long-time losing streak against the visitors on home turf.

 

Dragon boats descend upon Harrison Lake

The 10th Annual Harrison Dragon Boat Regatta will be held Saturday, July 26 on Harrison Lake. Seventy-two teams are registered for the event hosted by the Fraser Valley Dragon Boat Club. Start time is 8:30 a.m. on Main Beach, with three divisions competing: mixed, ladies and junior.

 

Pro coach will help youth learn tennis

The Chilliwack Tennis Society offers youth beginner lessons this summer. A professional coach will be leading the hour-and-a-half sessions Monday to Thursday, July 27 to 31 and Aug. 4 to 7. For more information about the classes, call the Tennis Society at 604-794-7515 or email chilliwacktennissociety@hotmail.com.

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