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Community Calendar, March 7

Listing of upcoming events happening in and around Revelstoke.

Add your event to our online calendar for free by visiting www.revelstoketimesreview.com/calendar. Alternately, call 250-837-4667 or email editor@revelstoketimesreview.com to include your community event in the Revelstoke Times Review Community Calendar.

Wednesday, March 7

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.

BOOK SIGNING Authors Jane Eamon (Caught in Time) and Susan Crossman (Shades of Teale) will be signing copies of their books and answering questions from readers. At Castle Joe Books. 4-6 p.m.

DJ WAKCUTT spins music at the Traverse Social Club. 9 p.m.

Thursday, March 8

BROADWAY ON ICE Presented by the Revelstoke Skating Club. Come and watch local young skaters perform in their final show of the year. At the Revelstoke Forum. 6:30 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.

CLEAR LANGUAGE WORKSHOP This workship will explain why using clear language in newsletters, e-mails and publications is important and will provide you with tips for presenting your information and checking the readability of your documents. Hosted by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy. Call Tracy Spannier at 250-837-6669 to register. At the community centre. 7-9 p.m.

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.

CORNSHED A blend of East Coast, folk, and bluegrass with the tempo and driving force of a punk band. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

March 8-12

TAILGATE BC This will mark the inaugural Flow Tailgate BC event. Look for easy access via heli, sled, skiing and resort lifts. Around camp, backcountry education will play a central role, with snow-safety classes, beacon searches, and snowmobile riding/sled maintenance clinics. Flow Tailgate BC provides easy access to terrain made famous in countless ski and snowboarding videos. Visit tailgatealaska.com/node/358 for details. $199 for the entire event.

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

MINOR BALL REGISTRATION DAY for boys and girls age 4–14 at the Revelstoke Community Centre from noon to 5 p.m.

BEACH PARTY hosted by Team Gloria at the Revelstoke Community Centre. Costume contest, leis, food. No minors. Alcohol served – no minors. $15. 9 p.m.

DJ BRYX Spins music at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

SIDNEY YORK Bubbly, clap-and-whistle-along pop with sweet and sexy vocal harmonies. With The Fortunate Isles and Violent Kin. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

BITTERWEED DRAW Six-piece honky tonk band combines old-time music with rock and roll swagger. G.N.A.R. Day after party. At the Big Eddy Pub. 9 p.m.

LIVE PIANO WITH RON Taking songs by request. At Benoit’s Wine Bar. 9 p.m.

Sunday, March 11

DJ BIG E at The Cabin for Industry Night. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Tuesday, March 13

TIM HARRISON Live at the Minto Manor. 7:30 p.m. $15. Call 250-837-9337 or e-mail mintomanorb&b@telus.net for tickets.

4TH STREET JAZZ PROJECT Local jazz band at Benoit’s Wine Bar. 9 p.m.

Wednesday, March 14

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 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 for adults, $5 for students and youth.

DJ BEEPS & MR. B spin music at the Traverse Social Club. 9 p.m.

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.

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

JAM NIGHT Bring your instrument and jam on stage with Dave. At Benoit’s Wine Bar. 9 p.m.

Saturday, March 17

ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARTY with the Maritime Kitchen Party. Patio opens at 3 p.m. Music starts at 6 p.m. At the Last Drop.

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

LIVE PIANO WITH RON Taking songs by request. At Benoit’s Wine Bar. 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.

Tuesday, March 20

BILLIE-JOE Live at Benoit’s Wine Bar. 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.

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.

Saturday, March 24

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.

Monday, March 26

SKI PATROL DIRT BAG BALL At the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

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.

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 p.m.

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

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.

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

ANIMAL NATION Live at the River City Pub. 9 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.

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.

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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