Huber Farm will host its annual Carriage Driving event

70 Mile House prepares to host carriage driving weekend

Once again the Huber Farm will host its annual Carriage Driving event.

The two-day event will be held July 18-19 starting at 9 a.m. both days.

Saturday will feature precision driving and technical requirements.

On Sunday, the riders will ride obstacle courses with events being timed. This event is well worth watching.

For information, call Ken Huber at 250-456-6050.

Poker tourney

The last poker tournament of the season was held June 13 with 17 players attending.

The winners were: first, Ken Freed; second, Peggy Freed; third, Vic Popiel; and fourth Joanna Sam. The new season begins with a tournament on July 11 at the 70 Mile Community Hall. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and play starts at 12:30 p.m. Registration fees will be $40.

If you want to attend but may be late, you can pre-register and a spot will be held for you. Call Vic at 250-456-2321 to register.


The new season of bingo begins July 9 at Seventy Mile Access Centre (SMAC).

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and play starts at 6:30.

SMAC news

There will be a general meeting at the centre on July 8 at 10 a.m., and everyone is welcome.

Firefighting news

The 70 Mile House Volunteer Fire Department will hold a practice at the fire hall on Willow Road on July 7 at 6 p.m., and new members are always welcome.