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 88 Ave., 604-882-0651
Brent Wildeman and Langley's Luke Agawin on March 15
- Dance Divine: An ecstatic free-style dance workshop is in the Fort Langley Lions Hall, 23022 88th Ave., on March 19 starting at 7 p.m. $18 per person, drop-in format. Info: www.dancedivine.ca.
- Old time dance: The Surrey Fiddlers invite everyone to the next dance, 7:30 p.m on March 7 at the Clayton Hall, 18510 70th Ave. Admission: $3. Info: 604-576-1066 or 604-538-3363.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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.
- Legally Blonde, the Musical: D.W. Poppy Secondary presents the show March 5-9 at the school, 23752 52nd Ave. Showtime is 7 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee on March 9. Tickets: $12 adults, $10 seniors and students. Matinee prices: $8 adults, $7 seniors and students.
- The Adventures of Robin Hood: Imagine That! Productions has an all ages show The Adventures of Robin Hood_ with a little help from his friends on March 8, 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. and matinees March 9 and 10 at 2:30 p.m. The play is at The Venue, 5708 Glover Rd. Tickets: $15 and available at ImagineThatPlace.com or at the door.
- Emma: Trinity Western University is staging Jane Austen's tale of matchmaking and misadventure March 12-23 at 7:30 p.m. with Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets and info at twu.ca/theatre.
- Women in aviation: Head to the Langley Regional Airport on March 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to mark Women of Aviation Worldwide Week. Meet women who fly for work and fun, tour te airport tower and learn about opportunties for girls and women in aviation. Free. Info: www.womenofaviationweek.org and www.bccoast99s.com.
- Strings - Bowed and Plucked: On March 10, there's coffee and commentary starting at 3 p.m. and the concert at 4 p.m. by Langley Community Music School faculty pianits Elizabeth Bergmann and Marcel Bergmann, and cellist Joel Stobbe. At 4899 207th St. Info: 604-534-2848.
- 10th annual Spring Pops Concert: The R.E. Mountain Secondary concert March 11 starting at 7 p.m. features Andrew Porier, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra trombone player, in a show that includes music from popular films and TV shows. Seating is at candelit tables. Admission includes refreshments and gourmet appetizers. Silent auction. Tickets: $20 ($10 child/student), or $25 adults only for Dress Circle (best seats in the house). Order by calling 604-888-3033.
- Ceilidh: The next St. Andrew's United Church down home kitchen party is 7 p.m. on March 14 at 9025 Glover Rd. Enjoy an evening of traditional music, song and dance. Now in its fifth season. Tickets: $5 including tea biscuits and jam. Info: www.standrewsfortlangley.ca. Performers can contact Jack at 604-888-7925, email@example.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.
- Movie Night: Home Church Langley invites people to movies each Saturday through spring. Upcoming are The Ultimate Gift March 9 and on March 16 October Sky. Admission (and popcorn) are free. Showtime is 7 p.m. at Nikomekl School, 20050 53rd Ave. Info: 604-514-4663 or www.homechurch.ca.
- 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 March. 13 event features the films The Sharing Farm and In the Same Boat. Admission by donation. Light refreshments and door prizes. RSVP: 604-599-3247 or Betty.Cunnin@kwantlen.ca.
- Auld Acquaintance II: The new exhibit at the Fort Gallery runs until March 24 and features artists Scott Gordon, Fiona Moes, Suzanne Northcott, Terry Nurmi, Judy Nygren, Betty Spackman, Billie Jo Thomson, and Donna Usher. The opening reception is 7-9 p.m. on March 8. InfoL www.fortgallery.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
Pajama Storytime: Children two and older and parents/guardians can enjoy stories, rhymes and songs. Kids can wear PJs and bring a soft toy. 6:30 p.m. on March 11.
- Brookswood Library
20045 40th Ave. 604-534-7055
- City of Langley Library
20399 Douglas Cres. 604-514-2855
Wii Games: The library invites ages 10-18 to play on its Wii system 3:30-5:30 p.m. on March 7. Sign up in advance
Your Amazing Kidneys, Master Chemists of the Body: March is Kidney Month and the Kidney Foundation presents a session on this vital organ, including the stages of kidney disease, symptoms, risk factors and kidney health. Register in advance. 2-3 p.m. on March 11.
Bob-bee and the Amazing Flea Market: The Never Bee Lost Program teaches kids how to stay safe if lost or separated from their parents. Tips for parents too. The free session is 10:30 a.m. on March 20. Free but sign up in advance.
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.
Langley Writers Guild: The group meets on the 1st, 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month, 10 a.m. to noon and 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the third Thursday. All genres. Reading, critiques, workshops. Info: Doris, 604-534-3384.
- Fort Langley Library
9167 Glover Rd. 604-888-0722
Staying fit at home: Learn simple exercises that can be done at home to improve health and wellness. The session 2-3 p.m. on March 12. Register in advance.
Nicoletta's Italian Storytime: For Multicultural Month, Nicoletta Buckley will share stories in Italian and English, and a traditional treat. For kids two to seven. Registration rquired. 10 a.m. on March 14.
- Muriel Arnason Library
#130 20338 65th Ave. 604-532-3590
- Murrayville Library
22071 48th Ave. 604-533-0339
- Walnut Grove Library
8889 Walnut Grove Dr. 604-882-0410
Kidney health: Learn about protecting these vital organs in a presentation at 7 p.m. on March 14. Free but sign up in advance.
- Langley Has Talent: Semifinals are April 20. The finals are May 4. Tickets and 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.
- Central Valley Community Pipe Band: Pipers and drummers with a minimum one year experience are invited to join the group that meets Thursday evenings at the Aldergrove Legion. Info: Pipe Major Steve Gallagher, 604-756-3799, firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.cvcpb.org.
- Langley Community Chorus: Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings at 7:30 p.m. in the Langley Community Music School. New members (especially tenors and bass) welcome. Fees are $70 membership and $50 (refundable) music deposit. Info: www.langleychorus.org.
- 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: email@example.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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, email@example.com or Don, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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
- Fort Langley National Historic Site
23433 Mavis Ave., 604-513-4777
Spring break: From March 16-24, kids can learn pioneer fur trader survival skills such as flint and steel firemaking, bannock baking, finger weaving, animal track identification and more. Complete the fort's Xplorers activity book for a certificate and prize.
Hip hop dance camp: Emma Willey will teach the program for kids ages 13-18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 18-22. Cost: $229.50 includes lunches.
- Surrey Historical Society Museum
17710 56A Ave., 604-592-6956
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