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Preparing for launch. More than 300 people took part in the first kite flying and family picnic event of its kind in the Lower Mainland on Sunday, July 17, organized at the Aldergrove Bowl Park by the Canadian Desi Arts and Culture Club. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Go fly a kite: 300 attend first of its kind event at Aldergrove Bowl Park

Meet-up and picnic modelled on traditional Indian event

 

Nathan Struik, 8, from Clayton Heights winds up at the second Explore Science Club paper plane flying contest on Saturday, July 9, at Buckley Park in Langley City. 42 kids took part. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A kid’s paper plane competition goes the distance in Langley City

First, they learned how to make them, then they competed to see who could fly the longest distance

 

Locality Brewing will be one of three local breweries featured at the Aldergrove Fair beverage garden. (localitybrewing.ca)
Locality Brewing will be one of three local breweries featured at the Aldergrove Fair beverage garden. (localitybrewing.ca)
It was the biggest turnout for a Langley City Community Day, with the first post-pandemic version taking place on Saturday, June 18. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
It was the biggest turnout for a Langley City Community Day, with the first post-pandemic version taking place on Saturday, June 18. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Mac Dykeman was awarded for her innovative solution to reduce stress in chicks post-hatch. She represented 4-H at the Canada-Wide Science Fair. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley youth walks home with two awards at national level science fair

She explores music therapy for newly hatched chicks

Mac Dykeman was awarded for her innovative solution to reduce stress in chicks post-hatch. She represented 4-H at the Canada-Wide Science Fair. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Last year’s free giveaway of tree seedlings by Langley-Aldergrove Conservative MP Tako van Popta and Langley Environmental Partners Society saw all 500 plants gone in 15 minutes. (file)
Last year’s free giveaway of tree seedlings by Langley-Aldergrove Conservative MP Tako van Popta and Langley Environmental Partners Society saw all 500 plants gone in 15 minutes. (file)
Reba McEntire poses with Brent Gray, Mati Arsoniadis, Ashlynne Riddoch at the Washington Avenue Grill Monday (May 23, 2022). (Contributed photo)
Reba McEntire poses with Brent Gray, Mati Arsoniadis, Ashlynne Riddoch at the Washington Avenue Grill Monday (May 23, 2022). (Contributed photo)
A pipe band began the May Day parade in Fort Langley on Monday, May 23. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A pipe band began the May Day parade in Fort Langley on Monday, May 23. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Members of Langley City Fire Rescue IAFF Local 3253 were passing out samples and collecting donations at the Canadian Festival of Chili and BBQ in Langley City May 13-15. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Members of Langley City Fire Rescue IAFF Local 3253 were passing out samples and collecting donations at the Canadian Festival of Chili and BBQ in Langley City May 13-15. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
After a two-year absence due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Canadian Festival of Chili and BBQ in Langley City returned, taking place on 56th Avenue between Glover Road and 206th Street from May 13 – 15. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Canada’s largest Chili and BBQ competition is underway in Langley City

Event returns after a two-year shutdown due to pandemic restrictions

After a two-year absence due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Canadian Festival of Chili and BBQ in Langley City returned, taking place on 56th Avenue between Glover Road and 206th Street from May 13 – 15. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
North Vancouver community members and Ukrainian-Canadians gathered May 1 to offer up their thoughts to those stuck in Ukraine. (Jane Skrypnek/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: North Vancouver community gathers in solidarity with Ukraine

Gathering, speaking out vital to ensuring Ukrainians aren’t forgotten, says speaker

North Vancouver community members and Ukrainian-Canadians gathered May 1 to offer up their thoughts to those stuck in Ukraine. (Jane Skrypnek/Black Press Media)
Siblings Stephen and Kendra from Walnut Grove enjoying their visit at the Aldor Acre Family Farm. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley’s Aldor Acres opens its door for two days

People are invited to cuddle animals and explore farm life

Siblings Stephen and Kendra from Walnut Grove enjoying their visit at the Aldor Acre Family Farm. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
After 40 years in the financial sector, the last 20 years with Aldergrove Credit Union (ACU), Gus Hartl is retiring. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Aldergrove’s Gus Hartl calls it a career

President of credit union retires

After 40 years in the financial sector, the last 20 years with Aldergrove Credit Union (ACU), Gus Hartl is retiring. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Sixty years after the founding of the B.C. Chicken Marketing Board, 308 broiler chicken growers are registered in B.C., contributing 14,353 total jobs and $1.1 billion to Canada’s GDP.

BC Chicken marks 60 years with a delicious new contest

Enter your best BC chicken recipe for your chance to win!

  • Jan 31, 2022
Sixty years after the founding of the B.C. Chicken Marketing Board, 308 broiler chicken growers are registered in B.C., contributing 14,353 total jobs and $1.1 billion to Canada’s GDP.
Aldergrove’s Tallyho appeared in two Hallmark movies, “Unleashing Mr. Darcy” and “Marrying Mr. Darcy.” On Saturday, Nov. 27, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club of B.C. held it’s annual Christmas get-together at Harmsworth Hall in Langley. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fans of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels meet in Langley

First Christmas get-together in two years for B.C. club

Aldergrove’s Tallyho appeared in two Hallmark movies, “Unleashing Mr. Darcy” and “Marrying Mr. Darcy.” On Saturday, Nov. 27, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club of B.C. held it’s annual Christmas get-together at Harmsworth Hall in Langley. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
For a second year, COVID-19 has forced Kimz Angels founder Kim Snow to move the annual donations drive from its usual home. (Langley Advance Times)

Kimz Angels will hold drive-thru donation drive to help needy

Second year that COVID-19 has forced a change to annual fill-the-ambulance charitable event

For a second year, COVID-19 has forced Kimz Angels founder Kim Snow to move the annual donations drive from its usual home. (Langley Advance Times)
A pickleball game was in progress at Langley City’s Timms Community Centre gymnasium recently, while visitors exercised on the walking track above. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

More choices for seniors recreation this winter

As COVID-19 restrictions ease, more is being offered, and spots are being snapped up

A pickleball game was in progress at Langley City’s Timms Community Centre gymnasium recently, while visitors exercised on the walking track above. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Lizzie Scott greeted visitors to the fall festival at Aldergrove Vineyard church in character on Sunday, Oct. 31, as Minnie Mouse. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Aldergrove Vineyard Church holds long-postponed open house

Church was unable to admit public to its new premises during pandemic

Lizzie Scott greeted visitors to the fall festival at Aldergrove Vineyard church in character on Sunday, Oct. 31, as Minnie Mouse. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Father and son working out in socially distanced squares (Ninja Fitness/Instagram)

Aldergrove gym hosts free event to thank community

Classes run from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 24

Father and son working out in socially distanced squares (Ninja Fitness/Instagram)