Today, I want to express my gratitude for the rain. I appreciate it's steady tempo, that it's watering my bulbs that have been hiding under the snow all winter and are just waiting to surprise us. I'm grateful it might keep people inside, at home, in their own communities, and off the trails and park … Continue reading Gratitude today to all the food security warriors amongst us — Join our Love Flash Mob to fund the Food Bank (all donations will be matched by the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation!)
Holiday Sing-along and Xmas Tree Lighting
Shared room Facebook: Growing Great Children and the Pemberton Community Church invite you to help us kick off the festive season in the magical downtown barn. Let's light our own Christmas tree, sing some carols, and dance to your favourite holiday songs! It is time to move and groove with Ira Pettle, Santa and the … Continue reading Holiday Sing-along and Xmas Tree Lighting
Pemberton Children’s Centre Christmas Bazaar
Shared from Facebook: Come and support local artist's and entrepreneur's at the Pemberton Children's Centre Christmas Bazzar. As always the ever popular cookie table will be raising money for the childrens centre. Crafts and artisan goods, music and food. Its going to be a great day for the whole family. https://facebook.com/events/399313971009387/?ti=cl
Birds of November: raptors, snow buntings, and a great horned owl
Yesterday proved to be a good day for our birding correspondent, John Tschopp, with sightings of a portrait-ready snow bunting, a peregrine falcon in a roadside cottonwood, trumpeter swans, northern harriers and even a kestrel. Tschopp had already spied a small flock of snow buntings, the previous week. Rare visitors to Pemberton Valley, snow buntings … Continue reading Birds of November: raptors, snow buntings, and a great horned owl
Poppies are for remembering
First the Boomerang Bag. Then the Boomerang coffee mug. And now this. Fran Dickinson, of Frances Felt, leader of the no-more-waste army (Pemberton division), (feel free to sign up and join the mission), has made poppy pins that she will gift to those at the Circle Craft Christmas market, which happens to be taking place … Continue reading Poppies are for remembering
Playgroup in the Park, Thursdays, starts July 5, 9:30 – 11am
You bring the children (up to 6 years old) and the Child Care Resource and Referral team will bring the toys - hoops, pop-up tents, balls, shovels, buckets, trucks and dolls - to Underhill Park, the tot park in the Peaks townhouse complex, beside the trail to the Community Garden and Nature Centre. Play group … Continue reading Playgroup in the Park, Thursdays, starts July 5, 9:30 – 11am
Summer Reading Club Launch party at the library, Friday June 22, 3-4pm
It's time to party like you're literate. Help the Library kick off Summer Reading Club 2018 - with fun activities, games, snacks and prizes! Sign up for Summer reading Club and pick up your SRC packages! Summer Reading Club registration is for 5-7 and 8-12 year olds, and as fun as it is, there's also a … Continue reading Summer Reading Club Launch party at the library, Friday June 22, 3-4pm
Free bear awareness workshop at Community Centre, Saturday June 16
How do we co-habitate? Find out, at this free workshop at the Pemberton Community Centre, presented by the Coast to Cascades Grizzly Bear Initiative.
Bee-keeping or bullet-journalling? You choose. Two free workshops at the library on May 26. Sign up now.
Self-improvement or self-care - I am in awe of some of the free opportunities for both, available right here, in our little community, many thanks to the Pemberton & District Library, which on Saturday May 26 offers a workshop in bullet-journalling (the to do list that will change your life) or bee-keeping. The Bullet Journal … Continue reading Bee-keeping or bullet-journalling? You choose. Two free workshops at the library on May 26. Sign up now.
Maker Mondays at the Library reveal a ton of talented stop motion film-makers
The Pemberton & District Public Library is proud to present the first of three movies made at Maker Mondays: Stop motion movies session! Presenting The Two Thrones. Created by Euan, Austin, Luke and Zachary. The Two Thrones from Pemberton Public Library on Vimeo.