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High school band fundraising dance this Saturday

The Cariboo Gold Dance Band is teaming up with the Williams Lake/Columneetza secondary combined tour band and jazz band for a special dinner, concert and silent auction at the Elks Hall this Saturday evening.

The Cariboo Gold Dance Band is teaming up with the Williams Lake/Columneetza secondary combined tour band and jazz band for a special dinner, concert and silent auction at the Elks Hall this Saturday evening. The concert will help raise funds to send the high school bands to participate in concerts in Edmonton this spring, says band teacher Dena Baumann.Tickets can be purchased at Williams Lake secondary until Friday afternoon, so they can plan ahead for the dinner,” Baumann says. The tickets are $25. Children under five get in free and it will be half price for children ages six to 12.Saturday Feb. 26Young Naturalists ClubWhile we may not always see the wildlife that surrounds us in person, knowing what to look for in paw prints and identifying the shape and location of scat we can discover what the silent evidence on the ground can tell you.  Join the Young Naturalists Club afternoon for families with children ages four to 12 for the Poop & Prints exploration at Scout Island Nature House this Saturday Feb. 26 from noon to 2 p.m.Call Scout Island Nature House if you have any questions about this free special event at 250-398-8532 or e-mail  yncwilliamslake@gmail.com Saturday, Feb. 26Museum open houseThe Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin is featuring a special display this week to celebrate the B.C. Heritage Week theme A Century of Conservation:  Parks & Cultural Landscapes and will have a free open house Saturday, Feb. 26   from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Saturday, Feb. 26 Sunday, Feb. 27Stamps VS DemonsGames two and three of the Central Interior Hockey League Final go at the Cariboo Memorial Complex with the Williams Lake Stampeders taking on the Kitimat Ice Demons. Saturday’s game starts at 7:30 p.m. with Sunday’s game to go at 1:30 p.m. depending on Saturday’s results.Saturday, Feb. 26Bow-Wow LuauThe BC SPCA in Williams Lake is hosting a Hawaiian Bow-Wow Luau fundraiser in Williams Lake Saturday night, Feb. 26 at St. Andrews United Church’s McKinnon Hall.Join the BC SPCA for an evening of great food, even better music, unique party games and prizes plus a few fabulous silent auction items at the Hawaiian Bow-Wow Luau from 5 p.m. to midnight.Tickets are $25 per person and available at the Williams Lake Branch, Animal Care Vet Hospital, Beaver Valley Feeds, Total Pet, Williams Lake Vet Hospital, & Willie’s Western Wear.All proceeds will benefit homeless, injured and abused animals in the care of the Williams lake & District BC SPCA. Sunday, Feb. 27Parade of ChoirsThe fourth annual Parade of Choirs is coming up Sunday, Feb. 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Cariboo Bethel Church. Sponsored by the Cariboo Men’s Choir and Hough Memorial Society admission is by donation to raise funds for cancer detection equipment.