Friday, October 2nd

Radium Colours, a Fall artist retreat Oct 2nd – 4th. Visit www.radiumhotsprings.com for details.

10 a.m.: Invermere Public Library Baby Goose program. Using rhymes, finger plays and stories, this program encourages early language development and is for parents with babies and toddlers up to 18 months.

10 a.m.: Fairmont Lions Annual Fall Highway clean-up. Meet under the Entrance Sign to Fairmont Hot Springs. Safety Vest and garbage bags will be handed out. 11:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Lunch at the Lions Den.

5 – 9 p.m.: Live Music and Art Party at Pynelogs featuring two artist groups, Purcell Mountain Painters and Headwaters Art Society.

6:30 p.m.: Pork Schnitzel Dinner at the Invermere Legion. $15/person. Reservations recommended. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.

7 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre (SYC) Pool Tournament.

Saturday, October 3rd

3rd Annual Butterfly Barn Dance at Historic K2 Ranch. This year there will be an option to join us for a country barbeque dinner prior to the dance. Iron Zipper, the K2 Ranch house band, will be our headliner. This promises to be another fun-filled evening.

10:30 a.m.: The Invermere Breastfeeding Mamas group is hosting the Global Breastfeeding Challenge at Pothole Park. A latch on at 11 am. Door prizes, refreshments and swag bags for the first 25 participants.

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Oktoberfest at the Invermere Legion. All ages activities. Live music, beer garden, bratwurst, scavenger hunt, bouncy castles, inside market and lots of contests.

6 – 11 p.m.: SYC Rockband competition.

7:30 p.m.: The Beagle Ranch performs live at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. Tickets $20, students $10, available at Tiffanys Thredz and Pynelogs or call 250-342-4423.

Sunday, October 4th

5:30 p.m.: All Saints Church Guild will be holding a Fund Raiser Spaghetti Dinner at Edgewater Community Hall. Adults $10 children under 6 $5.

Monday, October 5th

4 p.m.: SYC Homework Help, Employment Readiness (pre-sign up) and Skills for Life (pre-sign up).

Tuesday, October 6th

1 p.m.: Basin Business Advisors Program is offering a free 1.5 hour workshop called Me Inc. for aspiring entrepreneurs who would like to start their own business. Registration required. Please visit bbaprogram.ca or call 1-855-510-2227.

5 p.m.: SYC Pool Tournament.

6 – 8 p.m.: Lego Club every Tuesday at Radium Public Library.

7:30 p.m.: The Windermere District Farmers Institutes Open House at the Lions Hall, Invermere Crossroads, to announce the funding details and construction schedule for the abattoir. Everyone welcome.

7:30 p.m.: Patagonias Jumbo Wild Film Tour. Free for all ages at the Invermere Community Hall. A gripping, hour-long documentary film, by Sweetgrass Productions, that tells the true story of the decades-long battle over the future of British Columbias iconic Jumbo Valley.

Wednesday, October 7th

10 – 11 a.m.: Groundswells Preschoolers and Parents, Plant and Play drop in program every Wednesday from September 30 – October 28th, with different themes over five weeks. Pre-registration is appreciated. Cost is by donation. Visit groundswellnetwork.ca/event/preschoolers-and-parents-plant-and-play-2/2015-09-30/ for more information.

4 p.m.: SYC Games night. Join us for games and free snacks.

Thursday, October 8th

12 p.m.: Seniors Lunch at the Invermere Legion. $5 at the door. RSVP by calling 250-342-9281 ext 1227 or emailing events@invermere.net.

4 – 6 p.m.: SYC Graphics Course (pre-sign up).

4 – 8 p.m.: SYC open gym.

5 – 7 p.m.: SYC Cooking night.

7 p.m.: Invermere Curling Centre AGM at the Curling Centre. Everyone welcome.

Friday, October 9th

6:30 p.m.: Ham Dinner at the Invermere Legion. $15/person. Reservations recommended. Call 250.342.9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.

8 p.m.: SYC Movie and popcorn night.

Saturday, October 10th

10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Artym Gallery shows Plein Air exhibition till October 16.

12 p.m.: October 10 – 12 Thanksgiving Celebrations at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Family activities, pumpkin carving and more.

12 p.m.: Bavin Glassworks Annual Thanksgiving Show at Bavin Glassworks in Athalmer.

7 p.m.: SYC Box City Homelessness Awareness Sleepover in Pothole Park.

7 p.m.: Groundswells BiAnnual Celebration with a Soil Palooza. Bands playing are Shred Kelly and Magnolia Buckskins. Tickets are $55 and includes $20 membership/ renewal. Buy tickets online or from Circle Health Food, Circle Cafe or Edibles Cafe. Visitgroundswellnetwork.ca/event/soil-palooza/ for more information.

8 – 11 p.m.: Dean Ray live at Bears Paw & Grill in Fairmont Hot Springs October 10 and 11.

Marty and Eli live (for Valley Night) at Mountainside Grille in Fairmont Hot Springs.

Sunday, October 11th

9 p.m.: The Vidos band plays at the Hoodoo Grill in Fairmont Hot Springs.

Tuesday, October 13th

5 p.m.: SYC Cooking night.

5:30 p.m.: SYC Youth Focus leadership.

7 p.m.: Cinefest film series begins with the screening of Gabe Polskys Red Army feature documentary. Tickets $12 at the door or at Tiffanys Thredz or Pynelogs.

Wednesday, October 14th

6 p.m.: SYC Karaoke Night.

Thursday, October 15th

4 – 6 p.m.: SYC Graphics Course (pre-sign up).