SLICE OF LIFE: Feb. 11-15

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


Two classes are offered next week by Abbotsford Learning Plus. On Tuesday, Feb. 14, Ken Baker presents “Megabytes and Gigabytes,” which focuses on digital photography. On Thursday, Feb. 16, Dan Lemieux, a retired RCMP member, gives a talk on the “Workhorse of the North,” the RCMP schooner St. Roch. Learning Plus classes run Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre, 2499 McMillan Rd. Cost is $5, plus entrance to the rec centre. Info: 604-302-1685 or


The Christian Singles Group hosts a Valentine’s party with a potluck dinner, games and prizes on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 31929 Mercantile Way, starting at 6 p.m. Info: Rodney at 604-824-8587, Kim at 604-504-0494 or


The Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s Early Memory Loss Support Group  meets Tuesday, Feb. 14 from 2 to 3 p.m. in Abbotsford. For location, registration and other details, call 604-859-3889 and leave a message.


Abby Mission Newcomers Club – a social club for women of all ages – meets Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. Guest speaker is Ken Hildebrandt, executive director of Gallery 7 Theatre. Info: Corry at 604-859-4859


A Valentine’s dinner and dance in support of the Mission Hospice Society takes place Tuesday, Feb. 14 at the Cedarbrooke Chateau, 32331 Seventh Ave., starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 and are available at the hospice office (7311 James St.) or online at


Abbotsford Women’s Connection hosts a “Love’s Sweet Song Breakfast” on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at Garden Park Tower (2825 Clearbrook Rd.), starting at 9:30 a.m. The event features singer/songwriter Adena Page. Cost is $11. Reserve a spot by calling  Joyce at 604-744-5159 or emailing


The AMA Singles Club meets Wednesday, Feb. 15. For time and location, call Erwin at 604-308-3837 or email