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Friday
Mar242017

Thetis Island Marina & Pub ~ Friday Night Dinner

March 24, 2017   5-7pm

Friday Night Dinner – Appy Night

Menu Includes: 

Steamed Mussels, Popcorn Shrimp, Wonton Prawns, Chicken Wings, Dry Pork Ribs, Poutine, French Fries, Yam Fries, Onion Rings and Sriracha Cod Bites.

Families & Groups Welcome

Reservations Recommended

Call Us at 250-246-3464

Also - Winter Kitchen Open 11am – 5pm

Daily selection of soups, stew, chili and meat pies

Friday
Mar242017

Next Veterinary Visit ~ April 5th

Please note the next veterinary visit will be on Wednesday, April 5th.

For an appointment please email erskine2814@outlook.com or phone 250 436 0045.

Dr Martin E Randle


Tuesday
Mar212017

Student Summer Job Position

The Cowichan Community Land Trust and the Thetis Island Nature Conservancy have a summer intern position opening for a Nature Educator/Stewardship Technician.

This shared position will involve 3 days a week on Thetis Island providing nature education programs to the Thetis Island community and visitors, and 2 days a week in the Cowichan Valley providing stewardship support to land owners and the community while promoting conservation and engaging in habitat monitoring and enhancement activities.

The position can start as early as May 1 in the Cowichan Valley and June 1 on Thetis Island and will run until late August. Applicants must be between 15 and 30 years old, be enrolled full-time in a recognized secondary or post-secondary education program and also be returning to school in September 2017. Applicants are preferably studying in one of the following fields: Biology, Environmental Studies, Geography, Natural Resource Management, Fisheries or a related field. Knowledge of local marine and forest ecosystems is an asset. Reliable transportation is a requirement for this job. The position is subject to Canada Summer Jobs funding.

The full job description is available at www.thetisislandnatureconservancy.org or contact ThINC@thetisisland.net. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume by 11:59pm April 9th via email, mail or in person to:

Kai Rietzel

Executive Director

Cowichan Land Trust

#6 - 55 Station Street

Duncan, BC V9L 1M2

Email: info@cowichanlandtrust.ca

Tuesday
Mar212017

Free Bicycles

I have a collection of slightly worse for wear bikes I would like to see go to a worthwhile cause instead of the dump. Anyone interested, or knowing of a charity who might be, please contact me.

Donovan, 246 4695 or my cell if I'm away from home, 246 7766. donbsaul@hotmail.com

Sunday
Mar192017

Soup's On ~ Wednesday, March 22

$5.00  ~ Forbes Hall

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day,

Rud beag déanach--a wee bit late:

Cream of Broccoli Soup- Regular and Vegetarian

Tom's Cloverleaf Buns

Baking with an Irish Twist

Pot-O'Gold Coffee, (Thanks Nan O'Beals)

Tea, Hot Apple Drink

" Má tá tú ag lorg cara gan locht, béidh tú gan cara go deo."

If you're looking for a friend without a fault, you will be without a friend for ever."

Spend the day at our busy Community Centre!

Dine at 11:30 AM,

Play Bridge at 1:00 PM in the Library

and then

join the Scottish Country Dancers at 4:30 PM!

Sunday
Mar192017

Quilt Show at Capernwray

Dear Islanders,

We have a group of Quilters who are from Vancouver Island who are staying with us this week. They will be putting on a Quilt Show on Tuesday March 21st at 7:30pm in the Capernwray Harbour Lecture Hall.

We invite you to join in and see the creative and colourful quilts they’ve been working on.

Everyone is welcome!

Tessa Thudian, Capernwray Harbour

Sunday
Mar192017

SOLD For Sale: 2 Pear Trees

I have one Comice and one d’Anjou pear tree for sale at $40 each.  Both are about 6 feet high with a 2” girth at the base of the trunk.  They need to be planted in the ground or larger pots asap before the buds break.  Both have produced pears the last two years. 

Call Rodney Badger at 246-4676 or email at rabadger@mac.com .

Sunday
Mar192017

Need Someone to Take Dog Across on Monday

I am wondering if there might be someone who would be able to walk (or take in vehicle) Sara, my older & very mellow dog, over on the 8:05 ferry to Chemainus or the 1:50 ferry back to Thetis on this coming Monday, the 20th. Ernie will be at the ferry on Thetis and my mom on the Chemainus side, so it will just be a hand off. She has a vet appointment.

Thank you, Michelle

250-715-8942 or michelle@mlblack.ca (as Livi and I are on the mainland).

Michelle Black

Sunday
Mar192017

Restarting School Reading Program

We are starting a Shared Reading Program with Thetis Island Elementary Students and Adult Community Members.

There are 14 students from Kindergarten to Grade five.  The reading would take place on Wednesday afternoons from 12:30-1:00 and on Friday afternoon from 1:45-2:15.  Community Member Volunteers can choose to come one or both days. 

There will be a short information session on March 22nd at 12:30 in the library.

If you are interested in Shared Reading with our young children from Thetis Island, please contact:

Genny Redman

250-246-2465 or email me at gkredman@gmail.com  

Sunday
Mar192017

jollity FARM news ~ Spring Equinox Flower Sale and Open Farm March 25

Come Welcome Spring at jollity FARM!

Spring Equinox Flower Sale and Open Farm March 25th, 10am-12:30pm

Order your spring blooming bedding and container plants by March 22nd for pick up at this event!

Here's a link to the event details and a list of available plants:

http://www.jollityfarm.ca/farm/__trashed/

Here's the jollity FARM Veggie and Flower starts order form. (We need your order in by April 5th :)

http://jollityfarm.ca/pdf/plantstarts_orderform_2017.pdf

And, in case you're not a member yet, here's a link to the Farm Sustainer Club Membership form (annual registration deadline March 31):

http://jollityfarm.ca/pdf/sustainerclub.pdf

Looking forward to seeing you at the farm! 

Saturday
Mar182017

Sunday Tai Chi & Ping Pong Cancelled this Week

This Sunday, March 19th, both drop-in Tai Chi and ping pong are cancelled due to another booking of the Hall.

Matt Hess

Saturday
Mar182017

New HP LASERJET Pro MFP (Black & White) Printer

Brand new, in the box, black & white HP M127fn Laser Jet Printer for sale.  Purchased in Dec. --reg. price approx. $250, paid $80 on sale.  Would like to recoup the $80 but will take best offer.

Lynn 250-246-9926

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