Friday, May 30th
5 – 9 p.m.: Hang out Night/Bring your ideas at the Summit Youth Centre.
7 p.m.: The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon, a comedy by Don Zolidis, performed by the DTSS senior theatre class. At the DTSS theatre. Also Saturday, May 31st. Tickets $10 or $5 for students at The Book Bar or D.T.S.S.
Saturday, May 31st
8 a.m.: Invermere Legion 1st Annual Car Rally. Learn about the history of the Columbia Valley while taking a relaxing drive in your car and locating monuments, statues, plaques and information boards. Starting location is the Invermere Legion. Please register Friday evening between 7 – 9 p.m. if possible. $40 entry fee, no entries on the day of the rally. Breakfast from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. After completing an odometer check, receive a map and clues to send you on your way. Teams must be back by 6 p.m. 70% of entry fees distributed as prizes. For more info or to enter, go to carrally2014.shawwebspace.ca.
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Fairmont & District Lions Garage Sale at Real Storage, Windermere. Close out sale. Everything must go. No early birds please.
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Windermere Community Association AGM at Windermere Hall. Pot luck lunch to follow.
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Billys BigAss Community Garage Sale at the Community Greenhouse, presented by Groundswell. Tables are $20 and there will be cob-oven pizza, birthday cake, music, plants for sale and a prize for best-dressed Seller. Visit groundswellnetwork.ca/events-calendar.
12 – 6 p.m.: Spilli Chili Cookoff in Spillimacheen. $5/adults, 12 and under enter free of charge. Chili cookoff competition, peoples choice voting, artisan market, beer garden, all day entertainment. For more info, check out spillichilicookoff.com.
2 – 4 p.m.: Windermere Valley Museum Open House. Free refreshments and a WWI presentation to kick off this summers theme.
6 p.m.: Adults Only Mini-Golf Tournament and Silent/Toonie Auction at Copper City Amusement Park. 18 holes. 4 – 6 people per team, $25 per person. Hot dog and goodie bag included with your entry. Live music by Marty & Eli. Kinsmen Club of Windermere Valley fundraiser. Call Trisha to register: 250-688-0711.
6 – 11 p.m.: Documentary night at the Summit YC.
8:30 p.m. – 12 a.m.: Emily Rawbon performs her guitar stylings live at Saftas.
Sunday, June 1st
Windermere Valley Museum begins its summer hours: open every day 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This summers theme is WWI: Columbia Valley Involvement. Contact: 250-342-9769 or WindermereValleyMuseum.ca.
Tuesday, June 3rd
7:45 – 8:45 a.m.: Yoga for the Early Bird at the Community Greenhouse, presented by Groundswell. No experience required. By donation. Tuesdays through to June 24th. Visit groundswellnetwork.ca/events-calendar.
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, June 4th
4 – 9 p.m.: Minute to Win it at the Summit YC.
Thursday, June 5th
7:45 – 8:45 a.m.: Sun Riser Yoga at the Community Greenhouse, presented by Groundswell. No experience required. By donation. Thursdays through to June 26th. Visit groundswellnetwork.ca/events-calendar.
12:30 – 1:20 p.m.: Pie in the Face – a DTSS Dry Grad Fundraiser. At the DTSS basketball court. Pies$2 each.
5 – 9 p.m.: Hang out night/bring your ideas at the Summit Youth Centre.
7 p.m.: Canal Days Bingo at the Canal Flats Civic Centre. Last Bingo of the season. $500 Bonanza, $500 Free Game, Door Prizes. Call 250-349-5447 for info.
Friday, June 6th
6 – 11 p.m.: Animation studio at the Summit YC.
Saturday, June 7th
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Radium Days 2014 Get your British on! in Radium. Free event. 8:30 a.m. Pancake breakfast; 9:30 a.m. Parade; 9:45 – 10:15 a.m. Door prizes and cake by Canfor; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Brits Best Car Show, Artists and Farmers market; 12 – 5 p.m. Scottish afternoon tea at Fireside Tea Shoppe; 12:30 p.m. Kids Zone. Plus live music in the Band Shell, Rotary Lunch at Brents Shack, wood carving demo and auction, and Gerrys Gelati will unveil a new flavour. Visit radiumhotsprings.ca.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Angela Morgan exhibition at Artym Gallery. Artist will be in attendance. Show continues until June 13th. Check out artymgallery.com.
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Carwash at Syndicate Board Shop, a fundraiser for the DTSS Dry Grad. $5 per car.
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Multi-media artist Connie Geerts will show new work while creating on-site at Effusion Art Gallery. For more info, go to effusionartgallery.com.
6 – 11 p.m.: Seated basketball at the Summit YC.
7:30 p.m.: Knox Presbyterian Church Choir and St. Davids United Church Chamber Choir from Calgary perform Franz Schuberts Mass in G, with choral masterworks by Byrd, Elgar and Mozart, at Christ Church Trinity. Tickets $20 / adults, $10 / students and children, available at the door. For more information, call 250-342-6644.
Willi Schmidt Memorial Rifle Shoot at the Lake Windermere District Rod & Gun Club. Visit www.lwdrodgun.com for more details.
Tuesday, June 10th
5 – 9 p.m.: Baking scones at the Summit YC.
7 p.m.: Columbia Valley Community Foundation AGM at Pynelogs. Join us to celebrate our 12th year of building legacies in our communities. For more info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-347-6404.
7 p.m.: Conrad Kain Centennial Society AGM at the Windermere Valley Museum. New members welcome.
Saturday, June 14th
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Invermere Farmers Market opens for the season! Every Saturday in downtown Invermere.
12 – 7 p.m.: Fairmont Lions Club annual Fun Golf Tournament and BBQ at Coys Par 3. Cost $30. For more information, visit e-clubhouse.org/sites/fairmontbc.
4 – 8 p.m.: 3rd annual Beer Festival at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Individual tickets, Lodging and Camping Packages available at fairmonthotsprings.com.