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Sechelt to celebrate with free concert

A free outdoor concert event will be hosted to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the incorporation of the District of Sechelt on Thursday, June 30. The concert will be held at Civic Square (behind the Seaside Centre) starting at 7 p.m.

Turtle nesting season has arrived

For local residents, the next few weeks offer the chance to witness something truly amazing - turtles laying their eggs.

Savour each word

Encourage kids to gobble up some great reading this summer. Children will Savour Each Word when they join the 2011 Summer Reading Club for free at the Sechelt Public Library.

Newspaper archives to go digital

The Sunshine Coast Museum & Archives is one of 21 successful recipients of the 2011 B.C. History Digitization Program (BCHDP) funding awards. The digitization program, an initiative of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, was launched in 2006.

Carnival coming June 22

Race your friends down the giant inflatable super slide, try your luck in the three lane bungee run, or tackle the survivor obstacle course at this year's West Sechelt Elementary School (WSES) Carnival.

75 years celebrating faith, diversity and community

St. Hilda's Anglican Church has been an integral part of the Sechelt community for 75 years, and they're celebrating that legacy throughout 2011.

Rangers fundraising for adventure

The First Elphinstone Rangers (Girl Guides) have been working hard at fundraising since October 2010 and will continuing doing so until March 2012, culminating in an international trip to the Hawaiian Island of Kauai to celebrate the U.S.

Venice, city of surprises

Venice, the centuries-old tourist destination of Italy, is full of surprises. For example, one morning in May I stood with other visitors taking photos of a handsome gondolier ferrying giggling tourists down a canal.

Skate park culture alive and well

The youth skating and BMX community got a chance to show off their skills and passion last Saturday with Coastal Seshins at the Gibsons Skate Park.

Solving problems one canoe paddle at a time

It's quite a simple concept, really - get to know each other better and you can solve your problems from a common base of friendship and understanding.
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