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.

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,

SEPTEMBER

10TRCAC regular meeting – Join the local Arts Council for a n expressive exchange of ideas, promotion and development of the arts in TR. Community Centre – Room 3 – 7:00 pm. Contact Maureen 250-242-4174 or Erin 250-242-3364. tr_artscouncil@yahoo.com

13Terry Fox Run – Meet 1:00 pm 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 seniors of Grizzly Valley Players.

OCTOBER

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

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

24Rocky Horror Night & Costume Party/Dance

29-31Haunted House Experience – Community Centre – Rooms 3,4 & 5 – 7:00-9:00 pm nightly. ?Twisted Fairy Tales? is a controversial theme and not recommended for young children. Plenty of adult frights as well! Tickets at the door. $3.00/each. Sponsored by Distrct of TR (Grant In Aid); TR Community Arts Council and Grizzly Valley Players.

31Community Halloween Bonfire

NOVEMBER

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.

DECEMBER

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

JANUARY

2010 Torch relay 10 Days TBA

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

MAY

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