Smithers, listen up! Here is a chance to do something good with just a click of your mouse. Northern Lights Wildlife Society is in seventh place in the Pepsi Challenge. Let’s push them into first so they can get the necessary grant to send Jason and Drew, two grizzly cubs, home. Go to www.wildlifeshelter.com for a direct link to vote, and have a visit with some of the guests at the shelter while there.
Two Old Ladies at the Kitchen Table are at it again. Prince George will see the play “Doubt” Feb. 16 and 17. At $190, it’ great price, lots included. Deadline is Feb. 2, call Nancy at 847-2724.
At the library: Jan. 27, 6:30 p.m., PJ Story Time for children three-to-five-years, celebrating Family Literacy Day.
The Pretenders, singing together for over 30 years, is seeking male voices. Like to sing in the shower? Now is the time to put that voice to work, call Marie Kalyn at 847-9473.
Smithers Community Radio, CICK, is pleased with many accomplishments in 2010. Renew your membership, new benefits include the discount program (show your membership card, generous retailers will give you a discount). Mesage Kent Bubbs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
February is Heart Month. A brown bag lunch, Feb. 3 at the Health Centre will be facilitated by Teryl Schopfer, Northern Health Home and Community Care Nurse, coordinator for the Healthy Heart Program. She has tons of information; you are urged to attend, especially if you have questions on heart health.
Drop-in curling at the curling rink Friday afternoons at 1 p.m., for $7. Curl with different people each week, meet new friends. Casual bridge on Thursday afternoons, 1 p.m., at the Pioneer Activity Centre. No partner required, have fun for a loonie.
Volunteer opportunities: Helping Hands Shovel Squad, help seniors with keeping their walkways free of snow and ice. Call Andrea Hikisch at 847-9515.
Help youth by engaging them in arts, life skills and outdoor activities with the Youth Empowerment Program (YEP). Flexible hours, training and support provided. Contact Jim Webb at email@example.com
Help with completing income tax forms, confusing at the best of times. Training and reference materials provided. Call Joanne at 250-847-9515. Deadline to register i Jan. 31.
Double D-Lux Trail riding and Petting Zoo – help care for an assortment of animals, in town events, fundraising. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Provide publicly available health information; volunteer at the Health Information Hub (HI Hub), Healthy Living Centre. More information at 250-877-4424.
Be a tutor for one-on-one adult literacy, Community Learning Smithers. Call Joanne at 847-9515
Closing with: Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace. Oscar Wilde