AN EVENING OF ORIGINAL THEATRICAL SHORTS from Earth and Space with BESSIE WAPP at the Vallican Whole Community Centre. Saturday, Apr. 1. Doors 6:30pm, show starts 7:30pm. Tickets: $20 at www.VallicanWhole.com and at Otter Books in Nelson and Emery Herbals in Winlaw. What better way to celebrate April Fools' Day than with Bessie, our own wise fool! 3762 Little Slocan S. Rd.
BC AUTHOR CEA SUNRISE PERSON VISITS the Kaslo & District Public Library Sunday, Apr. 9, 7pm. Cea was born in Hills, BC and will share her experiences from her memoirs North of Normal: A Memoir of My Wilderness Childhood, My Counterculture Family, and How I Survived Both and Nearly Normal: Surviving the Wilderness, My Family and Myself. This free event is sponsored by the library and The Kootenay Library Federation.
CRESTON VALLEY BIRD FEST, Where The Birds Are: Guided birding tours, May 12,13 & 14. Keynote address by Brian Keating, photography workshop with Monte Comeau, agricultural and art studio tours, kayaking/canoeing tours, children's events, bats and a star party and more. Online registration opens April 3. www.crestonvalleybirds.ca
Join the Friends of the Langham Fundraising TRAVEL Series w/Bob Stair. BIG ROADIES IN THE NORTH, Sunday, Apr. 2, 7pm, Langham, Kaslo. A seasoned northern traveler, Stair will take us on a photographic journey through the amazing road systems in the northern part of Canada and Alaska, including the jewel of Canadian adventure roads, the Dempster Highway, and up the Mackenzie Highway, over the shiny new MacKenzie River Bridge on the way to Yellowknife. Stair will share all aspects of important information: Types of road systems, vehicles, camping options, and what to avoid. Join us for an adventure on the land of big sky, big mountains, and big spaces. www.thelangham.ca Donations at the door.
KASLO YOUTH ART & CULTURE SEWING WORKSHOPS! 7-12yr olds are invited to join us at the Kaslo Family Centre for a 3 part sewing series with Deborah Achleitner from the Nelson Stitch Lab. Wednesdays: Apr. 5, 12 & 19 from 3-4:30pm. Free! Snacks and materials provided. Spaces limited, registration required. For registration/info, contact Sarah Evans at 250-353-7691 #207 or email@example.com. Program offered by North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society and funded by CBT and Kaslo Protective Cup.
MEADOW CREEK YOUTH & ART CULTURE SEWING WORKSHOPS for Children and Youth! 6-18yr olds are invited to join us at the Lardeau Valley Community Centre for a 4 part sewing series with Deborah Achleitner from the Nelson Stitch Lab. Fridays: Apr. 21, 28, May 5 & 12, 2:30-4pm OR 4:30-6pm. Free! Snacks and materials provided. Spaces limited, registration required. For registration/info, contact Sarah Evans at 250-353-7691 #207 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Program offered by North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society and funded by CBT and Kaslo Protective Cup.
PARENTS' NIGHT WITH DAVID HATFIELD: Apr. 4, 7pm, LV Rogers. An evening with experiential educator David Hatfield exploring the challenges of raising adolescents. Leave with concrete ideas to help you navigate the journey.
SLOCAN COMMUNITY LIBRARY PRESENTS BARBARA BROWN: Artist, forest-walker and local author of 'Sylvan Reflections: Wanderings, Paintings and Ponderings from the Forest', Sunday, Apr. 9 at 1pm. Free event.
SPAIN, PORTUGAL AND MOROCCO. Join Liz Ross for a free slideshow of her recent trip including the Alhambra in Granada, the ancient medinas of Casablanca, Fes and Marrakesh and Anton Gaudi's architectural masterpieces in Barcelona. Saturday, Apr. 8, doors open 6:30pm, show at 7pm, Kaslo Langham. Refreshments served. For more information call: 250-353-2465. A partnership with CBAL. Like us on Facebook, Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy Kaslo/Balfour.
THE LANGHAM GUEST ARTIST SERIES PRESENTS JORY NASH, Thursday, Mar. 23, 7:30pm. An award-winning singer-songwriter and storyteller who blends elements of folk, jazz, blues, pop & soul. Jory's most recent album The Many Hats of Jory Nash was nominated for two Canadian Folk Music Awards. Tickets $20 at Sunnyside Naturals & Willow Home Boutique, $22/door. www.thelangham.ca
UPCOMING SHOWS IN NELSON: Mar. 17, Jesse Roper + Band of Rascals; Mar. 18, The Funk Hunters; Mar. 21, Mother Mother w/K.Flay; Mar. 25, The New Groovement w/Alpine Conspiracy, Mar. 29, Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer w/Ryan McNally; Apr. 1, Shred Kelly. Schedule and info at: www.ontheroadmanagement.com