Castlegar Community Calendar

What’s happening around Castlegar this week.

YOUTH ACTION NETWORK MUSIC FESTIVAL

Friday, July 27 starts at 2:30 p.m. with Songwriting Workshop by artists Stasia & Maverick Blue. Open Mic starts at 5:30 p.m. Evening Concert starts at 6:30 p.m. with: Stacey & Liam, Rhyan Johnstone, Chickadee, Pool Fight & Bath. Admission is $5 for Youth Ticket, $8 for Adult Ticket — all proceeds go back into funding the event. A ticket gets you: Admission to songwriting workshop, open mic and concert, food from Crumbs Bakery and Kootenay Kombucha and one raffle ticket for your chance to win prizes from Mallards, Rest Assured, Mother Nature’s, The Gift Box, Central City Shoes, Shoppers Drug Mart, Swish, Lada Love Apothecary, Miz Lulu Designs, BUS, Nina Amelio & more! Event takes place at Castlegar Legion. Only 10 spots for Open Mic please come early to register. Contact: dannika@chickaddd.com

CONCERTS IN THE PARK

Every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Kinnaird Park, admission by donation. July 25 — Melody Diachun (Juno Award nominee for jazz) Aug. 1 — Baker Street Blues (blues), August 8 — Diamond Willow Band with Delaine Hird (country), Aug. 15 — Route 33 (rock), Aug. 22 — Jon Burden and Holly Hyatt (tribute to Chicago Blues), Aug. 29 — 11th Hour Band (rock).

IRIS SENIORS ACTIVITIES

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.

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 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.

CASTLEGAR SENIORS WEEKLY ACTIVITIES

2101-6th Ave., Castlegar, Recreation Centre. For details call Bev Kennedy at 250-365-6512 or email bev.kennedy@telus.net or visit our website: castlegarseniorsbranch46.wordpress.com.

JULY/AUGUST

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

7 p.m. Pool

Wednesday

9:30 a.m. Floor Curling

9:30 a.m. Raspberry Hi Coffee (3rd week)

1 p.m. Rummoli

Thursday

9:30 a.m. Floor Curling

Friday

9:30 a.m. Darts

1:00 p.m. Crib

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