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Events Calendar for 2011

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Oct 1
Dec 1
Flu Shots
Free Flu Shots available for most BC Residents. Stop by to ask if you qualify for a free flu shot. No appointment required.
105-518 Lake St , 09:04

Oct 1
Oct 2
Kootenay Quilters Guild Show "All Things Quilted"
Kootenay Quilters' Guild bi-annual show "All Things Quilted will be held at the Prestige Lakeside Resort, Nelson on Saturday October 1 from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sunday October 2 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Quilts and wall hangings, Wearable Art Challenge exhibit, vendors, raffle
Prestige Lakeside Resort Nelson , 10:00

Oct 2 Sing Together: a Community Singalong!
On October 2, 2011 you are invited to attend a Community Sing –along to launch a new Seniors Sing –along book: SING TOGETHER.
All ages are welcome, and the admission is by donation. Bring your grandkids! Bring your grandma!
The application for this project was made by Friends of Nelson Elders (FNE) and funded by New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP). This event will feature individuals and singing groups of all ages for a fun afternoon of singing songs: Glazier Harmony, Second Winds, Barbershop Chorus, as well as individuals and special guests.
For more information or to reserve a block of seats together, contact Mary at singtogetherOct2@hotmail.com
Capitol Theatre, Nelson BC , 14:00

Oct 7
Oct 16
Canadian Red Cross Advanced Wilderness First-aid
Would you know what to do if your riding partner stands up on the trail after a hard crash, groggy, bleeding, and confused?

This 40-hour course offers you the theory and skills to handle all sorts of medical emergencies well, initiate an appropriate rescue, and save lives! It includes CPR/AED, trauma, sudden medical issues, poisoning, environmental emergencies, and more. If you are serious about getting into the back-country, or just off the road, you should take this course!

Nelson , 18:00

Oct 7 Double feature snowboard film premiere: Twel2ve and YES. It’s a Movie.
The nights are getting colder, and you know what that means- time to pull out the board and start dreaming of POW! To add fuel to the fire, Absinthe Films has teamed up with the Kootenay Carshare Coopeartive, Tribute, Ripping Giraffe and Valhalla Pure Outfitters to bring its carbon neutral Sphere of Influence tour to town on Friday October 7 at the Capitol Theatre.
The annual Sphere of Influence tour is carbon neutral and gives you a chance to meet featured riders and see the latest snowboard films including Absinthe Films’ twel2ve, along with the YES crew’s latest offering: YES. It’s a Movie on the big screen first!
Doors open at 7:00pm and show time is 8:00pm. Tickets are $15 at Tribute, Ripping Giraffe,Valhalla Pure Outfitters, online and at the door. A portion of the proceeds from each ticket sold will support Protect Our Winters and the Kootenay Carshare Cooperative in their efforts to reduce automobile dependence and keep our communities green.

The Capitol Theatre, 421 Victoria St. , 19:00

Oct 12 Mir Lecture Series: John Siebert - Canada and the Art of War

JOHN SIEBERT: CANADA AND THE ART OF WAR The Mir Lecture Series, Selkirk College and Columbia Basin Trust present John Siebert, Executive Director of Project Ploughshares. Mr. Siebert will discuss Canada's military role as peace keeper and part of Canadian foreign policy. Capitol Theatre Nelson, BC LECTURES

Nelson , 18:00

Oct 22 The Canadian Federation of University Women
"The Nelson Chapter of The Canadian Federation of University Women will meet at the New Grand Hotel Saturday October 22 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.Our Guest Speakers are Christie Heuston and Yvonne Shewfelt. They will talk on Elder Abuse Prevention. For further information please phone Pat Reid at 250- 505-5561."
The New Grand Hotel Banquet Room , 09:00

Oct 27
Oct 29
Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit
An improbable farce by the 20th century’s wittiest playwright – a classic ghost story, an elegant comedy, and one of the most produced plays in theatre history starring Geoff Burns, Jen Viens, Jane Sinclair, Ruby Truly, Gillian Lippert, Joel Cottingham, & Sarah Jane Hicks. Tickets $20 adults, $12 students – buy on’line at Capitol Theatre website or at the box office 12 pm to 4:30 pm Tuesday to Friday
Capitol Theatre, Nelson , 20:00

Oct 28 Cohousing comes to Nelson!
Nelson Land Group brings renowned Cohousing consultants/architects/authors Charles Durrett and Kathryn McCamant to Nelson to share their expertise!

$10 entrance. All are welcome!

Durrett and McCamant have made Cohousing their life work. They introduced the concept to North America in the late 1980s with their seminal book, Cohousing: A Contemporary Approach to Housing Ourselves, after studying the movement that began in Denmark.

Now, nearly 25 years later, there are more than 120 cohousing communities in the U.S. and Canada. McCamant and Durrett have personally worked on over 50 of those projects with their firms McCamant & Durrett Architects, The Cohousing Company and Cohousing Partners. Their latest book has just been released, “Creating Cohousing; Building Sustainable Communities”, and will be available for purchase at this presentation.

Read more: http://www.nelsonlandgroup.com
Self-Design High (2nd floor of Nelson Legion) 402 Victoria St , 19:00

Oct 29 Friends of the Library Autumn Used Book Sale
The Friends of the Nelson Public Library Fall Used Book Sale will take place Saturday October 29th in the library basement from 10:00 am-3:00 pm.
A bargain hunter's dream, A BAG OF BOOKS COSTING $3.00, will take place from 2:00 to 3:00 PM.
Proceeds from the sale go to the Library's fund raising efforts.
We appreciate your support. Thank you.
Nelson Public Library Basement , 10:00

Oct 31 The Halloween Journey for children
The Halloween Journey is a non scary community event at the Nelson Waldorf school on Monday Oct. 31st. All Hallows' Eve, which is the old Celtic New Year, is a special autumn night when the veils between worlds are thinner and one can see into the magic worlds. Small groups of children and parents are initiated on their Journey by the Wizard and then guided along an enchanting lantern lit path past various scenes. At most scenes the children receive a symbolic natural /healthy gift. This is a Silent journey to better see the magic of the night and no photographing or videoing is requested. As an outdoor event dress for cold crisp moonlight, chilly mysterious clouds, furious freezing rain or sparkling snow. All time slots between 5-7:30 pm. must be Prebooked and Prepaid by calling the N.W.S. at 352-6919 the week before Oct 31st. Also this year we will be selling popcorn and hot apple cider prior to the walk. Come and enjoy the magic
Nelson Waldorf School , 17:00

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