When Bill Henderson officially retires, he's figuring to sell his island home, buy a motorhome, and go on the road playing "all kinds of little places."
Walnut Grove's Shawn Meehan has been chasing the music "high" since his teens.
Younger customers loved the paper penguins (sold by donation), while adults seemed more content to devour the food at last Saturday's fundraising barbecue held at both M&M Meat Shops in Langley.
Acclaimed magician Wes Barker is back, performing a show for his hometown fans this weekend.
Capturing the essence of the Canadian culture on film - or with a digital camera - means different things to different photographers.
I've been remiss in not telling you sooner about a series of exciting business events coming up this month, and being organized by the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce.
An artistic effort is afoot by a proud group of poetic tree huggers and one South Langley painter.
In the last municipal election, Alex Pope ran on an independent platform primarily pushing for improved transportation infrastructure with a clear focus on cycling options.
Running for office isn't new for Michael Patterson, who unsuccessfully sought a seat on Maple Ridge council in 2008.
Heidi Idler wasn't the youngest person to ever complete the Vancouver Sun Run, but the Grade 1 Golden Ears Elementary student might have been the first to walk, run, and mediate her way through the 10-kilometre route.
Kari Culjat took 10 years off from singing to raise her daughters. But she's recently chosen to purse that dream again, and it's paying off huge.
A man many in this community and around the globe have come to know as Mr. Ukulele is retiring, both from the teaching profession and his long-standing role as director of the Langley Ukulele Ensemble.
When Ridge Meadows Home Show rolls around every spring, it's almost impossible for local nurseries and landscaping businesses to participate. After all, it's their busiest time of the year as growing season commences.
An event with Paul Kershaw, a UBC public policy professor, to discuss issues facing young adults will be held on May 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kanaka Cree Coffee, 24155 102nd Ave., Maple Ridge. Space is limited so those wishing to attend should RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Topics include paying off student debt, housing, starting a family, and saving for retirement. The event is non-partisan.
While parents often look forward to discovering all the new toys and wonders compiled inside and out each year at the Ridge Meadows Home Show, kids too are excited to be part of the annual festivities taking place this weekend (May 3 to 5).
The Dunn's cats are being boarded at a kennel, the three-member family relocated into a friend's basement suite, and most of their belongings put in storage to make room in their Aldergrove home for 250-plus volunteers who are going to begin ripping it apart Friday morning.
"I think it's going to be a real tough call. I'm just glad I'm not going to be judging" the finals of Langley Has Talent, said event founder and organizer Peter Luongo.
There are a few corporate happenings with charity ties coming up in this next week, of which readers should aware.
Tens of thousands of people from throughout the Lower Mainland will converge on the Albion flats this weekend for what is fast becoming known as The Everything Show.