Friday, November 11th

Operation Christmas Child is underway! Pick up your shoebox-sized container at David Thompson Secondary School or Kootenay Savings Credit Union and return them to either location no later than Nov. 14th. Boxes will be airlifted overseas and delivered to children in need.

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Baby Goose every Friday morning in Nov. at the Invermere Library for parents and babies 0-18 months old. Call 250-409-4251 or e-mail [email protected] for more info. Presented by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy.

10:30 a.m.: Royal Canadian Legion procession from 13th St. to the cenotaph in downtown Invermere, followed by Remembrance Day ceremony.

10:30 a.m.: Ceremony at Civic Centre followed by wreaths being placed at the cenotaph in Canal Flats.

3:45 p.m.: Remembrance Day Parade in Edgewater followed by Roast Beef Dinner at 5:30 p.m. at the Legion Hall. Adults $15, Children under 6 free.

6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.

6 p.m.: Pynelogs Love it Live Concert series presents Amanda Tosoff Words Project. Tickets $25 per show or $60 for 3 shows (6 shows in the entire series).

Saturday, November 12th

Effusion Art Gallery + Glass Studio is hosting an exhibition entitled Winter Whites which runs through the end of the Christmas holiday season.

10 a.m.: Lego for all ages at the Radium Public Library every Saturday.

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Handmade Market at Windermere Community Hall. For more info contact [email protected].

11 a.m.: Preschool Story Time at the Invermere Public Library with stories, songs, and crafts. Every Saturday.

5 p.m. to the wee hours: The Syndicate Boardshop is celebrating its 18th birthday party at the Invermere Community Hall. Kids Carnival starts at 5 p.m. with trampoline, bounce park and Burton Riglet Park followed by a movie premier for adults and live music from the Small Town Dirtbags.

6:30 p.m.: Meat Draw and 50/50 at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. Every Saturday.

Tuesday, November 15th

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.

7 p.m.: Wildsight is hosting a presentation about the dangers of radon gas at David Thompson Secondary School Theatre.

Wednesday, November 16th

8 a.m.: Radium Hot Springs Sunrise Rotary meets for breakfast the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from November thru March at Higher Ground in Radium. Everyone welcome.

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, November 17th

10:30 a.m.: Preschool Story Time at the Invermere Library with stories, songs, and crafts. Every Thursday.

4:30 – 6 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Chef-It-Up. Every Thursday. Call 250-342-3033 for more info.

5 – 6 p.m.: Wine tasting in the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort lobby every Thursday. Enjoy four B.C. wines with the in-house Sommelier. $15 per person or $25 for two.

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

Friday, November 18th

Effusion Art Gallery + Glass Studio hosts their annual fundraiser where handmade Christmas ornaments will be sold. Supporting the Westside Legacy Trail.

4 – 8 p.m.: Winter Wonderland Market – a festival of crafts and artisans at the Invermere Community Hall with cuisine by Chef Steve Root. Plus silent auction with proceeds going to the WVCCS playground. Free admission. Hosted by Shannon Root, 250-270-1402. Also Saturday Nov. 19th 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday, November 19th

Creating the Best Version of You 2016 womens event at Copper Point Resort. For information and tickets visit or email [email protected].

10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Artym Gallery The Big Show of Little Paintings by Gallery Artists exhibition. Show lasts till December 24th.

12 – 6 p.m.: Turkey Shoot at the Invermere Legion Hall.

2:30 p.m.: Light Up in downtown Invermere featuring the theme A Traditional Mountain Christmas. Photos with Santa at the Invermere Best Western from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., Santa Claus Parade at 5 p.m., lighting of tree at Cenotaph park at 6 p.m. Shopping and dining specials throughout the day.

8 – 11 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Movie & Popcorn.

Sunday, November 20th

5 p.m.: Brisco Riding Club Awards Night at the Brisco Hall. Potluck dinner so bring your favorite dish to share. Entry by donation. For more info call Virginia 250-341-1419.

8 p.m.: Northeaston stops in at Bears Paw Bar & Grill at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort as part of the One of the Lucky Ones Tour. Drink specials all night.