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May 2019

Contemplative in the Kootenays

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Contemplative in the Kootenays will meet on Saturday, May 25th, in New Denver. Because Knox Hall is not available, please join us at Therese's house at 1305 Denver Siding Road. From the one and only traffic light in New Denver, turn east up Hwy 31A for a kilometre to Denver Siding Rd. Take Denver Siding to the right (south); we are the third house on the right. Blue roof, white and dark green front porch, fruit trees in the yard. Our…

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June 2019

Convergence Writers’ Weekend 2019: Writing Toward Forgiveness

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - June 8 @ 9:00 pm

Convergence is the almost-annual event for writers in the Slocan Valley; this year Joy Kogawa will be joining us. On Friday night, June 7, the program kicks off with the performance Big Water Coming by Marya Folinsbee and Aaron Pickett, followed by Joy's keynote speech. Saturday, June 8th, features writing workshops with Leesa Dean and Keith Liggett throughout the day. The weekend closes with the final integration discussion involving all participants on Saturday night. For more information and to register, use…

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Joy Kogawa Speaks at Nikkei Centre

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre will host Joy Kogawa for an afternoon presentation and discussion on Saturday, June 8th, from 2-4. The Nikkei Centre is located at 306 Josephine in New Denver, B.C. Here's a link for more information: Nikkei Centre. Photo: Yukiko Onley

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Joy Kogawa Speaks at Nelson United Church

June 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

On Sunday, June 9th, at 3 p.m., Nelson United Church will be hosting a presentation by Joy Kogawa, to be followed by a discussion. Nelson United is at 602 Silica Street in Nelson. For more information, see this link: Nelson United Church. Photo: Yukiko Onley

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Joy Kogawa Speaks at Langham Cultural Centre

June 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On Monday, June 10th, join Joy Kogawa at 7 p.m. at The Langham Cultural Centre in Kaslo, B.C. Joy's talk will be followed by discussion. For more information see this link: The Langham Cultural Centre. Photo: Yukiko Onley

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Contemplative in the Kootenays

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Contemplative in the Kootenays will meet on Saturday, June 22nd. The day begins at 10 am and ends at 3 pm, at the home of Leah Seaman, just south of Kaslo. Directions are below. We’ll begin with centering prayer (surrender meditation) and move into lectio divina, discussion, more meditation, and a short presentation.  We close with open communion. Please bring your own lunch, a notebook and pen, and whatever you might need for “sitting gear” beyond a chair (we’ve got…

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