Experience good times at the many festivals and events held year round in Langley. Watch the arts and culture come alive at the annual Cranberry Festival in October, or the International Festival in August. The spirit of the community really shines on special occasions whether Langley is celebrating Canada or the Magic of Christmas. Mark your calendar, and come celebrate with us!
Drop In Stick & Puck
September 15 - March 23
Drop-In Stick and Puck at the Langley Events Centre. (Sept 12, 2014 to March 27, 2015). Under 14 or under 9 with parent: Every first and third Monday from 3:15 to 4:45 PM. 15-18 years old: Every second and fourth Monday from 3:15 to 4:45 PM.
Drop-In Parent & Tot Skate
September 17 - March 25
Drop-In Parent & Tot Skate at the Langley Events Centre (September 12, 2014 to March 27, 2014). Every Wednesday from 11:15 AM to 12:45 PM.
Drop-In Adult Hockey
September 12 - March 27
Drop-In Adult Hockey at the Langley Events Centre, every Friday from 11:15 AM to 12:45 PM (Sept 12, 2014 to March 27, 2015).
Author Mark Forsythe
Meet Mark Forsythe, author of "From the West Coast to the Western Front: British Columbians and the Great War". He will be at the Murrayville Library Thursday Feb 26 at 7:00 pm Phone the library to reserve your seat for this free event. 604-533-0339.
Fashion and Food Pop-Up Sale
Alia Nicola Accessory Co. & The Preservatory @ Vista D'oro, invite you & your friends to a Winter Sale & Wine Tasting. Bring your friends and join us for a private sale & delicious food. On February 26th from 3pm till 8pm at the High Point Equestrian Centre 658 -200th Street, Langley.
CPR Training Day for Seniors
February is Heart Month and Serenity Senior Services is sponsoring a CPR Training Day for Seniors. We would like to help bring awareness to the importance of recognizing heart and stroke warning signs and what to do in an emergency. There are three course times to choose from throughout the day. The course is 2 hours in length and runs from 9 to 11am, or 1 to 3pm, or 4 to 6pm. Topics will include: Assessing the Scene, Falls and Fall Prevention, Choking, CPR, AEDs, Heart and Stroke Information. Please call 604-764-6478 to register. Cost is $15 per person. Held at: Valley First Aid Training #101-20540 Duncan Way Langley, BC
Lelem Open Mic
An Open Mic means the stage is open to anyone who wishes to perform! And if you enjoy seeing and hearing local talent then you should come and be part of our audience. The Open Mic is free! This Open Mic is open to all musicians, spoken word poets, storytellers and actors. Sign up at 7:30. Show starts at 8:00 sharp. (Adding your RSVP 'YES' will NOT get you on the 'playing list' - you must show up in person before 8:00 to get on the list. There are 10 performing spots). A plug-in acoustic guitar and stage piano are available to play. 10 minutes or 3 songs :-) Send me a personal message or text with questions to: 604-710-1405 Gen
TWU Spartans Men's Hockey
TWU Spartans BCIHL Men's Hockey, 7 PM at the Langley Events Centre.
The Evolution of Music
The second annual fund-raising concert brought by the Kindlers Society is coming! From Baroque to Romantic, from North American to Oriental: this concert brings you through the history of time! Solos, Duets, Quartets, various kinds of student performances available! $6 RSVP at http://bit.ly/183ihFc
Vancouver Stealth vs Minnesota Swarm
The Vancouver Stealth will take on the Minnesota Swarm on February 28 at 7 PM at the Langley Events Centre. It's Hall of Fame Night, featuring special guest Leah Pells a Hall of Fame card giveaway for the first 1000 fans.
For nearly two decades, this dazzling ensemble has enchanted audiences and critics worldwide with their exotic blend of musical virtuosity, artistic passion and humor. Classical in training - eclectic by design - Quartetto Gelato not only thrills its audiences with its multi-instrument mastery, but also offers the bonus of a brilliant operatic tenor. With a performance repertoire that spans the glove, including classical masterworks, operatic arias, and the sizzling energy of tangos, gypsy, and folk songs, the group's theatrical stage presence and relaxed humor establishes an intimate rapport with audiences worldwide.
Cinderella Bridal Show
Cinderella Bridal Show is on Tuesday, March 3 from 5 PM to 9 PM at Princess and the Pea B&B 21628 48 Ave Langley FREE admission. A few vendor spaces available. www.cinderellabridalshow.ca Don't miss this show if you are planning a wedding. Lots of great vendors and FREE door prizes.
Yuk Yuk's Comedy at Cascades
Cascades Casino presents Yuk Yuk's Comedy live in the Summit Theatre. Your $10 ticket includes three hilarious comediens - John Cullen, Larke Miller & Sean Proudlove. It's the best Thursday night out in Langley! Please call Casino Guest Services at 604-530-2211 to choose your seats and purchase tickets over the phone. You must be 19 years of age or older to attend this event.
Blended Family Conference
March 6 - March 7
Blended Family Conference Hosted by FamilyLife Canada Tackle the Unique Challenges of Blended Families with Ron Deal - founder/president of Smart Stepfamilies™, director of FamilyLife Blended™, author and one of the most widely read experts on stepfamilies in the world. In this engaging and humorous seminar, he offers new ways to: – Tackle the unique challenges of blended families – Build strength and intimacy into your marriage – Develop a game plan for successful step parenting – Find the fun in your life together March 6-7 Friday: 6-9 and Saturday: 8-1 20385 64 Ave, Langley, BC. $70/person or $105/couple if registered before Feb. 20 For more information and to register online visit: familylifecanada.com/event/blended/ phone: 1-800-247-3180 email: email@example.com
Mary Sokol Brown, violin; Andrew Brown, viola; Rebecca Wenham, cello One of Canada's premier chamber ensembles - ardent and enthusiastic proponents of chamber music.
International Women's Day
Sunday, March 8 2-4 pm Muriel Arnason Library Celebrate International Women's day: enjoy henna, refreshments and a display featuring successful Canadian women in a variety of fields. This is a free, drop-in program.
SAMC Theatre at TWU Presents: The Drowsy Chaperone
March 10 - March 28
Glamour and giggles abound as Janet, a Broadway star, leaves the spotlight for a storybook romance with her dashing fiancé. But Janet’s cigar-smoking producer and a pair of gangsters-in-disguise won’t let her leave without a fight. The bride’s chaperone isn’t too good at her job, so will there be wedding bells…or scandal and sabotage? With some tap dance, trickery, and a well-timed airplane landing, love just might conquer all. March 10-28: Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat 7:30pm | Sat matinee 2:00pm 2-for-1 Tuesdays! High School Night: March 25 ...ask about free tickets for students! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book. Book now through Brown Paper Tickets: http://drowsytwu.brownpapertickets.com/ or get more info about our Box Office: http://www.twu.ca/theatre Where: Trinity Western University Campus 7600 Glover Road Langley,
It's Time to Wake Up
March 11th, 6-9pm Power to Change Building, Conference Room A&B 20385 64th Ave, Langley On Wednesday, March 11th, as part of "Stop the Exploitation of Children and Youth Awareness Week", we extend an invitation to you to join us for an evening of conversation on how the issue affects Langley and how we can work together to prevent it. Doors open at 5:30pm. Seats are limited so please email email@example.com to reserve your spot. Presented by Langley Youth Unlimited and Encompass Support Services Society.
Brent Butt at Cascades Casino Summit Theatre
Brent Butt, star of Corner Gas will be live at Cascades Casino Resort Summit Theatre presented by RockitBoy productions on Thursday March 12th. Tickets are $44 inclusive of taxes and fees - Call Casino Guest Services at 604-530-2211 for more information, to choose your seats and purchase tickets over the phone. All Guests must be 19 years or over to attend.
Salmon Friendly Garden Seminar
Join us for a free gardening seminar March 14 from 1 to 4:30 pm at the Township of Langley Civic Facility. Presentations will include: "Eek, squish, splat" by Ciscoe Morris (Seattle radio show host), "Shade Gardening" by Susie Egan (owner of Cottage Lake Gardens), and "Salad Container Gardening" by Kim Greenwood (Organic Master Gardener). To register email firstname.lastname@example.org
March 14 - March 29
It’s all about spring fun at Fort Langley. Compete in the “Voyageur Time Trials” at 11 am and watch a coopering demonstration at 12:30 pm. At 2 pm hear the bang of the musket fire echo through the fort, watch a blacksmith demonstration at 3 pm and sing down the flag at 4:30 pm. Throughout the day visit the blacksmith shop, see the farm animals, pan for gold and complete your Xplorers activity book for a certificate and prize. Regular admission applies; free for annual pass holders. Get your Family Annual pass for only $39.20 (Early bird pass sale ends March 31)!
Spring Break ART CLASSES (Ages 8-12)
March 16 - March 20
Five days of creative fun! Monday: Rangoli painting (India) – Radial art utilizing stenciling techniques. Silhouette painting. Tuesday: Complete silhouette painting. Op Art designs. Wednesday: Introduce Barbara Reid, author and artist. Plasticine Shadowboxes of favorite animal or bird. (Please bring a couple photos!) Thursday: Printmaking – students will learn how to do a layered print and rainbow roll. Monoprints can be done when initial prints are completed. Friday: Crayon etching and time to complete other projects. REGISTER BEFORE FEB. 28 AND SAVE $50!
The Water Shed Community Meal :: St Paddy's Day Celebration
COST: $18 | $24 Join us for an evening of fantastic food and company. On our community meal nights Chef Jenn Cornish designs a set menu for the evening based on a specific food theme. You then pay a set fee and enjoy the delicious food whilst sat at one of our communal tables. This month we are celebrating St Paddy's Day with a classic Irish Stew and freshly baked soda bread followed by our Lucky Lepricorn Water Shed desert. Call or email us to book your place (604 882 0651).
Backyard Vineyards - SPRING Paint Night
Looking for a FUN night out ? Couples, Groups, Single? For $40.00 join like minded guests for a glass of wine, light appies, and a complete painting experience ( all supplies & instruction included) - No experience needed! You will be AMAZED at what you can create - lots of individual help! March 19th 6:30 - 9:30 Backyard Vineyards 3033 232nd Street Langley Register : 604 539 9463 For more information: email@example.com for March painting and to ask questions.
The Lonely - a Tribute to Roy Orbison
RockIt Boy productions and Cascades Casino Resort present, "The Lonely", a tribute to the music of Roy Orbison live in the Summit Theatre. Tickets are $37 total price - please call Casino Guest Services at 604-530-2211 to choose your seats and purchase tickets over the phone. Guests must be 19 years of age or older to attend this event.
Finding Your Purpose: 12 Week Course
April 4 - June 20
Create a fulfilling and joyful life! This intensive 12 week program will help you recognize the obstacles that hold you back and give you the confidence to take life changing steps to an extraordinary life! This program is based on the principles found in “The Artist’s Way” by Julia Cameron, “Your Heart’s Desire” by Sonia Choquette, “The Power of Intention” by Dr. Wayne Dyer, and “Life Strategies” by Dr. Phil McGraw – and more. This program is for anyone who feels unfulfilled and has that inner longing to find their purpose in life. And for those who know their heart’s desire but just don’t know how to achieve it. Taking this course is the first step to creating positive change in your life! REGISTER BEFORE FEB. 28 AND SAVE $200!
Easter Egg Hunt and Egg Scramble
Easter Egg Scramble (age 5 & under) at 12 pm and 3 pm. Calling all little bunnies! On April 5 get ready for our all-ages Easter Scavenger Hunt. Your mission: complete the activities of the scavenger hunt and earn chocolate treats. The all-ages scavenger hunt includes fun activities that will take you exploring around the fort and earning chocolate as you go. The scavenger hunt will take place around the grounds within the fort walls and will be available all day from 10am – 5pm. At 12pm & 3pm kids 5 & under can participate in the “Egg Scramble,” find as many eggs as you can on the giant map of British Columbia. The egg scramble will last until all the eggs have been found. Just $3.90 per youth (age 6-16), $7.80 per adult, $19.60 per family, or free with your annual pass.
2015 Networking Open House: Aldergrove (Including Gloucester)
The Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce invites you to be our guest for an afternoon of networking, complimentary appetizers (no host bar) and introductions. Join us to meet your Community Director and other members of the Board of Directors. Thank You to Our Venue Sponsor: Krause Berry Farms & Estate Winery
Fireside Concerts presents Joe Stanton at the Water Shed Arts Cafe
Join us for an evening of music with Joe Stanton. Doors open 7.30pm Cost: $10 “Joe Stanton’s grass-roots music gently grabs you and takes you on a timeless journey of people and places. His lyrics are rich with imagery and emotion. His voice resonates with an intimate style that warmly invites you into his reflective world. Combined with his remarkable songwriting ability, Joe Stanton is a formidable guitar player. From upbeat country rifts to dark sensuous chords, Joe’s guitar is captivating. He plays the full spectrum of music: folk, traditional country, swing and blues” Sunstream Magazine – Sunshine Coast
Artisan Easter Craft Fair at Murrayville Hall
Join us for Easter shopping 40 talented artisans and crafters from all over The Lower Mainland and BC. Meet the designers and makers of the gifts you give this holiday season as you support local small business! Free Parking & Free Entry
West Coast Chamber Players
LCMS piano faculty Allan Crane and Holly Duff will be joined by string colleagues to perform the Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 11 by Cecile Chaminade and the Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 1, No. 3 by Beethoven.
Annual Open House and Fish Release
Nicomekl Enhancement Society's Annual Open House and Fish Release: April 25th from 11 - 2:00 PM at 5263 232nd Street in Langley. Come out and help release 20,000 chinook salmon into the creek. We are also offering tours and hot dogs and pop by donation.
Night Cafe Classico with Joe Trio
Not your average piano trio - they don't want to be neatly categorized, but instead strive for diversity, versatility, and more than a little humour and unpredictability. Their repertoire consists of the classics - from Papa Haydn to Uncle Shostakovich - new works by contemporary composers, and their own arrangements of popular, jazz and rock tunes. Leave with a new appreciation for classical music.
Fort Langley Village Farmer's Market
May 2 - October 31
The market is open Saturdays 10am-3pm, from May 2rd – October 31st 2015. Located in historic Fort Langley, our market features seasonal Fraser Valley “farm fresh” vegetables & salad greens, fruits & berries, flowers, baking, honey, jams & delicious hot spicy foods. Experience B.C. Arts & Crafts; artisans woodworking, hand-made soaps, jewelry, painting, photography, handmade clothing and much more. In summer, local musicians & singers entertain you, while you taste our local BC wines, hot foods & craft beers.
'Pictures' Two Pianos and Percussion
The Bergmann Piano Duo is joined by a VSO principal percussionist Vern Griffiths and principal timpanist Aaron MacDonald to perform their own arrangements of the great masterpieces Pictures at an Exhibition bu Mussorgsky, Gershwin's An American in Paris and Bernstein's West Side Story.
Driediger Farms Summer Festival
Head down to Driediger Farms on Sunday June 21st from 11am- 3pm for a celebration of Family, Food and Fun! Enjoy egg and spoon races, Kids Scavenger Hunt, Sweet Thea's Pie Eating Contest and Vendor Booths for shopping. Admission is by donation and all the proceeds benefit Breakfast Clubs in the Langley School District.
14th Annual Erikson's Daylily Gardens Open House
Saturday and Sunday July 11th and 12th, 10 am to 4pm each day. Come and visit the gardens at peak bloom time and see thousands of daylilies, lilies, hostas, rare and unusual trees, shrubs and perennials! Local garden-related exhibitors will be on hand as well as the VanDusen Master Gardeners to answer your questions, the Aldergrove Daylily Society and their fun raffle, and the soft sounds of Judy Henry playing her harp. This yearly event is to help support local charities - this year the BC Childrens Hospital and the Langley Christmas Bureau. Admission is by donation. Please note that these are private gardens, so sadly we are unable to accommodate wheelchairs, strollers and walkers. Children are welcome but must be kept with you at all times. No pets please.
West Coast Christmas Show & Marketplace
November 20 - November 22
The most unique Christmas gifts you will ever find, created by both artisans and favourite manufacturers. Hundreds of vendors under one roof; old fashioned Christmas activities for the children, Santa and his elves, local community and school groups singing Christmas carols, a Festival of beautifully decorated Christmas trees, home decor & Holiday cooking stage presentations... Experience the magic of Christmas and create family holiday memories at The West Coast Christmas Show, November 20, 21 & 22, 2015 at Tradex in Abbotsford, with free parking.