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by Contributor on Monday May 27 2019

Oxygen Art Centre is pleased to host artist Evan Locke as this summer’s Artist in Residence. Locke is an installation artist originally from New Brunswick who now resides in Victoria, BC. During his residency, Locke will construct a large-scale painting as a sculptural piece designed specifically for the Oxygen Art Centre space.

Evan Locke will be in residence from June 4th to June 13th...

by Contributor on Sunday May 26 2019

The Friends of Kootenay Lake Stewardship Society will be hosting their annual general meeting on Monday, June 3, 2019, at the Queens Bay Church in Queens Bay.

The meeting runs from 10 a.m. to noon.

This is an opportunity for any interested community members, volunteers and FOKLSS members to come and learn about what has been happening at FOKLSS and what they have in store....

by Contributor on Friday May 24 2019

Home energy efficiency just got a little easier.

Nelson Hydro customers who are seniors are now eligible for free weatherization upgrades to help their homes become more energy-efficient. On Wednesday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., seniors can drop into the Nelson Public Library to find out more and get help registering for the program with West Kootenay EcoSociety Program Manager Erin...

by Contributor on Thursday May 23 2019

A live public reading of “A Door to be Kicked” will be presented by astar-studded cast of local actors under the direction of Bessie Wapp on Sunday, May 26th at the UBC Nelson Campus at 266 Baker Street.

There will be two shows at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The readings are being held in the UBC Nelson Campus #1, with level access from the alley.

"A Door to be Kicked" is a...

by Contributor on Tuesday May 21 2019

The Kootenay Blues Society, after a very successful first year, kicks off their second season with the Blues Supergroup: MARK HUMMEL and his GOLDEN STATE - LONE STAR BLUES REVUE at Finley's in Nelson on Wednesday, May 29th.     

Featuring Grammy-nominated Harp Blower/Vocalist/ Bandleader Mark Hummel ; Guitar legend Anson Funderburgh (Delbert McClinton, Boz Scaggs, Snooks...

by Contributor on Tuesday May 21 2019

The Capitol Theatre is offering another batch of fun and creative theatre classes for kids 8-12 years old.

Footlights Academy, Segment II is a series of six sessions, over a three-week period in June — June 10/11, 17/18 & 24/25. All sessions run from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Led by professional actor and instructor Avi Phillips, young actors will discover and develop worlds, real and...

by Contributor on Thursday May 16 2019

Laurel Giasson, co-owner of Frog Peak Cafe recently presented Slocan Valley Heritage Trail Society Chairperson, Helene Dostaler with a cheque for $500.

“The Slocan Valley Rail Trail has really been a great benefit to our business and our community,” says Glasson. “We just wanted to say thank you."

The cheque will be going into the Rail Trail’s Equipment Replacement Fund. “We have...

by Contributor on Wednesday May 15 2019

The Walk to End ALS is the largest volunteer-led fundraiser for ALS Societies across Canada. Family-friendly and fun, it unites Canadians in their desire to put an end to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. This event shows support for the 3,000 Canadians and their families living with the disease; 400 of which are living in British Columbia.

Among the 15 Walks taking place across BC is the...

by Contributor on Wednesday May 15 2019

While graduation is just around the corner, the students of L.V. Rogers are first inviting the community to another important event - the Annual Talent Show.

The Grad Talent Show is set for Tuesday, May 28 at 7 p.m. The students will showcase a wide range of arts including music, dance and theatre in a 2-hour event that is sure to entertain and impress.

“We have so many...

by Contributor on Sunday May 12 2019

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the passing of bill C - 150 of which Trudeau so famously said: "there's no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation."

Initially introduced by then Justice Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau bill C - 150 called for among other things the decriminalizing same sex relations between two consenting adults. That original bill was derailed by...