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Found 12 Events for August 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.

Adult Summer Reading ClubJun 26, 2012 - Aug 31, 2012
Location: Chilliwack Library
Contact: Natalie Fouquette 604-792-1941 loc. 226
E-Mail: natalie.fouquette@fvrl.bc.ca
Website: http://www.fvrl.bc.ca
Description: This year’s Adult Summer Reading Club theme is STRANGE BUT TRUE. Read anything and anywhere! Come to the library with your reading record for weekly entries and chances to win gift cards from Starbucks, Tim Horton’s and Chapters as well as assorted library products. A grand prize will be drawn at the end of the summer for a basket of books and other goodies!
Chilliwack Library Photo ContestJun 26, 2012 - Aug 18, 2012
Location: Chilliwack Library
Contact: Natalie Fouquette 604-792-1941 loc. 226
E-Mail: natalie.fouquette@fvrl.bc.ca
Website: http://www.fvrl.bc.ca
Description: Announcing the sixth annual Friends of the Library Photo Contest! We are again offering all amateur photographers from Chilliwack and area (Hope, Agassiz, Yarrow, and even Abbotsford) another chance to showcase their talent. There is no entry fee, but here are the rules: Photos must have been taken in the Fraser Valley between August 2011 and August 2012. There are two categories: Seasonal/Places; and People/Animals. Film or digital photos may be used. All photos must be un-mounted 5x7-inch prints. No more than two entries are allowed per photographer. There are four age categories: Under 11; 11-16; 17-Adult; and Library Staff/Friends of the Library. Entries will be collected at the Information Desk of the Chilliwack Library from 10:00 Monday June 18 until 4:30 pm on Saturday August 18. Late entries will not be accepted. All entries will be judged, and the photographs will be displayed in the library. Sorry, but photos will not be returned. Prizes of gift certificates will be awarded on Wednesday, September 5, at 7:00 pm.
Music & MoreJul 4, 2012 - Aug 22, 2012
Location: Salish Park picnic area
Contact: Parks, Recreation & Culture 604.793.2904
E-Mail: info@chilliwack.com
Description:

Wednesdays 
Performances at 12:00 noon to 1pm
Evening performances 7pm - 8pm

July 4, 11, 18 , 25
August 1, 8, 15, 22

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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.
Church on the GrassAug 5, 2012 - Aug 5, 2012
Location: St. Thomas Anglican Church
Contact: Rev. John Sovereign 604 799-3988
E-Mail: john.sovereign@gmail.com
Website: http://www.stthomaschilliwack.com
Description: Sunday morning service at 9:30 am at St. Thomas Anglican Church. Service will be held on the lawn in good weather or in the historic church in bad weather. Special Guests - a Gospel Blues Band - with Steve Delamar! All welcome!
The Chilliwack Fair Aug 10, 2012 - Aug 12, 2012
Location: Heritage Park (7590 Lickman rd V2R 4A7)
Contact: Nancy Spratt 604-824-8191
E-Mail: Info@chilliwackfair.com
Website: http://Chilliwackfair.com
Description: The Chilliwack Fair is celebrating its 140th birthday this summer and you won't want to miss it! This year there is tons of free and affordable family activities such as the Grinder, the Creation Station, and Party Works Interactive. There will also be local entertainment all weekend in the Action Zone, the main Hawk Stage, and a concert by Prism & Jerry Doucette. Finally, we can't forget about our classic rodeo on every evening at the fair!
Celebration of Safety and Culture on the Fraser RiverAug 11, 2012
Location: Island 22 Regional Park, Chilliwack, BC
Contact:
E-Mail: parks@fvrd.bc.ca
Website: http://www.fvrd.bc.ca/NewsEventsTopics/CommunityEvents/Pages/default.aspx
Description: **A Free Family Event from 10 AM - 3 PM** Come take part in the "Learn to Fish" Program, watch a live Search and Rescue safety demonstration, and sample traditionally barbequed salmon while learning about safety and culture on the spectacular Fraser River!
Cultural Experience SeriesAug 11, 2012 - Aug 11, 2012
Location: Sto:lo Resource Centre
Contact: Francine Douglas 604-819-8012
E-Mail: francine.douglas@stolonation.bc.ca
Website: http://www.stolonation.bc.ca
Description:

You are invited to the Cultural Experience Series at the Sto:lo Resource Centre Saturday August 11, 2012.  CREATE COMMUNITY EXPERIENCE with Wendy Ritchie.  Create:  Learn from Stó:l Master Cedar Weaver, Wendy Ritchie, (Skowkale First Nation) and create a cedar craft.  Community:  Come together with your neighbors and learn about the origins of the Cedar Tree, and teachings of Xe`pay—an ancient Stó:l ancestor.  Experience:  Experience a part of Stó:l Culture—take home and share what you’ve learned.  Agenda 11:00 am -Traditional Welcome & Welcome Song.  11:30 am - Xe’pay—Cedar Stories & Teachings 12:00 pm - Traditional Salmon Dinner (by donation). 1:00 pm - Learn and Create with the Artist.  Volunteers Welcome.  Please contact Francine.

Notes:

Hosted by Sto:lo Nation, Sto:lo Research and Resource Management Centre, Shxw't:aselhaxwt Longhouse Extension Program and Coqualeetza Cultural Education Centre. Thank you to our generous sponsors BC Hydro and Safeway.

Kids GamesAug 13, 2012 - Aug 17, 2012
Location: The Salvation Army Chilliwack Community Church (46420 Brooks Ave.)
Contact: Chrisandra 604-792-0311
E-Mail: sa.chwk3@shaw.ca
Website: http://www.salvationarmychilliwack.ca
Description: The Salvation Army Chilliwack is hosting a sports kids program this summer called- KIDS GAMES and you are invited! What: Kids Games 2012 When: Aug. 13-17, 6-9pm Where: The Salvation Army Chilliwack Community Church (46420 Brooks) Who: Kids Grades 1 to 6 How Much: $25/child if registered before Aug. 10 Offering: Training in your choice of 5 sports: Cheerleading-Soccer-Karate-Lacrosse or Tennis Fore more information or to download your registration form, visit our website: www.salvationarmychilliwack.ca Registration forms can be dropped off at our office (46420 Brooks Ave.) Monday to Friday , 8-4pm.
MAMMA MIA!Aug 17, 2012 - Aug 17, 2012
Location: Prospera Centre
Contact: KBR Ticketing (604) 392-4433
E-Mail: glen@kbrservices.ca
Website: http://www.kbrticketing.com/
Description: MAMMA MIA! THE SHOW 50 MILLION PEOPLE HAVE SEEN WORLDWIDE! MAMMA MIA! the global smash hit musical seen by over 50 million people around the world comes to Chilliwack for the first time for one show only! Now it’s your turn to have the time of your life at the ultimate feel-good show that combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. Whether it’s your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the whole world coming back for more, because every time feels like the first time at MAMMA MIA!
Chilliwack Bluegrass FestivalAug 31, 2012 - Sep 2, 2012
Location: Chilliwack Heritage Park
Contact: Rod Hudson 604-392-8888
E-Mail: rhudson@chilliwackartscouncil.com
Website: http://www.chilliwackartscouncil.com
Description: Come and join us for the 25th annual Chilliwack Bluegrass Festival. Seven of the top bands from across the continent will provide the foot stompin, corn shuckin, great music that we've come to expect from this internationally reknown event. Don't miss the free corn boil every night after the final show.

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