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Theatrix Youtheatre Society will be running their first program in the Langley-Aldergrove area this spring. (Special to The Star)

Young Aldergrove actors wanted for local theatre production

Kids age six to 11 can create a play from scratch through Theatrix Youtheatre Society in April

Theatrix Youtheatre Society will be running their first program in the Langley-Aldergrove area this spring. (Special to The Star)
Vojislav Morosan visited Langley 20 years ago where he captured local landmarks on his canvas. His wife Norma Morosan is hoping to connect with a local business or group to arrange to donate the paintings so they can be put on display in Langley for the community to enjoy. (Norma Morosan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Vojislav Morosan visited Langley 20 years ago where he captured local landmarks on his canvas. His wife Norma Morosan is hoping to connect with a local business or group to arrange to donate the paintings so they can be put on display in Langley for the community to enjoy. (Norma Morosan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove Regional Park will be home to a child-friendly nature gnome tour in March. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove Regional Park home to gnome-guided tours for children

Families can sign up for nature-themed events happening throughout spring break in March

Aldergrove Regional Park will be home to a child-friendly nature gnome tour in March. (Special to The Star)
Abbotsford playwright, Shelley Picard, wrote an original work called A New Normal, which will be performed by Gallery 7. (Special to The Star)

Abbotsford’s Gallery 7 Theatre offers local works and clean comedy for virtual season

Panic Squad improv, a play by resident Shelley Picard, and The Little Price, are on tap this spring

Abbotsford playwright, Shelley Picard, wrote an original work called A New Normal, which will be performed by Gallery 7. (Special to The Star)
Dwight Storring of Kitchener, Ont. aired ‘Dog’s Best Friend’ on YouTube at the end of January to bring awareness to the efforts made by ElderDog Canada. (screen grab)

‘Man’s Best Friend:’ Documentary highlights non-profit that helps seniors with dog care

Volunteer-run ElderDog offers its free services to seniors in Langley

Dwight Storring of Kitchener, Ont. aired ‘Dog’s Best Friend’ on YouTube at the end of January to bring awareness to the efforts made by ElderDog Canada. (screen grab)
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Artistic sustainability challenge returns to Langley

Langley Centennial Museum and Langley Arts Council partners to offer juried upcycling art exhibit

(Black Press Media files)
Ursula Bolivar’s watercolour Woodland Path is part of Fort Langley Artist Group’s Winter Solstice gallery online. (Ursula Bolivar/Special to The Star)

Fort Langley Artist Group capitalizes on chilly weather with new gallery

Winter Solstice explores natural landscapes, which can be seen online until Feb. 28

Ursula Bolivar’s watercolour Woodland Path is part of Fort Langley Artist Group’s Winter Solstice gallery online. (Ursula Bolivar/Special to The Star)
Dancers from the Vancouver Chinese Folk and Minorities Association and The Live in Langley Chinese Association. (Muriel Arnason Library/Special to The Star)

Celebrate the Year of the Ox this Lunar New Year from home

Fraser Valley Regional Libraries host virtual celebration with Chinese Folk dancers

Dancers from the Vancouver Chinese Folk and Minorities Association and The Live in Langley Chinese Association. (Muriel Arnason Library/Special to The Star)
Hannah Everett and Tyler Boe star in Theatre in the Country’s livestream production of <em>Saltwater Moon</em>.(Reg Parks/Special to The Star)

Langley’s Theatre in the Country offers live stage play through Zoom

Tickets for Salt-Water Moon by David French, with special Valentine’s Day presentation, are on sale

Hannah Everett and Tyler Boe star in Theatre in the Country’s livestream production of <em>Saltwater Moon</em>.(Reg Parks/Special to The Star)
The third annual Mayor’s Charitable Gala will be a virtual fundraiser on Sept. 25. (Andy Scheffler graphic)

Langley Township firefighters and mayor go virtual for gala

Tickets are now on sale for the Taste of Cabaret gala on Sept. 25.

The third annual Mayor’s Charitable Gala will be a virtual fundraiser on Sept. 25. (Andy Scheffler graphic)
Canadian Museum of Flight annually attracts guests of all ages on Family Day. (Black Press Media files)

10 Family Day things to do around Langley that are COVID-19 safe

Trips to the zoo, museum of flight, and plenty of outdoor activities top the list of what to do

Canadian Museum of Flight annually attracts guests of all ages on Family Day. (Black Press Media files)
Langley artist and workshop instructor Lalita Hamill’s own portrait of herself at work in her studio. (File photo)

Composition workshop for artists offered online

South Surrey White Rock Art Society course also available to non-members

Langley artist and workshop instructor Lalita Hamill’s own portrait of herself at work in her studio. (File photo)
Frozen vegetables have the same nutritional value as fresh but offer more convenience. (Deb Lindsey/Washington Post)

ON COOKING: Don’t freeze out this key food option, says Chef Dez

Frozen produce offer convenience and has been shown to retain nutritional value compared to fresh

  • Feb 3, 2021
Frozen vegetables have the same nutritional value as fresh but offer more convenience. (Deb Lindsey/Washington Post)
Vancouver jazz musician Malcolm Aiken, who also performed in the 2020 virtual Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival, became the first-ever 50/50 raffle winner.  (Special to Langley Advance Times)

New horn comes from Fort Langley jazz fest raffle

Vancouver musician wins 50/50 and uses it to buy a trumpet

Vancouver jazz musician Malcolm Aiken, who also performed in the 2020 virtual Fort Langley Jazz & Arts Festival, became the first-ever 50/50 raffle winner.  (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Joyce Trygg (Black Press Media files)

Langley Arts Council members raise funds and enter new galleries

A portion of sales from Joyce Trygg’s work will go to David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Africa

Joyce Trygg (Black Press Media files)
Langley Arts Council

Langley Arts Council looks to create change with new exhibition

Open call for 2D and 3D artists to focus on current social issues

Langley Arts Council
First Place winner of the Celebrating Creativity show was Lynn C.Sykes for “Spring Magnolias,” which will be on display at Aldergrove Kinsmen Community Centre, Feb. 19 to March 31. (Special to The Star)

PHOTOS: Celebrating Creativity in Aldergrove

Federation of Canadian Artists to showcase paintings at Kinsmen Community Centre starting Feb. 19th

First Place winner of the Celebrating Creativity show was Lynn C.Sykes for “Spring Magnolias,” which will be on display at Aldergrove Kinsmen Community Centre, Feb. 19 to March 31. (Special to The Star)
Attendees at Aldergroovy music festival (Vladimir Keremidschieff/Special to The Star)

VIDEO: Filmmaker makes memory of Aldergrove’s own Woodstock a little less hazy

Carmen Pollard’s 10-part Knowledge Network series features segment on 1969 Beach Rock Festival

Attendees at Aldergroovy music festival (Vladimir Keremidschieff/Special to The Star)
BC Place Stadium in a photo posted to cisc-icca.ca.

Roof of BC Place a stage for performers during online music festival

‘This will be the first time any artists have performed from the 204-foot iconic Vancouver rooftop’

BC Place Stadium in a photo posted to cisc-icca.ca.
Theatre in the Country presents Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde. (TIC/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Oscar Wilde, Kauffman and Hart, and adult acting classes all happening at Langley theatre

Theatre in the Country continues to showcase Zoom performances while now offering scene studies

Theatre in the Country presents Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde. (TIC/Special to the Aldergrove Star)