Holidays and Seasonal Events

It’s been a few years since Aldergrove came together to celebrate Canada Day with a huge parade downtown. The last one was in 2019 – pre-COVID. But these festivities and more are on tap this coming Friday, July 1. (Aldergrove Star files)

Celebrate Canada Day Aldergrove style

Parade will pass along Fraser Highway through downtown Aldergrove

 

Kids got to experience a firefighter challenge, complete with turnout gear and a chance to wield a firehose in previous community day festival. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley City to honour former mayor at the annual Community Day Festival

Food trucks, music, rock climbing and more planned

 

Multiple yoga instructors were present at the event to help people practice yoga. About a dozen bunnies hoped around while people tried different yoga poses. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Easter Bunnies invade Langley mall

Yoga with rabbits raises $1,000-plus for animal rescue

 

The band Dr. Strangelove in a promo photo. Surrey-based singer Kelly Brock, among a growing number of others, wonders why dancing to live music isn’t allowed in B.C. right now. (Photo: drstrangeloveband.com)

‘Footloose’ in B.C.: Dancing ban irks live-event industry, those who want to bust a move

‘Events are getting cancelled (and) it’s too late to get events going for November, December,’ one DJ says

The band Dr. Strangelove in a promo photo. Surrey-based singer Kelly Brock, among a growing number of others, wonders why dancing to live music isn’t allowed in B.C. right now. (Photo: drstrangeloveband.com)
A greeting from our family to yours. (Langley Advance Times illustration)

Wishing you and yours the very best today

There’s so much to be thankful for, including you – our readers

A greeting from our family to yours. (Langley Advance Times illustration)
A greeting from our family to yours. (Aldergrove Star illustration)

Wishing you and yours the very best today

There’s so much to be thankful for, including you – our readers

A greeting from our family to yours. (Aldergrove Star illustration)
Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs

Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs

World Health Organization grants permission to Bunny as he cannot transfer the virus

Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs
The best thing a flower-lover can do is buy locally to reduce the travel-related carbon footprint, says Julia Zini. (Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Flower fans push industry to be more eco-conscious

Vancouver shop owner Rosemin Jutha says she buys 90 per cent of her flowers from United Flower Growers

The best thing a flower-lover can do is buy locally to reduce the travel-related carbon footprint, says Julia Zini. (Black Press Media)
This painting by Leonhard Beck, dating back to 1510, shows St. Valentine, the namesake of St. Valentine’s Day. (Wikimedia Commons)

Valentine’s Day rooted in Pagan, Roman and Christian traditions

While its namesake is a Christian saint, the day of love has a complex history

This painting by Leonhard Beck, dating back to 1510, shows St. Valentine, the namesake of St. Valentine’s Day. (Wikimedia Commons)