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In the Community

Barn dance with the Country Boys band

Next Friday, May 17, the Sunshine Coast Golf and Country Club will be the host venue for the second benefit fundraiser for ANCA and the fourth annual International Naturally Autistic People Awards Convention and Festival set for Oct.

Huge plant sale Sunday

Mother's Day is the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden's annual plant sale, Sunday May 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 5941 Mason Rd. in Sechelt.

Hard work and fine tuning

Students at Elphinstone Secondary School are working hard after hours in a newly established drag racing program at the school.

Legacy scholarship fund changes lives

This year, for the first time, a young person from the Sunshine Coast will attend an Outward Bound wilderness program on a full scholarship, thanks to the generosity of the Neil Falkner Outward Bound Legacy.

Squadron starts 47th year of boating education

Founded in 1966, Sunshine Coast Power and Sail Squadron (SCPSS) met at Pebbles Restaurant in Sechelt April 19 to elect new officers.

Quilters' Guild presents annual show

The Sunshine Coast Quilters' Guild presents its annual Quilt Show next weekend at the Gibsons and Area Community Centre.

Stating the case for marine sanctuaries

Nigel Cornwall will give an illustrated presentation tonight (May 3) about the Marine Life Sanctuaries Society (MLSS) of B.C. whose goal is to create true no-take marine sanctuaries in British Columbia.

Lagoon society seeks volunteers

The Lagoon Society is hosting its sixth annual Bioblitz event May 18 to 19 in Pender Harbour and are looking for volunteers.

Caregiver series starts next week

Dementia often brings about changes in behaviour and communication, which can dramatically affect family caregivers. That's why the non-profit Alzheimer Society of B.C. is running its free family caregiver series in Sechelt starting next week.

People awards host benefit

Organizers Leonora Gregory-Collura and Charlie Collura of the International Naturally Autistic People Awards Convention and Festival would like to thank Boomers Burger Bar and owner Nicole Josh for hosting the April 26 benefit fundraiser and awarenes