SLICE OF LIFE: Seniors dance tonight

Friday night social dances set at the Abbotsford Seniors Association

There is a full schedule of Friday night social dances set at the Abbotsford Seniors Association this month, at 33889 Essendene Ave.  Nov. 11 will offer Johnny Hsu, Nov. 18 Sweetwater and Nov. 25 Shirley Rodgers. Dance from 7:30-10:30 p.m., cost $6 for members and $6.50 for non-members.

Scandinavians meet

The Scandinavian Club of the Fraser Valley will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14,  at the Masonic Hall, 33860 Pine St. (corner or Gladys and Pine), Abbotsford. This will be a special occasion to celebrate the group’s 10th anniversary. In addition to the potluck dinner, members will share a large anniversary cake. The evening will have a Danish theme. People are invited to come with their culinary contribution and enjoy the spread of delicious and interesting dishes as well as some entertainment focused on Denmark. Guests and potential new members, who are of Scandinavian ancestry or have an interest in Scandinavia, are welcome. For more information, please call Len at 604-857-2740 or Eigil at 604-870-8601, or email

Cancer support group

The Abbotsford Prostate Cancer Support Group meets  Thursday, Nov.14 at the Peace Lutheran Church corner of Marshall Road and Ware. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m.  Guest speaker will be Del Leibel, a radiation therapy clinical educator with the B.C. Cancer Agency. For information or questions plea call Val Strijack at 604-856-5863 or Paul Lamarre at  604-859-4650.

Library says thanks

Customer Appreciation Day at the MSA Centennial Library, 33660 South Fraser Way, will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 2-5 p.m., and the public is invited to come in for treats and coffee.

Learning Plus

Learning Plus presents two programs next week of interest to seniors and enquiring minds of all ages. On Tuesday, Nov. 15, “Tundra Love” is an exciting account of a 1,250 km adventure, from Yellow Knife to Baker Lake. On Thursday, the campaign to build a hospice residence in Abbotsford will be discussed with Marion Keys from the Abbotsford Hospice Society. Both programs take place at 10 a.m. at Abbotsford Recreation Centre’s multipurpose rooms two and three. Admission is $5, including admission to the Recreation Centre. Information: 604-302-1685 or at

Shop ’til You Drop

The Valley Women’s Network is hosting a Shop ‘Til You Drop event Nov. 15, at the Cascade Community Church at 35190 DeLair Road. Entry is $20 for members and $22 for non-members. The group will fill stockings for the Women’s Transition House.

Doughnuts for Haiti

A Krispy Kreme Fundraiser for an orphanage in Port-au-Prince, Haiti will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Canadian Tire, 32513 South Fraser Way from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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