2017 SUMMER DAY CAMP REGISTRATION is now open through W.E. Graham Community Service Society! In Slocan July 10-Aug. 18. Contact 250-355-2484 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Some of the fun this year includes kayaking, sand sculpting, herb club, Sinixt stories, golfing & much more. Children aged 5-13 welcome!
A SUITCASE OF MEMORIES - JOY KOGAWA. Langham Asian Series 2017 presents a special evening, not to be missed, on July 11, 7pm. Kogawa, recipient of the Order of Canada and Japan's Order of the Rising Sun, best known for her award-winning novel 'Obasan', partners with Japanese poet of the Tasai Artist Collective, Soramaru Takayama. An innovative "poem within a poem" format, this literary event commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Internment. With Soramaru's original dramatic poetry monologue guiding us on a pilgrimage through Joy's memories, the author reads from her own work. A reception and Q&A will follow the performance. Advance tickets $18 at Sunnyside and Willow. Youth (8-19yrs) FREE. www.thelangham.ca
BALFOUR DAZE CANADA 150 CELEBRATION: We are looking for vendors, artisans, craft persons to help make our day a special event. If you're interested in being part of this event please contact Margaret, 250-229-4483, email@example.com
CANADA 150 CELEBRATION AT THE SS MOYIE, 1-5pm, July 1. Free hot dogs/burgers by the Canadian Legion, live music, kids' games, face painting, dunk tank, strawberry shortcake, cake cutting. Wear Victorian/vintage dress, if you wish. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Kootenay Lake Historical Society, 250-353-2525.
CELEBRATE CANADA'S 150TH and the Royal Canadian Legion in Salmo's 70th Birthday this July 1st weekend. Our Bavarian beer gardens will be open on Friday, June 30 from 6-10pm, Saturday, July 1, 12-10pm and Sunday, July 2, 12-10pm. Meat draws and raffles Saturday as well as music all day until the fireworks Saturday night. Hot food sales as well. Come join us for the celebration at the Legion in Salmo!
COMMUNITY THANK YOU BBQ: July 2nd at the Slocan Valley Legion Hall, 502 Harold St, Slocan, starting at 5pm. Music Jam starts at 3pm. You are invited to join us! Open to families. Thank you for your support during the past year! The Legion welcomes members & guests.
GET READY TO LAUGH YOURSELF SILLY this summer at the Kaslo & District Public Library! The theme for the 2017 Summer Reading Club is WALK ON THE WILD SIDE! Stories, games, crafts and more. Programs run Fridays, July 7-Aug. 18 for 3 age groups. Ages 3-5, 9-10am; Ages 6-9, 11am-12noon; Ages 10-12, 2-3pm. Free program. Preregister at the library, call 250-353-2942 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! ISIS ESSENTIALS TURNS 18 JULY 1ST! To honour all you wonderful, loyal customers, we'll be offering huge celebratory savings on diffusers, oils, body care, adult tidbits & more. Come rejoice this special time with us from July 1-8. We couldn't do it without you! 582 Ward St, Nelson, (1 block up from Baker). Open Monday-Friday, 11am-6pm, Saturday, 12noon-5:30pm. Closed Sundays. www.isis.ca
JOIN US FOR THE 6TH ANNUAL ELEPHANT MOUNTAIN LITERARY FESTIVAL in Nelson, BC, July 6-9, 2017. Featured presenters include: Author & Activist, Joy Kogawa; Writer and Instructor at U of T's Indigenous Centre, Lee Maracle; Writer-in-Residence, Fred Stenson; The Globe and Mail's Western Arts Correspondent, Marsha Lederman, and many more! Tickets and more info are available at www.emlfestival.com
Langham Galleries presents A DAY AT THE RACES: July 8-Sept. 3 with Saskatchewan Metis artist, Tim Moore, and COVALENCE, July 8-30, a group exhibit, showcasing 5 Nelson artists, Julie Breton, Laurie Carr, Sally Johnson, Hildur Jonasson and Carol Wallace. Opening Friday, July 8, 7-9pm. Everyone is welcome.
LVHS CANADA 150 COMMUNITY CELEBRATION: Saturday, July 1 from 11am-2pm. The Lardeau Valley Historical Society is hosting a Community Picnic to celebrate the opening of the "History of the Earl Grey Trail" Exhibit at the Lardeau Valley Museum. The Community Picnic is a barbecue with finger foods and a Canada 150 cake. The Picnic is by donation to the Lardeau Valley Historical Museum. The Museum is located on the Lardeau Valley Hall Grounds in Meadow Creek.
NELSON FAT TIRE FESTIVAL: A celebration of all things mountain bike related... this Aug. 24-27. Visit www.nelsonfattire.com for event details and schedules. Or visit us at Gerick Cycle & Ski, or Sacred Ride, Nelson for details.
TWO ARTISTS EXHIBITING AT WING CREEK RESORT, just 5 minutes north of Kaslo on Hwy 31. Watercolours by Kate O'Keefe and Emily Mattas, as well as felting by Emily Mattas. Look for the Gallery & Gift Shop signs. Open daily.
UPCOMING SHOWS IN NELSON: The Devils You Don't w/guests, June 23; Heavy Airship w/Dirt Floor, Canada Day Celebration! July 1; Mix Master Mike of The Beastie Boys w/Ben Fox & Rafferty Funksmith, Aug. 18; The Cave Singers, Sept. 15; Amy Helm w/guests, Sept. 20; The Sadies, Sept. 22; Bliss N Eso, Sept. 23; The New Pornographers w/Born Ruffians, Oct. 1. Full calendar & ticket info at www.ontheroadmanagement.com