Upcoming Events

Visit the links below for more details!

Visit our table at these Community Events for fun activities and treats!

We’ll have “Aerial the Trash Mermaid” by Tanya Bub in our photobooth, and much more!

Recent Events

It was an exciting District Conference weekend! Our website was awarded Best in District for our club’s size category!

A chance to meet other great Rotary volunteers to be inspired and learn together! Pre-registration is necessary – click the event graphic below to see what’s happening and Contact Us for more information on how to participate if you’re interested!

We shared our tent on a rainy day AND got to connect with our friends at Evergreen!

“World Water Day” Koksilah River Hike on March 22nd with Ed Wiebe from the Shawnigan Basin Society – Photo Gallery

Thanks to everyone who visited our Volunteer Fair table for information and FUN takeaways!
Saturday February 4th
from 10-1pm

Volunteer Fair Photo Gallery Link

This was a super FUN opportunity to connect with so many of Shawnigan’s volunteer groups! Thank you to the organizers and participants, and especially to everyone who stopped to chat with us!

Happy Hiking!! You’ll find us out EXPLORING this amazing landscape…

Our source for Climate Action and Project Examples and more!

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Past Events

Information for Vendors and Participants is Available for Download

Sunday, September 25th from 10am to 3pm!
This was an opportunity to join many caring people (and our friends at Duncan Rotary!) helping in this clean up!

“Art in the Park” Kids Zone July 17th!

Watch your email for more details, or send us a message at ShawniganRotaryEcoClub@gmail.com

Join us in the July 1st CANADA DAY PARADE with your bicycle, kayak on wheels, or? – Our Theme is “ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION” !

We’re So Grateful for Community Collaborations!
No odours detected even on a very warm day, touring this state-of-the-art facility!

Sunday, June 26th 10am to 11:00am In Person Field Trip 

“Cobble Hill Village Wastewater Treatment Facility Tour”

Our guide will be EcoClub member Lisa Daugenet, Engineering Technologist III, CVRD
Address: 1413 Hutchinson Road in Cobble Hill
(Parking is limited at the facility so please arrive at 9:45am, park on Watson Avenue and walk to the site)

The Cobble Hill Village wastewater treatment facility produces high quality wastewater treatment that is used for irrigation in community parks and for toilet flushing in public washrooms.The effluent reclamation program was recently expanded to two community parks. We will tour the facility, discuss the background of the effluent reclamation program and Lisa will explain the treatment process.

THANK YOU ALL for your “Hearts in Action” in the April 23rd Shawnigan Community Clean Up Day!
Stay tuned for more information including our Safety Tips sheet – Be Seen – Be Prepared – Be Safe – Have Fun!
Our Volunteer Registration tent will be at 2804 Shawnigan Lake Rd in front of the Dougan Park sign from 10am to 2pm on April 23rd
Together We Transform! Stay tuned for more Event Details as we get closer to the date – also posted to our LitterWatch Group

We are so thankful for collaborations in our
“Hearts in Action”
on Saturday, April 23rd from 10am – 2pm
We gratefully welcome your involvement!

Want to EXPLORE WAYS TO SUPPORT THIS EVENT? download our ecoclub’s *clean up event* CHECKLIST OF IDEAS

Fall 2021 Webinar Series: Home Energy Efficiency

Find Link Here

ONLINE (FREE) November 17th – 7:00-8:00pm

World Polio Day is October 24th
Learn about Rotary’s work to achieve a polio-free world
Find out the latest information at https://www.endpolio.org/

WildWings Festival

Explore the calendar at the link above for dates, times and venues for all types of activities during the 12th Annual WILDWINGS NATURE & ARTS FESTIVAL “Sharing a Sense of Place” from October 2nd to 28th

Launching in October, from the folks at ESRAG, the Rotary Action Group for Environmental Sustainability, a Plant-Rich Diet Challenge – stay tuned or sign up now!

National Truth and Reconciliation Day March

Plan to arrive before 8:45am at VIU in Duncan on Thursday, September 30th, 2021

Click on the poster to see full details from the organizers
Click the poster to go to the FB Event page for full details!
Join us Saturday, July 31st from 9am – 12noon at FKSS, details below!

The garden “Before” our arrival on Saturday! The beds themselves are irrigated and have been producing lots of greens like kale and swiss chard for donating each Tuesday to the Mill Bay Food Bank. There are also some lovely flowers!

Let’s take care of the rest of the weeding in a fun work party – dress for the warm weather expected, BYOB and stay hydrated – “Together We Transform”

Let us know by Friday if you can attend!

Saturday morning July 31st is our FKSS Garden weeding+pizza blitz from 9am-12noon. Please email us at ShawniganRotaryEcoClub@gmail.com by Friday if you’ll be there so we can plan for the 11:30am veggie pizza delivery! Any time you can spare for this service project is much appreciated and will make a positive difference! Plus be messy fun!! Update: SUCCESS! THANK YOU TO OUR WONDERFUL PARTICIPANTS AND PANAGO PIZZA!

Watch this space for other events and activities!