April 29th – 30th: CLOSED.
May 4th – 7th: CLOSED.
Friday, April 29th:
6:30 p.m.: 1/4 Chicken BBQ Dinner at the Invermere Legion, Branch 71. Entertainment by Don Davies Quartet from Kimberley. For info: 250-688-0640.
7:30 p.m.: The Friends of Kootenay presents World Heritage Site, In Your Backyard! at David Thompson Secondary School Theatre. Presentation by Jim Thorsell, senior advisor UNESCOs World Heritage Committee. Admission is $7.
Saturday, April 30th:
8 a.m. – 12 noon: Pancake Breakfast and Yard Sale at Akisqnuk First Nation Arbour. $5 per table includes pancake breakfast. For info call Linda: 250-342-6301.
9 a.m.: Registration starts for Lake Windermere District Rod and Gun Clubs Elmer Fudd Fun Shoot. Rabbit and low flying targets only. Two-day event at Rauch Homestead Range. For info: 250-341-3254, email@example.com or www.lwrodgun.org.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: ICAN 2nd Annual Adoption Event. Cats, bunny and guinea pig up for adoption. Bring a carrier if you wish to adopt. For info: 250-341-7888 or www.icanhelpapet.com.
Sunday, May 1st:
10 a.m.: Mike, Denise and Michelle Hartmann-Echterling from Hart to Heart Ministries will be at the Radium Christian Fellowship.
3 p.m.: Poppy Poster/Literary Awards Presentation in the Invermere Legion Veterans Hall. For info: 250-342-0100.
Monday, May 2nd:
VOTE! This is Election Day. For more information on voting, including the list of authorized pieces of identification, check the brochure you received by mail or visit www.elections.ca.
Wings over The Rockies start with various events throughout the week. For info: 250-342-2473 or www.wingsovertherockies.org.
11a.m. – 4 p.m.: Lil Peeps Art Show at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. Showcases works created by valley children aged 18 months to 4 years old. Runs May 2nd – 8th and coincides with Wings Over the Rockies festival and the Wings Over The Rockies Art Show. For info: 250-342-4423.
Wednesday, May 4th:
Columbia Valleys 60-day Get Fit Challenge begins at the Valley Fitness Centre. Presented by Fitness4Life and VFC. For info email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, May 6th:
12 noon – 2 p.m.: Mothers Day Luncheon at Edgewater Legion. Chili, quiche or stampede beans. Salad, buns and dessert. Coffee, tea or juice. Sponsored by All Saints Church Guild. Door prizes. $5 per person. For info call Jean: 250-347-9344.
Saturday, May 7th:
1:30 p.m.: Bighorns play the Calgary Colts at
Bighorns football field behind Invermere Fire Hall.
1 – 3:30 p.m.: Mothers Day Spring Luncheon and Bake Sale at Windermere Community Hall. Hosted by Windermere Hospital Auxiliary. $5 admission. Raffle tickets available at door for some great spring items. Live entertainment. For info: 250-345-6635.
6 p.m.: Old Time Barn Dance at the Invermere Community Hall. Refreshments, dinner, Wings Festival retrospective, auction and dance to L8te. $50 per person. Tax receipts will be issued. For info: 250-342-2473.
Wednesday, May 11th:
5 – 8 p.m.: Open House at the Columbia Valley R.C.M.P. Detachment. All toys, ATVs, snow machines, boats and cars will be available to view. The police dog will be also be on hand, and food will be provided by the Lions Club and Tim Hortons.
7 p.m.: Annual General Meeting for the Edgewater Recreation Society at the Edgewater Community Hall. New directors need to be voted in. For info call Elke: 250-347-9554 or Tammy 250-347-9324.
Thursday, May 12th:
6 p.m.: Japanese dinner by David Thompson Secondary Schools chef training class and a screening at 6:45 p.m. of Spirited Away. A fundraiser for victims of the Japan earthquake and tsunami. $12 per adults and $8 for children under the age of 12. Tickets available at DTSS and The Book Bar.
Invermere Library hours:
Tuesday to Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Radium Library hours:
Tuesday: 6 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday: 1 – 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 12 noon.
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.