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The Hearth's century old Baldwin grand piano needs a new home

The Hearth's century old Baldwin grand piano needs a new home

Bowen Island Arts Council bought the piano 25 years ago and hundreds have played the instrument in the decades since – from world-class talents to young island students
Meet your Bowen Island neighbours: Anne Franc de Ferrière-Chollat & André Chollat

Meet your Bowen Island neighbours: Anne Franc de Ferrière-Chollat & André Chollat

Our weekly series continues
Bowen Islanders with grab and go bags can win some pretty cool prizes

Bowen Islanders with grab and go bags can win some pretty cool prizes

With forest fires raging across the province, emergency preparedness is ever important
In photos: Honouring Rosemary Knight

In photos: Honouring Rosemary Knight

What better way to celebrate a prestigious award than a waffle party with great friends and great food?
Try out a new sport this weekend: rogaining with Bowen Island Trail Society

Try out a new sport this weekend: rogaining with Bowen Island Trail Society

BITS is hosting a runner and family-friendly “Rogaine” event on Aug 7.
Check out this sweet lemonade stand on Whitesails

Check out this sweet lemonade stand on Whitesails

'It’s just been so lovely'
Rotary Run for Rwanda runs again: Aug. 28

Rotary Run for Rwanda runs again: Aug. 28

All proceeds go to Komera Canada, a local charity that sponsors young women at high school and university
Opinion: The importance of hobbies – seeking a passion for life after work

Opinion: The importance of hobbies – seeking a passion for life after work

'I can remember back in the day many of my friends’ fathers had hobbies to fill their after work time. No internet had many looking for interesting hobbies to take a break from the grind of work life'
Low Hanging Fruit project seeks volunteers, donors to help build resilience through fruit gleaning

Low Hanging Fruit project seeks volunteers, donors to help build resilience through fruit gleaning

Low Hanging Fruit is to build awareness of the island’s existing food resources provided by fruit and nut trees, and build community around the picking and sharing of those fruits
What is Carmina Bowena? Bowen's newest choir

What is Carmina Bowena? Bowen's newest choir

Nicole Thomas Zyczynski is seeking 12 to 16 people for an a capella choir, inspired by the more intimate chamber choir sound: Carmina Bowena