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Earth Day activities for everyone

Locally, Earth Day will be celebrated on Sunday, April 17, at the Roberts Creek pier. A wonderful array of entertainment will run from noon to 5 p.m.

Everyday Eden is a glorious gardening gem

Everyday Eden is enchanting. This latest offering from gardening, foodie and style guru Christina Symons (think Martha Stewart with a smile that reaches her eyes in a slim brunette persona) is a gem.

The thermometer goes up

The generosity of the entire Sunshine Coast community was celebrated last Saturday, April 2 as the thermometer outside St Mary's Hospital was moved up to mark $1 million in donations. Karen Scott, president of St.

Rowan releases new book

In an effort to show parents the damaging effects of technology overuse on children, paediatric occupational therapist Cris Rowan has released a book titled Virtual Child: The Terrifying Truth About What Technology is Doing to Children.

Sharing the Residential School experience

Candace Campo, a proud member of the Sechelt Nation, will share some of her experience and history of the Sechelt residential school system during a presentation at St. John's United Church on Monday, April 4, at 7 p.m.

Mountain bikes will be flying in Gibsons

Get ready for Capilano University's mountain bike operations program (MBO): Sprockids Rejuvenation, Get Dirty & Ride.

Fundraiser planned for disaster relief

With images of the destruction left by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami seared in our hearts and minds, a small group of Sunshine Coast residents decided to raise money for devastated Japan, and the Sunshine Coast Japan Disaster Relief Fund was bo

A winning birthday present

Sechelt resident Laurie Edwards came home to a message on her answering machine left by the New Car Dealers Association asking her to call them back right away. "The first thought that went through my mind was, 'yeah, right,'" explained Edwards.

Silas White - creative community crusader

Editor's note: This is the third in a series of stories about people who were raised on the Sunshine Coast who are making a successful mark in the world of their chosen vocations.

Science and technology met head-on

Who says math and science are boring? Certainly not the organizers of the annual Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C.