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by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 18 2018

September is World Alzheimer’s Month and the Alzheimer Society of B.C. is inviting Nelson residents to bring their friends, co-workers or customers together throughout the month – or in October – by hosting a Coffee Break® fundraiser.

Funds raised at the events will help support local programs and services for people affected by dementia, as well as enabling research into the causes of...

by Contributor on Sunday Sep 16 2018

It’s not so much “whodunit,” but “howdunit”.

On Saturday, September 29 from 2 – 3:30pm crime fiction writers R.M. (Rachel) Greenaway and J.G. (Judy) Toews will discuss their novels and what it took to create them in a “Two-Woman Crime Spree,” a free event as part of BC Culture Days. The event takes place in the Library’s lower level.

Since 2013, when they met at a mystery writing...

by Contributor on Sunday Sep 16 2018

The West Kootenay Indigenous Adoptive Family Gathering is hosting a couple of events this week.

Thursday, September 20, from 5-7 p.m. pizza at Lakeside Rotary Park allows the public to connect with and celebrate with local adoptive families. Register at this link.

Friday, September 21 at the Nelson...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Sep 13 2018

WOW what a line up! Painting, drawing, printmaking, music, fibre and performing arts! Let your creativity flow this fall, whether you’re building skills or wanting to try something for the first time, there’s a course for you at Oxygen Art Centre.

If you are starting out on a creative path there is Beginner Ukulele with Catherine McGrath; this course is designed for people who have...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 12 2018

The Terry Fox Run Nelson is days away, and participants are gearing up to raise money for cancer research and help keep Terry Fox’s dream alive.

  • Who:  sponsored by Kootenay Rhythm Dragons, featuring Mayor Kozak, speaker Sheila Hart, warm-up with Puleng Pratt, and official starter 2 year old Hailey Hauck
  • What:  rain or shine, walk,...
by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 11 2018

Many of us may have had an experience with a friend or family member at the end of their lives.  It is a time of many emotions and difficult decisions.  What could we do to help them find comfort?  What could we do to help them relax and be more peaceful?

Music could be a gift in these circumstances.  It was for this situation that the Threshold Choir was brought into being.


by Contributor on Sunday Sep 09 2018

On Monday, September 24, the MS Society of Canada will host A Taste of Nelson presented by Save-On-Foods atthe Prestige Lakeside Resort. Featuring tasty samplings from local restaurants, wineries, and breweries, the event aims to raise funds for multiple sclerosis (MS) research, programs, and services.

“It is so exciting to have all these amazing restaurants in one place,” says...

by Contributor on Sunday Sep 09 2018

The WK Regional Arts Council is offering two workshops with a focus on arts and heritage organizations, presented by Martha Rans, Lawyer.

Legal Bootcamp for Non-Profitsis a one day program designed for senior leadership and Board members in the non-profit and charitable sector. The course provides foundational knowledge and capacity to identify, plan for and respond to legal issues that...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 06 2018

Nelson will be part of the ninth annual celebration of BC Culture Days from Friday, September 28 to Sunday, September 30.

A grassroots, registered charitable organization and national celebration of arts, culture and heritage, Culture Days has...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 06 2018

When Becky Livingston hit the road, she didn’t travel light. In her suitcase was a jar containing the ashes of her 23-year-old daughter Rachel, who had succumbed to a brain tumour. Rachel had loved travelling more than anything; for her grieving mother, continuing the adventure for her daughter who could not was the only thing that made sense.

That 26-month journey is recounted in the...