HEALING ARTS SYMPOSIUM at Yasodhara Ashram in Kootenay Bay, Sept. 30-Oct 1. Experience exquisite healing modalities including 'Grief' w/Duncan Grady, 'Conscious Breath' w/Blanche Tanner, 'Acutonics' w/Theresa Lee and so much more. See www.healingartssymposium.ca, email email@example.com or text/phone 250-551-6020 with contact info.
CERTIFIED MANGO: Saturday, Oct. 7, 7:30pm Langham 75th Anniversary of Japanese Canadian Internment Gala Weekend. Original world music with a Jazzy edge. From Rumba to Tango, North African beats to Japanese melodies, plus a special performance piece by Tsuneko Kokubo. Tickets $20 at Sunnyside & Willow, Kaslo. Doors 6:30pm. www.thelangham.ca
HAIKU IN THE MOUNTAINS, Thursday, Oct. 5, kicks off the 'Memory And Reflections' Langham's 75th Anniversary of Japanese Canadian Internment of WWII, on Thanksgiving weekend, Kaslo. This Japanese poetry writing workshop with Sean Arthur Joyce, (2-5pm instruction) includes an introduction to Haiku, with an optional evening Welcome Reception, with Japanese food, film and an opportunity to read your haiku. Cost is $35, to register call 250-353-2661 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
HOSPICE SOCIETY PRESENTS the film, FOR DEAR LIFE, Friday, Sept. 22, 7pm at The Langham Theatre. A brave documentary that turns death on its head and stretches one man's final years into an unconventional preservation project. $15 at the door. email@example.com
KOOTENAY SENIORS FAIR: Monday, Oct. 2, 10am-3pm, Prestige Lakeside Resort, 701 Lakeside Dr, Nelson, BC. 30+ community services vendor tables; FREE fun activities like chair yoga, belly dance, and more; Hearing screening, foot care & other FREE medical services on site; Hourly prize draws; For info or help with transportation: firstname.lastname@example.org, 250-352-6011 extn#23.
LANGHAM MEMORY & REFLECTION: 75th Anniversary of Japanese Canadian WWII Internment Gala Weekend October 5-8, Kaslo. Join us in commemorating, reflecting and celebrating the achievements of Japanese Canadians. A variety of programs are offered all evenings, with a film, 'SLEEPING TIGERS' - The Asahi Baseball Story, performances, a concert, theatrical play, JAPANESE PROBLEM, the TASAI Artist Collective, TAIKO drummers, FREYA, a Haiku Workshop, panel discussion, Saturday cultural activities for all ages, and a special service at St. Andrews United Church on Sunday. Call 250-353-2661 for a weekend pass, $50-$75 or evening tickets. Thursday Welcome Reception (Food, Haiku, Film) $10; Friday Gala Reception/Performance with honoured guests, $22; Saturday concert 'CERTIFIED MANGO' and reception, $20. Tickets available at Sunnyside Naturals & Willow Home Boutique. All other activities are by donation. Details www.thelangham.ca Facebook, www.facebook.com/thelangham/
PASS CREEK FALL FAIR: Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 23 & 24, 8am-5pm at the Pass Creek Exhibition Grounds. Watch live entertainment on stage, cheer on the lawnmower racers, check out all the exhibits that are competing for a whopping $1700 in cash prizes. This is a great place to show kids what rural living is all about, to become familiar with farm animals, big & small. Admission $5, kids under 6 are FREE! www.passcreekfair.com
PEE WEE ELLIS FUNK ASSEMBLY performs at Bloom, Nelson, Sept. 23! Pee Wee, founding member of the JB's, longtime saxophonist & cowriter with James Brown, has always & continues to be Van Morrison's saxophonist. Now in the U.K. (Florida born in 1941) This is a rare performance by legendary funk masters. Info & tickets: www.mountainthunderpresents.com
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: Join us for crafts, stories, songs & more. Kaslo & District Public Library, Fridays, Oct. 6-Dec. 1, 10-11am. Free program for 3-5 year olds. Please preregister, 250-353-2942 or email@example.com
SENIORS EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER: Friday, Sept. 22, 9-11am, Coffee and snacks. Friday, Oct. 13, 9-10:30am, Coffee and snacks; 10:30am, Presentation: Memory & Aging. Friday, Oct. 27, *Lunch at noon, doors open at 11am. Friday, Nov. 10, 9-11am, Coffee and snacks, games available. Friday, Nov. 24, *Lunch at noon, doors open at 11am. All events are FREE and at the Kinnaird Hall, 2320 Columbia Ave. *Registration required for Luncheons. Note new contact info: Sandi McCreight, Castlegar CRN 250-444-4747 (IRIS). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The IRIS (Increasing Recreation Involving Seniors) project is one of many Castlegar CRN projects. Thank you sponsors: RDCK, CBT, Teck, BC CRN, Steve's No Frills, Castlegar Villa Society, Community members donations.
THE LANGHAM PRESENTS SHIRLEY GNOME LIVE: Saturday, Sept. 30, 8pm. International Fringe Festival Sensation, Gnome is an award winning cabaret musician whose obscenely honest songs and gorgeous voice will have you laughing & blushing. NOT for the faint of heart! $18, Willow and Sunnyside, Kaslo. Doors, 7:30pm. www.thelangham.ca
THE YOUTH ART AND CULTURE PROGRAM is offering a Mentoring, Nature Connection and Arts Empowerment Program for 10-12yr olds! Join Gabriel Keczan, Erin Carr and Sarah Evans for art-making, fire-tending, games, hiking, storytelling, sit-spots, bird language, wandering and core routines of nature connection. Saturdays: Sept. 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 & Nov. 4 from 12:30-3:30pm. Meet at St. Andrew's Heritage Hall and bring outdoor clothing, a pocketknife (optional), backpack and water. FREE, registration required, spaces limited. Gas vouchers available for families driving from up the lake. 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 Province of BC and CBT.
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.
NELSON'S LEGION AUXILIARY is holding its 'Christmas Wonderland' Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 25 and is accepting table reservations until Sept. 29. Rental is $30/table. Email details to firstname.lastname@example.org, call Dorothea 250-825-4424 or Marla 250-352-6073.
SLOCAN VALLEY BLACK ANGUS BEEF SALE: BUY HALF A SIDE, ONLY $3.99/lb. Homegrown, sides/quarters, $100 freezer packs, 5 pound bags soup/marrow or knuckle bones, dog bones 50 pounds $49.99. Government inspected, no GMOs, antibiotics or tranquilizers. Home of the happy cows. Delivered. Ground beef special, lean and extra lean (hamburger). Wayne Savinkoff, 250-226-BEEF.