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2017, August 3 – Out & About

Thursday, August 3rd

• 10:30 a.m.: Stretch and Move Classes for Seniors every Thursday with Jenette St. Jean at Invermere Seniors Hall.
• 4:30 – 6 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Chef-It-Up. Every Thursday. Learn to make delicious food on a budget.
• 5 – 6 p.m.: Wine tasting in the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort lobby every Thursday. $15/person or $25 for two.
• 5 – 8 p.m.: Beach Party every Thursday in August at Kinsmen Beach with Giant Jenga, sand volleyball, SUP, Zumba with instructor Julie Parent from 7:30 – 8 p.m., music and more!
• 6:30 p.m.: Texas Hold Em’ Tournament at the Invermere Legion every Thursday.

Friday, August 4th

• 10:30 a.m.: Stretch and Move Classes for Seniors every Thursday with Jenette St. Jean at Invermere Seniors Hall.
• 4:30 – 6 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Chef-It-Up. Every Thursday. Learn to make delicious food on a budget.
• 5 – 6 p.m.: Wine tasting in the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort lobby every Thursday. $15/person or $25 for two.
• 5 – 8 p.m.: Beach Party every Thursday in August at Kinsmen Beach with Giant Jenga, sand volleyball, SUP, Zumba with instructor Julie Parent from 7:30 – 8 p.m., music and more!
• 6:30 p.m.: Texas Hold Em’ Tournament at the Invermere Legion every Thursday.

Saturday, August 5th

• 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Farmers and Artists Market in downtown Invermere, every Saturday in the summer.
• 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Effusion Art Gallery features artist David Zimmerman in attendance.
• 7 p.m.: Bishop’s Book Cafe hosts an author’s reading of Cherry Pie Cure, an adult novel by M. Jane Colette. This free event will also include a book signing opportunity after the reading.

Sunday, August 6th

• Lake Windermere Ambassadors present Summer Splash at James Chabot Beach.
• 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Art in the Park in Pothole Park. Art from the creative people of the Columbia Valley, painting, sculpture, jewelry, woodwork, glass, live music and concession. No admission fee.
• 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Fairmont Hot Springs Resort’s first ever Duck Race! In Fairmont Creek below the RV Resort. 5 heats, with prizes for the top 3 winners. All proceeds go to the Columbia Valley Trail Society. $5 per duck. Call 1-800-663-4979 for more info.
• 9:45 p.m.: ‘The Boss Baby’ free moonlight movie at Mountainside Golf Course at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort.

Monday, August 7th

• Summer Art Camp with Black Star Studio at Pynelogs Cultural Centre from August 7th to 11th. Ages 7+. Register by calling 250-342-6663.
• 7 p.m.: Bingo at the Canal Flats Civic Centre, 1st and 3rd Monday of each month.
• Dusk: Movies in the Mountains at Pothole Park in Invermere featuring ‘Moana’. Enjoy a different movie every Monday in August. Cash concession.

Tuesday, August 8th

• 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Museum’s Summer Children’s program, every Tuesday for children 6 to 10 years old. This year’s theme: “In the Rockies We Will Go” with a weekly activity pertaining to the theme. Cost to participate is by donation to cover materials and snacks.
• 7 – 9 p.m.: Pynelogs Art Gallery Artist pARTy Soiree featuring pottery, photography, paintings, relief carved panels, masks and paddles by Alice Hale, John Niddrie, Tanya Brown, Deb Ede, Jack Olson & Jim McElroy. Music and cash bar. Show continues until August 20th.
• 10 p.m.: Karaoke at the Farside Pub in Fairmont every Tuesday night.

Wednesday, August 9th

• 11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets every Wednesday at the Curling Centre.
• 3 – 4 p.m.: Wild Ideas, a free drop-in program for Gr. 5-8 at the Invermere Library.
• 5 – 7:30 p.m.: Windermere Valley Farmers Institute (WDFI) ‘Make it, Bake it, Grow it’ Farmers Market, every Wednesday until the end of August at the WDFI AgriPark near the Crossroads on Highway 93/95.
• 6 – 7:30 p.m.: Wild Writer’s Squad, free drop-in program for Gr. 9-12 at the Invermere Library.

Thursday, August 10th

• 1 – 4 p.m.: Invermere Library’s Summer Reading Club activities for kids going into Gr. 1-5.
• 2 p.m.: Seniors Tea at the Invermere Library the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month. If you would like to attend but do not have transportation, please contact the library at 250-342-6416.

Friday, August 11th

• 11 a.m.: Invermere Library Pop-Up Story Time at Spider Web Park behind the hospital.
• 4 – 9 p.m.: Market on Main at the Radium Hot Springs Visitor Centre with Music by The Steadies from 7 – 9 p.m.
• 7 p.m.: Columbia Valley Car Club meeting at Rocky River Grill (Breakfast room of Kanata Inn). Volunteers needed for the Sept. Show & Shine! All are welcome. For info, call Vicki 250-342-1257.
• 7 – 10 p.m.: Local Live Music at Elements at Copper Point Resort every Friday & Saturday. Call for reservations 250-341-4002. This weekend features Dandelions on Friday and John Cronin on Saturday August 12th.

Invermere Library Hours

• Tuesday to Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
• Story Time: Thurs. 10:30 a.m. and Sat. 11 a.m.
• Drop-in LEGO Club: Saturday 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Radium Hot Springs Library Hours

• Tuesday: 6 – 8 p.m.
• Wednesday and Thursday: 1 – 4 p.m.
• Saturday: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
• LEGO for all ages: Saturday 10 a.m.

Windermere Valley Museum Hours

• Daily: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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