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The courage to create

Bowen Island's Tuesday Art Workshop members are excited to once again present "The Courage to Create" at Bowen Court in May.

New energy infuses school library

"In waves of fiction and non-fiction, the school library sea ebbs, pulses, crashes, erodes; it deposits and builds, creating and recreating each school's cultural and educational heritage, the broadest and best of 'old' and 'new.

2010 provided challenges and opportunities for chamber of commerce

In 2010, the Bowen Island Chamber of Commerce accomplished a great deal while facing some challenges.

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.