Seven Days in Chilliwack – April 23 to 29

A list of entertaining events in Chilliwack for April 23 to 29

Photographers in the show Light & Shadow mingle with visitors during the opening reception of their group exhibition in the Art Gallery at the Cultural Centre on April 11. The show features work by 10 local photographers and is on display until May 9. See below for more info.

Photographers in the show Light & Shadow mingle with visitors during the opening reception of their group exhibition in the Art Gallery at the Cultural Centre on April 11. The show features work by 10 local photographers and is on display until May 9. See below for more info.

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 photo@theprogress.com (please include a contact name and number), or call 604-702-5576.

April 23 to May 27 – The Hope Artists at Work fine arts exhibition and sale is on display at The Art Room (20-5725 Vedder Rd.) from April 23 to May 27. Opening reception is Saturday, April 25 from 1 to 4 p.m.

April 23 to May 2 – The Chilliwack Players Guild present The Fox on the Fairway at the Cultural Centre April 23 to May 2. Show times: April 23, 24, 25, 30, May 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m., and April 26 at 2 p.m. Tickets $25/adults and $20/seniors and students, and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

April 24 – Young filmmaker Jiayi Zhong will project short film, Peach Blossom Spring, on the rounded exterior wall of new UFV building (former Bank of Montreal) at Five Corners while ballet dancers from Creative Outlet studio will perform an Ode to Spring, modelling the Spring Collection from Lolly’s Boutique. It’s a combination of art, film, dance and fashion in downtown Chilliwack starting at 7:30 p.m.

April 24 – Ari Neufeld performs at the Acoustic Emporium (The Vineyard Centre, 45892 Wellington Ave.) at 7 p.m. Tickets $10 at the door.

April 25 – Bands Leaf Rapids and Slow Leaves perform at Tractorgrease Cafe at 7 p.m. at 48710 Chilliwack Lake Rd. Tickets $20 and available at the Tractorgrease Cafe or call 604-858-3814 to purchase. www.tractorgrease.com.

April 25 – The fifth annual Rock Out Cancer Benefit Dance Party takes place at Tzeachten Hall tonight. Proceeds will go to the BC Cancer Foundation via the Ride to Conquer Cancer. Tickets $30 and available at www.rockoutcancer.ca.

April 27 – The Chilliwack Folk Song Circle meets at 7 p.m. on the last Monday of the month at The Art Room (20-5725 Vedder Rd.). No instruments are necessary, as it is a singing circle. There is a $5 drop-in fee. Check out ‘Chilliwack Folk Song Circle’ on Facebook for more info.

April 27 – Wanda’s Tea Dance with music by Sweet Water takes place from 1-3 p.m. this afternoon at the Lions Hall (45580 Spadina Ave.). There will be refreshments, door prizes, and a 50/50 draw. Tickets $6 at the door.

April 29 – The Chilliwack International Film Series runs every Wednesday from April 8 to May 13 at Cottonwood 4 Cinemas at 7 p.m. Tickets $6. Tonight’s movie is Big News From Grand Rock. Canada, English, 87 min, rated G, comedy.

Now to April 26 – The 20th annual Directors’ Theatre Festival features a plethora of one-act plays performed and directed by post-secondary theatre students in B.C. Runs April 22 to 26 at UFV Theatre on Yale Road. www.ufv.ca/theatre

Now to May 9 – Group photo exhibition, Light and Shadow, is on display in the Art Gallery at the Cultural Centre April 2 to May 9. Gallery hours: Wednesdays to Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m., plus some evenings during theatre performances. Free admission.

Now to December – The SĂ­:tel Coast Salish Baskets exhibition is on display in the Chambers Gallery at the Chilliwack Museum until December. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. Admission $3/general and $2/seniors and students.

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