Slice of Life: May 12-18

The annual Mother’s Day breakfast takes place Sunday, May 13 at Jubilee Hall, 7999 Bradner Rd., from 8 a.m. to noon.

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The annual Mother’s Day breakfast takes place Sunday, May 13 at Jubilee Hall, 7999 Bradner Rd., from 8 a.m. to noon.

The buffet-style meal costs $6 (free for kids under six) and includes scrambled eggs, sausages, all-you-can-eat pancakes, and beverages. Info: 604-856-4375


A plant, baking and garage sale takes place Saturday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Trinity Memorial United Church (33737 George Ferguson Way) to coincide with the season opening of the outdoor farmers’ market in downtown Abbotsford.



The Mt. Lehman Garden Club hosts a plant sale on Saturday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to noon in the  courtyard of the Mt. Lehman Credit Union, 5889 Mt. Lehman Rd. A special this year is heritage tomatoes.



A dance to raise funds for scholarships is held Saturday, May 12 at Straiton Community Hall, 4698 Sumas Mt. Rd., starting at 7 p.m. Live music is by the band No Code Blue. Tickets are available at Big Foot Moccasin or by calling 604-852-4278.



“A Baltic Adventure” will be the presentation at the Probus Club of Abbotsford on Monday, May 14 at 9 a.m. at the Best Western Regency Inn, 32110 Marshall Rd. The group is open to retired or nearly retired professional and business people.



The Scandinavian Club of the Fraser Valley meets at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 14 a the Masonic Hall, 33860 Pine St. This month’s theme is Sweden. Info: Ken Brown at 604-859- 3996 or Aina Baron by email



The Abbotsford chapter of the Valley Women’s Network meets Tuesday, May 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Cascade Community Church, 35190 DeLair Rd. Elections will be held. Cost is $20 for members and $22 for guests.

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