‘Caravan of Stars’ rolls into Trail on Saturday

Events include Ed Sullivan Caravan of Stars, Pink Ribbons, A Way to See and more.

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Music

• The “Ed Sullivan Caravan of Stars” presents the ultimate rock’n’roll tribute with Lance Lipinsky as Jerry Lee Lewis, Garry Moore as Little Richard, Donny Edwards and Greg Miller as the young and older 70’s Elvis, with Jeff Scott as Buddy Holly, Bernie Jessom as Roy Orbison and much more. 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Charles Bailey, tickets available at box office, $39.75.

Film

• Sunday Cinema features “Pink Ribbons,” a documentary that shows how the devastating reality of breast cancer has been obfuscated by a shiny, pink story of success. Sunday, 5 p.m. at the Royal Theatre. Admission $9.

Gallery

• The VISAC Gallery presents “A Way to See,” a photo exhibition by accomplished photographer Ursula Albresch, and what she best describes as “photo-impressionsim.” The show runs Monday to Wednesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and Thursday-Friday, 2 p.m.-6 p.m. until April 4.

Health

• Get active support the Digital Mammography at KBRH Foundation,  at the Zumbathon charity event Apr. 14 at the Cominco gym. Register at the Waneta Plaza centre court on Saturday, organize a team or come as you are. Call 364-3424 for more info.

Other

• The Fruitvale Senior Citizens Branch 44 will host their Spring Tea at the Beaver Valley Manor in Fruitvale, Saturday from noon – 2 p.m. Bake table, white elephant sale and door prizes. Admission $3, everyone welcome.

St. Andrew’s United Church in Rossland is holding their Spring Supper. Ticket available at the door: $15 for adults, $12 for children 6-12 years, under 6 free. Saturday from 5-7 p.m.

• The Lenten Luncheon Series “Spiritual or Religious?” continues with special guest Rev. Keith Simmonds from the United Church. The discussion starts Thursday at noon at the Trail United Church. Bring a lunch, refreshments provided.

•“Swing into Spring with Horses and Courses” presented by the West Kootenay Chapter of the Back Country Horsemen Society of B.C. Saturday, 9 a.m.– 4 p.m. at the Warfield Community Hall. A one-day educational symposium featuring four guest instructors and a range of topics related to horses, our Kootenay wilderness and back-country riding. For more info email laurie.merlo@gmail.com.

• “The Gathering” presented by Salomon returns to Red Mountain this weekend. The Gathering is back for its fourth year, a celebration of mountain culture featuring film and video presentations by special guest photographers, filmmakers and pro athletes at western Canada’s original ski area. Parties, live entertainment and lots of shredding are also part of the bill. Come join us at RED for one of the best events of the winter. For more info call Red Mountain Resort at 1-800-663-0105.

• The Rock Cut Neighbourhood Pub is preparing for “Spring Fling.” The Rock Cut staff along with Canadian Cancer Society volunteers Deborah Shergold and Dorothy Northrup invite you out Wednesday to enjoy a burger, fries and a beer plus live entertainment, door prizes and activities all for a mere $15. Proceeds benefit the Canadian Cancer Society Support Services. For tickets and info contact 364-0403 or 362-9649.

• “Bhutan Buddies,” are back by popular demand. This event will transport you to the magical Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan for 45 minutes. Six Rosslanders made the incredible journey last fall and want to share the experience again. Donations will be split between three worthy causes: Helping the “small monks” we met on the trip, helping the West Kootenay Friends of Refugees raise money to resettle two Burmese families in Rossland and to support the Rouge Gallery. Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Rouge.

• Trail Middle School students in the KCLC woodwork programs have fabricated a number of cedar garden boxes.  The attractive boxes along with sawhorses and Adirondack chairs are for sale to the public. Help keep the program going and add some charm to your garden or deck – call 231-6979 for more info.

• The Trail Middle School are looking for interested parties to help start and maintain a Community Garden at the school.  Residents will work with the students in cultivating a healthy, productive and fun project for the community, call 231-6979 for more info.

Upcoming

• The Warfield Recreation Commission is hosting their Annual Easter Egg Hunt for children 0-12 years old. Come join us Mar. 31 for lots of Fun, games, and activities while you wait your turn to go out and hunt for those hidden goodies. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the community hall and park.

Trail FAIR Society’s “Boy’s Connect” program invites residents to the Cominco gym Apr. 4 to engage local organizations and companies about accessing their funding resources. It is a chance to meet with people in the community doing wonderful work mentoring and connecting the next generation. Join in the discussion of what we can do, as citizens, to further enhance our community and the children who call it home. 3-5 p.m. Please RSVP at childrenssupport2@trailfair.ca or call 364-2326 ext 226.

• The Greater Trail Chamber of Commerce invites members and non-members to its AGM Gala, Mar. 30 at the Riverbelle. Enjoy dinner, dancing, wine-cellar draws and a frame yourself fundraiser. $35 or $60 per couple. Cocktails at 5 p.m.