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Thursday, 29 May 2014

June 7, 2014 - #Cycle for Sight

Cycle for Sight is a fully supported, one-day cycling event that will take place Saturday, June 7 2014 in support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Whether you’re a cycling enthusiast or leisure rider, riding a single or tandem bike, Cycle for Sight will be the perfect one-day ride! We offer different distance options, free training and personalized support every step of the way. REGISTER TODAY for only $25!

June 5, 2014 - Evening of #Mediumship

Time: 6:30-9:00 pm Cost: $45 ~ Reservations required, please call 604.539.9463
 We are very proud to welcome Shana Lee Gibson to Backyard Vineyards. Join Shana Lee for an inspiring evening of healing messages. Her style is relaxed, humorous and friendly. She is known for her accurate and detailed readings of loved ones passed into the spirit world. Your evening will start with a one-of-a-kind wine tour with our resident wine guru. Discover how we take our grapes from vine to bottle and how we make our sparkling Blanc de Noir Brut in the traditional method of French Champagne. After your tour, choose a glass red or white wine to accompany your cheese and charcuterie tasting platter. Shana Lee will begin her inspirational and moving demonstration at 7:30. Shana's spiritual portfolio is diverse and includes producing inspirational mentoring programs for teens, documentary film, public demonstrations of mediumship, spiritual development classes and public speaking. In 2013 Shana produced the 2013 ‘Vancouver Tour with Renowned Psychic Medium’s Lisa Williams and Tony Stockwell,’ and In March 2014, Shana tutored along side Tony Stockwell and four other Renowned Mediums in Melbourne Australia for The Modern Medium. She lives and works as a full time psychic medium in White Rock, BC. Where: Backyard Vineyards (3033-232nd St., Langley,BC, 604.539.9463)

June 6, 2014 - Glenwood Elementary Fun Fair #Langley

May 31, 2014 - Free Family Event for Creekside Forest

Free Family Event for Creekside Forest

WHENSaturday, May 31, 2014, 10am – 3pm
WHEREAldergrove Athletic Park under the covered picnic area.
TYPE OF EVENTArts & Entertainment, Awareness
COSTFree for general admission
CONTACT PHONE604 857 8950
This event is to raise awareness about Creekside Forest. a publicly owned urban forest that has been slated to be developed as a sixty-one house subdivision.
This Family Friendly event will run from 10am until 3pm at the Aldergrove Athletic Park under the covered picnic area.
There will be:
- Face Painting, craft and games stations for kids to enjoy
- An information station informing residents of Langley Township about the proposed development into our local forest. Residents will be able to sign a petition opposing the development.
-Harriet the owl will make an appearance for about an hour in the morning. Visitors can have their picture taken with the owl for $5. The money will be donated to Watchers of Langley
- Hotdogs and beverages will be served at lunch time for free or by donation
Free Guided Tours of the Forest will be given from the same time by WOLF. The tours start at Creekside Park (28th Ave and 274th St) just by the bridge that crosses Bertrand Creek.

May 30, 2014 - #Wine Flight Fridays


Join us on Friday nights from 5 to 8 pm for a wine flight and food pairing. Take off with a red or white wine flight, which includes three 2 oz. pours of our favourite Backyard creations, each perfectly matched with a delicious food pairing. $16 per wine flight and food pairing. No reservation required.

till June 15, 2014 - 18th Annual #Rotary #Strawberry Sale


June 8, 2014 - #Graze & Gather Tickets NEW $59 price


Wednesday, 21 May 2014

May 24, 2014 - Shortreed Community School Spring Craft and Home Based Business Fair #Aldergrove

Shortreed Community School Spring Craft and Home Based Business Fair Sat, May 24. #Aldergrove 10-3. vendor space still for more info.

May 26, 2014 - #Aldergrove Library Book Club


#Aldergrove Library Book Club
Monday, May 26
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Registration required

Do you enjoy reading and talking about books? Meet fellow book club members and discuss a selected title over refreshments. Call or visit the library to learn which book is being discussed this month. Copies of the current month's book are available at the library.

May 24, 2014 - 4th Annual #Arts, Culture and Heritage Open House, #Langley

Arts, Culture and Heritage Open House

4th Annual Arts, Culture and Heritage Open House
Saturday, May 24, 2014 - Douglas Park, #Langley
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Live entertainment begins on stage at 12:30pm and includes fiddlers, square dancers, pop, traditional dancers and rock and roll - something for everyone!
We will have ethnic food, displays, crafts, activities and handmade artwork on sale showcasing the talented artists in our community.
Tables are still available for vendors - please contact Douglas Recreation Centre at 604-514-2865 for registration and event information.

May 21, 2014 - #Langley Farmers Market Opening Day

The Langley Community Farmers Market is pleased to invite you to our 2014 Opening Day at the Kwantlen Langley Campus! The Market will get under way at 2pm, with our Opening Ceremony and Cake Cutting at 3pm. 

On this special day, we're putting in an extra special effort to provide you with musical entertainment, special kids activities, door prizes and more!

As always, this a FREE event for the entire family. Come out to find the very best that our community has to Make, Bake, and Grow. You can learn more about our vendors and community groups here:

Some features of our opening day include:
- Complimentary cake (supplied by Sweet Thea)
- Local musicians and entertainers
- An opportunity for you to purchase your weekly produce, goodies, and artisan-wares
- Face-painting, and other kids activities!

May 22 - July 19, 2014 - #Garden Smart Workshops at the #Langley Demonstration Garden

T.O.L. Garden Smart Workshops at the Langley Demonstration Garden

Reap the benefit of your own backyard. Get “garden smart” by attending any of the workshops listed below.
All workshops are free of charge. They take place at the Langley Demonstration Garden (Derek Doubleday Arboretum in the 21200 block of Fraser Highway in Langley).  RSVP is required. See contact information below to register.   

Backyard Composting   
Thursday, May 22; 7:00-8:00pm
Saturday, June 28; 11am-12pm                      
Make black gold in your backyard! In a landfill, it can take up to 20 years for a banana peel to decompose. In a backyard composter, it can take as little as a few weeks. In this workshop, learn what type of composting is a good fit for your needs, and how to quickly turn yard trimmings, fruit and vegetable scraps into rich organic fertilizer. This workshop is great for beginners as well as experienced compost users who want to troubleshoot their compost systems. RSVP at least one week in advance.  
Training Fruit Trees to Produce More
Monday, May 26; 7:00-9:00pm
This workshop will discuss cover how fruit trees grow and how to direct new growth to produce bigger crops in future years. Discussion will include training of espalier and similar tree forms, fruit thinning of apples and pears, and the use of mesh bags as non-chemical barriers to prevent Codling Moth and Apple Maggot infestations of the fruit. RSVP at least one week in advance.  
How to Make Living Willow Fences and Structures
Saturday, June 14; 11:00am-1:00pm
This workshop will cover the harvest and planting of willow cuttings to produce a variety of living structures. Several living fence designs and weaving techniques will be demonstrated. RSVP at least one week in advance.  
Can It! Food Preservation
Thursday, July 3; 5:00-7:30pm
Aldergrove Kinsmen Community Centre
Learn how to safely preserve the summer harvest. This hands-on workshop guides you through the steps of canning seasonal produce. Bring your own apron, paring knife and cutting board. RSVP at least one week in advance.  
Growing Gardeners                       
Friday, July 11; 10:00am-11:30am
Having trouble getting your child to eat their vegetables? Get them involved! Once they experience growing their own they will love eating lettuce, carrots and more. Be prepared to roll up your sleeves during this hands-on workshop. Ideal for children ages 2 to 7 years old. Please RSVP at least one week in advance.  
Summer Pruning of Apple and Pear Trees
Monday, July 14; 7:00-9:00pm
This workshop will cover the use of summer pruning to control growth and produce bigger crops on your apple and pear trees. Gardeners with young or large old trees with excessive shoot growth will learn how to reduce vegetative shoot growth and develop more fruit buds. Also learn how to use summer pruning to train these fruit trees into various shapes. RSVP at least one week in advance.  
All-Season Vegetable Gardening              
Saturday, July 19; 10:00am-11:30am
Harvest fresh vegetables from your garden year-round. Learn what vegetables to plant in the summer and fall to make them ready for harvest in the winter and spring. Plus find out how to extend the growing season for many fall crops. RSVP at least one week in advance.

To register for any of the workshops, contact the Langley Environmental Partners Society at the phone number or email address below.       

More Information

Langley Environmental Partners Society

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

May 22, 2014 - Wix-Brown elementary school # Langley

Wix-Brown elementary school
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THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014
Hamster Balls            Face Painting          Laser Tag
Toilet toss               Lollipop tree          Fish Pond

Cake Walk                 50/50 Draw             Concession

Monday, 12 May 2014

May 15, 2014 - The Aldor Acres Kids #Gardening Program #Langley #Aldergrove

Do you have active kids that are interested in how their food is grown? The Aldor Acres Kids Gardening Program is a fun, hand’s on learning experience that gets kids “down & dirty”! They will learn the full cycle of plant life – having direct involvement in planting, maintaining, & harvesting all vegetables in the garden. Natural produce growing practices will be taught along with knowledge about sustainable, local eating. Kids will learn responsibility by taking ownership of their plants and their own self sufficiency. All throughout the program, the kid’s will harvest and take home all of their veggies from the garden as they ripen. Sit back & relax parents, “let the kids grow dinner”! Camp begins May 15th and will be held every thursday from 4:30-5:30 for 14 weeks until August 14th. Spots are limited. Download the registration form on our website.

May 19, 2014 - The May Day Parade #Fort #Langley

The May Day Parade is on Victoria Day each year in Fort Langley. In 2014, the 92nd annual parade will be on Monday, May 19th. The parade will form up on Church Street and will commence at 11:00 to go west on Mavis to Glover Road. Once on Glover the floats will go south to 88th Avenue. At 88th Avenue, the parade will turn west again to Trattle St. It will then turn north and travel along Trattle to St. Andrews. At St. Andrews they will turn east and head into Fort Langley Community Park. Once in the park, the May Queens and the Royal Party will be piped in. There will then be May Pole Dancing followed by live entertainment through until 4:00. The Lions famous BBQ Chicken will be available at the park. There will be rides for the children, Mini Golf for Everyone, vendors, food and much more. Mark your calendar for May 19th and come out and join us for a great family day! for more info

May 17, 2014 - BC #Supermoto is hosting its 8th annual season opener #Abbotsford #Tradex

BC #Supermoto is hosting its 8th annual season opener this coming Saturday (May 17th). The day will be dedicated to getting new members signed up and up to speed – Lots of practice time will be available! We will be helping new members understand the rules of racing, bike safety and tech tips. This will get you up to speed and ready to participate in the fun for the balance of the season! Don’t miss it, the action starts @ 8:00AM and goes until 5:00PM

Entree Fees:
• $90.00 PNWMA Insurance (Sign up starts @ 8:00am)
• $40.00 Practice Fee
• Racing Fees ($25.00 of practice fee will go towards your first race):
o 1st class: $60.00
o 2nd class: $40.00
o 3rd class: $20.00
o 4th+ class: $10.00

Gear Requirements:
• An off-road or dual-sport motorcycle in good working condition:
o All bolts tightened
o Chain adjusted
o Sportsman or dual-sport tires (dirt tires ok but not recommended)
o All lights and signals covered or taped
o License plate removed
o Catch can – a container to collect all fluids from overflow or breather tubes (carburetor, radiator, crankcase)
We will be helping people with these, bring a small pop can and some zap straps!
o No leaks or sweats from any part of the bike that could cause for fluid to fall on the track or pit area

Motorcycle safety gear:
•Goggles or eye protection
•Boots that cover above the ankle
•A leather race suit will offer the best protection but we will allow textile pants and or MX gear in good condition

Call Zach Leverington with any questions 778-836-5719! Or visit our website for details

Friday, 9 May 2014

May 10 - August 4, 2014 - Art Deco Chic: Women’s Fashion of the 1920s and 1930s exhibit #Langley

Art Deco Chic:  Women’s Fashion of the 1920s and 1930s exhibit which opens May 10 at the #Langley Centennial Museum.

In conjunction with this exhibit, there will be a fashion show  on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at the Fort Langley Community Hall

Fashion show times are 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Tickets are $20.  Contact the Langley Centennial Museum at 604-532-3536 to order tickets.

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

May 23-24, 2014 - 45th Annual Coastal Swap Meet #Tradex #Abbotsford

45th Annual Coastal Swap Meet

Tradex Convention Centre in Abbotsford. ( Abbotsford Airport )
****** May 23th & 24th 2014 ****** Check inside on the Maps tab to find HOTELS in the area..  “Home of WestJet Airlines”   Door to Door service to our swap meet !!!
Booth Rental applications are found under the EVENTS tab above…
Note – Book early for best results

Spectators – $6.00 per person  /  Vendors – $45.00 per stall ( includes 1 admission )

Children 16 & Under admitted free with an Adult , no bicycles or pets please.

” Help make our 45th the best year ever….”

Friday, 2 May 2014

May 10, 2014 - #Kwantlen Polytechnic University will host our second annual Science Rendezvous at the #Langley campus.

May 10, 2014 11am - 4pm 

KPU Langley Campus 

20901 Langley Bypass, Langley

On May 10, Kwantlen Polytechnic University will host our second annual Science Rendezvous at the Langley campus. KPU Langley will be transformed into a spectacular science experience where the public will get a chance to participate in hands-on experiments, walk through interactive science labs and state-of-the-art greenhouses and see a demonstration of the high-tech patient simulators in the nursing labs. Free to the public!

Science Rendezvous is a public platform to promote science awareness and increase science literacy in Canada. The event is an annual day-long festival spanning multiple simultaneous sites across the country, designed to bring science face-to-face with the public and encourages more youth to consider science and engineering-related careers and study paths.
During our inaugural event last year, over 550 visitors came into KPU to check out the experiments, displays and labs. Some of the visitors stayed for the entire three-hour event, mostly families with small kids.
Event Highlights:
  • Chemistry Magic Show
  • Wireless Robots
  • Lab and Greenhouse tours
  • Nursing—Patient simulators
  • Bug garden
  • Dancing flames for more info

May 4, 2014 - DW Poppy Car Show Fundraiser #Langley

DW Poppy Car Show Fundraiser
Sunday, May 4, 2014, 8:00am-3:00pm

May, 8, 2014 - Yuk Yuk’s On Tour – Tickets On Sale Now in #Langley

Yuk Yuk’s On Tour – Tickets On Sale Now

8 May 2014
Join us Thursday May 8 for Yuk Yuk’s On Tour featuring Sunee Dhaliwal, Steve McGowan & Chris James. Tickets are only $10+tax and are available at Casino Guest Services.
Doors at 6:30pm | Show at 7:30pm

Thursday, 1 May 2014

July 8-10, 2014 - #Aldergrove #Langley Junior RCMP Cadet Camp

#Langley and #Aldergrove Elementary and Middle Schools

Just a reminder that the 2014 Langley RCMP Junior Cadet Camp applications
are now ready for pick up.
Applications can be picked up at any of the Langley Community Police
offices or the Langley RCMP main detachment.
Applications will be accepted until May 31.

2014 Langley Junior Cadet Camp July 8, 9, 10

The Langley RCMP presents our annual RCMP Junior Cadet Camp

We will be accepting applications for the Langley RCMP Jr Cadet Camp from May 1st until May 31st The Jr Cadet Camp is open to 10-12 year olds who have not attended camp previously.

Cadet Camp is a mini police boot camp that runs three consecutive days July 8th, 9th and 10th during which the children who are accepted will enjoy a variety of policing activities that will include the following:

Ø Drill (marching in formation)
Ø PDS – K9 Unit
Ø EDU – Explosive Device Unit
Ø PARE – Police Athletic Requirement Exam (fun version for kids)
Ø IDENT – Forensic Identification Services
Ø Self Defense
Ø RCMP Horse – History of the RCMP, explanation of the horse and it’s       duties past and present
Ø ERT – Emergency Response Team
Ø Air 1 – RCMP Helicopter flies in for a landing and talk/explanation of aircraft

All of the above mentioned sections are operational and performed by on duty members. They may get called out to duty therefore, we do not tell the children ahead of time who and what they will be seeing so they will not be disappointed.
The 2014 Cadet Camp will be held at:

H.D. Stafford Middle School
20441 Grade Crescent, Langley

This is a fabulous opportunity for all off the children to see Police Officers in a positive light while having fun. There is no charge for the children to attend the Jr Cadet Camp.

Thank you for your assistance in getting the word out to the children of Langley!

For more information, or to pick up an application form, please contact one of the following:

Aldergrove Community Police Office - 26970 Fraser Highway

Brookswood Community Police Office - #102 - 4059 200th  Street

Langley City Community Police Office - #100 - 20408 Douglas Crescent

Walnut Grove Community Police Office - #108 - 8850 Walnut Grove Drive

Willow Brook Community Police Office - #140 20338 65th Avenue         
Langley RCMP Detachment 22180 48A Avenue

Applications will be available the month of May only!! 

May 3, 2014 - Save on Foods Aldergrove 10th Annual Garage Sale for BC Children's Hospital

Photo by Harry Hunt

Save on Foods Aldergrove 10th Annual Garage Sale for BC Children's Hospital

One day only! Saturday May 3, 2014 - 8am till 3pm

Donations accepted April 6th to May 1st

Please call 604-607-6555 for more info

May 3, 2014 - Rose Gellert Concerts - Musica Intima in #Langley

Rose Gellert Concerts - Musica Intima

May 3
Founded in 1992, musica intima has become an integral part of Vancouver’s cultural fabric. Internationally renowned for their warm and engaging stage presence, impeccable musicianship, and unique perspective on ensemble singing, musica intima has earned a reputation as Canada’s most exciting vocal ensemble. What makes musica intima truly unique is that the singers rehearse, perform and function as a collective. In performance, they engage the audience with a spontaneity and directness all their own. Adult $22, Senior $20, Student $16, LCMS Student $10 Langley Community Music School From 7:30pm - 9:30pm

May 3, 1014 - Bob's Supports Live Music May 3 #Aldergrove

Bob's Supports Live Music. Join us at Bob's in Aldergrove this Saturday, May 3rd and hear Lori Jordan and Dave perform some of the smoothest country in the Valley in their special and unique style!