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Nature Club goes on a watershed quest

Join the Bowen Island Nature Club and the Bowen Conservancy on Sunday, May 15 for a family outing to discover all about Bowen Island's largest watershed. The Grafton Lake watershed supplies drinking water to much of the island's residents.

April showers dump 122 mm of rain

Here are the highs and lows, as far as the weather is concerned, for April 2011. Maximum temperature: 17C Minimum temperature: 1C Maximum wind chill: -8C Maximum wind gust: 22kph Total rainfall: 122.

Choir concert to bring a little sunshine

Need a little sunshine? The Bowen Island Community Choir is approaching its twentieth anniversary and has come a long way since those early days.

Register for Aaron’s Run

Come on out to Aaron's Run Sunday June 12 for a 10km, 5 km or 2km distance - something for everyone. All proceeds will benefit Aaron Sluggett's Scholarship Endowment Fund.

Don’t miss out on this year’s garden club plant sale

When you buy a plant at the Bowen Island Garden Club's annual plant sale, you don't just add beauty to your own garden. Monies raised at the sale go towards beautification projects of the entire island.

Raincoast Visions at local gallery

At Coastal Patterns Gallery, the light and warmth of the Mediterranean has morphed into the deep shelter of the rainforest.

Team gears up for emergency preparedness week

During Emergency Preparedness Week, May 1 to 7, the Bowen Island Emergency Social Services team will be setting up an information table at various locations in our community.

Relationship with landscapes: new show features Hornby artists

An exciting exhibit featuring three well-known artists from Hornby Island will open on April 29th at the Gallery @ Artisan Square.

Film explores the people behind financial collapse

This month's Bowen Island Film Society presentation is Inside Job, an Oscar-winning documentary [2010] about the most recent world financial crisis, written and directed by Charles Ferguson, and narrated by Matt Damon.

Library celebrates anniversary with New Orleans flair

Did you know that 30 years was a pearl anniversary? That's what Google says - so it must be true.