MESS Community Events
Mar 27th @ 7PM
MESS Annual General Meeting at Mission Harbour Authority 33248 Harbour Avenue
April 6th @ 10AM - 2PM
Lighter Living & Environmental Forum at All Saints Anglican Church 33077 2nd Avenue
April 27th 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Saturday)
Earth Day Clean Up Event at Mission Mill Pond, 10969 Dewdney Trunk Road. We tidied up Mission Mill Pond and a section of Dewdney Trunk Road to the Keystone intersection. We had 27 hardworking volunteers cleanup 1874 pounds of debris in one day.
June 15th - Stave Falls Elementary School Opening Celebration 30204 Brackley Avenue. Come visit our us at our table and learn about our programs.
July 6th - BC Hydro Family Fun Day at the Staves Falls Powerhouse. We will have a table at the event and will be signing up new Junior Anti-Litter Bug Club members. This event starts at 10AM and ends at 4PM.
July 13-14th Mission Beautiful Summer Spruce Up Community Cleanup
We are partnering with Mission Communities in Bloom who is leading a summer cleanup to spruce up our town. This community clean up is open to anyone in the community who wishes to participate. Dress appropriately for the weather including your footwear (flip flops are not recommended). Bring work gloves and a buddy and meet other volunteers. There will be a barbecue and snacks. We are specifically looking for litter pickers, weed pullers, and a vehicle to help round up stray shopping carts. All participating volunteers that help at this event, will be eligible for a random prize draw for a $50 gift certificate for a class at the Happy Homesteader.
Saturday, July 13th Meet us at the Mission Library Parking Lot between 10-12 to sign in.We will be cleaning up litter around the downtown area including 2nd Avenue and Lane Creek Trail.
Sunday, July 14th Meet us at Jack Poole Harbourside Park between 10-12 along the walking path. We will be cleaning up litter along the park, street and area next to the Fraser River.
Saturday, July 27th 9AM to 1PM. Open Community Cleanup of Mission Mill Pond, trail areas of Bear Mountain, and Dewdney Trunk Road (north of the pond). FVMBA will be participating and doing trail work. There will be a pizza lunch provided for volunteers. This is a great way to meet other volunteers. There is no time limit or obligation to stay (for example you can drop by for 5 mins or a full 3 hours). Special thanks to Mission City Pizza for donating the pizzas.
Saturday, Sept 14th - Fundraiser Cleanup for the Sunrise Rotary Club of Mission and Mission Youth House starting 10AM. These groups are participating in a community cleanup of central Mission as apart of our Pop-up fundraiser program. To learn how to earn your community group up to $400 as a fundraiser, please go to our Popups webpage. Applications are taken throughout the entire year.
Sunday, Oct 6th starting 11AM - Mission Skating Club Popup Fundraiser Cleanup. This community group is participating in our fundraiser program to clean up a portion of our town.
Sunday, Oct 20th starting at 10AM -1PM: Stave Falls Elementary Popup Fundraiser Cleanup. Help parents of the new school earn up to $400 for their school PAC. This cleanup will be open to the community a well. The Mission portion of Dewdney Trunk Road on the west side of Stave Lake will be cleaned up.
Check out our facebook event for more info:
Saturday, Oct 26th 10AM - 2PM Harbourside Halloween Cleanup & Pumpkin Carving
Meet us at the marina at 33248 Harbour Avenue
This is a volunteer appreciation event that is open to the general public. There will be snacks, crafts, costumes and pumpkin carving. It also doubles as a community cleanup along the Fraser River, street, and Jack Poole Harbourside Park.
*Registration required. Contact MESS for more details.