Hip-hop duo Animal Nation will take over the River City Pub on Thursday

Community Calendar, April 11

Listing of upcoming events happening in and around Revelstoke.

Add your event to our online and print calendar for free by visiting www.revelstoketimesreview.com/calendar.

Note: We will be discontinuing the online publication of this listing at the end of April. In the future, please consult our new calendar at www.revelstoketimesreview.com/calendar for event listings. The Community Calendar will continue to run in the newspaper.

Wednesday, April 11

BROWN BAG LUNCH HISTORY TALK This week’s topic is Scandinavian Settlers. Hosted by Cathy English, curator at the Revelstoke Museum & Archives. 12:15-12:45 p.m. Coffee and cookies provided. $5.

April 10-11

RICK HANSEN RELAY 25TH ANNIVERSARY Cross-Canada relay making the 25th anniversary of Rick Hansen’s Man in Motion World Tour in 1987. The relay will arrive at Grizzly Plaza for a celebration, including speeches, presentations, bands and other entertainment at 5 p.m. The next morning will begin with a rally at Revelstoke Secondary School before the relay hits the road towards Golden.

Thursday, April 12

WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET Buy food, crafts and other local products at the indoor market at the Revelstoke Community Centre. 2–5 p.m.

BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION INFORMATION SESSION A roundtable information session open to builders, developers, contractors, sub-contractors and the general public. Hear from Chantal Keerak of Verda Tech Energy Management and Consulting; Penny Page-Brittin, the city’s Environmental Sustainability Coordinator; Areaworx Lighting and Interior Design; Greg Hoffart, the builder/owner of Green Built Project. Sponsored by the City of Revelstoke Building Department. RSVP to Marty Herbert at 250-837-3637 or marty.herbert@revelstoke.ca. At the community centre. 7-9 p.m.

ANIMAL NATION Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

REDGY BLACKOUT Alternative folk rock with a touch of pop. At the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

Friday, April 13

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP With community care social worker Tuulikki Tennant. At the community centre. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call 250-837-2131, ext. 204, for more information.

FREE CITY COLLECTIVE Vancouver Indie band with influences including Radiohead, Supertramp, The Beatles, The Dead Weather, Kraftwerk and more. Live at Last Drop. 9 p.m.

April 13 to May 4

A SENSE OF PLACE Members’ art show at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Show opens Friday, Apr. 13 at 6 p.m.

Saturday, April 14

BEES TEA DANCE FEAT. THE SWING MONKEYS Revelstoke big band The Swing Monkeys will be playing at the Bygone Era Entertainment Society’s Tea Dance, with BEES playing classic music between set. Put on your dancing shoes and 2 step, foxtrot, waltz, etc to the music from the 20’s 30’s and 40’s. At the United Church. 6 p.m. $5.

CYCLIST & PAT LOK Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

REDFISH Energetic rock/pop. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

Sunday, April 15

STAND UP FOR THE GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST Environmental film fest and speaker night. The films spOIL, Stand Up 4 Great Bear, Oil in Eden, and Cetaceans of the Great Bear Rainforest will be shown. At the Royal Canadian Legion Hall. 7-10 p.m. $5 for children, youth and seniors; $10 for adults. All proceeds will go to Pacific Wild.

CABANE A SUCRE Potluck lunch and tire-au-sucre at the Mt. Revelstoke ski chalet. Bring a dish to share, plates and utensils. $5, includes to sticks for the tire-au-sucre, coffee and juice. 1-4:30 p.m. For more information contact sarradupuis@hotmail.com.

SISTER GIRL AND DAVID ESSIG Join local country songstresses Sister Girl and legendary Canadian folk/Delta blue guitarist David Essig for a show at the Amble Inn. 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at Talisman Trading Co.

Monday, April 16

TRAVEL ADVENTURE SERIES Speaker series featuring local residents who have travelled the world. Presented by the Friends of Mt. Revelstoke & Glacier. At Mackenzie’s Restaurant in the Powder Springs Hotel. 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 19

BUCKMAN COE Down-home Americana, sun-sweetened folk and soul-drenched blues. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

Friday, April 20

STUCK ON HONEY A new local trio featuring Maggie Davis, Denis Severino and Jacob Verburg playing folk, Americana and more. At the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

Sunday, April 22

EARTH DAY ACOUSTIC NIGHT Details TBA.

Wednesday, April 25

OPEN TRYOUTS FOR REVELSTOKE FOOTBALL CLUB Any player looking to play competitive soccer is welcome to tryout for a spot of the Revelstoke Stallions men’s soccer team. The team plays in the North Okanagan Soccer League, with games in Salmon Arm and Vernon throughout the spring and summer. Players must be at least 16-years-old and have a soccer background. At Mt. Begbie Elementary school every Monday and Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Contact Sergio Spataro at 250-837-0010 if you have any questions.

MICHAEL JEROME BROWNE Live at the Minto Manor. $15. Call 250-837-9337 or e-mail mintomanorb&b@telus.net for tickets. 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 26

THREE CHORDS & THE TRUTH Yukon folk duo. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

April 26-28

SILGA AGM AND CONVENTION Meeting of the Southern Interior Local Government Association. Theme is ‘Basics for the Future.’ At the community centre.

Friday, April 27

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP With community care social worker Tuulikki Tennant. At the community centre. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call 250-837-2131, ext. 204, for more information.

Saturday, May 5

FIRST FARMERS MARKET Revelstoke’s famous Saturday farmers market kicks off in May. Featuring all sorts of foods, crafts and more. Every Saturday until October from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Friday, May 11

HYPNOTIST ROMANE in Revelstoke to present a 2.5 hour seminar on how to quit smoking with hypnosis. At the Hillcrest Resort Hotel. 7 p.m.

May 11 to June 1

LIGHT & BEAUTY OF LANDSCAPES Art show by Bryan Stevenson. The side galleries featured Sandra Flood’s Fragments and the Golden Girls Watercolour Group Recent Works. At the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Show opens May 11 at 6 p.m.

Saturday, May 12

HEART & STROKE BIG BIKE Come take a ride on the Heart & Stroke Foundation’s big bike. The bicycle will be making loops of Revelstoke from 12-5 p.m. Trips start on Mackenzie Avenue between First and Second Streets.

Sunday, May 13

REVELSTOKE ROUGHNECKS Come out and enjoy Revelstoke Roughnecks lacrosse home games at the Revelstoke forum for free. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

May 25 to 27

CHICKADEE NATURE FESTIVAL Activities for children and adults to learn about local flora and fauna. At various locations around Revelstoke. See the Times Review the week of the event for details.

Saturday, May 26

REVELSTOKE ROUGHNECKS Come out and enjoy Revelstoke Roughnecks lacrosse home games at the Revelstoke forum for free. 3-5 p.m.

Sunday, May 27

REVELSTOKE ROUGHNECKS Come out and enjoy Revelstoke Roughnecks lacrosse home games at the Revelstoke forum for free. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

May 28 to June 3

BIKE TO WORK WEEK Celebrate cycling as a mode of transportation by biking to work. Details TBA.

Sunday, June 3

REVELSTOKE ARMY CADETS present their Annual Ceremonial Review at the Revelstoke Community Centre. The review features a formal parade, skills displays, knowledge displays, silent auction and a dinner. 2 p.m.

June 8-10

R/C CLUB SUMMER HUCKFEST Come watch remote control pilots from all over fly their plans and helicopters over the Columbia River Flats. Micro’s to giants, all skill levels and types of flying with 3D encouraged. At the R/C Club airfield at 6 Mile.

June 8 to July 6

COLUMBIA BASIN TRUST COMMUNITY ART PROJECT Art show at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. The side galleries feature Coreen Tucker’s Behind the Mask and Dawn Thrasher’s Upward Bound. The show opens on Friday, June 6, at 6 p.m.

Saturday, June 9

PONY RIDES at the Selkirk Saddle Club equestrian grounds. Rides are $5. Trails rides are also available. Please bring your child’s bike helmet. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Friday, June 15

ENCHANTED FOREST HUMAN SOCIETY FUNDRAISER Bring your dog for a walk at the Enchanted Forest and 20 per cent of your admission will go to the Revelstoke & District Humane Society. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, June 30

SUMMER STREET FESTIVAL STARTS Come enjoy live music every night throughout the summer in Grizzly Plaza. Music starts at 6:30 p.m. (Note: start date is tentative).

 

 

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