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Honour House Provincial Tour of Honour makes stop in Nelson

Honour House Provincial Tour of Honour makes stop in Nelson

After touring around the province for the past few months, The Honour House Provincial Tour of Honour makes its stop in the West Kootenay — Nelson, June 24-25 and Castlegar, June 27.

Since beginning the tour April 28 in Victoria, The Honour House Provincial Tour of Honour has stopped a numerous fire halls, RCMP detachments, ambulance stations and military facilities to raise awareness of Post-Traumatic Stress (PTSD) and mental health injuries which emergency services and military members have a greater risk of developing.

Cops Showcase Cars & Bikes for Kids during inaugural Crescent Valley Show Saturday

Cops Showcase Cars & Bikes for Kids during inaugural Crescent Valley Show Saturday

Cops for Kids have partnered with the Crescent Valley Fire Department to host a car and bike show for enthusiasts and families, with all proceeds to directly assist children in crisis.

The weekend showcases antique and collectible cars and motorcycles all polished up to raise money for local children.

The inaugural event goes Saturday (June 11th) from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with numerous trucks, cars, motorcycles and boats on display for families to view and a silent auction supporting Cops for Kids.

Richard Carver Award Winners Announced

Richard Carver Award Winners Announced

Two Kootenay authors will share the 2016 Richard Carver Award for Emerging Writers, sponsored by the Nelson and District Arts Council and the Elephant Mountain Literary Festival.

BC Lung Association Director Challenges Nelson Smokers to Quit for 1 Day and Win

BC Lung Association Director Challenges Nelson Smokers to Quit for 1 Day and Win

British Columbia has the lowest smoking rate in Canada – just 14.3%. However, the BC Lung Association believes we can do better, and is calling on the 500,000 British Columbians who continue to smoke to quit for 24 hours by signing up for the Tobacco Free Tuesday challenge on June 7th.

Held on the first Tuesday of every month, Tobacco-Free Tuesdays provides aspiring quitters the challenge and incentive to quit smoking for 24 hours for their chance to win $250 cash – about the equivalent a pack-a-day smoker will save a month by quitting.

561 Nelson Osprey Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Cadets hold 64th Annual Ceremonial Review

561 Nelson Osprey Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Cadets hold 64th Annual Ceremonial Review

The 561 Nelson Osprey Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Cadets recently held its 64th Annual Ceremonial Review. 

Dismantling the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Dismantling the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Nelson Chapter of Council of Canadians is hosting three speakers to learn more about one of the largest multilateral corporate rights agreements, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). 

This deal is being pursued by the Canadian government along with a growing list of 11 other countries.

Lesley Anderton presents Geological History of the Slocan and Kootenay Basins

Lesley Anderton presents Geological History of the Slocan and Kootenay Basins

The Perry Ridge Water Users Association is welcoming the public to learn about “ The Geological History of the Slocan and Kootenay Basins” at the Seniors Association in Nakusp on Sunday (May 29) at 1 p.m.

The presentation, by Lesley Anderton, teaches the geological history going back millions of years, which includes the formation of continents and in particular it teaches about the various rock formations and mountains in the area.

Something for Everyone At Art Party 11

Something for Everyone At Art Party 11

Thursday (May 26th) the Art Party returns to Nelson.

The Art Party, a popular monthly arts showcase, will be teaming up with Blue Night Arts Festival to deliver a fabulous night of performance, connection and inspiration, featuring an eclectic cast of talented musicians, dancers, spoken word artists and painters.

The show starts at 8 p.m., at the Royal on Baker.

Tickets are $10 in advance or $10-$20 sliding scale at the door with all proceeds going to the artists.

ANKORS hosts Loving Bowls Luncheon at Hume Hotel

ANKORS hosts Loving Bowls Luncheon at Hume Hotel

On Tuesday, May 31, ANKORS (Kootenay Boundary AIDS Network, Outreach and Support Society) will host a Loving Bowls Luncheon at the Hume Hotel in Nelson.

The Loving Bowls Luncheon is a chance for the public to pick out a beautiful bowl donated by a local artisan, fill it with gorgeous food from Nelson's local restaurants, be serenaded by Jesse Lee and Amberstaar, win fun door prizes from local store and learn more about the work ANKORS does in the Kootenay Boundary. 

Elephant Mountain Literary Festival rated in Canada’s top 10

Elephant Mountain Literary Festival rated in Canada’s top 10

Readers, writers, literary enthusiasts, environmentalists, and music fans can now purchase discounted passes for this year’s Elephant Mountain Literary Festival, running from July 6-10.

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