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The Sunshine Coast Natural History Society (SCNHS) presents speakers Sarah Doherty and Kerith Perreur-Lloyd tonight (Friday) at its monthly meeting at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in Sechelt.

A century on the Coast: Part nine

Five years ago no one with a crystal ball would have predicted the present at Howe Sound Pulp and Paper (HSPP). Five years ago newspapers were still going strong, the Canadian dollar was worth about $0.

A Dare to Remember

Grandmothers are leading the way by challenging people to host 1,000 dinners from Oct. 17 to 25in support of the Stephen Lewis Foundation (SLF). These dinners are part of A Dare to Remember, a nationwide fundraising week organized by the SLF.

Canadian exchange nearing an end

As my Canada World Youth (CWY) exchange in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Québec continues, the time left for my Canadian phase is quickly disappearing. Preparations have already begun for Bénin, and our volunteer projects are coming to an end.

Apple festival combines work and play

On Sunday, Oct. 18, a unique event happened at Coopers Green in Halfmoon Bay. A nice fire was built at Coopers Green and a large copper kettle placed on top. Into the kettle went 14 gallons of applesauce, prepared from local apples the day before.

Join this worldwide event

The world's most liveable community needs a liveable planet. On Saturday, Oct.

Rock the jailhouse

The former RCMP centre on Dolphin Street has been unused for many years now.

Celebrated poets read in Gibsons

The Gibsons Live Poets Society presents a reading by Joe Denham and John Pass on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m.

Celebrate fall by planting a tree

Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17 and 18, the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden Society holds its annual Trees are Terrific Festival, a chance for everyone to enjoy and learn about trees.

Fall reading series continues

The fall reading series of the Sunshine Coast Arts Council continues on Saturday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m.