AN EVENING OF MUSIC: Sunday, Nov. 26, 7pm at Nelson United Church, 602 Silica St, Nelson. Selkirk College Performers and the Heritage Harmony Barbershop Chorus present An Evening of Music as a fundraiser for Nelson United Church. Help support this historic community performance space and be entertained all at the same time! Tickets are $10 at Eddy Music, Nelson United Church office, 250-352-2822 or at the door.
AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR VISIT: Kootenay local, Luanne Armstrong, visits the Kaslo & District Public Library, Saturday, Nov. 18 at 4:30pm. Luanne will be reading from new works and speaking about the writing process. All are welcome to this free event.
CAM PENNER & JON WOOD, Saturday, Nov. 25, 7pm! They've moved audiences for a decade with a unique brand of folk-rock, both fragile and grand. Wowing audiences at Jazz Fest, they return to the intimate Langham Theatre in Kaslo. Tickets $20 Willow and Sunnyside. www.thelangham.ca
CHRISTMAS TEA FOR SENIORS: Saturday, Dec. 2, 1-3pm. FREE! Transportation available from Slocan and Castlegar to Slocan Park Hall. For info or to reserve a seat on the bus call Slocan Valley Recreation, 250-226-0008.
COFFEE HOUSE - CALL FOR PERFORMERS: The Whole School's 19th annual Blue Moon Coffee House, Saturday, Dec. 9, 6-11pm. Musicians interested in performing call Shuggy at 250-226-6784 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more info 250-226-7737.
COFFEE TIME!! Every Tuesday, 10am-12pm at the Slocan Park Hall. Nov. 21, Nelson Public Library will attend with books and info; Dec. 5, Guest Speaker Dana Burgess, West Kootenay Seniors Transportation Co-ordinator, will give a presentation about transportation options for seniors. For info call Slocan Valley Recreation, 250-226-0008.
DENTAL HYGIENE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN: Join Mara Sand, Dental Hygienist, for a free informative talk about dental care, tips and tricks for brushing and a mini dental checkup! Mara is coming to Parent and Child Time at Harrop Hall, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 10am-12pm. More information: email@example.com, 250-229-2167. Offered by Kootenay Lake Family Network and Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy. Like us on Facebook: Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy Kaslo/Balfour.
FLIKS Season Premiere: LUCKY, starring Harry Dean Stanton in his final role, a funny, poignant portrait of a man approaching death with all the dignity he can muster. Friday, Nov. 17, 7:30pm, at the Langham. Doors open 7pm, tickets $10 at door. Refreshments available.
FREE PUBLIC PRESENTATION OF LEGAL INFORMATION, with Rhonda Ruston, Q.C. Lawyer. Discussion of Wills, Powers of Attorney, Advanced Care Planning and End of Life Issues, Saturday, Nov. 18, 1:30-3:30pm, St. Andrews Heritage Hall, 4th St, Kaslo. Sponsored by Hospice Society of North Kootenay Lake and the Village of Kaslo Municipal Grant.
IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN! The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to JV Humphries School, Kaslo. Remember that books make the perfect Christmas present. Come and find the best deals in books and gadgets, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 12-1pm, 3-5pm & 6-8pm; Thursday, Nov. 23, 12-1pm & 3-5pm. Hope to see you there!
JEWETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Annual Turkey & Ham Bingo Night! Wednesday, Nov. 29, doors open at 5:30pm, bingo starts at 6pm. 10 games, bake sale and 50/50 draw. Need more info? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
NAVIGATING FOOD WITH CHILDREN: A free presentation for parents of young children with Erika Bauer, certified eating psychology coach. Learn about supporting healthy eating habits from a young age. How diverse is your child's diet? What are the best snack foods? What's the deal with Breakfast? Why is my child ALWAYS hungry? What does sugar actually do? Tuesday, Nov. 28, 9:30-11:30am, North Lake Family Centre (Jewett School). Childcare provided. Register at Strong Start or with Barb Cyr: 250-353-7691 or email@example.com Offered by North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society and proudly supported by Columbia Basin Trust.
THE LANGHAM PRESENTS LIZZIE HOYT's CELTIC CHRISTMAS: Sunday, Dec. 3, 7pm. The Award-winning songwriter with the voice of an angel returns to the Langham for a special Celtic-folk Christmas show. Not to be missed! $20, Willow and Sunnyside, Kaslo. Doors 6:30pm. www.thelangham.ca
UPSTREAM BENEFITS: RURAL ART SYMPOSIUM, Nov. 23-26 explores the impact of the arts in B.C. rural communities with panel discussions, artist talks, literary reading, music, and more. Events are free; all welcome. Oxygen Art Centre, 320 Vernon St (alley entrance). More info: www.oxygenartcentre.org/
ARGENTA CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR: Sat, Dec. 9th 10am-5pm. Come enjoy local homemade food, drink, and baking; artisanal one-of-a-kind crafts, music and clothing swap. Contact Chelsey and Marco: 250-366-0075.
FIRST ANNUAL TRAIL POTTERY CLUB CHRISTMAS SALE: Friday, Nov. 24, 3-7pm and Saturday, Nov. 25 10am-2pm. Tons of Beautiful Locally Crafted Pottery, 1501 Cedar Ave, Downtown Trail. Lower level, in the VISAC Gallery.
PROCTER CHRISTMAS CRAFT & GIFT FAIR: Saturday, Nov. 25, 9:30am-3pm, Procter Hall. Join us for this festive annual event. Find a variety of unique and handcrafted gifts, baked goods and light lunch available. For vendor info contact Caroline: firstname.lastname@example.org, 250-505-3560.
THE NELSON LEGION LADIES AUXILIARY is holding its annual Winter Wonderland Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 25 from 10am-4pm, Legion Hall, 402 Victoria St (Alley entrance). The entry fee is $2 and will be donated to KLH Foundation's "Light-Up the Hospital" Campaign. We have 15 vendors selling: jewellery, knitting, soaps, Christmas decorations, prints, paintings, sewing, quilting, cards, wood working, jams, jellies, pies, baking, toys, etc. This is a great Christmas shopping opportunity. Need more info? Email: email@example.com
SLOCAN VALLEY BLACK ANGUS BEEF: Sides $3.99/lb; ground beef special, $100 freezer packs; 50lb dog bones, $49.99, soup bones and organs. Government inspected. Home of the Happy Cows. Wayne Savinkoff, 250-226-BEEF.