JOIN KUIMBA: Kaslo's outstanding community choir, for our season finale concert, "A Legacy of Life." Friday, May 3, 7pm at the Argenta Hall and Saturday, May 4, 7pm at St Andrew's in Kaslo. The choir, along with director Tamara SunSong and pianist Nancy Ryde, will present an eclectic programme of choral music from ancient to modern, from playful to sublime. Kaslo tickets $12/8, 18 and under free, at Sunnyside and the door; Argenta tickets by donation at the door. 250-353-3284; firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
ANNUAL CASTLEGAR GARDEN CLUB PLANT SALE: Your harbinger of spring and portal to plants. Saturday, May 4, 8am–12pm, Castlegar Station Museum, 400 13th Avenue. Verandas provide cover from inclement weather.
COME AND CELEBRATE! What do Easter Monday, Earth Day,(April 22) have in common? CFNKLS will be launching the Treasure Hunt and Honora Cooper, President, CFNKLS, turns 65! Please drop by Selkirk College, Front St, Kaslo, Easter Monday, April 22, 1-3pm. Learn how you can put a team together to find treasure for yourselves and choose a charity to receive funding. The Moon Family will be playing great music and there will be birthday cake and other goodies to celebrate Honora´s 65th. No gifts, however you can add to the Treasure Hunt fund if you like and receive a birthday hug.
CONVERGENCE WRITERS´ WEEKEND, JUNE 7-8PM, WARMUP: Author, Art Joyce, and folklorist Mark Mealing, April 26, 7pm, Langham Centre, Kaslo—film premiere and discussion on trickster figure, admission by donation. Also, free noon-hour ˝Coffee with a Writer˝ series, April 27, w/Nakusp author Barbara McPherson; May 4 with Nakusp author Galadriel Watson, both at New Denver´s Outlet Youth Centre; and May 18 with Fernie author and Convergence workshop leader Keith Liggett, Nakusp Library. www.widespot.ca/convergence-writers-weekend/
EMERGENCY SERVICES PUBLIC EVENT: Saturday, April 27, 10am–12pm, at the Kaslo Seniors´ Hall. Would you know what to do if the worst happened? We all know that when we need help the nearest medical services and trauma centre may be a long distance away. Join us to hear speakers from Kaslo Ambulance Service, Kaslo Search and Rescue, Kaslo Fire Department and First Responders, Emergency Social Services, KERPA and the RCMP. Learn and prepare so you will know what to do to help a friend, a family member or yourself, if the worst were to happen. Sponsored by CBT, RDCK and the Hospice Society of North Kootenay Lake, 250-353-2299.
GET READY FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL GIANT EASTER EGG HUNT! Vimy Park, Kaslo on Sunday, April 21 for the children of Kaslo and area, from Argenta to Ainsworth. RAIN OR SHINE! Hosted by Pennywise and Kaslo Early Childhood Coalition, and ´to date´ sponsored by Kul Nijjar Realty, Kaslo Front Street Market, Betty O´s, Jones Boys Boats, Figments Fine Canadian Crafts, Ainsworth Hot Springs, Kaslo Golf Club Men´s Night & Kaslo Home Hardware. Find details in this edition of the Pennywise.
iDIDaRide & RUN XC MOUNTAIN BIKE & TRAIL RUNNING EVENT is back Saturday, Aug. 10. Enter the 40km Mt Bike; 20km Mt Bike or Trail Run; or the 8km Mt Bike or Trail Run in and around beautiful Kaslo, BC. There´s something for the whole family so book your family vacation now! We´ll leave you breathless! Register online at www.iDIDaRide-kaslo.ca
KATE ARMSTRONG, AUTHOR OF STONE FRIGATE: A memoir from the first female cadet admitted to the Royal Military College of Canada, published by Dundurn Press. This FREE EVENT takes place on Tuesday, April 16 at 6:30pm. Join us at the Kaslo & District Public Library for the second of our 2019 Author Reading Series. Refreshments!
OUR TOWN - ´There´s something eternal in all of us´ by Thornton Wilder. Presented by the JVH School Drama Program. Thursday-Saturday, May 2-4, 7pm; Saturday Matinee, 2pm. Lighthouse Theatre, JVH School, Kaslo. Tickets at Sunnyside Naturals & JVH School Office.
PLEASE JOIN FRIENDS OF THE LARDEAU RIVER for our Annual General Meeting, May 8, 7pm, Argenta Hall. FLR membership fee is $5/person. Come find out about the exciting things we´ve been up to, and what we´re planning for the coming year. Refreshments provided.
READY, SET, LEARN AT REDFISH SCHOOL! Inviting all 3, 4 and 5 year olds to come to the Kindergarten Room on Wednesday, April 24, 9-11:15am. Enjoy crafts, activities, play time and circle time with Mrs. Makeiv, the Kindergarten teacher. Julia Blancher, Occupational Therapist and Deb Saville, Speech/Language Pathologist will also be there. Register with Julie Poetsch, 250-229-2167 or email@example.com Offered by Redfish School and CBAL.
THE DISCOVERY CENTRE IS OPEN FOR THE SEASON! Opening day, Sunday, April 28, from 11am-1pm, AGM from 11am-12pm followed by a traditional Doukhobor lunch. Free admission and tour. Bring the whole family to meet the NEW board and Staff of DISCOVERY center. 112 Heritage Way, Castlegar BC. www.facebook.com/DoukhoborDiscoveryCentre/
USA - ACCEPTING VENDOR APPLICATIONS: STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL Vendor space available for the 8th Annual Moran Prairie Grange Strawberry Festival on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10am-5pm at 6030 S Palouse Hwy, Spokane, WA. Vendors with antique, vintage, salvage items, arts & crafts are invited to apply. Inside space (10´x10´), $95USD; outside space (12´x12´), $75USD. Please reply to this posting if interested in applying. Thank you & we look forward to hearing from you! MoranPrairieGrange@gmail.com 509-710-7979.
SLOCAN VALLEY BLACK ANGUS BEEF: Sides $3.99/lb; ground beef special, $100 freezer packs; 50lb dog bones, $49.99, soup bones and organs. Government inspected. Home of the Happy Cows. Wayne Savinkoff, 250-226-BEEF.