MAP: Christmas is coming to Langley

MAP: Christmas is coming to Langley

Our interactive map will show local events through out the holidays so keep checking back.

Looking for something to do during the holidays?

New for Langley is our interactive online map that lists local Christmas fairs, concerts, family-oriented events, charity events, and more.

People with events coming up can submit details to our newsroom at news@langleyadvancetimes.com or through our website.

And don’t forget to check out our interactive map of Christmas light displays.

CHRISTMAS FUN Event listing

Ongoing

• Christmas After SchoolAPALOOA: Every Tuesday in December make a special Christmas craft at the Muriel Arnason Library. All ages, drop in. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays.

• Heritage Holidays at the Fort: Fort Langley National Historic Site holiday program includes heritage activities including roasted chestnuts, live music, and lantern-lit tours of the site. Dec. 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Regular admission rates apply.

• Christmas Light Tours: Book a bus tour of Langley, including hot chocolate [bring a travel mug], candy canes and singalongs. Starts from Willoughby Community Centre at 6:30 p.m on Dec. 18 and 6 p.m. on Dec. 21 and 22. Sign up in advance through tol.ca or nearest Township recreation centre. $12.75 for those older than one year of age.

• Gingerbread Walk: Voting wraps up Dec. 20. Downtown Langley Business Association self-guided walk to check out gingerbread houses at businesses and other downtown locations. Free. Enter stamped passports in a draw for $500 in Downtown Dollars.

• Christmas in Williams Park: Until Dec. 21, drive through or walk through the park from 5 to 9 p.m. daily. Southridge Church choir performs Dec. 21. At 6595 238th St.

Dec. 20

• Caroling: From 6:30 to 10 p.m. on Dec. 20, meet at the Sts. Joachim and Ann Church, 2826 272nd St., to start caroling around Aldergrove before returning for refreshments.

Dec. 21

• Urban Safari Rescue Society pet photos: Proceeds benefit the rescue organization for exotic animals. Bring pets for holiday photos in the Pixstar photo booth from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 21. At 1395 176th St.

Dec. 22

• Christmas Classic and Skate with Santa: Eighth annual charity event between Schreder Brothers Real Estate Group and Ingram Mortgage raises funds for the Sources Langley Food Bank. Skate with Santa from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. followed by charity hockey at 11:45 a.m. on Dec. 22 at the Surrey Sports and Leisure Complex, 16555 Fraser Hwy. Free admission but donations of non-perishable food and money are welcome.

• Skate with the Rivermen: Join the Langley Rivermen for a drop-in ice skating session, following their Sunday games. CSA approved helmets highly recommended. No hockey or hockey sticks allowed. Free with game tickets. Next one is 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 22.

Dec. 23

• Snowflake public skate: Dress all in white and channel your inner snowflake for this fun themed skate. This is an all ages and all skill level drop-in ice skating session. CSA approved helmets are highly recommended. No hockey or hockey sticks allowed. Goes 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. on Dec. 23 at the George Preston Recreation Centre. Regular fees apply.

• Back to the ‘80s: A Rad Christmas Musical: North Langley Community Church’s musical on Dec. 23 promises a night of laughter, joy, and tears and acid wash denim. Everyone is welcome, and to make it more fun, we are asking our guests to dress up in their best 80’s attire. Proceeds go to Nightshift Street Ministries. At 21015 96th Ave.

Dec. 24

• Skate with Santa: George Preston Recreation Centre offers sessions at 11:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. on Dec. 24. Admission fees apply. Drop-in format.

Dec. 26

• Loonie/Toonie Public Boxing Day Skate: An all ages, all skill level skate is 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 26 at the Aldergrove Community Centre. Adults are $2 while kids and seniors pay $1. CSA approved helmets highly recommended. No hockey or hockey sticks allowed. Bobby the seal skate stability devices and other equipment can be rented.

Dec. 28

• Superhero Skate: An all ages, all skill level skate is 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 28 at the George Preston Recreation Centre. Dress as a favourite superhero. CSA approved helmets highly recommended. No hockey or hockey sticks allowed. Equipment can be rented. Regular admission applies.

Dec. 31

• New Year’s Eve Extravaganza: Bring in the new year with the Ken McCoy Band at the Jubilee Hall on Dec. 31. Tickets: $40, includes party favours, buffet, and champagne. Available at Wilway Lumber, 28728 Fraser Hwy. or brownpapertickets.com event 4450808. Hall is at 7989 Bradner Rd.

• New Year’s Eve Skate: An all ages, all skill level skate is 1 to 3 p.m. on Dec. 31 at the George Preston Recreation Centre. Dress as a favourite superhero. CSA approved helmets highly recommended. No hockey or hockey sticks allowed. Equipment can be rented. Regular admission applies.

• New Year’s Eve Family Hockey: An all ages, all skill level hockey matches are noon to 2 p.m. on Dec. 31 at the Aldergrove Community Centre. Participants must provide own equipment. Regular admission applies.

Jan. 1

• Polar Bear Plunge: Ring in 2020 with a dip in the water at the Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre at noon on Jan. 1.

• New Year’s Day Skate: An all ages, all skill level skate is 1 to 3 p.m. on Jan. 1 at the George Preston Recreation Centre. Dress as a favourite superhero. CSA approved helmets highly recommended. No hockey or hockey sticks allowed. Equipment can be rented. Regular admission applies.

• Winter Classic Family Hockey: An all ages, all skill level hockey games go noon to 3 p.m. on Jan. 1 at the Aldergrove Community Centre. Participants must provide own equipment. Regular admission applies.

Jan. 3

• New Year’s Eve Family Hockey: An all skill level youth skate is 7 to 9 p.m. on Jan. 3 at the Aldergrove Community Centre. CSA approved helmets highly recommended. No hockey or hockey sticks. Regular admission applies.

Jan. 4

• Jersey Day Skate: An all ages, all skill level skate is 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. on Jan. 4 at the George Preston Recreation Centre. Wear a favourite team jersey. CSA approved helmets highly recommended. No hockey or hockey sticks allowed. Equipment can be rented. Regular admission applies.

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