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Free Library talk on wills and estates poised to answer questions

Free Library talk on wills and estates poised to answer questions

Most of us don’t like to think about our eventual demise, and yet we care about what happens after we’re gone. The Nelson Public Library hosts a free evening dedicated to Wills and Estates presented by Nelson lawyer Troy Trillo on Thursday, September 15 at 7 p.m.
 

Come Welcome the Red Fish Home at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park

Come Welcome the Red Fish Home at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park

The Red Fish are back.

The Kokanee Creek Nature Centre is inviting the public to participate in the special day Sunday (August 28) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to welcome the Kokanee Salmon home at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park. 

There will be great music by Bessie Wapp, Rob Funk and Dawn Madu & Rylan Kewen. 

The public is invited to tour the spawning channel with our naturalists, eat great food and take part in the kid’s activities. 

Last chance to check out MarketFest on Baker Street

Last chance to check out MarketFest on Baker Street

MarketFest is once again, and for the last time this year, back on Baker Street in Nelson this Friday (August 26) starting at 6 p.m. and going until 10:30 p.m.

This is a rain or shine event but with luck the weather will be beautiful, the sun will shine, and the music will fill the streets. The August MarketFest musical line-up will include many wonderful acts including Alpine Conspiracy, Red Eyed Soul, Brian Rosen & the WhatNow, Erica Dee, Jon Burden and more.

Benefit reading for Nelson author victimized by RANSOMWARE

Benefit reading for Nelson author victimized by RANSOMWARE

There's going to be a benefit reading (Friday) August 26 in support of a noted Nelson  author and publisher whose computer was frozen and access to files blocked in April by cyber extortionists.

The reading, set for in Room 310 of Selkirk College’s Kootenay Studio Arts building, 606 Victoria St., will feature Ernest Hekkanen.

Expressions Theatre Café, RDCK bring Tragically Hip to Nelson

Expressions Theatre Café, RDCK bring Tragically Hip to Nelson

The Hip is coming to Nelson Saturday at Lakeside Ball Diamonds.

Well, almost.

Expressions Theatre Café and RDCK are joining together to bring the final concert for the Tragically Hip from Kingston, Ont, live via CBC-TV. The concert runs from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

In Nelson there are at least five venues that are presenting this free event, including:

Nelson Ready Mix donated masonry sand to Kootenay Kids Society

Nelson Ready Mix donated masonry sand to Kootenay Kids Society

Kootenay Kids Early Care & Learning Centre is thankful to Nelson Ready Mix for a recent dump truck load of washed masonry sand donated and delivered. 

The sand will be used to update and refresh the three sand playing areas at  Early Care & Learning Centre.

Photo caption: Children and staff at the Kootenay Kids Early Care & Learning Centre and the Nelson Ready Mix driver look at the mound of washed masonry sand recently delivered. — Submitted photo

 

Queen’s Bay Residents’ Association hosts Beach Party 'Swim-in' Sunday

Queen’s Bay Residents’ Association hosts Beach Party 'Swim-in' Sunday

Hopefully this won't be the last Beach Party for Queens Bay.

However, organizers are taking no chances by staging the Queen’s Bay Beach Party “Swim-in” Sunday (August 21) at Turtle Rock Beach approximately four kilometers north of Balfour along Highway 31.

The event, schedule to begin at 1 p.m., rain or shine, is to show support for keeping the Kootenay Lake ferry terminal in Balfour and preserving the Queen’s Bay beach.

Geological History of the Slocan and Kootenay Basins Presentation coming to Legion Hall in Slocan

Geological History of the Slocan and Kootenay Basins Presentation coming to Legion Hall in Slocan

Lesley Anderton's presentation of The Geological History of the Slocan and Kootenay Basins” is coming to the Legion Hall in the Village of Slocan Saturday (August 20) beginning at noon.

There will be an opening by Marilyn James, Matriarch, Sinixt Nation and an educational visual slide presentation, concluding with a field trip to the Slocan River, where Slocan Lake drains into the river.

Everyone welcome and tourists, in particular can learn the amazing geological history of this area of British Columbia.

Last group of Kootenay Air Cadets embark on Summer Training Tour

Last group of Kootenay Air Cadets embark on Summer Training Tour

Major Kevin DeBiasio, Unit Public Affairs Representative for the West Kootenay Air Cadets said the last group of Cadets recently departed for Summer Training.
 
The Air Cadets aged 12 and 13 were from Trail, Castlegar, Nelson and Grand Forks. 

Major DeBiasio said the cadets were heading to the Albert Head Cadet Training Centre near Victoria and will be attending the General Training Course — a two-week course for cadets who have recently joined the Cadet Program.

Movies & Tragically Hip Concert hosted by Expressions Theatre Café

Movies & Tragically Hip Concert hosted by Expressions Theatre Café

Expressions Theatre Café and Regional District of Central Kootenay present
Canadian Movies in the Park at Lakeside Park and Kokanee Creek Park for the community.

Each movie is under two hours, and all are family friendly and free of admission.

The movies include The Grand Seduction, Saturday (August 13) at Kokanee Creek Park on the North Shore.

Sunday (August 14) it's The Whale at Lakeside Park.

The final movie of the set is set for Saturday, September 3 at Kokanee Creek Park when Breakaway is being shown free to the public.

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