Community Events

May 18 - Public Meeting with SD57. Roundhouse Theatre, McBride 5:00PM. Discussions include budgeting, redesigned BC curriculum and student learning, and McBride School organization plans 2017-18.

May 18 - Dunster Community Association Meeting at Dunster Hall 7:00PM. There are lots of items on the agenda, including the Ice Cream Social, the Summer Market and the Dunster Bursary. Please call Loretta 250-968-4453 or email loretta@valemount.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Beginning May 19 - Friday Night Dance Lessons in McBride 7:00PM Register at the McBride Library or contact lonawas@gmail.com. Lonnie Gustafson 250-569-8896/250-569-7657. For more information  https://www.facebook.com/Robson-Valley-Dance-Club-1299790390090738/ 

May 20 – Bake Sale at Annual Plant Sale in Dunster. If you’d like to donate baking contact Donna 250-968-4435, Loretta 250-968-4453, Kelly 250-968-4400 or Heather 250-569-8876

May 26 - An Evening with the Valemount Old Timers. 7:00PM Valemount Community Theatre. Tickets $20 @ Infinity or $25 at the door.

May 31 -  ME INC a free workshop for entrepreneurs wanting to start a business. Best Western Plus Valemount 6:30PM. Sponsored by Basin Business Advisors. To register call 1-855-210- 2227 or visit  bbaprogram.ca 

June 1 - Succession Planning for Small Business 6:00PM. Thinking about retiring from your Small Business? Basin Business Advisors can help you prepare for the transition of ownership. Workshop is free, but please register by May 30 1-855-510-2227  Ext 5 or visit bbaprogram.ca

June 4 - Walk for Causes. Register ahead. ALS - call Sherry 250-566-9178; Scleroderma - call Teressa 250-566-4172; Arthritis - call Marie (“Jailhouse Joints”) 250-566-0061. All three teams convene at Centennial Park in Valemount @ 10:00AM.

VALEMOUNT LEGION LINE-UP:
May 26 - Blue Syntax - (pending)

MCBRIDE LIBRARY:
Ready, Set, Learn. Tuesdays at 10:30AM at the Elementary School, until June 13. This preschool program is aimed at children aged 3-5 and their caregivers. Join us for songs, stories, crafts and fun! Hosted together with McBride Centennial Elementary School and the Library. Hope you will join us!

Lego Club with Tim is back, but we're alternating weeks with the age groups. Beginning this week (Wednesdays) is for ages 6-8. 3:00-4:00PM-ish at the Library. Creative play! Questions? Contact us at 569-2411. Next Wednesday (May 24) will be aimed at ages 9-12.

Monthly Book Discussion: Thursday, May 25 at 1:30PM. This month's topic is Biographical Fiction. Come on by the library to pick up a title, or bring your own. All welcome!

 

WANTING TO START TOASTMASTERS:

A small group of local residents would like to start a McBride Toastmasters group and are wondering if there is enough interest. If you would like to learn more and hone your Communication and Leadership skills through Toastmasters proven techniques submit your name and email addresses to one of the following: Tanya at jnt_rich@hotmail.com or phone 250-569-7299. Wendy at the McBride Post Office. Loretta at 250-968-4453 


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