ARTS & CULTURE
Blithe auditions at ONT
Opening Nite Theatre holds cold reading auditions at 7 p.m. Aug. 21 - 23 at 33223 Railway Ave., Mission, for Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward, directed by Gerwyn Mills. Males from 30s to 60s and women from early 20s to 70s are wanted for this funny ghost story, in which a happily married man unwittingly summons his first wife from beyond the grave. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Play runs Oct. 19 to Nov. 4.
MAG art camps
Mission Art Gallery has art sessions for kids until Aug. 23, ages 5 - 9 from 10-11: 30 a.m., 10 - 13 from 12: 30 - 2 p.m. Preregister at 604-826-0029, $8 per session. Classes are held at MAG, 33529 First Ave., Mission.
Party at Finnegan's
Canadian Idol Karen Lee Batten for the first home game, and B.C. Angels on Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. and live entertainment from 9: 30 p.m. till closing, at Finnegan's Pub, King Rd., Abbotsford. Call 6048592220, ext. 215, to reserve.
Merv Tremblay band
Merv and friends offer country, rock and blues Sundays from 3: 30 - 7: 30 p.m. at Captain's Cabin pub, 33331 Harbour Ave., Mission. There's also a meat draw that benefits the food bank.
Free films at Reach
The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford screens Citizen Kane Aug. 16, and The Artist on Aug. 23, both shows at 7 p.m. Admission is free. The gallery also seeks volunteer hosts to welcome visitors. Call Donna at 604-864-8087, ext. 116. The Reach is at 32388 Veterans' Way, Abbotsford. See also thereach.ca.
Photos at Kariton See things differently, with the Out of the Ordinary photo exhibit by Sandra McMartin and Phil Dyer till Sept. 11, opening reception is Aug. 19, 1 - 4 p.m., at Kariton Gallery, 2387 Ware St., Abbotsford. Call 604-852-9358 or see www. abbotsfordartscouncil.com.
Clayburn Village museum
Clayburn Village Museum is open Saturdays from noon to 3 p.m. to the end of September. Learn about B.C.'s first company town at 4315 Wright St., Abbotsford, in Clayburn Village. Call 604-854-3960.
Graphic Guild at MAG
The Central Fraser Valley Graphic Guild shows work until Sept. 1 at the Mission Art Gallery, 33529 First Ave., Mission. Hours are 1 - 4 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday. Call 604-826-0029 or see missionartscouncil.ca.