The Town Crier

It is our hope that we can share the events of Tumbler Ridge as best we can. Please submit any events you would like listed in this column to Erin Hanna 242-3364 or

At A Glance: Changes or new events listed since the last Town Crier are in bold.


9Back To School Splash ? Auatic Centre ? 6:30-9 pm regular admission. Come for fun, games,water balloons!

9Volunteer Appreciation Barbecue ? Mayor and Council invite all volunteers! 5-7 pm in the arena parking lot (curling rink if weather is poor). Sponsored by the District of Tumbler Ridge.

9-11New Life Assembly Rally ? All events take place at the New Life Assembly Church. Friday night Teen Jam starting at 7 pm. Free pizza and pop. All youth and adults welcome. Special guest speaker: Youth Pastor Phil Jacobs. Saturday 2-5 pm ? fun familyday with games, prizes and music. Country Gospel music at 7 ?9 pm with special guests Harry & Gladys Rusk and friend Augustine. Offerings accepted to help the cost of travel for the guest entertainers. Sunday ? Sunday morning services at regular time. For further info, please contact Pastor George Rowe at 242-5684, 242-3421 or 242-1315)

10WNMS hike ? Bergeron Cliffs ? Meet at 9:00 am at the Caboose. For more info, call Birgit 242-4860.

1049 Forever Dance ? Community Centre room 4 & 5. Live music and dancing. $2 at the door and collection for the band. 8:00 pm

13Mass Registration ? Come and see what TR has to offer for clubs and programs! Starts at 7:00 pm at the Community Centre. Book your table to make sure everyone knows who you are!

14Community Choir starts the new season. Every Wednesday at 7:30-9:30 pm. in Room 3 at the Community Centre.

17TR Street Spirit Banner Art Project ? Free art workshops to introduce potential and existing artists to beautifying downtown TR. Each workshop is defined into 2 categories: Youth (12-17) and Adult (18+).

Instructor Darcy Jackson. 1-3 pm. register at front desk of Community Centre.

17Boat Course ? 9 am-4 pm in

Community Centre room 3. Course including exam $65/person or exam only $25. Register early and pick up your pre-course reading material.

18Terry Fox Run ? Starts out at the Community centre at 1:00 pm. For more info contact 242-4246.

19-23Babysitting Course ? Community Centre room 3 3-5 pm $50/person. Includes manual. Pre-register by Sept 16). Instructor Ann More.

24WNMS hike ? Murray Canyon Overlook (Fall colours) ? Meet at 10:00 am at the Caboose. For more info, call Birgit 242-4860.

2449 Forever Dance ? Community Centre room 4 & 5. Live music and dancing. $2 at the door and collection for the band. 8:00 pm.

24TR Street Spirit Banner Art Project ? Please see details for same on September 17.

-Badminton ? Monday nights starting September 19. TRSS 7-10 pm . Drop-in $2/person or $20 for 12 punch card. Everyone welcome. Instructor: Rolf Raque 242-3351

-Ball Hockey ?Tuesdays & Thursdays, starting Sept. 20. TRSS 6:30-8:30. Cost Drop-in $2/person or $20 Sept-Dec. Ages 16 and older. **All participants must supply their own plastic non-marking ball.

-Ladies Only Wallyball League ? Sept. 26-Apr 14. Ages 16 and older. $50/team of 2-4 players for full season. 1st half ? Sept 26-dec.9 2nd half ? Jan 9-Apr 14. Call Community Centre for details and game schedule. 242-4246

-Kool Kat Kids Day (Something new for each age group. Sports Camp, Nature Walks, Animals Down Under, Treasure, Space Travel , Animals. Ask for details and schedules at the Community Centre. 242-4246.

-Co-Ed Circuit Training ? Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:15-6:00 12 classes/$42. Pre-register by September 23. Fitness centre. Contact 242-4246.

-Busy Bee- Ages Newborn-5 years ? Parent/tot program. Pre-register by September 26. Program starts September 28 and runs Wednesdays 10-11 am at the Community Centre. $16/child 4 sessions; $20/family 4 sessions; $5/child Drop-In.

-Beginners Piano Keyboarding ? (Children) Mondays at Community Centre in room 3. Age groups and times available at front desk 242-4246. $68.75/child 11 classes. Students bring their own keyboard. Sept 26-Dec 12. Pre-register by September 23.

-Beginners Piano Keyboarding ? (Adults) Mondays at Community centre in room 3. 7-8 pm. $68.75/person 11 classes. Students bring their own keyboard. Pre-register by Sept. 23.

-Belly Dancing ? Beginner Level: Thursdays 7-8 pm. $70/person aged 16+. Sept 29-Dec 1 (pre-register by Sept 28). Instructor Janet Delpierre.

-Dance Classes with Mila: 4 separate classes – Rhythm & Move, Tap Dance, Ballroom and Private Lessons. Community Centre in room 5. For scheduled rates, times, dates please contact the front desk.

Instructor Mila Lansdowne.