SLICE OF LIFE: It’s ‘Santa Paws’ time

Pet photos with Santa are offered this Saturday, Nov. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Buckerfield’s

Pet photos with Santa are offered this Saturday, Nov. 26 from  10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Buckerfield’s, 34633 Vye Rd. in Abbotsford. All proceeds go to the Abbotsford SPCA. Free treats will be offered for pets and pet “parents.” Info: Jodi at 604-768-4540


The Fraser Valley Humane Society hosts an open house, barbecue and pet photos with Santa on Saturday, Nov. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 33121 North Railway Ave. in Mission. A minimum donation of $5 is required for the photos. Info: or 604-820-2977


Learn Internet basics for the extreme beginner at Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave., on Saturday,  Nov. 26 from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. No registration is required. Info: 604-826-6610


The ladies auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion (2513 West Railway) in Abbotsford holds a Christmas tea and bake sale on Saturday, Nov. 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


The Christian Singles Group features special speaker Evans Nicholson of Choosing Truth Ministries on Saturday, Nov. 26 with the topic “Free Masonry and the Church.” Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with a potluck dinner at 6 p.m., and the program at 7 p.m., at 31929 Mercantile Way. A $5 offering is suggested.


CrossCurrent Church holds its third annual community-wide silent auction on Saturday, Nov. 26 at Heritage Park Secondary in Mission. The event runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and proceeds go to local charities. Admission is free.


The Fraser Valley chapter of Hominum meets Friday, Nov. 25. The informal discussion and support group is open to  help gay, bisexual and questioning men with the challenges of being married, separated or single. For location, time and other details, call

Art at 604-462-9813 or Don at 604-329-9760.


An orientation session on Tuesday, Nov. 29 provides an overview of the programs in the multicultural and immigrant services department at Abbotsford Community Services, 2420 Montrose Ave. The session takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. Info: 604-859-7681


The Abbotsford District Retired Teachers Association hosts a Christmas luncheon at the Cascade Church on DeLair Road on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 11:30 a.m. Entertainment is by the JC Celebration Band. Tickets are $20 and must be purchased before Nov. 28. Cheques can be sent to:  W. Anthony at PO Box 133, Station Mt. Lehman, Abbotsford, BC.  V4X 2P7

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