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

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

TRCAC MEETINGS ? February 12 – March 12 – 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.

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.

ART CLUB – Community Centre – Room 3 – 11:00 am – 2:0-0 pm – Fridays, beginning April 17, come and create in an atmosphere that welcomes all kinds of arts and culture. Drop-in fee $2.00.

Paint the Masters – Instructor Darcy Jackson – Community Centre – Room 3 – Pre-register APRIL 18 – 4 classes for $42.00 – Learn techniques of the old masters to create your own works of art.


19-26BC Arts & Culture Week

23Itchy Feet – Book author Mike Nash promotes his book, ?The Mountains Know No Expert? – Library 7:00 pm.

25TR Junior Idol vocal competition- Open to the public – Community Centre – Rooms 4/5 – 1:00 pm – Admission by donation.

26Live Theatre – Community Centre – Room 4/5 – TRSS Drama Group – Come take part in what the TRSS Drama groups is up to.

29Author Betsy Trumpener – Library – 7:00 pm – This author promotes her book ?The Butcher of Penetang?


7Hanging Flower Basket making – Pre-resgister MAY – Instructor Gary Likes – 7:00 pm on May 7 – Room 4. Details/fees at Community Centre 250-242-4246.

10Move For Health Day (World wide) – Community Centre is allowing free admission to all facilities. Also participate in Fit Challenge for friends and family. Contact Community Centre for details 250-242-4246.

11-15Pitch-In Week – Help us clean up TR. To be involved as individuals and groups, contact Public Works 250-242-4242. FREE garbage bags available.

12Itchy Feet – Library 7:00 pm – ?How to Eat Kangaroo Pizza? – New Zealand and Australia (Jean Pawlucki and Charissa Tonnesen)

15We Love Kids Day – Community Centre (11:30 am -3:00 pm) – Admission $3.00 per child – Movie @ 11:30 pm – Lunch @ 12:00 – Swimming @1:00. Rules and info at Community Centre 250-242-4246.

16?The Forgotten House? – Presented by the Grizzly Valley Players in FSJ at the North Peace Cultural Centre. Peace Region Zone theatre competition May 13-16. Tickets available at the North Peace Cultural Centre.

19Itchy Feet – Library – 7:00 pm – Author Larry Jacobsen promotes his book ?Jewel of the Kootenays?.

24?The Forgotten House? – Community Centre – Room 5 – Matinee 3:00 pm. Admission TBA.

26Itchy Feet – Library – 7:00 pm – Krueger national Park (Ben Shalekamp)


TBAMonkman Musings – Presented by the Grizzly Valley Players

3-4YTSS Drama presents One Act Plays – TRSS – Doors open 6:30 – Show at 7:00. Admission is Adult $5.00 and Students. & Seniors $3.00. Plays written by the students include: DK Molar; Shootout; Someone For Everyone; The Oddball; and The Float Attendant.


TBAMonkman Musings – Presented by the Grizzly Valley Players


TBAMonkman Musings – Presented by the Grizzly Valley Players


TBAMonkman Musings – Presented by the Grizzly Valley Players

TBATR Time Travel 4 – Presented by the Grizzly Valley Players


24Rocky Horror Night & Halloween Dance

29-31Haunted House Experience

31Community Halloween Bonfire


11Remembrance Day Services


TBAHolly Jolly Christmas Community Celebration