The Old-Time Fiddlers bring their talents to the stage as the final performance for the 2017 season of Music in the Park beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday night. (Trail Times file)

Old-Time Fiddlers close Music in the Park tonight

Grapevine: Events and Happenings in the Trail area for the week of Aug 31 to Sept 6

Music

• Thursday, Gyro Park, 7 p.m. Kootenay Savings Music in the Park closes the 2017 season with Old-Time Fiddlers. Timeless tunes from this band of merrymakers. Bring a lawn chair, $2 admission donation suggested.

Community

• Thursday, 11 a.m. Trail City Hall for Kootenay Pride – Raising of the LGBTQ Pride Flag. Family-friendly event, free cake and coffee.

• Golden City Days, Sept. 8-10, is reminding the community that now is the time to start thinking about the annual parade. This year’s theme is red and white. Enter a float, march, ride, play music, dance, or heritage clothing. For info contact goldencitydaysparade@gmail.com.

• 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.

Upcoming

• Sept. 7, Royal Theatre, 7 p.m. showing Jonas Kaufmann: My Italy. German tenor Jonas Kaufmann introduces My Italy, a very special concert-documentary. Puccini and Verdi are not the main composers chosen for the event, however, but rather the golden hits by Nino Rota and Lucio Dalla.

• Sept. 8, Victoria Street Bridge, 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. annual Coins for Change fundraiser. Sleep under the bridge, all proceeds go towards the CDS Getting to Home program, addressing homelessness in Greater Trail. For details, call CDS 250.364.1104.

• Sept. 9, Salmo 10 a.m. registration for Parkinson’s SuperWalk in Salmo. Walk to 10:30 a.m. starting at the Salmo Valley Youth & Community Centre. Contact Todd 250.357.9224 for information. Visit kintera.org to register and donate before the event.

• Sept. 9, 1300 block of Cedar Avenue, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Trail’s incrEDIBLE Farmers Market. featuring a special Kids Dayat the Market. Clowns, face painting, cooking demo and more. Volunteer-run, supporting locally grown, raised, baked and wildly harvested goods. Runs again Sept. 9, 23; Oct. 7, 29.

• Sept. 9, Haley Park, Kootenay Savings Outdoor Movie Night presenting “Sing.” Admission by donation to local food bank. Bring a non-perishable food item or cash donation along with lawn chairs, blankets and wear something warm. Concessions and washroom facilities will be available.

• Sept. 10, Gateway Christian Life Centre, noon until 3 p.m. Carnival for a Cause. Family-friendly nondenominational event to raise food donations and contributions to the Trail food banks. Games, illusionist, giant water slide and more. Concession $1 hot dogs, popcorn and cotton candy. Admission is a non perishable food item.

• Sept. 11, Trail Alliance Church, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Grief Support Group. Griefshare is a weekly seminar and support group designed to help rebuild life after losing a loved one. For more info contact Dallas and Diane Fletcher, 250.367.9777 or Shirley Moon, 250.368.0003. Runs until Dec. 11.

• Sept. 12, Trail United Church, 1-3 p.m. Alzheimer Society holding Understanding Dementia, Coping with Changes. Cost by donation. Pre-registration required for course to run. Call Julie Leffelarr at 1.855.301.6742 or email jleffelaar@alzheimerbc.org.

• Sept. 15, Trail Market on the Esplanade, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hosted by City of Trail and United Way of Trail and District. Family favourite, features vendors selling fresh produce, handmade jewelry, soaps, clothing, baking, home decor and much more. Runs again Sept 15. Evening editions will go from 4-8 p.m. Aug. 30, and Sept. 6.• Sept. 23, Piazza Colombo Park, 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Storm the Stairs 2017 *NEW DATE.* 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.

• Sept. 24, Gyro Park, 9 a.m. until noon. 10th Annual Kidney Walk. Register and fundraise online at kidneywalkbc.ca.

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