Friday, April 21st
Go online and register for the Wings Over the Rockies Festival running May 8th to 14th. Register 24/7 at www.wingsovertherockies.org.
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.
6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
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.
9 a.m.: Operation Clean Sweep – join other volunteers to clean up our communities.
10 a.m.: Wilmer litter pickup. Meet at the community hall, well supply coffee bags to collect litter. If you cant make it, send your kids! Gloves are recommended.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Artym Gallery presents Art, Wine, Food – Alex Fong Exhibition. Show continues until April 28th.
10 a.m.: Lego for all ages at the Radium Public Library every Saturday.
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.
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.: Drop-in LEGO Club at Invermere Public Library. Activity is free.
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
Locals Day at Fairmont Resorts Mountainside Golf Course. Special Locals pricing: $13.50 for 9 holes or $27 for 18 holes ($1.50/hole all day in honour of Canadas 150th birthday) plus live entertainment 12 – 4 p.m., food and drink specials and a door prize draw.
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.
6:30 p.m.: Groundswell is hosting a Seed Swap at DTSS Theatre plus screening of the film Seed, The Untold Story at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to bring seeds they have saved or extra seeds theyd like to trade for other seeds; or just show up for the film. $10 entry.
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.
Tuesday, April 25th
6 – 8 p.m.: David Thompson Secondary School hosts the 2nd Annual Science Fair. Featuring projects from Grade 8, 9 and 10 students on display in the cafeteria and library.
7 p.m.: Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley is holding an Advanced Care Planning information session at Canal Flats Seniors Hall.
8 p.m.: Live music at Fairmont Resorts Bears Paw Bar & Grill by The Middle Coast 70s-style yacht rock. Also Wednesday April 26th.
Wednesday, April 26th
11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets every Wednesday at the Curling Rink.
2 p.m.: Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley is holding an Advanced Care Planning information session at the Legion Hall in Edgewater.
Thursday, April 27th
2 p.m.: Seniors Tea at the Invermere Library the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month. If you would like to attend but do not have transportation, please contact the library at 250-342-6416.
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.
6:15 – 9 p.m.: The All Candidates Forum is being held at the David Thompson Secondary School Theatre. Debate begins at 6:30 p.m. but please arrive early to guarantee seating.
7 p.m.: Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley is holding an Advanced Care Planning information session at the Brisco Community Hall.
Friday, April 28th
12 p.m.: Seniors soup lunch at the Edgewater Legion. $6. Last Friday of each month.
7 – 9 p.m.: Fairmont Hot Springs Resort hosts an exhibit of artwork by Paula Cravens with a wine and cheese meet and greet.
The legendary cover band BC/CD returns to Invermere to play at Shakmans. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and are available at Shakmans, Syndicate Board Shop and Fire Vixen Emporium or $20 at the door.