Langley Players presents a double bill of Parents Night and The Bigger Issue at the playhouse, 4307 200th St. Shows are 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday with a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee. The plays runs Oct. 20 to Nov. 19. Season’s passes now available. Tickets: $15. At langleyplayers.com or the box office.
Downsizing Help At Home has a free lecture 2 to 3 p.m. on Oct. 18 and 27 at the Township Civic Facility, Murray Creek Room. Topics include aging in place, downsizing, training the brain, and home support. RSVP: Tod at 604-644-1100.
SMASH Trinity Western University’s production of a British comedy runs Tuesday through Saturday, Oct. 25 to Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. with 2 p.m. Saturday matinees Info: twu.ca/theatre.
The Dixie Swim Club The comedy runs at Surrey Little Theatre, 7027 184th St., Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. from Oct. 20 to Nov. 19. Tickets: $17 at brownpapertickets.com, 604-576-8451 or email@example.com.
Tree sales The 2nd Langley Beaver Scout Group is taking Christmas tree orders by Oct. 31. Six and eight foot Douglas firs and Fraser firs, ranging from $40 to $75. Includes delivery. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art sale fundraiser The Incognito Art Sale features 12-inch by 12-inch works for sale. The reception is 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 4 at the Township Civic Facility. Free admission. Info: langleyarts.ca. The sale runs Oct. 28 to Dec. 16 and raises funds for the Langley Arts Council.
LifeApp Jonathan and Teresa Penner host a free lecture for parents starting at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 28 in the Chief Sepass Theatre. Free admission. The band Her Brothers performs. Info: www.lifeapp.ca.
Oct. 29 and 30
Artisan show and sale The Langley Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild event is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 29 and 30 in the Fort Langley Community Hall. Fabric arts, demonstrations, prizes and silent auction as well as jewelry, pottery, preserves, art and more. Info: lwsg.org.
Great Pumpkin Fun Run Langley Meals on Wheels benefits from the second annual run at Aldor Acres on Oct. 30. Five and one kilometre routes. Entry fees: child $5, adult $10, family $25, team $50. 10 a.m. start. Refreshments, prize draws, and a pumpkin for all entrants. Register at EventBrite.
Amanda Tosoff The pianist, composer and bandleader performs at the Rose Gellert Hall, 4899 207th St., at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 30. Tickets: $18 for adults, $10 for others. Info: langleymusic.com.
Trick or treat parade On Oct. 31, Willowbrook Shopping Centre has family activities 4:30 to 6 p.m. $2 per child up to age 12. Parade is at 5 p.m. Proceeds to the Langley School District Foundation.
Darwin’s Tree has its only Canadian stop on its North American tour at 7 p.m. on Oct. 31 at Trinity Western University. Take part in a post-show panel discussion with TWU faculty. Tickets: only at the door. $5 for students, $10 general public.
Live music Ostwelve Live performs at lelem Arts and Culture Cafe in Fort Langley 7 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 1. All ages. Free admission.
Small business expo The Fraser Valley Small Business Information Expo runs 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 1 at the Langley Events Centre. Free admission but must register at EventBrite. Meet with about 40 experts. Educational panels.
Langley Pain Self Management The group next meets Nov. 1 at the VanCity community room,#103E 20159 88th Ave. from 1 to 3 p.m. Info: www.pipain.com or 1-844-747-7246.
Ode The Fort Gallery exhibit of photographs by David Kimura and paintings by Suzanne Northcott goes Nov. 2 to 20. Opening reception: 7 p.m. on Nov. 11. Info: fortgallery.ca.
Surrey Fiddlers host an old-time dance 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Nov. 3 at the Clayton Hall, 18513 70th Ave. $4. Info: 604-576-1066.
Evening for All Souls The Langley Hospice Society holds its second annual lighting and memorial event Nov. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the main office, 20660 48th Ave. Participation by donation. Materials provided. Guests may want to bring a photo or personal image for their memorial. Non-demoninational. RSVP: 604-530-1115.
Book sale Langley Lodge, 5451 204th St., has a large selection of books for sale 9:30 a.m. to 3 pm. on Nov. 5 to raise funds for residents of the complex care facility.
Fraser Valley Wine Festival The Rotary Club of Langley Central hosts at Willowbrook Shopping Centre 7 to 9:30 pm. on Nov. 5. 19 and older only. Wines, gourmet appetizers, prizes, live music and more. Tickets: $50, available online or at mall customser service. Benefits local child and youth causes. Info: fvwf.ca.
Furry Tail Endings Gala LAPS benefits from the gala on Nov. 5 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Cascades Casino. Alice through the looking glass theme. Tickets: $150. Info: lapsbc.ca.
Craft fair The Pioneer Park Christmas Fair is on Nov. 5 at 27111 0 Ave. Free admission. Tea room.
Winter Craft Sale The Langley Meadows Community Association supports kids and families. It’s fourth annual sale is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Langley Meadows School, 2244 Willoughby Way. Info: LangleyMeadowsCommunity@gmail.com.
Craft and bake sale The Rainbow OAPO invites the public in at 5464 203rd St. from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 5. Table rentals: $15. Lunch available Info: Marlyn, 533-2551.
Vintage Riders The equestrian club annual general meeting is Nov. 15 in St. Andrew’s Church, 9025 Glover Rd., starting at 6 p.m. Refreshments and a club slideshow. Everyone welcome.
Programs are free and pre-registration is required unless noted otherwise.
26770 29th Ave. 604-856-6415
20045 40th Ave. 604-534-7055
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
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
Christmas store The Penny Pincher Thrift Store Christmas store is open until Dec. 24 at 20560 Fraser Hwy. Run by the Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary with all proceeds going to the local hospital.
Musicians wanted The Fraser Valley Symphony has openings for strings, percussion, bassoon, tuba and harp. Must be able to attend Monday evening rehearsals September through early June in Abbotsford. Info: musical director Lindsay Mellor 604-526-3045, or fraservalleysymphony.org.
Tuk Shop The public can pick up gently used items at the Langley Seniors’ Resource Centre, 20605 51B Ave., Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds support the non-profit seniors’ centre.
You’ve Gotta Have Friends The local initiative to foster a sense of community and belonging has been going for nine years and is located at 20510 Fraser Hwy. Contact: 604-533-6546.
Second Story Treasures The store at 20349 88th Ave. raises funds for the Langley Hospice Society.
Langley Lovelys The local chapter of the Crown Jewels of Canada is open to women. The non-profit society is for socializing and fun. Info: Vye, 604-530-3288 or http://www.crownjewelsofcanada.ca.
Equipment team The Langley Pos-Abilities Society is looking for three to four volunteers to help with equipment. You must be a member of the society ($10 per year) and have a vehicle with a trailer hitch. Mileage compensation. Must be in good health and capable of moving or lifting assistive devices. For information or to get involved, call Zosia at 604-961-0117.
Fibromyalgia Well Spring Foundation The thrift shoppe and offices are at #109 – 20631 Fraser Hwy. and raise money for the organization’s work. Info: 778-278-3697. The Christmas Store opens Nov. 14. Watch for a raffle drive and ticket basket raffle. Can drop off non-perishable goods and food gift cards for the Christmas Hamper Drive.
Children’s audition The Langley Children’s Choir is looking for talented young singers in Grades 4-7 for the 2015/2016 season. Contact Patti Thorpe at email@example.com for further information and audition times.
TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a non-profit weight loss support group. For a nighttime chapter near you, phone Jacquie, 604-556-0535. For a daytime chapter, phone Linda, 604-462-9326.
Walnut Grove Business Association Info: Laurie@wgba.ca or 604-850-5095.
Health Equipment Loan Program HELP, a Canadian Red Cross program, provides short-term loans of medical equipment. 106 – 20530 Langley Bypass. Info: or 604-532-2282.
Penny Pincher thrift store The new location, 20550 Fraser Hwy., is accepting donations (no heavy items at this time) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Saturday. The shop is operated by the Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and raises funds for hospital equipment.
Tai chi For people with health problems, chronic illnesses, mobility challenges, or the consequences of an injury. Movements are adapted for people with reduced mobility and the program is open to all. Thursdays, Douglas Recreation Centre, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Info: 604-507-0700.
Surrey Square Wheelers Tuesday: plus level 7 p.m. $6. Wednesday: beginner/mainstream level 7 p.m. $5. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 604-534-0863 or 604-916-0653, surrey.squaredance.bc.ca.
Aldergrove Telephone Museum,
3190 271 St., 604-857-0555, www.telephonemuseum.ca
B.C. Farm 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
Surrey Museum 17710 56A Ave., 604-592-6956 surrey.ca/heritage
Meals on Wheels The non-profit society provides meals for those unable to cook for themselves whether due to age or infirmity. Available temporarily, such as post-surgery. Volunteer drivers are also wanted. Meal delivery takes place Monday to Friday 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. A route usually takes about 90 minutes. 20414 Douglas Cres. 604-533-1679.
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. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• Bob’s Bar n’ Grill, 27083 Fraser Hwy.: 1st and 3rd Monday of the month (Owner will honour the price other Mondays but the program has been changed to twice a month). RSVP: 604-533-1679.
• Otter Co-Op: 3600 248 St.: 2nd Monday of the month. RSVP: 604-607-6923.
• Brookswood Seniors Centre, 19899 36th Ave.: 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. RSVP: 604-590-3888.
• Parish of St. George Church, 9160 Church St.: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. RSVP: 604-888-7782.
• Flourishing Chinese Restaurant, 20472 Fraser Hwy.: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. RSVP: 604-514-2940.
• Morning Glory Café, 20488 Fraser Hwy. 1st and 3rd Thursdays. RSVP: 604-514-2940.
• Walnut Grove Community Centre, 8889 Walnut Grove Dr. 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. RSVP: 604-882-0408.
• Langley Seniors Village, 20365 65th Ave. 1st and 3rd Wednesday. RSVP: 604-533-1679.
Volunteers needed. A commitment of twice a month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m (days of week and locations vary). Contact Langley Meals on Wheels, 604-533-1679 or email@example.com.
Al-Anon Family Groups
If someone else’s drinking is affecting you, AFG can help. Local meetings are Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the Douglas Recreation Centre. Info: 604-688-1716, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.bcyukon-al-anon.org.
Alano Club of Langley A social club for people in recovery, open 365 days a year, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. Drop in for a cup of coffee or a game of pool at 20473 Douglas Cres. Info: 604-532-9280.
Alateen The group supports young people recovering from the effects of living with problem drinking in a family member or friend. Ages 10 and up. The group meets at the Township Civic Facility, 20338 65th Ave. Info: 604-688-1716.
Alcoholics Anonymous Call Alcoholics Anonymous at the Langley intergroup office, 604-533-2600. Answering machine after hours. Tues. eves. at George Preston Recreation Centre, 20699 42nd Ave., 8:30 p.m. Info: 604-434-3933 or 604-533-2600.
Healthy Living Bag City residents can pick up a bag of fruits and vegetables for $5 on the first Tuesday of the month. Pick up is six days later. Order through the Douglas Recreation Centre, 604-514-2865, City recreation servcies, 604-514-2940, or the Langley Seniors’ Resource Centre, 604-530-3020. Pick up at the Douglas Centre (or the seniors centre to those unable to pick up).
Port Kells Art Club offers classes Mondays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All levels of experience welcome. In oils and acrylics. Annual membership: $30. The club exhibits three to four times per year in the community. At 20701 Fraser Hwy. Info: Linda, 604-287-6799.
Osteoporosis Canada The Langley branch meets on the second Monday of the month 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Langley Seniors’ Resource Centre, 20605 51B Ave. The Nov. 14 meeting, in honour of Osteoporosis Month, is about bones issues and gravity. Everyone welcome. Info: email@example.com. No meetings June, July and August.
Fraser Valley Symphony Positions available (violin, viola and string bass) but other interested musicians are invited to enquire. Grade 8 RCM or equivalent required. Rehearsals are Monday 7:15 p.m. at Aldergrove Community Secondary. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Langley Concert Band The band always accepts new members (teens and adults) with at least one year of musical experience and meets Mondays 7-9 p.m. in the R.E. Mountain Secondary band room, 7755 202A St. Info: email@example.com or 604-613-8132.
Small Animal Rescue Society Mature, reliable volunteers needed to help at the rabbit shelter in Aldergrove Saturdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or alternate Tuesdays 5 to 7 p.m. Own transportation required. Info: Muriel, 604-530-3297.
Fraser Valley Pain Management Group A peer-led support group meets on the first Tuesday of the month at the Church of the Valley, 23589 Old Yale Rd. Find out about resources and support in the community to help chronic pain sufferers. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.pipain.com.
Langley Elks Lodge 259 invites the public to check out the service club with an emphasis on helping children. Meetings are on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 8 p.m. RSVP: 604-200-8569 or email@example.com. Info: www.fb.com/LangleyElks or www.elks-canada.org.
Langley Newcomers and Friends The non-profit, community-minded group for women of all ages meets the first Tuesday of the month at the W.C. Blair Recreation Centre at 7:15 p.m. Info: Diane, 778-277-3434 or firstname.lastname@example.org. New members welcome.
2277 Seaforth Highlanders The Royal Canadian Army Cadets is for ages 12 to 18 to learn leadership, citizenship, fitness and communications. Activities include sports, band, field training exercises, first aid, camps, exchange programs and more. The group meets Tuesdays, 6:20 to 9 p.m. at Blacklock Elementary, 5100 206th St. Info: www.2277rcacc.com/.
Senior Opus Singers No experience is necessary, only a love of singing. The group does familiar tunes from days gone by and meets Tuesday afternoons in Walnut Grove. Info: email@example.com.
Valley Women’s Network The evening chapter meets on the second Tuesday of the month at the Sunrise Banquet Centre, 188th Street and Highway 10 at 6:30 p.m. The group involves business networking, business practices, health, safety and more. $23 for members, $26 non-members, $30 drop-in. Reservations and info: Eleanor, 604-530-7304 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The daytime chapter meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at Sunrise Golf and Banquet Centre, 11:30a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Info: VWNlangreservations@gmail.com.
Tuesday open mic and performer showcase Head to Frostings Cupcakery, 20411 Fraser Hwy. 6-8 p.m. on Tuesdays. Organizers invite singers, dancers, poets, storytellers, artists, anyone with a talent to share and anyone who wants to watch the show. Two songs or 10 minutes per performer. Sponsored by the Langley Arts Council and Frostings. Info: Sandy, 604-532-0616.
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.
Supportive Steps The Langley Hospice Society walking group meets every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at the hospice centre, 20660 48th Ave. No registration needed. Two groups, depending on walking speed. Info: 604-530-1115 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Fraser Pipes and Drums The group meets Wednesdays 7 to 9 p.m. at Coghlan Hall. Potential members welcome. Info: Nancy, 604-782-9975.
Langley Community Farmers Market The market of local produce, products and baking. The Winter Market runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 5.
Music@Midweek Free concerts are at noon in the Langley auditorium of Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
Toastmasters The Murrayville Club meets twice a month at the new Seventh-day Adventist Church, 23589 Old Yale Rd. (no affiliation), at 7 p.m. Learn public speaking and communication skills. Info: www.murrayvilletoastmasters.org or email@example.com.
Langley Quilters’ Guild Members meet on the fourth Wednesday, except in December, at the George Preston Recreation Centre. The day meeting is 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The evening meeting is 7:15 to 9 p.m. Info: Nancy, 604-534-1013, or www.langleyquiltersguild.com.
CN Pensioners Association
Meets in the Kinsmen Community Centre, 26770 29th Ave., on the first Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. Info: Jonn Hanlen, 604-824-0531.
Music at Midweek Free concerts each Wednesday at noon at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University auditorium.
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.
Square dancing Adult classes are at the Brookswood Seniors’ Centre, 19899 36th Ave. at 7 p.m. Wednesdays are Plus-level. Tuesdays are beginner/mainstream. Info: 604-838-8821, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.surrey.squaredance.bc.ca.
Opus One Women’s Choir New members are accepted throughout the year and no experience is required. The women’s choir meets Wednesdays 7:15-9:15 p.m. in the R.E. Mountain Secondary choir room. Info: email@example.com.
Mic’d Up Murrayville Thursdays at Porters Coffee & Tea House features a weekly open mic/jam session hosted by Shannon Lee. Starts at 6:30 p.m. All genres. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Langley Field Naturalists The non-profit ecological group meets on the third Thursday of the month at the Langley Community Music School, 4899 207th St., at 7:15 p.m. Info: langleyfieldnaturalists.org.
Willoughby Women’s Institute The community group meets on the first Thursday of the month at the Willoughby Community Hall, 20809 83rd Ave., at 10:30 a.m. Info: 604-888-8195.
746 Lightning Hawk Air Cadets: Youth between ages 12-18 are welcome to join the squadron. Training is Thursdays from 6:30-9:15 p.m. at the cadets Hangar 5 at the Langley Regional Airport, September to June. Info: www.746lightninghawk.com.
Langley Lions Club Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at West Langley Hall, 9402 208th St. Info: 604-888-1434 or email@example.com.
Langley Writers’ Guild The group meets on the first, second and fourth Thursdays of the month at St. Joseph’s Hall, 20676 Fraser Hwy. All genres. Meets September to June. The group will consider one evening meeting per month if there is interest. Info: Deanna, 604-530-0951.
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.
Central Valley Community Pipe Band The band is accepting new pipers and drummers of all levels. Meets Wednesday evenings at Coghlan Community Hall. An 8-week beginners’ program will be offered in the new year. Contact Nancy Gleeson (firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-782-9975).
Men’s a cappella group New members welcome to the group that meets Thursdays, 7-10 p.m. at 20525 72nd Ave. Info: Gord, 604-530-4795.
Valley Bluegrass Music Society Membership is open to anyone who enjoys bluegrass. The group jams Fridays 7-11 p.m. in the Langley United Church, 5673 200th St. Attendance is free for the first time, then $4 for members and $6 for guests. Info: www.valleybluegrass.net.
Hominum The Hominum Fraser Valley chapter is a support and discussion group to help gay, bi- or questioning men. It meets the last Friday of each month. Info: Don, 604-329-9760, or Art, 604-462-9813.
Live jazz Saturdays, 6-9 p.m., enjoy jazz at the lelem´ Arts & Cultural Café in Fort Langley. Open to all ages. Dave Quinn, clarinet and sax, hosts special guests each week. Info: www.lelum.ca or www.razzmajazz.ca.
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.
Open mic Roger Potter hosts a session each Sunday 6 to 10 p.m. at the Artful Dodger Pub. All ages until 9 p.m. Acoustic based.