October 11th & 12th, 7:30 p.m.: Percy Jackson:Sea Of Monsters. Also showing October 14th – 19th.
Friday, October 4th
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Meadow Creek Kokanee Spawning Channel is open for viewing from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. daily, when bear activity is at its minimum. Gates will be closed at all other times. Run lasts from late August to early October, with peak viewing time in the first two weeks of September. Spawning channel is located 4 km northwest of Meadow Creek off Highway 31. For more information: 250-354-6333.
5:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.: Man Hunt at the Summit Youth Centre, starting at 9:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.: Open Mic night at Pynelogs, showcasing local talents.
7:30 p.m.: La Cafamore, live performance at Christ Church Trinity. Tickets at the door.
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.: The Hickeys play live at Strands. $5 cover charge. Power duo with a blues/folk sound. For more information, check out thehickeys.ca.
Saturday, October 5th
9:00 a.m.: Abattoir Fund Raising Auction. 9:00 a.m.: Sign in, item viewing and musical entertainment. 11:00 a.m.: Auction. Immediately after the auction there will be a sheep dog herding demonstration. Events take place at the Windermere Saddle Club riding arena, beside the feed store at the Invermere crossroads.
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Oktoberfest family celebration in downtown Invermere featuring live music, German food court, bouncy castles, mini golf, and local vendors. Part of the Invermere Live Music series. Call 250-342-9281 or email email@example.com for info.
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Oktoberfest with the Summit Youth Centre.
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Free kids yoga class at Defining Yoga in Invermere. For info, firstname.lastname@example.org pregister or call 250-270-0056. The free class takes place after YogaKids Teacher Training, which takes place from October 3 to 6 . To register, go towww.yogakids.com.
8:00 p.m.: Broken Down Suitcase plays at The Station Pub. No cover.
Sunday, October 6th
10:30 a.m.: A Service of Harvest Thanksgiving with a Blessing of the Animals at Christ Church Trinity, Invermere. Pictures of animals will also be blessed. All people and animals are welcome.
Monday, October 7th
7:00 p.m.: Registration and open house at Invermere and District Curling Centre. Snack and refreshments.
Bingo at Canal Flats Civic Centre.
Tuesday, October 8th
3:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.: Homework night at the Summit Youth Centre.
7:00 p.m.: Cinefest Film Series at Pynelogs. First of the series; Still Mine. $10 per person at the door. For info visit www.columbiavalleyarts.com.
Wednesday, October 9th
3:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.: Make your own Halloween costume at the Summit Youth Centre. Learn to sew, knit and glue.
6:30 p.m.: PJ Storytime at the Invermere Public Library. Wear your PJs and bring your favourite sleepy time teddy bear or blanket. All ages are welcome!
Thursday, October 10th
3:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.: Documentary and popcorn night at the Summit Youth Centre.
Friday, October 11th
5:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.: Craft night at the Summit Youth Centre.
7:00 p.m.: Canadian Jazz singer Jaclyn Guillou live at Strands. Tickets $10 at the door, call 250-342-6344 for reservations.
Saturday, October 12th
9:00 a.m.: Annual Ski & Gear Swap at the Invermere Community Hall. Drop off gear to be sold from 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. A $2 consignment fee will be charged and WVSC takes a 20% commission on items sold.Swap and sale is at 12:00 p.m. There will also be WVSC club registration, Nordic club registration, a concession, and ski tuning available. Thank you for supporting Windermere Valley Ski Club.
4:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.: Halloween costume swap meet at the Summit Youth Centre.
Tuesday, October 15th
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: Hospice Society Meet and Greet, Windermere Community Hall. The Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley is conducting Meet and Greet evenings throughout the area in October.Join us and learn more about the Society, the programs we are creating, volunteer opportunities and how we can serve you. Refreshments will be served. For more info, contact Maria Kliavkoff at 250-347-2110. Other dates as follows: October 16th, Radium Seniors Centre; October 21st, Brisco Community Hall; October 22nd, Edgewater Community Hall; October 23rd, Canal Flats Civic Centre; October 28th, Invermere Community Hall; October 29th, Columbia Ridge Community Centre; and October 30th, Smoking Waters Cafe, Fairmont.