The Community Connections program at Abbotsford Community Services holds an evening of salsa dancing under the stars on Friday, Aug. 25. The free event runs from 7 to 9 p.m. at Thunderbird Memorial Square, 32320 George Ferguson Way. The first half of the evening consists of a beginners’ salsa lesson. To register, call Jen Romero at 604-217-2299 or email@example.com
WILDLIFE OPEN HOUSE
Elizabeth’s Wildlife Center (32508 Verdon Way) holds its annual open house on Saturday, Aug. 26 and Sunday, Aug. 27 from noon to 4 p.m. The open house also includes a barbecue lunch by donation, face painting and a bake sale. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Info: elizabethswildlifecenter.org or call 604-852-9173
The Adult and Teen Challenge Society of BC holds the Victory Walk-A-Run-A-Thon on Saturday, Aug. 26 at Mill Lake Park. Registration is at 9:15 a.m. and the walk/run starts at 10. Info: teenchallengebc.com or 1-888-575-3930
BLOOD DONOR CLINIC
Canadian Blood Services holds a blood donor clinic in Abbotsford on Tuesday, Aug. 29 from 1 to 8 p.m. at Garden Park Power (2825 Clearbrook Rd.). The clinic has 100 appointments to fill. Go online to blood.ca to book a spot.
A games night takes place Tuesday, Aug. 29 at Clearbrook Library (32320 George Ferguson Way) and Thursday, Aug. 31 at Abbotsford Community Library, 33355 Bevan Ave., from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. A variety of board games will be available to play. Info: 604-853-1753
SHOW AND SHINE
The Pacific International Street Rod Association holds its annual Bradner Show and Shine car show on Sunday, Sept. 3 at Bradner Sports Field (5305 Bradner Rd.). The event is open to all vehicles. Entry fee is $15. Admission for spectators is by donation to the Bradner Community Association. Info: pisra.com
The 1977 graduating class of Abbotsford Senior Secondary is holding a 40-year reunion on Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Eagles Hall on Essendene Avenue. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. and includes mid-evening appetizers and desserts, followed by a dance. Tickets are $20, with net proceeds going to a scholarship fund. Contact Don Kowalchuk via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the “Abby 1977 Grad Reunion” Facebook page.
Clayburn Village Museum (4315 Wright St.) is open Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. from now until the end of August. Step back in time and visit the history of B.C.’s first company town. Info: Helen at 604-854-3960
The Jubilee Park Lawn Bowling Club welcomes new members. Bowling takes place, weather permitting, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6:45 p.m.and Tuesday and Thursday at 9:45 a.m. at 2552 McCallum Rd. No experience is necessary, and lessons are free. Info: Terry at 604-287-1219 or Florence at 604-856-8407