Category Archives: Elk Valley

Volunteers Needed For Fernie Fresh Food Share

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2021, It Is Said

“Kootenay-East MLA Tom Shypitka claims that a full replacement for Fernie’s elementary school should be coming in just a couple of years.

Shypitka wrote in a Facebook post that he spoke to Education Minister Rob Fleming in the B.C. Legislature this week about schooling in the East Kootenay….” Read more here.

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This is huge news for Fernie. A new school for École Isabella Dicken Elementary School is long over due, with our booming and vibrant community. There are so many portables out back and kindergarten classes don’t seem to be getting smaller.

This Will Make My Family Happy

Big announcement for Fernie! We are getting the latest Pokémon movie this May 10th at the Vogue Theatre. My husband was willing to travel with my kids to another city if Fernie didn’t get it right away. They’re that excited.

“Starting this Fri May 10: Pokemon Detective Pikachu. Ryan Reynolds is the voice of Detective Pikachu….so funny!!”

The Arts Station Membership

The Arts Station new board 2015 2016

It’s The Arts Station Membership time of year! The Arts Station helps to bring Wednesday Socials in the summer, dumpster art evenings, live music in the winter, new art in the gallery every month, theatre, workshops for all ages and is the home to various art guilds. This little building is the heart of the city and memberships are only $38 for adults. For more information, you should check this out Membership Information.

“Benefits

  • Discount on Indie Films Fernie.
  • Discount on Concerts and theatre shows.
  • Discount on workshops. *new*
  • Some special events/ workshops may have a black out on discounts due to conditions.
  • Weekly newsletter via email with up to date info and announcements.
  • 1 Vote per membership at AGM.
  • By becoming a member you are contributing towards the FDAC mandate and supporting Arts and Culture in the Elk Valley.

The Arts Station strives to bring quality cultural experiences to the communities in the Elk Valley and we rely heavily on support from people like yourself — community members who value the arts and wish to encourage and support the development of musicians, actors, dancers, visual artists and all who participate in the creation of art.

By renewing your membership you are not only maintaining the awesome benefits that you have been currently enjoying but you are also allowing others to chase their artistic dreams.

The Arts Station greatly appreciates your support and we look forward to seeing you at one of the great events in the upcoming year.”

I Love Our Library

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Upcoming Event:

Ride With Librarians 2019

Wednesday, May 29th, 4pm

“Join Fernie Heritage Library librarians to celebrate books, bikes and community! We will meet in the library garden with our bikes, and begin on a scheduled yet leisurely route around town and ending with a hot dog BBQ and social in the library garden. All bikes and riders welcome to join us for the entire ride, or at pick-up spots along the way. Email fhlprogrammer@gmail.com for details.”

Event page.

Mother’s Day Deal Of The Century

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Speaking of Plants – Plant Swap At EcoGarden in Fernie

Fernie Eco Garden Plant Swap and Sale at Community Garden