Toby Theatre

September 23rd – 24th, 8 p.m.: Cowboys and Aliens.

October 7th – 8th, 10th – 15th, 8 p.m.: Spy Kids 4: All The Time In The World.

Due to a restructuring of movie film distribution in Canada, the Toby Theatre will only be open for 1 movie per month this fall and winter. For info:

Friday, September 23rd:

10:30 a.m.: Drop-in Story Time for preschoolers at Invermere Public Library. For info: 250-342-6416.

7:30 p.m.: Columbia Valley Rockies versus North Okanagan Knights at the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena. For info:

Saturday, September 24th:

Headbanger Trail Challenge trail run in Radium Hot Springs. Fundraiser for the Radium Public Library. Starts at 10 a.m. from the Radium Seniors Hall. Race package pick-up is 8-9 a.m. to register. Phone race director, Ron, at 250-347-2456 for more info.

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Lake Windermere Shoreline Cleanup. Meet at the cleanup base station at Kinsmen Beach, all materials will be provided. To sign up contact Lake Windermere Ambassadors: 250-341-6898 or show up at cleanup base station.

11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Gals Global Animal Lovers Canada fundraiser BBQ at Invermere Home Hardware. For info visit

11 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Youth workshop, New Now, for young filmmakers exploring contemporary First Nations film at Akisqnuk First Nation Hall. Free workshop open to Native or non-Native youth aged

12-20. Offered by Cineworks Independent Filmmakers Society (Vancouver). For info and pre-registration call 604-685-3841 or e-mail [email protected].

7:30 p.m.: Columbia Valley Rockies versus Creston Valley Thunder Cats at the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena. For info:

Sunday, September 25th:

Free Body Blast workout offered by Fitness4Life owner Jill Andrews and personal trainers Kate Atkinson and Hayley Wilson. For info contact Hayley: 250-342-0503 or email [email protected].

9 a.m.: B.C. Hockey Officiating Clinic at Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena. Windermere Valley Minor Hockey Association is in need of officials. Register on-line at or call 250-342-0042.

10 a.m.: Second annual Kootenay Krusher endurance mountain bike race at Nipika Mountain Resort. Partnership between the Columbia Valley Cycling Society and Nipika and a fundraiser for the local volunteer cycling club. $75 entry fee. Register at For info call Adrian: 250-342-6301. Volunteers needed, e-mail: [email protected].

Tuesday, September 27th:

Flower Picking Day in Invermere, courtesy of the District of Invermere Flower Crew. Please only cut annual flowers and be respectful with roots, grasses, shrubs and perennials. Enjoy! For info: 250-342-9281.

Wednesday, September 28th:

Columbia Valley Salmon Festival starts. Field trips for children and youth and fun-filled day at the Little Badger Early Learning Centre. For info call Andi: 250-345-6049 or e-mail: [email protected].

3:30 – 6:30 p.m.: DIY Animation Redux, cartoon workshop for ages 9+. For info and registration: 250-342-4423.

Friday, September 30th:

12 noon: Columbia Salmon Festival Charity Golf Tournament at Riverside Golf Course at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Registration opens at 11 a.m. Texas scramble. Teams of four. $100 per person includes green fee, power cart, dinner, gratuity and tax. To register: 250-345-6346.

Saturday, October 1st:

1 p.m.: Bighorns against Vernon at Bighorns football field in Invermere.

11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Salmon monument celebrations at Chabot Provincial Park.

6 – 10 p.m.: Salmon gala dinner at Fairmont Resort.

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.

Fridays 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 5 – 8 p.m.: Public Indoor Rock Climbing at J.A. Laird School in Invermere. $5 drop-in fee.

Also Saturdays and Sundays. For info: 250-342-9413.

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

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

Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m.: Floor Curling at Invermere Seniors 50 Plus Club. For info: 250-342-9893.

Wednesdays 7:15 p.m.: Ceilidh Night at the Invermere Legion. For info: 250-688-0965.