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.


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

13 Banff 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

24 Rocky Horror Night & Costume Party/Dance

29-31 Haunted 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.

31 Community Halloween Bonfire


6 Deadline 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


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

11 Remembrance Day Services

19-22 10,000 Villages ? TR Public Library – International Trade Fair.

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


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

4-5 TRISPS Craft Fair

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


2010 Torch relay 10 Days TBA

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


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