SLICE OF LIFE: Aug. 10-15

This is a list of just some of the activities taking place in Abbotsford this week


Clearbrook Library’s Teen Advisory Group hosts a free outdoor tea party with snacks and music on Sunday, Aug. 10 from noon to 3 p.m. at the library (32320 George Ferguson Way). Info: 604-859-7814 (ext. 1229)


The MS Self-Help Group meets Monday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3845 Gladwin Rd. The group meets the second Monday of each month. Info: Betty at 604-859-2739 or


The Skills Connect Program for immigrants holds a free information session on Tuesday, Aug. 12 from 10 a.m. to noon at Abbotsford Community Services (2420 Montrose Ave.). The program helps participants with finding work in their field of expertise,  job-search techniques, courses and more. To register for the info session, call 604-866-0257


Project Connection holds a Cafe Night on Tuesday, Aug. 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. at SippChai Cafe, 31205 Maclure Rd. The event is open to young adults to meet new people, play games, and discuss various topics related to religion, spirituality and secular beliefs. Info: Gugan at 604-859-7681 (ext. 270) or


The Fraser Valley Business Network hosts its monthly Abbotsford luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Paliotti’s Italian Restaurant, 33886 Essendene Ave. Each person is responsible for paying their own lunch bill. Info: Jennifer at or 778-823-2421


The Abbotsford Angels Peewee AAA baseball team holds a burgers and brew fundraiser on Friday, Aug. 15 to raise funds for its trip to represent B.C. at the Canadian National Baseball Championships in London, Ont. from Aug. 21-25. Doors for the fundraiser open at 6 p.m. at The Phoenix Lounge, 33780 King Rd. The event includes a performance by local stand-up comic Leland Klassen. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door and are available by emailing or calling Kim at 604-302-2620.


Prospera’s Cinema Under the Stars takes place Friday, Aug. 15 at Abbotsford Exhibition Park, 32470 Haida Drive. The movie Rio 2 will be shown, starting at dusk. Admission is free but donations will be taken for local charity. Info: (click on “community” and then “prospera events”)


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