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See you at Strawberry Tea 2023!

One of Bowen’s most anticipated summer events takes place this Saturday
Dressing up is highly encouraged for the annual Strawberry Tea at Bowen Island United Church. / Submitted photo

For decades now, The Strawberry Tea has been a favourite annual event on the island. This year, Bowen Island United Church brings it to you again on Saturday, June 24 from 10 am to 3 pm, and it’s bound to be better than ever!

We will have our regular features such as strawberry shortcake; sandwiches; a barbecue with hot dogs, hamburgers and veggie burgers; raffles and a silent auction; gently used clothing for sale; a lemonade stand in our new children’s play area, music, and pies and strawberries for sale.

If you would like to pre-order strawberries, strawberry rhubarb pies and strawberry tarts and pay (see prices below) by e-transfer please send to msmccall@telus. net and be sure to list exactly what you ordered and quantity in the message.

For info regarding paying by cash or cheque, email

Prices: $20 per pie; $16 per 2.5 pound box of strawberries; $96 per 15 pound flat of strawberries.

E-transfer and be sure to list exactly what you ordered and quantity in the message. To pay by cash or cheque, email to place your order and arrange payment.

Pick up for berries is Friday, June 23 from 5 to 6:30 pm in the church parking lot. We don’t have the storage space to keep berries overnight. There will be a limited number of these items for sale on the day.

All items for the gently used clothing will be $2 or $5. We are very excited to host our tea once more and to invite the community to gather, visit with old friends and new and enjoy an age old Bowen tradition. So grab your favourite fancy tea outfit and join us!

Hope to see you there. 1122 Miller Road. All are welcome. Always.