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100 Women Who Care's next quarterly meeting is on Wednesday, September 13th. It will be held at the Meridian Hotel starting at 6:30. Current members are encouraged to bring new members.
The Thompson Local News


Tomorrow, senior music groups from R.D. Parker head to Banff, Alberta for their annual senior music tour.

 

The concert band and jazz ensemble will both be taking part in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Music Festival, which as Kevin Lewis from R.D.P.C. explained, is exciting.

 

The festival, according to Lewis, is one of the most prestigious festivals in Canada and takes place at the Banff Centre for the Performing Arts.

 

To get into the festival, both the concert band and jazz ensemble had to make recordings and send them in to festival adjudicators.

 

Lewis told 102.9 CHTM that it's a festival that the school has been attending every few years for the past few decades.

 

He said that the festival brings together the top ensembles from western Canada, the western U.S.A., and occasionally around the world.

 

The tour will end next Tuesday.

 

The post-tour concert will take place at the Letkemann Theatre on May 3rd.

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