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By Contributor On on Friday Mar 20 2015

Local Grand Forks Sparks and Brownies completed their Circus Challenge after spending four hours making masks, creating puppet shows, learning new songs, dancing and practicing their theatrical skills. 

The challenge is an "Arts to Go" event -- part of the BC Girl Guides' special crest projects, and requires the girls to work on different art-themed activities.

Each "Arts to Go"...

By Larry Hudema On on Friday Mar 20 2015

UPDATE: The time has been changed to Sunday, March 29th at 4:30 p.m. 

On Tuesday March 31st Spotlight Films will be presenting Leviathan.

Written and directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev (Elena, Apocrypha, The Banishment) and inspired by the story of Marvin Heemeyer of Granby, Colorado,  Leviathan is an application of the brutal...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Feb 24 2015

Spotlight Films  


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.


By Contributor On on Tuesday Feb 10 2015

No Boundaries Film Club

presents the


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 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...