Langley Christmas round up: lights, activities and tree chipping

Light up Langley

• Come Listen to the Lights, 9241 213th St. Tune into 107.7 FM to listen to music synchronized to 15,000 lights and other displays. 4-10 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, 4-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Dec. 1 to Jan. 5. Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Box Day, noon to 11 p.m.

• Wish Upon a Star, 19368 62A Ave. Santa and his sleigh, interactive musical snowman, lights, animated characters, a photo opp with Rudolph, Bumble and friends, and even hot chocolate. Donations accepted for BC Children’s Hospital (www.facebook.com/wishuponastarchristmas). Nov. 22 to Jan. 3, 5 p.m. to midnight.

• Peterse home, 4086 205B St. 20,000 lights and music (99.7 FM) and are on 5-10 p.m. until Jan. 4. Access off 42nd Avenue.

• Walnut Grove Dancing Lights, 20997 86A Ave. Turn the radio to 99.7FM to hear music sychronized to the more than 25,000 lights. Stop by 5-11 p.m. Sundays to Thursdays and 5 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays as well as Dec. 24, 25 and 26. Display up until Jan. 4.

• Parallel Acres, 232nd Street and Zero Avenue. Lights are on daily from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. except Christmas Day.

• Langley Meadows, 2328 Wakefield Dr. The display is on daily 5 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.

• Brookswood, 19646 49th Ave. The displays are on until Jan. 6, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Christmas Fun

• Heritage Holidays at the Fort: The Fort Langley National Historic Site has activities, crafts, chestnut roasting, stories in the cooperage, blacksmithing, barrel making and more. Dec. 20 to Jan. 4. Site closed Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1.

Tree chipping

* Wix Brown PAC: This event is on Friday, Jan. 2. Get trees chipped by donation. There is also a bottle drive and hot chocolate sales. All proceeds go for playground equipment. Stop by from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

* 1st Walnut Grove Scouts: The annual tree-chip fundraiser is at Walnut Grove Secondary School, 8919 Walnut Grove Dr. on Jan. 3 and Jan. 10. They run 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Chipping by donation. Tree pick up is available for a minimum donation of $10 in Walnut Grove and $15 in Willoughby and Fort Langley. To book, email treepickup@1stwalnutgrovescouts.ca or call Tony, 778-858-5331. Jan. 10 also features a bottle drive. Canadian Tire money also accepted.

Submit local tree chipping event details to hcolpitts@langleyadvance.com. The next print edition is Dec. 31 with a deadline of Dec. 24.

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