FUN AND EXCITING SUMMER ROCK MUSIC CAMPS for newbies and beginners (7-14yrs) at Supercat Studios, Castlegar. Instruments included. July and August sessions. 250-365-1671. www.supercatstudios.com Book today! Sessions are filling up fast!
GLADE COMMUNITY MARKET: Sunday, May 27, 10am-2pm. Turn at the Glade Esso on Highway 3 and follow the signs. All welcome. Contact Barbarah at 250-551-2402. Sponsored by Glade Watershed Protection Society.
ATTENTION ALL BLUES LOVERS: The newly formed Kootenay Blues Society is holding a benefit at Finley's Nelson, May 26 at 7pm. Performances by The Flaming Aardvark Trio, Jon Burden Band and Guests, White Lightning Blues Band and Baker Street Blues with Judy Brown. All proceeds going towards organizing events featuring local, national and international Blues artists. Memberships and T-shirts will be available. Tickets available in advance, at the door or 250-354-7196.
BOOK YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKING VACATION AND COME TO KASLO: Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. 5 events - one day. 40km XC mountain bike; 20km XC mountain bike; 20km trail run; 8km mountain bike and 8km trail run. Something for the whole family. Register at www.iDIDaRide-kaslo.ca
CASTLEGAR COMMUNITY SERVICES invites you to the Clothesline Project on Wednesday, May 30, 11am-2pm at Millennium Park. Speak out against violence and show your support! There will be T-shirt displays, resource tables, speakers, life performances and a concession. For more info call 250-365-2104.
DELUXE RUMMAGE SALE OF QUALITY GOODS: Slocan Valley Grassroots Grammas presents 'Treasures, Tools and Tea' at Passmore Hall, Saturday, May 26, 10am-2pm to benefit African grandmothers through the Stephen Lewis Foundation. For more info, call 250-226-7304.
KOOTENAY GEM, MINERAL, FOSSIL SHOW & SALE: June 2 & 3, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm, Castlegar Community Complex, 2101 6th Ave. Over 20 dealers, displays, rock auction, gold panning, geode cracking, prospecting equipment, lapidary supplies, jewelry, demonstrations, Chamber of Mines. Come see, learn & buy! Bring your mystery rock to have identified by geology professionals.
OUR SECOND ANNUAL FIBREFEELIA FEST, a Kootenay fibre arts event, is happening in New Denver June 30-July 1. The Fest will focus on fibre related workshops; knitting, quilting, felting, spinning, dyeing and more, over the two days (fibrefeeliafest.ca), along with a free admission Marketplace at Lucerne School. Yarn Tasting held June 29, 7-9pm at the Bosun Hall. Tickets $20 available Sew Much More, 250-551-6509 in New Denver.
PRAYERS FOR OUR PLANET: "This Living Salish Sea", Film by Sarama, June 10, 1-4pm, The Castle Theatre, 185 Columbia Ave, Castlegar. Inchelium Drum(TBC), Indigenous Speakers: Sinixt Liaison Shelly Boyd, Billie Jo Bray, Alfredo Labro-Wolf, and Rick and Linda Desautel. Donation $15 Ceremony to precede at 10am at 1351 Elkview Trail, Castlegar. All Welcome! Contact email@example.com or 250-608-0773. Sponsors: For Our Earth Coalition, West Kootenay EcoSociety, Kootenay Region Branch United Nations Association in Canada and The Castle Theatre.
PUBLIC MEETING: Possible expansion for Residential Care, Victorian Community Health Care Centre of Kaslo. Friday, May 25, 3:30-5pm, St. Andrew's United Church Heritage Hall. Questions? Answers? Comments? Your input & support is vital!! Please attend.
READY, SET, LEARN welcomes you and your preschooler to W.E. Graham Community School. Come join us for Seven fun filled Thursdays of local artist and instructors sharing their knowledge and talents. Included on the days will be drawing, music, plant identification, claywork, cirque play and more. Healthy snack provided. Thursdays, May 10 until June 21, 10am-12pm. W.E. Graham Community School, 915 Harold St, Slocan, BC. Call the school to let us know you are coming siblings are welcome. 250-355-2212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: June 1 for 2018 Convergence Writers' Weekend on "Keeping a Civil Tongue", Silverton Hall, June 15-16. Speakers: Suzuki Foundation's James Hoggan; longtime Nelson city councillor Donna Macdonald. Writing workshops with Macdonald and Sean Arthur Joyce. www.widespot.ca/convergence-writers-weekend/
SCRAPBOOKING GARAGE SALE: May 26, 10am-2pm, Kinnaird Park Community Church, 1250 26th Ave, Castlegar (previously Kinnaird Middle School). Vendors $10 per table, admission $2. A portion of the proceeds to be donated to Crop for the Cure. For info Jackie, 250-693-5439.
STEAM FAMILY FUN AT THE KASLO LIBRARY! Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math through hands-on play. Saturdays June 2-23 (4 sessions), 4-5:30pm, for children 7-12 accompanied by parent or guardian. Registration required as space is limited. For more information email email@example.com or call 250-353-2942. This free program is brought to you by the Kaslo and District Public Library and the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy. We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Village of Kaslo.
THE KOOTENAY HERB CONFERENCE comes to Winlaw June 1, 2 and 3! Herbalists from far and wide join together for a weekend of herb learning, connection, celebration and fun! 30 instructors presenting 40 workshops on all aspects of the plant world from growing medicinal plants, plant walks, medicine making, formulating, elixir crafting and more! Locally prepared and sourced meals, entertainment, vendor marketplace and even a theatre performance! All details online, Tickets are limited, on sale now at www.kootenayherbconference.com Follow us on Facebook.com and Instagram @kootenayherbconference
THE SLOCAN COMMUNITY LIBRARY presents local authors Sean Arthur Joyce launching a novel 'Mountain Blues', and Agnes Toews-Andrews celebrating the second edition of 'The Goddess Lives' on Sunday, May 27 at 1pm. Free!
THE YOUTH ART AND CULTURE PROGRAM is happening for 6-12yr olds in Meadow Creek! Join us for a Tea Party baking and decorating series with Letitia Hamilton. Thursdays: May 31, June 7 & 14 from 4-5:30pm at the LVCC. Free, registration required, limited spaces. Snacks and supplies provided. For info/registration contact Sarah Evans at 250-353-7691 #207 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Program offered by North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society and funded by Kaslo Protective Cup and Province of BC.
THE YOUTH ART AND CULTURE PROGRAM is happening for 7-12yr olds in Kaslo! Join us for a Tea Party baking and decorating series with Letitia Hamilton. Wednesdays: May 30, June 6 & 13 from 3-4:30pm in the Foods Room at JVH. Free, registration required, limited spaces. Snacks and supplies provided. For info/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 Kaslo Protective Cup and Province of BC.
TWIN RIVERS COMMUNITY CHOIR presents "Memories of Summer". Join us for an evening of music and fun! Friday, June 8 & Saturday, June 9, doors open at 6:45pm and show starts 7:30pm. Concession & Wine Bar available. Performance at The Castle Theatre: 185 Columbia Ave, Castlegar. Tickets: Castlegar Realty and Mountain High Lighting, Adults $15; Seniors $10; Children/Students $5. Previous shows were sold out so get your tickets early!
UP THE LAKE TEENS! 13-18yr olds are invited to join us for the Youth Art and Culture program on Monday, May 28 from 12-4pm at the LVCC. Pastry baking and decorating with Letitia Hamilton. Free, registration required, limited spaces. Snacks and supplies provided. For info/registration contact Sarah Evans at 250-353-7691 #207 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Program offered by North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society and funded by Kaslo Protective Cup and Province of BC.