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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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July 2019

Contemplative in the Kootenays

July 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Contemplative in the Kootenays will meet in New Denver on Saturday, July 27th, from 10 am to 3 pm.  We'll be at the home of Therese DesCamp (directions below). For this day of centering prayer, lectio divina, meditative walking, conversation and communion, please remember to wear comfy clothes; bring a journal and pen, as well as your lunch; and if you need special sitting gear, bring that along too. Afterwards we will go swimming in Slocan Lake so bring a…

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