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Aldergrove Star Calendar of Events

PIGS brings a Pink Floyd tribute band to Abbotsford Centre. - Submitted photo
PIGS brings a Pink Floyd tribute band to Abbotsford Centre.
— image credit: Submitted photo

Christmas Céilidh - Kitchen Party live music event on Thursday, Dec. 15, 7-9:45 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church Hall, 9025 Glover Rd., Fort Langley. Tickets $5 at door. Includes traditional Maritime lunch of tea biscuits and jam. Next Ceilidh will be on Jan. 26. Performers contact: Jack Williamson, 604-888-7925.

Seniors Old Time Dances - old time waltz, fox trot, two step, polka, square dance, circle dances at OAP Hall, 3015 - 273 Street, Aldergrove. From 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17; Saturday, Jan. 14; Friday, Jan. 20; Saturday, Jan. 28; Friday, Feb. 3; Saturday, Feb. 11. $6 per person includes refreshments and snacks.

New Year’s Eve Extravaganza - at Jubilee Hall, 7989 Bradner Rd., Abbotsford. Dance to live music provided by the Ken McCoy Band, a great mix of country, southern and classic rock that always has the dance floor hopping! Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with a buffet style dinner served at 7 p.m. Your ticket also includes party favours and champagne at midnight. Cash bar only with very reasonable prices. Tickets $40 at Wilway Lumber, 28728 Fraser Hwy, Aldergrove (cash only) or  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2720266

New Year’s Eve - at Bradner Community Hall, 5305 Bradner Rd., Abbotsford. New Year’s Eve dinner/dance on Dec. 31. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with a delicious buffet dinner served at 7:30. Dance to music by Phat Boyz DJ Services. Tickets are $40, available at Wilway Lumber Sales (cash only) 28728 Fraser Hwy., Aldergrove.

Christmas with Doyle Dykes - guitarist at Loft Country, 2640 248 St., Langley, Friday, Dec. 23, 7 p.m. Info: Office 604-607-1387, website www.loftcountry.com

Property Tax Assessment and Appeal Process – The property tax assessment process will be de-mystified. Learn how to prepare and submit an appeal if you disagree with your assessment. Presentation Wednesday, Jan. 4, 1:30-3 p.m. at Langley Senior Resource and Recreation Centre, 20605 - 51B Ave. Register at 604-530-3020. Drop-ins welcome. Free, open to all.

Almost The Man in Black - David James & Big River tribute to Johnny Cash, Thursday, Dec. 29 at Cascades Casino Resort Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets $32.50 (plus facility fee & service charges) at Casino Guest Services (604-530-2211) and www.ticketweb.ca.

Chilliwack - classic rock band, Thursday, Jan. 26 at Cascades Casino Resort Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets $45 (plus facility fee & service charges) at Casino Guest Services (604-530-2211) and www.ticketweb.ca.

Ice Show 2016 - Langley Skating Club on Saturday, Dec. 17 at George Preston Arena, Langley.

Dean Brody - Beautiful Freakshow Tour 2017 with special guests Madeline Merlo and James Barker Band, Thursday, June 1, 7 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $39.50, $49.50, $69.50. Charge by phone 1-855-985-5000. www.livenation.com

Tanya Tucker - Saturday, March 25 at the Clarke Theatre in Mission. Tickets are $67.50 (plus facility fee & service charges) available at all Ticketmaster locations. Charge by phone at 1-855-985-5000 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca.

Tom Cochrane - Mad Mad World 25th anniversary concert, Thursday, March 2, 8 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $49.50, $69.50. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000.

Bubble Guppies Live - Saturday, Feb. 11, 1 p.m. matinee at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $23.50, $27.50, $32.50. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000.

Learn How To Swing Dance - Saturday nights at Trinity Western University, Dance Studio, 7600 Glover Rd., Langley. Swing Dance 9-11 p.m., fast, fun, easy drop-in intro lesson: 9-9:30 p.m. Cost $4/person or $2/TWU student. No partner or dance experience required. Email: retroswingkid@gmail.com, call/text: 604-536-0195, www.trinityswingkids.com

Arlo Guthrie - Sunday, April 30, 7:30 p.m. at Kay Meek Centre, 1700 Mathers Ave, West Vancouver. Tickets: $95.50 at Kay Meek Centre Box Office 1700 Mathers Ave, by phone (604) 981-6335 or online at www.kaymeekcentre.com.

PIGS - authentic Pink Floyd tribute celebrates the 40th anniversary of the release of 1977 classic album “Animals”. Pigs will be performing the album in its entirety, in addition to material from across the band’s legendary repertoire. Friday, Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m. at Maple Ridge ACT, 11944 Haney Pl. All ages. Tickets: $35.50, 604-476-2787 or online at www.theactmapleridge.org. Also Saturday, March 18, 7:30 p.m. at Chilliwack Cultural Centre, 9201 Corbould St. All ages. Tickets: $35.50, 604-391-SHOW (7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca

WWE Live - Monday, Febr. 6, 7:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets: $20, $40, $50, $70, $110. Charge by phone 1-855-985-5000, also available at: ticketmaster.ca, Prospera Box Office at Abbotsford Centre, Ticketmaster Outlets.

Jim Curry - tribute to the music of John Denver Wednesday, March 22 at Hub International Theatre, Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Tickets are $42.50 (plus Facility Fee & Service Charge) available at Centre Box Office. Charge by phone at 604-391-7469 or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca

Rock The Nation - A Celebration of Canadian Music, Friday, March 17, 8 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets $49.50, $69.50. Charge by phone 1-855-985-5000, also available at: ticketmaster.ca, Prospera Box Office at Abbotsford Centre, Ticketmaster Outlets.

Jim Curry’s Tribute To John Denver - Friday, March 24 at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock. Tickets are $42.50 from Blue Frog Studios. Charge online at http://www.bluefrogstudios.ca/newshows.

Bonfire - tribute to the music of AC/DC live from Los Angeles, Thursday, Jan. 26 at Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Tickets are $32.50 (plus Facility Fee & Service Charges) at Centre Box Office. Charge by phone at 604-391-7469 or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca. Also Friday, Jan. 27 at the ACT Arts Centre, Maple Ridge. Tickets $32.50 at the ACT Arts Centre Box Office. Charge by phone at 604-476-2787 or online at www.theactmapleridge.org.

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

TOPS – Take Off Pounds Sensibly – a non profit weight loss support group. Meeting Monday night and Tuesday morning in Aldergrove. Info: Susan at 604-856-1138 or Lynda at 604-856-8014.

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. Held in partnership with Langley Community Services Society. Please pre-register. Thursdays, ongoing, 10 a.m. – noon.

Langley Amateur Radio Association - Meetings held second Tuesday of each month at Douglas Recreation Centre, 20550 Douglas Cres., Langley. Coffee and sweets and always an interesting guest speaker. Info: Don VA7AB@LNGARA.COM  or Al VA7MP@LNGARA.COM. (www.lngara.com)

Mind Games: Eric Samuels - performs Friday, Jan. 13 at Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd., White Rock. Tickets $25 (plus facility fee & service charge) at Coast Capital Playhouse Box Office. Charge by phone at 604-536-7535 or online at www.whiterockplayers.ca

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.

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.

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

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.

Marianas Trench and The Last Crusade - with Shawn Hook, Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $25, $35, $49.50, $65. Charge by phone 1-855-985-5000. www.livenation.com

Billy Talent - with Monster Truck and The Dirty Nil, Thursday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000. Tickets $40.50, $55.50, $70.50. www.livenation.com

Harlem Globetrotters - February 24 and February 26 at Abbotsford Centre. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000. Tickets are also available at: ticketmaster.ca, Prospera Box Office at Abbotsford Centre, all Ticketmaster Outlets. Tickets (incl. GST) $20, $31, $43, $59, $75, $85, $100, $113 (plus FMF & service charges).

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.

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.

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 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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