Lawrence Valley ~ November 2017

Upcoming Events

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Forbes Hall Expansion Plans Reveal

(TICA Members)

Nov. 26th 1:30PM ~ Forbes Hall

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Christmas Bazaar ~ Dec. 2nd ~ Forbes Hall

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Ladies' Night ~ Dec 9th ~ Forbes Hall

Christmas Concert

Dec. 14th ~ Forbes Hall

Forbes Hall Expansion

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Rainfall Stats ~ Preedy Harbour



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To view the ferry schedule

(effective May 19th), 

click on the image.

Who's Who of Thetis Pets Registry

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Thetis Island Farm Producers
Thetis Island Community Fund
Thetis Island Community Association

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Feel free to send us bits & pieces of information and interest, photos to share and notices of upcoming events etc.

Use the contact page or e-mail us directly.


Free Store Info / Reminder

A Neighbourly Reminder/Request from your Solid Waste Committee:

Please, No clothing, cloth items or shoes, No books or magazines. These items are accepted at the Chemainus Thrift Store and or 49th Parallel General Store across from the Chemainus ferry terminal. 

Mechanical and other items: We accept only items that work

No propane tanks or tires are accepted.

Recyclables: Please, ensure recyclable materials: cans, glass ware, etc are cleaned before bringing them to our volunteers. Doing that really helps the volunteers and is healthier for all.

Household Garbage: Please refrain from placing building materials inside garbage bags. The CVRD will be instituting new rules in 2018/2019 regarding restricted materials in our garbage and recyclables.

More information on that subject will be forthcoming in our "Did You Know" SWM Educational and Information Postings.

Thank you for your continued cooperation and support!


*Community volunteering is Fun and Rewarding, especially at our Solid Waste/Refuse Site

Any Questions? P# 250-246-2099


Reminder: Advisory Planning Commission (APC) Volunteers Needed


The Thetis Island Local Trust Committee is seeking expressions of interest for its Advisory Planning Commission (APC).

The role of the APC is to consider referrals from the Local Trust Committee on various planning matters such as Official Community Plan and Land Use Bylaw amendments, and development applications.

All members must be electors within the Thetis Island Local Trust Area.  The Islands Trust will provide an orientation to new members.

Up to seven volunteer members are needed for a period of up to two years.

Please forward your expression of interest with a brief description of relevant experience or interests, either by email, mail or fax by Friday, November 24, 2017.

For more information, please contact:

Trustee Ken Hunter, 250-246-9909,  or Trustee Peter Luckham, 250-246-4802,

Please submit expressions of interest to:  Attention: Thetis Island Local Trust Committee, Islands Trust Northern Office, 700 North Road, Gabriola Island, BC   V0R 1X3  or Fax  250-247-751


Free: 2 Love seats

Free to good home, 2 suede like loveseats, beige and black leather like bases.  Slightly worn. 

Contact Charlene at 250-246-227 or at 250-246-0186.


Reminder: Thetis Island Housing Needs Assessment Meeting ~ Nov 24th


Early Closing for Post Office

The Post Office will be closing early on Friday November 24th around 4:20 pm

Thank You,



Soup's On ~ November 29th


Set-Up for Christmas Bazaar

All vendors who are going to be a part of this year's Christmas Bazaar, we are setting up on Friday December 1st at 1pm. Like last year we are all setting up the tables and chairs as well as the decorations.

Any questions call Gloria at 250-246-3091


Deer Antlers?

Anyone out there have any deer antlers that they have found while walking the wilds of Thetis Island? Our dog loves them and so does our "grandniece dog" so looking to make these two girls happy dogs.

Contact either Tom or Gloria at 250-246-3091 we will come and picked them up or you can leave them on the picnic table at the hall by the library windows. Thanks.


For Sale: table & chairs, window blinds

Oval table with 4 chairs [white/oak ] $75.00

Window blinds - New...2" wood - 64" wide X 70" long -dark walnut color, 2" wood - 23" wide X 70" long - dark walnut color, 2" wood - 28" wide X 34 " long - white, 2" aluminum 38" wide X 46 long - black and 1" aluminum - 38" wide X 36" long - beige

all blinds are new…never installed......$25 each

call Coleen at 250 246 8585


Vet Visit Date Change

Owing to the ill health of my colleague on Salt Spring Island, I have to change my forthcoming November 28th visit to Sunday, December 3rd. All existing clients booked for the 29th will be emailed accordingly.

For any new appointments please phone 250 436 0045 or email

Dr. Martin Randle


Thetis Island Marina &Pub ~ Friday Specials, Sunday Brunch

1.Friday Night Dinner Specials (Nov. 24)

Served 5pm – 8pm

Steak, Sautéed Mushrooms with Peppercorn-Brandy Gravy,

Baked Potato and Vegetables


Chicken Breast, Sautéed Mushrooms with Peppercorn-Brandy Gravy,

Baked Potato and Vegetables


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2.Sunday Brunch (Nov. 26)

Served 11:30am -2:30pm

Eggs Benedict (2-eggs) with hash browns $12.99

A stack of 3 pancakes $7.99

Add side of bacon or sausages - $3.99

Add side of hash browns - $2.99

Regular menu items also being served!

Families and groups welcome

Reservations recommended

Please call us at 250-246-3464


Christmas Bazaar ~ Island Made Soaps

Handmade soaps, balms and bath goodies will be available at the Christmas Market.  All made right here on Thetis Island using organic local ingredients (when possible), essential oils, and natural scents from infused oils.  Carol Swann is doing "Something Different" these days, and will also have her glass, cards and packaging solutions available.

You can contact Carol with orders for gentle olive oil castile soap (curing now) or soap for special skin needs at

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