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In the Community

Fall Bazaar supports hospital

The Hopkins Branch of St. Mary's Hospital/Health Care Auxiliary is hosting its annual Fall Bazaar this Saturday, Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Harmony Hall.

Lions Club a Community Champion

KidSport Sunshine Coast is thrilled to have the continued support of Sunshine Coast Lions Club. The Lions partnered with KidSport four years ago and since that time have made a commitment to sponsor Sechelt and area youth in any B.C.

Gift-filled shoebox season begins

The Canada-wide Operation Christmas Child shoebox collection season - an annual initiative of Samaritan's Purse Canada - is starting now as thousands of individuals, families, churches, businesses, sports teams, and community groups begin packing sho

Nothing to be spooked about

As Sunshine Coast residents adorn their homes with ghosts, ghouls and witches, there may be some poor, misunderstood creatures lumped in with the frightening Halloween decorations - bats.

Lots to bid on at art auction

Next Saturday, Nov. 2, the Rotary Club of Pender Harbour will host its 12th annual Rotary Art Auction at the Garden Bay Hotel. This event has become a favourite night out for many and a chance to either start a collection or build on an existing one.

Coast reads set to launch

The first year of the Coast Reads program was a huge success with the community including students, teachers, parents, grandparents and public library patrons participated in this new literacy initiative.

Coast supports Day of the Girl

Oct. 11 marked the second annual Day of the Girl and the Coast supporters of the Canadian Harambee Education Society celebrated with Lorrie Mukarazi, the daughter of Margaret, the first CHES student in Kenya in 1985.

Lots of spooky fun at the museum

Join the Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives for its second annual All Hallows Eve event on Thursday, Oct. 31 from 3 to 7 p.m.

Fundraiser helps animal care

Mark your calendars and gather your teams. Next Saturday, Nov. 2 brings the sixth annual Trivia Night, and a chance to test your skills against 19 other teams for the coveted Renaissance Cup.

Seeking new shutterbugs

A new camera club is starting up on the Sunshine Coast. Noted local photographer Mark Benson has offered to lead the monthly meetings. The purpose of the club is to enjoy photographic activities while improving ones skills.