Stanley Humphries Secondary School Grade 12 students participated in the I heart Downtown Castlegar event last weekend. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Stanley Humphries Secondary School Grade 12 students participated in the I heart Downtown Castlegar event last weekend. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

PHOTO GALLERY: Weekend Castlegar events

I heart Downtown Castlegar, a Garden and Nature Fest and compost giveaway topped weekend to-do list.

Castlegar was a busy place this weekend. From the I heart Downtown Castlegar event, to the Garden and Nature Fest people braved the occassional showers and hit the streets.

 

City councillor Sue Heaton-Sherstibitoff got soaked by the rain while loading compost into resident’s vehicles at the Castlegar Complex Saturday. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

City councillor Sue Heaton-Sherstibitoff got soaked by the rain while loading compost into resident’s vehicles at the Castlegar Complex Saturday. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Castlegar mayor Bruno Tassone was in charge of shoveling compost at the Castlegar Complex Saturday. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Castlegar mayor Bruno Tassone was in charge of shoveling compost at the Castlegar Complex Saturday. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Councilor Cherryl Macleod was busy loading bags of compost for Castlegar residents at the Castlegar Complex Saturday. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Councilor Cherryl Macleod was busy loading bags of compost for Castlegar residents at the Castlegar Complex Saturday. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Councilor Maria McFadden carrying a heavy bag of compost at the Castlegar Complex Saturday. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Councilor Maria McFadden carrying a heavy bag of compost at the Castlegar Complex Saturday. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

The I heart Downtown Castlegar event took place last weekend. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

The I heart Downtown Castlegar event took place last weekend. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Face painting at the I heart Downtown Castlegar event. (Photo: Betsy Kline)(Photo: Betsy Kline)

Face painting at the I heart Downtown Castlegar event. (Photo: Betsy Kline)(Photo: Betsy Kline)

Face painting at the I heart Downtown Castlegar event. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Face painting at the I heart Downtown Castlegar event. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Musical entertainment at the I heart Downtown Castlegar event. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Musical entertainment at the I heart Downtown Castlegar event. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

There was even a horse at the I heart Downtown Castlegar event (Photo: Betsy Kline)

There was even a horse at the I heart Downtown Castlegar event (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Sculptor Peter Vogelaar was on hand at the Sculpturewalk booth during the I heart Downtown Castlegar event.(Photo: Betsy Kline)

Sculptor Peter Vogelaar was on hand at the Sculpturewalk booth during the I heart Downtown Castlegar event.(Photo: Betsy Kline)

Castlegar’s Water Smart ambassador was at the Castlegar Garden and Nature Fest. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Castlegar’s Water Smart ambassador was at the Castlegar Garden and Nature Fest. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Arborist Shane Boehn was on hand at the Garden and Nature Fest to answer questions. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Arborist Shane Boehn was on hand at the Garden and Nature Fest to answer questions. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

The Castlegar Garden and Nature Fest took place at the Castlegar Community Complex. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

The Castlegar Garden and Nature Fest took place at the Castlegar Community Complex. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Ten-year-old Kjerstein Turner was selling plants at the Castlegar Garden and Nature Fest Saturday. She grew plants to raise money to help pay her expenses for competing in a provincial skipping tournament. (Photo: Betsy Kline)

Ten-year-old Kjerstein Turner was selling plants at the Castlegar Garden and Nature Fest Saturday. She grew plants to raise money to help pay her expenses for competing in a provincial skipping tournament. (Photo: Betsy Kline)