Friday, May 16th

4 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Annual Rotary Garage Sale at Deck Storage, Unit 118, Athalmer. Proceeds go towards Rotary projects.

6 – 7 p.m.: Hula Hoop Jam at Peak Dancework (across from post office). By donation, hoops provided. Contact for info.

6 – 11 p.m.: Movie Night & Popcorn at the Summit Youth Centre.

Saturday, May 17th

8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Annual Rotary Garage Sale, next to the Invermere Court House. Proceeds go towards Rotary projects.

9 a.m.: Giant Garage Sale at Cenotaph Park, Invermere. Garage sale, BBQ, and a baking table to benefit the Canadian Cancer Society. Contact Sheila Tutty for more info: 250-342-9059.

10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Dietje Hagedoorn and Vance Theoret opening at Artym Gallery. Artists in attendance 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., as well as Sunday, May 18th, 12 – 4 p.m. Show continues until May 23rd.

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Crossroads Collective 3rd Anniversary celebration. Free refreshments and live chainsaw carving demonstrations. Located beside Tim Hortons on Highway 93.

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Hot dog sale at Home Hardware. All proceeds go towards the Windermere Health Care Auxiliary, supporting Columbia House. Also May 18th.

5 p.m.: Downtown Chowdown and Evening Market. Food trucks, market vendors and live music in downtown Invermere. Interested in being a vendor? Contact

6 – 11 p.m.: Hike to the Hoodoos in Fairmont with the Summit Youth Centre, leaving at 6:15 p.m.

Sunday, May 18th

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Invermere Fire Dept Open House. Free BBQ sponsored by Konig Meats; free equipment training every 45 minutes; rides in the firetruck; recruiting information available.

Monday, May 19th

4:30 p.m.: Family Fun Circus at the Invermere Curling Club. Come and see Tiny, the first artificial elephant in a circus. At 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets available at The Book Bar.

7 p.m.: Bingo at the Canal Flats Civic Centre, on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month.

Tuesday, May 20th

7:45 – 8:45 a.m.: Yoga for the Early Bird at the Community Greenhouse, presented by Groundswell. No experience required, bring a mat, a blanket, a sense of humour, a friend and some water. By donation. Tuesdays through to June 24th. Visit:

5 – 9 p.m.: Hang out Night/Bring your ideas at the Summit Youth Centre.

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.

7 – 8:30 p.m.: Competent Composting workshop at the Community Greenhouse, hosted by Groundswell. Monthly, April through September. $30. Registration is available online at

Wednesday, May 21st

11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets every Wednesday at the Curling Rink.

4 – 9 p.m.: Skate/Best trick competition at the Summit Youth Centre.

5 – 8 p.m.: Invermere RCMP detachment Open House. BBQ dinner, kids will be fingerprinted and given a tour of the cell block, plus lots of additional fun.

Thursday, May 22nd

7:45 – 8:45 a.m.: Sun Riser Yoga at the Community Greenhouse, presented by Groundswell. No experience required, bring a mat, a blanket, a sense of humour, a friend and some water. By donation. Thursdays through to June 26th. Visit:

5 – 9 p.m.: Hang out Night/Bring your ideas at the Summit Youth Centre.

Friday, May 23rd

2 – 4 p.m.: Adventure Club gets Dramatic. Theatre games for grades 5-7 at the Invermere Public Library. Contact the library to pre-register:

6 p.m.: An Evening of Dance, presented by Peak Danceworks, at the DTSS gymnasium. Dance showcase, silent auction and reception. Tickets $10, available at Pynelogs Cultural Centre, Inside Edge, Pips Country Store, and the Mountainside Markets (Radium and Fairmont). Sponsorship and donation opportunities are also available. Visit for more info.

6 – 11 p.m.: Foosball/Air Hockey tournament at the Summit Youth Centre.

Saturday, May 24th

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Groundswell Plant Sale and Open House at the Community Greenhouse. Fundraiser for Groundswell, sale of annual plants and donated perennials. Cinnamon buns and coffee, great conversations. We invite you to bring your extra saved seeds, perennial splits, tree and shrub shoots to donate.

10 a.m.: Crazy Soles Nipika Trail Run. 1.5 km, 3 km, 5 km (10:30 a.m. start); 10 km (11 a.m. start); and 25 km (10 a.m. start) races. Children and adult categories, BBQ after the races. Pre-registration required online or at Crazy Soles in Invermere. For info:

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.: ICAN BBQ at Home Hardware.

7:30 – 9:30 p.m.: La Cafamore presents Slavic String Trios at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. $15/adults, $12/kids and seniors. Tickets at The Book Bar and Pynelogs.

8 p.m. – 1 a.m.: 6th annual Galarama at the Edgewater Community Hall, hosted by the Edgewater Recreation Society. Hosting the Canadian Cowboyz male dance review. No minors. Tickets $20, or $25 for a VIP pass, available at the Blue Dog Cafe, Pips Country Store, or from any Edgewater Rec Society member.

Sunday, May 25th

6 – 7:30 p.m.: Defining Yoga studio is hosting a Yoga Philosophy Discussion. Go to for more info.