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• The Trail Historical Society and VISAC Gallery have teamed up to present “The Old Bridge: A Tribute to Crossing the River in Trail.” The joint show at the gallery includes historical photos and narrative about the building of the bridge, along with current paintings and photos of this Trail landmark as it passes into history. Gallery hours are: M-W, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Th-F, 2-6 p.m. Admission to the gallery is by donation. The show runs until Friday.
• The Sunday Cinema at The Royal Theatre will be The Intouchables at 4:30 p.m. The Intouchables tells the true story of a wealthy, physically disabled risk taker, the picture of established French nobility, who lost his wife in an accident and whose world is turned upside down when he hires a young, good-humored, black Muslim ex-con as his caretaker. The film is French with English subtitles. Tickets are $9.
• Maria in the Shower will be presented by the Rossland Council for Arts and Culture this Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Rossland Miners’ Hall. Maria in the Shower is a folk cabaret within a four-piece band. Hailing from deep inside the creative beating heart of East Vancouver, the band are intoxicated with passion, able to move gracefully through moods, or instigate fits of infectious dancing. Tickets are $15 in advance (Charles Bailey Box Office, 250-368-9669) or $18 at the door. Rossland Arts Council Members receive $2 off.
• Rossland Sacred Heart CWL is hosting its annual fall Tea and Bazaar on Saturday between 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Parish Hall. There will be a bake table and country store. Cost is $4.
• The Trail Market goes on the Esplanade every second Friday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. If interested in selling your wares please call 368-3144. The next market is Oct. 19.
• The West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group will meet Monday, Oct. 15, at the Kiro Wellness Centre (1500 Columbia Ave.) in Trail at 2 pm. The guest will be Paul Meise of Cooper Medical Supplies in Kelowna. For further information, please call 250-368-9827 or 250-365-6276.
• Visit the drop-in Centre for adults at the Alliance Meeting Place, 3375 Laburnum Dr. next to Alliance Church. An informal place where adults meet to play games, do crafts, puzzles, have coffee and socialize. Everyone is welcome. Monday from 1-4 p.m. Come for a few minutes or stay all afternoon.
• The Royal Theatre presents a production from the Royal Ballet, “La Fille Mal Gardee,” a delightful comedy about beautiful young Lise, her suitor, and larger than life mother, the widow Simone, who tries to marry her off to the simpleton son of a rich neighbour. It is playing Oct. 14 at 11 a.m. Tickets are $24 adults, $12 child under 12.
• The West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group will meet at the Kiro Wellness Center, 1500 Columbia Avenue, Trail, Oct. 15 at 2 p.m. with guest speaker Paul Meise, Cooper Medical Supplies, Kelowna. For further info, please call 368-9827 or 365-6276.
• A tea and bake sale will be hosted Oct. 20, from 12-2:30 p.m. at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help’s church overflow (2012 Third Ave.).
• Stuart McLean returns to Trail for another entertaining version of “The Vinyl Café.” The show also features live and recorded music by both up-and-coming and established Canadian musicians. Increasingly, it is becoming a place where Canadians go to find new, undiscovered talent. Oct. 17 at the Charles Bailey Theatre, at 7 p.m. $47 adult, $32 students under 18.
• Trail, Warfield and the surrounding area are receiving $100,000 through a Columbia Basin Trust facilitated workshop with the YCDC for youth ages 12-19. Parents and community members are welcome to attend a free dinner, earn grad hours and win door prizes at the Trail Memorial Centre Gymnasium. It takes place between 4-7 p.m. on Oct. 18, 2012. Please call youth coordinator Liz Johnston to confirm a spot at 250-364-3322 or find her on Facebook at Columbia YCDC.
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