VIDEO: A little of this and a little of that from around Cowichan Lake

Ready for some fun at a beer and burger with some curling thrown in? Island Savings has it for you at Lake Cowichan’s curling rink. (Submitted)

The Cowichan Lake District Seniors Association presents a Sweethearts Dance at the Lake Cowichan 50+ Activity Centre on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 6 to 11 p.m.

These 19-and-over dances at the centre are really popular, and from what Maureen Loebus tells us, the place is going to be decorated to the max. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., just in time to settle in, and greet pals before the dancing starts.

Music will be by Hey, Mr. DJ; there will be appetizers provided and a no host bar, along with live and silent auctions, and a 50/50 draw/balloon pop.

Tickets are $20 each. Get them at CWAVS in Duncan, and Lake Cowichan’s branch of Island Savings, Dot’s Shoe Store, and the Loonie Bin Emporium.

Proceeds go to the Cowichan Lake District Seniors Association and the Children/ Youth Counselling Program run by Cowichan Women Against Violence Society.

So, polish those dancin’ shoes and get ready for a fun night out with your friends.



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Island Savings at Lake Cowichan is hosting a burger and beer fundraiser along with a fun curling bonspiel on March 3 at Cowichan Rocks curling club at the arena.

And you don’t have to know how to curl to take part! Or wear crazy clothing, like some of the Olympic teams.

It’s all in aid of the Lake Cowichan Food Bank, as part of Island Savings’ The Full Cupboard program.

The event runs from 3:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. with dinner served at 6 p.m.

Tickets are available at the Island Savings branch in town. Dinner and curling is $25 per person, but if you just want to eat, it’s $15 each.

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Did you ever wonder where all those stuffies thrown on the ice at the Paint the Town Red night at Cowichan Lake Sports Arena actually ended up?

So did we. And we found out today.

The Lake Healthcare Auxiliary announced Jan. 29 that it was given 52 stuffed toys from the Hometown Hockey Stuffie Toss.

They, using their local knowledge, went on to donate them to the Kaatza Health Unit, Cowichan Lake Community Services, and the Lake Cowichan Fire Department, who will know just where they will find a great home.

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Calling all moms! Cowichan Lake Community Services is introducing Mom’s Cafe.

It’s in answer to the important question: Would you like to have a place where you can enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and connect with other moms?

It all started yesterday morning, (Feb. 6) and will run on Tuesday mornings at Community Services on Point Ideal Road (beside Saywell Park) from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

So, why not come along, connect, share, learn and grow with other Cowichan Lake moms. Children are welcome and snacks will be provided.

For additional details or if you have questions, contact Sarah at 250-749-6822 or sarah@comserv.org and get ready to make new friends.

 

The Kaatza Health Unit was one of three groups to receive toss from the Hometown Hockey Stuffie Toss. (Submitted)

Cowichan Lake Community Services was one of the groups that got toys from the stuffie toss at Paint the Town Red Hometown Hockey night. (Submitted)

Some of the stuffies that people tossed on the ice at the Paint the Town Red night at Cowichan Lake Sports Arena went to the Lake Cowichan fire department. (Submitted)

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