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Hallmarkâ€™s two vibrant residences are locally-owned and operated, with friendly and professional staff. Situated just across the water from each other, they border on beautiful Fish Trap Creek Park and take in views of lush foliage and bird-life. Hallmark on the Lakeâ€™s Independent Living offers meals, scheduled transportation, housekeeping and a full activities schedule. In addition to these options, Hallmark on the Park offers personalized supportive services, allowing those who require assistance to continue to live independently as long as possible. www.hallmarkretirement.com Hallmark on the Park: 604-859-0053 Hallmark on the Lake: 604-853-8993 Abbotsford, BC
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walk about town Escaping the city and engrossing yourself in Mother Nature is simple in Abbotsford, thanks to our numerous trails. With more than 40 to choose from, there’s a trail to suit every activity. From trails paved in asphalt, to wooden terrain, there’s endless opportunity for bird watching, exploring local wetlands and enjoying scenic views. Discovery Trail Discovery Trail is a paved, all-season corridor connecting the east and west end of Abbotsford. It’s surrounded by trees, scenic ponds and lush meadows. It also offers great lookout spots. Length: 10 km (30 km when complete)
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Albert Dyck Trail Located in Albert Dyck Memorial Park, this gravel trail wraps around the man-made lake in the park’s centre. It’s the perfect place to watch wake-boarding, waterskiing, swimming and fishing that often takes place in the summer. Length: 1.6 km
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Stoney Creek Park Trail/Bateman Park Take a relaxing walk along the trails and bridges which crisscross the stream throughout Bateman Park. The Stoney Creek Park Trail is a multi-use gravel trail that provides fall viewing of the west coast salmon migration and great bird watching.
Clearbrook Park to Downes Bowl Being one of the more popular parks for walkers, joggers and bike riders, this is a great location to get out and enjoy a variety of trails. Take advantage of the open areas or venture into the wilderness trails – a destination for mountain bike enthusiasts. Length: 0.6 km
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Horn Creek Trail This park offers a nature walk along a clean forest stream surrounded by large cedar trees. This multi-use gravel trail, with benches and bridges, offers a variety of bird life and a relaxation area in the city’s centre. Length: 1.2 Mill Lake Loop Trail A great location if you want to get out for a stroll in a beautiful lakeside setting. The area offers benches, public washrooms, fishing, a playground, spray park, the MSA Museum and Kariton House Gallery. Length: 2.2 km Fishtrap Creek Park While exploring the trails of Fishtrap Creek, you’ll enjoy the wetlands, native plants, and wildlife.
The paved loop also passes by fish habitats – including the endangered fish species, the Nooksack Dace. Length: North trail - 2.2 km South trail - 1.6 km Sumas Mountain Trail With two main hiking trails that range from moderate to difficult, Sumas Mountain is a hiker’s paradise. The trail to Chadsey Lake requires two hours, return, while the trail leading to a viewpoint that overlooks Chilliwack and the eastern Fraser Valley is 45 minutes. For directions, visit www.fvrd.bc.ca.
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world-class fishing The combination of mountain-fed lakes and rivers, and the Valley’s spectacular scenery, makes this part of the world a favourite destination for fishermen. Check out these hot-spots in and around Abbotsford: Fraser River Located on Abbotsford’s northern border, it yields steelhead and chinook salmon from July to October. Mill Lake In the heart of Abbotsford, the lake is annually stocked with rainbow trout. It’s best to fish here in the spring and fall. Sumas River Abbotsford’s Sumas River contains coho from midSeptember to December, along with Dolly Varden, cutthroat, steelhead and sturgeon. Vedder River The Vedder River in Chilliwack is a popular location for coho from mid-September to December. From December to March it bears steelhead, and from April to September you can reel in a few whitefish. Rolley Lake Near Mission, the lake is packed with cutthroat and
Dolly Varden trout along with brown bullhead. It’s also frequently stocked with rainbow. Stave Lake This Mission location offers cutthroat, rainbow, kokanee and Dolly Varden trout. Weaver Creek Located near Harrison Mills, the creek has steelhead from December to March. The salmon spawning area is popular for viewing in October. Morris Lake Also located in Harrison, the lake yields cutthroat and rainbow trout in the spring and fall. Coho salmon can also be found in the fall. Occasionally, steelhead are caught in the winter. PHOTO BY: KEVIN PLASTOW, BLACK PRESS
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Skydiving There’s nothing like free-falling with a view of the sprawling Fraser Valley, making Abbotsford a fantastic place to skydive. The Abbotsford Parachute Centre offers jumps and lessons for experienced jumpers and firsttimers. Free-fall photography makes it even more memorable. It’s open seven days a week from March to October.
Waterskiing and wakeboarding Albert Dyck Park on Walmsley Road is a hub for waterskiing and wakeboarding in the summer. It was the waterski and wakeboard venue for the 2009 World Police and Fire Games and has hosted the Western Waterski Championships numerous times as well as the National Waterski
Championships. The watersports are spectator-only, although the lake is accessible for swimming. Horseback riding Abbotsford has a long list of locations for equestrian enthusiasts to fulfill their love for horses. From lessons for beginners to horse camps, check out www.equinenow.com. Recreation Exhibition Park features a cricket
pitch, a trio of fields where Abbotsford’s hugely successful minor soccer teams play, and a quartet of ball diamonds for slo-pitch and baseball. If terms like ollie and kick flip are more your thing, check out the $500,000 skateboard park at Abbotsford Recreation Centre, 34890 Old Yale Road. It’s one of the best in the province.
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dive & glide Swim Matsqui Recreation Centre, located at 3106 Clearbrook Rd., is commonly referred to as The Wave Pool. This indoor swimming experience has a slide, diving boards, pools, a sauna, hot tub and a shallow beach area where waves crash every 15 minutes. It also boasts a skating rink.
Skate On the ice, Abbotsford has several high-quality facilities for hockey and other sports. The twin-rinks facility, Centre Ice at 3600 Townline Rd., has become the nerve centre of the hockey community.
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MSA Arena, at 2323 Emerson St., is another popular location, seating 1,000 fans.
Meanwhile, the Abbotsford Recreation Centre, at 34890 Old Yale Rd., also has a fantastic indoor pool, which offers leisure and adult swims, toonie swims, aqua fitness and more.
Abbotsford Recreation Centre also boasts boasts an Olympic-sized rink which is used for hockey and speed skating.
For swim and skate programs in Abbotsford, check out abbotsford.ca/parksrecreationandculture
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So you’ve arrived in Abbotsford, and are yearning to explore the area’s great outdoors on two wheels? Maybe hit up some trails with friends before settling in a pub for a meal and well-earned ale? Abbotsford is the perfect basecamp to explore an understated hub of world-class mountain biking, which has made B.C. an internationally renowned destination for the sport.
Abbotsford has a multitude of biking options for all levels.
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From casual, family-friendly pedals around urban parklands, to technically advanced, adrenalin-inducing downhill descents and free-ride flow.
If you drive 15 minutes north of Abbotsford, you’ll find three B.C. cup trails along with extensive networks of XC and downhill riding on Red and Bear Mountains.
If you’re looking for rewarding, technical, single-track descents, try Sumas Mountain area. Shuttling is also possible for those of you who enjoy throwing
Extend your drive 30 minutes and you can reach two more popular ride destinations: Woodlot and Vedder. They
provide access to more than 30 additional trails for intermediate to advanced riders. Wherever you choose to ride, you won’t be disappointed. In addition, the Abbotsford BMX club hosts a permanent outdoor track at Exhibition Park and operates one of Canada’s premier indoor facilities annually from November to February at Ag-Rec.
for detailed trail information, maps, events, biking forums and much more, visit fvmba.com
“All trails lead to Mission” Serving cyclists in the Valley for years & counting
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drop-in times for all ages. If rock climbing doesn’t appeal, maybe throwing rocks will.
But there are others looking for a different kind a challenge — a vertical one. They crave that slow and steady climb, fighting gravity every inch of the way. But before you head out in search of your rocky playground, it’s wise to get a foothold on some training. The folks at Project Climbing Centre understand the need for a challenge, and they’re there to help. They offer courses from beginner to advanced, and provide training in their 9,000-square-foot centre. They also have a full schedule of
Curling Curling is a true Canadian sport, and Abbotsford has embraced it fully. Our full-time curling facility is home to numerous teams of all ages, from juniors to seniors. The dedicated staff and volunteers at the Abbotsford Curling Club work diligently to foster the development of new and existing players, and are committed to providing playing opportunities even while hosting bonspiels and championships. For more information, visit the Abbotsford Curling Club’s website at abbycurlingclub.com
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entertain me If you’re looking for some live entertainment in an exciting atmosphere, look no further. Dowgood Bowling, Billiards/ Halftime Bar and Grill The Halftime Bar and Grill hosts karaoke every Tuesday night at 8:30 p.m.; poker every Sunday, Monday and Thursday at 7 p.m.; and regular comedy nights. dogwoodbowling.com
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Live music Duke of Dublin, Finnegan’s Pub and Grill, the Fraser Valley Inn, Character’s Pub and the Highwayman Pub all offer live music throughout the week. So does the new Wired Monk Coffee Bistro at the McCallum
exit. In addition, you can often find live bands and a dance floor entertaining the masses at the Royal Canadian Legion of Abbotsford and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles. Chances Chances Abbotsford is a major entertainment destination for good times and great value. It offers dining, slots and bingo. There are 125 slots open daily from 10 a.m.-1 a.m. Bingo sessions are from 1-3:30 p.m. and from 5:30-9:30 p.m. playtimegaming.ca
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experience the excitement The Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre (AESC) has been home to many of the big touring acts in the past year, including Toby Keith, Sarah McLachlan, Professional Bull Riding and the Harlem Globetrotters. In the coming months, it’s going to host Maroon 5, KISS, Cirque Du Soliel, Celtic Thunder and Disney on Ice.
When it’s not hosting a Christian youth event like Historymakers or a festival like Vaisakhi, the arena is welcoming hockey fans to enjoy some fast-paced AHL games. The AESC, located at 33800 King Rd., is home to The Abbotsford Heat, the farm team of the Calgary Flames, that plays approximately 40 games a season in Abbotsford.
The team just wrapped up its second year. Seven-thousand fans can be seated in the arena for a hockey game, while entertainment performances can seat 8,500. “This building was built for the community and the surrounding regions,” said AESC general manager, Jason Blumenfeld. “We want to bring something for
every aspect of the community. We strive for the AESC to be a fabric of the city of Abbotsford.” In keeping with that mandate, the AESC recently implemented a walking program, inviting locals to exercise in the stadium. Since opening in May 2009, the arena has also hosted Reba McEntire, the Tragically Hip, ZZ Top and events like monster trucks and wrestling.
for the Abbotsford Entertaintment & Sports Centre’s calendar of events, visit: abbotsfordcentre.ca
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local talent From performances by the Fraser Valley Symphony, to the annual variety show Songs, Strings and Steps, Abbotsford has a show for every taste. But we also feature local artists on a regular basis with our outdoor and indoor musical series’. House of James The stage at the House of James coffeehouse showcases all types of live music, including blues, jazz, country, rock, folk and southern gospel. In-store book signings and group discussion nights also take place. houseofjames.com
Legal Grounds Coffeehouse Local artists not only display their artwork in this coffeehouse, but there is also live performances on the weekends. Foreign films, open poetry forums and dramatic readings are also scheduled. legalgroundscoffee.com
Envision Coffee House Series The indoor concert series runs every Saturday evening from May to the end of October, featuring live music in various genres. This summer, the performances will take place in Mill Lake park for the first time, from June to September. abbotsfordartscouncil.org
Jam in Jubilee The outdoor concert series is held in Jubilee Park every summer. This year it runs from July 7 to August 11 from 7-9 p.m. It also offers the opportunity to browse booths showcasing unique handmade wares from local artisans. jaminjubilee.com
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cultural innovation The grotto will showcase Field 130W by Janet Bright.
The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford has become the centre of cultural and creative innovation in the Fraser Valley.
These exhibitions will be on display from June 16 to October 8.
More than 44,000 people have passed through its doors since opening in September 2008, either to take part in one of the many programs, or to view the ever changing exhibitions.
A contemporary Punjabi artists exhibition to celebrate the centenary of the Heritage Gurdwara in Abbotsford will open on October 27.
This summer, The Reach will be featuring four exhibitions.
Throughout the year, the Reach also offers a variety of public programming for children, youth, adults and families, along with monthly performance nights called Live @ The Reach.
The Tree: From the Sublime to the Social will include works by Emily Carr, Jack Shadbolt, Ian Wallace and Rodney Graham. The Fraser Valley 2011 Biennale will celebrate local and regional art-making, and highlight the creativity in the Fraser Valley. Our Communities Our Stories: You Look Marvelous! will feature women’s garments and accessories from The Reach’s permanent collection.
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performing arts Live theatre runs through the veins of all ages in Abbotsford. Theatre groups and local schools are often hosting shows at the Abbotsford Arts Centre or Matsqui Centennial Auditorium.
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Fraser Valley Stage Fraser Valley Stage is a non-profit organization of volunteer singers, actors, dancers, and more who share an interest in live theatre. They’ve even travelled to England and Ireland to perform. fraservalleystage.com Gallery 7 Abbotsford’s only full-time theatre company, Gallery 7, has been putting on productions for 20 years. Its season runs from September to July and features main stage productions, guest performances, a workshop series and a summer drama camp program for children and teens called Summer Drama Blast. gallery7theatre.com
ACT Abbotsford Children’s Theatre (ACT) is a non-profit theatre group for thespians aged eight to 18. It gives youth a place to develop and advance their artistic abilities in a positive environment. abbotsfordchildrenstheatre.org UFV The University of the Fraser Valley presents a full season of theatre, with three major productions, a Directors’ Theatre Festival of student directed plays, and many smaller events, such as play readings and poetry slams. ufv.ca/theatre.htm
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impact on this community. UFV provides a wide range of educational options. Having a university in the community helps attract new business, and offers many benefits. There are often lectures, workshops, conferences and sporting events for the public to attend. In addition, UFV alumni are found in every sector of the workforce in the Fraser Valley. UFV and the City of Abbotsford
are working more closely together than ever on two exciting projects. The city is working to create a lively university district, adjacent to the Abbotsford campus. And UFV recently announced a new spinoff location in the Clearbrook Library. This centrally located campus will help connect UFV directly with the community, municipal services, and local businesses.
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local sports scene, and Abbotsford joined a select group of 10 Canadian cities which host pro hockey franchises.
National Hockey League players – 84 per cent – have honed their skills in the AHL prior to moving up to the big show.
The Heat play in the 30-team American Hockey League, the top developmental hockey circuit in the world. The vast majority of
Abbotsford’s hockey team is affiliated with the NHL’s Calgary Flames. The parent club stocks the Heat with its top up-and-
coming young prospects, and calls up players to the NHL throughout the season. The Abbotsford Pilots are one of B.C.’s most successful junior B hockey franchises. The team has made it to the Pacific International Junior Hockey League
finals six of the past seven years, winning league titles in 2005 and 2007. Several Pilots alumni have advanced to the professional ranks, including David Van der Gulik (Colorado Avalanche) and Derek Grant (Ottawa Senators prospect).
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You know it as the Fraser Valley’s best little country fair.
throughout the grounds all weekend.
The Abbotsford Agrifair and Mighty Fraser Rodeo is returning to Abbotsford Exhibition Park grounds from July 28 to Aug. 1.
And highlighting this year’s entertainment is the Milord Swing-Up Trampoline-Wall Show. This year will also feature the return of the popular Lord Strathcona Mounted Troop, originators of the Musical Ride.
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The main stage will be filled with local and regional entertainment, from tribute shows to the third annual Valley Voices singing competition.
Of course, the fair also includes the free KidZone, ICW wrestling, the Country Horse Classic, the Trial Stars Bike demo team, Chef Dez, an expansive food court and the West Coast Amusements midway. Agrifair opens on Thursday at 5 p.m. On Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, gates open at 10 a.m. Admission ranges from $5-$10.
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Watch many of the top cowboys and cowgirls from across North America compete in events like bull riding, barrel racing and bareback riding.
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international airshow The 49th annual Abbotsford International Airshow is touching down in Abbotsford this August.
on-ground displays and autograph booths to meet your favourite performers.
Skyhawks parachute team, who will start their show by jumping out of a plane at 20,000 feet.
The family-friendly event has something for everyone to enjoy: spectacular aerobatics, intricate routines, death-defying formations, pyrotechnic work,
Headlining the show is the F-22 Raptor Demo.
Warbirds big and small will be joining the show, both in the air and on the ground, including a B-25 Mitchell, Harvards, Mustangs, the F-86 Sabre, the
Perennial favourites, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds 9-ship team, will be joined by the
Sea Fury and the 75-year-old Spitfire. The 2011 airshow takes place August 12, 13 and 14 at the Abbotsford Airport, 30440 Liberator Ave. Events run from 10:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
for show, ticket and transit details, visit the Abbotsford airshow website at abbotsfordairshow.com
HOLMBERG HOUSE On May 6th, 2011 the Ministry of Health and the Abbotsford Hospice Society announced that the ﬁrst adult hospice residence in Abbotsford will be named in honour of Dave Holmberg Jr. who passed away at the age of 48. The 30,000 sq. ft. residence will have ten private bedrooms, each with an ensuite and a private balcony overlooking the gardens. Family members will be welcome for overnight stays and home-cooked meals will be prepared onsite and served in the dining room. The quiet room, living room, sanctuary, library, and gardens will provide patients and families with calm and peaceful spaces.
HELP US BUILD We will gratefully accept your donations to the Abbotsford Hospice Society’s“Help us Light the Way”Campaign.
Abbotsford Hospice Society SINCE 1986
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The 30th annual family-friendly Berrybeat Festival is returning to the streets of Historic Downtown Abbotsford this July. Celebrate one of the world’s most beautiful berry-producing communities at this vibrant market and street festival. Indulge in traditional strawberry pancakes or strawberry shortcakes served over fiddling music or Korean drumming – and watch as local artists paint views of our quaint downtown. From panning for gold to sampling wine, the festival has something for all ages. Other attractions include the colourful, nine-hole Bells and Whistles mini-golf course, Rockin’ K Ranch horses in the
Agrifair pen, and the Art Express bus. In between meeting Ronald McDonald and Mr. Flower, try out the festival street fare such as kettle corn and mini donuts. The event will also feature live entertainment, including local singers and dancers. At the end of the day, visitors are invited to join the evening street party, where professionals will teach dance steps and moves. Admission to Berrybeat is free. For information visit downtownabbotsford.com. The festival takes place on Saturday, July 9 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, July 10, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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family fun Circle Farm Tour Abbotsford’s Circle Farm Tour helps visitors and locals enjoy our agriculture industry at their own pace. Hunt through antique collections, learn about freshwater ecosystems, salivate over fresh honeycomb and taste numerous goat cheeses. Download the brochure at circlefarmtour.com Farmer and Country Market Entering its eighth year, the market sells locally grown fruit and vegetables, flowers, plants and unique, handcrafted art. It takes place every Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. until late October. In the winter, it runs twice a month. abbotsfordfarmandcountrymarket.com Trethewey House Heritage Site The arts and crafts house, built for timber baron J.O. Trethewey, sits in a park-like
setting near Mill Lake. The site is operated by the MSA Museum Society, and has been restored to the 1925 era, featuring period gardens and a heritage habitat garden. msamuseum.ca Clayburn Village The unique village, situated on the sheltered west side of Sumas Mountain, was the first company town in B.C. It housed employees of a clay-product manufacturing plant, the village store, church and school. Founded in 1905, Clayburn Village became a heritage conservation area in 1996. clayburnvillage.com Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery Learn about a trout’s habitat, diet, and life at the Fraser Valley Trout Hatchery. The hatchery provides a fun and educational experience for all ages with self-guided tours, informative videos, and exhibits. There are also programs on how to fish. gofishbc.com
Bakerview EcoDairy The EcoDairy is Canada’s first demonstration farm of its kind, offering a first-hand agri adventure for the whole family. Check out the 24-hour robotic milking, visit the petting zoo and enjoy a fresh snack from the market. ecodairy.ca Tanglebank Country Gardens Tanglebank Country Gardens is a cottagestyle nursery that not only displays plants in a beautifully landscaped garden, but also hosts seminars and popular events all year, including Art in the Garden, Mother’s Day Tea, and Christmas at Tanglebank. tanglebank.com Castle Fun Park Castle Fun Park is a year-round amusement park for the whole family. It has more than 160 amusements – including mini golf, go-karts, bumper cars, a shooting gallery, batting ranges, and dozens of arcade games. castlefunpark.com
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Power Centre are the largest outdoor malls. All three have the perfect mix of big-name stores and local boutiques. New Stores Abbotsford’s line-up of bigbox stores was lengthened last year with Best Buy. The city also recently opened Parallel Marketplace in east Abbotsford. The first phase is home to Thrifty Foods, Whatcom
Wine and Spirits, BMO Bank of Montreal and Ellwood Park Animal Hospital, to name a few. Construction is currently underway for a new mall at Mt. Lehman. Flea Market If you fancy yourself a bargain hunter, head to the Sunday flea market at Exhibition Park. The indoor/outdoor market is open from 6 a.m.-4 p.m. year round.
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“It’s fun to do something different than go sit at a restaurant,” she says. Plus, you’ll be taking home those kitchen skills to recreate that date over and over again.
Sales clerk Rebecca Clark has taken in a few classes at the Abbotsford store’s kitchen, which can hold up to 23 people.
For a full list of upcoming dates and prices, check out each set of classes on the web, neatfreakz.ca and leppfarmmarket.com
“It’s a nice night out,” she says,
Lepp Farm Market has joined in the fun, too. They have classes planned well into the summer, with themes like cooking with fire, cooking with whiskey, and traditional canning lessons. Chefs there include Chef Dez, Rob Feenie and Anthony Wotton.
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With plenty of parking, unique shops, and cafés full of tasty European pastries, Abbotsford’s downtown is perfect for an afternoon stroll. The area has shopping to satisfy any style – from bargain hunting to popular brand names. There are also dance classes, singing lessons and popular spots to get your nails done. An amazing selection of home and garden decor items also line the streets, along with antiques, shoes, jewelry and books. If you’re feeling peckish, the area is sprinkled with chocolate shops,
The accessibility of downtown and its ability to tie shopping to social interaction, complemented by a return to old-fashioned values, continue to attract people to the area. Downtown Abbotsford also hosts a number of special events, including festivals, concerts and workshops throughout the year – from Heritage Week to the Downtown Art Walk and the Christmas Tree Lighting. TYPE A PHOTOGRAPHY
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ARDENE ∙ CLAIRE’S ACCESSORIES ∙ SUNGLASS HUT ∙ COLES THE BOOK PEOPLE ∙ HALLMARK ∙ GAP / GAP KIDS ∙ THE CHILDREN'S PLACE ∙ ALIVE HEALTH CENTRE ∙ BATH AND BODY WORKS ∙ THE BODY SHOP ∙ CHATTERS ∙ ENVIRO TRENDS ∙ GISMONDI'S HAIR SALON ∙ GNC ∙ LUV NAILS ∙ ZEEBA HAIR AND BODY IMAGE ∙ THE BAY∙ SEARS ∙ EXTRA FOODS ∙ SHOPPERS DRUG MART ∙ ALDO ∙ ATHLETE’S WORLD ∙ DEMIE’S SHOES ∙ PAYLESS SHOE SOURCE ∙ STERLING SHOES ∙ BEST BUY ∙ EB GAMES ∙ THE SOURCE ∙ ATKINSON & TERRY INSURANCE ∙ RBC ROYAL BANK ∙ BEN MOSS JEWELLERS ∙ GEM GOLDSMITHS ∙ METALSMITHS ∙ MICHAEL HILL ∙ PEOPLES ∙ JEWELLERS ∙ TARA JEWELLERS ∙ TIME MASTER ∙ INTERNATIONAL CLOTHIERS ∙ LE CHATEAU ∙ BOATHOUSE ∙ ABBOTSFORD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ∙ LIBERTY TAX SERVICE ∙ 7 OAKS LASER DENTAL CENTRE ∙ SEVENOAKS DENTAL GROUP ∙ EARLS ∙ BC LOTTERY ∙ BELL WORLD ∙ CRYSTAL HEARING CENTER ∙ FIDO ∙ FLIGHT CENTRE ∙ IMAGE OPTOMETRY ∙ MARLIN TRAVEL ∙ ROGERS WIRELESS ∙ SEARS TRAVEL SERVICES ∙ SEVENOAKS CLEANERS∙ TELUS MOBILITY ∙ TRAVEL CURRENCY EXCHANGE ∙ VIRGIN MOBILE ∙ VISIONS ONE HOUR OPTICAL ∙ VTC INFO CENTRE - TICKET MASTER ∙ WIRELESSWAVE∙ GOURMET CUP BEVERAGE STATION ∙ PURDY'S CHOCOLATES ∙ STARBUCKS ∙ A & W ∙ GARDEN FRESH ∙ KOYA JAPAN ∙ MANCHU WOK ∙ FRESHSLICE PIZZA ∙ NEW YORK FRIES ∙ ORANGE JULIUS/DQ ∙ QUIZNO’S ∙ TACO BELL/KFC ∙ THAI WAY EXPRESS ∙ BENTLEY ∙ DOLLAR GIANT ∙ HOUSE OF KNIVES ∙ ISLAND INK JET ∙ LENS & SHUTTER ∙ ONLY YOURS CRESTING & ENGRAVING ∙ QUILTS ETC. ∙ SHEFIELD & SONS ∙ ATHLETE’S WORLD ∙ BLUE LINE ∙ FOOT LOCKER ∙ SPORTCHEK ∙ WEST 49 ∙ AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS ∙ BOOTLEGGER ∙ EXTREME ∙ GAP / GAP KIDS ∙ MANTIQUE ∙ ALDILA BOUTIQUE ∙ CLEO ∙ GARAGE ∙ LA SENZA ∙ LA VIE EN ROSE/AQUA ∙ NORTHERN REFLECTIONS ∙ RICKI'S ∙ SIRENS ∙ SUZY SHIER ∙ TAN JAY / ALIA ∙ STITCHES ∙ ARDENE ∙ CLAIRE’S ACCESSORIES ∙ SUNGLASS HUT ∙ COLES THE BOOK PEOPLE ∙ HALLMARK ∙ GAP / GAP KIDS ∙ THE CHILDREN'S PLACE ∙ ALIVE HEALTH CENTRE ∙ BATH AND BODY WORKS ∙ THE BODY SHOP ∙ CHATTERS ∙ ENVIRO TRENDS ∙ GISMONDI'S HAIR SALON ∙ GNC ∙ LUV NAILS ∙ ZEEBA HAIR AND BODY IMAGE ∙ THE BAY∙ SEARS ∙ EXTRA FOODS ∙ SHOPPERS DRUG MART ∙ ALDO ∙ ATHLETE’S WORLD ∙ DEMIE’S SHOES ∙ PAYLESS SHOE SOURCE ∙ STERLING SHOES ∙ BEST BUY ∙ EB GAMES ∙ THE SOURCE ∙ ATKINSON & TERRY INSURANCE ∙ RBC ROYAL BANK ∙ BEN MOSS JEWELLERS ∙ GEM GOLDSMITHS ∙ METALSMITHS ∙ MICHAEL HILL ∙ PEOPLES ∙ JEWELLERS ∙ TARA JEWELLERS ∙ TIME MASTER ∙ INTERNATIONAL CLOTHIERS ∙ LE CHATEAU ∙ BOATHOUSE ∙ ABBOTSFORD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ∙ LIBERTY TAX SERVICE ∙ 7 OAKS LASER DENTAL CENTRE ∙ SEVENOAKS DENTAL GROUP ∙ EARLS ∙ BC LOTTERY ∙ BELL WORLD ∙ CRYSTAL HEARING CENTER ∙ FIDO ∙ FLIGHT CENTRE ∙ IMAGE OPTOMETRY ∙ MARLIN TRAVEL ∙ ROGERS WIRELESS ∙ SEARS TRAVEL SERVICES ∙ SEVENOAKS CLEANERS ∙ TELUS MOBILITY ∙ TRAVEL CURRENCY EXCHANGE ∙ VIRGIN MOBILE ∙ VISIONS ONE HOUR OPTICAL ∙ VTC INFO CENTRE - TICKET MASTER ∙ WIRELESSWAVE ∙ GOURMET CUP BEVERAGE STATION ∙ PURDY'S CHOCOLATES ∙ STARBUCKS ∙ A & W ∙ GARDEN FRESH ∙ KOYA JAPAN ∙ MANCHU WOK ∙ FRESHSLICE PIZZA ∙ NEW YORK FRIES ∙ ORANGE JULIUS/DQ ∙ QUIZNO’S ∙ TACO BELL/KFC ∙ THAI WAY EXPRESS ∙ BENTLEY ∙ DOLLAR GIANT ∙ HOUSE OF KNIVES ∙ ISLAND INK JET ∙ LENS & SHUTTER ∙ ONLY YOURS CRESTING & ENGRAVING ∙ QUILTS ETC. ∙ SHEFIELD & SONS ∙ ATHLETE’S WORLD ∙ BLUE LINE ∙ FOOT LOCKER ∙ SPORTCHEK ∙ WEST 49 ∙ AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS ∙ BOOTLEGGER ∙ EXTREME ∙ GAP / GAP KIDS ∙ MANTIQUE ∙ ALDILA BOUTIQUE ∙ CLEO ∙ GARAGE ∙ LA SENZA ∙ LA VIE EN ROSE/AQUA ∙ NORTHERN REFLECTIONS∙ RICKI'S ∙ SIRENS ∙ SUZY SHIER ∙ TAN JAY / ALIA ∙ STITCHES ∙ ARDENE ∙ CLAIRE’S ACCESSORIES ∙ SUNGLASS HUT ∙ COLES THE BOOK PEOPLE ∙ HALLMARK ∙ GAP / GAP KIDS ∙ THE CHILDREN'S PLACE ∙ ALIVE HEALTH CENTRE ∙ BATH AND BODY WORKS ∙ THE BODY SHOP ∙ CHATTERS ∙ ENVIRO TRENDS ∙ GISMONDI'S HAIR SALON ∙ GNC ∙ LUV NAILS ∙ ZEEBA HAIR AND BODY IMAGE ∙ THE BAY∙ SEARS ∙ EXTRA FOODS ∙ SHOPPERS DRUG MART ∙ ALDO ∙ ATHLETE’S WORLD ∙ DEMIE’S SHOES ∙ PAYLESS SHOE SOURCE ∙ STERLING SHOES ∙ BEST BUY ∙ EB GAMES ∙ THE SOURCE ∙ ATKINSON & TERRY INSURANCE ∙ RBC ROYAL BANK ∙ BEN MOSS JEWELLERS ∙ GEM GOLDSMITHS ∙ METALSMITHS ∙ MICHAEL HILL ∙ PEOPLES ∙ JEWELLERS ∙ TARA JEWELLERS ∙ TIME MASTER ∙ INTERNATIONAL CLOTHIERS ∙ LE CHATEAU ∙ BOATHOUSE ∙ ABBOTSFORD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ∙ LIBERTY TAX SERVICE ∙ 7 OAKS LASER DENTAL CENTRE ∙ SEVENOAKS DENTAL GROUP ∙ EARLS ∙ BC LOTTERY ∙ BELL WORLD ∙ CRYSTAL HEARING CENTER ∙ FIDO ∙ FLIGHT CENTRE ∙ IMAGE OPTOMETRY ∙ MARLIN TRAVEL ∙ ROGERS WIRELESS ∙ SEARS TRAVEL SERVICES ∙ SEVENOAKS CLEANERS ∙ TELUS MOBILITY ∙ TRAVEL CURRENCY EXCHANGE ∙ VIRGIN MOBILE ∙ VISIONS ONE HOUR OPTICAL ∙ VTC INFO CENTRE - TICKET MASTER ∙ WIRELESSWAVE ∙ GOURMET CUP BEVERAGE STATION ∙ PURDY'S CHOCOLATES ∙ STARBUCKS ∙ A & W ∙ GARDEN FRESH ∙ KOYA JAPAN ∙ MANCHU WOK ∙ FRESHSLICE PIZZA ∙ NEW YORK FRIES ∙ ORANGE JULIUS/DQ ∙ QUIZNO’S ∙ TACO BELL/KFC ∙ THAI WAY EXPRESS ∙ BENTLEY ∙ DOLLAR GIANT ∙ HOUSE OF KNIVES ∙ ISLAND INK JET ∙ LENS & SHUTTER ∙ ONLY YOURS CRESTING & ENGRAVING ∙ QUILTS ETC. ∙ SHEFIELD & SONS ∙ ATHLETE’S WORLD ∙ BLUE LINE ∙ FOOT LOCKER ∙ SPORTCHEK ∙ WEST 49 ∙ AMERICAN EAGLE OUTFITTERS ∙ BOOTLEGGER ∙ EXTREME ∙ GAP / GAP KIDS ∙∙ MANTIQUE ∙ ALDILA BOUTIQUE ∙ CLEO ∙ GARAGE ∙ LA SENZA ∙ LA VIE EN ROSE/AQUA ∙ NORTHERN REFLECTIONS ∙ RICKI'S ∙ SIRENS ∙ SUZY SHIER ∙ TAN JAY / ALIA ∙ STITCHES ∙
Visit us at Abbotsford’s premiere shopping destination. With over 100 stores and services, we have been a proud part of the community for 37 years. We look forward to welcoming these exciting new retailers in the Summer of 2011: Bath & Body Works, The Children’s Place, and Boathouse.
S E V E NOA K S 32900 SOUTH FRASER WAY, ABBOTSFORD, BRITISH COLUMBIA 604.557.1641
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604-859-3616 ABBOTSFORD 2010 Sumas Way
E FRE Y DELIVER from 11:30am daily MY CITY IS ABBOTSFORD 2011 / THE NEWS
Introducing our new & delicious
Sui Sha Ya Japanese Restaurant
Monday - Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm • Sunday 5 pm - 8 pm
Restaurant & Sweets
min order $20 before tax
20 years of serving ﬁne Indian cuisine
32131 Marshall Road, Abbotsford (Opposite Best Western Regency)
OPEN FOR LUNCH & DINNER 7 DAYS A WEEK Mon-Thur 11.30am-2.30pm Fri 10am-10pm Sat 11am-10pm Sun 11am-9pm
min order $25 before tax, within 5km
We can accommodate parties up to 50 people for that special occasion. We use only the Finest & Freshest Ingredients!
F R E S H PA S TA S STEAK & SEAFOOD CHICKEN & VEAL LUNCH Tuesday-Friday 11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK! ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT Adults .................... $1295 Children (ages 4-9) .... $795
WEEKEND & HOLIDAY LUNCH SPECIAL 11:30am - 2:30pm
DINNER Weekdays 5:00-10:00 p.m. Weekends 5:00-11:00 p.m.
#260-32500 South Fraser Way | Abbotsford
F I NE DIN I N G • B A N Q U E T S • TAKE - OUT
AUTHENTIC ITALIAN CUISINE 3 3 4 8 6 S o u t h F r a s e r Wa y, A b b o t s f o r d • 6 0 4 - 8 5 4 - 1 0 4 0
F R E S H THINKING HEALTHY EATING
300-32500 South Fraser Way
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Sun: 11:30am-2:30pm, 4:30pm-9:00pm Mon to Thurs: 11:30am-2:30pm, 4:30pm-9:30pm Fri & Sat: 11:30am-2:30pm, 4:30pm-10:00pm
The place to just Add 1/2 lb. Alsaka King Crab Legs to any entree for $13!
FRESH & OYSTERS S MUSSEL E L AVAILAB! DAILY
16.95 17.95 17.95 21.95 19.95 7.00
Sterling silver prime rib ........................ $ Vienna schnitzel & lobster bake ............. $ 8 oz. steak & lobster bake ..................... $ Rack of lamb ....................................... $ 4 oz. bacon wrapped ﬁllet mignon & jumbo tiger prawns ........................... $ Extra 4 oz. bacon wrapped ﬁllet mignon ..... $
SUNDAY - THURSDAY 1/2 LB. ALASKA KING CRAB LEGS [Must mention this feature to your server.] with 8 oz. steak or Vienna schnitzel..................... $ Vienna schnitzel & brew Imported Warsteiner ................................................ $ Vienna schnitzel or BBQ country ribs....................... $
22.95 10.95 9.95
All specials include soup of the day, garlic bread, potatoes and vegetables. Specials not to be combined with other offers.
604.859.3154 | 33233 Walsh Avenue | Abbotsford Across from Abbotsford Bottle Depot | Hours: Tues-Sat 5pm-1am Sun 4:30pm-Midnight
Appy & enu Tapas M from$
www.thebavariarestaurant.com | reservations recommended
WATCH YOUR FAVOURITE SPORTS FROM OUR FIREPLACE LOUNGE!
Best Greek Restaurants in Abbotsford – for the 11th Consecutive Year!
our war warm m... Mediterranean-style Mediter atmosphere Taste Our Award-Winning Greek Dishes • Tender & Juicy Steaks (Alberta AAA) • Succulent Seafood • Variety of Schnitzels • Homemade Pasta... and much more!
Greek Islands RESTAURANTS
With 2 locations to serve you:
Tues - Sat 11am-10pm Now Open Sat Lunch
2686 Langdon Street Abbotsford
604-850-1613 6 Closed Sundays & Mondays
Thurs - Mon 4pm -10pm CLOSED Tues & Wed
33244 South Fraser Way Abbotsford >>
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Proud to be serving Abbotsford for more than 26 years! Join us for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Dessert!
in how you learn
Have control over the pace, place an and style of how you learn. Online aand paper-based courses.
32080 Marshallll Rd., Rd Abbotsford Abb f
(Exit 87 off Highway #1) at the Best Western Plus Regency Inn
K-9, HIGH SCHOOL KAND ADULT.
Ask us about our abc Abbotsford Country Club Membership
Reservations: 604-854-3344 www.abcabbotsford.com
Hungry? Indulge your tastebuds! OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK
Healthy Chinese Food
$ 99 $
- 9 pm 11 am - 2:30 pm 4:30 pm
Szechuan House Chinese Restaurant
Enjoy our beautiful, newly decorated dining room!
31950 Madiera Place, Abbotsford Behind the Chevron Gas Station and Comfort Inn B Re se r v a t ions:
3395 Pine Street, Abbotsford 33952 604.859.9803 / avs34.com 604
Take Your Family to Africa for Lunch and Portugal for Dinner! Nando’s Abbotsford
2777 Gladwin Road . 604-852-6033
GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE
Fun for kids and adults . . . favourite FAMILY destination! • • • • •
OCEAN PARK PIZZA & STEAK HOUSE
Pizza • Pasta • Steak • Greek • Italian • Barbecue Monday — Schnitzel Night Any schnitzel from menu. Eat-in or take-out. $13.99
Tuesday — Lasagna Night Meat or vegetarian lasagna, eat in or take out. 2 for $15.99
Wednesday — Greek Night Buy any Greek specialty & get the 2nd equal or lesser value at half price. Eat in only.
Thursday — Steak & Prawns Night An old-time favorite for only $17.99. Eat in only.
2596 McMillan Road, Abbotsford 604.859.2924 www.oceanparkpizzaabbotsford.com 42 MY CITY IS ABBOTSFORD 2011 / THE NEWS
Country Store Farm Tours Dairy Products Birthday Parties Kid-friendly with Petting Zoo
gourmet ice cream and frozen yogurt!
1154 Fadden Rd.
Abbotsford | 604.857.1315
Locally Owned and Operated since 1968
Watch the highest level of amateur sport in Canada at both the Envision Athletic Centre and Bateman Park. The Cascades attracts and hosts the top student-athletes from all over Western Canada as they compete for berths in various Provincial and National Championship tournaments. The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades are members of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) and the Canadian College Athletic Association (CCAA). The Cascades participated in 5 sports men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, rowing and volleyball and men’s golf.
www.ufv.ca/athletics or call 604-557-4041
TOPS IN BC & CANADA
In the Globe and Mail Canadian University Report 2011, UFV earned the most ‘A range’ grades for any public post-secondary institution of any size in BC. This is the third year in row that UFV has received excellent grades in this report.
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UFV: changing lives, building community
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Abbotsford Fabulous Location! • Exit 92 – 1 block north of Highway #1 • 5 minutes north of US Border (Sumas/Huntingdon) • 10 minutes to Abbotsford International Airport and Tradex • 5 minutes to UFV and the new Entertainment and Sports Arena • Next to Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Tim Hortons, Starbucks, Burger King and Sammy J. Peppers Restaurant/Lounge • 99 Rooms; 82 Standard Rooms and 17 One Bedroom/Full Kitchen Suites • Indoor Waterslide/Pool, Whirlpool, Fitness Room, Business Centre, Meeting Room • All rooms have Refrigerators, Microwaves, Coffee-Makers and Hair Dryers • Free SuperStart Breakfast and High-Speed Internet • King and Queen Beds • Children under 18 stay free with an accompanying adult
Abbotsford Direct: 1.800.663.9842 Super 8 Central Reservations: 1.800.800.8000 1881 Sumas Way, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 4L5 Ph: 604.853.1141 • Fax: 604.853.8967 www.super8.com • firstname.lastname@example.org
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Published on May 27, 2011
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