Trincomali Community Arts Council Opening - Dec 3

Friday December 3, 7 pm to 9 pm the Trincomali Community Arts Council invites you to the opening of the "Light and Darkness"illumination at the Mayne Island Library.

If you are not able to attend the opening evening, please visit the library during their open hours. The Light and Darkness show will be on display until February 2, 2011.

Thank you for supporting island artists.

For further information contact Barbara McIntyre (250) 222-3700

Carolyn Mark's Floating Christmas Review - Thu Dec 9

Oh Come All Ye Faithless to the biggest extravaganza of the Season!

Carolyn Mark (Juno nominee and West Coast Music Award recipient) and her team of assassins shall tackle the problem of Christmas with singing, dancing, beautiful music and costumes.

See Dave Lang full fill his life long dream of doing the fan dance from White Christmas! Hear Grayson Walker sing his touching hit "Christmas Alcoholic". A killer band and beautiful harmonies and stereo emcees: Wes Borg (3 Dead Trolls In A Baggie) and J.McLaughlin-What more could you want? Okay there's more!

This floating Island tour starts with One Show On Mayne Island -Thursday December 9th at the Agricultural Hall

So bring BOTH your Friends!

Advance Tickets $10 at Miners Bay Books or at the door.

Doors at 7:30 show at 8pm

For further information contact Annette Witteman  (250) 539-5011

Know Your Winter Birds - Sat Dec 4th

Join Michael Dunn at the Church House, December 4, 2010 for a fun and hands-on workshop on identifying birds.

This session will focus on those bird species that winter on and around Mayne Island.

Michael will provide participants with the basic skills and techniques for improving observations of birds and increasing abilities to identify them.

The workshop will be part indoors and part outdoors so please bring appropriate outdoor clothing.

Session starts at 1 pm and will end around 4 pm. Also please bring your most used bird identification guide, paper and pens. Look for posters on the event.

For further information go to the Mayne Island Conservancy Society web site or contact Michael Dunn: (250) 539-5745

Mayne island Housing Options Task Force Meeting - Sun Nov 28

"Current & Future"
Open Discussion Meeting

Sunday, November 28th
Agricultural Hall
1 pm - 3 pm

Join us for coffee, treats & brainstorming the needs of our community. Bring your ideas and concerns. Together we can make the difference!

For further information contact: Terrill Welch, Chair (250) 539-3677

Grief and the Holidays - Wed Dec 1

Mental Health on Mayne Committee presents

Coping with The Holiday Season

Christmas, like so many special occasions can produce many anxious and painful feelings for grieving people.  Many have little energy to do any activity and wonder how they will get through.  On December 1st, at 1pm, come to the Agricultural Hall for a short talk on grief, loss and practical tips for managing the holidays.  Come to share your thoughts and questions with others who are grieving or wanting to help those in grief.

Presenter: Margaret Fletcher, RCC. Margaret is a Registered Clinical Counsellor on staff at Delta Hospice Society and is part of the Community Palliative Consultation Team with Fraser Health Authority in the Delta Community.  She also has had a family cabin on Mayne since 1960.

Wednesday December 1st
1- 3 pm
Agricultural Hall

Admission by donation

For further information contact: - (250) 539-2123

Sponsored by Mayne Island Health Centre Association MIHCA

Mayne Island Little Theatre Show - Nov 25, 26, 27

Mayne Island Little Theatre presents
the Pulitzer Prize winning play


Plus a bonus comedy treat

Oh My God!

November 25, 26 & 27
8pm - At the Agricultural Hall

Tickets at the Trading Post

Adults $12
12 Years and Under $5

For further information contact Brian (250) 539-3027

Movie Night: the Clean Bin Project - Sat Nov 13th

The Clean Bin Project is a feature documentary about a regular couple and their quest to try and live completely waste free. Filmmakers Grant Baldwin and Jenny Rustemeyer will attend this special community screening of their film.

Saturday, November 13th
Agricultural Hall
Admission by donation.

For further information contact Helen O'Brian (250) 539-5619 or (250) 405-5194

Taizé on Mayne - Sat Nov 13

Of Song, Meditation and Reflection

Music by the Vox Trium & Carol Barker

7 pm – 8:30 pm
Saturday November 13, 2010
St Mary Magdalene Church

Everyone is Welcome (no Sermon!)

An annual event at St Mary Magdalene church which we usually plan close to Remembrance Day where everyone is welcome to attend a free concert-like service in a candle-lit meditative prayer service of songs, psalms and silence.  

For further information contact Dereck Atha

MIECS Gala Fundraiser at the Oceanwood, Wed Nov 10

Please join us for a Gala Cocktail Party, a fundraising event for the Mayne Island Early Childhood Society, Wednesday, November 10th from 7 - 10 PM at the Oceanwood Restaurant & Inn.

The evening promises to be a delightful one! Enjoy fine company in elegant surroundings, with exciting live music and an enticing silent auction for your entertainment.

All funds raised this evening will go to support our non-profit Society's programs for families with young children here on Mayne Island.

Your $30 ticket comes with a glass of wine and delicious hor d'oeuvres.

This is sure to be the go-to event of the autumn season, so don't delay, buy your ticket soon!

Tickets available at the Trading Post or call Tina to reserve a spot.

For more information contact Tina Farmilo, (250) 539-2402.