Visit the links below for more details!
Visit our Volunteer Fair table for FUN takeaways!
Saturday February 4th
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!
Our source for Climate Action and Project Examples and more!
“Art in the Park” Kids Zone July 17th!
Join us in the July 1st CANADA DAY PARADE with your bicycle, kayak on wheels, or? – Our Theme is “ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION” !
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.
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
Fall 2021 Webinar Series: Home Energy Efficiency
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
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
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!