Guides and Scouts--a call to action!

Rossland Recreation
By Rossland Recreation
September 4th, 2013

The Fall Fair is this weekend!   Get your exhibits ready now for the Fall Fair and Art Show held on Saturday, September 7, 2013 located at the Rossland Arena.  Fall Fair Entry Forms can be picked up at City Hall, Rossland Library, IDA Drug Mart, and Rossland Grocery.  For more information contact Laurie at 250-362-5641

GoldenCity Days is a weekend festival, on September 6, 7, & 8 celebrating Rossland’s rich gold-mining history while promoting community spirit and fun. For more information, check out the festival’s page on Facebook -­ Rossland Golden City Days.  Enjoy children’s inflatable fun park, pancake breakfast, outhouse races, Stake Your Claim, food and craft vendors, outdoor stage entertainment, sports events, a parade, and much, much more.  Look for the Golden City Days brochure, available at the end of August.

The Rubberhead Bike Festivalstarts Saturday, September  7, 2013.  The day starts with the Dreadhead Enduro DH at the Larch Ridge trailhead in the morning and finishes with the Huck n’ Berries Dirt Jump comp and beer gardens at Centennial park.   Registration is at Revolution Cycles.  Locals are asked to register in person at the shop, out of town folks please contact the shop at 250-362-5688. Check out more info at: http://rosslandrubberhead.com

The 4th Annual Mountain Mayhem – West Kootenay Roller Derby Championships are on September 8 at the Rossland Arena.  Doors open @ 2:00 pm with the first bout at 3:00pm between the Rossland Trail Roller Girls vs Castlegar’s Dam City Rollers for third place.  At 5:00pm the Nelson’s Killjoys vs Salmo’s Babes of Brutality dual it out for the Golden Boot.  Tickets: $10 in advance available at these fine locations: Rossland – The Red Pair, 2002 Columbia; in Trail – Cedar Ave Salon, 1334 Cedar Ave, Online – www.kootenayrollerderby.com, or, of course, from your favourite roller girl!  $15 at the door. Kids 10 & under $2 at the door, Rossland Arena.  Beer Garden, Merchandise and 50/50, and the best show you’ll ever see on eight wheels!

Rossland Mountain Marketruns from June 27 to September 26 on Thursdays from 3:00-6:00pm. The market is located downtown on Queen St. next to the Credit Union.  The slogan is “Make it, Bake it, Grow it!” and features fresh produce, baked treats, artisan goods and live music!  Come out and participate in Rossland’s  #1 weekly summer social event!  If you would like to be a vender please visit: www.rosslandfood.com or email rosslandmountainmarket@gmail.com  

If you have a daughter in the house, the Guiding Organization is holding its registration night on Wednesday, September 11 at 7:00pm in the Public Library.  Rossland is fortunate to have very active, dynamic leaders!  Girls as young as 5 years and up to 18 years are lucky to have such amazing opportunities in Rossland!  The Guide program includes activities that deal with cyber safety, anti-bullying, self-esteem, health and fitness and environmental sustainability.   If you have a daughter ages 12-14 or 15-17 years, check out Pathfinders and Rangers.  The Rossland program is led by two dynamic and amazing Moms who ensure the year is packed with some very cool activities and travel opportunities!  Over the last three years, the Rossland girls have travelled to Vancouver: Ottawa: participated in the International SOAR Camp that had over 2500 girls from around the world: volunteered at numerous local events: gone camping: completed the requirements for the Canada Cord award and many more amazing events and opportunities.  Registration is on Wednesday, September 11 at 7:00pm at the Library for every age group.   Lori Heximer is one of the Amazing Leaders and can be reached at 250-362-9586 or heximer@telus.net 

Open to boys and girls, the Scouting Organization in Rossland has three sections running – Beaver Scouts (ages 5-7 years), Cub Scouts (ages 8-10 years) and Scouts (ages 11-14 years).  Meetings take place at the Rossland Scout Hall on the edge of Jubilee Field off of St. Paul Street.  Registration for 2013/2014 is $175.00.  For more information, contact Tom Leask, Group Commissioner, at 250-362-7118 or td.leask@telus.net

TheCanskate, Rising Stars andStarskate programs are starting soon!  Programs run from October 2—March 12 in the Rossland Arena.   The Rossland Figure Skating Club Skate & Gear Swap / Sale & Registration is agreat opportunity to sell and or purchase skates and figure skating costumes and dresses and get more information about the Skating Club!  Registration and gear swap is Tuesday, September 10 from 6:30-7:30pm in the Rossland Arena Lounge.   If you miss the early registration dates, late registration will take place on Thursday, September 19 at the Rossland Mountain Market between 3:00-6:00pm.  For more information contact Teri Mack at terimack@live.ca, or 250-362-7340. 

The Joe Hill Coffee House is Rossland’s community showcase for talent from around the Kootenays.   Joe Hill was a union organizer and song writer, who helped the Rossland miners 100 years ago, when the Miners’ Union Hall was built.  The Hall is now Rossland’s community hall.  On the third Sunday of every month (except July and August), enthusiasts get together in the Rossland Miners’ Union Hall to perform, listen, hang out, eat goodies, and have fun.   The schedule for 2013 and 2014 is as follows;  September 15, October 20, November 17, December 15, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, 2014

The Rossland Miners’ Union Hall is located at 1765 Columbia Avenue in Rossland.  The doors open at 6:00PM; performances begin at 7:00.  Admission is a mere $3, kids and students free.   Tea, coffee and goodies are sold by local drama students.  Soft seats, round tables, excellent sound, and a great atmosphere! 

Joe Hill Coffee House is always interested in new performers.  It’s a place where you can try your wings in public, singing, playing, dancing, reading poetry, whatever your talent.  There are no auditions.  If you’re interested in performing, please contact the Coordinator, Les Carter to discuss.  The Joe Hill Coffee House has the nicest audience in the Kootenays!   For more information, or to be on our performers’ list, contact Les Carter, 250-362-5677, retrac01@telus.net.













































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