Friday, April 14th
Go online and register for the Wings Over the Rockies Festival running May 8th to 14th. Register 24/7 at www.wingsovertherockies.org.
6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
9 p.m.: Live music with Valley Forged at the Farside Pub in Fairmont. Also on Saturday April 15th.
Saturday, April 15th
8:30 – 11 a.m.: Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Decorating at Edgewater Hall, $5 small plate; $6 large plate. Egg decorating $2 for 2 eggs and an entry into an Easter Basket draw. All proceeds go to Kelseys Room to Read fundraiser.
Super Hero Sun Fest at Panorama Resort. Say so long to winter with the Slush Showdown at 9 a.m. on Saturday; Dual Slalom at 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday; Dummy Downhill on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. and more. Visit panoramaresort.com for details.
10 a.m.: Lego for all ages at the Radium Public Library every Saturday.
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.: Drop-in LEGO Club at Invermere Public Library. Activity is free.
Sunday, April 16th
Far Out Gear Rentals in Radium presents EGG-SPLORE RADIUM! Pick up a game card at the store, explore the village to answer quiz questions and receive a big chocolate egg. Free event for 250 participants. Visit www.rentfarout.com/events for more details.
Monday, April 17th
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 p.m.: Canal Flats Civic Centre Easter Bingo: Bonanza $250, Odd/Even $200, 3up Special $250 plus Door Prizes. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. For info call 250-349-5447.
Tuesday, April 18th
6 p.m.: Columbia Basin Trust hosts a community involvement meeting at the Lions Hall.
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Options for Sexual Health drop in clinic, Public Health Unit, next to the Invermere Hospital. The 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month.
Wednesday, April 19th
8 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Radium Hot Springs Sunrise is holding the first official general meeting to kick off the 2017 Spring/Summer season.
11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets every Wednesday at the Curling Rink.
7 p.m.: As part of National Canadian Film Day 150, CV Arts presents Life Classes at Pynelogs Cultural Centre. Admission is free.
7 p.m.: Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley is holding an Advanced Care Planning information session at Fairmont Lions Den.
Thursday, April 20th
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Valley Piece Makers host the Snow Goose Quilting travelling quilting store at the Royal Canadian Legion in Invermere.
4 p.m.: Today is the deadline for questions to be submitted for consideration for the upcoming All Candidates Forum being held on April 27th.
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/person or $25 for two.
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Wildsight Invermere presents Wild Ideas: Voting for the Environment at Circle Cafe. An open discussion about how our vote matters for the environment and what we should be asking candidates. Visit wildsight.ca/invermere for details.
7 – 8:30 p.m.: Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Edgewater Recreation Society at the Edgewater Hall. There are board positions that need to be filled. All Edgewater residents are invited to attend and are encouraged to get involved.
7 p.m.: Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley is holding an Advanced Care Planning information session at Radium Springs Private Dining Room.
Friday, April 21st
Kitchen Sink Experiments Club at the Invermere Public Library. A free 4 week club held on Fridays. Students K-Gr. 4. Must pre-register at 250-342-6416.
7 p.m.: Town Hall Meeting BCWF – The Future of BCs Fish and Wildlife. Concerned about the future of fish and wildlife populations, and future generations ability to hunt, fish, camp and recreate in B.C.? An opportunity to discuss the threats to fish, wildlife, public access to public resources, and how we can turn things around. At the Invermere Community Hall.
Saturday, April 22nd
9 a.m.: The Columbia Valley Cycling Society is holding its annual Bike Swap at the Invermere Community Hall. Bring in gear from 9 – 11 a.m., Toonie charge to bring in gear. Sale is from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Pick up money and/or unsold gear at 1 p.m.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Artym Gallery presents Art, Wine, Food – Alex Fong Exhibition. Show continues until April 28th.
12 – 4 p.m.: Hey Kids! meet Greg Ovens from the show Alone. Greg will be displaying the 10 items he was allowed to take to Patagonia and will discuss fishing techniques, plus have an archery display at the Flats RV and Campground on Highway 93.
6 p.m.: Interactive Painting and Dinner with Alex Fong at Eagle Ranch Resort. Three course meal for $57 + tax. Call Eagle Ranch for reservations 250-342-0562.
7 p.m.: Celebrate Earth Day with Wildsight at the Invermere Branchs AGM at the Wilmer Community Hall. Will also be a showing of To The Ends Of The Earth at 7:30 p.m. Film by donation.
7 – 9 p.m.: 2nd Annual East Kootenay Distillery Festival at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort featuring unlimited spirit tasting from some of B.C.s best craft distilleries. Tickets $45 + tax include access to after-party at Bears Paw & Grill with music by the Smalltown Dirt Bags.
Sunday, April 23rd
11:30 a.m. – close: Give Back Sunday at Horsethief Creek Pub & Eatery in Radium, 15% of todays net food sales will be donated to the Lake Windermere Rod & Gun Club.
12 p.m.: CV Chamber of Commerce and Summit Youth Centre 2nd Annual Celebrity Luncheon honours Home Hardware owner and councillor Al Miller at Lions Hall. Tickets $35 at the Chamber office, Selkirk Cellular, Home Hardware and Summit Youth Centre.
1 – 3 p.m.: Invermere Companion Animal Network is holding their AGM at Lakeview Meadows Recreation Centre and are looking for directors to join the board.
Monday, April 24th
6:45 p.m.: Ladies Night Out presents He is Alive at Lake Windermere Alliance Church. Tickets $15 at Inspire Floral Boutique or call Eileen 250-270-1275.