Holidays and Seasonal Events

Get ready to find some eggs at the Little Town Pizza hunt on Sunday, April 17. (Gazette file)

Little Town Pizza hosting Lake Cowichan Easter egg hunt

Free skate at the Cowichan Lake Arena, too

 

Rabbi Meir Kaplan, director of Chabad Vancouver Island, lit a large menorah in Duncan City Square on Nov. 30 to celebrate the third day of Hanukkah. Dozens of people attended the event, and Cowichan Valley MLA Sonia Furstenau gave a speech commemorating the occasion. The menorah is making its way across Vancouver Island to mark the season. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

Menorah lit in Duncan City Square

Lit on third day of Hannakah

 

The band Dr. Strangelove in a promo photo. Surrey-based singer Kelly Brock, among a growing number of others, wonders why dancing to live music isn’t allowed in B.C. right now. (Photo: drstrangeloveband.com)

‘Footloose’ in B.C.: Dancing ban irks live-event industry, those who want to bust a move

‘Events are getting cancelled (and) it’s too late to get events going for November, December,’ one DJ says

 

Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs

Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs

World Health Organization grants permission to Bunny as he cannot transfer the virus

Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs
The best thing a flower-lover can do is buy locally to reduce the travel-related carbon footprint, says Julia Zini. (Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Flower fans push industry to be more eco-conscious

Vancouver shop owner Rosemin Jutha says she buys 90 per cent of her flowers from United Flower Growers

The best thing a flower-lover can do is buy locally to reduce the travel-related carbon footprint, says Julia Zini. (Black Press Media)
This painting by Leonhard Beck, dating back to 1510, shows St. Valentine, the namesake of St. Valentine’s Day. (Wikimedia Commons)

Valentine’s Day rooted in Pagan, Roman and Christian traditions

While its namesake is a Christian saint, the day of love has a complex history

This painting by Leonhard Beck, dating back to 1510, shows St. Valentine, the namesake of St. Valentine’s Day. (Wikimedia Commons)