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.

1 p.m.: Duplicate Bridge at Invermere Seniors Hall, $2. Everyone welcome. 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.: 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 youd like them 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. Also Sunday May 21st.

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. Italian Dinner at 6 p.m., Dance at 8 p.m. with music by L8. 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.

Loki Services presents May Long get Down with DEFUNK featuring: Growlix, Painted Foxes & DasBooty at Shakmans Bar and Lounge. $10 cover before 10 p.m.

Sunday, May 21st

9 p.m.: Canadian Playboyz present Fifty Shades of Darker, a Ladies Night at Shakmans. For ticket info visit

Monday, May 22nd

10 a.m.: Senior Singalong Group meets every Monday at Garden Village.

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

Tuesday, May 23rd

10 p.m.: Karaoke at the Farside Pub in Fairmont every Tuesday night.

Wednesday, May 24th

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

1:15 p.m.: The Columbia Valley Food Banks Annual General Meeting is today in the Interior Health Board Room. Community members interested in serving on the Board may pick up and drop off nomination forms prior to May 23rd at Family Dynamix. Contact Lawrie for more info at 250-342-5092.

Thursday, May 25th

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.

Friday, May 26th

12 p.m.: Seniors soup lunch at the Edgewater Legion. $6. Last Friday of each month.

6:30 p.m.: United Dance will be showcasing their talents at the year end recital at David Thompson Secondary School. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 (cash only) and available at Inside Edge.

Saturday, May 27th

The Clash of the Titans Soccer Tournament hosts players from U12-U18 with over 60 teams visiting from B.C. and Alberta. Email or visit to register. Also Sunday the 28th.

10th Annual Crazy Soles Nipika Trail Run. Registration must be before Thursday May 25th either at Crazy Soles or online. Visit for details including registration, start times, distances and categories.

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Bee Creative Workshop. Join Wildsight, Black Star Studios and Upper Ranch Apiary/Tegart Honey for a kid-friendly exploration of bees and take-home crafts. $20; pre-registration required at

1 – 4 p.m.: Friends of the Invermere Library host a Canada 150 event on the lawn of the Windermere Valley Museum. Dress in your best old fashioned outfit and try your hand at butter churning, doll making and more.

8:30 p.m.: The Hoodoo Lounge and Grill, just south of Fairmont, hosts a CD release party for local band Stereo Three. No cover, drink specials with CDs and merchandise for sale.

Sunday, May 28th

The Kootenay Krusher Mountain Bike Race presented by Nipika Mountain Resort and Columbia Cycle. Visit for details including distances and categories.

4 – 8 p.m.: The Horsethief Creek Pub hosts a fundraiser for the Snively family who lost everything in a house fire on April 9th. Dinner, auction and live music with Smarty Pants and Friends with the Horsethief donating 30% of all food sales to the family. Anyone interested in donating can contact Keirna at 250-347-6377.

5:30 p.m.: Best Friends Bash Cancer fundraiser at the Black Forest Steak & Schnitzel Haus. Three course dinner, cash bar, and silent and live auctions. Tickets $45/person or $80/couple available at Avenue, the Black Forest or by contacting Sheila at 250-342-9059, 250-342-5266 or

Tuesday, May 30th

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: New! Coffee Break at the Womens Resource Centre in Invermere. Free muffins, coffee and tea. The last Tuesday of every month.