The Jam in Jubilee concert series takes place over the next two Thursdays in Jubilee Park. It’s just one of several upcoming events in Abbotsford. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

The Jam in Jubilee concert series takes place over the next two Thursdays in Jubilee Park. It’s just one of several upcoming events in Abbotsford. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

SLICE OF LIFE: July 20 to 27

This is a list of some of the activities in Abbotsford over the next week


The Abbotsford Legion (2513 West Railway St.) holds a steak night on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. followed by karaoke from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. The meat draw is on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. with Wylie and the Other Guy as the entertainment. Breakfast is on Sunday from 8:30 to 11:30, and Wednesday is karaoke from 2 to 5 p.m. Music bingo is on Thursday from 2 to 5 p.m.


The second annual Cultural Exchange: A Curated Second-Hand Market takes place Saturday, July 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Thunderbird Memorial Square, 32320 George Ferguson Way. Gently used and vintage-quality goods for display include: art and accessories, books, games, home decor, costumes, props and more. Cash sales only.


The Abbotsford Hospice Society holds a Yoga for Grief and Loss session on Saturday, July 21 at 10 a.m. and Wednesday, July 25 at 7 p.m. The sessions are at Holmberg House, 32780 Marshall Rd. Cost is $10 per session. Space is limited. Register at 778-552-5117 or


Abbotsford After 5 holds its annual summer barbecue for men and women on Tuesday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Tanglebank Gardens, 29985 Downes Rd. The event features Elvis tribute artist Steve Elliott. Cost is $15. Reservations: Pat at 604-856-7513, or Linda at 778-552-2227


A walking tour of Matsqui Village takes place Wednesday, July 25 from 10 to 11 a.m. Participants are asked to meet at Matsqui Community Hall, 33676 St. Olaf Ave. Info: or 604-853-0313


The Jam in Jubilee concert series takes place Thursday, July 26 at Jubilee Park (corner of South Fraser Way and McCallum Road) from 6 to 10 p.m. The free event features music, interactive art and a vendor market. Performers are Alela Diane, The Tourist Company, David Morin and The Honey Tongues. The series concludes Aug. 2. Info:


Abbotsford Peer Support for Seniors is looking for volunteers 50 years and older to join their compassionate team of men and women. Volunteers are trained to offer one-on-one listening, emotional support, guidance, empathy and information to in-need seniors. The time commitment is approximately one hour a week. Those interested in volunteering or who want more information are asked to call 604-850-0011.


A weekly concert takes place Saturdays until Sept. 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Kariton Art Gallery (2387 Ware St.) in Mill Lake Park. Bring a blanket and enjoy a free family evening. Info:


Clayburn Museum (4315 Wright St.) is open Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. throughout July and August. Step back in time and enjoy the history of Clayburn Village and its brick plant. Info: Helene at 604-854-3960


The auxiliary at Abbotsford Regional Hospital is seeking more volunteers, who provide service within the hospital and fundraise for much-needed patient-care equipment and provide sponsorship of patient programs. Those interested in volunteering are asked to email or call 604-851-4891.


Carpet bowling takes place every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Garden Park Tower, 2825 Clearbrook Rd. Cost is $1.25. Info: 604-853-5532