FAMILY FUN & ARTS PROGRAMS
Join us Family Weekend for Free Swimming at the Rainbow Road Indoor Pool! Friday Feb 10th from 3-8pm, Sunday Feb 12th from 1:30-5:30pm and Monday Feb 13th from 3-6:30pm. This a beautiful 25 metre 6 lane pool with 20 person hot tub, showers and family change rooms. Located at 262 Rainbow Road in Ganges Village.
On Family Day, Monday Feb 13 – The Salt Spring Arts council presents The TaDaa Lady The Ta Daa Lady is a gentle, fun-loving soul who clowns, dances and mimes her way through crazy antics with her lovable puppets. 2pm at Mahon Hall. Admission is by donation. Concert is followed by crafts and fun. Arrive early to get a seat and practice you finger snaps in advance.!
Saturday, Feb 18 – February Festival Indoor Salt Spring Market! Saturday, February 18th from 9-4 at the Farmers Institute – Free admission – family friendly! Join us for the fun! Arts, crafts, food, music, displays, toys and much more… Contact the SSI Chamber for info 250-537-4223 or visit www.saltspringtourism.com
Saturday, Feb 25 – SAORI Weaving Workshop with Terri Bibby, Kids and adults interested in weaving a little magic can join Terri Bibby to explore SAORI Weaving. Ages 6 – adult. 2 sessions to choose: 10am-noon or 1-3pm, $30, at Mahon Hall
Sunday, Feb 21 – Maple Syrup Festival at the Salt Spring Harbour House Hotel and Organic Farm.
Check workshopsontherock.com to find out about other creative workshops.
Visit SSAC at www.ssartscouncil.com or on Facebook.
Book now! or Call for more info. (250) 537-4223
SALT SPRING IN THE NEWS
Salt Spring Island is the star of the show! We are featured on this wonderful episode of "Chuck and Danny's Road Trip". They are on a trip accross Canada and they chose Salt Spring Island as one of their few West Coast stops. Many local islanders are featured on this show. Have fun watching this!
Island Diaries is showcasing Salt Spring Island! Join host Sophie Fouron (Waterfront Cities of the World) as she travels the globe to discover the unique lifestyles being lived out on islands. From Canada to Japan to Cape Verde, discover what similarities these island communities share, and what sets them apart.
According to Forbes Travel, Vancouver is a great jumping off point to go Island Hopping! Most people think of southern destinations when planning island hopping excursions but we think that venture the fair isles closer to home is a better idea! Visit Salt Spring Island, Galiano and if you have a bit of time you could also go to Victoria!
There’s nothing quite like an island vacation—getting away from it all and really unplugging. Hawaii and St. Barth’s are great this time of the year. But guess what, everyone (and we mean everyone) knows those islands are great and they’re probably vacationing there right now. Wouldn’t it be better to go somewhere new, a place where you don’t have to battle with your neighbor or boss or best friend’s ex-boyfriend for a piece of sand or a table at the must-try restaurant? Here are three (mostly) unheard of islands worth the trek.
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