Irish singer/songwriter Mary Murphy is performing at the United Church on Thursday

Community Calendar, October 26

Listing of upcoming events happening in and around Revelstoke.

List your community event here for free! Call 250-837-4667 or email editor@revelstoketimesreview.com to include your community event in the Community Calendar.

Ongoing to November 4

LAYERS OF LOVE by the Mt. Revelstoke Quilters at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Also features BC Parks 100 Celebration: Blanket Creek Provincial Park Environmental Art Photographic Project. Opens Oct. 7 at 6 p.m.

October 26

FOOD SKILLS FOR FAMILIES Stretching your food budget is not always easy. Come and learn how to cook healthy simple meals. Learn cooking skills and share ideas of how to cook and shop on a budget. This week is Planning Healthy Meals, Snacks and Beverages. At Community Connections. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To register call Patti Larson at 250-837-2920 x28

REVELSTOKE MUSEUM BROWN BAG LUNCH Join curator Cathy English for presentations on Revelstoke history. This week: The Abrahamson Brothers, Pioneer Family. 12:15–12:45 p.m. at the museum. Bring your lunch. $5 per person, coffee & cookies provided.

SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEES ALL CANDIDATES FORUM This is your chance to ask questions of the people running to sit on the Revelstoke Board of Education. At the senior’s centre. 7:30 p.m.

October 27

MARY MURPHY Versatile and fiery singer/songwriter. Live at the United Church. 7:30 p.m. $15.

October 28-30

PEEWEE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT Come cheer on the Revelstoke Peewee Grizzlies as they compete against teams from around B.C. At the Revelstoke Forum.

October 28

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP with community care social worker Tuulikki Tennant. At the Queen Victoria Hospital board room. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information or if you’re interested in attending, call 837-2131 ext. 204.

DREAM Set in Mexico on the Day of the Dead, this folktale looks at what happens when a long-held dream is finally fulfilled. Dream is animated by mariachi music, exquisite puppetry and powerful staging and is aimed mainly at adults, though suitable for those over the age of five. Presented by Runaway Moon Theatre. At the Pythian Hall. 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $14 for adults, $5 for kids and $35 for families.

KYPRIOS, MOKA ONLY AND THE CHAPERONES. Three bands in one night, live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

October 29

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Fernie Ghostriders. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

FOURTH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR Dance party with costume competition and more. Hosted by Team Gloria. Proceeds go to the Canadian Cancer Society. At the community centre.

October 31

HOMICIDE ON HALLOWEEN Get freaky and show your sleuthing skills for our private murder mystery

party. Characters will be assigned when you sign-up. We’ll be serving tasty hors d’oeuvres, games and of course a murder. At the Chamber of Screams Haunted House, aka Benoit’s Wine Bar. Pre-registration require by Oct. 26 at Benoit’s. Game starts at 8 p.m.

November 1

FLU SHOT CLINIC Protect yourself from the flu by receiving a free flu shot. At the community centre. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. No appointment necessary.

MOVEMBER BEGIN Give yourself a clean shave and start growing a moustache in support awareness of men’s health issues, specifically prostate cancer. Start on Nov. 1 by having your picture taken and then get it taken again weekly as your mo’ progresses. Hosted by the Last Drop.

November 2

FOOD SKILLS FOR FAMILIES Stretching your food budget is not always easy. Come and learn how to cook healthy simple meals. Learn cooking skills and share ideas of how to cook and shop on a budget. This week is Savvy Shopping Supermarket Tour. At Community Connections. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To register call Patti Larson at 250-837-2920 x28

ALL CANDIDATES FORUM This is your chance to ask questions of the people running for city council. At the community centre. 7 p.m.

November 3

CLIMATE CHANGE WORKSHOP Attend this free community workshop – an interactive evening focused on learning about local climate change impacts and how communities are planning to adapt. For more information contact Penny Page-Britton, environmental sustainability co-ordinator, at 250-837-3497 or by e-mail at pbrittin@telus.net.

FLU SHOT CLINIC Protect yourself from the flu by receiving a free flu shot. At the community centre. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. No appointment necessary.

WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET Buy food and other products at the winter market. At the community centre.

REEL ROCK FILM Film festival showcasing the best in rock climbing and ice climbing movies by Big UP Productions and Sender Films. At the Roxy Theatre. 6:30 p.m. $15.

RECONSTRUCTING CULTURE AND NATURE lecture by ecologist and award-winning author Don Gayton. Fourth in the B.C. Interior Forestry Museum’s public lecture series celebrating the U.N. International Year of Forests. 7-8:30 p.m. at the Revelstoke Community Centre. Free.

November 5-6

ATOM HOCKEY TOURNAMENT Come cheer on the Revelstoke Atom Grizzlies as they compete against teams from around B.C. At the Revelstoke Forum.

November 5

ST. PETER’S CHRISTMAS TEA & BAKE SALE At St. Peters Church from 1–3 p.m. Admission is $6, raffle tickets available at the tea.

18TH ANNUAL BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS BANQUET Celebrate the best in Revelstoke business. Featuring an awards presentation, casino, dance and silent auction. Tickets are $50 per person or $360 for a table of eight. At the community centre. Cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets available at the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce Office at 204 Campbell Ave.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Princeton Posse. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

KAMILA MARTEL AND THE NE’ER DO WELLS Gypsy-roots/rock. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

November 6

REVELSTOKE SKI SWAP Buy and sell used ski equipment. Hosted by the Revelstoke Ski Club. At the community centre. Consignment from 9-12 a.m., sale from 1–3:30 p.m.. $2/$5 families.

November 7

COLUMBIA RIVER TREATY INFORMATION SESSION The Columbia Basin Trust is hosting an information session to raise awareness and understanding of the Columbia River Treaty amongst basin residents. At the community centre. 2-9 p.m.

November 9

FOOD SKILLS FOR FAMILIES Stretching your food budget is not always easy. Come and learn how to cook healthy simple meals. Learn cooking skills and share ideas of how to cook and shop on a budget. This week is Celebration! At Community Connections. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To register call Patti Larson at 250-837-2920 x28

REVELSTOKE MUSEUM BROWN BAG LUNCH Join curator Cathy English for presentations on Revelstoke history. This week: The Big Bend Highway. 12:15–12:45 p.m. at the museum. Bring your lunch. $5 per person, coffee & cookies provided.

ADVANCE POLLS FOR MUNICIPAL CIVIC ELECTIONS Are you going to be away on election night on Nov. 19? Then come vote early at the community centre. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

November 10

REVELSTOKE NORDIC SKI CLUB MEMBERS’ NIGHT Get your membership for the winter and meet other club members. At the community centre. 6:30–9:30 p.m.

November 11-13

BANTAM HOCKEY TOURNAMENT Come cheer on the Revelstoke Bantam Grizzlies as they compete against teams from around B.C. At the Revelstoke Forum.

November 12 to December 2

ART IN THE PARK: 125TH ANNIVERSARY OF GLACIER AND YOHO NATIONAL PARKS at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Also features the Best of Banff Photographic Exhibition. Opens Nov. 12 at 6 p.m.

November 13

BLACKBERRY WOOD Gypsy/folk. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

November 14

ADVANCE POLLS FOR MUNICIPAL CIVIC ELECTIONS Are you going to be away on election night on Nov. 19? Then come vote early at the community centre.

THE RENEGADE KID W/PILGRIM Folk rock. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

November 15

FLU SHOT CLINIC Protect yourself from the flu by receiving a free flu shot. At the community centre. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. No appointment necessary.

ALEX*CUBA Sugarcane-sweet melodies, pop-soul hooks and rock chords, with a Latin twist. Live at the Roxy Theatre. 7:30 p.m. $20.

November 16

ADVANCE POLLS FOR MUNICIPAL CIVIC ELECTIONS Are you going to be away on election night on Nov. 19? Then come vote early at the community centre. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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

November 17-19

REVELSTOKE THEATRE COMPANY PRODUCTION The theatre company will be presenting two one-act plays. Details TBA. At the United Church.

November 17

THE ART OF FLIGHT Snowboarding film starring Travis Rice and others. Parts were filmed in and around Revelstoke. At the Roxy Theatre. 6:30 p.m. $15. Tickets available at the Cabin.

November 18

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

November 19-20

NOVICE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT Come cheer on the Revelstoke Novice Grizzlies as they compete against teams from around B.C. At the Revelstoke Forum.

November 19

MUNICIPAL CIVIC ELECTIONS Vote for the mayor, councillors, regional director and school board trustees. At the community centre.

STELLAR RADIO CHOIR Garage/rock n’ roll. Live at the Big Eddy Pub. 9 p.m.

November 21

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.

November 22

THE GEESE Indie/folk/rock. Live at the Last Drop. 9 p.m.

November 23

REVELSTOKE MUSEUM BROWN BAG LUNCH Join curator Cathy English for presentations on Revelstoke history. This week: Hector McKinnon, Mayor & Entrepreneur. 12:15–12:45 p.m. at the museum. Bring your lunch. $5 per person, coffee & cookies provided.

November 24-26

REVELSTOKE THEATRE COMPANY PRODUCTION The theatre company will be presenting two one-act plays. Details TBA. At the United Church.

November 24

ATTACK OF LA NINA: THE BITCH IS BACK Come watch the latest ski movie by Matchstick Productions. Some segments were shot in the Revelstoke area. At the Roxy Theatre. 7 p.m.

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

November 26-27

HANDMADE PARADE & CRAFT EXTRAVAGANZA Christmas craft fair hosted by the Revelstoke Arts Council. At the community centre.

November 26

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

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

SNOWFLAKE WINE FESTIVAL Enjoy an evening of wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres at the Nelsen Lodge. Hosted by the Revelstoke Ski Club. 7-10 p.m. $45. Tickets available at Skookum.

November 27

PEEWEE GRIZZLIES vs. Clearwater. At the Revelstoke Forum. 10:50 a.m.

November 30

FLU SHOT CLINIC Protect yourself from the flu by receiving a free flu shot. At the community centre. 1-6 p.m. No appointment necessary.

END OF MOVEMBER PARTY Show off your moustache and watch the Man of Movember get crowned. With music by the Maritime Kitchen Party. At the Last Drop 9 p.m.

December 1

COLLABORATORS Live from the National Theatre in London. At the Roxy Theatre. 7 p.m.

December 2

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Columbia Valley Rockies. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

December 3

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

DOG SLED MAIL RUN A re-enactment of the historic dog sled mail run through Rogers Pass.

December 4

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

December 5

HEALTHY FORESTS – HEALTHY COMMUNITIES DIALOGUE Learn about our local forests and forest management, including provincial government and industy roles, our very own Community Forest and how forests contribute to our quality of life in Revelstoke. Join a discussion about how our forests should be managed for the future. Hosted by the Revelstoke Forest Workers Society and the BC Interior Forest Discovery Centre. At the community centre. 7-9 p.m.

December 7

REVELSTOKE MUSEUM BROWN BAG LUNCH Join curator Cathy English for presentations on Revelstoke history. This week: Cathy’s favourite stories. 12:15–12:45 p.m. at the museum. Bring your lunch. $5 per person, coffee & cookies provided.

SENIOR CHRISTMAS PARTY Enjoy a Christmas dinner with your fellow seniors. At the community centre.

December 9-18

GIFTS FROM THE GALLERY at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. Opens Dec. 9 at 6 p.m.

December 14

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

December 15

FLU SHOT CLINIC Protect yourself from the flu by receiving a free flu shot. At Queen Victoria Hospital. 1-6 p.m. No appointment necessary.

December 17

REVELSTOKE CHRISTMAS FARM & CRAFT MARKET At the community centre.

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

January 8, 2012

PEEWEE GRIZZLIES vs. Chase. At the Revelstoke Forum. 10:10 a.m.

REVELSTOKE GRIZZLIES vs. Kimberley Dynamiters. At the Revelstoke Forum. 7 p.m. $10.

January 14, 2012

PEEWEE GRIZZLIES vs. Penticton. At the Revelstoke Forum. 4 p.m.

January 15, 2012

PEEWEE GRIZZLIES vs. Penticton. At the Revelstoke Forum. 10:50 a.m.

January 18, 2012

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

January 20, 2012

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

January 21, 2012

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

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

January 22, 2012

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 27, 2012

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

January 28, 2012

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

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

January 29, 2012

BANTAM GRIZZLIES vs. Vernon. At the Revelstoke Forum. 3 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 8

FIGURE 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. Part of Spirit Festival. $5.

February 10, 2012

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

February 11, 2012

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

February 17

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

February 19, 2012

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

March 19, 2012

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 16, 2012

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.

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