SLICE OF LIFE: Feb. 9-14

Here is a list of just some of the activities taking place in Abbotsford over the next week.

SILVERFOX MARKET

The Silverfox Air Cadet Squadron holds a small business marketplace on Sunday, Feb. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the cadet building at the Abbotsford Exhibition Park, 32470 Haida Drive. Admission to the fundraiser is free.

TOGETHER AFTER 5

Abbotsford After 5 hosts a “How Sweet it is to be Loved by You” Valentine’s dinner on Monday, Feb. 10 at ABC restaurant (32080 Marshall Rd.), starting at 6:30 p.m. Tracy Dueck will present sweets from her business Tracycakes Bakery Cafe, and author and journalist Trudy Beyak discusses The Story Behind the Story. Cost is $18. Reservations: Pat at 604-856-7513 or dfolson@shaw.ca

MS SELF-HELP GROUP

The MS Self Help Group meets Monday, Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3845 Gladwin Rd. Info: 604-859-2739 or info.fraservalley@mssociety.ca

DUTCH COFFEE CLUB

Keep in Touch with the Dutch coffee club meets Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at Intercity Cafe (#180 2644 Clearbrook Rd.).

FOR NEWCOMERS

The Abbotsford-Mission Newcomers Club meets Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Terry Fox Elementary, 3071 Babich Rd. The group, which meets for social activities, is for women who are new to the area. Info: Corry at 604-859-4859 or corry1@telus.net

LEARNING PLUS

The Abbotsford Learning Plus Society holds two classes next week. Both sessions run from 10 a.m. to noon at Abbotsford Recreation Centre (ARC), 2499 McMillan Rd. The topic on Tuesday, Feb. 11 is Forestry from Boston Bar to Manning Park .The topic on Thursday, Feb. 13 is The Pilgrim Goes North. Cost is $5 per class, plus the $2 ARC drop-in fee. Info: 778-808-7377 or learningplus.ca

PENSIONERS MEET

The B.C. Pensioners and Seniors Organization holds its monthly general meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. at the Matsqui Recreation Centre, 3106 Clearbrook Rd. The group also holds activities such as bridge, bingo, carpet bowling, cribbage and whist from Monday to Friday. Info: 604-853-5157

FOR BUSINESS WOMEN

The Business and Professional Women’s Club of Abbotsford holds its monthly luncheon meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at Cascade Community Church (35190 DeLair Rd.). Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for guests. Reserve a spot by 8 a.m. Monday by emailing bpwabbotsford@gmail.com

NATURE CLUB MEETS

Diver, underwater videographer and conservationist Roy Mulder is the guest speaker at the Abbotsford-Mission Nature Club on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Middle School, 33231 Bevan Ave. Info: Kathy at 604-854-3203

WOMEN’S CONNECTION

Abbotsford Women’s Connection hosts a “Love’s in the Air” breakfast on Wednesday, Feb . 12 at Garden Park Tower, 2825 Clearbrook Rd., starting at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $11. Reservations: Joyce at 604-744-5159, Rose at 604-852-8240 or abbyconnect-reservations@gmail.com

VALENTINE DANCE

The Fraternal Order of Eagles (33868 Essendene Ave.) holds a Valentine Dinner and Fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 14, starting at 7 p.m. Live music by the Woody James Band. Tickets are $15 and are available at the door.