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General News · 28th September 2018
Amanda McNaughton
Join us at Hollyhock this October. Everyone welcome.

A Taste of Radical Aliveness
Tuesday, October 9 at 8pm in Kiakum.
Come play, feel, risk, reveal in this interactive evening with Ann Bradney.

Feeling Yinwards: A Yoga Sound Journey
Wednesday, October 10 at 8pm in Raven
Breathe, expand, and relax. Gently soften your nervous system, release your muscles, and cultivate peace of mind in this experiential yin/restorative yoga and sound journey session. Enjoy easeful, long poses guided by certified Yoga, Pilates, and Bellyfit teacher of 9+ years, Loretta Laurin, to the soothing sounds of the handpan, native flute, didgeridoo, gongs, and more from multi-instrumentalist and facilitator David Yates.

Becoming More Compassionate & Loving
Monday, October 15. 8:00pm. Raven
Life is difficult. Everything changes, begins & ends. In the face of this, we have a choice: to contract and become hard and defensive, or to open into wisdom, love and compassion. Experience the path the Buddha discovered to become more content and generously human with Buddhist Meditation teacher of 35+ years Robert Beatty.

Save the Bees
Saturday, October 20 at 8:30pm in Olatunji Hall
A mushroom extract might save bees from a killer virus. Renowned award-winning mycologist Paul Stamets shares his new research, which provides an actionable solution against the stressors threatening bee populations, and in turn, food biosecurity around the world. Q&A session to follow. 

Read More on Paul's research:
Fungi Perfecti:

Join us for our second Annual Mushroom Feast on October 20, 2018 at 6:30pm, before Paul Stamet's Presenter Evening.  $39.00 per plate, plus tax. Call early to book your plate! Our first Annual Mushroom Feast SOLD OUT! Call: 250-935-6576

Our community-wide Presenter Evenings are by donation, with 100% of money collected going towards our Islander Scholarship Fund. For more information visit


Recent events:

5Rhythms Movement Meditation
Monday, October 1 at 8pm in Raven.
Join Bettina Rothe for an evening of dance in community. Find freedom in movement, states of heightened awareness, heart-centred intimacy, and inspiration for living a creative and fulfilling life, as we become fully present with yourself and others.