Bus Tour – Julius Caesar Matinee at UFV Theatre Chilliwack

By William Shakespeare ‌Directed by Dr. Bruce Kirkley Envy, betrayal and power politics collide in this version of Shakespeare’s greatest political thriller. The tragedy, which is based on historical events surrounding the conspiracy against the ancient Roman leader Julius Caesar, documents a psychological dilemma that is as relevant today as it was then.     [...]

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Book Launch “The Stone Ship”

Father Dunstan Massey is a familiar figure at Westminster Abbey, the Benedictine monastery and seminary here in Mission. In his nineties, he has finally published a book that he has been working on for many years, since 1955 – ‘The Stone Ship’. It is a poetic drama: a lengthy play with a chorus, as in [...]

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Cultures & Religions in the Fraser Valley

This course offers two complementary views of the cultures and religions of the Fraser Valley: ‘respect for diversity’ and ‘working toward unity’. We select several cultures and religions that have played key roles in Fraser Valley history and in wider regional developments. We look broadly at Western Canadian Native cultures, highlighting Sto:lo spirituality. We provide [...]

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From Rationing to Ravishing: Women’s Clothing of the 1940’s and 50’s

Join Fashion Historian Ivan Sayers in this compelling review of how women’s fashion changed during and after the war. Silk paracute wedding dresses, changing hemlines and necklines, and more…  About the Instructor Ivan Sayers is a fashion historian who specializes in the study of women’s, men’s, and children’s fashions from 1650 to the present. A [...]

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Celebrating Women’s Week: Women in Politics

Join us in celebrating Women’s Week as we explore the past, present & future women of politics in Mission. Listen to the discussion panel of current, past Mission City Councilors, and future leaders.   Date: September 30, 2015 Day: Wednesday Time:10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Fee: Member Fee $7/ Non-Member $10 Location: 32444 Seventh Avenue, [...]

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Bus Tour: Cranberry Festival in Fort Langley

Presented by the Fort Langley BIA, this free festival will have a pancake breakfast, food trucks, entertainment, kids’ play areas, unique vendors, participation from local shops and studios, nearly 100 vendors, and of course the freshest of cranberries. The Fort itself will also have 50% off admission (Saturday only) with cranberry-themed programming all the way [...]

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Living Well and Leaving Well Workshop

With Kevin Holt, Canada Purple Shield Discover everything you, your spouse, your children and your Executor need to know in preparation for ‘end of life’. Have “all your ducks in a row” to alleviate stress, overspending, and mistakes.   Date: October 14, 2015 Day: Wednesday Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Fee: Donation Location: 32444 [...]

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Writing Family Stories

Write about day-to-day moments, record stories from your personal journey or capture family history. After an initial discussion of the weekly theme, each week you will have ample time for writing. ‘Progress check in times’ provide one-on-one appointments with your writing guide to get feedback on your writing, or talk about ideas, concerns and barriers. [...]

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Travel: Canoeing Northern Rapids

With Freda & Ted Mellenthin The most strenuous and most remote of their canoe trips Ted and Freda did alone. They paddled many thousands of kilometres on remote arctic rivers. From the mouth of several major tundra rivers they canoed to various northern communities which sometimes involved paddling stretches of Arctic Ocean. Come and share [...]

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Bus Tour: 19th Annual Eastside Cultural Crawl in Vancouver

The 19th Annual Eastside Culture Crawl is Vancouver’s 4-day visual arts, design and crafts festival. This event involves more than 20,000 people visiting artists in their studios in the area bounded by Main Street and Victoria Drive north of First Avenue in Vancouver. For more information visit: http://culturecrawl.ca/welcome     Date: November 21, 2015 Day: [...]

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