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Found 30 Events for October 2012 ...
The Eco MarketMay 9, 2012 - Oct 10, 2012
Location: Sardis Park
Contact: Consuelo Floystrup 604-846-8880
E-Mail: info@theecomarket.ca
Website: http://www.theecomarket.ca
Description: Be inspired by local artists. Listen to live music. Taste the goodness of fresh food. Enjoy your community. The market's juried artisans offer works in a variety of media including glass, textiles and fiber arts, wood, ceramics, jewelry, painting, drawing, photography, basketry, recycled and mixed media and metalwork. All work is handmade by the artist who is on site, which adds to shoppers' enjoyment and knowledge about the unique items they purchase.For current news about our markets visit our Facebook page. The Eco Market will held Wednesday Nights at Sardis Park from May 9th to October 10th from 4 pm to 8 pm.
Notes:

Market runs every Wedneday nights from the 2nd Wednesday in May to the 2nd Wednesday in October.

Food Matters Chilliwack Garden Harvest Swaps and PARGAR Drop Off Jul 14, 2012 - Oct 13, 2012
Location: The Sunshine Community Garden, behind the Mathieson Centre at 45195 Wells Road, Chilliwack, B.C.
Contact: Alanna 604 795 9880
E-Mail: foodmatterschilliwack.gleaning@gmail.com
Website: http://www.foodmatterschilliwack.com/pargar/
Description: When: The 2nd and 4th Saturday of July (14th and 28th ) August (11th and 25th), September (8th and 22nd) as well as Oct 13th 2012 from 1pm - 3pm. Who: Everyone is welcome! Drop in with your excess fruit/vegetable harvest and trade with other gardening enthusiasts and/or drop off your Plant a Row Grow a Row donation for washing and weighing. Where: The Sunshine Community Garden,behind the Mathieson Centre at 45195 Wells Road, Chilliwack, B.C. Why: Because we value quality, homegrown produce and want to provide an opportunity for locals to fill the gaps of the things they didn’t plant, as well as not waste the excess of the produce they did. We will also be collecting, washing, weighing and recording the data of the Plant a Row Grow a Row donations. The produce donated will be picked up by the Salvation Army at the end of each drop off.
Assessing Risk: Understanding Violence Potential in YouthSep 12, 2012 - Dec 5, 2012
Location: University of the Fraser Valley - Abbotsford
Contact: 604-870-5936
Website: http://www.ufv.ca/bccssc/What_s_New
Description: Course offers rich and collegial learning environment and is applicable to a range of sectors, such as education, criminal justice, social services, health workers, non-proft, Restorative Justice and others working with youths. Course cost is $558, including course material and will run Wednesday evenings Sept. 12 - Dec. 5 at 7 pm-9:50 pm.
Community Craft ChallengeSep 17, 2012 - Oct 13, 2012
Location: Thrifty Boutique 260-45428 Luckakuck Way
Contact: christina@chilliwackhospice.org 604.795.4660
E-Mail: thriftyboutique@chilliwackhospice.org
Website: http://www.chilliwackhospice.org
Description:

Chilliwack Hospice Society’s Thrifty Boutique presents Chilliwack’s first Community Craft Challenge Reclaimed & Reused Creative Crafts 4 Week Categorized Challenge:  Metal/Wood (September 17-21) Fabric (September 24-28) Paper/Plastic (October 1-5) Glass/Ceramic/Pottery (Oct. 9-13) Customer Appreciation Day (Oct.13).  Submissions will be on display at the Thrifty Boutique and voted on by customers and volunteers.  Prizes for our weekly craftista winners!  Entry forms available at the Thrifty Boutique and online at www.chilliwackhospice.org.

Chilliwack Hospice Society's Film SeriesOct 1, 2012
Location: Cottonwood Cinemas
Contact: colleen@chilliwackhospice.org 604.795.4660
E-Mail: colleen@chilliwackhospice.org
Website: http://www.chilliwackhospice.org
Description:

Chilliwack Hospice Society is pleased to present “On Golden Pond” starring Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda and Jane Fonda In Celebration of World Hospice Day & International Day of Older Persons.  WHEN:  Monday, October 1, 2012, at 6:30 pm.  WHERE:  Cottonwood 4 Cinemas on Luckakuck Way.  COST:  $5.00.  This 4th film in our series will be followed by a panel discussion on themes in the film and ways in which we as a community can honor and celebrate “aging”.  Panel members include: Dr. Katie Wilson; Care of the Elderly Physician, Jillian Armit; Support & Education Coordinator with the Chilliwack Alzheimer Resource Centre & Darren Blakeborough; UFV Centre of Education & Research on Aging (CERA).  For more information call 604-795-4660.  Sponsored by:  Henderson’s Funeral Home & Crematorium and Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home.

Food Bank Public SkateOct 3, 2012
Location: Twin Rinks
Contact: Parks, Recreation & Culture 604-793-2904
Description:

3:15 to 4:45
Admission - Non-perishable food item per person OR $2 if no food donation

Cascade SoccerOct 5, 2012
Location: The Landing Exhibition Field Grandstand
Contact: UFV Cascades
Description:

5:00 - 10:00 pm

Hockey Fights Cancer with the Chilliwack ChiefsOct 6, 2012 - Oct 6, 2012
Location: Prospera Centre, Chilliwack, BC
Contact: Jenny Souk 604.733.2873
E-Mail: jenny.souk@lls.org
Website: http://www.llscanada.org
Description:

The "Biggest Assist Happens Off the Ice" when the Chilliwack Chiefs play the Coquitlam Express on Saturday, October 6th. Help the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada fight cancers by helping us fund pediatric cancer research. Hockey Fights Cancer (HFC) is an annual October campaign initiated by the NHL and NHL Players association in support of cancer organizations. For tickets, please contact Jenny Souk at 604.733.2873 or jenny.souk@lls.org * $2 from each ticket and a portion of the 50/50 draw will go to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada.

Turkey TOONIE Public SkateOct 8, 2012
Location: Twin Rinks
Contact: Parks, Recreation & Culture Department 604-793-2904
E-Mail: info@chilliwack.com
Description:

3:15 - 4:45 pm

Cascade SoccerOct 12, 2012
Location: The Landing Exhibition Field Grandstand
Contact: UFV Cascade
Description:

3:00 - 8:00 pm

Chilliwack Connect 2012Oct 13, 2012 - Oct 13, 2012
Location: 46510 First Avenue Christian Assembly
Contact: Fred O’Brien 604.793.6334
E-Mail: Rickobrien@shaw.ca
Description:

Having a hard time connecting with resources? Struggling to make ends meet? This event is for you! Services include: clothing, haircuts, health care, Government services, BC Hydro (bring your bill), outreach & advocacy services.

Free breakfast & lunch provided.

Melody Mayhem - Community Services FundraiserOct 13, 2012
Location: The Landing Sports Centre Loft
Contact: Marianne Van Maren 604.792.4267
Rural Issues Meeting - YarrowOct 16, 2012
Location: Yarrow Community Hall
Contact: Engineering Department 604.793.2907
E-Mail: info@chilliwack.com
Description:

The City of Chilliwack Rural Issues Advisory Committee will again be hosting Town Hall meetings in October. Meetings will start at 7:00 pm.

Rural Issues Meeting - Ryder LakeOct 18, 2012
Location: Ryder Lake Hall
Contact: Engineering Department 604.793.2907
E-Mail: info@chilliwack.com
Description:

The City of Chilliwack Rural Issues Advisory Committee will again be hosting Town Hall meetings in October. Meetings will start at 7:00 pm.

Cascade SoccerOct 19, 2012
Location: The Landing Exhibition Field Grandstand
Contact: UFV Cascades
Description:

3:00 - 8:00 pm

The Mane Event, Equine Education & Trade FairOct 19, 2012 - Oct 21, 2012
Location: Heritage Park
Contact: Gail 250-578-7518
E-Mail: info@maneeventexpo.com
Website: http://www.maneeventexpo.com
Description:

Three days of equine education in the form of clinics, demos and presentations, plus a large equine trade show with everything from bits to boots and tack to trailers. Everything from Dressage; Barrel Racing; Horsemanship, Colt Starting; Jumping; Extreme Trail, Reining and much more. Visit the website for a schedule of events, ticket prices and clinician bios.

Notes:

A family friendly event with something for every equine enthusiast!

Roller Derby BoutOct 20, 2012
Location: The Landing Sports Centre
Contact: Nina Lehtonen 604.793.7770
Description:

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

SPCA Halloween FundraiserOct 20, 2012
Location: Evergreen Hall
Contact: SPCA 604.823.6612
I WANT MY WISHES HEARD FREE PRESENTATIONOct 20, 2012 - Oct 20, 2012
Location: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 8871 School St. Chilliwack BC
Contact: Arlene Onderwater 604 490 0122
E-Mail: arlene.onderwater@mssociety.ca
Website: http://www.mssociety.ca/
Description:

Topics: 1) Legal Steps: Power of Attorney, Representation Agreements, Wills, etc. Presented by: Mr. Timothy Grier, Lawyer 2) Self Advocacy: What can you do yourself? Dealing with doctors, government systems, etc. Presented by: Ilena Candiani, Advocate, Community Legal Advocacy Centre, Abbotsford 12:30—1:30pm FREE Lunch & Questions & Answers with MS Society staff: Arlene Onderwater (Fraser Valley Community Services Coordinator) & Ulrike Kleemann (BC/Yukon Volunteer Legal Advocacy Coordinator) Please register by Oct. 16 (to confirm #’s for food for Oct 20th).

Notes:

Conference registration at 9:30am Session 1 & 2 10am-12:30 (with coffee break) FREE Lunch: 12:30-1:30pm This workshop is for everyone affected by MS, including: people living with MS, family, friends, care givers and healthcare professionals.

Cascade SoccerOct 20, 2012
Location: The Landing Exhibition Field Grandstand
Contact: UFV Cascades
Description:

3:00 - 10:00 pm

FMC Harvest GatheringOct 21, 2012 - Oct 21, 2012
Location: 45195 Wells Rd. at the Matheison Centre
Contact: Alanna 604 795 9880
E-Mail: foodmatterschilliwack@gmail.com
Website: http://www.foodmatterschilliwack.com/
Description:

We want to discuss the successes and challenges of 2012.  Come out and enjoy good company and food, to celebrate the end of a wonderful season of local growing and sharing in our community.  We are also looking forward to the future of Food Matters Chilliwack, and your presence is required to engage in meaningful discussion about the plans for 2013.

Zone 3 Karate TournamentOct 21, 2012 - Oct 21, 2012
Location: Cheam Leisure Centre
Contact: Mike Gemelas
E-Mail: tiger328@mac.com
Website: http://www.zone3.info
Description:

Zone 3 Karate Tournment is a qualifying tournament for the Karate BC Championship. Local karate student and those from White Rock to Hope will compete for a place on the Zone 3 Team.

Notes:

This competition is open to spectators. Most competitors will be youth. It is a great opportunity to see the sportsmanship, discipline, and beauty of karate.

Rural Issues Community Meeting - RosedaleOct 25, 2012
Location: Rosedale Community School
Contact: Engineering Department 604.793.2907
E-Mail: inof@chilliwack.com
Description:

The City of Chilliwack Rural Issues Advisory Committee will again be hosting Town Hall meetings in October. Meetings will start at 7:00 pm.

Cascades SoccerOct 26, 2012
Location: The Landing Exhibition Field Grandstand
Contact: UFV Cascades
Description:

5:00 - 10:00 pm

Cascade SoccerOct 27, 2012
Location: The Landing Exhibition Field Grandstand
Contact: UFV Cascades
Description:

5:00 - 10:00 pm

Local Weed Pull and Riparian Area PlantingOct 27, 2012 - Oct 27, 2012
Location: 48181 Yale Road
Contact: Jeanne Hughes 604-615-WEED (9333)
E-Mail: fvipc@shaw.ca
Website: fraservalleyweeds.com OR http://fvwc.ca/
Description:

The Fraser Valley Invasive Plant Council and The Fraser Valley Watershed Coalition are co-hosting this fun event, to help restore riparian areas in Chilliwack.  Pulling in the morning, planting in the afternoon.  Lunch provided.  Check their websites for update details.

REALTORCare Community Fair 2012Oct 27, 2012 - Oct 27, 2012
Location: Chilliwack Landing Sports Centre
Contact: Chilliwack and District Real Estate Board
Website: http://www.cadreb.com
Description:

Healthy Families, Healthy Community Chilliwack REALTORS show they care about their community by working with Chilliwack Hospital and Health Care Foundation to support healthy families! Fun for the whole family, bouncy castles fun games, giant slides. activities are free, lunch items are $1. Proceeds go to CHHCF. 11-3pm

Fraser Valley Toastmasters Open HouseOct 29, 2012 - Oct 29, 2012
Location: Evangelical Missionary Church, 9310 Williams Street Chilliwack
Contact: Bernie Constable 604-392-5862
E-Mail: constablebernie@yahoo.ca
Website: http://fraservalley.toastmastersclubs.org
Description:

Discover how much fun it can be to build confidence, speaking and leadership skills at our Open House. Guests and new members always welcome.

Halloween TOONIE Skate 2012Oct 29, 2012
Location: Twin Rinks
Contact: Parks, Recreation & Cultural Department 604.793.2904
Description:

3:15 - 4:45 pm

Rural Issues Community Meeting - GreendaleOct 30, 2012
Location: Greendale Fire Hall
Contact: Engineering Department 604.793.2907
E-Mail: info@chilliwack.com
Description:

The City of Chilliwack Rural Issues Advisory Committee will again be hosting Town Hall meetings in October. Meetings will start at 7:00 pm.


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