HAVE YOU EVER CONSIDERED BECOMING AN ENTREPRENEUR but have hesitated taking the next step? Join us for an informative free session on becoming an entrepreneur. Me Inc. is a Basin Business Advisory (BBA) workshop for those who are considering starting a business. We will provide you with all the critical considerations you will need before taking your next step to becoming an entrepreneur. Free business advisement is also available. Next sessions: ---Apr. 24, Community Futures, Trail; May 6, Community Futures, Nelson. Time: 6.30-8pm. For info and to register visit www.cbt.org/bba or phone 1-855-510-2227 (please pre-register).
ST. LOUIS MUSIC NIGHT!! Friday, Apr. 25, 7pm, Fruitvale Memorial Hall. Performances by The Harmaniaks, Michael Gifford, Lois Allen, Don Birtch, Special Guest: Gary Morissette & Friends. Tickets $10. Fundraiser for harmonica students St. Louis trip. Contact Bert, 250-367-6612.
ANNUAL MINOR HOCKEY AWARDS NIGHT AND AGM: Sunday, Apr. 27, 5pm at the Kaslo rink. Everyone welcome to attend Awards Presentations, AGM will follow. Kaslo & District Minor Hockey Association needs you! Let's work together to keep Minor Hockey a positive presence in our community. New board members needed. For more information contact your team manager, email email@example.com or call 250-353-3253.
APRIL 20TH, EASTER SUNDAY BRUNCH at Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort from 10am-2pm… featuring all the faves with our regular menu also available. Come meet the Easter Bunny at the hot springs: 10:30am and 12:30pm! Bring the whole family, there's fun for everyone! Reservations for Brunch at 1-800-668-1171.
ARGENTA FILM NITE: A SHOW OF SOLIDARITY Saturday, Apr. 26, 7pm, Argenta Hall. We proudly present three local multi-award winning film artists: 1. Marion Needoba's EYES IN THE FOREST - a portraiture of Jim Lawrence - a restrained study of landscape and wildlife and a conversation between two artists and their art forms. 2. Jim Lawrence's LIFE ON CLEAR WATER - a contrast in composition that focuses on the gentle ways of the wild using clips of daily life along Kootenay Waterways with lyrical scenes to soothe the soul. Following last autumn's Argenta screening of "Gold Fever," We now Showcase: 3. Rachel Schmidt's "DEFENSORA"...a deeply moving testimonial to incredible courage in the face of wanton brutality and a shining tribute to the human quest for justice. Maude Barlow Meet the Artists, Refreshments, admission by donation to the Guatemalan Women's Legal Defense Fund.
BALFOUR CHURCH GUILD Spring Coffee Party, Art Show & Sale Saturday, May 3. Coffee Party 10am-noon; Art Show 10am-2pm, Balfour Hall, Busk Road. Bake Sale, deli, plants. Door Prizes. Admission $3. Please join us for Oso Negro coffee and goodies as we showcase local art and pottery.
CRESTON VALLEY BIRD FEST: Friday-Sunday, May 9-11, 2014. Celebrate the art, the agriculture, and the birds of the Creston Valley. Expert-led birding tours, presentations, photography workshop with Jim Lawrence, keynote address by Dave Quinn; medicinal plant, organic dairy farm, art studio tours and more. Register at www.crestonvalleybirds.ca. For more info: 250-428-4342.
DID YOU SAY ROLLER DERBY? Saturday, Apr. 26, Rossland Arena, Rossland. 5pm - Rossland Trail Roller Girls vs Castlegar's Dam City Rollers; 7pm - Salmo/Slocan's Valley Brutality vs Nelson's Killjoys. Beer Garden, 50/50 and Prizes www.kootenayrollerderby.com
FOOLING AROUND WITH SCIENCE. Inviting all young children (5 and under) and their parents to Jewett School's Ready, Set, Learn event. A morning of hands-on science activities, music, food and fun! Monday, Apr. 28, 9:30-11:30. Free, register with Elisa at Jewett StrongStart or at firstname.lastname@example.org A CBAL and Jewett School event. www.cbal.org
GET YOUR SUMMER READING LIST READY! Kaslo & District Public Library brings 45 BOOKS IN 45 MINUTES to St. Andrew's United Church Hall, Friday, May 9, 7pm. Celebrate great books with this fast paced, fun event! Free event, donations to the library accepted. Call 250-353-2942, email email@example.com for info.
HOMEOPATHY FOR MEN is this year's theme for Homeopathy Awareness Month. 'Meet and Greet' homeopath Margo MacLaren on Thursday, Apr. 24, in front of Kootenay Co-op, 295 Baker St, from 10am-2pm. Win a book! Have a chat!
KASLO CONCERT SOCIETY PRESENTS bass-baritone David Kendall Stewart in recital on Friday, Apr. 25 at St. Andrew's United Church. Tickets at $22 from Figments in Kaslo or at the door. School age children admitted free when accompanied by an adult patron. Further information at 250-366-4623 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
KASLO CONCERT SOCIETY PRESENTS The Galena Trio (piano, violin & clarinet) Friday, Apr. 18, St. Andrew's United Church. Tickets at $22 from Figments in Kaslo or at the door. School age children admitted free when accompanied by an adult patron. Further information at 250-366-4623 or email@example.com
NOBODY LIKES TO THINK ABOUT TICKS OR ABOUT LYME DISEASE but you can't sweep this bug under the rug. Author Vanessa Farnsworth brings Lyme Disease and her own journey to light in a special presentation, Monday Apr. 28, 7pm, at Kaslo & District Public Library. Farnsworth's book "Rain on a Distant Roof: A Personal Journey through Lyme Disease in Canada" examines the science behind this disease as she describes her struggle with its effects and her battle with an unprepared medical system. Free event sponsored by the Kootenay Library Federation and the library.
POWER TO PARENT: Vital Connections. Join Liz Amoral as she presents Gordon Neufeld's parenting course focusing on the child-parent relationship. Learn what can go wrong and how to cultivate and preserve this connection. Tuesdays, Apr. 22-June 10, 6:30-8:30pm, Balfour Covenant Church. Please register for this free program: 250-229-2167 or firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks to Rec 10 Commission, Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy and Balfour Covenant Church.
READY, SET, LEARN at REDFISH SCHOOL! Inviting all 3, 4 and 5 yr olds to come to the Kindergarten Room, Friday, Apr. 25, 9-11:30am. Enjoy crafts, play time and circle time with Mrs. Makeiv, the Kindergarten teacher. Also there, Kari McCulloch, PHN and Mara Sand, Dental Hygienist. Register by Thursday, Apr. 17 w/Julie Poetsch, 250-229-2167 or email@example.com Offered by Redfish School and CBAL, www.cbal.org
REDFISH SCHOOL is HOLDING a COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE/CRAFT FAIR: Saturday, Apr. 26, 9am-1pm, at school. Tables, available to rent for $15. There will also be a concession stand and "Bubbles the Clown" will be on hand for face painting. More information or to reserve a table please call Julie, 250-229-2167 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SEED SAVERS: Apr. 27, 1:30-4, Lardeau Valley Hall. Patrick Steiner will report on several sessions of interest he attended during the Oregon Seed Alliance Conference: Saving hybrid seeds, native pollinators and how to attract them, growing carrot seed where it might cross with Queen Anne's Lace. Seed exchange also, so bring any seeds you want to share. Refreshments.
SPRING HEALTH FAIR: Clean out the winter cobwebs and discover resources to rejuvenate your body, mind and soul. Certified Practitioners and Vendors of non-GMO products will showcase their services and wares as well as presentations will happen throughout the day. Vendors requiring table space must pre-register. Saturday May 3, 10am-4pm, Crescent Valley Hall. Admission $2. Table fee. $10 (+GST). For more info or to register, call Slocan Valley Rec 250-226-0008.
THE GALENA TRIO WILL PERFORM AT THE CAPITOL THEATRE on Saturday, Apr. 19 at 8pm. This trio, sharing a passion for the art of Chamber music, consists of Nelson clarinetist, Nicola Everton, pianist Susanne Ruberg-Gordon and cellist Johanne Perron. Tickets are $14 for students and $24 for adults and are available at www.capitoltheatre.bc.ca or phone 250-352-6363. Students from schools participating in the NOCS Outreach Program can access tickets at no cost. Presented by the Nelson Overture Concerts Society.
UPCOMING SHOWS IN NELSON: Sunparlour Players, Ruth Moody Band, The Kootenay Music Awards, Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra w/ Fish & Bird, and much more! Full calendar and details at ontheroadmanagement.com
WHOLE SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE: Come visit us Tuesday, Apr. 22 between 2 & 5pm (5614 Highway #6, Winlaw). Check out our sweet little school environment and join our student's Earth Day activities until 3pm. NOW ACCEPTING KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATIONS and multi-aged elementary applications for the 2014/15 school year. For more information call the School Coordinator at 250-226-7737, email email@example.com or visit: www.wholeschool.ca
NORTHSHORE COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE Saturday, Apr. 26, 9am-1pm. Come sell your items, reserve today. Buy. Sell. Eat. Enjoy. EZ-Rock on location. On air give-aways! FREE admission! 12-Mile Storage, Nelson, 250-825-9666. www.12mile.ca
SLOCAN VALLEY BLACK ANGUS BEEF: Homegrown, sides/quarters, $100 freezer packs, dog bones 50lbs for $49.99. Government inspected, no GMOs, antibiotics, tranquilizers, taste tenderness certified. Home of the happy cows, always delivered. Wayne Savinkoff, 250-226-7054..
THE SALMO VALLEY FARMERS MARKET will be hosting our Annual Plant Sale, Sunday, May 11, 11am-2pm at the Farmers Market site, member tables by donation. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 250-357-0032. Plan to come by for lunch, live music, local shopping & a few tasty treats.