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B.C. books rock, so let's talk

This summer, take a B.C. book out of the library. Let's talk about it. Come share your thoughts at the B.C. Books Rock discussion at the library on Wednesday, July 18, from 6 to 7 p.m. Award winning B.C.

Page books a new role with B.C. Toastmasters

Local coach and trainer Margaret Page has a busy year coming up. As of July 1, Page became the District 21 governor of Toastmasters International. Her territory covers the entire province of B.C. and includes 285 clubs and almost 5,000 members.

Sacred drum workshop returns

Back by popular demand, the Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives in Gibsons presents another sacred drum workshop next Saturday. Tsawaysia Spukwus will lead the workshop on Saturday, July 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the museum.

A lifetime of playing and giving back

Alvie Thompson is a remarkable man with remarkable stories and a lifetime spent playing, teaching and giving back to the sport he loves - golf.

A lifetime of teaching recognized

Mary Anne Darney is this year's recipient of the Frances Fleming Inspirational Award given annually by School District No. 46 to an individual or group who exemplifies Fleming's ability to inspire others in the education field.

Books fair returns

Friends of the Sechelt Library are bringing back a community favourite - books fairs. Instead of one blow out sale per year, a series of book fairs will be held throughout the summer every second Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Gallery grows with legacy

The Gibsons Public Art Gallery (GPAG) will get a street level, accessible gallery with more space for exhibitions and a room for a permanent collection in Lower Gibsons before the end of the year.

New events to liven up event

The 44th annual Sea Cavalcade weekend is fast approaching July 28 and 29.

Time to catch a trout

Catch a Trout Day is back at the Chapman Creek Hatchery in Wilson Creek on Saturday, July 7. The popular family event runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

An evening of celebration

Sappho's Circle and the Pride Committee of the Sunshine Coast present an evening of celebration on June 29 at Roberts Creek Community Hall to mark 42 years since the Stonewall Riots.
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