Museum tea one of many upcoming events

The Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin will celebrate the City of Williams Lake’s 87th birthday with a community tea on Tuesday, March 15.

The Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin will celebrate the City of Williams Lake’s 87th birthday with a community tea on Tuesday, March 15.

The tea takes place in the museum on Fourth Avenue from 1 to 3 p.m. with birthday cake, sweets, tea and coffee.

Museum board members will be there to visit with guests.

Beside the upcoming tea, the museum is gearing up for its own 25th anniversary year with a series of temporary exhibits of artifacts from the museum’s storage vault that have been donated to the museum over the last 25 years.

The current temporary exhibit is dedicated to kitchen items.

The museum will celebrate the anniversary with its 25th Anniversary and Heritage Festival set for Sunday, Aug. 7.

Shamrock Luncheon

Everyone is welcome to attend the Shamrock Luncheon, at the Seniors’ Activity Centre on Thursday, March 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The event, hosted by OAPO Branch 93 will include a bake and craft sale, raffle and door prize.

The menu includes lasagna, caesar salad, garlic toast, dessert and a beverage for $6.

Crib Tournament

The Seniors’ Activity Centre is hosting a Crib tournament on March 20 from 1 to 4 p.m. with first, second and third cash prizes.

The entry fee for the round robin format tournament is $15 per person with lunch included from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Tickets are available at the Seniors’ Activity Centre or by calling 250-392-7946.

Bowl for Kids Sake

The annual Bowl for Kids Sake tournament is coming up on April 1, 2, 3 and is aptly titled in recognition of April Fool’s Day, Jesters and Jokers in the Court of the King.

Presented by the Williams Lake and District Credit Union the tournament includes free bowling at Cariboo Bowling Lanes, and free pizza courtesy of Panago all in exchange for your donations and fundraising efforts for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Williams Lake.

To register your team go to bbswlake.com or call 250-398-8391.

Diamonds & Denim

Tickets are available for the annual TRU Grit gala to raise funds for scholarships and awards for students attending Thompson Rivers University in Williams Lake.

The theme for the 2016 gala is Diamonds and Denim. The event will take place April 2 in the TRU auditorium with music by the Ken McCoy Band.

Tickets are $120 each or $960 for a table of eight. Tickets are available at www.tru.ca/williamslake, by calling 250-392-8048, at TRU and at Cariboo GM.

Colin James

Tickets for the Colin James Up Close and Personal Tour concert coming to the Gibraltar Room in May, 7 are $45 and available at Audio Video Unlimited and Margett’s Meat Market.