This will be held at the Community Centre on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at 9:30am - 11:30am. Come join us to learn for self and family.
Refreshments served. For further information contact Sharon Bunnin (250) 539-2311
An important early environmentalist, Aldo Leopold's pioneering ideas about the protection and restoration of wilderness, watershed and wildlife have greatly influenced the stewardship of public and private lands around the world.
7:30 pm at the Ag Hall
Admission and popcorn by donation
More info at the Conservancy web site www.conservancyonmayne.com/talks&walks.php#gf or contact Alan Ryder (250) 539-2673
Saturday, November 5th
Doors open at 7:00 - Main act at 8:00
Tickets $15 - At Happy Tides, Home Hardware and at the door
For further information contact Carol Munro firstname.lastname@example.org or go to the MIMS web site www.mayneislandmusic.ca
Saturday Oct 29, 2011, Mayne School Gym 7:30 pm
Live music by the Sybaritic String Band. Special guest caller
Bellingham's Marlin Prowell.
Marlin calls a variety of fun and easy dances and knows how to make sure
that everyone has a great time, from first time dancers to experienced
Come In Costume (something lightweight - and wear comfortable shoes)
This is a great activity to do as a family. Each dance is taught on
the spot with a walk through before the music starts. If you can walk,
you can dance! (Knowing right from left is a bonus, but not absolutely required)
Admission $15 adults; $10 for kids. Families with more that one kid?
Flat rate of $40 / family.
Mayne Island Health Centre Association would like to invite you to a presentation by Janet Holland, from the Island Deaf and Hard of Hearing Centre (IDHHC).
We will learn more about hearing, communication and aging as it applies to us personally and with our friends and family.
Join us at the Agricultural Hall, Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 1:30-3:00pm. See you there!
For further information contact (250) 539-2311.
Seven Deadly Songs (and more!):
Ancient ballads of murder, madness and mayhem for All Hallows Eve.
7:30, Saturday, October 22nd, St. Mary Magdalene Church, Mayne Island
Tickets $15 at the door, or in advance for a lucky $13 at Happy Tides.
Banquo Folk Ensemble performs music from the 12th Century to the present. Their wide range of instruments include: voice, fiddle, Celtic harp, hammered dulcimer, bagpipes, recorders, cittern, hurdy-gurdy, banjo, percussion, jaw harp, theramin and Indian Surepeti.
For further information contact Lael Whitehead email@example.com
Mayne Island Speakers Series. In recent decades our coastal lighthouses have been de-staffed or decommissioned. How and why has this happened? Do we still need these beacons? This is the story of our disappearing lighthouses.
Mr. Ivan Bulic of the Gabriola Island Historical and Museum Society will deliver this fascinating slide show presentation. Mr. Bulic is a sailor, boat builder and journalist. He is a founding director of the Canadian Lightkeepers Association.
Thursday, October 20th, 2011
At 7:30 pm
To be followed by informal discussion and refreshments. Admission by donation.
If night driving is an issue please contact Assisted Living.
For further information contact Brenda Webster (250) 539-3574 or Mary Crumblehulme (250) 539-3027
Mayne Island Community Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Fall Dance at the Mayne Island Resort at Bennett Bay on Saturday, October 15th, 2011.
The band playing is the Wharf Street Band from Victoria. They are a well known and popular dance band and work regularly in the Greater Victoria and South Island area. Their music covers rock, blues, Motown and funk.
Their main goal is to get people of all ages on the dance floor by playing crowd pleasing danceable songs. They played here in May and were a great hit. Check them out live at http://members.shaw.ca/wharfstreetband.
Hours 8:00 - 12:00 with doors at 7:00.
Tickets $15 at the door or in advance at Home Hardware.
For further information contact Collen Dearden (250) 539-5971
Crossing the Salish Sea: Land Mammals of the Gulf Islands
Going back to last ice-age, Dave Nagorsen will trace the history of the land mammals on the Gulf Islands, and the conservation issues associated with these animals.
Dave was the mammal curator at the Royal BC Museum for many years and has written four handbooks on the province’s mammals.
Read more on the MI Conservancy Society web site: www.conservancyonmayne.com/talks&walks.php
For further information contact Helen O'Brian (250) 539-5619
Any group is welcome - book clubs, boaters, firefighters, restaurants, businesses, knitters, artists, anyone!
This will be a fun evening, and we would appreciate your support. See you there!
Please join us on November 4th, 6:00 at the Mayne Island School gym. It’s a western theme, so come appropriately attired.
There are three categories -- chili, cornbread or dessert.
• Each team or individual will be encouraged to have an entry in the food fashion show.
• Winner of the fashion show will be determined by an Applause-A-Meter.
• Teams will be limited to 1 to 4 members
• Voting will be conducted by the members of the community who pay $10.00 to come in, judge and eat.
Each team will have a container in front of their entry for contributions, and MIECS will be selling
$10.00 rolls of quarters at the door. The team with the most money in front of them at the end of the night is the winner! If you happen to end up with some $20.00 bills in your container, well that’s fine too!
• For chili, each team will need to provide sixty 1/2 cup portions. For cornbread and desserts, sixty 1”x1” squares.
• Each team provides all fixin’s for the chili, or cornbread or dessert.
• Teams to provide ladles and serving utensils. MIECS will provide tables, dishes, sample containers, cutlery, napkins and glasses.
• There will be trophies for the winning teams, with great public acclaim as the biggest prize of all.
Please call Emily at (250) 539-5738 or Janelle at (250) 539-2350.
Check out the posters around town for more details.