South Shuswap dates to remember

A guide to things going on in the South Shuswap for the upcoming weeks.

  • Jan. 19, 2012 7:00 p.m.

Burns Night Celebrations take place Saturday, Jan. 21 at Sorrento Memorial Hall. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner is at 6 and bar service is available. Entertainment will be provided by the Sorrento Scottish Country Dancers. This is a fundraiser for the Sorrento Drop In Society. Tickets are $25, sold in advance only. For tickets, call Jane at 250-675-3772, Wendy at 250-675-3518, or Maureen at 250-675 -3559.

Games/cards night at Cedar Heights, Friday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Cedar Heights Centre on 2316 Lakeview Dr., open to all. Games, cards, pool, table tennis, and more. Nibbles, coffee and tea will be served. Members are asked to donate a loonie and non-members a toonie. For info, contact Gloria at or 250-675-0036.

Cedar Heights Community Association hosts a sleigh ride Friday, Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. at Walters Sleigh Rides on Notch Hill. Cost $12 person. This event is open to members and non-members. For info, contact Gloria at or 250-675-0036. Register before Feb. 1.

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