Grapevine: Coins for Change fundraiser to end homelessness this weekend

Events and happenings in the Lower Columbia region

Grapevine is a public service provided by the Trail Times and is not a guaranteed submission.

• Friday, Victoria Street Bridge, 8 p.m. Coins For Change event. awareness and fundraising campaign to end homelessness in Greater Trail. Pledge or sleep under the bridge. For information contact Career Development Services at 250.364.1104 or visit office 1565 Bay Ave.

• Saturday, Colombo Piazza 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. for the 6th Annual Colombo Piazza Day. Fun packed afternoon of live music, Italian fare, baking and more. Open to new members, table will be set up.

• Saturday, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (next to RCMP office), 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. for Giant Garage Sale. All proceeds to area food banks.

• Saturday, Muriel Griffiths room, Selkirk College’s Trail campus, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Bootcamp for Non-Profits Law and Governance 101. One day program designed for senior leadership and board members in the non-profit and charitable sector. For info, call box office at 368.9669.

• Sunday, 10 a.m. at the Gulch Community Food Bank Garden for incrEDIBLE trail’s Adopt a Highway fall clean-up. Area covers Tunnel Pub to Gulch junction.

• Sunday, Gyro Park 9 a.m. registration for The Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research. 10 a.m. mass start, 9-11:30 a.m. Kiwanis breakfast, all proceeds to the run.

• Monday, Kiro Wellness Centre, 2 p.m. the West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group meets. Guest: Paul Meise from Cooper Medical Supplies in Kelowna.  For info, call 250.368.9827 or 250.365.6276.

Music

• Sunday, Rossland Miners Hall, doors open 6 p.m. show starts 7 p.m. for Joe Hill Coffee House. First of four shows this season due to Miners Hall renovations. Performers: Michael Gifford; Wayne Saluti; Les Carter; Stew Ford; Colin Lindgren; Joe Newton; and Marti Daniel. Great music, friendly scene, goodies, coffee and tea, Admission $3, kids and students free.

• Tuesday, Charles Bailey Theatre, 7:30 p.m. for Jesse Cook’s One World Tour. Features influences from the Middle East to South America, Spain, and beyond. Guest artists and instrumentation will be included in this tribute to Jesse’s diverse musical influences. For info call the box office, 250.368.9669.

Gallery

• Sept. 25, VISAC Gallery from 6-8:30 p.m. opens first show of the season. Multi-artist Exhibit featuring three Salmo artists: Howard Roo, metal worker and sculptor; Tova Main, painter; and Rhandi Standford, illustrator. Show runs until Oct. 14. Community invited to see the gallery’s new look and learn about new fall programs and events.

• Sept. 26, VISAC Gallery, 9 a.m. until noon for Watercolour pencil drawing with Joe Horvath. Drop in fee, $25. Tools required include one HB pencil, one Staedtler eraser, and one 24-pack of watercolour pencils. Paper provided. For info, call 364.1181 or email Kristen Renn director@visacgallery.com.

To submit email newsroom@trailtimes.ca

Upcoming

• Sept. 25, Trail Market on the Esplanade goes from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Also runs Oct. 9.

• Sept. 26, Gyro Park 10 a.m. for Scotiabank and BC SPCA Paws for a Cause walk to fight animal cruelty. Benefits Trail Regional SPCA branch. Entertainment, games, demonstrations, vendors, food and more. Walk starts 11:30 a.m.

• Sept. 26, Selkirk College Trail campus, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for Stage Management Workshop. Guide through duties and responsibilities of stage manager and assistant, touching on scope and details of the job. Register at the box office, 368.9669 or email info@trail-arts.com.

• Sept. 26, Rossland Miners Hall, doors open at 7 p.m. Rossland Council for Arts and Culture opens new season with the Gabriel Palatchi Trio. An original blend of cultures that features Latin Jazz, Tango, Middle East, Funk and more. Tickets at Out of the Cellar in Rossland, and the Charles Bailey Theatre box office in Trail. For info, visit rosslandartscouncil.com

• Sept. 27, Selkirk College Trail campus, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for Directing Workshop. Discusses using classic play to detail all aspects of director’s vision. Sponsored by Trail and District Arts Council and Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance. Call 368.9669 for info or email info@trail-arts.com.

• Sept. 27, Jubilee Park from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for BC Rivers Day shoreline clean up. City of Trail supplies bags, gloves and a thank you lunch.

• Sept. 27, Royal Theatre, 9:55 a.m. doors open for the Royal Ballet production of ROMEO AND JULIET. Kenneth MacMillan’s famous version of Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy set to Prokofiev’s magnificent score.

• Sept. 27, Gyro Park, 9 a.m. registration for Kidney Walk. 2.5K walk begins at 10 a.m. Opportunity for patients on dialysis, organ transplant recipients, their families, living donors, the medical community, and the public to come together to raise awareness about the importance of kidney health and organ donation.

• Oct. 3, Royal Theatre, 9:55 a.m. for Verdi’s Il Trovatore, a Met Opera Live in HD performance. Soprano Anna Netrebko’s dramatic and vocal skills are on full display as Leonora, the Verdi heroine

who sacrifices her own life for the love of the gypsy troubadour.

• Oct. 3, Victoria Street in Trail from 1-2 p.m. for the Life Chain. Peaceful witness for the protection of preborn children. For info call Marty Makway, Rossland-Trail Right to Life Society, 364.2304 or 231.2465.

• Oct. 18, Rossland Miners Hall, 7 p.m. for Joe Hill Coffee House. Final two shows, Nov. 15, and Dec. 20.

• Oct. 4, Highway 3A (by Canadian Tire) in Castlegar, 2-3 p.m. for Life Chain. Peaceful witness for the protection of preborn children. For info call Marty Makway, Rossland-Trail Right to Life Society, 364.2304 or 231.2456.

• Oct. 24, Rossland Miners Hall, doors open at 7 p.m. for the John Welsh Band. Blend of Folk, Surf Rock, Reggae, and Latin music. Performance hosted by Rossland Council for Arts and Culture.

• Nov. 14, Rossland Miners Hall, doors open at 7 p.m. for the Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra. Rossland council for Arts and Culture presents bluegrass, and roots music with influences from Flamenco and African percussion.

• Jan. 22, Rossland Miners Hall, doors open at 7 p.m. for Remi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble. An evening of Jazz in tribute to Dave Brubeck.

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