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 ? Hosted by the Lions – Every Monday night. – Cmmunity 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.


26DATE CORRECTION: Matinee ? One-act play – ?A Little Something for the Ducks? ? Community Centre ? Rooms 4/5 – Performed by the seniors of Grizzly Valley Players. Rush seating – $5 at the door. All ages welcome.

26Theatre Double Bill – ?A Little Something for the Ducks? – A one-act play that was taken to BC Senior Games. This coupled with TR Time Travel 4 (skits and music). Performed by the Grizzly Valley Players. This event is licensed, sorry no minors. Doors open @ 6:00 pm – One-act Play begins @ 7:00 pm – Desserts served – TR Time Travel 4 begins @ 8:30 pm. Tickets available at Community Centre – $15 for both shows double bill.


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 as of September 21. This will be the lat time this fabulous international

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 District of TR (Grant In Aid); TR Community Arts Council and Grizzly Valley Players.

31Community Halloween Bonfire


6Deadline for entering the Gingerbread House contest. Coordinated by the TR Public Library. Registration forms available at Library. Winner will be announced at the Holly Jolly Christmas celebration. All entries will be for sale via silent auction on

December 3

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.