Langley International Film Festival A fundraiser for the Langley School District Foundation. Feb. 19, 7 p.m.: NUMB. Feb. 19, 9 p.m.: gala with NUMB cast. Feb. 20, 2 p.m.: Sleeping Giant. 5 p.m.: Carol. 7 p.m.: student films. Feb. 21, 1 p.m.: Al Purdy Was Here. 3 p.m. Brooklyn. $10 per showing at the Chief Sepass Theatre. $25 gala. Tickets and info: firstname.lastname@example.org or langleyschooldistrictfoundation.com.
Author Wab Kinew The broadcaster, author and musician will speak at 7 p.m. on Feb. 19 at Yorkson Creek Middle School. His talk Reflections on Reconciliation is $12. A shuttle bus runs from R.E. Mountain Secondary to Yorkson due to limited parking. Info and tickets: Eventbrite.ca event 20439418852.
Journey to Reconciliation A free public event featuring displays, a panel discussion, keynote speaker Wab Kinew at 11 a.m., artisans, food, drumming and more on Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Yorkson Creek Middle School. Shuttle bus from R.E. Mountain Secondary throughout the day. Info: Facebook (Working Toward Reconciliation).
New 2U sale Langley Lodge,5451 204th St., has a sale Feb. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. of household items.
Car seat clinic The Child Passenger Safety Association of Canada has a clinic at Active Baby, 6339 200th St., from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 20. Checks done by donation. Book an install at 604-427-4788, or email@example.com. Recycle old and expired child car seats for $5.
Model UN Secondary students are invited to attend Feb. 20 at the Township Civic Facility. The event runs 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Model UN gives local youth a chance to debate and discuss important issues. $20. Info: www.townshipoflangleymun.com.
Fireside tales Hear tales around the fire at Derby Reach Regional Park noon to 3 p.m. Bake bannock and bring a mug for hot chocolate. Free. Drop-in. At the heritage area, Allard Crescent, north of 96th Avenue. Info: 604-530-4983.
TWU faculty and friends recital series A 2:30 p.m. concert on Feb. 21 is at the Langley Mennonite Fellowship, 20997 40th Ave., and features Calvin Dyck (violin) and Carmen Hollett (piano) in a Valentine recital of Beethoven, Brahms, Prokofiev, and Vaughan Williams. Tickets: $10- $15. Info: twu.ca/samc.
Heritage Week Must sign up in advance at 604-532-3536 or museum.tol.ca. Guided walking tour of Fort Langley heritage buildings, Feb. 20, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Finishes at the Blacksmith Bakery for coffee and baking. $15 per person.
Bowlathon A CARES cat shelter fundraiser starts at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at Willowbrook Lanes. Teams of up to six. Includes silent auction, 50/50, prizes, complimentary appies and desserts, and more. Bar service. $25 per person. Sign up: Clive, 604-533-4007 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Junior zookeeping Urban Safari animal rescue, 1395 176th St., offers an eight-week course on Saturdays for teens to learn about animals. Hands-on interaction with diverse animals, classroom discussions and demonstrations. The next course starts Feb. 20. Info: www.urbansafari.ca,604-531-1100 or email@example.com.
Vogler Quartet Ian Parker joins the Berlin quartet for a 7:30 p.m. concert on Feb. 20 at the Langley Community Music School, 4899 207th St. Tickets and info: 604-534-2848.
Interfaith Ceremony of Healing Everyone is invited to the service at 6:30 p.m. at the United Churches of Langley, 21562 Old Yale Rd., organized by the Langley Journey to Reconciliation Committee. Info: Facebook (Working Toward Reconciliation).
Spring recital The TWU Faculty + Friends Recital series performance on Feb. 21 at 2:30 p.m. is in the Langley Mennonite Church, 20997 40th Ave., and features romantic tunes. Tickets: $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors and $30 for a family (two adults and two children). Info and tickets: twu.ca/samc.
Blues Aid A benefit for Maple Ridge’s Kyra Short is Feb. 21 and features Tom Lavin & the Legendary Powder Blues, James Buddy Rogers and Arsen Shomakhov at the Cascades Casino. Tickets: $35 at www.eventbrite.ca/e/blues-aide-benefit-for-kira-short-tickets-20676421734?aff=efbevent.
Heritage society The Langley Heritage Society meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 23 in Milner Chapel, 6716 216th St., features Jay Sherwood on his new book about surveying and its B.C. history. Light refreshments. Non-members RVSP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Info: www.langleyheritage.ca.
Murrayville Hall AGM The annual general meeting is at 7 p.m. on Feb. 24 at 21667 48th Ave.
Footloose D.W. Poppy Secondary, 23752 52nd Ave., stages the musical Feb. 24 to 27 with shows at 7 p.m. and a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets: $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students. Available at brownpapertickets.com (event 2482363).
Tina Turner: A Tribute to the Queen of Rock and Roll is at 8 p.m. on Feb. 25 at the Cascades Casino Summit Theatre. Tickets: $42.50 plus fees, at guest services (604-530-2211) or ticketweb.ca.
The Wizard of Oz Imagine That! Productions presents a steampunk version Feb. 26-28 and March 4-6. Friday shows are 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday shows are 2:30 p.m. at The Venue, 5708 Glover Rd. Tickets: $15 ($12 for seniors for matinees). At door or Brown Paper Tickets event 2495789.
Fraser Valley Guitar Festival Award winning Jasin Vieaux headlines the annual public concert at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 27 at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Advance tickets: $25 for adults and $20 for students and seniors. At the door: $35 and $30 respectively. Info: kpu.ca/music.
Surrey Fiddlers host an old time dance March 3 at Clayton Hall, 18513 70th Ave. at 7:30 p.m. $4. Info: 604-576-1066.
All That Jazz A workshop for introductory dance and fitness is 1:30 p.m. on March 4 at the Langley Seniors’ Resource Centre. $10 for members, $15 for non-members. Register: 604-530-3020.
Programs are free and pre-registration is required unless noted otherwise.
26770 29th Ave. 604-856-6415
20045 40th Ave. 604-534-7055
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
Muriel Arnason Library
#130 20338 65th Ave. 604-532-3590
Murrayville Library 22071 48th Ave. 604-533-0339
Walnut Grove Library 8889 Walnut Grove Dr. 604-882-0410
Conversation Circles: Anyone learning English and wanting to practise speaking with others in a friendly, casual place, can join a weekly guided discussions about Canadian culture, food, current events, and other topics. Thursdays, Jan. 14 to Feb. 25, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Enchanted April The Langley Players present the show Thursdays to Sundays until Feb. 27 at 4307 200th St. Shows are 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. $15 per person. Tickets: www.langleyplayers.com/reservations, email@example.com or 604-534-7469.
You’ve Gotta Have Friends The local initiative to foster a sense of community and belonging has been going for nine years and is located at 20510 Fraser Hwy. Contact: 604-533-6546.
Second Story Treasures The store at 20349 88th Ave.raises funds for the Langley Hospice Society.
Langley Lovelys The local chapter of the Crown Jewels of Canada is open to women. The non-profit society is for socializing and fun. Info: Vye, 604-530-3288 or http://www.crownjewelsofcanada.ca.
Equipment team The Langley Pos-Abilities Society is looking for three to four volunteers to help with equipment. You must be a member of the society ($10 per year) and have a vehicle with a trailer hitch. Mileage compensation. Must be in good health and capable of moving or lifting assistive devices. For information or to get involved, call Zosia at 604-961-0117.
Fibromyalgia Well Spring Foundation The thrift shoppe and offices are at #109 – 20631 Fraser Hwy. and raise money for the organization’s work. Info: 778-278-3697.
Children’s audition The Langley Children’s Choir is looking for talented young singers in Grades 4-7 for the 2015/2016 season. Contact Patti Thorpe at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and audition times.
TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a non-profit weight loss support group. For a nighttime chapter near you phone Jacquie, 604-556-0535. For a daytime chapter phone Linda, 604-462-9326.
Walnut Grove Business Association Info: Laurie@wgba.ca or 604-850-5095.
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: or 604-881-1113.
Penny Pincher thrift store The new location, 20550 Fraser Hwy., is accepting donations (no heavy items at this time) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Saturday. The shop is operated by the Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and raises funds for hospital equipment.
Tai chi For people with health problems, chronic illnesses, mobility challenges, or the consequences of an injury. Movements are adapted for people with reduced mobility and the program is open to all. Thursdays, Douglas Recreation Centre, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Info: 604-507-0700.
Square Wheelers Square Dance Club. Info: 604-513-9901 or 604-594-6415, or www.squaredance.bc.ca.
Aldergrove Telephone Museum,
3190 271 St., 604-857-0555, www.telephonemuseum.ca
B.C. Farm 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
Lifewriting Made Easy A free information session is 6:30 p.m. with writer Philip Sherwood on how to preserve one’s life for posterity.
Meals on Wheels The non-profit society provides meals for those unable to cook for themselves whether due to age or infirmity. Available temporarily, such as post-surgery. Volunteer drivers are also wanted. Meal delivery takes place Monday to Friday 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. A route usually takes about 90 minutes. Call 604-533-1679 for details.
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
• Bob’s Bar n’ Grill, 27083 Fraser Hwy.: 1st and 3rd Monday of the month (Owner will honour the price other Mondays but the program has been changed to twice a month). RSVP: 604-533-1679.
• Otter Co-Op: 3600 248 St.: 2nd Monday of the month. RSVP: 604-607-6923.
• Brookswood Seniors Centre, 19899 36th Ave.: 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. RSVP: 604-590-3888.
• Parish of St. George Church, 9160 Church St.: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. RSVP: 604-888-7782.
• 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.
• Walnut Grove Community Centre, 8889 Walnut Grove Dr. 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. RSVP: 604-882-0408.
• Langley Seniors Village, 20365 65th Ave. 1st and 3rd Wednesday. RSVP: 604-533-1679.
Volunteers needed. A commitment of twice a month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m (days of week and locations vary). Contact Langley Meals on Wheels, 604-533-1679 or email@example.com.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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 20473 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.
Harvest box People can buy fresh fruits and vegetables. Pickup dates are the second and last Thursday of the month. Book through nearest pick-up location. Three choices: Harvest Box $8, Harvest Local Box $15 and Harvest BOGO Box $15. Pick up: Douglas Recreation Centre, 604-514-2865; Aldergrove Kinsmen Community Centre, 604-856-2899; Kwantlen Polytechnic University Langley Student Association, 604-599-2126; or Willoughby Community Association, 604-455-8821.
Seniors Harvest Bag Seniors can get twice monthly bags of fruits and vegetables for $5. Order through the Douglas Recreation Centre, 604-514-2865 or the Langley Seniors’ Resource Centre, 604-530-3020. Pick up at the Douglas Centre, the seniors centre or Timms Community Centre, 604-514-2940. Delivery for those 55+ and unable to pick up.
Port Kells Art Club offers classes Mondays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All levels of experience welcome. In oils and acrylics. Annual membership: $30. The club exhibits three to four times per year in the community. At 20701 Fraser Hwy. Info: Linda, 604-287-6799.
Osteoporosis Canada The Langley branch meets on the second Monday of the month 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Langley Seniors’ Resource Centre, 20605 51B Ave. Open to all. Info: FayBullock@shaw.ca. Osteoporosis Canada
Langley Support Group.
Fraser Valley Symphony Positions available (violin, viola and string bass) but other interested musicians are invited to enquire. Grade 8 RCM or equivalent required. Rehearsals are Monday 7:15 p.m. at Aldergrove Community Secondary. Info: email@example.com.
Langley Concert Band The band always accepts new members (teens and adults) with at least one year of musical experience and meets Mondays 7-9 p.m. in the R.E. Mountain Secondary band room, 7755 202A St. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-613-8132.
Port Kells Art Club Classes every Monday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with general meetings third Monday of each month at 1 p.m. New members all levels of experience are welcome. Annual membership $30. The club exhibits three to four times per year. Located at 20701 Fraser Hwy. Contact Linda Hamilton at 604-287-6799.
Small Animal Rescue Society Mature, reliable volunteers needed to help at the rabbit shelter in Aldergrove Saturdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or alternate Tuesdays 5 to 7 p.m. Own transportation required. Info: Muriel, 604-530-3297.
Fraser Valley Pain Management Group A peer-led support group meets on the first Tuesday of the month at the Church of the Valley, 23589 Old Yale Rd. Find out about resources and support in the community to help chronic pain sufferers. Info: email@example.com or www.pipain.com.
Langley Elks Lodge 259 invites the public to check out the service club with an emphasis on helping children. Meetings are on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 8 p.m. RSVP: 604-200-8569 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Info: www.fb.com/LangleyElks or www.elks-canada.org.
Langley Newcomers and Friends The non-profit, community-minded group for women of all ages meets the first Tuesday of the month at the W.C. Blair Recreation Centre at 7:15 p.m. Info: Diane, 604-626-9678 or email@example.com. New members welcome.
2277 Seaforth Highlanders The Royal Canadian Army Cadets is for ages 12 to 18 to learn leadership, citizenship, fitness and communications. Activities include sports, band, field training exercises, first aid, camps, exchange programs and more. The group meets Tuesdays, 6:20 to 9 p.m. at Blacklock Elementary, 5100 206th St. Info: www.2277rcacc.com/.
Senior Opus Singers No experience is necessary, only a love of singing. The group does familiar tunes from days gone by and meets Tuesday afternoons in Walnut Grove. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 6:30 p.m. 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 email@example.com.
The daytime chapter meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at Sunrise Golf and Banquet Centre, 11:30a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Info: VWNlangreservations@gmail.com.
Tuesday open mic and performer showcase Head to Frostings Cupcakery, 20411 Fraser Hwy. 6-8 p.m. on Tuesdays. 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Music@Midweek Free concerts are at noon in the Langley auditorium of Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
Toastmasters The Murrayville Club meets twice a month at the new Seventh-day Adventist Church, 23589 Old Yale Rd. (no affiliation), at 7 p.m. Learn public speaking and communication skills. Info: www.murrayvilletoastmasters.org or email@example.com.
Langley Quilters’ Guild Members meet on the fourth Wednesday, except in December, at the George Preston Recreation Centre. The day meeting is 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The evening meeting is 7:15 to 9 p.m. Info: Nancy, 604-534-1013, or www.langleyquiltersguild.com.
CN Pensioners Association
Meets in the Kinsmen Community Centre, 26770 29th Ave., on the first Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. Info: Jonn Hanlen, 604-824-0531.
Music at Midweek Free concerts each Wednesday at noon at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University auditorium.
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.
Square dancing Adult classes are at the Brookswood Seniors’ Centre, 19899 36th Ave. at 7 p.m. Wednesdays are Plus-level. Tuesdays are beginner/mainstream. Info: 604-838-8821, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.surrey.squaredance.bc.ca.
Opus One Women’s Choir New members are accepted throughout the year and no experience is required. The women’s choir meets Wednesdays 7:15-9:15 p.m. in the R.E. Mountain Secondary choir room. Info: email@example.com.
Langley Field Naturalists The non-profit ecological group meets on the third Thursday of the month at the Langley Community Music School, 4899 207th St., at 7:15 p.m. Info: langleyfieldnaturalists.org.
Field trip: Explorer Forslund Watson Nature Reserve 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20. View this winter habitat to resident wildlife and a new vernal pond. Wear rubber boots or waterproof footwear. No dogs. Meet at 2705 232nd St., at 9:30. Info: 604-530-3257.
Willoughby Women’s Institute The community group meets on the first Thursday of the month at the Willoughby Community Hall, 20809 83rd Ave., at 10:30 a.m. Info: 604-888-8195.
746 Lightning Hawk Air Cadets: Youth between ages 12-18 are welcome to join the squadron. Training is Thursdays from 6:30-9:15 p.m. at the cadets Hangar 5 at the Langley Regional Airport, September to June. Info: www.746lightninghawk.com.
Langley Lions Club Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at West Langley Hall, 9402 208th St. Info: 604-888-1434 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ceilidh The monthly musical kitchen party is at St. Andrew’s United Church Hall, 9025 Glover Rd. Enjoy live music and fun. $5 at the door. Includes a traditional Maritime lunch (tea biscuits and jam). Performers interested in taking part can contact Jack Williamson, 604-888-7925 or email@example.com. Feb. 25.
Langley Writers’ Guild The group meets on the first, second and fourth Thursdays of the month at St. Joseph’s Hall, 20676 Fraser Hwy. All genres. Meets September to June. The group will consider one evening meeting per month if there is interest. Info: Deanna, 604-530-0951.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org or Don, email@example.com.
Central Valley Community Pipe Band The band is accepting new pipers and drummers of all levels. Meets Wednesday evenings at Coghlan Community Hall. An 8-week beginners’ program will be offered in the new year. Contact Nancy Gleeson (firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-782-9975).
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.
Valley Bluegrass Music Society Membership is open to anyone who enjoys bluegrass. The group jams Fridays 7-11 p.m. in the Langley United Church, 5673 200th St. Attendance is free for the first time, then $4 for members and $6 for guests. Info: www.valleybluegrass.net.
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.
Live jazz Saturdays, 6-9 p.m., enjoy jazz at the lelem´ Arts & Cultural Café in Fort Langley. Open to all ages. Dave Quinn, clarinet and sax, hosts special guests each week. Info: www.lelum.ca or www.razzmajazz.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.
Open mic Roger Potter hosts a session each Sunday 6 to 10 p.m. at the Artful Dodger Pub. All ages until 9 p.m. Acoustic based.