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Strawberry Tea 2019 goes to the cephalopods

In honour of cephalopod week, which started June 14, the United Church's annual Strawberry Tea honoured some special visitors. Vikki Michele Freckelton started hand-making ...

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Dressing a puppet curator: the Shadow, Strings and Other Things opening

The puppet standing at the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) podium May 16 wore lace doilies painted with dollar-store sparkles. A crinoline cage hung from her golden canvas ...

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Youth build boxes at BCC's Hot Dogs and Hammers (thanks to IRLY)

It has been five years now that Bowen Building Centre has offered families with young children delightful Saturday mornings with “Hotdogs and Hammers.” Three to eight year ...

June 13, 2019

Ron Woodall's editorial cartoons

Check back every Thursday for Ron's latest take on Bowen life.

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Farewell fair chums

Last weekend at the lagoon, the Bowen Island Fish and Wildlife Club (with Department of Fisheries and Oceans support) released approximately 20,000 chum salmon fry into the ...

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Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue visits Bowen scouts

Local scouts got a treat Tuesday April 23 when they got a visit from local Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue members. The local Royal Canadian Marine Search and ...

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Christie Grace quintet community centre benefit concert

Christie Grace, Bill Sample, Laurence Mollerup, Tim Porter and Buff Allen played a community centre benefit concert at Cove Commons April 20. This was the first time Grace ...

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BOWEN BEAT: Rooting for volunteers

Last week was National Volunteer Week and on Bowen we’ve got many. The Garden Club members were a prime example last Friday as they got their hands dirty donating their ...

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Third annual women's march on Bowen

Marching for women's rights in a Trumpian era, the Bowen iteration of the world-wide demonstration had a small but dedicated crew of islanders.

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Bowen lit up for the first weekend of December

From tree decorating to Light Up Bowen to the Community School Association's Christmas craft fair, the first weekend of December was full of cheer.

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Bowfest 2018

While rain dampened Bowfest, the fun went on (especially since the theme was carnival.)

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Dogs of Bowfest 2018

There was quite a lot of puppy drama at this year's Bowfest festivities. *Dog thoughts guesstimated

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The non-expert's take on Bowen's fastpitch championship

I know nothing about baseball, softball, fastpitch, lacrosse, handball, waterpolo, whatever it is that had the Snug Cove field roaring with dedicated teams and their fans ...

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Friday night soccer at BICS: final night of the season for five-to-eight-year-olds

It was a soggy evening at BICS, but that didn't dampen kids' spirits as they played their last night of soccer for the spring. Rotary Club president Ross Patterson and ...

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The new Bowen Island Pub is open

Taps started flowing at Bowen Island Pub II Friday afternoon.

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Coho release 2016

Coho release 2016 at Terminal Creek, Fish Hatchery

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Hallowe’en With Horses party

It’s not just kids who love getting dressed up for Hallowe’en... On October 31, the Bowen Island Horse and Riders Association hosted its annual Hallowe’en With Horses party ...

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Hallowe’en at the Legion

Revellers dressed up for a night of fun at the Bowen Island Legion on October 30

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Photos: Loggers Games at Bowfest

Strength, finesse and a whole lot of competitive drive were on display at Bowfest's first Loggers Games, organized by Gary Anderson. Photos by Martha Perkins

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Photos: Bowfest 2015

Rain, what rain? Bowen Islanders put on their rain coats, grab their umbrellas and join the fun at Bowfest. In this slideshow: lip synching contest, children's activities, ...

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Photos: Bowfest 2015 Parade

Bowfest doesn't let anyone rain on its parade! A colourful collection of mythical creatures made its way through Snug Cove to the delight of the crowds. The winners are: ...

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Rotary Potluck Dinner

On Thursday night, Jeannie and John Magee hosted the annual Bowen Island Rotary Club potluck at their home overlooking the Howe Sound. Rotary president Shelagh MacKinnon ...

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