June Events


June 6th

INTRODUCTION TO CHEESE MAKING 5pm-8pm Clements Centre, 5856 Clements St., Duncan $30 per person or $25 for CGC Members To register 250-748-8572

AFFORDABLE HOUSING EVENT 1-2:30pm hosted by Social Planning. Learn more about the services BC Housing provides. For more info 250 746 1004 Ext 260

NICHIREN PEACE CENTER MEDITATION, Thursdays, 6, 13, 20,27 7pm #4 – Johnny Bear Rd..250. 710. 7594

COWICHAN VALLEY GREEN PARTY OF BC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Just Jakes 2nd Floor All are welcome, but only members can vote. 7pm

GODDESS GOLF THURSDAYS 6 – 7pm June 6,13,21,27 Drop In – $20, Series of 4 – $60 Cowichan Golf & Country Club www.jodyjacksongolf.com 250-532-3399 Runs through golf season.

June 8th

COMMUNITY FOR CLIMATE FAIR 1pm -4:30pm Food and ice cream available – Please bring your own dishes! VIU Cowichan Campus Vancouver Island University, 2011 University Way, Duncan 250-746-3500

MID ISLAND SONGWRITING CONTEST FINALS Coffee House with members of the Flying Accusations and special musical guests.Duncan United Church 246 Ingram St, Duncan Doors at 7pm, Open stage 7:30pm CFG $5 Non members $10 Free for performers

“RHYTHM BUGS “ ISLAND TOUR 2013 VANCOUVER’S JENNIFER SCOTT & RENE WORST Sunday Afternoon Jazz Series at The Crofton Hotel, 1534 Joan Avenue, 2- 5 pm, $10 cover

COWICHAN WHEELCHAIR RUGBY TOURNAMENT 10am City Square Duncan. Fun for the whole family.

19TH ANNUAL COWICHAN FAMILY LIFE GARDEN TOUR 10am -5pm Self-guided tour of 6 beautiful garden in the Cowichan Valley Tickets $20 Cowichan Family Life Thrift Store on Canada Ave, Duncan 250-597-1117

June 11th

THE WORLD IS ROUND AND CANCER CAN BE TREATED NATURALLY Paw Paw – natural Chemotherapy by Dr. McLaughlin, and Lorene Benoit’s release of 2nd Edition Paw Paw book Island Savings Centre $10 7-9pm Advance tickets 250-748-6802

June 13th

WILD FOOD WALK @ Stoltz Pools with Genevieve Singleton 9:30am-12:00pm

Meet at Stoltz Pools Parking Lot, located off HWY 18 $20 per walk or $15 for CGC members Registration: Call CGC 250-748-8572

June 14th

SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN – Broadway Musical Dinner available in the Playbill Dining Room Matinees and Various Showtimes. Chemainus Theatre Festival, For Tickets call 250-246-9820


SACRED CHANT CIRCLE @ RIVENDELL YURT with Sadie Bartram, Karen Allen and Temple Dogs (Bills Rd – Glenora) 7-8:30pm by donation Sadie sdbartram@gmail.com / 250 748 2089

June 15th

JEEPERS KEEPERS Vintage Sale Farmhouse at 2035 Herd Rd – 10am – 4pm Admission $3 partial proceeds to local food bank.

66th COMMUNITY FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW Beauty and The Feast 9am-2pm Rotary Club Breakfast 8am -11am $2 Admission Cobble Hill Hall

VENI­SON AND WILD FOODS FARM TO TABLE DINNER with Chef Bill Jones 5pm Deerholme Farm 4830 Stelfox Rd Please call 250.748.7450 to reserve.


ANNUAL DOG WASH BUCKERFIELD’S Rain or Shine 10am – 2pm 5410 Trans-Canada Hwy, Duncan

AUTOHARP MASTER, SONGWRITER, STORY TELLER, BRIAN BOWERS Chapel at Providence Farm CFG members $10 Non-members $20 250-748-3975 to reserve tickets For dinner reservations 250-597-0599 for Farm Table. Please select 5:30pm seating.



WEST COAST MEN’S FATHER’S DAY EVENT 10am – 2pm, Duncan City Square (map) Come and celebrate Dads!! There will be music, vendors, open discussions, family friendly, food, and a silent auction!!

PIZZA NIGHT SUNDAYS AT MERRIDALE BEGIN WITH TROPIC MAYHEM AT June 23 with Bijoux Du Bayou 1230 Merridale Rd Cobble Hill 250 743-4293

MAUREEN WASHINGTON TRIO Jazz, Swing and R&B vocalist Sunday Afternoon Jazz Series at The Crofton Hotel, 1534 Joan Avenue, 2- 5 pm, $10 cover

June 8th

SPEAKEASY COCKTAIL PARTY AND CASK AND BARREL TASTINGS AT MERRIDALE starts 4pm $75 pp 1230 Merridale Rd Cobble Hill 250 743-4293

June 21st

MAD HATTER’S STUDIO TOUR and SALE at Linda Richter’s FEAT of CLAY STUDIO June 21,22,23 10am. -5pm at 8063 South Nimmo Rd. in Westholme. Don a wild hat and wander through her sculpture- ladened gardens. Build a clay creature for prizes and enjoy the talented GUEST ARTISTS’ creations. A CELEBRATION OF LIFE AND THE ARTS! Contact : featofclaystudio@gmail.com

June 22

SUMMER SOLSTICE DAY at Maritime Centre from 11am – 3pm

WILD TEA WALK @ Wildwood with Jay Rastogi 9:30-12pm Wildwood in Cedar (Crane Road) $20 per walk or $15 for CGC members Call to register: 250-748-8572

FARM DANCE UNDER THE STARS FUNDRAISER, Live Music. 50/50 Raffle and Silent Auction Fundraiser 7pm – Midnight Live Music begins at 8p $20 pp Providence Farm, 1843 Tzouhalem Rd Duncan For tickets call 250 746-4204 Licensed Event. Advance tickets only.

June 23rd

COWICHAN VALLEY RIDE DON’T HIDE: PEDAL TO THE TRESTLE Canadian Mental Health Association Cowichan Valley $35 Donation to participate cowichanvalleycmha.bc.ca


June 24

QUARTET An English comedy about retired gifted musicians. Starring Billy Connelly. Reel Alternatives 7pm Cowichan Theatre, $12, Students $5 Proceeds benefit CV Hospice Society.

June 25

FAMILY SHOOTING WORKSHOP WITH LIVE MODELS Hosted by the Ladysmith Camera Club. 7pm Hardwick Hall, High Street at 3rd Avenue in Ladysmith. Everyone welcome. Non-members $5 drop-in fee www.LadysmithCameraClub.com

June 29

REGGAE RAPTURE ON THE BEACH Featuring Taj Weekes / Ganjo Bassman / Lion Rockers / Emma Plant and Rainforest Come dance in the sand 6-10pm Charles Hoey Park, Duncan

June 30th

BELMONT AVENUE TRIO and special guests Sunday Afternoon Jazz Series at The Crofton Hotel, 1534 Joan Avenue, 2- 5 pm, $10 cover

KIDS SAND BUILDING AND BREAKING SHOWCASE 10am -2pm Beach Volleyball 2- 4pm Concert on the Beach featuring Compassion Gorilla 7pm www.compassiongorilla.com Charles Hoey Park, Duncan

DEADLINE CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Wild Wings 2013 Somenos Marsh Wildlife Society Art Exhibition/Auction Contact curator Jeffrey Birkin jeffreybirkin@hotmail.com for more info.