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• Enjoy a concert at the Rouge Gallery in Rossland featuring the Rossland Glee Club, Almeda Glen Miller and Janet Marshal on Celtic harp. Friday, 7:30 p.m., admission by donation.
• The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture presents “The Fugitives” at the Rossland Miners’ Hall, Saturday at 8 p.m., $20 in advance or $23 at the door ($2 off for RCAC members). Advanced tickets available at Out of the Cellar or the Charles Bailey box office.
• Sunday Cinema features “Albert Nobbs.” A painfully shy butler in 19th century Ireland, hides an incredible secret that he is actually a she. 4:30 p.m. at the Royal Theatre. Admission $9.
• The VISAC Gallery presents “A Way to See,” a photo exhibition by accomplished photographer Ursula Albresch, and what she best describes her style as “photo-impressionsim.” The show runs Monday to Wednesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and Thursday-Friday, 2 p.m.-6 p.m. until April 4.
• Linda Hoskin, West Kootenay representative for the Alzheimer Society of B.C., will be highlighting what’s new in research, prevention and care-giving at the Alzheimer Support Group Meeting on Wednesday from 7-8:30 p.m. in the lounge at Trail United Church. Everyone welcome. Call John at 368-6603 or Lou at 367-9958 for more info.
•DandiLion Wellness Centre and Spa in the Prestige Mountain Resort, Rossland, is celebrating its fifth anniversary with an open house on Tuesday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Enjoy refreshments, cupcakes/cake from Sweet Dreams Heritage Inn and Cakery, numerous door prizes and draws. For more info contact 362-LION (5466) or 1-877-362-9330.
• Café Books West announces the launch of “The Woman She Was” a new novel by Rossland resident Rosa Jordan. Join the author Friday at Café Books West 2063 Washington Street at 7 p.m. Ph. 362-5333 for more info.
• The Lenten Luncheon Series “Spiritual or Religious?” continues with Rev. Meridyth Robertson speaking at the Trail United Church today at noon to 1 p.m. Next week, Mar. 15, the guest speaker will be Canon Neil Elliot. Bring a lunch, refreshments provided.
• The annual general meeting of the Trail and District Senior Publisher’s “Best Years” will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Columbia View Lodge. All are invited to attend.
• The Salvation Army Pioneer Kids Club is holding a baking and white elephant sale on Saturday at the Salvation Army Thrift Store from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• Rossland’s second annual Seedy Sunday with dinner and a movie goes Sunday at the Rossland Miners’ Hall from 3-5:30 p.m. with free kids crafts and growing potatoes with Jeremy Lack at 4:30. Vegetarian chili dinner at 5:30 p.m. is $5 and the movie “Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us?” runs at 6:30 p.m. also $5.
• The YCDC Youth Centre has free programs running all year, so come check us out. YCDC is a fun and comfortable place for youth to hang out and socialize. Monday is Movie Night from 7-9 p.m. for youth 15 and over. Tuesday is Open Art Night from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Wednesday is Junior Movie Night from 6-8 p.m. for youth 13-14.
• Trail Middle School students in the KCLC woodwork programs have fabricated a number of cedar garden boxes. The attractive boxes along with sawhorses and Adirondack chairs are for sale to the public. Help keep the program going and add some charm to your garden or deck.
• The Trail Middle School are looking for interested parties to help start and maintain a Community Garden at the school. Residents will work with the students in cultivating a healthy, productive and fun project for the community.
• See “Country Legends Patsy Cline and Johnny Cash – A Tribute” at 7:30 p.m. Mar. 17 at the Charles Bailey Theatre. Tickets $35.50.
• The Clinton Swanson trio perform at the Rouge Gallery in Rossland Mar. 17, combining a unique blend of soul, jazz, and gospel. Tickets $15. Phone 362-9609 for more info.
• The West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group will meet at the Kiro Wellness Center, 1500 Columbia Avenue, Trail. Guest, Lesley Anderton will be speaking and showing slides on her trip through the Northwest Passage. March 19 at 2 p.m.. For further info, please call 368-9827 or 365-6276.
• Ballroom dancing to the big band sounds of the SWINGSATIONS, 8 p.m., Jan. 21, at the KP Hall above Shoppers’ Drug Mart in Trail. Tickets $15, available at Trail Coffee and Tea and Mallard Source for Sports, Castlegar. Those interested can call 367-6115 for more info.
• Rossland Sacred Heart CWL is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Tea in the Parish Hall, Mar. 17 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Admission $4.