2014, October 31, 2014



Friday, October 31st

8 a.m.: The Rocky Mountain Rally returns to Invermere. Some of the best off-road drivers in North America come to Invermere for this exciting event. For information visit rockymountainrally.com or Facebook.

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

4 p.m.: Zombie Walk. Meet at Pot Hole Park, shuffle to the Station Pub. Free for all ages. Prizes for best zombie costume.

6 – 8:30 p.m.: Booktacular Fright Night at the Invermere Public Library. Drop-in for tricks and treats, stories, and crafts on Halloween night.

6 – 11 p.m.: SYC. Join us for Halloween Extravaganza. Scary movie marathon, haunted house, dance and prizes for best costumes.

8 – 10 p.m.: Halloween Scavenger Hunt. The Station Pub. $5 per person – see article on Page 16 for details.

Saturday, November 1st

10 a.m.: Radium Hot Springs Library new Lego Club. Ages 5 and up.

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Home Hardware Customer Appreciation Day. Free Beef on a Bun (donations gladly accepted for the CV Food Bank).

3 – 8 p.m.: Climbing wall open at J.A. Laird School every Saturday and Sunday.

6 – 11 p.m.: SYC. Join us for hang out night.

6:30 p.m. Doors open, Songwriters in the Valley CD release Party at Pynelogs. Tickets $10, Children 13 and under $5. Show starts at 7 p.m.

Monday, November 3rd

7 p.m.: All Candidates Forum for Canal Flats at the Canal Flats Civic Centre.

Tuesday, November 4th

10 – 11:30 a.m.: Free Public Mass Flu Clinics; Edgewater Legion, 4858 Cordillera Avenue Edgewater. Bring your care card. For more information contact your local public health office. Interior Health – Invermere Health Unit 1-250-342-2360 or visit interiorhealth.ca.

5 – 9 p.m.: SYC. Join us for wifi, Netflix and video games.

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: OPT clinic at the Invermere Health Unit. 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. Confidential service: low-cost birth control, and STI testing.

Wednesday, November 5th

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Social Enterprise/ENP workshop at Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce, 19+, $50. An overview of the steps taken in planning and developing a social enterprise (non-profits that earn revenues). More information at info@bbaprogram.ca or call 1-855-510-2227.

4 – 9 p.m.: SYC. Join us for wifi, Netflix and video games.

Thursday, November 6th

3:30 p.m.: Youth Advisory Committee for grades 5 -7. Contact the Invermere Public Library for more information 250-342-6416.

5 – 9 p.m.: SYC. Join us for a cooking workshop and free food.

7 p.m.: Texas Hold em Tournament every Thursday at Invermere Legion.

Friday, November 7th

13th Annual East Kootenay/Fairmont Hot Springs Wine Festival (November 7-8): Individual tickets and lodging packages available at fairmonthotsprings.com.

6 – 11 p.m.: SYC. Join us for a Foosball Tournament and Remembrance day posters.

7 – 10 p.m.: Fresh Fridays Open Mic at Pynelogs. Showcasing young talent from the valley. All ages, licensed bar.

8 p.m.: Bocephus King presented by Strands. $10 cover. For more information call 250-342-6344 or visit bocephusking.ca or myspace.com/bocephusking.

Saturday, November 8th

11 a.m.: Come dressed up for a Superhero Story Time at the Invermere Public Library.

1 – 4 p.m.: Heritage Grain workshop. Free Presentation from Treasure Life Flour Mills will introduce you to locally grown Ancient, Landrace, Heirloom, and Heritage organic grains. No registration required, just show up! Lions Hall Hwy 93/95.

6:30 p.m.: 13th Annual East Kootenay Wine Festival at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort celebrating the very best wines from British Columbia.

7 p.m.: SYC. Join us for Man Hunt.

7:30 p.m.: Live at Pynelogs, Mary Murphy, Irish singer and song writer. Tickets $20, Students $10, available at Tiffanys Threads and at Pynelogs. For more information visit columbiavalleyarts.com or call 250-342-4423.

Sunday, November 9th

Remembrance Day 5-Stand at the Lake Windermere District Rod & Gun Club. For more information, visit lwdrodgun.com or call 250-341-3254.

Tuesday, November 11th

5 – 9 p.m.: SYC. Join us for Remembrance Day posters and student advisory committee meeting.

7 p.m.: Cinefest at Pynelogs.The Grand Seduction. For more information visit columbiavalleyarts.com or call 250-342-4423.

Wednesday, November 12th

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Free Public Mass Flu Clinics.Canal Flats Civic Centre, 8911 Dunn Street, Canal Flats. Bring your care card. For more information contact your local public health office Interior Health – Invermere Health unit 1-250-342-2360 or visit interiorhealth.ca.

5:30 p.m.: SYC. Join us for parent advisory board meeting.

Thursday, November 13th

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Free Public Mass Flu Clinics. Invermere community hall, 709 – 10th Street, Invermere. Bring your care card. For more information contact your local public health office Interior Health – Invermere Health unit 1-250-342-2360 or visit interiorhealth.ca.

5 – 9 p.m.: SYC. Join us for movie night.

Friday, November 14th

6 – 11 p.m.: SYC. Join us for a Dance, ages 12 – 18.

7 – 9 p.m.: 1940s themed B.C. book launch at Pynelogs for Birds Eye View by Elinor Florence. Visit invermere.bclibrary.ca for more information.

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