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

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

QUILT RAFFLE- Please see the beautiful display created by the TR Ridge Rippers Quilt Guild in the Art Gallery of the Community Centre.. This Bargello Quilt, measuring 90 x 108 (Queen size) has been donated to the TR Community Arts Council for raffle. Tickets will be available at many of the upcoming events in the Community Centre and also at the Banff Mountain Film Festival. Ticket information is available through Maureen Sywolos 242-4174 and Mary Buist 242-3341. Draw will take place at The Sound O Music on December 23.

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

Walleyball – Starts September 18 – December 20. Drop-in rates and dates available at Community Centre 242-4246


6 Holly Jolly Christmas ? Community Centre celebrates Christmas ? Children?s Party, Christmas Tree Light Up, and Christmas Concert, Best Ever Bake contest

7 Banff Mountain Film Festival -TRSS Gymnasium – 7:00 pm. Tickets available at front desk of Community Centre. Advance adult ticket price $10 on or before November 30. Regular prices on or after December 1 are: $15.00 adult – $8.00 (youth 10-18) and $5.00 (children under 10). Contact Sherry Berringer 242-3369 or 242-4249 or Maureen Sywolos 242-4174.

8Market Square – Sell your crafts, baked goods, and garage sale items. Groups and organizations only, no businesses permitted. Book your table (rent) the Friday prior at Community Centre 242-4246. Fireside Lounge 9 am – 4 pm

13TRCAC 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

16Choir Christmas Concert – Location ad time TBA. An evening of Christmas music, readings and door prizes. Silver collection appreciated.

23Sound of Music – Classic Film Viewing – 7:00 pm – Room 5 – Hosted by Theatre On the Ridge. Bring the whole family and come enjoy this Christmas classic film. Join in with all the songs (song lyrics provided) and dress as your favourite character or item in the movie! Great ideas from the song: My Favourite Things. $2.00 donation at the door, as well as non-perishable food item.

Upcoming at The North Peace Cultural Centre Fort St. John

Regular Box Office Hours:

Monday-Friday: 9AM – 5PM

Performance Dates: 1 hour before show time FOR TICKET INFORMATION

PLEASE CALL 785-1992

North Peace Secondary School Musical Drama presents the musical

?Aladdin? .. A British Pantomime

December 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15 at 7:00 PM

Adults $17.00

Seniors & Students $13.00

Children 12 & under $9.


Studio 2 Stage Dance Recital

Tickets on Sale Now!

Sunday, Dec 16th at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm


The North Peace Cultural Centre presents

Michelle Wright

I?m Dreaming of a Wright Christmas Tour 2007

Monday, December 17th at 7:00 PM

Adults $45.00 Seniors & Students $42.00

Children 12 & under free

*Stage North Presents

?Seussical the Musical?

December 29th at 7:00 pm December 30 at 7:00 pm December 31 at 2:00 pm & at 7:00 PM Adults $17.00, Seniors & Students $15.00 and children $13.00.

For the New Year?s Eve Family Event $30.00 each (buy 4 get 1 free). New Year?s Eve performance will only be sold in advance (no tickets at the door).


Dr. Kearney Musical Drama presents ?The Nifty Fifties? on January 17th, 18th and 19th at 7:00 PM. Adults $13.00, Seniors & Children $10.00 and Children $7.00.


Aaron Lines

Saturday, January 26 at 7:00 pm

Adults $26

Seniors & Students $23

Children 12 & Under FREE


Tickets Also on Sale Now for the Following Shows in 2008:

Dr. Kearney?s ?Nifty Fifties? January 17, 18, 19

Bert Ambrose & Missoula Children Theatre ?Jack & the Beanstalk? February 1

Central School?s ?Pirates of Penzance? February 8th & 9th

Chocolate Festival February 9th