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Salmo Community Christmas Dinner set of Sunday

Salmo Community Christmas Dinner set of Sunday

Each year, volunteers from Salmo and Ymir host a free Christmas dinner to bring together members of their two communities.

Organized by Salmo resident Mavis Stachurski, the Salmo-Ymir Christmas Dinner is a special gathering that community members look forward to all year. Columbia Power  is a sponsor of the event, which takes place on Sunday, December 11 at the Salmo Valley and Community Youth Centre.

Swing Into Great Savings this Christmas Season

Swing Into Great Savings this Christmas Season

Looking for a great way to support lung health and clean air initiatives throughout BC, as well as save money at your local golf course?
 
The BC Lung Association’s Golf Privilege Club® Membership Book is back this year, and offers money-saving deals at almost 100 golf courses throughout BC and Washington State.
 
“It’s the perfect gift for all the golf-lovers on your Christmas list,” says BC Lung Association team member Christine Primus.
 

Author Sharon Thesen and Nelson's Ross Klatte help celebrate 10 years of Oxygen Art Centre

Author Sharon Thesen and Nelson's Ross Klatte help celebrate 10 years of Oxygen Art Centre

The second in a series of author readings during 2016-2017 that mark 10 years of arts programming at Nelson, B.C.’s Oxygen Art Centre will showcase Okanagan-based poet, editor, and teacher Sharon Thesen, and North Nelson memoirist and fiction writer Ross Klatte on Friday, November 18.

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

Primeval: Enter the Incomappleux film showcases Ancient Forest, Mountain Caribou Park Proposal

Primeval: Enter the Incomappleux film showcases Ancient Forest, Mountain Caribou Park Proposal

Residents of the Nelson area are invited to the premiere of Valhalla Wilderness Society’s film, Primeval: Enter the Incomappleux, from 7-9 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre on Wednesday evening, November 9.

Coffee & Sugar featured at Deconstructing Dinner Film Festival

Coffee & Sugar featured at Deconstructing Dinner Film Festival

The sugar found in those bags of Halloween candy is far from hidden, but what about the less obvious sugars found in the foods we purchase and consume every day?

This Wednesday (November 2) at the Capitol Theatre, Day 2 of the Deconstructing Dinner Film Festival explores this question.

Community Food Forum hosted at Selkirk College – Protein for People Project

Community Food Forum hosted at Selkirk College – Protein for People Project

About 200 people filled a festive banquet hall on Selkirk College’s Tenth Street Campus for a meal featuring protein, something that can be challenging to incorporate into a menu when one is on a limited budget.

LVR student lobbyists for Climate Solutions looking for community support

LVR student lobbyists for Climate Solutions looking for community support

Two Nelson youth are taking their fight against climate change to the next level.

L.V. Rogers Grade 12 students, Linn Murray and Alyssa Taburiaux are in the process of raising funds to travel to Ottawa in November to talk directly to Members of Parliament (MPs) to tell them that the youth of Canada are very worried about their future and Canada’s future.

Both students are members of the Nelson Chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL), a grassroots non-partisan organization focused on climate solutions.

Selkirk College hosts Quantum Leaps Conference

Selkirk College hosts Quantum Leaps Conference

Columbia Power is a sponsor of Quantum Leaps taking place at Selkirk College on Thursday,  October 20.

Self-promotion for the faint-of-heart at the Nelson Library

Self-promotion for the faint-of-heart at the Nelson Library

You’ve created something great. How do you get the word out?
 
For many authors, coaches, creators and entrepreneurs, self-promotion can be intimidating—even terrifying. Media and publicity consultant Wayne Kelly offers a free mini-workshop on how to navigate media opportunities on Tuesday, October 18, 7 p.m. at the Nelson Public Library. Entitled

Bats and rabies – information to know on World Rabies Day

Bats and rabies – information to know on World Rabies Day

Bats have developed a poor reputation as being the main transmitters of rabies in BC.

As World Rabies Day nears, Wednesday, September 28, rabies one of the main reasons that people fear them. What you may not know is that having an occupied bat house in your yard poses very low risk to human health, and statistically is safer than owning a dog. 

Bats are an integral part of a healthy environment, providing natural insect control and an opportunity to learn about wildlife in our backyards.

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