Ebb and Flow continues to July 13 at Glow Arts in Metchosin this month

METCHOSIN MINUTE: Event listings for June

Here's a taste of what's happening in this rural paradise

Continuing through June

The work of Arlene Welch is featured as part of Art on the Walls at the Metchosin Community House, 4430 Happy Valley Rd. Check out her work from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday to Friday for the rest of this month.

Every Sunday through October

From here on out, the Metchosin Farmers Market brings rural crafts, local produce, music and fellowship to the Metchosin Municipal Grounds on Happy Valley Road every Sunday through October. Come enjoy the best of rural Metchosin.

June 16, 7 p.m.

Metchosin Community House’s Speaker Series continues with a conversation with aeronautical engineer Parvez Kumar entitled Climate Change, Our World on Fire? The event is free for everyone at the Metchosin Community House.

June 17, 7 p.m.

Local band The Kicks takes over the Bandwagon at Metchosin Golf Club for one day, covering both classic and modern cover tunes along with some originals. The restaurant and bar open at 5:30 p.m. and the band takes the stage at 7 p.m.

June 18, 7 p.m.

This year’s Association for the Protection of Rural Metchosin annual general meeting features an engaging retrospective view of the APRM’s presence. The evening includes commentary from Mayor John Ranns on the association’s role over the years.

In addition, Chris Moehr speaks on the issues that led to its formation in 1993, Frank Mitchell talks about the struggles within the community as it developed its official community plan and Shirley Wilde speaks about the dispute over Central Mountain.

June 21, 7 p.m.

The Fire Hall hosts an information session on insurance policies. We all pay for and rely on our home insurance to cover expenses, but many don’t understand exactly how that works when disaster strikes. Here we have an insurance specialist on site to help us review what you many not know about your home policy.

June 24, 7 p.m.

Metchosin film night continues at the Community House with a documentary by Canada’s own Edward Burtynsky called Manufactured Landscapes. This film looks at the subtle landscapes created by the waste generated by slag heaps, dumps and factories. Get there early to get a good seat.

June 25, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Glow Arts Studio and Gallery features a one-day festival with music, food outdoor actives, a craft market and more as they continue with their Ebb and Flow, ocean-themed art show on 4495 Happy Valley Rd.

– Compiled by Arnold Lim

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