What's On - May 22, 2014
Ma Petite plays
Next up at the Acoustic Emprorium at The Vineyard Centre on Wellington Avenue is Ma Petite, a solo project of Indiana Avent, a talented musician who has played violin for artists like Bon Iver, Gotye, Dan Mangan, and Jordan Klassen. Show is May 23 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door. For more on Ma Petite, visit mapetitemusic.com.
CSOPA Italian Night
The Chilliwack School of Performing Arts (CSOPA) holds a fundraiser for the non-profit youth theatre company on May 24 from 5:30 to 10 p.m. The all-ages event is Italian-themed with pasta, wine (19-plus), garlic bread, laughs and great entertainment. Tickets are $20 for dinner and the show, or $15 for one or the other. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. and show begins at 7 p.m. For tickets email email@example.com, call 604-792-9469 or visit CSOPA at 45899 Henderson Ave.
Presented by the students of the Chilliwack Registered music teachers, a recital of piano, violin and woodwind students is scheduled for May 24 at the Chilliwack Baptist Church, 46336 First Ave. Junior recital is at 2 p.m., senior recital is at 3:15 p.m. Refreshments will be served in between recitals. Special guest is winner of the J. Stoutjesdyk scholarship, Aaron Eggen. Admission by suggested donation of $10.
Musical family The VandeBurgts perform a concert of piano, oboe, organ, strings and choral on May 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Cooke’s Presbyterian Church, 45825 Wellington Ave. A collection will be held.
Meadow Rose fundraiser
The Meadow Rose Society hosts its second annual pub night fundraiser June 14 at Duke’s Pub, 41582 Yale Road West. Tickets are $15 for a roast beef dinner. There will be door prizes, 50/50 draw and silent auction. Come out and support Meadow Rose and help the less fortunate in our community. For tickets call 604-392-1133 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.meadowrosesociety.com for more information.
Step into Spring through the paint brush of artist Grazyna Wolski at Brilliant Blooms at the Chilliwack Museum running until June 12. Stunning flora canvases celebrate the artist’s love of nature; delicate yet strong. Admission is $3, seniors $2, open Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
May at Branch 4
Branch 4 of the Royal Canadian Legion has special events scheduled this month: May 24, parking lot sale and ladies’ auxiliary bake sale.
May at Branch 280
Branch 280 of the Royal Canadian Legion has special events scheduled this month. Annual Surf & Turf is May 31 at 6 p.m. Tickets at the bar. Regular weekend dancing, from 8 p.m. to midnight with Midnight Eagles, May 23 and 24; and Wylie & the Other Guy, May 30 and 31.
Have you ever wondered what that old painting could be worth? Or if those ornaments and artifacts could fetch a few dollars, instead of just gathering dust? Find out all this and more when the Antiques in the Attic art and antiques appraisal event returns for the second time to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre, May 30 and 31 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. These are verbal opinions on value, not official appraisals, and will not be suitable for insurance purposes. Assessment of all items is subject to the 15-minute time constraint for a fee of $40 per session. Multiple appointments may be booked. For more information or to book your spot, call the Centre Box Office at 604-391-SHOW (7469).