Halfmoon Bay: Tickets on sale now for Shari Ulrich concert

The Easter Egg Hunt is on Sunday, April 21 at Coopers Green Park. Halfmoon Bay Community School welcomes families with children up to Grade 7. They are most grateful to the local sponsors: Welcome Woods Market, Halfmoon Bay Volunteer Fire Department, Halfmoon Bay Community Association and Halfmoon Bay Community School parents and students. Plan to come down for hot dogs, coffee a great Sunday family outing. 

Halfmoon Bay Childcare Centre is holding a plant fundraiser. They are selling beautiful, locally grown plants to support their programs and enrich our outside space. Plants are a great way to encourage friends to get out into the garden while also supporting a healthy fundraiser.

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They hope you will see something you like and contribute to their cause by placing an order at halfmoonbayccs.growingsmilesfundraising.com/home. Fill out the order form and email it to hmbchildcarecentre@gmail.com or drop it off at the Centre. Order deadline is Tuesday, April 23 at 6 p.m. Pick-up is Wednesday, May 8 to Friday May 10, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Halfmoon Bay Childcare Centre, 8090 Northwood Road. If you have any questions, please email hmbchildcarecentre@gmail.com or call 604-885-3793. Order your plants before April 23 and support your community’s childcare centre!

Our wonderful Sargeant Bay Society will be holding their AGM May 2, 7:30 p.m. at Coopers Green Hall. Remember them when you enjoy this beautiful park.

The Sunshine Coast Trail Series of races will have the second race in their series in Halfmoon Bay on the trails around Connor Park. There is a little bit of elevation on this course. Just like all trails on the Coast there will be some roots and rocks. Date is April 20, starting at 8:50 a.m. For more information, see www.teamwolverineathletics.com.

Drop in pickleball is played on Monday (except April 22) and Wednesday evenings at the Halfmoon Bay Community School gym, Northwood Road and is sponsored by HMB Community Association. Plan to arrive by 5:30 p.m. Equipment is provided. Cost is $4 per session. For more information, email Don Cunliffe doncunliffe@gmail.com, or Tim Dayton tim.j.dayton@gmail.com

Celebrated music performer Shari Ulrich comes to the Coast May 25. Her work has garnered two Juno awards, several Juno nominations, an induction into the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame, and a 2014 CFMA for English Songwriter of the Year. Ulrich will be accompanied by her daughter Julia Graff, now 28, with a Masters in Sound Recording from McGill University – herself an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, a busy recording engineer, music editor in film and television, a producer, videographer and photographer. The third person of the trio is Cindy Fairbank, also an accomplished musician on piano, accordion and vocals.

Hosted by Halfmoon Bay Community Association, they perform at Coopers Green Hall, an evening to remember. Tickets are available at Welcome Woods Market, Halfmoon Bay General Store and Pastimes in Sechelt. The concert is expected to sell out, so get your tickets now.

To have your say at the Bay, contact me before 5 p.m. Monday at teknight@telus.net or 604-885-5034.

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