Shoppers enjoy the Christmas Craft Fair at Lakes District Secondary School in Burns Lake. (Black Press Media file photo)

Burns Lake upcoming community events

Christmas Craft Fair at LDSS

The annual Burns Lake Christmas Craft Fair, presented by the Burns Lake Library, takes place on Nov. 17 at the LDSS Gymnasium and Multipurpose Room. Get started on your Christmas shopping, and support local and regional artists and craftspeople. Doors open at 9 a.m. for seniors, and at 9:30 a.m. for the general public. The Craft Fair runs until 3 p.m.

Burns Lake Community Market Christmas Fair at the Heritage Centre

This event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and takes place at the Chamber of Commerce/Heritage Centre Building on Highway 16 across from CNC. The Christmas Fair features members of the Burns Lake Community Market, presenting Christmas gifts and sharing holiday cheer!

Omineca Ski Club Open House and Ski Swap

The Omineca Ski Club annual Open House and Ski Swap takes place at the Jean Paulson Lodge at the Ski Club on Highway 35 south of Burns Lake on Nov. 24. Come out and say hello, look round the facility, share some of the famed ski club hospitality, and take advantage of the Early Bird Special to renew your ski club membership for the 18/19 ski season. Think snow!

Adult Literacy Program offered by CNC

Do you know people in the Lakes District, including the Southside, who would like to learn to read, or to improve their reading or math skills? Help them get connected to The Power of Words, offered by CNC in partnership with the Burns Lake Public Library. This free program, funded by the Community Adult Literacy Program, is offered from November 2018 to February 2019. The confidential program offers one-to-one tutoring, can be scheduled to fit the client’s schedule, and can be in her/his own home. For more information, call Amanda Mack at CNC, at 250-692-1702.

Follow the Lakes District Arts Council on Facebook

Bookmark the Facebook link below, or Like us on Facebook, and keep informed about all Arts Council events, and about other Lakes District and regional arts and cultural news. Thanks to the LDAC volunteer who maintains the Facebook page for us.

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