Community Calendar, September 21

Listing of upcoming events from in and around Revelstoke

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September 21–22

EMERGENCY SERVICES FIGHT BACK AGAINST HUNGER Community Connections Food Bank food drive by the RCMP, fire department, BC Ambulance, Parks Canada and other local groups. Expect someone to show up at your door collecting goods for the food bank between 6-8 p.m.

September 21

AUDITIONS FOR NOVEMBER COMEDIES The Revelstoke Theatre Company is hosting auditions for two plays in November. They are Last Tango in Reveltsoke, directed by Robyn Abear; and Snappy Shorts, directed by Denny Kaulback. At the community centre. 1 p.m. For more information contact Robyn Abear brobyn@telus.net or Denny Kaulback at denlyn1@telus.net.

EXPERIENCE WORKS CAREER PANEL SERIES. Job hunting? Join us for our Wednesday evening career panels. Learn about different jobs and workplaces from mentors and employers. This is your chance to ask questions! Guest speakers: Emma Kirkland (Powder Springs Inn/Last Drop Pub); John Teed (People’s Drug Mart); Ben Harrack (Cooper’s Foods); Lynne Welock (Royal Bank of Canada). At Okanagan College, rm 104, 7-9 pm.

September 22

INTERNATIONAL FOREST FILM FESTIVAL To celebrate National Forest Week and the International Year of Forests, the Inerior Lumber Manufacturers’ Association and Stella-Jones Ltd. is hosting a screening of award-winning films from the un UN-sponsored International Forest Film Festival. Join in for movies, a discussion about our forests, our communities and our futures. At the community centre. 7 p.m. Free.

POWDER HIGHWAY MOVIE PREMIER Ski movie filmed throughout the Columbias and Kootenays. At the Roxy Theatre. 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Available at the Village Idiot and the Photo House.

September 23

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

RHYME TIME WITH JANE COBB Love Mother Goose? Then this is the event for you and your child! Jane Cobb is a renowned trainer for the BC Parent-Child Mother Goose Program. Join us for some songs, rhymes and giggles. At the community centre. 10 a.m. Call 250-837-6669 or email tspannier@cbal.org.

September 24

AUDITIONS FOR NOVEMBER COMEDIES The Revelstoke Theatre Company is hosting auditions for two plays in November. They are Last Tango in Reveltsoke, directed by Robyn Abear; and Snappy Shorts, directed by Denny Kaulback. At the community centre. 1 p.m. For more information contact Robyn Abear brobyn@telus.net or Denny Kaulback at denlyn1@telus.net.

PANZEROTTI EATING CONTEST & TOWNIE SHOW N’ SHINE Come show off your townie bicycle and/or show off your eating skills by devouring a panzerotti. At the Village Idiot. 2–5 p.m.

MAD CHILD From the Swollen Members. Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

September 25

MOVIES AT THE UNITED CHURCH Free movies at the Revelstoke United Church. Featuring Hoot at 4 p.m. and The Force of Nature at 6:30 p.m.

September 28

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

EXPERIENCE WORKS CAREER PANEL SERIES. Job hunting? Join us for our Wednesday evening career panels. Learn about different jobs and workplaces from mentors and employers. This is your chance to ask questions! Guest speakers: Lori Donato (Planning Dept., City of Revelstoke); Darren Komonoski (Public Works, City of Revelstoke); Two other speakers to be announced. At Okanagan College, rm 104, 7-9 pm.

September 29

GENEVIEVE RAINEY AND LEIGH DENHOLM

October 1

AN ENCHANTED EVENING A musical recital featuring local singers. Presented by the Revelstoke Arts Council at the Minto Manor. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15, available at Talisman Fibre & Trading Co. Proceeds go to the Revelstoke Arts Council.

ALL.I.CAN Come watch the latest ski movie by Sherpas Cinema. Some segments were shot in the Revelstoke area. At the Roxy Theatre.

REDFISH Indie/pop/rock. Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m

October 4-5

ST. FRANCIS ANNUAL PIE SALE Come get a delicious pie at St. Francis Parish Centre. 9-4 p.m.

October 4

EXPLORE OPTIONS IN TRADES TRAINING Are you interested in trades training and learning more about potential new programs for Revelstoke? Come to an information session to learn more about the following programs: Construction assistant, electrician pre-apprenticeship program, plumbing pre-apprenticeship program. At Okanagan College. 6:30-7:30 p.m.

October 5

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 Variety for Healthy Eating. At Community Connections. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To register call Patti Larson at 250-837-2920 x28

GARDEN GURU SERIES Workshop on winter bin storage. At 7 p.m. For more information email revelstokecommunitygarden@gmail.com.

October 7 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 8

AFKO FRENCH ASSOCIATION PLAY & DINNER Celebrate the West Kootenay Francophone Association’s 25th Anniversary at this bilingual evening extravaganze. At the community centre. Contact Elaine at 250-352-3516 for more information. www.aftko.ca.

FUNK HUNTERS DJ duo playing hip hop, funk, disco, house, dubstep and everything in between. Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

October 11

ADULT BEGINNER BAND Interested in learning an instrument? The adult beginner band meets from 6-7 p.m. in the band room at Mount Begbie Elementary. For more information visit our website at www.revelstokecommunityband.ca or call Dennis Grey at 250-837-6573.

October 12

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 Fabulous Fruits, Vegetables & Whole Grain Goodness. 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: Street & place names. 12:15–12:45 p.m. at the museum. Bring your lunch. $5 per person, coffee & cookies provided.

October 13

TWEL2VE AND YES. IT’S A MOVIE Catch the premier of two snowboarding movies in one night. Absinthe Films is showing their feauture Twel2ve while the YES crew is showing YES. It’s a Movie. Presented by the Kootenay Carshare Coop and the Vabin. At the Roxy Theatre. Doors at 7 p.m. Movies start at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 and available at the Cabin, the Roxy or at the door. A portion of the proceeds from each ticket sold will support Protect Our Winters and the Kootenay Carshare Cooperative, an environmental alternative to private car ownership, in their efforts to reduce automobile dependence and keep our communities green.

October 14

LAYING THE CHILDREN’S GHOSTS TO REST: HONOURING CANADA’S CHILD IMMIGRANTS A presentation by historian and author Art Joyce about the 100,000 poor children who were emigrated from Britain to Canada to work on the farms or as domestic servants. At the Revelstoke Museum & Archives. 7 p.m.

BRENNA MACQUARRIE RnB/soul. Live at the River City Pub. 9 p.m.

October 15

LAST FARMERS’ MARKET OF THE SUMMER Enjoy one last morning of shopping in Grizzly Plaza before the farmers’ market moves indoors for the winter. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

DEANER AND THE NIGHTSEEKERS Deaner from the cult movie Fubar will be providing commentary of the movie and playing with his band Nightseeker. 9 p.m.

October 17

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.

October 18-19

UNDERSTANDING COMMUNICATION & UNDERSTANDING BEHAVIOUR The Alzheimer Society of BC presents a workshop for caregivers who are caring for a person with dementia. At the community centre. 12:30–2:30 p.m. Attendance is limited. Register by calling the Revelstoke Seniors Centre at 250-837-9456.

October 19

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 Meat & Alternatives, Milk & Alternatives, and Healthy Fats. At Community Connections. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To register call Patti Larson at 250-837-2920 x28

October 20

ONE FOR THE ROAD Come watch the latest ski movie by Teton Gravity Research. At the Roxy Theatre. 6:30 p.m. Tickets available at Valhalla Pure Outfitters.

October 21-22

CORNSTARR Classic rock cover band. Live at the River City Pub. 9 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.

October 28

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

October 31

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.

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

November 3

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

November 5

ST. PETER’S CHRISTMAS TEA & BAKE SALE At St. Peters Church.

November 6

REVELSTOKE SKI SWAP Buy and sell used ski equipment. Hosted by the Revelstoke Ski Club. At the community centre.

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.

November 10

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.

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 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. Open Nov. 12 at 6 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.

November 17-19

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

November 19

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

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 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 25

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. Details TBA.

November 26-27

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

December 3

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

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 17

REVELSTOKE CHRISTMAS FARM & CRAFT MARKET At the community centre.

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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