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NDYC celebrates Youth Week

NDYC celebrates Youth Week

Nelson and District Youth Centre is gearing up for Youth Week at the Lake Street facility.

Youth Week is a celebration that focuses on the idea that youth are an integral part of our community and that they deserve to be celebrated.

In the spirit of fun and community engagement, the NDYC will be hosting a Skate Demo starting at 5 pm. on May 5th, as well as a Dance and Cypher starting at 7 p.m.

The public is invited to Come share their favourite dance moves and learn some new ones from our local talent.

Spring Campaign Supports Surgical Services

Spring Campaign Supports Surgical Services

Health care is all about recovery, and this spring the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation is asking for  help to purchase two new Patient Monitors for the Recovery Room.

These monitors assess the patient’s vital signs including blood pressure, heart rate, and oxygen saturation.  They will also allow the medical staff to assess carbon dioxide levels, which gives an overall picture of the patient’s respiratory status.

The new monitors will be used by every patient who comes through the Operating Room.

Fiction, poetry captures center stage at Oxygen reading

Fiction, poetry captures center stage at Oxygen reading

The fourth and final reading in the 2016-2017 series marking 10 years of programing at Nelson, B.C.’s Oxygen Art Centre will present Kelowna novelist, artist and educator Ashok Mathur and Nelson poet Emily Nilsen on Friday, May 5.

The duo’s reading begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free ($5 donation appreciated) and the event is open to the public. Oxygen is located at 320 Vernon St. (alley entrance).

Yard & Yardage: The Annual

Yard & Yardage: The Annual

Yard & Yardage, the annual spring event at the Slocan Valley Threads Guild is on Sunday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This is a once-a-year opportunity to celebrate spring with those who share a passion for community and fibre arts. It’s also an amazing example of recycling.

Would your garden benefit from a new perennial or two?

Is your fabric stash depleted after the winter?

During this event, the yard at the Threads Guild becomes a garden centre.

Trash to Treasure Day set for Saturday

Trash to Treasure Day set for Saturday

Saturday (April 22) is Trash to Treasure (T2T) time again!

In celebration of Earth Day, the Regional District of Central Kootenay is promoting a Trash to Treasure Day event where residents can turn junk into treasure.

“Trash to Treasure is an easy way for residents to find a second life for unwanted household goods,” says Ann Bunka, Chair of the RDCK Joint Resource Recovery Committee.

Selkirk College’s Digital Arts & New Media Program Year-End Show a Visual Feast

Selkirk College’s Digital Arts & New Media Program Year-End Show a Visual Feast

Cutting edge design, art, illustration and ideas will be on display when the Selkirk College Digital Arts & New Media Program (DANM) presents its year-end student show April 21 at Nelson's Mary Hall on the Tenth Street Campus.

The annual showcase is a feast for the eyes featuring students’ photographs, digital and traditional art, film, animation, 3D work, and web design. There will be an interactive space featuring digital illustrators working on Cintiq tablets, a green screen, and 3D printing technology.

Calling all camera buffs to the WKCC Photo Contest

Calling all camera buffs to the WKCC Photo Contest

The West Kootenay Camera Club is rolling out the red carpet to all photographers to enter the 27th annual Photo Show June 2-10 at the Kootenay Gallery of the Art in Castlegar.

The club welcomes photographers to compete in one of nine categories — wildlife, nature, human interest, creative images, flowers-plants or fruit, portrait, architecture, landscape or open.

Junior Dragons' Den is coming to Nelson

Junior Dragons' Den is coming to Nelson

The show that has gained national recognition across Canada on CBC Television, The Dragons Den, is coming to the Heritage City — well almost.

Junior Dragons Den, a local production in partnership between Community Futures Central Kootenay, CFDC Greater Trail, CFDC Central Kootenay, CFDC Boundary, CFDC Revelstoke and CFDC East Kootenay, is an opportunity for young entrepreneurs throughout the West Kootenay and Boundary area to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges.

Salmo Dinner Jacket Fundraiser

Salmo Dinner Jacket Fundraiser

Everyone knows about the Salmo Dinner Jacket.

Now the public can enjoy an evening as the Salmo Ski Team Snow Ghosts hosts the Salmo Dinner Jacket Night 2017 Fundraiser Saturday (April 22) in the Village of Salmo.

The evening features Jason Thomas & One Man Band & Kolar.

The event, beginning at 7 p.m. kin the SVYCC at 206 7th Street in Salmo, is an opportunity for the public to display its finest Salmo Dinner Jacket.

For more information contact salmoskiracers.ca

 

Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series presents Nomad Jones

Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series presents Nomad Jones

The Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series is proud to present its final concert for the 2016-2017 season, Nomad Jones, Saturday (April 22) at 7:30 p.m. in the St. Saviour’s Pro Cathedral (Silica & Ward).

Local banjo legend Craig Korth brings Western Canada’s hottest new bluegrass band to Nelson. Along with Craig, the band also features Bill Humby on guitar and vocals, Miles Zurawell on dobro, Byron Myhre on fiddle, and Nico Humby on bass.

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