Fun events around the Valley

Wednesday January 19 to Saturday January 22: "Unstoppable" at the Toby Theatre

Drop by the lake this weekend for some outdoor curling at the Bonspiel on the Lake event happening January 21 to January 23. Darryl Crane/Echo Photo

Wednesday January 19 to Saturday January 22: “Unstoppable” at the Toby Theatre

7:30 p.m.

Wednesday January 19: Roaring Women business meeting at Casa Vino, Radium Hot

Springs 6:30 p.m.

Friday January 21: Snowflake Festival at Kinsmen Beach, Junior Olympics at 2:30 p.m.;

curling at 4 p.m., Taste of the Valley at 6 p.m., fireworks at 8 p.m. L8TE on the main


Friday January 21: Columbia Valley Rockies vs North Okanagan Knights at Eddie

Mountain Memorial Arena 7:30 p.m.

Friday January 21 to Sunday January 23: Invermere Bonspiel on the Lake at Kinsmen


Wednesday January 26: Pyjama party and board game night at Invermere Public Library

6 p.m.

Friday January 28: Fire & Ice Festival at Fairmont Hot springs Resort

Saturday January 29: 16th annual Chinese New Year, “Deb’s Night Out” at Eagle Ranch

Resort 6 p.m. Tickets at Family Resource Centre and Tim Hortons

Saturday January 29: Kinsmen Club of Windermere Valley Fishing Derby. Register at

9 a.m. at Ray Ray’s

Saturday January 29: Windermere Winter Games 1 p.m

Saturday January 29: Mountain of Hope charity gala at Panorama Mountain Village

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