BOOK CLUB MEETS
The Chilliwack Library Book Club meets the fourth Wednesday of each month (Nov. 28) at 7 p.m. New members are welcome at any time. For more information please contact the Chilliwack Library at 604-792-1941.
Fibromyalgia Well Spring Foundation meets the fourth Wednesday of every month (Nov. 28) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lynnwood Retirement Residence at 9168 Corbould St. For more information call 1-800-567-8998.
CHILDREN'S HEART NETWORK
A support group for parents of children with congenital heart defects and other life-altering heart problems meets on the last Thursday of every month (Nov. 29) at the Eagle Landing Starbucks at 6: 30 p.m. For more information email tcbisschop@shaw. ca or email@example.com.
The Centre for Epilepsy holds a support group for those living with or affected by epilepsy. Parents, families, colleagues or anyone who may benefit from resources and information regarding epilepsy are welcome.
The group meets the last Thursday of every month
LACE CLUB MEETS
The Chilliwack Lace Club meets every month on the second and fourth Thursdays (Nov. 29) 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.
HOMINUM Fraser Valley Chapter-a support and discussion group to help gay, bi-sexual and questioning men with the challenges of being married, separated or single-meets on the last Friday of every month (Nov.
30) at 7: 30 p.m. For information and location, please call Art at 604-462-9813 or Don at 604-329-9760.
HEART SUPPORT GROUP
The Chilliwack Heart Sup-port Group meets Nov. 28 at 2 p.m. at the Salvation Army Church on Brooks Ave. The guest speaker will be a paramedic from BC Ambulance Services. Everyone with cardiac problems and their spouses are invited to attend. For more information contact Al Vogt at 604-795-3096 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support the Chilliwack Hospital Auxiliary by visiting the Vendors Corner Christmas Sale at Chilliwack General Hospital Nov. 29 and 30 and Dec. 12 and 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Knitted items, Afghans, hats and baby clothes.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
Carman United Church hosts a breakfast with Santa and Christmas pantry sale Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon. Do your Christmas baking the easy way. On sale will be lots of yummy sweets, baked goods, preserves, jams, antipasto, breads and cookies by the dozen.
CRAFT SHOW AND BAKE AND TEA SALE
Cooke's Presbyterian Church, at 45825 Wellington Ave., holds a craft show and bake/ tea sale Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission free. Tea by donation. For more info call the church at 604-7922154 or Lynn at 604-7690636.
Dickens 14th annual Animated Christmas Village opens Dec. 1. For opening times and the dates of Santa's visits go to www.dickenssweets. com or call 604-793-1981.
Donations will be accepted towards the purchase of wheelchairs or food to be donated to the Chilliwack Food Bank.
Chilliwack SPCA hosts pet pictures with Santa Dec. 1 at Minter Garden Centre from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Dec. 3 to 7 at Cottonwood Mall from 6 to 8 p.m. There will also be a merchandise display at Cottonwood Mall the evening of Dec. 7 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 8.
ADVENT PRAISE CONCERT
Chilliwack United Church, at at 45835 Spadina Ave., hosts an Advent Praise concert Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. Four churches will perform their own Christmas songs. There will also be three songs sung by the mass choir. Admission is a canned good for the Salvation Army's Food Bank.
The Trans-Parent Group (Parents of special needs youth in transition from high school to post-secondary life) meets the first Monday of each month (Dec. 3) at 7 p.m. At the next meeting a legal representative will discuss wills and trusts at the Sutton Group Realty office at 9240 Young Rd. Enter by the rear of the building. For more info call Lisa at 604-794-3831 or Christine at 604-858-5393.
Ring in the festive season with Mr. I's Jingle Time Christmas Special Dec. 4 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Chilliwack Library. Enjoy stories, puppetry and special musical guest Mr. I.
MENTAL HEALTH GROUP
The Living Healthy Group (Chilliwack Association), a non-profit group of self-advocates, welcomes new members with mental health issues who are looking for a safe place to talk. 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 info call Barb at 604-792-1059 or Agnes at 604-792-0112.
Chilliwack Community Services hosts free conversation circles every Monday from 7 to 8: 30 p.m. at the Chilliwack Library for adults trying to improve their spoken English. Contact the library at 604-792-1941 for more information.
HELP FOR IMMIGRANTS
Chilliwack Community Services, Immigrant Services is offering educational workshops on driver education, Canadian citizenship study, healthy living and basic computer instruction. For more information, contact Lynn Gibson at 604-393-3251, email@example.com or stop into the Community Services office at 9214 Mary St. Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
ANIMAL LOVERS NEEDED
The Chilliwack Animal Safe Haven Society needs volunteers. The society desperately requires help with cat care, particularly for Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings. Anyone wanting to volunteer, or adopt a cat, should contact Gayle Brunt at 604794-7233.
The Chilliwack Harmony Barbershop Chorus meets with the Langley Chapter every Thursday at 7 p.m. Join and harmonize. For more information call Lloyd at 604701-8966
(Nov. 29) from 7 to 8: 30 p.m. at Communitas Supportive Care Society, at 18-45966 Yale Road West. RSVP to epilepsy. firstname.lastname@example.org.