The Town Crier

It is our hope that we can share the events of Tumbler Ridge as best we can. Please submit any events you would like listed in this column to Erin Hanna 242-3364 or Also please visit the Arts Council website at and TR District & Tourism site

At A Glance: Changes or new events listed since the last Town Crier are in bold.


1-17Silent Auction (Grad Fundraiser) Bid sheets will be placed at local businesses around town. Times will be on display @ the Art Gallery during the auction.

511th South Peace Scouts, Cubs, and Beavers will be having a Bottle Drive.

549 Forever Dance ¡V 8:00 pm Community Centre Rooms 4 & 5 – $2/door plus donation for the band. Everyone welcome, but sorry, no minors

10Itchy Feet ¡V Kenya (Bill Hendley)

11-13Men¡¦s & Ladies Bonspiel. Enter as a team or as an individual. Phone 242-3530.

12Market Square ¡V Community Centre 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Table rental $10/table

12Java Jive Coffee House ¡V 7:00-10:00 pm Community Centre Room 5 $2/person

Come and hear our local musicians & vocalists live.

16Children’s Easter Party ¡V 3:30-5:00 pm @ Community Centre (free admission). 4:00-4:45 Pictures w/ Easter Bunny $2/child. Egg hunt, face painting, crafts & games.

17Figure Skating Carnival ¡V 7:00 pm Community Centre (Arena). Skaters aged 4-15. For info call Birgit 242-4860

1949 Forever Dance ¡V 8:00 pm Community Centre Rooms 4 & 5 – $2/door plus donation for the band. Everyone welcome, but sorry, no minors

17St. Patrick¡¦s Day ¡V 6:30-8:00 pm Aquatic Centre ¡V Green juice & games. Regular admission.

21Spring Break @ the Aquatic Centre ¡V through to April 3rd. Watch for events.

26Market Square ¡V Community Centre 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Table rental $10/table

29St. Jude¡¦s Children¡¦s Hospital Auction in Grande Prairie @ The Sandman Hotel. For further details, call Monika 242-3013


2Open Invitational Badminton Tournament at TRSS. Age: Youth-19, and 19+ division. Interested players can contact Rolf Raque at 242-3351 or Janeth Strang at 242-5080. There is a $5 fee per event

7Itchy Feet ¡V Monkman Park & cascades Project (presented by Kevin Sharman & Larry White)

28-May 1 Peace Liard Regional Juried Arts Show ¡V Held in Hudson¡¦s Hope. Entry deadline April 6. Call Janet Hartford for entry forms 242-3915 or pick up at the TR Gallery 242-0035

?«Dog Sled races (postponed) The races, Tea Boil and the 2×4 a go-go event (Schmoozing)will be held on March 19th at the Golf Course (if there is enough snow) or if there isn¡¦t enough snow, the dog sled race will be in the mountains. Your Winterfest button will admit you and they are still available for $3 at Impressions, the Community Centre, and the Ridge Cafe.

?«Soccer coaches needed! Kindergarten through grade 8. Please call Dawn 242-2352

?«Badminton- all ages welcome. TRSS Monday nights 7-10 pm $2/person (all equipment provided)

?«Designated Driving (Grad Fundraiser) – Available for weddings and dances. Call Claudia Hunter at 242-5086 one week prior, to make arrangements.

?«Drama, fun games and workshops for adults. Sign up sheet at front desk of Community Centre. Or come to GVP club meets on Mondays at 7:30-8:30 pm in Room 3 of the Community Centre. For further info email Erin Hanna at or phone 242-3364.