Slice of Life: Oct. 12-18

Community events in Abbotsford and Mission.


Abbotsford Women’s Connection hosts its annual Fall Fair Breakfast on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at Garden Park Tower (2825 Clearbrook Rd.), starting at 9:30 a.m. The event features a silent auction, bake sale, grab bags and more. Speaker Marcela Benda will reveal three gifts “Wrapped in Love” that transformed her life. Cost is $11. Reservations:  Joyce at 604-744-5159 or


Keepers of the Faith, a mixed group of young men and women who are dedicated to preparing everyone for the Second Coming of Christ through song, perform Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Abbotsford Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1921 Griffiths Rd. The concert begins at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free, but a free-will offering will be taken.


Mission Library (33247 Second Ave.) hosts an authors’ event on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. The free event is open to the public and includes a display of writing books available to borrow, local authors’ works for sale,  refreshments and an opportunity to meet several Mission writers. Info: 604-826-6610


Tickets are now available for a fundraiser in support of the Abbotsford Hospice Society. Divalicious takes place Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at the Phoenix Lounge, 33780 King Rd. The event includes a buffet dinner, a jewelry and accessory fashion show, and a silent auction. Tickets are $40. To purchase or for more information, call 604-852-2456.


TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a non-profit weight loss support

group, has various chapters that meet in Abbotsford. For information, call Linda at 604-462-9326.


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