Grapevine

Grapevine: Saturday afternoon dance at Trail Seniors Centre

Events & happenings in the Greater Trail area and Lower Columbia region.

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Music

• Friday, Muriel Griffiths Room, 7:30 p.m. Award winning Celtic artist Laura Smith performs. Fiddles and guitars carry the Maritime-based singer’s spirited vocals and poetic melodies.

• Saturday, Trail Seniors Centre, 2-4 p.m. Dance to music of Reg Bozzer. Admission $2, refreshments. Entrance on Portland Street. All welcome. For info call Darlene McIsaac, 364.0960 or 368.9790.

Other

• Thursday, Trail United Church, noon until 1 p.m. Communities in Faith Pastoral Charge, present Lenten Luncheon Series. Conversation focus “God’s Love / God’s Judgment.” Bring thoughts, questions and bag lunch. Speakers: Feb. 25, Pastor Shaun Romano, Gateway Christian Life Centre; March 3, Andrew Freeman, Warfield Community Church; March 10, Canon Neil Elliot, Anglican Church; March 17, Rev. Michael Hare Trail United Church.

Trail Memorial Centre, showing “Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Times: the Italian Canadian Internment Experience. Audio visual available during regular library hours, an exhibit of artifacts and information detailing the lives of Italian-Canadian Aliens during the Second World War.

• Thursday, Royal Theatre, 7 p.m. National Theatre Live in HD presents As You Like It. Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change. With her father the Duke banished and in exile, Rosalind and her cousin Celia leave their lives in the court behind them and journey into the Forest of Arden.

• Sunday, Royal Theatre 4:30 p.m. Trail Arts council presents Sunday Cinema showing The Lady in the Van. Based on the true story of Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who “temporarily” parked her van in writer Alan Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.

Upcoming

• March 3, Charles Bailey Theatre, 7:30 p.m. The Lonely O – A Tribute to Roy Orbison. Group of experienced musicians pay tribute to the rock and roll pioneer, and true master of the romantic.

• March, 4, Muriel Griffiths Room, 7:30 p.m. E2 presents Grindstone Theatre’s 11 O’Clock Number. Edmonton’s best emerging talent bring improvised song, dance and comedy.

• March 12, Trail United Church, 10 a.m. until noon. U.C.W. holding St. Patrick’s Day coffee party in Knox Hall. Includes bake sale and toonie table. Admission by donation. All welcome.

• March 14, St. Andrew’s Anglican Church hall, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. incrEDIBLE trail presents Seedy Saturday. Seed swap, seed vendors, planting workshops, demonstrations and more. For info contact Gina at 231.8671 or email incredibletrail@gmail.com.

• March 17, Jazz at the Griff, 7:30 p.m. Clinton’s Retro-Swing Band. Smooth vocals and charismatic ukulele of Brian Kalbleisch, eclectic and slightly eccentric arrangements of old tunes, newer tunes and never-heard-before tunes.

• March 21, Kiro Wellness Centre, 2 p.m. the West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group will meet. Scheduled guests: Svea Menard and Coleen Welton, ET nurses. For info, call 368.9827 or 365.6276.

• April 7, Jazz at the Griff, 7:30 p.m. Laura Landsberg Quartet, Nelson singer presents Duke Ellington’s timeless compositions.

• April 24, Gyro Park 9 a.m. until noon, the Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Dash. Family friendly event, designed for runners and walkers of all ages and all fitness levels, all money raised donated to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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