Langley Christmas fun… Dec. 3, 2015

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Libraries

Programs are free and pre-registration is required unless noted otherwise.

Aldergrove Library

26770 29th Ave. 604-856-6415

Brookswood Library

20045 40th Ave. 604-534-7055

Christmas crafts Young children and their caregivers are invited to stay after Storytime (10:30-11 am) to join in making some unique Christmas crafts. Dec. 16, 11 a.m. to noon.

City of Langley Library

20399 Douglas Cres. 604-514-2855

Fort Langley Library

9167 Glover Rd. 604-888-0722

Caroling Rehearsal is 6 to 7 p.m. on Dec. 8, and then spend the evening of Dec. 16 caroling in Fort Langley from 5 to 7:45 p.m. Pre-register.

Muriel Arnason Library

#130 20338 65th Ave. 604-532-3590

Storytime Children and their caregivers will enjoy a special Christmas storytime featuring interactive Christmas stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Dec. 8, 10:45 to 11:15 a.m.

Santa and Mrs. Claus They will read ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and sing Christmas songs. Bring a camera. Enter a children’s Christmas book draw. Dec. 12, 2 to 3 p.m.

Christmas Cheer Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies seasonal music and a Christmas book draw. Dec. 15, 2:30 tp 4:30 p.m.

Murrayville Library 22071 48th Ave. 604-533-0339

Storytime Children and their caregivers will enjoy a special Christmas storytime featuring interactive Christmas stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Dec. 10, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Walnut Grove Library 8889 Walnut Grove Dr. 604-882-0410

Dec. 5

Breakfast with Santa Book in advance for breakfast 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Douglas Recreation Centre, 20550 Douglas Cres., on Dec. 5. Enjoy a full pancake breakfast, crafts, face painting, a magic show, and more. Book at 604-514-2865.

Craft Fair The Dorothy Peacock Elementary Christmas fair is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 5 at 20292 91A Ave. In addition to a free kids’ craft table, there’s 25 vendors, photos with Santa, a barbecue, raffle baskets and a cake walk.

Richard Bulpitt Elementary Annual Christmas Craft Fair at 20975 77A Ave. goes 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 5. The fair has 50 vendors with unique and handmade products, door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, lunch and snacks.

Christmas Bazaar From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 5, St. George’s Anglican Church, 9160 Church St., has a bazaar with crafts, Christmas baking, jams, jellies, books, holly and wreaths. Lunch and teas will be served.

Holly Lunch From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the United Churches of Langley, 21562 Old Yale Rd., Murrayville. Features lunch, home baking, and cookies by choice sale, craft tables, and a used book sale. The Roots & Wings Book Store will be open.

Pioneer Christmas The popular annual event Dec. 5 at the Langley Centennial Museum, 9135 King St., features heritage activities such as letters to Santa, colouring, crafts, singalongs, pictures and a visit with Santa. $10 per family (of four) and $2 for each additional person. Book a morning or afternoon session at 604-532-3536 or recexpress.ca.

Magic of Christmas and Country Celebration Kids will enjoy activities in McBurney Plaza starting at 4:30 p.m with children’s crafts, live entertainment and ice carving. The parade starts at 6 p.m. followed by the tree lighting in the plaza. Free.

And To All a Good Night An evening of new and traditional Chritmas songs is at St. Andrew’s United Church, 9025 Glover Rd., starting at 7 p.m. on Dec. 5. Music by 6th Avenue. $15 for adults, and $10 for seniors.

Bake sale A fundraiser for the Moon Bear Rescue (Animals Asia organization) is 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Marketplace IGA in Walnut Grove. The items are lactose-free, cholesterol-free, made without animal products. Educational material will also be available.

Dec. 5 and 6

Jammie Drive From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. a team of Christmas pajama elves will be set up in front of Wal-Mart Langley to collect donations for the Langley Christmas Bureau Dec. 5 and 6. Info: 604-314-7572.

Artisan sale Meet alpacas and see the many items made from their hair. Runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 5 and 6. Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/852959241469264/.

Toy and Food Drive The Langley United Soccer Association hosts Dec. 5 and 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Willoughby Turf Fields behind R.E. Mountain Secondary. All proceeds go to the Langley Christmas Bureau and the Langley Food Bank.

Dec. 6

Craft fair and more The Langley Seniors Resource Centre hosts 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 6. Pet photos are available 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Info: 604-530-3020.

’Neath the Mistletoe A festive evening of holiday songs and cheer at St. Andrew’s United Church, 9025 Glover Rd., starts at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 6. Featuring blues, soul and jazz by the Darlene Ketchum Quartet along with Alisia Lyne, Tony O’Hara, James Blight and Alison O’Hara. Info: search for Neaththemistletoe on Facebook.

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