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by Contributor on Sunday Apr 01 2012

Dr. Jackson Katz, internationally recognized for his work in gender violence prevention education in schools, the sports culture and the military, as well as for his pioneering work in critical media literacy, is bringing his ground-breaking expertise to Nelson for two days of presentations and workshops, May 9-10, at the Prestige Inn Lakeside Resort.

The weekend engagement is sponsored...

by Contributor on Thursday Mar 29 2012

Shiver me timbers! 

Thrown on your breeches, tricorne hat and eye patch, matey!  Hoist the Jolly Roger, raise the anchor, and sail off in a galleon with this rascally crew. 

The Nelson Public Library invites young writers to raid their imaginations and find the buried treasure in a special six-week series for kids who love to write stories with pirate-instructor Eileen Holland....

by Contributor on Wednesday Mar 28 2012

The Osprey Community Foundation is pleased to recently receive a $20,000 contribution from the Nelson and District Credit Union.

The contribution boosts the totally capital in the NDCU’s endowment fund to $110,000.

The fund was established in 2001.

The capital in the fund is never spent but annual earnings flow back into the community like an apple tree that is never cut...

by Contributor on Monday Mar 26 2012

Don' t you dare miss it!

L.V. Rogers Secondary School presents the Grad Talent Show 2012 —  Stairway to Heaven — on Thursday April 12 at 7:30 pm at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson.

The Talent Show is one of many fundraisers to help defer costs for the grad class of 2012.

Tickets are $8 for students, $10 for regular admission and are available at Capitol Theatre box office....

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Mar 25 2012

It's time to dig out the photographs for to submit to the upcoming 2013 West Kootenay Scenic Calendar.

The production of this calendar is intended as a promotional venture for our beautiful region.

There are three prizes for top photographers: one of $200 and two of $100 each.

Also, all photographers chosen for inclusion in the calendar will receive free calendars; six for...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Mar 22 2012

The West Kootenay Coalition for Jumbo Wild invites anyone concerned about the Jumbo Glacier Ski Resort proposal to come to a candlelight vigil at Nelson City Hall on Sunday March 25 at 7:30 p.m.

There will be speakers, live music, and information about the issue. 

The provincial government announced Tuesday that the Jumbo Glacier Resort Master Development had been approved.

by Contributor on Wednesday Mar 21 2012

The first of five youth scholarships available to registrants aged 18 to 30 participating in the May 11 to 13 Convergence Writers' Retreat in New Denver has been awarded to a Creston woman. 

The scholarship, awarded by the retreat's organizing committee, covers the $236 registration fee, which includes meals throughout the event. 

Kristen Cook, a student at College of the Rockies...

by Contributor on Wednesday Mar 21 2012

The Slocan Valley Seniors Housing Society (SVSHS) will be hosting an April Fools Brunch at the Passmore Lodge on Sunday, April 1st from 10 a.m. to 1p.m. 

The event  features  a great brunch as well as door prizes! Admission for adults is a minimum $8 donation and kids can eat for just $4.

The ‘Fun’Raiser  will feature Breakfast Wraps (ham or veggie)with a fruit plate and...

by Anonymous on Sunday Mar 18 2012

During the month of April the Slocan Valley Seniors Housing Society is pleased to offer two great free programs at the Passmore Lodge.

Funding for these Outreach Programs are being provided through the Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives program and Slocan Valley seniors are invited to participate.

On every Wednesday throughout April, Art Therapy For Seniors takes...

by Contributor on Thursday Mar 15 2012

Sport BC is bringing the Teck Community Sport Hero Awards to the City of Nelson on April 18.

The awards will honour long-standing community volunteers who have made significant contributions to sport.

Nominations are now being accepted through until Friday, March 30.

“Volunteers are what fuel the development and sustainability of community sport within...