Joe Hill Coffeehouse kicks off 2012 schedule

Grapevine: Events and happening in the Lower Columbia for the week of January 12, 2012.

Music

• The Joe Hill Coffeehouse starts the New Year with another great show at the Miners’ Hall, Sunday. Featuring Michael Gifford, T.J. Worsley, Kerry Kean, Kootenay Dance Works, Wendy Garbe, the Beautiful Losers and more. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the entertainment begins at 7 p.m.  Treats will be supplied by Rossland Secondary School Drama Club. Admission is $3 adults and free to students and children.

Theatre

Sunday Cinema presents “Café de Flore,” directed by Jean-Marc Vallee. The stories of a devoted mother of a young boy with Down syndrome in 1969 Paris and  a successful DJ who is going through an emotional divorce in present day Montreal. 5 p.m. Royal Theatre, $9 admission.

Gallery

The VISAC Gallery is proud to present “My Inner Child” by quirky fibre artist Kim O’Brien. Based in Nelson, O’Brien is becoming well known for her imaginative and fantastical felt wool creations and VISAC is excited to host her first solo exhibition in Trail. Artist reception is Saturday, January 21st from noon-3p.m. For more information, call 364-0234.

Health

•  The West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group will meet at the Kiro Wellness Center in Trail at 2 p.m. on Monday. Guest, Esther Brown, is a foot care nurse. For further info, please call 368-9827 or 365-6276.

•Trail/Castlegar Parkinson Support Group meet on Tuesday at 11:30 at the Colander.  Guest speaker will be a massage therapist. For more information call 368-5179. New members welcome.

• Buy a Snowflake to support Digital Mammography at KBRH.  White snowflakes $10.  Pink snowflakes $20.  Tax receipts issued for all donations.  Snowflakes can be purchased at the Doorway, JJs, Style Mavens Hair Studio, Bootlegger, Gerick Sports, Halls Basics, TD Bank, RHC Insurance Brokers Trail, Scotiabank, and the KBRH Health Foundation.  Double your donation at Scotiabank with their company match program.  Campaign runs until January 31.

• Buy a new Smartphone and activate a Trail area number with TELUS and they will donate $100 to KBRH Health Foundation’s Digital Mammography “Let’s be Clear” Campaign.  Campaign runs until May 21.

Other

•The RTMHA Pee Wee Rep tier 3 team is holding a bottle drive on Sunday. The team will be making the rounds around Greater Trail Sunday morning but residents can also drop off empties at Champion Chevrolet between 9 a.m. and noon Sunday. For more info call Dawn at 368-9262.

• Explore felt making with Theshini Naicker at the Rossland Arena lounge this weekend. Learn to create functional items with natural wool, like Merino wool and silk. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, $160 registration fee plus $30 for materials. Call 362-7146 to enroll.

Upcoming

The United Way of Trail and District has partnered again with the USW this year to host a “Dinner of Caring” for the community on Jan. 20 at the Knox United Church Hall at 5:30 p.m.

Harry Manx brings his unique blues, fusion, rock roots to Rossland’s Miners Hall on Jan. 21 at 8 p.m. Tickets $35. Visit www.rosslandcac.com for more information.

Guy Few and Nadina Mackie Jackson presents Travel Tales. Two of Canada’s most artistic and virtuosic solo instrumental artists are joining forces to create artworks that expand the genre for their instruments and reveal the physical reality of the artistic process. Charles Bailey Theatre, Jan. 24, 7:30 p.m., call 368-9669 for more information.

• Multi-Juno award winners, The Rankin Family and their Acoustic Tour lands in Trail and the Charles Bailey Theatre on Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. Get tickets at the Charles Bailey box office, $47.

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