What's happening on Bowen this weekend?

Talks, fundraisers, workshops AGMs and a brand new apple blossom festival

Friday April 26

Angela Low "Mind the Heart" talk on social-emotional development in children.

Bowen Library Annex

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7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Tickets $10 at Library, BCC, BIMS, & Family Place.


Wine Tasting

Bowen Beer & Wine Cellar

2:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Brush up on your Ports at this exciting and unusual in-store tasting with Port Evangelist, Cynthia Opsal. Try something traditional and something (very) different.


Dinner at the Legion

Bowen Island Legion

Doors at 5:30 p.m. Dinner at 6:30 p.m.

This week they're serving Butter Chicken with rice, Aloo gobi (cauliflower) and Salad. And, a pasta option for the kids (who EAT FREE!). Carrot cake for dessert. Members and Guests welcomed


Bowen Island Community Foundation AGM

Cates Hill Chapel

6:30 p.m.

Come join us and hear how our community is responding to needs for housing, seniors, diversity, youth activities and gathering spaces on Bowen!


Friday Night Live at the Pub

Bowen Island Pub

7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Live music, dinner specials, and no cover.


Saturday April 27

Grafton Gardens Collective

10 a.m.           

Garden fun every Saturday morning.

Learn and share in work.



Apple Blossom Festival

Down cottage lane behind the Tuscany.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Bowen Heritage's new festival includes a tea, free face painting, mini- Maypole dance, heritage textile exhibit, mini- farmers market, seedling sale, and a parasol painting workshop and kids activies. Come celebrate the 130-year-old apple trees in bloom in the orchard. For more info contact Sarah Haxby at 604-947-9952.


Special Waste Dump Day

Bowen Island Recycling Depot

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dump tickets must be bought prior to dumping.

Available at the General Store or the Municipal Hall.


2019 Clean Up Bowen!

Meet at the legion

9 a.m.

Enjoy coffee and muffins before setting out to clean up Bowen's roads and ditches!  Prizes for the collection of the "most disgusting" and "the biggest" garbage. 


Songs for Spring

Cates Hill Chapel

7:30 p.m.

The Lady Madrigal Singers will put a song in your heart. Tickets available at Cates Pharmacy or at the door. $18 per person. Children six and under free.


Nature of Home: Fioana Beaty

Library Annex

7 p.m.

"I find my identity in the sea" Seating is limited.

Presented by the Bowen Library.


Country Western Logger Sports Fundraiser

Bowen Island Legion

5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Live music, burgers, raffle prizes and 50/50 prizes. Peter King’s bus will run at 11 p.m.



Sunday April 28

Fire Smart Workshop

Fire Hall #2

3 p.m.

Join us for a presentation by wildfire expert Bruce Blackwell, and learn what you can do to make your home and your island more resilient to wildfires. There's lots of time for Q&A, so bring your questions!


Outdoor Meditation Circle

Meet at the picnic tables at the entrance to Crippen Park         

11 a.m.

Open to everyone. Dress warmly. Tea will be served. No cost. More info: lisa.shatsky@gmail.com


Bowen Island Nature Club AGM and family potluck

621 Cates Hill Road

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Potluck Supper and Bug Talk with Will Husby; please park on the road unless you have mobility issues.

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