Friday, May 9th
12 – 2 p.m.: Pre-Mothers Day Quiche and Chilli Luncheon, hosted by the All Saints Church Guild. $6 per person, at the Edgewater Legion.
6 – 11 p.m.: Rock Climbing Wall with the Summit Youth Centre, leaving at 6:30 p.m.
7:30 p.m.: Valley Voices perform at Christ Church Trinity, May 9th and 10th. Tickets $10/Adults, $5/Students, available at Selkirk TV and Appliances, Essentials, Meet on Higher Ground (Radium), Fairmont Village Gift Shop.
Fairmont Lions Clubs Hole-in-One Challenge, every weekend (Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday). Hole #8 at Riverside Golf Course. Entry fee $5.
18th Annual Wings Over the Rockies festival continues. Runs through May 11th. A week of events celebrating birds and nature, including a themed gallery show at Pynelogs. This years theme is The Mystery of Migration. For a full listing of events and to register, visit www.WingsOverTheRockies.org, Pynelogs Cultural Centre or pick up a program at The Pioneer office.
The Lake Windermere Ambassadors will be offering a watershed track of water related themes during Wings Over the Rockies, May 9th – 11th, including tours of Lake Windermere on Sunday, May 11th. For more info, go to www.lakeambassadors.ca.
Windermere Ladies Golf Club would like to invite all ladies to join them every Wednesday for teetimes beginning at 2 p.m. for May and June. Please arrive at 1 p.m. to be put in a group. No experience necessary-enjoy the golf and social activity!
Saturday, May 10th
9 a.m.: Elmer Fudd Fun Shoot at the Lake Windermere District Rod & Gun Club range, Saturday and Sunday. Rabbit and low flying targets only. Registration opens 9 a.m., safety briefing at 9:45 a.m. $110 Saturday ($60 for a half day), $70 Sunday. Juniors half-price both days. Lunch included both days. Prizes by Lewis Class. For info or to register, visit www.lwdrodgun.com.
10 a.m.: Fairmont Lions Club semi-annual highway clean-up in Fairmont Hot Springs.
7:30 p.m.: Fundraiser for Joe Webber and his family as he leaves for Vancouver to begin his cancer treatments. Appys, silent auction and lots of games. At the Farside Inn, Fairmont. Everyone welcome.
Brisco Riding Club Mothers Day event. Team penning, dinner, auction. Sign up by May 3rd by calling Margaret at 250-342-1607. $25/person, $15/ages 15 and under. Rib Dinner $10/person or $25/family.
Sunday, May 11th
5:30 p.m.: We Love You, Mom kitchen party at From Scratch. Reserve your seat at $39.95/person. For more info, visit www.fromscratchfood.com.
Monday, May 12th
12 – 8 p.m.: Annual Turn Copper into Gold Golf Tournament at Mountainside Golf Course. Fundraiser for CV Chamber of Commerce. $125/golfer, $450/foursome. For more information or to register, go online to www.cvchamber.ca.
Family Resource Centre fundraiser at Winderberry Nursery. 20% of purchases made will be donated to the FRC.
Tuesday, May 13th
5 – 9 p.m.: Swimming at Radium Hot Springs with the Summit Youth Centre, leaving at 6 p.m.
4 p.m.: Abraca Dazzle multi-media magical review, starring John Kaplan at the Invermere Community Hall. All ages, shows at 4 and 7 p.m. Tickets available at The Monkeys Uncle and The Book Bar. Presented by the Lake Windermere District Lions Club.
Wednesday, May 14th
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.
6 p.m.: Gardening 101: Flowers and Shrubs. Free workshop on beginner gardening at the Invermere Public Library. Pre-registration required, visit invermere.bclibrary.ca for more info.
7 – 8 p.m.: Silver Strings Ukulele Band performs at Christ Church Trinity. Special musical guests: Bruce Childs, Oso Simple, Paul Carriere, Stacey Decosse and others. Fundraiser for the bands 9 concert tour to Kelowna in June. Entrance by donation.
7 – 9 p.m.: Artists opening at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. Show features artists Colin Bell, Paula Cravens, Pam Williamson, Bev Delyea, Rita Rankin and Dorial Davis. Show runs May 13th – 25th.
Thursday, May 15th
3 – 5 p.m.: EK Senior Caregivers Network in the Columbia Garden Village dining room. Caregiver support group meets the third Thursday of every month. For info call Darla at 250-342-2808.
Friday, May 16th
6 – 11 p.m.: Movie Night & Popcorn at the Summit YC.
4 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Annual Rotary Garage Sale at Deck Storage, Unit 118, Athalmer. Proceeds go towards Rotary projects.
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 hot dogs and smokies, 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 email@example.com.