Kootenays

Trails around the Columbia Basin will see upgrades and additions this spring to make them safer and more accessible. This is thanks to 25 new projects that are receiving nearly $500,000 from Columbia Basin Trust’s Trail Enhancement Grants.

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Time: 
7:30pm - 8:30pm

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

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

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Time: 
7:30pm - 8:30pm

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

Event Date: 
Friday, February 26, 2021
Time: 
1:30pm - 2:30pm

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.

 

Event Date: 
Friday, February 12, 2021
Time: 
10:30am - 11:15am

A Valentine’s storytime and virtual get together. Join in for stories, rhymes and giggles. Click here to go to the Facebook event.

Event Date: 
Friday, February 5, 2021
Time: 
1:00pm

Fresh air and conversation guaranteed. Meet at the front steps of the library and walk along the river path. Copies of the book available at the library or by emailing information@fernieheritagelibrary.com. All are welcome.

Get more details about this event here.

Event Date: 
Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Feb 27 2021.
Saturday, February 6, 2021
Saturday, February 13, 2021
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Time: 
6:00pm

Tune In at 6pm MST/ 7pm CST/ 8pm EST on Shred Kellys Facebook Page!

Shred Kelly will be keeping you company again every Saturday night in February on a Virtual Festival Tour! Each show will include a 40 minute full band set, an episode of 'Festival Season' (a comedy series currently being curated for the tour), and a campfire song featuring unplugged songs from iconic performers who have graced some of the stages of the music festivals they'll be performing at!

It is remarkable to me what is happening in organizations, and all employers should be focusing on mental health in the workplace. Mourneau Shepell’s Mental Health Index, a monthly health index for employed Canadians is showing that workplace mental health began to decline again this fall. No surprise as we headed into our second wave. 

Event Date: 
Sunday, February 14, 2021
Time: 

Get a front row seat for RedGirl's Valentine's concert live-streamed into the most romantic nook of your home! One ticket per household required to join the fun. See ticket details below.

To make it extra special, they have joined forces with with the fabulous Fernie Catering Co. with some beautiful mini charcueterie boxes for you to nibble on during this concert event.

Music, Cheese, and moments with someone you love: come on now, this is how we do Valentines/Galentines in a pandemic!