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by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 10 2019

Nelson and District Arts Council, Hidden Creek Art and Ecology Retreat have joined forces again to host the fourth annual Wood Gundy Hidden Creek Artist’s Residency, located at Grohman creek, a short boat ride from the City of Nelson.

The collective goal is to provide artists with a “retreat style” setting in order to work on or develop their Art in the areas of visual art, creative...

by Contributor on Monday Apr 08 2019

On Thursday (April 11) the Kootenay United Cannabis Association (KUCA), in cooperation with the Regional District of Central Kootenay, will host the Kootenay/Columbia Symposium at the Prestige Lakeside Resort in Nelson.

The Symposium runs from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The industry stakeholder event will identify barriers in transitioning to the regulated cannabis economy, and examine...

by Contributor on Monday Apr 08 2019

“The Breeding Hut”, a new erotic adventure novel by Lisel & Jeffrey Forst, is set to launch on Thursday, April 11th, 2019 in Spiritbar at the Hume Hotel.

Lisel will be doing a comedy set about the process of writing the book and the night will cap off with dancing to DJ Morning Glory.

Books will be for sale for $20, advance tickets are $10 (+ fee), doors open at 7...

by Contributor on Friday Apr 05 2019

Coming next month, between 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. on (Saturday) May 25, the first annual Nelson Safe Boating event will be taking place at Lakeside Park in beautiful Nelson. 

This event coincides with the National Safe Boating Awareness week and will feature event booths, interactive games, prize giveaways, and all kinds of Family fun. All are welcome and admission is free.

In the...

by Contributor on Friday Apr 05 2019

The Kootenay Lake Health Care Auxiliary Society will be having a Bake Sale, Thursday, April 18th at 9 a.m. at the Kootenay Lake Hospital Gift Shop entrance. 

There will be plenty of baked goods up for grabs from the local Auxiliary Society members.

The Kootenay Lake Hospital Auxiliary Society works throughout the year to raise money to help with the purchase of...

by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 03 2019

Nelson CARES would like to thank the entire community for showing up and making this year's Coldest Night of the Year another successful event. We met our goal and then some by raising more than $45,000.

We couldn't do this event without countless volunteer hours. There were over 100 volunteers who gave up their chance to participate in the event to ensure their neighbours had a fun...

by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 03 2019

The winner of this year’s Nelson Poetry Slam is heading to Vancouver at the end of April to represent Nelson in a national competition.

Dazza MacAskill says he's placed second so many times in other events that he’s excited at this chance to reach the next level and compete at Verses Festival of Words 2019.

Born in Fruitvale and long time Kootenay resident, the 34 year-old says...

by Contributor on Sunday Mar 31 2019

Cancer is a taker.

It wants everything from us - our health, our confidence, our families. And it is relentless.

Statistics say one in three people arm wrestle with cancer, but what about the other two people? Our job is to stand in the gap. Fill the void with love, compassion, and our ability to GO when our friends can't. This is what the 24 is all about.

A team of eight...

by Contributor on Sunday Mar 31 2019

Nelson is joining in on the provincially-coordinated Sarah Beckett Memorial Run.

The five-kilometer family event, set for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13th on the Nelson waterfront starting at Lakeside Park, is being held in memory of Cst. Sarah Beckett, who died tragically in the line of duty after her marked police vehicle was struck by a pickup in the early hours of on April 5...

by Contributor on Friday Mar 29 2019

Science World is bringing its unique and entertaining science shows to Nelson and surrounding communities. Science World’s On The Road team will be visiting these communities from April 1 to April 5, performing at schools and participating in the Community Science Celebration, on April 6 in Nelson.

Science World On The Road visits over 30,000 students each year at schools outside the...

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