Friday, May 5th
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Wings Over the Rockies Art Show at Pynelogs featuring Lil Peeps. Show continues until May 14th.
6 p.m.: Bingo at Shuswap Band Hall every Friday. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.
7 – 10 p.m.: Fresh Fridays Open Mic at Pynelogs. Showcasing young talent from the valley. All ages, licensed bar. First Friday of every month Oct. to June.
7:30 p.m.: Songs of the Land Valley Voices Spring Concert at Christ Church Trinity. Tickets $10/adults, $5/children available at Big Horn Cafe in Radium, Purple Cow Gift Shop in Fairmont and Inspire Floral in Invermere. Also Saturday May 6th.
Saturday, May 6th
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Canal Flats Community Garage Sales. Map of sales and lunch available at the Canal Flats Civic Centre. For info call 250-349-5447.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: The 3rd Annual Emergency Preparedness Fair with over a dozen groups participating is being held at the Windermere Fire Hall.
5 p.m.: Main Street Fun and Games and the District of Invermere are hosting an evening of witchcraft and wizardry at the Great Hall in Hogwarts (Invermere Community Hall). Everyone is welcome to enjoy an evening dedicated to Harry Potter. $25 Tickets include a meal catered by Edible Cafe and are available online at www.invermereevents.com or at Main Street Fun and Games.
6 8 p.m.: 3rd Annual Pooch Plunge: a doggy pool party at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort to raise money for GALS and ICAN. Entry $10 per dog. BBQ, prizes, treats and each pup gets a free bandana.
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 favorites every Saturday. Call 250-342-3033 or visit their Facebook page for more info.
7:30 p.m.: Songs of the Land Valley Voices Spring Concert at Christ Church Trinity. Tickets $10/adults, $5/children available at Big Horn Cafe in Radium, Purple Cow Gift Shop in Fairmont and Inspire Floral
Sunday, May 7th
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Crazy Soles hosts a Spring for the Community 6K Run to benefit the Columbia Valley Centre. Course along Johnson Trailhead at Lake Lillian open for Runners between 8:30 and 11:30 a.m. and for Mountain Bikers between noon and 3 p.m. Awards at 4 p.m. $20 per participant per event. Register at RaceRoster.com.
Monday, May 8th
Wings Over the Rockies Festival runs May 8th to 14th. Headquarters at Pynelogs Cultural Centre.
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.
7:30 p.m.: Columbia Valley Rockies Booster Society is holding their AGM at Lions Hall at the Crossroads. All interested parties are invited to attend.
Tuesday, May 9th
1:30 p.m.: Carpet Bowling at Canal Flats Seniors Hall every Tuesday.
Wednesday, May 10th
11:45 a.m.: The Rotary Club of Invermere meets every Wednesday at the Curling Rink.
7 p.m.: Windermere Valley Rural Range Resource Patrol is holding their AGM at the Invermere Legion.
Thursday, May 11th
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.
Friday, May 12th
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 their 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.
Monday, May 15th
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
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.
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.
Saturday, May 20th
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 Steve Root.
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.
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.