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by Contributor on Sunday Jun 17 2012

You like your Elizabethan drama served earthy and organic as intended, which is why you’ll be at the IVth Annual Bard in the Bush Shake-speare Festival in downtown Nelson’s Gyro Park!

ACT I: “Shake-speare Shorts VII: Greatest Love Scenes” kicks off the bill in romantic style! Lisel & Jeff Forst reenact the Bard’s legendary affairs of the heart, July 18th, 19th,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jun 13 2012

Canada Day is traditionally a day of celebration in Nelson.

Now people attending the annual Canada Day celebrations don't need to find a parking spot, up close and in person, near Lakeside Park after the Nelson & District Credit Union decided to sponsor admission on the Nelson Streetcar on July 1.

Nelsonites can park along the route of the streetcar and hop a free ride.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Jun 11 2012

Braden Chown and Craig Wilkinson of the Balfour Golf Course will go on a golf marathon Monday, June 18th in aid of ALS.

The two Balfour players will golf as many holes as possible to raise awareness and funds for ALS. 

Balfour Golf Course is one of 40 golf courses located across B.C participating in the PGA of B.C. Golfathon for ALS presented by uniPHARM & Medicine Centre...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 10 2012

Saturday, at Lakeside Park, teams from throughout the region will be bellying up to the start line for the 2012 Cancer Relay for Life, Nelson edition.

Well, maybe we're overdoing it on the "bellying" for position.

The event begins at 10 a.m. from Lakeside Park.

Teams will walk, run, ride or sprint, if they have the stamina to do so, for 12 hours to raise money for for...

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 10 2012

The Community First Health Coop is sponsoring a free education session titled, Violence Against Women – Why doesn’t she just leave?, Wednesday (June 13th) from noon to 1 p.m.

Lena Horswill and Anna Maskerine will lead the presentation.

The Community First Health Coop Education Series started Wednesday, May 9th when Dr. Kevin McKenzie, chiropractor, conducted a sessionon  “Moving...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 07 2012

The 11th annual West Kootenay Walk for ALS on Sunday once again attacted a host of walkers, riders and runners supporting the cause.

The walk, held at Lakeside Park in Nelson, attracted more than 100 participants and, to date, has raised more than $25,000 toward funding research and to provide support for those living with ALS.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 07 2012

Mark June 23-24 down on the calendar as the Kokanee and Selkirk Rock Clubs host the Kootenay, Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show in Castlegar.

There will be plenty of displays featuring  Gems, Crystals, Minerals Geode Cutting, Fossils, Jewellery Lapidary Supplies, Dealers Displays Demonstrations, Gold Panning and Rock Tumbling.

The show runs Saturday (June 23) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m....

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 05 2012

The 2012 Cancer Relay for Life, Nelson edition, may be just around the corner, but plenty of time remains for people to get teams together for the June 16 event.

The event begins at 10 a.m. from Lakeside Park. Teams will walk, run, ride or sprint, if they have the stamina to do so, for 12 hours to raise money for for cancer research.

"The Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life is...

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 03 2012

The photographs of David R. Gluns are familiar to some: his work appears on many local websites and tourism brochures, and he’s the feature photographer for the coffee table book: Nelson, British Columbia.

Now, a selection of some of his finest work is on display at the Nelson Public Library.

Dave Gluns travels everywhere with an inspired eye, consummate skill, and a...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Jun 03 2012

The Oxygen Art Centre is hosting artist Sandra Rechico from Toronto in June.

The show opens Thursday, June 7 from 7-9 p.m. with a talk by Rechico.

While in Nelson, Rechico will be depending on the kindness of strangers to take her on walks. 

She is interested in all altitudes: walks in the mountains, the city and the mines.  After each walk, Rechico will create a visual...

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