Indie-pop group Jesse and the Dandelions will be playing at the Last Drop this Thursday. The Lethbridge-based trio is planning on releasing a second album soon.

Community Calendar, February 22-29

Listing of upcoming events happening in and around Revelstoke

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Wednesday, February 22

TUBING AND DINNER Enjoy an evening of snow tubing in the new Turtle Creek tube park at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. Hot meal included. Register by 3 p.m. at Kids ROC. 5-7:30 p.m. $25

IN THE SHADOW OF GOLD MOUNTAIN A film by Karen Cho about the last living survivors of the Chinese Head Tax and Exclusion Act. She tells the personal accounts of Chinese Canadians – stories of personal strengths, families torn apart and a communities struggle for civil rights. Hosted by the Revelstoke Multicultural Society as part of the Immigration Film Series. At Okanagan College. 7-9 p.m.

Thursday, February 23

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT Enjoy a family-favourite movie, with popcorn for all. At Kids ROC at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. 6-7:30 p.m.

SKI HISTORY IN REVELSTOKE an illustrated talk with photos by museum curator Cathy English on the rich, varied and long history of skiing in Revelstoke. 7 p.m. at the museum. $5, proceeds to to the Ski History Project book project.

CLIMARTCHANGE Film, art and talk about the environment. Special guests include Megan Ward (author of the Alpine Club of Canada’s latest State of the Mountains Report), Greg Hill (on his next mission) and Trapper Snowboards. Put on by the North Columbia Environmental Society. At the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. 7 p.m.

THE WILD OAKS Country-roots-rock band. Live at the Big Eddy Pub. Part of the StokeFM Frostbite series. 9 p.m. $10 or by donation.

JESSE AND THE DANDELIONS classic indie rock act from Lethbridge take you to the glory days of grunge pop. At the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

Friday, February 24

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP With Community Care Social Worker Tuulikki Tennant. At the community centre. 11 a.m. to noon.

THE GREAT FAMILY RACE Come race against your family members and enjoy fun times on our special dual slalom course. At Revelstoke Mountain Resort. 2:30-4 p.m.

BIG FAMILY FINALE Family glow stick parade. Enjoy skiing in the dark with colourful glowsticks to light the way. At Revelstoke Mountain Resort. 7-8 p.m.

JAM NIGHT Come play music with others. At Benoit’s Win Bar. 9 p.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES face off against the Sicamous Eagles in game 1 of their best of seven first round playoff series. Revelstoke Forum, 7 p.m.

THE REV Local cover duo. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

February 24–26

REVELSTOKE CURLING CLUB MIXED PLAYDOWNS features six teams competing for region berth in B.C. Provincial finals. At the Revelstoke Curling Club, starts 6 p.m. Friday, runs Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday, February 25

ARTS, CULTURE AND HERITAGE GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP Workshop organized by the Columbia Basin Trust to assist those applying for Arts, Culture and Heritage Program grants. Hosted by Krista Patterson and Natasha Smith of the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance in partnership with the Revelstoke Arts Council. At Okanagan College. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

HERITAGE WEEK CELEBRATION AND OPEN HOUSE at the Revelstoke Museum & Archives includes games, beverages and cake. Learn about heritage conservation in Revelstoke. 2011 Heritage Awards to be presented at 11 a.m. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

AARON VOLPATTI AUTOGRAPH SIGNING Vancouver Canucks forward and Revelstoke native Aaron Volpatti will be in Revelstoke to sign autographs. Hosted by Revelstoke Minor Hockey and the History of Hockey. At the Revelstoke Forum 12-3 p.m.

SNOWARAMA The Revelstoke Snowmobile Club, Snowmobile Revelstoke Society and Revelstoke Lions Club host Snowarama in the Boulder Mountain parking lot. There will a bonfire, hot chocolate, hot dogs and a toboggan party for the kids. Come on out and help raise money for helping kids with disabilities. 3 p.m.

RAILWAY REFLECTIONS A heritage week event. Join a panel of local retired railroaders reminiscing about their experiences working on the railway, stories of adventures and misadventures. At the Revelstoke Railway Museum. 1 p.m. Entry by donation, or free for members.

ROD & GUN CLUB BANQUET Annual banquet featuring wild game, dancing and silent auction. Call 250-837-9351 for ticket information.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES face off against the Sicamous Eagles in game 2 of their best of seven first round playoff series. Revelstoke Forum, 7 p.m.

REVELSTOKE COFFEE HOUSE features SISTER GIRL at the United Church. Listen to live local musicians in this monthly family-friendly open-mic format. 7:30–10:30 p.m. $3

LIVE MUSIC BY RON On piano by request at Benoit’s Wine Bar. 9 p.m.

MARITIME KITCHEN PARTY Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

DJ BILLY BANGERS Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

Monday, February 27

THE RIVER AND THE ROAD Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

Tuesday, February 28

DORIS AND THE DIVAS play live music at Benoit’s Wine Bar. 9 p.m.

Wednesday, February 29

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

Thursday, March 1

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

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Live from the National Theatre in London. At the Roxy Theatre. 6:30 p.m.

PUNK ROCK BINGO Good music, roller derby girls on roller skates, great refreshments and cool prize giveaways. A fundraiser for Revelstoke Roller Derby. At the Big Eddy Pub. 8 p.m.

Friday, March 2

JAM NIGHT Come play music with others. At Benoit’s Win Bar. 9 p.m.

KYTOMI Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

March 2-4

MEN’S 60TH ANNIVERSARY CASHSPIEL Men’s curling tournament at the curling club. Call the club at 250-837-4356 for more information.

Saturday, March 3

LADIES SNOWMOBILE RIDE Lots of fun and activities planned. Put on by the Revelstoke Snowmobile Club. Contact Kathy Burke at 250-837-2595 for more information.

LIVE MUSIC BY RON On piano by request at Benoit’s Wine Bar. 9 p.m.

Sunday, March 4

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER At St. Francis of Assisi Church. 2 p.m.

Thursday, March 8

SAMANTHA SAVAGE SMITH Singer-songwriter with a beautiful voice. Live at the Big Eddy Pub. Part of the StokeFM Frostbite series. 8 p.m. $10 or by donation.

Friday, March 9

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.

CURLING DROP IN night at the Revelstoke Curling Club. A good opportunity for beginners to give curling a try.

Saturday, March 10

REDEYE EMPIRE Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

BEACH PARTY hosted by Team Gloria at the Revelstoke Community Centre. Costume contest, leis, food. No minors. Alcohol served – no minors. $15.

Tuesday, March 13

TIM HARRISON Live at the Minto Manor. $15. Call 250-837-9337 or e-mail mintomanorb&b@telus.net for tickets.

Wednesday, March 14

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

BALLET KELOWNA Boutique dance company performance. At the community centre. $20.

Thursday, March 15

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

MAMAGUROOVE Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

JOHN JENKINS, PRESTER JOHN’S GONE AND THE WILD OAKS Roots/country/Americana. Live at the Big Eddy Pub. Part of the StokeFM Frostbite series. 8 p.m. $10 or by donation.

Friday, March 16

CURLING DROP IN night at the Revelstoke Curling Club. A good opportunity for beginners to give curling a try.

Saturday, March 17

POCKET CITY Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

Monday, March 19

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.

March 19-25

WES MACKEY Live at the 112 Lounge. 9 p.m.

Wednesday, March 21

STELLAR RADIO CHOIR & DEVON COYOTE play stripped-down classic indie rock. At the Big Eddy Pub. 9 p.m.

Thursday, March 22

OH MY DARLING Group of girls playing old-time bluegrass. Live at the Big Eddy Pub. Part of the StokeFM Frostbite series. 8 p.m. $10 or by donation.

MASTA ACE Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

Friday, March 23

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.

CURLING DROP IN night at the Revelstoke Curling Club. A good opportunity for beginners to give curling a try.

FUNKHUNTERS Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

Sunday, March 25

CARLOS DEL JUNCO Award-winning harmonica player. Live at the Roxy Theatre. $20.

Wednesday, March 28

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

Thursday, March 29

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

Thursday, April 5

DENIS CHANG MANOUCHE QUARTET Heralded jazz guitarist. Live at the Roxy Theatre. $20.

SOCIETY SHREDFEST FILM FESTIVAL Enter your own locally-produced short snowboard flik for this show at the River City Pub to benefit the Columbia Valley Skateboard Association skate park fund. Fest is from 1 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Info at Society Snow & Skate.

Friday, April 6

REEL PADDLING FILM FESTIVAL World’s best movies about kayaking and other water adventures. At the Roxy Theatre. 7 p.m.

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.

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.

ENVIRONMENTAL FILM & SPEAKER At the Roxy Theatre. 7 p.m.

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.

Sunday, April 22

EARTH DAY ACOUSTIC NIGHT At the Roxy Theatre. 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 25

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

Thursday, April 26

ENVIRONMENTAL FILM & SPEAKER At the Roxy Theatre. 7 p.m.

May 28 to June 3

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

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.

 

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