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Clayburn Heritage Week
Feb. 19, Clayburn Village celebrates Heritage Week at the Clayburn Schoolhouse Museum, 4315 Wright St., Abbotsford from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Feb. 19 - 23. Admission by donation.
Tracing your roots
Feb. 19, the Abbotsford Genealogy Society will hold its monthly meeting at the Clearbrook Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way at 6: 30 p.m. Speaker will be Judy Teague and the topic is "Going to the Source." Everyone is welcome. See wwwabbygs.ca.
Feb. 19 and the third Tuesday of each month, the Valley Women's Network Abbotsford Chapter meets for lunch at Best Western Conference Center, 32110 Marshall Rd., Abbotsford from 11: 30 a.m. - 1: 30 p.m. for networking and fun. Reservations required. For more information contact via e-mail email@example.com or visit the website www.valleywomensnetwork.com.
Let's end discrimination
Feb. 19, Diversity Education and Resource Services invites all community members to the Fraser Valley Human Dignity Coalition Meeting at Abbotsford Community Services, 2420 Montrose Ave. from 5: 30 - 7: 30 p.m. We will gather to organize against racism, hate, and discrimination in Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley, in order to make positive changes in our community. RSVP required to Janice.Yelland@AbbotsfordCommunityServices.com or call 604-859-7681 ext. 270.
Feb. 19, sit and be fit with chair yoga at the Clearbrook Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way from 2 - 3 p.m. A trained yoga instructor demonstrates exercises that can be performed from a seated position. No special equipment is needed and the exercises can be modified according to your fitness needs. Register at 604-8597814 ext. 224.
Feb. 19, drop by for an interactive storytime with books, songs and more every Tuesday from 10: 30 - 11 a.m. at Mission Library, 33247 Second Ave. For babies up to 24 months. Call 604-826-6610.
Feb. 19 and every Tuesday and Thursday, there is carpet bowling at Garden Park Towers, 2825 Clearbrook Rd., Abbotsford from 2 - 4 p.m. Cost is $1.25. Call 604-8535532 for more information.
Chronic health workshops
Feb. 20, are you or someone close to you living with a chronic health condition? Come to an information night at Clearbrook Library, 32320 Clearbrook Rd., Abbotsford at 7 p.m. Workshops start on March 6, diabetes on March 14, and chronic pain April 9. For more information go to www.selfmanagementbc.ca or call toll-free 1-866-9023767.
Living a healthy life
Feb. 20, at the Clearbrook Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way, from 1 - 8: 30 p.m. Do you or a family member live with an ongoing health condition such as diabetes, arthritis or heart disease? Speakers from the University of Victoria Centre on Aging talk about the disease symptom cycle and self-management toolbox. Registration required. Call 604-859-7814 ext. 224 for more details.
Feb. 21, the Mission Sumas Abbotsford Better Breathers Club meets every third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Cascade Community Church, 35190 DeLair Rd., Abbotsford. Share information, education and support with others living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma.
Feb. 21, the British Columbia Schizophrenia Society is offering Strengthening Families Together, a course designed to educate and support family members of persons suffering from mental illness. Classes run once a week from 6: 30 - 8: 30 p.m. on Thursdays for 10 weeks until May 2. This is a free course. Call 1-877-717-5518 ext. 1.
AGM for wildlife centre
Feb. 22, the annual general meeting for Elizabeth's Wildlife Centre in Abbotsford takes place at 2: 15 p.m. at Trinity United Church, 33737 George Ferguson Way, Abbotsford. All are welcome to attend.