Langley What’s What for Jan. 23

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.

Bruce Coughlan, of Tillers Folly, performs with fiddle champ Nolan Murray on Jan. 26 in a Robbie Burns supper. The piping in is at 6 p.m. sharp. $10 per person (includes cock-a-leekie soup and a wee dram of whisky for a toast.

• 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

• 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

• New Generations: The School of the Arts, Media + Culture theatre festival of original student works running Jan. 28 to Feb. 1, with three new shows every night at Trinity Western University. The public is welcome. Tickets are from $8-$15. Info: www.twu.ca/theatre or 604-513-2121 ext. 3872.

• 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.

familyfestivities

• Hockey meet and greet: From 1-4 p.m. on Jan. 26 at Preston GM, meet Hockey Night in Canada Punjabi commentators Harnarayan Singh, Bhola Chauhan and Inderpreet Cumo. People can take photos of themselves behind the HNIC desk and enter draws for prizes.

musicnotes

• Ceilidh: The next St. Andrew’s United Church down home kitchen party is 7 p.m. on Jan. 23 at 9025 Glover Rd. Enjoy an evening of traditional music, song and dance, this time with a Robbie Burns theme Tickets: $5 including tea biscuits and jam. Info: www.standrewsfortlangley.ca. Performers can contact Jack at 604-888-7925, jackwilliamson@telus.net.

• 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

• Grand opening – The TZU CHI Foundation, Canada is opening a local office at 5724 176th St. with a celebration 10 a.m. to noon on Jan. 26. Learn more about the Buddhist charity at http://en.tzuchi.ca/.

literaryhappenings

• 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.

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, Jan. 22 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

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 – Fun, social bonding for babies and caregivers. Enjoy bouncing, singing, and rhyming with stories. Pre-register. 9:30 a.m., Fridays to Jan. 24.

• Muriel Arnason Library

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

Family Literacy Day – Celebrate literacy 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. with activities at the library. Enter a draw for a book basket. Refreshments served. Free. Drop-in.

Babytime – Fun, social bonding for babies and caregivers. Enjoy bouncing, singing, and rhyming with stories. Pre-register. 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 28.

Year of the Horse – 2014 is the Year of the Horse in the Chinese calendar and the library is hosting a celebration on Feb. 4, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Make a craft and lucky envelope, enjoy refreshments and storytelling. Free. All supplies provided.

• 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.

Jigsaw puzzle contest – Sign up and be put on a team or bring your own for the contest Jan. 25. Register in advance.

• Walnut Grove Library

8889 Walnut Grove Dr. 604-882-0410

Babytime – Fun, social bonding for babies and caregivers. Enjoy bouncing, singing, and rhyming with stories. Pre-register. 9:30 a.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays to Jan. 30.

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. The spring session starts Jan. 6.

• 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. The spring session starts Jan. 8. 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

• Vive les Voyageurs: Experience the rich French-Canadian culture with French-Canadian food, activities like finger weaving, voyageur songs, and other cultural activities. Regular admission fees apply.

• Surrey Museum

17710 56A Ave., 604-592-6956

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