Programs are free and pre-registration is required unless noted otherwise.
City of Langley Library
20399 Douglas Cres. 604-514-2855
• Shell Busey: The home improvement personality has a free session for those 19 and older at 6 p.m. on Dec. 8.
Christmas store The Penny Pincher Thrift Store Christmas store is open until Dec. 24 at 20560 Fraser Hwy. Run by the Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary with all proceeds used to fund capital equipment for the local hospital.
Second Story Treasures The store at 20349 88th Ave. raises funds for the Langley Hospice Society.
Fibromyalgia Well Spring Foundation The thrift shoppe and offices are at #109 – 20631 Fraser Hwy. and raise money for the organization’s work. Info: 778-278-3697. The Christmas Store is open. Watch for a raffle drive and ticket basket raffle. Drop off non-perishable goods and food gift cards for the Christmas Hamper Drive.
Tuk Shop The public can pick up gently used items at the Langley Seniors’ Resource Centre, 20605 51B Ave., Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds support the non-profit seniors’ complex care facility.
Penny Pincher thrift store The store, 20550 Fraser Hwy., is accepting donations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Saturday. The shop is operated by the Langley Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and raises funds for hospital equipment.
Langley Centennial Museum,
9135 King St., 604-888-3922
It’s Alive The exhibit on the development of modern electricity and electromagnetism features antique lab equipment, batteries, generators and much more from collector Dieter Blum. On display until Dec. 23. Info 604-532-3536 or visit museum.tol.ca.
Fraser Valley Pain Management Group A peer-led support group meets on the first Tuesday of the month at the Church of the Valley, 23589 Old Yale Rd. Find out about resources and support in the community to help chronic pain sufferers. Info: email@example.com or www.pipain.com.
Valley Women’s Network The evening chapter meets on the second Tuesday of the month at the Sunrise Banquet Centre, 188th Street and Highway 10 at 6:30 p.m. The group involves business networking, business practices, health, safety, philanthropy and more. Reservations and info: Eleanor, 604-530-7304 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The daytime chapter meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at Sunrise Golf and Banquet Centre, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The daytime group raises funds for Critter Care and other community groups Info: VWNlangreservations@gmail.com.
The Dec. 14 meeting is $24 for members and $27 for drop ins and is a holiday celebration.
Supportive Steps The Langley Hospice Society walking group meets every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at the hospice centre, 20660 48th Ave. No registration needed. Two groups, depending on walking speed. Info: 604-530-1115 or email@example.com.
Coffee morning The Langley Hospice Society has a women’s coffee group for those grieving the loss of a spouse or partner. Info: 604-530-1115 or online at langleyhospice.com.