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Really Rod - tribute to Rod Stewart, Friday, March 2 at Cascades Casino Summit Theatre, Langley (604-530-2211). Tickets $27.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) at www.ticketweb.ca and Casino Guest Services - Submitted photo
Really Rod - tribute to Rod Stewart, Friday, March 2 at Cascades Casino Summit Theatre, Langley (604-530-2211). Tickets $27.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) at www.ticketweb.ca and Casino Guest Services
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Pysanky Workshops - Ukrainian Women’s Association, Surrey branch, host workshops in the art of pysanky, the Ukrainian easter egg on Thursday evenings, March 1, 8 and 15, from 6:45 to 9 p.m. at Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 13512 - 108 Ave., Surrey. Each session $13. Pick the date of your choice, or attend all three. To register or for info: 604-596-2048.

Ukrainian Soul Food – Perogies, cabbage rolls and borsch available on Friday, Feb. 24 at a fundraiser from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 13512 - 108 Ave, Surrey. Eat-in, take away, or ready for your freezer. Info: 604-531-1923 or 604-581-0313.

Wix Brown Elementary 50th Birthday Celebration - at 23851 – 24 Ave., Langley, on Thursday, March 1. School performances at 1–1:45 p.m. The school will be open to visitors from 1 to 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Info, or to RSVP, contact the school at 604-534-5633.

The Yardbirds - Saturday, April 14 at Cascades Casino Summit Theatre, Langley (604-530-2211). Tickets $52.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) at www.ticketweb.ca and Casino Guest Services.

Buffy Sainte-Marie - Mission Folk Music Festival presents on Sunday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Tickets $35 advance online at http://www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca/event/buffy-sainte-marie/; $40 at the door.

Really Rod - tribute to Rod Stewart, Friday, March 2 at Cascades Casino Summit Theatre, Langley (604-530-2211). Tickets $27.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) at www.ticketweb.ca and Casino Guest Services

Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security - representative from Service Canada in an informative seminar about various benefits under each program on Saturday, March 10, 2-3 p.m. at City of Langley Library, 20399 Douglas Cres. You will learn about eligibility, when to apply, how to access, required documentation and how to contact the right people to assist. Call to reserve a seat: 604-514-2855.

Luisa Marshall – Simply The Best, a tribute to Tina Turner, on Sunday, Feb. 26 at the Coast Capital Playhouse, White Rock. Tickets $39.50 (plus facility fee, service charges) at Coast Capital Playhouse Box Office (604-536-7535) or Online at www.whiterockplayers.ca

Mom’s Morning Out - a morning at which you can discuss your concerns and challenges, and share your ideas & solutions with other moms. Join us, meet new friends, take a well-deserved break, learn new things, and just plain have fun. Mornings always include free nursery and free preschool program, coffee, refreshments, open discussion, and a variety of DIY projects, guests and demonstrations. This free program takes place each Tuesday morning from 9-11:30 a.m. (latecomers still welcomed) at Aldergrove Alliance Church, 26291 - 28 Ave. Info: 604-856-3447.

Langley Amateur Radio Association - meets first Thursday of month (unless otherwise advised) at 7 p.m. at Brookswood Firehall #5, 20355 32nd Ave., Langley. Coffee and sweets provided. Info, email: Don dondee@shaw.ca

Knitting Circle - Aldergrove Library, 1st and 3rd Thursdays of month, 10 a.m. to 12 noon, Dec. 1. Feeling at loose ends? Why not gather up your project and join other adult knitters who are open to learning and sharing ideas. You’ll be glad you did.

Fraser Valley Woodworkers Guild - meets on the first Wednesday of the month to share ideas, expertise and experience. Check www.fvwwg.ca for time, location.

Aldergrove Art Club - every Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. at Aldergrove OAP Hall, 3015 - 273 St. Everyone welcome. Info: 604-856-8349.

TOPS - Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a non profit weight loss support, group meets Monday night in Aldergrove. Info: Susan at 604-856-1138.

Abbotsford Quilters Guild - meets 2nd Tuesday monthly at Ross Road Community Church, 3160 Ross Rd. Meetings at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Info: www.abbotsfordquilters.org

Adult Chess - at Aldergrove Library March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and it is free. If you have a board or timer bring it. Please know how to play; if it has been years that is ok. Info: contact Rand Walker (rand.walker@fvrl.bc.ca). Aldergrove Library, 26770 - 29 Ave., phone 604-856-6415.

Square Dancing - Langley’s Murrayville Hall, 21667 - 48 Ave. on Sundays at 1 p.m. Hosted and taught by callers Tyler Wagner (604-817-9350) and Wendy Krueger (778-878-4244). Beginners from 1 till 2:30 p.m., 2:30 till 4 p.m. for more experienced dancers.

Country Legends Cash & Cline - starring Sara Jeanne Hosie as Patsy Cline and David James & Big River as Johnny Cash on Wednesday, March 14 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Advance tickets $38.50 at Centre Box Office (604-391-SHOW (7469)) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca

Singalong Songfests - join in or listen while the A-Tones celebrate “the old tunes” with singalong songfests in Abbotsford, Mondays, 1-3 p.m. All ages, genders and ethnicities are welcome. Song lyrics are provided. Sessions include pop songs from the past, gospel, folk music, blues, country, standards, old-timers and requests. Seasonal and holiday songs as the dates dictate. Instruments are invited (piano & organ available) at the ASA Drop-in Centre, on Cyril St. Info: Ed, 604-853-8624 or e-mail songbag@bigstring.com

54-40 - celebrates 30 year anniversary, Thursday, April 5 at the Clarke Theatre in Mission, 33700 Prentis Avenue, Mission (604-820-3961). Tickets $42.50 (plus facility fee & service charges) available at all Ticketmaster Locations. Charge by phone 1-885-985-5000 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca

Pavlo - the “Greek God of Guitar” performs Monday, April 30 at the Clarke Theatre 33700 Prentis Avenue, Mission (604-820-3961). Tickets $34.50 (plus facility fee & service charges) available at all Ticketmaster Locations, by phone 1-855-985-5000 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca

Partnership Bridge - at Aldergrove OAP Hall, 3015 - 273 Street, Fridays at 7 p.m. except 2nd Friday of month. Newcomers welcome. Admission $3. Info: 604-856-3029.

Langley Meals on Wheels - seeking volunteers for Food & Friends programs in Aldergrove and Walnut Grove.  Opportunity to volunteer in community. Info: 604-533-1679 or email info@langleymealsonwheels.com

Fraser Health Crisis Line - recruiting volunteers to provide assistance to people in the region who are experiencing emotional distress. No previous experience needed; extensive training and on-going support is provided. Pick up an info package at Options Community Services, 9815 - 140 St., Surrey or e-mail claudiak@scss.ca

Langley Elks #259 - volunteers wanted to assist with our community ventures to support our children’s charities. Join us at meetings on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 8 p.m. at Langley Elks Plaza, #6 4044 - 200B St. Langley. Info: Ray Wojtas 604-533-7517 or Dave Sallenback 604-856-3559.

Jay And The Americans - Friday, Feb. 24 at Cascades Casino Summit Theatre, Langley (604-530-2211). Tickets $50 at www.ticketweb.ca and Casino Guest Services.

 

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