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by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Aug 15 2012

Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation is set to hoist sails on its 11th annual Legacy Golf Tournament Sunday at the Granite Pointe at Nelson course.

The tournament is an annual fundraiser for the local foundation.

Golfing begins at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start.

Following the time on the links, participants will enjoy dinner before getting ready for the golf drop.

Nine...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Aug 13 2012

Summer is always a great time for a cruise in the old sedan, eh, compact.

On Thursday, August 23 Nelsonites may want to skip the barbecue and head down to the local A&W Restaurant — located at 512 Railway Street —  for the A&W Cruisin' for a Cause fundraiser.

A&W's across Canada will be donating ...

by Contributor on Sunday Aug 12 2012

Nelson Youth Theatre “Juliet & Romeo!” is the full version of Shake-speareʼs classic “Romeo and Juliet” with a dramatic twist ending.

What will it be?

Find out August 17th & 18th, Friday & Saturday at 10 a.m. in downtown Nelson’s Gyro Park.

Showcasing 20 local actors age six to 16, “Juliet & Romeo!” stars Zoe Bingham and Gideon Berry as the famous Juliet...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 08 2012

Words, lines, and images collide in edgy graphic renderings in a new exhibition by multimedia artist Chris Ingles, now showing at the Nelson Public Library.

Chris Ingles was born in working-class England, where he was influenced by the 1960s music scene there, known on this side of the pond as the British Invasion.

Although the ways in which these early influences shaped Chris’s...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 08 2012

Grab your lawn chair and head to the Taghum Hall for another month of star gazing at the Starry Night Astronomy Program.

Taghum Hall is located 10 kilometers west of Nelson on the waterfront.

August is a busy month for astronomical events.

The Taghum schedule goes like this:

Friday Aug. 10th to 14th - Perseid meteror shower. We won't have a moon to worry about...

by Contributor on Monday Aug 06 2012

It's that time of year again and the West Kootenay Kennel Club is hosting it's 36th Annual All Breed Championship Dog Show at the Castlegar Communicty Church Soccer Field (the old Kinnaird Middle School) from August 17 - 19.

In addition to six all-breed conformation shows, there will also be four obedience trials and four rally obedience trials.

There will be two Conformation...

by Contributor on Monday Aug 06 2012

The Oxygen Art Centre’s third annual Summer Art Camp is just around the corner.

From August 20-24 and 27-31, the Oxygen Art Centre is hosting a one, or two, week long program combining visual arts, theatre arts and breakdancing for ages five to 13.  

Instruction is provided by local, professional artists and arts educators, whom bring their passion and experience to the table by...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 01 2012

It’s variety week for music at places in the Nelson area.

The Royal Inn kicked off the festivities with Estevan hosting Open Stages Wednesday.

The same open stages shifts to the Dam Inn Thursday.

Friday, Do 'N Notes are playing at Balfour Beach Inn on Friday.

All shows start at 9 p.m.

A Sunday afternoon Jam at Finley's Irish pub in Nelson hosted by Dan...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 31 2012

It’s simple, really. Read the books; mark your ballot.

Tell the world—or at least the Kootenays—which book from the One Book, One Kootenay 2012 shortlist you think should get the nod.

The deadline for voting for the book all Kootenay book-lovers should read is August 10th. Ballot boxes are in libraries throughout the Kootenay Library Federation.

One Book, One...

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 29 2012

Several years ago, local historian Greg Scott and his wife, Denyse, became “Holy Hoovers”, once-a-month volunteer cleaners at Nelson’s St. Saviour’s Anglican Pro-Cathedral.

It was during this time, being immersed in the beauty of the Church’s stained glass windows, that a germ of an idea was born.

St. Saviour’s, built in 1899 and rebuilt after a disastrous fire in 1928, is a...

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