Toby Theatre

April 1st – April 2nd: Theatre is CLOSED.

April 6th – 9th, 7:30 p.m.: Gnomeo and Juliet.

April 13th – 16th, 7:30 p.m.: Just Go With It.

Friday, April 1st:

10:30 a.m.: Specially themed drop-in story time at the Invermere Public Library. For info:

6:30 p.m.: Mystery Night Jest for Fun at Higher Ground Coffee House in Radium. Hosted by Radium Public Library.

9:30 p.m.: Shane Philip, west-coast multi-instrumentalist and one-man phenomenon performs at Ray-Rays Beach Pub. Tickets are $10. For info: 250-342-8346 or

Saturday, April 2nd:

10:15 a.m.: Burton Snowboards presents the 24th Annual Easy Rider Cup at Panorama Resort. Full day with Banked Slalom, Slopestyle and Rail Jam. For info visit

1 p.m.: The Bighorns play Calgary Broncos at the Bighorn football field in Invermere. For info: 250-342-8852.

Sunday, April 3rd:

11 a.m.: 24th Annual Easy Rider Cup presented by Burton Snowboards continues at Panorama Resort. For info visit

Monday, April 4th:

Registration starts for Wings Over the Rockies Festival. Call 250-342-2473 or visit

6:30 p.m.: Annual General Meeting for Columbia Valley Search and Rescue at Ray Rays Beach Pub. $15 for annual membership. Members please R.S.V.P. to

Tuesday, April 5th:

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.: ART from the Heart: Part 7 Art Show starts. Featuring local school students at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. Runs until April 24th. For info: 250-342-4423.

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Pynelogs Cafe opens for the season. For info: 250-342-4423.

7 p.m.: Invermere Camera Club meeting. Contact Tanya for info:

Wednesday, April 6th:

Running clinics start with Columbia Valley Life Sports. For info: 250-342-8737.

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Open House at Sonshine Childrens Centre. Accepting registrations for September 2011 preschool. Call 250-341-6224. For info:

6 – 8 p.m.: Scrabble Night at Invermere Public Library. For info: 250-342-6416.

7:30 p.m.: Windermere Valley Rural Range Resource Patrol Annual General Meeting. For info: 250-341-5362.

Thursday, April 7th:

Nordic Pole Walking clinic, Thursdays or Sundays, starts with Columbia Valley Life Sports. For info: 250-342-8737.

Local Band The Halfsacks release their 2nd CD at Buds. No cover. For info: 250-341-1426 or visit

7 p.m.: Adult Slo-Pitch Invermere League Annual Meeting at the College of the Rockies. For info call Darla at 250-342-2808 or email:

Friday, April 8th:

7 p.m.: Jaclyn Guillou, jazz vocalist with a 4 piece band performs at Strands Old House Restaurant.

$10, reservations recommended. 250-342-6344.

Saturday, April 9th:

All Day Dance Workshop at the Invermere Legion presented by The Dance Tree. For info and registration: 250-342-0241 or 250-342-3371.

6:30 p.m.: Brisco Riding Club Annual Chili Dinner at the Brisco Hall. $25 per family or $8 single.

7:00 p.m.: The Friends of Kootenay National Park Annual General Meeting at The Prestige Inn, Radium.

7:30 p.m.: Ancient Pictographs presented by Brad Himour. Part of Wild Voices Speakers Series sponsored by The Friends of Kootenay at Prestige Inn, Radium Hot Springs. Admission by donation.

8 p.m.: David Thompson Secondary School Stage Band presents the 28th Annual Big Band Dance at Invermere Community Hall. Cocktails at 7:30 p.m. $25 per person. For info:

Sunday, April 10th:

9 – 11 a.m.: Drop off gear at the 4th Annual Bike and Gear swap at the Invermere Community Centre. Hosted by the Columbia Valley Cycling Society.

Bike and gear sale from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For info: 250-341-6080.

Monday, April 11th:

12:30 – 2:30 p.m.: Parents Reading Children Succeeding, free for parents and toddlers at Eileen Madson Elementary School. For info or pre-registration: 250-342-7668 or

Free adult creative writing course Writing Out Loud

taught by Sharon Wass. For info or pre-registration: 250-342-7688 or

Tuesday, April 12th:

Pilates for Golf classes start with Pilates Pursuits. For info: 250-342-6600.

7 p.m.: Cinefest final film of the season at Pynelogs Cultural Centre, Lovers in a Dangerous Time. Movie was filmed in Creston. For info: 250-342-7071.

Wednesday, April 13th:

5:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Opening Night artist event for Art from the Heart Art Show at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. For info: 250-342-4423.

The 2011 Business Excellence Awards presented at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. For info and tickets: 250-342-2844.