'ANGST': A film and student art exhibition created to start community conversations about anxiety. Join us at the Langham, Thursday, Apr. 26, 6:30pm. Tickets $0-$10, sliding scale. Sponsored by VHKAS, NKLCSS and JVH School.
21st ANNUAL WHOLE SCHOOL SPRING MARKET: Saturday, May 12 10am-3pm. Join The Whole School (5614 Hwy 6, Winlaw) for family fun: a plant sale, Kid Zone, BBQ concession, local artisans and vendors, and more... $2 at the entrance. Interested in vending? Contact Josée Corrigan, 250-226-7737 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
34 YEARS LATER, BOOK LAUNCH, READINGS, MUSIC: Tuesday, May 1, 7:30pm, to mark 34 years since Nelson's David Thompson University Centre closed. Reading: Winlaw's Tom Wayman and Vernon's John Lent, with music by Lent and Mark Nishihara, Oxygen Art Centre, 302 Vernon St (alley entrance), Nelson. Admission by donation.
5TH ANNUAL SPRING FARM FAIR: May 5 from 11am until 4pm, Pass Creek Exhibition Grounds, Robson/Castlegar, BC. 30 vendors required to be registered & paid by Apr. 27 or we will have to cancel. For registration & more information www.passcreekfair.com
A PRESENTATION, DOES HUMANITY HAVE A FUTURE, by PAUL HANLEY, author of the book ELEVEN, journalist, environmentalist, and recipient of numerous awards for his writings on the environment, sustainable development and agriculture. SATURDAY, APR. 21, 7pm BRILLIANT CULTURAL CENTRE, 1876 Brilliant Rd, Castlegar. Free admission. Book available for sale. For more info: www.elevenbillionpeople.com
AUTHOR DIANA COLE READS FROM HER BOOK 'Sideways: Memoirs of a Misfit' presenting the life of a young Nikkei female protagonist, who is born in an Idaho internment camp. She will also present a short documentary film 'Hidden Internment'. This free event takes place on Saturday, Apr. 21, 4pm at the Kaslo & District Public Library.
BALFOUR WOMAN'S CHURCH GUILD DAFFODIL TEA: Saturday, May 5, 10am-12noon, Balfour Community Hall, admission $5. Bake table, Toonie options, art show, door prizes. Proceeds help maintain the Heritage Church on Busk Rd.
CRESTON VALLEY BIRD FEST: May 11, 12, 13. Guided birding tours, keynote address by owl expert James Duncan, photography workshop with Lyle Grisedale, farm tours, art projects, first nations perspective, kayaking, stars, and more. Online registration opens Apr. 3. www.crestonvalleybirds.ca
DOES HUMANITY HAVE A FUTURE? Join us for a special presentation for Earth Day 2018 by Paul Hanley, journalist, environmentalist and author of the book ELEVEN, Sunday, Apr. 22, 7pm at St. Saviour's Anglican Pro-Cathedral, 701 Ward St, Nelson. Free admission. Book available for sale. For more info: www.elevenbillionpeople.com
DRIVING AFTER 80 AND ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS: Free Workshop, afternoon Tea/Potluck and Passmore Seniors monthly meeting. Sunday, Apr. 22, 2pm at Passmore Hall, 3656 Old Passmore Road. Guest Speakers; Theresa Buchner, Cosco Seniors Health and Wellness Institute Facilitator and Dana Burgess, West Kootenay Seniors Transportation Coordinator. More info call 250-226-7758.
FAMILY YOGA AT REDFISH PARENT AND CHILD TIME! Celebrate spring with fun easy family yoga poses! Liv Hilde will be at Parent and Child Time at Redfish School, Friday Apr. 27, 9:30-11:30am. More info: email@example.com, 250-229-2167. A Kootenay Lake Family Network and Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy program. Like us on Facebook: Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy Kaslo/Balfour.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY LARDEAU VALLEY MUSEUM! The Lardeau Valley Historical Society and Pennywise together challenge you to tackle our 100 years, 100 questions History Quiz. Look for details in our display advertisement in this issue of Pennywise.
JEWETT SCHOOL SPAGHETTI DINNER: Thursday, Apr. 26, 6-8pm, Jewett School. $12/plate, $30 for family of 4, $7 age 6-12, 5 and under free. Includes: spaghetti w/sauce, salad, garlic toast & dessert. Jewett 50/50 draw will be done that evening, $5 for 10 tickets, 3 prizes of equal value. All proceeds go towards Fort Steele trip. Tickets available at Jewett/JVH Schools.
KOOTENAY CHAPTER OF Vaccine Choice Canada PRESENTS: 'Vaxxed: From Cover Up to Catastrophe' - the film they don't want you to see, Thursday, Apr. 19, 7pm, 266 Baker St, Nelson. Edda West from Vaccine Choice Canada will be leading the subsequent discussion. Free admission, donations welcome. Seating is limited so come early.
PARENT & TOT DROP-IN: Fridays, 10am-Noon, Slocan Park Hall. Nelson Library attends the 3rd Friday of the month with songs, books and stories. Free! For info more call Slocan Valley Recreation, 250-226-0008.
READY, SET, LEARN AT REDFISH SCHOOL! Inviting all 3, 4 and 5 year olds to come to the Kindergarten Room on Tuesday, April 24, 9am-11:15am. Enjoy crafts, activities, play time and circle time with Mrs. Makeiv the Kindergarten teacher. Connect with the new Public Health Nurse, Allison Exner. Register with Julie Poetsch: 250-229-2167 or firstname.lastname@example.org Offered by Redfish School and CBAL.
SÉAN MCCANN, widely known as a member of internationally renowned band, Great Big Sea, has spent the last 20 years sailing around the world enamouring audiences from Copenhagen to California. Now a solo artist and mental health advocate, McCann combines his traditional musical folk roots with his "music is medicine" message to audiences while supporting his latest release, There's a Place. www.seanmccannsings.com Date: Sunday, Apr. 29 at 7pm, Location: The Old Theatre, 185 Columbia Ave, Castlegar, Tickets: $25 at www.theoldtheatre.com
SPRING PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: Join us for crafts, stories, songs & more. Kaslo & District Public Library, Fridays, 6 sessions starting May 4-June 8, 9:30-10:30am. Free program for 3-5 year olds. Please preregister, 250-353-2942 or email@example.com
UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA MIXED CHORUS: Featuring the Faculty of Education Handbell Ringers, Monday, Apr. 30, at Nelson United Church, 602 Silica St. 250-352-2822. Tickets at church office or Eddy Music on Baker St, $15 Adults; $10 Youth; Under 6 years old are free.
UPCOMING SHOWS IN NELSON: Apr. 19 at The Capitol Theatre, An Evening with Harry Manx; May 1, Jared & The Mill with Altameda; May 3, Born Ruffians, with guests; May 12, Moontricks + FRASE - and more to come! Full calendar and info at www.ontheroadmanagement.com
USA - INLAND NW TOY SHOW CLASSIC: Saturday, Apr. 21, Spokane Valley Event Center, 10514 E. Sprague. Vintage, collectibles, new & other fine treasures. Buy, Sell, Trade! Early bird: 9-10am, $10USD. General public: 10am-3pm, $3USD. Kids under 10 Free. Contact Renee, 509-990-4325 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
YARD AND YARDAGE! Slocan Valley Threads Guild's annual event welcomes you Sunday, Apr. 29, 10am-2pm. Shop for fabric, notions, perennials, lunch, refreshments and enjoy the gallery of members' work. Hwy 6 at Perry's Back Road. 250-226-7703.