The Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL), holds its regular programs this week. (Submitted)

Castlegar Community Calendar- Oct 11-18

What’s happening around Castlegar this week.

ROBSON BORSCHT SALE

Saturday, Oct. 13, 12 to 7 p.m. at the Robson Hall. Homemade borscht, bread, refreshments and apple crisp. $7.50 per person, $4 for children five and under. Take out borscht available for $10 per quart starting at noon. All proceeds to upgrades for hall.

ECO-SOCIETY CANDIDATE FORUM

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Forum will be on the themes of on the themes of climate change, social justice, and healthy communities.

QUILT SHOW

Friday and Saturday, October 19-20 at the Castlegar Community Complex. Admission $5. All proceeds will go to Chrissy’s Place.

FALL TEA & BAZAAR

Saturday, October 20, 1-3 p.m. St. Rita’s CWL at the Catholic Church Hall. Admission for adults is $5, youth $3, under 5 free.

DEMENTIA SUPPORT

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 10 a.m. Understanding Behaviour — Changes in the brain due to Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia often appear to us as changes in the person’s behaviour. Caregivers will learn how to understand behaviour as a form of communication and explore strategies for determining what the person with dementia might be trying to communicate.

All sessions are free to attend, donations are appreciated. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. To register, call Karen at 1-855-301-6742 or email:kwaldal@alzheimerbc.org

IRIS SENIORS EVENTS

Oct. 11 — Coffee 9 to 11 a.m. Stretch, Strength and Balance 11 a.m. with Deb

Oct. 25 — Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration required by October 22.

To register call Sandi McCreight or Brittany Scott at 250-608-0706 or email castlegarcrn@hotmail.com. Events are free, but donations appreciated. Located in the Library at Kinnaird Park Community Church (the old Kinnaird Middle School).

COMMUNITY COMPLEX LABYRINTH WALKS

Tuesday evenings through Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. Free drop-in program, but registration is encouraged. Contact Joan Alexander at alexander.joan9@gmail.com or 250-608-1277.

CBAL LITERACY PROGRAMS

Settlement Services: Are you new to Canada? Settlement Services can help you and your family! Learn more about the community, citizenship, and referrals/access to services. For more information contact: 250-687-4714 or castlegarsettlement@cbal.org.

Scrabble Club: The second Tuesday of the month from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. at the Castlegar Public Library. Join us for a free fun evening of wordplay. All levels of players are welcome. For more information, contact: 250-687-4983 or castlegarcoordinator@cbal.org.

CASTLEGAR SENIORS WEEKLY

ACTIVITIES IN OCTOBER

At the Castlegar Community Complex. For more information contact Bev Kennedy at 250-365-6512 or bev.kennedy@telus.net. You can also visit castlegarseniorsbranch46.wordpress.com

Monday

9:30 a.m. Floor Curling

9:30 a.m. Darts

1 p.m. Whist

Tuesday

9:30 a.m. Floor Curling

9:30 a.m. Carpet Bowling

1 p.m. Crafts

1 p.m. Line Dancing

Wednesday

9:30 a.m. Floor Curling

10 a.m. Raspberry Hi Coffee (17th)

1 p.m. Rummoli

7 p.m. Pool

Thursday

9:30 a.m. Floor Curling

1 p.m. Bingo (4th, 18th, 25th)

Friday

9:30 a.m. Darts

1 p.m. Crib

CASTLEGAR SENIORS AFTERNOON DANCE

Oct. 25 (2 to 4 p.m.) $3. Music by Old Time Fiddlers

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