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At the 29th edition of the Mopar Madness car show in Langley on Sunday, July 10, members of the Mopars Unlimited Car Club announced they have raised $10,000 for Ukraine humanitarian relief. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Lower Mainland car fans raise $10,000 for Ukraine humanitarian relief

‘They need all the help they can get’ says president of Langley-based Mopars Unlimited club

At the 29th edition of the Mopar Madness car show in Langley on Sunday, July 10, members of the Mopars Unlimited Car Club announced they have raised $10,000 for Ukraine humanitarian relief. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Show ‘n Shine car show kicks off Aldergrove Fair for the 10th year in a row. (Patty Bennett/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Vroom, vroom – Aldergrove Fair’s popular car show back on Friday evening

Aldergrove Community Secondary parking lot is the place to see classic cars during the fair

Show ‘n Shine car show kicks off Aldergrove Fair for the 10th year in a row. (Patty Bennett/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Eight-year-old Leah Van Grootheest has a passion for drawing, and that recently won her second place in a national art contest with the Royal Canadian Legion for her poster. (Kassandra Van Grootheest/Special to Aldergrove Star)

Youngster honoured by Aldergrove veterans

Leah Van Grootheest, 8, was recognized and rewarded by the people she sought to thank with her art

  • Jul 11, 2022
Eight-year-old Leah Van Grootheest has a passion for drawing, and that recently won her second place in a national art contest with the Royal Canadian Legion for her poster. (Kassandra Van Grootheest/Special to Aldergrove Star)
Robin McIntosh is president of the Aldergrove Fair and speaks to efforts to make it into a week-long community-wide event. (Special to The Star)

Week-long lead up to Aldergrove Fair

New this year, a few events ahead of main festivities

Robin McIntosh is president of the Aldergrove Fair and speaks to efforts to make it into a week-long community-wide event. (Special to The Star)
Robin McIntosh (passenger) has been giving Aldy driving lessons on a gator, ahead of this year’s Aldergrove Fair. Aldy is the event mascot, and according to McIntosh he’s not picking up well on driving – so stay out of his way.  (Susan McIntosh/Special to The Star)

Welcome to a week of fun in Aldergrove

fair is back in-person, starting with a movie night Thursday and featuring a weekend packed with fun

  • Jul 9, 2022
Robin McIntosh (passenger) has been giving Aldy driving lessons on a gator, ahead of this year’s Aldergrove Fair. Aldy is the event mascot, and according to McIntosh he’s not picking up well on driving – so stay out of his way.  (Susan McIntosh/Special to The Star)
A Langley woman is working to save orangutans from extinction. (Erik Kilmby/used under Creative Commons License)

A Langley woman wants to save orangutans from extinction

Situation is ‘dire,’ says founder of the Canadian chapter of the Orangutan Project charity

A Langley woman is working to save orangutans from extinction. (Erik Kilmby/used under Creative Commons License)
Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Langley events for July 2022

Here’s some of what’s going on around the Langleys, including community- and support-group meetings

Send details about Langley community events and groups to datebook@langleyadvancetimes.com. (Black Press Media files)
2021 Wildlife in Focus first place winner Wild Settings. Photo credit: Steve Burgess

BC SPCA annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest ends soon

There’s still time to enter the BC SPCA’s annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest,…

  • Jul 7, 2022
2021 Wildlife in Focus first place winner Wild Settings. Photo credit: Steve Burgess
Movie-goers enjoy a family-friendly movie on the big screen while floating in the Breaker Bay wave pool. (Special to The Star)

With COVID restrictions eased, Aldergrove prepares to beat heat at waterpark

Annual summer fun events make comeback for 2022 at Aldergrove Credit Union Community Centre

Movie-goers enjoy a family-friendly movie on the big screen while floating in the Breaker Bay wave pool. (Special to The Star)
Summer has arrived, but rain showers are helping keep wildfire dangers on the West Coast to a minimum, while keeping the gardens lush. Michelle Tan shared this picture taken in Fort Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

SHARE: Raindrops keep falling

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

  • Jul 6, 2022
Summer has arrived, but rain showers are helping keep wildfire dangers on the West Coast to a minimum, while keeping the gardens lush. Michelle Tan shared this picture taken in Fort Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Jim Pattison. (Submitted Photo)

PODCAST: Legendary B.C. businessman Jim Pattison still going strong at age 92

TODAY IN B.C.: Philanthropist discusses his long career, has no plans to retire

Jim Pattison. (Submitted Photo)
Langley resident Danielle Warren purchased the lottery ticket from the Shefield & Sons on 204th Street in Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Dream to soon come true for Langley’s lottery winner

Local resident in disbelief when winning ticket garners $500,000

Langley resident Danielle Warren purchased the lottery ticket from the Shefield & Sons on 204th Street in Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Pat Cooper was mesmerized by a barred owl she spotted recently in Walnut Grove. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

SHARE: Look deep into my eyes!

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

  • Jul 5, 2022
Langley’s Pat Cooper was mesmerized by a barred owl she spotted recently in Walnut Grove. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Maple Ridge Career and Post-Secondary Education Event July 28 – live and in-person at Planet Ice, Golden Ears Winter Club (Curling Rink)

Get a head start on a rewarding new career!

Live Black Press Career and Post-Secondary Education Events return to Maple Ridge on July 28

  • Jul 4, 2022
Maple Ridge Career and Post-Secondary Education Event July 28 – live and in-person at Planet Ice, Golden Ears Winter Club (Curling Rink)
Grade 12 artist Autumn Kim created the artwork for two banners now hanging in Langley City. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Diversity and inclusion depicted in Langley City’s new banners

Grade 12 artist Autumn Kim created the artwork now adorning street poles in the downtown

Grade 12 artist Autumn Kim created the artwork for two banners now hanging in Langley City. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Principal Phillis Giovani showed the school’s owl logo. (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

School community gathers to mark opening of Langley school named for longtime educator

Students started attending last September but COVID prevented official opening celebration

  • Jul 2, 2022
Principal Phillis Giovani showed the school’s owl logo. (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Township of Langley hosted a Canada Day event at Aldergrove Athletic Park. The event featured local vendors, food trucks, live music, martial arts performances, dancing, and much more. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Aldergrove looked more red today

Thousands attend parade and Township festivities on Canada Day

Township of Langley hosted a Canada Day event at Aldergrove Athletic Park. The event featured local vendors, food trucks, live music, martial arts performances, dancing, and much more. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Steve McLay is the co-director of the Township of Langley Firefighters Charitable Society. (Langley Advance Times files)

Firefighters to celebrate Canada Day with barbeque at the Fort

Langley firefighters credited with helping raise $1 million for burn survivors

Steve McLay is the co-director of the Township of Langley Firefighters Charitable Society. (Langley Advance Times files)
On Friday, July 1, Canada will celebrate its 155th birthday. How much do you know about Canada, its history and its people? (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: How much do you know about Canada?

Canada’s 155th birthday is on Friday, July 1

On Friday, July 1, Canada will celebrate its 155th birthday. How much do you know about Canada, its history and its people? (Black Press file photo)
Langleyites of all age celebrate 2018 Canada Day at Willoughby’s Canada Day event. (Langley Advance Times files).

Martial Arts, African music and more for July 1

Celebrations will take place in Aldergrove Athletic Park

Langleyites of all age celebrate 2018 Canada Day at Willoughby’s Canada Day event. (Langley Advance Times files).