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Friday, April 4th
10 – 11 a.m.: Preschoolers and Parents Plant and Play at the Community Greenhouse. Drop in program over six weeks. Activities vary. Parents or caregivers accompany the children and have an opportunity to meet other families. Although the program is informal, pre-registration online is appreciated: groundswellnetwork.ca/events-calendar .
6 – 7 p.m.: Hula Hoop Jam at Peak Dancework (across from post office), every Friday beginning April 4th. By donation, hoops provided. Contact email@example.com for info.
6 – 11 p.m.: Hang out night at the Summit Youth Centre.
7 – 10 p.m.: Fresh Fridays open mic night at Pynelogs. All ages, licensed bar. $2 at the door.
Invermere Coffee Fest. A weekend of workshops for home brewers and baristas, kids art classes, and competition to celebrate Invermeres Coffee Culture.Some events include barista skills, Frog Friendly workshops, a guided tour of Kicking Horse Coffee, and a Latte Art competition. Special guests include Karla from Frog Friendly Wild Coffee, Jeremy Ho, 2012 Canadian Nationals Barista champion, and Wes from Eight Ounce Coffee. Runs through to April 6th. Visit invermerecoffeefest.com for a full listing of events, or contact Theresa Wood at 250-342-9281 ext 1227.
Easter colouring contest, hosted by Be Gifted. Fundraiser for Eileen Madson Primary School PAC. Be Gifted will donate money based on the number of entries. Children in grade 3 or under can participate. Colouring pages available at Be Gifted, or on their facebook page. Entries accepted until April 16th. For more details, visit Be Gifteds facebook page or stop by the store.
Saturday, April 5th
6 – 11 p.m.: DIY night at the Summit Youth Centre.
Superhero Sunfest at Panorama. A full weekend of events, including: the Peak to Valley Challenge, April 5th. Race from the summit of Panorama down a full 4,000 vertical feet through 180 giant slalom style race gates. Sign up as a team or individual; WiL and Shaun Verreault Concert, April 5th, 8:30 p.m. in the Great Hall. Tickets $25; Superhero Party at the T-bar, April 5th; and the EasyRider Snowboard Cup April 5th and 6th, a two-day banked snowboarder slalom event, April 5th and 6th. For more information, check out www.panoramaresort.com.
Peak to Valley challenge in support of the Branch Out Neurological Foundation. Skiers and Snowboarders of all ages are welcome. Event includes a banquet, silent auction, awards and prizes. Tickets available through the Branch Out Neurological Foundation. For more info, go online to www.panoramaresort.com.
Monday, April 7th
7 p.m.: Bingo at the Canal Flats Civic Centre, on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month.
Tuesday, April 8th
5 – 9 p.m.: Hang out night at the Summit Youth Centre.
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Backyard Chickens course at the Community Greenhouse, hosted by Groundswell. $30/adults, $10/8-16 years. Come and learn everything you need to know about raising chickens in your backyard. Register online at: groundswellnetwork.ca/events-calendar.
7 p.m.: Cinefest movie night presents Love Is All You Need, starring Pierce Brosnan Its the rare love story that avoids treacly sentimentality. Even rarer is a believable romantic comedy featuring middle-aged people that avoids jokes about sagging flesh and waning libidos. Claudia Puig, USA Today. At Pynelogs Cultural Centre. Tickets at the door, $10. Cash bar and light refreshments. All ages. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., film begins at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, April 9th
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.: Seniors Day at the Invermere Library on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. Bus provided. For more information or to pre-register, contact 250-342-6416 or visit invermere.bclibrary.ca.
5 – 9 p.m.: Documentary night at the Summit YC.
6 p.m.: PJ Story Time at the Invermere Library. Runs the second Wednesday of each month. For more information or to pre-register, contact 250-342-6416 or visit invermere.bclibrary.ca.
Thursday, April 10th
11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets weekly on Thursdays at the Curling Rink.
12 p.m.: Seniors Luncheon at Christ Church Trinity, Special guests: staff from College of the Rockies. $5 payable at the door. RSVP by calling Theresa at 250-342-9281 ext 1227.
1:30 p.m.: Christmas Bureau of the Columbia Valley AGM at Christ Church Trinity. To keep our society going we need new membership and new interest.
5 – 9 p.m.: TIPS Night How to make or update my resume at the Summit Youth Centre.
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Introduction to Vegetable Growing Course at the Community Greenhouse. $30, register online at: groundswellnetwork.ca/events-calendar. Course covers basics of planning and planting a home garden, with information specific to this area.
8 p.m.: Norm Fosters Self-Help at the Invermere Community Hall, performed by The Lake Windermere Players. Also showing April 11th and 12th at 8 p.m. and April 13th at 2 p.m.
Friday, April 11th
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Art from the Heart: Part 9 opening at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. Columbia Valley Elementary School Art Show with over 600 pieces of art from our talented and diverse group of Elementary School aged kids from the Columbia Valley. Artists in attendance. Show runs from April 8th to 27th.
6 – 11 p.m.: Pool tournament at the Summit YC.
Saturday, April 12th
10 a.m.: Easter CraftProgram with Vera at the Radium Public Library. All agesare welcome.
6 p.m.: Syndicate Rail Jam series at Panorama. Open to both skiers and snowboarders. Cost $10. Come out, show your skills and have some fun. Competitors must be registered at Guest Services by 5pm. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or go online to SkiPanorama.com.
6 – 11 p.m.: Hang out night at the Summit Youth Centre.