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Kaitlyn Bristowe will be signing any purchased wine bottles with her label Spade and Sparrows. (BC Liquor Distribution Branch)

Canadian TV personality to visit Langley liquor store

Kaitlyn Bristowe will be at Langley BC Liquor to promote her wine

Four local schools can benefit from the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation program. (Foundation map)

Public can help four Langley public schools get more library books

Schools can sign up for the Adopt a School program to increase their reading selection

Members of the 4H Club learning about their horses (Jenny Barnes/Special to The Star)

Langley’s 4H Club celebrates achievements

Saturday, Oct. 23, 4H club members ride for family and friends

A Canadian Tire Jumpstart grant has purchased new light-weight, but full-size, curling stones for the Langley Curling centre ‘Little Rock’ program for kids, seen here practicing on Saturday, Oct. 16. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: New rocks for ‘Little Rocks’ program for kids at Langley Curling Centre

Made possible by a grant from Canadian Tire Jumpstart

A Canadian Tire Jumpstart grant has purchased new light-weight, but full-size, curling stones for the Langley Curling centre ‘Little Rock’ program for kids, seen here practicing on Saturday, Oct. 16. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
On Saturday, Oct. 16, a crew from Gandy Installations replaced a non-functioning furnace with a state-of-the-art replacement, part of the ‘Feel The Love’ initiative by Lennox. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: ‘Feel The Love’ initiative comes to the aid of Langley family left without heat

Gandy Installations and manufacturer Lennox install new state-of-the art furnace, for free

On Saturday, Oct. 16, a crew from Gandy Installations replaced a non-functioning furnace with a state-of-the-art replacement, part of the ‘Feel The Love’ initiative by Lennox. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Dave Lanphear, (left) Envision Financial president; Dan Huang-Taylor, executive director of Food Banks BC; Launi Skinner, CEO of First West Credit Union; and Susan Byrom, executive director of the First West Foundation share news of the Full Cupboard milestone. (Special to Black Press Media)

Envision Financial surpasses $1 million raised for local food banks

Langley-based credit union has kept thousands from going hungry in the past eight years

Dave Lanphear, (left) Envision Financial president; Dan Huang-Taylor, executive director of Food Banks BC; Launi Skinner, CEO of First West Credit Union; and Susan Byrom, executive director of the First West Foundation share news of the Full Cupboard milestone. (Special to Black Press Media)
Langley Arts Council’s Incognito Exhibition in the fall of 2019. (Langley Arts Council/Special to the Star)

Langley Arts Council calls on Aldergrove artists

Incognito exhibition set to take place Nov. 26

Langley Arts Council’s Incognito Exhibition in the fall of 2019. (Langley Arts Council/Special to the Star)
Travellers making their way through Aldergrove crossing before the border closure in 2020 (The Star files)

Aldergrove welcomes back U.S. travellers

Aldergrove crossing reopens for non-essential travel Nov. 8

Travellers making their way through Aldergrove crossing before the border closure in 2020 (The Star files)
Aldergrove community enjoying a day full of fall activities (Loft Farms/Instagram)

Pumpkins come to Aldergrove’s Loft farms

Pumpkins, games, and petting zoo open until Oct. 31.

Aldergrove community enjoying a day full of fall activities (Loft Farms/Instagram)
Young Unicorn Club member learning to ride a horse (Alliance Training & Stud/Facebook)

New kids club comes to Aldergrove

Unicorn Club designed to teach kids more than just horseback riding

Young Unicorn Club member learning to ride a horse (Alliance Training & Stud/Facebook)
Vendors set up at the Latin market in past years (Margie Naslund-Escalante/Special to The Star)

Latin market coming to Aldergrove

A society invites people to learn about Hispanic culture

Vendors set up at the Latin market in past years (Margie Naslund-Escalante/Special to The Star)
Aldergrove houses ready for Halloween night (JC Carrey/Special to The Star)

VIDEO: Aldergrove houses ready for Halloween

Aldergrove street covered in spooky decorations

Aldergrove houses ready for Halloween night (JC Carrey/Special to The Star)
Infinity Cheer Elite cheerleaders competing in-person, two years ago (Infinity Cheer Elite/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove cheerleaders gear up for in-person competition

Athletes at Infinity Cheer Elite excited to get back to normal

Infinity Cheer Elite cheerleaders competing in-person, two years ago (Infinity Cheer Elite/Special to The Star)
Jocelyn Titus, founder of Earth Ninjas and Cleaning Up Aldergrove, leads a group of volunteers on garbage picks. (Special to The Star)

Earth Ninjas clean up Aldergrove

The Halloween litter pick up event is on Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Jocelyn Titus, founder of Earth Ninjas and Cleaning Up Aldergrove, leads a group of volunteers on garbage picks. (Special to The Star)
A live radio broadcast from the Langley Food Bank raised more than $400 in cash and filled seven bins with donated food on Saturday, Oct. 9. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A live radio broadcast from the Langley Food Bank raised more than $400 in cash and filled seven bins with donated food on Saturday, Oct. 9. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Students in grades 6-9 will learn how to code and program a robot at a one-day camp hosted by Trinity Western University in Langley. (TWU)
Students in grades 6-9 will learn how to code and program a robot at a one-day camp hosted by Trinity Western University in Langley. (TWU)
A volunteer works on a car at the semi-annual free oil change for single moms offered by the Acts Of Kindness group at Langley’s Church In The Valley on Sunday, June 27. (Dan Ferguson/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Free oil change for single moms in Aldergrove

Acts of Kindness has served more than 750 single moms in 15 years

A volunteer works on a car at the semi-annual free oil change for single moms offered by the Acts Of Kindness group at Langley’s Church In The Valley on Sunday, June 27. (Dan Ferguson/Black Press Media)
Volunteers will be working on removing debris from the bog (Jeff Laurie/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove community helps restore bog

Langley bog restoration committee said a bog clean up is necessary

Volunteers will be working on removing debris from the bog (Jeff Laurie/Special to The Star)
The Greater Vancouver Zoo is hosting a month long event from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31. (Cody Gampe/Special to The Star)

Zoo scavenger hunt kicks off autumn fun in Aldergrove

Zoo hosts month-long event with fall activities seven days a week

The Greater Vancouver Zoo is hosting a month long event from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31. (Cody Gampe/Special to The Star)
Brewery owners Stephen Gregorig (left) and Jamie Overgaard recently won a silver-medal for their English-style IPA Orion 1-1. Their taproom, Smugglers Trail Caskworks, opened in Port Kells one year ago. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Port Kells brewery wins silver medal at national Canadian beer awards

Local brewer and Tweedsmuir teacher ‘blown away’ with win

Brewery owners Stephen Gregorig (left) and Jamie Overgaard recently won a silver-medal for their English-style IPA Orion 1-1. Their taproom, Smugglers Trail Caskworks, opened in Port Kells one year ago. (Photo: Malin Jordan)