THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE EVENTS LIST IN THE VALLEY!

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VALLEY-WIDE

The BC Summer Reading Club for kids is back at local libraries! Collect reading logs, bookmarks and stickers for your children from your library now, or join online at bcsrc.ca. Online activities start 1 July. 

VALEMOUNT

MONs Family Place Drop-In is now on Mondays from 9am-noon with Hannah. Come for the connection with other families, parenting resources and fun for you and your 0-6 year old children at RVCS unless otherwise stated below (99 Gorse St)! Call 250-566-9107 or email [email protected] for more info.
AUG 15: Make windchimes at Centennial Park
AUG 22: Sensory play at Centennial Park
AUG 29: Painting at Centennial Park 

TUEs Join us for Seniors Walking & Wheeling Group every week at 2pm for a 30-45 minute stroll or roll around town with Shae beginning at 99 Gorse St. All fitness abilities welcome. No registration required. Call 250-566-9107 for more info or email [email protected]

MONs Seniors Drop-In is on Mondays from 1-3pm. All seniors are invited to come by for both structured and unstructured recreational, educational and social activities with Shae at RVCS (99 Gorse St). No registration required, unless stated. Call 250-566-9107 or email [email protected] for more info.
AUG 15: Rock painting at the community garden (meet at garden at 1 pm)
AUG 22: Tech Café, one-on-one tech support at RVCS
AUG 29: Board games at RVCS (Yahtzee, Scrabble, Jenga, Dominoes & more!)

MON AUG 11 from 9am-12pm we are hosting a Mindfulness Camp for kids ages 6-10 years at Centennial Park. Come and meet Skidboot the dog and enjoy some yoga, nature walks, crafts, play, sensory exploration and build strategies that help with emotional regulation. Registration is required: 250-566-9107/[email protected]

AUG 9 – SEPT 4 Come to the Valemount & Area Museum during the month of August to see the travelling art exhibit from the Two Rivers Art Gallery entitled, Immigration: A Conversation. The exhibit reflects on immigration from the perspective of eight artists whose lives have been touched by it. The museum is open from 10am to 5pm every day in July and August.

FR AUG 19 & SAT AUG 20 Mount Terry Fox Trek In support of cancer research. Trek up Mount Terry Fox north of Valemount on Aug 20th. Three route options, all led by a local guide: Huckleberry Hill: A return trip distance of just 3 km and an elevation gain 250m – a good option for beginner hikers or family groups looking to join the Trek this year. Start Time: 9 AM. Big Rock/Lower Teepee Lake Loop: This route offers a return trip distance of 13 km and a total elevation gain of 950m. Start Time: 7 AM. Terry Fox Summit: A total distance of 18 km and an elevation gain of 1,450m, this journey typically takes 10-12 hours to complete and is for experienced hikers. Start Time: 7AM. Register as an individual, family or a team. The evening before, Friday, August 19, meet your fellow trekkers, get your custom Mount Terry Fox T-shirt, and enjoy a beer tasting at the Three Ranges Brewery with Fred Fox, Terry’s older brother. You can also grab a bite at the nearby food truck and pizzeria.

MON AUG 29, 30 & 31 from 9am-3pm RVCS is running a Teen Hiking Camp for 11-18 year olds. Each day we will conquer a different, local hike in Valemount in our small group, learn about outdoor skills, all while increasing our positive outlets for stress and resiliency. Registration is required: 250-566-9107/[email protected]

SAT SEPT 3 Valemount seniors bus outing to the Barriere Rodeo, organized by the Valemount Senior Citizens Housing Society. Bus leaves Valemount at 8:30. The return trip leaves Barriere at 4pm. Cost of the bus ride is $20 (rodeo expenses up to the individual). Limited seats. To book a spot, call Dianne at 250-566-4867 or email Rashmi at [email protected]

SAT SEPT 3 & SUN SEPT 4 KINBASKET LAKE FISHING DERBY Throw in a line and just see what happens. Held every Labour Day Weekend at the Marina on Kinbasket Lake. Well over 100 anglers from little kids to great grandparents head out to the lake to try their luck. Pull in an impressive rainbow trout, or haul in a kokanee. Prizes go out to the biggest catches of the day, and all the children who take part in the event walk away with smiles and a prize. Saturday 10:00 am – 7:44 pm (sundown). Sunday 10:00 am – 4:30 pm ADULTS – $10, YOUTH & TEENS (7-15 yrs) – $7, ​6yrs and under – FREE, ​FAMILY $20.

THURs Valemount Farmers Market at the Visitor Info Centre 4-7pm. 

THURs & FRIs Weekly Adults’ Programs at the McBride Library: Fibre Artists (Thurs, time varies), Writing Group (Fri, 1.30pm). Call 569 2411 for details.

MONs Family Place Drop-In is now on Mondays from 9am-noon. Join for connection with other families, parenting resources and fun for you and your 0-6 year old children at RVCS unless otherwise stated below (942 3rd ave). No registration required. Call 250-569-2266 for more info.
AUG 15: Face painting at the Village Park
AUG 22: Water Day at RVCS
AUG 29: Edible pudding slime at RVCS

FRIs until AUG 19 there will be a Friday Morning Summer Group with Lotte at Steve Kolida Park from 8:30-11:30am for 0-7 year olds and their caregivers. Come and meet some other kiddos, enjoy playtime and fun! No registration required. Call 250-569-2266 for more info.

WEDs Seniors Drop-In is on Wednesdays from 1-3pm with Sandy. All seniors are invited to come by for both structured and unstructured recreational, educational and social activities at RVCS (942 3rd ave). No registration required. Call 250-569-2266 for more information.
AUG 17: Pictionary, a fun drawing game at RVCS
AUG 24: Bean Bag Toss at Koeneman Park (1pm meet at RVCS)

AUG 31: The therapeutic benefits of colouring at RVCS!

TUEs Join us for Seniors Walking & Wheeling Group every week on Tuesdays at 2pm for a 30-45 minute stroll or roll around town with Sandy beginning at 942 3rd ave. All fitness abilities welcome. No registration required. Call 250-569-2266 for more info. 

MON AUG 15, 16, 17 & 18 from 9am-12pm we are hosting a Mindfulness Camp for kids ages 6-10 years at Koeneman Park. Come and meet Skidboot the dog and enjoy some yoga, nature walks, crafts, play, sensory exploration and build strategies that help with emotional regulation. Registration is required: 250-569-2266/[email protected]

WED SEPT 7 In-Car Bingo Main Street Presented by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #75. Cash prizes. Drive in between 1st and 2nd avenues on Main St. McBride. Bring your own dabbers, clip or lap boards to hold your cards. Games start at 6:30 sharp. Cash only.

All summer long, pop onto the McBride library’s facebook page or stop by at the library for a paper copy of a Main Street scavenger hunt. Fun for kids of all ages! In partnership with Decoda Literacy. 

FRIs 11am-2pm McBride Farmers Market every Friday between now and September 2. The white and purple food booth will be open each week with a lunch selection of hot dogs, hamburgers and taco in a bag. There are still vendor spots available. Interested parties need to contact Jackie Edwards at [email protected]

TUEs Join us for Seniors Walking & Wheeling Group every week at 2pm for a 30-45 minute stroll or roll around town with Shae beginning at 99 Gorse St. All fitness abilities welcome. No registration required. Call 250-566-9107 for more info or email [email protected]

MONs Seniors Drop-In is on Mondays from 1-3pm. All seniors are invited to come by for both structured and unstructured recreational, educational and social activities with Shae at RVCS (99 Gorse St). No registration required, unless stated. Call 250-566-9107 or email [email protected] for more info.
AUG 1: NO DROP IN (stat)
AUG 8: Berry picking – meet at RVCS at 1 pm (bring your own bucket)
AUG 15: Rock painting at the community garden (meet at garden at 1 pm)
AUG 22: Tech Café, one-on-one tech support at RVCS
AUG 29: Board games at RVCS (Yahtzee, Scrabble, Jenga, Dominoes & more!)

MON AUG 8, 9, 10 & 11 from 9am-12pm we are hosting a Mindfulness Camp for kids ages 6-10 years at Centennial Park. Come and meet Skidboot the dog and enjoy some yoga, nature walks, crafts, play, sensory exploration and build strategies that help with emotional regulation. Registration is required: 250-566-9107/[email protected]

AUG 9 — SEPT 4 Come to the Valemount & Area Museum during the month of August to see the travelling art exhibit from the Two Rivers Art Gallery entitled, Immigration: A Conversation. The exhibit reflects on immigration from the perspective of eight artists whose lives have been touched by it. The museum is open from 10am to 5pm every day in July and August.

FR AUG 19 & SAT AUG 20 Mount Terry Fox Trek In support of cancer research. Trek up Mount Terry Fox north of Valemount on Aug 20th. Three route options, all led by a local guide: Huckleberry Hill: A return trip distance of just 3 km and an elevation gain 250m – a good option for beginner hikers or family groups looking to join the Trek this year. Start Time: 9 AM. Big Rock/Lower Teepee Lake Loop: This route offers a return trip distance of 13 km and a total elevation gain of 950m. Start Time: 7 AM. Terry Fox Summit: A total distance of 18 km and an elevation gain of 1,450m, this journey typically takes 10-12 hours to complete and is for experienced hikers. Start Time: 7AM. Register as an individual, family or a team. The evening before, Friday, August 19, meet your fellow trekkers, get your custom Mount Terry Fox T-shirt, and enjoy a beer tasting at the Three Ranges Brewery with Fred Fox, Terry’s older brother. You can also grab a bite at the nearby food truck and pizzeria.

SAT SEPT 3 & SUN SEPT 4 KINBASKET LAKE FISHING DERBY Throw in a line and just see what happens. Held every Labour Day Weekend at the Marina on Kinbasket Lake. Well over 100 anglers from little kids to great grandparents head out to the lake to try their luck. Pull in an impressive rainbow trout, or haul in a kokanee. Prizes go out to the biggest catches of the day, and all the children who take part in the event walk away with smiles and a prize. Saturday 10:00 am – 7:44 pm (sundown). Sunday 10:00 am – 4:30 pm ADULTS – $10, YOUTH & TEENS (7-15 yrs) – $7, ​6yrs and under – FREE, ​FAMILY $20.

THURs Valemount Farmers Market at the Visitor Info Centre 4-7pm. 

MCBRIDE

THURs & FRIs Weekly Adults’ Programs at the McBride Library: Fibre Artists (Thurs, time varies), Writing Group (Fri, 1.30pm). Call 569 2411 for details.

MONs Family Place Drop-In is now on Mondays from 9am-noon. Join for connection with other families, parenting resources and fun for you and your 0-6 year old children at RVCS unless otherwise stated below (942 3rd ave). No registration required. Call 250-569-2266 for more info.
AUG 1: BC Day-Office Closed
AUG 8: Constructing with Styrofoam in Village Park
AUG 15: Face painting at the Village Park
AUG 22: Water Day at RVCS
AUG 29: Edible pudding slime at RVCS

WEDs Seniors Drop-In is on Wednesdays from 1-3pm with Sandy. All seniors are invited to come by for both structured and unstructured recreational, educational and social activities at RVCS (942 3rd ave). No registration required. Call 250-569-2266 for more information.
JULY 27: Picnic in the Park (bring a chair, meet at Steve Kolida Park 1 pm)
AUG 3: Let’s build a puzzle together at RVCS   
AUG 10: Cards and games at RVCS!  
AUG 17: Pictionary, a fun drawing game at RVCS
AUG 24: Bean Bag Toss at Koeneman Park (1pm meet at RVCS)

TUEs Join us for Seniors Walking & Wheeling Group every week on Tuesdays at 2pm for a 30-45 minute stroll or roll around town with Sandy beginning at 942 3rd ave. All fitness abilities welcome. No registration required. Call 250-569-2266 for more info. 

WED AUG 3 & SEPT 7 In-Car Bingo Main Street Presented by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #75. Cash prizes. Drive in between 1st and 2nd avenues on Main St. McBride. Bring your own dabbers, clip or lap boards to hold your cards. Games start at 6:30 sharp. Cash only.

SAT AUG 6 & SUN AUG 7 Arts in the Garden. Over the two days, participants will visit eight local gardens and have the opportunity to purchase locally grown/produced goods directly from the producer. Attendees are asked to bring cash for any purchases made throughout the tour. Lunch on both days will be provided, and Kat Vickery will be releasing butterflies. Limited tickets are $10/day for adults and $5/day for under 12 and are available at Welcome Home in McBride. Brought to you by the Robson Valley Arts and Culture Council. Questions can be directed to Chelsie @ [email protected] or 250-204-2041

MON AUG 15, 16, 17 & 18 from 9am-12pm we are hosting a Mindfulness Camp for kids ages 6-10 years at Koeneman Park. Come and meet Skidboot the dog and enjoy some yoga, nature walks, crafts, play, sensory exploration and build strategies that help with emotional regulation. Registration is required: 250-569-2266/[email protected]

All summer long, pop onto the McBride library’s facebook page or stop by at the library for a paper copy of a Main Street scavenger hunt. Fun for kids of all ages! In partnership with Decoda Literacy. 

FRIs 11am-2pm McBride Farmers Market every Friday between now and September 2. The white and purple food booth will be open each week with a lunch selection of hot dogs, hamburgers and taco in a bag. There are still vendor spots available. Interested parties need to contact Jackie Edwards at [email protected]

AUG 12-14 Robson Valley Music Festival, River Road Dunster B.C. Musicians from around the world, family-friendly event, camping on site. Weekend passes only. 12 years and under free. For tickets visit rvmf.tickit.ca

DUNSTER

AUG 12-14 Robson Valley Music Festival, River Road Dunster B.C. Musicians from around the world, family-friendly event, camping on site. Weekend Passes now sold out. Sunday by donation and seniors free. 12 years and under free. For tickets visit rvmf.tickit.ca

SATs Weekly Dunster Farmer’s Market, 11:00 to 1:00 at the Dunster Community Hall. Vendors welcome – no charge for table. Burger Concession. Bedding plants, baking, crafts, odds and ends, etc.. Buskers Welcome. Contact: Pete 250-968-4334 or Loretta 250-968-4453