Vigil in Trail goes tonight, hospice fundraiser Saturday

Events and happenings in the Lower Columbia for the week of Feb. 2 to Feb. 8. For a full listing, visit trailtimes.ca.

Community

Thursday, Trail United Church, front steps, 5:30 p.m. In support of the people in the Quebec community where the recent shootings took place, there will be a vigil by the cenotaph next to the Trail United Church on Pine Ave. Please bring a candle. For more info call Patsy at 250.231.8074 or Joan at 250.368.9509.

Monday, 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.

Tickets now 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.

Music

Saturday, 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.

Tuesday (Feb. 7), Bailey Theatre, 7:30 p.m. the Bubbleguppies Live, Ready to Rock. Theatrical tour starring the lovable guppy friends.

Gallery

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

Stephanie Kellett

Film

Sunday, Royal Theatre 4:30 p.m., Sunday Cinema presents 20th Century Women. a determined single mother in her mid-50s does her best to raise her adolescent son in a time of cultural change and rebellion.

Upcoming

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

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, 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

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.

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

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.

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.

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