• Trail Knights of Pythias presents ballroom dancing to the big-band sounds of the “SwingSationS.”
Featuring a variety of dance styles for all ages. Saturday 8 p.m. until midnight at the KP Hall, 942 Eldorado Street in Trail. Tickets $15 for sale at Trail Coffee and Tea Co., in Trail and Mallards in Castlegar
• Nelson Community Opera and Trail and District Harmony Choir present KHAOS the Opera, featuring all local talent and soloists. Composer Don MacDonald and Director/Playwright Nicola Harwood have collaborated in writing this full-length opera. Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Charles Bailey Theatre in Trail.
Adults $25 and Students $20, tickets available at the Charles Bailey box office.
• The RougeMusic concert series presents the Couloir Duo with harpist Heidi Krutzen and cellist, Ariel Barnes, Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Rouge Gallery in Rossland. Don’t miss the final concert of this season series.
• The La Cafamore String Quartet will be presenting a program of rich and powerful music for strings and piano. The members of the quartet are active performers and seasoned professionals – first violinist, Carolyn Cameron, second violinist, Angela Snyder, violist, Alexis More and cellist Jeff Faragher will be joined by Vancouver-based pianist Nina Horvath to present Samuel Barber’s string Quartet and the Schumann Piano Quintet. Saturday at Trail United Church at 7:30 p.m. $15.
• The VISAC gallery presents “In the Tragic We Trust” features large-format collages of pop-culture figures such as Marilyn Monroe by Angela Duclos, a Warfield native studying fine arts at UBC.
Gallery open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday to Wednesday, 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
• The West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group will hold it’s last meeting until September at the Kiro Wellness Center, 1500 Columbia Avenue, Trail on Monday at 2 pm. Open discussion. Pizza and refreshments will be served. For further info, please call 368-9827 or 365-6276.
• Mondays in May is biking day. Meet at Gericks Cycle for a free safety check then head out on a leisurely ride through the neighbourhood. Meet at Gericks May 14, 22, 28 at 5p.m. for a fun and healthy pedal just be sure to bring your doctor’s blessing and a helmet.
• St. Andrew’s United Church in Rossland invites the public to its Spring Tea, Saturday at 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
• Here’s a great Mother’s Day gift: the Trail Garden Club is having its annual plant sale on Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 960 Mulligan Ave. Call 368-8860 for directions.
• Miss Trail Ambassador pagenat hits the stage at 7 p.m. Friday at the Charles Bailey Theatre. This year’s pageant features 12 talented young women from the Trail area competing for the crown. Admission $10.
• Trail’s Silver City Days goes all weekend in the downtown core with numerous events, rides, food vendors, fireworks, dancing, running, bocce and more. See ads in Trail Times for more info.
• Kootenay Dance Works presents “Footprints.” The annual year-end gala features performances by students of all ages, in all categories of dance. May 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Charles Bailey Theatre.
• The Trail Caledonia Society presents the Kate E Shaw Highland Dance competition as it kicks up its feet on May 19 at the Cominco Gym. Competition goes all day, tickets available at door, $5 adults, seniors $4, kids 12 and under free.
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