Pizza on Saturday, Joe Hill Coffee House on Sunday

Events and happenings in the Lower Columbia for the week of Sept. 15 to Sept. 21, for full listing visit

Grapevine: Events and Happenings in the Lower Columbia for the week of Sept. 15 to Sept. 21.

Grapevine: Events and Happenings in the Lower Columbia for the week of Sept. 15 to Sept. 21.


Saturday, Colombo Lodge Piazza, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for 7th annual Colombo Lodge Piazza Day. Fun packed afternoon of live music, Italian fare, baking and more. Open to new members, table will be set up.

Sunday, Gyro Park, 9 a.m. registration opens for the Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research. 10 a.m. mass start. Kiwanis breakfast, 9-11:30 a.m., all proceeds to the run.

Tuesday, 2 p.m. the Ostomy Support Group will meet at the Kiro Wellness Center. Scheduled guest: Michael Arab, Nightingale Medical Services. Please note date change for this month only. For further info, please call 368.9827 or 365. 6276.

Friends of Refugees Trail, now until Oct. 30, bottles can be donated to the cause in a designated container at the Trail Bottle Depot. The group has also partnered with the Colander Restaurant to set aside a table for dining, 10 per cent will be donated to the Refugee Fund (until Oct. 30).

Tickets on sale for KBRH Health Foundation Snowflake Gala on Nov. 19 in the Cominco Gym. Evening of dinner, dancing and silent auction in support the Elder Care Campaign, $70 per person. For info call 364. 3424 or visit


Sunday, Rossland Legion Hall, 7 p.m. Joe Hill Coffee House kicks off 9th season (doors open 6 p.m.) Community venue for performers from near and far. This session: Michael Gifford, oldies and originals; Paul Bowles, stories, poetry, rhythm; Steve Rathwell, guitar; November and Avery Scott, young harmonica virtuosos; Wayne Saluti; Aaron Cosbey; and Marti Daniel. Coffee, tea and goodies, $3 admission. Always looking for new performers, all welcome and no auditions. For more info contact Les Carter at, 362.5677.


Sept. 22, Jazz at the Griff, 7:30 p.m. for The Ronald Halliday Quartet. Singer and multi-instrumentalist and band perform jazz, blues and popular tunes. For info call 368.9669.

Sept. 22, United Way Park-With-Us Day and 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. BBQ (855 Farwell St.) in downtown Trail.

Sept. 24, Cedar Avenue in downtown Trail, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. for Trails incrEDIBLE Farmers Market. Support local made, baked, grown and raised products. Last market of the season.

Sept. 24, First Presbyterian Church, Trail, 10 a.m. until noon for East Trail Circle coffee party. By donation, all welcome. For further info, call 368.6066.

Sept. 25, BC Rivers Day, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Trail Aquatic and Leisure Centre. Annual shoreline cleanup followed by the Vancouver Aquarium’s interactive educational Aquavan, a hands-on display featuring live animals, artifacts and activities for all ages. Hot dog and cold drink from the members of the United Steelworkers Local 480, by donation.

Sept. 25, Gyro Park, 9 a.m. registration opens for Trail Kidney Walk. 10 a.m. start.

Oct. 1, Victoria Street in Trail from 1-2 p.m. The Rossland-Trail Right to Life Society forms a Life Chain.