HAVE FARM LAND? NEED FARM LAND? Land Access workshop, 1-6pm; Potluck Social 6-9pm, Thursday, Feb. 12, Vallican Whole, Winlaw. Free or by donation. Young Agrarians, 1-888-730-0452 x 301, www.youngagrarians.org/land
SHAKE THE WINTER BLAHS and come to a FREE NUNO FELT SCARF WORKSHOP with Elisa Shine. Make a beautiful scarf in colors of your choice! For Youth and Young Adults, ages 14-29. Sunday, Feb. 15, 1-4:30pm, St. Andrews Heritage Hall, Kaslo. Snacks and all supplies provided. Space is limited, please pre-register, call 250-366-0081 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Special thanks to Columbia Basin Trust and Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance for their financial support.
FREE PAJAMA FAMILY STORYTIME AND STUFFY SLEEPOVER: Celebrate Family Literacy Day at the Kaslo & District Public Library, Tuesday Jan. 27, 6:30pm. Wear your pajamas and bring your stuffy for an evening of family fun, all ages welcome. Stuffies may spend the night at the library and be picked up during open hours the next day. This event is offered in partnership with Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy. For more info 250-353-2942, email@example.com
GET UP 'N GROW IN THE KOOTENAYS: Free Educational Events w/prize draws too! Feb. is couples month! Feb. 6: The 3 Secrets That Make it Simple to Have a Fulfilling Life Long Happy Marriage; Mar. 6: 3 Common Mistakes Even Smart People Make That Destroy Their Health, Relationships and Business... And How to Avoid Them Once & For All! Register now, they're all FREE! www.getupngrow.eventbrite.ca
K.O.R.S. Afternoon Delight CHOCOLATE FONDUE: Valentine's Day, Saturday, Feb. 14. $10/plate, 2-5pm, Ski Cabin. Ski/Snowshoe or get a ride on the Jackrabbit Express. Reservation is MANDATORY, by Feb. 10. Phone Val, 250-353-2168 for details & to reserve your seating time..
KASLO CONCERT SOCIETY PRESENTS soprano Noémi Kiss and classical guitarist Rita Dean in recital at St. Andrew's United Church, Friday, Feb. 13 at 7pm. Love songs on the eve of Valentine's Day. Single Tickets $22, available at the door. School age children are admitted free when accompanied by an adult patron. Concert time is 7pm. Further from David Stewart 250-353-7600.
LET'S EAT TOGETHER presentation/discussion with Myrna Lindblom, Public Health Nurse, for families with young children. Explore your family's ideas on nutrition, eating well and enjoying meals together. Thursday, Feb. 5 at the Winlaw StrongStart Centre from 10am-noon. Free, with childminding and snacks provided. The program is offered by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy and the Slocan Valley Early Childhood Community Advisory Council. Please call to register: Alison 250-359-6887 or Penny 250-226-7605.
SEED EXCHANGE DAY: Sunday Mar. 1, 1-4pm, Slocan Park Hall. $3 entry fee, $10/table for vendors. Vendors-must pre-register by Feb. 23! For more info or to book a table call Slocan Valley Recreation 250-226-0008.
SEED SAVERS: SEED EXCHANGE & INFORMATION/DISCUSSION. Sunday, Feb. 8, 1:30-3:30pm, Lardeau Valley Hall. Bring your saved seeds and join the discussion on topics of interest, including several topics from the BC Seed Gathering. We always love the hearty discussion our members engage in about topics new and old and the interesting saved seeds you share. If you have any borrowed books please return them. There is no charge for this session thanks to CBT funding, and no need to preregister. Refreshments will be served. For more information call Kate at 250-366-4452.
SILENCE OF THE LABS: CBC film presentation, Friday, Jan. 30, 7pm, Langham Theatre, Kaslo. This film investigates federal funding cuts to key research monitoring programs. Evidence for Democracy says, "this film covers important issues at the intersection of science and policy that affect all of us!" A small donation at the door will help cover advertising and costs at the Langham..
SMALL WORLD PROJECT, with its arsenal of small stringed instruments, performs at The Langham on Friday, Feb. 6, at 7:30pm. "UNIQUE, WHIMSICAL, ENERGETIC". Tickets $15 at Willow & Sunnyside, Kaslo. www.smallworldproject.cawww.thelangham.ca
THE NELSON OVERTURE CONCERT SOCIETY PRESENTS Ensemble Vivant, "Canada's Chamber Music Treasure" in "From Bach to Piazzolla." Renowned pianist/artistic director Catherine Wilson is joined by jazz legend Don Thompson on vibes in a genre-diverse program ranging from classical to Latin and other jazz styles. Friday, Jan. 30, Capitol Theatre. Tickets: Adults $24, Students $14. (Students from schools participating in the NOCS School Outreach Program, can access tickets free).
THE RMM PRESENTS OUR 2ND WINTER FARMER'S MARKET, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2-7pm, at The Miner's Hall 1765 Columbia Ave. 10 Farm and Food Vendors and 10 Artisan Vendors. Live Music, Hot Food and Great Friends! www.rosslandmountainmarket.com for full details.
THEY'RE ON! Passmore Lodge Outreach Programs! Seniors Fitness - Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30-11am. Yoga Wednesdays - Chair, 1-2pm; Restorative, 2-3pm. Look for our posting for ART THERAPY classes to begin in March. Info call, 250-226-7136.
UPCOMING SHOWS IN NELSON: Yuk Yuk's Comedy - Jan. 29; Eric Johnson + Mike Stern - Feb. 4; Elliott Brood w/The Wilderness of Manitoba - Feb. 16; Big Sugar (Acoustic) - March 3; Shane Koyczan - March 21, and much more! Full calendar and info at ontheroadmanagement.com
WEST KOOTENAY GUN & ANTIQUE SHOW: Saturday, Mar. 28, 9am-5pm, Sunday, Mar. 29, 9am-3pm, 801 Railway St, Nelson. Admission $5. Concession available. Book tables $35. Information: Gerry 250-357-9309, firstname.lastname@example.org. Richard 250-352-5609. Sponsored by Nelson District Rod & Gun Club.
WEST KOOTENAY TRADE SHOW: Call out for vendors, Apr. 17-19, Castlegar Complex. Up to 2 businesses can share a booth, outside space available. Also looking for children's entertainers, clowns, face painters, balloon artists. For info, contact Castlegar Chamber of Commerce, 250-365-6313, email@example.com, www.castlegar.com (virtual Castlegar) for application.
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. Always delivered. Wayne Savinkoff, 250-226-7054. Extra lean ground beef and sausage special.
TARZWELL FARMS: Locally grown & naturally raised beef available year round. Government inspected and government graded 'AA' or better, $4.50/lb hanging weight. This is custom cut & wrapped. Delivery to Nelson, Castlegar and Trail available. 250-428-4316.