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Dale Cull has partnered with Langley’s Maritime Seafoods to bake and sell Father’s Day pies to benefit cancer research. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Father’s Day pies help fundraiser for cancer research

You-bake pie drive raises money in place of this year’s Ride2Survive

Dale Cull has partnered with Langley’s Maritime Seafoods to bake and sell Father’s Day pies to benefit cancer research. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Dallas Smith was in the running for another JUNO Award for best country album. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley country star in the running for another JUNO

Dallas Smith was a contender for country album of the year

Dallas Smith was in the running for another JUNO Award for best country album. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Disappearing circles will not deter Downtown Langley Business Association from its quest to grow its gallery of murals. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

Mural be gone: One disappears, four more going up soon

Downtown Langley vows to give Chemanius a run for its money when it comes to outdoor art

Disappearing circles will not deter Downtown Langley Business Association from its quest to grow its gallery of murals. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Only skaters, coaches and three volunteers were permitted inside the arena during taping of competition in mid-April. Ally Cox(left to right) Clairesse Friesen, Caity Nash, Maya Towstyka, Irena Lin, Annaliese Beckmann, Hannah Li were among the 20 local participants. (Langley Skating Club/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Skaters nervous, even at virtual regionals

Langley Skating Club participated in their first competition since COVID

Only skaters, coaches and three volunteers were permitted inside the arena during taping of competition in mid-April. Ally Cox(left to right) Clairesse Friesen, Caity Nash, Maya Towstyka, Irena Lin, Annaliese Beckmann, Hannah Li were among the 20 local participants. (Langley Skating Club/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Long-time Langley realtor and associate broker Deanna Horn offers tips in today’s multiple-offer housing market. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Being prepared is key in Langley’s multi-offer market

Long-time realtor gives some tips to potential homebuyers in today’s climate

Long-time Langley realtor and associate broker Deanna Horn offers tips in today’s multiple-offer housing market. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Bob and Berla McLaughlin of Surrey, with scruffy little Sophie, took part in a small car rally that drove through the village of Fort Langley Monday, to mark Victoria Day and to replace the traditional May Day Parade that would have been in its 99th year – if not for COVID. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Rain dampens numbers, not spirit in ’unofficial parade’ through Fort Langley

99th annual May Day Parade wasn’t allowed, so a few dozen car lovers decided to take a ‘drive’

Bob and Berla McLaughlin of Surrey, with scruffy little Sophie, took part in a small car rally that drove through the village of Fort Langley Monday, to mark Victoria Day and to replace the traditional May Day Parade that would have been in its 99th year – if not for COVID. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
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DID YOU CATCH THIS: Kids excited to create

Langley Advance Times’ Design An Ad program fosters student creativity

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A baby owl appeared alone on the ground along the Little River Loop trail in Campbell Valley Regional Park on Friday. But upon closer observation, the fluffy little gaffer was being given flying lessons from a mother who was perched in the branches above. Share your baby wildlife photos and video taken in Langley. Just email editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Grace Farquharson/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

WIN: Share your best ‘Babies in the Wild’ images

VIDEO: Send photographs or video of baby wildlife in Langley, and you’re entered to win JRG gift card

A baby owl appeared alone on the ground along the Little River Loop trail in Campbell Valley Regional Park on Friday. But upon closer observation, the fluffy little gaffer was being given flying lessons from a mother who was perched in the branches above. Share your baby wildlife photos and video taken in Langley. Just email editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Grace Farquharson/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley Quilters Guild helped honour two long-time members of the Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, including Pat Walker (left), with “beautiful quilts” to express appreciation for their years of service to the non-profit. Her quilt was presented by Nuala Adderley (right), the guild vice-president. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Giving everlasting thanks to devoted Langley volunteers

Quilts given to two women who donate more than 30+ years each to Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary

Langley Quilters Guild helped honour two long-time members of the Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, including Pat Walker (left), with “beautiful quilts” to express appreciation for their years of service to the non-profit. Her quilt was presented by Nuala Adderley (right), the guild vice-president. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Squamish’s Niki Hurst and Christen Young took part in this year’s Furry Tails virtual race, a fundraiser for LAPS. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Friends take Langley animal shelter run to Squamish trails

Animal welfare group’s annual run goes virtual, raises $7,500-plus

Squamish’s Niki Hurst and Christen Young took part in this year’s Furry Tails virtual race, a fundraiser for LAPS. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
It’s sad, said Raiza Uera, who plays Ariel, that the students don’t get to experience all the little things that happen back stage in live theatre. But the bonus is, they all stay safe “so this virus can go away,” added performer Katelyn Smyrski. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

POSTPONED: Langley students present Disney, pandemic-style

Musical theatre lovers can watch Walnut Grove Secondary’s take of The Little Mermaid later this month

It’s sad, said Raiza Uera, who plays Ariel, that the students don’t get to experience all the little things that happen back stage in live theatre. But the bonus is, they all stay safe “so this virus can go away,” added performer Katelyn Smyrski. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A fundraiser gets underway May 10 to raise $10,000 towards purchasing new pianos for Langley schools. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fundraiser buying new pianos for Langley schools

A 15-day music practice-a-thon aims to buy 15 instruments; it starts Monday

A fundraiser gets underway May 10 to raise $10,000 towards purchasing new pianos for Langley schools. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Community Music School’s orchestra performed, with students joining both in-person and virtually, to meet COVID guidelines. (Screengrab/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley music students join provincial fundraiser for mental health

24 members of the Langley Community Music School orchestra join in Apollo concert Friday

Langley Community Music School’s orchestra performed, with students joining both in-person and virtually, to meet COVID guidelines. (Screengrab/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Downtown Langley Business Association is hosting a five-week contest offering up gift cards to local eateries. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Downtown Langley contest designed to benefit local eateries

Locals can win $420 in gift cards to Langley City restaurants

Downtown Langley Business Association is hosting a five-week contest offering up gift cards to local eateries. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Under Armour opened a retail store along the Langley Bypass on Monday, April 26. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

WHAT’S IN STORE: New retailers setting up on and near the bypass

Langley seeing positive signs of economic growth amid pandemic

Under Armour opened a retail store along the Langley Bypass on Monday, April 26. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
Cassie Unger stars in the Theatre in the Country production this week of Jewel. It's a one-woman show that will be livestreamed alongside a mini tribute concert to Joni Mitchell, featuring local singer Jessica Mai. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Joni Mitchell meets Joan MacLeod on Langley stage

Theatre in the Country presents a livestream showing of Jewel, and a mini tribute concert

Cassie Unger stars in the Theatre in the Country production this week of Jewel. It's a one-woman show that will be livestreamed alongside a mini tribute concert to Joni Mitchell, featuring local singer Jessica Mai. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Volunteer Bureau has launched a spring campaign aimed at signing up more people interested in helping, even during COVID. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Bureau draws more youth into Langley’s volunteer arena

A new initiative and the public’s willingness to help others are increasing volunteer signups

Langley Volunteer Bureau has launched a spring campaign aimed at signing up more people interested in helping, even during COVID. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Lesley Wells encourages others to donate some time to a cause they believe in, describing her volunteer duties with Langley Meals on Wheels – and specifically their new Community Kitchen program – as a labour of love. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Community kitchen volunteer encourages more to get involved

Langley City’s Lesley Wells describes her contributions as selfish - getting more out than she gives

Lesley Wells encourages others to donate some time to a cause they believe in, describing her volunteer duties with Langley Meals on Wheels – and specifically their new Community Kitchen program – as a labour of love. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Well Seasoned gourmet food store owner Angie Quaale bought and distributed $500 worth of gift cards to a local restaurant last week, after Dr. Bonnie Henry announced the “circuit breaker” shut down of indoor seating at the end of last month. She’s hoping it will spark more people to help local restaurant and pub operators. She’s doing another giveaway starting Monday night. (Jeff Vinnick/Special to Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Gift card purchases aim to boost sales for struggling Langley restaurants

A Langley business owner tries to support fellow food entrepeneurs hit hard by pandemic restrictions

Well Seasoned gourmet food store owner Angie Quaale bought and distributed $500 worth of gift cards to a local restaurant last week, after Dr. Bonnie Henry announced the “circuit breaker” shut down of indoor seating at the end of last month. She’s hoping it will spark more people to help local restaurant and pub operators. She’s doing another giveaway starting Monday night. (Jeff Vinnick/Special to Black Press Media)
Pilots from the Canadian Museum of Flight in Langley were unable to take part in the actual Vimy Ridge centennial tribute in France in 2017, and similarly they were grounded today – the 103rd anniversary of the battle. This time due to weather conditions. (Canadian Museum of Flight/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Vimy Ridge flyby tribute just not in the cards?

This time, for a different reason, Canadian Museum of Flight pilots couldn’t take to the air – again

Pilots from the Canadian Museum of Flight in Langley were unable to take part in the actual Vimy Ridge centennial tribute in France in 2017, and similarly they were grounded today – the 103rd anniversary of the battle. This time due to weather conditions. (Canadian Museum of Flight/Special to Langley Advance Times)