It's day of commemoration on Bowen Island. Here's what's happening:
Around 10:50 a.m. (as soon as the ferry leaves) the Remembrance Day ceremony starts at the Cenotaph. The community choir, led by Lynn Ellis-Williams, will sing. Participants will lay at least 35 wreaths.
After the ceremony: Visit the Union Steamship Marina Company Store for a cup of mulled cider, sugar cookie and some meet n' greet with your neighbours.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Soup and sandwiches at the Legion. Everyone welcome. By donation.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bowen Island Museum dress codes exhibit open after the ceremony.
1 to 3 p.m. “Songs for Peace and Community: looking back with grief and gratitude, looking ahead with hope and love” at Bowen Court. Presented by SongCircle, drop-in, by donation.
Around 4 p.m. (sundown), bells will toll 100 times to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. The United Church, Catholic Church, Cates Hill Chapel and the cenotaph will all have bell ringing.