Welcome to What's On! Mission
Mission's Uber-Local Events, Entertainment & Business Magazine
The November / December 2016 issue is now on stands EVERYWHERE!
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Online Auction Fundraiser for the Fraser Valley Humane Society, November 8 to December 9. Go to www.fraservalleyhumanesociety.com
“Doris Paterson Retrospective”, December 4th – December 20th. Opening Reception Sunday, December 4th 1:00pm - 4:00pm in The Rock Family Gallery at the Mission Arts Centre, 33529, First Avenue. For more information and our Gallery hours visit www.missionartscouncil.ca or call 604-826-0029.
Mission Hospice Society Tree of Remembrance, Safeway – December 3 to 11, Save On Foods - December 11 to 18. Mission Hospice Society 604-826-2235
The Spirit of Christmas Puppet Show, December 6, 6:45pm - 7:30pm at the Mission Library 604-826-6610
4th Annual Festival of Trees & Dramatic Reading of Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol” In support of the Mission Christmas Bureau, All Saints Anglican Church will host the 2016 Festival of Trees and a Dramatic Reading of Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol”, December 6th - December 10. If you have questions, need more information, or would like to obtain a Registration Form (Registration Forms and Fee must be received by November 25, 2016), please contact a Co-ordinator: Joy Cox (604-556-6069) or Margaret Peake (604- 556-6976) or email at JMJmission@telus.net. Registration Forms may also be obtained at the Church Office, 33077 2nd Avenue, Tuesday to Friday, between 10:00 am to 12:00 noon.
Rotary Carol Festival, December 6, 7pm. Clarke Theatre 33700 Clarke Theatre. Hosted by the Rotary Clubs of Mission in support of the Mission Christmas bureau. Featuring community and school choirs. Admission by donation to the Christmas Bureau.
Mission Senior Secondary School Music presents
Jingle All The Way, December 7, 7pm at The Clarke Theatre 33700 Prentis Ave. Admission $6 at the door.
Wednesday Jazz Jam hosted by Doug Dunbar,
December 7, 7pm - 9pm at City Blends Coffee & Tea House, 32423 Lougheed Hwy. Bring your instrument and Real Book, and join in for a tune or two.
Sleeping Beauty, the Panto, written and directed by Camille Atebe, December 8 - 19, 2016, January 6 - 8 2017, Fri, Sat @8pm, Sundays @2pm. Opening Nite Theatre 33223 Railway Ave
Mission Secondary School Drama Presents "Little Women", December 8, 9, & 10, 7pm. Adapted for the stage by Marian De Forest from the story by Louisa M. Alcott. Directed by Lois Brown-Evans. Tickets $5.00 at the door or call 604 826 7191 or email email@example.com
Gingerbread House Decorating (For ages 12-18. Registration required), December 10, 2:30pm - 4pm at the Mission Library 604-826-6610
Lutefisk, December 10, 4:00pm at Camp Luther - 9311 Shook Road. www.campluther.ca
Serenata Singers annual Christmas Concert, December 10, 7.30pm at St. Joseph ' s Church 32550 7th Ave. With special guests. Tickets at Schuh Boutique, choir members, at door or www.eventbrite.
Kenny Hess performs at the Church of the Blues, December 10, 8:30pm at the Historic Dewdney Pub 8793 River Rd South. Tickets $10 available at the pub. 604.826.4762
Walk Mission – Downtown Wander, December 11, 10:00 - 11:00am. Meet at Leisure Centre Lobby www.mission.ca/leisure 604-820-5350
Super Smash Brothers Melee, December 11, registration at 10am, tournament starts at 11am at Decode Escape Rooms 33212 1st Ave. Double elimination tournament, official SSB tournament rules. @DecodeEscapreRooms www.DecodeEscapeRooms.ca
Monthly Spin-In for Mission Weavers & Spinners Guild Members, December 12, 1:00pm-3:00pm. Bring your spinning wheel! LoomRoom at Trendy or What Knot Yarns & Gifts 33118A First Ave, Mission. 604-287-5668 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mission Hospice Society Christmas Memorial, December 13 at 4pm. 32180 Hillcrest Ave. For more information www.missionhospice.bc.ca
3rd Annual Intergenerational Christmas Dinner, December 14, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at LLC 32444 7th Ave. email@example.com or 604-820-0220
Christmas at the Clarke Benefit Concert for the Mission Christmas Bureau, December 14, 7:30pm at the Clarke Theatre 33700 Prentis Ave. Featuring Kenny Hess, Horizon, and Friends. Tickets available at Rex Cox, London Drugs, House of James and Shopper's Drug Mart.
Monthly meeting of Soroptimist International of Abbotsford-Mission, December 14, 6:00 pm in the Vancity, Community Room, 150-32555 London Ave. Contact for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tech Time: Learn to Use Your Tablet, Computer or Cell Phone, December 15, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at LLC 32444 7th Ave. Pre-register! email@example.com 604-820-0220
The DRAG Show Family Christmas at The Stage, December 17. Doors at 6pm, Buffet Dinner at 6:30pm, Doors open for The DRAG Show at 8pm, show starts at 9pm, dancing til late. Advance tickets and info at www.TheStageInMission.ca
Winter Wonderland, December 17 - 22 at the Mission Leisure Centre. www.mission.ca/leisure
Wet & Wild Winter Break Crafts, December 21, 22, 23 at the Mission Leisure Centre. www.mission.ca/leisure 604-820-5350
New Year's Eve at the Silverdale Hall - a fundraiser for the Mission Christmas Bureau, December 31, doors at 6pm. 8760 McLean St. Live Music by Head over Heals. Tickets $45.00 available at 604.217.0325 or 604.353.3255.
New Year’s Eve Countdown Skate, December 31, 11:00 - 1:00pm at the Mission Leisure Centre
Advanced Tai-Chi, Sundays, 9:15am. Mission Seniors Activity Centre 33100 10th Ave. Call 604.814.2188 for more info.
Beginner Tai-Chi, Sundays, 10:15am. Mission Seniors Activity Centre 33100 10th Ave. Call 604.814.2188 for more info.
St. Andrew’s United Church Worship, beginning September 4, 11:30 am at All Saints’ Anglican Church – James St. at 2nd Ave. We are having coffee hour at 10:45 each Sunday after the Anglican service and before the United Church service.
Sunday Blues Jam, Sundays, 3:30pm -7:30pm. The Historic Dewdney Pub. 604-826-4762 for more info.
Open Mic with Jennie Bice, Sundays, 6pm - 10pm. Sisto's Pub 34555 Vosburgh Ave
Bohdi Meditation, Mondays, 10:30am. Senior’s Centre 33100 10th Ave. Call 604.814.2188 for more info.
Mission Drop-in Centre General Meeting, 1st Mondays, 11:30 am. Senior’s Centre 33100 10th Ave. Call 604.814.2188 for more info.
NEW! Intergenerational Quilting Group, Mondays, 12:30 p.m.to 2:30 pm at the LLC 32444 7th Ave. firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-820-0220
Mission Drop-in Centre Bingo, Mondays, 12:30pm. Senior’s Activity Centre. More info at 604.814.2188.
Mission Scrabble Club, Mondays, 1pm - 4pm. Craft Room, Cedarbrooke Chateau 32331 Seventh Ave. Contact: Sandra Gjertsen 604-826-0459
Senior’s Mixed Bridge, Mondays, 1:00pm. Senior’s Activity Centre. More info at 604.814.2188
Third Monday Magic!, 3rd Mondays, 7pm. Opening Nite Theatre. www.fvmc.ca
Parkinson Support Group, 4th Mondays, Carrington House - 32679 6th Ave. Contact Vera 604-864-6898
Mission Drop-in Centre Line Dancing, Tuesdays, 9am. Senior’s Activity Centre. More info at 604.814.2188
Low Impact, Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. 32444 Seventh Ave. For more info contact 604-820-0220 or info.ltlc@telut
Osteofit – Level 1, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. 32444 Seventh Ave. For more info contact 604-820-0220 or email@example.com.
Osteofit – Level 2 (Osteofit for Life), Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. 32444 Seventh Ave. For more info contact 604-820-0220 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fun n’ Run Playtime, Tuesdays in November 11:00am - 1:00pm. Mission Leisure Centre
Fun n’ Run Playtime, Tuesdays in December (excluding Dec 20 & 27), 11:00am - 1:00pm. Mission Leisure Centre www.mission.ca/leisure 604-820-5350
Chair Yoga, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 32444 Seventh Ave. For more info contact 604-820-0220 or email@example.com.
BUSINESS CARD SOCIAL, November 1, 15, 29 and December 13, 9:30am - 11:00 am (every second Tuesday - Except December 27th will be cancelled) at City Blends 32423 Lougheed Hwy. Contact Deborah Raymond at 778-895-6045 or check us out on Facebook or MEETUP
Health & Wellness Program, Tuesdays, 10am. Seniors Activity Centre. More info at 604.814.2188.
Crafts / Knitting, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10am. Senior’s Activity Centre. More info at 604.814.2188
Level 3 Fitness, Tues. & Thurs., 10:00 a.m. at LLC 32444 7th Ave. Mission
firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-820-0220
Rotary Club of Mission Mid-day Luncheon, Tuesday’s, 11:45am - 1pm. Martin’s Downtown.
Call 604.826.6914 for info.
Gardening Grandfolks Group, Tues. & Thurs., 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the LLC 32444 7th Ave.
email@example.com or 604-820-0220
Lego Club, Tuesdays, Nov 1 - Nov 29; 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. Mission Library 604-826-6610
Mission Book Club, Tuesdays, Nov 1, Dec 6, 7 pm - 8 pm. Mission Library 604-826-6610
Mission Toastmasters Club Meeting, Tuesdays, 7:15pm. Cedarbrooke Chateau, 32331 7th Ave
firstname.lastname@example.org or call David on 604-217-1173. www.facebook.com/MissionToastmasters
Breakfast with the Rotary Club of Mission, Wednesdays, 7am - 8am. Cedarbooke Chateau 32331 7th Ave. Call 604.826.1382 for more info.
Nordic Walking Group, Wednesdays, 9am. Fraser River Heritage Park 7494 Mary St. For more info contact email@example.com or 604-820-0220.
Chair Fitness Exercise, Wednesdays, 9:15am. Senior’s Activity Centre. More info at 604.814.2188.
Senior’s Drop-in Crib, Wednesdays, 10:15am. Senior’s Activity Centre. More info at 604.814.2188
Wiggle Time, Wednesdays, Nov 2 - Nov 30, 10:30 am - 11:30 am. Mission Library 604-826-6610
Writers Group: Storytelling, Wednesdays, 12:00 noon – 2:30 p.m. 32444 Seventh Ave. For more info contact 604-820-0220 or firstname.lastname@example.org
International Knitting Club, Wednesdays, Nov 2 - Nov 30, 12 pm - 2pm. Mission Library 604-826-6610
Drop-in Bingo, Wednesdays, 12:30pm. Senior’s Activity Centre. More info at 604.814.2188
Mission Ukulele Circle, Wednesdays, 1:30pm - 3:30pm. St. Andrews Place, 7365 Cedar St.
For further details contact Richard at email@example.com.
Make It and Take it Craft Program, Wednesdays, November 23; 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. Mission Library 604-826-6610
Mission Word Keepers, Wednesdays, November 16; 7 pm - 8:30 pm. Mission Library 604-826-6610
Shining Spirit Reiki Wellness, 2nd Wednesdays, 7pm - 10pm. Oasis Rejuvenation Centre 203 - 32331 7th Ave. www.healbc.com
“Whiskey Jack” Hosts Karaoke, Wednesdays, 7:30pm. Historic Dewdney Pub. 604-826-4762 for more info.
Kids Eat FREE Every Wednesday, Mission Springs Restaurant 7160 Oliver St. www.missionsprings.ca
Mission Drop-in Centre Line Dancing, Thursdays, 8:45am. Senior’s Activity Centre. More info at 604.814.2188
Mission Midwifery Post-Partum Drop in, Thursdays, 9:30am -11am September - June (closed for December) 7514 Welton St. Open to all mothers of babies 0 - 12 months. For more info firstname.lastname@example.org or check out our Facebook page -search Mission Midwifery
Fraser Valley Needlearts Guild Day Meeting, 4th Thursdays (except December), 9:30am - 1:30pm. Cherry Craft Room at Chartwell Cedarbrooke Retirement Residences, 32331 7th Ave. Bring your lunch, or order it on arrival. Contact for more info: email@example.com
Crafts / Knitting, Thursdays, 10am. Mission Seniors Activity Centre 33100 10th Ave. Call 604.814.2188 for more info.
Babytime, Thursdays, Nov 3 - Nov 24, 10:30 am - 11:30 am. Mission Library 604-826-6610
Mission Seniors Activity Centre Assoc General Meeting, 1st Thursdays, 10:30am. Mission Senior’s Centre 33100 10th Ave. Call 604.814.2188 for more info.
Jam Sessions, Thursdays, 1pm. Senior’s Activity Centre. More info at 604.814.2188
Psychic Readings by Lyndsie, Thursdays, 6pm - 8:30pm. City Blends Coffee and Tea House 32423 Lougheed Hwy. Contact Lyndsie for more info @ 604 302 0941.
TRENDY KNUTS! SOCIAL CLUB, Every Thursday, 6:30pm - 8:30pm. A free to attend weekly gathering for yarnies in all disciplines. Bring your friends! Trendy or what Knot Yarns & Gifts 33118A First Ave. 604-287-5668 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Hotties Family Friendly Open Mic hosted by MarKaren, Weekly on Thursdays, 6pm - 8pm at Hotties: Mobile Pasta Bar and Catering 31170 Dewdney Trunk Road. Call (604) 462 8877 and check us out on Facebook.
Larry Vollans hosts 'Acoustic Open Mic', Thursdays, 7:30pm. Historic Dewdney Pub. 604-826-4762 for more info.
Ladies Defense Workshop, 1st Thursdays, 7:30pm - 8:30pm. Seung-Ri Mission Taekwondo Academy. www.missiontaekwondo.ca
Mission Chair Fitness Exercise, Fridays, 9:15am. Senior’s Activity Centre. More info at 604.814.2188
Mission Senior Drop-in Crib, Fridays, 11am. Senior’s Activity Centre. More info at 604.814.2188
Old Age Pensioners General Meeting, 2nd Fridays, 1:30pm. Senior’s Centre 33100 10th Ave
Call 604.814.2188 for info.
Mission Ukulele - Evening Circle, 3rd Fridays of the Month, 7 - 9pm at the Mission Seniors Center - 33100 10th Ave. For further info contact Richard at email@example.com
Old Age Pensioners Birthday Party, 4th Fridays, 1:30pm. Senior’s Centre 33100 10th Ave. Call 604.814.2188 for info.
Friendly Fridays at The Stage, Every Friday, doors at 5pm, dancing starts at 9pm. No Cover. Drink Specials, Food Trucks when available, Giveaways. The Stage 32998 1st Ave. www.TheStageInMission.ca
Music Night with ‘Back to Basics’, Fridays, 7pm to 10pm. City Blends Coffee and Tea House 32423 Lougheed Hwy.
Healing Connections, 3rd Fridays, 7pm – 9pm. Oasis Retreat Spa B&B 11734 Allan St. Stave Falls
For info or tickets, call 604.462.7780. www.oasis-retreat.com
Karaoke Party Night with Les Kizmann, Friday’s at The 14th Avenue Pub. 32516 14th Ave. Facebook - The 14th Avenue Pub for more info.
Workshop (Yarn) Spinning for Beginners, Saturdays September 10, 17, 24 & Oct 8, 10:00am - 12:00pm. LoomRoom at Trendy or What Knot Yarns & Gifts 33118A First Ave, Mission. 604-287-5668 firstname.lastname@example.org
Workshop Weaving for Beginners, Saturdays Nov 12, 2016 10:00am - 12:00pm. LoomRoom at Trendy or What Knot Yarns & Gifts 33118A First Ave, Mission. 604-287-5668 email@example.com
Tapetown, Saturdays, Nov 19; 10:30 am - 11:30 am. Mission Library 604-826-6610
French Conversation Salon, Every other Saturday, 1pm. Every other Thursday, 7pm. Open to all adults who are learning French. Contact Michelle at 778-982-3626 or firstname.lastname@example.org. www.tutoringbymichelle.ca
Teen Art Club (ages 12-18), Saturdays, Nov 5, Dec 3, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm. Mission Library 604-826-6610
Music with The Eco-Systems Band, Saturdays, 7pm to 9pm. City Blends Coffee and Tea House 32423 Lougheed Hwy.
Live Bands at The 14th Avenue Pub, 2nd Saturdays. The 14th Avenue Pub 32516 14th Ave. Facebook - The 14th Avenue Pub.
THE HAPPINESS (R)EVOLUTION's Evening of creative exploration, inspiration, self-growth & empowerment. Weeknights, 6:30pm - 8pm (check website for specific dates) Mission Community Library. www.kaizeninspiredlife.com/happiness-revolution