The annual The Terry Fox Foundation run is being held on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 at the Pemberton Regional Airport Picnic Site Registration from 9:30am with the run starting at 10am 5km and 10km course that is suitable for bicycles, wheelchairs/strollers and rollerblades. Dogs on leash welcome.
This weekend, H OM Grown Fest debuts - 3 days of yoga and food workshops, music, nature meditations, educational talks, nutrition and an Abundance Market in Pemberton, BC. Featuring many local wellness champions! What a great opportunity to try something new, meet like-minded people or deepen an existing practice. Details at http://www.homgrownfest.com/
Farmers Appreciation Week is taking place across BC this week, from Sept 8-15! Pemberton's Market celebrates tonight, with an annual cake-cutting ceremony, on top of all the other delicious goodness on offer.
Last year, herpetologist Dr Leslie Anthony delivered a presentation at the library on Pemberton's sharp-tailed snake population, where he tells the story of his discovery of a completely rare species of snake, right here in our backyard. You don't have to be a geek to find this exciting... and you don't have to have been … Continue reading Video: Sharp Tailed Snakes
The Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale will take place on Friday, September 12, from 10am until 5pm, outside the Scotiabank in Pemberton. Come by and grab a bargain. All funds raised from the book sale will be matched by Scotiabank. Got empties to recycle? Why not donate your returns to the … Continue reading Event: Library Book Sale, Friday September 12
So, everyone's talking about beets these days. Well, endurance athletes apparently are, according to this article I stumbled on in Competitor.com. A few years ago, researchers from Exeter University in the United Kingdom recently performed a study to test this hypothesis. They recruited nine subjects and gave them either regular beetroot juice or nitrate-depleted beetroot … Continue reading Drink Your Beets?