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Young pirates discover treasures from the past

On July 13, Mini Club Bowen visited the Bowen Island Museum for a tour with the summer co-op students from the University of Victoria, Jenelle Pasiechnik, Heather Muir, and Kate Masri.

Run For Rwanda needs your hands and feet

On Saturday, August 27, the morning of Bowfest, an event previously known as Run for the Ferry will take place with a new cause as its thrust. Run for Rwanda is being hosted and produced by the Butler Family of Bowen Island.

Groups showcase innovative island living

On Saturday, August 6, Bowen Islanders will have the opportunity to learn about what some of their fellow islanders are doing to make their homes and lives more sustainable.

Open garden features place of wonders

The Bowen Island Garden Club's open garden for the month of July is at the home of Linda Hargrave at 1236 Miller Road. The garden will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sat., July 23.

Museum examines love on Bowen

The Bowen Island Museum and Archives is requesting participants for a research study on courting, dating, and marriage on Bowen Island.

Dreamer yanks the curtain back as far as we can stand it

The final play of Straydog Theatre Co.'s festival, Into the West, opened at Tir-na-nOg theatre on Wednesday, July 20.

Stories of Bowen extends deadline

Stories of Bowen submissions have been pouring in, and I can't wait to see what the e-book and video are going to look like! There are stories of slugs and deer, moving on and off the island, family history, humor, and mayhem Bowen-style.

Help give the museum a facelift

It's summer, believe it or not, and this means a time for things to shine. But right now the Bowen Island Museum is not shining as brightly as it could.

Museum at the Sunday market

With fingers crossed, the sun will shine on Sundays and the Bowen Island Museum and Archives will come to the summer market with a table of goodies.

Ceramicists show range of medium

Eclectic Elements is the new exhibit at the Gallery at Artisan Square. The show, which runs until August 7, focuses on the theme of diversity in form and function.