World Water Day March 22

The Water Wise program in Williams Lake will have displays set up at the RBC Royal Bank in Williams Lake to mark the day and provide information on ways to conserve water, a mini display to show how aquifers work, and tips for creating a Xeriscape garden that uses little water.

The Water Wise program in Williams Lake will have displays set up at the RBC Royal Bank in Williams Lake to mark the day and provide information on ways to conserve water, a mini display to show how aquifers work, and tips for creating a Xeriscape garden that uses little water.

To learn more water conservation tips and suggestions go to the Water Wise website at www.ccconserv.org.

The Water Wise program is brought to you by the Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society in partnership with the City of Williams Lake and Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

 

Chris Harris

at library

Renowned local Cariboo photographer Chris Harris will be on hand at the Cariboo Regional District Library Williams Lake Branch on Friday March 25 at 7 p.m. to share from his latest book Motherstone: British Columbia’s Volcanic Plateau.  Harris will provide an overview on the process of going from an original idea to a finished book. Harris also has a show of his photographs at the Station House all this month.

 

Rafe Mair

speaks

Author and social commentator Rafe Mair and documentary film maker Damien Gillis will be in Williams Lake March 25 for a town-hall style presentation on their new online non-profit journal The Common Sense Canadian — a voice for the public and environment.

Mair and Gillis are touring 30 B.C. communities and will be making their presentation in the Williams Lake secondary commons theatre from 7 to 9 p.m. on March 25.

The two-hour event will feature Gillis’ new short documentary on the proposed Enbridge pipeline to BC’s North Coast, called Oil in Eden, plus a key-note speech by Mair.

 

Bluegrass

workshop

There are still some spaces left in the annual 108 Cabin Fever Bluegrass workshops, March 31 to April 3.

To register e-mail   Rosetta Paxton at rossetta@shaw.ca or 250-398-0412 or go to www.bcbluegrass.com or call 1-800-668-2233.

The workshops culminate with a concert featuring the instructors taking place in Williams Lake at the  Evangelical Free Church on Sunday April 3 starting at 7 p.m.

Tickets for this event are available at the Guitar Seller and Sight and Sound. If there are any left after pre-sales, tickets will also be available at the door.