Sarah Gawdin

One of Chilliwack’s oldest clubs, Toastmasters, hosts an open public speaking event this month

An open house will take place on Oct. 24 at the Mt. Cheam Lions Club Hall at 7:15 p.m.

‘PieceMaking in the Valley’ quilting show returns to Chilliwack

Hosted every two years, the event showcases the work of the Chilliwack PieceMakers Quilting Guild

On Oct. 19, gospel musician, Rob Berg, hosts first concert in Chilliwack in 25 years

Held at the Sardis Community Church, the concert celebrates his career and new album release

The Fraser Valley Comedy Festival hosts its first annual 10-day festival

With low-cost shows featuring top comics, the FVC Festival is sure to tickle your funny bone

Changing your routine can save your life: safety tips for Chilliwack’s women

October’s purple lights to shine a light on domestic abuse, but women still face violence daily

Accident slows traffic near Prest on Highway 1 in Chilliwack

Traffic in both directions was affected by accident involving at least one vehicle

Mayoral candidates answer Chilliwack’s questions about money, the economy, and future of the city

On Oct. 10, an all-candidates meeting was held for both mayoral and council candidates

Social media and the civic election: how technology changed Chilliwack’s political playing field

With an ever increasing network of people, social media has become an important political force

The Greatish Show on Earth comes to Chilliwack

On Oct. 26 Wes Barker will baffle audiences with amazing illusions and immpressive physical feats

Chilliwack’s public health unit first in B.C. to earn the WHO’s Baby Friendly Initiative designation

Launched in 1991, BFI is supported by the World Health Organization and UNICEF

Chilliwack’s Nathan Jennings heads to Toronto for national rap competition

Hosted by Coast 2 Coast Live, the contest may lead Jennings to $50,000 and a record deal

Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra & Chorus kicks off another season with its Piano Extravaganza concert

Held on Oct. 13, the event is a collaborative effort between the orchestra and guest piano players

Chilliwack Waverely resident turns 105 and is joined by mayor for birthday celebration

Birches Bird celebrated his 105th birthday with other Waverly residents and Sharon Gaetz

Take part in Chilliwack’s 15th annual Quiz Night at the downtown library

Hosted by the Friends of the Chilliwack Library Society, the event fundraises for local libraries

Discover art, culture and creativity at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre’s Cultural Collaboration

Event celebrates the incredibly diverse art community in Chilliwack and the Centre’s 8th anniversary

Better late than never: time for the 96th annual Chilliwack Plowing Match

Typically held in April, the event was delayed until now due to spring weather issues

Chilliwack’s culture and arts collide at 8th annual Cultural Collaboration Anniversary Celebration

Held on Oct. 6 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre, this event is free and family-friendly

Chilliwack couple grow giant surprise in small backyard

Although they didn’t plant it, the Rosses grew a towering sunflower in their backyard garden

WATCH: Sept. 30 is Orange Shirt Day

The project aims to bring First Nations and communities together in the spirit of reconciliation

Late B.C. artist, Ron Huebner, has work shown at Chilliwack gallery

Enduring Spirit shows Sept. 20 to Oct. 27 at the O’Connor Group Art Gallery