SLICE OF LIFE: Jan. 19-23

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

ROBBIE BURNS NIGHT

The Mission branch of the Canadian Cancer Society hosts a Robbie Burns’ Supper and Dance on Saturday, Jan. 21 at Cedarbrooke Chateau, 32331 Seventh Ave. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 and are available at the Mission office (33079 First Ave.) or by calling 604-820-3166 or 604-820-9300.

BETTER BREATHERS CLUB

The Mission Sumas Abbotsford Better Breathers Club meets Thursday, Jan. 19 from 10 a.m. to noon at Cascade Community Church, 35190 DeLair Rd. Meetings are for those with chronic obstructive lung disease and/or asthma.

WOMEN WITH CANCER

The Women with Cancer Support Group meets Thursday, Jan. 19 at Central Heights Church, 1661 McCallum Rd., starting at 7 p.m. Info: Edith at 604-504-0630

CO-HOUSING SESSION

An Introduction to Co-housing takes place Friday, Jan. 20 in room B101 (main lecture hall) at University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford, starting at 7 p.m. Learn how co-housing works and meet some people who have built their own custom neighbourhood in Yarrow. Info: yarrowecovillage.ca

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT

The Abbotsford Prostate Cancer Support Group meets Thursday, Jan. 19 at Peace Lutheran Church (corner of Ware and Marshall) at 7:30 p.m. Info: Val Strijack at 604-856-5863 or Paul Lamarre at 604-859-4650

JOB PROGRAM

A free employment readiness program for new immigrants runs every Friday from Jan. 20 to Feb. 24 at Abbotsford Community Services, 2420 Montrose Ave. Sessions are from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Info: Elise Marier at 604-866-5233 or elise.marier@abbotsfordcommunityservices.com

RETIRED WORKERS

The Fraser Valley branch of the B.C. Government Retired Employees Association meets Monday, Jan. 23 at Trinity Memorial United Church, 33737 George Ferguson Way, at 1:30 p.m. Guest speaker is David Giesbrecht. Info: 604-859-4492