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In the Community

Night Market opens June 20

Experience Sechelt Village at the eighth annual Thursday Night Market. Starting June 20 and running until Aug. 29 on Thursdays from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Young writers impress

Young writers from Geoff Davis's senior creative writing class at Chatelech Secondary School gathered at Rockwood Pavillion Friday, June 7, to read their poetry, short stories and novels in progress before a small but appreciative audience.

Campaign showcases Coast

The Eleven Equal Artists have begun off-Coast marketing efforts for their second annual Power of Paint destination art exhibition Aug. 16 to 18 at the Seaside Centre in Sechelt.

Woodland wonderland at Children's Festival

The 12th annual Children's Festival and Duck Pluck will be presented on June 22 at Dougall Park in Gibsons.

One Straw seeks senior mentors

The Sunshine Coast is fortunate to have a unique demographic abundant with skilled and knowledgeable citizens.

Day of the honey bee celebrated

There was a lot of buzz as the day of the honey bee was celebrated May 29 at Roberts Creek Farmers Market. Organized by the Sunshine Coast Beekeepers Association, the event was very well attended, despite the rain.

Summer camps offer fun options

SC Spirit of Excellence is offering an exciting series of beach, water sport and art camps this summer.

The Many Faces Of FAS

On Monday, May 27, at Chatelech Secondary Theatre in Sechelt, about 50 people attended the private premiere of a very powerful documentary. The Many Faces of FAS was directed and produced by the skilled team of Steve Sleep and Ed Hill.

Songwriter offers free theme song

Professional singer-songwriter and ThemeShop.ca facilitator Lowry Olafson from Gibsons is running a contest offering the opportunity to win a free theme song for a cause. Deadline for entry is June 18.

Awards build community momentum

The community spirit has been absolutely infectious, says Leonora Gregory-Collura, International Naturally Autistic People (INAP) awards convention festival organizer.