June 26th – 29th, 8 p.m.: Mirror, Mirror.
June 30th, July 2nd – 6th, 8 p.m.: The Avengers.
For info: www.tobytheatre.com.
Friday, June 15th:
5:30 p.m.: Columbia Valley Chamber evening mixer at Lakeshore Resort with guest speaker Keith Henry, CEO of B.C. Aboriginal Tourism. Entertainment by First Nations traditional dancers. BBQ brats provided by host Akisqnuknik Development Corporation. For info and registration: 250-342-2844.
7:30 p.m.: Mary Schffer, Mountain Woman, a 50-minute multimedia historical enactment created and performed by Shirley Truscott from Banff at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. Musical interludes by cellist Elizabeth Sorochan. Hosted by Wildsight. Tickets are $10 at the Book Bar and Pynelogs. For info: 250-342-4423.
Saturday, June 16th:
9 – 11 a.m.: Windermere Water Meeting at Windermere Elementary School Gym. Sharing of the community survey results, feedback and listening to ideas. Working groups to discuss the best approach to water system upgrade opportunities. For info: www.rdek.bc.ca or call 1-800-478-7335.
9 a.m. – 12 noon: Windermere Valley Healthy Snack Challenge at the Invermere Community Hall. Bring a sample of your healthy snack, the recipe and a picture of your family cooking it. Top three entries to be featured at the Mountain Mosaic Canada Day Celebration and voted on by the public. A project by Windermere Valley Early Childhood Development Team. For info: 250-341-3952.
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Invermeres Farmers Market opens for the summer season. Downtown Invermere. Market will run every Saturday until September 8th.
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.: BBQ fundraiser for Global Animal Lovers Society at Home Hardware.
11 a.m. – 7 p.m.: National Aboriginal Day Festival at Lakeshore Resort and Campground. Special guest speaker and entertainers. Culturally prepared cuisine, exhibits, food vendors, business displays, arts and craft demonstrations. Presented by Akisqnuknik Development Corporation.
12 noon: 23rd Annual Coys Fun Day at Coys Par 3 Golf Course. Sponsored by Fairmont and District Lions Club. Lots of prizes. Roast-beef dinner. Tickets on sale at Coys Par 3.
3 p.m. – 10 a.m. (Sunday): Relay for Life at David Thompson Secondary School track. More than twenty teams to participate. Public welcome. Fundraising for cancer research. For info visit www.relaybc.ca.
4 – 7 p.m.: Fathers Day BBQ and lobster tail at the Edgewater Community Hall. $15 per person, $10 seniors, $1 x the childs age up to 10 years. Beef, chicken, salads, dessert and beverage. Add a lobster tail for $8. Hosted by the Edgewater Recreation Society. For info: 250-270-0340.
4 – 9 p.m.: 1st Annual East Kootenay Beer Festival at Mountainside Golf Course at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. $25 in advance and $30 at the door.
For info and tickets : 250-345-6070.
Sunday, June 17th:
5:30 p.m.: Fathers Day BBQ and Auction at the Brisco and District Community Hall. Hosted by the ladies of the Brisco Community Aid. Steak and hamburger, potatoes, beans, salads and desserts. Chinese Auction of a Hobby Horse hand-crafted by Fred Blumstengel.
Monday, June 18th:
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Community In Service, Customer Service Training for Columbia Valley Business at Copper Point Resort. A two half-day training event. Runs on Tuesday, June 19th as well. $50 per participant, $25 for members of the Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce. Register by calling College of the Rockies, Invermere: 250-342-3210.
12 noon: General membership meeting and luncheon for the Radium Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Radium. To be held at the Radium Seniors Community Hall. $12 per person for buffet style lunch. To register please call 250-347-9331.
Tuesday, June 19th:
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Community In Service, Customer Service Training for Columbia Valley Business at Copper Point Resort. $50 per participant, $25 for members of the Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce. Register by calling College of the Rockies, Invermere: 250-342-3210.
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Options for Sexual Health clinic at Invermere Health Unit. For info: 250-342-OPTS (6787).
7 p.m.: Annual General Meeting for Summit Trail Makers Society at Lions Club Hall. Guest speaker: Chic Scott from Banff/Canmore, with a slide presentation on the life of Hans Gmoser Deep Powder and Steep Rock. Public welcome, admission by donation.
Wednesday, June 20th:
5 – 8 p.m.: Lake Windermere Management Plan Implementation Open House at the Windermere Community Hall. Presentation, question and answer period to start at 6 p.m. For info visit: www.rdek.bc.ca or call 250-489-0313.
7 – 9 p.m.: Artist opening at Pynelogs featuring Val MacPhee, John Niddrie, Marty Ryan, Jim Lawrence, Tom Syminton, Gerry George and Cathy Parkes. For info: 250-342-4423.
Thursday, June 21st:
7 – 9 p.m.: National Aboriginal Day Workshop and Celebration at Christ Church Trinity. Facilitated by Deb Fisher. For info call: 250-342-6644 or Nadine at 250-342-4473.
Saturday, June 23rd:
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Electronics recycling program at Invermere Community Hall. Visit www.return-it.ca/electronics/products for a list of acceptable items.