SLICE OF LIFE: Aug. 4 to 11

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

ABBOTSFORD AGRIFAIR

Abbotsford Agrifair runs Aug. 4 to 6 at Abbotsford Exhibition Park. The annual event features barrel racing, a demolition derby, wrestling, concerts, animals shows, displays and much more. Info: agrifair.ca

GAMES NIGHT

A games night takes place Tuesday, Aug. 8 at Clearbrook Library (32320 George Ferguson Way) and Thursday, Aug. 10 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

TOP GUN IN PARK

A free outdoor screening of the 1980s film Top Gun takes place Tuesday, Aug. 8 at Bateman Park, 34638 Bateman Rd., starting at 8 p.m. Guests are asked to bring their own lawn chairs.

MILL LAKE TOUR

Trethewey House Heritage Site holds a Mill Lake walking tour on Wednesday, Aug. 9 from 10 to 11 a.m. Learn about the history of Mill Lake during a guided tour by one of the staff members. Meet on the concrete slab at Trethewey House (2313 Ware St.). Info: 604-853-0313 or tretheweyhouse.ca

STUFFIE SLEEPOVER

Clearbrook Library (32320 George Ferguson Way) holds a Stuffie Sleepover Storytime on Wednesday, Aug. 9 from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Kids can enjoy some stories at the library and then drop off their stuffed animal for a sleepover. They can then return the next day from noon to 8 p.m. to pick up their stuffie and receive a photo showing its night at the library. Info: 604-859-7814

RED, WHITE AND YOU

Red, White and You – an event celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday – takes place Wednesday, Aug. 10 from 5 p.m. to midnight at Mill Lake Park (Bevan Avenue entrance). The event includes community booths and activities, food trucks, and entertainment on the main stage. The highlight is a Symphony Under the Stars performance with Calvin Dyck and the Vancouver Island Symphony, followed by a light show.

LIBRARY TURNS FIVE

Abbotsford Community Library (33355 Bevan Ave.) holds a fifth anniversary celebration on Friday, Aug. 11 from 1 to 3 p.m. Enjoy refreshments, take a turn on the prize wheel and view a slideshow. Info: 604-853-1753

ABBOTSFORD AIRSHOW

The Abbotsford International Airshow runs from Aug. 11 to 13 at Abbotsford Airport. The event kicks off on Friday with the Twilight Show. Opening ceremonies are at 5:45 p.m., and the evening concludes with a fireworks finale at 9:45 p.m. Gates open at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Info: abbotsfordairshow.com

CLAYBURN MUSEUM

Clayburn Village Museum (4315 Wright St.) is open Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. 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

SEXAHOLICS MEET

Sexaholics Anonymous is a 12-step program of recovery for men and women who want to stop their sexually self-destructive thinking and behaviour. Abbotsford SA meets every Saturday at 8 a.m. For information and location, email abbotsfordsa1@gmail.com. See also www.sa.org.

MOOD DISORDERS

The Mood Disorders Association support group in Abbotsford meets the first and third Thursdays of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. at Abbotsford Community Services (2420 Montrose Ave.) It is open to those who have mood disorders such as depression, manic depression, anxiety and panic attacks. Friends and family are also invited. Info: Christine at 604-854-9404

CARPET BOWLING

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

LAWN BOWLING

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

NAR-ANON GROUP

Nar-Anon Family Group meets every Thursday in Abbotsford at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3845 Gladwin Rd., from 7:30 to 9 p.m. This is a 12-step program for those who have been affected by someone else’s addiction.