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Special Olympics Bottle Drive Stop by with recyclable beverage containers on Oct. 19 to 22742 40th Ave. and help the local group raise money for Langley Special Olympics programs. Starts at 9am.
BPW International The International Federation of Business and Professional Women is starting a Langley chapter. The first meeting is Oct. 9 at Andreas Restaurant. Guest speaker: Mary Reeves, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Langley. Cost: $20. Doors open at 6pm. Info and registration: email@example.com or Deanna, 604-309-7808.
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. 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.
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.
OAP Hall Aldergrove The Aldergrove Pensioners and Seniors offers various activites at the hall at 3015 273rd St.
At 9:20am Thursdays, a qualified instructor offers exercise for seniors. $6 per person per session. Carpet bowling is $1 per person and is at 1:30pm on Thursdays. The Aldergrove OAP 71 meets at 1pm on Oct. 21.
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: (will resume in 2014).
Health lecture The next free lecture by Langley Lodge is 7pm on Oct. 15 on the topics of reducing medication use in the elderly and advance care planning (balancing medication use and mitigating risks) with Dr. Mitch Fagan, the lodge medical director. RSVP: 604-532-4241 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Other Blood donor clinics Call 1-888-2-DONATE to book. Oct. 8: 1-8pm Trinity Western University Reimer Student Centre Oct. 22: 1-8pm Murrayville Hall, 21667 48th Ave.
Tenancy issues A free housing workshop on residential tenancy issues (the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants) is 1:30-3:30pm on Oct. 9 at the Langley Seniors' Resource and Recreation Centre, 20605 51B Ave. Sign up in advance at 604-530-3020. Open to all. Drop-ins welcome.
Family gardening workshop How to encourage kids to get into gardening fruits and vegetables is the topic of a workshop 10-11:30am on Oct. 10 at the Maples Discovery Gardens Co-op on 200th Street. Registration: email@example.com.
Container gardening workshop Sign up in advance for a free workshop 7-8:30pm on Oct. 10 at the Murrayville Library. Info: 604-533-0339.
Langley Community Farmers Market The market runs Wedensdays, 2-6pm from May to Oct. 9 at the Kwantley Polytechnic University courtyard.
Streamside cleanup Help clean Yorkson Creek in Walnut Grove on Oct. 12 from 10am-noon. Meet at the Walnut Grove Community Park. Sign up in advance at 604-532-3511 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Equipment and refreshments provided but dress for the weather and wear sturdy footwear.
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