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Growing healthy from the ground up

The Sunshine Coast has always been a hot bed for gardeners but it seems with the efforts of local organizations like the One Straw Society, the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden Society and the Food Action Network, gardening has become more and more popular. Gardening is a truly rewarding hobby and a great way to get ... Read More »

Create a theme next time you paint

Whether buying a new home, or just looking to update a current residence, paint can be one of the least expensive and most versatile means to making a change. According to the experts, 60 percent of the colours of a home that visitors perceive come from the paint on the walls. Choosing a colour scheme ... Read More »

Horoscope May 24 to May 30

Tip of the Week: This Full Moon on May 25 is the fruition of the Solar Eclipse New Moon seed of May 9, packing an added charge – manifesting as important decisions and pivotal events coinciding with major turns in people’s lives. We are in the midst of some celestial shaking that many people are ... Read More »

Quilt Show stitches up crowds

The Sunshine Coast Quilters Guild Bi-Annual Show drew crowds to the Gibsons Arena over the Mother’s Day weekend, with its largest-ever display of quilts, fibre and wearable art. Over 400 pieces draped the arena walls and display racks in vibrant colour and texture, with the public invited to vote for their favourites. The visual feast ... Read More »

Benefit for Ruby Slipper Fund

Two upcoming concerts will help raise funds for the Ruby Slipper Fund, which provides support to residents of the Sunshine Coast who are experiencing, or who have experienced a cancer diagnosis. The concerts, called Sérénade, will feature original and familiar tunes exploring the diverse aspects of love. Vocalist Jena Wren will be accompanied by composer/lyricist ... Read More »

Gibsons Jazz Festival countdown is on

It’s that time of year again. Time to lay back and enjoy some of the finest live musical talent in restaurants and other local venues during Jazz Week, and right through to Sunday afternoon of the 18th Annual Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival, on June 14 to 16 on the Sunshine Coast. This year organizers are ... Read More »

New scholarship fundraiser promises rockin’ good time

In support of the Neil Falkner Outward Bound Legacy – a great new opportunity for youth on the Coast –Roberts Creek Hall will be rocking on May 25. Doors open at 7:30pm and the band starts at 8pm for the legacy’s first Sunshine Coast Fundraiser. Bigger Bits of String Band (Kaia Nielson and Mark Lebbell) ... Read More »

Horoscope May 17 to May 23

Tip of the Week: The Sun enters Gemini on May 20. It does so just 71 minutes prior to the next exact Square Aspect between Uranus and Pluto. This is the third official connection of seven between these two power players. The conjunction between them, which represents the seed event, occurred in 1965! Now, after ... Read More »

Arts festival with European flair

This year’s Roberts Creek Arts Festival has a wider range of venues, celebrating the highest calibre arts in dream-come-true locations. Each venue will host live music, visual/performance arts, and offer artisan foods. With close to 150 artists and performers this is going to be an incredible and not to be missed event. There will be ... Read More »

Did you say structural deficit?

Recently, Council and Staff completed the 2013 budget. The average homeowner will see the District of Sechelt portion of their taxes increase by about $17 this year.   In addition, there will be cost of living increases in fees for sewer services and garbage collection of $7 and $10 per year, respectively. During our budget ... Read More »

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