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by Anonymous on Wednesday Mar 07 2012

Angus Buchan, whose life is depicted award winning film, Faith Like Potatoes, is coming to Nelson to share his travels in The Gathering, June 29 to July 1 at the Prestige Inn Convention Centre.

Buchan left war-torn Zimbabwe in 1977, piling his family and everything they had into a truck and moving to small farm in South Africa.

Years later, through hard work but...

by Anonymous on Tuesday Mar 06 2012

The art of Bellydance is coming to the Old South Slocan Schoolhouse Mondays beginning later this month.

The classes, beginning March 26, are being offered by Soul Fire Dance and instructor Shauna Robertson.

The classes run for a nine-week session.

Zills, Drills and Thrills goes from 6:30-7:45 p.m. and is a exciting class is integral for bellydance conditioning, fundamental...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Mar 06 2012

The Nelson Midget Reps are holding a fundraiser Saturday at Jackson's Hole & Grill to help cut costs for the teams upcoming trip to the B.C. Hockey Midget Rep Tier III Championships March 19-24 at the Sun Bowl Arena in Osoyoos.

The Reps recently won the West Kootenay title.

The Beer and Burger fundraiser runs from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at the Vernon Street eatery.

There is...

by Contributor on Sunday Mar 04 2012

Selkirk College is now offering a series of Parent Information Sessions and Education Fairs throughout the region in March and April to help you make the best decisions for your child’s future career and employment goals.

Parents of children in Grades 9 - 12, high school students and/or adults looking into post-secondary programs are invited to attend these free events where we will...

by Contributor on Sunday Mar 04 2012

The first casuality from the B.C. Teachers Federation job action is the Career, Job & Education Fair at Selkirk College Wednesday.

Due to the job action, the 2012 edition has been postponed to April 4.

As fair attendance may be negatively impacted without high school students, Selkirk College along with the fair exhibitors, felt that the students would be better served to...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Mar 01 2012

The Nelson Figure Skating Club is busy working out the final quirks for the Wish Upon A Star, a Disney themed ice show.

The annual ice show is set for Saturday from 2-3 p.m.

Some of the skaters include  Courtney Shrieves in the Pirates of the Carribean skit, Christina Champlin as Jasmine, Charly DeFouw skating as the Little Mermaid, Soleil Babcock featured as Alice and Sebastian...

by Anonymous on Wednesday Feb 29 2012

The Nelson Storytelling Guild is hosting its monthly meeting Sunday at 4 p.m. in the in the Back Alley Studio in the alley across from Oxygen Studio.

This is an Informal, easygoing, anybody can tell kind of atmosphere.

Special guest this month is retired RDCK Director Al Dawson who will tell a
story about the Sons of Freedom.

The meeting is open to the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Feb 29 2012

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is hosting a Special Open Board meeting Thursday, March 1 at 9 a.m.

The reason for the meeting is to review the 2012 RDCK budget.

The meeting will take place in the board room of the RDCK office on 202 Lakeside Drive in Nelson.

 

by Contributor on Monday Feb 27 2012

B.C. Liquor Stores are once again doing its best to support Dry Grads throughout the province.

From Saturday, Feb. 25 until March 31, BC Liquor Stores, including the store in Nelson on Anderson Street, customers can donate $1 or more to Support Dry Grad celebrations in their communities.

"For the past 12 years, BC Liquor Stores customers and employees have raised funds to...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 26 2012

The Kootenay Rhythm Dragons are rolling out the red carpet for new paddlers with a membership drive Saturday, March 10 at the Community First Health Co-op Building in Nelson.

The membership drive is set for 10 a.m. to noon on the lower level CCCR Office at 518 Lake Street.

Coffee and muffins are provided.

The Kootenay Rhythm Dragons began as Nelson's first dragon boat team...

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