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Acoustic Music Fundraiser featuring Aldergrove
Acoustic Music Fundraiser featuring Aldergrove's Joel Brown - Friday, May 20 at Del Pollo Restaurant, 27248 Fraser Hwy., Aldergrove, in support of Children’s Hospital Foundation. Whiskey Raven, Justin Koshman & Joel Brown, and Dwayne Morgan performing acoustically. Tickets $15. Info: 778-241-9027 or 604-328-8303.
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Acoustic Music Fundraiser featuring Aldergrove's Joel Brown - Friday, May 20 at Del Pollo Restaurant, 27248 Fraser Hwy., Aldergrove, in support of Children’s Hospital Foundation. Whiskey Raven, Justin Koshman & Joel Brown, and Dwayne Morgan performing acoustically. Tickets $15. Info: 778-241-9027 or 604-328-8303.

Lights, Camera, Action, Sing! - Langley Community Chorus concert features favourite movie songs Sat., May 14, 3 p.m. at Grove Church, 20784 - 93 Ave., Langley and on Sun., May 15, 3 p.m. at United Church of Langley, 21562 Old Yale Rd., Langley. $15 adult, $10 student, free to under 12. www.langleychorus.org.

Open House - Saturday May 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Aldergrove Veterans & Seniors Society, 27247 Fraser Hwy., Aldergrove. Drop in and see all we have to offer. Our centre is a great way to interact with other seniors and you can make new friends. Info: Candace, 604-857-1515.

Community Flea Market - Saturday, May 14 starting 9 a.m. at Coghlan Hall located at 256 St. and 68 Ave., Aldergrove. Accepting vendor applications now - inside tables (we supply) are $15. This is a great fundraising opportunity for community groups, clubs and families to turn those unused items into cash. Email: vendors@aldergrovefair.ca to register or for more info.

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, three different bands. May 14 Central Fraser Valley Fiddlers, May 28 Hazelmere Heritage Fiddlers, June 11 Ukrainian Prairie Band, June 25 Central Fraser Valley Fiddlers.

Save on Foods Garage Sale - 13th annual benefit for BC Children’s Hospital, Saturday, May 14, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Aldergrove Village Shopping Centre, 264 St. at Fraser Hwy. Play spin the shell, face painting for the kids, prizes and hot beef on a bun for only $4. Accepting item donations May 9-13, please no large furniture.

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.

Fraser Valley Watermedia Society Spring Art Show - until Sun., May 15 at Clearbrook Library, 32320 George Ferguson Way, Abbotsford. Wide range of new watermedia paintings by local artists. Featured artists include Aldergrove’s  Laurie Thomasson, winner of Award of Excellence 2015. 604-859-7814 or 604-850-9694. www.MyArtClub.com

Abbotsford After 5 Mother and Daughter Dinner - Monday, May 16, 6:30 p.m. at Ricky’s Restaurant, 32080 Marshall Rd. $21. Special feature is Rhonda-Lea Bastien, and Eunice Gaglardi and Carla Sieb. Reservations: Pat at 604-856-7513 or email dfolson@shaw.ca

Aldergrove O.A.P. 71 - monthly meeting Monday, May 16, 1 p.m. at OAP Hall, 3015 - 273 Street. The membership is open to persons 19 years and older. The Aldergrove OAP Hall is used by many groups, for a nominal amount, and members could use help keeping it maintained.

Aldergrove OAP Pot Luck Dinner Night - being held Sunday, May 15 because of the holiday weekend the following week. Meal starts at 5 p.m. at the Aldergrove OAP Hall, 3015 - 273 Street.

Moms, Reclaim Your Life! - Come to Muriel Arnason Library, Wednesday, May 18, 7 p.m. to discover three easy ways to have more energy, compassion, and focus for you and your family. Heather Rattai, registered clinical counsellor, presentation includes hands-on techniques and handouts to take home. Free program. To register: call 604-532-3590.

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 website www.ticketweb.ca.

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.

Fort Langley Céilidh - Thursday, May 26, 7-9:45 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church Hall, 9025 Glover Rd., Fort Langley. Traditional music, song and fun. Tickets $5 at door. Includes traditional Maritime lunch of tea biscuits and jam. Next Ceilidh June 9. Performers contact: Jack Williamson 604-888-7925 or email jackwilliamson@telus.net

North Otter Elementary Community Celebration - Saturday, May 28, 3-7 p.m. at North Otter Elementary School, 5473 - 248 St. Fun carnival games, bouncy castle, Re/Max hot air balloon rides, barbecue and food trucks. Madame Butterfly will be doing face painting, balloon animals and cotton candy. All ages, free admission.

“Exit 123” to Rock the Jubilee Hall Summer BBQ Bash - Saturday, May 28, at Jubilee Hall, 7989 Bradner Rd., Abbotsford. Live music from Exit 123, a popular local rock band, and your ticket also entitles you to dinner. A night out for only $10. Doors open 6:30 p.m., dinner 7:30 p.m. Overnight parking permitted. Tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2541197, info: call 604-856-4375.

Led Zepagain - tribute to Led Zeppelin Sunday, May 29 at Cascades Casino Resort Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets $32.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) at Casino Guest Services (604-530-2211) and www.ticketweb.ca.

Led Zepagain - tribute to Led Zeppelin Monday, May 30 at the Hub International Theatre at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Tickets $32.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) available at Centre Box Office. Charge by phone at 604-391-7469 or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

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.

Connect Now Aldergrove - business networking group meets fourth Wednesday of each month, 11:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Aldergrove White Spot Restaurant, 3070 - 264 St. Reservations required. See website: https://www.connectnowbusinessnetwork.com/events/#!event/2016/3/23/connect-now-aldergrove

Scottish Country Dance Lessons - Tuesdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Coghlan Hall, corner of 256th St. and 68th Ave. Scottish Country Dance for absolute beginners of all ages. No special clothes required. Small charge to cover costs. Info: mrdesign@shaw.ca or 604-607-7790.

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

The Next Generation Leahy - Friday, June 3 at the Hub International Theatre at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Tickets $39.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) available at Centre Box Office. Charge by phone at 604-391-7469 or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca

The Pilgrim and The Nightingale - Jim Byrnes and Babe Gurr, Thursday, June 23, Cascades Casino Resort Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets $42.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) from Casino Guest Services. Charge by phone at 604-530-2211 or online at www.ticketweb.ca.

An Evening With Meat Loaf - Tuesday, June 28, 8 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre, reserved seating, all ages. Charge by phone 1-855-985-5000. Tickets (incl. GST) $39, $75, $99 (plus FMF and service charges). Info: www.livenation.com

Abbotsford Senior 50 Year Grad Reunion Class of 1966 - Saturday, June 18, 6-12 p.m. at Bradner Community Hall, 5305 Bradner Road.

Butterfly Release - 3rd annual benefit for Langley Lodge and Langley Hospice Society, Sat., July 9, 1-3 p.m. at Krause Berry Farms and Estate Winery, 6179 - 248 St., limited tickets available, call 604-856-5757 ext. 204.

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.

Blink 182 - With Guests A Day To Remember, All America Rejects and Dj Spider, Sunday, Sept. 18, 7 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. General admission floor, reserved stands seating, all ages. Tickets (incl. GST) $35, $59, $75, $79. (plus FMF and service charges). Charge by phone 1-855-985-5000 or at all Ticketmaster outlets. www.livenation.com

Slayer, Anthrax And Death Angel - Thursday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Reserved seating and general admission tickets: $49, $69 (incl. GST). Charge by phone 1-855-985-5000, also available at ticketmaster.ca,  Prospera Box Office at Abbotsford Centre, all Ticketmaster outlets.

Mamma Mia! - Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, comes to Abbotsford Centre on Wed., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $65-$99, plus applicable charges, available at Prospera Box Office at Abbotsford Centre, www.ticketmaster.ca and all Ticketmaster Outlets, or Charge by Phone at 1-855-985-5000.

Terri Clark Solo Acoustic Tour - Tues., Nov. 8 at the Clarke Theatre, Mission.  Regular tickets $45, VIP tickets $60 (plus facility fee & service charges) available at all Ticketmaster locations. Charge by phone at 1-885-985-5000 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca.

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.

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.

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.

Celtic Thunder - Irish music phenomenon bring Legacy to Abbotsford Centre, Wednesday, November 23, 7:30 p.m. Reserved seating. All ages. Tickets (incl. GST) $65, $75 (plus FMF and service charges). Charge by phone 1-855-985-5000, also available at all Ticketmaster outlets. Website: www.livenation.com

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 stewardship@leps.bc.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: 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 dick@pipain.com, 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 - info@yourpregnancyoptions.ca, 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 dondee@shaw.ca

 

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