Valley Calendar


Cowichan Fish and Game Association hosts Canadian Firearm Safety course (PAL/RPAL) starting Friday, May 29. Info: Mike 250-748-0319 or Evergreen Independent School presents Children and Apple Pie family fun fair Saturday, May 30, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Cobble Hill hall and fairgrounds. Free admission. Mini golf and games, silent auction, apple pies, woodworking, bouncy castle, plant table, face painting and more. Win diamond earrings in a pie, sponsored by Ben Moss Jewellers. Info: 250-743-9786.

Giant SPCA Garage Sale Saturday, May 30, Sunday, May 31, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Cowichan Exhibition Grounds. All proceeds to local SPCA.

École Cobble Hill Ecostravaganza celebrating World Environment Day, Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the school. Theme: Water. Yours to Protect.

Koksilah Farmers Institute presents Linda Gilkeson: Canning and Preserving workshop, June 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., The Hub, 2375 Koksilah Rd. Limited seating. Contact for info and registration. $40 fee.

Love horses? Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association needs dedicated volunteers in lots of different areas. Help our special needs riders to reach their goals in the ring. No experience necessary, training provided.

Info: 250-746-1028, email, website Friendly Visitors wanted! Volunteer Cowichan program connects an isolated or lonely senior in the community with a Friendly Visitor. Interested? Call 250-748-2133.


Dance to music from the 50s and 60s at Valley Seniors Centre, 198 Government St., every Wednesday, 3-5 p.m., $5. Info: 250-746-4433.

Lake Cowichan 50 plus activity centre hosts Music at the Lake, Saturday, June 20, doors open 6 p.m., $5 entry fee, light meals and snacks for sale. Ray Harvey and Jack Gunderson will perform an eclectic program for all ages.

Lake Cowichan 50 plus activity centre, 55 Coronation St., needs volunteers of all ages. Info: 250-749-6121.

Lake Cowichan 50 plus activity centre, 55 Coronation St., holds bingo Wednesdays, 1 p.m., Sundays, 7 p.m. Volunteers needed. Info: 250-749-6121.

Attention Lake Cowichan! Rivernotes Women’s Choir meets Mondays, 6 p.m. at the Lake Cowichan Senior Centre. Lots of fun and a great vocal workout!

Valley Seniors Activity Centre, 198 Government St., Duncan open 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. $20 per year. Carpet bowling, cribbage, billiards crafts, bridge, choir, bus trips on our own

bus. Live music Mondays and Wednesdays 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dances every 1st and 3rd Saturday evening 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Open to public for Bingo each Tuesday. Many special events throughout the year. Check out Monthly Newsletter at and consider membership if you’re 55 years or older. Info: 250-746-4433.Info: 250-746-4433 or


Cowichan Valley Hospice Society annual general meeting June 4, 7-8:30 p.m., St. John’s Anglican Church, Duncan. Hear results of this winter’s community consultations and learn about plans to develop hospice palliative care needed for the future. Refreshments served.

Cowichan Valley Garden Club meets the second Wednesday of each month at St. John’s Anglican Church hall, 486 Jubilee St., Duncan, 7 p.m. Newcomers welcome. Info: 250-709-2608.

The Diggers Club of Cowichan meets the second Wednesday of the month, Chemainus United Church, 7 p.m. Come meet other collectors and see and hear about collections. Refreshments served. Info: 250-748-5707.

Living with Cancer Support Group meets the last Friday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Cancer Society Office, Unit 100, 394 Duncan St., Duncan. Anyone with cancer and their caregivers welcome. Info: 250-746-4134.

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