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By Contributor On on Tuesday Feb 24 2015

Spotlight Films  

presents
 

the 8th  film of our 11th season! 

 
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed...
By Grand Forks and... On on Tuesday Feb 24 2015

We’ll be having our Annual General Meeting (AGM ) on March 4 at 7 pm. It’s a good opportunity for you to come and support the library – on our end, we promise to keep the meeting part of it to a minimum, and the socializing and refreshments part to a maximum.

Downton Abbey

Don’t miss our Downton Abbey Tea Party – to be held on Saturday, February 28 at 2 pm. We’ll...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Feb 18 2015

It’s baaack…….

On Friday Feb 27 at 7:00 the No Boundaries Film Club will be opening the 10th annual Grand Forks showing of the Traveling World Community Film Festival in the Grand Forks Secondary School auditorium. The TWCFF is B.C.’s longest running social issues film festival, started in the Comox Valley by the World Community Development Education Society in 1990.

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By Contributor On on Tuesday Feb 10 2015

No Boundaries Film Club

presents the

2015

Join us to celebrate our 10th year in Grand Forks!

Friday, February 27th – 7 to 9:30 pm

Saturday, February 28th – 9 am to 9:30 pm...

By Grand Forks and... On on Tuesday Feb 10 2015

You are cordially invited to attend the 2nd Annual Downton Abbey Tea Party – to be held at the library on Saturday, February 28 at 2:00 pm. Building on last year’s wildly successful event, we’ll be having a costume parade with prizes, crafting corner, trivia quiz, photo booth, and a scone bake-off contest (if you’re wondering who gets to be the lucky judge, it’s not me –...

By Michelle Croissant On on Monday Feb 02 2015

While Scotch may not be appealing to everyone's tastes, there were plenty of local whiskey connoisseurs in attendance for the Grand Forks Rotary Club's Seventh Annual Scotch Tasting fundraising event, held Saturday, Jan. 31 at gallery 2 from 7-10 p.m.

January 25th of each year marks the annual celebration of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns, who allegedly liked a drink or three—...

By Contributor On on Monday Jan 26 2015

For the past three years, a favorite local Family Day celebration has been the Boundary Métis Community Association’s annual Wilgress Lake Fish Derby.  The derby is not only a fundraiser for local youth activities, it also includes a ton of great prizes for the biggest fish including first, second, and third prizes for women/ girls and men/ boys; as well as prizes for the youngest and oldest...

By Grand Forks and... On on Tuesday Jan 20 2015

Our public library is governed by a Board of Directors – they approve policy, budgets and plan strategically for the future of library service in our community. Our Annual General Meeting is coming up soon (March 4 at 7 pm), and the board has put out a Call for Nominations for people who would like to join the board.

Library board members need to be actively interested in the...

By Contributor On on Thursday Jan 15 2015

Looks like some great choices for the upcoming 2015 Traveling Community Film Festival.   This year our festival kicks off on the evening of Friday, February 27th,  continues all day and into the evening on Saturday, February 28th and wraps up in the afternoon of Sunday, March 1st.  Be sure to mark it on your calendar!

Once again we will be hosting the festival at the Grand...
By Contributor On on Thursday Jan 15 2015

“Life’s A Breeze”, a film about a family trying to stay afloat and together, though, perhaps, somewhat pedestrian at times, does not lack at least some of the characteristic and witty charm of a delightful Irish comedy. True, it did not score well with the established sites, IMDb or Rotten Tomatoes, but it did garner some very supportive reviews and  recognition in the form of three awards,...

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