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Opinion: The importance of hobbies – seeking a passion for life after work

Opinion: The importance of hobbies – seeking a passion for life after work

'I can remember back in the day many of my friends’ fathers had hobbies to fill their after work time. No internet had many looking for interesting hobbies to take a break from the grind of work life'
Low Hanging Fruit project seeks volunteers, donors to help build resilience through fruit gleaning

Low Hanging Fruit project seeks volunteers, donors to help build resilience through fruit gleaning

Low Hanging Fruit is to build awareness of the island’s existing food resources provided by fruit and nut trees, and build community around the picking and sharing of those fruits
What is Carmina Bowena? Bowen's newest choir

What is Carmina Bowena? Bowen's newest choir

Nicole Thomas Zyczynski is seeking 12 to 16 people for an a capella choir, inspired by the more intimate chamber choir sound: Carmina Bowena
Meet your Bowen Island neighbours: Byron Poschwatta

Meet your Bowen Island neighbours: Byron Poschwatta

Our weekly series continues
Men On the Rock is seeking new voices

Men On the Rock is seeking new voices

'I am urging you, fellows, if you are new to Bowen or have been here forever, consider trying us out. There is no audition or prerequisite to joining, just an ounce of willingness and a dash of humour'
Bowen Island United Church has its first Jazz Vespers Sunday

Bowen Island United Church has its first Jazz Vespers Sunday

Jazz Vespers are designed for people who are not comfortable in a regular Sunday morning church worship service
Bowen Barber returns to her roots

Bowen Barber returns to her roots

The target date for reopening is July 29
Meet your Bowen Island neighbours: Katherine Wolters

Meet your Bowen Island neighbours: Katherine Wolters

Our weekly series continues
Bowen writers’ fest pens its next chapter: Aug. 7 and 8

Bowen writers’ fest pens its next chapter: Aug. 7 and 8

For the full line-up, and to register, please visit: writeonbowen.com 
Dream big, listen well for good things to happen: SwimBowen

Dream big, listen well for good things to happen: SwimBowen

Instead of the usual SwimBowen event, Mary Letson and her friends have been swimming the distance around Bowen – 32 km – in bite-sized portions. Their finale swim is Saturday July 17 at 5:30 p.m. from Tunstall Bay to Bowen Bay