The Bradner Flower Show returns to Abbotsford this weekend, running Friday to Sunday. This is just one of the activities taking place in the community over the next week. (Abbotsford News file photo)

SLICE OF LIFE: April 13 to 20

This is a list of some of the activities in Abbotsford over the next week

BRADNER FLOWER SHOW

The Bradner Flower Show runs from Friday to Sunday at Bradner Hall and elementary school, 5205 Bradner Rd. Doors are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Hundreds of daffodils will be on display, and there will also be arts, crafts, music, gardening experts and more. Admission is $2. Info: bradnerhall.ca

FAMILY EXTRAVAGANZA

Taves Family Farms (333 Gladwin Rd.) presents Dr. Von Houligan’s Family Extravaganza on Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15. There are two 90-minutes shows – one at 11 a.m. and the other at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $17 for ages 13 and older, $13 for kids ages three to 12, and free for kids two and under. They are available online at tavesfamilyfarms.com.

SPRING FASHION SHOW

The Fraternal Order of Eagles (33868 Essendene Ave.) holds a Spring Fashion Show on Saturday, April 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $10, including coffee/tea and cake. Proceeds go to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. They are available at the bar at the club or by calling Louise at 604-854-5164 (email l.alexander@shaw.ca) or Judy at 604-814-4100 (email jdenns@shaw.ca).

AT THE LEGION

The Abbotsford Legion (2513 West Railway St.) holds karaoke on Friday from 7:30 to 11:30. The meat draw runs from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday with Jack and Cookie as the entertainment. Breakfast is Sunday from 8:30 to 11:30. Karaoke is on Wednesday from 2 to 5, with a breakfast draw from 3 to 4.

LEARNING PLUS

The Abbotsford Learning Plus Society holds a free Spring Tea on Tuesday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to noon. Info: learningplus.ca, abbylearnplus@gmail.com or 778-808-7377

VALLEY WOMEN

The Valley Women’s Association meets Tuesday, April 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Garden Park Tower, 2825 Clearbrook Rd. Cost is $24. Reservations are required on the Friday before the meeting online at abbotsfordvalleywomensnetwork.com

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

The Abbotsford Genealogical Society meets Thursday, April 19 at 1:30 p.m. at The Reach Gallery, 32388 Veterans Way. The speaker will be Andrea Lister, an author, speaker, editor and book designer. She will explain how prison and court records can tell a lot about your ancestors and their lives. There is a $2 drop-in fee for non-members. Info: abbygs.ca

BETTER BREATHERS

The B. C. Lung Better Breathers meets at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 19 at Cascade Community Church, 35190 DeLair Rd. Info: 604-746-7721

GARDEN CLUB

The Mt. Lehman Garden Club meets Thursday, April 19 at 7 p.m. at Mt. Lehman Community Hall. A presentation on bees will be given by Judy Campbell of Campbell’s Gold Honey Farm and Meadery. Info: 604-856-2851

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