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2016, December 2 – Out & About

Posted on December 2nd, 2016 by


Friday, December 2nd
• 4 p.m.: Elinor Florence will greet old and new friends, and sign copies of her bestselling Canadian novel, ‘Bird’s Eye View’ at the Invermere Community Hall.
• 4 – 8 p.m.: The 23rd Big Christmas Community Craft Sale at Invermere Community Hall. Also Saturday December 3rd, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• 4 – 8 p.m.: The Valley GoGo Sisters will be selling home baked goodies, African beads, suet bird feeders, sock monkeys and more at the BIG Christmas Craft Sale with all proceeds going directly to the Stephen …

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2016, November 25 – Out & About

Posted on November 25th, 2016 by


Friday, November 25th
• 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Baby Goose every Friday morning in Nov. at the Invermere Library for parents and babies 0-18 months old. Call 250-409-4251 or e-mail kandruschuk@cbal.org for more info. Presented by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy.
• 12 p.m.: Soup lunch at the Edgewater Legion. $6. Last Friday of each month.
• 4 – 8 p.m.: Little Badgers Christmas Bazaar Fundraiser at the Eva Joseph Family Centre (near the Akisqnuk Band Offices). Silent Auction, Door Prizes, Vendors and Fun for the whole family!
• 5 …

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2016, November 18 – Out & About

Posted on November 18th, 2016 by


Friday, November 18th
• Effusion Art Gallery + Glass Studio hosts their annual fundraiser where handmade Christmas ornaments will be sold. Supporting the Westside Legacy Trail.
• 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Baby Goose every Friday morning in Nov. at the Invermere Library for parents and babies 0-18 months old. Call 250-409-4251 or e-mail kandruschuk@cbal.org for more info. Presented by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy.
• 4 – 8 p.m.: Winter Wonderland Market – a festival of crafts and artisans at the Invermere Community Hall with cuisine by Chef Steve …

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2016, November 11 – Out & About

Posted on November 17th, 2016 by


Friday, November 11th
• Operation Christmas Child is underway! Pick up your shoebox-sized container at David Thompson Secondary School or Kootenay Savings Credit Union and return them to either location no later than Nov. 14th. Boxes will be airlifted overseas and delivered to children in need.
• 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Baby Goose every Friday morning in Nov. at the Invermere Library for parents and babies 0-18 months old. Call 250-409-4251 or e-mail kandruschuk@cbal.org for more info. Presented by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy.
• 10:30 a.m.: Royal Canadian …

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2016, November 4 – Out & About

Posted on November 4th, 2016 by


Friday, November 4th
• Operation Christmas Child is underway! Pick up your shoebox-sized container at David Thompson Secondary School or Kootenay Savings Credit Union and return them to either location no later than Nov. 14th. Boxes will be airlifted overseas and delivered to children in need.
• 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Baby Goose every Friday morning in Nov. at the Invermere Library for parents and babies 0-18 months old. Call 250-409-4251 or e-mail kandruschuk@cbal.org for more info. Presented by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy.
• 2 – 8 p.m.: …

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2016, October 28 – Out & About

Posted on October 28th, 2016 by


Friday, October 28th
• 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Baby Goose every Friday morning in Oct. and Nov. at the Invermere Public Library for parents and babies 0-18 months old. Enjoy songs, rhymes, snacks, and socializing. Call 250-409-4251 or e-mail kandruschuk@cbal.org for more info. Presented by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy.
• 12 p.m.: Soup lunch at the Edgewater Legion. $6. Last Friday of each month.
• 6:30 p.m.: Steelhead Trout Dinner at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $17.50. Reservations Recommended. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.
• 7 – …

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2016, October 14 – Out & About

Posted on October 14th, 2016 by


Friday, October 14th
• 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Baby Goose is back! Friday mornings in Oct. and Nov. at the Invermere Public Library for parents and babies 0-18 months old. Enjoy songs, rhymes, snacks, and socializing. Call 250-409-4251 or e-mail kandruschuk@cbal.org for more info. Presented by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy.
• 5:30 p.m.: The Valley Harvest Culinary Event, with proceeds going to the Columbia Valley Centre and Westside Legacy Trail, is being held at Eagle Ranch Resort. Entertainment by pianist Malia Ashley Kerr, …

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2016, October 7 – Out & About

Posted on October 7th, 2016 by


Friday, October 7th
• 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Baby Goose is back! Friday mornings in Oct. and Nov. at the Invermere Public Library for parents and babies 0-18 months old. Enjoy songs, rhymes, snacks, and socializing. Call 250-409-4251 or e-mail kandruschuk@cbal.org for more info. Presented by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy.
• 7 – 10 p.m.: Fresh Fridays Open Mic at Pynelogs. Showcasing young talent from the valley. All ages, licensed bar. First Friday of every month.
• 8 p.m.: Brooklyn duo TARANA performs at Rolf the …

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2016, September 30 – Out & About

Posted on September 30th, 2016 by


Friday, September 30th
• Orange Shirt Day: All residents are encouraged to wear orange shirts to commemorate the injustices that resulted from the residential school program and as a symbol for anti-racism and anti-bullying initiatives.
• 10 a.m.: Project Playtime presents The Great Tickle Trunk Adventure Theatre Show at Invermere Community Hall. Second show at 11 a.m.
• 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Getting to Know Your iPad/iPhone – 7 weekly workshops run until Nov. 25th at the CBAL classroom in Invermere. Contact Leanne Brooks at 250-341-5683 or lbrooks@cbal.org to register; max. 10 …

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2016, September 23 – Out & About

Posted on September 23rd, 2016 by


Friday, September 23rd
• 4 p.m.: Columbia Basin Trust AGM at Kaslo Hotel, 430 Front St. in Kaslo, BC. Everyone welcome.
• 5 – 8 p.m.: The East Kootenay Invasive Species Council hosts an Open House at Lake Windermere Community Hall. Also at Radium on Sept. 26th and Canal Flats on the 27th. Contact Jessie Paloposki Education Coordinator, EKISC at 250-802-2585, Jessie@ekisc.com.
• Ghost Boy performs at Strand’s Old House Restaurant. $10 cover, reserve a seat by calling 250-342-6344.
Saturday, September 24th
• 9 a.m.: Panorama hosts the 2nd annual Ridge Walk. At the top …

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2016, September 16 – Out & About

Posted on September 16th, 2016 by


Friday, September 16th
• 4 – 8 p.m.: Rockin’ on Main at Radium Visitor Information Centre. Market from 4 – 8 p.m., Music featuring Marty & Friends, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
• 5 – 7 p.m.: Christ Church Trinity is holding a Garage Sale in support of outreach initiatives for a ministry in Nicaragua. 110-7th Ave, Invermere.
• 7 – 10 p.m.: Registration for the Columbia Valley Classics Car Show, Radium Seniors Hall. $25 fee. Friday registration encouraged to promote speedier entry Saturday morning. Visit radiumcarshow.com or radiumhotsprings.com.
Saturday, September 17th
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2016, September 9 – Out & About

Posted on September 9th, 2016 by


Friday, September 6th
• 12 – 8 p.m.: Second Annual Art Walk. Stroll through seven Invermere Art Galleries and Studios. This is the last one of the season!
• 7 p.m.: Columbia Valley Car Club meeting at Rocky River Grill breakfast room. All car enthusiasts welcome! For more info, call Vicki at 250-342-1257.
• 7 – 10 p.m.: John Cronin plays at Strands Restaurant.
• 8 – 10 p.m.: Columbia Valley Twirlers Square Dance Club hosts a Mainstream Square Dance Weekend at the Community Hall in Radium. Guest callers are Rick & Kathy …

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2016, September 2 – Out & About

Posted on September 2nd, 2016 by


Friday, September 2nd
• 12 – 8 p.m.: Second Annual Art Walk. Stroll through seven Invermere Art Galleries and Studios. Last one of the season!
• 7 – 10 p.m.: Fresh Fridays Open Mic at Pynelogs. Showcasing young talent from the valley. All ages, licensed bar. First Friday of every month.
• 7 – 9 p.m.: Invermere Roller Rink at the Curling Centre every Friday. Also Sundays 2 to 5 p.m. Cost $5.
• 9 p.m.: Valley Forged plays at the Farside in Fairmont.
Saturday, September 3rd
• 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Invermere …

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2016, August 26 – Out & About

Posted on August 26th, 2016 by


Friday, August 26th
• Lake Windermere Rod and Gun Club Bugaboo Blast weekend registered clay event. Visit lwdrodgun.com for details.
• Effusion Art Gallery Summer Creative Series featuring artist Caio Paagman. Also August 27th.
• 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Junior Naturalist Program for children ages 6-12, on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Redstreak Campground Theatre until Aug. 27th. Cost $5 per child. Call 250-347-6525.
• 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.: Artym Gallery Maya Eventov exhibition with artist in attendance from 5 – 8 p.m. and again on Saturday from 10 a.m. to …

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De Bruces a Mi, a reggae-hip hop-R&B-World Music band from Columbia, is performing at the Kinsmen Beach Greenspace tonight for the kick-off of the Invermere MusicFest as part of their 2016 Canada tour. Photo submitted

Outdoor dance party kicks off MusicFest

Posted on August 19th, 2016 by


The 2016 Invermere MusicFest is making sure it has something to offer everyone by including a Friday night dance party. Tonight (Friday, August 19th) kicks off the waterfront festival at the Kinsmen Beach Greenspace with performances from Love You Miss You, HighKicks and De Bruces a Mi.
“We wanted to offer a Friday night for the locals who have to work on Saturday… we also thought a dance party for the younger crowd would give them an opportunity to see what the Invermere MusicFest is all about,” said festival executive …

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2016, August 19 – Out & About

Posted on August 19th, 2016 by


Friday, August 19th
• Effusion Art Gallery Summer Creative Series featuring artist Sarinah Haba. Continues Aug. 20th.
• 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Junior Naturalist Program for children ages 6-12, on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Redstreak Campground Theatre until Aug. 27th. Cost $5 per child. Parents call 250-347-6525 to register. Drop-ins are also welcome.
• 11 a.m.: Pop-up Story Time at the Edgewater Public Library. Free activities and good stories. Weather dependent. For more details or directions, visit invermere.bclibrary.ca or call 250-342-6416.
• 12 – 8 p.m.: Second Annual Art Walk. Stroll through …

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2016, August 12 – Out & About

Posted on August 12th, 2016 by


Friday, August 12th
• Horseback Archery Tournament at Luxor Corrals at Spur Valley. Call Doug at 250-347-9048 for details.
• 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Wild Nature Tours – Grasslands: A Precious Ecosystem, hosted by Wildsight. Rangeland Ecologist Gail Berg guides you along Westside Road, comparing the effects of animal grazing on native vegetation. Kids $15, adults $25. www.wildnaturetours.ca/invermere.
• 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Junior Naturalist Program for children ages 6-12, on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Redstreak Campground Theatre until Aug. 27th. Cost $5 per child. Parents call 250-347-6525 to register. …

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2016, August 5 – Out & About

Posted on August 5th, 2016 by


Friday, August 5th
• 10 a.m.: Free Pickleball Clinic at Copper Point Golf Club. Visit copperpointgolf.com or call 250-341-3392.
• 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Junior Naturalist Program for children ages 6-12, on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Redstreak Campground Theatre until Aug. 27th. Cost $5 per child. Parents call 250-347-6525 to register. Drop-ins are also welcome!
• 12 – 8 p.m.: Second Annual Art Walk. Stroll through seven Invermere Art Galleries and Studios every Friday until September 2nd.
• 4 – 9 p.m.: Music and Market on Main in Radium every Friday in …

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2016, July 29 – Out & About

Posted on July 29th, 2016 by


Friday, July 29th
• 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Wild Nature Tours – Sense of Place, hosted by Wildsight. Join “Everyday Explorer” Carol Patterson along the historic Old Coach Road Trail. Kids $15, adults $25; www.wildnaturetours.ca/invermere.
• 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Junior Naturalist Program for children ages 6-12, on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Redstreak Campground Theatre until Aug. 27th. Cost $5 per child. Parents call 250-347-6525 to register. Drop-ins are also welcome!
• 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Artym Gallery features Cameron Bird and Sandy Graves exhibition. Cameron on site …

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2016, July 22 – Out & About

Posted on July 22nd, 2016 by


Friday, July 22nd
• Invermere Ballfest, Slo-Pitch fundraising event at Invermere Crossroads organized by Invermere Lions Club. This year’s proceeds going to the Westside Legacy Trail. Visit ballfest.ca for details. Runs until July 24th.
• Horizon Unlimited Mountain Madness. Invermere’s first time hosting this off-road, competitive, motorcycle navigation challenge for teams of 2-4 bikes. Visit horizonsunlimited.com/humm/humm-info. Runs until July 24th.
• 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Junior Naturalist Program for children ages 6-12, runs July 1st through August 27th on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Redstreak Campground Theatre. Cost $5 per child. Parents …

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