Local events for the week of Thursday May 31 to Wednesday June 6 include The Wizard of Oz on stage, Warfield Day, and Trail Market on the Esplanade Evening Edition. (Trail Times file photo)

Pancakes, parade and party at Warfield Day

Plenty to do in Trail and Greater Area this weekend

Community

• Friday, Bailey Theatre 7 p.m. JL Crowe Players present The Wizard of Oz. Adaptation of the allegorical tale, Dorothy travels on a journey that is both menacing and enlightening. Runs again, same venue, June 2 at 7 p.m.

• Saturday, Warfield Community Hall, 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. for Warfield Day. Pancake breakfast 8-10 a.m., Parade 11:30 a.m., Market noon to 3 p.m., food vendors 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Kids games noon to 2 p.m. Dinner 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

• Saturday, Gyro Park Trail Walk for Arthritis, 8:30 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. start time for one and five km walk. Visit walkforarthritis.ca for info, or contact Adam Romano at 250.712.1659, email trailwalkforarthritis@arthritis.ca.

• Saturday, Trail United Church, 1-3 p.m. Neighbourhood Grans to Grans host a Strawberry Tea. Admission by donation.

• Wednesday (June 6), Trail United Church, 7:30 p.m. La Cafamore celebrates 10 years of performing in the Kootenay with Dvorak’s piano quintet Op. 81 and Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante.

• Wednesday (June 6), Trail Aquatic Centre, 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. for “Give It a Try.” Must be 55+ to participate in a variety of sports that are part of the 55+ BC Games. Pre-register by June 4. For info contact Trail parks at 250.364.0858 or 250.364.0888.

• Wednesday (June 6), Trail Riverfront, 4-8 p.m. for Trail Market on the Esplanade. Live music by HY2, great selection of vendors, food, and a Family Zone.

Gallery

• Friday, VISAC Gallery 5:30-8 p.m. Crowe Art Showcase art of Crowe high school students many mediums and styles of talented young artists. All welcome, light refreshments.

Upcoming

• June 8, Trail Memorial Centre, 4-8 p.m. 2018 Kootenay Healthy Lifestyles Expo. Exhibitors, renowned speakers and demonstrations. Runs again June 9 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

• June 8, Montrose, Fireworks at dusk kick off Family Fun Days. Kids Helping Kids selling refreshments as a fundraiser.

• June 9, Montrose Family Fun Days, 8:00 a.m. Antenna Trail Hike. Free breakfast for all hikers from 8-10 a.m. sponsored by Area A Director Ali Grieve, with proceeds going to the Kids Helping Kids. 10:00 a.m. until 4 p.m. concession and ticket booth open. 11:00 Parade down 9th Ave to 3rd Street. Refreshments courtesy of Columbia Power. Noon to 4 p.m. Water Park, Inflatable Tiki Climbing Wall, Inflatable Fire Truck Slide, Human Bowling Slip n Slide and Dirt Dig. Live music by Hairloss. 3 p.m. Cake Walk, 3:30 p.m. watermelon eating contest outside fire hall. Noon to 8 p.m. Ball Game and Beer Garden. 5 p.m. Steak and Hamburger Dinner, pre-sale of tickets at the village office until June 1. 6 p.m. Draw for Garden Stone with proceeds to Trail BC SPCA.

• June 14, Gyro Park, 7 p.m. Music in the Park 2018 begins with a performance by the Maple Leaf Band. Bring a lawn chair. Admission by donation, toonie suggested.

• June 21, Gyro Park, 7 p.m. Music in the Park presents the Trail Pipe Band playing favourites from their huge repertoire.

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