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Lots of Fun Activities Planned for Kootenay Seniors Fair

Lots of Fun Activities Planned for Kootenay Seniors Fair

The 2016 Kootenay Seniors Fair is taking place on Friday September 30th at the Prestige Lakeside Resort & Convention Centre, 701 Lakeside Drive in Nelson.

Doors open at 10 a.m. with local singer Mary Audia serenading arriving Fair-goers in the Lobby; the event goes until 3 p.m. There is no charge for entrance to the Seniors Fair and all activities and services are free.  
 
In addition to 37 vendor tables offering information about a wide variety of services, seniors can participate in belly dancing, chair yoga, tai chi and qi gong.

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.

This isone 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.

Household Hazardous Waste Roundup hosted this weekend in Salmo & Nelson

Household Hazardous Waste Roundup hosted this weekend in Salmo & Nelson

Creston and Castlegar residents came out in droves for the Regional District of Central Kootenay’s Household Hazardous Waste Roundup, as 400 residents dropped off hazardous waste items like acids, fertilizers, roofing tar, and solvents.

"Product Stewardship groups ReGeneration and BC Used Oil also participated in the events, allowing residents the chance to drop off items like paint, oil, flammables, and batteries," the RDCK said in a media release.

Jane Byers launches second poetry collection at the Nelson Library

Jane Byers launches second poetry collection at the Nelson Library

Nelson poet Jane Byers launches her second book of poetry Acquired Community, published by Caitlin Press, on Thursday, October 6, 7 p.m. at the Nelson Public Library.

Geological History of the Slocan and Kootenay Basin presented at Harrop Community Hall

Geological History of the Slocan and Kootenay Basin presented at Harrop Community Hall

For members of the public who missed the Nakusp or Slocan Presentation “The Geological History of the Slocan and Kootenay Basins” presented by Lesley Anderton there's another opportunity on BC Rivers Day at the Harrop Community Hall.

There will be an opening by Sinixt Matriarch, at noon, a luncheon (by donation) and an educational visual slide presentation, concluding with a field trip to Kootenay Lake. 

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.

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