Mike Sanyshyn brings his band to the Old Time Dance in Aldergrove on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 6.

Upcoming events and activities in Aldergrove and area

Old Time Dances – at 1-4 p.m. with live bands on the following Saturdays at Aldergrove OAP Hall, 3015 273 Street. Music for dancing and listening, $6 per person, includes refreshments and snacks. Jan. 6 Mike Sanyshyn Band, Jan. 13 Hazelmere Heritage Fiddlers, Jan. 20 Central Fraser Valley Fiddlers, Jan. 27 Cancelled for Line Dancing, Feb. 3 Mike Sanyshyn Band, Feb. 10 Ukrainian Prairie Band, Feb. 17 Hazelmere Heritage Fiddlers, Feb. 24 Central Fraser Valley Fiddlers.

Langley Newcomers and Friends – join a non-profit, community-minded organization for women of all ages. Next meeting is Jan. 9, 7:15 p.m. Call Karen for the meeting place: 604-992-8741 or email: langleynewcomers@hotmail.com

ESL Conversation Classes – free English as a second language classes every Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Dunstan’s Anglican Church, 3025 – 264 St. All are welcome, no charge. Info: Diane Fox 604-533-3352.

Aldergrove Art Club – meets Wednesdays, 1-4 p.m. at Aldergrove OAP Hall, 3015 – 272 St., Aldergrove. Members practice, socialize and help each other. Everyone is welcome. Info: Laurie 604-856-6990 or Joan 604-856-9792.

Free Family Skate Day – hosted by Aldergrove Credit Union at three arenas on Thursday, Jan. 4: Times are 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Aldergrove Community Arena; 1-3 p.m. at Abbotsford Rec Centre; and 4-5:30 p.m. at George Preston Rec Centre in Langley.

Tree Chipping & Bottle Drive Fundraiser – support parent-sponsored 2018 Dry Grad Celebration for DW Poppy grads. Start 2018 off right by turning your tree into mulch (by donation), bring along your empties and we’ll take them off your hands. Hungry? visit our concession. Saturday, Jan. 6, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Visit Facebook Page: DW Poppy Dry Grad 2018.

Eric Samuels Mind Games – Saturday, Jan. 6 at Coast Capital Playhouse, 1532 Johnston Rd, White Rock. Tickets $30 at the Coast Capital Playhouse Box Office. Charge by phone at 604-536-7535 or online at www.whiterockplayers.ca.

Property Tax Assessment and Appeal Process – The property tax assessment process will be de-mystified. You will learn how to prepare and submit an appeal if you disagree with your assessment, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 1:30-3 p.m. at Langley Senior Resources Society, 20605 – 51B Ave. Register at 604-530-3020. Drop-ins welcome. Free and open to all.

The Lonely – celebrating the music of Roy Orbison, Traveling Wilburys, Everly Brothers, Saturday, Jan. 20 at the Arts Centre & Theatre, Maple Ridge. Tickets $42.50 (plus facility fee & service charges) at the Arts Centre & Theatre Box Office. Charge by phone at 604-476-2787 or online at www.theactmapleridge.org.

Stone Sour & Halestorm – with special guest The Dead Deads, Saturday, January 27, 7 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000. Tickets (incl. GST) $39.50, $59.50, $69.50.

Led Zepagain – tribute to Led Zeppelin on Sunday, Feb. 4 at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock. Tickets $45 (plus service charges). Available from Blue Frog Studios. Charge online at www.bluefrogstudios.ca.

Hedley Cageless Tour – with very special guests Shawn Hook and Neon Dreams, Monday, Feb. 5, Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $39.50, $55.00, $75. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000, www.livenation.com.

Old Dominion ‘Happy Endings’ World Tour – with very special guests Cold Creek County and Washboard Union, Feb. 10, Abbotsford Centre, 7:30 p.m. Tickets (incl. GST) $39.50, $59.50, $69.50. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000.

Priest – tribute to Judas Priest, Saturday, February 10 at the Arts Centre & Theatre, Maple Ridge. Tickets $32.50 (plus facility fee & service charges) with 10% discount for students with valid ID at the Arts Centre & Theatre Box Office. Charge by phone at 604-476-2787 or online at www.theactmapleridge.org.

Abra Cadabra – tribute to the music and magic of ABBA on Thursday, Feb. 15 at the Chief Sepass Theatre, 9096 Trattle Street, Fort Langley. Tickets $45 (plus facility fee & service charges) at all Ticketmaster locations. Charge by phone at 1-855-955-5000 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca.

Jim Cuddy – Cross-Canada ‘Constellation Tour’ with special guests Barney Bentall, Devin Cuddy and Sam Polley, Monday, Feb. 26 at Hub International Theatre, Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Tickets $61.50 available at Centre Box Office. Charge by phone at 604-391-7469 or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

Johnny Reid – with his big band The Soul Providers and special guests Glass Tiger, Saturday, March 3, 7 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $42.75, $62.75, $77.75 (plus service charges), reserved seating, all ages. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000.

Trace Bundy – The Acoustic Guitar Ninja in concert Saturday, March 3 at the Chief Sepass Theatre, Fort Langley. Tickets $25, or $25 for Gold Circle Reserved Seats. Tickets sold online at https://www.eventbrite.ca

Santana – Divination Tour 2018, Wednesday, March 7, 8 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $45, $69, $89, $119, available at www.livenation.com or Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000

Brantley Gilbert – The Ones That Like Me Tour with guests Tim Hicks and Josh Phillips, Sat., March 10, 7 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $39.50, $59.50, $65. available at www.livenation.com. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000

Colin James – Thursday, March 15 at the Clarke Theatre, Mission. Tickets are $45 (plus facility fee & service charges) at all Ticketmaster locations. Charge by phone at 1-855-955-5000 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca.

Brett Kissel – Sat., March 17 at Hub International Theatre, Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Tickets $37.50 available at Centre Box Office. Charge by phone at 604-391-7469 or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

Jim Byrnes – with special guest Mainstreet Muze (Babe Gurr, Steve Hilliam and Adam Popowitz) on Friday, March 23 at the Chief Sepass Theatre, 9096 Trattle Street, Fort Langley. Tickets $45 (plus facility fee & service charges) at all Ticketmaster locations. Charge by phone at 1-855-955-5000 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca.

Our Lady Peace and Matthew Good – with guests, Saturday, March 31, 7 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets available at www.livenation.com. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000. Tickets (incl. GST) $46, $60.50, $86.

Rock The Centre – featuring Shinedown, In This Moment, One Bad Son, 10 Years on Friday, April 6, 7 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $29.50, $49.50, $59.50 (plus service charges), general admission floor, reserved stands seating, all ages. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000.

Cirque Du Soleil’s Crystal – breakthrough ice experience opens in Abbotsford April 11 at Abbotsford Centre. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000. Tickets (incl. GST) $35, $47, $60, $80, $105, $130 (plus service charges).

Steve Miller Band – with Peter Frampton, Monday, April 16 at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $39.50, $59.50, $79.50, $99.50 (plus service charges), reserved seating, all ages, at www.livenation.com, charge by phone 1-855-985-5000.

Dirty Dancing – Thursday, May 3, 8 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $39.50, $59.50, $75.50, $89.50 (plus service charges), reserved seating, all ages. Tickets available at ticketmaster.ca, charge by phone 1-855-985-5000.

Alcoholics Anonymous – see website: www.district43aa.org or phone 604-533-2600.

Housing Counselling for Seniors – Trained Volunteer Housing Counsellors are available Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Langley Senior Resources & Recreation Centre, 20605 – 51B Ave. Book an appt. at 604-530-3020, ext 305. Drop-ins also welcome. Information regarding rental housing in the Langley area.

Friday Night Dances – 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Live bands. Come for fun, friendship and exercise to Abbotsford Social Activity Ass’n., 33889 Essendene St., Abbotsford. See website: abbysocialactivityassoc.com

South Fraser Community Band – intermediate band looking for new members (Surrey-White Rock-Langley-Aldergrove-Abbotsford). Meet in music room, Elgin Park Secondary School, 13484 – 24 Ave., Surrey. Rehearsals Thursday evenings 7:45-9:45 p.m. Info: President Bob Butula at 604-502-0456.

Conversation Circles – at Aldergrove Library. If you are learning English and want to practice speaking with other people then join us for weekly guided discussions. Held in partnership with Langley Community Services Society. Please pre-register. Thursdays, ongoing, 10 a.m. – noon.

Langley Amateur Radio Association – meetings held second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Douglas Recreation Centre, 20550 Douglas Cres. in the City of Langley. See website www.lngara.com for info.

Port Kells Art Club Classes – every Monday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with general meetings third Monday of each month at 1 p.m. New members all levels of experience welcome. Annual membership $30. Club exhibits three to four times per year. Located at 20701 Fraser Hwy. in Langley. Info: Linda Hamilton at 604-287-6799.

Aldergrove Veterans & Seniors 55+ Drop In Centre – join us at 27247 Fraser Hwy. We prepare a full, hot, home cooked meal including tea, coffee and dessert which we start serving at 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., followed by games. Great place to meet new people, drop in for a coffee to see what we are all about. Open 10 a.m., Tuesday to Friday.

Connect Now Aldergrove – business networking group meets fourth Wednesday of each month, 11:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Aldergrove White Spot Restaurant, 3070 – 264 St. Reservations required. See website: https://www.connectnowbusinessnetwork.com/events/#!event/2016/3/23/connect-now-aldergrove

Carpet Bowling – at the Aldergrove OAP Hall, 3015 – 273 Street, on Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. Cost per person is $1.

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.

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.

Singalong Songfests – join in or listen while the Autumn-Tones celebrate “the old tunes” with singalongs in Abbotsford, Mondays, 1-3 p.m. All ages. Song lyrics are provided at ASAA Drop-in Centre, on Cyril St, Abbotsford. Info: Ed 604-853-8624.

Aldergrove Toastmasters Leaders Club – meet the first and third Monday of each month from 6:45 to 8 p.m., upstairs room on the far right, 26245 – 28 Ave., Aldergrove. Info: president Millie McConnell, 604-825-3334.

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