Town Crier

It is the hope of Tumbler Ridge Community Arts Council that we 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.

APRIL

22-28 BC Arts & Culture Week ? A weeklong celebration co-sponsored by TR Community Arts Council and Assembly of BC Arts Councils.

April 21 (TR Junior Idol Finals) Open to the public. Presented by District of TR ? Community Centre 242-4246.

April 21 (Green Fools Physical Theater) ?TRSS Gymnasium – $10/student ? Maxiumum of 25 kids. ? Ages 8+. Contact 242-4246 for more info. Tumbler Ridge Artists workshops – most will start 1 pm: Sign up in TR Public Library; drop-ins if space permits

April 22,23,24 – Darcy Jackson – Acrylics – Community Centre Foyer, then Room 3

May

May 5 – Mila Lansdowne- Hand-painted scarves (adults only) – Room 3

May 12 – Amanda Miller and TR Young Artists – Acrylics for youth ? Room 3

May 19 ? Nick Ostashek – Leather; Rita Henderson ? Tempura for children ? Room 3

May 26 – Rita Henderson -Tempura for children – Room 3

29 Mile O Quilt Guild is having their annual quilt show on Sunday, April 29th from 1:00 to 4:00. The entry fee is $4.00 and includes strawberry shortcake and tea and entry into the door prize. You will see a wide variety of handmade quilts, some are for sale, and displays from some quilt shops too. So come on over and have a great afternoon, we are in the Auditorium at the Kiwanis Performing Arts Centre at 1100 – 95th Avenue in Dawson Creek. For more information you can call Tonya Peirce at 759-7404

5 Java Jive – Community Centre ? Room 5 -7-10 pm – $2 to get in. Contact Brian Bray 242-4333.

6-12.1 Emergency Preparedness Week ? Please visit the Art Gallery in the Community Centre for the display.

10 TRCAC (Arts Council) regular meeting ? 7 pm ? Community centre ? Room 3 ? New members welcome! Contact Erin Hanna 242-3364 or tr_artscouncil@yahoo.com

19 Face Painting Workshop ? Time TBA ? Sponsored by TR Days Society (Grizfest) to reduCe your cost in HALF. Fee $35.00/person – maximum 15 people. Contact Joy 242-4246.

26 Tailgate Garage Sale ? Hosted by the Grizzly Valley Saddle Club (Rain date is June 2) Sale starts–10:00a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Vendors please be at the GVSC BEFORE 9:30 to get a parking spot and to set up. Cost to vendors: $10.00 per vehicle. More Info: Crys White 4499 or Corrie Bolick 0069

JUNE

2 Ridge Ramble Biathlon

9 Grizzly Valley Saddle Club Poker Ride. Contact Crys White 242-4499

10 Grizzly Valley Saddle Club Family Day & Gymkhana. Contact Crys White 242-4499

16 CORRECTION: Dinner Theatre ? Presented by the Grizzly Valley Players ? ?TR Time Travel 2 ?The Sequel Prequel?). Details TBA.

21 National Aboriginal Day

JULY

TBA Garden Tour

1 Canada Day Celebrations

1 Grand Opening Discovery Gallery ? TRMF and PRPRC welcome you to the offical Grand Opening of the Discovery Gallery located in Commercial Park at the PRPRC building. For information contact 242-3466.

14 TRCAC (Arts Council) regular meeting ? 7 pm ? Community Centre ? Room 3 ? New members welcome! Contact Erin Hanna 242-3364 or tr_artscouncil@yahoo.com

AUGUST

4-5 Grizfest