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2017, June 23 – Out & About

Posted on June 23rd, 2017 by


Friday, June 23rd
• Attention Local Service Organizations: Be part of the Mountain Mosaic Festival of the Arts on July 1st at Kinsmen Beach. Set up your stall/station and promote your organization at this family friendly event. Call CV Arts to book your space at 250-342-4423.
• 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Contractor Appreciation Day at RONA North Star Hardware with sales, prizes, demonstrations and free lunch.
• 2 – 6 p.m.: The Shuswap Indian Band is celebrating National Aboriginal Day outdoors at their Community Building with a grand march, drumming, dancing, raffles, …

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2017, June 16 – Out & About

Posted on June 16th, 2017 by


Friday, June 16th
• Attention Local Service Organizations: Be part of the Mountain Mosaic Festival of the Arts on July 1st at Kinsmen Beach. Set up your stall/station and promote your organization at this family friendly event. Call CV Arts to book your space at 250-342-4423.
• 4 – 7 p.m.: Fairmont Hot Springs Resort’s (FHSR)Long Drive Competition at Fairmont Airport. How far can you drive the ball down the 6000’ runway? $15 for 3 balls ($10 for 12 & under). Followed by dinner at Mountainside Grille $10, participants receive 2-for-1.
• 7 …

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2017, June 9 – Out & About

Posted on June 9th, 2017 by


Friday, June 9th
• The Columbia Valley Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a mainstream square dance weekend June 9th and 10th at the Invermere Community Hall. Callers: Barry Sjolin from Penticton and Gary Winter from Edmonton. Friday night dance from 8 – 10 p.m.; Saturday morning 9 – 11 a.m.; and Saturday night 7:30 – 10 p.m. Square Dancers: all 3 Sessions for $25/person. Contact Albert at 250-347-6573 for more info. Spectators are welcome!
• 10:30 a.m.: Baby Rhyme Time at the Invermere Public Library for parents and babies 0-24 …

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2017, June 2 – Out & About

Posted on June 2nd, 2017 by


Friday, June 2nd
• Canal Days continue: Keg River Race at 3:30 p.m. Youth Bingo at 5:30 p.m. for ages 8 to 16.
• Windermere Valley Dirt Riders Club presents their 2nd annual Dirtbiking Race, the Panorama Hare Scramble at Panorama Resort with 200-300 riders. Runs all weekend. Visit panoramaresort.com to pre-register.
• 10:30 a.m.: Baby Rhyme Time at the Invermere Public Library for parents and babies 0-24 months. Must pre-register for this free program. Every Friday till June 23rd.
• 6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 …

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2017, May 26 – Out & About

Posted on May 26th, 2017 by


Friday, May 26th
• 10:30 a.m.: Baby Rhyme Time at the Invermere Public Library for parents and babies 0-24 months. Must pre-register for this free program. Every Friday till June 23rd.
• 12 p.m.: Seniors soup lunch at the Edgewater Legion. $6. Last Friday of each month.
• 6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
• 6:30 p.m.: United Dance will be showcasing their talents at the year end recital at David Thompson Secondary School. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts …

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2017, May 19 – Out & About

Posted on May 19th, 2017 by


Friday, May 19th
• Invermere Caregiver’s Support Group meets the 3rd Friday of each month. Contact facilitator Leanne Brooks at 250-341-5683 for more information.
• 10:30 a.m.: Baby Rhyme Time at the Invermere Public Library for parents and babies 0-24 months. Program is free, but you must pre-register. Runs every Friday from May 19th to June 23rd.
• 12 – 5 p.m.: Rotary hosts their annual Garage Sale at Deck Storage, Unit #56 in Athalmer. All proceeds go to supporting Rotary projects.
• 1 p.m.: Duplicate Bridge at Invermere Seniors Hall, $2. Everyone …

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2017, May 12 – Out & About

Posted on May 12th, 2017 by


Friday, May 12th
• 1 p.m.: Duplicate Bridge at Invermere Seniors Hall, $2. Everyone welcome. Every Friday.
• 1 p.m.: Canasta at Canal Flats Seniors Hall every Friday.
• 6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
• 7 p.m.: Columbia Valley Car Club meeting at Rocky River Grill (Breakfast Room of Kanata Inn). Owning a classic car is not a necessity to join. All car enthusiasts welcome! For more info call Vicki at 250-342-1257.
Saturday, May 13th
• 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.: DTSS …

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2017, May 5 – Out & About

Posted on May 5th, 2017 by


Friday, May 5th
• 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Wings Over the Rockies Art Show at Pynelogs featuring Lil Peeps. Show continues until May 14th.
• 6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
• 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 Oct. to June.
• 7:30 p.m.: ‘Songs of the Land’ Valley Voices Spring Concert at Christ Church Trinity. Tickets $10/adults, $5/children available at …

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2017, April 28 – Out & About

Posted on April 28th, 2017 by


Friday, April 28th
• Go online and register for the Wings Over the Rockies Festival running May 8th to 14th. Register 24/7 at www.wingsovertherockies.org.
• 12 p.m.: Seniors soup lunch at the Edgewater Legion. $6. Last Friday of each month.
• 6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
• 7 – 9 p.m.: Fairmont Hot Springs Resort hosts an exhibit of artwork by Paula Cravens with a wine and cheese meet and greet.
• The legendary cover band BC/CD play at Shakman’s. Doors …

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2017, April 21 – Out & About

Posted on April 21st, 2017 by


Friday, April 21st
• Go online and register for the Wings Over the Rockies Festival running May 8th to 14th. Register 24/7 at www.wingsovertherockies.org.
• Kitchen Sink Experiments Club at the Invermere Public Library. A free 4 week club held on Fridays. Students K-Gr. 4. Must pre-register at 250-342-6416.
• 6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
• 7 p.m.: Town Hall Meeting BCWF – The Future of BC’s Fish and Wildlife. Concerned about the future of fish and wildlife populations, and …

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2017, April 14 – Out & About

Posted on April 14th, 2017 by


Friday, April 14th
• Go online and register for the Wings Over the Rockies Festival running May 8th to 14th. Register 24/7 at www.wingsovertherockies.org.
• 6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
• 9 p.m.: Live music with Valley Forged at the Farside Pub in Fairmont. Also on Saturday April 15th.
Saturday, April 15th
• 8:30 – 11 a.m.: Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Decorating at Edgewater Hall, $5 small plate; $6 large plate. Egg decorating $2 for 2 eggs and an entry …

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2017, April 7 – Out & About

Posted on April 7th, 2017 by


Friday, April 7th
• 1 p.m.: Duplicate Bridge at Invermere Seniors Hall, $2. Everyone welcome. Every Friday.
• 1 p.m.: Canasta cards at Canal Flats Seniors Hall every Friday.
• 6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
• 7 – 8 p.m.: Your opinion matters, and so does your vision. Share your thoughts on the future of outdoor recreation in the Columbia Valley with Greenways Trail Alliance at the CV Chamber of Commerce, Invermere. Refreshments will be served. Check out the 2017 …

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Easy Rider Snowboard Cup Celebrates 30 years

Posted on March 31st, 2017 by


As the snowboard and ski season winds to a close, Panorama Mountain Resort will host the 30th annual Easy Rider Snowboard Cup April 1st and 2nd. The event is a fun way for snowboarders of all ages and abilities to get out on the hill for one last competition.
“It is a banked slalom event; it’s a snowboard event too, by the way. There are no skiers allowed and basically the run is built with lots of banked turns around gates and in a couple cases trees,” said event founder …

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2017, March 31 – Out & About

Posted on March 31st, 2017 by


Friday, March 31st
• 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Volunteers from the Canadian Cancer Society will be selling fresh daffodils at Sobeys, AG Valley Foods and in Radium at Mountainside Market. Put a little spring in your home and help the CCS in its research, patient support and public education.
• 12 p.m.: Seniors soup lunch at the Edgewater Legion. $6. Last Friday of each month.
• 1 p.m.: Duplicate Bridge at Invermere Seniors Hall, $2. Everyone welcome. Every Friday.
• 1 p.m.: Canasta cards at Canal Flats Seniors Hall every Friday.
• 6 p.m.: …

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2017, March 24 – Out & About

Posted on March 24th, 2017 by


Friday, March 24th
• 1 p.m.: Duplicate Bridge at Invermere Seniors Hall, $2. Everyone welcome. Every Friday.
• 1 p.m.: Canasta cards at Canal Flats Seniors Hall every Friday.
• 6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
• 8 p.m.: Enjoy music by the Swillbillies at the Farside in Fairmont. No cover.
Saturday, March 25th
• Art From the Heart Sneak Peak at Copper Point Resort runs March 25th to April 1st. The 20 pieces considered for the poster art will be displayed and …

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2017, March 17 – Out & About

Posted on March 17th, 2017 by


Friday, March 17th
• High Notes Music Festival at Panorama Mountain Resort. Line up includes Jim Byrnes, Barney Bentall, Leeroy Stagger, Shred Kelly, Speed Control, The Lion The Bear The Fox and 100 Mile House plus local talent Raven McAllister, L8, Small Town Dirtbags and Elk Run & Riot. Visit www.panoramaresort.com/High-Notes/ for schedule details and tickets. Also Saturday March 18th.
• Canal Flats hosts the 8th annual Canal Flats Curling Bonspiel, a fundraiser for the Canal Flats Community Society. For more information or to register please call the arena at 250-349-5617. …

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2017, March 10 – Out & About

Posted on March 10th, 2017 by


Friday, March 10th
• 1 p.m.: Duplicate Bridge at Invermere Seniors Hall, $2. Everyone welcome. Every Friday.
• 1 p.m.: Canasta cards at Canal Flats Seniors Hall every Friday.
• 6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
• 7 p.m.: Jubilee Mountain, a local bluegrass folk trio, are performing at Strand’s Old House Restaurant. No cover charge.
Saturday, March 11th
• 10 a.m.: Lego for all ages at the Radium Public Library every Saturday.
• 10 a.m.: St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for all ages at …

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March 3, 2017 – Out & About

Posted on March 3rd, 2017 by


Friday, March 3rd
• Invermere Coffee Fest runs March 3rd to Sunday March 5th. For details on the 16 coffee, tea, beer, chocolate and honey workshops and to register visit www.InvermereCoffeeFest.com. Summary of today’s workshops and times below (must pre-register):
– 9 – 10 a.m.: Bean There done That 1.0 at Kicking Horse Coffee, $15, includes tour of facility.
– 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Espresso Pulling at Eagle Ranch, $30, hosted by Jeremy Ho.
– 1 – 2 p.m.: Bean There done That 2.0 at Kicking Horse Coffee, $15, includes tour of …

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2017, February 24 – Out & About

Posted on February 24th, 2017 by


Friday, February 24th
• 12 p.m.: Seniors soup lunch at the Edgewater Legion. $6. Last Friday of each month.
• 6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
• 6 – 9:30 p.m.: Bryce Huston makes his live music debut at Shakman’s Bar and Grill. Tickets $20 which covers entry, one album and a drink voucher and are available at Do Nothing Floatation and Om Organics.
• 7 p.m.: GhostBoy is bringing their unique brand of music to Strand’s Old House Restaurant. A …

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2017, February 10 – Out & About

Posted on February 10th, 2017 by


Friday, February 10th
• Windermere Valley Child Care New Playground Fundraiser with Little Caesars pizza! To order your pizza kit contact a parent of a registered child or call Pat at 250-342-3168 or wvccs@telus.net by February 14th. Pizza pick-up is Friday February 24th between 6 – 7 p.m. at the daycare.
• 1 p.m.: Duplicate Bridge at Invermere Seniors Hall, $2. Everyone welcome. Every Friday.
• 1 p.m.: Canasta at Canal Flats Seniors Hall every Friday.
• 6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at …

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