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 – Closed for summer, will recommence in September.

T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Thursday at the PENTICOSTAL 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) – $3.00 drop-in

AUGUST

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

10Golf @ TR Golf Course – One Club Golf, 9 holes, buffet dinner = $35 per player. 250-242-3533b for more info

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

13 Golf @ TR Golf Course – fet dinner, starts at 5:30 = $50 per team. 250-242-3533b for more info

15-17″Creative Peace 2008″ three days of public workshops in writing, communication, painting, welth management and health with regional facilitators and performers.No experience needed. Pre-registration required. Daypass $75-$100, three days $200 inclusive meals and camp accommodation-fee(senior’s rate $150).To register visit www.TLF-Peace.org, e-mail: mila@persona.ca .Registration forms are also available at the library and the Visitor Centre.

18 Golf @ TR Golf Course – nior Open, 18 holes with dinner, starts at 9 register by 8:30 = $40 per player. 250-242-3533b for more info

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

30&31 Golf @ TR Golf Course – Open, 36 holes, practice round on Friday, $140 per player includes dinner. 250-242-3533b for more info

SEPTEMBER

1Lion’s Club Duck Race

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

9Community Program Registration Night (formerly known as Mass Registration) – Community Centre – 7-9 pm. Come and see what TR has to offer for clubs, organizations, programs and causes. Come and show TR which groups you represent. Book your table at front desk 242-4246.

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 – District sponsored celebration of Christmas spirit. Tree Lighting, followed by TRUMP Christmas Concert. To perform with TRUMP please call Brian Bray 242-4333.