Friday, July 15th

Effusion Art Gallery Summer Creative Series featuring artist Lynne Harrison. Continues July 16th.

10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Artym Gallery Client photos become artist Creations exhibition runs until July 21st.

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Junior Naturalist Program for children ages 6-12, runs July 1st through August 27th on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at Redstreak Campground Theatre. Cost $5 per child. Parents call 250-347-6525 to register. Drop-ins are also welcome!

11 a.m.: Pop-up Story Time every Friday in July and August around the valley; July 22nd and 29th in Invermere; July 15th in Edgewater. For exact locations visit invermere.bclibrary.ca or call 250-342-6416.

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Pynelogs Art Show featuring Kyle MacDonald, Dale Hunt, Brenda Valerio and Gerry George. Show continues until July 24th.

12 – 8 p.m.: Second Annual Art Walk. Stroll through seven Invermere Art Galleries and Studios every Friday from July 1st until September 2nd.

4 – 9 p.m.: Music and Market on Main at Radium Visitor Information Centre every Friday in July and August. Market from 4 – 9 p.m., Music from 7 – 9 p.m. Visit radiumhotsprings.com for details.

6:30 p.m.: Steelhead Trout Dinner at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $17.50/person. Reservations Recommended. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.

7 – 9 p.m.: Invermere Roller Rink at the Curling Centre every Friday. Also Sundays 2 to 5 p.m. Cost $5.

Saturday, July 16th

Mr. & Mrs. Open Tournament. Couples golf tournament at Spur Valley Golf Resort. Call the pro shop at 250-347-6500 to register.

Tim Hortons Junior Golf Tournament at The Ridge course at Copper Point Golf Club. All kids ages 5 to 16 are eligible for the tournament. Parent volunteers will be needed. Call 250-341-3392 for details.

BC Cup/Canada Cup Downhill Mountain Bike Race at Panorama, part of the Dunbar Summer Series and presented by Intense Cycles USA. Contact Stephen Exley at 403-473-3817, email stephenexley@shaw.ca or visit seracing.ca/#1. Race continues Sunday July 17th.

8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.: the BIG Book Sale at the Invermere Community Hall. Fundraiser for Friends of the Library.

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Invermere Farmers & Artists Market in downtown Invermere. Every Saturday from June 11th until September 10th.

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Legion Market – Crafts, Baking, Home Based Businesses. BBQ with breakfast sandwiches, brats, burgers, more. Outside Branch 71.

Sunday, July 17th

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Fairmont Market at Fairmont Hot Springs. Every Sunday from July 10th to August 14th.

Monday, July 18th

Invermere Caregivers Support Group meets the 3rd Monday of each month. Contact facilitator Leanne Brooks at 250-341-5683 for more information.

Black Star 5-day Art Workshops at Pynelogs from July 18th to 22nd. Call 250-342-6663.

1 – 3 p.m.: Brain Injury Support Group meets on the 3rd Monday of the month at Columbia Garden Village. Contact Debbie for more info 250-344-5674.

7 – 9 p.m.: One Red Paperclip – a presentation by Kyle MacDonald at Pynelogs Art Gallery.

Dusk: Movies in the Mountains at Pothole Park, downtown Invermere. Every Monday in July and August.

Tuesday, July 19th

10 a.m.: Performer Magician David Leif as part of the Invermere Public Librarys Summer Reading Club. Free event for all ages. Hosted at Columbia Garden Village.

10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Windermere Valley Museums Childrens Program for six to 10 years old. Program runs every Tuesday until August 23rd. Visit windermerevalleymuseum.ca for details.

Wednesday, July 20th

8 a.m.: Radium Hot Springs Sunrise Rotary meets for breakfast the 1st and 3rd Wednesday from April thru October at The Springs golf course. Breakfast $10.

11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets every Wednesday at the Curling Centre.

2 p.m.: Genealogy Group meets at Columbia Gardens Coffee Room the 3rd Wednesday of the month.

Thursday, July 21st

1 – 4 p.m.: Summer Reading Club at Invermere Library every Thursday to August 25th. Grades 1 to 5.

5 – 6 p.m.: Wine tasting in the FHSR every Thursday. Enjoy four B.C. wines with the in-house Sommelier. Everyone welcome. $15 per person or $25 for two.

5 – 8 p.m.: Beach Party at Kinsmen Beach, every Thursday in July and August.

6:30 p.m.: Texas Hold Em Tournament at the Invermere Legion every Thursday. $35 buy in.

Friday, July 22nd

Invermere Ballfest, Slo-Pitch fundraising event at Invermere Crossroads organized by Invermere Lions Club with this years proceeds going to the Westside Legacy Trail. Visit ballfest.ca for details. Runs until July 24th.

18th Annual Bull Riding in the Rockies. Next to the Invermere Curling Centre. World professional bull riders followed by a family dance. Visit TheColumbiaValley.ca for details.

Horizon Unlimited Mountain Madness. An off-road, competitive, motorcycle navigation challenge for teams of 2-4 bikes. Contact Trent Schumann at 403-270-0000, email trents@experienca.com, or visit horizonsunlimited.com/humm/humm-info. Runs until July 24th.