Toby Theatre

June 26th – 29th, 8 p.m.: Mirror, Mirror.

For info:

Friday, June 8th:

Brits Best Classics car show weekend in Radium Hot Springs. Starts with meet-and-greet at Radium Resort on the Friday evening. For info, or to register by June 1st, go to

5 – 7 p.m.: Show opening of the late Susan Stewarts (Spillimacheen. See In Memoriam on page 33) art work at the Golden Art Gallery. The art gallery is featuring a retrospective of her work. Susans work will be on display until June 26th.

6 – 9 p.m.: Danny McBride Exhibition at The Artym Gallery. For info: 250-342-7566.

Saturday, June 9th:

10 a.m.: British car and bike show in Radium Hot Springs. Hosted by the Calgary MG Car Club. British cars and bikes will be on display at Legends Field. For info visit

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Bighorns Football registration (until 11 a.m.) at the Bighorns football field. Midget Football for boys aged 15 to 19 years of age. Get to know the game. BBQ to follow for players and families. No experience is required. Wear cleats or running shoes. Coaches needed as well. For info email

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: 3rd annual Radium Days in Radium Hot Springs. Parade down Main Street Radium at 10 a.m. Market at Legends Field with vendors and many fun activities. Rotary Concession at Brents Shack. Local band L8TE performs at 11 a.m. For info: 250-347-9331.

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Car wash at Syndicates parking lot, Athalmer. A 2012 Dry Grad fundraiser for David Thompson Secondary Schools graduating class. For info: 250-342-9213.

Tuesday, June 12th:

8 a.m.: Columbia Valley Chamber Breakfast meeting with Su Baker, Business Analyst, Community Futures. Presenting Economic Gardening, a pilot project for providing sophisticated marketing data to small business. For info and registration: 250-342-2844.

12:30 p.m.: Pie-in-the-face fundraiser for 2012 Dry Grad at David Thompson Secondary School. A minimum $2 donation to throw a pie at a 2012 graduating student. For info: 250-342-9213.

8:30 p.m.: Open Jam Night at Buds Bar and Lounge. Hosted by Em.

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. Beer tasting provided by Arrowhead Brewery and BBQ brats provided by 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 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

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.