SLICE OF LIFE: Dec. 17-31

See what's happening around town in Abbotsford and Mission.


Clothes2U takes place at Bakerview Church (2285 Clearbrook Rd.) on Saturday, Dec. 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event distributes free clothes, toys, linens, books/movies/music, diapers, and personal and household items to those in need. For more information, to donate or to volunteer, go to or call 604-857-4617.


Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave., hosts a free family matinee on Saturday, Dec. 17 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.  For more information or to find out which movie is playing, call the library at 604-826-6610.


The Sweeney Singers present a concert called Home for Christmas on Thursday, Dec. 22  Bakerview Church (2285 Clearbrook Rd.), starting at 7:30 p.m. Admission is by donation, with all proceeds going to the Cyrus Centre, a facility for at-risk homeless youth. Info: 604-856-7765 or


Meditation classes are held every Tuesday at the Dorjechang Buddhist Centre (#106 – 31581 South Fraser Way) from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $10. Info: or 604-853-3738.


Bradner Community Club hosts a New Year’s Eve dinner and dance at Bradner Hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 and are available at Bradner Store (5440 Bradner Rd.) or by calling 604-856-8441.

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