Seven Days in Chilliwack – June 18 to 24

A list of entertaining events in Chilliwack for June 18 to 24.

The opening reception and awards presentation for Clay 2015 takes place this Saturday. See listing for more info. Above piece by Holly McKeen.

Seven Days is a free A&E listing published in print every Wednesday, and online every Thursday. For more information, or to submit your event, email it to photo@theprogress.com (please include a contact name and number), or call 604-702-5576.

June 18 to July 18 – Clay 2015, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Fraser Valley Potters Guild Association, is on display at the Cultural Centre from June 18 to July 18. The juried show features works in clay by more than 30 potters from Chilliwack and the Fraser Valley. Opening reception and awards presentation will be June 20, from 1 to 3 p.m. Gallery hours: Wednesdays to Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m. Free admission.

June 19 – Coalmont performs at the Acoustic Emporium (45892 Wellington Ave.) at 7 p.m. Tickets $10 at the door. Doors open at 7 p.m.

June 20 – Secondary Character Musical Theatre Society’s sixth annual Confectioner’s Cabaret takes place at 7 p.m. at Tzeachten Community Hall (45855 Promontory Rd.). The event brings together performers from around the Fraser Valley, with homemade desserts, plus a silent auction. The Cabaret will feature highlights from this year’s season – including Oklahoma! and The Last Five Years – along with many other musical delights featuring the works of Rodgers & Hammerstein and Jason Robert Brown. Tickets $20 or $50 for a family and can be purchased online at www.secondarycharacters.org

June 21 – Project Dance presents The Circus featuring its youngest dancers at the Cultural Centre at 11 a.m. June 20 and 3 p.m. on June 21. Tickets $10/adults, $6/seniors and children and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

Sign your kids up now for summer arts and craft classes at the Art Room in July and August. There are a variety of different classes for kids aged three and up. More info, and registration: chilliwackartscouncil.com, 604-769-2787.

The Chilliwack Cultural Centre is offering a number of summer classes for kids. From acting to clay, to music and more, there are a bunch to choose from. Go to www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca for more info and to register.

Now to July 5 – Shelter is a solo art exhibition by artist-in-residence, Aimée Henny Brown, on display June 6 to July 5 at the Ranger Station Art Gallery (98 Rockwell Dr.) in Harrison Hot Springs. kentharrisonartscouncil@shaw.ca. 604-796-2723.

Now to July 21 – Art exhibition, Layers: Five Faces of Collage, is at The Art Room (20-5725 Vedder Rd.) until July 21. The show features the works of Christine Newsome, Janet Carroll, Vicky Ray, Dianne Hultgren and Betty Meiszner who use a variety of mixed media of paints, pastels, inks, papers and found materials to create their collage art.

Now to December – The Sí:tel Coast Salish Baskets exhibition is on display in the Chambers Gallery at the Chilliwack Museum until December. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. Admission $3/general and $2/seniors and students.

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