Trail: Storm the Stairs this weekend

Events and happenings in the Lower Columbia for the week of Sept. 8 to Sept. 14.

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Thursday, Ione Hall in St. Andrew’s Church, 7-9 p.m. Columbia Phoenix Players welcome new members for dramatic script reading and theatre games. For info, email columbia.phoenix.players@gmail.com.

Friday, Victoria Street Bridge 8 p.m. for Coins for Change fundraiser. Local officials and community members sleeping outside to raise money for Getting to Home program of Greater Trail.

Friday to Sunday, Golden City Days in Rossland. Parade, outhouse races, white elephant sale and more.

Saturday, Cedar Avenue in downtown Trail, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. for Trail’s incrEDIBLE Farmers Market. Support local made, baked, grown and raised products. Enter draw for $50 to spend at the next market. Runs again Sept. 24.

Saturday, 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Storm the Stairs Fundraising Fun/Run Walk hosted by the United Way of Trail and District. This unique fitness challenge is a friendly fundraising event for those individuals looking for a healthy physical challenge. For info call Naomi McKimmie at 250.364.0999.

Sept. 12, 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. Tickets $70 per person. For info call 364. 3424 or visit kbrhhealthfoundation.caMusic

Upcoming

Sept. 20, 2016, 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.

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. 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.

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