Headpins perform in Langley on Dec. 3.

Headpins perform in Langley on Dec. 3.

Aldergrove Star Calendar of Events

Activities, concerts and more in Aldergrove and area coming up this month

Handel Society Fall Concert – to commemorate 70 years since the end of WWII. Program of Maurice Durufle’s Requiem and Joseph Haydn’s Mass In Time Of War, with Anna Shill soprano, Tamara Croft mezzo soprano, Mard De Silva tenor and Andrew Greenwood baritone. Friday, Nov. 27, 7:30-10 p.m. at Sts. Joachim and Ann Church, 2827-273 St., Aldergrove. All-ages welcome, call 604-591-2632 to reserve tickets: $20 adult, $15 senior/student, free to ages 12 and under. Info: http:www.handelsociety.ca

Seniors Old Time Dances – every second Saturday at OAP Hall, 3015 – 273 St., Aldergrove. Nov. 28, Dec. 12. $6 per person includes refreshments and snacks. Music provided by alternating bands: Ukrainian Prairie Band, Central Fraser Valley Fiddlers, Hazelmere Heritage Fiddlers.

Port Kells Art Club Classes – every Monday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with general meetings third Monday of each month at 1 p.m. New members all levels of experience welcome. Annual membership $30. Club exhibits three to four times per year in community. Located at 20701 Fraser Hwy. in Langley. Info: Linda Hamilton at 604-287-6799.

Wintersong, A Celebration of the Season – Langley Community Chorus presents matinee shows: Saturday, Nov. 28, 3 p.m. at United Churches of Langley, 21562 Old Yale Road, Langley; and Sunday, Nov. 29, 3 p.m. at St. Dunstan’s Anglican Church, 3025 – 264 Street, Aldergrove. Info: www.langleychorus.org

Darby Mills’ Birthday Bash with Headpins – Thursday, Dec. 3 at the Cascades Casino Summit Theatre, Langley. Tickets $42.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) from Casino Guest Services. Charge by phone at 604-530-2211 or online at www.ticketweb.ca

Aldergrove United Soccer Club Burger & Brew – Sunday, Dec. 6, 2-6 p.m. at Fox & Hounds Pub, 26444 – 32 Ave. Call AUSC to reserve.

Clothes2U – giving away clothes, toys, diapers, linens, books, footwear, personal and small household items, free to those in need, male or female, baby to adult, at the rear of Nicomekl Elementary School, 53 Ave. at 200 St., Langley, on Sat., Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 12:30. To volunteer go to www.clothes2u.ca or call 604-857-4617.

The Christmas Story Musical Production – Friday and Saturday, Dec. 18-19 at Church in the Valley, 23589 Old Yale Road, Langley. Free admission but call to reserve seats:  604-514-8335. Dramatic musical production for the whole family. See the birth of Jesus through the eyes of a modern-day little boy named Max, and his skeptical mother, Laura. 875 theater-style cushioned seats, state-of-the-art video and sound with dozens of live actors choreographed on a 50 foot stage.

Ukrainian Soul Food – perogies, cabbage rolls and borsch available Friday, Nov. 27 at a fundraiser from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Ukrainian Cultural Centre, 13512 – 108 Ave., Surrey. Eat-in, take away, or ready for your freezer. Info: 604-531-1923 or 604-581-0313.

Holiday Craft Fair – North Otter Elementary’s second annual fundraiser, Saturday, Nov. 28, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. at 5370 – 248 St. Admission adults $2, children free. Over 40 local vendors and artisans. Get a head start on your holiday shopping. Come see the wide variety of gifts and décor.

Argonautika – UFV Theatre Department presents Argonautika by Mary Zimmerman from Nov. 12-29, at Chilliwack North Campus, 45635 Yale Rd. Visit ufv.ca/theatre or call 604-795-2814 for tickets.

Weavers & Spinners Guild – 35th annual Juried Exhibit and Sale, Sunday, Nov. 29, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Whonnock Lake Centre in the main hall. Handweaving, handspinning, handkitting, basketry, felting and guest artists. Enjoy a tea or coffee and home-made cookies by donation. Info: www.whonnockweaversandspinners.org

Singalong Songfests – join in or listen while the Autumn-Tones celebrate “the old tunes” with singalongs in Abbotsford, Mondays, 1-3 p.m. All ages, genders and ethnicities welcome. Song lyrics are provided. Instruments invited (piano and organ available) at the ASAA Drop-in Centre, on Cyril St, Abbotsford. Info: Ed 604-853-8624.

Three’s A Party Tour 2015 – Featuring Jason Blaine, Tebey and James Otto, Friday, Nov. 27 at Clarke Theatre, Mission. Tickets $32.50 (Plus Facility Fee & Service Charges) available at all Ticketmaster locations. Charge by phone at 1-885-985-5000 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca

Cirque Musica – Holiday Spectacular, Sunday, Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $25, $45, $55 & $80 (Plus FMF & service charges) available at: abbotsfordcentre.ca, Venue Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, By phone 1-855-985-5000.

New Years Eve – at Bradner Community Hall, 5305 Bradner Rd., Abbotsford. Dance to music provided by Phat Boyz DJ Services. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with a buffet dinner served at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $35, includes party favours and champagne at midnight. Available at Wilway Lumber in Aldergrove or www.brownpapertickets.com. Info: 604-856-8441.

Corb Lund – with his band The Hurtin’ Albertans, Sunday, Jan. 31, 7:30 p.m. at Clarke Theatre, 33700 Prentis Avenue, Mission. Tickets $42.50 (plus facility fee and service charges) at Ticketmaster. Charge by phone at 1-885-985-5000 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca

So You Think You Can Dance – Saturday, Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $45, $52.50, $59.50, $69.50 (plus FMF & service charges) reserved seating, all ages. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000, also available at: ticketmaster.ca, Prospera Box Office at Abbotsford Centre, all Ticketmaster outlets.

Johnny Reid – with Aaron Goodvin, JJ Shiplett and special appearance by Natalie MacMaster, Tuesday, Feb. 2 at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets: $42.75, $62.75, $77.75 (plus FMF & service charges) reserved seating, all ages. Charge by Phone 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca, Prospera Box Office at Abbotsford Centre, Ticketmaster outlets.

Jann Arden – Everything Almost concert tour, three shows: Saturday, March 12 at Massey Theatre, New Westminster; Monday, March 14 at Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver; Friday, March 18 at Clarke Theatre, Mission.  Tickets $78.50 (plus facility fee & service charges) available at all Ticketmaster locations. Charge by phone at 1-885-985-5000 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca.

ESL Classes – free English as a second language classes, start Sept. 15 every Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Dunstan’s Anglican Church, 2035 – 264 St. All are welcome, no charge. Info: 604-856-5393.

Aldergrove Veterans & Seniors 55+ Drop In Centre – join us at 27247 Fraser Hwy. We prepare a full, hot, home cooked meal including tea, coffee and dessert which we start serving at 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., followed by games. Great place to meet new people, drop in for a coffee to see what we are all about. Open 10 a.m., Tuesday to Friday.

Carpet Bowling – at the Aldergrove OAP Hall, 3015 – 273 Street, on Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. Cost per person is $1.

Partners Bridge – every Friday except second Friday of each month, 7 p.m. at Aldergrove OAP Hall, 3015 – 273 St. Newcomers welcome. Cost $2. Info: 604-607-0504.

Natalie Macmaster and Donnell Leahy – Two Fiddles Two Pianos Tour, Thursday, Nov. 26 at Clarke Theatre, Mission. Tickets $42.50 (plus facility fee & service charges) available at all Ticketmaster locations. Charge by phone at 1-885-985-5000 or online at www.ticketmaster.ca.

Queens Of Sheba Concert – featuring Heart and special guest, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Saturday, March 7, 7:30 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre. Tickets (incl. GST) $59.50, $$79.50, $115. (plus FMF and service charges) reserved seating, all ages. Charge by phone 1-855-985-5000, or ticketmaster.ca, Prospera Box Office at Abbotsford Centre, all Ticketmaster outlets.

Ham Radio Luncheon – open to any amateur radio operator, third Monday of every month; 11:15 a.m. at Andreas Restaurant, 202 St. and 56 Ave. Pay your own bill, talk as long as you like. Info:  604-514-3851.

TOPS – Take Off Pounds Sensibly – a non profit weight loss support group meets Monday night and Tuesday morning in Aldergrove.  For more information  phone Susan at 604-856-1138 or Lynda at 604-856-8014.

Square Dance Classes – Sundays at 12:30 p.m. at the Aldergrove OAP Hall, Fraser Hwy. at 273 Street. Singles and couples welcome, free admission, first three dances no experience. Info: call Tyler, 604-590-9039.

Aldergrove Toastmasters Leaders Club – meet the first and third Monday of each month from 6:45 to 8 p.m., upstairs room on the far right, 26245 – 28 Ave., Aldergrove. Info: president Millie McConnell, 604-825-3334.

Port Kells Art Club – Classes every Monday 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. with general meetings third Monday of each month. New members, all levels of experience welcome. Annual membership $25. Club exhibits 3-4 times per year. Located in Langley on Fraser Hwy. Info: Rita Evans at 1-604-853-4006.

Yoga in the Country – at Jubilee Community Hall, 7989 Bradner Rd. Abbotsford, Tuesday evenings from 7:30 to 8:30. All levels welcome. Drop in fee $6 per session, bring a yoga mat. Certified instructors.

Glen Valley Watershed Society – Is the future of our local streams health important to you?  Join a group of interesting, passionate people that are looking for others with the same interests in NE Langley/NW Abbotsford – to protect our waterways to ensure a healthy environment. Info: Lisa at stewardship@leps.bc.ca

Aldergrove Toastmasters – meets every Monday, 7 p.m. at Aldergrove Community Secondary School in room 125. Boost your self confidence; become a better speaker and have fun. Info: Vicki Austad, 604-856-5970.

Volunteer Drivers Needed – to help seniors. No special insurance needed. Kilometres reimbursed. Call Janice at 604-530-3020 Ext 302.

Aldergrove Art Club – join our friendly group every Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. at the OAP Hall, 3015 – 273 St., Aldergrove. Info: Laurie at 604-856-6990 or Sheila at 604-539-0225.

People in Pain Network – non-profit organization which assists people living with all types of chronic pain. A new, free Fraser Valley support group at Aldergrove’s Seventh-Day Adventist Church, on the third Tuesday each month from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon at 26245 – 28 Ave., Aldergrove. Info: Dick e-mail at dick@pipain.com, or 604-928-0486.

Classics Book Club – Join the lively discussion at this new book club and get acquainted with the great books of world literature. Meets on the first Wednesday of every month, 7 p.m. at Murrayville Library. Coffee provided.

Fort Langley Library Knitting Circle – Wednesdays, 1-4 p.m. Drop-in. Bring your knitting to the library and enjoy the companionship of working with others on your project. Beginners welcome. Info: www.fvrl.bc.ca

Fraser Health Crisis Line – recruiting volunteers to provide assistance to people who are experiencing emotional distress. No previous experience is needed as extensive training and ongoing support is provided. Visit website www.options.bc.ca and follow the link for the Crisis Line.

Post Abortion Healing Services – for post abortion healing support, please contact Tanya at Your Pregnancy Options, Aldergrove – info@yourpregnancyoptions.ca, 604-856-9151, www.yourpregnancyoptions.ca

Langley Amateur Radio Association — meets first Thursday of month at 7 p.m. at Brookswood Firehall #5, 20355 32nd Ave., Langley. Coffee and sweets provided. Info, email: Don dondee@shaw.ca

Aldergrove Star

Just Posted

Most Read