St. Peter’s Anglican Church Senior Warden Brian LaPointe and John Bos

St. Peter’s Anglican Church Senior Warden Brian LaPointe and John Bos

Chiwid concert preparations in the works

October is shaping up to be a busy month with several events planned in the next few weeks.

Canadian vocalist Ingrid Mapson will perform in a benefit concert for Chiwid Transition House Sunday, Oct. 19. The concert is presented by St. Peter’s Anglican Church and will be held at the church starting at 3 p.m.

A mezzo-soprano, Mapson’s repertoire includes pop, crossover, jazz, broadway tunes, folk, gospel and classical. St. Peter’s pianist Sherry Day will accompany Mapson.

Admission is by donation with 50 per cent of the funds raised going to Chiwid Transition House.

Workshop for women

A day-long workshop for women and girls ages will be held at the Evangelical Free Church on 11th Avenue, Saturday, Oct. 18.

Organizer Sarah Greig says the workshop titled Blossoms to Fruit is recommended for women and girls ages 10 and up and will focus on the teen years.

Sessions will be held on journal writing; posture, body language and presenting yourself; self-esteem, peer pressure and media.

There will also be presentations by Dr. Skye Raffard on blooming; Melissa Koch on healthy lifestyle and nutrition; Shoppers Drug Mart on skin care and make up; and Bootlegger;

Leah Dickens, the mother of four girls will also make a presentation in the aftermoon.

The day includes lunch, a photo booth, door prizes and is topped off with a fancy dinner and entertainment.

The cost is $25 per person or two for $40.

Call  250-392-2843 for ticket information.

BlueNote celebrates October

The BlueNote band will be playing authentic German “beer tent” music and even a Marlene Dietrich song along with their usual jazz/swing/country repertoire for the Laughing Loon Pubs Octoberfest celebration Saturday, Oct. 18 from 6 to 11 p.m.

Tickets are $40 and available at the Laughing Loon.

Legion hosts Oktoberfest

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 139 is hosting an Oktoberfest celebration featuring perogies, beer and polka this Saturday evening, Oct. 18 with the Old Time Riddlers.

The evening includes a silent auction. Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. and dancing starts at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets will be available at the Legion.

Oktoberfest at The Point

The Point at Signal Point Gaming is also celebrating Oktoberfest with live music and specials on appetizers beer and wine on Oct. 15 and 16.

Studio Theatre dinner theatre

The Studio Theatre is in rehearsal for its dinner theatre production of The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow coming up Nov. 12 to 15 and 19 to 22. Tickets are $35 for all of the regular performances and $60 for the special gala evening performance on Saturday, Nov. 22 to celebrate the Studio Theatre’s 60th anniversary. Tickets will be  available very soon at  Aboutface Photography, 1st Editions, The Open Book and at Signal Point.