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Luisa Marshall – Simply The Best Tribute To Tina Turner, Fri., June 17, at Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Advance tickets $28.50 from the Centre Box Office, by phone 604-391-SHOW (7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca

The Matchmaker – Gallery 7 presents play June 10-11, 16-18, 23-25, 7:30 p.m. with discounted matinees on June 11 & 18, 2 p.m. at the MEI Auditorium, 4081 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford. Tickets $16 adults; $14 seniors (65+) & students; $13 groups (10 or more) and $9 for children 12 & under. Tickets for matinees are $12 general and $9 for children 12 & under. Purchase by calling 604-852-3701 or toll free at 1-800-665-8828.

Langley Seniors Centre – seeks volunteers to drive seniors to their appointments and to be seniors’ buddies. Training begins June 15 at 9:15 a.m. Call Janice at 604-530-3020 Ext 302 for information or to register.

Fraser Valley Walk for ALS – Saturday, June 18, the 6th annual walk will take place at Mill Lake Park, Abbotsford. Registration is at 10 a.m. with 5KM Walk getting under way at 11 a.m. Everyone welcome. Proceeds will go to support research into the cause of and cure for ALS and to support patient services provided by the ALS Society of B.C. Join the Walk and create your own website at www.walkforals.ca

The Fab Fourever – tribute to The Beatles, Thurs., June 23, at Cascades Casino Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets $25 at www.ticketweb.ca and Casino Guest Services.

6th Annual Safer Communities Day – held along with Brookswood Summerfest, Saturday, June 11, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Brookswood Park, 4037 – 200 St., with free bike events, safety activities, and entertainment.

Parent-Child Mother Goose Program – at Building 272, 3089 – 272 St., Aldergrove, for 10 Tuesdays, April 26 to June 28, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. To Register call 604-857-4662.

Don’t Stop Tribute To Journey – Friday, June 3 at Cascades Casino Summit Theatre, Langley (604-530-2211). Tickets $22.50 at www.ticketweb.ca and Casino Guest Services.

D.W. Poppy Secondary 20 Year Grad Reunion – Class of ‘91 on June 25 at Tall Timbers Golf Course. Info: Facebook page “Poppy Grad 91 20 year reunion.”

Big River – tribute to Johnny Cash, Friday, June 10 at Cascades Casino Summit Theatre, Langley (604-530-2211). Tickets $24.50 at www.ticketweb.ca and Casino Guest Services

Stamp Collecting 301 – Saturday, June 4, 2-3 p.m. at City of Langley Library. John Jackman wraps up his series with a session on the tools of the trade. Call or visit to reserve your spot:  604-514-2855.

Luv A Fair Bridal Show 2011 – Saturday, June 18,3-8 p.m. atLangley Banquet Centre, 3227 264 Street Aldergrove. Live entertainment and cash bar. Free admission; donations taken in support of Canadian Cancer Society. Pre-register to win a bridal basket valued at $500. luvafairbridalshow@hotmail.com.

Rockin’ River Music Festival – 2 days of country music at Mission Raceway Park, 32670 Dyke Rd., Aug. 12-13. Friday: Sawyer Brown and Lonestar. Saturday: Travis Tritt, Julian Austin. More performers announced soon. Onsite camping available. Two-day tickets $139, $129 and $99. One-day tickets available. Info: www.rockinriver.com or 604-733-2235.

Fraser Health Crisis Line – recruiting volunteers to provide assistance to people in the region who are experiencing emotional distress. No previous experience needed; extensive training and on-going support is provided. Pick up an info package at Options Community Services, 9815 – 140 St., Surrey or e-mail claudiak@scss.ca

Singalongs – at the ASA  Drop-In Centre in Abbotsford with the A-Tones playing “the old tunes”. Mondays, 1-3 p.m. Acoustic instruments are invited (piano available) at the Centre on Cyril St. between Essendene and Ferguson Way. Info: Ed Wilson at 604-853-8624.

Jam Session – open microphone night for youth ages 12-17 runs Fridays from 7-9 p.m. at Todd Brewer School of Music in White Rock. Info: 604-538-2295.

Langley Elks #259 – volunteers wanted to assist with our community ventures to support our children’s charities. Join us at meetings on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 8 p.m. at Langley Elks Plaza, #6 4044 – 200B St. Langley. Info: Ray Wojtas 604-533-7517 or Dave Sallenback 604-856-3559.

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