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Oxygen founders speak of journey to open Nelson's only artist-run centre

Oxygen founders speak of journey to open Nelson's only artist-run centre

A handful West Kootenay artists who went on to start the city’s only artist-run centre, will be the subject of discussion at 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 21 at the Oxygen Art Centre.

The founders’ talk is part of Oxygen’s exhibit and other happenings celebrating a decade and half of programming.

Admission is free and the event is open to the public. The Oxygen Art Centre is located at 320 Vernon St. (alley entrance).

Speakers include West Kootenay artists Natasha Smith and Boukje Elzinga and writers Verna Relkoff and Tom Wayman.

It's back — EcoSociety Winter Markets return

It's back — EcoSociety Winter Markets return

The West Kootenay EcoSociety is bringing back its series of Winter Markets to Nelson.

These markets will take place on January 28, February 25 and March 25 at Hart Hall (501 Carbonate St.) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All of the products that will be on offer are hand-made locally so you know you are supporting the local economy when you shop at these markets

Letter: Thank you Nelson so much for your support

Letter: Thank you Nelson so much for your support

To The Editor:

Alzheimer Society of B.C. kicks off Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in Nelson

Alzheimer Society of B.C. kicks off Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in Nelson

Are you #InItForAlz?

Friends, families and members of the West Kootenays communities all experience the personal and social impact of dementia. It’s not just their disease. It’s ours too.

That’s why the Alzheimer Society of B.C. is asking Nelson residents to be #InItForAlz and show support for people affected by the disease in the community.

Amnesty International Book Club celebrated great Canadian novels

Amnesty International Book Club celebrated great Canadian novels

Fiction has a way of opening doors and new understanding in unexpected ways. The Nelson Public Library and Nelson’s Amnesty International group have teamed up to celebrate the role of literature in human rights issues with a book club that embraces popular novels and great discussions.
 
The first Nelson AI Book Club meets Tuesday, January 24 at 7 p.m. in the Library. Everyone is welcome.

Osprey Air Cadet receives Long Service Award

Osprey Air Cadet receives Long Service Award

Flight Sergeant Jasper Taylor of 561 Osprey Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron Nelson was recently recognized for his Long Service Medal during a ceremony last week.
 
This is the second medal for Flight Sergeant Taylor.  In 2016, Taylor received the Lord Strathcona Medal.

Green Candidate Charlesworth Hosts Campaign Launch

Green Candidate Charlesworth Hosts Campaign Launch

Kim Charlesworth, Nelson-Creston’s B.C. Greens MLA Candidate is hosting a campaign launch this Saturday, January 14, 6-8 p.m. at 901 Front Street in Nelson.

Effective Tax Strategies presentation offered at the Nelson Library

Effective Tax Strategies presentation offered at the Nelson Library

It’s a new year, and tax time is looming. For those who feel stressed about the subject, help is at hand.

The Nelson Public Library and Chartered Professional Accountants Canada have teamed up to offer a presentation entitled Effective Tax Strategies. This free session takes place Thursday, January 19 at 7pm at the Library.

CPA Anne Drysdale will help participants develop effective strategies, understand basic tax law, learn how to be a proactive tax planner, and gather simple tips and tools to save money.

New exhibition celebrates over a decade of arts programming at Oxygen Art Centre

New exhibition celebrates over a decade of arts programming at Oxygen Art Centre

Throughout 2017 Oxygen Art Centre will stage many events that reflect the work of the centre over the past 14 years.  Oxygen Art Centre was founded as the Nelson Fine Arts Centre Society in May 2002. 

On, January 5th, 2005 the Society opened its doors at its current studio location in downtown Nelson and soon after started doing business as Oxygen Art Centre.  

Nelson Lions Club set for Annual Christmas Trees pick-up

Nelson Lions Club set for Annual Christmas Trees pick-up

Christmas has come and gone and the Nelson Lion's Club wants to make the clean up a little easier for residents.

To help, the Lions Club of Nelson is hosting its Annual Christmas Trees pick-up on Saturday, January 7th beginning at 9 a.m.

Anyone wanting to take advantage of this opportunity should have their trees  placed on the curb by 9 a.m.

Those residents not be home should please make arrangements with a neighbor or friend to put the tree out for pick up.

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