9TH ANNUAL CANADA DAY RUN for Helping Hand Trust, 5km run or walk or 10km run. Registration at Vimy Park picnic shelter in Kaslo, 7:15-8:15am, 5km walk and 10km run start at 8am; 5km run starts at 8:30am. Pickup pledge forms & registration forms in Kaslo at KSCU or Primary Health Centre. Help raise funds to assist Kaslo & Area D adults in need who have to leave the area for medical tests or treatment. 250-353-2563.
BOOK A TRIP! is the theme for this year's Summer Reading Club! Fridays, July 8-Aug. 19 at the Kaslo Library. 9-10am ages 3-5; 11am-12noon ages 6-9; 2-3pm ages 10-12. Free program, registration required, phone 250-353-2942, email email@example.com or drop in to register. This program is brought to you by the Kaslo & District Public Library.
EVERY WEDNESDAY IN JULY & AUGUST, Kaslo Show & Shine with Balfour Auto Body will be hosting an informal cruise night destination at the Balfour Auto Body parking lot. Come and check out the rides, swap lies and meet new friends!
FUN AND EXCITING SUMMER ROCK MUSIC CAMPS for newbies and beginners (7-14yrs) at Supercat Studios, Castlegar. July and August sessions. 250-365-1671. Visit: www.supercatstudios.com Book today! Sessions are filling up fast!
GAMES CLUB AT THE LIBRARY: Ages 12+, Friday, June 24, 3:30-5:30pm. Come down to the library after school for board, role playing and video gaming. 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.
IMAGINE SALMON RETURNING to the Salmo River! Come celebrate our waterways at the Salmo Valley Farmers' Market. Salmon themed arts & crafts, educational activities, games. July 7, 4-7pm, KP Park in Salmo.
LANGHAM ASIAN SERIES WORKSHOP: The Art of Chinese Tea (Gong Fu Cha Ceremony). Sunday, July 10, 4-7pm at the Langham, w/tea master, Christopher Harfman from Cloud Mountain Tea House, Nelson. In the tea ceremony the implication is that time, dedication and effort will produce an ultimate tea experience. In this class we will learn how to brew tea Chinese style (Gong Fu) and learn about the history of tea. We will sample some of the finer Chinese teas from a small family farm in Wuyi, China, home of China's most sought after and expensive tea district. Class size 10, $45/fee, preregister: email@example.com or 250-353-2661..
PIG ROAST & DANCE Saturday, June 25 at the Slocan Legion Hall, 502 Harold St. Live Music. Dinner 6-8pm, Dance 7pm-1am. Tickets $20, under 12 $10, Legion Members, $15 at Mountain Valley Station in Slocan. To reserve phone 250-355-2672. The Legion welcomes members & guests.
READING MAKES YOU SMARTER. Writing is sometimes harder. Raise your intellect by attending the 5th Annual Elephant Mountain Literary Festival in Nelson, BC, July 6-10, 2016. Featured presenters include: CBC's Bill Richardson, 100-Mile Diet J.B. MacKinnon, jazz/folk singer Jill Barber and many more. Tickets and more info available at www.emlfestival.com
SHARI ULRICH RETURNS TO THE LANGHAM! Thursday, June 23, 7:30pm. Ulrich's solo show will feature old favourite tunes and new unreleased songs, playing piano, guitar, mandolin and violin. 2 Juno awards, 23 albums, with an induction into the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame, you don't want to miss this Langham favourite! Tickets $20 at Sunnyside Naturals and Willow Home Boutique, Kaslo. Contact 250-353-2661, www.thelangham.ca
SLOCAN VALLEY ART & GARDEN TOUR: Sunday, June 26, 10am-4pm, by donation. Six inspiring gardens, artists & outdoor concert by the Community Band. Map available online at www.kootenayfood.com and at Valley Businesses. Enjoy a day in the Valley!
THE CIRCLE OF INDIGENOUS NATIONS SOCIETY is excited to invite you to the Aboriginal Day Celebration on Tuesday, June 21, 3-7pm at Pass Creek Park, Castlegar. Kids will receive a gift from an Elder in the TeePee. There will be Ceremony, Buffalo Burgers, Drumming, Dancing, Crafts and more. Everyone is welcome. For more information and/or any questions, please contact Jessica MacLeod, 250-608-3679 or firstname.lastname@example.org Check out our Facebook page Circle of Indigenous Nations Society.
SLOCAN VALLEY BLACK ANGUS BEEF: 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, 250-226-7054.
THE KASLO SATURDAY MARKET happens every Saturday from June 11-Sept. 24 in Front Street Park, Kaslo. Come find organic produce, raw treats, baking, local artisan wares & more. Plus, live music! For more info, to vend or perform, contact Colleen at 250-366-0061 or email@example.com