Local events for the week of June 23 to June 30 include 7th Annual Kids Triathlon on Saturday.

Kootenay artists Thursday; Greater Trail athletes take centre stage this weekend

Local happenings in Trail and area for the week of June 23 to June 30; Music in the Park and Kids Triathlon on Saturday.

Grapevine is a public service provided by the Trail Times and is not a guaranteed submission. For full listing visit trailtimes.ca.

Community

• Thursday, Webster PAC seeking help to unload and assemble the new playground structure at 3 p.m. Saturday, playground will be assembled from 7:45 a.m. until 4 p.m. on the back side of the school in the playing field.

• Friday, Trail Market on the Esplanade goes 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Fresh produce good eats and more.

• Friday, Sun Safety Charity barbecue hamburger/hotdog lunch, 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. outside Shoppers Drug Mart in downtown Trail. All proceeds to the Canadian Cancer Society.

• Friday, Trail Memorial Centre, 6 p.m. start for J.L. Crowe graduation ceremony.

• Saturday, Butler Park, 8:30 a.m. until noon for 7th Annual Kids Triathlon. Children ages four to 12 will swim, bike, then run to the finish to receive their medal. The day will end with a celebration event for all participants and spectators.

Music

• Thursday, Kootenay Savings Music in the Park, Gyro Park, 7 p.m. for Lisa Nicole and Jason Thomas. Bring your lawn chair and cowboy boots for performance by Kootenay country artist. By donation, toonie suggested.

Upcoming

• Registration open for KBRH Health Foundation Golf Classic on Friday July 15 at Birchbank Golf Course. For info or to sign up call 250.364.3424 or visit kbrhhealthfoundation.ca. All proceeds support the Elder Care Campaign. Registration opens at 11 a.m. day of, with tee off at 1 p.m. 18 holes of golf followed by dinner and prizes.

• July 8, Trail Market on the Esplanade, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Fresh produce, good eats and more. Also runs July 22 and a special evening edition July 13, featuring the Clinton Swanson Jazz Trio.

• June 27, Trail United Church 7 p.m. Greater Trail Hospice hosts discussion about Physician Assisted Death. Join panel, Dr. Zinia Pritchard, Dr. Marnie Jacobsen and Tammy McLean, NP to consider questions pertaining to upcoming legislation Bill 14, Medical Assistance in Dying. For info call 250.364.6204.

• June 30, Kootenay Savings Music in the Park, 7 p.m. for Route 33, trio of Jack Hamelin, Jim Miller and Keith Park. Fun and energetic evening to get folks up and dancing. Admission by donation, toonie suggested.

• July 1, Canada Day at Kiwanis Beaver Creek Park. Trail and Fruitvale combine celebrations. Kiwanis pancake breakfast 8-10:30 a.m., hamburger/hot dog lunch 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Opening ceremonies at noon, music by North of 60. Free shuttle from downtown Trail.

To submit email newsroom@trailtimes.ca.

Just Posted

Trail military exercises provide crucial training

Exercise Sapper Crucible: ‘The nuts and bolts of what a soldier is’

VIDEO: SPCA ushers in new era with Castlegar facility

$2.69-million project had ribbon cutting on Friday

Thrums, Riondel, and Slocan, revisited

Place Names: Scottish author delighted by Thrums name origin

Last stand for Silver City summer

Fall officially arrives in Trail at 6:54 p.m. on Saturday

Tell the Times

Web Poll: Will you be attending a candidates forum in the Trail area?

VIDEO: SPCA ushers in new era with Castlegar facility

$2.69-million project had ribbon cutting on Friday

B.C. premier apologizes for removal of 1950s totem pole at Canada-U.S. border

First Nations say pole was raised at Peace Arch but removed to make way for tourism centre

Tornado touches down in Ottawa and Gatineau, Que.

Environment Canada says cars and homes have been damaged by severe thunderstorms and high wind gusts

An unexpected sight: Bear spotted eating another bear in central B.C.

Cheslatta Carrier Nation Chief finds bear eating another bear’s carcass

RCMP confirm death of missing BC teen Jessica Patrick

No details on cause were given. Case is under criminal investigation and police are asking for tips.

CUTENESS OVERLOAD: 2 sea otters hold hands at the Vancouver Aquarium

Holding hands is a common – and adorable – way for otters to stay safe in the water

B.C. teen with autism a talented guitarist

Farley Mifsud is gaining fans with every performance

Yukon man facing new attempted murder charge in B.C. exploding mail case

Leon Nepper, 73, is now facing one charge each of aggravated assault and attempted murder

B.C. man who left hospice to run in upcoming election dies

A week after leaving hospice to go to city hall to declare his candidacy, David Hesketh has died.

Most Read