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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 05 2011
Local art duo heartlab (Anita Levesque and Bradley Smith) will be offering a hands-on collaborative art making workshop that will include a brief discussion about their work.

Pairs of any kind are encouraged to attend (e.g. friends, siblings, couples), although any individual is welcome, and will be matched with a partner.

by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday Sep 02 2011

Finding the heart and soul of the food movement can sometimes mean getting your hands dirty—in a good way. Kristeva Dowling’s Chicken Poop for the Soul (Caitlin Press, 2011) is a witty, humorous and often bizarre journey of trial and error as the author sheds urban life for rural independence.

Dowling reads from her book on Monday, September 26 at the Salmo Public Library and...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Sep 01 2011

An endless variety of exciting books, lively songs, loveable puppets and easy fingerplays are all part of Pre-school Storytime (three to five year olds)  on Wednesday mornings and Tales for Twos (two to three year olds) on Saturdays. 

Both programs start at 10:15 a.m. and require preregistration.

These free storytimes are a chance for you and your child to enjoy some time...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Wednesday Aug 31 2011

Seven Okanagan College faculty writers to read in Nelson
@ Oxygen Art Centre, Thursday, Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m.

A tasty literary smorgasbord will be offered when seven Okanagan writers — all faculty members of the Okanagan College English Department — read from their published fiction, nonfiction and poetry on Thursday, Sept. 1 at 7:30 p.m. at Nelson's...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Monday Aug 29 2011

For Canadian Mental Health Vocational Counsellor Zoe Langlois, it all began with her enrolment in Selkirk College’s Adult Basic Education Program.

Zoe goes to work each day excited.

She marvels at how lucky she is to work with people, helping them find their way in life in her role as a Vocational Counsellor for Canadian Mental Health in Nelson.


by Nelson Daily Editor on Saturday Aug 27 2011

The Corazon Vocal Ensemble will be holding auditions on the afternoon and evening of Tuesday, Sept. 6 in Nelson.

“Anyone age 13 to 23 and who loves to sing is welcome,” says the group’s director, Allison Girvan.

Corazon is a 65-voice youth choir based in Nelson. Over the past 10 years the group has gained a reputation throughout Western Canada for its...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday May 13 2011

Apparently when local governments, businesses and community organizations work together with schools, then good ideas grow into positive realities for kids.

In the case of Trafalgar Middle School, an idea for improving the outdoor environment for the now younger student population has resulted in more than 80 large native trees being planted on school grounds.

by Rossland Bear Aware on Friday May 13 2011
Remember the sidewalk bins that facilitated so much mess downtown last summer? The Bear Smart committee is recruiting sponsors for a solar powered trash compactor garbage bin or a returnable bin for a 3 month summer trial on Columbia Ave. A successful trial period provides our city an option to budget for purchase of a year round solution to garbage and returnable’s after the Columbia Ave...
by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday May 10 2011

The children, parents and teachers of the Whole School have been busy gearing up for spring.

The Whole School’s annual spring market is coming up on Saturday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the school grounds. Vendors and artisans from the community will have tables set up and will be selling their beautiful creations.

There are so many...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Thursday Apr 28 2011

The Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation declared it the start of their “Business Appreciation Days” — the occasion was the Foundation’s annual Caring Company Dinner held at the Hume Hotel April 20.

The program, now in its 12th year, is an opportunity for the Foundation to thank local...