Heather Colpitts

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Langley events for mid-July 2022

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Langleys, including community- and support-group meetings

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)
Show ‘n Shine car show kicks off Aldergrove Fair for the 10th year in a row. (Patty Bennett/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Vroom, vroom – Aldergrove Fair’s popular car show back on Friday evening

Aldergrove Community Secondary parking lot is the place to see classic cars during the fair

Show ‘n Shine car show kicks off Aldergrove Fair for the 10th year in a row. (Patty Bennett/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Customers who try to sign into their Rogers accounts are greeted with a page telling them to check back later because of the company’s service outage. (Screen grab)

Langley Township among those impacted by Rogers outage

Many tech services affected, including banking, 911, and more

Customers who try to sign into their Rogers accounts are greeted with a page telling them to check back later because of the company’s service outage. (Screen grab)
Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Langley events for July 2022

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Langleys, including community- and support-group meetings

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)
Audrey Menhenick and Sue Chien are some of the volunteers who helped the group meet its $1.5 million funding commitment to the new ER, made in 2018. The family waiting room will be named for the auxiliary. (Langley Advance files)

Langley’s hospital auxiliary throwing 75th anniversary party

Local charity has raised more than $11 million for hospital since 1994

Audrey Menhenick and Sue Chien are some of the volunteers who helped the group meet its $1.5 million funding commitment to the new ER, made in 2018. The family waiting room will be named for the auxiliary. (Langley Advance files)
A dog unit was in North Langley Saturday, June 25, 2022 as Delta Police searched for evidence. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Forensics team combing rural Langley area Saturday

Delta Police at a Derby Reach agricultural site as part of an existing investigation

A dog unit was in North Langley Saturday, June 25, 2022 as Delta Police searched for evidence. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Langley events for late June 2022

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Langleys, including community- and support-group meetings

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)
Langley Township is hosting the Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships Wednesday, June 22 to Sunday, June 26, at McLeod Athletic Park. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Elite track and field athletes offer inspiration for Langley’s youth

Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships is happening in Langley until Sunday

Langley Township is hosting the Bell Canadian Track and Field Championships Wednesday, June 22 to Sunday, June 26, at McLeod Athletic Park. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Linda Annis is executive director of Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers. (Malin Jordan/Black Press Media)

Elder abuse can be reported through Crime Stoppers

Older people can be subjected to various kinds of abuse, including physical, emotional and financial

Linda Annis is executive director of Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers. (Malin Jordan/Black Press Media)
The new executive includes 1st vice president Nick Geerdink, president Kari Senko, and immediate past president Barbara Gee. Back row executive members are 2nd vice president Randy Schellenberg, 3rd vice president Charles Beamin, 1st director Lourie Kidd, 2nd director Dave Sallenback. The representative from Grand Lodge is Leonard Shain Grand Leading Knight, seated front row second from the left. (Elks)

Langley and Cloverdale host provincial Elks conference

Members of the service club came from throughout B.C.

The new executive includes 1st vice president Nick Geerdink, president Kari Senko, and immediate past president Barbara Gee. Back row executive members are 2nd vice president Randy Schellenberg, 3rd vice president Charles Beamin, 1st director Lourie Kidd, 2nd director Dave Sallenback. The representative from Grand Lodge is Leonard Shain Grand Leading Knight, seated front row second from the left. (Elks)
2019 was the last time the community could gather to mark June 21. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day Saturday

Activities are planned for Philip Jackman Park on June 18, 2022

2019 was the last time the community could gather to mark June 21. (Langley Advance Times files)
Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Langley Advance Times files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Langley events for mid to late June 2022

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Langleys, including community- and support-group meetings

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Langley Advance Times files)
The Loveabull Rescue Society held a bottle drive May 29, 2022, to raise funds for the dogs in its care. (Loveabull Society Facebook)

Langley bottle drive helps pit bull rescue society

Group works to find forever homes for bully breeds

The Loveabull Rescue Society held a bottle drive May 29, 2022, to raise funds for the dogs in its care. (Loveabull Society Facebook)
Bev Dornan chairs the LCSS board while Sanjeev Nand is the executive director. The organization started in 1971. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley agency that started out in a 1916 barn marks 50th anniversary

Programs and services offered are based on the needs of the Langley community, and are offered free

Bev Dornan chairs the LCSS board while Sanjeev Nand is the executive director. The organization started in 1971. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Police are investigating a shooting on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, in the 21300-block of 24th Avenue. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

RCMP at scene of rural Langley shooting

Vancouver man sustained non-life threatening injuries in what police say is a targetted incident

Police are investigating a shooting on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, in the 21300-block of 24th Avenue. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Langley events kick off this week with D.W. Poppy school concert

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Langleys, including community- and support-group meetings

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Langley Township Councillor Petrina Arnason sits on the age-friendly and dementia-friendly strategy task force. Putting benches close to playgrounds allows grandparents a place to sit while their grandkids play close by, she noted. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

SENIORS WEEK: Planning through age-friendly lens benefits everyone

Langley Township’s age and dementia-friendly strategy is all about creating community

Langley Township Councillor Petrina Arnason sits on the age-friendly and dementia-friendly strategy task force. Putting benches close to playgrounds allows grandparents a place to sit while their grandkids play close by, she noted. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Rails on jumps can be knocked off, so the horses and riders aren’t injured if they don’t clear a jump. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

No expertise required to enjoy show jumping

Langley equestrian centre offers some of the basic terms related to the sport

Rails on jumps can be knocked off, so the horses and riders aren’t injured if they don’t clear a jump. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The Langley Seniors Resource Centre has many amenities, including a courtyard garden. Anthony Kupferschmidt took over as the centre’s executive director in late August 2021. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

SENIORS WEEK 2022: Langley seniors centre a hub of activity during special week

People 50 and older invited to try out various centre programs and services, if they haven’t already

The Langley Seniors Resource Centre has many amenities, including a courtyard garden. Anthony Kupferschmidt took over as the centre’s executive director in late August 2021. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Fraser Valley Regional Library City branch has special events during Seniors Week 2022. (FRVL/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

SENIORS WEEK 2022: Langleys celebrate older residents

Langley City and its library branch have many activities while Township is still finalizing plans

Fraser Valley Regional Library City branch has special events during Seniors Week 2022. (FRVL/Special to the Langley Advance Times)