Friday, May 12th
1 p.m.: Duplicate Bridge at Invermere Seniors Hall, $2. Everyone welcome. Every Friday.
1 p.m.: Canasta at Canal Flats Seniors Hall every Friday.
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.: Columbia Valley Car Club meeting at Rocky River Grill (Breakfast Room of Kanata Inn). Owning a classic car is not a necessity to join. All car enthusiasts welcome! For more info call Vicki at 250-342-1257.
Saturday, May 13th
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.: DTSS Graduating Class of 2017 are holding a Carwash at Syndicate Board Shop to raise money for the local Dry Grad event.
1 – 4 p.m.: Wings Over the Rockies Childrens Festival at Pothole Park with mechanical bugs, Sprinkles the clown, crafts, giant games and more. In the event of rain the Wings Fest Childrens Festival will be held in the Invermere Community Hall.
5 – 9:30 p.m.: Wings over the Rockies Festival Gala at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Live & Silent Auction.
6:30 p.m.: Meat Draw and 50/50 at Branch 71 Legion in Invermere. Every Saturday.
7 – 10 p.m.: Summit Youth Centre Fresh Film Nights – newly released films or crowd favourites every Saturday. Call 250-342-3033 for more info.
Sunday, May 14th
8 p.m.: Compassion Machine (formerly Anneda) Live at Shakmans – A celestial duo from Victoria whose musical milieu spans the early sounds of folk, jazz, and blues, to intergalactic atmospheres and supernova rock and roll. No cover.
Monday, May 15th
10 a.m.: Senior Singalong Group meets every Monday at Garden Village.
12 p.m.: 15th Annual Turn Copper into Gold Golf Tournament at Fairmont Mountainside Golf Course. Shotgun start. Funds raised will go towards supporting both Chambers in the Columbia Valley. Register at www.cvchamber.ca.
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.: Bingo at the Canal Flats Civic Centre, 1st and 3rd Monday of each month.
Tuesday, May 16th
1:30 p.m.: Carpet Bowling at Canal Flats Seniors Hall every Tuesday.
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Options for Sexual Health operates a drop in clinic in the Public Health Unit the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. Call 250-342-2360 for info.
10 p.m.: Karaoke at the Farside Pub in Fairmont every Tuesday night.
Wednesday, May 17th
8 a.m.: Radium Hot Springs Sunrise Rotary meets for breakfast every 1st and 3rd Wednesday from April thru October at The Springs golf course. Breakfast $10.
10 a.m.: Breastfeeding Mommas support group meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the Invermere Library.
11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets every Wednesday at the Curling Rink.
1 p.m.: Duplicate Bridge at Invermere Seniors Hall, $2. Everyone welcome. Every Wednesday.
2 p.m.: Genealogy Group meets at Columbia Gardens Coffee Room the 3rd Wednesday of the month.
7 p.m.: Card night at Canal Flats Seniors Hall every Wednesday.
7 p.m.: Windermere Valley Minor Hockey Association AGM at Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena in the Windermere Valley Minor Hockey Room.
Thursday, May 18th
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/person or $25 for two.
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.: At Circle Cafe: Wild Ideas: Coexisting With Bears. A casual discussion hosted by Wildsight and led by WildSafe BCs Andrea Smillie. Visit wildsight.ca/invermere for details.
6:30 p.m.: Texas Hold Em Tournament at the Invermere Legion every Thursday. $35 buy in.
Friday, May 19th
Invermere Caregivers Support Group meets the 3rd Friday of each month. Contact facilitator Leanne Brooks at 250-341-5683 for more information.
10:30 a.m.: Baby Rhyme Time at the Invermere Public Library for parents and babies 0-24 months. Program is free, but you must pre-register. Runs every Friday from May 19th to June 23rd.
12 – 5 p.m.: Rotary hosts their annual Garage Sale at Deck Storage, Unit #56 in Athalmer. All proceeds go to supporting Rotary projects.
7 p.m.: Ted Alexander playing at the Farside Pub in Fairmont. Also on Saturday May 20th.
Saturday, May 20th
8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Rotary hosts the 2nd day of their annual Garage Sale next to the courthouse in Invermere.
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Garage/Yard Sale at the Fairmont Community Den, 5003 Hot Springs Rd. If you would like someone to pick up your donated items, call 250-341-7150.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Enjoy the Little Things Spring Artisan Market, a fundraiser for Windermere Valley Child Care Society at the Invermere Community Hall. Cuisine by Chef Steve Root. For details contact Shannon Root 250-270-1402.
10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.: Artym Gallery presents Armand Vallee, Vance Theoret & Jewellery for Men. Also Sunday May 21st, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Show continues till May 26th.
5 p.m.: Steamboat Mountain Music Society Launch Party at the Edgewater Hall. Full wine & beer bar, Italian Dinner at 6 p.m., Dance at 8 p.m. with music by L8. Renew your membership, buy Festival tickets and more! Launch Party Dinner and Dance Tickets $20 available at Pips Country Store in Edgewater, Big Horn Cafe in Radium and Circle Cafe in Invermere. Dance only, $10 at the door.
6 – 9 p.m.: The Wardens, live at Pynelogs present Music From the Mountains. Tickets $20 available at Pynelogs. Doors open 6 p.m., show begins at 7 p.m.
7:30 p.m.: The classical trio La Cafamore performs at Christ Church Trinity. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students and children under 12 are free. Tickets available at Avenue in downtown Invermere.