Want to take a gamble for Kus-kus-sum? Join Project Watershed and LIFT for Festive Cheer at Match Eatery and Public House/Chances Casino. Every year LIFT hosts a Festive Cheer party as a fun way to wrap up their year of networking events and a FUNdraiser for a local charity. Project Watershed and the Kus-kus-sum project have been the recipients two years in a row. “ We are honored to be chosen again this year. It is just in time for our final push to raise the money needed to acquire and restore the property!”
Courtenay Elementary PAC committee is hosting a Winter Market on Dec. 7, 2019. We will have a wide variety of 40 vendors, silent auction, bake sale, Santa visiting us at noon and much more.
Comox Valley Nature is pleased to host a public lecture featuring author Paula Wild. “In Search of the Real Wolf” features striking images of wolves, as well as some little-known facts. The lecture is on Sunday Nov. 17, 2019 and will start after introductions at 7pm in the Rotary Room of the Filberg Seniors Centre 411 Anderton Ave, Courtenay.
Passive House buildings across Canada will open their doors to the public during Passive House Days, taking place from November 8-10, 2019, for the 16th year in a row. This annual event provides a unique opportunity to explore and experience the benefits of the world’s most energy-efficient buildings.
The Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship will join The Climate Reality Project for “24 Hours of Reality: Climate Truth in Action,” a day that is about mobilizing a worldwide conversation about the climate crisis and how we solve it on November 20th.
Climate Reality Leader volunteers from across the globe will lead presentations and conversations in countries around the world. The presentations will focus on the climate crisis, what it means for us in our everyday lives, and the solutions already in our hands. Worldwide, more than 20,000 Climate Reality Leaders have been personally trained by Vice President Al Gore to give updated versions of the slideshow made famous in his book An Inconvenient Truth and the subsequent documentary by the same name.
Randy Chatterjee of the Comox Valley Electric Vehicle Association (CVEVA) will host a discussion on everything to do with electric cars, from solar charging to range anxiety. Hal Hewett will present on biofuels, appropriate technology and localized energy. Randy and Hal will explain the merits and drawbacks of the various systems and be open for questions.
Journey via film to Whale Point and Fin Island research outposts in the Great Bear coastal region and meet the remarkable people who call this place home including leaders of the Gitga’at First Nation and whale researchers Hermann Meuter and Janie Wray.
For almost 30 years Georgia Strait Alliance has been fighting to protect Southern Residents. Today the population consists of only 73 individuals – the outlook is bleak
The Cumberland Community Forest Society (CCFS) has been presented with an incredible opportunity thanks to a generous donor who has offered a “magic match’ for the week of October 24th to 31st. Up to $50,000 will be matched, dollar for dollar, from special events and donor drives for the last week of October. That’s $100,000 in forest saving fundraising potential. This week long campaign called “Perseverance Week” is filled with events and initiatives to celebrate the Cumberland Forest community and their efforts to projects the forests, creeks and wetlands surrounding the Village of Cumberland and in the Perseverance Watershed.