WHAT’S HAPPENING in Mission (Aug. 11-onward)

AUG. 12: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

AUG. 12: Mission Museum’s Kids’ Club meeting for ages 5 to 10. Come explore Mission’s history through crafts and activities. For more info and to register, call 604-826-1011.

 

AUG. 12-13: Rockin’ River Music Festival. Two days of country music at Mission Raceway Park (32670 Dyke Rd). Friday: Sawyer Brown and Lonestar. Saturday: Travis Tritt, Julian Austin. Onsite camping available. Two-day tickets $139, $129 and $99. One-day tickets available. Tickets and information available at rockinriver.com or 604-733-2235.

 

AUG. 13: Mission City Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the library parking lot. For more info call 604-302-5561.

 

AUG. 13: Learn to can peaches with Mission’s Kitchens. 10 a.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church. $35. Register with Women’s Resource Society of the Fraser Valley at 604-826-8455 or admin@wrsfv.ca.

 

AUG. 15: Come and play a few games at the Mission Scrabble Club from 1 to 4 p.m. at 8469 Cedar St. Call Sandy 604-826-0459.

 

AUG. 16: Peer support for women with cancer at 7 p.m. at the Canadian Cancer Society, 33079B First Ave. For more information call Noreen 604-820-3166.

 

AUG. 17: Mission Soapbox Community Organic Garden open house, 2 to 5 p.m., weather permitting. Free parking available at Mission Leisure Centre, 7560 Grand St. For more info call 604-820-1015.

 

AUG. 17: The Mission Morning Rotary Club will be meeting at 7 a.m. at the Cedarbrooke Chateau. Pam Alexis will be giving her classification speech.

 

AUG. 17: Join the Whonnock Tribe Descendants as we walk from Albion to Whonnock. Starts at 9 a.m. and will take 3-4 hours., with breaks for refreshments. Bring your drums, songs, regalias. For more information call Chief Robert Thomas at 778-982-0932.

 

AUG. 18: Mission Seniors Centre Association casino trip. Call 604-814-2188 for details. We’ll travel on the BusyBus. Reservations are required and the cost is $12.

 

AUG. 19: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

AUG. 19: Mission Museum’s Kids’ Club meeting for ages 5 to 10. Come explore Mission’s history through crafts and activities. For more info and to register, call 604-826-1011.

 

AUG. 20: Looking for Volunteers and Racers for the 13th annual Mission Soapbox Derby on Aug. 27. Participants must pre-register at Canadian Tire from 10am-4pm, at The Junction, Mission. If you don’t have a soapbox car, no problem we have plenty. For more info visit www.missionsoapbox.com or call 604 287-4327.

 

AUG. 22: Come and play a few games at the Mission Scrabble Club from 1 to 4 p.m. at 8469 Cedar St. Call Sandy 604-826-0459.

 

AUG. 24: Early Memory Loss Support Group meeting, 2 to 3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Place recreation room, 7365 Cedar St. For more info call Sandi or Barbara 604-814-5600.

 

AUG. 24: Business and Professional Women’s Club of Mission will host its monthly informative lunch meeting from 11:15 a.m. to 1p.m. at the Cedarbrooke Chateau on Seventh Avenue. Our guest speaker will be Sharon Fletcher, District of Mission, on the topic “Teetering on the Edge of Change; Initiate Change or Ride it Out”. Members $15, guests $20. Pre-register before Aug. 22 to bpw.mission@gmail.com or 604-615-0365.

 

AUG. 24: Mission Seniors Centre Association dinner at the Blackberry Kitchen. Call 604-814-2188 to reserve your spot.

 

AUG. 26: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

AUG. 26: Mission Museum’s Kids’ Club meeting for ages 5 to 10. Come explore Mission’s history through crafts and activities. For more info and to register, call 604-826-1011.

 

AUG. 27: Looking for a cool event to watch? Come to our annual Soapbox Derby! We have a variety of events for kids of all ages including a hot dog and pudding eating contest. This year the RCMP will set up a radar for the racers to see the actual speed of a soapbox car. The event will be on Stave Lake Street in Mission and starts at 9 a.m. and runs till 4 p.m. For more info please go to www.missionsoapbox.com.

 

AUG. 27: Scattered pains fibromyalgia self help support group meeting, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital conference room. For more info call group facilitator Joan Greene at 604-826-6070.

 

AUG. 27: Motorcycle ride for Mission Hospice Society. Check missionhospice.bc.ca for details or call Jane Cooper 604-826-2235.

 

AUG. 27: Learn to can dill pickles with Mission’s Kitchens. 10 a.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church. $35. Register with Women’s Resource Society of the Fraser Valley at 604-826-8455 or admin@wrsfv.ca.

 

AUG. 29: Come and play a few games at the Mission Scrabble Club from 1 to 4 p.m. at 8469 Cedar St. Call Sandy 604-826-0459.

 

AUG. 31: Family Caregiver Support group meeting, 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Pleasantview Care Home upstairs boardroom, 7530 Hurd St. This group is for family and friends who are caregivers of loved ones at home or in a facility. For more info call Barbara at 604-814-5600.

 

AUG. 31: Mission Seniors Centre Association will have a picnic at Harrison Lake from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $12 and reservations are required. Call 604-814-2188.

 

SEPT. 2: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

SEPT. 8: MS group meeting, 1 p.m. at 8469 Cedar St. For more info call 604-826-2553.

 

SEPT. 9: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

SEPT. 10: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 57 annual Barb Quinn chili cook off. For more info call 604-826-2331.

 

SEPT. 10: Scattered pains fibromyalgia self help support group meeting, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital conference room. For more info call group facilitator Joan Greene at 604-826-6070.

 

SEPT. 10: Learn to use a pressure canner to can tomatoes with Mission’s Kitchens. 10 a.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church. Prepaid fee $45. Register with Women’s Resource Society of the Fraser Valley at 604-826-8455 or admin@wrsfv.ca.

 

SEPT. 10: Pancake breakfast at St.Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 8469 Cedar St., from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Food by donation and all are welcome!

 

SEPT. 13: Scouting registration at St.Andrew’s United Church from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for children aged 5 to 15 years old. Beavers age 5, 6 and 7; Cubs 8 to 10; Scouts 11 to 13; Venturers 14 to 17. All co-ed. For more info call Scouter Tom 604-826-3598.

 

SEPT. 14: Meet and make new friends with like-minded women at the Mission-Abbotsford Women’s Social Club. Movie night, lunch bunch, painting club, theatre group, etc. We’ll meet at the Mission library at 7 p.m. $3 for guests, $27 for an annual membership. More info: missionabbysocial@hotmail.com.

 

SEPT. 14: Early Memory Loss Support Group meeting, 2 to 3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Place recreation room, 7365 Cedar St. For more info call Sandi or Barbara 604-814-5600.

 

SEPT. 16: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

SEPT. 23: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

SEPT. 24: Scattered pains fibromyalgia self help support group meeting, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital conference room. For more info call group facilitator Joan Greene at 604-826-6070.

 

 

SEPT. 25: Hike for Mission Hospice Society. Check missionhospice.bc.ca for details or call Jane Cooper 604-826-2235.

 

SEPT. 28: Early Memory Loss Support Group meeting, 2 to 3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Place recreation room, 7365 Cedar St. For more info call Sandi or Barbara 604-814-5600.

 

SEPT. 28: Family Caregiver Support group meeting, 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Pleasantview Care Home upstairs boardroom, 7530 Hurd St. This group is for family and friends who are caregivers of loved ones at home or in a facility. For more info call Barbara at 604-814-5600.

 

SEPT. 30: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

OCT. 1: Learn to can plum jam with Mission’s Kitchens. 10 a.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church. $35. Register with Women’s Resource Society of the Fraser Valley at 604-826-8455 or admin@wrsfv.ca.

 

OCT. 6: Sunflowers fall fashion show at Mission Hospice Society. Check missionhospice.bc.ca for details or call Jane Cooper 604-826-2235.

 

OCT. 7: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

OCT. 8: Scattered pains fibromyalgia self help support group meeting, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital conference room. For more info call group facilitator Joan Greene at 604-826-6070.

 

OCT. 12: Early Memory Loss Support Group meeting, 2 to 3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Place recreation room, 7365 Cedar St. For more info call Sandi or Barbara 604-814-5600.

 

OCT. 13: MS group meeting, 1 p.m. at 8469 Cedar St. For more info call 604-826-2553.

 

OCT. 14: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

OCT. 15: Learn to can pears with Mission’s Kitchens. 10 a.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church. $35. Register with Women’s Resource Society of the Fraser Valley at 604-826-8455 or admin@wrsfv.ca.

 

OCT. 21: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

OCT. 22: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 57 Octoberfest dinner and dance, 6:30 p.m. Pre-sold tickets are $10 each. For more info call 604-826-2331.

 

OCT. 22: Scattered pains fibromyalgia self help support group meeting, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital conference room. For more info call group facilitator Joan Greene at 604-826-6070.

 

OCT. 26: Early Memory Loss Support Group meeting, 2 to 3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Place recreation room, 7365 Cedar St. For more info call Sandi or Barbara 604-814-5600.

 

OCT. 26: Family Caregiver Support group meeting, 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Pleasantview Care Home upstairs boardroom, 7530 Hurd St. This group is for family and friends who are caregivers of loved ones at home or in a facility. For more info call Barbara at 604-814-5600.

 

OCT. 28: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

OCT. 29: Halloween for hospice. Check missionhospice.bc.ca for details or call Jane Cooper 604-826-2235.

 

OCT. 30: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 57 Halloween party. There will be prozes for costumes, meat draw and 50/50. For more info call 604-826-2331.

 

NOV. 4: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

NOV. 5: Learn to can pepper jelly and cranberry sauce with Mission’s Kitchens. 10 a.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church. $35. Register with Women’s Resource Society of the Fraser Valley at 604-826-8455 or admin@wrsfv.ca.

 

NOV. 9: Early Memory Loss Support Group meeting, 2 to 3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Place recreation room, 7365 Cedar St. For more info call Sandi or Barbara 604-814-5600.

 

NOV. 10: MS group meeting, 1 p.m. at 8469 Cedar St. For more info call 604-826-2553.

 

NOV. 11: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

NOV. 11: Remembrance Day at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 57. For more info call 604-826-2331.

 

NOV. 12: Scattered pains fibromyalgia self help support group meeting, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital conference room. For more info call group facilitator Joan Greene at 604-826-6070.

 

NOV. 18: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

NOV. 23: Early Memory Loss Support Group meeting, 2 to 3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Place recreation room, 7365 Cedar St. For more info call Sandi or Barbara 604-814-5600.

 

NOV. 25: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

NOV. 26: Scattered pains fibromyalgia self help support group meeting, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital conference room. For more info call group facilitator Joan Greene at 604-826-6070.

 

NOV. 30: Family Caregiver Support group meeting, 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Pleasantview Care Home upstairs boardroom, 7530 Hurd St. This group is for family and friends who are caregivers of loved ones at home or in a facility. For more info call Barbara at 604-814-5600.

 

DEC. 2: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

DEC. 8: MS group meeting, 1 p.m. at 8469 Cedar St. For more info call 604-826-2553.

 

DEC. 9: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

DEC. 10: Scattered pains fibromyalgia self help support group meeting, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital conference room. For more info call group facilitator Joan Greene at 604-826-6070.

 

DEC. 16: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

DEC. 17: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 57 Christmas party, 3 p.m. Bring an appy and enjoy an afternoon of food, music, meat draw and 50/50. For more info call 604-826-2331.

 

DEC. 21: Family Caregiver Support group meeting, 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Pleasantview Care Home upstairs boardroom, 7530 Hurd St. This group is for family and friends who are caregivers of loved ones at home or in a facility. For more info call Barbara at 604-814-5600.

 

DEC. 23: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.

 

DEC. 24: Scattered pains fibromyalgia self help support group meeting, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital conference room. For more info call group facilitator Joan Greene at 604-826-6070.

 

DEC. 30: Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Mission Memorial Hospital board room. No fees, newcomers welcome. For more info call 604-820-1032.