The Chilliwack senior secondary school classes of 1966 and 67 are celebrating their 45th reunion July 13 and 14. Contact chilliwack45th@ telus.net for more information.
GOVERNMENT RETIREES MEET
Retired B.C. Provincial Government Employees meet at Canton Garden Restaurant at 45595 Yale Rd., the third Tuesday of each month. The next meeting, on March 20, is a luncheon at 11: 45 a.m. New members welcome.
MENTAL HEALTH COMMITTEE
The Chilliwack Mental Health Advisory Committee meets the third Wednesday of each month (March 21) from 11: 30 a.m. to 1: 30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at the Health Centre, 45470 Menholm Ave. Family members and mental health clients are welcome.
New members needed. Phone Barb Lock at 6047957049.
DIABETES GROUP MEETS
The Chilliwack branch of the Canadian Diabetes Association holds informal monthly support group meetings on the third Wednesday of each month (March 21) in the Minto Room at Evergreen Hall at 2 p.m. Informative guest speakers, dietary information and refreshments available. For more information call 604-794-3652.
HOW'S THAT MADE?
How's That Made, a craft group for tweens, meets March 22 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Chilliwack Library. To register call 604-792-1941.
YOU CAN'T GOOGLE THIS
FVRL library cardholders have a wealth of free online resources at their fingertips? Take a tour with CAP Trainer Shawna Kristin and discover how easy it is to use these helpful resources, like car repair instructions, knitting patterns, health information, legal information, genealogical information and more. Lessons take place March 22 from 6: 30 to 7: 45 p.m. at the Yarrow Library and March 24 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Chilliwack Library. Register at the library.
HERONS RETURN TO WELCOME
The Great Blue Heron Reserve holds a family nature festival March 23 and 24.
Drop in between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for crafts, exploratory walks and activities. For more information visit www.chilliwackblueheron.com. See the more than 200 nesting herons.
BOOKS AND BARGAINS
Hampton House Senior Retirement Residence, at 45555 Hodgins Ave., hosts a bake, book and bargain sale March 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with all proceeds going to the Kidney Foundation.
For more information call Rita at 604-703-1982.
The Alzheimer Society of B.C.'s caregivers support groups for those who have someone with dementia living at home or in a facility meets March 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. The ASBC's early memory loss support group for people living with a diagnosis meets March 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. Call Jillian at the Chilliwack Alzheimer Society of B.C. Resource Centre for more information. Phone 604-702-4603 and leave a message.
Local hikers Charlene and John DeGlopper are back to share their recent trip to prerevolt Egypt March 26 from 7 to 8: 30 p.m. at the Chilliwack Library. Armchair travel with them to Egypt, Jordan and Israel. Registration is not required for this free program, but register early, as seating is limited to the first 50 people to arrive.
TEA AND DANCE
Wanda's Tea Dance, sponsored by the Seniors' Resources Society, takes place the last Monday of each month (March 26) from 1 to 3 p.m. at the LionsHall, at 45580 Spadina. Music by Sweetwater. Refreshments/ door prizes. Tickets are $6.
FIRST NATIONS CONFERENCE
The Legacy of Hope Foundation will be present at the
Journey of Heroes conference March 27 and 28 at the Se: math Longhouse.
The Foundation will present their 100 Years of Loss Exhibition and Edu-Kits designed to support educators and adminstrators at all levels in raising awareness and ehanced understanding about the history and legacy of the residential schools.
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission will also be in attendance.
Local funeral homes host a teleconference on end-of-life ethics, as part of the 18th annual Living With Grief Teleconference, May 3 from 9: 30 a.m. to 2: 30 p.m. at the Salvation Army Cascade Community Church in Abbotsford.
RSVP with the name of your organization and those attending by April 20. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 604-792-1344.
Cooke's Presbyterian Church, at 45825 Wellington Ave., hosts a rummage sale March 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hot dogs, cake walk and more. Join in the fun.
TEA AND BAKE SALE
Atchelitz Women's Institute hosts a spring tea and bake sale March 31 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Atchelitz Hall at 6542 Lickman Rd. Featuring recipes from the institute's new cookbook. Cost is $5.
Call 604-824-1116 for more information.
Cheam elementary grad class holds a Krispy Kreme doughnut fundraiser at Canadian Tire March 31 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to raise funds for their year-end field trip.
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