Substitute teacher Lisa Monty helps Kim Walker’s grade three class at Palsson release the 100 chum salmon they spent the last three months raising. The program

Substitute teacher Lisa Monty helps Kim Walker’s grade three class at Palsson release the 100 chum salmon they spent the last three months raising. The program

Our community in brief: May 6, 2015

Community Garden planting trees while Kaatza creates a communtiy calendar.

Free tree workshop at Cowichan Lake Community Garden

Cowichan Green Community will be hosting the first in a series of free workshops at the Cowichan Lake Community Garden on 311 South Shore Road.

The hands-on workshop will cover how to plant edible trees, soil health and what to feed trees.

The workshop takes place this Saturday (May 9) from 1 to 3 p.m. Remember to dress for the weather. The workshop is funded by part of the garden’s recent edible tree grant.

 

Royal Movie Night at LCS in support of Hill family

The Lady of the Lake Society is inviting residents to an evening at the movies with the Lady of the Lake princesses this Friday night (May 8) at the Lake Cowichan School gymnasium.

Admission is by donation (minimum $2) with proceeds supporting the family of Deana Hill, a local woman suffering from cancer.

Disney’s animated film Frozen will be shown at 6:30 p.m., and a concession will also be open.

 

Kaatza Art Group creating 2016 community calendar

After a positive response last year, Kaatza Art Group will be launching a 16-month calendar starting in September, with space for 17 local photographs.

The theme this year will be “celebrating the beauty of nature around Cowichan Lake.” Entry is free and photographers can submit three images to calendar@kaatzaartgroup.ca until May 8.

 

Open house at That Cat Hotel in Honeymoon Bay

Cat lovers are invited to take a tour of That Cat Hotel on May 23 from 1 to 4 p.m.

The “exclusive boarding resort” for Cowichan’s cats located on 6755 Fifth Street in Honeymoon Bay.

The event is free, tea will be served and guests are encouraged to share their cat-related stories.