CALL FOR ENTRY, ARTISTS AND VENUES: Columbia Basin Culture Tour, Aug. 10 & 11, 10am-5pm. Participating as a venue allows you to connect with people, develop a wider audience, sell your work, educate the public about what you do, market your activities, and attract visitors to your community. Register by March 31 and save! $50 by March 31; $60 April 1-15. Info, www.cbculturetour.com, 250-505-5505, toll-free, 1-877-505-7355.
BACKCOUNTRY HUNTERS & ANGLERS PRESENTS, The Discovery of the Tatshenshini Ice Man and Public Lands Film Fest. Friday, April 12, Hume Room, Hume Hotel. Doors 6pm, admission by donation, all ages welcome. Door prizes!
CHAMBER OF MINES OF EASTERN BC ANNUAL BANQUET: Saturday, March 30, 2019, Hume Hotel. Mixer at 5pm and dinner at 6pm. Tickets are $40 and there will be a special presentation from Linda Caron of Margaux Resources. Advance tickets at the chamber, 215 Hall St, Nelson, phone 250-352-5242. Auction donation items are appreciated.
CRESTON VALLEY BIRD FEST: May 10, 11, 12. Guided birding tours by kayak, bicycle, bus, on foot. Photography workshop with Lyle Grisedale. Mushrooms, stars, historical walking tour; honey, dairy, Saskatoon farm tours. Keynote speaker, Dr. David Bird, presentations by Gary Davidson and Gaelen Schnare. Kids' events, Mother's Day Paint & Pour at Baillie-Grohman estate winery. Registration opens April 3, www.crestonvalleybirds.ca
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. Look for details in upcoming Pennywise! 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.
iDIDaRide & RUN XC MOUNTAIN BIKE & TRAIL RUNNING EVENT in and around beautiful Kaslo, BC is back Saturday, Aug. 10. Enter the 40km Mt Bike; 20km Mt Bike or Trail Run; or the 8km Mt Bike or Trail Run. If you register for the 40km or either of the 20km events before Apr. 1, you'll get a FREE event T-shirt. Something for the whole family! Book your weekend off now! We'll leave you breathless! Register online at www.iDIDaRide-kaslo.ca
KASLO CONCERT SOCIETY PRESENTS the Bergmann Piano Duo at St. Andrew's United Church on Saturday, April 6 at 7pm. Advance tickets available at Figments in Kaslo, also at the door on the night of the concert.
NATIONAL CANADIAN FILM DAY: A coast to coast celebration! Wednesday, April 17, Slocan Valley Legion, 502 Harold St, Slocan. Film: 7pm "INDIAN HORSE"; 9pm "IRON ROAD". Come watch these movies on our large screen. The Legion welcomes members & guests.
SLOCAN COMMUNITY LIBRARY: Becky Livingston of Nelson will present her book, The Suitcase and The Jar; and Roz Nay of South Slocan will read from her book, Our Little Secret, Sunday, April 14, 1pm. All welcome to this free event.
TEXAS HOLD'EM TOURNAMENT: Saturday, April 13, Slocan Valley Legion, 502 Harold St, Slocan, 6:30pm sharp. $30 buy-in, tickets at Mountain Valley Station, Slocan, or phone 250-355-2672 to reserve. BC Gaming rules apply. The Legion welcomes members & guests.
UPCOMING SHOWS IN NELSON: Mar. 29, FRASE Ft. Embody MVMT & Luca Fogale; Apr. 8, Yukon Blonde w/ Johnny Payne; Apr. 12, Five Alarm Funk w/ Small Town Artillery; Apr. 22, Wintersleep w/ Partner. Full calendar and info at www.ontheroadmanagement.com
USA - OPPORTUNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH ANNUAL BOOKS & MORE SALE: Friday-Sunday, April 5, 6, & 7, at 202 Pines Rd, Spokane Valley. Entrance & parking in back of church. Everyone is welcome & we especially look forward to serving our friends & book dealers from North Idaho. All prices will be true for all books. We have free coffee all the time & free ice cream on Saturday April 6. $2USD bag sale of books will start on Saturday April 6 at 2pm. Times of the sale are Friday, April 5, 3-8pm; Saturday, April 6, 8am-3pm & Sunday, April 7 after our 10am church service from 11am-2pm. We have thousands of books which include paperbacks, novels, history, westerns, travel, religious books, collectibles, old books, large print & many more categories for 25¢ each. Hardbacks of all kinds include homeschooling books, high school & college books, literature, collectibles & textbooks all for 50¢ each. Magazines & National Geographics are free, as are large print Readers' Digests. Bibles & tracts are free, children's books are 25¢, puzzles are 50¢, games are 25¢ to $1, vinyl records & audiobooks are $1, records & VHS are 50¢, CDs are 25¢ & sets of books are priced as marked. Come & join us for a day of fun & shopping & get your next season of reading at bargain prices!
WEST KOOTENAY TRADE SHOW: Apr. 26-28, Castlegar Complex, Friday, 5-8pm; Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, 10am-3pm. Check out all of the vendors, enter draws, enjoy great food. Inside/outside space available (vendors). Contact 250-365-6313 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CHECK IT OUT! You can now run your logo OR picture in black & white OR colour for $5 per area, per week. Email ad and photo to email@example.com, text 778-205-0078 or call 1-800-663-4619 for more information.
ECLECTIC GARAGE SALE: Two desks, two quality office chairs, two shelving units, classic Kuwahara bicycle, lawn chairs, garden tools, old hand tools and boxes, air framing nailer, old sheet music, books, lamps, BMW K 75C motorcycle, and much more. Friday, March 22, 4-7pm; March 23, 24, 30, 31, 9am-4pm, 828 Victoria Ave, Kaslo.