Heather Colpitts

A family-friendly visit with Santa at the Canadian Museum of Flight in Langley on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, was also an opportunity to view some of the classic aircraft in the collection. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley’s flight museum auctioning off items ranging from flightseeing to boudoir photos

Volunteer-run museum has online silent auction Tuesday, Dec. 6 to Thursday, Dec. 8

A family-friendly visit with Santa at the Canadian Museum of Flight in Langley on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, was also an opportunity to view some of the classic aircraft in the collection. (Langley Advance Times files)
Elise Greig, who is in Grade 3, and Adam Greig, Grade 2, made wreaths for their teachers. The family attended the Shortreed Elementary Christmas pancake breakfast Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Santa visits Aldergrove’s Shortreed elementary

Pancakes with school pals and a visit with the man in red highlights of school gathering

Elise Greig, who is in Grade 3, and Adam Greig, Grade 2, made wreaths for their teachers. The family attended the Shortreed Elementary Christmas pancake breakfast Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)
Ron Bergen is assembling care pacakges of personal grooming items for people without homes and for seniors. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Langley volunteer takes on project assembling care packages for seniors and homeless

Senior assembling bundles of sundries to help those struggling financially

Ron Bergen is assembling care pacakges of personal grooming items for people without homes and for seniors. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Registrations for hampers are open until Friday, Dec. 9. Low-income seniors and single people, and couples with no children can receive a Christmas hamper.

Langley’s Gateway of Hope readying Christmas hampers but registration deadline fast approaching

Residents in the community who are struggling financially may qualify

Registrations for hampers are open until Friday, Dec. 9. Low-income seniors and single people, and couples with no children can receive a Christmas hamper.
The O’Grady family, including Kaitlyn, have set up a large walk-through display for the holidays. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Impressive Christmas light display starts unexpected family tradition

Family included a decorative mailbox in their yard display and kids started leaving letters to Santa

The O’Grady family, including Kaitlyn, have set up a large walk-through display for the holidays. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Send details about Langley events and activities related to the holiday season to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

CHRISTMAS FUN: Look at all the holiday events around Langley

Christmas fun is a listing of holiday events in Langley published during the Christmas season.

Send details about Langley events and activities related to the holiday season to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)
The Fort Langley National Historic Site has two workshops that involve making decorative items with copper. (FLNHS)
The Fort Langley National Historic Site has two workshops that involve making decorative items with copper. (FLNHS)
Allard Dental, 21183 88 Ave., is one of the festive local holiday displays for 2022. It is collecting toy and gift card donations for the Infinite Expansion Foundation toy drive. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

MAP: Christmas light displays are lighting up Langley for the holidays

Send details of local displays worth a look and get added to our interactive map

Allard Dental, 21183 88 Ave., is one of the festive local holiday displays for 2022. It is collecting toy and gift card donations for the Infinite Expansion Foundation toy drive. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Allard Dental, 21183 88 Ave., is one of the festive local holiday displays for 2022. It is collecting toy and gift card donations for the Infinite Expansion Foundation toy drive. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley’s list of festive holiday displays is growing

Seen something cool? Is a neighbour all decked out? Send details of local displays worth a look

Allard Dental, 21183 88 Ave., is one of the festive local holiday displays for 2022. It is collecting toy and gift card donations for the Infinite Expansion Foundation toy drive. (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 is one busy place

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)
Send details about Langley events and activities related to the holiday season to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

CHRISTMAS FUN: Langley’s holiday activities have begun

Christmas fun is a listing of holiday events in Langley published during the Christmas season.

Send details about Langley events and activities related to the holiday season to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)
The Canadian Museum of Flight invites the public to a family-oriented Christmas event Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. (canadianflight.org)

Santa swoops in for visit to Langley’s flight museum

Christmas event is one of the museum’s free events during the year that remove financial barriers

The Canadian Museum of Flight invites the public to a family-oriented Christmas event Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. (canadianflight.org)
Barb Kennett (left), Donna Smeed, and Debbie Scott are volunteeering for the Langley Christmas Bureau this year. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Christmas Bureau expects big demand for 2022

Volunteers set up in City hall, accepting registrations for children of underprivileged families

Barb Kennett (left), Donna Smeed, and Debbie Scott are volunteeering for the Langley Christmas Bureau this year. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: 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)
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CHRISTMAS FUN: Langley’s holiday activities have begun

Christmas fun is a listing of holiday events in Langley published during the Christmas season.

(File photo)
The annual Christmas lights display at 19646 49th Ave. was a sight to behold during Christmas 2021. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley list of Christmas light displays starting for 2022 season

Send in details of local holidays displays worth a look

The annual Christmas lights display at 19646 49th Ave. was a sight to behold during Christmas 2021. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
More than 70 people attended the evening candlelight vigil held recently at Derek Doubleday Arbouretum in November 2021. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley groups host walk on National Bereavement Day

Public can place memorial ornaments in arboretum

More than 70 people attended the evening candlelight vigil held recently at Derek Doubleday Arbouretum in November 2021. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Volunteers at the Langley Christmas Bureau organize toys for the many local children the organization supports each holiday season. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley Christmas Bureau sets up its holiday home in City hall

Registration is now open and toy distribution will be done over several days this year

Volunteers at the Langley Christmas Bureau organize toys for the many local children the organization supports each holiday season. (Langley Advance Times files)
Canadian military members, such as Deanna Forrest, who serve with the United Nations sport the distinctive blue berets. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley woman was a UN peacekeeper, now she teaches Grade 6

Experiences abroad infused into her school’s Remembrance Day assembly

Canadian military members, such as Deanna Forrest, who serve with the United Nations sport the distinctive blue berets. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: 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)