WHAT’S HAPPENING in Mission (Sept. 1-onward)

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. 3: Ford Canada will donate $20 to the charities Youth Unlimited and Operation Christmas Child (shoe boxes) for each test drive between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Prospera Credit Union at the corner of Cedar Connector and Highway 7. There are no salespeople and you won’t be put on a mailing list.

 

SEPT. 3: Mission City Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the library parking lot. For more info call 604-302-5561.

 

SEPT. 8: The Mission Chapter of the Valley Women’s Network will host its monthly luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Bellevue Hotel Legends Lounge. $15 for members, $17 for guests, $35 for a year’s membership. Registration required: missionreservations@valleywomensnetwork.com.

 

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

 

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. 10: Bring sensitive documents you want destroyed to Vancity’s fourth annual Shred-a-thon at the Mission Community Branch at the Junction between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Cost is by donation with proceeds going to the Mission Women’s Resource Society. Suggested donation: $10. First 100 people get a free gift. Hot dogs, chips and pop, as well as door prizes.

 

SEPT. 12: Reel on the River series presents In a Better World, the 2010 Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film at Mission SilverCity at 7 p.m. Danish with English subtitles, the story tells of a physician working in war-torn Africa who is confronted by tragedy and loss. Tix: $10 at the door or $35 for all five films.

 

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. 17: Celebrate Mission at Fraser River Heritage Park as the community comes together to enjoy the entertainment of a multitude of events throughout the day. The lanterns which folks have made at the Mission Association for Community Living tent will be lit during the evening at Illuminaria, and at night there will be fireworks. The fun starts at 10:00 a.m. Non-profits can register tables for $5 with the Leisure Centre.

 

Sept. 17: Monthly perogie sale at the Mission Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 33059 Dewdney Trunk Rd. from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. followed by dinner from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Call 820-9795 or 604-302-8004.

 

SEPT. 20: Lifetime Learning Centre presents Film-Canada, A People’s History, at Carrington House on Seventh Avenue at 1:30 p.m. Fee: $7 (non-members $10).

 

SEPT. 21: Lifetime Learning Centre celebrates its 25th anniversary with a special Open House featuring keynote speaker Dr. Mark Evered, president of the University of the Fraser Valley. Time: 1 p.m. Place: 32444 Seventh Avenue, Mission. Register for this semester’s programs. A full listing is available on page 32 of the District of Mission Leisure Guide.

 

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. 23: Old Age Pensioners’ 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.

 

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. 26: Reel on the River series presents acclaimed documentarian Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams at Mission SilverCity at 7 p.m. Herzog takes us into the Chauvet Cave in France to glimpse ancient artwork over 30,000 years old. Tix: $10 at the door or $35 for all five films.

 

SEPT. 27: Lifetime Learning Centre presents its book discussion series at 32444 Seventh Avenue. Time: 10 a.m. If you enjoy books and discussion this program is for you. See a list of the books in the Leisure Guide. For more information call the Centre at 604-820-0220.

 

SEPT. 27: Lifetime Learning Centre presents Philosopher’s Café. Subject: Is Amnesty International important? Moderator: Don Wright, Amnesty International. Place: Cedarbrooke Chateau, 32331 Seventh Avenue, Mission. Time: 7 to 9 p.m. Fee: $5 – includes refreshments.

 

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. 28: Lifetime Learning Centre presents Mission’s Future in the Fraser Health System. Connie Meskas describes the proposed Centre of Care and how gerontology will fit into this system. Time: 10 a.m. to noon. Place: 32444 Seventh Avenue, Mission. Admission: $7 (non-members $10).

 

SEPT. 29: Lifetime Learning Centre presents its annual Walkathon, this year celebrating its 25th anniversary. Time: 9:30 a.m. For further information call 604-820-0220.

 

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. 8: Old Age Pensioners’ Organization Branch 28 annual fall tea will be held at the Senior’s Centre on 10th Ave from 1 to 3 p.m. Bake table, cake walk and much more. Everyone welcome. For info call 604-826-8974 or 604-302-8004.

 

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

 

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. 17: Reel on the River series presents the British film West is West at Mission SilverCity at 7 p.m. The sequel to East is East, the comedy shows the return of the Pakistani Khan family back to their homeland after having lived in Salford. Tix: $10 at the door.

 

Oct. 15: 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.

 

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

 

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.

 

OCT. 31: Reel on the River series presents the American film Beginners, a favourite at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival, at Mission SilverCity at 7 p.m. Starring Christopher Plummer and Ewan McGregor, it juggles the chronology of two major turning points in each man’s life. Tix: $10 at the door.

 

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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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.