Bridge Lake’s Becky Citra launching her new book

Bridge Lake’s well-known children’s author Becky Citra will launch her new book, Missing, at the 100 Mile House Library at 3:30 p.m., April 19.

Missing is classified as juvenile reading for children aged nine to 13.

There will be a book reading, as well as refreshments and draws for free books.

 

BLCS news

• Bridge Lake Community School (BLCS) is hosting an Income Tax Clinic for those with incomes of up to $35,000 at 1 p.m. on April 16.

• Those interested in joining an adult softball league at Interlakes (perhaps a women’s league) will discuss their options at 7 p.m., April 20.

• Pole-walking is a go. After good participation on March 12, walks are scheduled

for every Saturday morning at 10 a.m., leaving from Cottonwood mail site.

For confirmation on any particular Saturday, call Sharron Woloshyn at 250-593-0041.

 

Spring dance

Interlakes Community Association (ICS) is holding its Spring Dance at Interlakes Hall from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., May 14.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $15 and include light refreshments and door prizes. By popular demand, Mark Allen will be back with the music.

Advance reservations are mandatory. Co-ordinator Louise Cleverly notes it is impossible to cater efficiently if people do not reserve in advance. Call her at 250-593-0121.

 

Tail-gate Sale

Rain or shine, ICA is holding its Third Annual Tail-gate Sale at the Interlakes Rodeo Grounds on May 21. Visitors will find all sorts of wonderful things to buy from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A concession will be available.

Vendor space rents for $10 per truck/table, and must be reserved by May 15. Call Wendy Chase at 250-593-0203.

 

Auction successful

The auction that took place March 26 at Interlakes Hall for Club Excel Rhythmic Gymnastics was a roaring success.

While attendance was not high, those who did attend raved about the meal provided by ICA, and the decadent desserts.

Auctioneer Stuart McFadden was his usual humorous self while dealing with the many donated auction items, and the generous guests raised $1,659.50 to help the club travel to the quadrennial Gymnestrada in Switzerland this July.

 

Celebrations

Today (April 6), birthday bubbly goes to Sean Grahn on his 25th, and to Lola Sullivan.

Spencer Kotowick turns 19 on April 8, while Jesse Boyce turns 14 on April 9.

On April 11, Howard Malm celebrates his 81st birthday, while Dave Tute hits a less auspicious number.

April 11 also sees the 13th wedding anniversaries of both Johann and Ken Miller, and Jenny and Dave Ostlund.

 

Calendar

Call the writer for contact numbers.

• Bridge Lake School Food Co-op meets at 7 p.m., tonight (April 6) at the school.

• Three Cariboo Regional District public hearings start at 7 p.m., tonight (April 6) at Interlakes Hall: one each for Deka, Bridge and Lac des Roches Resort.

• Kids Space meets April 8 at Interlakes Hall from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. All Interlakes children under 12 years are welcome.

• Deka Ladies Auxiliary meets at the Deka Firehall at 10:30 a.m. on April 13.

• Bridge Lake Community School meets at 7 p.m., April 13 at the school.

• Interlakes Snowmobile Club’s last meeting of the season is at 7 p.m., April 13 at Interlakes Hall.