Script Writing: War Brides

With Natasha Purnell This course will look at the different techniques and devices used by playwrites and provide the oppourtunity to write a 10 minute collaborative script, to be presented at the Remembrance Day Tea on November 6, 2019.     Date: Octobers 3, 2019 Day: Thursday Time: 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. Sessions: 4 [...]

Bus Tour: Circle Craft Christmas Market

With Valerie Sprott The Circle Craft Christmas Market has been a Vancouver tradition for over four decades and has traditionally began the holiday shopping season in the city. The market attracts some 20,000 people eager to discover the creations of hundreds of Canadian artisans all of whom are selected based on talent and diversity. Circle [...]

Piano and Violin Concert with Rafael Brisebois

The Abbotsford Youth Orchestra is planning a trip to Scotland in July 2020 and Rafael will be participating in the Sterling Bridge Music Festival, along with choirs and youth orchestras from around the world. Rafael will perform in Abbotsford, Scotland on Canada Day 2020. Rafael and the Abbotsford Youth Orchestra while on tour will receive [...]

Bus Tour: Theatre in the Country Christmas Play

With Valerie Sprott The Man who Saved Christmas  A New Old Fashion Musical  "A Canadian Premier" Music and Lyrics by Ron Lytle Theatre in the Country is a community based Dinner Theatre in Langley, BC. Their motto is Great Food – Great Shows – Greatly Entertained. With 5 shows a year they offer something for everyone, from [...]

Bus Tour: Dim Sum Lunch to Celebrate Chinese New Year

With Valerie Sprott We once again journey to enjoy our popular dim sum tour. We invite you to participate to celebrate Chinese New Year, learn about Chinese culture and partake in sampling dim sum. Dim sum is a style of Chinese cuisine that consists of tasty small bite-sized portions of dumplings and steam dishes.   [...]

A Christmas Carol

A Dramatic Reading  Of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol is a novella by English author Charles Dickens first published by Chapman & Hall on 17 December 1843. The story tells of sour and stingy Ebenezer Scrooge's ideological, ethical, and emotional transformation after the supernatural visitations of Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Yet to Come. [...]

17th Annual Walkathon & Wellness Fair

                        Walkathon and Wellness Fair Launch of  Annual 150 Minutes per week 8 Week Fitness Challenge Raise funds for your wellness programs   Learn about healthy living and elder-friendly community initiatives.  Guest Speakers, Entertainment, Door Prizes. Live Music & refreshments Goodie Bag - from our Sponsors [...]

Open House – Fall 2019

Come out and learn about our Fall 2019 program, meet the instructors. Program features speakers, program registration & information,  and refreshments.  Come catch up after the Holiday Break, & see what’s in store for this semester.   Date: September 18, 2019 Day: Wednesday Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Location: 32447 7th Ave. Mission V2V 2B5 List of Activities Music: [...]

Mission Genealogy Club

Mission Genealogy Club The Club meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. We have fun sharing our discoveries, listening to guest speakers, and enjoying social events such as our Strawberry Tea and Christmas Party. "Mission genealogists have been getting together for more than 20 years.  Our aim is to promote the active [...]

Remembrance Day: Tea & Remembrances

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them. Robert Laurence Binyon (1869-1943) Remembrance Day takes on an important significance as we are in the anniversary of the period that coincides with [...]