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Teen Movie at Library
Drop by for a movie in the afternoon and enjoy the cool environment at Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave. on July 19 from 2: 30 - 4: 30 p.m. For ages 12 to 18. To find out what is playing, call the library at 604-826-6610.
Pangaea Arts is at the Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave., on July 21 from 2 - 2: 45 p.m. Captivating short stories with music, drama and action. You've never been told a story like this before! For more call the library at 604-826-6610.
Mission farmers' market
The Mission City Farmers' Market runs every Saturday from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., in the Mission Library parking lot. Local growers and artisans feature their homegrown fresh produce, bread, honey, preserves, baking, plants, crafts, coffee and more.
Nature camps for kids
Kids summer nature weeklong camps from July to Aug. 17, for different age groups, at the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve with activities, arts and the outdoors. Cost from $100 to $175 for the week. The park is at 5200 Sumas Prairie Rd., Chilliwack. Call 604-823-6603, or see www.chilliwackblueheron.com.
Stories on wheels Enjoy unique street theatre storytelling on July 19, 11 a.m. by Pangaea Arts, at Clearbrook Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way. Call 604-859-7814. The show is also on at 11 a.m. on July 21 at the MSA Centennial Library, 33660 South Fraser Way, call 604-853-1753, and at the Mt. Lehman Library, 5875 Mt. Lehman Rd. Call and register for the Mt. Lehman Library event at 604-856-4988, as space is limited.
Volunteer at Ebenezer
There are volunteer openings at Dr. Stuart Pavilion at Ebenezer Home in Abbotsford, for help with bingo, BBQ's, knitting, ladies and men's breakfast. Contact Mission Healthcare Auxiliary, Trudy Rummel at 778-880-0467 or grummel@ telus.net.
Stories for kids Storytime at the MSA Centennial Library, 33660 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford are Wednesdays until July 25, 10: 30 - 11 a.m. Stories, rhymes and songs all ages. Drop-in, free.
You're invited: Clayburn Village Museum will be open July 21 from noon to 3 p.m., and on every Saturday to the end of September, depending on volunteer availability. Learn about the early days of Abbotsford, at 4315 Wright St., Abbotsford, in Clayburn Village. Call 604-854-3960.
Day with blue herons
Join us at the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve on July 21 to celebrate Canada Parks Day 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. for family activities including a turtle program, art lesson, crafts and trail activities. For more visit www. chilliwackblueheron.com or contact email@example.com, or 604-823-6603. Goat farm open
Bring the kids to see the kids at Goat's Pride Dairy open house, 30854 Olund Rd., Abbotsford, July 21 from noon to 4 p.m. Enjoy foods, kids activities, tours, goat milking, music and gourmet goat cheeses. 604-854-6261 or www.goatspride.com.
Fish & game fun
Abbotsford Fish and Game Club has an open house July 21 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Free for all ages, rain or shine. Try out trap shooting and archery, an IPSC and a Steel Challenge course, and catch a fish in the fishing pool. All equipment and protective gear will be provided, as well as a hot lunch. For a detailed map to the site, check abbotsfordfishandgameclub.org/.
Oscar winner in Mission
Drop by to see a nostalgic, award-winning film at Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave., on July 24, 6: 30 - 8: 30 p.m. To find out which film is playing, call the library at 604-826-6610.
Hot days, cool stories
Chill out with stories, rhymes and songs at Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave., each Friday until Aug. 10 from 10: 30 to 11: 15 a.m. Everyone welcome. Call 604-826-6610 for more details.
Business and Professional Women's Club of Mission meets for lunch July 25 at Fraser River Heritage Park, for a meal served by chef Kerry Martin of Blackberry Kitchen. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or text 604615-0365.
Stuffie parade in Mission
Come to Mission Library on July 23 and 25 at 11 a.m. to noon with your stuffie to hear pet stories, songs and rhymes. Each animal receives a special prize ribbon. The library is at 33247 Second Ave. Call 604-826-6610 for more.