Sunday Cinema presents ‘Cave of Forgotten Dreams’

Events and happenings in the Lower Columbia


•Sunday Cinema is ready to roll with a presentation of “Cave of Forgotten Dreams.” Directed by Werner Herzog, the documentary probes the ancient art of the Chauvet Cave in France, formerly open only to a select few scientists. Showtime Sunday at the Royal Theatre, 4:30 p.m. admission $9.

• The Royal Theatre presents  the first in the Opera series Live at the MET featuring Donizetti’s “Anna Bolena,” Saturday at 9:55 a.m. and the Bolshoi Ballet’s “Esmeralda.”  Showtime: Sunday, 1 p.m. $24 adult, $12 for ages 12 and under.


• Rouge Music in Rossland presents the Looking Glass Duo with Lucie Jones, flute, and Gianetta Baril, harp. Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the gallery. $15 admission, Call 362-9609 for more info.

• Do you like to sing? The Trail Harmony Choir invites all who love to sing to join us. We practice on Wednesday nights from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the J. L. Crowe music room. For more information call Liz at 512-8021.


• The Alzheimer Society is presenting “Dementia/Alzheimer Caregiver Education”, a two-session workshop for caregivers of people with Alzheimer disease or related dementias.  Sessions will be held at Selkirk College, Castlegar, 7-9 p.m. on Oct. 13, 20, 27 and Nov. 10. Pre-register by calling the college at 365-1208, registration fee is $40. For more info call the Alzheimer Society 352-6788.

• The West Kootenay Ostomy Support Group meets at the Kiro Wellness Center, Monday at 2 p.m. 1500 Columbia Avenue, Trail with special guest, Michael Arab from Keil Surgical in Vancouver. For further info call 365-6276

• The Trail/Castlegar Parkinson Support Group’s meeting goes Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at the Colander. There will be a guest speaker but for more information phone 368-5179. New members welcome.


• Rossland resident Rosa Jordan, author of “Far from Botany Bay” and winner of the One Book One Kootenay 2011 prize, will hold a public reading at the Trail library tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Pioneer Kids Club is holding a White Elephant and Bake Sale on Saturday, from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Salvation Army Thrift Store, 1460 Cedar Ave.

• Rossland’s Darcee O’Hearn will be doing a reading of her new book “Leonard the Larch: Legends of the Forest” at Café Books West from 2-4 p.m. Saturday and Joe Hill Coffee House Sunday.

• The Canadian Cancer Society is having its “B4 Clink” fundraiser at the Flying Steamshovel in Rossland on Saturday. Get a burger, beer, band and briefs all for $15 featuring music by Sunshine Drive. Tickets must be purchased in advance, call 364-0403 for more info.

• Rossland Sacred Heart Parish will be hosting its annual Fall Tea and Bazaar. There will be a Bake Table, Fish Pond and a Country Store.  Everyone is welcome, Saturday, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., $4.

• Kootenay Association for Science and Technology welcomes all Grade 10-12 girls to take “Quantum Leaps,” a hands-on investigation into science and technology careers for women. Register online at The event goes Oct. 20 at Selkirk College.

• Beginning Oct. 18 and continuing to Oct. 29, the Trail Art Club and the Rossland Art Club will be displaying its works at the Waneta Plaza in Trail. there is no admission and the display will be open for viewing during mall hours.

• Winter is Coming, it’s time for the bears to get their dens ready for winter, and for ski and snowshoe people to get their lunch huts ready. If you would like to be part of the world-renowned Nancy Green Summit Hut Crew this fall, contact Les Carter, Chief Nag, at 362-5677 or


• The Friends of Trail Public Library announces their Big Book Sale, Oct. 21, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Oct. 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Trail Memorial Centre. Great reads for great deals.

• The Tuesday Morning Quilters hold their 9th Annual Coffee Party, Quilt Show and Sale, Oct. 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Trail United Church.  Admission is by donation. Proceeds go to local charities. Also, the Trail United Church Women will have a bake sale.

• Rossland Quilt Guild is hosting a quilt show at the Rossland Miners Hall, Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is by donation. Tea, coffee and sweets available.

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