Tanmay Ahluwalia

Fraser Valley Bandits forward Thomas Kennedy (Photo Credit: Fraser Valley Bandits, Canadian Elite Basketball League)

Fraser Valley Bandits forward could be the next player of the year

Winner gets free flights for one whole year and more

Fraser Valley Bandits forward Thomas Kennedy (Photo Credit: Fraser Valley Bandits, Canadian Elite Basketball League)
Hosted by the four Rotary Clubs in Langley, the third annual RibFest is expected to attract more than 35,000 people this year. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley RibFest to be close to 100% sustainable this year

Kids’ zone to offer Nintendo gaming experience, for the first time

Hosted by the four Rotary Clubs in Langley, the third annual RibFest is expected to attract more than 35,000 people this year. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The annual Arts Alive event is entering its 27th year and will take place Aug. 20. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Attendees can expect shorter line ups in the heat at 2022 Arts Alive

27th annual festival could attract more than 30,000 people

The annual Arts Alive event is entering its 27th year and will take place Aug. 20. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Barbara Sharp was one of the artists at a live painting event in Langley City’s Sendall Gardens. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Visitors catch local artists in action at Sendall Gardens

Langley City and Langley Arts Council organize Art in the Park event

Barbara Sharp was one of the artists at a live painting event in Langley City’s Sendall Gardens. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Babes and Bullies is a fundraiser for Hugabull Advocacy and Rescue. The event is being organized to honour the Marvin – the dog passed away in April. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

United by their love of a dog, two women initiate ‘hug-a-bull’ fundraiser

Langley event will honour Marvin, who passed away in April

Babes and Bullies is a fundraiser for Hugabull Advocacy and Rescue. The event is being organized to honour the Marvin – the dog passed away in April. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Antoinette Liebelt, a.k.a Nette performed at McBurney Plaza on Saturday, July 30. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Antoinette Liebelt, a.k.a Nette performed at McBurney Plaza on Saturday, July 30. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Alexis Lynn won the CIVL 101.7 FM’s Fraser Valley Music Awards in the pop category. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley artists’ song on mental health recently awarded

She won in the pop category in the Fraser Valley Music Awards

Alexis Lynn won the CIVL 101.7 FM’s Fraser Valley Music Awards in the pop category. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Whiskey Blind is a Langley-based band. Their new song ‘She means the most to me’ is inspired by a true story. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley country band experiments with love songs

Whiskey Blind releases single with meaning to songwriter and band frontman Benjamin Aaron Ferguson

Whiskey Blind is a Langley-based band. Their new song ‘She means the most to me’ is inspired by a true story. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The recently installed automated external defibrillator (AEDs) in McLeod Athletic Park is placed near the running track and stadium stands. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

New defibrillator in Langley park could save lives

Recently installed equipment at McLeod Athletic Park provide assistance in cases of cardiac arrest

The recently installed automated external defibrillator (AEDs) in McLeod Athletic Park is placed near the running track and stadium stands. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Milo Zuriti and his cousins are visiting their grandmother in South Surrey from Okanagan to get some relief from rising temperature. That included a visit to the Willoughby spray park Wednesday, July 27, 2022. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Grandma brings kids to Langley to escape Okanagan heat

Almost all of B.C. under a weather alert

Milo Zuriti and his cousins are visiting their grandmother in South Surrey from Okanagan to get some relief from rising temperature. That included a visit to the Willoughby spray park Wednesday, July 27, 2022. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Adam Maglio has been hired as the associate coach for Vancouver Giants. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vancouver Giants welcome new associate coach

Adam Maglio spent the past three seasons coaching the Spokane Chiefs

Adam Maglio has been hired as the associate coach for Vancouver Giants. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Robyn Froese is a Canadian singer songwriter based in Vancouver. Her band performed at McBurney Plaza on Saturday, July 23. The event was part of DLBA’s summer series offering live music. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Hundreds join for a live concert at McBurney

Two more to come as part of the summer series

Robyn Froese is a Canadian singer songwriter based in Vancouver. Her band performed at McBurney Plaza on Saturday, July 23. The event was part of DLBA’s summer series offering live music. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
‘The biggest ever’ 2022 Odlum Brown Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival kicked off with annual Mardi Gras Strolling Parade. The two-day event is featuring 60 concerts, more than 300 performers, and dozens of family friendly activities. The even runs Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24 in Fort Langley. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

It is all about jazz and arts for two days in Fort Langley

60 concerts in two days – its music and wherever you go

‘The biggest ever’ 2022 Odlum Brown Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival kicked off with annual Mardi Gras Strolling Parade. The two-day event is featuring 60 concerts, more than 300 performers, and dozens of family friendly activities. The even runs Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24 in Fort Langley. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Arkie Kandola plays the role of Hans, the narrator at 2022 Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts’s theatre production, <em>Dooja Ghar (The Other House) – A Mirza Sahiban </em><em>Story</em>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Ancient Punjabi folk tale to be presented on stage in Langley

Live theatre is part of an annual South Asian Monsoon festival

Arkie Kandola plays the role of Hans, the narrator at 2022 Monsoon Festival of Performing Arts’s theatre production, <em>Dooja Ghar (The Other House) – A Mirza Sahiban </em><em>Story</em>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Paneet Singh is one of the playwrights of <em>Dooja Ghar (The Other House) – A Mirza Sahiban </em><em>Story</em>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Ancient Punjabi folk tale to be presented on stage in Langley

Live theatre is part of an annual South Asian Monsoon festival

Paneet Singh is one of the playwrights of <em>Dooja Ghar (The Other House) – A Mirza Sahiban </em><em>Story</em>. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Jodi Steeves announced the third annual Jodi Steeves Kindness Scholarship last month. Evan Dyce was chosen as the winner of the scholarship program and was awarded $1,000. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Kindness helps full education coffers for Aldergrove student

A kindness scholarship was one of the multiple awards he received this year

Jodi Steeves announced the third annual Jodi Steeves Kindness Scholarship last month. Evan Dyce was chosen as the winner of the scholarship program and was awarded $1,000. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Like in 2020, The Mardi Gras-style parade is part of the Fort Langley Jazz and Art’s Festival this year, too. (Langley Advance Times files)
Like in 2020, The Mardi Gras-style parade is part of the Fort Langley Jazz and Art’s Festival this year, too. (Langley Advance Times files)
More than 100 cars were featured at the annual car show held at Neighbour Neighbourhood Auto Glass and Upholstery. G Kalsi, the owner raises money throughout the year to help families during the Christmas time. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Summer car show on Surrey/Langley border raises money for Christmas campaign

Local businessman started a car show back in 2015 to let customers showcase their autos

More than 100 cars were featured at the annual car show held at Neighbour Neighbourhood Auto Glass and Upholstery. G Kalsi, the owner raises money throughout the year to help families during the Christmas time. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Adoptathon initiative by Canadian Animal Rescue and Extended Shelter (CARES) cat shelter led to 17 cats getting adopted by local families. The local shelter is seeing rising pet surrender rates this summer. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Despite rising animal surrender rates, 17 cats find their furever homes

‘Kitty kisser’ shares his journey and love for animals

Adoptathon initiative by Canadian Animal Rescue and Extended Shelter (CARES) cat shelter led to 17 cats getting adopted by local families. The local shelter is seeing rising pet surrender rates this summer. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Dayna Coulter to play Isabella, a novice who takes her vows to be a nun at Bard in the Valley’s latest production, <em>Measure For </em><em>Measure</em>.

Langley audiences get to see if this year’s Shakespeare production measures up

Many local residents are part of the 30 member Bard in the Valley team

Dayna Coulter to play Isabella, a novice who takes her vows to be a nun at Bard in the Valley’s latest production, <em>Measure For </em><em>Measure</em>.