Once Upon a Time…

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There were two curious little girls who were able to spend an afternoon exploring within a fairytale land.  There were dragon’s, castles, lush greenery, faeries and so much more! This past Saturday the girls went and explored the wonderful Once Upon a Time art market/tea house here at a private residence on Gabriola. There were… Read more »

Canada Day

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Canada Day was filled with festivities which kicked off with live music and hot dogs at The Folklife Village. Locals and visitors alike started to assemble and by noon the band was rocking, playing tunes we all remember from the 60’s and 70’s. From there the party moved to brickyard beach where potato cannons were… Read more »

Eagles and Seals

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It was a gray day at Orlebar Point on Gabriola Island but there was excitement in the air. Seals were cavorting in the sea and eagles kept watch on shore. Perhaps there was a school of fish that had their attention, but they certainly had ours!

Inquiry Fair

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Last night was the first ever Inquiry Fair at  Gabriola Elementary School. The Kindergarten class focused on posters that outlined ways they as 5 and 6 year old kids could help the Earth.  The children did a wonderful job focusing on what they felt would be good for the Earth, some ideas were planting a… Read more »