March Hare perform classic rock at Jubilee Hall's Halloween Howl.

March Hare in Halloween Howl

Star calendar of events and activities in the community

The Halloween Howler at Jubilee Hall features the spectacular March Hare Show Band, back by popular demand.

These incredible musicians do more than just cover all your favourite tunes, they dress the part as well. From Grease to ZZ Top, it’s all your favourite bands rolled into one. You won’t believe your ears.

Enjoy Jubilee Hall’s huge hardwood dance floor, small venue and reasonable drink prices (cash bar only). Tickets $30, includes buffet style dinner, available at Wilway Lumber, 28728 Fraser Hwy., Aldergrove, or online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/867919

Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Overnight parking (no plug-ins) is allowed at the hall, 7989 Bradner Rd., Abbotsford. For more information call 604-856-4375.

Jubilee Community Club is a registered non-profit society. All funds raised will go toward community projects.

Star calendar of events and activities in the community:

Fraser Valley Rock & Gem Club Annual Show And Sales – Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-21 at Aldergrove Old Age Pensioners Hall, 3015 – 273rd St. Rock, crystals, minerals, jewelry and lapidary supplies. Club members displaying their crafts and collections. Silent auction, door prizes. Artist demonstrating silversmithing, carving, beading and wire wrapping. Admission by donation.

6th Annual Pumpkin Run/Walk – Sunday September 28, 9 a.m. start at Aldor Acres, 24990 – 84 Ave., Langley, proceeds towards bursaries for Langley School District students pursuing trades apprenticeship training. Individual Entry Fee: $25 (until Sept. 24), $30 after; Family Entry Fee: $80 (until Sept. 24), $100 after, maximum of 4 people. All finishers receive post race refreshments, breakfast sandwiches provided by CLAC, a chance to win great prizes and take home a free pumpkin from Aldor Acres. Sponsored by RTO, Peninsula Runners and Aldor Acres. Info and to register online visit: www.peninsularunners.com/lang.htm or call 604-888-1338.

Ukrainian Soul Food – Perogies, cabbage rolls and borsch will be available on Friday, Sept. 26 at a fundraiser from 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 or 604-581-0313.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – Sunday, November 2 at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver. Tickets are $57.50 (plus service charges) at Ticketmaster. Charge by phone at 1-855-985-5000 or online at ticketmaster.ca.

Sesame Street Live – Dec. 13-14 with four performances at Abbotsford Centre. Saturday, Dec. 13, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 14, 1 and 4:30 p.m. Tickets (incl. GST) $22, $38 (Gold Circle) and $68 (Sunny Seats) plus FMF and service charges, available at: abbotsfordcentre.ca, Venue Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, By phone 1-855-985-5000.

TOPS – Take Off Pounds Sensibly a non profit weight loss support group, evening group meets Monday night in Aldergrove. New chapter has started on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St Dunstans church in Aldergrove. Info: phone Susan at 604-856-1138 or Lynda at 604-856-8014.

Sts. Joachim & Ann’s Christmas Craft Fair – Friday, Nov. 14, 4 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Aldergrove. Handmade goods from local artisans and crafters, along with baked goods and preserves. Whether you’re looking for the perfect present, charming Christmas ornaments, or the ultimate strawberry jam, you’ll find it here. Hungry? Serving chili and pie for supper on Friday night, or you can join us for a light lunch on Saturday afternoon. Artisans and crafters: Tables rent for $30 and corners for $50. To rent a space, or for info contact: Ann 604-857-2902 or Pauline 604-287-6153.

Max & Ruby in Nutcracker Suite – Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Clarke Theatre in Mission. Tickets $29.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) available at all Ticketmaster locations. Charge by phone or online at www.ticketmaster.ca.

Storytime – Introduce kids to the love of books and language with Storytime. Young children and their caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Registration required. Muriel Arnason Library, Tuesdays, Sept. 9-Oct. 7, 10:45-11:15 a.m.; Murrayville Library, Wednesdays, Sept. 17-Oct. 15, 10:30-11 a.m.; Brookswood  Library, Wednesdays, Sept. 17-Oct. 15, 10:30-11 a.m.; Aldergrove  Library, Wednesdays, Sept. 24-Oct. 22, 10:30-11 a.m.

Triple A Senior Housing Summit – Housing for older adults today and in the future is the focus for the summit – affordable, accessible and appropriate. There will be speakers, discussions and displays about many housing options for Langley. Summit starts on Sept. 25 and continues on Sept. 26. For program details and more visit website. Fees: $60., for seniors/students $20. Registration: www.tripleaseniorhousinglangely.ca, info@tripleaseniorhousing@gmail.com or by phone 778-878-5369. Registration deadline is Sept. 15.

Conversation Circle – Practice your English at the library. Improve your conversation skills, learn about the library’s ESL resources, and meet new friends. Walnut Grove Library, Wednesday, Sept. 18-25, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Fraser Valley Watercolour Society Art Show – at Kariton Gallery, 2387 Ware Street, Abbotsford, Sept. 19-Oct. 14. Theme is “Doing Our Own Thing – Together”. Open to the public during gallery hours, Tuesday through Friday, 12 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays-Sundays 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Celebrate their 25th anniversary by joining them at the artists’ reception on Sunday, Sept. 21, 1-4 p.m. Fraser Valley Watercolour Society welcomes new members, meet weekly. Info: Carol Portree at 604-850-9694.

Free English as a Second Language Classes – start on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 7-8:30 p.m. with classes every Tuesday, everyone welcome, at St. Dunstans Anglican Church, 3025 – 264 St., Aldergrove. Info: Diane Fox 604 533 3352.

Jay And The Americans – Thursday, Oct. 30 at Cascades Casino Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets $54.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) from Casino Guest Services. Charge by phone at 604-530-2211 or online at www.ticketweb.ca

Aldergrove Summer Farmers Market – every Saturday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on 30 Avenue at 272 Street. Weekly summer farmers market featuring local farm products and foods, spices, jams, hand-made soaps and B.C. arts and crafts. Vendors welcome. Info: info@aldergrovefarmersmarket.com or 604-728-2080.

George Canyon – Decade of Hits Tour with special guest Jordan McIntosh, Wed., Oct. 15 at Hub International Theatre at Chilliwack Cultural Centre; Thurs., Oct. 16 at the ACT Arts Centre & Theatre, Maple Ridge; Fri., Oct. 17 at the Clarke Theatre, 33700 Prentis Avenue, Mission.  Tickets are $37.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) available at all Ticketmaster locations. Charge by phone or online at www.ticketmaster.ca

Kira Isabella – with Autumn Hill and special guests Me & Mae, Sunday, Nov. 2 at Gabby’s Country Cabaret, Langley. Tickets $30 (plus service charges) at TicketWeb. Charge by phone at 1-888-222-6608 or online at www.ticketweb.ca.

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 for all animals. Info: Lisa at stewardship@leps.bc.ca

Langley Community Farmers Market – Fresh, local and organic. Every Wednesday, 2-6:30 p.m. until Oct. 8. Fill your basket and feed your soul at Langley’s tastiest outdoor market with over 40 vendors that “Make it, Bake it or Grow it” selling the very best this region has to offer. Kwantlen University Campus Courtyard, 20901 Langley Bypass with 30 minutes free parking. See website: www.lcfm.ca

Aldergrove Pensioners and Seniors – Exercise in the Aldergrove OAP Hall with a certified instructor. Cost is $6 a person per session. Also starting Sept. 19 Carpet Bowling scheduled at the Aldergrove  OAP Hall on Thursday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. Cost per person is $1.

Casting Crowns – with Mandisa and Sidewalk Prophets, Sunday, September 28, 6 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $15, $30, $40, $65 (Plus FMF and service charges), available at: abbotsfordcentre.ca, Venue Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, House of James & Blessings (Langley & Chilliwack), by phone 1-855-985-5000.

Brad Paisley – with special guests, Friday, Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $59.50, $89.50 (plus FMF and service charges), available at: abbotsfordcentre.ca, Venue Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, phone 1-855-985-5000.

Christmas with Michael W. Smith – Sunday, December 21, 7 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $35, $50, $60, $75 (Plus FMF and service charges), additional $5 charge for day-of door sales. Tickets are available at abbotsfordcentre.ca, Venue Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, By phone 1-855-985-5000.

Aldergove Leaders Club Toastmasters Group – meets every Wednesday, 7-8:30 p.m. at Aldergrove’s Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 26245 28th Ave Aldergrove.Next meeting Sept 19. If you’re 18 years or older, and want to improve your self-confidence and public speaking skills, join us. Info: email KarinZinner@gmail.com; website www.leadersclubtm.org

Take Off Pounds Sensibly – daytime group for TOPS on Tuesdays, at 10 a.m. at St. Dunstans Anglican church, Aldergrove, 3025 – 264 St. Info: Lynda 604-856-8014.

Alan Jackson – with special guests, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $39, $69, $79, $89 (plus FMF & service charges), available at abbotsfordcentre.ca, Venue Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone 1-855-985-5000

John Fogerty – Friday, Nov. 28 at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets $20-$74.50 at Ticketmaster outlets.

Doobie Brothers – Sunday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $35.25, $45.25, $65.25 (plus FMF and service charges), available at: abbotsfordcentre.ca, Venue Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone 1-855-985-5000.

Langley Art Tour – registration is open. Organisers of the 6th annual Langley art studio tour is now issuing a call to all artists to join on Sept. 20-21 and 27-28. Artists who do not have their own studio can be placed with those who have. Info and registration forms visit their website at langleyartstudiotour.ca or email langleystudiotour@gmail.com

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.

TOPS – Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a non profit weight loss support group, meets Monday night in Aldergrove. Info: Susan at 604-856-1138.

Seniors Fitness Exercises – with qualified instructor, every Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at the Aldergrove OAP Hall, 3015 – 273 Street. Cost is $6 per week.

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.

Seniors Carpet Bowling – every Thursday afternoon, 1:30 p.m. at the Aldergrove OAP Hall, 3025 – 273 Street. Cost is $1 per week.

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 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.

Aldergrove ESL Classes – Free English as Second Language classes every Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Dunstans Anglican Church, 3025 – 264 Street, Aldergrove. All are welcome.

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 – If you are interested in 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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