Rossland Winter Carnival, Seniors’ Dance in Trail

Events and happenings in the Lower Columbia for the week of Jan. 26 to Feb. 1. For a full listing, visit trailtimes.ca.

Community

Thursday to Sunday, Rossland Winter Carnival features Blizzard Music Festival, Variety Show, parade, bobsled races, snowman making competition, beer garden and much more. Visit rosslandwintercarnival.com for more details.

Saturday, Trail Seniors’ Centre, 2-4 p.m. Dance to the music of Don Hollis. Admission $2, entrance at 924 Portland Street. For more info, call Darlene McIsaac at 250.364.0960 or 250.368.9790.

Gallery

VISAC Gallery, showing ‘Landscape, Migration, & Wilderness’ an exhibit by local artist Stephanie Kellett.

Film

Sunday, Royal Theatre 4:30 p.m., Sunday Cinema presents Manchester by the Sea. A reclusive handyman who must face his painful past when he returns to his Massachusetts hometown after the sudden death of his beloved older brother. Theatre and arts council bring a second showing on Monday at 7 p.m. All seats $10.

Upcoming

Feb. 4, Trail United Church, 7:30 p.m. Greater Trail Hospice Society presents Time for Spring. Concert featuring violinist Carolyn Cameron and Dawna Kavanagh on piano. Admission by donation, all proceeds to Greater Trail hospice.

Feb. 6, Trail Seniors’ Centre, 1:30 p.m. for general membership meeting. All welcome including non-members. Entrance at 924 Portland Street. Guest speaker: Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacist for an information session on the shingles vaccination. For more info, contact Darlene McIsaac at 250.364.0960 or 250.368.9790.

Feb. 9, Red Mountain Resort, 5-9 p.m. Take a Hike Foundation hosts its first annual Moonlight Snowshoe. Live music, hot food, prizes and a chance to spend time connecting with Take a Hike students and staff, all in support of the West Kootenay program. For info call 250.364.1889.

Feb. 9, Jazz at the Griff, 7:30 p.m. for Laura Landsberg. Versatile doesn’t begin to describe Landsberg, given the range of her voice and the breadth of material she interprets in a jazz style.

Feb. 10, Muriel Griffiths Room, 7:30 p.m. KBRH Health Foundation presents Time for Spring. A concert and song auction featuring violinist Carolyn Cameron and Dawn Kavanagh on piano. Admission by donation to health foundation. RSVP foundation director Lisa Pasin at 250.364.3424.

Feb. 11, Cominco Gym, 6 p.m. JL Crowe Grade Valentine Dinner and Dance kicks off. Appies 6 p.m., dinner 6:45 p.m., game show 7:30 p.m. dance 9 p.m. Tickets available at Pharmasave Trail.

Tickets available for Feb. 23 noon banquet in the Trail Seniors’ Centre. 12 p.m. start, music by Don Hollis. For more info call Darlene McIsaac at 250.364.0960 or 250.368.9790.

 

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