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



Community Investment Co-op Public Launch and Info Session @ Memorial Hall
Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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Would you like to invest directly into local businesses that provide economic, social, environmental and community impacts? Great! The West Kootenay Boundary Community Investment Co-op is now seeking founding members. This new impact investment organization bridges the gap between local investors and local businesses in need of financing. If you are keen to find out more, visit us at:



Toad People- Film and Presentation @ Memorial Hall
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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The Valhalla Wilderness Society is hosting an evening to celebrate the work of local conservation efforts for the endangered Western Toad. By donation.

Locavores Feast @ Vallican Whole Community Centre
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
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Join us once again for our annual winter 100-mile potluck.
Doors open at 5pm and the meal is served at 6.  Admission is a generous potluck dish, hopefully with some local ingredients, and a monetary donation to the Whole of any size.
After dinner your community will grace the stage for Six Slocan Minutes, so bring your talents and skills and share them with the crowd!
Nelson Library comes to Passmore Lodge @ Passmore Seniors Lodge
Jan 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Sign up for a library card, check out books, movies and magazines and ask us about our online services too!
Call us to request books or just come browse our selection of kids, teen and adult books.
For more information call 250-352-6333.
January 30th: 2-4
February 27th 2-4
March 27th 2-4
Check out NEW titles at Nelson Public Library


Young Agrarians Farm Business Planning 101 + Community Potluck Social & Farmer Slideshows @ Vallican Whole Community Centre
Feb 2 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
1-5 pm Farm Business Planning 101 (Registration required)
5-8 pm Community Potluck Social & Farmer Slideshows (RSVP here, free)

BUSINESS 101 WORKSHOP: Join Young Agrarians for a Farm Business Planning 101 Workshop led by Paul Kelly, Self-Employment Program Manager at Community Futures, and Local Food Procurement Consultant with Columbia Basin Trust. Don’t miss this four hour workshop! It will be jam packed with information and provide farmers with an overview regarding key factors in their business plan and business development. For a comprehensive list of topics that will be covered please check out:

COMMUNITY POTLUCK SOCIAL: The potluck is open to the entire community. From seasoned farmers to the farm curious, from infants to centenarians- you are invited to join us to share food and celebrate our local farming community!

Please bring a dish to share. Not sure what to bring to the potluck? Consider supporting your local, organic farmer and/or food producer and find inspiration with their ingredients. Also, it is greatly appreciated if you can include a little card with the ingredients list for your dish in case people have food allergies/sensitivities.

At 5:30 pm, there will be an introduction circle so that we all have the opportunity to make new community connections.

FARMER SLIDESHOWS: Enjoy stories from the fields of local farmers. We’re looking for farmers to sign up to share highlights and challenges from your farm. Please get in touch with Brittny Anderson: Format: 10 minutes, 10 slides.

This event is funded by Columbia Basin Trust.

Winter Blues Boogie @ Memorial Hall
Feb 2 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
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Don’t miss the 27th Annual Winter Blues Boogie!

Tickets are at a reduced price of $20!
Sold at the Apple Tree in New Denver, Silverton Building Supplies in Silverton and Broadway Deli in Nakusp or by phoning Katrina at 250-358-2284.

Doors open at 7:30pm and music starts at 8:00pm.

Bands include Baker St. Blues and Clinton Swanson R&B Revue.

**This is a 19+ event **