BC Hydro Powers are hosting a multi-family garage sale at the BC Hydro complex on Second Avenue North with proceeds from table rentals going to Children’s Hospital. Photo submitted

Weekend Events and Further: Lots to do around town

Be sure to check out some of the events

Saturday, May 11

Spring Yard and Garden Sale

Swing by the Scout Island Nature Centre this weekend from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a morning of shopping through sport, outdoor and garden items including interesting house and garden plants and birdhouses. Sponsored by the Williams Lake Field Naturalists, all proceeds go to a student bursary.

BC Hydro Power Pioneers community garage sale

Check out the items for sale at the BC Hydro office at 835 2nd. Ave. N where Williams Lake branch president Don Barnes said proceeds from the multi-family table rentals will go toward the Children’s Hospital.

City Wide Garbage Pick-up

Join The Tribune’s Monica Lamb-Yorski in an effort to undertake a citywide garbage clean up this Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. until noon. Anyone interested in helping out can meet at the City’s Public Works yard at 9:45 a.m. for gloves and bags.

City crews will also be on hand to collect the garbage from areas collected throughout Williams Lake. If this event goes well she’d like to see it happen annually.

Cariboo Kennel Club Sanction Match

The Cariboo Kennel Club is holding a Canadian Kennel Club sanctioned match on Saturday at the Stampede Grounds ball diamond.

The sanction match will consist of conformation, rally obedience and competition obedience events.

The club is also offering Canine Good Neighbor evaluations through the day.

Show site opens for registration for obedience and rally at 9 a.m., with judging to follow at 9:30 a.m. At noon, registration for conformation classes begins.

Please leave dogs that are not entered in this event at home.

3064 RCACC 19th Annual Ceremonial Review

Join the 3064 Royal Canadian Army Cadets Corps at their 19th annual ceremonial review at Columneetza Campus at 12:30 p.m.

This military parade and ceremony is the culmination of the army cadet training year. Two cadets will receive medals from Captain Seth Hunter of the Rocky Mountain Rangers, B Company, out of Prince George.

Sunday, May 12

Mothers Day Pancake Breakfast and Market

The Williams Lake Lions and Lionesses Club is putting on their annual Mothers Day Pancake Breakfast and market again this Mother’s Day. Bring your mom out to the Save-On-Foods parking lot for this free meal for her, $10 for adults and $5 for those under the age of 12. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 a.m. to noon while the adjoining market will continue on until 2 p.m.

Wednesday, May 15

Jack Glatzer performs ‘To The Breaking Point’

Courtesy of the Community Arts Council of Williams Lake, acclaimed violinist Jack Glatzer will be coming to the Central Cariboo Arts Centre to perform the sonatas of Eugen Ysaye. Joining Glatzer on stage will be Dr. Margaret Hereld who will be reading from her original script.

Doors open at 7 p.m. with tickets available for $20 at The Open Book and the door.

Thursday, May 16

Maranatha Carnival

Maranatha Christian School, up above the McDonald’s at 1278 Lakeview Crescent, is proud to present the Marantha Carnival next week.

From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. they’re inviting families from throughout the community up to enjoy food, carnival games, a cake walk, bouncy castle, dunks tanks, bungee runs, sumo suits, ring tosses and more.

Admission is free but taking part in the games require tickets which can be bought at a rate of $1 for four tickets, $5 for 20 tickets, $10 for 40 tickets and $20 for a 80 tickets. All proceeds go towards buying classroom laptops for the whole school.

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