Photo: DavGoss (Creative Commons – Flickr)
July is almost over, and we have to prepare our social calendar for the fun events awaiting us in the month of August. Don’t forget to also check out the summer markets available in every town!
Let us know if you’ve heard of other interesting events than those listed below, so that we can include them.
Have a wonderful August!
Where: Courtenay Museum, Courtenay
When: every day in August
Sooke Fine Arts Show
Where: 2168 Phillips Rd, Sooke
When: July 26th – August 5th
Riverfest – Kettle River Festival of the Arts
Where: Market Fairgrounds, Rock Creek
When: July 26th – August 11th Continue reading
Elaine Campbell, left, stands with her friend at the airport
Photo: Spencer Anderson, The Comox Valley Echo
Adapted from The Vancouver Sun and Victoria Times Colonist
by Nila Gopaul
For six days in early June, Elaine Campbell was alone
on a rocky beach in Haida Gwaii, B.C.
Earlier, Elaine and her husband, Fred, were exploring the island.
They were in a small boat.
Suddenly, a large wave tipped over their boat.
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Master chocolatier Tom Cinnamon at his North Vancouver shop
Photo: Glenn Baglo, The Vancouver Sun
Adapted from The Vancouver Sun
Chocolate comes from the beans of a cacao* fruit tree.
The cacao bean is the seed of the fruit.
Cacao trees can grow 15 metres high.
The trees grow in tropical rain forests.
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