Toby Theatre

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

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

April 23rd – 26th, 7:30 p.m.: Never Say Never.

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:

FREE Skiing at Panorama Resort for all Local citizens of the valley. Bring a valid Drivers Licence for ID.

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. Volunteers needed for 2 hours. Email:

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Columbia Valley Cycling Society Bike and Gear Swap at the Invermere Community Centre. For info: 250-341-6080.

Nordic Pole Walking Clinic starts with Columbia Valley Lifesports. For info: 250-342-8737.

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

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.

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Free adult creative writing course Writing Out Loud taught by local author Sharon Wass. For info or pre-registration: 250-342-7688 or

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

Thursday, April 14th:

6:30 p.m.: Relay For Life Kick-Off Party at Copper Point Golf Club. Register your team! Live and Silent Auction. For info: 250-342-9059 or

Friday, April 15th:

7 p.m.: The Christmas Bureau of the Columbia Valley hosts Annual General Meeting at the Bistro Family Restaurant. For info call Gail at 250-342-6752 or Helen at 250-342-6789.

Saturday, April 16th:

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Radium Trash Bash with a BBQ afterwards. Organized by the Village of Radium Hot Springs. Meet at Higher Ground Coffee shop and bring gloves and brooms. All other supplies will be supplied. Bring a neighbour or two.

Monday, April 18th:

7:15 p.m.: Under His Wings, Ladies Night Out at Lake Windermere Alliance Church in Invermere. Guest speaker Ruth Furseth, retired international worker to China. Singing, food and fellowship. $8 per person. For info: 250-347-7750.

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.

Canal Flats Community Library hours:

Tuesday: 7- 8:30 p.m. For info: 250-349-5360.

Invermere Thrift Store hours:

Thursday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Friday and Saturday: 1 – 4 p.m.

Radium Blessings Thrift Store hours:

Thursday: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Friday and Saturday: Noon – 4 p.m.


Fridays 9:30 – 11.30 a.m.: Baby Goose/Baby Talk – free program for parents with babies under 18 months. Eileen Madson Elementary School. Contact April for info: 250-342-7668.

Fridays 7:30 p.m.: Crib or Whist at Invermere Seniors 50 Plus Club. For info: 250-342-9893.

Mondays 1:30 p.m.: Carpet bowling at Invermere Seniors 50 Plus Club. For info: 250-342-9893.

Mondays 6:15 p.m.: Zumba Fitness at Eileen Madson School. For info: 250-342-0241 or 250-342-3371.

Mondays 6:30 p.m.: Duplicate Bridge at Invermere Seniors 50 Plus Club. For info: 250-342-9893.