Canuck Place Children’s Hospice celebrates Lighting of the House

Event takes place on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at location in Abbotsford

Canuck Place Children's Hospice in Abbotsford

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice in Abbotsford celebrates its 2016 Lighting of the House tonight (Wednesday).

The event runs from 5:30 to 7 p.m., with the lighting at about 6 p.m. of thousands of festive lights decorating the hospice and surrounding gardens.

The Canuck Place Lighting of the House is an annual tradition that brings supporters together to celebrate their contributions.

The evening features a performance by the ASIA (Abbotsford School of the Integrated Arts) jazz band and choir, festive activities, and a special ceremony where Canuck Place child Nicolas illuminates the house and grounds.

Canuck Place has also launched its online Light a Life campaign, running until Dec. 31 at canuckplace.org, to contribute to the hospice. Canuck Place is located at 32772 Marshall Rd., adjacent to Abbotsford Regional Hospital.