Author talks Columbia River Treaty on Wednesday

Events and happenings in the Lower Columbia for the week of March 9 to March 15. For full listing, visit trailtimes.ca

Grapevine: Events and happenings in the Lower Columbia for the week of March 9 to March 15 -= author Eileen Delehanty Pearkes explores the CRT on Wednesday.

Community

Wednesday, (March 15) Trail and District Public Library, 2-3:30 p.m. Author reading, Eileen Delehanty Pearkes. Pearkes explores the controversial history of the Columbia River Treaty and its impact on the ecosystems, indigenous peoples, contemporary culture, provincial politics and recent history of southeastern British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest.

Wednesday, (March 15) Holy Trinity Church, 7 p.m. Come hear how Canadians are supporting the Situation of Women in Haiti through the work of Fanm Deside, a Development & Peace partner. Visitor Marie-Ange Noel will explain how they protect and advocate for the dignity and rights of women who are victims of violence, as well as assisting rural women with training and opportunities for economic development.

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program running until April 21. 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.

Music

Thursday, Jazz at the Griff, 7:30 p.m. presents Andrea Superstein Band. Superstein takes listeners on a musical trip that starts in Tin Pan Alley and twists its way to today.

Gallery

VISAC Gallery showing ‘Young Minds, Emerging Thoughts.’ Features three artists, Madeline Grace-Wood, Kaylee Colquhoun, and Ivana Waning from J.L. Crowe. Adding to the art works, VISAC will be creating an installation piece to be grown inside the exhibit.

Film

Sunday, Royal Theatre, 4:30 p.m. Sunday Cinema presents Weirdos. It’s the summer of 1975 and 15 year-old Kit, bored and restless, is dreaming of a more glamorous life in the big city.

Upcoming

March 18, Trail United Church, 10 a.m. until noon for St. Patrick’s Day Coffee Party in Knox Hall. Bake and toonie tables. Admission by donation, all welcome.

March 18, Rossland Sacred Heart Church, 1-3 p.m., hosting annual St. Patrick’s Day Tea. Admission, $4, includes bake table. Everyone welcome.

March 20, 2 p.m. Kiro Wellness Centre, the West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group will meet. Scheduled guest: Sleep Workshop. For further info, call 250.368.9827 or 250.365.6276.

 

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