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Book & Bake Sale ~ August 5th

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Family Fun Day ~ August 12th

Rainfall Stats ~ Preedy Harbour
 

Forbes Hall Expansion

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(effective May 19th), 

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Who's Who of Thetis Pets Registry

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Sunday
Jul232017

Assorted Items for Sale

Please click here to view item descriptions & photos.

Peter Brock

(604) 727-0380 talk or text

Sunday
Jul232017

Shuttle Service Wanted ~ August 26th Wedding

I am a wedding planner based out of Victoria, and I am helping with a wedding at Overbury Resort on Saturday, Aug 26th.  We are hoping to find someone local, who would be able to offer a “shuttle” service to guests.  We would be looking to have pickups at certain locations happen between 3:15 - 4:00, and then again at the end of the evening, between 11pm - 1am.  There are only approx. 25+ guests who will need to be shuttled around, and so someone who has a van would be great for this!

Thank you so much,

Barb

Barb Walker, WPICC

French Kiss Events Head Planner

778.678.2902

www.frenchkissevents.ca

Sunday
Jul232017

Wildfire News ~ July 21, 2017

Friday
Jul212017

jollity FARM ~ Open Saturday & Sunday ~ 10am-1pm

What's fresh this week?

We are excited to offer 6 varieties of delicious garlic! More information about the varieties and pricing can be found here:

http://www.jollityfarm.ca/blog/jollity-farm-organically-grown-garlic-for-sale/

Also new and fresh this week:

Yummy new Warba potatoes $2.50/lb

Sweet yellow plums $3.00/lb 

Time to liven up your summer planters with a splash of colour? We've brought in some eye-catching flowers and lush culinary herbs this week, featuring:

Specialty 7" Petunia "Night Sky" - The galaxy petunia!

Perennial Lewisia (pretty colours and very hardy)

8" Sunflowers (big bright blooms)

Herbs including basil, rosemary, dill and cilantro

Mixed perennials for mid to late season colour

*NEW - fancy succulents (hardy till Halloween outside, then bring inside and continue to enjoy)

Friday
Jul212017

Fast & Reliable Xplornet 

High speed satellite internet with no install costs!

Xplornet has kindly offered to extend the one-time free move of our satellite Internet, to someone else on Thetis who might like to take over the account. This means you will get the same great service and don't have to pay any of the initial installation and account activation fees! Once the account is in your name you may set it up as you like to whatever level of service you require. I can only say good things about the reliability of satellite Internet and great customer service by the company.

Please call or email Elisabeth if you are interested and would like more info: info@jollityfarm.ca

 or 250.416.6736

Friday
Jul212017

Details about Open Burning Prohibitions

From the Coastal Fire Centre, here are some timely reminders about open burning prohibitions, details about what is allowed and what isn't, and the consequences.

http://www.thetisislandfire.ca/newsletters/2017_Reminder_Open_Fire_Proh.pdf

And don't forget - if you spot a wildfire or open burning violation, call 1 800 663-5555 toll-free or *5555 on most cellphones, or 911.  

Everyone's ongoing vigilance is what will keep us safe!

Friday
Jul212017

Notice to Islanders: Interruption of Gasoline Sales

Due to an unforeseen cancellation of this weeks Dangerous Cargo run Thetis Island Marina will NOT have gasoline available until a truck is barged in late Friday afternoon.

Thetis Island Marina

Editor's note: the cancellation was posted on June 21st, please note that there will also be another DG cancellation on August 17th.  All Dangerous Goods customers where notified of these two summer cancellations in advance. 

Thursday
Jul202017

Don't Forget the Saturday Fair ~ 10AM - 1Pm Saturday!

This week we have new additions to Pat's Boutique with very cute jewelery/ travel pouches.

There will be some Perogies this Saturday  but our Perogie Queen is away so first come first get.

Have you tried Gloria's Quackers? Homemade with real ingredients.

Stop in and see Helen's one of a kind birdbaths.

Marylyn continues to bake up a storm. Have you had her Spring Rolls?

And for those that love the sea....pick up a seaweed picture from Dee of Frog Pond Glass.

Gordie Unrau has handmade wooden coffee grinders this year. Think of all those power outages and all you have is beans!!

We have Solar Bud and his Solar Music and last week we had Stephanie serenading us with sounds of the old world.

See you there

Helen and Gloria


Thursday
Jul202017

Looking for a New Home for my Cat ~

My Siamese cat needs a new home. I can not take her with me.

She is a good mouser, but fairly shy. I have a dog door, and she comes and goes as she pleases. Her food is upstairs and she comes in for that and a pet a few times a day. I hope there is some one who can take her.

Please call Freya @ 416-0488

Thursday
Jul202017

FOUND!!! Lost Dog

Abbey was delivered home. Thanks so much!


Our 10 year old golden retriever "Abbey" has gone missing from lot 192 Porlier Road.

Please contact Kelly/Jim Kerr at 250-246-2197 if you have seen her or know where she is.

Wednesday
Jul192017

Wanted to Borrow: Paddleboard (s)

We are visiting my parents on Thetis Island (Forbes Rd) next week (July 25/26/27) and we are hoping to borrow a paddle(s) board for my 11-year-old daughter and her girlfriend.  Something she can play around with for a few days so not needing anything in great condition! 

Email cmitchell@inventaworld.com or call 604 353-3806. 

Thanks!

Carolyn

Wednesday
Jul192017

No Dangerous Cargo on Thursday

A reminder to folks that there will not be a Dangerous Cargo run this week.

The 8:40 AM departure from Chemainus and the 2:40 PM departure from Thetis on Thursday July 20th will take passengers and vehicles.

Keith Rush, Route 20 FAC

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