JUNO AWARD WINNER VALDY: Rossland Miner’s Hall Saturday, Mar. 14, 7pm door. Tickets $25/advance, $30/door. Tickets at Powderhound Sports, Rossland; Mallard’s Source For Sports, Castlegar. Rotary Club of Rossland benefit, www.valdy.comwww.rosslandrotary.org
A RETIREMENT GOODBYE & THANK-YOU KASLO: Sunday, Mar. 1, 2-4pm at the Bluebelle Bistro. Hosted by Dan Miles and Shelley Stickel-Miles. We are off to Tokyo and want to say thank you to all of you who have been part of our lives these last years. Drop in for a chat and a story!
ANNUAL ST. PADDY'S 'VEGAS' NIGHT Saturday, Mar. 14, Slocan Legion Hall, 502 Harold St. Doors open 5:30pm, 6pm Casino, 7pm Buffet, 8pm more Casino. Live entertainment. Tickets $15 to Mar. 8, $20 thereafter at Mountain Valley Station in Slocan or phone 250-355-2672 to reserve. Fantastic food, good fun, great music! The Legion welcomes members & guests.
CITIZENS' CLIMATE LOBBY PRESENTS best-selling author Tom Rand speaking about climate change solutions 7pm on Mar. 16 at the Capitol Theatre. First 100 people to arrive get free copy of his book Waking the Frog. Tickets $10, free for students, available at the Capitol or by phone, 250-352-6363, noon to 4:30pm Tuesday-Friday or online at www.capitoltheatre.bc.ca ($10 tickets only).
COME TO THE SECOND ANNUAL SCRAPBOOKING GARAGE SALE at the Genelle Hall February 28 from 10 am - 2 pm. Vendor tables are $10 each. General Admission is $2. A portion of proceeds will be donated to Crop for the Cure. Call Jackie, 250-693-5439, email email@example.com
EASTER ISLAND & IGUAZU FALLS. Join Liz Ross for a free slideshow of her trip to Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Saturday, Feb. 28, Langham Kaslo, doors open at 6:30pm, show 7-9pm, refreshments. For more information contact Liz at 250-353-2465. A partnership with the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy Kaslo/Balfour.
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KOOTENAYS SUPPORT THE PIPELINE BLOCKADE: Saturday, Mar. 7, 6-9pm, Nelson United Church, 602 Silica St. Dinner, film 'Resist', with filmmaker Hilary Somerville; Unist'ot'en Camp speakers via Skype; Cam Penner's songs of resistance; Silent Auction. Tickets $25, Booksmyth and door. Proceeds: Unist'ot'en Camp, south of Smithers, a resistance community protecting their territory from several proposed pipelines: LNG, Enbridge Northern Gateway.
LOCAL NATURE TASTING: Savouring Nature With A Camera with Alister Fraser, local photographer. Tuesday, Mar. 3, 7pm, Langham Theatre, Kaslo. Tickets $5 at Sunnyside Naturals, Willow Home Boutique and at the door. Sponsor: Kaslo Area Birders.
MEADOW CREEK WETLAND RESTORATION PROJECT OPEN HOUSE & Community Planting Day, Mar. 7, 10am-2pm at 13215 HWY 31, Meadow Creek. All are welcome. This unique restoration project helps to improve habitat for amphibians, birds, ungulates, and for sow grizzlies and cubs in need of early spring forage. Join us at the Halleran property to learn about wetland values and how you as a private landowner can make a difference for our ever-threatened wetland habitats. For questions, call 250-777-2955.
PLEASE JOIN US FOR A DAY OF PEACE YOGATHON: Saturday, Mar. 7, at the Brilliant Cultural Center. 7 Yoga Teachers. Hot lunch, awards & prizes. Fundraiser for people living with MS. For more information contact Janice Ferraro at 350-365-5428 or go to our website http://westkootenayyogafo.wix.com/day-of-peace
STEPHEN HARPER, THE MUSICAL or 'How To Survive and Thrive in the Dying Days of the Empire of Oil' is coming to the Langham Theatre on Wednesday, Mar. 18 at 7pm. The West Kootenay tour of James Gordon's full-length one-man, one-puppet musical, political satire show. Tickets $20 at Sunnyside Naturals and Willow Home Boutique.
THE NELSON OVERTURE CONCERTS SOCIETY presents Nelson native NATASHA HALL, violin, with Susanne Ruberg-Gordon, piano. Mar. 14, 8pm, Capitol Theatre. Tickets: Adults-$24, Students $14. (Students from schools participating in the NOCS School Outreach Program can access tickets FREE).
UPCOMING SHOWS IN NELSON: Feb. 16 - Elliott Brood w/The Wilderness of Manitoba; Feb. 20 - Randy and Mr. Lahey of 'The Trailer Park Boys'; March 3 - Acoustical Sounds of Big Sugar; March 21 - Shane Koyczan, Shred Kelly, and more. Full calendar and details 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.
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.