Kalein Centre

November Death Café Invitation Dear Community and Friends, This month we will be hosting our final Death Café of the season, joining people together to have meaningful discussions about death, dying, grief, and living a full life.  We hope that you can attend our upcoming Café which will be happening on November 28 from 7 p.m. […]

Kalein Centre

Providing leadership in end-of-life education and hospice care. Kalein Centre 402 W Richards Street Nelson, BC Mailing Address: PO Box 266 Nelson, BC V1L 5P9 250.352.3331 info@kaleincentre.org www.kaleincentre.org October 1, 2018 Dear Community and Friends, On September 26, 2018, we hosted our first death café of the season, joining people together to have meaningful discussions […]

CKCA Announces 2018-19 Funded Projects

COLUMBIA KOOTENAY CULTURAL ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES 2018–2019 FUNDED PROJECTS   (Columbia Basin) – Over 150 arts and culture projects—including the Columbia Basin Culture Tour—have received a total of $751,000 in funding support for the 2018-19 season through the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA), in partnership with Columbia Basin Trust. “It’s exciting to see the range of […]

Kalein Centre

REMINDER: Death Cafés Coming Up Soon! Fall 2018 Death Café Series …a living conversation Sept 26 | Oct 24 | Nov 28 Wednesdays, 7pm – 9pm Kalein Centre extends a heartfelt invitation to another series of death cafés. Death cafés offer a gentle doorway into a shared exploration of our questions and fears about the […]


LUST & Burlesque is an evening of the finest, lascivious burlesque entertainment taking to the historic stage of The Civic Theatre on Friday 7 September. Featuring touring burlesque performers from British Columbia, Mexico and the United States and fresh faced Kootenay dancers all bringing burlesque, drag and a student group number debuting on this stage. […]

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Kalein Centre Newsletter August 2018 New Website Comes Alive We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new website: kaleincentre.org. “The website was designed to offer visitors an informative and interactive experience. We wanted to create a place where people could easily connect with Kalein, the resources we offer, and the work we are doing in the […]

Kootenay Carshare Cooperative

Kootenay Carshare Cooperative is now offering a new casual membership! There is no $500 membership share purchase required with a casual membership, and gas and insurance are always included. The casual membership structure is perfect for people who are looking to use a vehicle on a temporary basis, or for a short period of time. […]

Columbia Basin Culture Tour 2018

Columbia Basin Culture Tour – August 11 & 12, 2018 a project of the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance   Nelson- Taking place August 11 & 12, from 10 am – 5 pm, the Columbia Basin Culture Tour allows you to explore artists’ studios, museums, art galleries and heritage sites during this free, self-guided event. Travel […]

River Arts Symposium: Reimagining the Columbia across Borders

River Arts: Reimagining the Columbia across Borders ​ Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12 Selkirk, College – Castlegar campus All are invited. The event is free, with catered meals provided at no cost. As seating is limited, an RSVP is required at www.selkirk.ca/river-arts Hosted by Selkirk College and Emily Carr University of Art and Design, […]

Nelson Ducks Unlimited Chapter Important message

Dear Friends and Supporters, Wetlands are amazing. They clean out water and help mitigate flooding by acting as nature’s sponges. They store carbon and provide habitat to wildlife. They are also among the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. Ducks Unlimited Canada {DUC} understand how the wetlands benefit all Canadians. That is why for 80 […]