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Sit and Be Fit Chair Yoga The Yarrow Library offers Sit and Be Fit Chair Yoga on Oct. 15 from 2 to 3 p.m. A trained yoga instructor will demonstrate yoga exercises that can be performed from a seated position. No special equipment is needed and the exercises will be modified according to your fitness needs. Presented by the Council of Senior Citizen's Organizations of BC (COSCO). Registration required. Call the library at 604-823-4664.
Uke club Ukulele club meets the first and third Wednesday of each month (Oct.16) from 7 to 9 p.m. at Decades. All levels welcome for an enjoyable evening of singing and playing.
eReader workshop Did you know that FVRL offers a great selection of free eBooks that can be downloaded to your smart device or laptop and transferred to an eReader? Join library staff for a demonstration of how to download from BC's Library to Go or FVRL's Overdrive and a discussion of which devices are compatible. Bring your eReader and/or Tablet and your questions. At Yarrow Library on Oct. 16 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Registration required.
You and Your Money Newcomer Immigrants are welcome to sign up for You and Your Money at Immigrant Services, Chilliwack Community Services. Learn about budgeting, investing, credit, debt and more. Classes begin Oct. 16 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. For more information and registration, please contact our office at 604-393-3251 or email Lynn Gibson at email@example.com. Child-minding available.
Weavers Guild meets The Chilliwack Spinners and Weavers Guild meets on the first Thursday of every month at 1:30 p.m. for a day meeting and the third Thursday (Oct. 17) at 6:30 p.m. for its general meeting. The guild also hosts informal drop-in every Thursday between 10 a.m. and noon. Visitors are welcome. Call Betty Sheppard at 604-794-7805.
Mature Drivers The Chilliwack Library is offering Mature Drivers Oct. 17 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Do you feel it's time to look at your driving? Has a friend or family member expressed concerns? Have you been called for re-examination? Learn how you can continue to frive safely by attending this workshop with John De Martin, driver examiner for ICBC. Review your driving, brush up on your knowledge and make a plan of action ot help you stay on the road. Please call 604-792-1941 or visit the Chilliwack Library to register. Registration required.
Kidney Foundation meeting The Kidney Foundation holds a meeting on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. for all transplant recipients, donors, patients, family members and anyone interested in volunteering to create more awareness of this disease in Chilliwack. The meeting will take place at The Vedder Legion Branch 280, at 5661 Vedder Rd. Contact Sharon Bainbridge at 604-824-0541.
Sign, Say and Play Sessions Did you complete the Oct. 10 Sign, Say and Play: Parent Orientation workshop? Put what you learned there into action. Bring your child to these three Sign, Say and Play session on Oct. 19 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. at Sardis Library to practise the techniques. Registration required.
Ghost Towns of BC: Sandon The Chilliwack Library is hosting Ghost Towns of BC: Sandon on Oct. 19 from 2-4 p.m. Travel back in time with wellknow historian John Mitchell (bcghosttowns.com) as he shares the story of Sandon, the "Monte Carlo of B.C.," Sandon burst to life during the silver boom of the mid 1890s and was the first city in the province to be fully electrified. The town was wide open and wild 24/7 with tin horn gamblers, bordellos, newspaper men and two railways-all tucked tightly between towering mountains. This program is generously funded by the Friends of the Chilliwack Library.
Fall Market A fall market will be held at Christ Lutheran church on Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come and enjoy a sale of home baking, hand crafts, Christmas items, a tea room, BBQ hot dogs as well as "gently used" items. Vendors from the community are welcome. For table rental call 604-858-4814.
PEO giant rummage sale The Chilliwack PEO Chapter R holds its semi-annual PEO giant rummage sale Oct. 19 at Cooke's Presbyterian Church Hall, 45825 Wellington Ave., from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There will be toys, books, jewelry, linens, housewares, clothing/accessories and small appliances for sale.
Babytime Make language fun. Start early with Babytime. Help your baby develop speech and language skills-enjoy bouncing, singing and rhyming with stories. Thursdays at the Chilliwack Library from 10:30 to 11 a.m.
Senior crib The Senior Resources Society Society hosts a social crib day Thursdays from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Evergreen Hall in October. For more info, call the Senior Resource Office at 604-793-9979.
Pagans meet The Fraser Valley/Chilliwack Pagan and Spiritual Paths Group meets every Thursday at 7 pm. The group welcomes all pagan, wiccan, First Nations and other spiritual paths, including those of mainstream faiths. For info call 604-793-6708.
TV bingo Chilliwack Monarch Lions are selling cards for a bingo game to be run on Shaw TV and online at www.chilliwacklions.ca every Thursday at 6 p.m. For more info, call 604-793-4675.
Singers needed The Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra Chorus has some vacant positions and invites interested singers to join them in preparation for their upcoming season. The chorus meets Thursdays at 7 p.m. at Sardis senior secondary school. The planned focus of our fall rehearsals will be on selections from Handel's Messiah and music of the Christmas season. For more information on repertoire, concert dates and all other inquiries, call 604-795-0521.
Mental health group The Living Healthy Group (Chilliwack Association), a non-profit group of selfadvocates, welcomes new members with mental health issues who are looking for a safe place to share their concerns. The group meets Wednesdays in the Prospera Centre parking lot at 1 p.m. for a group walk followed by a discussion and sharing time. For more information please call Barb at 604-792-1059.
Dust off your instrument The Chilliwack Community Band is looking for more band musicians to augment its membership. For more information contact Tim Wright at 604-795-7371 or Dale Warr at 604-858-3376.
English practice A free English practice group for immigrants meets Tuesdays at the Cheam Leisure Centre. Register at the Chilliwack Library information desk, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Marci at 604-792-0025 ext. 2434 option 1.. Compiled by staff
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