The annual Fête St. Jean celebration in Chilliwack is switching up locations this year.
Francophones and francophiles will be gathering for a French mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Friday, June 24 at 11:30 a.m. to celebrate St. Jean the Baptist Day, the patron saint of French Canadians.
The mass will be followed by a family picnic at Gwynne Vaughan Park on Fairfield Island. Everyone is invited to bring a packed lunch, and a celebratory cake will be offered by the Francophone Association of the Fraser Valley.
A covered space is available at the park, but in case of rain and bad weather, the Fete St. Jean celebration will take place in the Loft behind St. Mary’s.
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