West Kootenay Events

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PULP

Venue:
Nelson Museum, Archives & Gallery
Community:
Nelson

 In the modern world, where digital information is consumed ad nauseam, the artists in PULP are embracing the poetic simplicity of paper, and wielding its unparalleled ability to capture emotion, texture, data, knowledge, and imagination.

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Exhibition/Speakers
Kid Friendly
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‘Utopia Unveiled’ exhibition

Venue:
Nelson Museum, Archives & Gallery
Community:
Nelson

The history of communal living is the subject of Utopia Unveiled: Intentional Communities in the Kootenays, the latest history exhibition at the Nelson Museum, Archives & Gallery. Utopia Unveiled features artifacts, photographs, and stories from the Shawn Lamb Archives and the Doukhobor Discovery Centre, as well as many contributions from community members.

Exhibition/Speakers
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Moving into Stillness: Deep Relaxation and Healing

Venue:
Yasodhara Ashram
Community:
Kootenay Bay

Relaxation offers the possibility of becoming still, softening and opening. The healing benefits – physically, emotionally and mentally – can be profound. The focus for this retreat includes guided relaxation, meditation and asana as well as tools to help you open to your own personal symbolism.

Wellness
Workshops
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Book Babies

Venue:
Nelson Public Library
Community:
Nelson

Bring your 0 to 18 month olds to the Library in Nelson for rhymes, songs & stories! A great way to meet other parents and caregivers, and enhance early literacy skills in a casual environment.

Drop-in. TUESDAYS at 10:30

Community Events
Kid Friendly
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Crafternoon

Venue:
Nelson Public Library
Community:
Nelson

Drop in between 3:30 and 4:30 every Tuesday for CRAFTERNOON at the Nelson Public Library.

Crafts, LEGO, Ozobots, DatoDuo, STEAM stations & more! Every week is a bit different.

Activities will be geared towards school aged children aged 5-13.

Community Events
Kid Friendly
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Befriending Grief Series

Venue:
Lower Uphill Location given upon registration
Community:
Nelson

This is a six-part series reclaiming the art of turning towards loss in service of healing. In community, we can transmute the powerful energies of sorrow into good grief.

We will gather for six weeks—this is a closed group, designed to support 

folks who are grieving in several ways:

Workshops
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Jeux de mots et d’écriture – An Evening of Writing Games

Venue:
AFKO
Community:
Nelson

Passionné par les mots et la créativité littéraire? Rejoignez-nous à l’AFKO pour une soirée inédite où Sophie vous guide à travers un voyage captivant au sein des possibilités infinies des mots.

Community Events
French Events
Workshops
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Nastasia Y — outdoors in the Taghum Hall gazebo!

Venue:
Taghum Hall
Community:
Nelson

Ukraine-born Nastasia Y brings a fabulous fusion of jazz and Slavic folk music to the Taghum Hall gazebo, joined by Andrew McAnsh on trumpet for an outdoor concert in the Taghum Hall gazebo on Wednesday, July 24 at 7:30pm. There is a workshop from 6 – 7 that features Ukrainian folksongs for healing (all are welcome! No singing experience necessary.

Live Performance
Workshops
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Wednesday Weekly Markets on Baker Street

Venue:
Nelson Baker Street
Community:
Nelson

June 5th and will run until September 25th, 2024 from 10am – 2pm

Exhibition/Speakers
Markets/Festival
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Gentle Yoga & Meditation for Remote Workers

Venue:
Jam Factory Co-working Space
Community:
Nelson

Gentle Yoga & Meditation for Remote Workers

NEW class starting in June @ The JAM Factory! A different kind of yoga class: mindful movement + mindful stillness.

Community Events
Wellness
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Music in the Park

Venue:
Nakusp Park Gazebo
Community:
Nakusp

The Arrow Lakes District Arts Council Presents our 26th Annual Music in the Park. Every Wednesday night from July 3 – Aug 27, 2024 at the Nakusp Park Gazebo from 6:30pm-8:00pm. Free live musical entertainment.

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RINGFINGER + TOTAL CHROMA w/ JΔKΟB at Kootenay Coop Radio

Venue:
Kootenay Co-op Radio
Community:
Nelson

Hey folks! Join us for an evening of darkwave, post-punk, and synth-punk music!

On July 24th Ringfinger (Vancouver) and Total Chroma (Vancouver) will be performing in the basement of Kootenay Coop Radio on unceded Sinixt territory (Nelson, BC) with all vinyl DJ support from JAKOB.

Community Events
Live Performance
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Weekly Tango Mini Lesson & Practice

Venue:
Christie Lee’s Hall
Community:
Nelson
Want to learn and practice dancing Argentine Tango? We host a weekly mini-lesson and practica at Christie Lee’s Hall in Fairview. The guided portion from 7:30-8:15 has a different host and topic each week (check our Facebook page for host and topic announcements). We have an open practice after the lesson until 9:30pm. Dancers of all levels are welcome!
Community Events
Workshops
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Nastasia Y — outdoors in the Taghum Hall gazebo!

Venue:
Taghum Hall
Community:
Nelson

Ukraine-born Nastasia Y brings a fabulous fusion of jazz and Slavic folk music to the Taghum Hall gazebo, joined by Andrew McAnsh on trumpet for an outdoor concert in the Taghum Hall gazebo on Wednesday, July 24 at 7:30pm. There is a workshop from 6 – 7 that features Ukrainian folksongs for healing (all are welcome! No singing experience necessary.

Live Performance
Workshops
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Nastasia Y — outdoors in the Taghum Hall gazebo!

Venue:
Taghum Hall
Community:
Nelson

Ukraine-born Nastasia Y brings a fabulous fusion of jazz and Slavic folk music to the Taghum Hall gazebo, joined by Andrew McAnsh on trumpet for an outdoor concert in the Taghum Hall gazebo on Wednesday, July 24 at 7:30pm. There is a workshop from 6 – 7 that features Ukrainian folksongs for healing (all are welcome! No singing experience necessary.

Live Performance
Workshops
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Family Story Time

Venue:
Nelson Public Library
Community:
Nelson

Drop by the Nelson Public Library Thursday mornings at 10:30 come to sing your favourite songs and hear some great stories!

All ages welcome.

Community Events
Kid Friendly
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Seed Paper Workshop

Venue:
Nelson Museum, Archives & Gallery
Community:
Nelson

The Nelson Museum has partnered with the Kootenay Native Plant Society to present a seed papermaking workshop, facilitated by Jayme Johnson. Seed paper makes wonderful cards that can be planted to produce local plants for local pollinators!

Community Events
Kid Friendly
Workshops

The Little Mermaid

Venue:
The Capitol Theatre
Community:
Nelson
The Little Mermaid

Adult $22.50
Students $17.50

The Capitol Theatre’s 36th Annual Summer Youth Program presents The Little Mermaid

Kid Friendly
Live Performance
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The Little Mermaid

Venue:
The Capitol Theatre
Community:
Nelson
The Little Mermaid

Adult $22.50
Students $17.50

The Capitol Theatre’s 36th Annual Summer Youth Program presents The Little Mermaid

Kid Friendly
Live Performance
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JADE ELEPHANT

Venue:
The Royal
Community:
Nelson

The powerhouse Canadian trio Jade Elephant featuring Mitchell Brady on guitar/vocals, Kyle Tenove on bass, and Taylor Miles on drums is about to pull you out of your chair and transport you to an era when rock reigned supreme.

Live Performance

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