What’s What?

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

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

House Wine Band – The eclectic, local acoustic trio plays 6:30-9:30 p.m. on March 7.

dancefloor

• Seniors’ Old Time Dance: Enjoy different bands at the OAP Hall in Aldergrove, 3015 273rd St., from 1-4 p.m. $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.

theatrestage

• Much Ado About Nothing – Trinity Western University’s School of Arts, Media and Culture is staging Shakespeare set in the big band era March 11-22 on the TWU campus. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday with a 2 p.m. matinee Saturday. Tickets: $8-18. Info: twu.ca/theatre.

musicnotes

• Ceilidh: The next St. Andrew’s United Church down home kitchen party is 7 p.m. on March 13 at 9025 Glover Rd. Enjoy an evening of traditional music, song and dance, this time with a St. Patrick’s Day theme 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.

• 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.

• Kwantlen concerts: The public can attend free performances at Kwantlen Polytechnic University at noon in the auditorium. The March 14 concert features the Chamber Singers.

• 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

• Help Raise the Roof – This Canadian Museum of Flight fundraiser is March 15 at Hangar 41, 21330 56th Ave., starting at 5:30 p.m. $100 per ticket. Info: 604-532-0035 or info@canadianflight.org.

• Sea Shepherd Society benefit – The conservation society will receive 15 per cent of proceeds from a special dinner March 18, 4-9 p.m. at An Indian Affair restaurant, 19653 Willowbrook Dr. Reservations: 604-539-8114.

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.

tradeshows

• Fraser Valley Wedding Swap – Table rentals available for the fifth annual swap March 30 at the Fort Langley Community Hall. Rental: $25 individuals, $200 professionals. Admission: $2.50. Info: fvweddingswap@gmail.com.

visualarts

• Port Kells Art Club show – The club has a display at the Langley Arts Council centre on Fraser Highway. • 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

Kids Crafts – For ages six to 10. Sign up in advance. 2:30-3:30 p.m. on March 20.

The Selkie – The Trollsons have a comedy, improv show about the Irish tale. Suitable for ages five to 12. Sign up in advance. March 27, 2-2:45 p.m.

Storytime – Children five years and younger and their caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Sign up in advance. Wednesday, March 19 and 26, 10:30 a.m.

• Brookswood Library

20045 40th Ave. 604-534-7055

The Selkie – The Trollsons have a comedy, improv show about the Irish tale. Suitable for ages five to 12. Sign up in advance. March 18, 2-2:45 p.m.

• City of Langley Library

20399 Douglas Cres. 604-514-2855

The Selkie – The Trollsons have a comedy, improv show about the Irish tale. Suitable for ages five to 12. Sign up in advance. March 17, 11-11:45 a.m.

Teen game night – Check out games such as Cloud 9, Dominion, Carcassonne, Ultimate Werewolf and other. Free but sign up in advance. For 12-18. Pizza and refreshments. March 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Birds of prey – The Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society has a presentation about birds, including live ones. Sign up in advance for the session 1-2 p.m. on March 19.

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

Clayworks – Make various clay crafts. Supplies provided. 1-2 p.m. March 19.

Origami for kids – Learn about this paperfolding art and make a paper frog that jumps 1-2 p.m. on March 26. Includes a frog race and prizes. Register in advance.

• Muriel Arnason Library

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

Crafts from Around the World – Supplies provided for crafts in celebration of World Cultures Month. For ages five and up. 2-4 p.m. March 19.

The Selkie – The Trollsons have a comedy, improv show about the Irish tale. Suitable for ages five to 12. Sign up in advance. March 25, 10:30-11:15 a.m.

• Murrayville Library

22071 48th Ave. 604-533-0339

All hail kale – The Langley Environmental Partners Society has a presentation by author Sharon Hanna (The Book of Kale) at 3 p.m. on March 15. Free but reserve a seat in advance.

The One-Eyed Troll – The Trollsons have a comedy, improv show about this Scandinavian tale. Suitable for ages five to 12. Sign up in advance. March 19, 11-11:45 a.m.

• Walnut Grove Library

8889 Walnut Grove Dr. 604-882-0410

Vegetarian, vegan and raw nutrition – Join registered dietician and author Vesanto Melina 7 p.m. on March 13 to learn about these topics. Sign up in advance.

The Selkie – The Trollsons have a comedy, improv show about the Irish tale. Suitable for ages five to 12. Sign up in advance. March 17, 2-2:45 p.m.

Teen games afternoon – Play a variety of cool games 1:30-3:30 p.m. on March 22. Free pizza, snacks and refreshments. For ages 12-18. Sign up in advance at 604-882-0410.

Global stories and crafts – For World Cultures Month, enjoy stories, songs and crafts. For ages five to 12. 1:30-2:30 p.m. March 25.

Babytime – Fun, social bonding for babies and caregivers. Enjoy bouncing, singing, and rhyming with stories. Pre-register. 9:30 a.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays, March 5-27.

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

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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