The Inside Back: A little of this and that

The Inside Back: A little of this and that around Cowichan Lake

+ Casting call!

Kaatza Lakeside Players will be holding their auditions for this year’s Christmas Play A Christmas Carol, on Sept. 11 and 13 at 7 p.m., at Studio 261 on South Shore Road.

There are 12 main roles available. The lucky actors chosen will be playing more than one role, with a total of 29 characters being portrayed.

The production will also require five sound effect artists. Handy and crafty people interested in creating and/or operating dozens of live sound effects are needed.

Everyone from youth to senior is welcome to audition.

The production will also be putting together a youth choir. Those interested must be 12-years-of-age or older. These auditions will be taking place on Sept. 12 at 3 p.m., also at Studio 261.

For more information visit kaatzalakesideplayers.ca, or call 250-749-7213.

+ A.B. Greenwell bottle drive

On Sept. 15, parents, PAC members, and teachers will be at Saywell Park conducting their annual bottle drive from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Volunteers will be accepting all returnable drink containers. Lisa Hamilton, PAC chair for A.B. Greenwell, says they are also hoping to be able to drive around the area and knock on doors for donations during the day Saturday.

+ Legion to host Texas Scramble Golf Tournament

On Sept. 16, the Lake Cowichan branch of the Royal Canadian Legion will be hosting its second golf tournament of the year.

The tournament is open to anyone in the community and costs $45 to enter. This price includes the barbecue to take place at the Legion after the tournament.

Prizes donated by local businesses as well as some purchased by the Legion will be awarded at the end of the day.

The tournament is a shotgun start at 1 p.m., and participants will be playing nine holes.

Wednesday, Sept. 12 is the deadline to register. For more information call the Legion at 250-749-6041.

 

+ Music in the Lake returns for fall season

Music in the Lake will be starting up again on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Centennial Hall.

The first performers will be the Clover Point Drifters, a band that has graced the stage for the event before.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the show starts at 7:15 p.m. Admission is $5.

+ Stay bear aware

Remember to pick your fruit and properly store your garbage, as bears in the area are on the hunt for food to fatten up for winter hibernation.

 

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