WHAT’S HAPPENING in Mission (Nov. 3-onward)

A full rundown of all the activities and events taking place locally

NOV. 3: Lifetime Learning Centre’s art appreciation series with Dr. Aleksandra Idzior continues at 32444 Seventh Avenue, Mission from 10 a.m. to noon.

 

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. 4: The Central Fraser Valley Branch of the Federal Retirees [FSNA] meets at 10:30 a.m. in the Abbotsford Rec Centre at the corners of McMillan and Old Yale Road. The speaker will be Phil Daigle from Mission who will talk on Canada’s significant response during the World Wars. Free tea and coffee will be followed by a short meeting. Tickets for the Christmas luncheon will be on sale for $5 each. For further information contact Gary at 604 820 9179.

 

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. 7: Reel on the River presents the final installment of the series, The First Grader, at Mission SilverCity at 7 p.m. The heartwarming British film is based on a true story about an 84-year-old Kenyan man who goes back to school because he wants to learn to read and write. Tix: $10 at the door.

 

NOV. 7: Fraser Valley Toastmasters is hosting “Speechcraft”, an introduction to public speaking workshop. Runs six consecutive Monday evenings starting Nov. 7 in Chilliwack. Participants will learn the art of effective communication while building strong listening and leadership skills. Class size is limited, so register today. Call Bernie 604-392-5862 or constablebernie@yahoo.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. 9: Mission Health Care Auxiliary meeting in the Mission Memorial Hospital Conference room. Please come and join us. New Volunteers are welcome to work in the Gift Shop, Thrift Store, rental of TVs and ECU. Contact Arline 604-826-9877.

 

NOV. 9: General meeting of the Mission Abby Womens Social Club at 7 p.m. at the Mission Library. Guests welcome $3. Annual membership $27. missionabbysocial@hotmail.com.

 

NOV. 9: The Mission Morning Rotary Club will be meeting at 7 a.m. at the Cedarbrooke Chateau. Our speaker will be Maggie Aronoff of the John Howard Society.

 

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

 

NOV. 10: Mission Self Advocates presents a Winter Harvest Dance from 6-10 p.m. at Mission Elks Hall. Admission is $5 at the door and includes one raffle ticket, a pop and a bad of chips. There will be a 50/50 draw, music and pizza. For more info contact Bryce 604-826-8818 or JP 604-287-6681

 

NOV. 10: Lifetime learning Centre holds its Remembrance Day Tea at 32444 Seventh Avenue, Mission from 1-3 p.m. Join us for music and stories of the war years. Fee: $7 (non-members $10).

 

NOV. 10: Shop ‘til you drop at our luncheon this month at the Legends Lounge in the Bellevue hotel. Valley Women’s Network members will be showcasing their products and services – come find something unique for Christmas gifts. Registration and networking from 11:30 a.m. to noon, then lunch and shopping. $15 members, $17 guests. Reservation deadline: Nov. 7 by midnight. Reserve online http://www.valleywomensnetwork.com/node/1148

 

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. 12: Please join local crafters and artisans for the Artisan Christmas Craft Market at St.Andrew’s United Church. Light lunch and snacks. Space for vendors still available. Please contact Jeannette by Nov. 1 at 604-826-6518 or jeannettesawasy@yahoo.ca if interested.

 

NOV. 12: Pancake Breakfast at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 8469 Cedar St. From 9-10:30 a.m. Cost: by donation. All are welcome!

 

NOV. 14: Lifetime Learning Centre’s Italian Conversation series with Vittorio Pistone continues at 32444 Seventh Avenue, Mission from 10-11 a.m. Further sessions will be held on Nov. 21 and 28.

 

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. 18: Old Age Pensioners’ Organization Branch 28 general meeting will be held at the Senior’s Centre on Tenth Avenue at 1 p.m. For info call 604-826-8974 or 604-302-8004.

 

NOV. 19: Monthly perogie sale at Mission Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 33059 Dewdney Trunk Rd. from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. followed by dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Call 604-820-9795 or 604-302-8004.

 

NOV. 19: Christmas Bazaar and Tea at All Saints’ Anglican Church from noon to 4 p.m. White Elephant, silent auction, home baking and our traditional mincemeat. Adults $5.50, children $3.

 

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. 25: Old Age Pensioners’ Organization Branch 28 birthday party will be held at the Senior’s Centre on 10th Ave. starting at 1 p.m. For info call 604-826-8974 or 604-302-8004.

 

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. 28: Mission Parkinson support group meets the fourth Monday of every month at Carrington House, 32679 Sixth Avenue at 1 p.m. Please call Vera for details at 604-855-7203.

 

NOV. 29: Lifetime Learning Centre presents “Film-Canada A People’s History” at Carrington House, Seventh Avenue, Mission. Time: 1:30 p.m. Fee: $7 (non-members $10). Then, from 7-9 p.m. the Philosophers’ Café at Cedarbrooke Chateau. Subject: “Should prisoners have a vote?” Fee $5 – includes refreshments.

 

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.

 

NOV. 30: Lifetime Learning Centre presents “Rediscovering My India” with Gilli and Barbara McLaren, featuring a description of visits to Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune, Western India and the foothills of the Himalayas. Time: 10 a.m. to noon. Place: 32444 Seventh Avenue, Mission. Fee: $7 (non-members $10).

 

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. 17: Annual Christmas bake sale at Mission Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 33059 Dewdney Trunk Rd. from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cabbage rolls, perogies, kolach, borsch and more. Lunch: borsch, coffee, tea and dessert is $5.00 Phone: 820-9795 or 604-302-8004.

 

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.

 

JAN. 4: Mission Health Care Auxiliary meeting in the Mission Memorial Hospital Conference room. Please come and join us. New Volunteers are welcome to work in the Gift Shop, Thrift Store, rental of TVs and ECU. Contact Arline 604-826-9877.

 

FEB. 1: Mission Health Care Auxiliary meeting in the Mission Memorial Hospital Conference room. Please come and join us. New Volunteers are welcome to work in the Gift Shop, Thrift Store, rental of TVs and ECU. Contact Arline 604-826-9877.

 

MARCH 7: Mission Health Care Auxiliary meeting in the Mission Memorial Hospital Conference room. Please come and join us. New Volunteers are welcome to work in the Gift Shop, Thrift Store, rental of TVs and ECU. Contact Arline 604-826-9877.

 

APRIL 4: Mission Health Care Auxiliary meeting in the Mission Memorial Hospital Conference room. Please come and join us. New Volunteers are welcome to work in the Gift Shop, Thrift Store, rental of TVs and ECU. Contact Arline 604-826-9877.

 

MAY 2: Mission Health Care Auxiliary meeting in the Mission Memorial Hospital Conference room. Please come and join us. New Volunteers are welcome to work in the Gift Shop, Thrift Store, rental of TVs and ECU. Contact Arline 604-826-9877.

 

JUNE 6: Mission Health Care Auxiliary meeting in the Mission Memorial Hospital Conference room. Please come and join us. New Volunteers are welcome to work in the Gift Shop, Thrift Store, rental of TVs and ECU. Contact Arline 604-826-9877.

 

APR. 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 facilitator Joan Greene at 604-826-6070.

 

APR. 24: Are you proud of your ethnic heritage? An International Spring Bazaar is being helpd from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mission Foursquare Church on Prentis Ave. Wear a costume, bring a flag and listen to music. You can also rent a table to sell or display your wares. For more info call Lisa at 604-820-7077.

 

APR. 24: Gardening and Goodies sale, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church, 7756 Grand St. For more info call Roberta at 604-826-8296.

 

APR. 25: Empty Bowls fundraiser for Mission food programs, 4 p.m. at All Saints Anglican Church on Second Ave. Tickets are $20 and available at the door or in advance at Mission Community Services Society on Seconda Ave.

 

APR. 26: Parkinson support group meeting, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Chartwell Residences and Suites, 32679 Sixth Ave. For more info call Cynthia at 604-406-8330.

 

APR. 28: Family caregiver support group, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Pleasantview Care Home, 7530 Hurd St. Newcomers welcome. For more info call Barbara or Sandra 604-814-5600.

 

APR. 28: Natural solutions homeopathic clinic, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at library. Topic is menopause symptoms with Nicole Planek. Balance your hormones naturally with homeopathy. For for info call 604-287-7180.

 

APR. 28: Early memory loss support group, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Place rec room, 7365 Cedar St. For more info call Barbara McConville at Mission Mental Health, 604-814-5600.

 

APR. 28: Lifetime Learning Centre presents Personal Safety/Self Defense with Cpl. Sharon Siluch, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., 32444 Seventh Ave. Learn valuable skills to protect yourself. Cost is $7 for members, $10 for non-members. For more info call 604-820-0220.

 

APR. 28: Morning Rotary Club meeting, 7 a.m. at Cedarbrooke Chateau. Stan Soon and Lloyd Rash will be making a presentation on the recent dental trip to Equador.

 

MAY 1: Garage sale and pancake breakfast at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 8469 Cedar St. Breakfast only until 10:30 a.m. For more info call 604-826-8481.

 

MAY 1: Garden club annual plan sale, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at library parking lot. 604-826-8802

 

MAY 1-2: Annual Green Thumb plant sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 32965 Fourth Ave. Pre-order hanging baskets now for $25. All proceeds help animals at SAINTS and Elizabeth’s Wildlife Centre. For more info call 604-826-3290 or email junmo@shaw.ca.

 

MAY 1: Royal Canadian Legion Br. 57 and Ladies Auxiliary pub night. There will be door prizes, raffles, fun, music and more. Pre-sold tickets are $10 each, and includes burger and salads. For more info call 604-826-2331.

 

MAY 3: Lifetime Learning Centre presents Exploring the Valley Tours, an Agassiz/Harrison Mills Circle Farm Tour, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $55 for members, $65 for non-members. For more info call 604-820-0220.

 

MAY 6: Lifetime Learning Centre presents Conversation on Music, a series of three music appreciation programs with Bob Ungar, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Carrington House on Seventh Ave. Cost is $25 for the series for members, $35 for non-members/ For more info call 604-820-0220.

 

MAY 7: Does food control you? We can help. Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in hospital conference room 3. For more info call 604-820-8459.

 

MAY 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 facilitator Joan Greene at 604-826-6070.

 

MAY 8-9: Annual Green Thumb plant sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 32965 Fourth Ave. Pre-order hanging baskets now for $25. All proceeds help animals at SAINTS and Elizabeth’s Wildlife Centre. For more info call 604-826-3290 or email junmo@shaw.ca.

 

MAY 9: Royal Canadian Legion Br. 57 Mother’s Day brunch, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Pre-sold tickets are $10 each. For more info call 604-826-2331.

 

MAY 11: Lifetime Learning Centre’s annual general meeting, 1 p.m. at 32444 Seventh Ave. For more info call 604-820-0220.

 

MAY 12: Early memory loss support group, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Place rec room, 7365 Cedar St. For more info call Barbara McConville at Mission Mental Health, 604-814-5600.

 

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

 

MAY 14: Does food control you? We can help. Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in hospital conference room 3. For more info call 604-820-8459.

 

MAY 15: Pleasant View Care Home garage sale fundraiser, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with a barbecue from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dr. HG Humes Park. All funds raised will go towards the construction of a secured garden in the front of the building for residents. For more info call Valerie at 604-826-2154 ext. 117.

 

MAY 15: Ukrainian Orthodox Church perogie sale, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., followed by dinner from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 33059 Dewdney Trunk Rd. For more info call 604-820-9795 or 604-302-8008.

 

MAY 15: May Day tent event at Royal Canadian Legion Br. 57 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. There will be a barbecue and music by Sweet Water. For more info call 604-826-2331.