GRAPEVINE: Joe Hill Coffee House on Sunday

Rossland Miner's Hall opens its doors at 6pm for Joe Hill Coffee House presenting the sweet sounds of spring at 7pm.


• Sunday, Rossland Miners Hall, doors open at 6 p.m. for Joe Hill Coffee House presenting the sweet sounds of spring at 7 p.m. Performers include the Rossland Glee Club; Lois Allen and her tuneful flute; Dawn Graham singing everything from opera to gospel; Alice Cheung, playing the Guzheng, a traditional Chinese multi-stringed instrument; Marti Daniel on guitar with style; Brian Kolbfleisch great songs and ukulele; and Max Hawk on guitar. Goodies, coffee, tea and pop. $3 at the door, kids and students free.


• Friday, VISAC Gallery opens Gary Drouin’s “A Trail of Street Photography” exhibition featuring urban landscapes, mostly down the streets of Trail and Rossland. Runs until June 18. Hours are Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Thursdays until 6 p.m. Admission by donation. Call 364.1181 or visit

• Saturday, VISAC Gallery 9 a.m, until noon. for monthly watercolour pencil drawing workshops. Joe Horvath and Visac offer workshops the last Saturday of each month.


• Saturday, Trail Memorial Centre for the Trail Caledonia Society’s Highland dance competition.


• May 22, Rossland Gallery at 7:30 p.m. La Cafamore returns to perform string trios of Beethoven, Kodaly and Dvorak. Tickets $15 or $12 for students and seniors, at Bear Country Kitchen and at the door.

• May 22, Rossland Gallery at 7:30 p.m. for La Cafamore back in concert. on May 22 at the Rossland Gallery. A

• May 24, Trail United Church from 1-3 p.m. for Neighbourhood Grans to Grans Strawberry Tea. Tickets $4.

• May 24, Fruitvale Memorial Hall at 9 a.m. auditions start for West Kootenay’s Best Singer. Top 20 auditions advance. Contests starts at 7 p.m. Tickets $5 at the Beaver Valley Bakery. Open to all ages living in West Kootenay/Boundary area. For info call Vern 250.428.0305.

• May 25 deadline to register for “Cookies and Cards,” The Friends of Trail Library invite you to an afternoon of bridge on May 29 form 1-3 p.m. at the Trail United Church. Tickets $10,  fundraiser to support current library programs. Call 364.1146.

• May 26, Kiro Wellness Centre, 1500 Columbia Ave. at 2 p.m. the West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group will meet. Guest will discuss chronic pain self management. For further info, please call 368.9827 or 365.6276. Please note date change because of holiday.

• May 26 and May 27, Rossland Light Opera Hall, 2054 Washington Street, Rossland at 9 p.m. Auditioning teens and adults for roles and chorus for Anne of Green Gables. Contact Marnie at

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• May 29, Trail United Church from 1-3 p.m. The Friends of the Trail Library invite you to an afternoon of bridge. Fundraiser to support current library programs. $10 per person. To register a bridge table for “Cookies and Cards” call 364.1146 by May 25.

• May 31, Trail Memorial Centre at 5 p.m. for a West Kootenay Roller Derby Bout – Rossland Trail Roller Girls vs Valley Brutality & 7 pm – Dam City Rollers vs Killjoys. Get Tickets at Cedar Avenue Salon & Esthetiques (Trail), The Arlington (Trail) or The Flying Steamshovel General Store(Rossland)

• May 31, Gyro Park, the Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.

• June 1, Charles Bailey Theatre at 3:00 p.m. for Steps Dance Centre’s Stairway to Entertainment. Annual showcase of talent, tickets $15 on sale now at the box office.

• June 7, The Riverbelle in downtown Trail, doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. for “Art Bark.” A fundraising dinner and art auction with proceeds going to the Trail Regional BCSPCA. Buffet with roast beef and veggie pasta main course. Entertainment by Jason Thomas, Kate Shaw School of Highland Dance and Mystic Dream Dancers. Silent and live auction. Art by local artists. Tickets at Barks and Recreation, Scotiabank, BCSPCA Trail branch and Tails Pet Supplies.

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