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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 10 2013

The Kootenay Lake Vintage Car Club’s annual show and shine is back and bigger than ever.

The annual show and shine, celebrating its 21st year, is back at the 700 block of Baker Street Saturday (June 14) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

More than 50 vehicles are expected to be on display from members from throughout the Kootenays.

The theme for No. 21 is “Cruisin’ the ‘50s...

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 09 2013

The Civic Theatre has set its phasers to stun Nelson audiences at its licensed gala screening of Star Trek: Into Darkness Friday (June 14) at 7:30pm, featuring its "next generation" digital projection and surround sound. 

"I expect people will be in for a surprise when they hear the U.S.S. Enterprise flying over head from the back of the room,” says theatre manager Jason Asbell...

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 06 2013

“Much Ado About Nothing” is the next show on Nelson Youth Theatre’s group playbill.

The Vth Annual Bard in the Bush Shakespeare Festival production rehearses from (Tuesday) August 6-24 (Saturday) August.

Most weeks will run Mondays to Thursdays from 1-4 p.m. The average age of its cast will be between eleven and fifteen with some exceptions. Basic auditions will be held around...

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 06 2013

The Kootenay-Boundary region is a hotbed of entrepreneurial spirit, talent and creativity that continues to hatch innovative small businesses. While great ideas and enterprise are here in abundance, the legal steps required to translate ideas into a fully operational and functional businesses can be a major hurdle.

In September 2012, the “Ask An Expert” program kicked off, focusing...

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 06 2013

Nelson CARES appreciates the generous donation from Nelson & District Credit Union to Stepping Stones for a new table and chairs, a vacuum cleaner and five metal clothing racks for the bedrooms.

In addition the donated laptop and computer are valuable tools for the  clients at Stepping Stones to locate work, housing or simply to stay in contact with family and friends.
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by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 05 2013

Just in time for spring, RMB | Rocky Mountain Books, in conjunction with Wildsight and WildSafe BC is pleased to announce the release of Bears: Without Fear by wildlife biologist Kevin Van Tighem.

In this engaging and sensitive book, former Banff superintendent Van Tighem calls on his decades of experience and knowledge to enlighten readers about our relationship with and attitude...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 04 2013

Anyone wanting to support the fight of breast cancer and help the Kootenay Rhythm Dragons at the same time are invited to Rhythm Dragons Fundraiser, Friday (June 7) at Finley’s Irish Pub & Grill on Vernon Street in Nelson.

Fun begins at 6 p.m. and continues to 8 p.m.  Tickets cost $15 which provides a Frosty Cold Drink and a Sizzling Grilled Burger.

In addition an evening of...

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 02 2013

It’s not too early to plan for a five-day Eco-camp and many other fun activities for kids and adults at the Kokanee Creek Park Visitors Centre.

This year the centre opens daily on June 29, from 9 am-9 pm through the Labour Day weekend.

“We’re very excited to be offering a week long kids Eco-camp this year for 8-12 year olds from July 22-26 at the park,” said the Centre’s director...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 02 2013

The parking lot at the Great Canadian Superstore was a beehive of activity Saturday as the TELUS Ambassadors joined forces with the Nelson Friends of the Family to raise money with a Gigantic Garage Sale.

There was everything from books to clothes to . . . well, everything.

The TELUS Ambassadors are former workers now retired trying to help out in any way they can make Nelson and...

by Contributor on Thursday May 30 2013

There's a family concert hosted in Nelson near Mountain station, Saturday, June 8 starting at 7 p.m.

"This will be a great event for school aged kids and their parents, as well
as adults without kids," said organizer P'nina Shames.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for kids.

The performer, Lowry Olafson, comes from the coast, does a lot of work in
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