Langley Advance What’s What April 17

nightlife

• Cascades Casino, 20393 Fraser Hwy., 604-530-2211

Yuk Yuk’s Comedy on Tour 7:30 p.m. April 17. Featuring Sam Easton, Jonathon Cole and Garrett Quinton. $10 plus tax.

• Gabby’s Cabaret, 20297 Fraser Hwy., 604-533-3111, www.gabbyscabaret.com

• Bob’s Steakhouse, 27083 Fraser Hwy., 604-671-8948, www.bobsbarandgrill.ca.

• Fox and Fiddle, 19530 Langley Bypass.

• Water Shed Cafe, 20349 88 Ave., 604-882-0651

• Porter’s Bistro, 21611 48th Ave., 604-530-5927

• Backyard Vineyard, 3033 232nd St., 604-539-9463

dancefloor

• Square dancing: Adult classes are at the Brookswood Seniors’ Centre, 19899 36th Ave. at 7 p.m. Beginners accepted until December. Info: 604-219-9389, jamonce@shaw.ca or www.surrey.squaredance.bc.ca.

• 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 lonotera@shaw.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.

theatrestage

• The Wizard of Oz, the Musical – The Langley Fundamental Middle and Secondary School production runs April 24-26 and May 1-3, evening shows at 7 p.m. and 1 p.m. matinees April 26 and May 3 at 21250 42nd Ave. Advance tickets: $12 general, $10 children/seniors. At the door: $15 general, $12 children/seniors. Info and tickets: http://woz.titansmusic.com/.

• Avenue Q – School Edition – Theatre in the Grove presents the PG-rated show featuring live actors and puppets April 24-26 and May 1-3 at Walnut Grove Secondary, 8919 Walnut Grove Dr. Showtimes are 7 with matinees at • p.m. on April 26 and May 3. Tickets: $12 general, $10 seniors/students. Advance tickets recommended. Call 604-882-0220 ext. 580.

teentime

familyfestivities

• Eggsellent Treasure Hunt – For kids ages one to 10. The free hunt hosted by the Home Church Langley is 2:30-4 p.m. on April 19 at Nicomekl Elementary, 200th Street and 53rd Avenue. Register for the event at 604-514-0697. All registered entrants receive a set amount of candy so great for smaller kids and kids with special needs.

• Eggstreme Easter at the Zoo – Easter activities are April 20 at the Greater Vancouver Zoo. There’s bunny talks, face painting and Easter crafts as well as a visit with the Easter bunny noon to 2 p.m. Regular admission rates apply.

• Sip and Support – Township 7 Winery, 21152 16th Ave., has an Easter egg hunt in the vineyards April 20. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., enjoy the hunt, face painting, live music, food trucks and more. $3 per child. RSVP recommended (http://club7.township7.com/store). Event supports the Small Animal Rescue Society which cares for abandoned rabbits. The winery is donating partial proceeds from every bottle of Township 7 Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc sold in April at B.C. government liquor stores.

• Golden Egg and Scavenger Hunt – Backyard Vineyards, 3033 232nd St., invites everyone to its Easter event 10 .m. to 2 p.m. on April 20. Sign up in advance (604-539-9463) to enjoy the inaugural egg hunt, scavenger hunts tailored to age, and crafts. Finding the golden egg earns a special prize. $4 per child. Bring an Easter basket or make one at the craft table. Event benefits the Langley Child Development Centre. Info: www.backyardvineyards.ca.

• Fort Langley National Historic Site – The second annual Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 20. Children 16 and younger can participate in the hunt. For those five and younger, there’s a special Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. There’s Parka, the park mascot, bunnies, chicks and more. Regular admission rates apply. At 23433 Mavis Ave. Info: 604-513-4777.

clubevents

musicnotes

• Ceilidh: The next St. Andrew’s United Church down home kitchen party is 7 p.m. on April 17 at 9025 Glover Rd. Enjoy an evening of traditional music, song and dance. Tickets: $5 including tea biscuits and jam, at the door. Info: www.standrewsfortlangley.ca. Performers can contact Jack at 604-888-7925, jackwilliamson@telus.net.

• Shannon Lee and Inglewood – Featuring Colin Rankin, Don Biggar, Bill Buurmeester, Siobhan and Raina Maeghar. Performing April 19 at 7 p.m. at Porter’s Bistro.

• Open mic and performer showcase: Head to Frostings Cupcaker, 20411 Fraser Hwy. 6-8 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of the month. 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.

• Valley Bluegrass Music Society: Membership is open to anyone who enjoys bluegrass. The group meets Fridays 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. Info: www.valleybluegrass.net.

charityworks

literaryhappenings

• Writing course – Sheila Jecks of the Langley Writers’ Guild will teach a four-week free course starting April 24 at the Langley City Library. It runs 6:30-8:30 p.m. To sign up and for info: Doris Riedweg, 604-534-3384.

• 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.

tradeshows

onfilm

visualarts

• Upcycle Design Challenge – Entries made from at least 75 per cent recycled material will be at an April 22 art show at 6:30 p.m. at the Langley Arts Council, 20550 Fraser Hwy. Info: www.tol.ca/upcycling. Free. Open to the public who can vote on the people’s choice.

• 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.

librarybookings

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

• Aldergrove Library

26770 29th Ave. 604-856-6415

Start Smart for small business – Small Business BC has a free presentation 2-4 p.m. on April 22.

• Brookswood Library

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

Babytime – Babies and their caregivers will join in bounces, songs, rhymes, and simple stories that encourage the development of speech and language skills. Registration required. 9:30 a.m., April 25.

Storytime – Children five years and younger and their caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Sign up in advance. 10 a.m., Thursdays to April24.

Easter crafts – Sign up in advance for crafts and a hunt for hidden treats on April 16, 3:15-4 p.m.

• Muriel Arnason Library

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

Storytime – Children five years and younger and their caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Sign up in advance. 10:45 a.m., Tuesdays, April 1-29.

• Murrayville Library

22071 48th Ave. 604-533-0339

Storytime – Children five years and younger and their caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Sign up in advance. 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays, April 2-30.

Art show –The Murrayville Library Artists Club spring art show features 28 paintings in acrylics, oil and watercolour on display until April 30.

• Walnut Grove Library

8889 Walnut Grove Dr. 604-882-0410

Storytime – Children five years and younger and their caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Sign up in advance. 11:30 a.m., Thursdays, April 3-24.

Internet training – Sign up in advance for free sessions to learn the basics of computer internet use. Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m. until April 29.

inthegarden

• Langley Garden Club Spring Show: Admission is free for the annual show at the Sharon United Church, 216th Street and 48th Avenue, for the annual show and sale April 26 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free short seminars on gardening topics throughout the day.

callout

• 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: info@langleyartscouncil.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, steveg@cvcpb.org, or www.cvcpb.org.

• Fraser Valley Symphony – Positions available (violin, viola and percussion) but other interested musicians are invited to enquire. Rehearsals are Monday evening in Abbotsford. Info: info@fraservalleysymphony.org or 604-859-3877.

• Langley Concert Band: New members with a minimum of one year playing experience are always welcome. Rehearsals: Monday, 7-9 p.m. in the R.E. Mountain Secondary band room, 7755 202A St. All types of music played. People can sit in for free for a few weeks to see if they like it. Info: langleyconcertband@gmail.com. Drop by to check it out before joining.

• 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.

• 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, 7755 202A St. Info: opusonewomenschoir@gmail.com.

ongoing

• 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, ajmunnik@shaw.ca or Don, dondee@shaw.ca.

historyrevisited

• 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

• Surrey Museum

17710 56A Ave., 604-592-6956

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