Arrow Lakes News Community Calendar for the week starting Feb. 22

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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.

CBT GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP presented in partnership with the Village of New Denver. 7 p.m. at Knox Hall. Registration not requiredFriday, February 24

YOUNG AT HEART Movie documents the true story of the final weeks of rehearsal for the Young at Heart Chorus in Northampton, MA, whose average age is 81, and many of whom must overcome health adversities to participate. 7 p.m. at the Hidden Garden Gallery New Denver.

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.

POTLUCK AND JAM SESSION AT WHATSHAN RETREAT featuring a 6 p.m. potluck dinner and a jam session after that with The Flashbacks afterwards. Also featured premiere of photo show Fire Valley Flashbacks to the ‘70s by Frank Appleton. At the Whatshan Retreat. Everyone welcome. By donation.

SLOCAN VALLEY STORYTELLERS WORD OF MOUTH event at the Passmore Lodge. Experience readings by six special storytellers. $15 at the door. More info at the Slocan Valley Recreation office at 250-226-0008. 1–4 p.m.

THE ROAD TO TECHOPIA workshop hosted by the Kootenay Association of Science and Technology. Where has the IT and digital media industry in the Kootenays come from, where is it today, where is it going, and how can you best succeed now and into the future? Learn creative solutions at this free workshop. At Touchstones Gallery in Nelson. Free, but registration required. Info at 250-483-5052.

PEEWEE HOCKEY HOUSE PLAYOFFS at the Nakusp Arena. Tournament runs Feb. 25 and Feb. 26.

Sunday, March 4

COMMUNITY POTLUCK IN NAKUSP and you’re invited! This event is not affiliated with any other organization. At the Nakusp Seniors’ Centre, 1–3 p.m. Contact Marc at 250-265-4351 for more info.

Wednesday, March 7

BAX AND CHUNG appear in this Arrow Lakes Arts Council event.  Together on one piano, Lucille Chung and Alessio Bax play Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances, Stavincky’s Petrouchka, Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite and tangos by Piazzolla and more. $20 general admission with concessions for seniors, students. 7:30 p.m. at the Bonnington Arts Centre in Nakusp. 250-265-4087 for info.

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

Tuesday, March 13

KOOTENAY ROCKIES TOURISM hosts a tourism stakeholder meeting at the Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services office. 10 a.m. to noon. No charge, no registration needed.

Saturday, March 24

GEMMALUNA QUARTET at the Silverton Gallery. Time and other details TBA.

Saturday, March 31

NEW DENVER COUNCIL CONVERSATION CAFE is an opportunity for residents to engage village councillors about issues of concern to them. 2–4 p.m. at Nuru.


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