The Chilliwack Camera Club meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month (Feb. 13) at 7 p.m.. The location has moved to the Slesse Room at Evergreen Hall, 9291 Corbould Street. The next meeting is Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. All levels of photographers are welcome. For more information visit www. chilliwackcameraclub.com.
Garden Club meets
The Chilliwack Garden Club is welcoming new members, whether they live in an apartment, townhouse or house. Members have more than 265 combined years of gardening experience in producing both vegetables and flowers. The club meets the second Wednesday of every month at Cooke's Presbyterian Church, at 45825 Wellington Ave, at 7: 30 p.m. Enter the meeting room from the parking lot. The next meeting is Feb. 13, when Dr. G. Marien will speak about seeds. Annual fee is $25.
Teen games night
The Chilliwack Library hosts a games night for teens Feb. 14 from 5 to 8: 30 p.m. with games like Apples to Apples, Escalation, Zombie Brains and more. For more information, email Susan at email@example.com.
Lace Club meets
The Chilliwack Lace Club meets every month on the second and fourth Thursdays (Feb. 14) from noon to 3 p.m. in the Slesse Room of Evergreen Hall. Bring your lunch. Anyone interested in lace is welcome. Lessons in bobbin lace are available. For more information call Hylda Law at 604-858-4953 or Jenny Althoff at 604-823-4705.
Society needs volunteers
The Alzheimer Society of B.C. urgently needs volunteers in Chilliwack to handle growing demand. With the need for assistance soaring, help from volunteers is critical for the non-profit. The need locally right now is for volunteers who can facilitate a local support group which meets each month. For more information on the volunteer positions, contact Armit at 604-7024603 or jarmit@alzheimerbc. org. Residents can get more information on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias at www.alzheimerbc.org.
Country acoustic jam sessions are held every Saturday at the Chilliwack Seniors Recreation Centre, at 9400 College St., from 7 to 11 p.m. All musicians and friends are welcome. Bring your own instrument. Members $3 and non-members $5. For more information contact Rod or Marnie 604-792-1168.
How's That Made?
How's That Made, a craft group for teens meets Thursdays through May from 6: 30 to 8: 30 p.m. at the Chilliwack Library. To register call 604792-1941.
Seniors bus trips
The Chilliwack & District Senior Resources Society has a full slate of upcoming bus trips including: a trip to see the Harlem Globetrotters in Abbotsford on Feb. 15; a visit to the Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle on Feb. 20; and a trip to Seattle's Great Wall Mall and Ikea on Feb. 25. Bus trips open to members of the Chilliwack Senior Resources Society. Register early to reserve your place. Call 604-793-9979.
Family resource fair The Chilliwack Society for Community Living hosts its first Family Resource and Information Fair Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mathie-son Centre, 45195 Wells Rd. Free, with refreshments Representatives from a variety of organizations that serve the community will be on hand. Gather in a casual environment, and meet other parents with similar journeys.
Peter and the Wolf storytime
Children and families will enjoy a special musical presentation of Peter and the Wolf featuring music from students from Chilliwack senior secondary Feb. 16 from 1 to 2 p.m at the Yarrow Library.
Feng shui workshop
Belinda Jenkins hosts a feng shui workshop Feb. 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Amethyst Books & Essence. Cost is $20. Call 604-792-3730 or email info@ amethystbookstore.com.
Kids R.O.C.K hosts "A Love A-Fair," a free fun fair for the whole family with a Velcro wall, Wii gaming, cupcake decorating, tattoos and face painting, prizes and free food Feb. 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the old Art Centre on the corner of College and Henderson. Email kids.rock@ keystonechilliwack.com, call 604-823-4300 or visit www. keystonechilliwack.com.
Seniors art class
The Chilliwack Senior Resource Society is starting a beginner's watercolour class Fridays from 9: 30 to 11: 30 a.m. For more information, call the office at 604793-9979 or visit the Senior Resource Office at Evergreen Hall at 9291 Corbould St.
Fraser Valley Toastmasters celebrate National Toastmasters Month with an open house Feb. 18. Join the Toast-masters Mondays at 7 p.m. at 9310 Williams St. Contact Bernie at 604-392-5862 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chilliwack Community Services Immigrant Services Program offers short programs such as "Kids in Canada" (for newcomer parents), Canadian citizenship study and healthy living cooking sessions as well as basic and intermediate computer instruction. For more information, contact Lynn at 604-393-3251 or gibsonl@ comserv.bc.ca or stop by the office at 9214 Mary St.
The Fraser Valley/Chilliwack Pagan and Spiritual Paths Group meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Dragon Dynasty Restaurant at 46171 Yale Rd. The group welcomes all pagan, wiccan, First Nations and other spiritual paths, including those of mainstream faiths.
Included are community events in Chilliwack, hosted or sponsored by non-profit groups. To include your event, contact reporter Tyler Olsen by email at email@example.com, fax to 604-792-9300 or call 604-792-9117.
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