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2016, June 24 – Out & About

Posted on June 24th, 2016 by


Friday, June 24th
• 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Contractor Appreciation Day at RONA North Star Hardware with sales, prizes, demonstrations and free barbecue lunch.
• 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Art Show at Pynelogs featuring Sherry Mallach, Alice Hale, Cat McDiarmid & Jane Murray. Show continues until June 26th.
• 6:30 p.m.: Steak Sandwich Dinner at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $17.50. Reservations Recommended. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.
• 7 p.m.: Infinity Solstice and Lightning Lix perform at Strand’s Old House Restaurant.
• 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.: The Swillbillies play a …

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2016, June 17 – Out & About

Posted on June 17th, 2016 by


Friday, June 17th
• Fairmont Hot Springs Resort’s (FHSR) Long Drive Competition at Fairmont Airport. See how far you can drive the ball down the 6000’ runway! Open to everyone, $15 for 3 balls ($10 for children 12 & under).
• The Province of B.C. is offering licence-free freshwater fishing this Father’s Day weekend.
• 12 – 8 p.m.: Invermere Art Walk downtown every Friday throughout the summer until September 9th.
• 5 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Reach Your Peak Climbing Program. A 4 week climbing program with a certified climbing coach. Meet at …

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2016, June 10 – Out & About

Posted on June 10th, 2016 by


Friday, June 10th
• 6:30 p.m.: Robert Larrabee at the Legion in Invermere. $35 ticket includes a chicken dinner. Reservations Required. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.
• 7 p.m.: Columbia Valley Car Club meeting at Rocky River Grill breakfast room. All car enthusiasts welcome! For info, call Vicki at 250-342-1257.
• 8 p.m.: Invermere leg of the Art Hawkins Great Canadian Ultimate Game is being held at J.A. Laird Elementary School. Funds support the accessibility and development of Ultimate Frisbee for children, youth and those with disabilities. Bring a red and …

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2016, June 3 – Out & About

Posted on June 3rd, 2016 by


Friday, June 3
• 6 p.m.: Canal Days Youth Bingo at the Canal Flats Civic Centre. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Ages 8 to 16.
• 6:30 p.m.: Pork Schnitzel Dinner at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $17.50. Reservations Recommended. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.
• 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.
• 7:30 p.m.: La Cafamore performs Music From the Movies and other Internet Lies at Christ Church Trinity. Tickets available at Avenue. …

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Out & About

Posted on May 27th, 2016 by


Friday May 27th
• 12 p.m.: Soup lunch at the Edgewater Legion. $6.
• 6:30 p.m.: United Dance studio’s Freedom showcase. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets $10 available at Inside Edge, Avenue or call 250-341-8525.
• 7 – 10 p.m.: Madeline Tasquin performs jazz, French & originals on piano, guitar & ukulele live at Strands Restaurant. $5 cover. Reservations recommended.Call 250-342-6344.
• 7 p.m.: Music For Life at Christ Church Trinity. Musician Arne Sahlen, joined by area musicians young and old. Admission by donation.
Saturday May 28th
• Jumpstart Day at Canadian Tire. …

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2016, May 20 – Out & About

Posted on May 20th, 2016 by


Friday, May 20
• Copper Point Resort 5th Anniversary Celebration. Enjoy a weekend filled with family friendly activities. Visit the Adventure Centre for a detailed schedule of weekend events.
• 10 a.m.: The Purcell Mountain Painters are celebrating the Grand Opening of their studio located at 503 – 7th Ave, Invermere. Just up the stairs at the north end of the building next to Grant’s Foods. The studio will be open from May 20th thru May 29th. No admission; everyone welcome.
• 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Grand opening of The Fire Vixen …

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2016, May 13 – Out & About

Posted on May 19th, 2016 by


Friday, May 13
• Wings Over the Rockies runs May 9th to 15th. Complete event schedule and online registration at www.wingsovertherockies.org, in person at the registration office in Pynelogs between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. or call 250-342-2473 for more information.
• 6:30 p.m.: Baked Chicken Dinner at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $17.50. Reservations recommended. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.
• 7 p.m.: Strand’s Old House Restaurant hosts Madeline Tasquin Streicek who will be performing a unique blend of jazz, folk and French music. Cover is $5.
Saturday, May 14
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2016, May 6 – Out & About

Posted on May 6th, 2016 by


Friday, May 6
• 5 – 7 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre (SYC) YCC Challenges program.
• 6:30 p.m.: Mexican Dinner at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $17.50. Reservations Recommended. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.
• 7 p.m.: An evening of entertaining Improv at DTSS Theatre. Watch the hilarious antics of talented students in a number of improv games. Entry by donation as a fundraiser for an upcoming theatre festival trip.
• 7 – 10 p.m.: Fresh Fridays Open Mic at Pynelogs. Showcasing young talent from the valley. All ages, licensed bar. First Friday …

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2016, April 22nd – Out & About

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Friday, April 22nd
• 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Celebrate Earth Day at the Groundswell Network Society’s community greenhouse Interactive open house, adjacent to DTSS.
• 2 – 8 p.m.: Craft and Home Based Business Fair at Christ Church Trinity.
• 5 – 7 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre (SYC) YCC Challenges program.
• 6:30 p.m.: Turkey Dinner at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $17.50. Reservations recommended. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.
• 6:30 p.m.: Kick Up Your Boots DTSS athletic dept fundraiser. Silent auction, door prizes, refreshments and snacks. Music by The Flatliners and …

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2016, April 8th – Out & About

Posted on April 8th, 2016 by


Friday, April 8th
• Slow Food Canada National Summit, April 6-10th — Feeding the Future, hosted by Slow Food Columbia Valley. Event schedule and information at slowfood.ca. Tickets available at Circle Health and Circle Cafe.
• 5 – 7 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre (SYC) YCC Challenges program.
• 6:30 p.m.: Baked Chicken Dinner at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $17.50. Reservations recommended. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.
• 7:30 p.m.: SYC Karaoke night.
• 9 p.m.: The Small Town Dirtbags with Oso Simple, live at the T-Bar & Grill in Panorama. No cover.
Saturday, …

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2016, April 1 – Out & About

Posted on April 1st, 2016 by


Friday, April 1st
• 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Fresh daffodils to be sold at Sobeys, AG Valley Foods and in Radium at Mountainside Market by Canadian Cancer Society volunteers. Put a little spring in your home and help fund the CCS in its research, patient support and public education.
• 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: The Invermere WorkBC Employment Services Centre and EK Employment would like to formally invite all Columbia Valley residents, employers and community associations to join us at our Open House celebrating four years serving local job seekers …

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2016, March 25 – Out & About

Posted on March 25th, 2016 by


Friday, March 25th
• March 25th – 26th: Link to Rink (more green-to-ice action!). For more information, contact the Invermere Curling Centre by calling 250-342-3315, emailing invermerecurling@shaw.ca, visiting www.curlinginvermere.ca or going to “Invermere & District Curling Centre” on Facebook.
• 9 p.m.: Panorama’s T-Bar and Grill hosts Aaron Pollock and his four piece band. No cover.
• 10 – 11:30 a.m.: Invermere Columbia Garden Village. Bereavement Information Session hosted by the Columbia Valley Hospice Society. No charge; tea and cookies will be served. For more information call 250-688-1143.
• 12 p.m.: Soup lunch at …

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2016, March 18 – Out & About

Posted on March 18th, 2016 by


Friday, March 18th
• 5 – 7 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre (SYC) YCC Challenges program.
• 6:30 p.m.: Roast Beef Dinner at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $17.50. Reservations Recommended. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.
• 9 p.m.: Live music by the Swillbillies in Fairmont at Bear’s Paw & Grill. Food & drink specials all day.
Saturday, March 19th
• Art from the Heart Art Pre-Show at Copper Point Resort from March 19th – 27th. Displays and offering pre-bidding on silent auction items of the 20 pieces that were donated by the students …

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2016, March 11 – Out & About

Posted on March 11th, 2016 by


Friday, March 11th
• 5 – 7 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre (SYC) YCC Challenges program.
• 7 p.m.: Join the SYC in a Foosball Tournament.
Saturday, March 12th
Thermography clinic being held at Renaissance Wellness Centre, 505A 7th Ave Invermere. To book an appointment call 250 801 7900 or visit www.thermographyclinic.com.
• 2 – 4 p.m.: The Go-Go Sisters annual St.Patrick’s Day Tea and Bake Sale at Christ Church Trinity benefiting the Stephen Lewis Foundation. There will be draws for pottery, afghans and more. Admission by donation.
• 6:30 p.m.: Evening of Therapeutic Yoga is …

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March 4 – Out & About

Posted on March 4th, 2016 by


Friday, March 4th
• 9 – 10 a.m.: Coffee Fest, Bean There Packed That with Kicking Horse Coffee. This event includes a tour of Kicking Horse Coffee. See roasting and packaging. Learn about sustainable coffee production fair trade and organic. Explore coffee varieties, geographies, roasting, decaffeination, and cupping. A wonderful seminar. For information and to register visit www.invermerecoffeefest.com.
• 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Coffee Fest, Monogram Brewing Academy – Barista Basics at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. One-day academy, students learn fundamentals required to produce a perfect espresso-based beverage. For more information …

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February 26 – Out & About

Posted on February 26th, 2016 by


Friday, February 26th
• 12 p.m.: Soup lunch at the Edgewater Legion. $6. Last Friday of each month.
• 5 – 7 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre (SYC) YCC Challenges.
• 6 p.m.: SYC Karaoke Night.
• 6 p.m.: Ted Alexander will be playing the Invermere Legion. Also, there will be a Meat Draw and 50/50.
• 7 – 9 p.m.: Starlight Challenge evening races at Fairmont Hot Springs ski area every Friday in February. Come as a team of 4, or race solo. Great prizes!
• 7 – 9 p.m.: 1st Annual East Kootenay Distillery Festival …

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February 19 – Out & About

Posted on February 19th, 2016 by


Friday, February 19th
• 4 – 6 p.m.: Live music by Jordan Wellbourne. Head to the cozy Fairmont Hot Springs Resort ski chalet and enjoy Saskatoon-based blues, hard rock & southern rock musical stylings.
• 5 – 7 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre (SYC) YCC Challenges program.
• 6 p.m.: Join the SYC in Rockband competition Night.
• 6:30 p.m.: Roast Beef Dinner at Branch 71 District Legion in Invermere. $17.50/person. Reservations Recommended. Roast Beef has Yorkies, mashed potatoes, gravy, green salad, tea/coffee, dessert. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.
• 7 – 9 p.m.: Starlight …

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2016, February 12 – Out & About

Posted on February 12th, 2016 by


Friday, February 12th
• February 12th – 14th: Men’s Spiel. For more information, contact the Invermere Curling Centre by calling 250-342-3315, emailing invermerecurling@shaw.ca, visiting www.curlinginvermere.ca or going to “Invermere & District Curling Centre” on Facebook.
• 5 – 7 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre (SYC) YCC Challenges program.
• 6 p.m.: SYC games night.
• 6 p.m. – 12 a.m.: Steamboat Mountain Music Society is hosting a fundraiser at Edgewater Legion. Dinner from 6 – 8 p.m., live music from 8 p.m. – 12 a.m. Children welcome till 8 p.m. Membership sign up …

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2016, February 5 – Out & About

Posted on February 5th, 2016 by


Friday, February 5th
• February 5th – 7th: Junior cash spiel. For more information, contact the Invermere Curling Centre by calling 250-342-3315, emailing invermerecurling@shaw.ca, visiting www.curlinginvermere.ca or going to “Invermere & District Curling Centre” on Facebook.
• 5 – 7 p.m.: SYC YCC Challenges program.
• 6:30 p.m.: Chinese Food Dinner at Branch 71 District Legion in Invermere. $15/person. Reservations Required. Call 250-342-9517 by January 30th. Meat Draw and 50/50.
• 7 – 9 p.m.: Fairmont Ski Hill Annual Starlight Challenge February 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th, a fun recreational racing series.. …

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2016, January 29 – Out & About

Posted on January 29th, 2016 by


Friday, January 29th
• Rockies Pond Hockey Tourney Friday January 29th – Sunday January 31st, at Kinsmen Beach in Invermere. For more information and registration visit hockey-community.com/league/cvrockiespondhockey.
• 12 p.m.: Soup lunch at the Edgewater Legion. $6. Last Friday of each month.
• 5 – 7 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre (SYC) YCC Challenges program.
• 5:45 p.m.: Alliance Church, Invermere. Chili dinner and silent auction with entertainment to raise funds for materials to be used to construct a home in Ensenada, Mexico in March. Call 250-342-4454 for more information.
• 6:30 p.m.: …

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