Valentine’ Day empty bowls lunch helps food bank

The Cariboo Potters Guild has made more than 200 bowls for today’s Empty Bowls lunch taking place at the Gibraltar Room.

The Cariboo Potters Guild has made more than 200 bowls for today’s Empty Bowls event to raise funds for the Salvation Army’s food bank in Williams Lake.

The event takes place Friday, Feb. 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Gibraltar Room.

“We’ve changed it up a bit though and are hosting it at the Gibraltar room with a bunch of different restaurants/caterers supplying the soup…it’s going to be fun,” says potter Jude Prevost.

Saturday, Feb. 15



and dance

The annual Williams Lake Stampede dinner, dance and auction is this Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Elks Hall.

Dance to the music of Clancy Wright and The Silverados.

Tickets are $25 each and available at Margetts Meats, Cariboo Saddlery, and Caribou Spurs Apparel and Tack.

Sunday, Feb. 16

New Valentine’s

sleigh ride date

Due to the extremely cold weather predicted for this weekend, the Valentine’s sleigh ride hosted annually by the Cariboo Draft Horse and Driving Association has been moved to this Sunday, Feb. 16 instead of Sunday, Feb. 9.

This new date is weather permitting as well. For more information, feel free to contact Kim and Karen Sepkowski at 250-392-7537.

Tuesday, Feb. 18


Christian School


science fair and

open house

The public is invited to visit the Maranatha Christian School Science Fair and Open House taking place Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m.

The school invites the public to come and check out the school and its programs.

There will be hotdogs, popcorn and pop for sale.

Free coffee and cookies made by the home economics class will also be available.

The event will include science experiment demonstrations that will be fun for the whole family say organizers.


The school is located at 1278 Lakeview Crescent 250-392-7410.