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by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 13 2012

Kootenay Permaculture is welcoming Spring with a series of permaculture workshops & courses.

Toby Hemenway (author of best-selling book Gaia’s Garden, A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture) and a well-known permaculture teacher from the West Coast is coming to Nelson for an evening talk and a full day workshop.

The evening talk on March 28th is "Permaculture:...

by Anonymous on Monday Mar 12 2012

The Nelson Chapter of the Council of Canadians and the West-Kootenay EcoSociety are presenting an information session on the controversial issue of “fracking” on Thursday, March 22, World Water Day at 7 p.m., in the Seniors Branch 51, 717 Vernon Street (across from Extra Foods) in Nelson.

“Fracking” is a technique involving the injection of millions of litres of water and thousands of...

by Contributor on Sunday Mar 11 2012

Selkirk College Business Administration students will get a first-hand experience in a high pressure business environment, when they square off on March 15th in Selkirk College’s seventh annual Business Competition.

The public is invited to come and watch as students compete to see which group of first year students has the savviest marketing campaign and which second year students...

by Anonymous on Wednesday Mar 07 2012

Angus Buchan, whose life is depicted award winning film, Faith Like Potatoes, is coming to Nelson to share his travels in The Gathering, June 29 to July 1 at the Prestige Inn Convention Centre.

Buchan left war-torn Zimbabwe in 1977, piling his family and everything they had into a truck and moving to small farm in South Africa.

Years later, through hard work but...

by Anonymous on Tuesday Mar 06 2012

The art of Bellydance is coming to the Old South Slocan Schoolhouse Mondays beginning later this month.

The classes, beginning March 26, are being offered by Soul Fire Dance and instructor Shauna Robertson.

The classes run for a nine-week session.

Zills, Drills and Thrills goes from 6:30-7:45 p.m. and is a exciting class is integral for bellydance conditioning, fundamental...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 06 2012

The Nelson Midget Reps are holding a fundraiser Saturday at Jackson's Hole & Grill to help cut costs for the teams upcoming trip to the B.C. Hockey Midget Rep Tier III Championships March 19-24 at the Sun Bowl Arena in Osoyoos.

The Reps recently won the West Kootenay title.

The Beer and Burger fundraiser runs from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at the Vernon Street eatery.

There is...

by Contributor on Sunday Mar 04 2012

Selkirk College is now offering a series of Parent Information Sessions and Education Fairs throughout the region in March and April to help you make the best decisions for your child’s future career and employment goals.

Parents of children in Grades 9 - 12, high school students and/or adults looking into post-secondary programs are invited to attend these free events where we will...

by Contributor on Sunday Mar 04 2012

The first casuality from the B.C. Teachers Federation job action is the Career, Job & Education Fair at Selkirk College Wednesday.

Due to the job action, the 2012 edition has been postponed to April 4.

As fair attendance may be negatively impacted without high school students, Selkirk College along with the fair exhibitors, felt that the students would be better served to...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Mar 01 2012

The Nelson Figure Skating Club is busy working out the final quirks for the Wish Upon A Star, a Disney themed ice show.

The annual ice show is set for Saturday from 2-3 p.m.

Some of the skaters include  Courtney Shrieves in the Pirates of the Carribean skit, Christina Champlin as Jasmine, Charly DeFouw skating as the Little Mermaid, Soleil Babcock featured as Alice and Sebastian...

by Anonymous on Wednesday Feb 29 2012

The Nelson Storytelling Guild is hosting its monthly meeting Sunday at 4 p.m. in the in the Back Alley Studio in the alley across from Oxygen Studio.

This is an Informal, easygoing, anybody can tell kind of atmosphere.

Special guest this month is retired RDCK Director Al Dawson who will tell a
story about the Sons of Freedom.

The meeting is open to the...