Hospital auxiliary needs volunteers

The Cariboo Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is looking for more volunteers to run the hospital gift shop.

The Cariboo Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is looking for more volunteers to run the hospital gift shop.

The gift shop is open Monday to Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m.

Help is also needed with various other fundraisers such as raffles, bake sales and knitting.

The hospital auxiliary meetings are held at Deni House on the second Wednesday of each month starting at 7 p.m.

The auxilitary invites volunteers to call 250-398-6385 or drop by the hospital gift shop to indicate when and how they may be available to help.

Rivers to Oceans Day celebration

Visit a tide pool and celebrate Rivers to Oceans Week at Scout Island Nature House Wednesday, June 11 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

There are new live creatures in the Nature House salt water tank including sea cucumbers, crabs, sea stars, anemones and visitors will have the opportunity to learn about their life styles, and see them up close.

Then the group will go to the dock to release a Chinook fry to swim to the Fraser River.

There is no cost and no registration required for thing interesting evening.

It is an evening of fun for all ages. Just come with your curiosity.

Seniors fundraising dinner

The Senior’s Activity Centre is holding a chicken barbecue fundraising dinner Sunday, June 1 starting at 5:30 p.m.

Doors open at 4:30 p.m.

Tickets are $16 and available at the Seniors Activity Centre office.

Play in a Day

Do you want to try acting, directing or stage managing?

Williams Lake Studio Theatre in association with 100 Mile Performing Arts Society is preparing for a Play in a Day workshop.

The fun event will take place in 100 Mile House June 14 at the Martin Exeter Hall starting at 10 a.m.

Pre-registration is required by June 7 by calling Bruce at 250-395-7700 or Kathy at 250-392-8836.

Participants must be 16 years of age or older.

The $20 fee includes dinner.

 

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