Seniors week busy in Langley

Events are planned for Seniors’ Week June 1 to 7.

The Township is hosting its third annual Seniors’ Picnic & Health Fair on Friday, June 5 at the McLeod Athletic Park Lacrosse Box, located on 57A Avenue between 213A Street and 216 Street.

The event runs from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., rain or shine, and the cost is $5 in advance or $7 at the door. 

Pre-registration is strongly recommended.

During the Seniors’ Picnic & Health Fair, participants can enjoy a light lunch, gather information from local organizations that specialize in seniors’ needs, and meet other members of the community. 

“Donations from businesses in our community will really add to this event,” said Sarah Morris, Township community recreation programmer. “Thanks to many organizations, we have a number of free giveaways that will be available for our participants.” 

People can visit information booths, ask questions and learn about the many services available.

Organizations taking part in this year’s event represent a diverse range of services for seniors. The picnic will also include guest speakers.

For more information or to register, visit RecExpress.ca online, or call the Aldergrove Kinsmen Community Centre at 604-856-2899, or contact Tina Papatolis at tpapatolis@tol.ca.

Seniors can get free Active Legacy Passes for recreation facilities.

Walk with the Mayor is June 2. Meet at 10 a.m. at the lelem Arts and Culture Cafe in Fort Langley and stroll the Fort to Fort Trail with Mayor Jack Froese. 

The approximately two-mile walk wraps up back at the cafe for coffee with the mayor and council.

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