SLICE OF LIFE: Aug. 30 – Sept. 11

  • Aug. 30, 2013 7:00 p.m.


The fourth annual Afternoon in Paradiso fundraiser for the B.C. Cancer Foundation takes place Sunday, Sept. 22 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Paradiso Vineyard and Phoenix Lounge. It includes wine and food sampling, auctions and entertainment. Tickets are available through Rachel at 604-851-4736  or by searching  “Paradiso” under the “upcoming events” link at



Hominum Fraser Valley meets Friday, Aug. 30 at 7:30 p.m. This is an informal discussion and support group to help gay, bisexual and questioning men with the challenges of being married, separated or single. For information and meeting location, call Art at 604-462-9813 or Don at 604-329-9760.


Interested in knitting? Drop by Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave., from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4 for the International Knitting Club. Presented in co-operation with Mission Community Services. Info: 604-826-6610.



The Abby Dads Program offers a free four-week anger awareness group, starting Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 7 to 9 p.m.  at Abbotsford Community Services (2420 Montrose Ave.). The program is open to dads struggling with anger and frustration. Topics covered include self-esteem, relationships, conflict resolution, and anger beliefs. Those interested in participating are asked to contact Jeff McLean at 604-613-3487 or visit


Weekly meetings

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) is a non-profit weight loss support group that meets once a week.  For information about chapters in Abbotsford phone Jacquie at 604-556-0535.


Lt. Gov. to speak

On Wednesday, Sept. 11 the Business and Professional Women’s Club (BPW) of Abbotsford will host its monthly luncheon at the Cascade Community Church, 35190 Delair Rd., from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This month’s guest speaker will be Judith Guichon, Lt. Governor of B.C.

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