SLICE OF LIFE: Aug. 9-18

See what's happening in and around the city of Abbotsford.


Clearbrook Library’s Teen Advisory Group (TAG) holds an outdoor tea party on Sunday, Aug. 11 from noon to 3 p.m. at the library (32320 George Ferguson Way).  The event includes entertainment and snacks for the whole family for a small donation to support the TAG volunteer program. Info: 604-859-7814 (ext. 229)


Join Ventriloquist Kellie, Magrau the bird and Kamilla the frog as they take a magical trip into outer space with the help of the audience’s imagination goggles. This Summer Reading Club event takes place at Mission Library (33247 Second Ave.) on Friday, Aug. 9 from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. Info: 604-826-6610


The MS Self-Help Support Group meets Monday, Aug. 12 from 10 a.m. to noon at Trinity Lutheran Church (3845 Gladwin Rd.). The group is open to those 19 years and older, and it is free. Info: Betty at 604-859-2739 or


Bridges of Faith and Project Interfaith, in partnership with the Baha’i community, host a free potluck dinner on Tuesday, Aug. 13 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Community Services, 2420 Montrose Ave. Guest is Nancy Walters from Luminous Tones who unites people from different faiths through music, meditation and chanting. Info: Kam at 604-859-7681 (ext. 270)


The Fraser Valley Business Network meets Wednesday, Aug. 14 from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Paliotti’s, 33886 Essendene Ave. Cost is $5. Participants are asked to bring a wrapped gift for a networking gift exchange. Register at


The W.J. Mouat Secondary class of 1983 holds a 30 year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 17  at Moxie’s Bar and Grill (32760 Simon Ave.), starting at 7 p.m. There is no ticket charge; participants just pay their tab. Dates/spouses welcome. Info: Danielle Osborne at 604-850-9512 or


Project Interfaith holds its next “worship tour” on Sunday, Aug. 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Abbey Vineyard Church (31665 Downes Rd.). Participants will observe the service at 10:30 a.m., followed by a dialogue session. Registration by contacting Kam Aujla at 604-859-7681 (ext. 270) or