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Fundraising Golf for Kids Sake A fundraising tournament is Aug. 15 at Newlands Golf and Country Club. The 26th annual tourney features a day of golf, an auction and a gourmet dinner with TV personality Steve Darling as emcee. Info: www.bbbslangley.com.
Clubs/meetings Wednesday evening walks The Langley Field Naturalists invite the public to evening walks all summer. All walks start at 6:30pm and are free to attend.
Aug 14: Mt. View Crown Land, under railway bridge Info: langleyfieldnaturalists.org.
Seniors Food and Friends Langley Meals on Wheels has a program for seniors (55+) to share a nutritious lunch along with socializing and guest speakers. Lunch costs $5. RSVP in advance to the number listed. 11:30am-1pm Aldergrove Bob's Bar n' Grill, 27083 Fraser Hwy.: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday of the month. RSVP: 604-857-7725 Otter Co-Op: 3600 248 St.: 2nd and 4th Monday of the month. RSVP: 604-607-6923. Note: the meal will be Aug. 12 over the summer.
Brookswood Brookswood Seniors Centre, 19899 36th Ave.: 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. RSVP: 604-590-3888 Fort Langley
Parish of St. George Church, 9160 Church St.: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. RSVP: 604-888-7782 Langley City Choo Choo's Restaurant, 20550 Fraser Hwy.: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. RSVP: 604-514-2940. Note: the meal will be Aug. 20 over the summer.
Yanaki Sushi, 20477 Fraser Hwy.: 1st and 3rd Monday of the month. RSVP: 604-514-2940 Flourishing Chinese Restaurant, 20472 Fraser Hwy.: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. RSVP: 604-514-2940 North Langley Walnut Grove Community Centre, 8889 Walnut Grove Dr. 2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month. RSVP: 604-882-0408 Renaissance Retirement Residence, 6676 203 St.: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. RSVP: 604-539-0571.
Volunteers needed for the various gatherings - about two to three hours twice per month. Contact Langley Meals on Wheels, 604-533-1679 or shannon@langleymealsonwheels. com.
Langley Seniors Resource Soci ety 20605 51B Ave., 604-530-3020 Outreach programs: information and referral, Telephone Buddy, and seniors counsellors. Better at Home: The program provides transportation and shopping assistance, friendly visitors and light housekeeping. Subsidies are available. Seniors Housing Counsellors: provide information about housing options here. Drop in Wednesdays 1:30-3:30pm or make an appointment. Info: 604 530-3020, ext. 319 Coffee and Connecting Support Group, and Flying Solo for 55-plus solos, both groups meet Tuesdays at 10am.
Birthday Socials: $6, held once every two months Sharing and Caring Socials: (1-2:30pm, $4 drop-in fee) on the first three Thursdays of the month: open to all seniors and their families, membership not required No social during August. They resume Sept. 5.
Seniors produce Seniors can get a bag of fruits and vegetables on the first Tuesday of the month for $5. The program is through Langley Meals on Wheels in cooperation with Langley City, Fraser Health, the Langley Seniors Resource Centre and the Seniors Community Action Table. Pick up is at Douglas Recreation Centre and the Langley Seniors Resource Centre. Delivery available for those unable to pick up. Book: Rec centre, 604-514-2865 or seniors centre, 604-530-3020.
Volunteers Hospice training Langley Hospice Certificate Training Program for those wishing to volunteer or are interested in the subject is 10-session program cthat overs issues on life and death, as well as grief and loss and related skills. Ten evening sessions start Sept. 10. $135. Info or registration: Fernande at 604-530-1115.
Youth Learn to fish The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC and Metro Vancouver offer a fishing afternoon at Glen Valley Regional Park on Aug. 18 for kids ages five to 15. Equipment is provided. Adults must accompany kids and fill out a free tidal fishing licence for each child. $5 per child. Sign up in advance at 1-604-504-4716 or email@example.com.
Other Blood donor clinics Call 1-888-2-DONATE to book. Aug. 13: 1-8pm Murrayville Hall, 21667 48th Ave.
Aug. 27: 1-8pm Murrayville Hall, 21667 48th Ave.
Aug. 31: 10am-5pm Aldergrove Kinsmen Community Centre, 26770 29th Ave.
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