Aldergrove Secondary school teacher Dan Renaud was among the local customers served by Kim Renae at the Adergrove McDonald’s restaurant on McHappy Day

McHappy Day for the Kids/ Star Calendar of Events

Aldergrove Secondary school teacher Dan Renaud was among the local customers served by Kim Renae at the Adergrove McDonald’s

Divas: Vaudeville Meets Vegas – starring Bonnie Kilroe, Sunday, June 22 at the Cascades Casino Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets $32.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) from Casino Guest Services. Charge by phone at 604-530-2211 or online at www.ticketweb.ca/.

Langley Seniors Community Action Table – meets Wednesday, May 21, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Langley Senior Recreation and Resource Centre, 20605 – 51 B Avenue, Langley City. Representatives of Langley 2014 BC Senior Games will talk about the games and volunteer opportunities. Everyone is welcome. Info: Lynda at 604-533-1679 or llyscat@gmail.com

Looking for Work? – Wednesday, May 14, 1-2 p.m., at City of Langley Library, Avia Employment Services present an information session about WorkBC and the free services available to eligible job seekers in their Employment Centres. Please call 604-514-2855 or visit 20399 Douglas Cres., Langley to let library know you are coming to this program.

Old Age Security and the Canada Pension Plan – Thursday, May 22, 2-3 p.m. at City of Langley Library. Find out about the Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security, including the changes.  Join a representative from Service Canada to discover benefits under each program such as Survivor/Death Benefits, Canada Pension Disability Benefits, Guaranteed Income Supplement, Allowance and Allowance for the Survivor. You will learn about eligibility, when to apply, how to access, required documentation and who to contact for help. Please call 604-514-2855 or visit 20399 Douglas Cres., Langley to let library know you are coming to this program.

Clothes2U – giving away clothes, toys, linens, books, diapers, personal and household items free to those in need, male or female, baby to senior. Sat., May 24, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Nicomekl Elementary School, 53 Ave. at 200 St., Langley. (multi-purpose room at rear). To volunteer, donate or for info: go to www.clothes2u.ca or call 604-857-4617.

Poetry Book Launch – with Susan McCaslin and Lee Johnson, Saturday, May 17, 7-9 p.m. in collaboration with local visual artists Kristin Krimmel and and Susan J. Falk at their exhibition, The French Connection, at The Fort Gallery, 9048 Glover road, Fort Langley. Light refreshments available. Info: http://www.fortgallery.ca/

The Drawer Boy – Surrey Little Theatre’s spring play, written by Michael Healey and directed by June Ainsworth, at 7027 – 184 Street, from April 17 to May 17 on Thursdays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., with three Sunday matinees on April 27, May 4 and May 11 at 2 p.m. For reservations call 604-576-8451; email reservations@surreylittletheatre.com; or go to www.brownpapertickets.com. Visit www.surreylittletheatre.com for info.

Light Sensitive – Langley Players spring production, written by Jim Geoghan and directed by Angela Bell, is a bittersweet comedy in which love conquers all. It runs Thursdays to Sundays from April 17-May 17 at Langley Playhouse, 4307 – 200 St. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. For reservations call 604-534-7469. Visit www.langleyplayers.com for info.

Céilidh – down home style kitchen party with live music, Thursday, May 15, 7 to 9:45 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church Hall, 9025 Glover Rd., Fort Langley. Enjoy the great music, lunch and fun. Tickets $5 at door including the traditional Maritime lunch of tea biscuits and jam. Next event will be on June 12. New performers contact Jack Williamson, 604-888-7925, jackwilliamson@telus.net

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.

Abbotsford Genealogy Society – meeting Thursday, May 15, 6:30 p.m. at Studio 2, The Reach, 32388 Veterans Way, Abbotsford. Speaker will be Andrea Lister talking about how to find records of our seafaring ancestors. $2 drop in fee for non-members.

The Fab Fourever – Canada’s Premiere Tribute to The Beatles, Saturday, June 21 at the Chief Sepass Theatre, 9096 Trattle Street, Fort Langley. Tickets are $42.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) at Ticketweb. Charge by phone at 1-888-222-6608 or online at www.ticketweb.ca.

Securing a Future – Join realtor Andrea Castro and a panel of other experts to learn about ways to gain financial stability in today’s economic climate. You will be introduced to topics such as real estate contracts, mortgage support and current interest rates, home inspections, home maintenance, and financial advisors. Registration required. Muriel Arnason Library Wednesday, May 21, 7-8 p.m.

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.

Knitting Circle – at Aldergrove Library. Feeling at loose ends? Why not gather up your materials and join other adult knitters who are open to learning and sharing ideas. Bring your current needlecraft project with you. Aldergrove Library is located at 26770 – 29 Ave., info: 604-856-6415.

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.

Brit Floyd – Discovery World Tour of Pink Floyd tribute band, Sunday, June 8, 8 p.m. at Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $37.25, $47.25, $67.25 (Plus FMF and service charges), available at: abbotsfordcentre.ca, AESC Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets or by phone 1-855-985-5000.

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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