The Town Crier

It is the hope of Tumbler Ridge Community Arts Council (TRCAC) 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.

TRCAC MEETINGS March 1/ April 9

BINGO ? Hosted by The Lions Club. Community Centre ? Room 5 – Doors open at 6:00 pm and Bingo starts at 7:00 pm. Sorry, no minors allowed.

T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Thursday at the NEW LIFE ASSEMBLY Church at 275 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 (55+) DROP-IN ACTIVITIES

Tuesday – 1:00-4:00 pm – Community Centre – Floor Curling, Carpet Bowling, Card & Board Games, Coffee & Cookies – Small drop-in fee

Wednesdays – 7:00 pm – Cribbage, Whist, Coffee and good company! Beginners welcome – Small drop-in fee

ST. PAUL?S Services – Multi-denominational church services – Every 2nd and 4th Sunday – 2 pm held @ the Catholic Church. Contact Dawn Wagner 250-242-3570.

FEBRUARY

25DEADLINE for costume orders for the Murder Mystery (see March 14 below).

28Mamma Mia Movie Night – Community centre – Room 5 – Hosted by the TR Community Arts Council. Doors open at 6:30 – Movie starts at 7:00 and is followed by the ABBA Singstar party. $5admission at the door.

MARCH

5Itchy Feet – Library @ 7:00 – ?Thailand? – Vicki Davis

10Itchy Feet – Library @ 7:00 – ?Archaeologists Update & TR Climbing? – Sarah Gamble and Craig Waters

12TRCAC Regular Meeting – Community Centre – Room 3 ? 7:00 pm – Open membership year-round. Come and take part in the umbrella organization that assists arts and culture in our community. Contact Erin Hanna 250-242-3364 or email tr_artscouncil@yahoo.com

14Murder Mystery Party (for the Community) – Hosted by Theatre On The Ridge – Grizzly Valley Players. LIMITED tickets for participating/ guests. There will be additional tickets for those just wanting to come and observe the chaos. When you buy your advance ticket, you can pick up a character description if you want to be part of the action. Your character will be a surprise, so you will need some time to get costuming. GET YOUR TICKETS EARLY! Theme: Murder at the Juice Joint (1920?s Flappers, Mob and Speakeasy). Licensed event – sorry no minors.

COSTUMES can be ordered through the Theatre Group. Payment up front and deadline is February 25. Contact Erin 250-242-3364.

14-15Dog Sled Races – Golf Course – Details TBA. Contact Stacey 242-1946

17Itchy Feet – Library @ 7:00 – ?Japan? – Jacob Fehr

21The Review Crew Reunion- Show details TBA.

24Itchy Feet – Library @ 7:00 – ?Ukraine? – Vitaly & Tara Zhydkykh

31Itchy Feet – Library @ 7:00 – ?Hawaii? – Jennifer DeLeeuw