- Cascades Casino, 20393 Fraser Hwy., 604-530-2211
- The Vanilla Room, 6001 196A St.,604-530-2026.
- Gabby's Cabaret, 20297 Fraser Hwy., 604-533-3111, www.gabbyscabaret.com
Tuesdays, Free karaoke.
- Bob's Bar and Grill, 27083 Fraser Hwy., 604-857-7725, www.bobsbarandgrill.com.
Acoustic open mic every Thursday at 7 p.m.
- Fox and Fiddle, 19530 Langley Bypass.
- Jazzy Jones Roadhouse Grill, 19640 64th Ave., 604-595-4911
- The Troubadour Club, 20299 Industrial Ave., 604-530-8888
- Water Shed Cafe, 20349 88 Ave., 604-882-0651
- Artful Dodger Pub
- Surrey Fiddlers Old Time Dance: Head to Clayton Hall, 184th Street off Fraser Highway, for a dance at 7:30 p.m. on March 1. $3. Info: 604-576-1066 or 604-538-3363.
- Square Wheelers Square Dance Club invites people to participate. Dancing is Tuesday and Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Port Kells Community Hall, 18918 88th Ave. Free to all new dancers. Register: 604-513-9901 or 604-594-6415, or www.squaredance.bc.ca.
- 6 Degrees of Broadway: Walnut Grove Secondary's Theatre in the Grove presents the musical review featuring many hits of Broadway. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m., March 1-3 with 2 p.m. matinees Feb. 25, 26 and March 3. Tickets: $10. Dessert theatre: Feb. 22, 25 and March 2 (tickets for this fundraiser for a student trip to NYC are $18, includes cheesecase, coffee/tea and reserved seating). Box office: 604-882-0220 local 580.
- Peter Pan and Wendy: Imagine That! Productions has a show at the Venue, 5708 Glover Rd., March 2 and 7:30 p.m. and shows at 2:20 p.m. on March 3 and 4. Tickets: $12. At the door, cast members or www.stubmatic.com/imaginethat2012.
- Ceilidh: The next St. Andrew's United Church down home kitchen party is 7 p.m. on March 15 (St. Patrick's Day theme) at 9025 Glover Rd. Enjoy an evening of traditional music, song and dance for the whole family. Tickets: $5 including snacks. Info: www.standrewsfortlangley.ca.
- Music at Midweek: Enjoy free performances Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University auditorium. March 7 Kwantlen Brass; March 14 Kwantlen jazz combo; March 21 Kwantlen woodwind ensembles; March 28 Kwantlen piano ensembles; April 4 Kwantlen percussion ensembles; April 11 Kwantlen guitar ensembles.
- Valley Bluegrass Music Society: Membership is open to anyone who enjoys bluegrass. The group meets Mondays 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. For more information, call 604-534-0957, visit www.valleybluegrass.webs.com or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Cowgirls Gone Wild: The Valley Women's Network White Rock Chapter hosts a fundraising evening for the Little People Society of B.C. on March 3 at the Sunrise Banquet Centre, 5640 188th St. from 5:30-10 p.m. Includes buffet and door prizes. Entertainment. No minors. Tickets: $40. Info: Brenda, 604-589-9025 or email@example.com.
- Bras for a Cause: The Soroptimists of the Langley's fundraiser for the BC Cancer Foundation and Ovarian Cancer Canada starts at 6 p.m. on March 3 at the Coast Hotel and Convention Centre. Tickets: $90 apiece. Info: 604-888-6605.
- Langley Writers' Guild: The group meets on the first, second and fourth Thursdays of the month at the Langley City library. All genres. The group will consider one evening meeting per month if there is interest. Info: Doris, 604-534-3384.
- Green Wednesday: The monthly environmental-themed gathering features documentaries and discussion, and is at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University campus at 7 p.m. Admission by donation. Refreshments and door prizes. Register: 604-599-3311 or Gary.Jones@Kwantlen.ca. March 14: Living Downstream; April 11: End of the Line.
- 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.
Programs are free, and pre-registration is required unless noted otherwise.
- Aldergrove Library
26770 29th Ave. 604-856-6415
Adult chess: Play March 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. For those who know how to play. Free. If possible, bring board and timer.
Adult Afternoon Book Club - 2-3pm once per month.
Book Chats - 3:30-4:30pm. For Grades 6-8.
Book Club - First Thursdays of the month. 3:30-4:30pm. For Grades 3-6.
Mini Book Club - Last Monday of the month to June 20. 3:30-4:30pm. For kindergarten to Grade 3.
Family Storytimes - for children 2-6 years old and their caregivers - offer a half-hour of stories, songs, stretches and finger plays. Learn some new favourites and get ideas for reading together at home. 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays.
Bunny hopping from book to book: For kids from kindergarten to Grade 3. Monthly. Talk about books and draw favourite characters. Register in advance. 3:30 p.m.
Babytime: Join library staff for fingerplays, songs, stories and rhymes for babies birth to 23 months. 10:30: a.m.
Pajama Storytimes - for children aged 2-6 and their caregivers - offer a half-hour of stories, rhymes and songs. Children can come in pajamas and bring a small favourite stuffed toy. 6:30 p.m.
Mumble Jumble, Saturdays at 11 a.m.
Free beginners computer training.
- Brookswood Library
20045 40th Ave. 604-534-7055
Family Storytimes - for children 2-6 years old and their caregivers - offer a half-hour of stories, rhymes, songs and fingerplays. Learn some new favourites and get ideas for reading together at home. 10:30 a.m.
- City of Langley Library
20399 Douglas Cres. 604-514-2855
Friends of the Library Join a group of volunteers supporting the library through advocacy and fundraising. 1 p.m. on the third Tuesday.
Wee reads for babies A lively 20-minute program for babies to a year and a half, featuring rhymes, bounces, fingerplays and puppets. 10 a.m., Wednesday.
Parent Child Mother Goose: Babies 0-15 months and their caregivers enjoy rhymes, songs and games. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
Toddler Storytime Discover a world of delight through picture books, rhymes, songs and puppets. Register in advance. 10 a.m., fourth Wednesday.
Close Knit Langley Join knitters of all ages and abilities for a knitting circle Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Drop-in.
Book Club: Members meet on the third Tuesday of the month to discuss a selected title. Call the library to find out the current title. 2 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.
Family Storytimes - Stories, rhymes and songs suitable for children of all ages. Fridays, 10:30-11 a.m. Drop in.
Computer training available.
- Fort Langley Library
9167 Glover Rd. 604-888-0722
Family Storytimes - for children 2-6 years old and their caregivers - offer a half-hour of stories, songs, stretches and finger plays. Learn some new favourites and get ideas for reading together at home. Thursdays, 10 a.m., March 1.
Knitting Circle: Wednesdays at 1 p.m. Beginners welcome.
- Muriel Arnason Library
#130 20338 65th Ave. 604-532-3590
Crafts from around the world: Kids five and older can take part 2:30 p.m. on March 20. Supplies provided.
Henna: A free program for teens and adults, learn about Mehndi, painting designs on the body. At 6 p.m. on March 8. Register in advance.
Just for Babies Babies up to 12 months and their caregivers can enjoy a program of bounces, songs, rhymes and simple stories. 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays.
Pajama storytime around the world: Children, two to six, can come in pajamas and bring a small stuffed toy. 7 p.m. on March 7. Register in advance.
Pajama Storytimes - for children aged two to six and their caregivers to enjoy a half-hour of stories, rhymes and songs. Children, two to six, can come in pajamas and bring a small stuffed toy. 7 p.m.
Family storytime around the world: For children 2-6 and participant parent or caregiver. 10:45 a.m. on March 6 and 27. Register in advance.
Family Storytimes - for children 2-6 years old and their caregivers - offer a half-hour of stories, songs, stretches and finger plays. Learn some new favourites and get ideas for reading together at home. 10:30 a.m., Tuesdays, to March 6.
Book Club, meets fourth Wednesday/month at 7 p.m. except July, August and December. Join at any time.
Multicultural quizzes: During March take part in contests and quizzes. Win prizes and learn about other cultures.
Multicultural activities: During March. Check out displays. Mark your birthplace on a world map. Learn commonly used phrases in 12 different languages.
- Murrayville Library
22071 48th Ave. 604-533-0339
Managing your role as a caregiver: The Council of Senior Citizens Organizations of BC presents a free seminar about caregivers at 2 p.m. March 3. Reserve at 604-533-0339.
Artists Club - Meets on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month.
Evening Book Club - This ongoing program meets on the last Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m.
Family Storytimes - for children 2-6 years old and their caregivers - offer a half-hour of stories, songs, stretches and finger plays. Learn some new favourites and get ideas for reading together at home. 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays.
Knitting Club - This ongoing program meets Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Writing group meets every third Thursday of the month at the library. Some are beginning to write creative fiction, others already have a novel or two under their belt. 7 p.m.
- Walnut Grove Library
8889 Walnut Grove Dr. 604-882-0410
Babytime A lively program for babies, featuring rhymes, bounces, fingerplays and puppets. 9:30 a.m., Wednesdays.
Family Storytimes - for children 2-6 years old and their caregivers - offer a half-hour of stories, rhymes, songs and fingerplays. Learn some new favourites and get ideas for reading together at home. Thursdays, 11:30 p.m.
Adult book club - Second Tuesday of the month. This ongoing program meets at 2 p.m. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free internet computer training 9 a.m. on Tuesdays.
- African violet club: This is a call out to anyone interested in a new club for the Fraser Valley. Learn about the plants, their care, the varieties and more. Info: Shelley, 604-793-9818.
- Langley Has Talent: Four Rotary Clubs of Langley are hosting the second annual talent contest. The deadline to enter is Feb. 23 with auditions Feb. 25 and March 3. People must register online and submit an audition video with 90 seconds of performing. The semifinals are April 25 with the finals May 5. Info: langleyhastalent.ca.
- Bard in the Valley: Auditions for Twelth Night will be March 4 and 7 at the Douglas Recreation Centre for the 10 shows in August. Rehearsals begin in May. Info: producer Diane Gendron at 604-534-4242 or email@example.com, or director June Ainsworth at 604-882-8812 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Stillborn Lover: A male actor in his 20s or 30s is needed to play an RCMP corporal in the Langley Players production of the Timothy Findley play. The show runs April 17 to March 20. Info: Lou Lou, email@example.com or Mary at 604-888-8028.
- Art in Found Spaces Exhibition is 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Menopausetives are looking for men and women 40 and older who can sing, dance, play an instrument, or just be involved in making people laugh. The non-profit entertainment group, associated with the Red Hat Society, practises twice a month and performs at seniors homes, hospitals and charities. Call Penny, 604-882-1280 or email: email@example.com.
- Handel Society of Music Choir
The choir has been together for 45 years and includes members from throughout the Fraser Valley. Practices: Northwood United Church, 88th Avenue and 156th Street. Info: Bob at 604-277-4319, or www.handelsociety.ca.
- Silver Belles & Beaux Chorus
New members welcomed as singers or instrumentalists. Visit Friday a.m. rehearsals. Lots of performances in care and retirement homes. Fun guaranteed. Info: call Marvyn Shore at 604-534-1090 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Langley Community Chorus: Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings at 7:30 p.m. in the Langley Community Music School. New members (especially tenors and bass) welcome. Fees are $70 membership and $50 (refundable) music deposit. Info: www.langleychorus.org.
- Langley Concert Band: New members with a minium of one year playing experience are always welcome. Rehearsals: Monday, 7-9 p.m. in the R.E. Mountain Secondary band room. Info: www.langleycb.blogspot.com.
- Maple Leaf Singers
Don't hide your voice in the shower! Sing pop, jazz/blues, rock, classical, spiritual, and Broadway show tunes. All voices welcome: tenor, bass, baritone, alto, and second and first soprano. Info: Anne Baird at 604-922-9827.
- Singers wanted: Women's voices for four-part harmony barbershop style. If you love to sing harmony, have a ladies' bass voice or sing when you're happy, the Peace Arch A cappella Chorus invites you to attend rehearsals led by director Lisa Hood. Wednesdays, 7:15-10 p.m. Newton Bethany United Church, 148th Street and 60th Avenue, in Surrey. Info: www.peacearchsings.com, or 604-240-3308.
- Surrey Choral Arts Project Auditions for all voices, ages 6-70, for places in the junior and intermediate training choirs, senior children's choir, chamber choir, youth choir and the adult community chorus. Info: call 604-541-2519.
- Senior Ladies of the Rainbow Choir invites people to join them for the new season. The choir welcomes new director Uldeene Wade. Rehearsals are at Evergreen Timbers, 5464 203rd St. Info: 604-856-3717 or 604-534-1357.
- South Fraser Community Band recruiting members to join for a series of spring and summer concerts. Membership of more than 30 from Surrey, White Rock and Langley perform a selection of music including Broadway tunes, classical marches and contemporary popular music. Rehearsals every Thursday, 7:45-9:45 p.m. at Semiahmoo Secondary. Info: call president Doug Lawrence, 604-584-2631.
- Westcoast Harmony Chorus
The group is accepting women who love to sing, from all over the Lower Mainland. Wednesday night rehearsals. Info: www.westcoastsings.com or email@example.com.
- 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, firstname.lastname@example.org or Don, email@example.com.
- 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
Food for Health: A bilingual travelling exhibit from the Canadian Agricultural Museum is open until March 18.
Historic photos: The museum has more than 6,000 photos people can purchase. An 8x10 is $17 including taxes. Contact Kobi, firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-533-6090 ext. 5007 to order or for information.
- Fort Langley National Historic Site
23433 Mavis Ave., 604-513-4777
- Surrey Historical Society Museum
23433 Mavis Ave., 604-513-4777
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