The museum is hosting Halloween for children under the age of 12 on Sat. Oct 27th. There will be hot dogs, marshmallows and hot cocoa to warm little hands and toes. There will be some spooky activities for kids including the Spooky School House, The Scary Shopkeeper and a Freaky Scavenger Hunt. Bring your already … Continue reading Pemberton Museum presents kids’ Halloween event, Saturday October 27, 12 – 3
We are halfway through a week-long waste reduction party... as Canada acknowledges Waste Reduction Week. So, how is your trash can looking? How about the ditches and waterways and trails you frequent? And what can you do about it? If it starts to feel too vast, consider the recent news story in the Pique: that … Continue reading How’s your waste-line looking? A Waste Reduction week question.
Two years ago, I enrolled in a free massive online course (MOOC) offered by UBC, Reconciliation through Indigenous Education. I didn't get to explore the entire course offering, but what I did discover was incredibly worthwhile. Happily, it is being offered again. I have re-enrolled. The program uploads new material each week, and can be … Continue reading Come MOOC with us – enrol in a free 6 week online course offered by UBC on reconciliation
What can you eat? What will kill you? Those are the basic questions that anyone developing an interest in wild mushrooms begins with. Happily, Stewardship Pemberton and the Pemberton & District Library are coming to the rescue, with a free talk on mushroom ecology, identification tricks and ethical picking. This talk will aid you in … Continue reading Stewardship Pemberton presents a Mushroom talk at the Library, Thursday October 18, 7pm
John Tschopp reports tonight that a blue jay, from east of the Rockies, has taken a left turn to Pemberton this week. John's last recorded sighting of a Blue Jay in Pemberton is from 2009. This fellow has been hanging around a feeder near Miller Creek for a few days. It is rather dominant, reports … Continue reading Blue Jay checking out the local turf
A belated post for Sunday, because, you know, the power was out, and it was awesome in so many ways. Mhairi Marcella, who took over our instagram for a week, shared these peaceful moments of fall happening here... and it seems there were plenty of other resourceful folk who turned a power outage into a … Continue reading Power outage is a chance to get outside and be fully unplugged
On September 26, David Ward observed that the sunset was on point. We had to agree.