Project Soul on stage Friday

The popular dance group Project Soul will be giving a special performance for the public Friday evening, May 1.

The popular dance group Project Soul will be giving a special performance for the public Friday evening, May 1, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Lake City Secondary’s Williams Lake Campus commons.

Project Soul is a crew of street-style dancers consisting of poppers, break-dancers, lockers and hip-hop dancers.

They share their passion for funk-styles and hip-hop culture by educating youth about the positive aspects of these dance forms.

They have successfully toured for the past five years through the ArtStarts program and hope to keep inspiring youth through their high energy and high impact performances.

Spin-In

The Williams Lake Spinners, Weaver and Fibre Artists are having their annual Spin-In on Saturday, May 2 at MacKinnon Hall in the basement of St. Andrew’s United Church on Huckvale Place. Doors will be open to the public from 1 to 4 p.m.

Visitors will have the opportunity to see spinners at work and there will be five vendors five vendors selling wool, knitting, spinning and weaving supplies, and much more, says Vonny Johnston.

The event is held in partnership with the Central Cariboo Community Arts Centre.

Bike rodeo

Bicycle Safety will be the theme for the McDonald’s Bicycle Rodeo on Saturday, May 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Canadian Tire parking lot. All children who can ride tricycles or bicycles are encouraged to attend. Bring your bicycle and helmet. You must register for this free program by calling the Cariboo Memorial Complex at 250-398-7665.

Lioness open house

The Williams Lake Lioness Club is celebrating its 35th anniversary with a tea and open house on Sunday, May 3 starting at 2 p.m. Since its inception the Lioness Club has raised and donated more than $200,000 to a wide variety of local organizations and recognized charities and volunteers helping hands at many community events.

New play

Proof is the Studio Theatre’s final play of the season coming up May 6-9 and May 13-16. There will also be a private showing of Proof, hosted by the Investors Group on May 12.

The cast of this play about family entanglements includes Jay Goddard as Robert, a brilliant but unstable mathematician; Bobbie-Jo Macnair as Catherine, Robert’s daughter; Becky Strickland as Claire, Catherine’s estranged sister; and Dan Patterson playing Hal, a former student of Robert’s.

Up Your Watershed

The Up Your Watershed Fraser River The Wild Concert Tour 2015 with Holly Arntzen and Kevin Wright will be performing at the Gibraltar Room in Williams Lake May 7.

The well known Canadian artists will be teaming up in performances with singers from Cataline, Nesika and Big Lake elementary schools in celebration of salmon, habitat restoration, and recycling.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $5 at the door for adults and free for children.

Maranatha Carnival

It’s Carnival time at Maranatha Christian School Thursday, May 7 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Invite a friend to join the fun that will include a cake walk, Plinko, ring toss, food and all sorts of other games. Money raised goes towards class projects and trips.

Handbags for hope

The Handbags of Hope Auction is Friday, May 15 at the Signal Point Event Centre.

Tickets are available at the Women’s Contact Society and Signal Point Event Centre.

The event supports programs for the prevention of violence against women.

For more information contact Ashlee Hyde at 250-392-4118.

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