Kootenay Fiddle Camp Jam at Music at Millennium Park is set for Monday (July 9) at 6:30 p.m.

Castlegar Community Calendar

What’s happening around Castlegar this week.


July 9-13, 9 a.m. to noon, grades K-6 at Castlegar Baptist Church. Join us for Operation Arctic Vacation Bible School. Kids will enjoy crafts, games, songs, skits, snacks and new friends. Registration is Free. Register at Castlegarbaptistchurch.com or call 250-365-7373.


Monday, July 9, 6:30 p.m. John Master fiddler Gord Stobbe who will lead the jam along with the Kootenay Old Time Fiddlers and participants of the 17th Annual Fiddle Camp. Listen, dance, or bring your instrument and play along. For more info visit kootenayfiddlers.com.


Thursday, July 12, 7 p.m. at the Castlegar Community Complex. Kootenay Old Time Fiddler’s Camp Concert and community dance. Student concert first, followed by music by camp instructors. Dance to follow — Kick up your heels, no experience required. Refreshments provided, fun for the whole family. Admission: $5 for adults, children 12 and under free. For more info visit kootenayfiddlers.com.


Every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Kinnaird Park, admission by donation. July 11 — Shavers Bench-Ray Yule & Friends (hits of ’80s & ’90s), July 18 — Johnny P. Johnson (original folk/gospel), July 25 — Melody Diachun (Juno Award nominee for Jazz), August 1 — Baker Street Blues (blues), August 8 — Diamond Willow Band with Delaine Hird (country), August 15 — Route 33 (rock), August 22 — Jon Burden and Holly Hyatt (tribute to Chicago Blues), August 29 — 11th Hour Band (rock).


July 12, Coffee 9-11 a.m. , yoga 11:15 a.m.

July 26, Lunch. RSVP to 250.608.0706 or castlegarcrn@hotmail.com

IRIS: Increasing Recreation Involving Seniors. All events are by donation and held at Kinnaird Park Community Church library.


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 – 7:45 p.m. at the Castlegar Library. Join us for a free fun evening of wordplay. All levels of players are welcome. For more information, contact: 250-687-4983 castlegarcoordinator@cbal.org.


2101 – 6th Avenue, Castlegar, Recreation Centre. Details call Bev Kennedy @ 250-365-6512 or email bev.kennedy@telus.net or visit our website: www.castlegarseniorsbranch46.wordpress.com.



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9:30 Floor Curling


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