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In the Community

A new day for Habitat for Humanity

Seeing the morning sun come up over the treetops and light up the smiling faces of Shelley McDade, CEO, Sunshine Coast Credit Union, and Ron Pepper, executive director, Habitat for Humanity at Sunshine Coast Village, was a perfect illustration of bri

In our hearts forever

Tis the season for the seventh annual Fall Fun Fest at Elphinstone Secondary School.

Festival was a huge success

Last weekend Deer Crossing the Art Farm, in partnership with Sunshine Coast Credit Union, hosted its annual Synchronicity Festival in Shirley Macey Park in Gibsons.

Pops, punks and mellow fellows

Coast musician Nikki Weber had a great time at this year's Pacific National Exhibition (PNE), not because of the rides or the mini doughnuts, but because she was on hand to support one of her musical groups during the annual Star Showdown on Aug. 20.

Your Labour Day Picnic invitation

The Sunshine Coast Labour Council cordially invites you and your family to join them at the annual Labour Day Picnic, from noon to 4 p.m., on Monday, Sept. 3 at Dougall Park in Gibsons. Come out and enjoy the sun and the fun in summer's last blast.

End of season book faire Saturday

The last summer book faire is this Saturday, Sept. 1. This will be an end-of-season sale. Prices will be slashed and the time will be extended from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sechelt Library.

Oppal featured at Smith lecture

Is our criminal justice system too soft? This is the topic that former attorney general of B.C., Wally Oppal will address at the annual Clifford Smith Memorial Lecture on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Chatelech Secondary School in Sechelt at 2 p.m.

Reap family fun at Harvest Festival

Sunday, Sept. 2, the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden holds its fourth annual Harvest Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Sechelt. This last blast of summer features live music by Brothers in Farms and loads of family activities.

Helen Alp, the shopping cart lady

She's been mistaken for a homeless person and rumours about her life abound, but the real story of Gibsons' Helen Alp, a.k.a. the shopping cart lady, may surprise you.

Outdoor movie night a huge success

On Thursday, Aug. 16 approximately 1,500 people attended a free community event at Hackett Park to raise money for Sunshine Coast KidSport Chapter.