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.

Bingo ? Reconvenes Tuesday, Sept. 8 due to stat holiday, then return to every Monday night. – ommunity Centre – Room 5 – 6:00-9:00 pm -Sorry, no minors.

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.

T.R.O.T.S. (Tumbler Ridge Old Timers Society) – Residents aged 55+ meets every Tuesday at Community Centre – Room 5 from 1 – 4 pm. Minimal drop in fee. Curling, carpet bowling, coffee and conversation. For further details contact Joan or Mike Sidwell 250-242-5775,

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.


3Movie Night – Night at the Museum 2 – 7:00 pm start. Hosted by the TR Community Centre. 250-242-4246

7Duck Races – Lions host this fundraiser at Flatbed Campground. BBQ @ 11:00 am-3:00 pm and the Ducks Launch @ 2:00 pm. Buy your Duck at several locations around town.

13Terry Fox Run – Meet 1:00pm at the Community Centre. Pledge forms can be picked up at the Community Centre

15Community Registration Night – This is the place to come to both promote and/or register for the programs you or your family wants to be involved in this year. It all starts at 7;00 pm in the foyer and Fireside Lounge at the Community Centre. To book your table, please call 250-242-4246.

18Movie Night – Star Trek – 7:00 pm start. Hosted by TR Community Centre. 250-242-4246

19Lions Fall Yard Sale – Shop Easy parking lot – 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Please call Frank or Grace Walsh if you have items to donate. 250-242-4609

26Theatre Double Bill – ?A Little Something for the Ducks? – A one-act play that was taken to BC Senior Games. This coupled with by TR Time Travel 4 (skits and music). Performed by the Grizzly Valley Players. This event is licensed, sorry no minors. Details TBA.

27Matinee – ?A Little Something for the Ducks? – performed by the Grizzly Valley Players.


8Coal Forum – Morning Workshop, FREE afternoon session, evening reception. For more information, please visit

13Banff Mountain Film Festival – TRSS – 7:00 pm start. Tickets will be sold at Community Centre closer to event date.

24Rocky Horror Night & Halloween Dance

29-31Haunted House Experience

31Community Halloween Bonfire


7Murder Mystery Party – Hosted by TR Community Arts Council. Details TBA.

11Remembrance Day Services

19-2210,000 Villages ? TR Public Library – International Trade Fair.

20-21Home Based Christmas Sale ? Details TBA, Community Centre.


3Holly Jolly Christmas Community Celebration – Community Centre – Christmas Tree Light Up, Christmas Concert, photos with Santa, etc.

4-5TRISPS Craft Fair

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


2010 Torch relay 10 Days TBA

30Mystery Party – Hosted by TRCAC/Theatre On The Ridge – An Olympic Mystery!


TBAPRZ Theatre BC play to be performed in TR following the Dawson Creek theatre competition.