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Reel deal

Shuswap Film Society presents The Cave of Forgotten Dreams, a film about the Chauvet caves of Southern France, Wednesday, Oct. 5. On Saturday Oct. 8, see Beginners, a U.S. film about a graphic artist and his relationships. Both films reel out at 7:30 p.m. at Salmar Classic Theatre.



Money as debt

Shuswap in Transition, the local group that is part of the worldwide Transition Town movement, presents Money as Debt III: Evolution Beyond Money at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 and 12, at the CASSSA office, 351 Hudson Ave. NE. Information on the films can be found at:




Salmar Classic Theatre presents, live via satellite, the world-famous Bolshoi Ballet performing Esmeralda at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9 at the Salmar Classic Theatre. Tickets are $22 for adults and $11 for youth.



The King

Considered the world’s number-one Elvis tribute performer, Darren Lee brings a multi-media concert to the Salmar Classic at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14. Tickets are $30 at Acorn Music or at




Sun Rivers Trio from Kamloops presents “Chocolate,” a concert at SAGA Public Art Gallery at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14. Program includes Reinecke, Cardy, Bartok and McIntyre. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students, and are available at the door.



Duck race

A bottle duck race to support a playground for Silver Creek School runs Saturday, Oct. 8. with the winning duck fetching $1,000, second place $500 and third place $250. Three random draws of $50 each. Tickets for those 18 and older at $20 each are available at the Silver Creek store and Bell Communications, Save-On Foods and Dixon’s Liquor Store.



Tall tales

James Murray in partnership with the Literacy Alliance of the Shuswap Society share stories on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the library in the Mall at Piccadilly.



Books ‘n’ bread


The Shuswap Association of Writers’ annual Books ‘n’ Bread Sale takes place at the Mall at Piccadilly Oct. 21 to 23. Donations of books in good condition will be eagerly accepted. No encyclopedias, magazines or textbooks. Donations of baking will also be gratefully accepted. Contact Ineke Hughes at 250-833-5634 to arrange pick-up of books or to make a baking pledge.



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