The band Her Brothers performs on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at Every Girl Matters Day in Abbotsford.

Every Girl Matters Day at The Reach Gallery

Event takes place in Abbotsford on Wednesday, Oct. 6

GirlKIND and The Reach Gallery Museum present the fifth annual Every Girl Matters Day on Wednesday, Oct. 11.

The event runs from 4 to 6 p.m. at The Reach (32388 Veterans Way). It is held in conjunction with the UN’s Day of the Girl, which calls on communities around the world to recognize the injustices girls face and to celebrate their abilities.

There will be a performance by the band Her Brothers, who stand up for women and girls through their music.

The band is made up of brothers Gabe, Josh and Levi Penner and their dad Jonathan.

Every Girl Matters Day also includes a canvas art project, through which individuals can create their own pieces on inspirational quotes on canvas to take home.

All supplies will be provided.

Coffee and cake will also be served.

GirlKIND is a charitable organization that is working to combat gender discrimination, fight gendercide and raise awareness of these issues.

All activities are free. Visit girlkind.org for more information.

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