Halfmoon Happenings

Halfmoon Bay

The Coasters Car Club 23nd annual Sleepy Hollow Rod Run and Show ‘n’ Shine is scheduled for Aug. 10 to 12. The 30 km Rod Run cruise through Redrooffs Road starts in Sechelt at 6:15 p.m. on Friday, led by the local RCMP with 450+ classic cars winding their way through the 3,000 to 4,000 spectators who line the highway from Sechelt to the Halfmoon Bay Fire Hall. Participants are always amazed at the warm welcome and enthusiasm by the cheering crowds that gather along the roadway. Spectators make signs, dress in costumes and place couches and lawn chairs in their driveways. Please make the drivers welcome in our neighbourhood. 

For more details of the full weekend event, see coasterscarclub.com/sleepy-hollow. 

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With so many boaters on the water, be safe this season. Always wear your life jacket and keep these numbers handy in case of an emergency: Marine Emergencies: toll-free 1-800-567-5111, cell: #727 / *16 - VHF Channel 16. 

Between July 21 and 31 there have been serious pellet gun incidents reported to the police. A local owner’s van has been shot at and hit on two separate occasions while travelling on Redrooffs Road between 8600 and 8700 blocks, causing serious damage and stress to the driver. 

On another occasion a shot ricocheted off a tree. Pedestrian safety is also a concern. It appears that the activity originated from the wooded area west of the 8600 block Redrooffs Road. 

Please be vigilant and report any suspicious activity to police (as this is an open investigation). Refer to file #18-5224. 

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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