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COMMUNITY EVENTS

2024 EVENT SCHEDULE

Date: Monday, February 19th, 2024

Location: Mission Leisure Center 

Come visit the MESS booth at the Mission Leisure Center on Monday, February 19th from 10-3pm! We will be signing up new members of the Litter Busters Club and giving out free kids litter picking kits, sharing information on our programs and making 'Litter Muncher' crafts. Check out the MESS tent outside to grab a set of pickers and bucket to help cleanup the surrounding area!

Date: Saturday, March 2nd, 2024

Location: Harbour Ave & surrounding areas. 

Join MESS and the Dunsmuir Neighbourhood Association to clean up Harbour Ave and surrounding areas. 

Date: Saturday, March 23rd, 2024 9am-12pm

Join MESS in celebrating Earth Hour on Saturday, March 23rd from 8:30-9:30pm. This worldwide movement encourages individuals, communities, and businesses to turn off non-essential lights and electronics as a symbol of commitment to reducing energy emissions!

Date: Ongoing, Deadline: Monday, April 15th, 2024

ATTN all Mission public, private and home schools! 

The 2024 School Eco-Challenge is now live! Created as an extension of the MESS School Litter Challenge, the Eco-Challenge was created to encourage environmental stewardship and eco-conscious decision making in Mission's youth. Classrooms will participate to win 1 of 3 Mission City Pizza parties. For more information & challenge details, please click here.  

Date: Saturday, April 13th, 2024 10am-12pm

Location: Downtown Mission

Join us for a group cleanup of 1st Ave and surrounding areas with the Mission Downtown Business Association. Meet in the Mission Library Parking lot at 10am to start!

Date: Saturday, April 20th, 2024 11am-3pm

Location: Fraser River Heritage Park

Come celebrate Earth Day in Mission! The Green Living Festival will feature guest speakers, an exciting performance from Science World on the Road, repair café, electric vehicle exhibit, live cooking show, bike obstacle course, food trucks, sustainable marketplace, and much much more! To learn more about this FREE community event, click here. 

Date: Saturday, May 11th, 2024 9am-12pm

Location: Cedar & side streets

Join us for a group cleanup of Cedar and surrounding side streets with the Mission Rotary Sunrise Club. Meeting place: Griner Park at 9am. 

Date: Thursday, June 6th, 2024 9am-11am

Location: Windebank Creek 

Join MESS, Fraser Valley Conservancy & Mission Community Services Society in cleaning up a portion of Windebank Creek. Meeting place: end of Logan Ave near Embers BBQ House. 

Date: Sunday, June 9th, 2024 10am-4pm

Location: Fraser River Heritage Park

Join MESS at the MAC Children's Festival for to learn about our programming, sign up for our Litter Busters Club or do some crafts!

Date: Wednesday, July 10th, 2024

Location: TBA

In collaboration with Mission Association for Community Living MESS will be cleaning up a local area. Details TBA. 

Date: Thursday, July 18th, 2024 5:30-8:30pm

Location: HubCo Brewing

Join MESS as we bring back the 'Pick n' Pub' in collaboration with our friends at HubCo Brewing! At 5:30pm, MESS volunteers will meet in the Mission Library parking lot to pick up their equipment. Volunteers will clean the Downtown Area from 5:30-7pm, with all routes leading to HubCo. From 7-8:30pm, HubCo will provide all volunteers with a special gourmet hot dog & beer (or cider, seltzer, or non-alcoholic equivalent) for $18.50. Come help clean Downtown Mission, network and support an awesome local business! RSVP here. 

Date: Sunday, July 28th, 2024 11am-2pm 

Location: Griner Park

Calling all Litter Busters: MESS will be hosting a Kids Day Camp on Sunday July 28th in Griner Park! This 3 hour interactive camp will include activities, crafts, education and more to describe how litter affects the Earth. Register HERE. Limited spots available. 

Date: Thursday, August 15th, 2024 4-8pm

Location: Griner Park

Visit the MESS booth at the Twilight Treasurers Market in Griner Park. 

Date: Saturday, August 24th, 2024 10am-4pm

Location: First Ave

Join MESS at Mission Fest for to learn about our programming, sign up for our Litter Busters Club or do some crafts!

Date: Sunday, September 15th, 2024

Location: Devil's Lake

In partnership with the City of Mission Forestry Department, join MESS as we bring back our 'Hike n' Pick' to Devil's Lake! Learn about our beautiful municipal forest, help clean the trail and enjoy a complimentary BBQ. 

Date: Wednesday, November 6th, 2024

Location: Fraser River Interpretive Centre

Join MESS for our 2024 Annual General Meeting from 6-7pm. 

More events coming soon!

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