Canadian vocalist Ingrid Mapson in concert Oct. 19

Canadian vocalist Ingrid Mapson will perform in a benefit concert for Chiwid Transition House Oct. 19.

Canadian vocalist Ingrid Mapson will perform in a benefit concert for Chiwid Transition House Oct. 19.

A mezzo-soprano, Mapson’s repertoire includes something for everyone with a variety of pop, crossover, jazz, broadway tunes, folk, gospel and classical songs.

The concert is presented by St. Peter’s Anglican Church and will be held at the church starting at 3 p.m.

St. Peter’s pianist Sherry Day will accompany Mapson.

Admission is by donations with fifty per cent of the funds raised going to Chiwid Transition House. St. Peter’s Anglican Church is located at 549 Carson Drive.

Conservation society AGM

The Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society will hold its annual general meeting and pot-luck dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 22 starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Centre next to Williams Lake City Hall.

Join in planning our 2014-2015 year of programs/projects and engagement in creating a healthy, sustainable future for the Cariboo/Chilcotin.

For the latest happenings, visit us at, check out our newsletters on the homepage or call 250-398-7929 for more information.

OAPO used clothing sale

The OAPO Branch 93 will hold a good, used winter clothing sale on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the lower level of the Seniors Activity Centre on Fourth Avenue.

Everyone is welcome.

There will be reasonable prices on regular and large size clothing for men, women, and children.

For pick up of clothing donations call Marlene at 250-398-8025.

Operation Christmas Shoebox

Operation Christmas Shoebox has begun.

People can pick up decorated empty shoe boxes to fill and then drop then off again at Cariboo Bethel Church at 833 Western Avenue.

The deadline for the donations is Friday, Nov. 21.

Pamphlets outlining details on what items to put in the shoe boxes that will be delivered to poor children in developing countries around the world are also available at the church.

For more information call 250-398-6731.

Ten Thousand Villages

The annual Ten Thousand Villages Craft Sale takes place at Cariboo Bethel Church banquet room on Western Avenue, Thursday, Nov. 20 and Friday, Nov. 21 from 3 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.



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