SLICE: July 10 to 17

MILL LAKE CRUISE-IN

The Mill Lake Cruise-in is held Saturday, July 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mill Lake Park. The event is open to all specialty vehicles and includes live entertainment, food and vendors. Admission is free to the public. Info and registration: 604-852-9358, 604-853-0313 or abbotsfordartscouncil.com

 

SUMMER YOUTH ZONE

The Abbotsford Youth Commission presents Summer Youth Zone every Monday to Friday until Sept. 4. The free drop-in sessions take place from noon to 5 p.m. at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre, 2499 McMillan Rd. The site includes video games, sports, crafts, games and other activities. Info: abbyyouth.com or 604-854-8785

 

LIBRARY FILM NIGHTS

Clearbrook Library (32320 George Ferguson Way) holds Summer Film Nights on Thursdays from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Contact the library at 604-859-7814 (ext. 1232) to find out what movies are being shown. Info: fvrl.ca

 

MOOD DISORDERS

The Mood Disorders Association support group in Abbotsford meets the first and third Thursdays of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at Abbotsford Community Services (2420 Montrose Ave.) It is open to those who have mood disorders such as depression, manic depression, anxiety and panic attacks. Friends and family are also invited. Info: Christine at 604-854-9404

 

FOR SEXAHOLICS

Sexaholics Anonymous is a 12-step program of recovery for men and women who want to stop their sexually self-destructive thinking and behaviour. Abbotsford SA meets every Saturday at 8 a.m.  For information and location, email abbotsfordsa1@gmail.com. See also www.sa.org.

 

BLIND GROUP MEETS

The Blind and Visually Impaired Society meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Legacy Sports Centre, #4 – 3270 Trethewey St. Info: 604-626-0643

 

EX-BRITS CLUB

The Ex-Brits Club meets twice a month in Abbotsford. The group gets together at 11:30 a.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at Jo Jo’s Fish and Chips, and the last Saturday at the ABC restaurant on Marshall Road. Info: 604-859-2060 or 604-853-5584

 

CARPET BOWLING

Carpet bowling takes place every Tuesday and Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Garden Park Tower, 2825 Clearbrook Rd. Cost is $1.25. Info: 604-853-5532

 

BINGO AT LEGION

Bingo is held every Sunday as the Abbotsford Legion (2513 West Railway St.) at 2 p.m. Cost is 50 cents per ticket and all players over the age of 19 are welcome. Info: Peter at columbia.49@shaw.ca or call the branch at 604-853-1711

 

JAM IN JUBILEE

Jam in Jubilee, a free summer concert series, will be held every Thursday night in July. The evenings start at 6 p.m. with an art market, followed by music and entertainment at 7 p.m. There is food, vendors and more.

 

ALATEEN MEETS

Alateen, a part of Al-Anon Family Groups, is for young people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking,  whether it’s a parent, sibling or friend. The group meets every Tuesday in Abbotsford at the Home Society (31581 South Fraser Way), starting at 7:15 p.m. Info:  604-855-1942 or 604-826-5100

 

TOPS IN WEIGHT LOSS

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a non-profit weight-loss support group, meets weekly. For information about chapters in Abbotsford and Mission, call Jacquie at 604-556-0535.

 

SWING DANCES

Suburban Swing hosts swing dances every Sunday from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. at the Abbotsford Social Activity Association’s centre at 33889 Essendene Ave. Drop-in lessons run from 7:45 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $9 for adults, $8 for students, and free for seniors and kids under 13. Info: suburbanswing.com or 604-615-9669

 

DOUBLE CONCERT

Two concerts will be held in Mill Lake Park on July 18. The first concert from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. features homegrown and old-time, Zydeco, southern roots & blues made anew performed live by Swamp City Revival. The second concert from 6 to 7 p.m. features blends of folk, rock, pop performed live by Delaney Rose. For more information visit abbotsfordartscouncil.com.