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Community Calendar, August 31

List of events coming up in and around Revelstoke.

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August 31

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

September 2

EVIL EBENEEZER Rap. Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

September 3–5

81ST ANNUAL LABOUR DAY OPEN Men and women compete for more than $5,000 in prizes. At the Revelstoke Golf Club. Visit www.revelstokegolfclub.com for more information.

September 3

BUCKKNIFE live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

September 6

BACK TO SCHOOL School starts up again. Don’t forget.

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 Smoking. 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 at the Revelstoke Museum & Archives from 2-5 p.m. Guest speaker, Jack Nisbet, author of The Map Make’s Eye, 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.

September 10

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.

DAVID THOMPSON BICENTENNIAL Campfire talk at Martha Creek Campground. 7 p.m.

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. Free with park entry.

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

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 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 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.

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.

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 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

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 24-26

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

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

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.

 

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