Interfaith dialogue Feb. 5, join diversity education and resource services for Bridges of Faith: Thoughts and Practices on Birth and Death, an interfaith community dialogue, from 6: 30 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Abbotsford Community Services, 2420 Montrose. Ave., Abbotsford (Jasbir Saran Room). Come celebrate the diversity of the various faith traditions that shape our community. For more details contact: Danielle.Nazarewich@ AbbotsfordCommunityServices.com or call 604-859-7681, ext. 270.
Talk with baby Feb. 5, using signs gives babies a way to "talk" with their parents. Designed for children who can hear, birth to two years, from 6: 30 - 8: 30 p.m. at Clearbrook Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way. Phone 604859-7814 ext. 224 to register for this free parent workshop.
Babytime Feb. 5, drop by for an interactive storytime with books, songs and more every Tuesday from 10: 30 - 11 a.m. at Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave. For babies up to 24 months and parent or caregiver. Call us at 604-826-6610.
Word Keepers workshop Feb. 5, join us for an evening of peer review and support from other local writers and poets, plus fun and challenging writing exercises at Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave., from 7 - 8 p.m. Call 604-826-6610.
Financial plan for seniors Feb. 5, Lynda Mantler, manager of Aldergrove Insurance has gathered many useful tips to pass on to seniors regarding insurance, earthquake insurance, scooters, hearing aids, condominiums, tenants, RV and travel. She'll also discuss financial planning and wealth management, at the Seniors Centre at ARC, 2499 McMillan Rd., Abbotsford from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $5.
BPW luncheon Feb. 6, Gwendolyn Point (wife of the Honourable Steven Point, former Lieut. Governor of B.C.) is speaking at the Business and Professional Women's Club luncheon at Cascade Community Church, 35191 DeLair Rd., Abbotsford. Doors open at 11: 30 a.m. Cost is $15/members and $20/guests. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Knitting Club Feb. 6, interested in knitting or want to start a new hobby? Drop by Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave., from noon to 1: 30 p.m. Call 604-826-6610.
Family Fun Night Feb. 8, bring the whole family out to the Sweeney Neighbour-hood Centre, 33355 Bevan Ave., Abbotsford, from 5: 45 - 7: 45 p.m. for a night of games, crafts and socializing. The free event is open to all ages. Call 778-880-8501 for more information.
Bike skills for girls Feb. 8, 6: 30 - 9 p.m., girls and women can have fun learning new bike skills, sponsored by Cycling BC and Abbotsford BMX. Cost is $25. Come to the Abbotsford Agrifair Arena at the Exhibition Grounds.
Family storytime Feb. 8, join us for stories, songs, puppets and more at Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave, from 10: 30 - 11: 15 a.m. Call 604-8266610 for more details.
Mission Farmer's Market Feb. 9, come to the winter Farmer's Market in Mission for delicious, fresh grown and homemade foods, hand made artisan items, and lots of family fun in the lobby at Heritage Park Secondary School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Blackberry Kitchen chef Kerry Martin will be giving cooking demonstrations using local seasonal ingredients; enjoy a hot lunch of fresh pasta from The Hot-ties: Trattoria on Wheels; storytelling at 11 a.m., craft-making and face-painting with Opening Nite Theatre.
Zhindagee reading Feb. 9, author Mohinder Kaur Doman will be reading from her book Zhindagee, an award-winning work recounting the stories of the first Indian daughters born in Canada, including the Fraser Valley. Join her and her friends as they read from 1 - 3 p.m. at the UFV, auditorium room B101, Abbotsford.
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