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Merritt Morning Market-may18-#2305

Merritt Morning Market-may18-#2305

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Whet your palette
Fame Mackney at the art gallery
Fame Mackney’s artwork is featuredthis month at the Courthouse ArtGallery. Her influences as a painterinclude studies in the metaphysical arts,her love of nature, and the love shared between people. Using rich colours,mystical forms and magical illusions,her paintings will
Whet your Palette
.She often uses bright colours in con-trast to black, so that the paintings fair-ly glow. And the rich detail which buildup her paintings derives from narrative— history, nursery rhymes, social com-mentary & puns! Fame paints, tattoos,and create murals, and besides her ownart, she helps students find their art bliss, as the art teacher for grades 7 & 8.The public is invited to attend thereception tomorrow, May 19, 4-6pm atthe gallery.
Coquihalla Hwy
Built to enhance regional tourismand to lighten traffic on the busy truck-ing routes, the 303-km 4-lane highwayhas 3 segments. The 115 km section between Hope & Merritt follows earliercattle trails (1876), the Kettle ValleyRailway (1913-59) and oil and gasindustry pipelines (begun 1958) throughthe BC Cascade Mountains, followingthe Coquihalla and Coldwater Rivers.The section, with 38 overpasses, a300 m snow shed, a steelhead fisherydiversion and highway park facilities,was builton anacceleratedscheduleandopened inMay 1986amid con-troversy. Apublicinquirylater foundthat thehighwaycost 65%more thanthe bud-geted $250million.
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for Merritt & the Nicola Valley! Box 2199, Merritt BC V1K 1B8
T(250)378-5717 F(250)378-4700 market@uniserve.com http://merrittmorningmarket.wordpress.com
2049 Nicola Ave, Merritt. • ww.murrayautogroup.comPhone (250)378-9255 • Toll Free 1-888-378-9255
IF YOU WORK
YOU CAN DRIVE!
Want a vehicle, have a job? We can make it happen.
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To book an appointment,call Steve today
378-9255
• OFFICE 378-2821 • PUB 378-5711•RESTAURANT378-4543 • BEER/WINE 378-8859
FRI-SAT, 9
PM
-2
 AM
EVERY THURS!
WED.@ 9PM!
D.J. JOHNALLISON
Karaoke
Dance Party
with ALLISONPRODUCTIONS
VIDEO
Dance Party
with ALLISONPRODUCTIONS
Community
Magic the Gathering Game Night
Country Bug Books will be host a“Magic the Gathering Game Night”Friday, 7pm, free. Come down and check it out. FMI call Bryant 315-5337.
"Raise the Roof" steak dinner
Saturday May 26, 5pm & 7:15pm atthe Grand Pub & Grill. Proceedstowards re-building the walls at St.Michael's Anglican Church. Tickets $15each, available by calling 378-3772.
Creative Co.23rd annual yard sale
Aloha! Creative Company’s Hawaiianstyle yard sale will be held Sat., May 26,9am-1pm. Proceeds in aid of theCoquihalla Arts & Crafts Society. Look forthe sunny smiles of the Creative Companymembers swaying in sarongs and hulaskirts behind the store parking lot.
Merritt Youth Soccer fundraiser
Pasta & Pizza fundraiser at BostonPizza on Monday June 11th, 4 sittings4:30, 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30. You can buy ticketsat the CMS & Diamondvale field on May28, June 2 &9, and at Boston Pizza. Tickets$10 for kids & $15 for adults. Proceedsgo toward purchasing new equipment.
Pancake breakfast and yard sale
Smith Park in Lower Nicola is havinga fundraiser pancake breakfast & yardsale on Sun. May 27, 9am-3pm. Tables are$10 for the sale, phone 378-7266 to book.
The Original Couriers
This popular southern gospel vocalgroup plays in Kamloops, at CalvaryCommunity Church, Monday, June 4,7:30pm. They have produced over 40records, logged over 3 million miles in 53years in the US, Canada & 80 countries.The concert will also feature Kamloopslocal southern gospel quartet
TheRedeemed
. FMI & ticket locations call(250)571-6957, or in Merritt at Brambles.
Strawberry Sales at Baillie House
Order buckets of pre-washed, cleaned& sliced strawberries for delivery the endof June. 30lbs $68.FMI call 378-0349.
Personal Planning workshop
Thursday May 24, free workshop atthe Florentine, 2pm, open to the public,thatwill address documents peopleshould have in place if they are not able toattend to their own affairs or make theirown decisions about health care & finan-cial matters.
SPACE FOR YOUR AD
Tel 378-5717 • fax 378-4700market@uniserve.com
MERRITT MOBILE
FOOTCARE CLINIC
Stephen Hardy, DchTel: (250) 936-9456PO Box 2049 Merritt, BC V1K 1B8
 Airport Rd , next to Valley Helicopter (250)378-9674 or (250)936-8363 www.goodearthcompany.ca 
Open to the public
Mon., Wed & Fri10am-12noonSaturday 9am-1pm
•Compost •Top Soil
 
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art byFame Mackney
GALLERY HOURS:Thursday 4-8pmFriday & Saturday12noon-6pm
1840 Nicola Ave.,(250)378-6515
EXHIBITIONFriday May 11 - June 9, 2012ARTIST RECEPTIONSaturday, May 19, 4-6pm
The Canadian Country Music Heritage Society is pleased to presentsupporting the
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Doors open 6pm,Civic Centre$125 per ticket or a table of 8 for $900 available atMerritt Home Hardware,or 250 315 5851,robyn@rbrandproductions.ca
Concert, dinner, auctions
 June 1 - Industry Night at Merritt Desert InnDinner show and new artist showcase – 378 2254 June 3, 2012 - Celebrity Golf Tournament – 315 2711
(250) 378-66552151 Quilchena Ave.
New summer hours:
Now open at 7am
Tel (250)378-8283 • 1953 Nicola Ave.
Tropico SpiceRestaurant
DINNERBUFFET
Each evening, 4:30-8pm
UNTIL THEEND OFMAY!
Next to
2071 Quilchena Ave
(250)378-0044
25% O
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Devina’s Craft Place 
Wools, Cottons, Notions,Crafts & Alterations
1950 Quilchena Ave., 250-280-1937
 O P E N I N G  J U N E 1 !
2800 Scott Place,
SAT 9am-1pm. Kitchen, household, baby/toddler clothes and toys, books, and more!
2943 Armstrong St.,
SAT 8am-2pm
1641 Armstrong St.
 , SAT 10am-noon. NEB. Baby, kids, kitchen,games and more! Everythingmust go!
2401 Nicola Ave., RiverRanch
SAT. Lots of stuff!
2172 Joe Rd., Shulus,
nrLower Nicola Indian BandSchool, across form the ShulusArena, 9am-1pm. HUGEMulti Family Sale
432 Hwy 8, Low. Nic.
SAT & SUN 10am-4pm.Estate sale
NV Fall Fair fundraisergarage sales
Donations accepted,call 378-2303 for pick-up. The sales will be held May 26-27,June 16, July 18, Aug 11 & 12.
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GARAGE SALES • MAY 19 & 20
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Adult dictionary
 ADULT: A person who has stopped growing at both ends aand is now growing in the Middle.BEAUTY PARLOR: A place where women Curl up and dye.CHICKENS: The only animals you eat before they are born and after they are dead.COMMITTEE: A body that keeps minutes and wastes hours.EGOTIST: Someone who is usually Me-deep in conversation.HANDKERCHIEF: Cold storage. RAISIN: A grape with a sunburn.SECRET: Something you tell to one person at a time.SKELETON: A bunch of bones with the person scraped off.TOOTHACHE: The pain that drives you to extraction.
Creative CompanyYARD SALESATURDAY, MAY 26
2074 Quilchen Ave., behind store in lane
9am to 1pm
DecoratingProps JewelleryFurnitureHousehold itemsArtificial PlantsOdds & EndsCollectiblesTools
Before the Coquihalla Hwywas constructed, residentslong agitated for it. This“convoy” travelled between Merritt & Hope in Sept. 1972to promote the idea.

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