Friday, July 3rd

Toby Creek Kayak Race. We would like ALL race participants, coaches AND volunteers to register for this event. Register online $50/race must be an Alberta Whitewater Association (AWA) member to race.

Hells Belle Ladies bike weekend. Women Only Mountain Bike Park skills camp at Panorama Mountain Resort.

9 – 11 a.m.: Stampede pancake breakfast at FireD up. Breakfast and burgers fundraiser for Radium Hot Springs Fire Department. Visit www.radiumhotsprings.com for details.

4 – 9 p.m.: Music and Market on Main every Friday from July 3 to August 28 at the Radium visitor centre. Visit www.radiumhotsprings.com for details.

5 – 8 p.m.: Invermere on the Lake Art Walk every Friday. For more information visit theartwalk.ca.

5 – 8 p.m.: Join artist Fiona Couillard at The Artym Gallery for a painting demonstration and a feature of her newest work.

6 p.m.: Roast Beef Dinner at the Invermere Legion. $15/person. Reservations recommended. Call 250-342-9517

Saturday, July 4th

8 a.m: Inaugural Toby Creek Race until July 5th. Clinics, training, racing and cash prizes. For more information visit panoramaresort.com/event-details/index.cfm?eID=289&occID=4547

9 – 11 a.m.: Saturdays at the Invermere Legion, Legion Summer Market. Crafts, baking, used books, hot dog concession and more.

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Invermere Farmers & Artists Market, downtown Invermere.

10 a.m.: 1st Annual Hike for Hospice. It is an opportunity to enjoy the beautiful Columbia Valley, get some exercise, have some fun and support the Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley. Participants are asked to register ahead of time so we can provide you with your own webpage that you can then e-mail to your family and friends. Get your pledge forms from the Hospice Office or Invermere Home Hardware.

5 p.m.: Symphony of the Mountain in Kimberley. Ride the chairlift to the top of Northstar Mountain and enjoy this outdoor concert while looking out towards the Rockies. For more information contact 250-427-4919, kimberleyarts@gmail.com or visit symphonyonthemountain.com.

Monday, July 6th

Take a kid to the course week at all local courses July 6 -12. Visit columbiavalleygolftrail.com

for details.

6:30 p.m.: Mondays in July and August, drop-in Ultimate Frisbee for adults/youth (15+) at Laird Elementary Field. Free of charge & beginners welcome. No equipment required. Ultimate is a great workout in a relaxed atmosphere with some friendly competition!

Tuesday, July 7th

Lions Charity Golf Day at Copper Point Golf Course. $65 per person. Phone 250-341-3392 to register.

9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Adventure Radium at Brents Shack, ages 5-8, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from July 7 to August, 27th. $5 drop in fee/ child; $25 / child summer fee; $50 family fee. Visit www.radiumhotsprings.com for details.

10 a.m.: The Purple Pirate, Summer Reading Club performer will be at Columbia Garden Village. The Purple Pirate is a childrens entertainer sponsored by The Kootenay Library Federation.

1 – 3:30 p.m.: Adventure Radium at Brents Shack, ages 8-9, from July 7 to August 27th. $5 drop in fee/ child; $25 / child summer fee; $50 family fee. Visit www.radiumhotsprings.com for details.

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Eagle Ranch Resort has live music on the patio every Tuesday. This week features Smarty Pants.

Thursday, July 9th

5:30 – 8 p.m.: Groundswell Community Greenhouse volunteer opportunity to get your hands dirty and help out and learn about the various tasks related to maintaining and progressing the Groundswell Permaculture Garden. Michelle Avis, of Verge Permaculture, will be leading this family friendly event. Runs Thursdays to the end of July. For more information contact greenhouse@groundswell.ca or call 250-342-3337.

7 p.m.: Texas Hold em Tournament $35 buy in, every Thursday at Invermere Legion.

Friday, July 10th

5 – 8 p.m.: Invermere on the Lake Art Walk, every Friday. For more information visit theartwalk.ca.

6 p.m.: Summer Picnic at the Invermere Legion. Turkey, Ham, Salads. Reservations recommended. Call 250.342.9517.

Saturday, July 11th

Horseback archery tournament at Luxor Corrals. For more information contact Doug at 250-347-9048.

8 a.m.: Young Hearts Triathlon at Kinsmen Beach. For more details visit heartoftherockiestri.ca/yht.html

8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Invermere Library BIG book sale at Invermere Community Hall.

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Invermere Farmers & Artists Market, downtown Invermere.

Sunday, July 12th

The Radium Course 23rd Annual Parent Child Tournament. $79 entry per team (1 adult, 1 child) includes golf, dinner and prizes. Call 250-347-6266 to register.

8 a.m.: Heart of the Rockies Triathlon. Visit heartoftherockiestri.ca/info.html for more details.

6 -11 p.m.: Soiree en Blanc dining event featuring Invermeres favorite restaurants. 19 + only event. Tickets $25. For more details visit soireeenblanc.ca.

Invermere Library Hours

Tuesday to Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Radium Hot Springs Library Hours

Tuesday: 6 – 8 p.m.

Wednesday and Thursday: 1 – 4 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Windermere Valley Museum Hours

Everyday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.