Columbia Phoenix Players calling all aspiring actors

Event include audtions for Columia Phoenix Players, and Trail & District Harmony Choir celebrates 25 years of music.

This article has been revised to reflect the following correction:

Sea Cadets for ages 12-18 meet every Tuesday at the 44th Trail Armory in Shaver’s Bench. Phone Richard Chanig at 368-6247 for more info.


• A role call is going out to all would-be actors over 14 years old as the Columbia Phoenix Players is holding auditions for its fall production of the “Phoenix Café,” a selection of short comedy plays. Register for auditions on Monday in the theatre basement of St. Andrews Church, on Pine St. Trail (entrance from the alley). Registration starts at 6:30 p.m. Three shows will be performed over November 23 weekend in the theatre basement. Phone 367-6365 or email for more info.

• The Royal Theatre has another scintillating line up of Metropolitan Opera, National Theatre Live and the Bolshoi and Royal Ballet performances on the marquee this season.


• Join the Trail and District Harmony Choir. Celebrating over 25 years of music, the choir is tuning up for the 2012-13 season, bringing together residents of Castlegar, Warfield, Rossland, Trail, Montrose, Fruitvale, and Salmo to sing and perform a wide range of music. Directed by Audrey Bisset and accompanied by Maureen Lewis, the choir will meet each Wednesday until April, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Trail`s J. L. Crowe Secondary School in the Music Room. For info phone 512-8021.


Getting it Right for BC Seniors encourages all residents to attend a free presentation by BC Ombudsperson, Kim Carter from noon to 2 p.m., Sept. 13 at the Castlegar Recreation Complex. Learn about and support recommendations for improving B.C. seniors’ care. Optional lunch by donation at 11:30 a.m. Call 365-5077 or 362-5767 for more info.


• The Trail Market goes on the Esplanade this Friday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. If interested in selling your wares please call 368-3144.

• Come out and celebrate 40 years of Golden City Days with so many events in store for the entire family during the traditional weekend festival that you won’t be able to see them all. Look for schedules of events at Rossland businesses and plan to be in town for Rossland’s Golden City Days, Friday to Sunday.

• Sea Cadets meet every Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the 44th Trail Armory in Shaver’s Bench, 1990-7th ave. Contact Richard Chanig at 368-6247 for more info.


• The 32nd annual Trail Terry Fox Run hits the starting line Sept. 16 at Gyro Park. A non-competitive, participation event honouring Terry Fox and keeping alive his dream to replace cancer patients fear and pain with hope by encouraging cancer research in Canada.  Registration is available from 9 a.m. to noon.  The annual tug-of-war at 9:30 am.  Mass start at 10 a.m.  Refreshments are provided and a Kiwanis pancake breakfast is available for a $4 donation.

•The West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group will meet at the Kiro Wellness Center Sept. 17, 1500 Columbia Avenue, Trail at 2 p.m.  Guest speaker Ken Siemens will speak on “Through the Valley of Grief.”  Please feel free to join us. For further info, please call 368-9827 or 365-6276.

• Enjoy the artistic works of Columbia View Lodge residents and Bridges visitors under the tutelage of volunteer instructor Judy Sorensen on display Sept. 18 at 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Columbia View Lodge. The Art Exhibit is free of charge with refreshments served. All works of art will be available for sale at 6 p.m. on a first purchase basis.  Cost for Art is by donation with all proceeds going to the Resident Council’s Art/Recreation Program.

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