Vancouver’s Sweet Soul Burlesque will be performing at the Big Eddy Pub on Sunday

Community Calendar, March 21

Listing of upcoming events happening in and around Revelstoke.

REVELSTOKE EVENTS

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Ongoing to March 25

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

Wednesday, March 21

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX PROGRAM Free help with income tax for low income singles and families. At the community centre. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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

REVELSTOKE SENIORS MARCH BIRTHDAY PARTY from 3–4 p.m. at the Revelstoke Seniors Activity Centre

Thursday, March 22

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX PROGRAM Free help with income tax for low income singles and families. At the community centre. 7-9 p.m.

THE SWING MONKEYS Big band jazz from Revelstoke. Live at the Last Drop. 7 p.m.

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 with Marco Polo. Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

March 22-25

SPRING BREAK TRACKSIDE Join the Revelstoke Railway Museum, trackside, for Spring Break. Learn the science of steam locomotion, train safety, model railroading and try out our diesel engine simulator. Lots of extras for price of regular admission. Members free. Each day from 1-3 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 Using four-turntables, duo Dunks and The Outlier play everything from bass music to funk, soul and boogie. Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

Saturday, March 24

SOCIETY S GAMES 2 Mix of snowboarding events, including big air, rail jam, ollie high jump, hip high air, penguin race, skate race and board toss. Hosted by Society Snow & Skate, at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. Visit www.revelstokemountainresort.com/resort/society-s-games-2 for more information.

FREEDOM DANISH of the Root Cellars. DJ show at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

Sunday, March 25

CARLOS DEL JUNCO Award-winning harmonica player. From his bio: “To say he plays the harmonica is like saying ‘Jimi Hendrix plays the guitar,’”. Live at the Roxy Theatre. $20.

SWEET SOUL BURLESQUE Vancouver-based burlesque troupe that merges classic striptease with elements of hip hop, underground dance culture and punk rock. At the Big Eddy Pub. 8 p.m. $15.

Monday, March 26

SKI PATROL DIRT BAG BALL Hosted by the Revelstoke Mountain Resort ski patrol. With DJ Dillionaire. Submit your nominations for King and Queen of the Dirt Bags to revelstoke.dirtbag@gmail.com At the Last Drop. 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Available through ski patrol dispatch, the patrol hut at the top of the Stoke Chair and the Last Drop.

Wednesday, March 28

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX PROGRAM Free help with income tax for low income singles and families. At the community centre. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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.

SENIORS PANCAKE SUPPER Enjoy a dinner of delicious pancakes with friends. At the seniors centre. 5:30-7 p.m. $5.

MULTICULTURAL FILM SERIES The Revelstoke Multicultural Society immigration film series presents Sons and Daughters: The Italians of Schreiber by Patricia Fogliato and David Morton. The film follows the migration of a whole village from Calabria, Italy to the town of Schreiber, Ont., where they found work for CP Rail. Members of Revelstoke’s Italian community will speak about their families’ immigration experiences after the film. At Okanagan College. 7 p.m.

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.

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX PROGRAM Free help with income tax for low income singles and families. At the community centre. 7-9 p.m.

SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER A generous-hearted British comedy that offers a celebration of chaos, courtship and the dysfunctional family. Live from the National Theatre in London. At the Roxy Theatre. 7 p.m.

BLACKJACK COMEDY TOUR At the River City Pub. 8 p.m.

REVELSTOKE PHOTOGRAPHER SHOWDOWN Five local photographers and their athletes will embark on a four day photo competition from Mar. 26-29. On March 29 they will show their results and be judged at the Big Eddy Pub. 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance (at Valhalla and Society) and $12 at the door. The night includes drink specials, DJs, prize and more. All proceeds go to the Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association.

TERRY DACTYL & THE EXTINCTION Local old-time country folk music. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

Friday, March 30

PRAIRIE DANCE CLUB Alternative folk rock described as sonic Canadiana. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

Saturday, March 31

CHILDREN TOY AND CLOTHING EXCHANGE Bring your outgrown children’s clothing or toys to exchange. Even if you don’t have something to exchange, come and get some new things. At Mountain View Elementary gym. 9 a.m.

FRANCOPHONE MOVIE NIGHT Presentation of the 2010 Quebec film Incendies, about two young adults who travel to the Middle East in search of their roots. At Okanagan College. 6:45 p.m.

HEAD OF THE HERD “Modern blues with one hell of an edge.” Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

Monday, April 2

FRESH MEAT A fundraiser for Revelstoke Women’s Roller Derby. Ray’s Butcher Shop will be open this Monday and 50 per cent of the day’s sale swill go to roller derby. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Thursday, April 5

DENIS CHANG MANOUCHE QUARTET Heralded jazz guitarist influenced by likes of Django Reinhardt, Bach, Chopin, George Benson and Michael Jackson. 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 Watch a collection of the world’s best movies about kayaking, rafting, stand-up boarding, canoeing and exploring wild water places of the world. At the Roxy Theatre. 7 p.m. $15.

Saturday, April 7

VINTAGE SNOWMOBILE RIDE Dust off your old snowmobile (at least 15-years-old) and join the Revelstoke Snowmobile Club for a ride to the Boulder Mountain cabin. Includes a poker run and show and shine at the cabin. $30 to enter, includes trail pass and first hand on poker run.

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.

April 13 to May 4

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

Saturday, April 14

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

Sunday, April 15

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.

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

STAND UP FOR THE GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST Environmental film fest and speaker night. At the Roxy Theatre. 7-10 p.m. $12.

Sunday, April 22

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

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.

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.

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. start

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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