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by Contributor on Monday Nov 21 2022

There is merriment and even elfishness afoot at Taghum Community Hall, where plans are underway for the annual Winter Celebration on Saturday, December 3 from 2-7 p.m.

“Oh, the fun we’ll have,” chortled Taghum Hall’s resident Elf.

“The children have been learning their parts for this year’s play, ‘Santa Claus and the Naughty Gnomes’, and the musicians have been tuning up to play...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 21 2022

Don’t miss this opportunity to see the Winnipeg-based Alexa Dirks live on the Capitol theatre stage on Tuesday, November 22 at 7:30 p.m.

Dirks is a Juno Award winner with her former group Chic Gamine. While she thrived off of the collaboration, once the band broke up she knew she was ready to go solo. Even though she was terrified to go out on her own, that feeling was a fundamental...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 17 2022

This special Nelson event is not to be missed.

On Saturday, November 26th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., come join a unique shopping experience at the warm and welcoming Anglican Church of St. Saviours.

This is the perfect chance to get your Christmas baking and browse for gifts and seasonal decorations under the arched, canopy of the historic building.

Don’t miss hot oven-baked...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 17 2022

Don Konrad considers himself a cartoonist at heart.

He’s been sketching and painting since elementary school, taking his inspiration from nature, people and his life experiences. Birders and art-lovers alike will enjoy Konrad’s whimsical bird artwork now on display at the Nelson Public Library.

After many decades of creating art, Don Konrad still has a sense of wonder about the...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 14 2022

The Nelson Museum, Archives and Gallery is ushering in a new era with a new brand, new website, and a new exhibition opening this month, which takes a deep dive into the past, present, and future of the museum.

Using a variety of interactive and multimedia tools, Where We Stand invites the viewer to discover the substantial history of the museum, the way in which we interact with our...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 14 2022

Nelson Choral Society is hosting the concert Of Frost and Fire for night only on December 10th at 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre.

It might be a dark winter night in December, but Of Frost and Fire will provide a light.

The Nelson Choral Society invites the public to come in from the cold and immerse in the warmth and glow of beautiful choral singing.


by Contributor on Thursday Nov 10 2022

The sticker shock on groceries lately has been substantial and now we are heading into the holiday season with many more bills looming on the horizon.

Sometimes the money doesn’t make it to the end of the month.

For over two decades, the St. Saviour’s Food Pantry has been there to help folks in need. In 2000, the Food Pantry opened its doors to the public for the first time,...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 07 2022

Bill Haire, the President of the Nelson branch of the Royal Canadian Legion visited the Nelson air cadets during the squadron’s Commanding Officer’s parade recently.

 After inspecting the cadets, Haire spoke to the cadets about the role of the Royal Canadian Legion, the meaning of the Poppy, the significance of Remembrance Day and the how the branch supports the community.


by Contributor on Saturday Nov 05 2022

StrongStart, a free Ministry of Education and Childcare program for pre-school children from infancy to five years old, has now expanded to include South Nelson Elementary School in School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake).

For a full list of SD8 StrongStart...

by CBT on Sunday Oct 30 2022

“How are we going to protect Lardeau?"

"What’s the best way to do it?”

These are questions that members of the Lardeau Fire Prevention Association were asking themselves as another wildfire season approached. And the answer was: a wildfire structural protection sprinkler system.

With support from Columbia Basin Trust and the Regional District of Central Kootenay, the...