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Riders taking part in equine therapy (Madison McKenzie/Aldergrove Star)
Riders taking part in equine therapy (Madison McKenzie/Aldergrove Star)
Halloween fun at Almost An Acre in 2019 (Almost An Acre/Facebook)

Aldergrove community invited to free fall event

Almost An Acre hosting free family Halloween event Oct. 23

Halloween fun at Almost An Acre in 2019 (Almost An Acre/Facebook)
Advisorly CEO Jeremy May (left) and supporter Lyle MacDougall presented a cheque to Langley hospice’s Shannon Todd Booth. (Advisorly/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Rains made golf tourney impossible, but $5,000 still raised for hospice

Advisorly’s Langley staff and supporters couldn’t hit the tees, but still helped new palliative centre

Advisorly CEO Jeremy May (left) and supporter Lyle MacDougall presented a cheque to Langley hospice’s Shannon Todd Booth. (Advisorly/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Art students visiting the SAMC Gallery at Trinity Western University. (TWU)

Cracks in the road inspire Langley artist

TWU alum looks at images of asphalt that has been broken and mended, like ‘scars on a body’

Art students visiting the SAMC Gallery at Trinity Western University. (TWU)
Members of the 4H Club learning about their horses (Jenny Barnes/Special to The Star)

Langley’s 4-H Club celebrates achievements

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

Members of the 4H Club learning about their horses (Jenny Barnes/Special to The Star)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Many Langley residents laced up and ran in the CIBC Run for the Cure earlier this month, all in aid of raising money and awareness for breast cancer. (Black Press Media files)

Run unites locals in fight against breast cancer

Langley residents joined more than 20,000 Canadians running to cure this disease

Many Langley residents laced up and ran in the CIBC Run for the Cure earlier this month, all in aid of raising money and awareness for breast cancer. (Black Press Media files)
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)
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)
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)
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)