Aldergrove Star Calendar

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. Saturday. $6 per person includes refreshments and snacks.

Anne, Kurt & Dan - traditional fiddle tunes along with classic folk and country, Sat., Feb. 18, 6:30-9 p.m. at Bob’s Steakhouse, Aldergrove. No cover.

Eric Samuels - world renowned mentalist performs illusions of the mind, Thursday, April 27 at Cascades Casino Resort Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets $25 (plus facility fee and service charges) at Casino Guest Services Charge, by phone at 604-530-2211, or online at www.ticketweb.ca

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

Canadian Disaster Animal Response Team - southwest B.C. meeting Feb. 22, 6:30 p.m. in St. John Ambulance building, 8911 - 152 St., Surrey. Volunteer opportunities for everyone during, both non-disaster and disaster times. 100% volunteer operated and would be pleased to have you join us to learn about the organization. Info: www.cdart.org

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster - rescheduled at Muriel Arnason Library, Sat., Feb. 18,  2-3 p.m. 9th annual Chinese New Year party at library and everyone is invited to join library staff and special artists to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Enjoy the Chinese dance items and a Tai Chi demonstration, make a craft and a lucky envelope, and taste New Year’s foods. Free, drop-in program. All supplies provided. Muriel Arnason Library located in Township of Langley Civic Facility, 20338 - 65 Ave., phone number 604-532-3590.

Chicken Schnitzel Dinner - Saturday, Feb. 25, 5 p.m. at Sts. Joachim & Ann Parish Hall, 2827 - 273 Street, Aldergrove. All-ages event, $15 adults, $10 children, Under-5 free.Info: Jeannine, 604-856-9792.

Petunia & The Vipers - Sat., Feb. 18, 8 p.m. at Harrison Memorial Hall. Tickets $22, available online at www.harrisonfestival.com or call 604-796-3664.

Freestyle Motocross World Tour Championship - Sat., April 8, 7:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets: $15, $25, $35. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000 or at: ticketmaster.ca, all Ticketmaster outlets.

Thomas Rhett - 2017 Home Team Tour with Brett Young, Wed., May 3, 7 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets $39.50, $59.50. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000. www.livenation.com

Scandinavian Club of the Fraser Valley - monthly pot luck dinner on Monday, Feb. 20, 6 p.m. at Masonic Hall, 33860 Pine St., Abbotsford. Featuring Denmark. Come with your culinary contribution and enjoy the delicious and interesting dishes. Guests and potential new members are welcome. Info: Len at 778-255-6782 or Eigil at 604-870-8601, or email jensenke@shaw.ca

Langley Hospice Society - offering Basic Hospice Training Certificate Program for interested participants or those wishing to volunteer. 10-session program covering end-of life issues, including death, grief and loss, and related skills. Cost is $150, training begins Feb. 21. Info or to register, contact Fernande at 604-530-1115.

Housing Counselling for Seniors - Trained Volunteer Housing Counsellors are available Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Langley Senior Resources & Recreation Centre, 20605 – 51B Ave. Book an appt. at 604-530-3020, ext 305. Drop-ins also welcome. Information regarding rental housing in the Langley area.

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.

South Fraser Community Band - intermediate band looking for new members (Surrey-White Rock-Langley-Aldergrove-Abbotsford). Meet in music room, Elgin Park Secondary School, 13484 - 24 Ave., Surrey. Rehearsals Thursday evenings 7:45-9:45 p.m. Info: President Bob Butula at 604-502-0456.

Conversation Circles - at Aldergrove Library. If you are learning English and want to practice speaking with other people then join us for weekly guided discussions. Held in partnership with Langley Community Services Society. Please pre-register. Thursdays, ongoing, 10 a.m. – noon.

A Palette for the Colours of Life - Abbotsford After 5 Connection dinner Monday, Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m. at Ricky’s Country Restaurant, 32080 Marshall Rd., Abbotsford. Cost $21. This month featuring Gail Simpson from White Rock with a presentation on hosting a painting party. Speaker is Charlene Friesen from Abbotsford with stories from the colourful canvas of her life. Reservations: Pat at 604-856-7513 or email dfolson@shaw.ca

Led Zepagain - tribute to Led Zeppelin, Thursday, Feb. 23 at the Cascades Casino Resort Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets $42.50 at Casino Guest Services (604-530-2211) or www.ticketweb.ca

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)

PIGS - Pink Floyd tribute celebrates the 40th anniversary of the release of 1977 album “Animals”. Friday, Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m. at Maple Ridge ACT. 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. Tickets: $35.50, 604-391-SHOW (7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.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.

Country Icons - pay tribute to the music of Alan Jackson, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, Thursday, March 16 at the Cascades Casino Resort Summit Theatre, Langley Tickets $32.50 at Casino Guest Services (604-530-2211) and www.ticketweb.ca.

Completely Creedence - the hits of CCR, Thursday, March 9 at Cascades Casino Resort Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets are $32.50 at Casino Guest Services (604-530-2211) and www.ticketweb.ca.

Jim Curry - tribute to the music of John Denver, Wednesday, March 22 at Hub International Theatre, Chilliwack Cultural Centre, also Friday, March 24 at Blue Frog Studios, White Rock. Tickets $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

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.

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.

Tickets are $42.50 from Blue Frog Studios. Charge online at http://www.bluefrogstudios.ca/newshows.

I Love The ‘90s Tour - featuring Vanilla Ice, Salt N Pepa, All 4 One, Color Me Badd, Rob Base, Young MC, on Saturday, April 22, 7:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Reserved seating, all ages. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000. Tickets $35.75, $55.75, $65.75, $85.75  (incl. GST plus FMF & service charges).

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.

Kip Moore - Friday, April 21, 7:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Reserved seating, all ages. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000. Tickets are also available at: ticketmaster.ca, Prospera Box Office at Abbotsford Centre, all Ticketmaster Outlets. Tickets: $29, $39, $59. (incl. GST, plus FMF & service charges)

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

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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