Greenpeace at UFV Jan. 17, come hear UFV's writer-in-residence Rex Weyler, Greenpeace cofounder and ecologist in discussing the challenge of infusing art with real meaning, how artists help culture adjust to social changes and more from noon - 1 p.m. at University House on the Abbotsford campus (F125).
Better breathers meet Jan. 17, the Mission Sumas Abbotsford Better Breathers Club meets from 10 a.m. to noon and the third Thursday of each month at the Cascade Community Church, 35190 DeLair Rd., Abbotsford.
Women with cancer Jan. 17, Women with Cancer support group meets every third Thursday of the month at Garden Park Tower, 2825 Clearbrook Rd., Abbotsford (room 217) at 7 p.m. This is an informal meeting. Call Edith at 604-289-0630.
Tech café Jan. 17, bring your new gadget (cell phones, cameras, hand-held GPS, etc.) to Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave., from 3: 30 - 5 p.m. and let technically gifted teens explain how they work. Call 604-826-6610 to register.
Saturday storytime. Jan. 19, come to the new library after breakfast for a special weekend storytime at Abbotsford Community Library, 33355 Bevan Ave, 10: 30 - 11 a.m. Also on Feb. 16. Call 604-0853-1753.
Robbie Burns in Mission Jan. 19, the Mission Legion is hosting a Robbie Burns party at the legion, 32627 Logan Ave., Mission at 3 p.m. Join us for the piping in the haggis, jam session, meat draws and 50/50. Call 604-826-2331.
Free clothes, toys & more Jan. 19, Clothes2U is coming to Mission, distributing clothes, toys, linens, diapers, personal and household items free to those in need. From 1 - 3: 30 p.m. at Mission Friendship Centre, 33150A First Ave., Mission. Check out www.clothes2u. ca or facebook.com/Clothes2uBCSociety.
Winter festival Jan. 19, the Central Abbotsford Community School presents their annual Winter Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Abbotsford Middle School, 33231 Bevan Ave., Abbotsford. The event is free for all ages. Check out www.abbycommunity.com or call 604-853-2221.
eBook extravaganza Jan. 19, curious about eRead-ers and eBooks? Have your questions answered from 10: 15 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m. at Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave. Attend one or both sessions: Choosing an eBook Reader and Downloading Library eBooks. Call 604-8266610 for details.
Turban challenge Jan. 20, the Sikh Identity: The Turban Challenge exhibition is open at the Sikh Heritage Museum (in the National Historic Gur Sikh Temple), 33084 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford at 2 p.m. Call Sharanjit Sandhra at 604-851-6325 for details.
Pajama storytime Jan. 21, wrap up the day in a big red bow at this evening storytime from 7 -7: 30 p.m. at the Clearbrook Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way. Call 604-859-7814.
Historical films Jan. 21, Lifetime Learning Centre presents Canadian History Films at Carrington House, Seventh Avenue, Mission from 1: 30 - 3 p.m. Fee is $7 (non-members $10). Call 604-820-0220 for details.
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