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Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series presents Rebecca MacLeod and Sebastian Ostertag

Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series presents Rebecca MacLeod and Sebastian Ostertag

For the debut concert of the 2016-2017 season, the Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series is proud to present Rebecca MacLeod and Sebastian Ostertag.

Nelson-raised violin virtuoso, Rebecca MacLeod is joined by cellist Sebastian Ostertag to perform an exciting program featuring works by Bach, Glière, Kodály, and the famous Handel-Halvorssen duo for violin and cello.

Nelson volunteers needed to make memories matter at Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer’s

Nelson volunteers needed to make memories matter at Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer’s

Looking for a way to make a difference?

The country's biggest fundraiser for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias needs volunteers in Nelson.

The fun and family-friendly Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer’s is looking for a volunteer to chair Nelson's 2017 Walk, which takes place on the first Sunday of May. Other volunteer positions also need to be filled.

Nelson Library embraces B.C. Culture Days

Nelson Library embraces B.C. Culture Days

The Nelson Public Library is jumping on the B.C. Culture Days bandwagon with a medley of opportunities for fun and creativity.
 
Kids and their adults can tune in with a special Family All Ages Storytime on Friday, September 30 at 10:30 a.m. Rumour has it that a green guitar and some wacky puppets are part of the program, which is drop in—no registration required.
 
Says Children’s Librarian Avi Silberstein, “Stories and songs are a part of culture, no matter how old you are.”
 

Bring out your toxic waste — RDCK hosts Household Hazardous Waste Round-up

Bring out your toxic waste — RDCK hosts Household Hazardous Waste Round-up

Bring out your Waste! Bring out your Waste!

Time again to clean out your garden shed, garage and under the kitchen sink to safely rid your home of toxic chemicals such as pesticides, oils, cleaners, and unknown liquids.

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is pleased to announce six upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Round-up events, beginning Saturday in Creston at the Community Complex.

These community events offer free disposal for RDCK residents. No industrial or commercial hazardous waste will be accepted.

Practical Financial Solutions: The next step for your RRSP is

Practical Financial Solutions: The next step for your RRSP is

You’re turning 71 by the end of 2016 and you know you have some important Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) decisions coming up. Let’s look at the best options for preserving your retirement income and your estate.
 
The background:  You established an RRSP back in the day and contributed to it for many years. Good for you – an RRSP is the best tax-saving, income-building investment vehicle for most Canadians and is undoubtedly an important part of your retirement income.

Area G residents invited to view Land Use Plan

Area G residents invited to view Land Use Plan

Residents of Electoral Area G are invited to provide their input into their communities’ futures when the Regional District of Central Kootenay reviews the Land Use Plan for that area.
 
“I encourage all Area G residents to become familiar with their land use plan and attend meetings to ask questions or submit feedback,” said Hans Cunningham, Director of Electoral Area G. “The RDCK wants to ensure that this plan is developed in accordance with residents’ wishes.”
 

Colin Payne photography show opens at the Nelson Library

Colin Payne photography show opens at the Nelson Library

Colin Payne’s new exhibition of photographs at the Nelson Public Library is more than a collection of fine landscape photographs.

36 years following Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope and his legacy still inspires a nation

36 years following Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope and his legacy still inspires a nation

Hundreds of thousands of people across Canada are expected to participate in the Annual Terry Fox Run on Sunday, September 18th, a fundraising event taking place in over 800 communities nation-wide that continue to embody the indomitable spirit of Terry Fox.

Nelson's run begins at Lakeside Rotary Park.

Registration is at 8:30 a.m. followed by a warm-up and speeches.

The gun sounds at 9:30 a.m. for the run, walk or ride event to raise money for cancer research.

Air Cadet Squadron Nelson begins new training year

Air Cadet Squadron Nelson begins new training year

Interested in joining the Air Cadets?

The 561 Osprey Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron Nelson starts its 2016-2017 Training year on Wednesday (September 7).

The squadron invites any youth from Nelson and area who are interested in seeing what the Air Cadet program can do for them to come to the first meeting. 

The meetings are every Wednesday from 6:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Nelson Eagles Hall at 641 Baker Street.

Nelson Scottish Country Dancers host Open House

Nelson Scottish Country Dancers host Open House

Nelson Scottish Country Dancers have been dancing for more than 40 years.

Scottish Country Dancing, the social dancing of Scotland, includes lively jigs and reels and elegant Strathspeys. This dancing is closely related to contra dancing and square dancing. It is not highland dancing.

Monday, September 12, the Nelson Scottish Country Dancers are holding an Open House at Central School Gym from 7-9 p.m.

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