Fab Fourever invades Trail theatre

Upcoming events include Beatles tribute "Fab Fourever", KS Music in the Park, and Visac Gallery's "The Subtle Body".


• The Trail and District Arts Council presents “Fab Fourever,” a tribute band that will transport you back in time – a time they call the 60s.  With vintage Beatles instruments and several full costume changes, the Fab Fourever have spared no detail with this production from when they first invaded America through to “Abbey Road” and “Let it Be.” Friday 7:30 p.m. at the Charles Bailey Theatre, tickets $37.00.

• The Kootenay Savings Music in the Park concert season gets underway tonight at 7 p.m. with the Trail Pipe Band and the Kate E. Shaw Dancers. All concerts are at Gyro Park. Admission to the Trail District Arts Council series is by donation. Next week’s special guest is pop/country band the Smokin’ Jays.


The VISAC Gallery presents “The Subtle Body,” a colourful collection of paintings of yoga poses by Nakusp artist Barbara Maye. Gallery hours are Mon. to Wed., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Th-Fri, 2-6 p.m. For a special guided showing of the exhibit with your group of friends or club, contact the gallery at 364-1181 or director@visacgallery.com. The exhibit runs until July 13.


• The Alliance Church is offering a “Meeting Place” every Tuesday afternoon from 1-4 p.m. where adults meet to visit, play games, do crafts and socialize. 3365 Laburnum Dr. everyone welcome. Call 368-9516 for more info.

• Neigbourhood Grans to Grans is serving its Strawberry Tea at the Rossland Seniors Hall from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, for the Stephen Lewis Foundation, Turning the Tide on AIDS. $3 admission.

• The Annual General Meeting of the Trail Society for the Performing Arts will take place in the VISAC Gallery at 7 p.m. Tuesday. All members welcome.

• If you missed it the first time don’t miss it the second. The Royal Theatre is bringing back “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” from June 22-28. A group of British retirees are enticed by advertisements to travel to India to stay at the Marigold Hotel, which has been restored as a retirement home by a young Indian man with the best of intentions. However, when they arrive, they find the living accommodations aren’t quite as luxurious as portrayed in the brochure. Friday and Saturday 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Sunday to Thursday 7 p.m.

• June is Stroke Awareness Month. Are you aware of your risk factors? Have you or a loved one been affected by a stroke? The Stroke Recovery Association of B.C. – Trail Branch invites you to join us for our annual picnic on June 28. For more information about the branch or to register for the picnic, please contact Rachel at 368-9306 or visit StrokeRecoveryTrail@gmail.com.


• Don’t miss Gary Morissette and the Sunday Glow. The Fruitvale native’s new Indie band is on a cross-Canada tour and will make a special Canada Day stop for one show only at the Fruitvale Memorial Hall, July 1. Doors open 8:30 p.m. tickets $15 available at Ross Vegas in Rossland, Gerick’s Cycle in Trail and Country Roads in Fruitvale.

• Start planning your entry for the Golden City Days Parade, Saturday, Sept. 8.  Dig out old hats, long skirts, miners’ beards, gamblin’ duds; enter a float, marching group, baby buggies; play music, and dance.  Join in the fun.  Food and craft vendors are needed for Saturday and Sunday, also.  Contact Terry at rbrinson@telus.net.

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