2014, September 5th – Out & About

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September 5th – 6th, 8 p.m.: Planes: Fire & Rescue.

Friday, September 5th

8 – 10 p.m.: Columbia Valley Twirlers Square Dance weekend at the Radium Community Hall. Callers will be Rick and Kathy Utter from Moyie Springs, Idaho. Mainstream Dance, Friday 8 p.m., $6 per person, and Saturday 7:30 p.m., $7 per person. For more information, contact Albert and Carol Robideau at 250-347-6573, or acrobideau@telus.net.

Saturday, September 6th

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Invermere Farmers Market, downtown Invermere.

11 a.m.: Saturday story time kick-off at the Invermere Library. Story time every Friday and Saturday morning.

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.: 4th annual Parkinsons Superwalk at Pothole Park. Registration at 1 p.m. Free event, all ages. Register and raise funds for Parkinsons support services, education and research. For more info, call Grace at 250-342-6764 or visit parkinson.bc.ca.

8:30 p.m.: Kootenay Savings Outdoor Movie Night 2014 at Radiums Central Park. Free movie on a 3-storey screen. Bring an item for your local food bank. Drive-in style. Movie begins at dusk, rain or shine. Concession available. Visit kscu.com.

Sunday, September 7th

6 p.m.: European Dinner at the Edgewater Legion. $15/adults, $13/seniors, $13/under 12. Cabbage rolls, perogies, beef stroganoff, swedish meatballs, Russian or Ukrainian borscht, harvest beets, peas, noodles, mashed potatoes, and more.

Wednesday, September 10th

2:15 p.m.: Seniors Day at the Invermere Library on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. Bus provided. For more information or to pre-register, contact 250-342-6416.

6 p.m.: PJ Story Time at the Invermere Library. Runs the second Wednesday of each month. To pre-register, contact 250-342-6416 or visit invermere.bclibrary.ca.

6:30 – 8 p.m.: Traditional Knowledge Sharing at Lake Enid. The Stevens family from the Shuswap Band will lead an interpretive walk as part of Wildsights ongoing Lake Enid Restoration Project. Free event. Meet at the main parking area at Lake Enid. For more information, contact invermere@wildsight.ca.

Friday, September 12th

8 a.m.: Rocket Mass Heater Workshop, presented by Groundswell and DirtCraft Natural Building. Two and a half day workshop runs through to September 14th, 5 p.m., during which you will help construct a full-scale and fully operable RMH for heating a large greenhouse at Edible Acres. $295, includes lunches. Only 14 spaces available. Register online at groundswellnetwork.ca.

6 – 9 p.m.: CV Recreation Sign Up Night at the Invermere Community Hall. Sign up for sports, recreation and leisure activities in the Columbia Valley.

Saturday, September 13th

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Final Invermere Farmers Market of the season, downtown Invermere.

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.: Salmon Festival at Kinsmen Beach. Free festival includes a selection of local musicians, Ktunaxa Dance Troupe, salmon information pavilion, guest speakers, cultural demonstrations, face painting, BBQ and more. Visit columbiasalmonfest.ca.

12 – 3 p.m.: Drop-off of gently used goods for the Wilmer Garage Sale at the Wilmer Community Hall. Also September 16th and 18th, 5:30 – 7 p.m. For more information or to volunteer: Pam Meunier, 250-342-2019 or Mary Jolicoeur, 250-341-6272.

Sunday, September 14th

7:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.: Pinto Mountain: Scramble through Geologic time with Andrea Petzold. A Wild Nature Tour, hosted by Wildsight. Carpooling to Pinto Mountain from Sobeys. $30/person. For details and to register, visit wildnaturetours.ca.

Fall Equinox Mini Sporting Clays at the Lake Windermere District Rod & Gun Club. For more info, visit lwdrodgun.com or call 250-341-3254.

Tuesday, September 16th

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Competent Composting workshop at the Community Greenhouse, hosted by Groundswell. $30. Registration online at groundswellnetwork.ca.

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, September 17th

6 p.m.: Writers Workshop at the Invermere Library. Join this monthly group to inspire your creative writing. Sign up by contacting the Library: 250-342-6416.

7 – 9 p.m.: Artist opening at Pynelogs. Feature artist show includes Claire Dibble, Anne Aitken Anderson, Kathleen Stead, Patrick Yesh, Susan Fahrni and Silena Ewen/Maegan Stanburys pysanky/painting collaborations. Show runs until September 28th.

Friday, September 19th

4 – 8 p.m.: Rockin on Main at the Radium Visitor Information Centre. Market and live entertainment by 60 Hertz (5 – 8 p.m.).

7 – 9 p.m.: Registration for the Columbia Valley Classics 25th annual Autumn Car Show & Shine at the Radium Seniors Hall. Live entertainment by Blues Brothers Too. Visit radiumcarshow.com.

7:30 p.m.: Jakes Gift, the moving story of a WW2 veterans reluctant return to Juno Beach, at Pynelogs. Written and performed by Julia Mackey, directed by Dirk van Stralen. Also Saturday, September 20th. Tickets $15, available at Pynelogs and Tiffanys Thredz.

Saturday, September 20th

7 – 1 a.m.: Columbia Valley Classics 25th annual Show & Shine. Events include a pancake breakfast (7 – 10 a.m.), Show & Shine (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)Rockin on Main (12 – 4 p.m.), Cruise to Invermere (4 p.m.) and a Dance (8 p.m. – 1 a.m.).Visit radiumcarshow.com.

9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Wilmer Fall Sale-abration, a fun garage sale and community celebration. Donations of items welcome. Proceeds go to final renovations of the Wilmer Community Hall. For more info or to volunteer: Pam Meunier, 250-342-2019; Mary Jolicoeur, 250-341-6272.

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