Food drive Friday, RLOP auditions this weekend

Events and happenings in the Lower Columbia from Nov. 24 to Nov. 30. Stuff the Bus goes this weekend, see full listing for details.

Community

Friday, Trail Ferraro Foods, 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Stuff the Bus with non-perishable food and winter coats for the Salvation Army food bank. BBQ lunch 10:30 a.m. until 2 p./m. Runs again Saturday 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Friday, Trail Legion, 5 p.m. for the Caledonian Society ‘s St. Andrew’s Day Celebration potluck and social, supper at 6 p.m. Bring a dish to share with family and friends. For info, call Jessie at 250.364.9911.

Saturday, Rossland Light Opera Players building, 6:30 p.m., cast auditions. Come prepared to sing or join RLOP production crew. Auditions run again Dec. 1 at 6:30 p.m. Locale at 2054 Washington St. For info contact RLOPreluctantdragon@gmail.com.

Monday, Rossland Light Opera Player (RLOP) building, 6:30 p.m. Read-through for RLOP’s 2017 production, The Reluctant Dragon. Not your average fairy tale. Locale at 2054 Washington St.

Music

Saturday, Trail Senior’s Centre, 2-4 p.m. Dance to Don Hollis. $2 per person, all welcome. Entrance off Portland Street. For info call 364.0960.

Saturday, Fruitvale Memorial Hall, 8-11 p.m. Join SwingSationS for an evening of ballroom dancing to big-band sounds. All welcome. Tickets, $20, at Trail Coffee & Tea Co. in Trail, Mallard’s Source For Sports in Castlegar and Country Roads General Store in Fruitvale.

Gallery

VISAC Gallery, “Between Trail & Sky,” a new exhibit by Richard Philip Soltice. Large scale black and white photos featuring Greater Trail. Runs until Friday.

Film

Sunday, Royal Theatre, 4:30 p.m. TDAC’s Sunday Cinema showing Last Cab to Darwin. Story of 70-year-old taxi driver Rex, who is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Rex leaves his loved ones behind, and sets out on a 3,000-mile journey to Darwin in a bid to die on his own terms.

Upcoming

Dec. 1, Trail Memorial Centre Red Room, 2 p.m. Neighbourhood Grans to Grans will host a gathering in recognition of World AIDS Day. Sponsored by the Trail and District Public Library, the event includes videos, readings and discussion. Admission is free, all welcome. For more info contact Joan at 368.9509.

Dec. 1, Rossland Sacred Heart Church, 7 p.m. hosting it’s annual Advent Music Celebration. Everyone welcome to attend an evening of music and meditation followed by hot chocolate and cookies.

Dec. 2, Waneta Plaza, 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. for Light Up the Hospitals Pledge day. Live entertainment, Santa and more. Visit the plaza or KBRH Health Foundation to make a donation. For info call 1.888.364.3424.

Dec. 3, Trail United Church, 10 a.m. until noon. U.C.W. is hosting their Christmas Coffee Party in the Knox Hall. Includes bake and toonie table. Admission by donation, all welcome.

Dec. 3, Trail United Church, 10 a.m. until noon. U.C.W. is hosting their Christmas Coffee Party in the Knox Hall. Includes bake and toonie table. Admission by donation, all welcome.

Dec. 4, Royal Theatre, 4:30 p.m. TDAC’s Sunday Cinema presents Little Men. Jake is a quiet, sensitive middle schooler with dreams of being an artist. He meets the affably brash Tony at his grandfather’s funeral, and the unlikely pair soon hit it off.

Dec. 10, City of Trail, 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. for Silver City Nite and Santa’s Candy Parade. Full day of activities throughout town including United Way Christmas Market Fundraiser, 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. and 5 p.m. parade through downtown.

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