Storm the Stairs, Trail Kidney Walk this weekend

Grapevine: Events and Happenings in the Trail area for the week of Sept 21 to Sept 27

Community

• Saturday, Piazza Colombo Park, 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Storm the Stairs 2017. Fitness challenge or friendly walk to raise funds for the United Way of Trail and District. For info, visit uwtraildistrict.org or call Naomi McKimmie, 250.364.0999.

• Saturday, 1300 block of Cedar Avenue, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. for Trail’s incrEDIBLE Farmers Market. Volunteer-run, supporting locally grown, raised, baked and wildly harvested goods. Runs again Oct. 7, 29.

• Sunday, Gyro Park, 9 a.m. until noon. 10th Annual Kidney Walk. Register and fundraise online at kidneywalkbc.ca. Every kilometre counts in the fight against kidney disease.

• Sunday, Jubilee Park, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for BC Rivers Day and Shoreline Cleanup and BBQ. Hosted by City of Trail, bags and gloves supplied. Salmo Watershed Streamkeepers Society will be sharing hands-on knowledge about river ecology with interactive educational material.

• Tuesday (Sept. 26), Fruitvale Elementary School, 5-7 p.m. The Fruitvale Elementary School PAC invites the community to a ribbon-cutting celebration of the new LEAP: Learn, Explore, Active, Play playground project. Ribbon-cutting at 5:30 p.m.

Music

• Sunday, Rossland Legion 7 p.m. Joe Hill Coffee House returns. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Line up includes: Wayne Saluti; Joe Newton; Michael Gifford; Les Carter; Spencer Moores; Peter Pii; Marti Daniel. Admission $3, kids and students free. Looking for new talent, for info call Les Carter 250.362.5677 or email retrac01@telus.net.

• Sunday, Jazz at the Griff, 7:30-10:00 p.m. Dan Brubeck introduces his parents, Dave and Iola Brubeck, and their remarkable and surprisingly little-known songbook. Dan, a drummer, was featured on nearly a dozen albums with his father, and toured widely with the Dave Brubeck Quartet, including many appearances with the world’s leading orchestras.

Film

• Monday, Royal Theatre 5 p.m. for a special screening of Out of the Interior; Survival of the small-town cinema in British Columbia. A documentary about classic movie theatres in B.C.’s southern interior, including Trail’s Royal Theatre.

Other

• Trail and District After School Band Program looking for students. Huge variety of instruments for children ages 11 to Grade 12 to learn. New season starts Sept. 12. Instruction by retired band teacher Mrs. Deb Peebles. For information contact Terry Moon at 250.368.0003 or Verna Friesen 250.368.5538.

• Tickets on sale for KBRH Health Foundation Snowflake Gala on Saturday Nov. 18. Dinner, dancing, silent auction. Funds raised will support the Endoscopy Campaign. For more information, contact 250.364.3424 or visit www.kbrhhealthfoundation.ca.

Upcoming

• Sept.30, 1-2 p.m. Victoria Street in Trail. Life Chain. Peaceful witness for the protection of preborn children.

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