February 24th – 28th, 7:30 p.m.: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Also showing March 1st.
Friday, February 21st
5:45 p.m.: Windermere Valley Minor Hockey game at the Canal Flats Arena. Novice vs. Cranbrook.
6 – 11 p.m.: Movie Night at the Summit Youth Centre.
7:30 p.m.: Morgan Childs Quartet performs at Christ Church Trinity, Invermere. Presented by CV Arts. Delicious desserts by Treats will be available (cash only). Tickets $20, or $10 for students, available at The Book Bar, Pynelogs, Fairmont Village Gift Shop, Furry Companions/Radium Video, or by calling 250-342-4423.
Local Legends Charity Auction at Panorama. Enjoy the musical talents of Shred Kelly while generating funds for the Mountain of Hope charity. At the T-Bar and Grill.
Saturday, February 22nd
Puppy Love 3 at Fire Vixen Tattoos. All proceeds go to GALS. Get a tattoo, help an animal in need. BBQ and bake sale, with proceeds also going to GALS. Minimum $100 towards GALS for a small tattoo. Raffle tickets available, $20 for a chance to win two hours of tattoo time with Sarah. Call Fire Vixen to book a spot, 250-342-8844.
5:30 p.m.: 52nd Annual Wild Game Banquet and Dance at the Invermere Community Hall, hosted by the Windermere Valley Rod and Gun Club, which is celebrating its 95th year. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., dance at 10 p.m. 50/50 draw, Rifle Card draw, live and silent auctions and door prizes. Tickets $40/adult, $15/youth (16 and under). Tickets are available at RONA, Home Hardware, The Book Bar, K-5 Mechanical and the Horsethief Pub in Radium.
6 – 11 p.m.: Head Lamp Walk on Lake Windermere with the Summit Youth Centre. Leaving at 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 25th
6 – 11 p.m.: Hang Out at the Summit Youth Centre.
Wednesday, February 26th
1:15 – 2:15 p.m.: Seniors Day at the Invermere Library on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. Bus provided.
7:30 p.m.: CWL meeting in the Columbia Garden Village meeting room. All women welcome!
Friday, February 28th
12 p.m.: Soup, bun and dessert at the Edgewater Legion for $6.
6 – 11 p.m.: Spaghetti Night at the Summit Youth Centre.
Monday, March 3rd
7 p.m.: Bingo at the Canal Flats Civic Centre, on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month.
Tuesday, March 4th
5:30 – 7 p.m.: Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at Christ Church Trinity, Invermere (Windermere Valley Shared Ministry). $10/person.
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: OPT clinic at the Invermere Health Unit. 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. Confidential service: low-cost birth control, and STI testing.
Wednesday, March 5th
6 p.m.: Ash Wednesday Service at Christ Church Trinity, Invermere (Windermere Valley Shared Ministry).
Friday, March 7th
7 p.m.: Public astronomy presentations at the DTSS theatre. Astrophotos, talks, Q&A. All ages. Donations at door. An Invermere Under the Stars event.
Saturday, March 8th
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 5 p.m. Prizes provided by Syndicate Boardshop. Also runs March 8th and April 12th. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or go online to SkiPanorama.com.
Linda Putnam Invitational Ski Race at Panorama.
Panoramas Stampede Festival. This stampede-style festival pays tribute to Western Canadas heritage with cowboy cookouts and rodeo-inspired activities for kids and adults. On the schedule: tobogganing, live music, Rail Jams. Also runs March 9th.
Tuesday, March 11th
7 p.m.: Cinefest movie night presents Amour. Winner of the Palme DOr at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. Master director Michael Haneke draws on the extraordinary talents of two of the most legendary performers in the history of French cinema Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva to create a powerful and moving portrait of an elderly couple struggling with their mortality. French with English subtitles. 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.
Saturday, March 22nd
2 – 9 p.m.: Music on Film Festival Weekend, presented by CV Arts and Cinefest. All films at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. March 22nd films as follows: 2 p.m., Twenty Feet From Stardom. Filmmaker Morgan Neville shines the spotlight on the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the late 20th century. Neville juxtaposes interviews with Bruce Springsteen, Mick Jagger, Sting, and Bette Midler with the singers who supported them.; 7 p.m., Good Ol Freda. As a Liverpool teenager, Freda Kelly was plucked from desk and taken to music club The Cavern, where an up-and-coming local group, The Beatles, were playing. From that fateful trip, Freda fell into a job as personal secretary for the biggest rock band in history. Still working as a secretary today, she opens up for the first time in fifty years to paint a vivid portrait of the Fab Four she came to know so well. Festival continues March 23rd.
Invermere Library hours
Tuesday to Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Radium Hot Springs Library Hours
Tuesday: 6 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday to Thursday: 1 – 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.