SLICE OF LIFE: Aug. 16-25

See what's happening in the communities of Abbotsford and Mission


The sixth annual free Family Fun and Education Day takes place at Campbell’s Honey Farm and Meadery (2595 Lefeuvre Rd.) on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event includes tours, face painting, pancakes, a bouncy castle and other activities. Info: 604-856-2125


The Women with Cancer support group meets Thursday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. at Central Heights Church (1661 McCallum Rd.). The informal group meets the third Thursday of every month for friendship and support for those who are going through or have been through cancer. Info: Edith at 604-289-0630


The Abbotsford branch of the Royal Canadian Legion holds its annual pig roast on Saturday, Aug. 18 with music by Syd. The legion, located at 2513 West Railway, opens at 1 p.m. Dinner is at 5 p.m. Members and guests 19 and older are welcome.


Clearbrook Library (32320 George Ferguson Way) hosts a Teens and Tweens Games Day on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The library has board games, card games, free food and more for participants. Register at 604-859-7814 (local 229) or via email at


Colleen Forrest  from Marlin Travel speaks to the Probus Club of Abbotsford on  Monday, Aug. 20 at 9 a.m. An expert on travel insurance might accompany her. The meeting is open to any retired or nearly retired professional or business people, and is held at the Best Western Regency Inn and Conference Centre, 32110 Marshall Rd.


Musician Chris Hamilton visits MSA Centennial Library (33660 South Fraser Way) on Tuesday, Aug. 21 from 2 to 3 p.m. and Mission Library (33247 Second Ave.) on Thursday, Aug. 23 from 11 a.m. to noon. Hamilton’s lively songs for kids are often strange tales and true stories. Info: 604-859-1753 or 604-826-6610


Motorcycle for Hospice takes place on Saturday, Aug. 25 as a fundraiser for the Mission Hospice Society. The ride leaves at 10 a.m. from the Dewdney Pub (8793 South River Rd.) and winds through the hills of Mission to Cascade Falls and back to the pub for live music and a burger-and-brew event. Cost, including lunch, is $25 per bike and rider, plus $20 for a passenger. Lunch only is $12. To register or for more info, visit or call 604-826-2235.


Clayburn Village Museum (4315 Wright St.) is open to the public every Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. until the end of September. Guests are welcome to drop by and learn more about the historic community. Info: Helene Sundberg at 604 854-3960