Did you know that fairies wear Foxglove flowers as hats, gloves and petticoats? That may have been one of the reasons Veronica Milner, one of the founders of Milner, ensured these beautiful flowers were planted around the grounds.
She had an enduring belief in fairies and to celebrate that, as well as International Fairy Day, Milner has created some special activities for the weekend of June 22-23.
Come and stroll around the sun-dappled garden trying to spot fairy homes that have magically appeared. Then rest at the tea house enjoying ‘Fairy Tea Time’...
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By Josh Aldrich, Daily News June 12, 2013
Usually someone waits to shave their head in a campaign to raise money for cancer until they have reached their goal.
A quartet of Vancouver Island University Mariners women's volleyball players have...
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VIU's role in the
educational, cultural and economic life of the region particularly since
becoming a university in 2008.
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Tuesday, January 22, 2013 to Tuesday, January 28, 2014
No we don't make toast or drink. Becoming a Toastmaster will help you: . Learn and improve your communicative abilities in an environment where you can become comfortable speaking in front of an audience. . Expand your opportunities for individual and professional development centered on the skills gained from improved abilities and broadened experience. . Gain leadership skills through training and club activities. . Learn communication techniques by speaking, listening and evaluating. . Experience and learn business meeting procedures that can be used in occupational careers. . Affiliation with an internationally renowned educational organization. Come and join Toastmasters!!!
Friday, May 24, 2013 to Saturday, August 31, 2013
May 24 - August 31, 2013 Opening Reception: Friday May 24, 5:00 -7:00 pm Campus Gallery, Bldg. 330 Jazz: Stewart/Gorenko Duo Nanaimo Art Gallery presents Ian Garrioch: Universe in a Jar, a retrospective exhibition that spans five decades and includes over thirty paintings, a number of drawings, and a selection of sculptural timepieces drawn from personal, private and public collections. All aspects of Garrioch's artistic career are represented, including recent canvases exhibited in public for the first time. For nearly 30 years Garrioch taught in the Department of Art and Design at Malaspina College (now Vancouver Island University), where he served as Department Chair and taught printmaking, painting, drawing and design. He has been highly influential, impacting several generations of artists on Vancouver Island. A practicing artist since the late 1960s, he has produced hundreds of artworks and enjoyed considerable commercial success with pieces in notable public collections such as the BC Provincial Collection, the Canada Council Art Bank, and dozens of private collections across Canada and the US. A personal talk, and unique tour of the exhibition with the artist, on Saturday June 1, 2013, at 1:00 pm in the Upper Gallery, will provide greater insight and accessibility to this vital contemporary voice. For more information contact the Gallery at 250.754.6350 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The Vancouver Aquarium presents a multimedia presentation by Caitlin Bridsall on the whales, dolphins, porpoises, and sea turtles that inhabit the BC waters. Caitlin Birdsall is an educator and biologist focusing on marine conservation issues in B.C. She is currently the Coordinator of the Vancouver Aquarium's B.C. Cetacean Sightings Network. Join her to discover which species are the most commonly spotted around Vancouver Island, their unique histories, the threats they face and how coastal citizens can help. Get ready to be informed and inspired. Join us for dinner from 5:30pm-7pm. Dinner ticket only: $15 Purchase dinner tickets in advance.
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Regular Board Meeting