Family fiddle dance tonight

A family fiddle dance at the Longhouse tonight is just one of many fun events planned in the lakecity for the coming weeks.

The young fiddlers in the Cariboo Chilcotin Youth Fiddle Society are participating in workshops in Williams Lake this week with internationally acclaimed fiddlers Gordon Stobbie and JJ Guy. The workshops will wrap up with an old-fashioned family barn dance with square dancing tonight, March 30 at the Longhouse. The dance runs form 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $10 with children under age 12 free.

Sunday, April 1

Lioness Club

spring clean

The Williams Lake Lioness Club is having its seventh annual Spring Clean and Craft Sale on Sunday, April 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Seniors Activity Centre. To reserve a table call Bonnie at 392-5301. Come down for a bowl of our famous chili or chicken soup.

Sunday, April 1

Nutrition fun


The annual Nutrition Fun Walk and Run takes place this Sunday, April 1 starting from the Cariboo Memorial Complex at 11 a.m. The free event was started in 1990 with 60 participants to celebrate spring, healthy eating and active living. Every year the event draws approximately 300 participants.


Tuesday, April 3

Women’s Centre

lunch discussion

Menopause and its symptoms and treatment options will be the discussion topic at the next Women’s Contact Society lunch time information session from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3. The information sessions are provided in conjunction with Shopper’s Drug Mart and take place in the society’s board room above Caribou Ski. Lunch is provided. Registration is required by March 30 by calling 250-392-4118.


Friday, April 6 to Sunday, April 8

Mt. Timothy Ski Area open over Easter

Mt. Timothy Ski Area, originally scheduled to close this weekend, will stay open for an additional week, noting it’s experiencing gorgeous spring conditions.

The hill will now be open throughout the Easter weekend on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

For ski conditions call the snow phone at 1-877-392-1446.


Friday, April 6

SA Easter lunch

The Salvation Army will be hosting a community Easter luncheon on Good Friday, April 6, starting at noon.

The luncheon will be held in the Salvation Army’s community and family services dining room at 272 Borland St.

Everyone is welcome to celebrate the Easter holiday by sharing a meal together and review the Easter story through music, narrative and pictures.


Sunday, April 14

Author readings

The Tourism Discovery Centre is hosting an author’s reading event on Saturday, April 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Authors will be showcasing, selling and signing copies of their books and participating in reading passages from their books.

There is no charge to attend the event. Contact Claudia Blair at


Friday, April 13

Saturday, April 14

Dinner theatre



The Maranatha Christian School is presenting an adult Courtly Dinner Theatre fundraising event on Friday, April 13 and 14 starting at 6 p.m. each evening. Tickets are $15 and available at Maranatha Christian School. Donations will be collected at the event for the students’ trip to Europe in the spring of 2013. The evening will centre around a performance of the comedy Twinderella.




Friday, April 20 to Sunday, April 22

Williams Lake

Indoor Rodeo

Are you ready to rodeo? Dust off those cowboy hats and polish your boots, spring is here and with it comes the 22nd annual Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo April 20, 21, 22.

The weekend will be action packed with plenty of great local and out of town entertainment, fresh rodeo stock, and several food and merchandise venders.

Stop by the rodeo office in the upper level of the Boitanio Mall to pick up your rodeo tickets, barn dance tickets, raffle tickets, and check out the merchandise.


Saturday, April 28

Sacred Heart

Bavarian Bash

Sacred Heart Catholic School is presenting its 19th annual ethnic dinner and auction Bavarian Bash on Saturday, April 28 in the school recreation hall.

Cocktails are at 6:30 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m. Tickets are $50 and available at Sacred Heart School and United Carpet.


Saturday, April 28

Lake City Derby

Girls home game

The Lake City Derby Girls will face off with the Missfits of Mayhem of Sylvan Lake, Alta. at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex in Williams Lake. Advance tickets are $12, while tickets at the door will be $14.

Seating options include: general, the beer section or suicide seating.

All ages are welcome.

Tickets can be purchased from any of the friendly derby girls, The Overlander Pub, the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex, or Cariboo GM. For more search Lake City Derby Girls on Facebook.



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