YOU'RE INVITED to the 'Environment Expo in the Park', Saturday, Oct. 15, 11am-2pm, Lakeside Park, Nelson, BC. Presented by: The Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society (CKISS). What to Expect? Free face painting, live music, variety of display booths, food. CKISS AGM from 1pm-2pm. To see the full event schedule visit www.ckiss.ca
GOT SQUASH?? JV HUMPHRIES DRAMA DEPARTMENT has lots of lovely, organic squash for Thanksgiving! Squash Sale and Fun, 9am-4pm, Saturday, Oct. 8. Vacant lot across from Rosewood, Kaslo. Support the performing arts! Buy Squash!
CAFÉ LANGHAM INSPIRED IDEAS presents Thursday Oct. 6 7pm, INNATE BEAUTY WITHIN with Dr. Larry Zaleski, D.C. To 'Walk in Beauty' is an indigenous saying that refers to moving towards harmony in one's life. The good doctor will share stories about simple ways to find beauty and inner health and harmony in daily life with examples of people who will amaze and surprise! Dr. Zaleski has a chiropractic practice in the Slocan Valley at Hand and Soul Wellness Centre. Coming from the United States as a national instructor for Network Chiropractic he has many years of experience in beneficial health practices. Langham Theatre, Kaslo $10 donation at the door. www.thelangham.ca
GAMES CLUB: Ages 12+, Friday, Sept. 30, 3:15-5:15pm. Come to the Kaslo Library after school to learn some of the nuts and bolts of creating video games with video/board game creator Eddy Boxerman. We will demo some tools and walk through the first steps of using them yourself. Please bring a laptop, some computers will be available at the library. Preregister, 250-353-2942, firstname.lastname@example.org. This free program is brought to you by the Kaslo & District Public Library in partnership with North Kootenay Lake Community Services. We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of Columbia Basin Trust.
HEAR, HEAR: Authors Fred Wah (Canadian Poet Laureate 2011-13) & Linda Crosfield, read Friday, Oct. 7, 7:30pm at Oxygen Art Centre, 320 Vernon St. (alley entrance), Nelson. Free and open to all. Celebrating Oxygen's past ten years of arts programming.
KOOTENAY SENIORS FAIR: Friday, Sept. 30, 10am-3pm, Prestige Lakeside Resort, 701 Lakeside Dr, Nelson. 30+ community services vendor tables. FREE fun activities like chair yoga, tai chi demonstrations and horse & carriage rides. Hearing screening, footcare & other FREE medical services on-site. Hourly prize draws. For information or help with transportation email@example.com, 250-352-2708.
SLOCAN VALLEY COMMUNITY ARTS COUNCIL AGM: Sept. 27, 7-9pm at Passmore Community Hall, 3656 Passmore Old Rd (beside the Senior Centre). Presentation and refreshments, all current and potential members welcome.
TELLING OUR LIFE STORIES: A FREE GUIDED WRITING PROGRAM. This program is for anyone interested in getting some of their life stories down on paper. No previous autobiography writing experience necessary. Kaslo: Tuesdays, Oct. 11-Nov. 29, 9:30-11:30am, JVH School. Balfour: Wednesdays, Oct. 12-Nov. 30, 9:30-11:30am, Balfour Covenant Church. Register with Barb Szuta firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-353-2289. Like us on Facebook: Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy Kaslo/Balfour.
THE KASLO COMMUNITY GARDEN CLUB is offering another in its series of workshops. Please join us at the garden on Oct. 1, 1:30pm for "Succession Planting" presented by Patrick Steiner. Patrick's workshop will focus on garden planning to allow for continuous harvesting throughout the growing season. Workshop participants whom are not garden members will be asked to pay a $5 fee for the workshop and a supporters membership in the K.C. Garden Club. Please bring a chair. The Kaslo Community Garden Club thanks the Columbia Basin Trust and the Community Fund of North Kootenay Lake for their support of; the Workshop Series, compost signage, and the development of squash supports and a drying shed. The Board also acknowledges the sponsorship of the Victorian Hospital of Kaslo Auxiliary Society.
THE YOUTH ART AND CULTURE PROGRAM for 7-12yr olds is back with an Aboriginal Drumming Series with Barb Cyr. Join us for traditional songs and teachings, hands on drumming on a Pow Wow drum, smudging ceremonies, and make your own traditional aboriginal hand drum! This is 5 part series and will include 4 drumming sessions on October 12, 19, Nov. 2 & 9, as well as a full day drum making session (date TBA). Children will join us at the Kaslo Family Centre (located in JVH School) from 3-4:30pm. FREE! Snacks and materials provided. Gas vouchers available for families driving from up the lake. Any child who is interested in participating is welcome, registration required, spaces limited. For information/registration contact Sarah Evans at 250-353-7691 #207 or email@example.com. Program offered by North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society and funded by CBT and Province of BC.
UPCOMING SHOWS IN NELSON: Sept. 16, Five Alarm Funk; Sept. 24, DOA + Dayglo Abortions; Oct. 1, Tokyo Police Club, Born Ruffians, The Elwins; Oct. 7, C.R Avery w/Rafferty Funksmith; Oct. 10, Basia Bulat w/Oh Pep!; Oct. 12, Fred Eaglesmith Travelling Steam Show; Oct. 29, The Funk Hunters w/Chali 2Na; Nov. 4, Great Lake Swimmers w/Megan Bonnell and much more! Full calendar and ticket info at: www.ontheroadmanagement.com
NELSON LEGION AUXILIARY IS HOLDING a Christmas Wonderland Craft Fair in Nelson on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 and is now accepting table reservations, $25/table. Call or email Dorothea at firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-825-4424.
SCRAPBOOKING GARAGE SALE: Saturday, Oct. 1, 10am-2pm in Library, Kinnaird Park Community Church, 1250-26th St, Castlegar. Vendor tables, $10, admission $2. Portion of proceeds donated to Crop for the Cure. Info: email@example.com