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



Reconciliation in Canada and in B.C @ Vallican Whole Community Centre
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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“Reconciliation in Canada and in B.C.”

Nipawi Kakinoosit is a Nehiyaw Okicitaw Okimawsis (a Cree Warrior lieutenant) from the Young Wolves Warrior Society of the Cree Nation. He is a member of House of Kakinoosit of the Wolf Clan of the Sucker Creek Band of the Woodland Cree Tribe of the Cree Nation located on the SouthWestern shores of the Lesser Slave Lake in Northern Alberta. He is an adopted member of the Musqueam Indian Band, (Coast Salish), and the Elsipogtog First Nation, (Mi’kmaq).

Nipawi asks, from a first-hand perspective: “Canada has embarked on a reconciliation process with First Nations right across the country. How is this going so far? Are we leaving the colonization period behind or aren’t we? Movements like Idle No More! resistance to pipelines and many more issues suggest there is much more to be done.”

Whole Perspectives is an on-going series on Topics of our Times.
Often controversial, these are issues that matter to our community and we try our darndest to have representation from all perspectives, in a civil discussion format.
Admission is by donation.
If you have an idea for a Whole Perspectives night, please get in touch!

Art Therapy and Environmental Education Symposium @ Vallican Whole Community Centre
May 3 7:00 pm
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Peter Pan- A Community Play @ Vallican Whole Community Centre
May 10 8:00 pm
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The Lost Boys are coming!

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Valley Gems Community Theatre presents:

Peter Pan!
Directed by Martina Avis, starring your friends & neighbours.

Playing at the Vallican Whole Friday May 10th – Sunday May 12th.

Tickets will soon be available at Ramblin’ Roses in Winlaw.
** The Gems are seeking a few good helpers to fill out their crew. If you’re interested in helping with set building, or backstage during the show, please email Joanne at
2019 Convergence Writers’ Weekend, WRITING TOWARD FORGIVENESS @ Silverton Gallery
Jun 7 5:00 pm
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The Convergence Series brings together widely varied streams of intellectual and spiritual knowledge within the context of open-heartedness. As converging creeks create a mighty river, this integration of different ways of knowing yields something that is stronger, deeper, and more complex than any single watercourse. Convergence wisdom is creative, rooted in relationship, and designed to change individuals, inspire communities, and help heal the world.

This year’s theme is “Writing Toward Forgiveness.” Friday evening will open with a 7 p.m. performance entitled “Big Water Coming,” presented by Marya Folinsbee & the Valley Gems Theatre Troupe. Following this will be the public lecture by acclaimed author Joy Kogawa on the weekend theme.  Saturday will feature writing workshops with instructors Leesa Dean and Keith Liggett during the day and an evening integration session with Joy, Leesa and Keith.  While the Friday evening event is open to the public, all other events are for registered participants only.


The Whole Arts & Culture Faire @ Vallican Whole Community Centre
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Art lovers, mark your calendars!

Hosted and organized by the Slocan Valley Community Arts Council

Artists and food vendors are encouraged to respond to an open call for applications to be a part of the Faire. 

Deadline to apply is April 25th, 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by April 30, 2019. Applications & more info are available at

“The arts are alive and thriving in our region,” explains Board President Peter Vogelaar, “An annual Arts and Culture Faire in the Valley will help showcase the incredible talent and creativity happening here.”

This will be a FREE event for all ages.

For more information: Contact the Slocan Valley Community Arts Council at or visit

Fibre Feelia Fest in New Denver 2019
Jun 22 5:00 pm
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With a special event in the evening – a wine tasting:
We are so very excited about the buzz in the fibre community reaching as far as Manitoba & Edmonton, Vancouver area and Victoria, people will be coming in from all over. Celebrating our own with tons of local workshop facilitators of merit, and excellent vendors who are quality independent dyers, spinners, makers of things, all who endorse natural fibre.