Grapevine: Muriel Griffiths: Winter Cabaret presents Tangerine Swing

Upcoming events and happenings in the Greater Trail area.

• Saturday, Warfield Hall at 11 a.m. Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Games, crafts, cookie decorating and more.

• Saturday, Earth Hour Challenge, 8:30 to 9: 30 p.m. Turn off unnecessary lights for one hour. Sponsored by FortisBC PowerSense. Pledge to switch off and win up to $4,000 in energy upgrades and help a local non-profit organization win the same for their facility. Call 1-866-436-7847 for more info.

• Trail Family Caregivers’ Support Group meets second Tue. each month at noon until 1:30 p.m. For those caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia. For info or to volunteer, call Julie Leffelaar at 1-855-301-6742

• Monday, Nelson Selkirk College campus, at 8 p.m. The WK Naturalist’s month-end meeting. Meet the newly formed Kootenay Native Plant Society and Kootenay Camas Project. Free.  All welcome. More info: 362-7424.

Film

No Sunday Cinema this weekend or next due to spring break and Easter.

Music

• Thursday, the Muriels Griffiths Room at 7:30 p.m. Winter Cabaret presents Tangerine Swing. Includes Diane Ermacora, piano and vocals; Michael Mayrhoffer, bassist; and Eric  Johnson, drummer. Tickets $7 advance at Charles Bailey box office. $10 at the door.  Please arrive  early.

• Friday, 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. Tix $30.

• Sunday, Castlegar United Church at 1:30 p.m. Kootenay Gallery TD Bank Sunday Concert Series presents vocalist Noemi Kiss and guitarist Rita Deane. Centuries bridged through the songs of love. Tickets $15 general admission at the door. For more information contact the Gallery at  For more info call  365-3337 or visit kootenaygallery@telus.net.

Gallery

• March 28, The Royal Theatre at 7 p.m. The Royal Ballet presents Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

• March 29, Haines Park in Fruitvale at 11 a.m. The Fruitvale Fire Fighters Non-Profit Society hosts the 4th annual Beaver Valley Easter Egg Hunt. Hot dogs and hot chocolate by donation; and 7,000 chocolate eggs will cover the field.

• April 3-June 12, Trail Alliance Church at 6:30 p.m. The Alpha Course is Wednesday evenings for supper, thought provoking videos and great discussions. Tuition is free. To RSVP or more info, email kootenay.alpha@gmail.com

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