Nov. 4: Community briefs

Upcoming in the community: Fraser Lake Community Spirit Fun Night, registration to come for local arts festival

Fraser Lake councillor by-election

A councillor for the Village of Fraser Lake will be elected on Nov. 28 for the remainder of the term until 2018.

Seven candidates were nominated: Garry Watson, Tyrel Ray, Dave Christie, Alan Laffin, Rick Wymer, Sarrah Storey, and Dave Vanwerkhoven.

Voters, with two pieces of identification, can vote on Nov. 28 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Village of Fraser Lake Council Chambers.

No pre-registration is required.

Residents of the Silver Birch Lodge can vote within the facility from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Electors can also take advantage of advance voting at the Village Office during the following times:

Nov. 18 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Nov. 25 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Nov. 26 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Fraser Lake holiday fun night on ice

Fraser Lake’s Community Spirit Family Fun Night will take place at the village’s arena on Nov. 26.

Along with public skating, the event features vendors from local businesses, loonie auctions, draws, as well as door prizes. Kids and adults alike can also delight in face painting, pictures with Santa, Rainbow the Clown, and Paint the Ice Skate. With entry by donation, all proceeds will go towards senior programming in Fraser Lake. For more information on the event and booths, contact Sarrah Nahornoff-Storey at 250-699-0056.

 

Registration to come for local arts festival

The 38th annual Festival of the Performing Arts will take place on Mar. 7 to 20, 2016 at Nechako Valley Secondary.

Online registration begins on Dec. 1 and closes Jan. 11, with late fees added up to Jan. 22 — no entries after that date.

Categories for entries are listed under “Syllabus” www.musicfestivalweb/nechako.

Schedule:

Monday, Mar. 7: Speech Arts

Friday, Mar. 11: Strings

Monday, Mar. 14 to Thursday, Mar. 17: Piano