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    The Hidden Garden Gallery will not be presenting a movie on Friday November 23th as the Knox Hall is not available that night.  This applies to every fourth Friday of the month.
    HGG’s next movie will be on November 30th at 7:30 as usual.
    The War Between Us” History/Drama,  93 min.(filmed in New Denver in 1994, directed by Anne Wheeler)
    In 1942, Japanese-Canadians were evicted from their homes by the Canadian Government and trucked to tiny communities in remote corners of the country. Amid the anger, frustration and fear arising from forcing one community upon another, two women discover an unlikely bond which bridges both culture and circumstance.
    Winner of Cable ACE Awards and Gemini Awards   www.hiddengardengallery.ca

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    Harvest Dinner 2018 – November 17th, 5:30 pm at the Silverton Memorial Hall. Please join us with family, neighbours and friends at this large annual community potluck feast!
    The Silverton Hall is transformed into a dining room. The Healthy Community Society provides free-range meats and soft beverages. And locals bring the most delicious fall dishes and desserts! Please label utensils.
    The HCS and Lucerne School students are looking forward to reporting on the Community Composting Pilot progress!


    An elegant stand mixer — Breville Scraper Mixer Pro. A sweet stand mixer a couple of months old. Needed a larger bowl so must give this one away for $275. Comes with paddle, scraper paddle, dough hook, whip. Totally competent and a beautiful addition to your kitchen or a quite wonderful gift for someone. Call 358-2475.

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    SQUARE DANCING!  WHEN?  Friday, November 16, 2018
    WHERE?  Bosun Hall, New Denver
    TIME?  6:30 – 7:30 pm “lesson” (no experience or partner necessary)
    7:30 – 9:00 pm “dance”
    COST?  Admission by donation  (to cover rental of the hall)
    LIVE MUSIC by …..  ELDORADO HOEDOWN
    CONCESSION by ….. Madeleine
    AGES: Teen & up (at this time)
    PLEASE RSVP TO (250) 358-7158 SO WE KNOW THAT WE HAVE ENOUGH PEOPLE TO MAKE UP AT LEAST ONE SQUARE.

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    Looking for small wood stove with glass door for 12 x 12 cabin.  call Nick at 250.265.8332

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    Dining chairs for sale:   A set of 6 very nice dining chairs . We bought them a couple of weeks ago as they came with a table we wanted but we already have chairs. We will sell the set for $200. Come have a look. 358-2612

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    The Hidden Garden Gallery will not be presenting a movie on Friday October 26th as the Knox Hall is not available that night. This will apply to every fourth Friday of the month from now on. HGG’s next movie  will be on November 2nd at 7:30 as usual.
    www.hiddengardengallery.ca

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    The Reading Centre’s renovations have been delayed until Spring so things continue as usual.

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    Badminton Wednesdays start OCT 3rd, 7 – 9pm at Lucerne School gym.  All talent levels accepted. Racquets available for those in need. All ages welcome, but those 12 and younger require adult supervision. Indoor shoes mandatory, so we keep the new gym floor sparkling!  Enter through the doors just west of main entryway on 7th Avenue, New Denver.  Info: Paul 250-505-9748 or pauljmerrifield@gmail.com

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    The Hidden Garden Gallery will hold its Annual General Meeting on Saturday, November 10 at 1:00 pm at Knox Hall in New Denver. Members and the general public are welcome.

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    Be/Longing: Sketches of a Small Place
     Saturday, November 3, Silverton Gallery  7:30 pm (doors open at 7 pm), $15
    by Martina Avis & Marya Folinsbee
    2-act, 2-woman show – part history, part intimate portrait, part absurd comedy
    https://www.missmarmot.com/theatre-projects
    Be/Longing is a new work of original theatre written and performed by Marya Folinsbee and Martina Avis. This play explores the lives, past and present, of women in the Slocan Valley, where the artists live.

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    1990 Ford New Holland riding lawn mower. 18 HP Kohler engine and 48 inch cut. Engine may require new fuel pump otherwise runs well. Asking $200. Call Lawrence at 358-2188 or Stan at 358-2799. lawmar43@gmail.com

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                                                  At the Hidden Garden Gallery
              The Hidden Garden Gallery is located at 112 Slocan Ave., New Denver behind Sweet Dreams Guesthouse, and is open 10 am to 3 pm Tuesday through Sunday. For more information please visit www.hiddengardengallery.ca.

    Susan Fox Haywood will be showing her work at the Hidden Garden Gallery, August 28 to September 2 in her show titled “Retrospective of Photo-drawings, Photos, and Works on Paper”. The reception is on Wednesday, August 29 from 7-9 pm with live music by Dirty Laundry. This show brings together artwork from her travels in Europe, Africa and Asia. Photo-drawings from the exhibition of Japanese inspired works are being shown next to samples from portfolios of India/Nepal and Ethiopia that were exhibited at the Palm Springs Desert Museum in California.

    Victoria Mitchell will exhibit her paintings September 4 to 9 with a reception on Tuesday, September 4 from 7- 9pm including music by Freya. This final show of the Hidden Garden Gallery’s 2018 summer season is titled “Tethered Freedom”. Victoria is very much looking forward to sharing more of her work with the Kootenay community, and it is especially meaningful for her that the show is in the home town of her mother, Kay Costly-White. For more information on Victoria and her work please visit victoriamitchellstudio.com. Her work can be seen via Instagram at @victoriamitchellstudio.

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    Hi All:  This is a good, short survey. Please fill it out and let them know just how important our health centre and present 24/7 health care services are!!!  Pass this on to everyone you can think of who benefits from the Slocan Community Health Centre. Show them we’re not going quietly into the night.  https://surveys.divisionsbc.ca/Kootenay-Boundary-Primary-Care-Patient-Survey.aspx

    COLIN MOSS  Slocan District Chamber of Commerce – Health Committee ccm99@telus.net

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    The Silverton and New Denver Trail Society will be holding the AGM at 6:30pm, on Thursday, Sept 6 at the Silverton Gallery. For more than ten years, efforts have been put into negotiations, grant writing and studies.  We know it is feasible, we know the Trail would be used. What is needed now is a group of committed people to bring it to completion.   The current volunteers would like to pass the torch forward to make this trail a reality.

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    The Red Mountain Internet Society will be holding the AGM at 7:30 pm on Sept 6 at the Silverton Gallery. The time has come to wind down our local internet service society.

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    CALL FOR SUBMISSION – The Hidden Garden Gallery is now accepting applications for its 2019 season. Please apply to: Exhibitions, HGG, Box 201 New Denver, BC, V0G 1S0, by October 10th. Along with a brief description of your work, its size, the number of pieces and medium used, include a few photographs and or a CD of your work.


                              Coming to the Silverton Gallery in September

    Sept 12: Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra: 5 piece acoustic folk hailing from Victoria who are equal part balladeers as well as raucous dancehall creators. $15.00 -20.00. Doors at 7:00

    September 15: Silverton Gallery Paint Party to finish up painting started before opening. All help graciously accepted. Please RVSP so we can organize the supplies & equipment.

    Sept 28-30 Culture Days Weekend:
        Friday night:    Eldorado Hoedown. New Denver’s own square dancing with band    and live caller. Doors 7:00 $5.00-$10.00
    Saturday night: Alpha Yaya Diallo Trio. Doors 7:00 $15.00
       Sunday: Djembe workshop with details TBA

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  • Local author Roger C. Lewis book launch
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    Local author Roger C. Lewis will launch his just-released debut work of fiction “Identity Matters: Canadian Stories” at Villa Dome Quixote at 4 pm Thursday August 16. The author will read selections from his book; refreshments will follow.. Some of the stories are set in the Slocan Valley. The book was reviewed by noted local author Sean Arthur Joyce in the July 26 issue of “The Valley Voice.” For further reviews and comment see the author’s web page: URL info@custombookpublications.com

  • Work Out Equipment for sale
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    Work Out Equipment for sale at 40% new price (and weights don’t age.) two 25 lb weights, ten 5 lb, four 2 1/2.lb four dumbbell bars, sleeves and collars two 10 lb dumbbells one 6 foot bar, one 5 foot bar, one 4 foot curling bar, all with collars one bench with removable uprights for bench press All for $100.  call Wendy at 358-7792

  • FOR RENT on Red Mountain Rd.
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    One BR, cozy, partially furnished cabin on Red Mountain Rd, Silverton.  Nicely situated on wooded property with small  mountain view.  Ideal for one person/couple.  Wood stove/electric heat.  NS/No pets.  References required. $450 + Utilities.  Avail Sept 15. .  Internet being installed-cost will add onto rent.  CONTACT:  Collene (250) 358-2432

  • MUSICIANS, RECORDING
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    Two Roland Micro Monitor MA-20 speakers with Mic,line 1, line 2 and loudness adjusters. Price new about $60 each. You can have both for $50, plus two Koss HD/4 speakers with bass, mid, and treble adjusters for free. Contact Wendy Harlock at 358-7792.

  • At the Hidden Garden Gallery
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    The art show “Perspectives in Time” by Boukje Elzinga, will be held at the new Hidden Garden Gallery from August 14 to August 19, 2018 with music by Garbanzo at the reception on Wednesday, August 15th. In this mix of oil paintings and pen and ink drawings of objects, people, creatures and animals, Boukje plays with ideas, colour and location.

    The next show at the Hidden Garden Gallery is Blossom and Burst” by Jeremy Down, August 21-26 with a reception on Wednesday, August 22. Music will be provided by J Buttle, Paul Gibbons and friends. “Blossom and Burst” is a collection of works from the last few years, acrylic on canvas and then on wood. Some works are 3-dimensional and some are standard format flat paintings.

    The Hidden Garden Gallery is located at 112 Slocan Ave, New Denver behind Sweet Dreams Guesthouse, and is open 10 am to 3 pm Tuesday through Sunday. For more information please visit hiddengardengallery.ca.

  • Outdoor Yoga
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    Outdoor Yoga starts this Tuesday and continues every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30-10:00 in the Gardens with Jeremy Down. Bring your mats for Hatha Flow. Cost is $10.00.

  • Nakatani Gong Orchestra (NGO)
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    There are spaces for musicians to take part in a free Gong workshop at the Silverton Gallery August 19, 4 – 9 pm witht he Nakatani Gong Orchestra (NGO).

    NGO is a contemporary live Sound Art project that tours throughout North and Central America. NGO is a continuous, growing community engagement project; and the only bowed Gong orchestra in existence in the world today. The rich harmonies produced from multiple layers of bowed gongs are transformative, engaging and inspiring for both players and audiences. The gong bows and surrounding instrumentation equipment are handmade by Nakatani Kobo.

    This unique workshop will be of particular interest to percussionists, but will be engaging for musicians of all kinds. Register now to secure your spot! If you know someone who may be interested, please encourage them to contact us to reserve a spot. Email silvertongallery@gmail.com or call 250-265-7173.
    Claire Paradis Communications  csparadis@gmail.com