Corb Lund heads Star calendar of events and activities
Corb Lund and The Hurtin’ Albertans - Saturday, May 11, 7:30 p.m. at the Clarke Theatre, 33700 Prentis Ave., Mission. Tickets $34.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) at all Ticketmaster locations, charge by phone 1-885-985-5000 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca
Knitting Circle - at Aldergrove Library. Feeling at loose ends? Why not gather up your materials and join other adult knitters who are open to learning and sharing ideas. Bring your current needlecraft project with you. Aldergrove Library is located at 26770 - 29 Ave., Aldergrove, call for info: 604-856-6415.
BC Gem Show - with BC Lapidary Society, April 12-14 at Abbotsford Ag-Rec Building, 32470 Haida Drive. Displays, games, demonstrations, dealers, gold panning, children’s corner and more. Open Fri. 10-8, Sat. 10-6 and Sun 10-5. Admission $6 adult, $2 student, child under six free.
World Day of Prayer - Friday, March 1, 1 p.m. at Aldergrove United Church, #101 - 27336 Fraser Hwy. Theme “I was a stranger and you welcomed me” was written by women of France. All welcome to attend. Additional parking at OAP Hall across the street.
The Magic of Morocco: An Informative Journey - Saturday, March 2 2-3 p.m. at City of Langley Library. Enjoy a tour of the ancient trading city of Marrakesh. Visit the fishing port of Essaouria with its Portuguese ramparts, crafts and unique street life. Cross the high Atlas Mountains by bus to the desert city of Quarzazate. John Gordon, winner of both provincial and national photography awards, has a wealth of wonderful memories and eye-catching photos from his trip to Morocco to share with you. Call the library at 604-514-2855 or visit 20399 Douglas Cres. to let them know you are coming.
The Nylons - Saturday, March 16, 8 p.m. at the Cascades Casino Summit Theatre in Langley. Tickets $45 (plus facility fee and service charges), available from Casino Guest Services. Charge by phone 604-530-2211 or online at www.ticketweb.ca
Sway - tribute to Michael Bublé, Sunday, March 10, 7:30 p.m. at the Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd, White Rock. Tickets are $42.50 (plus facility fee & service charges), available at the Coast Capital Playhouse Box Office. Charge by phone 604-536-7535 or online at www.whiterockplayers.ca
Annual Spaghetti Dinner - followed by a Family Dance with Mt. Lehman Community Association at the Mt. Lehman Community Hall, Saturday, March 2. Serving 5:30—7:30 p.m. Adults $12, Kids $6. Beer and wine extra. Spaghetti dinner includes: choice of homemade bolognaise meat sauce or four cheese white sauce, caesar salad, garlic bread, juice, coffee, tea, water. Get your tickets from any board member, see website: www.MtLehmanCommunityAssociation.ca
The Merchant of Venice - opens Friday, March 8, 7:30 p.m. in the theatre on the Chilliwack North UFV campus at the corner of Yale and Airport, with two half price previews March 6 and 7 and plays March 9, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23. Matinees: Wednesday and Thursday, March 13 and 14 at 12 noon and Sundays, March 17 and 24 at 2 p.m. Tickets $10 to $22. Info: 604-795-2814 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org, website: www.ufv.ca/theatre
Wii Games at the Library - Thursday, March 7, 3:30-5:30 p.m. at City of Langley Library. For ages 10 to 18 years. Please call 604-514-2855 or visit at 20399 Douglas Crescent in Langley to let library staff know you are coming to this program.
Pajama Storytimes - an evening program of stories, rhymes and songs for children age two and up and their caregivers. Children are welcome to come in pajamas and bring a soft toy. At Muriel Arnason Library on Wednesday, March 6, 7-7:30 p.m., and at Aldergrove Library, Monday, March 11, 6:30-7 p.m. These programs are free, but registration is required. Please contact your local library.
Harrison Festival Society - presents the Maeve McKinnon Trio from Scotland on Friday, March 15 in the Harrison Memorial Hall. Tickets are $22 and can be purchased by phone at 604-796-3664, online at www.harrisonfestival.com or in person at the Ranger Station Art Gallery in Harrison, or Agassiz Shoppers Drug Mart.
Arthritis 101 - Wednesday, March 6, 7-8 p.m. at City of Langley Library, join Trish Silvester-Lee of the Arthritis Society to learn more about what arthritis is, and how to effectively self-manage the disease. This presentation will cover pain management, exercise, medication and complementary therapies, as well as information on the Arthritis Society and the programs and services available. Please call 604-514-2855 or visit at 20399 Douglas Crescent in Langley to let library staff know you are coming to this program.
Fraser Valley Wedding Festival - March 4, 4-8 p.m. at Cascades Casino, Coast Hotel & Convention Centre, Langley. Admission is $5 and tickets can be purchased at the door ($1 from every ticket sale is donated to the Canadian Cancer Society).
Housing Workshop - on the topic of downsizing, Wednesday, March 13, 1:30-3 p.m. at Langley Seniors Resource and Recreation Centre, 20605 – 51B Ave. Pre-register by calling 530-3020. Drop-ins welcome. Open to the public and free of charge.
Staying Fit at Home - partnership with the Council of Senior Citizens’ Organizations of BC, Tuesday, March 5, 2-3 p.m. at City of Langley Library Don’t feel comfortable joining fitness groups or going to the gym? Discover simple exercises to do at home that will improve your health and wellness. Make physical activity part of your daily routine. A trained senior facilitator delivers practical and useable information free of technical jargon. By creating a safe, age-friendly physical environment and adopting strategies for healthy living, seniors enjoy a better quality of life. Please call 604-514-2855 or visit at 20399 Douglas Crescent in Langley to let library staff know you are coming to this program.
Powder Blues - with special guest James “Buddy” Rogers on Saturday, March 30 at Cascades Casino Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets $39.50 (plus Facility Fee and Service Charges) from Casino Guest Services. Charge by phone 604-530-2211 or online at www.ticketweb.ca
Abbotsford Beef Club - celebrating its 50th anniversary on April 20 at the Rancho, Abbotsford. Dinner and dance tickets available for $25., doors open at 6 p.m. Check the Abbotsford Beef facebook page for more info or email Teresa email@example.com or call 604-857-5760.
Céilidh - kitchen party with live music and St. Patrick’s theme on Thursday, March 14, 7 to 9:45 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church Hall, 9025 Glover Rd., Fort Langley. Enjoy traditional music, song and fun. Tickets are $5 at the door, includes traditional Maritime lunch of tea, biscuits and jam. Next Ceilidh will be April 18. Performers contact: Jack Williamson, 604-888-7925.
Headpins & Jerry Doucette - Saturday, March 23 at the Arts Centre & Theatre in Maple Ridge. Tyson Aubin’s birthday bash, turn it loud and help the kids, partial net proceeds from this show will go to Easter Seals. Tickets are $42.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) at the Arts Centre & Theatre Box Office. Charge by phone 604-476-2787 or online at www.theactmapleridge.org
Brent Butt - Saturday, May 25, Clarke Theatre, 33700 Prentis Avenue, Mission. Tickets $40 (plus facility fee and service charges) available at all Ticketmaster Locations. Charge by phone 1-885-985-5000 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca
Aldergrove Toastmasters - meets every Monday, 7 p.m. at Aldergrove Community Secondary School in room 125. Boost your self confidence; become a better speaker and have fun. Info: Murray Burgum at 604-856-5483 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mom’s Morning Out - at Aldergrove Alliance Church on Tuesday mornings from 9 to 11 a.m. We will be discussing your concerns and challenges, making crafts, and learning new do-it-yourself skills. Coffee, refreshments, and free childcare for your nursery- and preschool-aged children. Info: aldergrovealliance.org or call 604-856-3447.
Aldergrove ESL Classes - Free English as Second Language classes every Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Dunstans Anglican Church, 3025 - 264 Street, Aldergrove. All are welcome.
Classics Book Club - Join the lively discussion at this new book club and get acquainted with the great books of world literature. Meets on the first Wednesday of every month, 7 p.m. at Murrayville Library. Coffee provided.
Fort Langley Library Knitting Circle - Wednesdays, 1-4 p.m. Drop-in. Bring your knitting to the library and enjoy the companionship of working with others on your project. Beginners welcome. Info: www.fvrl.bc.ca
Fraser Health Crisis Line - recruiting volunteers to provide assistance to people who are experiencing emotional distress. No previous experience is needed as extensive training and ongoing support is provided. Visit website www.options.bc.ca and follow the link for the Crisis Line.
TOPS – Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a non profit weight loss support group, meets Monday nights in Aldergrove. Info: Susan at 604-856-1138.
Langley Amateur Radio Association — meets first Thursday of month at 7 p.m. at Brookswood Firehall #5, 20355 32nd Ave., Langley. Coffee and sweets provided. Info, email: Don email@example.com
Swallows and Amazons - Gallery 7 Theatre & Performing Arts Presents Arthur Ransome play March 8-9, 14-16, 21-23, 7:30 PM. Matinees: March 9, 16, 23, 2:00 PM at MEI Theatre, 4081 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford. Phone Orders: 604-852-3701 or 1-800-665-8828 (Have VISA or Master Card ready). Tickets are also available online at www.gallery7theatre.com, $20 Adults, $18 Seniors & Students, $17 Groups (8+), $12 Children (12 & under). www.gallery7theatre.com
Staying Fit at Home - Fort Langley Library, Tuesday, March 12, 2-3 p.m. Don’t feel comfortable joining fitness groups or going to the gym? Discover simple exercises to do at home that will improve your health and wellness. Make physical activity part of your daily routine! Free but registration required. Free but registration required.