SLICE OF LIFE: Feb. 16-21

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


A new photography club, Moms with a Camera, holds its first meeting on Thursday, Feb. 16 in Abbotsford. The purpose of the club is for moms to share their passion for taking pictures of their children and to develop their photography skills. A range of skill levels is represented, from beginner to intermediate. For more information, visit “Moms with a Camera” on Facebook or send an email to


The Mission Sumas Abbotsford Better Breathers Club meets Thursday, Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to noon at Cascade Community Church, 35190 DeLair Rd. Meetings are open to those living with chronic obstructive lung disease and/or asthma.


The Women with Cancer Support Group meets Thursday, Feb. 16 at Central Heights Church (1661 McCallum Rd.), starting at 7 p.m. Info: Edith at 604-504-0630


Clearbrook Library (32320 George Ferguson Way) hosts a showing of the movie “Kung Fu Panda 2” on Friday, Feb. 17 (a professional development day for schools) at 1 p.m. All ages are welcome but younger children must be accompanied by an adult.  Registration is not required.


Calvin Guild hosts a tea and bake sale on Saturday, Feb. 18 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 2597 Bourquin Crescent East. Cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children. Proceeds will support a missions project. Info: Peggy at 604-859-4487


The Baha’i community in Abbotsford hosts a multi-faith dinner and discussion on Saturday, Feb. 18, starting at 6 p.m. The event takes place at the Abbotsford Seniors’ Association drop-in centre at 2631 Cyril St. A free dinner is followed by a devotional and open discussion.


Clearbrook Mennonite Brethren Church (2719 Clearbrook Rd.) holds a hymn sing on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. with the Chancel Choir, the North Oaks Trio, Russ and Carolyn Bayley, and the Hugo Neufeld Family. Info: 604-850-6607 or


Registration takes place Tuesday, Feb. 21 from 11 a.m. to noon for computer classes at the Abbotsford Seniors’ Association drop-in centre at 2631 Cyril St. Classes start Thursday, Feb. 23 and are held every Thursday and Friday for three weeks. Beginners meet at noon, and intermediates meet at 2 p.m. Info: Jodie at 604-850-2465.