Troy Landreville/Langley Advance: Hi there: Christian Barkley, 21 months, had an up-close look at a three-toed box turtle brought to Animals in the Plaza at McBurney Lane on Saturday. The tiny 35-year-old turtle was brought to the interactive event by the Urban Safari Rescue Society. The next McBurney Plaza Summer Series event will be a circus event on Sept. 26.
BC Farm Museum photo: The passing of time: On BC Day, the Williams family checked out the threshing machine their great-grandfather donated to the B.C. Farm Museum many years ago.
BC Farm Museum photo: Comin’ through: On BC Day, Connor and Sarah drove kid-sized tractors around the B.C. Farm Museum.
Troy Landreville/Langley Advance: Teamwork: Langley’s Alisha Tubbs steered her horse around the poles and towards the finish late Monday morning at Langley Riders Arena during the Aug. 1 to 3 edition of the Cowgirl Creations Barrel Daze barrel and pole bending saddle series.
Greeting: The new Rona store on the Langley Bypass opened at 7 a.m. on Aug. 6 with a large contingent of employees greeting customers. More at langleyadvance.com. Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance photo
Breathing easier: The Langley Memorial Hospital Critical Care Unit will receive a transport defibrillator with a $20,000 donation from RBC Foundation. In addition to providing an electrical shock to the heart, a transport defibrillator is able to monitor a patient’s vital signs during transport. The Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation has a goal of having a transport defibrillator on each floor of the hospital. (Back row, left to right) RBC representatives Keith Richmond, Michael Leggatt, Ray Mohan, Luke Berard, Clay Charbonneau and Doug Turner. (Front row) Clinical nurse educator Angela Robson, respirologist Dr. Rita Wittmann, Berenika Straczek and Bev Poole of RBC, hospital clinical operations manager Terry Satchwill, and RBC’s Roberto Farina.