The Town Crier

The Town Crier

Erin Hanna

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

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. Contact Cindy 242-5826 or Lynn 242-3178.

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

ST. PAUL?S – Multi-denominational church services – Every 2nd and 4th Sunday – 2 pm held @ the Catholic Church. Contact Ed Thiede 242- 5576.

MARCH

26Grizzly Valley Saddle Club AGM – Community Centre – Room 1 – 7 pm. Contact Crys White 242-4499.

27Itchy Feet – Luigi and Joanne Ferrari tour Italy, starting in Luigi?s hometown of Milan.

APRIL

3TR Junior Idol Audition – You must have pre-registered at the Front Desk of the Community Centre prior to March 30. Final competition April 26. Registration forms are at the Community Centre with full regulations and requirements. This audition is closed to the public. Joy 242-4246.

8Adult Karaoke Contest Audition #1 – You must have pre-registered at the Front Desk of the Community Centre prior to April 7. Registration forms are at the Community Centre with full regulations and requirements. Final competition April 26. This audition is closed to the public. Erin 242-3364.

10TRCAC 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

15Adult Karaoke Contest Audition #2 – You must have pre-registered at the Front Desk of the Community Centre prior to April 7. Registration forms are at the Community Centre with full regulations and requirements. Final competition April 26. This audition is closed to the public. Erin 242-3364.

16Volunteer Submission Deadline – In order to receive the required invitation to the Volunteer Appreciation BBQ held on June 14, groups are asked to submit names of their volunteers to the front desk by this deadline. Forms can be requested at the Community Centre. 242-4246.

20-26 BC Arts and Culture Week –

20TRCAC Variety Show – Community Centre – 7 pm -Please contact Erin Hanna prior to the show to get on stage with us and show TR has talent! Silver donation to the arts council appreciated. Erin 242-3364.

20-26 Tumbler Ridge Artists – A variety of workshops will take place in the Community Centre throughout the week. Schedule TBA. Includes silk painting, leather work, acrylics and card-making. Contact Mila 242-3389.

21, 23, 25 Scrapaholics unite! TR has a new Scrap Booking group and they invite you to come and see what techniques you can try. Bookmarks, tags, etc. will be completed in workshops hosted by Scrapaholics. Monday 21, Wednesday 23 and Friday 25 will be afternoon workshops 1-4 pm. Evening workshops will take place 6-8 pm on Monday 21 and Wednesday 23. . Contact Myra 242-2040.

25Poetry Writing – TR Public Library – 7:00 pm – You can do this easy method taught by Sherry Berringer. She will show you how to take a simple idea and turn it into poetry. Sherry 242-3369.

26TR Junior Idol – Community Centre – Rooms 4 & 5 – 3:00 pm start. Second annual competition of youth singers aged 6-18. Come and cheer them on! Silver donation appreciated. Joy 242-4246

26Adult Karaoke Contest – Come out and vote for the best karaoke singer in TR.7:00 pm start. Silver donation to the arts council appreciated. Erin 242-3364.

MAY

TBAPitch-In Week

8TRCAC 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

JUNE

TBAMonkman Musings

TBARidge Ramble Biathlon

14GVSC Poker Ride

14Volunteer Appreciation BBQ – By invitation only. Please submit the names of your volunteers by picking up a submission form prior to April 16

15Family Day & Gymkhana

21National Aboriginal Day

JULY

TBAMonkman Musings

TBAMens & Ladies Open Golf Tournament

1Canada Day celebrations & Fireworks

AUGUST

TBAMonkman Musings

1Battle of the Bands

2 & 3Grizfest Music Festival

9Emperor?s Challenge

SEPTEMBER

TBAMonkman Musings

1Lion?s Duck Race

14Terry Fox Run

OCTOBER

TBARidge Ramble X-Country Run

25Rocky Horror Night

31Haunted House Experience

NOVEMBER

14&15 TRISPS Craft Fair

21-23 10,000 Villages International Craft Fair

DECEMBER

3Holly Jolly Christmas