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Please contact us for additions to the Events Calendar, we will gladly post events of general interest .

 

 

Jul
21
Sun
Summer Sundays in the Kohan -Heartfulness Meditation with Sarah Sherk @ Kohan Garden
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Sarah Sherk, a long time resident of Nelson, has been a spiritual seeker most of her life, practicing Heartfulness Meditation (www.Heartfulness.org) for 23 years and a trainer in it for 10 years. Sharing this meditation with others is her passion. Sarah will lead a short meditation (15 min.) and answer questions afterwards. Bring a cushion or beach chair if unaccustomed to sitting on the ground.

Rain or Shine!

donations welcome~memberships available

bring blanket, notebook, pen/cil

pick up a schedule at usual local locations

Jul
27
Sat
Passmore Lodge 20th Anniversary @ Passmore Lodge
Jul 27 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am
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Yes, It’s 20 years!

The Slocan Valley Seniors’ Housing Society is celebrating with food, friends, tours, short speeches and music featuring the Claybrick Boys.

Bring your own lawn chair.  All welcome!

Thanks to Columbia Basin Trust and the Slocan Valley Legacy Fund.

 

Jul
28
Sun
Summer Sundays in the Kohan -Foreshore Ecology with Sally Hammond @ Kohan Garden
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Sally Hammond, a longstanding board member with the Slocan Lake Stewardship Society (www.slocanlakess.com) will facilitate a presentation on the transition zones between Slocan Lake and the adjacent land. As the Kohan Garden is right on  Slocan Lake, come see and hear how the SLUGS manage this very critical “ribbon of life”.

Rain or Shine!

donations welcome~memberships available

bring blanket, notebook, pen/cil

pick up a schedule at usual local locations

 

 

 

Aug
4
Sun
Summer Sundays in the Kohan -The Japanese Garden Aesthetic with Ray Nikkel @ Kohan Garden
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Ray Nikkel has been president of the S.L.U.G.S for numerous years, as well as owner of a popular local landscaping outfit (Ray Nikkel Designs). His signature look is found all over the Slocan Valley and up to Nakusp. Ray designed and has also supervised the development of the Kohan Gardens since their beginning in 1989. He will tour the gardens focusing on the Japanese garden aesthetic and  highlights of the natural landscape.

Rain or Shine~ donations welcome~ memberships available!

bring blanket, notebook, pen/cil

pick up a schedule at usual local locations

 

 

Aug
10
Sat
Gardening as Landscape Painting: CBT Art & Culture Tour @ Kohan Garden
Aug 10 5:00 pm
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The Kohan Garden has been listed in this years’ Columbia Basin Tour (www.cbculturetour.com). A SLUGS board member is on location both August 10 & 11 from 10:00-5:00 to tour patrons through the gardens and to answer questions.

Rain or Shine~donations welcome

memberships available!

bring blanket, notebook, pen/cil

pick up a schedule at usual local locations

 

Aug
18
Sun
Summer Sundays in the Kohan -Botanical Illustration with Margaret Hartley @ Kohan Garden
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Margaret is a board member with SLUGS, and hardworking environmentalist.  She is also a landscape designer, artist, and published illustrator. She has studied botanical illustration at Emily Carr College of Art.  For this event, she will lead an introduction to botanical illustration, covering some history and techniques.

Bring your favourite art supplies for an en plein air session after the talk.