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With Margaret Evans What you always wanted to know about writing Journals, Memoirs, Autobiographies, and how to start writing. Margaret Evans is a resident of Columbia Valley near Chilliwack and active in the agricultural community. She writes weekly for the Chilliwack Progress on global issues that affect the community locally.     Day: Wednesday Time:  [...]

Travel: Abbotsford Gogos in Africa

Join Judy Johnson, a member of the Abbotsford Gogos, one of the more than 240 groups of grandmothers across Canada who work in support of the Stephen Lewis Foundation. This year the Foundation is taking a group of 22 Canadian grandmothers on a tour of projects in Africa, in the spring of 2014. [...]

Speech Reading for the Hard of Hearing & their Loved Ones

A variety of hearing realted issues will be covered including: how to communicate with a person who is hard of hearing, how to recognize if you or a loved one might have a hearing loss, and what steps to take. Personal safety for the hard of hearing will be addressed as well as Assistive Devices, [...]

Safe Driving for Seniors & Smart Finances

  with Mission Community Policing & Smart Finances with VanCity Financial Literacy   Great information just for you regarding driving and finances, presented in a casual & friendly environment. These community seminars are free! Smart Finances: In this presentation we will be talking about recent changes to CPP and OAS pension, new post retirement benefit, [...]

Tour of Westminster Abbey

The seminary was founded in 1931 by Archbishop William Mark Duke of the Archdiocese of Vancouver. Five monks, including Father Eugene Medved, later Prior and Abbot, were sent from Mount Angel Abbey, Oregon, to British Columbia in 1939 to found a priory and to take over the running of the Seminary of Christ the King, [...]

Living with the Ocaina, Deep in the Peruvian Amazon with Tony Mayo

One of Tony's interests is studying endangered ethnic groups, an interest that has prompted him to travel to remote regions of 91 countries around the globe. Come out and hear of Tony's stories and tales of adventure. Learn about the unique practices and the interesting challenges the traditional Ocaina tribes are facing. Included [...]

Leacock: Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich

On the 100th Anniversary Celebration Stephen Leacock is seen by many as one of the finest Canadian writers and, in some ways, the crown prince of Canadian humour. Most of Leacock's novels and short stories thread together, in a judicious manner, literature and politics. "Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich" was published in 1914, and [...]

Travel Through Oman

                                                                      With Theresa Jackson With its rich heritage, embracing society and an abundance of natural beauty - spectacular mountains, wind-blown deserts and a pristine coastline - Oman is ideal for those seeking out the modern face of Arabia while wanting still to sense its ancient soul. Stretching from the lunar-like Hajar Mountains in the north to [...]

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Fraser River Safari Cruise

 Experience the “wild” side of BC in a safe, comfortable and even luxurious way with Fraser River Safari Jet Boat Tours. The journey begins in scenic Mission B.C. in the heart of Mighty Fraser Country and travels the braided channels of this historic river east to Harrison Mills. Be sure to have the camera on [...]

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