Jazz at the Griff tonight

Grapevine: Events and happenings in the Lower Columbia for the week of Feb. 23 to March 1. Visit trailtimes.ca for full listing.


March 1, Community Volunteer Income Tax Program begins. Free-of-charge service to low income individuals who satisfy certain limits and restrictions. First-come basis. Mondays, 9-11 a.m. at Trail Senior Citizens’ Branch, Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. in Kate’s Kitchen on Rossland Avenue, Wednesdays from 9-11 a.m. at Trail FAIR, Thursdays from 9-11 a.m. at Beaver Valley Manor and Fridays 9-11 a.m. in Esling Park Lodge, Rossland. Runs until April 21.

Tuesday, Bailey Theatre, 3:30 p.m. Free Beginner Teen Dance Workshop with Project Soul. Street dancers from Vancouver are taking the West Kootenays by storm with workshops, school performances and shows in Nelson and Trail.


Thursday, Jazz at the Griff, 7:30 p.m. Trail drummer Tony Ferraro will be joining the Mike Fahie Quartet. Features New York-based trombonist Mike Fahie, Nelson’s Rob Fahie on double bass and guitarist Doug Stephenson, performing jazz re-imaginings of Bach, Tchaikovsky and other classical composers.


VISAC Gallery showing ‘Young Minds, Emerging Thoughts.’ Features three artists, Madeline Grace-Wood, Kaylee Colquhoun, and Ivana Waning from J.L. Crowe. Adding to the art works, VISAC will be creating an installation piece to be grown inside the exhibit.


Saturday, Royal Theatre, 9:55 a.m. The MET Opera plays Rusalka. A lake in the forest, in fairy-tale times. The water nymph Rusalka sits sadly by the water as wood nymphs sing and dance.

Sunday, Royal Theatre, 4:30 p.m. Sunday Cinema presents The Salesman. Story of a Tehran couple who, while starring in an amateur production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, are forced to leave their apartment due to a dangerous construction project.


March 3, Sacred Heart Church, Rossland. 1:30 p.m. for 2017 World Day of Prayer Service written by the women of the Philippines. All are welcome.

March 18, Trail United Church, 10 a.m. until noon for St. Patrick’s Day Coffee Party in Knox Hall. Bake and toonie tables. Admission by donation, all welcome.