POP INTO SPRING! The Twin Rivers Community Choir fun-filled spring concerts run Friday, June 10 & Saturday, June 11, 7pm. Tickets at the door: Adults, $10; Seniors & children, $5. Castle Theatre downtown Castlegar. Concession & wine bar available.
UPCOMING SHOWS IN NELSON: May 26, The Pack A.D. w/Immune 2 Cobras and Werewolves, Beware!; June 1, LSD & The Search For God w/Rainboard; June 8, BA Johnston w/Saint Mountain; June 9, Blue Moon Marquee w/The Eisenhauers; June 15, Plants and Animals w/Royal Canoe; June 18, Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra & Friends; June 24, Bend Sinister w/guests. Calendar and Ticket info at: www.ontheroadmanagement.com
2ND ANNUAL YOUTH ARTS & TALENT EVENT! June 18 at the Community Complex from 12-4pm: Youth Art Show! Youth Performance Show, June 19 at Millennium Park 12-9pm. Fun for the whole family! Live music and bands in the evening Yanive will call with the names by Thursday, at noon, fire dancers, DJ music, kids games, interactive art vendors, food, kids games, henna tattoos and more! Join us and support local youth!
CHINESE POETRY AND BOOK READING Friday, May 27, 7pm, by renowned author and translator Red Pine, winner of the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship and PEN translation award. Also, Asian Masks exhibition opening w/traditional Asian desserts & teas; May 28, 12:30pm Panel Discussion of Asian Masking Traditions. All events are at the Langham Theatre in Kaslo and are free.
FRED WAH 'Learning How to Swear Poetry in Chinese'. First talk of Café Langham Inspired Ideas Speaker Series of the year. Thursday, June 2, 7pm, Langham Theatre. Wah, Canadian Poet Laureate and order of Canada, will read and discuss poetry from 'HIGH MUCK A MUCK: PLAYING CHINESE and from his recent book, SCREE: THE COLLECTED EARLIER POEMS 1962-1991. Fred Wah grew up in Nelson. Don't miss our inaugural inspiring talk! $10 donation/door. Youth are free. 250-353-2661 or www.thelangham.ca..
FULL LENGTH TWO ACT COMEDY: "The Foursome" by Norm Foster plays at The Langham Theatre, Kaslo, June 9-11 at 7:30pm, with a Sunday matinee on June 12 at 3pm. When a game of golf becomes therapy for four old friends. Starring in alphabetical order: Matt Brown, Allan Hobden, Gary Schneider, Chris Webster, directed by Lynn van Deursen, technical support by Paul van Deursen. $15/ticket, available at Sunnyside & Willow. Call 250-353-2522 for info.
GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER??!? The fun fundraiser supporting African Grandmothers is happening! Choose to HOST a meal, or pay $20 to be a mystery GUEST. Pick your dates: May 27, 28, June 3 or 4. Forms available at Willow Home Boutique or contact Linda Lynch 250-353-7457 or Candace Frary 250-353-7463. Proceeds to The Stephen Lewis Foundation. Sponsored by Kaslo's Grammas to Grammas. Don't miss out!!
KOOTENAY GEM, MINERAL, FOSSIL SHOW & SALE: June 4 & 5, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm, Castlegar Community Complex. Crystals, geode cracking, stone carving, wire wrapping, lapidary supplies. Dealers, displays, rock auction, gold panning, garnet screening, Chamber of Mines. Come see, learn & buy! Bring your mystery rock to have identified by geology professor.
KUIMBA CHOIR'S 5TH ANNUAL SPRING CONCERT, "For the Beauty of the Earth" with guests Nelson Barbershop Chorus. Karen Behn and new co-director Tamara SunSong will present music that celebrates beauty in all its forms. Friday, June 3, 7pm, Argenta Hall; Saturday, June 4, 7pm, St Andrew's United, Kaslo. Tickets: Sunnyside or at the door; adults $10, kids 12 and under free.
LARDEAU VALLEY SUNDAY MARKET in Meadow Creek begins! June 12 from 10am-2pm. Join us for a grand opening ART SHOW AND SALE. To be part of our show or to book a table please email email@example.com or phone 250-366-4470. VENDORS also wanted for Sundays until the end of September.
LEGO BUILDING CHALLENGES at the library for ages 7-13. Get together to have fun building & creating Monday, May 30 (Pro-D Day), 1-3pm. Free program, snacks & materials provided. Please preregister, 250-353-2942 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This program is brought to you by the Kaslo & District Public Library, Columbia Basin Trust, Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance & the Village of Kaslo.
NELSON PUBLIC LIBRARY SLOCAN VALLEY OUTREACH CONTINUES! Wednesday, May 18 & June 15, 1-5pm, Passmore Lodge, 3650 Passmore Rd (watch for sandwich board on the highway). Books, CDs, audiobooks and DVDs for all ages, plus live librarians! This month meet Chief Librarian June Stockdale and Board Chair Diane Harke (from 1:30-2:30pm) and find out about being an NPL Area H Trustee (Note: chocolate may be involved). 250-352-6333.
RED PINE ON THE HEART SUTRA: Wrapped inside its three dozen lines are the teachings of all the major sects of Buddhism. Red Pine will explicate this briefest of sutras and its teachings. A light Asian lunch will be served after the talk. Saturday, May 28, 10am, Langham Theatre, Kaslo. Tickets $18 at Sunnyside Naturals & Willow Home Gallery, Kaslo; Cloud Mountain Tea House, Nelson; email@example.com or call 250-353-9685. This is a rare opportunity to learn from Red Pine, so please join us. Funding provided by CBT-Sponsorship, CBT-VOK/RDCK Area D CIP/AAP, Langham, IAMC, and individual donors.
SCI-FI ADVENTURE MOVIE MARATHON & PIZZA PARTY at the library. Ages 13+, Friday, May 27, 3:30-9:30pm. Come for pizza & movies on the big screen! Free program, please 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.
WORKSHOP WITH MARIE GERVAIS: "Using the Virtues in Life and Business", Saturday, June 4, 10am-4pm, Best Western, Nelson. $50/person. Improve your communication skills and strengthen your relationships. For registration 250-505-6838, www.eventbrite.ca
MOVING SALE: Saturday, June 4 & Sunday, June 5, 9am-4pm. Household goods & furnishings, silk flowers & crafts, lots of Christmas/Halloween village buildings and decorations, tools, wooden shaft golf clubs and much much more! Come see us at 7958 Birchwood Dr, Trail above the Waneta Plaza.
NORTH-SHORE COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE Saturday, May 28. Looking for great buys? This is the place to be! Enjoy food, fun and free draws from awesome sponsors: Kokanee Mountain Zipline, Ainsworth Hot Springs, Balfour Golf Course and Civic Theatre. FREE admission! 9am-1pm. NO EARLY-BIRDS PLEASE. 12-Mile Storage, North-Nelson, 250-825-9666, www.12mile.ca
COWBOY/FARM/RANCH YARD SALE: June 18-19, 9am-6pm. Over 50yrs of accumulation with some like new items & some antique items, 16" roping saddle, pack saddle, one rawhide braided bridle, various bits, pads, saddle racks & lots of various tack, 3 harrows, one ATV snowplow, water tanks & hay feeder, also rare collection of Budweiser Clydesdales memorabilia including all steins from 1980-2015, antique replica of the Clydesdale wagon, Clydesdale book & 2 Clydesdale signs. Location: 277 Riverside Cutoff Rd in Riverside, WA. 509-826-6978.
METAL & MORE FARM SALE: Barns and buildings cleared after 30yrs. Find a treasure before the scrapper comes. Most items in rough shape, well used or broken. Farm machinery and implements, MF 135 tractor +parts, stacker, biodiesel equipment, motors, pumps, trailer, electric fencing, plus doors, windows, looms, cook stoves, mason jars +++. Lofstedt Farm, Kaslo Back Road. 250-353-7726.
MOVING SALE: Saturday, May 28, 9am-2pm. NO EARLY BIRDS!! Shop Goods (Tradesman/Handyman), bolt bins, HD shelving, compressor, air tank, gas pressure washer, tiger torch, propane heater, tools, tool box, ropes, chains, extension cords, water line, scaffold, ladders, stilts, u-built utility trailer, +more. Household goods, dryer, plus exercise equipment. Office/School supplies, office furniture, file cabinets, too much to list. Please park on Tamarac St & walk into sale at 6704-4th Ave, Ymir.
TARZWELL FARMS: Top grade, locally grown & naturally raised beef, available year round. Price will be increasing to $4.95/lb hanging weight. Order by May 1st and we will honour the current price of $4.90/lb. Delivery to Nelson, Castlegar & Trail available. 250-428-4316..