Langley What’s What Feb. 6

nightlife

• 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., 604-671-8948, 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

dancefloor

• Seniors’ Old Time Dance: Enjoy different bands at the OAP Hall in Aldergrove, 3015 273rd St., from 1-4 p.m. On Feb. 15, dance to the Ukrainian Prairie Band. $6 at the door, includes refreshments.

• 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.

• Surrey Fiddlers Old Time Dance – Dances are at the Clayton Hall, 18513 70th Ave., from 7:30-10 p.m. Admission is $3. The next dance is Feb. 6. Info: 604-576-1066 or 604538-3363.

theatrestage

• In the Heights: Brookswood Secondary School stages the Tony Award winning play Feb. 5-8 and 12-15. Curtain rises at 7 p.m. All seats $12. Advance tickets at http://brookswoodmusicaltheatre.brownpapertickets.com. Some tickets may be for sale at the door.

• Bus Stop – The Langley Players production of William Inge’s comedy runs to Feb. 22 at 4307 200th St. Shows are at 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday with 2 p.m. matinees on Sundays. Book tickets at reservations@langleyplayers.com or 604-534-7469.

teentime

familyfestivities

• Family Day at the Zoo: 20 per cent off general admission all day and a family scavenger run (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) on Feb. 10.

clubevents

musicnotes

• Open mic and performer showcase: Head to the Langley Arts Council building, 20550 Fraser Hwy. for an evening of entertainment on the second 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. Admission is free and there’s refreshments available by donation.

• 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.

• Music performances: Every Saturday and Sunday from October to March, the public can check out young musicians who will perform in the centre court of Wickertree, on the Langley Bypass. Music will be 12:30-2:30 p.m. Tom Lee Music has donated use of a piano.

charityworks

• The Fictionals – The Langley Fine Arts School Dry Grad Committee hosts a fundraising show by the Fictionals on Feb. 8 at the Chief Sepass Theatre. Enjoy a night of improv comedy suitable for all ages. Tickets: $20 in advance (https://drygrad-comedy-night.eventbrite.ca) or $22 at the door. Show starts at 7 p.m.

literaryhappenings

• Writers Open House: Langley writers such as Doris Riedweg, president of the Langley Writers Guild, Bruce Kilby, Cora Goodyear, Eleanor Ryan, and Terry Morrissey will be at Frostings Cupcakery on Feb. 7, 1-7 p.m. Treats and a chance to win a Valentine dinner with every purchase of a book. Info: Jim McGregor 778 866-4465 or Natasha Jones, 778 240-9592.

• YGHF Book Club: You’ve Gotta Have Friends hosts a book club that meets at Frostingc Cupcakery and Bake Shop on Fraser Highway. Info: 604-533-6546 or www.youvegottahavefriends.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.

tradeshows

onfilm

• Green Wednesday: The monthly environmental movie series is at 7 p.m. at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (free admission but pay parking in effect). Refreshments. The Feb. 12 films are The Sharing Farm (about Richmond) and Edible City. Q&A after. RSVP: 604-599-3348 or Betty.Cunnin@kpu.ca.

visualarts

• 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

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 to Feb. 19.

• Brookswood Library

20045 40th Ave. 604-534-7055

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 to Feb. 19.

• City of Langley Library

20399 Douglas Cres. 604-514-2855

Valentine crafts – Kids can create something for family or friends. Supplies provided. Feb. 13, 3:30-4:30 p.m. 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.

• 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

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 to Feb. 12.

• Walnut Grove Library

8889 Walnut Grove Dr. 604-882-0410

Internet training – Free sessions can help people learn the basics of computer internet use. Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m. until April 29.

inthegarden

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

Family Day: From Feb. 8-10, enjoy old-fashioned fun including 19th century family chores. From 2-3 p.m., take photos of the kids in historical outfits. From 3-4pm, learn campfire songs around the fire.

Pioneering Love: Valentine’s Day special events at the fort are Feb. 14 and 15. Couples can enjoy a gourmet meal with live music by Russet Tones. An interpreter will take them on a walking tour of the fort, detailing its history of love before everyone settles in around a cozy fire. $45 per person (http://fortlangleypioneeringlove.brownpapertickets.com/). One lucky couple will win their evening free and prizes worth more than $500 through the Facebook contest (http://www.facebook.com/FortLangleyNHS).

• Surrey Museum

17710 56A Ave., 604-592-6956

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