17th ANNUAL GOLD & TREASURE SHOW: Come join us! Learn about small scale mining & the exciting hobby of recreational gold panning. See the latest in small scale mining equipment & metal detectors. Try your luck at our panning booths, learn how and where to prospect for gold or look for treasure. Get ideas on how to turn your treasures into keepsakes and collectibles. Visit our gold display and talk to our members about their equipment display and experiences. Vote in our Homemade/Modified Equipment Contest. Food & beverages will be available. Admission, $5; children 12 & under free. Fun for the whole family, Saturday, Apr. 2, 9am-5pm & Sunday, Apr. 3, 9am-4pm, at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds at 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, ID. For more information call 208-699-8128 or email email@example.com
GRIEF & LOSS SUPPORT GROUP in Kaslo for 6wks, consecutive Monday afternoons, 3-4:30pm, Mar. 7-Apr. 11. When someone you love has died, you will experience your own form of mourning that can be frightening, painful & lonely. No words can take away the pain but a supportive group & professional facilitators can be companions on your journey. You can learn to adjust to the loss & regain hope & energy for the future. This group is offered free of charge by the Hospice Society of North Kootenay Lake with thanks to the Victorian Hospital of Kaslo Auxiliary Society. For more info & to register, contact Chelsea at Hospice, 250-353-2299, firstname.lastname@example.org
JAIME JENKINS, YOUTH ADDICTIONS COUNSELLOR AND PREVENTION COORDINATOR FROM FREEDOM QUEST will attend the next Parents of Teens Support Circle. She will share current information and answer questions about marijuana use and teenagers. Strong Start room at JVH School on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 6:30-8pm. The session is free and childminding for younger children can be provided upon request by calling Laura Douglas at North Kootenay Lake Community Services, 250-353-7691.
JOIN FLIKS AT THE LANGHAM for Grandma, Friday, Feb. 19, 7:30pm. Bittersweet comedy road movie starring Lily Tomlin as an aging lesbian poet & Julie Garner as her pregnant 18yr old granddaughter. Tickets $10 at the door. Doors open 7pm..
MOVE AND SHAKE GYM TIME AT REDFISH SCHOOL! Fridays, Feb. 12-Apr. 15, 9:30-10:30am. Families with children 5 & under will enjoy active movement & playing games. More info: Julie Poetsch, 250-229-2167, email@example.com Like us on Facebook: Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy-Kaslo/Balfour. Special thanks to Rec. 10 & Redfish School.
NELSON DISTRICT ROD & GUN CLUB ANNUAL BANQUET & FUNDRAISER: Saturday, Mar. 12, 801 Railway St, Nelson. Happy Hour & Fundraiser, 5pm, dinner 6:30pm. Tickets: Nelson Farmers Supply or club directors. Early bird $30. Door $35. Junior $15. Info 250-357-9309 or 250-352-5609.
NEW DAY & TIME! Nelson Public Library Slocan Valley Outreach, Passmore Lodge. 3rd Wednesday of the month from 1-5pm. Next dates: Feb. 17 & Mar. 16. Sign up for a library membership & check out items from our mobile collection of books, CDs & DVDs for all ages. Or bring a board game & relax with a friend! Info: 250-352-6333, firstname.lastname@example.org
OPEN SEMINAR: Successful Business Start-ups Do's and Don'ts. Prestige Lakeside Resort & Convention Center, Feb. 20. Limited seating. Open to all Levels of Business. Everyone welcome! 250-304-8243. Download registration and agenda: www.mcleodseminars.com, email@example.com
SEEDY SUNDAY (SLOCAN VALLEY SEED EXCHANGE): Sunday, Mar. 6, 1-4pm, Crescent Valley Hall. $2 entry fee, $10/table for vendors. Vendors must preregister by Mar. 1! For more info or to book a table call Slocan Valley Recreation 250-226-0008.
SPAGHETTI DINNER AT LARDEAU VALLEY COMMUNITY HALL: Friday, Feb. 19, 6-8pm. Enjoy spaghetti, caesar salad, garlic toast & dessert. Tickets on sale at JVH/Jewett; Cooper Creek & Meadow Creek stores; Sunnyside in Kaslo. Prices are $10 single; $8 student 6-12; family of 4-$30. Tickets can be reserved by phoning Jewett school only at 250-366-4224. Limited number of tickets available at door, (price increases by $2/ticket/person). Fundraiser for JVH/Jewett 2016 Fort Steele trip.
STEPHEN FEARING SOLO IN CONCERT Thursday, Feb. 11, 7:30pm, Langham Theatre, Kaslo. A Canadian folk singer/songwriter, Fearing is an engaging performer and natural storyteller. Born in Vancouver he spent most of his boyhood in Dublin, where Celtic music became an contributing influence in his music. In addition to his solo career, he was one of the founding members of Blackie and the Rodeo Kings. Tickets $20 at Sunnyside Naturals and Willow Home Boutique in Kaslo, $22/door. Contact 250-353-2661.
TEXAS HOLD'EM TOURNAMENT: Saturday, Feb. 20 6:30pm sharp at Slocan Valley Legion Hall, 502 Harold St. $30 Buy-in. Tickets at Mountain Valley Station in Slocan or phone 250-355-2672 to reserve. BC Gaming rules will apply. The Legion welcomes members & guests.
THE NELSON OVERTURE CONCERTS SOCIETY presents "Couloir", featuring Heidi Krutzen, harp, and Ariel Barnes, cello, Feb. 20, 8pm, Capitol Theatre. Tickets: adults/$24, students/$14 (students from schools participating in the NOCS School Outreach Program are granted FREE admission).
VALENTINE'S DAY CRAFTING at the library for ages 7-13. Come and make Valentines for the ones you love on Friday, Feb. 12, 3-5pm. Free program, snacks and materials provided. Please preregister, 250-353-2942, firstname.lastname@example.org. This program is brought to you by the Kaslo & District Public Library, Columbia Basin Trust, Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance and the Village of Kaslo.
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.
TARZWELL FARMS: Locally grown & naturally raised beef, available year round. Government inspected and government graded 'AA' or better, $4.90/lb hanging weight. Custom cut & wrapped. Will deliver to Nelson, Castlegar & Trail. 250-428-4316.