SLICE OF LIFE: Aug. 14 to 21

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


Campbell’s Gold Honey Farm and Meadery, in partnership with the Langley Environmental Partners Society, hosts a free Family Fun and Education Day on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the farm, 2595 Lefeuvre Rd. in Abbotsford. The day includes tours, free cheese tastings, a bouncy castle, a kids’ craft table, face painting, demos and more. Info: or 604-856-2125


The B.C. Lapidary Society holds a tailgate sale on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Building 2 at Exhibition Park, 32470 Haida Drive. The event includes local artisans, gemstones, minerals, fossils, crystals and more. Admission is by donation.


The Early Ford V8 Club BC hosts a show and shine on Sunday, Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hougen Park (2887 Cole Rd.) in Abbotsford. Info:


The Ridgedale Rod and Gun Club (35606 Harris Rd.) holds an Archers’ 3D Fun Shoot,  starting at 3 p.m.  on Friday, Aug. 14 until dusk on Sunday, Aug. 16. Free camping is available. Test your archery skills on 40 3D targets. Cost is $20 per person per day or $30 per family. Info: 604-309-8626, or


The MGG Jazz Trio and Roads Unknown perform at the free Envision Financial Concert in the Park Series on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 4 to 7 :30 p.m. at the Kariton Art Gallery Stage in Mill Lake Park.  Food and cash donations will be accepted for the Abbotsford Food Bank. Info:


Clearbrook Library (32320 George Ferguson Way) features Music with Marnie on Monday, Aug. 17 from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Marnie Grey performs funky, educational and interactive tunes. Info: 604-859-7814. She also visits Abbotsford Community Library (33355 Bevan Ave.) on Monday, Aug. 24 at 2 p.m. Info: 604-853-1753


The Connect Now business network holds its Inspired Influencer speaker series on Wednesday, Aug. 19 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Red 21 restaurant in Changes Playtime Gaming at 30835 Peardonville Rd. Info: or 778-823-2421


The Abbotsford Women with Cancer Support Group meets Thursday, Aug. 20 at  7 p.m. at Garden Park Tower, 2825 Clearbrook Rd.  Join the group on the second floor for a friendly, relaxed evening where you will find understanding and compassion. Info: Edith at 604-289-0630


Abbotsford Community Services (2420 Montrose Ave.) holds free beginner computer classes for newcomers to Canada. The Computer Basics class takes place Aug. 20 and 21 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Introduction to Power Point class is on Aug. 25 and 26 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Additional classes will be offered in September. To register, call Elise Marier at 604-866-5970 or email elise.marier@abbotsfordcommunityservices.com13:57:37

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