Events and happenings in the Lower Columbia for the week of Feb. 9 to Feb. 15 include a Valentine Tea at St. Andrew's and a Valentine Dance in the Cominco gym. For a full listing

Snowshoe with Take a Hike tonight; Valentine Tea this weekend

Events in the Lower Columbia for the week of Feb. 6 to Feb. 15 include a Valentine Tea and a Valentine Dance.

Community

Thursday, 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.

Snowshoe Thursday night

Saturday, St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, 1-3 p.m. for Valentine Tea. Books and bake table. In Ione Hall, located off Eldorado Street in downtown Trail. Admission, $5.

Saturday, 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.

Music

Thursday, 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.

Friday, Trail United Church, 7 p.m. Steven Palmer returns to Trail with his family friendly Gospel-Folk Show. Tickets $15, 12 and under free.

Friday, 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.

Saturday, Fruitvale Memorial Hall, 8-11 p.m. Dance to the big band sounds of The SwingSationS. All welcome, features a variety of dance styles for all ages. Tickets, $20, available at Trail Coffee & Tea, Mallard’s in Castlegar and Country Roads General Store in Fruitvale. To reserve tickets, call 250.367.6115.

The SwingSationS

Sunday, Bailey Theatre, 2 p.m. Teck Kids Series presents Captain Future Saves The World. Captain Future travels back in time to the present day to save reading from being wiped out by the evil Dr. SamGoogApplesoftsung-mart.

Gallery

Friday, VISAC Gallery, last day for ‘Landscape, Migration, & Wilderness’ an exhibit by local artist Stephanie Kellett.

Film

Thursday, Royal Theatre, 7 p.m. National Theatre Live production of No Man’s Land. Critically acclaimed performances starring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart in glorious revival of Harold Pinter’s comic classic.

Sunday, Royal Theatre, 9:55 a.m. Bolshoi Ballet takes to the stage in Swan Lake. By moonlight on the shore of a mysterious lake, Prince Siegfried meets the bewitched swan-woman Odette. Breathtaking scenes with the Bolshoi’s corps de ballet, this is classical ballet at its finest.

Sunday, Royal Theatre 4:30 p.m., Sunday Cinema presents La La Land. Story of Mia an aspiring actress, and Sebastian, a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts.

Upcoming

Feb. 16, Cornerstone Cafe, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Community Conversation. Hospice hosts discussion about research findings from Trail/Castlegar study of an innovative way to use volunteers to support older adults living with advanced chronic illness. Everyone welcome. RSVP Brenda Hooper, 250.364.6204.

Feb. 16, Bailey Theatre, 7 p.m. JL Crowe Variety Show. Crowe students showcase their talent. Call 368.9669 for info.

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

Feb. 25, Bailey Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tom Cochrane celebrates the 25th anniversary of his hit album “Mad, Mad World,” with a Canada-wide tour.

March 3, Sacred Heart Church, Rossland. 1:30 p.m. for 2017 World Day of Prayer Service written by the women of the Philippines. All are welcome.

March 1, Community Volunteer Income Tax Program begins. Free-of-charge service to low income individuals who satisfy certain limits and restrictions. First-come basis. Mondays, 9-11 a.m. at Trail Senior Citizens’ Branch, Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. in Kate’s Kitchen on Rossland Avenue, Wednesdays from 9-11 a.m. at Trail FAIR, Thursdays from 9-11 a.m. at Beaver Valley Manor and Fridays 9-11 a.m. in Esling Park Lodge, Rossland. Runs until April 21.

Health

Feb. 20, Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, 1-3 p.m. The Society for <span class="n

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