Nathyn McInnes

Arrow Lakes Community Calendar for the week starting Feb. 15

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Wednesday, February 15

SCRABBLE CLUB meets for the first time at the Nakusp Public Library. This is the first meeting, but the club will meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m.

Thursday, February 16

BEATON ARM CROSSING ASSOCIATION hosts a public meeting on the proposal for a fixed link crossing in the Galena Bay area. At the Nakusp Seniors’ Hall at 7 p.m.

Friday, February 17

JAMBO AFRICA is an evening of wildlife photographs from East Africa by local photographers Dave and Karen McMillan. Trek Kenya wildlife reserves, Rwanda’s Volcano National Park and Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth Park. Local African drumming group will perform. Bonnington Arts Centre, doors at 7 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. By donation.

Repo Man

A 1984 classic about a punk rock repo man. At the Hidden Garden Gallery in New Denver, 7:30 p.m. by donation.

Saturday, February 18

COFFEE HOUSE AND CABARET at the Silverton Gallery featuring local talent at 7 p.m. This is a fundraiser for the Slocan Lake Garden Society.


marks the 25th anniversary of the Slocan Valley Community Arts Council featuring music, art, performers, masquerade food and drink. 7–10 p.m. Free admission. At the Vallican Whole.

Sunday, February 19

SUMMIT LAKE SKI AREA club races. Pre-register for $5 or $10 on the day. Races start at the Summit Lake Ski area at 10 a.m.

Monday, February 20

LE HAVRE (FILM) is a comedy-drama film by Aki Kaurismäki, starring André Wilms and Kati Outinen. It tells the story of a shoeshiner who tries to save an immigrant child in the French port city Le Havre. 7 p.m. at the Bonnington Arts Centre.

Tuesday, February 21

THE TIME CAPSULE TOUR presented by Ted and Marion Outerbridge. The nationally acclaimed illusionists and dancers present their high-tech style of illusions.  7–9 p.m. at the Nakusp Arena. Tickets available through the Arrow Lakes Arts Council.

COLUMBIA RIVER TREATY INFO SESSION hosted by the Columbia Basin Trust in New Denver. Learn about the treaty between Canada and the U.S. and how it relates to the Arrow Lakes Reservoir and your community. Learn about possible changes to the treaty in the coming decades. At the Bosun Hall. Open House from 2–7 p.m., free dinner from 6–7 p.m., presentation from 7–9 p.m.

Wednesday, February 22

HELP PLAN NAKUSP’S 120th ANNIVERSARY PARTY ON JULY 1 by attending this planning meeting at the Nakusp Emergency Services Building at 7 p.m.

MONSIEUR LAZHAR film by FLIKS. An Algerian immigrant is hired to replace an elementary school teacher who died tragically. ay 7 p.m. at the Bonnington Theatre.

Saturday, February 25

SNOWMOBILE POKER RUN The Arrow Lakes Ridge Riders are hosting a poker run at Harlow. Event starts at 9 a.m. at the Box Lake Lumber upper parking lot.

Wednesday, March 7

ARROW LAKES RIDGE RIDERS host their weekly meeting at the Nakusp High School Library at 7 p.m. Newcomers welcome!


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