Grapevine: Events in the Trail area from March 15 to March 21 (Photo by Anete Lūsiņa on Unsplash)

Grapevine: Events in the Trail area from March 15 to March 21 (Photo by Anete Lūsiņa on Unsplash)

St. Patrick’s Day teas in Trail and Rossland

Hospice fundraiser Thursday, festive teas on Saturday


• Thursday, Trail Aquatic Centre, noon-8 p.m. Greater Trail Hospice Swimathon. Swim or pledge a swimmer. Fundraiser for hospice and support quality of living while in the process of dying, and healthy transition through grief. For more info contact the hospice office at 250.364.6204.

• Saturday, Trail United Church, 10 a.m. until noon for St Patrick’s Day Coffee Party. Baking and toonie tables.

• Saturday, Rossland Sacred Heart, 1-3 p.m. CWL hosting its annual St. Patrick’s Day Tea and bake sale in the Sacred Heart gathering space. Admission $4.00. Everyone welcome.


• VISAC Gallery showing Silk & Steel. Works by fibre artist Karen Thatcher and sculpture artist Andrew Raney.


• Thursday, Jazz at the Griff, 7:30 p.m. presents Laura Landsberg. Versatile doesn’t begin to describe this singer, given the range of her voice and breadth of material she interprets in a jazz style.

• Sunday, Rossland Legion, 7 p.m. for Joe Hill Coffee House. Performers include: Kootenay Dance Works; Don Birtch and Friends, four guys, one great sound; The Kidz, forever young, wonderful harmonies; Golden City Fiddlers; a debut by Kate Gapp; Angus Campbell, from Cape Breton to Rossland; and Sexton Blake. Entry $3, doors open 6:30 p.m. Joe Hill Coffee House is always looking for new performers, no auditions, all welcome. For more info contact Les Carter at or call 250.362.5677.


• Sunday, Royal Theatre 4:30 p.m., Sunday Cinema presents The Breadwinner. A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.


• March 31, JJ’s Fashions, 10-1, Pop Up Easter Sweets Event and Gift Basket draw.

• April 7, St. Rita’s Parish, 1-3 p.m. Strawberry Tea & Bake Sale. Doors open 1 p.m., entry by donation includes door prize. All welcome for a fun afternoon. Located 1935 East View Street, Fruitvale.