Kootenay Healthy Lifestyles Expo in Trail arena, Saturday

Kootenay Healthy Lifestyles Expo in Trail arena, Saturday

Grapevine: Events & Happenings in the Lower Columbia, May 4 to May 10


• Friday, J.L. Crowe, 7 p.m. doors open for The Reluctant Dragon, a Mainstage production by the Rossland Light Opera Players. Performance begins 7:30 p.m. Show runs again Saturday at 2 p.m. (doors open 1:30 p.m.) and 7:30 p.m.

• Saturday, Trail Memorial Centre, 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Kootenay Healthy Lifestyles Expo. One-stop shop to get informed about healthy living. More than $10,000 in prizes donated from local businesses, admission $5. Event includes a presentation by guest Mark Cullen, Canada’s gardening guru.

• Saturday, St. Rita’s Parish, 1-2:30 p.m. Strawberry Tea & Bake Sale. Doors open 1 p.m., entry by donation.

• Saturday, Iona Hall (1347 Pine Avenue), 1-3 p.m. Day High Tea. Bake table, book table. Admission $4.

• Saturday, Bailey Theatre, 6 p.m. Junior Dragons’ Den. Student business competition and call to action for entrepreneurs from Grades’ 7 to College/ Trades school level to create their own summer job/ business, or to expand an existing one.

• Tuesday, St. Michael’s School gym, 7 p.m. Public ceremony for Ray Tenisci, 2016 Trail/Warfield Citizen of the Year.

• Wednesday, Silver City Days, downtown Trail. Spokane Street Food Fair, Shooting Star Midway.


• Wednesday, Greater Trail Seniors’ Centre, 4-8 p.m. Toonie Seniors’ Dance featuring North of 60.


• VISAC Gallery showing ‘All Squared Up’ by the the Thursday Evening Painters Group. New works created by talented local artists.


• May 11, Columbia River Skywalk, 7-9 p.m. Grand Opening Stroll “Passeggiata.”

• May 12, Colombo Lodge, 5-8 p.m. Spaghettata feast with live music.

• May 12, Bailey Theatre, 7 p.m. Trail Ambassador Program presents the Miss Trail Pageant.

May 12, Trail Memorial Centre, 8 p.m. until midnight, Scarlet Sway. Must be 19 or older. Tickets at ReMax or at the door.

• May 13, Trail Firefighters’ Parade, 11 a.m.

• May 13, Trail Memorial Centre, noon until 4 p.m. Saturday Sidewalk Cafe. Food, live entertainment, Spaghetti Eating Contest (2:30 p.m.) Grape Stomp 3 p.m.

• May 13, Trail Legion, 7 p.m. Jason Scotts Diamond Forever – A Celebration Neil Diamond. Members and guests welcome to enjoy the show, which will end in time to take in the Silver City Days fireworks. Call the Trail Legion at 250. 364.1422 to reserve tickets.

• May 13, Trail Memorial Centre, 8 p.m. DJ RSK and Delhi to Dublin. Electronic fusion between bhangra beats and Celtic fiddle, dub reggae to breakbeats and straight up happy dance music.

• May 14, Gyro Park, 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Family Day, featuring Dr. Von Houligan’s Shows, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. Games, fun and food. Free admission.

Monday, May 15, 2017 The West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group will meet at 2 pm at the Kiro Wellness Center, 1500 Columbia Avenue, Trail. Scheduled guest: Robert Hill from Inner Good Inc (Ostomy supplies). For further info, please call 250-368-9827 or 250-365-6276.

• May 18, Trail United Church, 7:30 p.m. La Cafamore presents ‘Guys Named Franz.’ Concert works by Schubert, Liszt, and Haydn. Adults $15, students and seniors $12, under 12-years, free.

• May 20, Royal Theatre, Met Opera Live in HD presents Der Rosenkavalier. In his new production, Robert Carsen places the action at the end of the Habsburg Empire, underscoring the opera’s subtext of class and conflict against a rich backdrop of gilt and red damask.

• June 2, Bailey Theatre, 7:30 p.m. JL Crowe Players presents West Side Story. Runs again June 3. Based on a conception of Jerome Robbins, Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to 19050s New York City as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the ‘American’ Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is on e of the most innovate, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time.