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CELEBRATE WOMEN'S WEEK IN MISSION
As part of celebrations to mark the 20th anniversary of the Paths & Pathfinders: Women of Mission Program
the District of Mission Council has proclaimed the week of September 28th to October 4th, Women's Week In Mission
. Below is a schedule of events being held during the week to celebrate the women in our community.
Westminster Abbey - September 28th
Prayers will be offered for the good work the women of Mission do and to ask that women can continue doing their incredible work into the future. Visit their website.
Lifetime Learning Centre - September 30th
Women in Politics A discussion panel of current and past Mission City Councilors, plus the voice of local student councils exploring the past, present & future women of politics in Mission. Learn how their contribution has shaped our community. Click here for details.
Martin's DOWNTOWN - September 30th
Celebrating Women's Week Luncheon Martin's Downtown has prepared a
special luncheon menu
To make reservations for the event please click here.
Mission Library - September 30th
Canadian Women in World War II Join Dr. Molly Ungar of the University of the Fraser Valley for an illustrated presentation that focuses on the experiences of Canadian women during WWII and the events that took place between 1939 and 1945. Click here for details.
Mission Seniors Activity Centre - Oct 1st
Women's Week in Mission Tea The Mission Seniors Centre Association is hosting a special tea to honour women who have donated their time to improve opportunities for seniors in Mission. The event starts at 1:00 pm in the Centre located at 32331 - 7th Avenue. There will be home-baked refreshments and refreshments Click here to find out more about the Centre.
Roaring Twenties Fashion - Oct 1st
The Mission Museum will be celebrating Women's Week with a brand new mini-exhibit featuring 1920s women's fashions from the collection. Don't delay, this exhibit will be on display for one week only as the Museum prepares for its annual "Fun, Fashion & Flappers!" fundraiser to be held on October 10, 1-4pm at the Cedarbrooke Chateau. If you like the exhibit, don't miss the show! Click here for details.
Annual Celebration of Women - Oct 3rd
The Mission Community Archives is opening their 20th annual Paths and Pathfinders: Women of Mission exhibit on October 3rd at 1:30 PM at the Cedar Valley Mennonite Church Auditorium. This year three more women will be honored bringing the total to 100!
Tickets to the event can be purchased at the Community Archives or online - just CLICK HERE
You can read about more about the program and who has been honoured in the latest issue of What's On! Mission
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Operated by the Mission District Historical Society, the Mission Community Archives serves as a central repository for all community records that document the social, economic, and political development of the District of Mission and the Fraser Valley Regional District Electoral Areas: I (Dewdney-Hatzic Island), J (Nicomen Island – Deroche), K (Lake Errock) and L (McConnell Creek-Hatzic Prairie).
The holdings include the records of individuals and families, arts and community organizations, clubs and local businesses and some local government. The archives also maintain a small reference collection pertaining to the history of the municipality, genealogical research, and the administration of archives.
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