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by Contributor on Thursday Nov 23 2017

The 2017-2018 Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series continues with a Christmas celebration presented by Lizzy Hoyt and her band performing Monday, December 4 at the Shambhala Music & Performance Hall in Nelson.

This award-winning Celtic-folk singer presents Ancient Carols for a Winter’s Night —s ongs of joy, peace, and celebration to bring light and warmth to a cold December...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 23 2017

The Nelson and Area Kaoma Alliance (NAKA) recently attend the the local chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women meeting.

 Ann Alma and Helen Samson from NAKA gave an eye-opening slide show during to CFUW members.

NAKA is a volunteer run organization that works to help secure education for orphans and vulnerable young people in Zambia with funds provided by selling...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 21 2017

The customers served by Beauchamp & How Tailors over the last 110 years are a Canadian who’s who that includes judges, generals, and prime ministers. They have also been regular people who needed a good, expertly fitted suit. The history of this iconic menswear mecca is revealed in a new coffee table book by third-generation owner, Walter’s grandson, Terry Beauchamp.

The Nelson...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 21 2017

The Nelson Police Department Restorative Justice (NPDRJ) celebrates Restorative Justice Week by extending our appreciation of the support we receive from our local partners. 

Together we are building connections, strengthening our community and working towards a safer, healthier Nelson.

Correction Services Canada’s Restorative Justice Division proclaims the third week in November...

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 19 2017

An inside story of the “Woodstock Music and Arts Faire 1969” and it’s times is being presented with Author Greg Walter narrating his book “Woodstock: A New Look” on Wednesday December 6th at 5:30 p.m. at the Hume Room in the Hume Hotel.

Walter has appeared on NBC’s Dateline (Back to Woodstock) and national radio shows recounting his...

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 19 2017

The West Kootenay EcoSociety (WKES) is celebrating the first signatory to their 100% Renewable Kootenays initiative. 

The Village of Slocan is the fifth community in Canada, and the first in the Kootenays, to commit to transitioning from fossil fuels to renewable energy by mid-century, specifically in heating/cooling, transportation and electricity. They join B.C. municipalities of...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 16 2017

Calling all youth ages 12-18 years old.

If you are interested in any type of arts, whether it be painting, theatre, dance, poetry etc. come on down to the Nelson & District Youth Centre to share your ideas with your peers and brainstorm an arts related project you want to make happen in Nelson.  This first meeting, happening Nov. 30th from 4-7PM will be a chance to eat...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 16 2017

Touchstones Nelson Museum of Art and History is throwing open its doors on November 19th for a family-oriented, all-ages event—the first ever Museum Mash.
Join staff and volunteers as they host this very special day on Sunday, November 19th.

Combine a visit to Touchstones’ newest exhibitions with hands-on activities, a puppet show and singalong for children, and...

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 15 2017

The Nelson and District Women’s Centre is excited to announce this year’s WOMAGINARIUM: A carnival of wonders & curiosities fundraising event happening No•vember 17 at 7pm at the Lakeside Prestige Resort.

Tickets are available at Otter Book s and Mountain Baby, Baker Street Nelson.

“This year’s line up is really outstanding and full of strong and supportive female skill and...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 14 2017

It's back.

Another opportunity for the public to raise funds in the 2017 version of the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation Light Up the Hospital campaign.

This fundraise allows the KLHF to purchase a new Phacoemulsifier.  

Kootenay Lake Hospital is the only hospital in the West Kootenays that performs cataract surgery.  Trail ophthalmologist Dr. Marius...