Slice of Life: August 2-7

Clearbrook Library (32320 George Ferguson Way) holds Raptor Rapture! on Wednesday, Aug. 8 from 11 a.m. to noon.

  • Aug. 2, 2012 9:00 a.m.

Clearbrook Library (32320 George Ferguson Way) holds Raptor Rapture! on Wednesday, Aug. 8 from 11 a.m. to noon.

Everyone is welcome to attend. Info: 604-859-7814 (local 229)


Community Futures (31726 South Fraser Way) holds an information session on its Skills Connect program on Tuesday, Aug. 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. The program offers individual assistance and ongoing support for skilled immigrants looking for work. Info: 604-866-0257 or


The Open Door Childcare Centre hosts a “craft fair and more” event on Saturday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Abbotsford Church of the Nazarene, 2390 McMillan Rd. Table rentals are $25. Call 604-859-8406.



A stuffed animal parade takes place at Clearbrook Library (32320 George Ferguson Way) on Thursday, Aug. 9 from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Kids can show off their stuffed animals and then stay behind for stories and games. Info: 604-859-7814 (local 229)



Volunteers are needed for Dr. Stuart Pavilion at Ebenezer Home, 33433 Marshall Rd.  The pavilion recently moved from Mission Memorial Hospital to Abbotsford while a new facility is being built at the hospital. Volunteers are needed for such things as bingo, barbecues, knitting, and men’s or women’s breakfasts. Info: Trudy Rummel at 778-880-0467 or



Volunteers are needed for Abbotsford Peer Support for Seniors. Volunteers must be 50 years or older, and they visit seniors in the community who might be isolated, lonely or shut in. An intensive training course is provided. Those interested are asked to call the office from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday to Friday, at 604-850-0011.



A knitting club takes place at Mission Library (33247 Second Ave.) every Wednesday through the summer from noon to 1:30 p.m. Presented in co-operation with Mission Community Services. Info: 604-826-6610



Mission Senior Secondary’s class of 1982 hosts a 30-year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 25. The event starts at 5 p.m. at Eighteen Pastures Golf Course, 29110 Matheson Ave. Call Kim Vallet at 604-826-7691 (email or Cham Gill at 604-615-9926 (email