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Posted Mar 01, 2021 by admin

Join the Fernie Pride Society from the comfort of your own home on Thursday, March 11 at 6:00pm for their Annual General Meeting.

Everyone is welcome to attend, but only those with current Fernie Pride Society memberships are able to vote. Not sure if you are still a member? Email Courtney to find out or visit ferniepride.ca/membership to purchase or renew!

Posted Mar 01, 2021 by admin

ANGELA MORGAN, Painter
I am a figurative, with a love for colour and movement. My work is about capturing moments that fill up our cups!

My real-life legends are my family. A woman is truly blessed when she has the influence of family that love and support one another. This is brought home to me every day in my practice.

My biggest obstacle in life as a professional artist is time management, the true conundrum is really how to get phthalocyanine green out of my clothes, and hair, and eyebrows…

Posted Feb 26, 2021 by admin

FRANCOFEST, the francophone festival of music and art will be held virtually on March, Saturday 6th, presented by AFRoS in partnership with the Fernie Chamber of Commerce and the Griz Days event in Fernie. AFRoS would like to thank you HERITAGE Canada for their financial support, and without them this festival would not happen.

Posted Feb 26, 2021 by admin

Columbia Basin Trust is providing $1.35 million to three new, large-scale projects that will improve ecosystems in the Elk Valley and Lower Columbia sub-regions, benefitting locally significant species including northern rubber boas, bull trout and Rocky Mountain elk among others, and their habitats.

Posted Feb 25, 2021 by admin

Community buildings in the Columbia Basin will see upgrades this year as part of the Trust’s Energy Sustainability Grants program. Nearly $634,000 will support 15 projects to increase energy efficiency and generate energy to reduce costs and improve sustainability in public buildings. 

Posted Feb 24, 2021 by admin

The Volunteer Tax Program at the Fernie Seniors Drop-In Centre will once again be operating every Tuesday from March 9 to April 27 from 10am to 2pm. This service is available for people with a modest income and a simple tax return. A modest income, for example, would be a family of four with an income under $50,000.00; for individuals a modest income is $35,000.00 or less.

Posted Feb 24, 2021 by admin

Sorely missed in 2020, Bent On Art: Kootenay Queer & Trans Art Festival returns for 2021 in an online format. Join us virtually for a series of events designed to promote the work of LGBTQ+ artists in the Kootenays (and across British Columbia) while creating educational opportunities, fostering community connection & promoting resilience through the arts. The festival was founded by Samonte Cruz in 2018 & is now delivered in partnership with Samonte Cruz Studios and the West Kootenay Regional Arts Council. 

Posted Feb 19, 2021 by admin

Join The Fernie Arts Station for their new Gallery Exhibit Expressions in Thread and meet the artist, Sam Sedlowsky, who will be on site that day.

Masks are required in The Arts Station and contact tracing is in effect for attendees. Please remain at home if you are sick or have been in contact with someone with covid.

Posted Feb 18, 2021 by admin

Join The Fernie Arts Station virtually via Zoom for Sam Sedlowsky's Gallery Show 'Expressions in Thread' Grand Opening! Register for free to get the zoom link.

Sam is excited to share her love of fabric in a unique medium.  

Posted Feb 15, 2021 by admin

The Emily Brydon Youth Foundations launches six-week Community Initiative to raise funds for its Million $ Legacy Fund.

Posted Feb 11, 2021 by admin

This year, Fernie Brewing Company are offering FREE Valentines Day delivery to the local* Fernie area, on four customizable gifts.

Order on the Fernie Brewing Company's website, for delivery on Sunday, February 14th.

*Local delivery Hosmer to Fernie Alpine Resort

Posted Feb 11, 2021 by admin

Join the Fernie Gymnastics Club for a Recreational Spring Break Camp!

The Camp will run March 22- 25th from 9:00am - 12:00pm for Gymnastics, Parkour, Circus, and Games. 

Please bring a nut-free snack and a water bottle.

Registration begins on Tuesday, Feb 16th at 10am on their website elkvalleygymnastics.com.

Posted Feb 11, 2021 by admin

Join Fernie School Aged Care for a Spring Break Camp - All About Weather!

The camp includes topics such as:
Weather tracking / discovery walks / gravity crafts / weather science 

$200 for the week. To register please visit the Fernie School Aged Care website.

 

Posted Feb 11, 2021 by admin

*Masks are required in the building*

FRENCH ART ACTIVITY FOR KIDS

AFRoS are very happy to announce that the CLUB BAGUETTE JUNIOR will take place at the ARTS STATION, thanks to a partnership to develop the program together based on artistic activities in French, every Monday from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM.

Don't wait any longer and register your child to practice French by doing an art activity at Fernie's ARTS STATION every Monday afternoon after school!

Posted Feb 10, 2021 by admin

Fernie’s beloved winter festival Griz Days will be celebrating its 44th year the first weekend of March, but in a completely different format due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. All activities planned will be either completely virtual (streaming Griz Days video content to people at home) or self-guided, COVID-safe activities people can enjoy while keeping it local with their household.

Posted Feb 10, 2021 by admin

Drift + Sonder
672D 2nd Ave
Refiller Up! Drift + Sonder doors are open and ready to serve! Fernie’s newest Lifestyle Shop and Refillery has a gorgeous selection of well-considered goods for the curious and conscious shopper. 

Posted Feb 08, 2021 by admin

Fernie's annual winter carnival is a multi-day festival of fun-filled family-friendly events, activities, and entertainment.

Posted Feb 08, 2021 by admin

A little bit different this year but still a lot of fun and excitement for the kids!

To ensure they are being COVID safe, instead of baked goods, the kids are spending the week crafting (cards, love bugs, jewelry etc) to sell on Friday, February 12th. To ensure health and safety for everyone the craft items will be displayed outside on a table by their entry way to the Max Turyk with a donation container.

All money raised will go to the charity of the kids choice.

Come support a great cause!

Posted Feb 08, 2021 by admin

The Read Local Book Club connects readers and authors from across the Kootenays for a book club on Zoom!

In February they’ll be discussing Blue Sky Kingdom: An Epic Family Journey to the heart of the Himalaya by Bruce Kirkby. Bruce Kirkby will also be joining to answer all your questions.

To register for the event email: kootenaylibrariesprogramming@gmail.com

Posted Feb 08, 2021 by admin

The Kootenay East Regional Hospital District Board held its annual election for Chair and Vice Chair Friday and both incumbents were re-elected.

Posted Feb 08, 2021 by admin

Talk books with other teens across the Kootenays and meet the authors in this online book club. Find out what inspired the book, what they’re reading, and whatever else you’d like to ask!

You don’t have to have read to book to participate, but if you would like to get in contact with us so the Fernie Heritage Library can get you a copy! February’s book is ‘Surviving The City’ by Tasha Spillett.

To register email: kootenayteenbookclub@gmail.com

Posted Feb 08, 2021 by admin

Ages 10-12, registration required, maximum of 6 registrants.

An afterschool activity for budding sleuths. Grab an activity pack curbside. Join the Zoom session to play games and help solve the mystery.

Registration through Eventbrite opens February 2nd at 10:00am.

 

 

 

Posted Feb 07, 2021 by admin

Tea and Talk Book Club meets on the last Friday of the month starting at 1:30pm via Zoom.

February’s book is: The Hungry Tide by Amitav Ghosh

Email the Fernie Heritage Library to get a copy of the book and sign up for the Zoom call by emailing information@fernieheritagelibrary.com.

Click here for more details on their current book clubs.

 

Posted Feb 07, 2021 by admin

In celebration of International Women’s Day, SheJumps is hosting a free, virtual scavenger hunt to get women and girls outside.

You can join in from anywhere – all you need is a phone and to be outside, whether that’s on skis, on the trail, or just in your backyard or a nearby park. Regardless of age, ability, geographic location, or experience in the outdoors, Get the Girls Out! celebrates the power of nature to uplift and inspire.

Posted Feb 07, 2021 by admin

* Masks are required in the building *

Rachel Behan and Heather Senior offer funky arts based projects, with chilled out vibes! A new project each week, each with valuable creative learning outcomes.

  • The workshops are suitable for kids aged K-G6
  • Morning only: 10am-12:30pm 
  • Morning $28.
  • All activities take place at the Arts Station
  • All arts supplies are provided

Register online.