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Workshop – Getting Outside Our Bubbles: Understanding Differences of Perspective

How do we talk with people who think so differently? Understanding how people arrive at different beliefs is becoming an essential skill in navigating our personal and organizational work in the world whether in climate advocacy or social justice work. In the face of growing social, ecological, and political challenges there is an urgency to work together to create solutions. However, at the same…

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Solar Garden Sneak Peak!

The EcoSociety are having a sneak peak of the brand new Nelson community solar garden. Join us to see the progress to a fully renewable energy future! Learn about how this community project is going to work and how it benefits our community. Bring the kids along for this educational piece and an exciting glimpse at a green energy future! Also featuring a photo op for the brand new EcoSociety…

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Earth Day Extravaganza in Nelson

Join the EcoSociety and our friends for a Kootenay Earth Day celebration in Nelson on Saturday, April 22 Nelson Interfaith Climate Action Collaborative invites you to a special vigil at Lakeside Park 3pm Local entertainment, audience participation, fun for everyone 4pm Faith communities annouce support for 100% renewable energy & special interfaith climate vigil 5:30pm Vegetarian…

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Spring Into Spring 2016

Join West Kootenay EcoSociety for our Second Annual Spring Into Spring Gala! Featuring music by Rob Funk, a silent auction, and the Hume Hotel's famous Sunday Brunch. Nelson funnyman and actor Lucas Meyers will be the Master of Ceremonies, and Executive Director David Reid will give an update of West Kootenay EcoSociety's exciting new strategic plan.  The auction will include a wine-tasting…

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MarketFest July 25

  Market Fest returns on July 25 with an amazing lineup of musicians, dancers, and vendors of all kinds.  With over 100 vendor spaces and six bands on two stages, Market Fest is Nelson's premier summer festival. Join West Kootenay EcoSociety for an evening of family-friendly fun, featuring fabulous local talent of all varieties. Market Fest opens at 6pm and continues until 10:30 on the…

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Jumbo Blues, Brews, and BBQ

Go Wild for Jumbo with the Blues, Brews, and BBQ fundraiser on March 1. Starting at 7pm at the Eagles Hall in downtown Nelson, you'll find a jaw-dropping mix of the region's best blues artists, beer from Nelson Brewing Company, and tasty BBQ from Smokewood.   Performers: Clinton Swanson and Friends Bill Lynch The Lazy Poker Blues Band Aardvark Unplugged The Kelly Fawcett……

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