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The 2022 Cultus Lake Day parade rolls along 1st Avenue on Saturday, June 25, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Sunshine and smiles as Cultus Lake Day parade rolls through lakeside community

Parade, along with market, activities and more returned after 2 years of cancellations

Fraser Valley Fury Junior Roller Derby released its new logo in June. (Submitted)

Fraser Valley junior roller derby league releases new inclusive logo during pride month

‘Phrase ‘All are welcome’ and the pride rainbow reflect our commitment to inclusion and diversity’

John Welsh and Los Valientes perform July 16 in Abbotsford in the first of three concerts in the Sun and Soil Concert Series. The series also takes place in Chilliwack and Langley in August.

Sun and Soil Concert Series runs in Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Langley

Performances in outdoor settings with locally sourced food and beverages

Folks take part in Greendale Days (circa 1990s). After about a 20-year absence, Greendale Acres is bringing back the community event on June 18. (Submitted by Vanessa Oddy)

Chilliwack businesses collaborate to bring back Greendale Days

Fundraiser event will bring in money for Chilliwack Bowls of Hope

Folks take part in Greendale Days (circa 1990s). After about a 20-year absence, Greendale Acres is bringing back the community event on June 18. (Submitted by Vanessa Oddy)
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Photo club show opens July 5 at the Mission Art Gallery

Phil Dyer’s image, Almost Touching, is a Canadian Association for Photographic Art award winner

  • Jun 10, 2022
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Chilliwack artist Silvana Kulyk (right) walks past her public art piece ‘Gifts of Nature’ which was installed on silos outside the Molson Coors Fraser Valley Brewery and unveiled on Thursday, June 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Striking, vibrant, beautiful: Public art on Molson Coors silos unveiled in Chilliwack

‘Gifts of Nature’ by Silvana Kulyk aims to support and unite community, says brewery GM

Chilliwack artist Silvana Kulyk (right) walks past her public art piece ‘Gifts of Nature’ which was installed on silos outside the Molson Coors Fraser Valley Brewery and unveiled on Thursday, June 9, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Thousands of people were at the parade during the 50th annual Yarrow Days celebration on Saturday, June 4, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: ’70s themed Yarrow Days parade filled with peace and love

Thousands flocked to small community to celebrate 50th annual Yarrow Days celebrations

Thousands of people were at the parade during the 50th annual Yarrow Days celebration on Saturday, June 4, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
The Pacific Mennonite Children’s Choir performs June 11 in Abbotsford, including some selections from Broadway musicals. (Submitted photo)

Pacific Mennonite Children’s Choir performs in Abbotsford

Concert, titled From the Steeple to the Stage, takes place June 11

The Pacific Mennonite Children’s Choir performs June 11 in Abbotsford, including some selections from Broadway musicals. (Submitted photo)
Renowned composer/singer A.R. Rahman performs at Abbotsford Centre on July 15.

Award-winning singer/composer A.R. Rahman announced for Abbotsford Centre

Rahman’s work has gained international prominence and numerous industry honours

Renowned composer/singer A.R. Rahman performs at Abbotsford Centre on July 15.
Pianist Jane Hayes is the featured soloist on June 5 in Abbotsford at the Fraser Valley Symphony’s final concert of the season.

Fraser Valley Symphony showcases Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky

Concert takes place June 5 at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium in Abbotsford

Pianist Jane Hayes is the featured soloist on June 5 in Abbotsford at the Fraser Valley Symphony’s final concert of the season.
Indie folk band The Crescent Sky was selected in the 2021 Fraser Valley Music Awards to perform at this year’s Mission Folk Music Festival. A different group will be chosen from this year’s awards to perform at the 2023 festival.

More than $10K up for grabs in Fraser Valley Music Awards

Submissions now being accepted for program hosted by CIVL Radio in Abbotsford

Indie folk band The Crescent Sky was selected in the 2021 Fraser Valley Music Awards to perform at this year’s Mission Folk Music Festival. A different group will be chosen from this year’s awards to perform at the 2023 festival.
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Canadian icon Tom Cochrane is coming to Mission

The singer will perform at the Clarke Theatre on Sept. 11

  • May 25, 2022
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Helen Krupskaya as featured in a promotional video for a concert series called 1000 Rides Out, presented by ADRA Canada. (ADRA video still)

Ukrainian soprano to sing at Abbotsford fundraising concert for refugee support

Seventh-Day Adventist event will match donations, feature welcome of Ukrainian refugee family

Helen Krupskaya as featured in a promotional video for a concert series called 1000 Rides Out, presented by ADRA Canada. (ADRA video still)
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It’s back: Mission Folk Music Festival returns to Heritage Park

After two years of online events, live music will return in July

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Coco Jafro is set to perform at the upcoming Concerts in the Country mini-series in Agassiz. (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)

“Concerts in the Country” lands in Agassiz in June

Mini-series of concerts take place at Holberg Farm

Coco Jafro is set to perform at the upcoming Concerts in the Country mini-series in Agassiz. (Contributed Photo/Harrison Festival Society)
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Nominations wanted for Mission arts awards

The Celebration of the Arts Awards honour those who make the community vibrant

  • May 22, 2022
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Gerald Charlie and the Black Owl Blues is just one of several Indigenous groups that will play this Sunday in Boston Bar. (Hope Standard file photo)

Indigenous-focused concert in Boston Bar designed to lift spirits after Lytton fire

We Are Still Here being held this Sunday at Tuckkwiohum Village and available online

Gerald Charlie and the Black Owl Blues is just one of several Indigenous groups that will play this Sunday in Boston Bar. (Hope Standard file photo)
Prism’s Henry Small is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Saturday, May 28. (Submitted)

Henry Small returns to Chilliwack for intimate evening of music

Small and his electric violin coming to Chilliwack Cultural Centre for cabaret-style concert

Prism’s Henry Small is at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Saturday, May 28. (Submitted)
The Sardis Secondary senior drumline performs in the intermediate class of the Canadian Drumline Association’s B.C. provincial championships at Sardis Secondary School on Friday, May 6, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Music students make noise at provincial drumline championships in Chilliwack

Abbotsford’s MEI drumline placed 1st, Sardis 3rd in intermediate class

The Sardis Secondary senior drumline performs in the intermediate class of the Canadian Drumline Association’s B.C. provincial championships at Sardis Secondary School on Friday, May 6, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Boomerang Eight with Emily Wright is coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on May 14, 2022. (Submitted)

Blend of classical and jazz for final Boomerang concert at Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Music by several young Chilliwack artists will include solos, duets, small ensembles

Boomerang Eight with Emily Wright is coming to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on May 14, 2022. (Submitted)