Friday, May 13

Wings Over the Rockies runs May 9th to 15th. Complete event schedule and online registration at www.wingsovertherockies.org, in person at the registration office in Pynelogs between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. or call 250-342-2473 for more information.

6:30 p.m.: Baked Chicken Dinner at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $17.50. Reservations recommended. Call 250-342-9517. Meat Draw and 50/50.

7 p.m.: Strands Old House Restaurant hosts Madeline Tasquin Streicek who will be performing a unique blend of jazz, folk and French music. Cover is $5.

Saturday, May 14

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Spring Market at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. $15/table. Call 250-688-0640 to reserve.

Monday, May 16

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

Wednesday, May 18

8 a.m.: Radium Hot Springs Sunrise Rotary meets for breakfast every first and third Wednesday at The Springs Golf Course. Breakfast $10. Everyone welcome.

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

6 p.m.: First instalment of the six week Kids Ride program at Bicycle Works. The $60 cost covers the duration of the course. Register at Bicycle Works or email bike_scholl@hotmail.com.

7 – 9 p.m.: Windermere Valley Rural Range Resource Patrol AGM at CV Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, May 19

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Wild Ideas at Circle Cafe, hosted by Wildsight. Mays topic is Nature: Are you getting enough? www.wildsight.ca/wildideasinvermere.

7 p.m.: The Truth About Cancer Series, #9 Cancer Conquerors & their Powerful Stories of Victory. DTSS Theatre. Admission by optional donation.

7 p.m.: Thirsty Thursday Trivia at Mountainside Grille, FHSR. Come play some family-friendly trivia, hosted by Quiz Master Matt Gillett. $2 entry per person.

7 p.m.: The Windermere Valley Minor Hockey AGM is being held at the District of Invermere offices, 914 – 8th Ave.

Friday, May 20

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Purcell Mountain Painters Studio Grand Opening Show & Sale May 20th to 29th. Open Fridays to 9 pm. 503 7th Ave Invermere.

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

7 – 9 p.m.: The Invermere Roller Rink opens for the summer at the Curling Centre every Friday. Also open Sunday afternoons 2 to 5 p.m. Admission is $5.

8 p.m.: The Station Pub in conjunction with Invermere Fire and Rescue is hosting a fundraiser supporting relief efforts in northern Alberta due to the massive wildfires. The Small Town Dirtbags begin playing at 8:30 p.m. with a firemans gear up competition, 50/50 draw, raffle and other surprises. Donations can be made at thenewstationpub@gmail.com.

Saturday, May 21

10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Artym Gallery Brian Porter, Steve Tracy, and Vance Theoret exhibition runs till May 27th.

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: The Steamboat Mountain Music Festival is hosting a garage sale at the Edgewater Hall. Items may be dropped off at the Hall between 1 and 5 p.m. or 7 and 9 p.m. on Friday May 20th.

2 p.m.: Westside Legacy Trails Run, Ride and Rock the Ranch. Enjoy an afternoon of family fun with free events from 2 – 5 p.m. Try the Cow Patty Catapult! Evening Events start at 5 p.m. and include a silent auction, pig roast and barn dance for $50. Tickets available at OurTrail.org/K2Ranch.

6 p.m.: The Steamboat Mountain Music Festival Launch Party kicks off with a dinner and dance. Music by The Ramblers at 9 p.m. Tickets $20 adults, $10 kids.

6 p.m.: Live music by Oh Brother at Mountainside Grille in Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. $25/person includes buffet dinner and a beer or glass of wine. Dinner 6 p.m., music starts at 7 p.m.

10 p.m. – 2 a.m.: Karaoke Night at the Farside Inn in Fairmont Hot Springs.

Sunday, May 22

10 p.m. – 2 a.m.: Hawaiian Beach Party with DJ Juice at the Farside Inn. No cover.

Wednesday, May 25

1:30 p.m.: The Columbia Valley Food Banks AGM at the Invermere Health Centre Boardroom, 850 – 10th Ave. For further information call 250-342-2456.

6:30 p.m.: Nine Lives Would Not Do: The Life of Leo Grillmair Mountaineer will be premiering at Pynelogs. A fundraiser for the Columbia Valley Arts Council and the Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley. Admission $12 or $10 for CV Arts members. The film begins at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 25

7 p.m.: The Truth About Cancer Series, Questions & Answers with Ty & Charlene. DTSS Theatre. Admission by optional donation.

Friday, May 27

12 p.m.: Soup lunch at the Edgewater Legion. $6. Last Friday of each month.

7 p.m.: Music For Life at Christ Church Trinity. Musician Arne Sahlen, joined by area musicians young and old, will be presenting a wide variety of music interspersed with music humour and history. Admission by donation for regional music development. Contact Arne at 250-540-4242 or arnesahlen@hotmail.com for more information.