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by Contributor on Monday Oct 03 2022

The sponsoring committee of the 561 Nelson Osprey Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Cadets will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Thursday October 20th, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. at the Nelson Eagles Hall at 641 Baker Street in Nelson.

Any former cadets, parents of former cadets or anyone interested in helping support the Nelson Air Cadets is welcome to attend. 


by Contributor on Thursday Sep 29 2022

Oxygen Art Centre celebrates its 20th anniversary on Saturday, October 15, 2022, from 1-4 p.m.

The artist-run centre invites the public to join the celebration! The event will take place along the alleyway behind Baker Street between Stanley Street and Kootenay Street at the 300 block.

Everyone welcome to attend! Admission is free.

Oxygen Art Centre was founded...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 26 2022

The Cultural Development Committee (CDC), on behalf of the City of Nelson, is inviting applications and nominations for the position of Nelson’s 2023 Cultural Ambassador. The award comes with an $1000 honorarium, with the winner announced in December.  

Applications and nominations are welcomed for established artists of all disciplines who will be showcasing their work in 2023. ...

by Contributor on Sunday Sep 25 2022

Students interested in taking your education abroad should come to the Rotary Youth Exchange information meeting on Thursday, Sept 29th, at LV Rogers School in Nelson

Rotary Youth Exchange programs are open to students ages 15-19.

To qualify, applicants should be above-average students who have demonstrated leadership in their community.

Candidates should also possess...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 22 2022

Anyone who has ever wondered what inspires a person to write a book, embark on fascinating research, or what it is like to compete in a World Championship, will want to attend the SIP Talk: Stories Inspire Passion on Saturday, Sept 24th hosted by the Canadian Federation of University Women Nelson & District (CFUW).

This year’s dynamic line-up is Patricia Henman, Zaynab Mohammed,...

by Bob Hall on Monday Sep 19 2022

Music lovers in the Selkirk College region are invited to join a seamless mosaic of international groove when Los Variants visit the Shambhala Music & Performance Hall in Nelson on September 26.

A five-piece super band of top-notch Canadian musicians, Los Variants will spend the day passing on knowledge in clinics with students in the Contemporary Music & Technology Program...

by Contributor on Friday Sep 16 2022

As we emerge from the worst of the pandemic, the Kootenay Quilters Guild is presenting their (almost) biennial quilt show, “Keep Calm and Quilt On”.  The members have been busy while isolating, and there will be more than 150 of their quilts on display. 

The featured quilter is Mona Smith, who started quilting 16 years ago, and who boldly tries new materials, techniques and designs,...

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Sep 14 2022

The Nelson Terry Fox Run is set to make an in-person return Sunday, September 18th, at the Rotary Lakeside Park.

The 2022 Nelson run is hosted by the Kootenay Rhythm Dragons.

The Kootenay Rhythm Dragons began paddling in 2004, in support of women with breast cancer and their families; this group, too, has experienced the loss of some members as a result of cancer.

The goal...

by Contributor on Sunday Sep 11 2022

Storytelling can take many forms from the oral tradition to the written word. On Tuesday, September 20 at the Nelson Library, budding and experienced cartoonists from ages 7-100+ can learn to tell better stories through comics.

Cartoonist and illustrator Adam de Souza will lead two free workshops, one for children at 3:30 pm and one for teens and adults at 7 p.m.

In his workshop...

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 06 2022

Taghum Hall’s roots are steeped in Doukhobor culture, from floor-stomping polka dances to weddings, funerals, choir practices — and food, of course.

Taghum Hall celebrates those roots at a special B.C. Culture Days event on Friday, September 23 with displays, demonstrations, and pyrahi (traditional fruit-filled tarts) from 2- 5 p.m., plus an evening program of songs and stories from 7-9...