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General News · 28th February 2024
Jennifer for Mansons Hall
MARCH 1: Friday Market

Our winter Friday Market is ON! We’ve got homegrown goodies by a bunch of crafty sellers each and every week. Come on out and see what’s new at the Mansons Hall Friday Market, doors open at noon! 🍪 🧶 🧼 🎁 🤩

For more information about our fabulous Friday Market, or to enquire about becoming a vendor, contact or call (250) 935-0115.

MARCH 1: Thrift Store

The SCCA Thrift Store is open during the Friday Market 12-3 pm with plenty of gently-used clothing items for the entire family to choose from. You will find it down the hall to the Pioneer Room. All items are sold by a suggested donation to the SCCA.

MARCH 1, 4 & 6: Julie’s Café

Julie’s Café will be open every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7am-2pm. Eat in or take out, Julie and Sandy serve breakfast, soups and sandwiches, and baked treats. Cash only please! C'mon down to Mansons Hall for this sweet community Café.

MARCH 1&2: Theatre Group

Every Friday and Saturday 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
At Mansons Hall - OM Studio
Fee: 30$/week
Free for those in a difficult financial situation

"We aim to establish a theater group on the island. Therefore, we are organizing a two-month theater workshop. After the workshop, we will select a play to present at the beginning of summer. If you're interested in play, self-discovery or theater, and would like to participate, please apply at the provided email address: Feel free to ask any questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you.”
-Áron Beczásy, Theatre Performance Director and Actor
Beatrix Beczásy, Stage Set and Costume Designer and Actress

MARCH 3&7: Yoga with Kelly

Kelly Benson is offering three yoga classes weekly at Mansons Hall:

Vinyasa Flow Sundays 11:00 am and Thursdays 5:30 pm, and Seniors Yoga Thursdays at 11:00 am. All classes are in the Om Studio. For more info email

MARCH 5: Parents & Tots

All caregivers and little ones (ages 0 to 4+) are invited to drop in for playtime and community connection.
Every Tuesday from 10:30 to 12:30 at Manson’s Hall, Main Hall.
Hope to see you there!
Free, by donation. Location: Main Hall

MARCH 5: Baby Time!

All caregivers and babies (ages 0- 1+) are welcome to drop in for community connection and in a bright, warm space. This weekly offering will hold a supportive space for babies between 12:30 and 2:00 on Tuesdays.

Free, by donation. Location: Mansons Hall, Main Hall.
Baby Time! will follow the Parents and Tots program, and you are welcome to come for that as well.


Thank you to all Cortes community members who attended the Zoning Bylaw Open House held at Mansons Hall on December 11th, 2023! It was great to see such a high level of interest and participation.
We heard a lot of great questions, including:
How do “tiny houses” fit in?
How is the environment protected if we allow more density?
What other types of housing models could be implemented?
What happens next? Join us …
We have created a fulsome evaluation of the comments and feedback collected from the Open House and what we heard has provided a foundation for continued more in-depth conversations with the Cortes community at our next Public Meeting: Wednesday March 6th, 2024, beginning at 1 pm (Manson’s Hall)

MARCH 7: Free Community Lunch

Come warm up with some social time and a free community meal.

Thursday, March 7th
Manson's Hall

Free for the whole community - everyone welcome - All ages.

Funded through the Better At Home Food Security initiative in Partnership with the Southern Cortes Community Association.

For more information about our programs at Mansons Hall contact or call (250) 935-0115

Mansons Hall Office Hours: M/W/F 10-2

Keep this on your radar! Our fabulous Variety Show, Saturday, March 9th!
Keep this on your radar! Our fabulous Variety Show, Saturday, March 9th!