The Town Crier

It is the hope of Tumbler Ridge Community Arts Council 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 Arts Council is an umbrella group for arts and culture groups and events.

AT A GLANCE: All events in bold have been added since last publication of Town Crier.

BINGO – Monday Nights @ Community Centre. Hosted by Lions Club. Doors open @ 6 pm – Bingo begins at 7:00 pm. Bingo does not run on statutory holidays and instead runs on the Tuesday night following.

T.O.P.S. (Take Pounds Off Sensibly) meets every Thursday at the Baptist Church in Commercial Park. Weigh-in takes place 6:00-6:30 pm and the meeting is from 6:30-7::30 pm. Cindy 242-5826 or Lynn 242-3178.

SENIORS FLOOR CURLING – Tuesdays – 1:00 pm – Community Centre (Room 5) – $2.00 drop-in

JANUARY

17Itchy Feet TR Public Library – 7 pm – Daniel and Charles Helm take us to Namibia and South Africa.

19TRCAC Annual General Meeting – Community Centre – Room 3 – 10:00 am. Everyone welcome. Contact Erin Hanna 242-3364

24Itchy Feet – TR Public Library – 7 pm – Celebrating on the evening before Robbie Burns Day, with Mary Frizzell and featuring Tyler Shaw on the bagpipes bringing in the haggis and live Celtic music, following a trip to Scotland and Ireland with Dorothy & Mary.

31Itchy Feet – TR Public Library – 7 pm – Sarah Gamble and Craig Waters, the archaeologists who have recently moved to Tumbler Ridge, will talk about their work in our area.

FEBRUARY

2Hypno-Rock Show – Community Centre – Rooms 4 & 5 – A combined hypnosis show by hypnotherapist Charmaine Shirley and live music for dance by Heavy Things. Doors open at 8 pm. Tickets through Charmaine 242-1509. Licensed, sorry no minors.

7Itchy Feet – TR Public Library – 7 pm – Our first TEEN and adult Itchy Feet combination: Japan with Hiroki Tanashita and Mayu Shibata, our Japanese exchange students.

14Itchy Feet – TR Public Library – 7 pm – Family Mandeville Canoes Bowron Lakes. Take your family out for a show and Valentine treats!

21 TRCAC Regular Meeting – Community Centre ? Room 3 ? 7 pm ? Everyone is welcome. Contact 242-3364 Erin Hanna

21 Itchy Feet – TR Public Library – 7 pm – Peter and Julie Hartevelt take us to Holland, focusing on water management in a country where it truly is a consideration.

28 Itchy Feet – TR Public Library – 7 pm – Rob Mandeville talks on his volunteer work in Cambodia.

MARCH

6Itchy Feet – TR Public Library – 7 pm – Bob and Delores Norman travel to New Zealand and pop over to Australia for a bit.

13TRCAC Regular Meeting – Community Centre ? Room 3 ? 7 pm ? Arts Council is an umbrella group for arts and culture groups and events. Everyone is welcome. Contact 242-3364 Erin Hanna.

13Itchy Feet – TR Public Library – 7 pm – Lorraine Harrison visits Nepal.

APRIL

10TRCAC Regular Meeting – Community Centre ? Room 3 ? 7 pm ? Everyone is welcome. Contact 242-3364 Erin Hanna

MAY

8TRCAC Regular Meeting – Community Centre ? Room 3 ? 7 pm ? Everyone is welcome. Contact 242-3364 Erin Hanna