Langley What’s What? Oct. 28

nightlife

• Cascades Casino, 20393 Fraser Hwy., 604-530-2211

• Gabby’s Cabaret, 20297 Fraser Hwy., 604-533-3111, www.gabbyscabaret.com

• Bob’s Steakhouse, 27083 Fraser Hwy., 604-671-8948, www.bobsbarandgrill.ca.

• Fox and Fiddle, 19530 Langley Bypass.

• Water Shed Cafe, 20349 88 Ave., 604-882-0651

• Porter’s Bistro, 21611 48th Ave., 604-530-5927

• Backyard Vineyard, 3033 232nd St., 604-539-9463

dancefloor

• Square dancing: Adult classes are at the Brookswood Seniors’ Centre, 19899 36th Ave. at 7 p.m. Wednesdays are Plus-level. Tuesdays are are beginner/mainstream. Info: 604-838-8821, jamonce@shaw.ca or www.surrey.squaredance.bc.ca.

• Square Wheelers: Square Dance Club. Info: 604-513-9901 or 604-594-6415, or www.squaredance.bc.ca.

• 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.

• Guys’n’Gals Square Dance Club: Try modern western square dance for free for the first three dances. The club meets September through June at the Aldergrove OAP Hall, 3015 273rd St., on Sundays 1-4 p.m. Info: Wendy, 778-878-4244.

theatrestage

• The Illusions: Trinity Western University’s School of Arts, Media and Culture presents the stage play Tuesdays to Saturdays, Oct. 21 to Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. with a cast Q&A after the Nov. 1 matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets and info: www.twu.ca/theatre or 604-513-2121 extension 3872.

• Until Everyone Comes Home: A variety show with vignettes from the Second World War era is at 2 p.m. on Nov. 1 at the Chief Sepass Theatre, 9096 Trattle St., The Langley Centennial Museum and the Trinity Western University School of the Arts, Media and Culture cohost the afternoon with vintage entertainment linked with the museum’s WWII exhibit. Tickets: $25 in advance or $30 at the door (if available). Go to tol.bc.ca or call 604-532-3536.

familyfestivities

• Haunted House: H.D. Stafford Middle School’s haunted dungeon is open Oct. 30, 4-7 p.m. at 20441 Grade Cres. Admission: $3 for children and $4 for adults.

• Trunk or Treat: The Langley Evangelical Free Church hosts a family event in the parking lot of H.D. Stafford Middle School Oct. 31, 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Enjoy music, cookie decorating, hot chocolate, trick or treating at about 20 candy-filled decorated vehicle trunks, photo booth and a parent rest area. Info: www.lefc.ca.

• Trick or Treat Parade: Tickets are $2 for the family event 5-6 p.m. on Oct. 31 at Willowbrook Shopping Centre. For kids up to age 12. Registration starts at 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada.

musicnotes

• Elvis: Ben Kline performs at the Aldergrove Legion, 26607 Fraser Hwy. at 7 p.m. on Nov. 14. Tickets: $25. Call 604-856-8814. No minors.

• Jazz night: Saturdays, 6-9 p.m., enjoy jazz at the lelem´ Arts & Cultural Café in Fort Langley. Open to all ages. Dave Quinn, clarinet and sax, hosts special guests each week. Info: www.lelum.ca or www.razzmajazz.ca.

• Music at Midweek: Free concerts each Wednesday at noon at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University auditorium.

• Tuesday open mic and performer showcase: Head to Frostings Cupcaker, 20411 Fraser Hwy. 6-8 p.m. on Tuesdays. Organizers invite singers, dancers, poets, storytellers, artists, anyone with a talent to share and anyone who wants to watch the show. Two songs or 10 minutes per performer. Sponsored by the Langley Arts Council and Frostings. Info: Sandy, 604-532-0616.

• Valley Bluegrass Music Society: Membership is open to anyone who enjoys bluegrass. The group meets Fridays 7-10:30 p.m. in the Langley United Church for weekly jams. Attendance is free for the first time, then $4 for members and $6 for guests. Info: www.valleybluegrass.net.

charityworks

• 25th annual Fraser Valley Wine Tasting Festival: The Rotary Clubs of Langley host an evening of tastings – more than 200 wines from around the world and gourmet hors d’oevres – 7-9:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 at Willowbrook Shopping Centre. Tickets: $50 per person (no minors admitted). Available at www.fvwf.ca or 604-202-0364. Proceeds benefit local causes and programs.

• Critter Care fundraiser: Backyard Vineyards, 3033 232nd St., hosts an evening for the wildlife society 6-9 p.m. on Nov. 1. House Wine will be performing. Info: 604-539-9463.

• Community Justice Association Gala: Tickets are $30 each and proceeds benefit the local restorative justice organization and its programs for all ages. The gala is 6 p.m. on Nov. 7 at Newlands Golf and Country Club, 20125 48th Ave. Full buffet, door prizes, silent auction and guest speaker Katy Hutchinson, whose husband was murdered. Info or tickets: www.cjibc.org, mail@cjibc.org or 604-534-5515.

• Rotary gala: The Rotary Club of Langley hosts a fundraiser for Wounded Warriors Canada on Nov. 8 at Cascades Casino. Starting at 6 p.m., there’s a cocktail reception, dinner, live and silent auction, and the Golden Ears Jazz Band and Langley Has Talent finalists. Tickets: $75. Info: www.langleyrotaryauction.org or 604-635-4410 or 604-532-8831.

literaryhappenings

• Langley Writers’ Guild: The group meets on the first, second and fourth Thursdays of the month at Michaud House starting September 2014. All genres. The group will consider one evening meeting per month if there is interest. Info: Doris, 604-534-3384.

tradeshows

• Fort Langley Farmers Market: Saturdays until Nov. 22, stop by the market at St. Andrew’s Church, 9025 Glover Rd., for produce, dairy products, baking, canning, art and more. Runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Nov. 22.

• Langley Community Farmers Market: Each Wednesday from 2-6:30 p.m. until Oct. 8, the market takes place at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University campus courtyard where there will be produce, live music, baking, food trucks and more.

visualarts

• 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.

librarybookings

Programs are free and pre-registration is required unless noted otherwise.

• Aldergrove Library

26770 29th Ave. 604-856-6415

Pajama storytime – Children and their caregivers are invited to an evening program of stories, songs, rhymes and more. Kids are encouraged to wear their pajamas and can bring a soft toy. Sign up in advance. 6:30 p.m., Nov. 10.

Storytime – Children five years and younger and their caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Sign up in advance. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 19 to Dec. 17.

• Brookswood Library

20045 40th Ave. 604-534-7055

Storytime – Children five years and younger and their caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Sign up in advance. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 5 to Dec. 10.

• Remembrance Day crafts – Kids can make a special craft to remember those who served this country and to honour Remembrance Day. 11-11:30 a.m. on Nov. 5 Sign up in advance.

• City of Langley Library

20399 Douglas Cres. 604-514-2855

Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security: A representative from Service Canada will discuss benefits such as CPP and OAS. Learn about eligibility, documentation and other aspects at a free session 2-3:30 p.m. on Oct. 29. Sign up in advance.

• Should I stay or should I go?: A free seniors workshop on issues related to moving into a nursing home or extended care facility. Register in advance. Nov. 1, 2-3:30 p.m.

Art Critiques the last Monday of each month. Are you developing your talent as an artist? Bring a piece of art to be discussed and interpreted by fellow participants, as well as by an experienced art facilitator. Pre-registration required. Call ahead to confirm. 7 p.m.

• Fort Langley Library

9167 Glover Rd. 604-888-0722

Babytime – Babies and their caregivers will join in bounces, songs, rhymes, and simple stories that encourage the development of speech and language skills. Registration required. 9:30 a.m., Fridays, Oct. 31.

Babytime – Babies and their caregivers will join in bounces, songs, rhymes, and simple stories that encourage the development of speech and language skills. Registration required. 10:30 a.m., Fridays, Nov. 7 and 14.

Jane Watt and Richard Cole: The author and illustrator will read from their children’s book The Boy Who Paints and share from their sequel The Girl Who Writes. At 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 5.

• Muriel Arnason Library

#130 20338 65th Ave. 604-532-3590

Pajama storytime – Children and their caregivers are invited to an evening program of stories, songs, rhymes and more. Kids are encouraged to wear their pajamas and can bring a soft toy. Sign up in advance. 7 p.m., Nov. 5.

Storytime – Children five years and younger and their caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Sign up in advance. 10:45 a.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 18 to Dec. 2.

• Murrayville Library

22071 48th Ave. 604-533-0339

• The price of procrastination: Feeling overwhelmed about the need to declutter your home? Professional organizer Ranka Burzan offers a free workshop at 2 p.m. on Nov. 8. Reserve at seat in advance.

Storytime – Children five years and younger and their caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Sign up in advance. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 5 to Dec. 3.

• Walnut Grove Library

8889 Walnut Grove Dr. 604-882-0410

Conversation circle: Practice English speaking in a friendly setting. Also learn about library ESL resources. Thursdays, Nov. 6-27, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Babytime – Babies and their caregivers will join in bounces, songs, rhymes, and simple stories that encourage the development of speech and language skills. Registration required. 9:30 a.m., Wednesdays Oct. 29 to Nov. 19 or Thursdays, Oct. 30 to Nov. 20.

callout

• Surrey Heritage Society – The next meeting is Oct. 11 at 10 a.m. in the Surrey Archives, 17671 56th Ave. At 11 a.m., Ryan Gallagher will give a presentation called Her-Story of Surrey about women of early Surrey. Info: 604-576-9734.

• Art in Found Spaces Exhibition: organized by the Langley Arts Council. Submissions accepted of artwork of all disciplines that can be placed throughout Langley in unusual and public venues. Info: 604-534-0781, or email: info@langleyartscouncil.com.

• Central Valley Community Pipe Band: Pipers and drummers with a minimum one year experience are invited to join the group that meets Thursday evenings at the Aldergrove Legion. Info: Pipe Major Steve Gallagher, 604-756-3799, steveg@cvcpb.org, or www.cvcpb.org.

• Fraser Valley Symphony: Positions available (violin, viola and percussion) but other interested musicians are invited to enquire. Rehearsals are Monday evening in Abbotsford. Info: info@fraservalleysymphony.org or 604-859-3877.

• Langley Concert Band: New members with a minimum of one year playing experience are always welcome. Rehearsals: Monday, 7-9 p.m. in the R.E. Mountain Secondary band room, 7755 202A St. All types of music played. People can sit in for free for a few weeks to see if they like it. Info: langleyconcertband@gmail.com. Drop by to check it out before joining.

• 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.

• Opus One Women’s Ensemble: No experience is necessary, only a love of singing. The group performs all kinds of music and accepts new members throughout the year. Rehearsals are Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m. in the R.E. Mountain Secondary choir room, 7755 202A St. Info: opusonewomenschoir@gmail.com.

ongoing

• Langley Amateur Radio Association (LARA): The group meets on the first Thursday of each month (unless otherwise advised) at 7 p.m. in the Brookswood Firehall, 20355 32nd Ave. Coffee and sweets. Info: Al, ajmunnik@shaw.ca or Don, dondee@shaw.ca.

historyrevisited

• Aldergrove Telephone Museum,

3190 271 St., 604-857-0555, www.telephonemuseum.ca

• B.C. Farm Machinery & Agricultural 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

Grave Tales: Fort Langley National Historic  Site costumed interpreters take audiences on a tour of Fort Langley’s cemeteries and other haunts for stories about the comunity’s spooky history before a warm drink back at the fort. Tours wrap up Oct. 30, at 7, 8 or 9 p.m. Suitable for ages 17 and up. $15.10 per person. Must reserve in advance for this popular tour at brownpapertickets.com. Contact the fort for teen and youth tours.

• Surrey Museum

17710 56A Ave., 604-592-6956

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