Seven Days in Chilliwack – June 25 to July 1

A list of entertaining events in Chilliwack for June 25 to July 1.

The opening reception for Clay 2015 took place Saturday at the Cultural Centre. The juried exhibition

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 events@theprogress.com (please include a contact name and number).

June 27 – The Chilliwack Community Arts Council is holding an estate sale featuring items from local late artist, Zona Wale. Items include art, pottery, crystal ware and much more. Proceeds go to support children’s programming in the Art Room. Runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 20-5725 Vedder Rd.

June 27 – A Tribute To Roy Orbison with music by tribute band The Lonely is at the Cultural Centre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $37.80 and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

June 29 – Wanda’s Tea Dance with music by Sweetwater takes place today from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Lion’s Hall (45580 Spadina Ave.). There will be refreshments, door prizes, and a 50/50 draw. Tickets $6 at the door.

July 1 – Happy Canada Day! Head over to Townsend Park for an evening of fun, food, music and fireworks. Everything takes place on the artificial turf field starting at 5 p.m. There’s the YMCA Kids Zone with face painting, crafts and games; local food from The Wildcat Grill, Shandhar Hut, Guerilla Q, Tin Cow, and more; live entertainment starting at 5:45 p.m. featuring by the Curbside Traditional Jazz Band, Todd Richard, the Goddess Movement, and Haley Chase and the Fever; and lastly a fireworks show with live music by Cascadia 25-piece Wind Ensemble.

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 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. Gallery hours: Wednesdays to Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m. Free admission.

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.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Chilliwack home built in 1910 will be saved from demolition

The 110-year-old house on Hope River Road is being relocated to nearby Riverside Drive

New Broadway Street bike lanes ‘confusing’ say Chilliwack residents

Freshly painted bike lanes feature buffered and protected areas along Airport-Broadway corridor

Police watchdog investigating after Abbotsford man seriously injured during arrest

Abbotsford police used ‘less lethal firearm’ and dog in arrest of man believed to have gun

NDP wants Chilliwack-Kent MLA removed from BC Liberal caucus for alleged homophobia

BC Liberal leader, some MLAs apologize for Christian magazine ads but Laurie Throness doubles down

New youth housing in Chilliwack comes with wrap-around supports

The 16-unit building on Mellard Avenue will be for youth experiencing homelessness or at risk of it

21 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in B.C. as virus ‘silently circulates’ in broader community

Health officials urge British Columbians to enjoy summer safely as surge continues

Abbotsford woman starts petition to have B.C. government help with IVF costs

Jennifer Kuiken says cost of in vitro fertilization is too high for most people

‘Let’s all do a self-check’: Okanagan mayor reacts to racist vandalism targeting local family

Home of Indo-Canadian family in Summerland was targeted on evening of July 13

Province agrees to multimillion-dollar payout for alleged victims of Kelowna social worker

Robert Riley Saunders is accused of misappropriating funds of children — often Indigenous — in his care

B.C. businessman David Sidoo gets 3 months behind bars for college admissions scam

Sidoo was sentenced for hiring someone take the SATs in place of his two sons

PHOTOS: Inside a newly-listed $22M mega-mansion on ALR land in B.C.

The large home, located on ALR land, is one of the last new mansions to legally be built on ALR land

COVID-19 gives B.C. First Nation rare chance to examine tourism’s impact on grizzly bears

With 40 infrared cameras deployed in Kitasoo-Xai’Xais territory, research will help develop tourism plan with least impact on bears

RCMP searching for culprit behind needle-filled lemons left on Coquitlam-area trails

The two lemons found were thrown away leaving police with little evidence

B.C. health officials pleased with likely extension of Canada-U.S. border closure

Health Minister Adrian Dix says the situation is ‘very serious in the United States’

Most Read