Battle of the Badges tonight

The fifth Battle of the Badges hockey game between RCMP members and members of the Williams Lake Fire Department will take to the Cariboo Memorial Complex ice tonight, Friday, April 1.

The fifth Battle of the Badges hockey game between RCMP members and members of the Williams Lake Fire Department will take to the Cariboo Memorial Complex ice tonight, Friday, April 1.

All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Canadian Cancer Society. 

Tickets are $5 and are available from the Williams Lake Fire Department, Williams Lake RCMP, Caribou Ski Source for Sports and at the door. 

Game time is 7 p.m.

 

 

 

Barkerville Trust trustees introduced 

 

 

 

The public is invited to the Tourism Discovery Centre, Friday, April 1 to meet the Barkerville Heritage Trust directors and staff and learn about what is happening in Barkerville this year. The wine and cheese event happens from 5 to 7 p.m.

To confirm attendance contact Barkerville at 1-888-994-3332 extension 21 or e-mail barkerville@barkerville.ca

 

 

 

Walk for

Autism

 

 

 

World Autism Awareness Day will be marked in Williams Lake with a Walk for Autism on Saturday, April 2.

The three to five kilometer walk will start at 11 a.m. from the Cariboo Chilcotin Child Development Centre on Second Avenue. The walk will finish up back at the CDC with refreshments and activities for children. For more information contact Florence Gonyer at flogo_7@hotmail.com or Leah Volkmann at sldmdvol@telus.net.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nutrition

Fun Run

 

 

 

The annual Nutrition Fun Run/Walk … bike, roller blade, stroller, plus event is coming up Sunday, April 3 starting at 11 a.m. with warm-up exercises at the Cariboo Memorial Complex parking lot. There will be prizes and refreshments afterwards. Bring your own refillable water bottle. The event attracts more than 300 people every year, says community dietitian Tatjana Bates.

 

 

 

Bluegrass

concert  

 

 

 

The lakecity’s Hub Bluegrass Club presents its 8th annual Bluegrass concert Sunday, April 3 at the Evangelical Free Church on 11th Avenue starting at 7 p.m.

Entertainers include some of the top Bluegrass artists in North America who are teaching this week at the 108 Cabin Fever Bluegrass Workshop. 

Among them are the four-piece band Special Consensus, Jason and Pharis Romero, Steve Spurgin, John Moore (mandolin), Jason Homey (guitar), Gene Bretecher (banjo), Keith Hill (fiddle), Garry Stevenson (mandolin), and Tim Tweedale (dobro). 

Tickets are available at The Guitar Seller and Sight and Sound.

 

 

 

Tree ID

workshop

 

 

 

Scout Island Nature Centre is hosting a morning workshop on April 9 with B.C. natlaturalist Rosamund Pojar.

The workshop is called Identifying Winter Trees and Shrubs,

Using keys in Pojar’s new book participants will practice identifying local deciduous and evergreen plants in their leafless state.

The free workshop runs from 9 a.m. until noon at the Scout Island Nature Centre. Dress for the outdoors as this is a hands on workshop.

For more information call 398-8532 or check out the web site at www.scoutislandnaturecentre.ca

 

 

 

Bowl for

Kids Sake

 

 

 

The Big Brothers and Big Sisters annual Bowl for Kids Sake is coming up April 9 and 10 at Cariboo Bowling Lanes. 

The theme this year is Come Join the Circus. Prices are awarded for all sorts of bowling skills and antics antics including best costumes.

To register on line go to www.bbswlake.com

For more information call 250-398-8391