Friday, January 15th

January 15th – 17th, East Kootenay Invitational Figure Skating Competition hosted by the Columbia Valley Skating Club, at Eddie Mountain Arena in Invermere.

5 – 7 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre YCC Challenges program.

6 p.m.: Join the Summit Youth Centre in Rockband competition Night.

6:30 p.m.: Pork Chop Dinner at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $15/person. For those who include it the pork chops will be served with baked potatoes, coleslaw, and dessert. Reservations Recommended. 250-342-9517.

7 p.m.: January 15th and 16th, The Banana Peel: An evening of one act comedy plays presented by DTSS Senior Theatre class. Tickets available at the Blue Dog Caf or DTSS at $8 for adults, $3 for students. Delicious desserts prepared by the Chef Training class will also be available at intermission for $5.

9 p.m.: Bears Paw & Grill at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Join us for live music by Swillbillies with blues, folk and pub-style tunes.

Saturday, January 16th

12 p.m.: Snow Golf at Kinsmen Beach. Get your tickets now, call 250-342-5557. Registration will run between 11 a.m. and noon at The Station Neighbourhood Pub.

9 a.m.: Locals Day at Fairmont Ski Hill. Ski all day for just $2, plus $2 tubing. 12 – 4 p.m. BBQ. Fun games on the hill. Valid for residents from Brisco to Canal Flats (ID with proof of local address required).

9 a.m. – 9 p.m.: CV Community Centre Shred-A-Thon. Panorama, Mile One Chair. Registration at 7:30 a.m. on the Great Hall deck. Minimum pledge of $80 per person or $300 for a team of 4. Cost includes a lift ticket for the Mile One Express Chairlift, a $10 meal voucher, prizes and day-long entertainment. A fundraiser for the Columbia Valley Community Centre.

7 p.m.: Join the Summit Youth Centre in a Foosball Tournament.

Monday, January 18th

Join Summit Youth Centre for Employment Readiness Training or Skills for life! Program. Must pre register.

5 – 7 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre YCC Challenges program.

Tuesday, January 19th

4 -6 p.m.: Join Summit Youth Centre for Cooking night. Join us for Free Food and nutritional education.

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.

8 p.m.: Columbia Lodge No. 38 meets every 3rd Tuesday at 8 p.m. Sept through June. 1301 7th Ave, second floor above Lambert Kipp.

Thursday, January 21st

4 – 6 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Graphics Course.

4 – 8 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre open gym. Come play sorts with us. Everyone welcome.

5:30 – 7 p.m.: Hospice Bereavement Support Group at Hospice Society office, Frater Landing, Invermere. Weekly meetings begin on January 21st (no meeting on February 25th).

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Wild Ideas at Circle Cafe, hosted by Wildsight. Januarys discussion topic is Slow Food. Visit www.Wildsight.ca for more information.

Friday, January 22nd

January 22nd – 24th: Lake Spiel. For more information, contact the Invermere Curling Centre by calling 250-342-3315, emailing invermerecurling@shaw.ca visiting www.curlinginvermere.ca or going to Invermere & District Curling Centre on Facebook.

4 – 8 p.m.: SnowFlake Festival & Taste of the Valley at Kinsmen Beach. Live music, fire pits, ice skating. Taste of the Valley at 6 p.m., Fireworks at 8 p.m.

5 – 7 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre YCC Challenges program.

6 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Karaoke Night.

Saturday, January 23rd

12 p.m.: Winter Loop the Lake. $35 for adults, $25 for children. A Westside Legacy Trail fundraiser. Contact ae.events@outlook.com.

7 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Movie night and free popcorn.

Sunday, January 24th

6 p.m.: The Raven & The Fox are doing a quick Columbia Valley tour and will be playing at Saftas in Invermere. Find them on Facebook at The Raven & The Fox.

Monday, January 25th

Join Summit Youth Centre for Employment Readiness Training or Skills for life! Program. Must pre register.

The Raven & The Fox are doing a quick Columbia Valley tour and will be playing at Horsethief Creek Pub & Eatery in Radium. Find them on Facebook at The Raven & The Fox.

5 – 7 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre YCC Challenges program.

7 p.m.: Windermere Valley Child Care Society AGM at the Daycare. For more information email Judy@judycole.ca, or call 250-342-1230.

Tuesday, January 26th

4 -6 p.m.: Join Summit Youth Centre for Cooking night. Join us for Free Food and nutritional education.

6 – 8 p.m.: Columbia Valley Permanent Resident Attraction and Retention Project, at the Lions Hall. Come out to express your views on strategies to attract and retain permanent residents. Funded by Columbia Basin Trust and administered by the District of Invermere.