What's On - April 3, 2014
Film series is back
The Chilliwack Community Arts Council and the Toronto Film Festival Circuit co-present the Spring 2014 Chilliwack International Film Series: April 9, The Lunchbox (India, France, Germany/comedy, drama); April 16, The Invisible Woman (UK/drama); April 23, Like Father, Like Son (Japan/drama); April 30, Cas & Dylan (Canada/comedy, drama); May 7, Le WeekEnd (UK/comedy, drama). All films are at 7 p.m. at the Cottonwood 4 Cinemas. Ticket prices are $6 per screening and can be purchased from the Chilliwack Community Arts Council–The Art Room, 20-5725 Veddder Rd. or The Book Man, 45939 Wellington Ave.
Panflute and organ
Panflutist Liselotte Rokyta and organist Andre Knevel perform together with the Bethel NRC Choir for two shows in Chilliwack. First up is April 3 at 8 p.m. at Cooke’s Presbyterian Church (45825 Wellington Ave.) Call 604-847-9750. Then on April 7 at 7:30 p.m. they perform at the Chilliwack Canadian Reformed Church (49379 Chilliwack Central Rd.). Call 604-847-9750. Suggested admission/donation for both shows is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $25 for families.
Agassiz art show
The Agassiz Monday Painters present the 53rd anniversary Art Show, April 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Agassiz United Church Hall, 6860 Lougheed Hwy. The event will include the work of 29 local artists. Feature artists this year are Lis Scotson and Rose Marie Gordon.
Mozart and Handel
On April 12 at 7:30 p.m., the Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra and Chorus presents “A Night of Mozart and Handel” at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. The evening’s lineup features favourite selections from both masters performed by guest vocal soloists Michelle Koebke (soprano) and Chilliwack counter-tenor Shane Hanson, instrumental soloists on the harp, flute and trumpet, all accompanied by the orchestra.Tickets are $25 for general admission and $15 for students. Purchase by phone at 604-391-SHOW (7469), on-line at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca or in person at the box office, 9201 Corbould St.
New Life Christian Church presents its second annual sing-along program of traditional Easter music accompanied by the Songs of Praise Orchestra on April 13 at 3:30 p.m. Church worships at Vedder elementary school, 45850 Promontory Rd. Special instrumental presentations featuring the Worms family. Call 604-792-6532.
Movies for hospice
The Chilliwack Hospice Society presents Hospice Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies. The goal of this film series is to provide entertaining, thought-provoking films that will encourage viewers to explore concepts, questions and issues related to aging, illness end of life, grief, loss and healing. All films will include a post-screening question-and-answer session. First up is Love is All You Need on April 16 at 2:45 p.m. at Cottonwood 4 Cinemas. Cost if $5 per person. For more information call 604-795-4660 or visit www.cottonwood4cinemas.ca/Chilliwack-hospice-society.
Swollen Members at Tzeachten Hall
Swollen Members play an all ages show at Tzeachten Hall (45855 Promontory Rd.) on April 25. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. For tickets call 604-809-3810 or online at clubzone.com. Also available at Tzeachten Hall, 604-858-3888, and at Clydesdale, 9229 Main St., 604-392-5507.