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

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.

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