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What's Happening in October

Blog by Robert McLean | September 28th, 2009

Thanks to Tourism Langley for providing the following list of fun things to do in Langley for the month of October:

Thursday, October 1

746 Lightning Hawk Open House


Langley's own Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron, 746 Lightning Hawk, will be holding a public Open House at their new location at the Canadian Museum of Flight located at the Langley Airport. Families can visit them between 7 pm and 9 pm to explore the vast opportunities and adventures that are available to 12-18 year olds. For more information please email brad.rouleau@gmail.com



October 2 - October 25
Ghost Walks


Weekends in October Evening Event Join us for our 3rd annual Ghost Walks. Starting at the Fort, your costumed guide will take you on a chilling historical tour of Fort Langley village where the tales of long dead residents come alive. Watch your back though! So mesmerizing are the stories, that the ghosts have been known to follow along too! Advance tickets available and recommended, as this event. Tickets 604-513-4777.



Saturday, October 3

It's all about Balance


Are you feeling tired, working too hard or have no time for fun? Come and explore how to gain a sense of control and balance in your life, set priorities and rediscover what is really important to you. Oct 03: 10.30AM - 12.30PM $28.00 or combine with a Yoga class $40.00 + GST Full Bloom Lavender Farm, 2926 - 248th St, Langley To register call Marie at 604 809 8378



Saturday, October 3


Hop on a HYBRID tour bus and visit some innovative sustainability projects happening right here in Langley! Learn about rain gardens, see water-absorbing pavement and explore water conservation systems. An on-board lunch will be provided. Hosted by LEPS’ Langley Thinks Salmon project. Space is limited. Registration required prior to Oct. 1st, please call LEPS at 604-532-3511



Shed Row Farm Market
October 3 - October 4

A benefit to raise funds for the New Stride Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation.  Guests to our farm will be able to shop inside the walkway of our large horse barn for everything but the turkey for Thanksgiving dinner with part of the proceeds from each vendor going to this Foundation:  natural cheeses, apples, pears, pumpkins, squash, corn and other root vegetables, apple and pumpkin pies, pickled vegetables, elegant baking, fresh and dried herbs etc.  We will also be featuring the wonderful artists that are in our Farm Gate Store. 10am - 4pm, 900 232 St


Saturday October 3

Heritage Apple Day


Come celebrate the Apple!

11am - 2pm Derby Reach Regional Park (heritage area parking lot on Allard Crescent)

Celebrate Heritage Apple Day with the Derby Reach/Brae Island Park Association. Enjoy guided tours of the heritage orchard, sample different varieties of apples and talk with experts. The visiting Royal Engineers will provide a glimpse into Derby’s past. Fiddlersfrom the Langley Community Music School will make you want to get up and dance! There will also be games and crafts for children. Meet at the Heritage Area on Allard Crescent, north of 96th Avenue and 4-kilometres west of Fort Langley. Information: 604-530-4983 Presented by Metro Vancouver and Derby Reach/Brae Island Park Association.



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