Langley Community Links: Sept. 9

Fundraising

New 2 U Boutique

The public is invited to the Langley Lodge, 5451 204th St. on Sept. 13 from 10am-3pm for a spring blowout sale of gently used women’s clothing and accessories. Proceeds benefit Langley Lodge residents. Hosted by the Langley Care Society.

Terry Fox Run

The Langley City run starts promptly at 10am on Sept. 14 in Douglas Park with registration as of 9am. New this year is the silent auction. City firefighters have a barbecue and there is live entertainment, facepainting and a clown. Info: www.terryfox.org.

Bikes for Humanity

Donate old and unused bikes Sept. 20 1-3 p.m. at Sharon United Church, 216th Street and 48th Avenue to Bikes for Humanity which will fix them up and send them to Africa. Barbecue by donation. Info: www.bicycles-for-humanity.org or mike@bicycles-for-humanity.org.

Steptember

Sept. 3-30, take part in this four-person team challenge/fundraiser for the Cerebral Palsy Association of BC. Wear a pedometer each day and record the distances, fundraise and compete to be more active. $25 fee for adults, $10 for kids. Info: www.bccerebralpalsy.com.

Clubs/meetings

BC Gov’t Retired Employees Association

The Langley/Surrey Branch 1200 will meet at 12:30pm in the Union Hall, 8555 198 St. Members, guests and new members welcome.

CN Pensioners Association

Meets in the Kinsmen Community Centre, 26770 29th Ave., on the first Wednesday of each month at 1pm. Info: Jonn Hanlen, 604-824-0531.

Dragonboat team

Women 59 or older by June 1, 2013 are invited to join a new dragonboat team. Info: Cheryl, waterwarrior@outlook.com.

Fraser Valley Business Network

A business networking lunch is on the first Wednesday of the month. Cost: $5 (members), $10 (non-members). 11:15am-1:30pm. at NY Grill & Bistro 20204 Fraser Hwy. RSVP: www.fraservalleybusinessnetwork.com or Jennifer, 778-823-2421.

Fraser Valley Estate Planning Council

For professionals from the financial and estate planning fields. At the Eaglequest Golf Course, 7778 152nd St. $60. New members welcome. The Sept. 16 meeting features financial experts on trusts. RSVP and info: laurie@fvepc.com.net.

Greater Langley Cycling Coalition

The group meets at 7pm on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at Township Civic Facility (Nicomekl Room). All welcome. Info: langleycycles.ca.

Hearts in Motion Walking Club

The club meets at Willowbrook Shopping Centre every morning for indoor exercise and socializing, and is open to anyone. Membership is a nominal amount that goes to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC and Yukon. Info: Dixie Platt at 604-530-4447.

BPW International

The International Federation of Business and Professional Women has a Langley chapter. Info and registration: bpwlangley1@gmail.com or Deanna, 604-309-7808.

Langley Elks

Help with community ventures that support children’s charities. Join the Langley club which meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at #6 – 4044 200B St. Info: Steve 604-510-4742.

Langley Field Naturalists

The monthly meeting is at 7:15pm, at the Langley Community Music School, 4899-207 St. Everyone welcome. Info: www.langleyfieldnaturalists.org.

George Reifel Bird Sanctuary, 9am-noon, Sept. 19. Small admission fee. Bring lunch, snacks and refreshments.

Langley Kinsmen

1st & 3rd Wed./mo., at Kins­men Hall, 20178 72nd Ave. New members welcome. Info: 604-530-6550.

Langley Kiwanis Club 100

6pm on 2nd & 4th Tues./mo. at Andreas Restaurant, 20227 56th Ave. Info: Don Wiens, 604-533-2424.

Langley Lions Club

Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at West Langley Hall, 9402 208th St. Info: 604-888-1434 or westlangleyhall@gmail.com.

Langley Newcomers and Friends

This non-profit community-minded group is open to women of all ages, and meets at the W.C. Blair Recreation Centre at 7:15pm on the first Tuesday of each month. Info: Dawn, 1-250-878-4617 or Kathleen, 604 530-8665 or email langleynewcomers@hotmail.com.

Langley Quilters’ Guild

The Langley Quilter’s Guild meets the fourth Wednesday, monthly (except December), at the George Preston Recreation Centre, 20699 42nd Ave. Meet at noon or 7:15 p.m. New members welcome. First visit free. Info: www.langleyquiltersguild.com.

Mom Time

A free volunteer-run program invites moms to gather Fridays, 10-11:30am at Building 272 in Aldergrove for coffee, snacks and conversation. Children enjoy supervised playtime. Info: Karen edcorkarjo@gmail.com.

Municipal Pension Retirees Ass’n

The monthly meetings are 1:30-4pm in the Douglas Recreation Centre. Everyone welcome. The Sept. 22 meeting features Township fire department Cpt. Gary Proznick on fire safety.Info: mpraemail@gmail.com.

Rotary Club of Langley

The club meets for dinner and a speaker every Thursday at 6:15pm in the Coast Hotel and Convention Centre. Visitors and prospective members welcome to attend. Info: Gary, 604-635-4410 or www.langleyrotary.org.

Singles Social and Walking Club

The Singles Social and Walking Club seeks new members age 45 and up. Activities can include walking, dining, golf, parties or socializing. Info: Christina, 604-375-7732, Dorothy, 604-594-1260 or singsocwc@gmail.com.

Soroptimists

Soroptimist International of the Langleys meets 5:30pm on 1st Tuesday each month at Andreas Restaurant. Guests welcome. Info: Vera, 604-534-4991, silangleys@soroptimist.net, or www.soroptimistsoflangley.ca.

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 6:30pm. 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 EveningReservations@ValleyWomensNetwork.com.

The daytime chapter meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at Sunrise Golf and Banquet Centre, 11:30am-1:30pm. Info: VWNlangreservations@gmail.com.

Walnut Grove Business Association

Info: Laurie@wgba.ca or 604-850-5095.

You’ve Gotta Have Friends

The community group encourages inclusion for all people and is located at 20510 Fraser Hwy. (McBurney Lane). Info: 604-534-6546 or www.youvegottahavefriends.ca.

Ongoing activities:

Drop in: Monday and Friday, 2-4pm.

Out and About Coffee with Friends: Mondays, 2pm at various locations. Call the office.

Supper Club: Call office for location.

Girl Talk: women gather to socialize at various locations. Call the office.

Reunions

Seniors

Brookswood Seniors Centre

19899 36th Ave. 604-530-4232. New members welcome. Activities offered: Line dancing (beginners to intermediate): 604-534-0299; Square dancing (beginners to advanced): 604-838-8821; duplicate bridge: 604-856-7170; chess: 604-530-4693; fibre arts, cribbage, pool, scrap-booking, crafts: 604-530-4232; dog training: 604-514-9221; Food and Friends: 604-530-9227.

Council of Senior Citizens Organizations

The advocacy group works to improve the lives of seniors. Seniors groups or associations wishing to affiliate or individuals wanting to be members can contact Ernie Bayer, 604-576-9734, fax 604-576-9733, or ecbayer2@gmail.com.

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. 11:30am-1pm

Aldergrove

• Bob’s Bar n’ Grill, 27083 Fraser Hwy.: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday of the month. RSVP: 604-857-7725.

• Otter Co-Op: 3600 248 St.: 2nd and 4th Monday of the month. RSVP: 604-607-6923. Brookswood

• Brookswood Seniors Centre, 19899 36th Ave.: 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. RSVP: 604-590-3888.

Fort Langley

• Parish of St. George Church, 9160 Church St.: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.  RSVP: 604-888-7782.

Langley City

• Choo Choo’s Restaurant, 20550 Fraser Hwy.: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. RSVP: 604-514-2940.

• Flourishing Chinese Restaurant, 20472 Fraser Hwy.: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. RSVP: 604-514-2940.

• Grand Tandoori Flame Restaurant, 20345 Fraser Hwy.: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. RSVP: 604-514-2940.

North Langley

• Walnut Grove Community Centre, 8889 Walnut Grove Dr. 2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month. RSVP: 604-882-0408.

Volunteers needed for the various gatherings – about two to three hours twice per month. Contact Langley Meals on Wheels, 604-533-1679 or shannon@langleymealsonwheels.com.

Seniors Community Action Table

At 10:30am in the Langley Seniors’ Resource and Recreation Centre, 20605 51B Ave. Everyone welcome. Info: Lynda 604-533-1679 or lpbrummitt@shaw.ca.

OAP Hall Aldergrove

The Aldergrove Pensioners and Seniors offers various activites at the hall at 3015 273rd St. At 9:30am Thursdays, a qualified instructor offers exercise for seniors, starting Sept. 4. $6 per person per session. Carpet bowling resumes Sept. 19 and is $1 per person. At 1:30pm on Thursdays.

Seniors housing counselling

The Langley Seniors Resource Centre has help with housing options in Langley. Drop in Wednesdays 1:30-3:30pm or make an appointment. Info: 604 530-3020, ext 319.

Langley Seniors Resource Soci­ety

20605 51B Ave., 604-530-3020

New first-time seniors centre members pay $26.

Outreach programs: information and referral, Telephone Buddy, and seniors counsellors. We will come to your home or building and provide information on what is available in the community to help seniors to stay independent in their homes. Call for more information.

Better at Home: The program provides transportation and shopping assistance, friendly visitors and light housekeeping. Subsidies are available.      

Seniors housing counsellors: provide information about housing options here. Drop in Wednesdays 1:30-3:30pm or make an appointment. Info: 604 530-3020, ext. 319

Coffee and Connecting Support Group, meets Tuesdays, 10am. Free but sign up at front desk.

Caregivers Support Group meets Thurdays, 1:15pm. Free. Sign up at front counter.

Table Tennis (members), 10:45am Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. Sign up at front desk.

Computer Classes for PC (members), call 604-530-3020 to learn dates and times.

Carpet bowling (members), Tuesday and Thursday, 1:30pm. $10 annual fee.

Support

Chronic pain workshop

The Arthritis Society presents its pain management program 1-3 p.m. on Sept. 18 at the Langley Seniors Resource Centre, 20605 51B Ave. Free to attend but sign up in advance at 604-714-5550 or 1-866-414-7766.

Mental Health Family Support and Respite Program

This program offers support for families and caregivers of a family member with severe mental illness (Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective disorder, and Bipolar disorder). The group meets Mondays 7-8:30pm in Langley. Info: Hardeep, 604-574-1976.

Fraser Valley Transplant Network

The group for people who have had transplants and their families meets at the Township Civic Facility, 20338 65th Ave. Info: Charlie or Diane, 604-533-3352.

Al-Anon Family Groups

If someone else’s drinking is affecting you, AFG can help. Local meetings are Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30pm at the Douglas Recreation Centre. Info: 604-688-1716, langleyafg@shaw.ca or www.bcyukon-al-anon.org.

Alano Club of Langley

A social club for people in recovery, open 365 days a year, 11am-3pm and 7-10pm. Drop in for a cup of coffee or a game of pool at 20433 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., 8:30pm. Info: 604-434-3933 or 604-533-2600.

Alzheimer Society of B.C.

Support, information and education about Alzheimer’s and related dementias available 604-533-5277.

Arthritis Support Group, Langley

3rd Mon./mo., 1:30-3:30pm, Lang­ley Seniors Centre. Info: 604-532-9671.

Epilepsy support group

The Centre for Epilepsy in British Columbia invited parents, families, friends and anyone affected by epilepsy to a meeting 7-8:30pm on the last Wednesday of the month at the Township Civic Facility, 20338 65th Ave. Get resources and information. No meetings over Christmas and summer. Info: 1-888-9SEIZURE or www.epilepsy.ca.

FASD adoptive and foster parents

Monthly support group meetings for those with children who have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Info: Jamie, 604-530-5917.

Fibromyalgia Well-Spring Foundation

The support group meetings are on the first Wednesday of the month in the Murrayville Library at 12:30pm. Info: www.fibromyalgiawellspringfoundation.org.

Friendly Amputees of the Fraser Valley

A support group for people with amputations and their family and friends meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 2420 Montrose Ave., Abbotsford. Info: friendlyamputees@shaw.ca, members.shaw.ca/friendlyamputees or call 778-278-4222 or  779-278-4333(TDD).

Gamblers Anonymous Group

Is gambling a problem for you or someone you know? Help is available. Call Gamblers Anonymous, 604-878-6535.

Harvest produce bags

The public can get a bag of fruits and vegetables on the first Tuesday of the month for $5. Pick up is at Douglas Recreation Centre and the Langley Seniors’ Resource Centre. Delivery available for those 50+ and unable to pick up. Book in advance: Rec centre, 604-514-2865 or seniors centre, 604-530-3020. Sponsored by the City, the seniors’ centre and other community groups.

Harvest boxes

The Harvest Box program offers three kinds of produce packages to encourage healthier eating. The Harvest Value Box is $8. Each box contains at least seven varieties of fruits and vegetables. The Harvest Local Box also has at least seven varieties, sourced as locally as possible and costs $15. The Harvest BOGO Box, $15, is a value box for oneself and a value box for a local family in need. All are available for pick up on the 2nd and last Thursday of the month at the Douglas Recreation Centre. Order in advance through Douglas Rec, 604-514-2865, or the Timms Communty Centre, 604-514-2940.

Health Equipment Loan Program

HELP, a Canadian Red Cross program, needs volunteers for its equipment loan service. Looking for people who can spare three hours a week to work in the depot in Port Kells. Info: Wendy, 604-513-3935 or 604-881-1113.

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.

Langley Community Services

5339 207th St. Offering addiction services, child and family programs, and immigrant and multicultural programs. Info: 604-534-7921 or www.lcss.ca.

Langley Hospice Society

The society offers palliative (end of life) care and support at its hospice residence and in the community, as well as individual and group grief support programs for children, teens, adults and families, education, outreach, advocacy, volunteer training, and day and summer camp programs. All services and programs are free. Info: 604-530-1115 or www.langleyhospice.com.

Langley Blind and Visually Impaired Group

Meets on the last Thursday of the month, at Evergreen Timbers, 5464 203 St. 1:30-2:30pm. Info: Dorothy, 604-514-2246.

Stroke support groups

The Langley Community Support Groups Society, formerly known as Langley Stroke Recovery, has two support groups that meet at the Walnut Grove Community Centre. The Stroke Support Group is Wednesday, 10:30am-1:30pm. Young Strokes 4 Hope meets Fridays, 10:30am-1:30pm. Info: Marilyn, 604-882-4672.

Learning Disabilities Association

The Fraser South chapter offers one-on-one tutoring for youth ages six-14 with learning disabilities in literacy, math, social skills, and keyboarding. Affordable program fees; some subsidies available. Info: 604-591-5156 or www.ldafs.org.

Meals on Wheels

Langley Meals on Wheels has hot meals weekdays and frozen meals available weekends for seniors, the disabled and sick people unable to cook for themselves. Info: info@langleymealsonwheels.com or 604-533-1679.

Nar Anon

For people with family or friends who are addicted. The group meets every Tuesday at 7:30pm at Bethany-Newton United Church, 60th Avenue and 148th Street. Info: nar-anoncbregion.org.

Osteoporosis Canada

The Langley branch meets monthly at 1pm in the Langley Seniors’ Resource Centre, 20605 51B Ave. Everyone welcome. The next meeting is Sept. 15. Info: 604-534-4924.

People in Pain Network

The non-profit organization helps people living with all types of chronic pain. Support groups meet at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 26245 28th Ave. on the third Tuesday of each month, 10:30am to noon. Meetings resume in September. Info: Dick, dick@pipain.com, lorinda@pipain.com or www.pipain.com.

Recovery International

The group for those with depression, anxiety, panic attacks, fears, worry or helplesness, meets Mondays 7:30-9pm in the Langley Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting room, level O. Info: Heather, 604-807-0991 or www.recoverycanada.org.

SENG Parent Support Group

The group is for families of gifted children who may also have learning disabilities or other challenges. Run by trained facilitators. Sign up in advance. The group meets weekly at the Cloverdale Recreation Centre, 6188 176th St. at 6:30pm. Info: 604-329-0850 or npeducational.weebly.com.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly

The non-profit weight-loss support group has 14 chapter meetings around Langley with morning and evening meetings. Info: Lynda, 604-856-8014.

One on one tutoring

Help for children six to 14 who struggle with reading, comprehension, spelling or writing is available from the Learning Disabilities Association. Partial subsidies available for low income families. Obtain a free reading assessment by calling the association at 604-591-5156. Info: call or go to www.ldafs.org.

Volunteers

Volunteer drive

The Langley 2014 BC Senior Games is looking for volunteers before and during the games Sept. 9-13. Register at https://www.bcgames.net/lng2014se or in person at 101-20560 Fraser Hwy. Monday to Friday 9am-4pm. Email volunteer@2014bcsg.com to have an application sent.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters Langley is looking for Aldergrove residents to be in-school mentors. Must be 19 or older. Info: www.bbbslangley.com/aldergrove or 604-535-5055.

Canadian Cancer Society

Volunteers required in the Willowbrook office. Training provided. Info: 604-533-1668 or langley@bc.cancer.ca.

Drivers needed

The Canadian Cancer Society is looking for volunteer drivers to take patients to and from appointments at the Surrey, Vancouver and Abbotsford cancer centres. Mileage reimbursed. Flexible scheduling. Training provided. Info: Linda Kelly, 604-533-1668, ext. 226 or lkelly@bc.cancer.ca.

C.A.R.E.S.

A no-kill cat shelter in Langley has openings for volunteers to assist in feeding and care of sheltered cats. Info: Carol, 604-202-0713.

Fibromyalgia Well Spring

The group is looking for volunteers for its downtown Langley office and thrift shop. Info: 778-278-3697.

Voluntees needed

The Ishtar Transition Housing Society is looking for donation room volunteers. Training provided. Flexible daytime shifts. Info: Debbie, 604-534-1011 or debbie@ishtarsociety.org.

Langley Meals on Wheels

Volunteer drivers needed for local routes, particularly Aldergrove. The commitment is once a week, 11am-1pm. The office has moved to the Langley Seniors’ Resource Centre. Info: 604-533-1679 or www.langleymealsonwheels.com.

Langley Seniors’ Resource Centre

Volunteer drivers, shoppers and friendly visitors wanted for seniors. Registration: Janice, 604-530-3020 ext. 302.

Tutors

Volunteer literacy and math tutors wanted by the Learning Disabilities Association. Tutoring locations in Langley and Surrey. Extensive training provided. Training Sept. 8 and 9 in Surrey and Sept. 10 in Langley. Registration and info: 604-591-5156 or www.ldafs.org.

Pacific Assistance Dogs Society

Puppy raisers train dogs to assist people with disabilities other than blindness. Info: 604-527-0556.

Patti Dale Animal Shelter

The shelter is seeking volunteers to help homeless animals. Opportunities include walking dogs, TLC for cats, website work, photography, fundraising and fostering. Info: 604-857-5055, or www.lapsbc.petfinders.com.

Helpers needed

Penny Pinchers Thrift Store needs volunteers (store, markers, sorters, cashiers and security) for various shifts Monday through Saturday. The store raises funds for Langley Memorial Hospital. Training provided. Apply at the store, 20211 56th Ave. Online options: www.fraserhealth.ca or email VolunteerResourcesLMH@frserhealth.ca. Spots are also available at the auxiliary gift shop in the hospital.

People with Pets

Visit residents in Langley Lodge seniors home. Pets must have up-to-date medical exams and vaccinations. Info: Helen Kirby, 604-532-4200, ext. 4138.

PRDA

Pacific Riding for Developing Abilities offers equestrian therapy. No experience necessary to volunteer. Training includes preparing horses for lessons, leading horses, and side-walking during lessons. Volunteers also needed for fundraising, special events, facility and ground maintenance, barn help, and office work. Info: Bill or Judi, 604-530-8717. PRDA is at 1088 208 St.

Small Aninal Rescue Society

SARS needs volunteers urgently for its facility in Aldergrove. Volunteers can also help with rabbit socialization and grooming. Students can earn volunteer credit. Info: Muriel, 604-530-3297 or (cell) 604-306-5775.

Fraser Health Crisis Line

Volunteers needed to assist people in the community experiencing emotional distress. No previous experience is needed. Training and on-going support are provided. Information package are at Options Community Services, 9815 140th St. Info: www.options.bc.ca.

TLC Pet Adoptions

Langley cat rescue group needs volunteers to foster adult cats and kittens with special needs. Info: 604-856-4866, or email tlcpetadoption@hotmail.com.

Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Ass’n

The non-profit organization provides therapy riding for people with special needs and needs volunteers. VTEA is at 3330 256th St. Info: 604-857-1267, or email info@vtea.ca.

Mentors

The Fraser Valley Aboriginal Children and Family Services Society is looking for individuals Aboriginal or non-Aboriginal 19 years of age and over who are interested in volunteering as mentors to Aboriginal youth on a weekly-basis in Langley and Abbotsford. Orientation and ongoing training provided. Info: Gary, 604-533-8826 or email gary.robin­son@xyolhemeylh.bc.ca.

Urban Safari Rescue Society

The society is accepting volunteers interested in helping the wildlife in care as well as educating the public. The shelter is in south Cloverdale. Info: Sharon, 604-531-1100 or www.urbansafari.ca.

You’ve Gotta Have Friends

Organization seeks new volunteers of all ages and interests to help another find connections in the Langley community. A belief in the value of each person is essential. Out and About with Friends is a coffee gathering each Monday at 1:30pm at the Mocha Room. Info: Janice or Pat, 604-533-6546.

Youth

Cadets

The Royal Canadian Sea Cadets (open to ages 12-18) meets Tuesdays and Navy League Cadets (open to ages nine to 12) meets Thursdays at the cadet training centre, 4315 272nd St. Both are 6:15pm. Info: 604-856-3700.

Regiment 1922 of the Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps welcomes kids 12-18 from Langley and Aldergrove to develop teamwork, leadership, fitness and self-confidence. Call 604-857-2698 or email 1922army@cadets.net.

2277 Seaforth Highlanders

The Army Cadet corps in Langley is for kids 12-18 to teach about leadership, citizenship and personal development. Biathlon team. Regular training is 6:30-9:15pm Tuesdays at Langley Secondary School, 21405 56th Ave. Info: 778-867-2225 or Mary.Ward@cadets.gc.ca. Check out www.seaforthpsc.org.

746 Lightning Hawk Air Cadets

Youth between ages 12-18 are welcome to join the squadron. Training is Thursdays from 6:30-9:15pm at the cadets Hangar 5 at the Langley Regional Airport, September to June. Info: www.746lightninghawk.com.

Other

Blood donor clinics

Call 1-888-2-DONATE to book.

Sept. 9: 1-8pm Murrayville Hall, 21667 48th Ave.

Sept. 23: 1-8pm Murrayville Hall, 21667 48th Ave.

Vegan potluck

The Langley Herbivores summer potluck is at Derby Reach Regional Park Heritage Area 5-7 p.m. on Sept. 14. Bring a vegan dish to share (no animal products, no honey, no dairy, no eggs). Info: pattallman@shaw.ca.

Education lectures

Langley Lodge hosts free education lectures. The Sept. 16 lecture is at 7pm and is with Rose Puszka of the Alzheimer Society of BC on behavoural changes with dementia. RSVP: 604-532-4217 or sthirsk@langleylodge.org.

Environmental Farm Plan program

The Langley Sustainable Agriculture Foundation (LSAF) workshop on the Environmental Farm Plan Program is Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Langley Events Centre. Free. Sign up by Sept. 12 at langleyagriculture@gmail.com. The program offers no cost consultation and cost-share initiatives for growers and farms.

Willoughby Women’s Community Institute

The group meets on the first Thursday of the month in the Milner Church Hall, 6716 216th St. at 10:15 am. Info 604-532-9120. All ladies welcome.

Bingo

The Langley Lions Club offers bingo every Tuesday at Evergreen Lodge, 5464 203rd St. Doors open at 4pm with Bonanza pre call at 5:30pm, cards sold at 6 and games at 7pm. Concession opens at 5pm.

Meditation classes

The Dorjechang Buddhist Centre hosts weekly classes at Douglas Recreation Centre, Mondays at 7pm. Suggested donation: $10. Info: www.dorjechang.ca or 604-853-3738.

Coffee social

Mingle over coffee and goodies at the Langley Legion, 20570 56th Ave., Tuesday through Friday, 8-11am. (You don’t have to be a member to attend.)

Bake sale

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 21 Langley, 20570 56th Ave., has a bake sale on the first Friday of the month, starting at 6pm. Open to the public.

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