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.


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)
CONCESSION by ….. Madeleine
AGES: Teen & up (at this time)


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


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


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.


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


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


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.


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
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.


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.


                                              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

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 Her work can be seen via Instagram at @victoriamitchellstudio.


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.

COLIN MOSS  Slocan District Chamber of Commerce – Health Committee


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.


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.


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