Community events - Feb. 20, 2014

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Homestay support

The International Homestay Parent Support Group meets Feb. 25. For international homestay hosts in the Chilliwack/Sardis area. For anyone who has hosted in the past, is presently a host or would like to host. Meeting is at 7 p.m. at Decades on Wellington in the small meeting room. For more information, contact Andrea at 604-793-9875.

Hoop dancer

Yarrow Community Elementary and the Yarrow Library offer an educational performance that will wow and inspire on Feb. 26 at 1 p.m. Teddy Anderson is a professional First Nations hoop dancer who has performed all over the world in hundreds of schools. Teddy dances with 30 hoops at one time to share a message of unity, fellowship and peace. The performance allows you to appreciate the meaning behind the First Nations hoop dance. For more information call Yarrow Library at 604-823-4664.

Grief support

Chilliwack Grief Support will provide a structured grief group offering continuous support for grieving parents starting Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 1p.m. at Chilliwack Community Services. For information or to register please contact 604-793-7239. Chilliwack Grief Support continues to provide long-term support for mourners grieving the death of a husband, wife or partner. This group meets Saturdays, 1 to 3 p.m. To register please contact 604-793-7239.

CDSRS fundraiser

The Chilliwack and District Seniors Resources Society holds a Pub Night Fund Raiser at Friendly Mike's, 8247 Young Rd., Feb. 28 from 6 to 10 p.m. Cost is $15 which includes one entree choice, door prizes and 50/50 draw. Tickets can be purchased at the Senior Resource office located at 9291 Corbould St.


Are you gay, bi-sexual or just not sure? Need a safe place to talk? HOMINUM Fraser Valley is an informal discussion and support group to help gay, bi-sexual and questioning men with the challenges of being married, separated or single. Next meeting is 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 28. For information and meeting location, call Art 604-462-9813 or Don 604-329-9760.

Bowl for Kids Sake

Prospera Credit Union presents the 25th annual Bowl For Kids Sake. The Chillibowl Lanes plays host locally with lanes dates and times as follows: March 3, 5 to 7 p.m. and 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.; March 5, 5 to 7 p.m. and 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.; and March 10, 5 to 7 p.m. and 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Register your team by emailing Maureen Berlin, stewardship and events co-ordinator at or call the office at 604-852-3331.

Seniors AGM

The Chilliwack Senior Rec Centre holds its annual general meeting March 4 from 9 to 11 a.m. at 9400 College St. New members always welcome. For more info call 604-792-4549.

FVBN returns

The Fraser Valley Business Network returns to Chilliwack, March 4 at the Best Western Rainbow Country Inn "Atrium" for lunch and networking from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Bring lots of business cards. Meeting fee applies. Visit RSVP to or direct line at 778-908-2954.

How I Make Money

Local author Brad Geary will speak about his book, After the Haircut, written in story form and set at Cultus Lake, at the Yarrow Library March 6 from 6:45 to 8 p.m. His book details an easy system for investing in mutual funds or exchange traded funds. The presentation will be geared towards any level of investor. Registration for this workshop is required. For more information visit

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