Genealogy meeting Nov. 20, the Abbotsford Genealogy Society meets 6: 30 p.m. at the Clearbrook Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way, Abbotsford, with Lorraine Irving talking about Scottish roots. All are welcome. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Old Mission radio plays Nov. 21, Lifetime Learning Centre presents Radio Plays: Voice of the Valley, memories of Mission's own radio station broadcasting in 1927 from the old Osborne Ice Cream Parlour on First Avenue, with Sharon Syrette and Neville Cox. Time 1 - 3 p.m., 32444 7th Ave., Mission. Fee: $7, non-members $10.
Toiletries wanted Mission Community Services seeks donations of toiletries for kits for those in need in the community and shelter residents. Items especially needed are toothbrushes, toothpaste, disposable razors, deodorant, combs and large Ziploc bags but any donations would be appreciated. Donations can be left at MCS, 33179 Second Ave., Mission. Call 604-8263634.
Rivers fine dining Until Nov. 28, UFV Culinary Arts students offer four-course prix fixe gourmet menu Nov. 20, 21, 27 and 28 at Rivers Dining Room - Trades and Technology Centre, Canada Education Park, 5579 Tyson Rd., Chilliwack. Seating at 6 p.m. only, reservations: 604-847-5404 or e-mail email@example.com.
Power talkers Valley Hub Power Talkers meet second and fourth Mondays at Central Heights Manor, 33535 King Rd., Abbotsford, 6: 45 - 8: 45 p.m. with hands on training in effective forms of communication skills. First three visits free. Contact 604-556-3344 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Financial for youth Nov. 20 from 6 - 9 p.m. or Nov. 24 from 9 - 4 p.m., young people up to 25 can take free financial literacy workshops. Learn to manage money, avoid temptations, maximize savings and build practical skills in banking, budgeting, credit for life, at 33355 Bevan Ave., Abbotsford, third floor boardroom. To register contact Alison at 778-880-8516 or alison@vibrantabbotsford. ca.
Book salon Lifetime Learning Centre book discussion group resumes on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 10 a.m. to noon, 32444 7th Ave., Mission. Fee/$40 for six sessions. Call 604-820-0220.
Babies reading books Until Nov. 27, from 10: 30 - 11 a.m. encourage the love of reading and books early with stories for babies up to two years, at the Clearbrook Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way, Abbotsford. Phone 604-859-7814.
Seniors' fitness Seniors can get fit on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9: 30 - 10: 30 a.m. at the Abbotsford Seniors Association main hall, Essendene Ave., Abbotsford. $1.50/ members, $2.50/non-members. Appropriate shoes advised. Blood pressure readings are available. Call Donna at 604-853-5541 or Pat at 604-850-6615.
Carpet bowling Interest in carpet bowling, seniors? It's on from 2 - 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the rec room at Garden Park Tower, 2825 Clearbrook Rd., Abbotsford. Call 604-853-5532 for more.
University women meet Canadian Federation of University Women, Abbotsford, meet on the first Monday of the month at the University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford campus. For location, details, call 604850-6643.
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