A LITTLE PERSPECTIVE – Dec. 12 — Don’t miss out on play

The BCSS Music and Theatre department have been working for months on West Side Story.

I got a last minute invitation to the dress rehearsal of West Side Story being presented next Monday through Wednesday at in Kettle River Theatre at Boundary Central Secondary School in Midway.

Tickets are $10 in advance. You can make reservations at 250-449-2224. All proceeds benefit the BCSS Music and Theatre department. A silent auction will be held at intermission in support of the BCSS Spirit Club.

There will also be a special performance by the BCSS Rock Trio.

The kids have worked extremely hard on this show and if you don’t have a ticket to this show then you are missing out!

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Those of you who stayed under the electric blanket during the cold snap haven’t missed the Deadwood Junction Christmas tree light-up after all. They postponed until this Saturday, Dec. 14 due to the wicked cold weather.

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The crowd at the Rock Creek Craft Fair last weekend was amazing! If you stopped to talk to someone you were automatically designated as in the way of the mob that was moving along looking at stuff.

One vendor hadn’t shown up but the table was put to good use. The small boardroom to the west of the kitchen was used for dining tables for the lunch crowd but it was so full this one resourceful fellow brought his soup into the main hall and made himself right at home.

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Special K left me nicely stocked up with the Scentsy line of air fresheners, the kind that you plug into the wall like a nightlight and a little glob of scented wax sitting in a bowl above the lamp melts and gives off a nice smell.

The only problem is the wax eventually hasn’t got anymore smell stuff in it but there is still plenty of wax. But it’s hot and melted and pretty messy to just start throwing around. So I asked around how to change that wax thing and was told to turn the lamp off and let it get totally solid and then turn the lamp on for just 30 seconds or so and the used up wax will pop out like a little puck.

That sounds all well and good in principal but I haven’t the patience for it to work. By the time the wax achieves a slip-the-puck-out level of temperature I have gone on to do something else and by the time I get back to it the whole wax glob is liquid again.

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A reminder to all to save the stamps that come in with your Christmas cards. The Order of the Eastern Star collects cancelled stamps, which are then sold to collectors to raise funds for cancer research or to provide cancer dressings free of charge to anyone in the province.

In the West Boundary, cancelled stamps may be dropped off at Race Trac Gas in Greenwood, at The Spot in Midway, or phone Francine Stringer at 250- 445-6734 for more information.

They take both cancelled stamps and postcards; though they ask that the postcards not be cut up as it diminishes the value. It is also best if the entire postmark is left intact on the envelope.

The local chapter, Evangeline #31, was instituted in 1922 at Grand Fork and members travel from Greenwood, Midway, Montrose, Nelson and Rock Creek for a monthly meeting. They are always on the lookout for new members too.

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Take care of someone who loves you …

 

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