It's just a two-night run but the sixth annual Youthfest presented by the Squamish Youth Theatre at the Eagle Eye Theatre tonight (March. 24) and Saturday (March 25) at 8 p.m. each night will be a real crowd pleaser for all ages. The six plays include The Secret Garden, School for Princesses, Three Little Pigs and Friends, Sibling Switch, Oh My Word! and The Apple.
Directors include Adriane Polo, Dan Jarvis, Amanda Anderson, Stacey Harding and Warren Daske. Come see your favourite actor on stage! Tickets at $8 for adults and $7 for students and seniors are available at Mostly Books, Highland Video and perhaps at the theatre.
Another event to consider this evening is the Squamish Women's Health Network free event at Gelato Carina at 38078 Cleveland Ave. starting at 7 p.m. Meet women who have made their mark on sports including: Mae Palm, Lorraine Ross, Jola Sandford, Martina Franko, Deanne Lewis and Kim Styles. They may encourage you to get involved in a sport. There is free childcare at the Sea to Sky Community Services Parent and Tot Drop-In at 38116 Loggers Lane.
On Sunday (March 26) starting at 8:30 a.m., the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #277 is sponsoring a Family Breakfast complete with pancakes, eggs, ham and all the trimmings for the great price of $5.
Want to get involved with Between Shifts Theatre as they prepare to perform one-act plays at the Brackendale Art Gallery at the end of May? Auditions will be held at the Sea to Sky Hotel Saturday (March 25) at 2 p.m. and Sunday (March 26) at noon for those 16 years and up. Please dress comfortably as this will be a group audition including theatre games, improv and cold reads.
The Squamish and District Labour Committee will hold its annual general meeting on Tuesday (March 28) at 7 p.m. at the Howe Sound Teachers' Association office at 38161 Second Ave. For more information, please call 604-815-0811.
Registration for Spring Storytime programs at the Squamish Public Library starts on Monday (March 27) at 1 p.m. Storytimes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers start Monday, April 3. Family Drop-In Storytime on Wednesday afternoons from 1:30 to 2 p.m. begins April 5. There is no registration required for Family Drop-In Storytime. For more information please visit the library or call 604-892-3110.
When shopping Saturday (March 25) at Canadian Tire, Save-On-Foods or MarketPlace IGA please consider purchasing a bunch or two of daffodils from a volunteer for the Canadian Cancer Society.
The month of April is designated as the Canadian Cancer Society's month for door-to-door campaigning. There is hardly a family who has not been affected by someone being diagnosed with cancer. The fight continues to find a cure and your contributions will be much appreciated. The co-ordinator for the Pemberton, Whistler and Squamish areas is Toni Morris of Pemberton and if you are able to offer a few hours to canvass your neighbourhood, please call her at (604) 894-5520.
Ever considered being a birdwatcher? Why not join the Beginners Bird Walk Saturday (March 25) at 9:30 a.m. Meet at the entrance to the estuary at the western end of Vancouver Street. For more information please call Marcia at 604-898-9420.
It's Murder Mystery Night at the Squamish Public Library's Teen Book Club on Tuesday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m. The group will be discussing Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christic. Pizza is provided by Panago. New teens are always welcome and copies of the book are available now. For more information, please contact Hilary at the library at 604-892-3110 or email email@example.com.
Off the Beaten Track in Ecuador and Kashmir is a presentation by Jim and Claire Harvey, who have lived overseas for 10 years. Join them at the Squamish Public Library on Monday (March 27) at 7 p.m. for a fascinating slide show. Entry by donation to the Don Ross Outdoor Leadership Program.
Proud grandparents Herbert (Smitty) and Eileen Smith of Squamish were thrilled to see their grandson, Travis Smith of Calgary, win a silver and a bronze medal in cycling last week at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia.At the Paralympics in Turin, Italy, curling made its debut and the winning team from Canada was coached by former Squamish resident Joe Rae, son of Marion and stepfather Bud Payette of Squamish.
I'm sure it will be a laugh a minute at Between Shifts Theatre's presentation of Fawlty Towers to be performed at the Eagle Eye Theatre each night from Wednesday (March 29) to Saturday, April 1 at 8 p.m. Tickets at Billie's Bouquet are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students and $5 for children.
The Hearts in Motion Walking Club will meet at the dog pound on Government Road at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 31 for a dyke walk. For more information give me a call at 604-815-0152.