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Marilyn Nigg (left) and her daughter Joanne Hoblak travelled from Abbotsford to visit the Pop-Up Patisserie in Cloverdale. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Patisserie pops back up in Cloverdale

Pop-Up Patisserie is in The Henry building on 176th

During pre-COVID times, the Brookswood Night of Lights attracted hundreds for a few hours of festive cheer that culminates with a treelighting ceremony. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Brookswood lights up village again

Night of Lights returns to Langley neighbourhood Friday evening

One of the puppies at LAPS ran out of steam and took a rest amid some decorations during a past pet photo session with Santa. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Photos of furry family members with Santa help flood victims, shelters

St. Nick is finding more and more time to take pics with Langley pets

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

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

Four local schools can benefit from the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation program. (Foundation map)
Fresh wreaths are among the items available at the St. George’s Church Bazaar. (Beverley Genge/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Fort Langley church continues Christmas bazaar tradition started more than a century ago

The 113th annual bazaar takes place Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021.

  • Dec 2, 2021
Fresh wreaths are among the items available at the St. George’s Church Bazaar. (Beverley Genge/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
An 80’s style telethon, held online, raised more than $300,000 for Aldergrove-based Wagner Hills addiction recovery centres on Saturday, Nov. 27. (Special to Black Press Media)

Langley’s Wagner Hills rehab centres raised more than $300K with retro telethon

Online fundraiser hearkened back to the 80’s when the facility was founded

An 80’s style telethon, held online, raised more than $300,000 for Aldergrove-based Wagner Hills addiction recovery centres on Saturday, Nov. 27. (Special to Black Press Media)
The Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau Fraser Valley Toy Drive – coming up Dec. 11 at 360 Collision Centres in Abbotsford – was organized in response to recent flooding. (Contributed photo)

Toy drive to help flood-ravaged cities in joint effort by Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau

Dec. 11 event aimed at ensuring every kid has something under the tree at Christmas

The Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau Fraser Valley Toy Drive – coming up Dec. 11 at 360 Collision Centres in Abbotsford – was organized in response to recent flooding. (Contributed photo)
Aldergrove’s Tallyho appeared in two Hallmark movies, “Unleashing Mr. Darcy” and “Marrying Mr. Darcy.” On Saturday, Nov. 27, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club of B.C. held it’s annual Christmas get-together at Harmsworth Hall in Langley. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fans of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels meet in Langley

First Christmas get-together in two years for B.C. club

Aldergrove’s Tallyho appeared in two Hallmark movies, “Unleashing Mr. Darcy” and “Marrying Mr. Darcy.” On Saturday, Nov. 27, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club of B.C. held it’s annual Christmas get-together at Harmsworth Hall in Langley. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Jake Guy, Jessica Katrichak (centre) and Emily Weldon are former Brookswood Secondary School students who have gone on to work in the film and television industry. On Friday, Dec. 3, they and other alumni, will return to their alma mater to help raise funds for the school film program. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

An inside look at film and television, courtesy of Brookswood Secondary alums

Fundraiser for school film program brings back grads who work in the industry

Jake Guy, Jessica Katrichak (centre) and Emily Weldon are former Brookswood Secondary School students who have gone on to work in the film and television industry. On Friday, Dec. 3, they and other alumni, will return to their alma mater to help raise funds for the school film program. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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Langley What’s On: online community calendar Dec. 2 edition

In-person and online events. Also see our Christmas Fun calendar and interactive Christmas light map

  • Dec 2, 2021
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West Langley Elementary School held its market Nov. 20. There’s still a few markets this holiday season. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley Christmas Fun: fairs and fundraisers for late November 2021

A roundup of both in-person and online holiday events in the community of Langley

  • Dec 1, 2021
West Langley Elementary School held its market Nov. 20. There’s still a few markets this holiday season. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Andy Schildhorn is president of the Fort Langley Community Association, which is currently conducting a survey about the village. (Langley Advance Times files)

Survey queries issues of importance to villagers

Residents and business owners in Fort Langley are being asked their input about key local matters

Andy Schildhorn is president of the Fort Langley Community Association, which is currently conducting a survey about the village. (Langley Advance Times files)
Wout Brouwer prefers to see the fog, rather than high waters, rolling into Fort Langley. He shared a few pictures captured recently in the village, just ahead of the rainstorms, when fog blanketed the Bedford Channel. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

SHARE: Fall fog rolls into Fort Langley

Send us your photo showing how you view Langley, and it could be featured in a future edition

  • Nov 29, 2021
Wout Brouwer prefers to see the fog, rather than high waters, rolling into Fort Langley. He shared a few pictures captured recently in the village, just ahead of the rainstorms, when fog blanketed the Bedford Channel. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Christmas in Williams Park is from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 68th Avenue and 238th Street until Dec. 19. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Christmas in Langley’s Williams Park returns

This time, it’s for the full three weeks

Christmas in Williams Park is from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 68th Avenue and 238th Street until Dec. 19. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Volunteers have been working to transform an Aldergrove home for a woman with cancer. (LifeApp/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Volunteers have been working to transform an Aldergrove home for a woman with cancer. (LifeApp/Special to Langley Advance Times)
For a second year, COVID-19 has forced Kimz Angels founder Kim Snow to move the annual donations drive from its usual home. (Langley Advance Times)

Kimz Angels will hold drive-thru donation drive to help needy

Second year that COVID-19 has forced a change to annual fill-the-ambulance charitable event

For a second year, COVID-19 has forced Kimz Angels founder Kim Snow to move the annual donations drive from its usual home. (Langley Advance Times)
An in-person BC Craft Brewers Conference, BC Beer Con, will take place in New Westminster come February, says BC Craft Brewers Guild. (Pixabay photo)

Something brewing for craft beer aficionados in new year with BC Beer Con

In-person craft beer conference takes place in February in New Westminster, B.C.

An in-person BC Craft Brewers Conference, BC Beer Con, will take place in New Westminster come February, says BC Craft Brewers Guild. (Pixabay photo)
Trevor Borland of Pacific Bolt made a final adjustment to one of the features in their light display. The displays has a fundraising component for Langley Meals On Wheels. (Jim McGregor/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Christmas fundraiser lights up Gloucester Estates

By Jim McGregor/Special to Langley Advance Times Winding your way through the…

  • Nov 29, 2021
Trevor Borland of Pacific Bolt made a final adjustment to one of the features in their light display. The displays has a fundraising component for Langley Meals On Wheels. (Jim McGregor/Special to Langley Advance Times)
There are more than 3,000 prizes up for grabs with this year’s VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation’s Millionaire Lottery, including a Brookswood home. That package is valued at $2.9 million. Tickets are on sale online or at London Drugs until Jan. 13, or while supplies last. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Smart Home system a selling feature for Langley prize home

Builder convinced tech options improved his chances to construct a Millionaire Lottery house

  • Nov 28, 2021
There are more than 3,000 prizes up for grabs with this year’s VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation’s Millionaire Lottery, including a Brookswood home. That package is valued at $2.9 million. Tickets are on sale online or at London Drugs until Jan. 13, or while supplies last. (Special to Langley Advance Times)