Community Calendar: Dock Dance, Random Acts of Comedy, slow pitch baseball and more

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Thursday, August 2

Duplicate Bridge Bowen Court    6:45-10 p.m. For info call Irene 604-947-2955 

Friday, August 3

Friday Night Live at the Pub Bowen Island Pub 7-10 p.m. Jazz Night with Prime Rib
  Doc's Live Music Doc Morgan's Pub & Restaurant 7-10 pm Enjoy Bowen singer/songwriter Yvonne McSkimming on the patio

Saturday, August 4

Pickleball BICS 10:30-11:30 a.m. Drop in Seniors. $4.50 adults $5.60
  Bowen Island Farmers Market  BICS Every Saturday 10-12 p.m.  For things made, grown and baked on Bowen @bowenIslandFarmersMarkets on Facebook 
  Bowen Island Mixed Slo Pitch League  Snug Cove Field Game times 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.
  Youth Drama Workshop  Bowen Island Library 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. With Jared Brown. Free workshop for our youth ages 10+. Everyone welcome! 
  Random Acts of Comedy Tir-na-nOg 7 p.m. Tix $20 at Cates Pharmacy; A hilarious series of skits, based on the popular British comedy show “Smack the Pony”.  directed by Robin de Zwart. 
  The 27th annual Dock Dance!       Brought to you every year by Bowen’s amazing crew of volunteer firefighters. Featuring The Sly Virus, the Dustin Bentall Band and The Hip Show.  

Sunday, August 5

Yoga on the Pier  Beside the ferry dock 9 - 10 a.m.  Drop in $10
  Line Up for Fun – learn to Slackline   “Slacklining requires a zen-like quality of clearing your mind and tuning into your body…What you will remember is how much fun you had.”  Info at bowenislandadventures.com 
  Random Acts of Comedy Tir-na-nOg 7 p.m. Tix $20 at Cates Pharmacy; A hilarious series of skits, based on the popular British comedy show “Smack the Pony”.  directed by Robin de Zwart. 

Tuesday, August 7

Coding Workshop  Bowen Island Library 3-5 p.m. Learn from the expert, Leo Peterson, on how to code your own computer programs. No experience required and the event is free! Kids & Teens 
  Bowen Island Mixed Slo Pitch League  Snug Cove Field Game times 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.
  Bowen Island AA Collins Hall  7:15 p.m.  
  Two for one Tuesdays Bowen Island Sea Kayaking    Paddleboard, Kayak (grab a friend!); 604-947-9266

Thursday, August 9

Duplicate Bridge Bowen Court    6:45-10 p.m. For info call Irene 604-947-2955 

Friday, August 10

The 32ndannual Bowen Island Men’s Fastpitch Tournament. Snug Cove Field All weekend Meet at the ballpark for a burger and cheer on Bowen’s very own league of ballers -many are second and third generations of the players that went before them. 
  Friday Night Live  Bowen Island Pub 9- 1 a.m. The Snug Cove Blues Band kicks off Bowen's Baseball weekend and three nights of live music at the pub

Saturday, August 11

Pickleball BICS 10:30-11:30 a.m. Drop in Seniors. $4.50 adults $5.60
  Bowen Island Farmers Market  BICS Every Saturday 10-12 p.m.  For things made, grown and baked on Bowen @bowenIslandFarmersMarkets on Facebook 
  Intro to Outdoor Climbing      Propel yourself out of your comfort zone!  Info at bowenislandadventures.com
  Youth Drama with Jared Brown   Bowen Youth Centre 3:30-5 p.m. Ages 12-16(ish) $5.00; Register at bowencommunityrecreation.com 
  The 32nd annual Bowen Island Men’s Fastpitch Tournament. Snug Cove Field All weekend Don’t miss the highlight of a Bowen summer!
  Pernell Reichert Band Bowen Island Pub 9- 1 a.m. A country - cow punk footstomping dance band for day 2 of the ball weekend

Sunday, August 12

Yoga on the Pier  Beside the ferry dock 9 - 10 a.m.  Drop in $10
  The 32nd annual Bowen Island Men’s Fastpitch Tournament. Snug Cove Field All weekend Today is championship day!
  Basics of Feminine Health  Grafton Community Garden 7 p.m. Free talk with Denise Richard; Bring your chair, sit back and be inspired; fiveblossomgatherings.com
  Whiskey Dix Bowen Island Pub 9- 1 a.m. These celtic gypsy party rockers are guaranteed to put the liveliest nightcap on this year's ball tournament.  

Tuesday, August 14

Bowen Island Mixed Slo Pitch League  Snug Cove Field 6:30 p.m. Root for the home team - wait, they're both home teams. 
  Bowen Island AA Collins Hall  7:15 p.m.  
  Two for one Tuesdays Bowen Island Sea Kayaking    Paddleboard, Kayak (grab a friend!); 604-947-9266

Thursday, August 16

Duplicate Bridge Bowen Court    6:45-10 p.m. For info call Irene 604-947-2955 

Friday, August 17

Friday Night Live  Bowen Island Pub 7-10 p.m. TBA

Saturday, August 18

Bowen Island Farmers Market  BICS Every Saturday 10-12 p.m.  For things made, grown and baked on Bowen @bowenIslandFarmersMarkets on Facebook 
  “ Beyond Dreams” Artist Reception The Gallery at Cove Commons 6 – 8 p.m. Bill Hoopes & Andrea Klann; Exhibit runs Aug 15 –Sept 17

Sunday, August 19

Yoga on the Pier  Beside the ferry dock 9 - 10 a.m.  Drop in $10

Tuesday, August 21

Bowen Island Mixed Slo Pitch League  Snug Cove Field 6:30 p.m.  
  Bowen Island AA Collins Hall  7:15 p.m.  
  Two for one Tuesdays Bowen Island Sea Kayaking    Paddleboard, Kayak (grab a friend!); 604-947-9266

Friday, August 24

The Marwills album Release Tour Bowen Island Pub 7-10 p.m. Enjoy your Bowfest eve with "a thick, juicy cut of Rock stuffed with the Blues and covered in Grade A Canadian dirt."

Saturday, August 25

Bowen Island Farmers Market  BICS Every Saturday 10-12 p.m.  For things made, grown and baked on Bowen @bowenIslandFarmersMarkets on Facebook 
  Rotary Run for Rwanda 2018 Beginning at Snug Cove the race course winds through Crippen Park trails 8:30 am: Kids' 1.5K run; 9:00 am: 10K and 5K run/walk.  Register online at raceroster.com or pick up reg. form at First Credit Union or Phoenix.   All funds from this annual run go directly to support girls education in Rwanda.  
  Bowfest Parade  Parade route from school to ferry  10:00 If there's one event that makes us collectively gush about our island's community spirit (yes, we know there's more than one event) this is it - don't miss it!  
  Bowfest 2018   All day Mark the date, invite the mainlanders, ready your parade float -this year’s theme for our 42nd annual Bowfest is Carnival.   All the faves are back -dunk tank, slug races, country fair, rides, beer garden, live bands, and the lip sync contest!     More info at www.bowfest.org
   Ginger 66 Bowen Island Pub 9- 1 a.m. Bowfest after party with Bowen's own jungle beat country band! 

Sunday, August 26

Yoga on the Pier  Beside the ferry dock 9 - 10 a.m.  Drop in $10

Saturday, September 1

5th annual Handloggers Half Marathon and Relay   21 km counter clockwise loop around Mt Gardener; Register by Aug 31 at raceroster.com A fundraiser for the Bowen Island Trail Society.  A volunteer group dedicated to building a safe network of trails on Bowen.  

Monday, September 3

Men On the Rock BBQ    7:30 p.m. Calling all MEN!  Bowen’s all male choir needs you. No auditions required. Rehearsals are on Monday nights. BBQ start up for newcomers tonight. Contact Nicole for details 778 926 4286
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