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Music and More
Join the Chilliwack YMCA for singing, dancing and sunshine, whatever the weather Aug. 21 at 12:15 p.m. during the final day of the Chilliwack Library's Music and More events at Salish Park, behind the library. Admission is free. At 7 p.m., enjoy music from Vedder Crossing.
The 1725 Canadian Military Engineers Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps will host a recruitment event Aug. 24 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m, in the Sears parking lot of the Cottonwood Mall. The Chilliwack museum will bring in an army tank and the cadets cook trailer will be on site to provide hamburgers, hot dogs and Red Leaf water by donation. This is a great opportunity to see what the Army Cadet program, a non-profit organization, has to offer.
The Fraser Valley East Dart League is looking for teams and individual players to sign up for the 2013/2014 season. The league hosts a team registration day Aug. 24 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Vedder Legion. League fees are $20 per person and each team must register a minimum of five players. This is a fun and competitive league for all ages and abilities. Make Thursday night dart night. Visit www.fvedl.com for more information.
The Chilliwack Library hosts the Rated T for Teen video game group the fourth Saturday of each month (Aug. 24) from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. With Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros Brawl, Rock Band, Wii Sports, and many more, bring your A game and the library will supply the rest. Bring your Nintendo DS for portable multiplayer mayhem. For more information, email Raymond at raynichols@telus. net.
Hobby hill fundraiser
The parents who run Hobby Hill Preschool host a Community Family Fun Day Aug. 25 at Promontory elementary school, featuring bouncy castles, dunk tanks, carnival games, vendors, a 50/50 draw, raffles, a used-book sale and more. Admission is free, but proceeds from food sales, book sales, raffles, etc. will go to the preschool.
Tea and dance
Wanda's Tea Dance, sponsored by the Seniors Resources Society, takes place the last Monday of each month (Aug. 26) from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Lions' Hall, at 45580 Spadina Ave. Music by Sweetwater. Refreshments and door prizes. Tickets are $6.
The Chilliwack Camera Club meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month (Aug. 28). The location has moved to the Slesse Room at Evergreen Hall, 9291 Corbould St. All levels of photographers are welcome. For more info visit www.chilliwackcameraclub.com.
Chilliwack Library Book Club
The Chilliwack Library Book Club meets the fourth Wednesday of each month (Aug. 28) at 7 p.m. New members are welcome at any time. Contact the Chilliwack Library at 604-792-1941.
Fibromyalgia Well Spring Foundation meets the fourth Wednesday of every month (Aug. 28) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lynnwood Retirement Residence, at 9168 Corbould St. Call 1-800-567-8998.
The Senior Resources Society will begin a social crib day Thursdays from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Evergreen Hall in September. For more info, call the Senior Resource Office at 604-793-9979.
Help for immigrants
Chilliwack Community Services, Immigrant Services is offering educational workshops on driver education, Canadian citizenship study, healthy living and basic computer instruction. There are also short orientations on banking, English options, transportation, Canadian culture, health care, employment and more. Contact Lynn Gibson at 604-393-3251, gibsonl@comserv. bc.ca or stop into the office at 9214 Mary St. Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. (closed between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.).
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