Pictures from the 2010 Terry Fox Run

Here is a link to a few pictures taken by Toby Snelgrove at the 2010 Terry Fox Run for cancer research conducted on Sept. 19. Pictures are free to download.

Terry Fox Run 2010

Community Centre Work Party - Sep. 29th

Mayne Island Community Centre

We're Having A Work Party
(And We Need Your Help!)

Wednesday, September 29th
9 am to noon

at the Community Centre

Taking down, cleaning and putting away a tent the size of ours requires many helping hands. There are also several smaller clean-up and organizing tasks inside and out to do before the weather closes in.

We’re serving a Volunteers Lunch when the work is done, so pack your gloves, bring your rakes, cleaning rags, skills and energy and join the fun!

RSVP, or just show up!

For further information contact Dave Lindquist (250) 539-2128 or

MIYF presents Will Millar - Sat. Sept. 25th

Mayne Island Youth Fitness presents Will Millar, formerly of the Irish Rovers along with Chuck McCandless in an evening of stories and song.

This is a benefit concert to support Mayne Island Youth Fitness Programs. Will Millar is a well known and beloved celtic entertainer, musician, singer/songwriter and artist.

The concert is at the Mayne Island Community Centre on 
Saturday, September 25, 2010, 7-10 pm. 

A variety of refreshments will be available.  There will be a silent auction, a raffle and other great surprises.  

Advance tickets are $15/adult and $5/child. Advance tickets at Home Hardware or through Anita --  or (250) 539-2790.

Tickets at the door $20/$10.

For further information, contact or Anita - (250) 539-2790

Walk on an Ancient Shore - Sep 5th

Walk on an Ancient Shore.

On September 5th, join the CRD Regional Parks guest naturalist Michael Dunn to explore the ancient seabed on the way to the summit of Mt. Parke.

Bring a snack and water and wear sturdy shoes. The views are the best in the Gulf Islands. Meet at the Kim Road (off of Felix Jack) access at 1:00 in the afternoon.

The CRD classifies this event as a longer hike, having fewer interpretive stops. Trails may be uneven with steep sections.

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. All ages

For further information contact Michael Dunn: (250) 539-5745

Sweet Lowdown - Friday Sept 10

Mayne Island Music Society presents Sweet Lowdown

Formed from a love of all things sweet and lowdown sounding, The Sweet Lowdown has been playing together since the spring of 2008. With a fiddle, banjo, guitar, and three voices, the youthful trio blends old time, bluegrass, and blues traditions with original songwriting to create a sound that is unique and at the same time, timeless.

Shanti Bremer began playing bluegrass banjo at age 12. In addition to The Sweet Lowdown, she currently plays with Victoria bluegrass band Last Train and as a guest with the Rock Island Ramblers.

Amanda Blied brings a unique voice to old time music, loves the bluesy side of bluegrass and keeps busy writing original songs. Amanda is a former member of Victoria a capella women's choir, the Balkan Babes.

Miriam Sonstenes is a classically trained violinist, who currently plays with Victoria bands Flash in the Pan and Sweet Ginger as well as with Sweet Lowdown.

Friday, September 10th
7:30 pm Ag Hall
(doors open at 7:00)

Tickets at Happy Tides
($12) & at the door ($15)


For further information see the Mayne Island Music Society website