Town Crier

The Town Crier

Erin Hanna

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 erinmike@pris.ca.

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

APRIL

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.

18Earth Day Crochet Workshop ? Library- 1 pm- Instructuro Karen Thomas ?Reusing Plastic Bags?.

22Java Jive Coffee House ? Local musicians and vocalists get together for a live jam. Everyone welcome! Community Centre ? Room 5 ? 7:00-10:00 pm. $2/person.

23-29BC Arts and Culture Week ? Email your events to participate to tr_artscouncil@yahoo.com

23On The Spot #4 Talent Show ? Community Centre ? Room 5 ? 1-3 pm. Show your talents! All ages welcome. Pre-register by April 21. Forms available at Community Centre and both school offices.

23Performing Arts Day – Community Centre ? Room 5 – 3-5 pm. A line-up of performing artists take the stage to entertain. Including Belly Dance Troupe, Musicians, Vocalists and Theatrical Monologues.

25Garden Club with Mila ? 7 pm – Library

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.

29 TR Time Travel through the Musical Decades 2nd show ? Community Centre ? Rooms 4 & 5 – Doors open for cocktails at 7 pm. Show at 8:00 pm. $15/person – Tickets available at Community Centre. Complimentary dessert served. Cash bar ? sorry no minors.

29Free For All Art Workshop ? Fireside Lounge ? Community Centre. Saturday – 11 am-3 pm. There will be local artists on hand to work with public participants.

28Garden Club meeting – Room 1- Community Centre. Contact Ellen 242-5283, Jeanette 242-5272 or Alice 242-3563.

MAY

7-13Emergency Preparedness Week ? See the display in the Community Centre Gallery Space.

7Gideon Songfest ? 7 pm – New Life Assembly

8-12Pitch-In Week. Contact 242-4242.

14Mother?s Day/Mother?s Day Swim ? Aquatic Centre ? Moms swim for free.

19We Love Kids Day – $3//child ? See events schedule at Community Centre or in the Spring brochure.

22Victoria Day

22Hike for Hospice

27 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.

31Teddy Bear?s Picnic ? Community Centre ? Meet in rooms 4 & 5 and head outdoors, weather permitting. $4/child or $5/family.

JUNE

TBABiathlon

11Grizzly Valley Saddle Club Poker Ride

18Father?s Day/Father?s Day Swim – Aquatic Centre ? Dads swim for free.

21National Aboriginal Day

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.

29Vet 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.

JULY

TBA(Mid July) Mixed Open Golf Tournament

1Canada Day Celebrations ? Contact 242-4242.

22Garden Tour

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.

28Review Crew Reunion ? From far and wide the current and previous members of Review Crew reunite for an anniversary show! Contact Rose 242-3202.

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

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