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Heather Goldik, the library’s adult services co-ordinator (and creator of Library Bingo). Photo: Submitted

CHECK THIS OUT: Bingo at the Nelson Public Library

Avi Silberstein writes about the library’s summer contest

Heather Goldik, the library’s adult services co-ordinator (and creator of Library Bingo). Photo: Submitted
The Habitat for Humanity ReStore needs more volunteers. Photo: Submitted
The Habitat for Humanity ReStore needs more volunteers. Photo: Submitted
The Civic Theatre needs financial help as it struggles with low attendance. Photo: Submitted

LARGE POPCORN, EXTRA BUTTER: Reflections on reopening The Civic Theatre yet again

Eleanor Stacey writes about the theatre’s financial struggles during its latest reopening

The Civic Theatre needs financial help as it struggles with low attendance. Photo: Submitted
Nelson potter and teacher Diane Walters. Photo submitted

Local filmmaker teams up with potter for new movie

Dying into Becoming opens at the Civic Theatre on July 26

Nelson potter and teacher Diane Walters. Photo submitted
Erica Konrad’s new work was inspired by her recent journey through cancer and healing. Photo submitted

Exhibition: Everything Became Beautiful

Erica Konrad opens exhibit at Hidden Garden Gallery in New Denver from July 27 to August 1

Erica Konrad’s new work was inspired by her recent journey through cancer and healing. Photo submitted
A scene from ArtWalk 2019. Photo submitted

ArtWalk offers second 2021 live-stream opening

July 23 at 6:00 p.m. on Facebook pages of ArtWalk and the Nelson and District Arts Council

A scene from ArtWalk 2019. Photo submitted
A chalk drawing at the new Co-ordinated Access Hub in Nelson. Photo: Submitted

COLUMN: At Co-ordinated Access Centre, every door is an open door

Amber Streukens writes about the new hub

A chalk drawing at the new Co-ordinated Access Hub in Nelson. Photo: Submitted
Amy Taylor is program manager at The Advocacy Centre. Photo: Submitted

HOW WE CARE: The Advocacy Centre’s good, confidential work

Get to know how The Advocacy Centre can help you

Amy Taylor is program manager at The Advocacy Centre. Photo: Submitted
Nelson’s library has plenty of outdoor games for you to check out this summer. Photo: Submitted

CHECK THIS OUT: Outdoor games at the Nelson Public Library

Avi Silberstein writes about the library’s offerings to help you get outside

Nelson’s library has plenty of outdoor games for you to check out this summer. Photo: Submitted
How long with this duck take to float down Kootenay Lake? Make your guess to support the Balfour Harrop Fire Rescue Department. Photo: Submitted

Whatever floats your duck: Annual Duck Race takes place July 24

The fundraiser supports the Balfour Harrop fire department

How long with this duck take to float down Kootenay Lake? Make your guess to support the Balfour Harrop Fire Rescue Department. Photo: Submitted
Carolyn Mark plays a free online show via the Slocan Valley’s The Shed on July 30. Photo: Submitted

Carolyn Mark, West Kootenay musicians play free online concert

Slocan Valley’s The Shed hosts the show July 30

Carolyn Mark plays a free online show via the Slocan Valley’s The Shed on July 30. Photo: Submitted
Mikenna Hansen won the Canadian Red Cross Rescuer Award after saving two children on Kootenay Lake near Ainsworth in 2018. Photo: Submitted

Mikenna Hansen receives award for Kootenay Lake rescue

Hansen helped save a woman and child in 2018

Mikenna Hansen won the Canadian Red Cross Rescuer Award after saving two children on Kootenay Lake near Ainsworth in 2018. Photo: Submitted
Summer Reading Club fun from back in the pre-COVID days. Photo: Submitted

CHECK THIS OUT: Summer reading at the Nelson library

All about this year’s Summer Reading Club for kids

Summer Reading Club fun from back in the pre-COVID days. Photo: Submitted
Nelson air cadets held their annual review ceremony over Zoom this year. Photo: Submitted

Nelson air cadets complete virtual ceremonial review

The event concluded the 2020-21 season

Nelson air cadets held their annual review ceremony over Zoom this year. Photo: Submitted
A Nav-CARE volunteer and client. Photo: Submitted

Nav-CARE program expands regionally

Run by the Kalein Centre, the program helps people with declining heath to make care decisions

A Nav-CARE volunteer and client. Photo: Submitted
Fred Wah, who has been a friend of EMLF since its inception, appears as part of Alumni Reading and on the panel discussion Writing in a Dangerous Time on Saturday. Photo: Submitted

Festival Tales: Dangerously cool at the Elephant Mountain Literary Festival

Anne DeGrace’s final column before the festival starts July 7

Fred Wah, who has been a friend of EMLF since its inception, appears as part of Alumni Reading and on the panel discussion Writing in a Dangerous Time on Saturday. Photo: Submitted
Nelson Waldorf School students Kaia Fitz-Earl and Yeseo Lim lend a hand to complete the rainbow sidewalk, in celebration of Pride Month and to build on the SOGI 123 curriculum that NWS has been implementing. Photo: Submitted

Nelson Waldorf walks on rainbow with new Pride sidewalk

The project is part of the school’s commitment to the SOGI 123 curriculum

Nelson Waldorf School students Kaia Fitz-Earl and Yeseo Lim lend a hand to complete the rainbow sidewalk, in celebration of Pride Month and to build on the SOGI 123 curriculum that NWS has been implementing. Photo: Submitted
Organizers Faye Peterson (left) and Emma LeCouffe at the J.V. Humphries STEAM fair. Photo: Submitted

Science and collaboration at the J.V. Humphries STEAM fair

The fair was created and organized by students Emma LeCouffe and Faye Peterson

Organizers Faye Peterson (left) and Emma LeCouffe at the J.V. Humphries STEAM fair. Photo: Submitted
Nelson author Roz Nay launches her new thriller The Hunted at Touchstones Museum on July 6. Photo: Submitted

Roz Nay launches new book The Hunted

Touchstones Museum is hosting the launch July 6

Nelson author Roz Nay launches her new thriller The Hunted at Touchstones Museum on July 6. Photo: Submitted
Nelson’s Nicolaj Bucher was among the winners at the provincial performing arts festival. Photo: Submitted
Nelson’s Nicolaj Bucher was among the winners at the provincial performing arts festival. Photo: Submitted