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the Lure & Lore of the Local lecture series A Shot Heard ‘Round the World: The Bluebell Mine Murder Trial

Creston and District Community Complex 312 19 Ave N, Creston, BC, Canada

This is third lecture in this series commemorating the Town of Creston's Centennial. Dr. Louis Knafla is Professor Emeritus of History, University of Calgary, and Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, with a focus in British and Canadian legal history. In this lecture, Dr. Knafla will share from a current research project: “The Legal Culture […]

 

National Canadian Film Day – free screening of ROSIE

Creston Valley Public Library 531 16th Ave S, Creston, British Columbia, Canada

Join us for a free screening of Canadian film ROSIE.  this film is rated PG.   The first feature from director Gail Maurice, ROSIE is a touching and warm comedy that is sure to charm audiences the world over. Fréderique, a struggling artist living in 1980s Montreal, is shocked when she’s put in charge of […]

 

Earth Day at the Library: All About Wildflowers and their Pollinators

Creston Valley Public Library 531 16th Ave S, Creston, British Columbia, Canada

Join us for presentations from Caroline Collier discussing native pollinators and how we can best support them, and Amanda and Jeff from Swan Valley Honey discussing the joys and challenges of keeping honey bees. We will also have info and resources to share about keeping a native bee house and growing your own pollinator-friendly garden.

 
Event Series Skill Share Saturdays

SkillShare Saturday – Crafty Repurposing

Creston Valley Public Library 531 16th Ave S, Creston, British Columbia, Canada

In this session we’ll be using basic crochet stitches to make rag rugs from old linens and shopping totes from flimsy plastic bags. Bring in your collected surplus of bags or old linens and the biggest crochet hook you can find, and we’ll help you get started! Some supplies will be provided, but if you […]

 
Event Series Skill Share Saturdays

SkillShare Saturday – Creative Mending

Creston Valley Public Library 531 16th Ave S, Creston, British Columbia, Canada

Creative Mending is back! Creative Mending SkillShare events are an opportunity to gather with like-minded others for shared problem-solving, pleasant company, and a little extra motivation to tackle the mending pile. Some supplies are provided, but if you need specific supplies it’s a good idea to bring your own sewing kit too. This is an […]

 

the Lure & Lore of the Local lecture series: The Canadian Pacific Railway’s Kootenay Landing Tug & Barge Service – 1898 to 1930

Creston and District Community Complex 312 19 Ave N, Creston, BC, Canada

This is fourth lecture in this series commemorating the Town of Creston's Centennial. Michael Cone will tell a story of hard working tugs pushing railcar transfer barges between Kootenay Landing and Procter from 1898 until 1930. This daily service operated in all conditions, despite the perils of ice, driftwood, low water sandbars, blizzards and fog. […]

 

Creston Valley Bird Festival Film Screening: A Birder’s Guide to Everything

Creston Valley Public Library 531 16th Ave S, Creston, British Columbia, Canada

Join us for this free movie screening kicking off the Creston Valley Bird Festival. On the eve of his father's remarriage, a teenage birding enthusiast leads his friends on a road trip to find an extremely rare duck. Starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Alex Wolff, Michael Chen, Katie Chang, James Le Gros, Daniela Lavender and Sir Ben […]

 

Creston Valley Blossom Festival Film Screening: The Pollinators

Creston Valley Public Library 531 16th Ave S, Creston, British Columbia, Canada

Join us for this free movie screening kicking off the Creston Valley Blossom Festival. "The Pollinators is a cinematic journey following migratory beekeepers and their truckloads of honey bees as they pollinate the flowers that become the fruits, nuts and vegetables we all eat. We talk to farmers, scientists, chefs and academics along the way […]

 
Event Series Skill Share Saturdays

Skill Share Saturdays – Crafty RePurposing!

Creston Valley Public Library 531 16th Ave S, Creston, British Columbia, Canada

Join us for some ideas and tips on how to repurpose old bedsheets, produce bags, and other common household items. Some supplies will be provided, but if you happen to have a stash of old, worn out linens that or a whole bunch of plastic grocery bags, please do bring them along, and we'll help […]