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.

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. Bingo will take summer break for the month of August.

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 meeting is from 6:30-7:30 pm. Contact Cindy 242-5826 or Lynn 242-3178.

St. Paul?s Church – Break for the summer and will reconvene in the Fall.

New Life Assembly Church – The first Tuesday of each month is Senior?s Lunch 55+

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.

Art Classes – Northern Lights College – details. 250-242-5591

Flatbed Loops – Walk with others from the community. Choose the flat or hilly route! Every Monday night – 7:30 @ Flatbed Campground Parking Lot.

Golf – Tuesday is Ladies Night and Thursday is Men?s Night. 250-242-3533

JULY

2TRMF Annual General Meeting – 7:00 pm

6-31Families Get Active – Some activities will be free of charge at the Community Centre: M-W-F 10:30 am – 11:30 am in Room 5. Details available at Community Centre. 250-242-4246

11?The Forgotten House? – Grizzly Valley Players – Community Centre – Cash bar @ 6:00 pm – Desserts @ 7:00 pm – Show to follow. Tickets pre-sold at Community Centre – $15 each. Sorry, no minors. This is the first dramatic performance by Grizzly Valley Players. Three technical awards won at Peace River Zone competition in FSJ in May 2009.

12?The Forgotten House? – Grizzly Valley Players – Community Centre – MATINEE – 1:00 pm. Rush seating – $5.00 at the door. *Please note – the subject/content of this play may be unsettling to younger children.

15Monkman Musings 2009 ?Women of the Pass? – Community Centre – Room 5 – 7:00 pm. The stories of the Monkman Pass continue. As performed by the Grizzly Valley Players. Admission by donation goes to the drama group. Contact 250-242-3364. Sponsored by the District of Tumbler Ridge (Economic Development Office) and Tumbler Ridge Community Arts Council.

15Thunder Mountain Wind Project – Open House – Community Centre – 5:30-8:30 pm

16TR Community Arts Council meeting – Community Centre – Room 3 – 7:00 pm – We welcome new members and groups year-round! Come and share the artistic ideas and projects of this community. Contact 250-242-3364 Erin or 250-242-4174 Maureen.

17-28Summer Youth Art Program – NLC – Pottery – Performing Arts/Dance – Silk painting – Watercolour in Canvas – Drawing and Painting Skills – Cooking – Scrapbooking – Experimental Multi-Media and Outdoor Painting. Contact 250-242-

30Open Stage – Grizfest Grods (TRSS Field) – Come and be in the Gong Show or at least come and watch the fun?Details TBA

30 Deadline Registration for Grizfest Slow-Pitch Tournament – $250 /team. Contact 250-242-4205 or 250-242-4969

31Grizfest Slow Pitch Tournament – Contact 250-242-4205 or 250-242-4969

31Battle of the Bands – Coordinated by TRUMP (Brian Bray) 250-242-43333- Held @ Grizfest Grounds (TRSS Field) – Details TBA

AUGUST

1-2Grizfest – TRSS Field – Ticket information available at the gate or by calling 250-242-4246.

13TR Community Arts Council meeting – Community Centre – Room 3 – 7:00 pm – We welcome new members and groups year-round! Come and share with us, the artistic ideas and projects of this community. Contact 250-242-3364 Erin or 250-242-4174 Maureen

14-16Creative Peace 2009 – Gwillim Lake – A weekend of health and wellness, art and nature. For information please visit tlf-peace.org

21Monkman Musings 2009 ?Women of the Pass? – Community Centre – Room 5 – 7:00 pm. The stories of the Monkman Pass continue. As performed by the Grizzly Valley Players. Admission by donation goes to the drama group. Contact 250-242-3364. Sponsored by the District of Tumbler Ridge (Economic Development Office) and Tumbler Ridge Community Arts Council.

SEPTEMBER

TBATR Time Travel 4 – Presented by the Grizzly Valley Players

1Monkman Musings 2009 ?Women of the Pass? – Community Centre – Room 5 – 7:00 pm. The stories of the Monkman Pass continue. As performed by the Grizzly Valley Players. Admission by donation goes to the drama group. Contact 250-242-3364. Sponsored by the District of Tumbler Ridge (Economic Development Office) and Tumbler Ridge Community Arts Council.

OCTOBER

24Rocky Horror Night & Halloween Dance

29-31Haunted House Experience

31Community Halloween Bonfire

NOVEMBER

11Remembrance Day Services

DECEMBER

TBAHolly Jolly Christmas Community Celebration

5-6Christmas Play – Details TBA – Community Centre – Room 5