Heather Colpitts

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: August events around Langley?

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Langleys, including community- and support-group meetings

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)
Yvonne Patrick from Chilliwack judges an entry in the “long-haired kitten” category at the Cat Fanciers of B.C.’s Lucky Cat Affair show at the Quality Hotel and Conference Centre in 2018. (Black Press Media files)

Say ‘hello, kitties’ at weekend show in Langley

In-person cat show is on at the George Preston Recreation Centre

Yvonne Patrick from Chilliwack judges an entry in the “long-haired kitten” category at the Cat Fanciers of B.C.’s Lucky Cat Affair show at the Quality Hotel and Conference Centre in 2018. (Black Press Media files)
A 93-year-old senior is left with nothing but bitcoin receipts after being scammed out of $15,000 in July. She’s hoping that sharing her experience will prevent others from being hurt. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Cloverdale senior hit by tag-teaming scammers, defrauding her of $15,000

93-year-old grandmother doesn’t want to see this happen to other seniors

A 93-year-old senior is left with nothing but bitcoin receipts after being scammed out of $15,000 in July. She’s hoping that sharing her experience will prevent others from being hurt. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Aman Johal, a Fort Langley National Historic Site interpreter, took guests around the village telling ghost stories during a Grave Tales tour a few years ago. (Langley Advance Times files)
Aman Johal, a Fort Langley National Historic Site interpreter, took guests around the village telling ghost stories during a Grave Tales tour a few years ago. (Langley Advance Times files)
Kwantlen First Nation chief Marilyn Gabriel, second from left, was one of the recipients of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee award in July 2022. The ceremony in Fort Langley included community members offering Indigenous songs/prayers. (MP Tako van Popta/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Medals for Langley recipients part of Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Local people who have contributed to the community were recently honoured

Kwantlen First Nation chief Marilyn Gabriel, second from left, was one of the recipients of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee award in July 2022. The ceremony in Fort Langley included community members offering Indigenous songs/prayers. (MP Tako van Popta/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: August is here and there’s lots to do around Langley?

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Langleys, including community- and support-group meetings

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)
Emmett Fisher, eight, tried out a 120-year-old rope-making machine with the aid of B.C. Farm Museum volunteers Syd Pickerell (left) and Harry Van Genderen (right) at the Langley City Timms Community Centre in 2019. Hands-on activities such as this are back on at the museum for B.C. Day 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)

Hands-on heritage activities a way to celebrate B.C. Day

BC Farm Museum open for provincial holiday Monday, Aug. 1

Emmett Fisher, eight, tried out a 120-year-old rope-making machine with the aid of B.C. Farm Museum volunteers Syd Pickerell (left) and Harry Van Genderen (right) at the Langley City Timms Community Centre in 2019. Hands-on activities such as this are back on at the museum for B.C. Day 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)
A re-enactment of the arrival of the fur brigades during a previous Brigade Days in Fort Langley. The event was postponed due to COVID but has resumed for 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)

Canoe arrival re-enacted in Fort Langley on holiday Monday

Brigade Days are back on this year at the Fort Langley National Historic Site

A re-enactment of the arrival of the fur brigades during a previous Brigade Days in Fort Langley. The event was postponed due to COVID but has resumed for 2022. (Langley Advance Times files)
Joanne Estelle Plourde (centre) sang a traditional song at a previous local history event. (Langley Advance Times files)

Area’s French heritage in spotlight at Langley picnic

Gardens of Michaud House and nearby Portage Park sites for event

Joanne Estelle Plourde (centre) sang a traditional song at a previous local history event. (Langley Advance Times files)
Police were investigating multiple Langley shootings early Monday, July 25, 2022. One of the locations was beside the Missions Thrift Store on Logan Avenue. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Langley RCMP announces victim services gathering set for Tuesday evening

In the aftermath of the mass shooting Monday, community members can meet with counsellors

Police were investigating multiple Langley shootings early Monday, July 25, 2022. One of the locations was beside the Missions Thrift Store on Logan Avenue. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Pauline Buck (centre) stopped by to present $300 to the Alzheimer Society of BC, represented by Felipe Lisboa, development coordinator, events; and Sara Wagner, manager, regional services. (Pauline Buck/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley woman’s book on chickens raises a lot of scratch for charity

Pauline Buck donated royalties from her memoir to the Alzheimer Society of BC

Pauline Buck (centre) stopped by to present $300 to the Alzheimer Society of BC, represented by Felipe Lisboa, development coordinator, events; and Sara Wagner, manager, regional services. (Pauline Buck/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
The Arts Umbrella Association is one of the groups to receive funds. (First West Foundation)

Several local groups helped by First West Foundation endowment funds

Credit union’s charitable foundation announces grants to groups in communities around B.C.

The Arts Umbrella Association is one of the groups to receive funds. (First West Foundation)
The Salvation Army Gateway of Hope partners with various churches and others during the annual school supply drive. In 2020 and 2021, they delivered the school supplies to families for safety reasons and will do so again in 2022. (Gateway/Special to the Langley Advance)

Langley’s annual school supply drive is underway

People able to donate supplies or money and families in need of help can contact the Gateway of Hope

The Salvation Army Gateway of Hope partners with various churches and others during the annual school supply drive. In 2020 and 2021, they delivered the school supplies to families for safety reasons and will do so again in 2022. (Gateway/Special to the Langley Advance)
Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Looking for something to do in Langley?

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Langleys, including community- and support-group meetings

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)
Participants in the Ride into History charity motorcycle tours often return year after year. (Michelle Puffer/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Ride into History benefits Langley and Mission charities

Motorcycle ride through Fraser Valley is Saturday, July 23

Participants in the Ride into History charity motorcycle tours often return year after year. (Michelle Puffer/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
BC Hydro outage map shows much of the Aldergrove area was without power Thursday, July 21, 2022. (BC Hydro)

Aldergrove and surrounding area without power for a few hours Thursday

BC Hydro crews were able to restore most customers within two hours but some were out a big longer

BC Hydro outage map shows much of the Aldergrove area was without power Thursday, July 21, 2022. (BC Hydro)
Langley RCMP has issued a public appeal for information on the whereabouts of a missing Langley man. Christopher Fulmer was last seen Friday, July 15, 2022. (Langley RCMP)

Langley RCMP search for missing 46-year-old local man

He was last seen on Friday, July 15, 2022

Langley RCMP has issued a public appeal for information on the whereabouts of a missing Langley man. Christopher Fulmer was last seen Friday, July 15, 2022. (Langley RCMP)
North Otter Elementary students did portraits of BC Lions players. (BC Lions)

BC Lions fans roar with delight at Langley children’s player portraits

Football team posted student art on its social media channels

North Otter Elementary students did portraits of BC Lions players. (BC Lions)
Leith White is a candidate for one of the two Langley City seats on the Langley School Board. (Leith White/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley pastor joins race for City school district trustee seat

Leith White left a career as a corporate executive to follow another path

Leith White is a candidate for one of the two Langley City seats on the Langley School Board. (Leith White/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Langley events for mid-July 2022

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Langleys, including community- and support-group meetings

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)