Star Calendar of Events
Seniors Old Time Dances - every second Saturday, 1-4 p.m. at Aldergrove Old Age Pensioners Hall, 3015 - 273 Street. $6 admission includes snacks. Dances held every second Saturday with three different bands. March 19 Ukrainian Prairie Band, April 2 Central Fraser Valley Fiddlers, April 16 Hazelmere Heritage Fiddlers, April 30 Ukrainian Prairie Band, May 14 Central Fraser Valley Fiddlers, May 28 Hazelmere Heritage Fiddlers, June 11 Ukrainian Prairie Band, June 25 Central Fraser Valley Fiddlers.
Holy Week Services - Sunday, March 20, 10-11:30 a.m. at St. Dunstan’s Church. All are welcome to attend. See website: www.st-dunstans.ca
Enchanted Forest - Metro Vancouver Regional Parks has a free event for families at Aldergrove Regional Park during Spring Break, Wednesday, March 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Blacktail Group Picnic Area, Aldergrove Regional Park, 27240 - 8th Ave. Spring Equinox is a magical time when sprites, fairies and leprechauns roam the woods. Go on a nature quest to look for them and animal signs in our enchanted forest. Dress up as your favourite forest friend and bring food to roast at the fairy feast campfire. See website: http://www.metrovancouver.org/events/calendar/aldergrove/354/enchanted-forest
Fort Langley’s Céilidh - Kitchen party and live music event, Thursday, March 24, 7-9:45 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church Hall, 9025 Glover Rd., Fort Langley. Enjoy traditional music, song and fun. Tickets $5 at the door. Includes a traditional Maritime lunch of tea biscuits and jam. Next Ceilidh will be April 21. Performers contact: Jack Williamson, 604-888-7925, email email@example.com.
TOPS – Take Off Pounds Sensibly – a non profit weight loss support group. There is a meeting Monday night and Tuesday morning in Aldergrove. Info: Susan at 604-856-1138 or Lynda at 604-856-8014.
Aldergrove Old Age Pensioners - monthly meeting Monday, March 21 of the Aldergrove O.A.P. 71., at 1 p.m. at OAP Hall, 3015 - 273 Street. Persons 19 years and older are encouraged to be members.
OAP Pot Luck Dinner Night - Sunday, March 20, 5 p.m. at the Aldergrove OAP Hall, 3015 - 273 Street.
The Lonely - tribute to Roy Orbison, Sunday, May 15 at the Cascades Casino Resort Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets $42.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) at Casino Guest Services (604-530-2211) and www.ticketweb.ca.
Connect Now Aldergrove - business networking group meets fourth Wednesday of each month, starting March 23, 11:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m., featuring Dan Deyette, at Aldergrove White Spot Restaurant, 3070 - 264 St. Reservations required. See website: https://www.connectnowbusinessnetwork.com/events/#!event/2016/3/23/connect-now-aldergrove
The Ta Daa Lady - spring break entertainment at Aldergrove Library, Tuesday, March 22, 1:30 p.m. Ta Daa Lady is a gentle, fun-loving soul who will delight kids and families as she clowns, dances and mimes her way through all sorts of crazy antics with her lovable puppet Stumpy. The Ta Daa Lady will also be performing a few songs from her new CD, The Ta Daa Lady and her Puppets.
Easter Eggstravaganza - at West Langley Hall, 9308 – 208 St., 10 a.m. to noon, on Saturday, March 26. The event features crafts, songs, games, and an Easter egg hunt for children aged 18 months to five years, who must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times. The cost is $2 per child. Registration is recommended. Visit RecExpress.ca and enter bar code 487652. For more information, call 604-882-0408.
Friday Night Dances - 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Live Bands. Come for fun, friendship and exercise to Abbotsford Social Activity Ass’n., 33889 Essendene St., Abbotsford. See website: abbysocialactivityassoc.com
Health Seminar - by Australian Nutritionist Oscar Sande, Sunday, April 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Trinity Western University, 7600 Glover Road, Langley, (in the Block Lecture Hall). All-ages, $20 per day includes parking, lecture and lunch. The Weight Connection presentations on weight-loss. Order your ticket at weight-connection.eventbrite.ca or call 604-856-9472.
Abra Cadabra - tribute to ABBA, Thursday, May 19 at Cascades Casino Resort Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets $39.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) at Casino Guest Services (604-530-2211) and www.ticketweb.ca.
Income Tax Clinics – Do you need assistance with preparing your tax return? If your return is straightforward, and you are low income, you can book a half-hour appointment with a community volunteer and have your tax return filed free of charge on Tuesdays, March 15 to April 26, between 4:30 and 8:30 p.m. at Muriel Arnason Library. Appointment times must be booked in advance by visiting the library at 130 - 20338 - 65 Ave. or calling 604-532-3590.
Twelfth Night - University of the Fraser Valley Theatre Department, performances at 7:30 p.m. on March 17, 18, 19, and Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. on March 20. Purchase tickets online at ufv.ca/theatre/ or contact the Box Office by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 604-795-2814. UFV Performance Theatre, 45635 Yale Road (at Airport Road).
Strata Housing Presentation - covers many facets of strata living including strata councils, strata fees, contingency reserve funds, unit entitlement, insurance coverage, bylaws and rules. Wednesday, March 23, 1:30-3 p.m. at Langley Senior Resource and Recreation Centre, 20605 -51B Ave. Please register at 604-530-3020. Drop-ins welcome. Free and open to the public.
BCCMA Hall of Fame Show - feature performances by Denny Eddy, Laurie Thain, Farmer’s Daughter, Tammy Ray, Jess Lee and more, Sunday, April 10, 2 p.m. at Cascades Casino Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets $25 (plus facility fee and service charges) at Casino Guest Services (604-530-2211) and www.ticketweb.ca.
Jann Arden - Everything Almost concert tour, Friday, March 18 at Clarke Theatre, Mission. Tickets $78.50 (plus facility fee & service charges) Ticketmaster, phone 1-885-985-5000, online www.ticketmaster.ca.
Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games - Michael Flatley show Wednesday, March 23, 7:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Reserved seating, all ages. Tickets: $46, $56, $66 (incl. GST plus FMF & service charges). Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000. Tickets at: ticketmaster.ca, Prospera Box Office at Abbotsford Centre, all Ticketmaster outlets.
A Night Of Bowie - the definitive David Bowie tribute, Thursday, March 31 at the Cascades Casino Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets $39.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) at Casino Guest Services (604-530-2211) and www.ticketweb.ca.
Conversation Circles - at Aldergrove Library. If you are learning English and want to practice speaking with other people in a friendly, casual place then join us for weekly guided discussions about Canadian culture, food, current events and other topics. Held in partnership with Langley Community Services Society. Please pre-register. Thursdays, ongoing, 10 a.m. – noon.
Port Kells Art Club Classes - every Monday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with general meetings third Monday of each month at 1 p.m. New members all levels of experience welcome. Annual membership $30. Club exhibits three to four times per year. Located at 20701 Fraser Hwy. in Langley. Info: Linda Hamilton at 604-287-6799.
ZZ Top - With Guests Thursday, April 7, 7:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Reserved seating, all ages. Tickets (incl. GST) $35, $65, $85 (plus FMF & service charges). Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000. Tickets at all Ticketmaster outlets.
Gord Bamford & Joe Nichols - “Certified Country Tour” Thursday, April 14, 7:30 p.m. Abbotsford Centre. Charge by phone 1-855-985-5000, also available at: ticketmaster.ca, Prospera Box Office at Abbotsford Centre, all Ticketmaster outlets. Reserved seating, all ages. Tickets $39.50, $59.50, $74.50 (incl. GST, plus FMF and service charges).
ESL Classes - free English as a second language classes every Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Dunstan’s Anglican Church, 2035 - 264 St. All are welcome, no charge. Info: 604-856-5393.
Chris Tomlin - Sunday, May 22, 6 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Reserved seating, all ages. Tickets: $25, $35, $55, $75 (incl. GST plus FMF & service charges). Charge by phone 1-855-985-5000, ticketmaster.ca, Prospera Box Office at Abbotsford Centre, all Ticketmaster outlets.
Singalong Songfests - join in or listen while the Autumn-Tones celebrate “the old tunes” with singalongs in Abbotsford, Mondays, 1-3 p.m. All ages, genders and ethnicities welcome. Song lyrics are provided. Instruments invited at the ASAA Drop-in Centre, on Cyril St, Abbotsford. Info: Ed 604-853-8624.
Aldergrove Veterans & Seniors 55+ Drop In Centre – join us at 27247 Fraser Hwy. We prepare a full, hot, home cooked meal including tea, coffee and dessert which we start serving at 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., followed by games. Great place to meet new people, drop in for a coffee to see what we are all about. Open 10 a.m., Tuesday to Friday.
Carpet Bowling - at the Aldergrove OAP Hall, 3015 - 273 Street, on Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. Cost per person is $1.
Partners Bridge - every Friday except second Friday of each month, 7 p.m. at Aldergrove OAP Hall, 3015 - 273 St. Newcomers welcome. Cost $2. Info: 604-607-0504.
Ham Radio Luncheon - open to any amateur radio operator, third Monday of every month; 11:15 a.m. at Andreas Restaurant, 202 St. and 56 Ave. Pay your own bill, talk as long as you like. Info: 604-514-3851.
TOPS – Take Off Pounds Sensibly – a non profit weight loss support group meets Monday night and Tuesday morning in Aldergrove. Info: Susan 604-856-1138 or Lynda at 604-856-8014.
Square Dance Classes - Sundays at 12:30 p.m. at the Aldergrove OAP Hall, Fraser Hwy. at 273 Street. Singles and couples welcome, free admission, first three dances no experience. Info: call Tyler, 604-590-9039.
Aldergrove Toastmasters Leaders Club - meet the first and third Monday of each month from 6:45 to 8 p.m., upstairs room on the far right, 26245 - 28 Ave., Aldergrove. Info: president Millie McConnell, 604-825-3334.
Yoga in the Country - at Jubilee Community Hall, 7989 Bradner Rd. Abbotsford, Tuesday evenings from 7:30 to 8:30. All levels welcome. Drop in fee $6 per session, bring a yoga mat. Certified instructors.
Glen Valley Watershed Society – Is the future of our local streams health important to you? Join a group of interesting, passionate people that are looking for others with the same interests in NE Langley/NW Abbotsford - to protect our waterways to ensure a healthy environment. Info: Lisa at email@example.com
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: Vicki Austad, 604-856-5970.
Volunteer Drivers Needed - to help seniors. No special insurance needed. Kilometres reimbursed. Call Janice at 604-530-3020 Ext 302.
Aldergrove Art Club - join our friendly group every Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. at the OAP Hall, 3015 - 273 St., Aldergrove. Info: Laurie at 604-856-6990 or Sheila at 604-539-0225.
People in Pain Network - non-profit organization which assists people living with all types of chronic pain. A new, free Fraser Valley support group at Aldergrove’s Seventh-Day Adventist Church, on the third Tuesday each month from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon at 26245 - 28 Ave., Aldergrove. Info: Dick e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 604-928-0486.
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.
Post Abortion Healing Services - for post abortion healing support, please contact Tanya at Your Pregnancy Options, Aldergrove - email@example.com, 604-856-9151, www.yourpregnancyoptions.ca
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 firstname.lastname@example.org