“Never without our Children”

image001ELOISE CHARET’S New Denver Book Launch
Fri., Sept. 11, 2015 7:30 p.m.,Bosun Hall. Signed copies of “Never Without Our Children”- “Jamais Sans Nos Enfants” will be available in French and English for $25. Celebrate the publication of this remarkable true story by our very own Eloise who will read excerpts and personally sign your copy. Sponsored by the Slocan Lake Gallery Society/BCAC.

Grant Writing Workshop August 29

writing-clip-art-5Grant Writing #101
Are you or your organization in need of funds for a special project or event? Have you been hesitant to try grant writing because it seems too complex? Join Martha Nichols for a two hour session on Saturday, August 29, 10 am to noon at Knox Hall to learn how to apply for local grants, what the funders want and how you can give it to them. Local grant writers will be in attendance to add their tips for success. Please email marthaporter1@hotmail.com so we know how many handouts to prepare.

Sponsored by the Slocan Lake Gallery Society and supported by the BCAC.

Welcome to the 7th annual Columbia Basin Culture Tour!


On August 8 & 9, from 10 am to 5 pm, Self-directed and free of charge, the culture tour is a great opportunity to meet people behind the scenes at galleries and museums, visit studios and venues not normally open, shop for original art or fine crafts.

Paula Cravens opens up the Crazy Ravens Studio at 518 8th Ave., New Denver.

In New Denver, Louise Ducharme will be at At Garden Graces Studio and Gallery: 322 6th Ave., New Denver.

In Silverton, Ana Bokstrom and Christiane Fortier will be at 317 Lake Ave. (Hwy. 6), Silverton.

Silvery Slocan Museum will be open in New Denver. When was the last time you viewed our local museum?

There will be many, many venues open through the Columbia Basin. You can pick up brochures (with maps) at the Valley Voice office or the Village of New Denver office.

Hope to see you.