What's On Chilliwack - June 2014
The largest and most comprehensive Chilliwack Visual Artists Association exhibit of the year, featuring the artwork from all active members, is entitled Movement and runs June 13 to July 26 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre’s Art Gallery. The show includes a variety of media in unique styles. Receptions is June 14 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Meadow Rose event
The Meadow Rose Society is hosting 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 informaiton.
Rotary garden tour
The annual Rotary Club of Chilliwack’s Garden and Lifestyle Tour is June 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The popular event has eight participating gardens this year and tickets are $20. For more information and where to purchase tickets visit www.chilliwackrotarygardentour.ca.
On the Spectrum
The next show at the Chambers Gallery at the Chilliwack Museum running June 21 to July 31 is Spectrum by Jutta and Michael Schulz. Prints on metal represent a new art medium, which is done by infusing dyes onto specially coated aluminum sheets. The photographers capture a stunning luminescence of vibrant colour in nature’s abstraction. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for seniors. Free opening reception on June 21 from noon to 2 p.m.
Open mic at Jimmy’s
Jimmy’s Pub has announced open mic every Sunday hosted by Agassiz’s own Andrew Christopher. The shows start at 3 p.m. and the pub is looking for singer-songwriters who want to showcase their talents. This is not a jam session, this is a weekly event that allows single or duo acts showcase their music and their musical abilities in a fun laid back environment. Jimmy’s Pub will allow acts to play all afternoon into the evening. Jimmy’s Pub is located at 7215 Pioneer Ave. in Agassiz.
Call for entry
The Chilliwack Visual Artists Association is issuing an invitation to visual artists, either singly, with one or two others, or with an art group, to submit entries to the juried exhibitions to be held in the years 2015-2016. This call for entry is a chance to put work before the public, in the beautiful gallery in the Chilliwack Cultural Centre, 9201 Corbould St. To obtain application forms and an overview of the competition, please go to the CVAA website, www.chilliwackvisualartists.ca or pick up a copy from the gallery desk during open hours from Wednesday to Saturday, noon until 5 p.m.
June at Branch 280
Branch 280 of the Royal Canadian Legion has special events scheduled this month. Dance from 8 p.m. to midnight with Savage West, June 13 and 14; Cheek to Cheek, June 20 and 21; Sweetwater, June 27 and 28. Karaoke runs 2 to 6 p.m. on June 28, and the First Responders Luncheon is June 29, call the branch for details.