Walk to Take Back the Night happens Friday

The Take Back the Night gathering and walk takes place Friday, Sept. 23 starting from the Save On Foods parking lot.

The Take Back the Night gathering and walk takes place Friday, Sept. 23 starting from the Save On Foods parking lot.

The walk will get underway at 5:30 p.m.

The barbecue will be on at 6 p.m.

In exchange for a donation to the Violence is Preventable Committee the public is invited to enjoy a hot dog or hamburger and a beverage.

COPA for Kids

Children and youth ages eight to 17 are invited to take to the skies Saturday, Sept. 24 at the annual COPA for Kids flying event. The free flying day takes place at the Williams Lake Airport from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Hotdogs, drinks and fruit will be available.

Pre-registration is recommended. A parent or legal guardian must sign the paper work on site giving permission for the flight.

To register call Linde at 250-392-2262 or Marie at 250-392-5360 or go to burgomaster@thelakebc.ca.

CD release party

The lakecity band Static with Jeanette McDonald, J.J. Bidulka, Randy Randle, Garry Grosso, Grant McDonald and Charli-Anne Erho will hold their second CD release party, Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Ramada Convention Centre from  7 p.m. until 1 a.m. Sunday morning. Their special guests will be the band Run Home Jack. Tickets for this adult only release party are $10 at the door.

Kidney Walk

The annual Kidney Walk for the Williams Lake and area takes place in Boitanio Park on Sunday, Sept. 25.

The Kidney Walk is very important in raising funds to help people with kidney disease who rely on support from the Kidney Foundation, says Jaime Macdonald Williams Lake event organizer with the B.C. branch of the Kidney Foundation of Canada. She says the walk this year is a 2.5 kilometre route through Boitanio Park.

Registration for the walk begins at 9 a.m. and the walk takes place between 10 and 11 a.m. To register ahead of time go to williamslakewalk@kidney.bc.ca.

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