SLICE OF LIFE: June 21-25

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

GARDEN CLUB

The Mt. Lehman Garden Club holds its monthly meeting on Thursday, June 21 at Mt. Lehman Community hall, starting at 7 p.m. Guest Roberta Ongley will speak about the gardens of Russia. Info: Evelyn at 604-857-5663.

CANCER SUPPORT

The Women with Cancer support group meets Thursday, June 21 at Central Heights Church (1661 McCallum Rd.), starting at 7 p.m. Info: Edith at 604-289-0630

WALK THIS WAY

The Fraser Valley Down Syndrome Support Group holds its sixth annual walk to increase awareness and funds for the group on Saturday, June 23. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Mill Lake Park (off Bevan Avenue). Info and registration: fvdss.org

GARAGE SALE

Tabor Village (31944 Sunrise Cres.) hosts a garage and bake sale fundraiser on Saturday, June 23 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Info: 604-859-8715

MIDNIGHT WALK

The Mission Hospice Society presents its third annual “Sole to Soul Midnight Walk” on Saturday, June 23 on the Heritage Park Secondary track (7674 Stave Lake St.). Registration is at 9 a.m., and the three- or six-kilometre walk around the track runs from 10 p.m. to midnight. Info: missionhospice.bc.ca or 604-826-2235

TEA AND GOODIES

The ladies auxiliary to the Royal Canadian Legion in Abbotsford holds a strawberry tea and bake sale on Saturday, June 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The legion is located at 2513 West Railway.

READING CLUB

Mission Library (33247 Second Ave.) holds a kick-off event for its Summer Reading Club on Saturday, June 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be games, refreshments and prizes. Also that day, the library holds its summer book sale during the same hours. Adult pocketbooks and children’s books will be sold. Info: 604-826-6610

RETIRED WORKERS

The Fraser Valley branch of the B.C. Government Retired Employees’ Association meets Monday, June 25 at Trinity Memorial Church (33737 George Ferguson Way), starting at 1:30 p.m. Speaker David Giesbrecht will discuss the Doukhobors. Info: 604-859-4492

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