Events Calendar

Annual Events

New Denver May Days 

Winlaw Water Day Festival

Slocan Valley Art & Garden Tour 

Slocan Valley Annual Soccer Tournament

Canada Day Celebration in Silverton

Josh Evin Kootenay Skate Jam at Slocan Skate Park

Valley of the Ghosts Music Festival in Sandon

Christmas Craft Fair at the Slocan Legion Hall

Upcoming Local Events

CANNABIS : Science and the Local Economy @ Vallican Whole Community Centre
Dec 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Introducing, the WHOLE PERSPECTIVE ~ an ongoing series on topics of our times, hosted by The Whole

CANNABIS : Science and the Local Economy
Friday, Dec 2 6:30 – 9pm

Presentation by Jim Leslie, director of Nelson’s MedicineTree. Jim has been a cannabis activist and patient for 16 years. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of the Fraser Valley and retired from the position of Border Service Officer with the Canada Border Services Agency in June 2011. He holds long-term membership in Law Enforcement Against Prohibition and Stop the Violence B.C. and has been active in drug policy reform efforts since 1998. Admission by donation.

Silverton Christmas Market @ Silverton Gallery Hall
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Exciting crafts, piano music by local musicians, raffles, yummy treats. Come out and mingle and support our talented craftspeople on Saturday Dec. 3.

Pocket Demons at the Vallican Whole @ Vallican Whole Community Centre
Dec 3 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Saturday Dec 3rd – Kootenay Co-op Radio fundraising event- featuring Pocket Demons (formerly Pocket Divas), DJ Olive, and more surprise acts, $8 for KCR members, $10 for nonmembers. No booze. doors 7pm.

Winlaw Hall Christmas Craft Market @ Winlaw Hall
Dec 10 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
The Whole Community Choir’s Seasonal singalong and concert Dec. 18
Dec 18 @ 6:01 pm – 7:01 pm
Workshops for charities and non-profits in the Slocan Valley # 1 @ Knox Hall
Jan 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Getting Grants by Building Win-Win Partnerships

Attend the workshop that suits you best. Dates & Locations:

New Denver: Knox Hall Perry Siding: Threads Guild Hall (Perry’s Back Road)
Monday January 16, 2017 Monday January 23, 2017
7 – 9 p.m. 7 – 9 p.m.

There will be a brief update on the work of the Slocan Valley Community Legacy Society and the projects we have funded thus far through the Slocan Valley Legacy Fund.

The workshop will focus on how non-profit societies can partner with registered charities to get grants and how registered charities can increase their capacity to undertake great projects by partnering with non-profits.

The Osprey Community Foundation manages and holds the Slocan Valley Legacy Fund and is the entity that actually makes the grants from our Fund.
As a registered charity and a public foundation, Canada Revenue Agency regulations require that Osprey can only fund projects put forward by registered charities. Thus the Slocan Valley Legacy Fund can only fund registered charities.

But that doesn’t mean the wonderful non-profit societies that so enrich our communities can’t get grants, they just have to PARTNER with a charity or other qualified donee as determined by CRA. This workshop will look at forming win-win relationships that benefit both the non-profit and the charity: as with dating, there has to be a good match!

We’ll discuss how groups can lay out their relationship with an Agency Agreement, a letter that clearly articulates how the project will get done and establishes financial accountability.

Each workshop will also feature a panel discussion of folks from local charities who will share best practices, what works and what doesn’t work
, and share their perspectives.

Mark your calendar now and plan to attend. More information is posted on our Facebook Page: Slocan Valley Legacy Fund and there will be ads in the upcoming Valley Voice and Pennywise.

Presented by the Slocan Valley Community Legacy Society