The Town Crier

It is the hope of Tumbler Ridge Community Arts Council that we share the community events as best we can. Please submit any Tumbler Ridge events you would like listed in this column to Erin Hanna 250-242-3364 or tr_artscouncil@yahoo.com

AT A GLANCE: All events in bold have been added since last publication of Town Crier.

BINGO – Monday Nights @ Community Centre. Hosted by Lions Club. Doors open @ 6 pm – Bingo begins at 7:00 pm. Bingo does not run on statutory holidays and instead runs on the Tuesday night following.

T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Thursday at the Baptist Church in Commercial Park. Weigh-in takes place 6:00-6:30 pm and the meeting is from 6:30-7:30 pm. Contact Cindy 242-5826 or Lynn 242-3178.

SENIORS FLOOR CURLING – Tuesdays – 1:00 pm – Community Centre (Room 5) – $2.00 drop-in

JUNE

7Ridge Ramble Biathlon – Youth start 9:00 am. Adults start 10:00 am – Corner of Monkman and Northgate -Entry fee $5.00. Registration @ 8:15. For further information, contact Linda or Charles Helm 242-3984.

13Monkman Musings – The historical account of Alex Monkman, presented by TR Community Arts Council and featuring Theatre On The Ridge (Grizzly Valley Players). This play is an hour long tale of the man behind the mission of the Monkman Pass Highway created in the late 1930?s.

7:00 pm – Location TBA – Silver Collection appreciated.

14Volunteer Appreciation BBQ – By invitation only. Please submit the names of your volunteers by picking up a submission form prior to April 16

14&15Grizzly Valley Saddle Club Poker Ride & Gymkhana – Sunday morning breakfast hosted by the Lion?s Club. For information on the two days events, contact 242-7100.

21National Aboriginal Day

21Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament – Start time TBA – Chamber member $60, non-member $70.00: includes 18 holes, steak dinner and prizes. Please call Marie 242-0015.

24Garden Club meeting – Community Centre – Room 1 – 7:00 pm

26Heart & Stroke Big Bike – ?Put your heart into it? – 11:00 am -1:00 pm Get a team of people together to ride the big bike. A 15-minute ride for pledges. Pledge sheets available from Chamber of Commerce office 242-0015 or Community Centre Front Desk 242-4246.Contact Lisa (FSJ) 250-785-8349.

26Big Bike live entertainment & BBQ – Roman Walkway – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm – Details TBA

28Live Theatre – Theatre On The Ridge (Grizzly Valley Players) returns for a fun new installment of song history and skits. Community centre – Rooms 4 & 5 – Time and venue format TBA.

JULY

TBAMens & Ladies Open Golf Tournament

1Canada Day Celebrations

17Grand Opening – Monkman Pass Hiking Trail – Details TBA

17Kinuseo Falls Re-Opening

18Monkman Musings – The historical account of Alex Monkman, presented by TR Community Arts Council and featuring Theatre On The Ridge (Grizzly Valley Players). This play is an hour long tale of the man behind the mission of the Monkman Pass Highway created in the late 1930?s.

7:00 pm – Location TBA – Silver Collection appreciated.

26Garden Tour – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, starting at the Hartford Gardens

29Garden Club meeting – Community Centre – Room 1 – 7:00 pm

31Men of the Deeps – Vocal performances by former miners about life in the mines – Community Centre – Silver donation appreciated. Contact 242-4246 for more information.

AUGUST

TBAMonkman Musings – The historical account of Alex Monkman, presented by TR Community Arts Council and featuring Theatre On The Ridge (Grizzly Valley Players).

1Battle of the Bands

2Dance – Shady Junction – Contact Chamber of Commerce for further details 242-0015

2 & 3Grizfest Music Festival