January 31st – February 1st, 7:30 p.m.: Thor: The Dark World.
Friday, January 24
12 p.m.: Soup, bun and dessert at the Edgewater Legion for $6.
6 – 11 p.m.: Chinese New Year Dinner at the Summit Youth Centre.
7 p.m.: The Galena Trio performs at Christ Church Trinity, Invermere. Hosted by CV Arts. Delicious desserts by Treats will be available (cash only). Tickets $20 or $10 for students, available at The Book Bar, Pynelogs, or by calling 250-342-4423.
3rd Annual BC Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Windermere. Runs through February 1st. Four on four hockey, no goalies, no icing and no off-sides. $550 entry for a team of 6 players. Contact John Reed at 250-368-1136 or email@example.com. For more information: www.bcpondhockey.com.
Saturday, February 1st
9 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.: Windermere Valley Minor Hockey 2014 Novice Tournament, February 1st – 2nd at the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena. Invermere Rockies play at the following times: February 1st, 9 – 10:45 a.m. vs. Golden Rockets, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. vs. Banff Bears; February 2nd, 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. vs. Midnapore Mavericks. Finals held February 2nd from 11 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
10 a.m.: Crochet Lessons for adults and children ages 12 and up at the Radium Public Library. Also February 15th and 22nd.
12 p.m.: 13th Annual Snow Golf Tournament on Lake Windermere. Presented by the Kinsmen Club of Windermere Valley. Registration from 11 a.m. – noon. Shotgun start at noon. Scramble golf format. Prizes and a great time for everyone. Tickets $35 (must be 19 years or older), available at The Station pub: 250-342-5557.
6 – 11 p.m.: Climbing at Laird from 6:30 to 8 p.m., leaving the Summit Youth Centre at 6:15 p.m. We will be back at the Summit around 8:30 p.m.
Nipika/Toby Creek Loppet weekend at Nipika Mountain Resort, February 1st and 2nd. 30 km Classic on Saturday and 20 kmSkate on Sunday. Recreational & Kids distances. Come & enjoy this great family weekend event. Register at www.zone4.ca.
Monday, February 3rd
Bingo at the Canal Flats Civic Centre, 7 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month.
Tuesday, February 4th
5 – 9 p.m.: Swimming at Radium Hot Springs with the Summit Youth Centre, leaving the Summit at 6 p.m.
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, February 5th
7 p.m.: CWL meeting at Columbia Garden Village. All women welcome.
Thursday, February 6th
5 – 9 p.m.: Documentary Night at the Summit Youth Centre.
Friday, February 7th
6 – 11p.m.: Pool tournament at the Summit Youth Centre.
Fire and Ice Festival, hosted by the Fairmont Business Association. Includes events throughout the weekend. Friday night kicks off the Starlight Challenge at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, followed by live music by Al Lukas at the ski chalet, tubing, and other entertainment. Call the Hoodoo Grill at 250-345-2166 for more information.
31st annual Starlight Challenge at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, Friday nights through February. Skiers, boarders and telemarkers of any ability are welcome as long as youre confident on blue runs. Teams of four compete based on the smallest difference between two runs on a dual slalom style race course. The team winner is chosen based on overall team consistency over the four-night series. There are nightly awards for fastest and most consistent. Adult League Race start: 7:15 p.m. Four-person teams of skiers, boarders, or mixed. Individual racers welcome. Starlight Challenge Package price $89 per person, including night lift tickets (rentals not included).Dont worry if you cant race all four nights nightly drop-in racers are welcome too! Register: Call Snow School at 250-345-6037 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, February 8th
9:15 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Windermere Valley Minor Hockey games at the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena. 9:15 – 11:15 a.m. Atoms Orange vs. Kimberley 2 (league). 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Atoms Blue vs. Elk Valley (league). 4 -6 p.m. Midget Boys vs. Cranbrook (league).
10 a.m.: Childrens Valentine Crafts at the Radium Public library.
6 – 11 p.m.: Valentine cards at the Summit Youth Centre.
Panorama Snowflake Festival. Also February 9th. Tobogganing, a host of activities and events, a barbecue and a pancake breakfast round out this three-day fest. For more information, check out panoramaresort.com.
6 p.m.: Brisco Riding Clubs Annual Chili Dinner at the Brisco Hall. $8 /person $25/family. There will be an auction for a handmade rocking horse. This year marks the Brisco Riding Clubs 25th anniversary. Come out and celebrate with us!
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 email@example.com or go online to SkiPanorama.com.
6:30 p.m.: Olympic Tapas Gala at the Hoodoo Grill, as part of Fairmonts Fire and Ice festival. Champagne reception, Fire and Ice action stations, silent auction, door prizes, entertainment by Al Lukas, lots of fun and festivities. Tickets $30, call the Hoodoo Grill at 250-345-2166 for more information.
Sunday, February 9th
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Free Pancake breakfast at Smoking Waters Cafe as part of Fairmonts Fire and Ice festival.
11:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.: Windermere Valley Minor Hockey games at the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena. 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Bantam Boys vs. Cranbrook (exhibition). 1:45 – 3:45 p.m. Midget Girls vs. Elk Valley (league).