The Fraser Valley Irish Dance Association and Sionnaine Irish Dance Academy presents The Call to Dance IX: A Celtic Celebration at the Abbotsford Arts Centre on Friday, May 27.
It will showcase dancers, fiddlers, cloggers, singers and musicians. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children under 12. Call Susan at 604-465-9443 for tickets.
Murdoch’s Book Shoppe in Mission and MSA Ford in Abbotsford are also selling tickets.
Semoya Dance Group
Storytelling with Francine Douglas of the Semoya Dance Group and a feature performance by Rapsure Risin is taking place on Sunday, May 29 at 2:30 p.m. at The Reach Gallery, 32388 Veterans Way.
For more info, visit www.thereach.ca.
MSA Poets Potpourri Society’s Blue Moon Reading, which also includes an open mic portion, will be held on Monday, May 30, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Clearbrook Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way.
The public is welcome and admission is free.
Alvin Ens, a local poet and fiction writer, will be the guest and will launch his new book, The Boy in Me.
For more info, visit www. poetspotpourrisociety.com.
Little Light Concert
The Fraser Valley Korean School is presenting the 4th Little Light Concert.
It will feature musicians from around the Lower Mainland, and is taking place on Saturday, May 28 at 7 p.m. at South Abbotsford Church, 32424 Huntingdon Rd. Tickets are $10.
The proceeds are donated to providing Korean cultural and language education.
The Pacific Mennonite Children’s Choir is presenting its annual spring concert, Here’s to Song, on May 29 at 7 p.m. at the Bakerview M.B, Church, 2285 Clearbrook Rd.
Admission is free but there will be a free-will offering taken during the intermission.
Proceeds will help the choir travel to Newfoundland in July The group has been invited to perform at the choral festival, Festival 500 in St. John’s.
Twilight Concert Series
The Envision Twilight Concert Series returns June 1 to Fraser River Heritage Park, 7494 Mary St., in Mission.
The summer series of by-donation concerts runs Wednesdays and Fridays from 7-8 p.m. until Sept. 2. Chilliwack’s Pandora Steel Drum Band will open the series.
They have a repertoire of traditional Calypso music, but like to mix it up by playing their own arrangements of pop and folk songs. Visitors are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair to the park.