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 PENTICOSTAL Church on Murray Drive. 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

JULY

31CORRECTION – Men of the Deeps – Vocal performances by former miners about life in the mines – Grizfest grounds (TRSS Field) – Silver donation appreciated. Contact 242-4246 for more information.

AUGUST

1Battle of the Bands

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

2 & 3Grizfest Music Festival

8Monkman 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 – Community Centre – Room 5 – Silver Collection appreciated..

9Emperor?s Challenge – Starting from the Core Lodge Site. Adults begin at 9:00 am. Kids at 9:30. No dogs allowed on course. Entry deadline August 8th – Visitor Centre 242-3123 or online at www.emperorschallenge.com

11Vacation Bible School – Power Lab – Ages Kindergarten to Grade 6 – Sponsored by the TR Ministerial Association – New Life Assembly Church – 9:30 am -12:30 pm – Pre-register online at www.groupsvbs.com/webtoybox/myvbs//tumblerridge – Contact Carol 242-3051

26Garden Club meeting – Community Centre – Room 1 – 7:00 pm

SEPTEMBER

1Lion?s Club Duck Race

3Scrapaholics – The new seasons starts up for Scrapbookers. Community Centre – Room 3. Contact Myra 242-2040.

12Monkman 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 – Community Centre – Room 5 – Silver Collection appreciated.

14Terry Fox Run

14St. Paul?s Services recommence

17Scrapaholics (Scrapbooking) – Community Centre – Room 3 – 6-9 pm. Contact Myra 242-2040.

30Garden Club meeting – Community Centre – Room 1 – 7:00 pm

OCTOBER

TBARidge Ramble X-Country Run

25Rocky Horror Participation Movie Night

28Garden Club meeting – Community Centre – Room 1 – 7:00 pm

31Haunted House Experience

NOVEMBER

14&15 TRISPS Craft Fair

21-23 10,000 Villages International Craft Fair

25Garden Club (Christmas dinner meeting) – Community Centre – Room 1 – 7:00 pm

DECEMBER

TBATheatre On The Ridge Christmas play

TBACommunity Choir Christmas Concert

TBA Sound of Music Participation Movie Night (Singalong)

3Holly Jolly Christmas