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by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 07 2020

“Explore the world together” is the motto for Exchange Families International, a unique student exchange program that matches children from different countries to spend up to a year together, six months in each home.

Families in Nelson will have the chance to learn more about the student exchange program Thursday, January 9 between 6:30-8 p.m. at the Prestige Lakeside Resort at 701...

by Contributor on Monday Jan 06 2020

Library lovers — and anyone who enjoys a great event — will want to mark their calendars for the Nelson Public Library’s 100th birthday celebrations. Two special events offer plenty of ways to live it up with the Library.

On Friday, January 17 a special event at the Capitol Theatre starting at 7 p.m. is set to start the celebrations in style. Tickets are available at the...

by Contributor on Friday Jan 03 2020

It’s cold out there and Nelson CARES wants to help warm things up for people who need it most.

On Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 Nelson CARES Society will host the 6th annual Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY). The Coldest Night of the Year is a fantastically fun, family-friendly walking fundraiser that raises money for the hungry, homeless and hurting in over 130 communities across Canada...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 30 2019

This year the annual Winter Day on the Slocan Valley Rail Trail will take place on Sunday, January 19th from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the Winlaw Station.

The crew from the Slocan Valley Heritage Trail Society (SVHTS) will once again partner with Slocan Valley Recreation to offer a fun-filled afternoon.  Volunteers will  offer a ski waxing demo; you can get your skis waxed for a $15 donation...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Dec 23 2019

The Friends of Kootenay Lake Steward Society is once again joining with Kootenay Co-op Radio to host the annual Polar Bear Swim Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Lakeside Park in Nelson.

Braves swimmers, who will be collecting pledges to raise funds for Friends of Kootenay Lake, Kootenay Coop Radio and Fridays for the Future, take to the chilly waters of Kootenay Lake at High Noon.

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by Contributor on Thursday Dec 19 2019

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) today announced the launch of the Regional Housing Needs Assessment. The project is intended to build an awareness of where housing demands and needs are most relevant within the region and allow for collaborative action toward addressing housing gaps and needs within our communities. This work will be undertaken by M’akola Development Services...

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 19 2019

Start the New Year off right and sign-up for one of Oxygen’s exciting new courses. With day, evening and weekend courses in an array of different disciplines there is something for everyone.

The talented Rayya Liebich will be offering two courses in 2020 that are sure to inspire. Starting in February Rayya will be Resurrecting the Lost Art of Letter Writing. Rayya explains her...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 16 2019

With Christmas right around the corner, British Columbians have the opportunity to raise money for lung health, a tradition that has been going on for over a century.

The Lung Association depends on the generosity of British Columbians to continue to fund ground-breaking research and public education regarding lung disease and clean air.

Since 1908, Canadians have made a...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 16 2019

While the federal government talks about climate change in the throne speech and world leaders meet in Madrid for the United Nations climate change convention, communities in the West Kootenays are taking action in their backyards.

Recently, the Village of Kaslo became the third West Kootenay local government in the past month to make the commitment to 100% renewable energy, the sixth...

by Contributor on Thursday Dec 12 2019

With the howlidays around the corner, the Nelson BC SPCA is once again hosting Pet Photos with Santa Wednesday, December 18th from 3-6 p.m. at the Chalko Mika Mall.

The whole family can come meet Santa and get your holiday photos for Christmas cards or keepsakes, and the funds will help support animals at your local BC SPCA branch.

All well-behaved pets on leash or in...

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