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Pennies for Bowen

BICS students have adopted a simple idea with the potential of a big impact for our community. They call it "Pennies for Bowen" and it is their month-long project in support of their focus on "service" which is the school's virtue for June.

Exhibit explores ferry history

The Bowen Island Community Museum's doors are now open seven days a week, and the museum invites all community members and visitors to pay us a visit. The upcoming summer exhibit features the introduction of the car ferry onto the island.

Next open garden is on June 5

Last year the Bowen Island Garden Club hosted an open garden at the home of John and Katherine Lawrence in daffodil season (March 2010). A year later, and summer about to explode, an entirely different garden experience greets the visitor.

Why write at Write on Bowen

If you ask a writer why they write, they may not be able to specifically name what it is that drives them. But if asked what stops them from writing, expect a detailed, possibly emotional account.

Black sheep in Boston

Graham Ritchie and Bob Doucet went deep into the heart of enemy country last weekend, charming their fanatically Boston Bruin-supporting hosts with soothing songs and persuading them that "Go Canucks Go!" was just a harmless medieval Celtic incantati

Africa Night has been postponed

The Canucks have made the finals - yay! Bowen Islanders will be cheering them all the way. However, because the second game of the series falls on June 4, organizers have decided to postpone the Africa Night fundraiser for the Africa Village Project.

Jessie seeks a loving home

Jessie is seeking a loving home where she can live happily ever after. She is a handsome two-year-old spayed, lab/bull terrier cross with a sunny temperament. Medium in size but strong; weighs approx. 70 lbs.

Bowen Legion Branch 150 turns 75

Bowen Island Legion Branch 150 held a family celebration last Saturday to mark 75 years of existence, with events in the parking lot and inside taking place throughout the day.

BICS kids learn to ‘grow to the market’

The Bowen Agriculture Alliance (BAA) has found a way to expand its increasingly-popular annual August celebration of locally grown food, BowFEAST, and it involves Island children.

Learn to be a gardener

Interested in knowing more about veggie gardening? The right kind of soil? The right location? About how to prepare raised beds? About the how and when of watering? Drip irrigation? Growing fruit trees in boxes? "Succession gardening" and "square foo