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Postmaster celebrated by colleagues

After 31 years with Canada Post, Gibsons postmaster Suzanne Leslie has her sights set on a new route -retirement. A party was held at the Gibsons post office by Leslie's co-workers on Thursday, Sept. 1.

Events set for Gibsons, Roberts Creek

Two events in support of Terry Fox will take place on Sunday, Sept. 18, in Gibsons and Roberts Creek. The Gibsons Terry Fox Run starts at the Gibsons and Area Community Centre with registration at 9 a.m.

Bike school student's head to class

Bike school is now in session at Capilano University. Yes, you did read that right: Capilano University has a post-secondary certificate called the Mountain Bike Operations program - the only one of its kind in the world - right here in Sechelt.

Invasive plants targeted

Around 25 Elphinstone residents came together on Wednesday, Aug. 31, armed with shears, pruners and machetes, with one goal in mind - to knock down the invasive knotweed.

Sunhaven presents guest lecture

Kim John Payne is returning to the Seaside Centre in Sechelt on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 7 to 9 p.m. to present his lecture on the soul of disciplining children.

Bring your telescope night

If you have a telescope and don't know how to use it or are thinking of buying one, come to the next meeting of the Royal Astronomical Society.

Tiniest cucumber takes show

They brought the biggest zucchini, the loveliest scented sweet peas, the leaf with the most bug-eaten holes and the best flower hair adornment to the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden's Harvest Festival last Saturday to be judged in the harvest contest

Edible garden tour this Sunday

Visit local organic backyard gardens and family farms to find out what's growing in the community at this Sunday's free self-guided edible garden tour.

Get walking for SPCA fundraiser

Animal lovers in the Sunshine Coast area are urged to slide into their favourite pair of walking shoes and get moving to help a furry friend.

Welcome mat out for Labour Day picnic

Once again the welcome mat is out to all Sunshine Coasters to attend the fun-for-all annual Labour Day picnic, from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5, at Dougall Park in Lower Gibsons.
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