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Kalein Centre October 2017 Program Update

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Kalein Centre October 2017 Program Update:
“I realize that if I wait until I am no longer afraid to act, write, speak, be, I’ll be sending messages on a Ouija board, criptic complaints from the other side”
All programs are held at Kalein Centre
unless otherwise stated
For more information and registration,

Death Cafe, Fall 2017 Series
Oct 25, Nov 29
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Suggested Donation $10
Our Death Cafes are a facilitated process that uses a question to initiate conversation between people in small groups around issues related to death, dying and living fully.
Please join us on a journey of dialogue, exploration, and discovery, through this territory where tenderness, heart break, deep love, fear and gratitude live side by side in the landscape.

Kalein Day Hospice Program
10am -3pm
Next 8 week session starts December 7
The Kalein Day Hospice Program is
a partnership between the Nelson and District Hospice Society and the Kalein Hospice Centre Society
A weekly program offered in a beautiful, nature-connected environment to serve those with terminal illness and their caregivers.
For client intake or referral
“The welcome and the absolute spaciousness offered by the staff and volunteers is remarkable, almost like air. There is room to breathe and to find out a little about who one is at this point in one’s life, unencumbered by someone else’s ideas about what might be needed or wanted.”
Day Hospice Guest

Opening to Grace
Somatic Study and Play Group
October 27, 28, 29,
10am – 1pm & 2pm – 5pm
This 3-day workshop offers a playful immersion into somatic studies. Facilitated by Mariah Moser, MA, Somatic Psychotherapist and Trainer.
For more information & to register
Liminal Learning Lab – Two Great Thought Leaders
One Great Conversation…
Kalein Centre held its first Liminal Learning Lab September 14-17, 2017.
The 3-day event explored death, grief and loss. Activities included community storytelling, singing, dancing and creating art. At the Civic Theatre public event, Kalein was pleased to bring together two great thought leaders, Frank Ostaseski & Dr. Bill Thomas (via Skype), for a conversation on death, dying and aging at the Nelson Civic Theatre.
Program Event Partners:
Kootenay Boundary Division of Family Practice
Kutenai Art Therapy Institute
Nelson Civic Theatre
Nelson Public Library
Touchstones Nelson- Museum of Art and History

Festival of Lights
Tuesday December 5,
5-7 pm
Kalein’s 2nd Annual Festival of Lights is a family friendly event honouring the memory of those who have passed on and provides support for those who may be grieving. Participants will be invited to place a candle and lantern and on the beautiful grounds of Kalein Centre. Entertainment by Bessie Wapp Choir and Slava Doval Dance Fusion, refreshments will be provided.
Suggested donation at the door: $5
Call for more information:

Nelson Hospice
Grief Support Group
Every Monday,
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Nelson & District Hospice Society offers this drop in support group to anyone who is experiencing grief due to the death of someone they love. Hosted by trained Hospice Volunteers.
Drop in free but please register