SLICE OF LIFE: July 19-28

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


Stories on Wheels, a summer reading club program, takes place at MSA Centennial Library (33660 South Fraser Way) on Saturday, July 21 from 11 to 11:45 a.m. The event features a unique street-theatre storytelling act for the whole family, presented by Pangaea Arts. The program also takes place at Mission Library (33427 Second Ave.) on the same day from 2 to 2:45 p.m. Info: 604-853-1753 or 604-826-6610


The Abbotsford Senior Secondary class of 1987 hosts a 25-year reunion dinner and dance on Saturday, July 28 at The Rancho, 35110 DeLair Rd. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. For ticket information or other details, or to RSVP, send an email  to dollyandsammy@gmail.


The Christian Singles Group for ages 30 and up meets every Friday at Abbotsford Christian Assembly (3970 Gladwin Rd.) for a potluck dinner, fellowship and testimonies at 6 p.m. followed by praise and worship, teaching, discussion, and prayer, starting at 7 p.m. There is no cost. The last Friday of each month is games night. Info: Bob or Alice at 604-832-2154


Tables are available for rent for a craft fair being hosted by the Open Door Childcare Centre on Saturday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Abbotsford Church of The Nazarene (2390 McMillan Rd.) Tables are $25. Call 604-859-8406 to reserve.


A parade of stuffed animals takes place at Mission Library (33247 Second Ave.) on Wednesday, July 25 from 11 a.m. to noon. Kids are invited to bring their stuffed animals to hear pet stories, songs and rhymes. Registration is accepted until July 23 in person at the library or by phone: 604-826-6610


Clearbrook Library (32320 George Ferguson Way) presents Mumble Jumble, a hodgepodge of activities, on Thursday, July 26 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Participants won’t know what activities are included – puppets? games? books? – until they arrive. Info: 604-859-7814 (local 229)


The Jam in Jubilee concert series takes place every Thursday throughout the summer at Jubilee Park (2552 McCallum Rd.). An open-air art market starts at 6 p.m., followed by live music at 7 p.m. Upcoming performers include The Brent Ellis Group, Coalmont and Ari Neufeld (July 19); Sweeney Singers, Bed of Stars and Oh Village (July 26); and Llloyd Bates/Sharla Sauder, Greenwood, and Jordan Klassen (Aug. 2). Info:


Clayburn Village Museum (4315 Wright St.) is open every Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. Visitors are welcome. Info: Helene Sundberg at 604-854-3960