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2017, January 13 – Out & About

Posted on January 13th, 2017 by


Friday, January 13th
• 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.
• 3 – 5 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Outdoor Games (weather permitting). Call 250-342-3033 for more info.
• 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. – close: Live Music with Smoking Rays at Bear’s Paw Bar & Grill in Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Also Saturday January 14th.
Saturday, January 14th
• Local’s Day at …

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2017, January 6 – Out & About

Posted on January 6th, 2017 by


Friday, January 6th
• 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.
• 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.: LEGO Club at Invermere Public Library. All ages welcome (under 8 accompanied by an adult please). Weekly building challenges will be awaiting you! Activity is free.
• 4 – 7 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Game Show Night. Call 250-342-3033 or visit their Facebook page for more information.
• 6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 …

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2016, December 30 – Out & About

Posted on December 30th, 2016 by


Friday, December 30th
• 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.
• 3:30 – 5 p.m.: Skating Party at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort’s skating rink near the main lodge. Bring your own skates as rentals are not available.
• 6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
Saturday, December 31st
• 10 a.m.: Lego for all ages at the Radium Public Library every Saturday.
• 11 a.m.: Preschool …

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2016, December 23 – Out & About

Posted on December 23rd, 2016 by


Friday, December 23rd
• 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.: LEGO Club at Invermere Public Library. All ages welcome (under 8 accompanied by an adult please). Weekly building challenges will be awaiting you! Activity is free.
• 5 – 9 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Holiday Party with karaoke, games, white elephant gift exchange (bring something cool that’s 2nd hand, wrap it up!).
• 6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
Saturday, December 24th
• 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Pancake Breakfast with Santa at Fairmont …

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2016, December 16 – Out & About

Posted on December 16th, 2016 by


Friday, December 16th
• Invermere Caregiver’s Support Group monthly meeting on the 3rd Friday of each month. Contact facilitator Leanne Brooks at 250-341-5683 for more information. .
• 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.: LEGO Club at Invermere Public Library. All ages welcome (under 8 accompanied by an adult please). Weekly building challenges will be awaiting you! Activity is free.
• 6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
Saturday, December 17th
• 10 a.m.: Christmas Crafts and Storytime for pre-schoolers at the Radium Library.
• 10 …

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2016, December 9 – Out & About

Posted on December 9th, 2016 by


Friday, December 9th
• 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Alice Hale’s Christmas Pottery Sale at 2421 Westside Road. Also December 10th.
• 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.: LEGO Club at Invermere Public Library. All ages welcome (under 8 accompanied by an adult please). Weekly building challenges will be awaiting you! Activity is free. Also on Friday December 16th.
• 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: The Summit Youth Centre will be taking donations at Valley Foods. All programs and activities at the Youth Centre are free of cost to youth aged 12 to 18. Thank …

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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
• 7 – …

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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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Radium CAO recognized

Posted on August 26th, 2016 by


The chief administrative officer for the Village of Radium Hot Springs has been honoured by the Local Government Management Association (LGMA) for his service in municipal work. Mark Read was recognized at the Radium Hot Springs council meeting on Wednesday, August 17th with Radium mayor Clara Reinhardt presenting him with a pin from the LGMA commemorating his 25 years working in the industry.
When Mr. Read graduated from York University with a political science and international relations degree, he never dreamed he’d end up working in municipalities.
His original intention was to …

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