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Found 38 Events for September 2016 ...
Goods for the SoulAug 3, 2016 - Sep 10, 2016
Location: O'Connor Group Art Gallery, Chilliwack Cultural Centre
Contact: Mary Chalmers Main, Publicity Coordinator, Chilliwack Visual Artists Assoc. 604-793-4477
E-Mail: ianmarybm@shaw.ca
Website: http://www.chilliwackvisualartists.com
Description:

Art & Sculpture Exhibition with Diane Mackenzie artist, and Michael Ray, Sculptor Wed. through Sat, 12 noon to 5 Pm

Notes:

Diane Mackenzie’s work reflects her rural roots and her love of nature, in clean, clear colours, masterful techniques,and good design and composition. Michael Ray Michael’s sculptures are figurative in wood, stone and metal. Most of the work is intended to be easily recognizable by the viewer. ortable with the work, and then invite them to explore and experience the shapes and forms.

Reading BuddiesSep 7, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016
Location: Chilliwack, Sardis & Yarrow Libraries
Contact:
Website: http://www.fvrl.bc.ca
Description:

Reading Buddies is a program that pairs high school students and adult volunteers with kids in Grades 1 to 4 who need extra help. Sign up begins in September, and we will continue matching up buddies until spring 2017. To learn more, visit the Chilliwack, Sardis or Yarrow Library.

Friends of the Chilliwack Libraries SocietySep 7, 2016 - Sep 7, 2016
Location: 45860 First Avenue
Contact: Chilliwack LIbrary 604-792-1941
Website: http://www.fvrl.bc.ca
Description:

2 pm – 3 pm Join the Friends of the Chilliwack Library on the first Wednesday of every month. This volunteer organization supports the library through advocacy, fundraising and assistance with various projects and programs. New friends are always welcome!

Chilliwack Community Band First RehearsalSep 8, 2016
Location: 45905 Hocking Ave (behind Masonic Hall)
Contact: Lorraine McIntosh: 778-875-4998
Website: http://https://www.facebook.com/events/1679500519042150/
Description:

The Chilliwack Community Band begins a new season with a new conductor! If you are looking for more playing opportunities, or a brand new band, bring your instrument along to our first rehearsal on September 8! Musicians should have previous playing experience.

Rockin' ArtSep 8, 2016
Location: Chilliwack Community Arts Council - the Art Room (20-5725 Vedder Rd.)
Contact: 604-769-2787
E-Mail: office@chilliwackartscouncil.com
Website: http://chilliwackartscouncil.com
Description:

Explore the natural canvas of rocks! Discover how rocks can be transformed into charming creations you’ll want to display. Thursday, Sept 8. Ages 7-12, 3:30-5 pm. Cost: $20. *CCAC members save 10%.

Bicycle Trek for Life & Breath 2016Sep 10, 2016 - Sep 11, 2016
Location: Various - South Surrey to Cultus Lake
Contact: Marissa McFadyen 604-731-5864
E-Mail: trek@bc.lung.ca
Website: http://www.bicycletrek.ca
Description:

The Bicycle Trek is a fundraiser where participants will ride from South Surrey to Cultus Lake and back in support of the BC Lung Association's fight against lung disease. There are 2 ride options for participants, a 1-day, 50km ride and a 2-day, 200km option. Proceeds from this event will be used to fund lung health research, various clean air campaigns, and provides patient education and support.

World Suicide Prevention Day 2016Sep 10, 2016 - Sep 10, 2016
Location: Coqualeetza grounds at Stó:lō Nation
Contact: Kara Pflug 6046141064
E-Mail: Kara.Pflug@gov.bc.ca
Description:

World Suicide Prevention Day is held each year on September 10. We have planned a series of activities for Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 11AM - 3PM. A detailed agenda will be posted. This is your opportunity to gather to celebrate all the good and bad in life with activities to foster resillience

City Wide Bottle DriveSep 10, 2016
Location: Cottonwood Mall
Contact: Cara Dedels 604-795-1720
E-Mail: cara@downtownchilliwack.com
Website: http://https://www.facebook.com/events/168172063604292/
Description:

Local charity group Chilliwack For Lorraine is requesting your help. They have recently come together to support a local Chilliwack woman battling cancer who desperately needs our community’s support. With a lofty goal of $30,000 needed for medical treatment Chilliwack For Lorraine has organized ways you can help. Please bring your empty bottles and cans to the City Wide Bottle Drive on Sept. 10 held at the Cottonwood Mall. 9:30am-4pm. Can’t make it on Sept. 10th? Drop off anytime at the downtown bottle depot and request deposit credits account #510. Other opportunities to help, can be found on Chilliwack For Lorraine’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/1164635103575270/ or email chilliwackforlorraine@outlook.com. Sincerest gratitude, Chilliwack For Lorraine

Battle of BritainSep 11, 2016 - Sep 11, 2016
Location: City of chilliwack Cenotaph in Veterans Memorial Park
Contact: Johan Claris 604-791-5099
E-Mail: jclar@shaw.ca
Description:

Battle of Britain Memorial Service with laying of wreaths by public and City officials. All public welcome. Service will start at 2.pm till 3.pm

Battle of Britain Memorial ServiceSep 11, 2016 - Sep 11, 2016
Location: Chilliwack Cenotaph Veterans Memorial Park (Yale and Main)
Contact: Jock McLaren, 879 (Earl MacLeod) Wing RCAF Association 604-316-5997
E-Mail: rcafa879wing@gmail.com
Website: http://www.facebook.com/879wing
Description:

Commemoration of the sacrifices of men, women, and children during this crucial point of World War 2 in which over 100 young Canadian pilots flew and fought in defence of democracy

Notes:

Everyone is invited and asked to be at Veterans Memorial Park by 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2016

Teen Wii Trivia ShowdownSep 15, 2016 - Sep 15, 2016
Location: 45860 First Avenue
Contact: Chilliwack Library 604-792-1941
Website: http://www.fvrl.bc.ca
Description:

 6 pm – 7:30 pm - Why not come to the Chilliwack Library for a rousing game of trivia to test your wits, have fun and get to know someone new? Bring your friends for a most excellent and semi-competitive time! And we’ll eat some pizza while we’re at it!

Fall CreationsSep 15, 2016
Location: Chilliwack Community Arts Council - the Art Room (20-5725 Vedder Rd.)
Contact: 604-769-2787
E-Mail: office@chilliwackartscouncil.com
Website: http://chilliwackartscouncil.com
Description:

Three Day Series. Create art pieces inspired by the changing of seasons. A variety of media will be used to explore autumn’s arrival. Thursday, September 15, 22 & 29, Ages 7-12, 3:30-5 pm. Cost: $45. *CCAC members save 10%.

Sardis Library Book ClubSep 15, 2016 - Sep 15, 2016
Location: 5819 Tyson Road
Contact: Sardis Library 604-858-5503
Website: http://www.fvrl.bc.ca
Description:

7 pm - 8:30 pm Join us for lively discussions of selected titles. Chosen books change monthly with copies provided by the library. New members are welcome to join at any time!

Yarrow Library Book ClubSep 15, 2016 - Sep 15, 2016
Location: 4670 Community Street
Contact: Yarrow Library 604-823-4664
Website: http://www.fvrl.bc.ca
Description:

6:30 pm – 7:45 pm Join us for lively discussions of selected titles. Chosen books change monthly with copies provided by the library. New members are welcome to join at any time!

Sardis Library Genealogy Group Sep 15, 2016 - Sep 15, 2016
Location: 5819 Tyson Road
Contact: Sardis Library 604-858-5503
Website: http://www.fvrl.bc.ca
Description:

10:30 am – 12 pm Would you like to improve your skills using genealogy software such as Ancestry Library Edition? Share ideas, learn new tips and tricks, solve research roadblocks, and learn the history of the area and era you are researching. The Sardis Library Genealogy Group welcomes new members. Bring your laptop, or use the computers at the library to connect to Ancestry Library Edition after the meeting. Facilitated by Marlene Dance, UFV ElderCollege Instructor, and assisted by Joene Parker and Evan Parker.

DUAL CONTRASTSep 15, 2016 - Sep 22, 2016
Location: O' Connor Group Art Gallery
Contact: Brunella Battista 1 604 846 7088
E-Mail: brunellabat@gmail.com
Website: http://www.chilliwackvisualartists.com/exhibitions
Description:

If you are looking for something new and interesting to do in September, make sure you head over to the O’Connor Group gallery for two unique exhibits in one. “Dual Contrast” brings together two avant-gard and multimedia shows in one. On one side of the gallery you will find artist Bill Edmond’s “People & Places”, intriguing portraits, inspired by photographs collected over anonymous social media chats, and created with unorthodox paint mediums. On the other side of the gallery, “Hyper-Reality” 3D photography will wow you with depth, color and layers, giving you the opportunity to lose yourself in this glass-less 3D experience. Don’t miss this opportunity, September 15 to October 22nd, or even better, come and meet the artist at the reception on September 17th, 6 to 9pm for an evening of inspiration, dialogue, food and entertainment.

Chilliwack Garden Club Fall ShowSep 16, 2016 - Sep 17, 2016
Location: Chilliwack Mall
Contact: Maggie 604-392-3003
E-Mail: maggiemazure@gmail.com
Website: http://www.chilliwackgardenclub.com
Description:

The Chilliwack Garden Club hosts the Annual Fall Show at the Chilliwack Mall September 16 & 17. Public participation is welcome. Schedule details at www.chilliwackgardenclub.com

Back Up Your DataSep 16, 2016 - Sep 16, 2016
Location: 5819 Tyson Road
Contact: Sardis Library 604-858-5503
Website: http://www.fvrl.bc.ca
Description:

2:30 pm - 4 pm Join London Drugs Computer Manager Roberto Jack to learn about the technologies and best practices that will help to keep you safe in the event of a data disaster. Covering USB, Network and Cloud Storage.

Parkinson SuperwalkSep 17, 2016 - Sep 17, 2016
Location: Evergreen Hall (9291 Corbould Street)
Contact: Mirela Dzaferovic 604 662 3240
E-Mail: mdzaferovic@parkinson.bc.ca
Website: http://superwalkbc.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1153269
Description:

Parkinson SuperWalk is the single most important provincial and national awareness and fundraising event for Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC). Over 20 communities across the province organize walks during the weekend of September 10th – 11th, and 17th while raising money for research and support services through individual pledges and corporate sponsorships. This year, our goal is to attract over 2,400 walkers and raise at least $440,000 in BC. Proceeds from SuperWalk will enable the Society to invest in research and continue to provide essential programs and services to the 13,300 individuals and their families who live with Parkinson’s in BC.

Notes:

Registration: 12:00PM Walk Start: 1:00PM

Terry Fox Run 2016Sep 18, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016
Location: Landing Sports Centre on Spadina Ave
Contact: Desmond Devnich 604-701-1399
E-Mail: desmond.devnich@gmail.com
Website: http://www.terryfox.ca/terryfoxrun/chilliwack
Description:

Join us for the annual Terry Fox Run on Sunday, September 18 as we seek to raise funds for the life-saving cancer research supported by The Terry Fox Foundation. Registration opens at 7:30 am, with the Run starting at 9:00 am. Breakfast will be served by donation thanks to the Mount Cheam Lions Club. This year's Run will be dedicated to the memory of Terry's dad, Rolly Fox.

The Many Ways of Adding Colour and Fragrance to a Winter GardenSep 19, 2016 - Sep 19, 2016
Location: 5819 Tyson Road
Contact: Sardis Library 604-858-5503
Website: http://www.fvrl.bc.ca
Description:

7 pm - 8 pm Join Master gardener Brian Minter as he explores the many ways of adding colour and fragrance to a Winter Garden.

Workin' it with WatercoloursSep 20, 2016
Location: Chilliwack Community Arts Council - the Art Room (20-5725 Vedder Rd.)
Contact: 604-769-2787
E-Mail: office@chilliwackartscouncil.com
Website: http://chilliwackartscouncil.com
Description:

Two Day Series. This two part class will have you going wild for watercolours! Learn some of instructor Pat Gerlach’s favorite tips and tricks for dry brushing, laying in a wash and even get workin’ with texturizin’! Tuesday, September 20, Tuesday, September 27. Ages: Adult, 6:30-8:30 pm. Cost: $35. *CCAC members save 10%.

The Mini SeriesSep 20, 2016
Location: Chilliwack Community Arts Council - the Art Room (20-5725 Vedder Rd.)
Contact: 604-769-2787
E-Mail: office@chilliwackartscouncil.com
Website: http://chilliwackartscouncil.com
Description:

3 part series. Have big fun making tiny artwork with instructor Steph Brubaker in three short days! During this class students will create a miniature painting, fairy garden and folk house of their very own! Explore the imaginative art of miniatures! Tuesday, Sept. 20 Tuesday, Sept. 27 Tuesday, Oct. 4 Ages 7-12, 3:30-5 pm. Cost: $40. *CCAC members save 10%.

Chilliwack Retro-Computing ClubSep 22, 2016
Location: 7:00pm at Sardis Library, 5819 Tyson Road, Chilliwack, BC
Contact: Rob Carnegie
E-Mail: chilliwackretro@gmail.com
Website: http://www.facebook.com/chilliwackretro
Description:

Learn and share knowledge about the history of computing machines, retro computing, lilliputian, electronic technology and other topics. The Chilliwack Retro-Computing Club is a non-profit association of computer technology enthusiasts who meet once a month at 7pm in the Sardis Library.

Notes:

You are encouraged to bring small, easy to carry computers and electronic devices to demonstrate to other attendees. Club technicians will inspect your equipment for safety before you connect to power outlets.

Erma VietoriszSep 23, 2016 - Nov 11, 2016
Location: Chilliwack Alliance Church
Contact: Erma vietorisz 604-490-7034
E-Mail: kariama @shaw.ca
Description:

The Marriage Course which offers tools to any married couple, whether they have a strong marriage or are struggling, in order to help build a strong, healthy and lasting relationship that lasts a lifetime. Begins on Fri., Sept. 23 at 6:30 and meets once per week for 7 weeks. The evening begins with dinner, a video presentation on one of the following topics: Building Strong Foundations - The Art of Communication - Resolving Conflict - The Power of Forgiveness - Impact of Family: Past & Present - Good Sex - Love in Action; followed by workbook exercises prompting private couple discussions. No group discussions. Cost: $30.00/couple for all 7 weeks. Registration will be limited. Please pre-register by calling Erma Vietorisz at 604-490-7034.

Pro D- Day Movie at the LibrarySep 23, 2016 - Sep 23, 2016
Location: 45860 First Avenue
Contact: Chilliwack Library 604-792-1941
Website: http://www.fvrl.bc.ca
Description:

2 pm - 4pm Nothing to do for the Pro-D day? Join us at the Library for your Pro-D Day at the Movies. Curl up in our Program room and watch a movie with your family! Please contact the Library to find out which movie will be showing for the upcoming Pro-D Day.

Chilliwack Children's Arts FestivalSep 23, 2016 - Sep 24, 2016
Location: G.W. Graham Middle Secondary School (45955 Thomas Rd.)
Contact: Chilliwack Community Arts Council 604-769-2787
E-Mail: office@chilliwackartscouncil.com
Website: http://https://chilliwackartscouncil.com/events/chilliwack-childrens-arts-festival/
Description:

2016 Chilliwack Children’s Arts Festival September 23 & 24, 2016 G.W. Graham Middle Secondary School The Chilliwack Community Arts Council presents the Chilliwack Children’s Arts Festival. Bring your family to G.W. Graham Middle Secondary School to take part in artsy fun for children of all ages! Friday, September 23 | 6:00 – 8:00 PM New for this year! Jammin’ Pyjama Party and feature musical presentation to kick off the main event! Saturday, September 24 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Hands-on art activities and creation stations! Live performers: Ever After Princesses, Dustin the Purple Pirate and more! Music, food and fun! This exciting event is sponsored in part by the generous support of TD Bank Group. For more details, visit chilliwackartscouncil.com

Market Madness - Moms' & Ladies' Night Out!Sep 23, 2016 - Sep 23, 2016
Location: Evergreen Hall - 9291 Corbould Street, Chilliwack, BCr
Contact: Bailey
E-Mail: marketmadnesschilliwack@hotmail.com
Website: http://https://www.facebook.com/events/659769787505521/
Description:

Whether you have barely survived a summer with the kids, or you spent each day lounging by the pool, it's time to welcome Fall and have fun and relax with your girlfriends! Nothing better than a little shopping, pampering, and snacking on delicious treats. As always, it will be FREE ADMISSION, Free Parking, and Fantastic Door Prize Draws all night long! All our vendors at this event have something special planned for our shoppers! Can't wait to let you in on all the amazing special treats we have in store for you! Delicious dessert bar concession will be run by the incredible gang at In a Jar. YUM! Hope to see you there from 4pm - 9pm on Friday, the 23rd!

Fire & Ice Science ShowSep 24, 2016 - Sep 24, 2016
Location: 5819 Tyson Road
Contact: Sardis Library 604-858-5503
Website: http://www.fvrl.bc.ca
Description:

2 pm – 3 pm Children will be dazzled and entertained as they interact with our Mad Scientists! Foggy dry ice storms, giant beach balls floating in the air and even a special Mad Science “burp” potion will amaze children as they learn about chemical reactions, air pressure and the states of matter. This is a ticketed event. Please pick up your tickets one week before the event at the Sardis Library.

Mandala MagicSep 24, 2016
Location: Chilliwack Children’s Arts Festival – G.W. Graham Middle Secondary School (45955 Thomas Rd.)
Contact: Chilliwack Community Arts Council 604-769-2787
E-Mail: office@chilliwackartscouncil.com
Website: http://https://chilliwackartscouncil.com/event-registration/?ee=1143
Description:

Chilliwack Children’s Arts Festival: MANDALA MAGIC at the Chilliwack Children’s Arts Festival – G.W. Graham Middle Secondary School (45955 Thomas Rd.) In addition to the main Chilliwack Children’s Arts Festival activities on September 24th! Create and explore the magical art of mandalas in a fun and nurturing workshop. Join local artists Stephanie Brubaker and Darlene Kee for a class that will have you playing with colours, shapes and lines! Canvas and all materials included. Space is limited. The registration fee for this workshop is in addition to Festival admission to the Chilliwack Children’s Arts Festival. Each child participating in the workshop must be: 1) registered for the workshop prior to the event/workshop date and 2) have a Festival ticket. Pre-registration is required. Date: September 24, 2016 Location: Chilliwack Children’s Arts Festival – G.W. Graham Middle Secondary School (45955 Thomas Rd.) Time: 12:45pm to 1:30pm Ages: 6 – 12 Cost: $8 *Festival admission also required. CCAC membership discount does not apply.

Wonderful Watercolour WashesSep 24, 2016
Location: Chilliwack Children’s Arts Festival – G.W. Graham Middle-Secondary School (45955 Thomas Rd.)
Contact: Chilliwack Community Arts Council 604-769-2787
E-Mail: office@chilliwackartscouncil.com
Website: http://https://chilliwackartscouncil.com/event-registration/?ee=1144
Description:

Chilliwack Children’s Arts Festival: WONDERFUL WATERCOLOUR WASHES at the Chilliwack Children’s Arts Festival – G.W. Graham Middle Secondary School (45955 Thomas Rd.) In addition to the main Chilliwack Children’s Arts Festival activities on September 24th! Working with instructors Darlene Kee and Stephanie Brubaker, you will explore the fluid movements of painting watercolour on fabric. The fabric creations will be finished off with a felt frame to create a unique piece of art. All materials included. Space is limited. The registration fee for this workshop is in addition to Festival admission to the Chilliwack Children’s Arts Festival. Each child participating in the workshop must be: 1) registered for the workshop prior to the event/workshop date and 2) have a Festival ticket. Pre-registration is required. Date: September 24, 2016 Location: Chilliwack Children’s Arts Festival – G.W. Graham Middle-Secondary School (45955 Thomas Rd.) Time: 10:15am to 11:00am Ages: 6 – 12 Cost: $8 *Festival admission also required. CCAC membership discount does not apply.

CPP & OAS SeminarSep 27, 2016 - Sep 27, 2016
Location: 5819 Tyson Road
Contact: Sardis Library 604-858-5503
Website: http://www.fvrl.bc.ca
Description:

1 pm - 2:30 pm Whether you are thinking about retirement, or already receiving your pensions; join Service Canada for an information session to discover the many benefits available under each program. You will learn about CPP Survivor and Disability benefits as well as benefits for the children of a deceased or disabled contributor. The session will also include information on Credit Splitting, Pension Sharing, and the Child Rearing Provision. Old Age Security benefits include benefits for low income seniors, such as; the Guaranteed Income Supplement, Allowance, and Allowance for Survivor benefits. Find out how to access, how to apply, what is your eligibility requirements and much more.

Chilliwack Library Book ClubSep 27, 2016 - Sep 27, 2016
Location: 45860 First Avenue
Contact: Chilliwack Library 604-792-1941
Website: http://www.fvrl.bc.ca
Description:

7 pm – 8:30 pm Join us for lively discussions of selected titles. Chosen books change monthly with copies provided by the library. New members are welcome to join at any time!

Travel Outside Your Comfort ZoneSep 29, 2016 - Sep 29, 2016
Location: 45680 First Avenue
Contact: Chilliwack Library 604-792-1941
Website: http://www.fvrl.bc.ca
Description:

7 pm – 8:30 pm In many ways, travel has never been an intimidating or stressful as it is today. But seeing the world can expand our horizons, create lasting memories and enrich our lives. What holds us back from experiencing these benefits? Join local travel consultant Bruce Bennewith as he discusses travel “comfort zones” and examines ways of overcoming the obstacles preventing us from enjoying that “trip of a lifetime”.

Canadian Fitness ConnectionsSep 30, 2016 - Dec 23, 2016
Location: Chilliwack Family YMCA
Contact: Bill Weismiller 604-316-3576
E-Mail: bill.weismiller@gv.ymca.ca
Website: http://YMCA
Description:

Free for permanent residents, this 12 week program teaches how to stay fit and healthy. while meeting new friends and practicing English. Program is Fridays, 12:30-3:30.

Culture Days - Chilliwack Heritage SocietySep 30, 2016 - Sep 30, 2016
Location: 5819 Tyson Road
Contact: Sardis Library 604-858-5503
Website: http://www.fvrl.bc.ca
Description:

3 pm – 6 pm Chilliwack Heritage Society will be demonstrating the art of wool spinning at the Sardis Library. Kids can also make buttons on an old fashioned button spinner to take home.

Canadian Fitness ConnectionsSep 30, 2016 - Dec 23, 2016
Location: Chilliwack Family YMCA
Contact: Bill Weismiller 604-316-3576
E-Mail: bill.weismiller@gv.ymca.ca
Description:

This 12 week program runs Fridays from 12:30-3:30. It is about staying fit and healthy, and is free for permanent residents.

Artist meet & greet: "Making It" student exhibitionSep 30, 2016
Location: Chilliwack Community Arts Council (20-5725 Vedder Rd.)
Contact: Chilliwack Community Arts Council 604-769-2787
E-Mail: office@chilliwackartscouncil.com
Website: http://https://chilliwackartscouncil.com/gallery/
Description:

September 21 – October 27, 2016 at the Chilliwack Community Arts Council Art Room Gallery Artist Meet & Greet on Friday, September 30 from 6 – 8 p.m. *Free to attend! The Chilliwack Community Arts Council enthusiastically presents its next gallery exhibition, "Making It," featuring Sinead Julia Penner, Jesse Klassen, Kenzie Dyck, and Alexis Safronick. With a range of drawings, paintings, and photographs, this September 21 to October 27 exhibition showcases the works of four artists entering a new chapter in their artistic careers. Please visit the Gallery page on chilliwackartscouncil.com for more about the artists.

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