Anja Sorensen walks the runway in a dress made out of all window coverings at a past Trashion Show. (File photo)

Community Calendar for April 10

Bear Aware AGM

• April 11, 6:30 p.m.

• Community Centre

Join Revelstoke Bear Aware for their 2019 Annual General Meeting! They will be discussing the positive changes over the past year and what we plan on doing for this upcoming bear season.

They will be electing our board, selling memberships, recruiting volunteers and making new friends.

Meeting will be held at the Revelstoke Community Centre in the Macpherson room.

Donnie McDougall

• April 13, 7:30 p.m.,

• Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre, $26.50

The Guess Who’s Donnie McDougall will be performing your favourite hits that rocked the world-American Woman, Bud Rider, No Time, Share the Land and more.

He recorded on the albums, Live At The Paramount, Artificial Paradise, No.10, and Road Food. Contributed songs such as Take It Off Of My Shoulders, Follow Your Daughter Home, Glace Bay Blues, and Samantha’s Living Room.

McDougall rejoined band members Burton Cummings, Randy Bachman, Gary Peterson and Bill Wallace for the The Running Back Thru Canada Tour, 2000 through the end of 2003. After the Running Back Thu Canada reunion, he released a solo album Best Wishes recorded in Winnipeg.

Community clean up

• April 13, 12 p.m.

The snow is melting fast and exposing a season’s worth of waste, so let’s get together and beautify our community!

A clean up event encouraging families, friends, peers, and students to get out into the community and collect the waste uncovered after the spring melt.

You can sign up as a team (family, friends, co-workers), get assigned a location and begin the clean sweep!

No team? No problem! Individuals can meet outside of the Revelstoke Aquatic Centre (600 Campbell Ave.) and travel along the greenbelt, or towards downtown.

Bring your collected waste to the Aquatic Centre at 3 p.m., for free disposal.

Bags and gloves will be provided. Prizes will be awarded for most waste collected (by volume). Contact the North Columbia Environmental Society for more information. 250-683-8721.

Caribou Recovery Plan consultation

• April 15, 5:30 p.m.

• Community Centre

The B.C. Government is hosting engagement sessions to review two draft caribou recovery agreements. The session will provide an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback on the draft Section 11 Agreement and the draft Partnership Agreement.

Trashion show

• April 21, 3 p.m.,

• Revelstoke Legion

Trashion-fashionable items made from found or recycled materials

In honor of Earth Month (April), Birch & Lace will be hosting their fourth annual Trashion Show Contest. This year they are moving the event downtown to the Revelstoke Legion!

They are encouraging participants to enter the contest by designing and creating an outfit out of recycling and garbage. We will then showcase these outfits with a fashion/trashion show.

There will be prizes for winners of the contest and a stellar silent auction for event goers—all of the money raised will be donated to the North Columbia Environmental Society and a global clean water advocacy group.

Entry forms are available online: http://birchandlacesalon.com/

Tickets are not yet available for purchase.

Just Posted

Social media flooded with love for woman found dead on Kelowna beach

“We lost a sister. Because that is what we are it is a sisterhood and I can’t help but feel anything but sadness.”

Revelstoke volunteers needed for Patient Voices Network

There will be an information session next week

BC Timber Sales in Arrow Lakes passes audit

An audit of BC Timber Sales and timber sale licence holders in… Continue reading

Letter: Caribou recovery and the Section 80 application

There are three herds in our Revelstoke Planning Unit

Rain to continue for Revelstoke today

Road events from Drive BC as of 7:40 a.m.: Highway 1 east:… Continue reading

VIDEO: Okanagan fire victim Amy Hansen speaks out on the loss of her four pets

A gofundme page has been started for Hansen, with $1,140 raised of a $5000 goal to help her rebuild

WATCH: South Vancouver Island shooting an ‘isolated and targeted’ incident, say police

One person in custody, another fled following shooting and crash on West Shore

Woe, Canada: Bruins down Maple Leafs 5-1 in Game 7

No Canadian teams left in Stanley Cup playoffs

Defence accuses officer of ‘incompetence’ in trial for B.C. man accused in daughters’ murder

Double murder trial for the Victoria father accused of killing his two young daughters continues

Should B.C. parents receive money if they make sure their kids are vaccinated?

New survey looks at public opinion around government’s role in forcing immunizations

Okanagan history in pictures

Grand opening of downtown Vernon Safeway store from 1965

Okanagan firefighter steps up to challenge

Andrew Haak will be one of hundreds of firefighters taking part in the Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge in Calgary on May 5

SPCA investigating hen cull at Shuswap egg farm

Egg farm regulator says they are confident cull at was done properly

West Kelowna fire under control

A fire broke out just above Bear Creek Provincial Park Monday

Most Read