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Downtown Langley is going to be this summer’s destination for wild science, young Jedi, live music, sport fans and DIY enthusiasts. The McBurney Plaza Summer Series is back for a third year with something for everyone and every age.
Events are Saturdays from noon to 3 p.m. in McBurney Plaza, on the one-way at 20518 Fraser Highway.
Browse local shops, grab a bite to eat or a cold treat, and take advantage of the exciting entertainment offered free by the Downtown Langley Business Association and the City of Langley.
For a complete list of events in Downtown Langley this summer visit www.downtownlangley.com.
Here are 5 Big Dates in the McBurney Plaza Summer Series:
1: June 24 – Science in the Plaza
Science World is back, by popular demand! From rubber chicken slingshots to hair raising electrical demonstrations, and even the occasional explosion – that’s our idea of serious fun as Science World returns to downtown Langley. Join us for spectacular and engaging live shows and first hand interactive activities.
2: July 15 – Jedi in the Plaza
Jedi from all areas of the galaxy are invited to join together for special Jedi training in McBurney Plaza. Jedi Master Obi-Kai Kenobi, teacher of the force and lightsaber, will share his skills and knowledge with the young Jedi students. But be warned – the Galactic Empire is aware of the strong presence of the force and you may be called to battle the Dark Side. May the force be with you!
3: July 29 – Sports in the Plaza
It’s game time! Whether you enjoy being on the field, cheering from the sidelines, or collecting sport memorabilia this event is for you. Come down to McBurney Plaza for your chance to meet local sport celebrities and to take part in interactive activities. The BC Sports Hall of Fame will be on site with historical memorabilia. If you’re lucky you may even snap a photo with a mascot!
4: August 12 – World Music in the Plaza
Nothing gets your toes tapping like amazing music. McBurney Plaza will be hopping as the sound of music from around the world fills the air. We are bringing culture, tradition and sounds from around the world together in high energy live performances which will include jaw dropping displays of music, dance and acrobatics. Live performances by Ache Brasil www.achebrasil.ca, Canadian Celtic folk band Blackthorn www.blackthornband.com and more. We guarantee you won’t be able to stand still!
5: September 17 – Create It in the Plaza
Calling all DIY enthusiasts! If you are looking for inspiration for your fall projects, you’ve found it. Shelley Levis (Garden Writer & Speaker, and the Gardenpreneur behind Sow & Dipity www.sowanddipity.com) will be onsite to share her passion for all things green, and encouraging attendees to ‘think outside the pot’ with her inspiring DIY ideas and cutting edge trending project ideas. Enjoy live demonstrations that will spark your creativity and test out your skills with hands on activities.