Community Briefs

Community Briefs

Plan to attend Spring Fling. There will be lots to do on April 26 at Kinsmen Park in Castlegar.

Plan to attend Spring Fling

There will be lots to do on April 26 at Kinsmen Park in Castlegar.

Spring Fling runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and organizers are inviting people from all over the Kootenays to come down and help celebrate the oncoming of spring.

Events include 3 on 3 hockey, vendors in the park, entertainment, kid’s games and more. For more information call Peter at 250-365-5655

Silent auction ends May 3

The silent auction at the Treasure Shop will continue until May 3.

The current ongoing silent auction is chalk full of items to delight everyone’s palate especially with Easter and Mother’s Day coming soon.

The Treasure Shop will be closed Good Friday, April 18 to Monday, April 21.

The Treasure Shop is appreciative of everyone’s patience during renovations and for the continued donations.

Women’s luncheon April 10

The next Castlegar luncheon for West Kootenay Women in Business will be held at the Kootenay Gallery on Thursday April 10 from 11:30-1:30.

Back by popular demand for the luncheons will be Marketing on a Budget, by Pamela Clausen from Community Futures.

This meeting will provide us with the opportunity to share ideas, chat, and learn from each other.

Don’t forget to bring business cards to give to the other members.

If you are planning to attend please RSVP to Rebecca by Monday, April 7 at The cost of lunch is still $16 including tax, tip and lunch.

Doukhobor Centre opening

The Doukhobor Discovery Centre opens April 27

The big opening will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and everyone is invited to come out and see the various improvements that have taken place over the past year.

There will also be an open mic from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for anyone wishing to entertain.

Don’t forget memberships are only $10 and go towards this important community centre.

India Travels, part 2

Another event to make sure is on your calendary is the second in a series by renowned photographer Jim Ford.

Ford will present India Travels Part two. This is sponsored by Friends of the Castlegar Library and will be held at 7 p.m. at the Castlegar Library. Admission by donation.