Abbotsford Community Library (33355 Bevan Ave.) holds a Diwali (Festival of Light) celebration on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event includes crafts, entertainment, refreshments and more. Info: 604-853-1753
The Order of the Eastern Star in Abbotsford holds a Souper Saturday on Nov. 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 33860 Pine St. Cost is $6. Come enjoy lunch and start your Christmas shopping early.
Abbotsford Learning Plus presents one class next week in its fall series. “Epilepsy and Seniors: Was That a Seizure?” takes place Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to noon at Abbotsford Recreation Centre (ARC), 2499 McMillan Rd. Cost is $5 plus the $2 ARC drop-in fee. Info: 778-808-7377 or learningplus.ca
Friends of the Abbotsford Libraries holds its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at Abbotsford Community Library (33355 Bevan Ave.) at 1 p.m. For more information about becoming a volunteer for your community libraries, call 604-859-7814 (ext. 232)
The Abbotsford chapter of Blankets for Canada holds its monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Fraser Valley Christian Centre, 31929 Mercantile Way. Everyone is welcome to help put knitted and crocheted blankets together for those in need in Abbotsford. Donations of yarn are always appreciated. Info: Nancy at 604-504-3713