Michiko Hayashi visits the Comox Valley on Thursday, July 19 to present the Discoveries of Dr. Emoto. Dr. Emoto was a revolutionary Japanese researcher who studied water and how people could change the pattern of the crystals with positive or negative words, thoughts and music. Dr. Emoto outlined these discoveries in his New York Times bestseller, “The Hidden Messages in Water.”Read More
Are you keen to try your hand at writing for children? Join author Michelle Mulder for an afternoon workshop. This will be an opportunity to get your story underway by discovering the character who wants to tell it.Read More
he community is invited to be part of an exciting historical re-enactment of the 1918 Ginger Goodwin Funeral Procession on Saturday June 23rd at 4 pm in Cumberland BC.
“His funeral was the biggest this town had ever seen, and they carried his white coffin high. It stretched from the main street all the way to the graveyard and everybody knew why, and there wasnt a single dry eye” ~ from the song “The Day They Shot Ginger Down” by Gordon Carter
2018 marks the 100-year commemoration of the shooting death of Albert ‘Ginger’ Goodwin. Join the Cumberland Museum and Archives and Miners Memorial Weekend to re-create this important event in both local and Canadian history.Read More
Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Society in partnership with the Timber Framers Guild are in for a major build project that will enhance the aesthetics and extend the use of a popular education and training center on Hornby Island. Touted as the jewel of the Pacific, the Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Centre (TBOEC) will soon have a fire-pit pavilion erected on its grounds, replacing the current open pit. The new covered structure will become the architectural focal point and enhance the setting and the environment of Tribune Bay. Opportunity to donate and support the community build project still available.Read More
A group of retired staff members from G.P. Vanier Secondary is inviting anyone who worked at the school from its opening in 1968 to the present to attend a 50-year reunion party on Oct. 20. All of the nearly 800 teachers, administrators, education assistants, office staff, and custodians who were employed at Vanier over its first 50 years are welcome to attend the school’s golden anniversary.Read More
Comox Valley Nature is pleased to re-start its monthly free public nature walk series – there is no charge to participants. As part of its educational mandate Comox Valley Nature invites the public to monthly public nature interpretive walks to experience and understand local sites of environmental interest. This year CVN will be partnering through the spring and summer with Strathcona Wilderness institute to offer public educational walks, which will complement a series of courses and workshops which will be offered by the Strathcona Wilderness Institute at Mt. Washington.Read More
2018/05/30 | Education |
They came for free pizza, they stayed for the prizes. Its a running joke for the fifteen 13-19 year olds that have spent the year learning about and developing business plans through the Teen Entrepreneur Network. In truth, they come back to feed their ambition.
After its second year, The Teen Entrepreneur Network participants in Courtenay will be pitching their business ideas for a $15,000 prize package. The youth participating in the free Boys and Girls Club program are looking to build themselves a strong financial future as business owners. They have been working diligently with local community leaders and mentors to develop their business plans, and the time to see just how serious these teens are about success is here.Read More
The Mulgrave School, from West Vancouver, spent the week of May 15 – 19th in the Comox Valley working on restoration projects with Technical Director Dan Bowen and key volunteers from Project Watershed. Armed with new shovels, rakes, hoes, gloves and other implements 14 students (Age 14-17), three teachers and their field trip leader Lee Hardy spent a very busy 4 days working on shoreline restoration in the K’omoks Estuary.Read More
This NEW 2-week Forest Stories Summer Camp is presented by the Cumberland Community Forest Society, Elevate and Convoy. Designed for 7 –12 year olds the program is built around theatre, music,and forest myths and legends. The connecting themes are creativity, nature and community.
9 am 3 pm daily July 16-20 and 23-27 and final celebration Saturday July 28th in #6 Park.
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- David Stevenson
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