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By Contributor On on Monday Jun 15 2015

Mark your calendars, tell your friends, gather your neighbours!

This year we will celebrate our 6th Annual Christina Lake Homecoming Summer Festival July 10 & 11 & 12, 2015!!  Everyone Welcome!!!

Proudly Sponsored by RDKB and elected official Area C Director Grace McGregor.

"A tradition that unifies and celebrates our community past and present”


By Contributor On on Monday Jun 15 2015

International street performer Tianna the Traveller will be performing at the Grand Forks Farmers’ Market on June 19th.

The show is 20 to 30 minutes and will include death-defying stunts, jokes, and stories. Tianna will perform several times during the day.

In lieu of admission, donations will be accepted at the end of the show.

Patrons are encouraged to come early and...

By Grand Forks and... On on Wednesday Jun 10 2015

There are lots of exciting things happening at the library, so I’ll skip the preliminaries and get right to it!

Film Club

Our next NFB movie night is on Thursday, June 11 at 6:30 pm – we’ll be screening Trick or Treaty? (85 minutes). Here’s a blurb on it: “This documentary profiles Indigenous leaders in their quest for justice as they seek to establish...

By Larry Hudema On on Sunday May 24 2015

On Tuesday May 26 Spotlight Films will be presenting the French/Australian/Canadian collaboration The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet.

This film, directed by Jean Pierre Jeunet, (directed Amelie) who also co-wrote the screenplay with Guillame Laurant is based on the novel by Rief Larson, “The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet”.

T.S. Spivet (Kyle Catlett, Poltergeist 2015) lives on a...

By Grand Forks and... On on Wednesday May 20 2015

Every once in a while, I think it’s a good idea to remind you all of the wonderful recurring programs that we have at the library. We’ve got storytime every Friday morning (10:30-11:00 am);

  • Chess Club on Tuesdays (4-7 pm) and Saturdays (3-4:30 pm);
  • Kids Knitting on Thursdays (3:45-5:15 pm); Adult Knitting on Saturdays (1:15-2:45 pm);
  • Conversational...
By Contributor On on Thursday May 14 2015

British Columbia’s Knowledge Network is hosting the premiere of local filmmaker Amy Bohigian’s documentary ‘Dreamers and Dissidents’  at the Civic Theatre in Nelson, on Thursday May 28th. The doors will open at 7pm for the 7:30pm free public screening, with the filmmaker, broadcaster, and participants in attendance...

By Contributor On on Monday May 11 2015

At a wildly successful party in Vancouver, jean shorts-clad Ponderosa Festival founders Kris Hargrave and Kia Zahrabi announced the full lineup for its 2015 installment. This year, headlining acts include Mounties, The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer, Bear Mountain, Top Less Gay Love Tekno Party, and Fake Shark Real Zombie, all hailing from Vancouver. Joining from Washington, DC, are funk-...

By Castlegar Source On on Friday May 08 2015

On Monday, May 11, the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, will commence a six-day trip to communities in the West Kootenays including Grand Forks, Christina Lake, Rossland, Warfield, Trail, Castlegar, New Denver, Kaslo, Nelson, Salmo, Fruitvale, Montrose and Creston.

Her first stop in Castlegar will be at a local elementary school, Twin Rivers, and will...

By Shara JJ Cooper On on Friday May 08 2015

Have you got a ticket yet for the Starlight Dinner? It’s a raffle to benefit the library – put on by the Board of Directors and the Friends of the Library (two groups of volunteers that work tirelessly to support your public library!). Here’s how it works: you can buy a ticket for $20, and if you win, you get to invite 7 friends/family/strangers/etc to a fancy dinner at a secret garden...

By Contributor On on Monday Apr 27 2015

Spotlight Films  


the 10th  film of our 11th season! 

Finding Vivian Maier