May 18th – 21st, 7:30 p.m.: Rango.
May 25th – 28th: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Rodrick Rules.
June 1st – 4th: CLOSED
Friday, May 20th:
11 – 4 p.m.: Pynelogs Cultural Center Gallery open daily. Art show until May 29th features artists Cat McDiarmid, Marilyn Oliver, Jon Howlet, Stan Lukasiewicz, Lona Belle Damstrom and Bill Croft. For info: 250-342-4423.
6:30 p.m.: Roast Beef Dinner at Invermere Legion, Branch 71. For info: 250-688-0640.
9 p.m.: Bloom, a rock and reggae band, performs at The White House in Windermere.
Saturday, May 21st:
7 a.m. onward: Garage and Bake Sale at 1215 – 10th Avenue in support of the Underwear Affair, raising money for cancer research. Bring your to- go coffee mug and buy a coffee as well. For info: uncoverthecure.org.
9 a.m. – 12 noon: Yard Sale and Pancake breakfast at the Akisqnuk Arbour. For info call Linda: 250-342-6301.
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Windermere Farmers Market at Windermere Hall. For info: 250-342-6210.
10 a.m. : An unrestrained expression of emotion, an exhibition with artists Sandra Chapman, Murray Phillips and Carmel Clare at Effusion Art Gallery. Artist reception follows from 4 – 7 p.m. For info: 250-341-6877.
10 a.m.: Exhibition and book launch, Armand. F. Vallee at the Artym Gallery. Exhibition until May 29th. For info: 250-342-7566.
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Kayak and Canoe season kick-off at Columbia River Kayak and Canoe. Bratwurst barbecue and refreshments. For info: 250-342-7397.
12 noon – 3 p.m.: Guided walking tour of Marion Creek Benchland hosted by Nature Conservancy of Canada. Meet at Columbia Ridge Community Hall, 6890 Columbia Lake Road. Depart at 1 p.m. Bring sturdy walking shoes, water bottle and camera. Barbecue to follow. R.S.V.P. 250-342-5521 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
12 noon – 4 p.m.: Grand Opening of the Water Treatment Plant at Windermere Water & Sewer Company, 1164 Windermere Loop Road. Tours of the plant, beef on a bun lunch and beverages provided. For info: 250-342-6999.
1 – 4 p.m.: Kazuri Bead Sale. Handmade African Jewellery at Pynelogs Gallery. Pre-sale and Luncheon at Pynelogs Cafe 11:30 a.m. Limited tickets at One Hour Photo $20. Sponsored by Valley GOGO Sisters in support of African grandmothers.
7 – 9 p.m.: Music on Main preview on Main Street West, Radium Hot Springs. Music by Dry Gulch Ramblers. Sponsored by Elk Park Ranch.
Sunday, May 22nd:
10 a.m.: Windermere Beach Clean-up. Hidden Bay Marina members meet at the central marina in front of Janisch/Ayrtons. Please bring trucks, trailers, rakes, shovels, clippers, weed whippers, tools, work gloves etc. Hot Dogs and Lemonade after the clean-up. For info: 250-342-3123.
Wednesday, May 25th:
6 p.m.: Free workshop about eBooks and eReaders at the Invermere Public Library. Call 250-342-6416 to register or e-mail email@example.com. For info visit: invermere.bclibrary.ca.
Friday, May 27th:
2 – 4 p.m.: A pirates life for me! Special event for children, Grades 1 – 5, at the Invermere Library. Scavenger hunt, crafts, costumes, stories and of course TREASURE! Pre-registration is required, space limited. Visit invermere.bclibrary.ca or call 250-342-6416.
6:30 p.m.: Schnitzel Dinner at Invermere Legion, Branch 71. For info: 250-688-0640.
Saturday, May 28th:
5:30 p.m.: Japan benefit live music concert at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. Tickets are $30, available from Essentials Department Store, Spring Health Food Store and One-Hour Photo. $32 at the door.
Tuesday, May 31st:
REACH Art Show at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. 7th Annual art show featuring art from David Thompson Secondary School students. Scheduled until June 12th. Opening Event on Wednesday, June 1st. For info: 250-342-4423.
Wednesday, June 1st:
Opening Event for REACH 7th Annual Art Show at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. Featuring art from David Thompson Secondary School students. For info: 250-342-9216 ext. 146 or 250-342-4423.
7 a.m.: Tim Hortons Camp Day. This annual event will help raise money to send kids from our community on a camping adventure of a lifetime. Fund raising and fun activities throughout the day. Your fave local restaurant hosts will be there to serve you coffee.
1 – 3 p.m.: Free Job Search and Resume Preparation Workshop at the Radium Information Centre with an employment counsellor from the Columbia Valley Employment Centre. For info and registration: 250-347-9331 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
7 p.m.: Canal Flats Days 2011, from June 1st to June 5th, starts with Canal Days Idol. For info on Canal Days: 250-349-5447.
Friday, June 3rd:
2:30 – 5:30 p.m.: Paddle to the Pacific – Launch at Kinsmen Beach. Fur Trade entertainment. Brigade arrival at 4:30 p.m. Dinner and Dance at Invermere Legion at 6 p.m. $12.50 per person. To reserve call: 250-342-9517. www.2011brigade.org.
Saturday, June 4th:
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.: 3rd annual Garage Sale at Sonshine Children Centre at 320 – 10th Avenue. Accepting donation of gently used items during centre hours Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 p.m. Proceeds go to educational equipment. For info: 250-341-6224 or email email@example.com.