Aldergrove Star Calendar of Events

Events and activities in the community of Aldergrove and area

Pyjama Storytime – Tuck into a story Wednesday, June 7, 7-7:30 p.m. at Muriel Arnason Library. Children and their caregivers are invited to an evening program of stories, songs, rhymes and more. Kids are encouraged to wear their pyjamas and can bring a soft toy. Please pre-register.

Scandinavian Club of the Fraser Valley – yearly barbeque picnic at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 12, at MacDonald Park, Abbotsford. For more information, please call Len at 778-255-6782 or Eigil at 604-870-8601, or email jensenke@shaw.ca.

Led Zepagain – tribute to Led Zeppelin, Thursday, Aug. 17 at Hub International Theatre, Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Tickets $42.50, available at Centre Box Office. Charge by phone at 604-391-7469 or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

Completely Creedence – the hits of CCR, Friday, Oct. 6 at Arts Centre & Theatre, Maple Ridge. Tickets $42.50 at the Arts Centre & Theatre Box Office. Charge by phone at 604-476-2787 or online at www.theactmapleridge.org.

Foreigner with guests Honeymoon Suite, Sunday, Oct. 22, 7 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $89.50, $79.50, $69.50, $59.50. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000

Opus One Women’s Choir – presents Moments to Remember musical tribute to Canada’s 150th anniversary, Saturday, June 30, 7:30 p.m. at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church, 21713 – 50 Ave., Langley. Tickets $18 adult, $15 seniors, students free.

Alcoholics Anonymous – see website: www.district43aa.org or phone 604-533-2600.

Seniors Appreciation Day – at Muriel Arnason Library, Tuesday, June 6, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Please come and join us to learn an interesting way of sharing your stories from Penny Hambrook of ‘You’ve Gotta Have Friends. Enjoy the sweet voice of a young singer ‘Jamey Ayana’, and enter a book draw. A light lunch will be served. This is a free, drop-in program at 20338 – 65 Ave., phone 604-532-3590.

The Age of Love – special screening of humorous and poignant adventures of thirty seniors in Rochester, NY who sign up for a first-of-its-kind speed dating event exclusively for 70- to 90-year-olds. Friday, June 2, 2-4 p.m. at Langley Seniors Resources Centre, 20605 – 51B Ave. Admission is $5. Please contact Langley Seniors Resources Centre for tickets at 604-530-3020.

Langley Community Farmers Market Society’s 2nd Annual Gumboot Gala – Hosted by Langley Community Farmers Market, Saturday, June 10, 5-11 p.m. at Langley Senior Resources Society Banquet Hall, 20605 – 51B Ave., Langley. Tickets $40, available at Eventbrite

Rise Against – with guests Pierce The Veil and White Lung, Thursday, Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. GA floor, reserved seating, all ages. Tickets $51.75, $61.75, $67.25, charge by phone 1-855-985-5000. www.livenation.com

TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes – Sunday, June 11, at Mill Lake Park, Abbotsford. All-ages. Free. Come volunteer at a fun-filled family event benefiting JDRF. Info: Lisa email at lmitchell@jdrf.ca or call 604-292-2777.

The Country Divas – starring Jeanette O’Keeffe and Marlie Collins with their live band, featuring hits from the world’s biggest female country artists, Thursday, June 8 at Cascades Casino Resort Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets are $37.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) at Casino Guest Services Charge by phone at 604-530-2211 or online at www.ticketweb.ca

Old Time Dances – 1-4 p.m. at Old Age Pensioners Hall, 3015 – 273 Street, Aldergrove. $6 per person includes refreshments and snacks. Dances: June 3: Central Fraser Valley Fiddlers, June 10: Mike Sanyshyn Band, June 17: Central Fraser Valley Fiddlers, June 23: Friday Country Old Time Band. Info: Gladys Andreas (aa7970@shaw.ca), 604-576-7970.

Divas: Vaudeville Meets Vegas – The Ladies Return, starring Bonnie Kilroe. Sunday, June 4 at Cascades Casino Resort Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets are 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.

Bond to Literacy Program – free 12-week program that will give parents the skills to read with their children and prepare them to succeed in school. Wednesdays, April 12 to June 28, 6-8:30 p.m. at Aldergrove Family Place. Childcare and transportation support available. Call Ewa at 604-817-0265 to register. See website: http://www.langleyliteracynetwork.com/index.php?

Summer BBQ Bash – Saturday, June 3 at Jubilee Hall, 7989 Bradner Rd., Abbotsford. Live music from Full Tilt, featuring classic rock and blues. Your ticket entitles you to dinner and a drink; a fantastic night out for only $15. Our huge dance floor, reasonably priced drinks (cash bar only) and fun crowd will get you moving and ready to usher in summer. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with dinner at 7:30 p.m. We also allow overnight parking. Get your tickets fast; we are expecting a sellout. Info: 604-856-4375. Tickets at Wilway Lumber, 28728 Fraser Hwy., Aldergrove (cash only) or www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2915194

The Lonely – celebrating the music of Roy Orbison and the Traveling Wilburys, with singer Mike Demers and band, Thursday, June 1, 8 p.m. at 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.

Completely Creedence – the hits of CCR, Friday, June 9 at the Hub International Theatre at Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Tickets $42.50 (plus facility fee & service charges) available at Centre Box Office. Charge by phone at 604-391-7469 or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca

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

The Offspring & Sublime With Rome – concert Friday, July 7, 7:30 p.m, Abbotsford Centre. Tickets $39.50, $59.50, $79.50. Charge by phone 1-855-985-5000.

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

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.

Langley Amateur Radio Association – meetings held second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Douglas Recreation Centre, 20550 Douglas Cres. in the City of Langley. See website www.lngara.com for info.

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.

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.

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.

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 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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