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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
At A Glance: All events in bold have been added since last publication of Town Crier.
Ongoing Tumbler Ridge Hospital Foundation Fundraiser ? Selling limited edition prints by artist Brad Piatka to support our local hospital foundation. There are a total of 24 prints at $100 each. Matted and framed ones additional cost. These are available for view and purchase at the Health Centre. For more information, contact Gail at the Health Centre 242-5271 or Bev 242-4803.
Ongoing Seniors & Pets Bottle Drive ? An effort to help pay for emergency veterinary care for seniors who are unable to. Contact Lynn Way 242 – 4624 to arrange donations of bottles for refund for this venture.
31Teddy Bear?s Picnic ? Community Centre ? Meet in rooms 4 & 5 and head outdoors, weather permitting. $4/child or $5/family.
2Story-time Wrap Party ? Library – 10:30 am
3Ridge Ramble Biathlon ? In the streets of TR. Kids race at 9 am (4 km bike, 2 km race) and Adults at 10 am (5 km loop ? 2 laps bike, 1 lap run). Individuals and groups welcome. Contact Charles or Linda Helm 242-3984
3TRMP (Museum) AGM ? Library ? 1 pm
4WNMS Hike ? Boulder Gardens ? 9 am. Contact Crys White 242-4499.
10WNMS Hike ? Stone Corral ? 9 am. Contact Crys White 242-4499.
10Downtown Getdown Summer Series ? Roman Walkways. Outdoor music 7-9 pm.
11Grizzly Valley Saddle Club Poker Ride
17WNMS Hike ? Bootski lake ? 9 am. Contact Birgit or Kevin Sharman 242-4860.
1780th Birthday celebration of Queen Elizabeth ? Library details TBA 242-4478
18Father?s Day/Father?s Day Swim – Aquatic Centre ? Dads swim for free.
21National Aboriginal Day
24Summer Reading Club ? Grand Opening & registration ? Library ? 1 pm
24Java Jive ? Live music and refreshments. Hosted by TRUMP ? 7-10 pm. Adults 12+ – Twoonie and under 12 – $1. Contact Brian Bray 242-4333
24 Art Show & Sale ? Room 3 ? Community Centre. Saturday – 10 am-3 pm. There will be a display of local artwork available for show and to purchase. Contact Maureen 242-4174 or Mila 242-3389.
24-25Hudson?s Hope Rodeo ? Hosted by the Double H Saddle Club ? Packhorse races and all your favourite others; parade, pancake breakfast, trade fair, beer gardens, BBQ dinners,Saturday night dance, music provided by ?Rusty Spurs?,. Contact Alison Hildebrandt 250 783 5799
25WNMS Hike – Bergeron Falls/Cliffs ? 1 pm ? Contact Crys White 242-4499.
27Positively Pregnant Program ? Library ? 7 pm ? A free program facilitated by Northern health Public Health Nursing. For mothers to be and new mothers.
TBA(Mid July) Mixed Open Golf Tournament
1Canada Day Celebrations ? Contact 242-4242. Concert hosted by TRUMP. Contact Brian Bray 242-4333.
1WNMS Hike ? Roman Mountain ? Emperor?s Challenge route: run/walk ? 9 am ? Contact Helms 242-3984 or Sharmans 242-4860
3Extreme reading (Summer reading Club) ? Library ? 3 pm ? Goes each day except Mondays.
8Downtown Getdown Summer Series ? Roman Walkways. Outdoor music 7-9 pm.
15WNMS Hike ? Mount Spieker ? 9 am ? Contact Crys White 242-4499/
22WNMS Hike ? Cowmoose Mountain & Babcock Falls ? 9 am. Contact Crys White 242-4499.
22Downtown Getdown Summer Series ? Roman Walkways. Outdoor music 7-9 pm.
27Vet Day ? Teen centre/Rock Climbing Room – Dr. Mark Bergen will see your pet in TR for the last Thursday of each month. Please make appointment for TR at the Chetwynd Veterinary Clinic 250-788-9374.
28Art Show & Sale ? Room 3 ? Community Centre. Saturday – 10 am-3 pm. There will be a display of local artwork available for show and to purchase. Contact Maureen 242-4174 or Mila 242-3389.30
29Phase One of the Family Skate Park will be unveiled, sometime between the two showings of the RCMP Musical Ride.
29RCMP Musical Ride ? Two performances 10:00 am + 5:00 pm. Tickets $10 ? available at Community Centre. 242-4246
29Outdoor Crafter?s Sale ? Artists and craftspeople can rent a table for $10 to be part of the pedestrian mall in the downtown core, which will be cordoned off from traffic. For info, contact Cry White at 242-4419
30-Aug 5 Wilderness Family Conference
31-Aug 4 Downtown Busking (street musicians) and Battle of the Bands TBA. Contact Brian Bray. 242-4333.
2WNMS Hike ? Holzworth Meadows ? 9 am ? Contact Crys White 242-4499.
3(Tentative date) 25th Anniversary at the Library – Kalaya and her Tibetan Singing Bowls
4-5Grizfest ? Outdoor music festival for two days and nights. Tickets available at front desk of Community Centre. 242-4246. See the website online at www.grixfest.com
7Family Day ? Details TBA from Wilderness Family/Ministerial Assoc.
12 Celebration & Prize day (Summer reading club) ? Library 1 pm
12Emperor?s Challenge Mountain Run ? 9 am- Contact Doug Foerster 242- 5870
20WNMS Hike ? Pinnacle Peak ? 9 am ? Contact Sharmans 242-4860.
26WNMS Hike ? Quintette Mountain ? 9 am ? Contact Crys White 242-4499.
9WNMS Hike ? Bullmoose Marshes ? 10 am
23WNMS Hike ? Murray canyon Overlook (Fall colours) ? 10 am ? Contact Crys White 242-4499