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by Contributor on Monday Feb 17 2020

It started as a class trip and ended with a rescue mission.

In 2010 a group of students arrived in Haiti to work on a humanitarian project; just four hours later the devastating earthquake hit.

Owen Spears shares his experience waiting for rescue – and about the kindness of locals – in his memoir, Hour Four: Surviving the Earthquake in Haiti. The local launch of Spears’ book...

by Contributor on Thursday Feb 13 2020

Paddle power and slope shredders collide for a night of fundraising fun at Salmo Ski Hill on Friday, February 21st.

Ambler, the Nelson-based hat company with a...

by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 12 2020

In the last few weeks British Columbia has experienced some record low temperatures and snowfalls. Although some British Columbians are thrilled with the conditions at the ski hills many folks who are experiencing homelessness find this weather to be a life threatening challenge.

On Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 Nelson CARES Society will host the 6th annual Coldest Night of the Year (...

by Contributor on Sunday Feb 09 2020

The City of Nelson and its Cultural Development Committee are pleased to announce the continuation of the Art Rental Program, initiated in 2016.

This program displays art by local and regional artists within the City’s indoor public spaces, promoting and reflecting the creative nature of Nelson.

“This program is a wonderful way to both support our talented and diverse pool of...

by Contributor on Sunday Feb 09 2020

Fridays For Future Nelson is partnering with Extinction Rebellion and the Nelson United Church to put on an Earth Art Festival on Friday, February 14th.

This is a two-part event: First part, will be a community Strike in front of Nelson City Hall from 2-3 p.m: Second Part, will be a “Earth Art Fest” at Nelson United Church to create a “community quilt” from 3:30-5:30 p.m.


by Contributor on Friday Feb 07 2020

The Proctor Village Bakery/Cafe has found its new operators.

Bee Campbell and Rob Jenkins were all smiles while signing the bakery lease on January 28th. The pair look forward to joining the community and breaking bread together in the spring.

Growing up in the area, Bee spent a lot of time in Procter as a kid.  She loves community, people and baking sweets and sourdough.  Bee...

by Contributor on Friday Feb 07 2020

The Nelson WorkBC Centre and the Association des Francophones des Kootenays Ouest (AFKO) invite you to join us for coffee, refreshments, and to discover the services available to support the Kootenay Francophone community find employment.

Drop by to say hello, enjoy some snacks, meet WorkBC and AFKO staff and key Kootenay employers.

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by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 05 2020

The Sixth annual Polka Dot Dragon Lantern Festival to be held at Taghum Beach Regional Park on Saturday, February 8th from 5-7 p.m. 

The Polka Dot Dragon Festival, started in 2014, is an outdoor experiential arts festival showcasing local artists and performers.  It focuses on the intersection of nature and art and is an excellent way to inspire creativity and bring warmth and light to...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 04 2020

Take the lint roller to that dust and cat hair clinging to those tuxedos and evening gowns that have been hanging for far too long in the back of the closet.

The Civic Theatre provides reason to get dressed to impress with the free community live-stream of the 92nd Academy Awards Sunday, February 9th at the Vernon Street location.

Already planned on hosting a living room Oscar...

by Contributor on Sunday Feb 02 2020

The staff of RBC Nelson are pleased to be the Presenting Sponsor for SalmOlympia, a new winter fundraising event in support of West Kootenay Take a Hike program.

On Friday, February 7, 2020 Take a Hike is hosting a fun and family-oriented event at Salmo Ski Hill from 5:30-9 p.m.

Night skiing or boarding is only $5/person, plus you can purchase a $5 punch card to try snowshoeing,...