Around town in Agassiz

Plenty to do this weekend in Agassiz and Harrison for Mother's Day

Jim Byrnes will perform in Harrison Hot Springs May 11.

Byrnes and band

This Saturday, May 11 marks the second annual Harrison Festival Society fundraiser, featuring the music of legendary bluesman Jim Byrnes and his band with special guests The Sojourners. In addition to the music the evening will include a silent auction, raffle and door prizes. Appetizers and refreshments will be served.

Tickets are $75 plus tax. A $30 tax receipt will be issued with each ticket. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Hall.

 

Garden party in Agassiz

Garden and art lovers are invited to attend the Garden Party & Art Show, hosted by the Agassiz Harrison Historical Society, on Sat. May 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The party will feature the gardens of Allen and Joan Vogstad and showcase local artists. Refreshments of all kinds will be served. Admission is by donation and proceeds go toward the info centre and museum.

The location is 6187 Lougheed Hwy. in Agassiz.

 

Pancakes for mom

Once again, the Agassiz Harrison Lions are saying thanks to all mothers, by hosting a Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast.

The pancake breakfast is by donation, and all proceeds will go toward the Kent Harrison Search and Rescue. Doors open at 7 a.m. and the breakfast runs until 11 a.m., at the Agassiz Legion.

 

Story time with Crackle

We Like to Move It story times begin today at the Agassiz Library.

Every Friday in May, families are invited to jump, shout, leap and listen as Skylar the Fun Guy and Miss Terrill and Crackle entertain the troops.

The story times begin at 10:15 a.m. and run every Friday until May 31.

For more information, phone 604-796-9510.