What’s On: April 8 to 14


The Abbotsford Right to Life Society is hosting a benefit concert on Friday, April 8 at 7 :30 p.m. at Trinity Christian Reformed Church, 3215 Trethewey St. The concert will showcase Justine Davis, Reid and Dana Wright, the Sweeney Family Singers, Shane Hanson and Stephanie Ashfield and the MEI Marching Band. Admission is $10 at the door and complimentary refreshments will be served. For more information contact Dorothy Blaak at 604-852-4623


On April 8 and 9, Canadian teens from schools, churches and youth organizations across Canada will refrain from eating for 30 hours for the World Vision 30 Hour Famine. Last year, Abbotsford teens raised $23,933.22. Visit www.famine.ca for more information on how you can participate.


The Fraser Valley Symphony presents Romance of the Cello, with special guest artist Joel Stobbe. Stobbe is a renowned soloist of the cello in B.C. and abroad. The concert is on Sunday April 10, at 3 p.m. at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium, 32315 South Fraser Way. Tickets are available at King’s Music, Tourism Abbotsford, Murdoch’s Bookshoppe in Mission, Wired Monk in Murrayville, Gardenia Centre for the Arts in Langley and Wendel’s Bookstore and Cafe in Fort Langley. Ticket prices: adults $15, seniors/students $12, children (12 and younger) $6.


Stop.think.delete is a play that explores issues of bullying in the present teen culture. It will debut at the Clarke Theatre on Wednesday, April 13 and Thursday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. A forum to explore the topic of bullying will follow.  For tickets or information, contact Heritage Park Centre at 604-820-3961.


The Valley Concert Society presents La Pieta – Angele Dubeau and her violin ensemble at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium, 32315 South Fraser Way on Monday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. For more information visit www.valleyconcertsociety.com.


Valley Festival Singers are performing On Broadway with special guests The Nelson Boschman Trio on Friday, April 8 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 10 at 4 p.m. The concert takes place at Bakerview Church, 2285 Clearbrook Road. Tickets: adults $15, students: $10. They are   available at House of James, from choir members, and the door.


The MSA Museum is hosting an evening of 1920’s couture, modern fashion and a concert for their event, Passion For Fashion. It’s taking place at the Old Spaghetti Factory, 2030 Sumas Way, on Wednesday, April 13 at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.  Tickets are $45 and include dinner, dessert, fashion show, door prizes, silent action and entertainment. Call 604-853-0313 for details.


The Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) 2011, is coming to Abbotsford on Friday, April 8  at the  Sumas First Nation Community Hall, 2800 Sumas Mountain Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the film starting at 7:15 p.m. The event will feature fly fishing footage from across the globe,  vendor displays, food and beverages and audience giveaways. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door and are available from Reaction Fly and Tackle, #107 – 2100 Whatcom Rd. Visit www.reactionfly.com for more information.