Langley Advance Arts Calendar: March 15, 2019 edition

The Arts Calendar is published in Friday’s print edition and the Community Calendar is in Wednesday.

Ongoing

• Portfolio building classes: On Fridays from March 15 to May 3, instructor Alex Greghi will help participants build their art porfolios. The Langley Arts Council class runs 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Members: $128. Non-members: $160. Info and registration: 604-534-0781 or artscoordinator@langleyarts.ca.

• BC Songwriters’ Showcase: Mike Sheeshka hosts a showcase and open mic evenings at 7:30 p.m. in the NY Bar and Grill, 20204 Fraser Hwy. Open mic sign up in person, first come, first on stage. Various local members of the BC Songwriters’ Showcase Association will take the stage. Dates: March 20, April 3, 17, May 1, May 15, May 29, June 12, June 26. Info: bcsongwriters.ca.

March 15

• Cheryl Bear: The Bez Arts Hub welcomes the singer/songwriter/storyteller of the Nadleh Whut’en First Nation for a 7 p.m. show on March 15. Tickets and Info: bezartshub.com.

March 16

• Fort Night Improv: Comedy nights feature shows at 7:30 p.m. (family friendly) and 9:30 p.m. (adults) at the Bez Arts Hub, #102 20230 64th Ave. Tickets: $10 online or $16 at the door. Dates March 16, April 20.

March 17

• St. Patrick’s Day Ceili: RSVP to irish@ee4.net for the gathering starting at 4 p.m. on March 17 in Coghlan Hall. Irish stew supper, dance performances, music by Shawn McKee, guest pipers and drummers, and more. $12 per person. Proceeds to the Sionnaine Irish Dance Academy and the hall society.

March 19

• Children’s concert: Langley Community Music School free annual family concert is at 7 p.m. on March 19 in the Rose Gellert Hall, 4899 207th St. Rose Gellert String Quartet and students perform. Hands-on opportunity to try instruments. No reservations required. Info: langleymusic.com.

March 21

• Ceilidh: The monthly live music gathering is at 7 p.m. in St. Andrew’s Church Hall, 9025 Glover Rd. Tickets: $5 at the door and include tea biscuits and jam. For performing opportunities, contact Jack Williamson, 604-888-7925 or jackwilliamson@telus.net. Next show April 18

Libraries

Programs are free unless noted otherwise.

• Aldergrove Library, 26770 29th Ave. 604-856-6415

• Brookswood Library, 20045 40th Ave. 604-534-7055

• City of Langley Library, 20399 Douglas Cres. 604-514-2850

• Fort Langley Library, 9167 Glover Rd. 604-888-0722

• Muriel Arnason Library, #130 20338 65th Ave. 604-532-3590

• Murrayville Library, 22071 48th Ave. 604-533-0339

• Walnut Grove Library, 8889 Walnut Grove Dr. 604-882-0410.

Honouring history

• Aldergrove Telephone Museum, 3190 271 St., 604-857-0555, www.telephonemuseum.ca

• B.C. Farm Museum, 9131 King St., 604-888-2273, www.bcfma.com

• Canadian Museum of Flight, 5333 216th St. hangar 3, 604-888-3992, www.canadianflight.org

• Langley Centennial Museum, 9135 King St., 604-888-3922

• Fort Langley National Historic Site 23433 Mavis Ave., 604-513-4777

* Spring Break: Enjoy old-fashioned activities including guided tours at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., blacksmithing demos at noon and 2 p.m., and more. Free with park admission. March 16 to 31.

• Heritage CN Station: See the 1915 station, the heritage gardens, and vintage rail cars from noon to 4 p.m. weekends. Info: www.langleyheritage.ca. Volunteers needed Saturday and Sunday.

Surrey Museum 17710 56A Ave., 604-592-6956 surrey.ca/heritage

Out and about

• Aldergrove Euchre Club: Weekly tournaments are held Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Aldergrove Legion, 26607 Fraser Hwy. $5 entry. Info: mmparlee@telus.net or hammell@telus.net.

• Brookswood Senior Centre, 19899 36th Ave., offers lots of activities:

• Chess club, Mondays, 7 to 10 p.m.

• Cribbage (five-card), Tuesdays, 12 to 2 p.m. tea and goodies included.

• Square and Round Dancing, Tuesday (plus) 7 to 9:30 p.m. and Wednesday (beginner/mainstream) 7 to 9:30 p.m. (September to May)

• Zumba Gold, Monday and Thursday, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

• Pool/snooker, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

• Beginner line dancing, Thursday 1:45 to 2:45 p.m.

• Beginner Plus, Thursday, 2:45 to 4 p.m.

• Intermediate line dancing, Thursday 4 to 5:45 p.m.

• Bridge, Wednesday and Friday, 12 to 4 p.m.

• Synergy advanced line dancing, Sunday, 12:30 to 3:45 p.m., and Thursday, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. High improver intermediate class, Thursday 8 to 10 p.m.

• Mexican Train Dominoes and more. Play games on the second and fourth Thursday of each month 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Fraser Valley Symphony: Has openings for strings, percussion, French horn, bass trombone, and harp. Must be able to attend Monday evening rehearsals September through early June in Abbotsford. Info: Dorle Eason, 604-534-7573, or fraservalleysymphony.org.

• Langley Children’s Choir: For talented young singers in Grades 4-7 for the 2017/18 season. Contact Patti Thorpe at pthorpe@sd35.bc.ca for further information and audition times.

• Surrey Square Wheelers: Wednesday: beginner/mainstream level 7 p.m. $5. New dancers receive three free evenings. At the Brookswood Seniors Centre, 19899 36th Ave. Info: mwilson.ssw@gmail.com, 604-534-0863 or 604-916-0653, surrey.squaredance.bc.ca.

Mondays

• Chess Club: All ages are invited to play Mondays 7 to 10 p.m. at the Brookswood Seniors Centre, 19899 36th Ave. Info: 604-530-4232.

• Langley Garden Club: Regular meetings are the second Monday each month at the United Churches of Langley (formerly Sharon United), 216th Street and 48th Avenue at 7 p.m. with parlor show, speaker and refreshments. Drop-ins are welcome. Info: langleygardenclub.com.

• Port Kells Art Club: Offers classes. All levels of experience welcome. In oils and acrylics. Annual membership: $30. The club holds two art shows annually. Meets September to June at 20701 Fraser Hwy. Info: Susan Black, 604-592-2357 or susan.black@shaw.ca.

• Fraser Valley Symphony: Positions available (violin, viola and string bass) but other interested musicians are invited to enquire. Grade 8 RCM or equivalent required. Rehearsals are Monday 7:15 p.m. at Aldergrove Community Secondary. Info: lindsaymellor@hotmail.com.

• Langley Concert Band: The band always accepts new members (teens and adults) with at least one year of musical experience and meets Mondays 7-9 p.m. in the R.E. Mountain Secondary band room, 7755 202A St. Info: thelangleyconcertband@gmail.com or 604-613-8132. The band needs mid-range instruments (such as trombones and tenor saxophones.)

• Senior Opus Singers: No experience is necessary, only a love of singing. The group does familiar tunes from days gone by and meets Tuesday afternoons at the Renaissance Retirement Resort, 6676 203 St., at 2 to 3:30 p.m. Info: senioropussingers@gmail.com.

Tuesdays

• Scottish Country Dancing: The first lesson is free. Check out the lively dancing. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome. The group meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. in the Fort Langley Community Hall. Info: Rebecca, 604-530-0500 or lonotera@shaw.ca.

• Langley Amateur Radio Association (LARA) The group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at the Douglas Recreation Centre 20550 Douglas Cres. Info: Don VA7AB@LNGARA.COM or Al VA7MP@LNGARA.COM, or online at lngara.com.

Wednesdays

• Open mic: Creative Compass Society hosts open mike events every second Wednesday at Maria’s Gelato, Fort Langley. Music starts at 7 p.m. Myles of Smiles is dedicated to musician Myles Seib who died of a brain tumour at 29. Performers wanted for upcoming events. Info: www.creative-compass.com.

• Langley Community Chorus: Join the 80-voice choir that rehearses Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. The chorus is seeking male tenors. Info: membership@langleychorus.org.

• South Fraser Pipes and Drums: The group meets Wednesdays 7 to 9 p.m. at Coghlan Hall. Potential members welcome. Info: Nancy, 604-782-9975.

• Music@Midweek: Free concerts are at noon in the Langley auditorium of Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

• Langley Quilters’ Guild: Members meet on the fourth Wednesday, except in December, at the George Preston Recreation Centre. The day meeting is 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The evening meeting is 7:15 to 9 p.m. Info: Kathleen, 604-597-6414, or www.langleyquiltersguild.com.

• Langley Camera Club: Meets 7 p.m. at Fort Langley Community Hall, 9167 Glover Rd., on 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wed. of each month. All levels of photographers and newcomers welcome. Info: 604-532-9212.

• Opus One Women’s Choir New members are accepted throughout the year and no experience is required. The women’s choir meets Wednesdays 7:15-9:15 p.m. in the R.E. Mountain Secondary choir room. Info: opusonewomenschoir@gmail.com.

Thursdays

• Square dancing: Adult beginner classes are at the Brookswood Seniors’ Centre, 19899 36th Ave., 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. Info.: 604-838-8821, jamonce@shaw.ca or www.surrey.squaredance.bc.ca.

• Langley Writers’ Guild: The group meets on the first, second and fourth Thursdays of the month at St. Joseph’s Hall, 20676 Fraser Hwy. All genres. Meets September to June. The group will consider one evening meeting per month if there is interest. Info: Deanna, 604-530-0951.

• Central Valley Community Pipe Band: The band is accepting new pipers and drummers of all levels. Meets Wednesday evenings at Coghlan Community Hall. An 8-week beginners’ program will be offered in the new year. Contact Nancy Gleeson (nancygleeson@gmail.com or 604-782-9975).

Men’s a cappella group New members welcome to the group that meets Thursdays, 7-10 p.m. at 20525 72nd Ave. Info: Gord, 604-530-4795.

Saturdays

Old time dances: O.A.P. hall, 3015 273rd St., has Saturday dances from 1 to 4 p.m. $6, includes snacks and tea/coffee.

Ongoing

• Income tax clinics: People can obtain help completing their tax returns at clinics that run March16 to April 13. Appointments available between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at the Muriel ArnasonLibrary. People must meet eligibility requirements. Free. In partnership with the ISSofBC.Questions: 604-532-3590.

March 8

• EcoDays Sustainability Fair: Stop by the Kwantlen Polytechnic University campus room 1030 (westblock) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the fair as well as ElectroRecycle on site accepting smallappliances and electronics for recycling. No charge.

March 9

• Seed Celebration: From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 9 at the Kwantlen Polytechnic UniversityLangley campus, buy seeds and seedlings (fundraiser for LEPS and KPU student horticulture club),swap seeds, learn about the KPU seed library and take part in free workshops. Gardeningworkshop is at 10:30 a.m. Seed saving workshop is at noon. Free parking and admission but cashonly for seed sales.

March 14

• Preston Manning: He will speak at the Mel Smith Lecture Series at 7 p.m. on March 14 in theNorthwest Building of the Trinity Western University campus. Free admission. Reception to follow.Topic: Christian faith and political discourse.

Libraries

Programs are free unless noted otherwise.

• Aldergrove Library, 26770 29th Ave., 604-856-6415

• Brookswood Library, 20045 40th Ave., 604-534-7055

• City of Langley Library, 20399 Douglas Cres., 604-514-2850

• Virtual reality playtime: For those 10 and older or 48 inches or taller. Must register in advance at604-514-2850 or stop by the Langley City Library. Those 18 and younger must have a signedparental waiver. Try virtual reality between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on March 16.

• Fort Langley Library, 9167 Glover Rd., 604-888-0722

• Muriel Arnason Library, #130 20338 65th Ave., 604-532-3590

• Murrayville Library, 22071 48th Ave., 604-533-0339

• Walnut Grove Library, 8889 Walnut Grove Dr., 604-882-0410

Blood clinics

Book at a mobile clinic listed below or the permanent site in Surrey (15285 101st Ave.). Info:blood.ca or 1-888-236-6283 (1-888-2-DONATE)

• Blacklock Fine Arts Elementary 5100 206th St., 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., March 3, April 28

• Cloverdale Catholic Parish 17475 59th Ave., 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., April 7

• Trinity Western University Reimer Student Centre, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,

• Walnut Grove Lutheran Church 20530 88th Ave., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 13

• Church in the Valley 23589 Old Yale Rd., 1 to 8 p.m., March 5, 19, April 2, 16, 30, May 14

• Aldergrove Kinsmen Community Hall 26770 29th Ave., 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,

• Aldergrove Community Secondary 26850 29th Ave., 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., March 9

Get thrifty

• Boutique Finds Volunteers run the boutique thrift shop in support of Langley Meals on Wheels at20410 Douglas Cres. Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

• Penny Pincher thrift store The store, 20550 Fraser Hwy., accepts donation from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Monday to Saturday. The shop is operated by the Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and raisesfunds for hospital equipment.

• Fibromyalgia Well Spring Foundation The thrift shoppe and offices are now in Aldergrove, 2978272nd St., and raise money for the organization’s work. Info: 778-278-3697.

• Tuk Shop The public can pick up gently used items at the Langley Seniors’ Resource Centre,20605 51B Ave., Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Proceedssupport the non-profit seniors’ centre. Open to the public. Donations of clothing, jewelry,accessories, shoes, knick knacks, dishware and other small items accepted. Info: 604-530-3020,ext. 312.

• Second Story Treasures The store at 20349 88th Ave. raises funds for the Langley HospiceSociety. Donations needed.

Out and about

• Langley Hospice Society Hospice centre is at 20660 48th Ave. Society offers programs for allages. Info: 604-530-1115 or info@langleyhospice.com. Youth bereavement programs:

• Kids Connect, drop-in program for ages four to nine years. Includes free play, arts and crafts,group games, snacks and story time. Registration is required. The program will run the secondWednesday of the month during the school year, beginning March 13.

• CARES The no-kill cat shelter in Milner need volunteers for Sundays at its pet adoption centre inPetSmart. Noon to 2 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. shifts available. Help is also needed Thursday morningsfor cleaning at the adoption centre Info: 604-532-5632 (leave a message) orinfo@carescatshelter.com.

• Brookswood Senior Centre The centre, 19899 36th Ave., offers lots of activities:

• Chess club, Mondays, 7 to 10 p.m.

• Cribbage (five-card), Tuesdays, 12 to 2 p.m. tea and goodies included.

• Square and Round Dancing, Tuesday (plus) 7 to 9:30 p.m. and Wednesday(beginner/mainstream) 7 to 9:30 p.m. (September to May)

• Zumba Gold, Monday and Thursday, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

• Pool/snooker, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

• Beginner line dancing, Thursday 1:45 to 2:45 p.m.

• Beginner Plus, Thursday, 2:45 to 4 p.m.

• Intermediate line dancing, Thursday 4 to 5:45 p.m.

• Bridge, Wednesday and Friday, 12 to 4 p.m.

• Synergy advanced line dancing, Sunday, 12:30 to 3:45 p.m., and Thursday, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.High improver intermediate class, Thursday 8 to 10 p.m.

• Mexican Train Dominoes and more. Play games on the second and fourth Thursday of eachmonth 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• You’ve Gotta Have Friends: The local initiative to foster a sense of community and belonging,and is located at 20510 Fraser Hwy. Contact: 604-533-6546. Info: youvegottahavefriends.ca.

• TOPS: Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a non-profit weight loss support group. For a nighttimechapter near you, phone Jacquie, 604-556-0535. For a daytime chapter, phone Linda, 604-462-9326.

• Health Equipment Loan Program HELP: Canadian Red Cross program, provides short-term loansof medical equipment. 106 – 20530 Langley Bypass. Info: 604-532-2282.

• Tai chi: For people with health problems, chronic illnesses, mobility challenges, or theconsequences of an injury. Movements are adapted for people with reduced mobility and theprogram is open to all. Thursdays, Douglas Recreation Centre, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Info: 604-507-0700.

• Meals on Wheels The non-profit society provides meals for those unable to cook for themselveswhether due to age or infirmity. Available temporarily, such as post-surgery. Volunteer drivers arealso wanted. Meal delivery takes place Monday to Friday 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. A route usually takesabout 90 minutes. 20414 Douglas Cres. 604-533-1679.

• Food and Friends Langley: Meals on Wheels has a program for seniors (55+) to share a nutritiouslunch along with socializing and guest speakers. Lunch costs $5 to $7. RSVP in advance to thenumber listed. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Aldergrove

• Fox & Hounds Pub, 26444 32nd Ave.: 1st and 3rd Monday of the month. RSVP: 604-533-1679.$7.

• Otter Co-Op: 3600 248 St.: 2nd Monday of the month. RSVP: 604-857-7725.

Brookswood

• Brookswood Seniors Centre, 19899 36th Ave.: 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. RSVP: 604-590-3888.

Fort Langley

• Parish of St. George Church, 9160 Church St.: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. RSVP: 604-888-7782.

Langley City

• Douglas Recreation Centre, 20550 Douglas Cres.: 1st and 3rd Monday of the month. RSVP: 604-514-2940.

• Flourishing Chinese Restaurant, 20472 Fraser Hwy.: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. RSVP:604-514-2940. $6.

North Langley

• Walnut Grove Community Centre, 8889 Walnut Grove Dr. 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month.RSVP: 604-882-0408. $6.

Willoughby

• Langley Seniors Village, 20365 65th Ave. 1st and 3rd Wednesday. RSVP: 604-533-1679.

Volunteers needed. A commitment of twice a month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m (days of week andlocations vary). Contact Langley Meals on Wheels, 604-533-1679 or ashley@lmow.ca.

• Al-Anon Family Groups: If someone else’s drinking is affecting you, AFG can help. Localmeetings are Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the Douglas Recreation Centre. Info: 604-688-1716,langleyafg@shaw.ca or www.bcyukon-al-anon.org.

• Alano Club of Langley: A social club for people in recovery, open 365 days a year, 11 a.m. to 3p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. Drop in for a cup of coffee or a game of pool at 20473 Douglas Cres. Info:604-532-9280.

• Alateen: The group supports young people recovering from the effects of living with problemdrinking in a family member or friend. Ages 10 and up. The group meets at the Township CivicFacility, 20338 65th Ave. Info: 604-688-1716.

• Alcoholics Anonymous: Call Alcoholics Anonymous at the Langley intergroup office, 604-533-2600. Answering machine after hours. Tues. eves. at George Preston Recreation Centre, 2069942nd Ave., 8:30 p.m. Info: 604-434-3933 or 604-533-2600.

• Healthy Living Bag City residents can pick up a bag of fruits and vegetables for $5 on the firstTuesday of the month. Pick up is six days later. Order through the Douglas Recreation Centre,604-514-2865, City recreation services, 604-514-2940, or the Langley Seniors’ Resource Centre,604-530-3020. Pick up at the Douglas Centre or the seniors centre.

• Home educators The Langley Home Educators Association holds monthly meetings in the WalnutGrove Lutheran Church, 20530 88th Ave. Non-members welcome. Info: Lisa,lheagroup@gmail.com.

Mondays

• Chess Club: All ages are invited to play Mondays 7 to 10 p.m. at the Brookswood Seniors Centre,19899 36th Ave. Info: 604-530-4232.

• Hominum: The Hominum Fraser Valley chapter is a support and discussion group to help gay,bi- or questioning men. It meets the last Monday of each month. Info: Don, 604-329-9760, orArt, 604-462-9813.

• Osteoporosis Canada: The Langley branch meets on the second Monday of the month (third onholiday weekends) from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Langley Seniors’ Resource Centre, 20605 51B Ave.Everyone welcome. Info: 604-533-4187. No meetings June, July and August.

Tuesdays

• Bladder cancer support group: Regional group meets on the third Tuesday of the month in theBonsor Recreation Complex second floor board room, 6550 Bonsor Ave. in Burnaby at 7:30 p.m.Info: bladdercancercanada.org.

• Langley Newcomers and Friends: The non-profit, community-minded group for women of allages meets September to June at the Southwinds Estates Clubhouse, 21164 88th Ave., on the firstTuesday of the month. Info: Felicity, 604-427-4009 or langleynewcomers@hotmail.com. Newmembers welcome.

• Vintage Riders Equestrian Club: The club for horse enthusiasts meets at 7 p.m. on the thirdTuesday of the month in St. Andrew’s Church, 9025 Glover Rd. First meeting free. Membership:$56/year. Info: vintage-equestrian.ca.

• Toastmasters Langley 2743: Meets Tuesdays, 6:50 to 9 p.m. at the Timms Community Centremultipurpose room 2. Free drop in for three meetings to learn about the public speaking group.for 19 and older. Info: langleytoastmasters2743@gmail.com.

• Fort Langley Community Association: Meets on the third Tuesday of the month in the communityhall, 9167 Glover Rd., at 7:30 p.m. Info: info@fortlangleycommunity.com.

• Small Animal Rescue Society: Mature, reliable volunteers needed to help at the rabbit shelter inAldergrove Saturdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or alternate Tuesdays 5 to 7 p.m. Own transportationrequired. Info: Muriel, 604-530-3297.

• People in Pain Network: A peer-led support group meets on the third Tuesday of the month atthe Church of the Valley, 23589 Old Yale Rd. Find out about resources and support in thecommunity to help chronic pain sufferers. Info: fraservalley@pipain.com, 1844-747-7246 orwww.pipain.com.

• Langley Elks Lodge 259: Check out the service club with an emphasis on helping children.Meetings are on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 8 p.m. RSVP: 604-200-8569 orlangleyelks@gmail.com. Info: www.fb.com/LangleyElks or www.elks-canada.org.

• 2277 Seaforth Highlanders The Royal Canadian Army Cadets is for ages 12 to 18 to learnleadership, citizenship, fitness and communications. Activities include sports, band, field trainingexercises, first aid, camps, exchange programs, music, travel, and more at no cost to the parents.The group meets Tuesdays, 6:20 to 9 p.m. at Blacklock Elementary, 5100 206th St. Info:www.2277rcacc.com/.

• Valley Women’s Network: The evening chapter meets on the second Tuesday of the month at theSunrise Banquet Centre, 188th Street and Highway 10 at 6:30 p.m. The group involves businessnetworking, business practices, health, safety and more. Reservations and info: Eleanor, 604-530-7304 or vwmeveningchapter@gmail.com.

The daytime chapter meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at Sunrise Golf and Banquet Centre,11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Cost: $25 for members, $28 for non-members, $30 late reservation/dropin fee. Info: vwalangreservations@gmail.com

Wednesdays

• Toastmasters The Murrayville Club meets twice a month at the new Seventh-day AdventistChurch, 23589 Old Yale Rd. (no affiliation), at 7 p.m. Learn public speaking and communicationskills. Info: www.murrayvilletoastmasters.org or murrayvilletoastmasters@gmail.com.

• Langley Quilters’ Guild Members meet on the fourth Wednesday, except in December, at theGeorge Preston Recreation Centre. The day meeting is 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The eveningmeeting is 7:15 to 9 p.m. Info: Kathleen, 604-597-6414, or www.langleyquiltersguild.com.

• CN Pensioners Association Meets in the Kinsmen Community Centre, 26770 29th Ave., on thefirst Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. Info: Jonn Hanlen, 604-824-0531.

Thursdays

• SMART Recover Family and Friends Group: Meets on the first and third Thursday of each monthin the United Churches of Langley, 21562 Old Yale Rd. (formerly Sharon United) Meetings run 7 to8:30 p.m. For those who are affected by the substance abuse, alcohol abuse, or other addictions ofa loved one. 19 and older. Free. Info: langleySMARTgroup@gmail.com or www.smartrecovery.org.Dates: March 7, March 21.

• GRASP: Peer-to-peer bereavement support group for individuals who have lost a loved one tosubstance use meets first Thursday of each month, 6 p.m. in the Cloverdale Recreation Centreroom 206, 6188 176th St. Info: Heather, 604-616-4800 or grasphelp.org. Starts March 1.

• Langley Field Naturalists: The non-profit ecological group meets on the third Thursday of themonth at the Langley Community Music School, 4899 207th St., at 7:15 p.m. Info:langleyfieldnaturalists.org.

• 746 Lightning Hawk Air Cadets: Youth between ages 12-18 are welcome to join the squadron.Training is Thursdays from 6:30-9:15 p.m. at the cadets Hangar 5 at the Langley Regional Airport,September to June. Info: www.746lightninghawk.com.

• Langley Lions Club Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays at West Langley Hall, 9402 208th St.Info: 604-888-1434 or westlangleyhall@gmail.com. Learn about the service club that helps locallyand internationally.

Saturdays

• Prostate cancer support: The regional support group meets on the last Saturday of the month at10 a.m. at Valley View Memorial Gardens, 14644 72nd Ave. Open to men diagnosed and treatedfor prostate cancer, spouses and guests. Info: pccnsurrey.ca or 604 594-5257.

• Submit Langley events: LangleyAdvanceTimes.com/add-event or news@langleyadvancetimes.com (Subject: Community Calendar or Arts Calendar)

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