Langley's best guide for what's happening around town.
- Cascades Casino, 20393 Fraser Hwy., 604-530-2211
- Gabby's Cabaret, 20297 Fraser Hwy., 604-533-3111, www.gabbyscabaret.com
- Bob's Steakhouse, 27083 Fraser Hwy., 604-857-7725, www.bobsbarandgrill.com.
- Fox and Fiddle, 19530 Langley Bypass.
- Water Shed Cafe, 20349 88th Ave., 604-882-0651
- Porter's Bistro, 21611 48th Ave.
Shannon Lee, Colin Rankin,, Bill Buurmeester, Don Biggar, Raina Morgan and Siobhan Maeghan perform at a dinner show Feb. 9. Reservations: 604-530-5297.
- Square Wheelers Square Dance Club invites people to participate. Dancing is Tuesday and Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Port Kells Community Hall, 18918 88th Ave. Free to all new dancers. Register: 604-513-9901 or 604-594-6415, or www.squaredance.bc.ca.
- Scottish Country Dancing: The first lesson is free. Check out the lively dancing. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome. The group meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. in the Fort Langley Community Hall. Info: Rebecca, 604-530-0500 or email@example.com.
- Guys'n'Gals Square Dance Club: Try modern western square dance for free for the first three dances. The club meets September through June at the Aldergrove OAP Hall, 3015 273rd St., on Sundays 1-4 p.m. Info: Wendy, 778-878-4244.
- Lunar New Year: Willowbrook Shopping Centre has free activities for Chinese New Year and the Family Day long weekend. Feb. 10: origami craft station, noon to 4 p.m.; traditional lion dance, 1-3 p.m., harp performance, 3-5 p.m. Feb. 11: tai chi demo 11 a.m. to noon; origami craft station, noon to 4 p.m.; traditional Korean dance 1-2 p.m. Info: shopwillowbrook.com.
- Family Day Arts Festival: On Feb. 11, the Langley Fine Arts School and the Chief Sepass Theatre host events for ages four to 12, including art workshops, dance, music, crafts and more. Tickets and info: www.lfasArtsMatter.com.
- Valley Bluegrass Music Society: Membership is open to anyone who enjoys bluegrass. The group meets Mondays 7-10:30 p.m. in the Langley United Church for weekly jams. Attendance is free for the first time, then $4 for members and $6 for guests. For more information, call 604-534-0957, visit www.valleybluegrass.webs.com or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Han Shan Poetry Project: Poems by local writers are on display at the McLellan Forest East. This is one of a series of art projects to raise awareness about the site which local residents are working to save from sale. Donations welcome to Watchers of Langley Forests (WOLF). The public is welcome to tour the forest, 84th Avenue at 257A Street. Info: mclellanpark.blogspot.ca.
- Langley Writers' Guild: The group meets on the first, second and fourth Thursdays of the month at the Langley City library. All genres. The group will consider one evening meeting per month if there is interest. Info: Doris, 604-534-3384.
- Green Wednesday - Kwantlen Polytechnic University Horticulture students and the Green Ideas Network present the monthly environmental gathering at 7 p.m. in the campus auditorium. The Feb. 13 event features the documentary Queen of the Sun. RSVP: 604-599-3247 or Betty.Cunnin@kwantlen.ca.
- Langley Camera Club meets 7 p.m. at Fort Langley Community Hall, 9167 Glover Rd., on 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wed. of each month. All levels of photographers and newcomers welcome. Info: 604-532-9212.
Programs are free and pre-registration is required unless noted otherwise.
- Aldergrove Library
26770 29th Ave. 604-856-6415
Family storytime: Children ages 2-6 and their caregivers can enjoy a half- hour program of stories, songs, puppets and rhymes. 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays to Feb. 27.
- Brookswood Library
20045 40th Ave. 604-534-7055
Family storytime: Children ages 2-6 and their caregivers can enjoy a half- hour program of stories, songs, puppets and rhymes. 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays, to Feb. 27.
- City of Langley Library
20399 Douglas Cres. 604-514-2855
Art Critiques the last Monday of each month. Are you developing your talent as an artist? Bring a piece of art to be discussed and interpreted by fellow participants, as well as by an experienced art facilitator. Pre-registration required. Call ahead to confirm. 7 p.m.
- Fort Langley Library
9167 Glover Rd. 604-888-0722
Conversation Circles: Practice conversing in English in a fun and friendly environment on Tuesdays, to Feb. 12, 1:15-2:15 p.m. Refreshments. Free. Sign up in advance.
Love you crafts: All ages can make a card just in time for Valentine's Day. Register in advance. 1:30 p.m., Feb. 13.
Family storytime: Children ages 2-6 and their caregivers can enjoy a half- hour program of stories, songs, puppets and rhymes. 10 a.m., Thursdays to Feb. 28.
- Muriel Arnason Library
#130 20338 65th Ave. 604-532-3590
Family storytime: Children ages 2-6 and their caregivers can enjoy a half- hour program of stories, songs, puppets and rhymes. 10:45 a.m., Tuesdays, to March 12.
Year of the Snake: Celebrate Lunar New Year. Make a snake craft and lucky envelope and enjoy traditional New Year's snacks. 2-4 p.m., Feb. 15. Drop-in.
- Murrayville Library
22071 48th Ave. 604-533-0339
Family storytime: Children ages 2-6 and their caregivers can enjoy a half- hour program of stories, songs, puppets and rhymes. 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays, to Feb. 13.
- Walnut Grove Library
8889 Walnut Grove Dr. 604-882-0410
Aromatherapy: Learn how to make basic blends at home and their uses for common health problems. Feb. 14, 7 p.m. Sign up in advance.
Family storytime: Children ages 2-6 and their caregivers can enjoy a half- hour program of stories, songs, puppets and rhymes. 11:30 a.m., Thursdays to Feb. 28.
- Langley Has Talent: The deadline for performers to sign up for auditions is Feb. 9. Auditions are Feb. 16, 17, 23 and 24. Semifinals are April 20. The finals are May 4. Info: langleyhastalent.ca.
- Art in Found Spaces Exhibition is organized by the Langley Arts Council. Submissions accepted of artwork of all disciplines that can be placed throughout Langley in unusual and public venues. Info: 604-534-0781, or email: email@example.com.
- Langley Concert Band: New members with a minium of one year playing experience are always welcome. Rehearsals: Monday, 7-9 p.m. in the R.E. Mountain Secondary band room. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org. Drop by to check it out before joining.
- Opus One Women's Ensemble: No experience is necessary, only a love of singing. The group performs all kinds of music and accepts new members throughout the year. Rehearsals are Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m. in the R.E. Mountain Secondary choir room. Info: email@example.com.
- Langley Amateur Radio Association (LARA): The group meets on the first Thursday of each month (unless otherwise advised) at 7 p.m. in the Brookswood Firehall, 20355 32nd Ave. Coffee and sweets. Info: Al, firstname.lastname@example.org or Don, email@example.com.
- Aldergrove Telephone Museum,
3190 271 St., 604-857-0555, www.telephonemuseum.ca
- B.C. Farm Machinery & Agricultural Museum,
9131 King St., 604-888-2273, www.bcfma.com
- Canadian Museum of Flight,
5333 216th St. hangar 3, 604-888-3992, www.canadianflight.org
- Langley Centennial Museum,
9135 King St., 604-888-3922
Vaudeville in Canada: Learn about entertainment before radio and television in a new display Voices of the Town. The exhibit culminates with a theatrical show Feb. 23.
- Fort Langley National Historic Site
23433 Mavis Ave., 604-513-4777
Family Day: From Feb. 9-11, kids ages six to 16 get in free. Family activities all weekend, including muskets at 12:30 on Feb. 11.
- Surrey Historical Society Museum
17710 56A Ave., 604-592-6956
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