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Bowen artist’s watercolours travel to Florence, Italy

When an unexpected email arrived in her inbox, Patricia Adams was taken aback. It was an invitation to exhibit her watercolours at the 2011 Florence Biennale, which opens December 3 in Florence, Italy, and runs until December 11.

Municipality invests in Bowen’s youngest

Last weekend, 18 early childhood educators, caregivers as well as a kindergarten teacher, took the first of a two-part training session in bullying prevention for children aged two and a half to five years of age.

Movember is awareness month for men’s health

Each year, during the month of November, men from all over the country grow a moustache to help raise funds for male health issues.

Book your table for the Collins Hall Christmas fair

Whether the tables bear hand-knitted or felted hats, exquisite jewelry, books and CDs of Bowen's artists, or baked goods, local craft fairs are sure to offer something for every taste.

New bears will join the oldies for annual exhibit

Old Bear, New Bear is the name of a special seasonal exhibition of new and old handmade and special teddy bears at the Bowen Island Museum.

Capturing nature in molten glass

The extensive views outside Sandra Wank's studio stretch over hills of green framed by a narrow band of ocean. The North Shore Mountains provide a dramatic backdrop.

Get to know your birds

Are you interested in learning to identify Bowen's resident winter birds? Adults and school-age children are welcome to take part in a workshop on Saturday, Nov. 26, from 10 a.m. to noon in the library at BICS.

Garden Club speaker explores potential of outdoor spaces

The Bowen Island Garden Club's guest speaker, Ruth Olde, will be speaking about "Creating Garden Rooms" on Monday, November 21, at 1 p.m. at the Gallery at Artisan Square.

Remembering Sylvie Deselliers

March 1, 1963 - October 29, 2011 A tenacious spirit driven by a strong commitment to her awakening journey.

Life in the resistance

The wreath that Frank Nielsen lays down at the Bowen Island cenotaph usually has poppies as well as chrysanthemums the colours red and white represent the Danish flag.