LETTER: Langley has enough recreation facilities but needs arts centre

Lots of tax dollars are spent on sports venues, why not cultural spaces?

Dear Editor,

Yes!

Langley Township has a new pool in Aldergrove.

That’s great.

Added to the fabulous Langley Events Centre and the other rec centres all around Langley, we are taking care of our physical bodies.

Wonderful.

Now, let’s build a place where we can stimulate the mind and nourish the human soul, as well.

Let’s build a state-of-the-art cultural centre – an inspiring venue for music, dance, theatre, visual arts and more.

Think of our lucky neighbours. Surrey has the Bell Centre and the Abbotsford has its Arts Centre.

I want one of those, too.

Come on, Langley. Let’s get cultural.

Phyllis Heppner, Langley

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