BALFOUR DAZE CANADA 150 CELEBRATION: We are looking for vendors, artisans, craft persons to help make our day a special event. If you are interested in being part of this event please contact Margaret, 250-229-4483, email@example.com
2017 SUMMER DAY CAMP REGISTRATION is now open through W.E. Graham Community Service Society! In Slocan July 10-Aug. 18. Contact 250-355-2484 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Some of the fun this year includes kayaking, sand sculpting, herb club, Sinixt stories, golfing & much more. Children aged 5-13 welcome!
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM: A karaoke musical set in 1969, this Shakespearean romp mixes up lovers, a troupe of amateur actors, and a commune of fairies. Don't miss Valley Gems' biggest ever theatrical event performed by a local cast of thirty, ranging in age from seven to seventy-four! All tickets $10, June 22-24, 7:30pm; June 25, 2pm at The Vallican Whole. Advance tickets at Rambling Rose's in Winlaw.
CANADA 150 CELEBRATION AT THE SS MOYIE, 1-5pm, July 1. Free hot dogs/burgers by the Canadian Legion, live music, kids' games, face painting, dunk tank, strawberry shortcake, cake cutting. Wear Victorian/vintage dress, if you wish. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Kootenay Lake Historical Society, 250-353-2525.
COMMUNITY THANK YOU BBQ: July 2nd at the Slocan Valley Legion Hall, 502 Harold St, Slocan, starting at 5pm. Music Jam starts at 3pm. You are invited to join us! Open to families. Thank you for your support during the past year! The Legion welcomes members & guests.
FUN AND EXCITING SUMMER ROCK MUSIC CAMPS for newbies and beginners (7-14yrs) at Supercat Studios, Castlegar. Instruments included. July and August sessions. 250-365-1671. www.supercatstudios.com Book today! Sessions are filling up fast!
GET READY TO LAUGH YOURSELF SILLY this summer at the Kaslo & District Public Library! The theme for the 2017 Summer Reading Club is WALK ON THE WILD SIDE! Stories, games, crafts and more. Programs run Fridays, July 7-Aug. 18 for 3 age groups. Ages 3-5, 9-10am; Ages 6-9, 11am-12noon; Ages 10-12, 2-3pm. Free program. Preregister at the library, call 250-353-2942 or email email@example.com
JOIN US FOR THE 6TH ANNUAL ELEPHANT MOUNTAIN LITERARY FESTIVAL in Nelson, BC, July 6-9, 2017. Featured presenters include: Author & Activist, Joy Kogawa; Writer and Instructor at U of T's Indigenous Centre, Lee Maracle; Writer-in-Residence, Fred Stenson; The Globe and Mail's Western Arts Correspondent, Marsha Lederman, and many more! Tickets and more info are available at www.emlfestival.com
LVHS CANADA 150 COMMUNITY CELEBRATION: Saturday, July 1 from 11am-2pm. The Lardeau Valley Historical Society is hosting a Community Picnic to celebrate the opening of the "History of the Earl Grey Trail" Exhibit at the Lardeau Valley Museum. The Community Picnic is a barbecue with finger foods and a Canada 150 cake. The Picnic is by donation to the Lardeau Valley Historical Museum. The Museum is located on the Lardeau Valley Hall Grounds in Meadow Creek.
OUTDOOR MOVIES FOR YOUTH AGES 12+. Vimy Park Gazebo, Friday, June 23, show starts at 8:45pm. Bring pillows, blankets, lawn chairs and your friends, and come to the gazebo to watch LABYRINTH. Free popcorn and drinks provided. This free program is brought to you by the Kaslo & District Public Library in partnership with North Kootenay Lake Community Services. We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of Columbia Basin Trust.
PIG ROAST & DANCE: Saturday, June 24 at the Slocan Legion Hall, 502 Harold St, Slocan. Music by Diamond Willow & Two for Tripping. Dinner served 6-8pm, Dance 8pm-midnight. Tickets at Mountain Valley Station in Slocan or phone 250-355-2672 to reserve. Legion members $15/ea. Guests $20/ea. (under 6 free). Dance only: $10 (after 9pm). No minors after 9pm.
RANDOM ACTS OF CREATIVITY: Sunday, June 25, 10am-4pm. Celebrate Canada150 along the Slocan Valley Rail Trail. Five hubs with live musical performances, art displays, interactive art, trail walks, historical displays and much more. Sponsored by Slocan Valley Community Arts Council and Slocan Valley Heritage Trail Society. Maps at valley store or visit www.facebook.com/slocanvalleytrail or www.slocanvalleyrailtrail.ca
THE SLOCAN WATERFRONT RESTORATION & DEVELOPMENT SOCIETY (SWR&DS) invites you to an evening of food, music and film. See the documentary "Primeval - Enter the Incomappleux" by the Valhalla Wilderness Society and hear about Slocan's newest society, Saturday, June 17, 6pm-10pm, the Legion, 502 Harold St. Everyone is welcome, children until 9pm.
TWO ARTISTS EXHIBITING AT WING CREEK RESORT, just 5 minutes north of Kaslo on Hwy 31. Watercolours by Kate O'Keefe and Emily Mattas, as well as felting by Emily Mattas. Look for the Gallery & Gift Shop signs. Open daily.
UPCOMING SHOWS IN NELSON: The Devils You Don't w/guests, June 23; Heavy Airship w/Dirt Floor, Canada Day Celebration! July 1; Mix Master Mike of The Beastie Boys w/Ben Fox & Rafferty Funksmith, Aug. 18; The Cave Singers, Sept. 15; Amy Helm w/guests, Sept. 20; The Sadies, Sept. 22; Bliss N Eso, Sept. 23; The New Pornographers w/Born Ruffians, Oct. 1. Full calendar & ticket info at www.ontheroadmanagement.com
BALFOUR ALL ANGELS MARKET: Saturdays, July 8-Aug.19, 9:30am-1:30pm, 8551 Busk Rd, Balfour. This is a nonprofit event with all proceeds going to the upkeep & maintenance of Balfour's 125 year old church, one of the oldest buildings in the West Kootenays. Interested in being a vendor or artist? Contact us firstname.lastname@example.org or 250-777-3099.
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-BEEF.
ENTIRE HOUSEHOLD & ALL GEAR MUST GO! Saturdays, June 17 & June 24, 10am. Lots of beautiful quality wood and upholstered furniture, all kinds of goods, beds, appliances, woodstove and so much more. 6km from Frog Peak, off of Upper Krestova Rd at 3596 Gosling Rd.