The B.C. Old Time Fiddlers’ Association is proud to present the Sabir Sisters in concert Oct. 29. at the Blackburn Community Centre.
The Sisters – Roxanna, Shamma, and Laila – all fiddlers, play traditional Canadian-Celtic music. The performance is part of a tour to celebrate the release of the Sisters’ second CD Live By Request.
And joining the Sabir Sisters on their tour is Irish fiddle champion Gerry O’Connor. Gerry is one of Ireland’s most sought after fiddlers with more than a dozen albums to his credit.
Tickets for the show can be purchased at Big John’s RV Clinic, 888 Lower Patricia Boulevard or from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday at the Elder Citizens Recreation Centre 1692 10th Avenue.
Call Judy for information 963-7576.
The Prince George Black History Society is holding an Afro-Caribbean dinner and dance as a fundraiser for next year’s celebrations.The dance will be held Saturday November 15 at 6 p.m. at the Native Friendship Centre. The cost is $10 per person, children under 10 are free.
Tickets are available from committee members or call 564-9873.
The Canadian Red Cross is accepting public donations to address the un met needs of those affected by this week’s flooding in B.C.
On Monday the Red Cross dispatched a team to flood-affected areas to conduct an initial assessment of needs and met with government and other agencies to discuss the coordination of recovery assistance.
Telus phone cards and Red Cross information regarding the safe and effective cleanup of flood-affected homes will be distributed to residents by municipal Emergency Social Services.
Donations in support of B.C. flood response can be made by calling 564-6566 or 1-800-278-7177, on line at www.redcross.ca or at any Red Cross office in Canada.