Abbotsford News Staff

Girls Fly Too

Girls Fly Too! event held at Abbotsford Airport

Activities included free helicopter flights for female first-time flyers

Girls Fly Too
Electric Sleep is by artists Jorden and David Doody (installation view at Vernon Public Library in 2020), whose work will be displayed at The Reach Gallery Abbotsford starting Oct. 1.

New exhibitions open at The Reach Gallery in Abbotsford

Opening event takes place Friday, Oct. 1 for new shows

Electric Sleep is by artists Jorden and David Doody (installation view at Vernon Public Library in 2020), whose work will be displayed at The Reach Gallery Abbotsford starting Oct. 1.
The production A Typical Fairytale is among those included in Gallery 7 Theatre’s virtual festival on Oct. 1 and 2.

Gallery 7 Theatre in Abbotsford presents virtual festival

Five productions live-streamed Oct. 1 and replayed on Oct. 2

The production A Typical Fairytale is among those included in Gallery 7 Theatre’s virtual festival on Oct. 1 and 2.
The annual Abbotsford Rugby Football Club’s Gobbler Tournament returns on Oct. 9. (Facebook)

Abbotsford’s Gobbler Rugby Tournament returns Oct. 9

Fundraiser to support mental health and the local rugby club

The annual Abbotsford Rugby Football Club’s Gobbler Tournament returns on Oct. 9. (Facebook)
Cutting the ribbon to open Bethesda’s new provincial office in Abbotsford on Sept. 16 are (from left) MLA Bruce Banman, MLA Pam Alexis, CEO Jody Siebert, Mayor Henry Braun, MLA Mike de Jong and MP Ed Fast. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford-based Bethesda opens new provincial office

Organization’s new space celebrated in conjunction with 50th anniversary

Cutting the ribbon to open Bethesda’s new provincial office in Abbotsford on Sept. 16 are (from left) MLA Bruce Banman, MLA Pam Alexis, CEO Jody Siebert, Mayor Henry Braun, MLA Mike de Jong and MP Ed Fast. (Submitted photo)
The names of artists whose work is featured in the Abbotsford Arts Council’s Anonymous Art Show are revealed when their paintings are sold. (Submitted file photo)

Submissions wanted for 7th annual Anonymous Art Show in Abbotsford

Seventh annual event hosted by the Abbotsford Arts Council

The names of artists whose work is featured in the Abbotsford Arts Council’s Anonymous Art Show are revealed when their paintings are sold. (Submitted file photo)
Stock photo by Unsplash.com

Three online sessions in Abbotsford focus on advanced care planning

Series starts Sept. 23, hosted by Hospice Society and Healthy Aging

Stock photo by Unsplash.com
Aird Flavelle is one of nine candidates vying for the open spot on Abbotsford council during the byelection on Sept. 25.

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: Aird Flavelle

Flavelle is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

Aird Flavelle is one of nine candidates vying for the open spot on Abbotsford council during the byelection on Sept. 25.
Dan Dennill is running for a spot on Abbotsford city council in the byelection on Sept. 25.

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: Dan Dennill

Dennill is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

Dan Dennill is running for a spot on Abbotsford city council in the byelection on Sept. 25.
Dao Tran is running in the Abbotsford byelection on Sept. 25 to elect one city councillor.

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: Dao Tran

Tran is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

Dao Tran is running in the Abbotsford byelection on Sept. 25 to elect one city councillor.
Dave Sidhu is one of nine candidates vying for the open spot on Abbotsford city council in the byelection on Sept. 25.

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: Dave Sidhu

Sidhu is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

Dave Sidhu is one of nine candidates vying for the open spot on Abbotsford city council in the byelection on Sept. 25.
David McLauren is vying for the spot open on Abbotsford city council in the byelection on Sept. 25.

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: David McLauren

McLauren is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

David McLauren is vying for the spot open on Abbotsford city council in the byelection on Sept. 25.
Gerda Peachey is running in Abbotsford’s beylection on Sept. 25. (Arlene Simpson/Photoart by Simpson)

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: Gerda Peachey

Peachey is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

Gerda Peachey is running in Abbotsford’s beylection on Sept. 25. (Arlene Simpson/Photoart by Simpson)
Korky Neufeld is vying for the spot open on Abbotsford city council in the byelection on Sept. 25.

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: Korky Neufeld

Neufeld is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

Korky Neufeld is vying for the spot open on Abbotsford city council in the byelection on Sept. 25.
Manjit Sohi is one of nine candidates vying for one council seat in the Abbotsford byelection on Sept. 25.

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: Manjit Sohi

Sohi is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

Manjit Sohi is one of nine candidates vying for one council seat in the Abbotsford byelection on Sept. 25.
Tom Norton is running to fill the vacant Abbotsford council seat in the city’s byelection on Sept. 25.

Abbotsford byelection 2021 candidate response: Tom Norton

Norton is one of nine candidates vying for council seat on Sept. 25

Tom Norton is running to fill the vacant Abbotsford council seat in the city’s byelection on Sept. 25.
Mennonite food is a highlight of the annual MCC Festival for World Relief. This year’s event takes place Sept. 18 in the parking lot of the MCC Centre on Gladys Avenue. (Abbotsford News file photo)

MCC Festival for World Relief takes place in Abbotsford

Event is held Saturday, Sept. 18 in parking lot of MCC Centre

Mennonite food is a highlight of the annual MCC Festival for World Relief. This year’s event takes place Sept. 18 in the parking lot of the MCC Centre on Gladys Avenue. (Abbotsford News file photo)
The last Mt. Lehman Fall Fair was held in 2019, prior to the pandemic. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Mt. Lehman Fall Fair returns to Abbotsford

Event takes place Saturday, Sept. 18 at school and community hall

The last Mt. Lehman Fall Fair was held in 2019, prior to the pandemic. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Noodlebox at 2445 West Railway St. in Abbotsford is donating half its proceeds on Wednesday, Sept. 15 to the Canadian Mental Health Association. (Google Street View)

Noodlebox in Abbotsford raises money for mental health

Location among 23 on Wednesday, Sept. 15 donating half their procceds

Noodlebox at 2445 West Railway St. in Abbotsford is donating half its proceeds on Wednesday, Sept. 15 to the Canadian Mental Health Association. (Google Street View)
Indigo is helping fill up school libraries in Canada, including at John Maclure Community School in Abbotsford. (Pixaby image)

John Maclure Community school partnering with Indigo for library help

All funds raised will go toward filling the library with more resources

Indigo is helping fill up school libraries in Canada, including at John Maclure Community School in Abbotsford. (Pixaby image)