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January 24th – 26th and Jan 31-Feb2 7:30 p.m.: Rise of the Guardians.

Friday, January 18th

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Invermere Snowflake Festival at Kinsmen Beach. Taste of the Valley menu sampling from local restaurants, curling, hockey, skating, food, games, fireworks and more. For more information, please call the Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce at 250-342-2844.

6:30 p.m.: Free film, The Fine Line, explores the phenomenon of avalanches at Panoramas Great Hall. Second showing on January 19th at 5:30 p.m. Both nights will feature information, questions and prizes.

4 p.m.: Registration begins for Curling Bonspiel on the Lake at the Invermere Curling Rink. Curling begins at Kinsmen Beach after teams register. Bonspiel tournament runs from January 18th – 20th. For more information, contact the Invermere Curling Club at 250-342-3315 or by email at invermerecurlingclub@shaw.ca .

Panorama Mountain Snowflake Festival from January 18th – 20th at Panorama Mountain Village. For information: www.panorama.com/winter/winter-festivals .

Saturday, January 19th

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Contents-of-home garage sale at 1709 8th Avenue, Invermere to fundraise for the Windermere Community Association Youth Centre.

10 a.m.: Developing Intuition seminar at Fairmont Hot Springs Studio every Saturday. Admission is by donation.

1:30 p.m.: The Summit Youth Centre group leaves Invermere for a snowshoeing excursion at Panorama Mountain Village. Snow shoes are provided. To register in advance, please call 250-342-3033 or e-mail summit.centre@gmail.com .

3 6 p.m.: Spaghetti dinner for Windermere Youth Centre. Tickets are $6 at the Windermere Community Hall. All funds donated towards new youth centre. For more info, call Gracie at 250-342-0589.

Monday, January 21st.

6:30 p.m.: Grand opening of Dragonfly Discovery Centre in Radium Hot Springs next to public library.

Wednesday, January 23rd

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.: Scrapbooking with the Summit Youth Centre at Scrappers Cove. To register in advance, please call 250-342-3033 or email summit.centre@gmail.com .

Thursday, January 24th

6 p.m.: Robbie Burns Dinner at Angus McToogles. Traditional roast beef dinner, haggis, bagpipes and live Celtic music. For reservations, please call 250-341-6868.

Friday, January 25th

12 p.m.: Soup, bun and dessert at the Edgewater Legion. Tickets are $6.

8:30 p.m.: Folk duo Broken Down Suitcase plays at the Station Pub in Invermere. No cover charge. For more information, contact 250-342-5557.

8 – 11 p.m.: Fairmont Fire and Ice Festivals Rabbie Burns Day Celebration at Fairmont Hot Springs Resorts Bears Paw Bar & Grill. Best plaid Scottish outfit wins $50 gift card. Drink and Scottish food specials. Live music with Mike Orr. For more information, contact 250-345-6016.

Saturday, January 26th

Fairmont Fire and Ice Festivals Australia Day celebration at Fairmont Ski Area. Hit the slopes in nothing but your bathing suit for one run and receive a free hot springs pass. Prizes will also be awarded for best ski/snowboard bathing suit costume. For more information, contact 250-345-6049.

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Contents-of-home garage sale at 1709 8th Avenue, Invermere to fundraise for the Windermere Community Association Youth Centre.

10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Learn to draw with Trudy at the Radium Public Library.

10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Snowshoe fitness classes begin with Columbia Valley Life Sports. Must call 24 hours in advance to rent shoes. For more information, please call

250-342-8737.

7:30 p.m.: The Summit Youth Centre is going on an Almost-full-moon walk. Leaving the youth centre at 7:40 p.m. A phone call or email in advance is appreciated to confirm attendance. 250-342-3033 or summit.centre@gmail.com .

6 p.m.: Annual Fairmont Fire and Ice Festival Mardi Gras Masquerade Gala Dinner at Hoodoo Grill. $80 per person, plus tax. Live music, silent auction and dinner. Reserve tickets by calling 250-345-2166.

Sunday, January 27th

8 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Free pancake breakfast at Smoking Water Coffee Company as part of the Fairmont Fire and Ice Festival.

Wednesday, January 30th

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Family History Night at the Invermere Library. Join in for an orientation on website Ancestry.ca .

6 – 9 p.m.: Games night at the Windermere Community Hall. All welcome.

Thursday, January 31st

12 p.m.- 2 p.m.: The Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce presents their general meeting with a community policing update from the Columbia Valley RCMP detachment and a Valley Marketing Committee report. For more information, contact Susan Clovechok at 250-342-2844.

Friday, February 1st

2: p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Lego-Palooza for students in Kindergarten to Grade 4 at the Invermere Library. Space is limited. Please register at 250-342-6416.

4 p.m. – 9 p.m.: Night skiing and the 30th annual Starlight Challenge every Friday night at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Teams of four compete based on the smallest difference between two runs on a dual slalom race course. For info, please call 250-345-6070.