Celebrate Glacier 125 Day on Sept. 10

Community Calendar, September 7

Listing of events happening in and around Revelstoke.

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September 7

WRAPPING IT UP–SUMMER READING CLUB Bring your completed reading log and receive a medal, an SRC certificate and a book. At the community centre. 5-7 p.m.

FALL PROGRAM MASS REGISTRATION Come to the community centre to register for all fall programs and to see what’s available. 5-8 p.m.

GARDEN GURU SERIES A lesson on smoking your food, led by Pat Wells. At 7 p.m. For more information email revelstokecommunitygarden@gmail.com.

September 9-30

FULL METAL BASKET by Kate Tupper at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Also features London on Canvas by Jason Keerak and Emerging from the Fire by Nancy Geismar, Cat Mather and David Walker. Opens Sept. 9 at 6:30 p.m.

September 9

DAVID THOMPSON BICENTENNIAL Opening of new exhibit about the travels of David Thompson on the Columbia River 200 years ago. At the Revelstoke Museum & Archives from 2-5 p.m. Guest speaker, Jack Nisbet, author of two books about David Thompson, will give a talk at the community centre at 7 p.m.

September 10-11

LITTLE BEAR Youth soccer tournament with 35-40 teams from all over British Columbia and Alberta. In Centennial Park.

GREAT GLACIER CAMP-OUT Camp out at the Illecillewaet campground and listen to stories about the history of Glacier National Park from people who have worked in the park for the past half-century. Park interpreters will bring the tales of the early Swiss guides to life around the campfire and Swiss hot chocolate will be served at the Wheeler Hut. Starts at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 10. Feel free to stay overnight.

September 10

GLACIER 125 DAY Celebrate 125 years of art, science and adventure in Glacier National Park and 50 years of partnership with the Canadian Forces. Visit the newly-renovated Rogers Pass Discovery Centre for family-friendly events, Friends of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier $1.25 BBQ, the unveiling of a new howitzer exhibit and birthday cake. 12-4 p.m. Free with park entry.

DAVID THOMPSON BICENTENNIAL Campfire talk at Martha Creek Campground. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

WHEN WATER IF WORTH MORE THAN WOOD – THE HYDROLOGICAL VALUE OF THE WORLD’S FORESTS A talk by ecological and cultural historian Robert Sandford, an international expert of water policy. His presentation will examine the relationship between wood and water in a world in which both are becoming more precious; and without one you cannot have the other. It is the third in a series of tours and lectures presented by the BC Interior Forestry Museum and the Columbia Basin Trust. At the community centre from  7–8:30 p.m.

BENEFIT CONCERT IN HONOUR OF DANIEL J. LEVESQUE Various musicians in Revelstoke are coming together to raise money for a scholarship fund in honour of Daniel Levesque. The Daniel J. Levesque Scholarship will go to a student who shows great passion towards music and intends to pursue a career in the music industry. At the Revelstoke Secondary School gym. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adult, $15 for students/seniors and $10 for children under 10. An after party will be held at the Last Drop.

September 11

MOUNT REVELSTOKE STEAMER 26 kilometre hill climb up the Meadows in the Sky Parkway in Mt. Revelstoke National Park. Contact Flowt Bikes at 250-837-4044 for more information or to register. www.flowt.org.

September 13

UNKNOWN CULPRITS Blues/grunge/rock. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

September 14

REVELSTOKE MUSEUM BROWN BAG LUNCH Join curator Cathy English for presentations on Revelstoke history. This week: Stories from Glacier National Park. 12:15–12:45 p.m. at the museum. Bring your lunch. $5 per person, coffee & cookies provided.

EXPERIENCE WORKS CAREER PANEL SERIES. Job hunting? Join us for the first in a series of Wednesday evening career panels. Learn about different jobs and workplaces from mentors and employers. This is your chance to ask questions. Guest speakers: Jennifer Martinez (administrative/bookkeeping); Keri Benzelock (health care aid); Christina Romeo (artist); Gordon Focklage (bookkeeping/accounting, H&R Block). At Okanagan College, rm 104, 7-9 pm.

AMANDA RHEAUME Roots/pop/Americana. Live at the Big Eddy Pub. 9 p.m.

September 15-16

BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL WORLD TOUR Come check out the most talked about films from the 2010 Banff Film Festival. Hosted by the Friends of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier. At the Roxy Theatre. Both showings at 7 p.m. Tickets on sale now.

September 17-22

FATHER LUCIEN LARRE Nationally renowned speaker who has dedicated his life to helping troubled children and youth speaks at the St. Francis of Assisi Parish Mission. He will introduced the mission at weekend masses on Sept. 17 & 18 at 10 a.m. and will talk following the evening mass from Sept. 19-22 at 7 p.m. On Sept. 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. he will give a special workshop on understanding and helping children with their problems.

September 17

DOPE II Come to the Revelstoke Premier of snowboarding movie from the DOPE crew. At the Traverse Social Club. 9 p.m.

KYPRIOS, MOKA ONLY AND THE CHAPERONES. Three bands in one night, live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

September 18

TERRY FOX RUN Fun, family 10 kilometre run, walk or bike to raise money for the Terry Fox Foundation. Starts at the Powder Spring Hotel and goes to Williamson Lake and back. Take off anytime from 8-11 a.m. Contact the Powder Springs at 250-837-5151 for more information.

MEN’S FALL TEAM EVENT At the Revelstoke Golf Club.

September 19

THE WORLD ANEW Contemporary First Nations Film. Experience The World Anew through short films by six filmmakers. The films celebrate a multitude of First Nations identities in Canada, as well as past and current indigenous forms of exchange though diverse genres – from documentary to narrative to experimental. Screenings will be followed with a Q&A with filmmaker and co-curator Marilyn Thomas (Saulteaux). At the community centre. 7 p.m. $5-10 suggested donation. Proceeds to benefit the Revelstoke Multicultural Society.

September 21–22

EMERGENCY SERVICES FIGHT BACK AGAINST HUNGER Community Connections Food Bank food drive by the RCMP, fire department, BC Ambulance, Parks Canada and other local groups. Expect someone to show up at your door collecting goods for the food bank between 6-8 p.m.

September 21

EXPERIENCE WORKS CAREER PANEL SERIES. Job hunting? Join us for our Wednesday evening career panels. Learn about different jobs and workplaces from mentors and employers. This is your chance to ask questions! Guest speakers: Emma Kirkland (Powder Springs Inn/Last Drop Pub); John Teed (People’s Drug Mart); Ben Harrack (Cooper’s Foods); Lynne Welock (Royal Bank of Canada). At Okanagan College, rm 104, 7-9 pm.

September 22

INTERNATIONAL FOREST FILM FESTIVAL To celebrate National Forest Week and the International Year of Forests, the Inerior Lumber Manufacturers’ Association and Stella-Jones Ltd. is hosting a screening of award-winning films from the un UN-sponsored International Forest Film Festival. Join in for movies, a discussion about our forests, our communities and our futures. At the community centre. 7 p.m. Free.

POWDER HIGHWAY MOVIE PREMIER Ski movie filmed throughout the Columbias and Kootenays. At the Roxy Theatre. 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Available at the Village Idiot and the Photo House.

September 23

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP with community care social worker Tuulikki Tennant. At the community centre. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information or if you’re interested in attending, call 837-2131 ext. 204.

September 24-25

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK CAMPOUT at the Illecillewaet campground, near where Glacier National Park was founded 125 years ago.

September 24

MULLETS AND MOUSTACHES FOR MOTION. Charity fundraiser for the Live It! Love It! Foundation, which provides adventure activities for people in wheelchairs. Details TBA.

MAD CHILD From the Swollen Members. Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

September 28

REVELSTOKE MUSEUM BROWN BAG LUNCH Join curator Cathy English for presentations on Revelstoke history. This week: Tragedy at Priest Rapids. 12:15–12:45 p.m. at the museum. Bring your lunch. $5 per person, coffee & cookies provided.

EXPERIENCE WORKS CAREER PANEL SERIES. Job hunting? Join us for our Wednesday evening career panels. Learn about different jobs and workplaces from mentors and employers. This is your chance to ask questions! Guest speakers: Lori Donato (Planning Dept., City of Revelstoke); Darren Komonoski (Public Works, City of Revelstoke); Two other speakers to be announced. At Okanagan College, rm 104, 7-9 pm.

September 29

GENEVIEVE RAINEY AND LEIGH DENHOLM

September 30 – October 1

REDFISH Indie/pop/rock. Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m

October 1

ALL I CAN Come watch the latest ski movie by Sherpas Cinema. Some segments were shot in the Revelstoke area. At the Roxy Theatre.

October 5

GARDEN GURU SERIES Workshop on winter bin storage. At 7 p.m. For more information email revelstokecommunitygarden@gmail.com.

October 7 to November 4

LAYERS OF LOVE by the Mt. Revelstoke Quilters at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Also features BC Parks 100 Celebration: Blanket Creek Provincial Park Environmental Art Photographic Project. Opens Oct. 7 at 6 p.m.

October 8

AFKO FRENCH ASSOCIATION PLAY & DINNER Celebrate the West Kootenay Francophone Association’s 25th Anniversary at this bilingual evening extravaganze. At the community centre. Contact Elaine at 250-352-3516 for more information. www.aftko.ca.

October 12

REVELSTOKE MUSEUM BROWN BAG LUNCH Join curator Cathy English for presentations on Revelstoke history. This week: Street & place names. 12:15–12:45 p.m. at the museum. Bring your lunch. $5 per person, coffee & cookies provided.

October 15

LAST FARMERS’ MARKET OF THE SUMMER Enjoy one last morning of shopping in Grizzly Plaza before the farmers’ market moves indoors for the winter. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

October 20

ONE FOR THE ROAD Come watch the latest ski movie by Teton Gravity Research. At the Roxy Theatre. 6:30 p.m. Tickets available at Valhalla Pure Outfitters.

October 26

REVELSTOKE MUSEUM BROWN BAG LUNCH Join curator Cathy English for presentations on Revelstoke history. This week: The Abrahamson Brothers, Pioneer Family. 12:15–12:45 p.m. at the museum. Bring your lunch. $5 per person, coffee & cookies provided.

October 31

FOURTH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR Dance party with costume competition and more. Hosted by Team Gloria. Proceeds go to the Canadian Cancer Society. At the community centre.

November 3

WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET Buy food and other products at the winter market. At the community centre.

November 5

ST. PETER’S CHRISTMAS TEA & BAKE SALE At St. Peters Church.

November 6

REVELSTOKE SKI SWAP Buy and sell used ski equipment. Hosted by the Revelstoke Ski Club. At the community centre.

November 9

REVELSTOKE MUSEUM BROWN BAG LUNCH Join curator Cathy English for presentations on Revelstoke history. This week: The Big Bend Highway. 12:15–12:45 p.m. at the museum. Bring your lunch. $5 per person, coffee & cookies provided.

ADVANCE POLLS FOR MUNICIPAL CIVIC ELECTIONS Are you going to be away on election night on Nov. 19 Then come vote early at the community centre.

November 10

ADVANCE POLLS FOR MUNICIPAL CIVIC ELECTIONS Are you going to be away on election night on Nov. 19 Then come vote early at the community centre.

REVELSTOKE NORDIC SKI CLUB MEMBERS’ NIGHT Get your membership for the winter and meet other club members. At the community centre. 6:30–9:30 p.m.

November 12 to December 2

ART IN THE PARK: 125TH ANNIVERSARY OF GLACIER AND YOHO NATIONAL PARKS at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Also features the Best of Banff Photographic Exhibition. Open Nov. 12 at 6 p.m.

November 14

ADVANCE POLLS FOR MUNICIPAL CIVIC ELECTIONS Are you going to be away on election night on Nov. 19? Then come vote early at the community centre.

November 17-19

REVELSTOKE THEATRE COMPANY PRODUCTION The theatre company will be presenting two one-act plays. Details TBA. At the United Church.

November 19

MUNICIPAL CIVIC ELECTIONS Vote for the mayor, councillors, regional director and school board trustees. At the community centre.

November 23

REVELSTOKE MUSEUM BROWN BAG LUNCH Join curator Cathy English for presentations on Revelstoke history. This week: Hector McKinnon, Mayor & Entrepreneur. 12:15–12:45 p.m. at the museum. Bring your lunch. $5 per person, coffee & cookies provided.

November 24-26

REVELSTOKE THEATRE COMPANY PRODUCTION The theatre company will be presenting two one-act plays. Details TBA. At the United Church.

November 25

ATTACK OF LA NINA: THE BITCH IS BACK Come watch the latest ski movie by Matchstick Productions. Some segments were shot in the Revelstoke area. At the Roxy Theatre. Details TBA.

November 26-27

HANDMADE PARADE & CRAFT EXTRAVAGANZA Christmas craft fair hosted by the Revelstoke Arts Council. At the community centre.

December 3

DOG SLED MAIL RUN A re-enactment of the historic dog sled mail run through Rogers Pass.

December 7

REVELSTOKE MUSEUM BROWN BAG LUNCH Join curator Cathy English for presentations on Revelstoke history. This week: Cathy’s favourite stories. 12:15–12:45 p.m. at the museum. Bring your lunch. $5 per person, coffee & cookies provided.

SENIOR CHRISTMAS PARTY Enjoy a Christmas dinner with your fellow seniors. At the community centre.

December 9-18

GIFTS FROM THE GALLERY at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Opens Dec. 9 at 6 p.m.

December 17

REVELSTOKE CHRISTMAS FARM & CRAFT MARKET At the community centre.