Santa and Mrs Claus are coming to Aldergrove on Saturday

Santa to visit children’s parties, parade on Saturday

Christmas Time’s a Comin’ to downtown Aldergrove on Saturday, Dec. 13.

Christmas Time’s a Comin’ to downtown Aldergrove on Saturday, Dec. 13.

The children’s fun begins with the annual Breakfast with Santa hosted by the Aldergrove Kinsmen Community Centre, from 9 to 11 a.m. Boys and girls of all ages are welcome to dine with the Jolly Old Elf, but pre-registration is required so that caterers can prepare enough food for all the guests.  Call 604-856-2899 to let the centre staff know you are coming.

Then in the afternoon it’s the Aldergrove Elk’s 20th annual Christmas Children’s Celebration.

Children will enjoy visiting with Queen Elsa and Madam Butterfly, posing for pictures with Santa Claus, as well as refreshments and a showing of the Disney movie “Frozen.” There is also a free draw for child’s bike.

It all takes place from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Aldergrove O.A P. Hall on the corner of 273 Street and 30 Avenue, just one block south of Fraser Highway. Pre-registration is not required at this event.

It will be followed by the 21st annual Christmas Light Up Parade, starting at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13.

The Christmas Parade, sponsored by Aldergrove Agricultural Fair and Festival Association and the Township of Langley, takes place along Fraser Highway, from 270 Street to 273 Street. Hot chocolate stations will be set up along the parade route and Aldergrove Girl Guides will also be collecting food donations for the Food Bank along the parade route, so be sure to bring non-perishable food items for the Food Bank.

After the parade, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., come to the Extra Foods parking lot on 272 Street and see what’s happening on the Township of Langley’s Spirit Stage. Enjoy doughnuts, hot dogs, popcorn and hot chocolate while taking in the entertainment, featuring local dance and music performances plus a special local headliner, “Her Brothers” (see website: for information on the group).

For parade entry forms and more information on activities or volunteering go to or contact Karen Long at 604-418-9507.

Elsa the Ice Queen will visit children at the Aldergrove Elks Children’s Christmas party on Saturday, Dec. 13.

Just Posted

Upgrades could be coming to popular Penzer Park in Langley City (with video)

Council considers a staff proposal that would move up construction of planned washroom, benches picnic tables and shelter

VIDEO: celebrating Diwali in Langley

Muriel Arnason library marks event for 14th time

Former U.S. Olympian urges audience at TWU to stay true to themselves

‘I made the decision to lie,’ says Marion Jones

Langley senior about to turn 102

Centenarian and then some Mary Foote remains independent

Rainfall warning issued across Lower Mainland into the weekend

50 to 70 mm of rain expected to fall starting overnight Friday and into Sunday morning

VIDEO: Sears liquidation sales continue across B.C.

Sales are expected to continue into the New Year

Human remains found at Silver Creek property

RCMP have been searching the property in the 2200 block of Salmon River Road for the past three days

New B.C. acute care centre opens for young patients, expectant mothers

Facility aims to make B.C. Children’s Hospital visits more comfortable

Search ramps up for B.C. woman after dog, car found near Ashcroft

Jenny Lynn Larocque’s vehicle and dog were found in Venables Valley, but there is no sign of her

Police officer hit by car, stabbed in Edmonton attack back on job

Const. Mike Chernyk, 48, returned to work Thursday

UBC medical students learn to care for Indigenous people

Students in health-related studies to take course, workshop to help better serve Aboriginal people

Dorsett has 2 goals, assist in Canucks’ 4-2 win over Sabres

‘It was a real good hockey game by our group,’ Canucks coach Travis Green said.

Berry disappointed: Bear tries to eat fake fruit on woman’s door wreath

A Winnipeg woman has taken her berry-embellished wreath down, after a hungry bear visited her porch

Man in custody linked police search near Salmon Arm

Police have not connected arrest to search at Salmon River Road property

Most Read