Sleeping Beauty Kids is a favourite musical and will be performed by the students of Broadway or Bust at the Eagle Eye Theatre tomorrow and Saturday (Aug. 23 and 24) at 7 p.m. each evening. Twenty-four students ranging from six to 12 have been in rehearsals these past three weeks and they are ready to share their talents. Tickets at $7 for students and children, and $15 for adults can be purchased at the Squamish Academy of Music on Second Avenue and at the Squamish Adventure Centre.
The theme luncheon at the seniors centre on Thursday (Aug. 29) at 11:45 a.m. will feature grilled salmon, rice medley, vegetables and broken glass cake. Please purchase tickets ($9 members, $10 non-members) by Wednesday (Aug. 28). Nancy Warwick from the Squamish Public Library will have a display of interesting books that may be of interest to seniors.
Do plan to attend the afternoon tea and music from the Melodious Mandolins from Vancouver on Saturday (Aug. 24) at 2:30 p.m. at the Shannon Falls Retirement Residence on Third Avenue. This is a free event for the community. On Friday (Aug. 30) a hot dog sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the $2 fee includes a juice box and chips.
Don Evans invited everyone to the West Coast Railway Heritage Park tomorrow evening (Friday, Aug. 23) at 7 p.m. for a special slide show entitled Out of Africa.
The 19th annual Brackendale Fall Fair is just a couple of weeks away on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exhibit entry forms and category lists are available at the Brackendale General Store and All Keys and Locks. The category list is also available at www.brackendalefallfair.ca.
The article in last weeks issue of The Chief regarding Bode the dog touched many of our hearts. Please consider a donation to the Squamish Valley SPCA, P.O. Box 659, Garibaldi Highlands, BC V0N 1T0 for Bodes surgery and also to help with other animals. If you wish more information, please call (604) 898-9890 or online at www.space.bc.ca.
The Squamish Seniors Societys annual fall barbecue will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the centre. Tickets are now on sale at $10 per person. Exercise classes for all levels will start the week of Sept. 3 and registrations are now being taken at the centre.
The Squamish Historical Society (SHS) is looking for old footage of Squamish in anticipation of a book to be published with the Squamish Photography Society in 2014 as well as on Facebook and Twitter. If you have old photos or wish to participate in this project please email firstname.lastname@example.org or for more information, visit www.squamishhistory.ca.
There may not be a movie theatre in Squamish, but a free event, Cinema Under the Stars, is pleased to be bringing the Steven Speilberg classic movie E.T. to the OSiyam Pavilion Park in downtown Squamish on Thursday (Aug. 29) at 8:30 p.m. It should be a fun evening for all the family.
The WOW riders meet at Canadian Tire at 9 a.m. on Monday (Aug. 26) for a ride to Alice Lake. Please take a lunch along and for more information call Shirley at (604) 898-5715.
The Over the Hill Hikers meet at the corner of Ross and Government roads at 9 a.m. on Tuesday (Aug. 27) for a Cheakamus Lake hike. For more information, please call Heather at (604) 892-9003.
The Tantalus Walking Club meets at the Howe Sound Brew Pub at 10 a.m. on Thursday (Aug. 29) for a walk to Nexen Beach. For more information, call Joyce at (604) 898-5594.
The Hearts in Motion Walking Club will meet at the dog pound at 10 a.m. tomorrow (Friday, Aug. 23) for a trail walk. For more information, call Yvonne at (604) 898-5268 or myself at (604) 815-0152.