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Community Calendar, January 18

List of upcoming events happening in and around Revelstoke.

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January 18

BROWN BAG LUNCH HISTORY TALK This week’s topic is Revelstoke in 1912. Hosted by Cathy English, curator at the Revelstoke Museum & Archives. 12:15-12:45 p.m. Coffee and cookies provided. $5.

RSS BAND CONCERT The first concert by the Revelstoke Secondary School bands at the new high school. Admission is by donation. 7 p.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. North Okanagan Knights. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

HEAD OF THE HERD Live at the Big Eddy Pub. 8 p.m.

January 19

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

January 20-21

CORNSTARR Rock cover band. Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

January 20

TOAST TO THE MOUNTAIN Celebrating 25 years of the Friends of Mount Revelstoke & Glacier. At the Catholic Church Hall. 6:30 p.m. Contact fmrg@telus.net for tickets.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Kelowna Rockets. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

MARIA IN THE SHOWER Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

January 21-22, 2012

AVALANCHE DAYS Learn about avalanche awareness from the Canadian Avalanche Centre. At the Boulder Mountain Cabin.

January 21

BANTAM GRIZZLIES vs. Merritt. At the Revelstoke Forum. 3 p.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Sicamous Eagles. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

PERNELL REICHERT BAND Live at the Big Eddy Pub. 8 p.m.

SHANE PHILIPS Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

January 22

BANTAM GRIZZLIES vs. Merritt. At the Revelstoke Forum. 10:50 a.m.

PEEWEE GRIZZLIES vs. Kelowna. At the Revelstoke Forum. 3 p.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Chase Heat. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

January 24

SNOWED IN COMEDY TOUR with Arj Barker, Craig Campbell and Pete Johansson at the Traverse Lounge. 8:30 p.m. $20.

January 25

AL LUCAS Live at the Big Eddy Pub. 8 p.m.

January 26

OKANAGAN COLLEG TRADES TRAINING INFORMATION SESSION Get information on the Construction Assistand and Electrical Foundation programs. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Revelstoke Employment Services Centre and 6-7 p.m. at Okanagan College. For more information, contact Jana Elliott at 250-837-4235 ext. 8394.

HEALING GRIEF A four-part series to support healing grief. This week’s topic: The Experience of Grief. Hosted by Tuulikki Tennant. This series will be of interest to individuals who have experienced the loss of a loved one and those who would like to be supportive. It is appropriate for high-school students, younger and older adults and is provided free of charge to the community. At the community centre. 7-8 p.m.

AL LUKAS BAND Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

January 27

FAMILY LITERACY DAY Enjoy time with your family to read, write, surf and sing together. Call 250-837-6669 for information on local events.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP With community care social worker Tuulikki Tennant. At the community centre. 11 a.m. For more information call 837-2131 ext. 204.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Creston Thunder Cats. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

REDGY BLACKOUT Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

WEREWOLVES OF CRESTON Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

January 28

BANTAM GRIZZLIES vs. Kamloops. At the Revelstoke Forum. 3 p.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Osoyoos Coyotes. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

REVY STOMP COUNTRY-WESTERN DANCE Dancing, silent auction, 50/50 draw and more. Fundraiser for the Selkirk Saddle Club. At the community centre. 8 p.m. $10.

January 29

TOONIE FAMILY SWIM DAY An affordable opportunity to take the family swimming. At the aquatic centre. 12-3 p.m.

BANTAM GRIZZLIES vs. Vernon. At the Revelstoke Forum. 3 p.m.

February 1

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

February 2

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

HEALING GRIEF A four-part series to support healing grief. This week’s topic: Movement and Stillness Through Grief. Hosted by Tuulikki Tennant. This series will be of interest to individuals who have experienced the loss of a loved one and those who would like to be supportive. It is appropriate for high-school students, younger and older adults and is provided free of charge to the community. At the community centre. 7-8 p.m.

February 3–12

REVELSTOKE SPIRIT FESTIVAL Ten days of spirited winter events celebrating Revelstoke. Spirit Festival events are marked with an asterisk.

February 3

* APRES-SKI FONDUE FESTIVAL At Benoit’s Wine Bar. 3-5 p.m.

* ANYTHING GOES ART At the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. 6-9 p.m.

* TOP BLOKE SPEED DATING Come meet the Revelstoke Top Bloke contestants. At the Last Drop. 8:30-10 p.m.

February 4-5

MIXED CURLING BONSPIEL Four person teams for any combination of men and women. Contact the Curling Club at 250-837-4356 for more information.

February 4

NEW HOURS FOR ST. PETER’S GOODWILL The St. Peter’s Goodwill Thrift Shop is now open on Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting on Feb. 4, 2012. 622 Second Street West.

* OUTHOUSE RACE Location TBA. 2-4 p.m.

* CAROUSEL OF NATIONS A celebration of Revelstoke’s many cultures with ethnic song, dance performances, ethnic food samples, children’s stories and crafts from around the world. At the community centre. 4-7 p.m.

* MOONLIGHT SKI Cross-country ski up to the Monashee Shelter in Mt. Revelstoke National Park. A fire will be going when you arrive and hot chocolate will be served. 4-6 p.m.

* SENIORS’ DANCE At the seniors’ centre. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

* YOUTH COFFEE HOUSE A chance for Revelstoke youth to display their musical talent. At the United Church. 8-10 p.m.

February 5-6

* SKI BUM – THE MUSICAL A character driven, seasonal inspired homage to the dirtbags, debutants, lurkers and posers constantly in search of bottomless pow. Back after two packed shows last year. At the community centre. Part of Spirit Festival $5.

February 5

* PANCAKE BREAKFAST Hosted by the Revelstoke Climbing Co-op. At the community centre. 7:30-10 a.m.

* REVELSTOKE AMAZING RACE Teams of two compete in a race all over Revelstoke. Starts at Grizzly Plaza. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

* ASH GRUNWALD Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

February 6

* WHITEOUT PARTY At the Last Drop. Free with Ski Bum – The Musical ticket or $5.

February 7

* LIVE MUSIC At Benoit’s Wine Bar. 9-10:30 p.m.

* JAZZ NIGHT Tapas and tunes at Wino. $10, includes a shuttle ride to the ski hill. 7-10:30 p.m.

February 8

* FIGURA THEATRE Iceland’s master puppeteer performs Metamorphosis, a collection of hilarious and imaginative vignettes, featuring a cast of intricate, hand-carved marionette and unforgettable characters that are brought to life by hands, wooden spheres and silk scarves. At the community centre. $5.

* OPEN MIC NIGHT Come here local musicians and singers perform. At the Last Drop. 8:30 p.m.

February 9

* FAMILY NIGHT OUT At the community centre. 4:30-6 p.m.

HEALING GRIEF A four-part series to support healing grief. This week’s topic: Caring for Self and Others. Hosted by Tuulikki Tennant. This series will be of interest to individuals who have experienced the loss of a loved one and those who would like to be supportive. It is appropriate for high-school students, younger and older adults and is provided free of charge to the community. At the community centre. 7-8 p.m.

* SISTER GIRL CD RELEASE One of Revelstoke’s best bands releases its second album. At the Big Eddy Pub. 8 p.m.

February 10

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Kamloops Storm. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

* DROP-IN CURLING Open curling for anyone looking to play. At the Revelstoke Curling Club. 7-10 p.m. $5.

* REVELSTOKE’S TOP BLOKE FINALS Come out and vote for Revelstoke’s Top Bloke. 8 p.m. $2.

February 11-12

* MOUNTAIN ROOTS FILM FESTIVAL Festival that brings together filmmakers from Revelstoke and across Canada to showcase films about mountain culture, adventure and life. Presented by the Friends of Mount Revelstoke & Glacier. At the Roxy Theatre. Showings at 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. each day. Best of the Fest is Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m.

February 11

TEAM SCREAM RELAY A fun relay race for all ages and abilities. This year’s costume theme is witches/wizards/Harry Potter. Olympian George Grey will be at the race. Registration from 9:30-10:30 a.m. The race starts at 11 a.m. Visit www.revelstokenordic.org for more information.

* BUSINESS SCAVENGER HUNT At various businesses around Revelstoke. 11 a.m.

* LIVE MUSIC At Revelstoke Mountain Resort day lodge. 12-2 p.m.

* BANNER PAINTING At the community centre. 1:30-4 p.m.

* CHILI COOK-OFF Judge Revelstoke’s best chili. At various locations downtown. 4-6 p.m.

* RAIL JAM On Mackenzie Avenue. 6-10 p.m.

* MONSTERS OF ART Fundraiser for local organization. Come bid on a skateboard designed by a local artist. Being held alongside the rail jam.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Summerland Steam. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

* FREE CITY COLLECTIVE Live at the Big Eddy Pub. 8 p.m.

February 11

* LIVE MUSIC At Revelstoke Mountain Resort day lodge. 12-2 p.m.

* BANNER PAINTING At the community centre. 1:30-4 p.m.

* MOUNTAIN ROOTS FILM FESTIVAL BEST OF THE FEST The best movies from the Mountain Roots Film Festival. At the Roxy Theatre. 7:30-9:30 p.m.

February 12

EILEEN MCGANN WITH DAVID K Live at the Minto Manor. $15. Call 250-837-9337 or e-mail mintomanorb&b@telus.net for tickets.

February 15

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

February 16

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

HEALING GRIEF A four-part series to support healing grief. This week’s topic: Creation of Connections for Support. Hosted by Tuulikki Tennant. This series will be of interest to individuals who have experienced the loss of a loved one and those who would like to be supportive. It is appropriate for high-school students, younger and older adults and is provided free of charge to the community. At the community centre. 7-8 p.m.

DELHI 2 DUBLIN Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

February 17

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. North Okanagan Knights. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

MOBINA GALORE with Corey T. Abell. Live at the Big Eddy Pub. 9 p.m.

February 18

SWEATSHOP UNION Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

February 19

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Sicamous Eagles. Last game of the regular season. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

February 25

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. At the Revelstoke Railway Museum.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

March 10

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

March 13

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

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.

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.

March 17

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

March 19-25

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

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 22

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

March 23

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

March 25

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

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.

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.

April 5

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

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 12

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

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.

April 25

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

May 28 to June 3

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

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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