• Today, Trail United Church, noon until 1 p.m. Lenten luncheon series presents conversations about “Living Faithfully.” Guest speaker, Canon Neil Elliot. Bring a bag lunch. Refreshments provided.
• Saturday, the Salvation Army Thrift Store, 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Baking and white elephant sale for the Pioneer Kids Club.
• Tuesday, Charles Bailey Theatre at 7 p.m. The Enema Awards return. Skits, songs, performances by local health care professionals, a “fun-raiser.” Tickets $15.
• Wednesday, the Crown Point at noon. Trail Rotary presents Gem Munro, founder of Amarok Society. Munro will discuss challenges of Amarok, Bangladesh and the ongoing threat of “talibanization.” Everyone welcome. Lunch $15.
• Wednesday, Columbia View Lodge at 10 a.m. The annual general meeting of the Trail and District Senior Publishers (Best Years). All are welcome. For more info, call Gerie Timbrell at 368-3984.
• CKCA grants applications are available at the Arts Council’s office or on-line. These grants are available to artists and groups wishing to undertake a new project between May 1, 2013 and April 30, 2014. For info email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is March 8.
• Saturday, Royal Theatre at 9 a.m. presents the Met Opera, “Parsifal.” Near the sanctuary of the Holy Grail, knights prepare a bath for their ruler Amfortas, who suffers from an incurable wound. Approx runtime 5hrs 40min.
• Sunday Cinema at the Royal Theatre presents Arbitrage. Family man and hedge fund magnate Robert Miller tries to maintain a picture-perfect façade as his Wall Street empire begins to crumble. All shows at 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. $9.00 per show/$40.00 for the series.
• March 14, Rossland Secondary School auditorium, doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Jumbo Wild, “Take it to the People Tour.” An evening of films, presentation and discussion to update the public on the progress of a new legal challenge to The Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality.
• March 14, Charles Bailey Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Country singer Terri Clark, this singular voice will belt out more than the dozen top 10 hits to her credit. Tickets $46.
• March 16, Parish hall at 1:30 p.m. Rossland Sacred Heart CWL is hosting an 80th Anniversary Spring Tea. Tickets $4. Everyone welcome. Bake table will be available.
• March 18, Kiro Wellness Centre, 1500 Columbia Ave., at 2 p.m. The West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group will meet . Guest Paul Meise from Cooper Medical Supplies, Kelowna. For further info, please call 368-9827 or 365-6276.
• March 21, The Trail District Arts Council’s final Winter Cabaret of the season features a reprise performance by Tangerine Swing, this time appearing as a trio in the Muriel Griffiths Room, doors and bar open at 7 p.m. Diane Ermacora, keyboard and vocals; David Mitchell, acoustic stand-up bass; and Eric Johnston on drums. Tickets $7 advance, $10 at the door. Please come a bit early.
• March 22, Charles Bailey Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Rann Berry & The One Hit Wonders. A tribute to that magical time between the mid 60’s to the mid 70s when bands and songwriters were free to express themselves. Tickets $30.
• March 28, The Royal Theatre at 7 p.m. The Royal Ballet presents Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
• April 8, Charles Bailey Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Juno-award winning Natalie MacMaster returns to perform her unique brand of Cape Breton fiddle music. Tickets $46.
• April 9, Charles Bailey Theatre 7:30 p.m. Nelson’s fabulous youth choir, Corazon, returns to the stage. Tickets $30.
• May 12, Royal Theatre at 11 a.m. The Bolshoi Ballet performs Romeo & Juliet
• May 16, Charles Bailey Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Corb Lund and the Hurtin’ Albertans ‘Cabin Fever.” Tickets, $45, now on sale at the box office or call 1-866-368-9669.
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