There’s lots coming up for young an d old at the Ashcroft HUB.

Local News Briefs: Lots happening at the HUB

Plus a haunted house, a moonlight drive-in movie, Bridging to Literacy, and more.

Advance voting

Eligible voters can cast a ballot at the Thompson-Nicola Regional District’s Mobile Library if they have two pieces of identification.

Area “I” voters can vote at the Mobile Library at Spences Bridge Post Office from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Area “E” voters can vote at the Mobile Library on Oct. 19: South Green Lake Fire Hall, 10-11 a.m.; 70 Mile Store, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Loon Lake Community, 2:15-3 p.m.; and 20 Mile/Loon Lake & Highway 97.

Social dance sessions

Social dance lessons will be taught at the Ashcroft HUB, Adult Centre from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays until Oct. 25.

The second session will be also be held on Thursdays, Nov. 8-29.

Gain confidence on the dance floor; learn basic footwork and simple choreography; and instruction provided or just come to dance.

Singles and couples welcome. Footwear that slides is recommended; come as you are or dress up for a date night.

Register at the HUB; $30/person.

Desert Hills Fright Nights

Join in the haunted fun at the Desert Hills Ranch from 6 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 19-20 and Oct. 26-27.

Pick a pumpkin in the dark. Have tacos dinner and go through the Haunted House.

For more information and to reserve tickets, call 1-250-453-9878 or e-mail

Fall at the HUB

Stamp It, Oct. 21, noon-4 p.m. – fee and pre-registration

Escape Room, Oct. 21, 1-7 p.m. – fee and pre-registration

Slow Strength, Oct. 22, 6 a.m.

Try Strong, Oct. 22, 9:30 a.m.

Gentle Fitness, Oct. 22, 10:30 a.m.

Escape Room, Oct. 22, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. – fee and pre-registration

Games Drop-in, Oct. 22, 3:30-7 p.m.

Information: email; call 250-453-9177;;

Cache Creek Library

Consent to Health Care & Facility Care, Oct. 23, 10 a.m.-noon

Yarn and Yap, Oct. 23, 10 a.m.-noon

Halloween craft, Oct. 27, 10:30 a.m.-noon

Bridging to Literacy

Are you an adult needing just a little extra help with reading, writing, basic math or computer skills?

Jessica, the Literacy Outreach Co-ordinator for Bridging to Literacy is available at the Ashcroft Library on Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m.

She will also be at the Cache Creek Library on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 3 to 5 p.m. Dates: Oct. 24, Nov. 28, Jan. 23, Feb. 27, March 27, April 24, May 22 and June 26.

It is free and the confidential.

For more information, call Jessica at 250-457-7128.

Moonlight Movie Night

Interior Savings is coming to Ashcroft on Oct. 27 for a drive-in showing of Hotel Transylvania 3 at the Ashcroft Eagle Motorplex – Cornwall Road, Ashcroft.

Admission is by donation ($3 per person or $10 per family is suggested), with all proceeds supporting the South Cariboo Elizabeth Fry Society.

Festivities begin at 5 p.m. with the opening of the concession stand and a lot of activities for the whole family. The movie begins at dusk.

Bring some cash for admission and for snacks at the concession stand.

Show plays rain or shine. Make sure your vehicle has working windshield wipers and an FM radio.

Fall into Fun Market

Bakers, crafters and home-based businesses can reserve spaces or tables for $5 for the Fall into Fun Market at the HUB (711 Hill St. in Ashcroft) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 27.

The Market is being held in conjunction with the Fall into Fun Activities.

For more information, call 250-453-9177 or e-mail

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