The Reach offers Heritage Minutes program

Local students can come to the Reach for a free after-school program designed to make learning history fun.

H-Factor. Heritage Minutes.

Local students can come to the Reach  for a free after-school program designed to make learning history fun.

Participants will create, script and perform one-minute vignettes based on the popular Historica Heritage Minutes.

The Reach will post them to YouTube and The Reach website so the whole community, and the world, can enjoy them.

With the help of a UFV history student, using the vast store of information held in the Reach archives, participants research historical events or outstanding citizens then develop a Reach Minute.

Minutes workshops are Thursday afternoons, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at The Reach, 32388 Veterans Way.

Funding for this program is provided by the Rotary Club of Abbotsford and Rotary International (District 5050).

Pre-registration is required. Contact Kris at kfoulds@thereach.ca or 604-864-8087 ext 112.

Just Posted

Abbotsford company among 500 fastest growing in Canada

Valley Carriers keeps spot on Growth 500 list, but drops from 398 last year to 408 this year

Gill said release containing favouritism allegations was ‘booboo’: Braun

Mayor says subsequent statements by mayoral foe cast doubt on wish for ‘nice, honest contest’

Abbotsford committee documenting history of Philip Sheffield school

Members say the school’s history is a reflection of how its surrounding communities have changed over years

VIDEO: Vancouver Giants earn a 3-1 victory over Everett in season-opener in Langley

Langley’s major junior hockey team opened the season at home with a victory over the Silvertips.

Abbotsford Friday Night Lights

Recaps of all three senior varsity football team games

Snowbird RV Show and Sale event in Abbotsford

Two days remain of the four-day show, open until 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

Remainder of Vancouver Whitecaps season filled with ‘must-win’ games: coach

With Vancouver currently sitting four points out of a post-season spot, each contest is crucial

VIDEO: B.C.-born firefighter remembered by MP in emotional speech

Family asks first responders to look after one another in wake of suicide, growing concerns of PTSD

Airline has ‘close call’ with drone while en route to B.C. airport

Jazz Aviation reported the drone sighting near Vancouver to the RCMP and Transport Canada

Tragic accident claims life of B.C. toddler

Fundraising effort has been created to help mom and family

B.C. nanny charged with sex abuse of 3 children

Saanich Police seek potential victims of Johnathon Lee Robichaud from Central Saanich

‘I’m no quitter’ on climate change issues, McKenna says at G7 ministers meeting

David Suzuki says if McKenna believes what she’s saying, she too should quit

Free vet clinic caters to pets of homeless, low income owners in Lower Mainland

The first such clinic in Langley will take place later this month.

VIDEO: Inside an eerily empty mall in Canada

Only nine of 517 retail spaces are open for business as the grand opening postponed to next year

Most Read