ARTSOLUTELY, LET'S GO! Over 10 Valley Artisans in one convenient location during the 8th Annual Cultural Tour- Aug. 13 &14, 10am-5pm. We are indoors at Crescent Valley Hall,1385 Hwy 6, plenty of parking. Come and meet your local Artisans. Take advantage of these special offerings, door prizes, sales and demos. Slocan Valley Community Arts on FB.
BUILD THE KASLO LIBRARY'S COLLECTION BY sponsoring a book, magazine subscription, audio book or DVD. Bring your ideas for our collection or check out our wish list. Each time an item is sponsored, library staff will add a "book" to the tower in the library entrance. Stop by the library at 413 4th Street to see how we're doing and to choose a title that you'd like to sponsor. Sponsors get first read of the item of their choice and a tax receipt for donations of over $20. Call 250-353-2942 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
CHILDREN'S GUEST SPEAKER SERIES at the library, ages 3-12 welcome, under 6 must attend with an adult. Thursdays, 10-11am. Aug. 4: Gillian Sanders from WildSafeBC and Grizzly Bear Solutions will present about bear ecology, behaviour, and what to do when you see a bear. She will also speak about coexisting with wildlife species in our backyards and wonderful biodiversity surrounding us. Aug. 11: Wendy Bareham, Nelson SPCA Humane Education volunteer, will give a fun dog bite prevention presentation, teaching children (and adults) how to behave safely around dogs, how to meet and greet dogs, how to read "dog language" and what to do if approached or threatened by a dog. These free events are brought to you by the Kaslo & District Public Library and the Community Fund of North Kootenay Lake Society. 250-353-2942, email@example.com for info.
DUNK TANK FUN FOR A GOOD CAUSE - Come on out and pitch three balls for $5 at the target to dunk local Kaslo-ites. We're raising money to help Rowan Wiltse and Mari Koenig-Caple and their families in the fight against cancer. Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30 from 2-4pm at the corner of Front St & Fifth Ave, Kaslo. If you can help by being dunked, please contact Kathy Freeman at 250-353-2675.
EVERY WEDNESDAY IN JULY & AUGUST, Kaslo Show & Shine with Balfour Autobody will be hosting an informal cruise night destination at the Balfour Autobody 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!
THE SPIRIT OF SLOCAN COMMITTEE in Slocan City is having a "30th Anniversary of Expo Park" Celebration and a "Family Fair Day", Saturday, September 3. Come enjoy a day of festivities beginning with a Pancake Breakfast, a parade going to the park for entertainment, Vendors, Musicians, Kids carnival, games for adults and kids, food available. Everyone welcome. Parade participants or vendors, call for registration. Karen 250-355-2812, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
UPCOMING SHOWS IN NELSON: The Dead South w/The Fireside Prophets, July 22; Neil E Dee's Danger Thrill Show, July 23; The Boom Booms & Papa Josh, Aug. 19; Blistered Earth (Metallica Tribute) w/Minus The Czar, Aug. 26; Heavy Airship w/Sound and Vision, Sept. 2; Birds Of Bellwoods (early show), Sept. 3; Michael Bernard Fitzgerald, Sept. 14; Tokyo Police Club w/Born Ruffians + The Elwins, Oct. 1. Full calendar and ticket info at www.ontheroadmanagement.com
VALLEY VIEW GOLF CLUB presents the 2nd Annual Bombers Bash Tournament: Saturday, July 30, followed by dinner special and live music, including the Fireside Prophets and solo artist Sunny Wood. Tournament cost is $35 and evening cover of $10 for music. Please call 250-226-7241 to register or for more information. See you all there!
GARAGE SALE: Saturday, Aug. 13, 9am-3pm, across from Slocan City, 9011 Slocan W Rd. Oak Bookcase, old style cross country skis/poles, snowboard, books, movies, music, vinyl/CDs, Collectable Barbie Splash (mint condition), set of 24 Star Wars pop cans, Hockey cards, Woman's size 8 biker boots, hikers, leather jackets, leather Victory vest, fur and stuffing for making bears, fabric, 8 setting Stoneware dish set, more dishes, ceramic bowl sets, and lots more!
BALFOUR ALL ANGEL'S OUTDOOR MARKET: 8551 Busk Rd, follow the signs. Every Saturday until Sept. 17, 9am-1pm. Balfour Artwalk. Support local produce, baking, crafts, plants, jewellery, Angel card readings; also donation table towards St. Michael's & All Angels upkeep. firstname.lastname@example.org, 250-777-3099.
HISTORIC WALLACE: Idaho's Under the Freeway Market, Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-5. Over 80 vendors, collectibles, antiques, unusual and unique items. Great bargains, everything from A-Z. For more information or booth space, call 208-752-0111, www.npdepot @gmail.com or www.npdepot.org
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 email@example.com