CREATIVE SPACES DAY CAMP: Taghum Hall, July 11-15. A dream day camp for kids 7 and up exploring music & art with 4 local artists, $175. Check our website www.taghumhall.ca or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! ISIS ESSENTIALS TURNS 17 JULY 1ST! To honour all you wonderful, loyal customers, we'll be offering huge celebratory savings on diffusers, oils, body care, adult tidbits & more. Come rejoice this special time with us from July 2-9. We couldn't do it without you! 582 Ward St, Nelson, (1 block up from Baker). Open Monday-Friday, 11am-6pm, Saturday, 12noon-5:30pm. Closed Sundays & holidays. www.isis.ca
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.
Café Langham Inspired Ideas Speaker Series THE ART OF JAPANESE GARDENS: Friday, July 15, 7pm w/Edzard Teubert, at the Langham, Kaslo. Down the 'rabbit-hole' of Garden Design-Curiosity of the Japanese Garden and what role do these Gardens play in our postmodern human landscape? As an independent scholar and practitioner firmly grounded in Japanese techniques combining art, science, history and research, Edzard Teubert, co-designer of the of the Shuzenji/Izushi Nelson garden, will examine garden spaces. $10 donation/door. Youth are FREE. www.thelangham.ca or 250-353-2661..
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!
HILLS TO VALLEY GARDEN & ART TOUR: Rossland, Warfield, Rivervale, Trail & Beaver Valley. Eleven gardens to inspire & delight. Lunch at Columbia Gardens Vineyard & Winery. July 9, 9am-4pm. For information call 250-368-6855.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-353-2661..
LANGHAM ASIAN SERIES: The Art of Japanese Gardens-The Tsubo-niwa 'Jar-Garden' Courtyard Design Workshop. Friday, July 15 at 7pm, Café Langham talk The Art of Japanese Gardens and Saturday, July 16, 10am-4:30pm workshop w/master gardener, Edzard Teubert of Fuzei Gardens and co-designer of the Shuzenji/Izushi Nelson garden. Participants will explore the process of finding positive design solutions for their own small garden spaces while collaboratively studying Japanese design possibilities for the old garden space at the back of the Langham building. Class size 12, Novice and experienced gardeners welcome. $85/fee, details and preregistration: email@example.com or 250-353-2661..
NATURE//COSMOS, LIVE PERFORMANCE, ARTIST TALK and album release by Rhoneil Eurchuck of Winlaw. Saturday, July 16, 7:30pm, Langham Theatre, Kaslo. It explores/celebrates songs of the lunar cycle that encompass universal themes of birth, growth, decay and death. Rhoneil composed and recorded one song per lunar cycle over the course of a year. Presented by www.InvisibleFriends.ca, funded by CBT & CKCA. Advance tickets $15 at Sunnyside Naturals and Willow in Kaslo, $18/door. Doors open 7pm.
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
UPCOMING SHOWS IN NELSON: July 8, Bluegrass Night w/The Devils You Don't + First After The Fire; July 9, Hachey The MouthPEACE w/Sam Klass; July 16, Gabriel Palatchi Band w/The Weber Brothers; July 18, The Cave Singers w/Ashley Shadow; July 22, The Dead South w/The Fireside Prophets; July 23, Neil E Dee's Danger Thrill Show; August 19, The Boom Booms w/Papa Josh; August 26, Blistered Earth (Metallica Tribute) w/Minus The Czar. Full schedule and ticket info: www.ontheroadmanagement.com
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, 250-226-7054.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
ESTATE/YARD SALE: July 1-4, 9am-6pm. Antiques, carpentry/woodworking tools, assorted electric & hand tools, assortment of sockets & wrenches, building supplies, windows, lumber, Troy-bilt rototiller, gardening tools, too much to list. Fire #888 Riondel Rd,BC. Barb Loeppky, 250-225-3544.