The Metchosin Minute: Events listing for April

Find out what's happening around the rural municipality

April 14

The second annual Metchosin Writers’ Evening features writers Tom Henry, Andy MacKinnon, Jim Challenger, Bev Hall, Leslie Preston and host Dave Preston. Each author speaks about their writing process and reads a short selection from one of their works. Discussion, light refreshments and free admission. Glow Gallery at the lower level of the old Metchosin elementary from 7 to 9 p.m.

April 19

A local engineer leads a discussion on transportation and roadways at the Metchosin Emergency Program monthly information session at the firehall, 4440 Happy Valley Rd. Topics for dicussion  include safety and other topics relating to existing infrastructure, and tips for dealing with emergencies will be provided. For more information visit

April 21

The Metchosin Community Association’s Guest Speaker Series continues with Dr. Trevor Hancock, on The Ecological Determinants of Public Health. Hancock, the senior scholar at University of Victoria’s School of Public Health and Social Policy has worked with the World Health Organization, as well as local communities, on topics ranging from the future of hospitals and Canada’s health-care system to agricultural policy. 7 p.m. Metchosin Community House, 4430 Happy Valley Rd.

April 30

Metchosin Community House features a house concert with Blunt – Metchosin’s Sophie Higgins and Diego Barrientos Arenas, who will perform there with admission by donation. Baked goodies and tea will be available for sale. Doors open at 7 p.m.

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