Bernie and Red at the Gibraltar Room tonight

The husband and wife comedy team, Bernie and Red performs tonight (Sept. 9) at the Gibraltar Room, starting at 7 p.m.

The husband and wife comedy team, Bernie and Red performs tonight (Sept. 9) at the Gibraltar Room, starting at 7 p.m.

Bernie and Red can be summed up in one word — entertainment — whether it’s a comedy routine for the ladies on “How to look thinner” or an operatic aria in fake Italian, a dynamic vocal performance of Don’t Cry for Me Argentina or an old vaudeville piece that your grandpa used to sing, Bernie and Red can pull it off and have you shouting for more.

The show is a fundraiser to help the Williams Lake Elks Club

Tickets are $20 and available at the door.

“It will be a fun night. They are an excellent comedy troupe. By buying a ticket you are supporting the Elks and the Elks Hall,”  says Zimmerman.




Boitanio Mall

Clubs Day

This Saturday, Sept. 10 is Clubs Day in Boitanio Mall. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. people can register for a number of programs including Scouts, Guides Canada, Williams Lake Judo Club, Stampede Whirlaways Square Dance Club, TOPS, Youth Bowling and more. Clubs interested in setting up a registration table for Clubs Day can contact Janette at 250-392-4169.





Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day is Sept. 10. The Williams Lake Suicide Bereavement Support Group will be out in the community handing out Embrace Life — Suicide is Everyone’s Loss buttons along with invitations to a Suicide Awareness/Prevention event happening in the community on Sept. 27.




at Xat’sull

Xat’sull Heritage Village is hosting its third cultural event of the 2011 Season on Saturday, Sept. 10.

The public is invited to celebrate Sllwéltsten, (the Fall Season) and enjoy traditional cultural activities including traditional pit cooking, hide tanning, singing and drumming. For more information visit or contact  Miriam Schilling at 250-989-2311.


Tour de


This year’s ride is being held Sept. 10, beginning at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Anyone interested is invited to take part in this challenging 75-kilometre ride from Williams Lake to Gavin Lake.

The ride features spectacular scenery, varied terrain and great fun, plus entertainment and food upon arriving at Gavin Lake. For more information visit






As part of the Williams Lake Harvest Fair extravaganza, the always popular Loggers Sports event kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 in the Stampede Grounds infield. Loggers from around the province will put their skills to the test.




Paws for

a Cause

The annual Scotia Bank Paws for a Cause walk and fundraiser for the BC SPCA is happening this Sunday. People are asked to meet at Boitanio Park at 9 a.m. for registration.

The walk will begin at 10 a.m. There will also be a silent auction, lunch, raffle for a large, hand-made dog house, and pet and kid games. A children’s choir will also be performing. Bring your pet and take a walk in what is predicted to be a lovely sunny day.






The Studio Theatre is holding auditions this week for its first play of the new season, Norm Foster’s Office Hours that will be directed by Mary-Jo Hilyer and Micheal Hodgson.

The play needs six to 12 male and female actors ages 20 and older.

Auditions will be held Sunday, Sept. 11 starting at 3 p.m. at the theatre in Glendale elementary.

New and experienced actors are welcome to audition and/or help out behind the scenes. For more information call Mary-Jo at 250-305-4801.


Scramble for


Originally scheduled for Aug. 6, this year’s Fifth Annual Scramble for Literacy golf tournament has been rescheduled to Sept. 24.

The tournament, put on by the Cariboo Chilcotin Partners for Literacy and sponsored by Heartland Toyota, will be held at the Williams Lake Golf and Tennis Club and is used to help raise funds for CCPL literacy programs in the community. Prizes, a banquet and an auction will be a part of the tournament.

For more information contact the WLGTC pro shop at 250-392-6026 or contact Linda McDonald at 250-392-3978.


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