Friday, June 9th

The Columbia Valley Twirlers Square Dance Club is hosting a mainstream square dance weekend June 9th and 10th at the Invermere Community Hall. Callers: Barry Sjolin from Penticton and Gary Winter from Edmonton. Friday night dance from 8 – 10 p.m.; Saturday morning 9 – 11 a.m.; and Saturday night 7:30 – 10 p.m. Square Dancers: all 3 Sessions for $25/person. Contact Albert at 250-347-6573 for more info. Spectators are welcome!

10:30 a.m.: Baby Rhyme Time at the Invermere Public Library for parents and babies 0-24 months. Must pre-register for this free program. Every Friday till June 23rd.

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.: Marty and Eli Beingessner with Dave Shaw performing at Strands Restaurant. Cover charge $5.

7 p.m.: Columbia Valley Car Club meeting at Rocky River Grill (Breakfast Room of Kanata Inn). Looking for volunteers for Radium Car Show in Sept. All are welcome! For more info, call Vicki 250-342-1257.

Saturday, June 10th

9 a.m. 1 p.m.: Sneak Peek mini Book Sale in the courtyard at Frater Landing. Check out a selection of gently used books, a preview of whats in store at the BIG Book Sale on Saturday, July 15th. The librarys Saturday morning Storytime will be at 11 a.m. in the courtyard, weather permitting. All funds raised by the Friends of the Library will help outfit the Childrens Section of the new library.

1 p.m.: Local Cadets will be participating in the annual Ceremonial Review at the Invermere Curling Centre. Everyone welcome.

7 – 10 p.m.: Local Live Music at Elements at Copper Point Resort every Friday & Saturday. Reservations 250-341-4002. This Saturday features Dos Equis.

Monday, June 12th

7 p.m.: Fairmont and District Lions Club meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month.

Tuesday, June 13th

Toonie Tuesdays returns! Created by Crazy Soles, this years series sponsored by Kicking Horse Coffee and A&W in Invermere. Each Toonie Ride is organized by a different business and at a different location. $2 entry, participants must be a member of the CVCS. Prizes and BBQ post ride. This Toonie Tuesday: organized by Bicycle Works; location Mt. Swansea.

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.: My Health Portal registration at the Invermere and District Hospital. Once registered, individuals can view personal health information online. You must register in person with legal photo identification and a BC Service card or CareCard. Remote enrolment is also available after June 13th.

7 p.m.: Edgewater Recreation Society is holding an Extraordinary General Meeting in the Community Hall to deal with past annual reports.

7 p.m.: Summit Trail Makers Societys AGM at Lions Hall, Chamber of Commerce on Hwy 93/95. Guest speaker Brian Patton, co-author of The Canadian Rockies Travel Guide.

Wednesday, June 14th

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

5 – 6 p.m.: College of the Rockies Invermere Campus Open House. Pick up information about their programming and meet the campus staff. For more info call 250-342-3210 or email recruit@cotr.bc.ca.

7 p.m.: Windermere District Social Service Society – Mount Nelson Place is holding their AGM at the Best Western Invermere Inn. All welcome to attend. Contact Donna at 250-342-3699 for more info.

7:30 p.m.: David Thompson Secondary School (DTSS) Band Year-end Concerts in the DTSS Gym. Junior concert tonight, Senior concert Thursday June 15th. Silver collection at the door.

Thursday, June 15th

10:30 a.m.: Stretch and Move Classes for Seniors with instructor Jenette St. Jean at Invermere Seniors Hall every Thursday. Cost $1.

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.

7 – 9 p.m.: Your input is requested at The District of Invermere sponsored Community Consultation for redevelopment of the property after the old Community Hall is demolished. Everyone welcome to attend. At the Invermere Community Hall.

7:30 p.m.: DTSS Senior Band Year-end Concert in the Gym. Silver collection at the door.

Friday, June 16th

4 – 7 p.m.: Fairmont Hot Springs Resorts (FHSR)Long Drive Competition at Fairmont Airport. How far can you drive the ball down the 6000 runway? $15 for 3 balls ($10 for 12 & under). Followed by BBQ at Mountainside Grille.

7 p.m.: Kick off to Beer Festival held at Base Camp at FHSR. Enjoy Beer, BBQ and Music.

7 – 10 p.m.: Local Live Music at Elements at Copper Point Resort every Friday & Saturday. Call for reservations 250-341-4002. This weekend features the Dandelions on Friday and Mike Smith on Saturday.

Saturday, June 17th

7th Annual Branch Out Bike Tour. A 100 km or 80 km charity ride starting at Panorama Mountain Resort. Visit branchoutfoundation.com for details.

11 a.m.: Fathers Day Pre-School Story Time. Bring your favourite male role model to the Invermere Public Librarys story time. Call 250-342-6416 for more info.

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Ursus & Us: Bear Awareness Day, a free day of speakers, displays and demonstrations about living safely in harmony with bears. Lots of fun kid activities, too. Participating groups include Wildsight Invermere, Wildsafe BC and Conservation Officer Service. At Pothole Park in Invermere (in case of inclement weather, at the Community Hall).

4 – 8 p.m.: East Kootenay 6th Annual Beer Festival at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Enjoy music by Fraid Knot during the main tasting event and Small Town Dirtbags at the after party. Tickets are $59 plus tax. Visit Fairmont Hot Springs.com for details.