Earth Week

Sunday 14th to Monday 22nd April, 2013
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Earth Day is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment. It is celebrated simultaneously around the globe by people of all backgrounds, faiths and nationalities.

In Tofino, this has flourished into Tofino Earth Week, with a variety of events on and around Monday, April 22.

Event:  Beach Clean-up

  • Sunday, April 14th
  • Time:  10am
  • Location:  Meet at Studio One and we will car pool out to a designated beach in the Pacific Rim Nationl Park.
  • Contact:  Rhonda Graham
  • Sponsor:  Studio One

Event: Cougars and Killer Whales, Eelgrass & Sea Lions

  • Tuesday, April 16th
  • Time:  7 pm
  • Location:  CBT Office, 316 Main St.
  • Info:  Meet a variety of local researchers and hear about their work within the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve region.
  • Contact:  Adrienne Mason
  • Sponsor:  Clayoquot Biosphere Trust
  • Admission: no charge

Event:  Salmon Confidential

  • Wednesday, April 17th
  • Time:  7:30pm
  • Location:  Clayoquot Sound Community Theatre
  • Info:  Join Alexandra Morton and filmaker Twyla Roscovich for a screening of their new film.
  • Contact:  Bonny Glambeck 1.877.422.WILD
  • Admission: $8-10. (proceeds to Salmon are Sacred)

Event:  Speaker Joe Gaydos: Restoring the Salish Sea

  • Thursday, April 18th
  • Time:  8 - 9 pm
  • Location:  Ecolodge Classroom in the Botanical Gardens
  • Info:  Join Dr. Joe Gaydos, Chief Scientist for the Sea Doc Society for a talk about his organizations' efforts to restore marine ecosytems in the Salish Sea.
  • Contact:  Dan Harrison
  • Sponsor:  Raincoast Education Society
  • More info:  raincoasteducation.org
  • Admission: By donation $5.

Event:  'Celebrate, Appreciate, Participate - Yoga on the beach and on the Water"

  • Friday, April 19th
  • Time:  9 am
  • Location:  MacKenzie Beach
  • Info:  Join us for this free event promoting appreciation and celebration of the earth; inspiring respect and care for our beaches, our oceans, our planet. Rain or shine 45 minutes of beach and SUP yoga practice!
  • Contact:  April Robson 888.589.2246 or Cath Bruhwiler 250.266.1997
  • Sponsors:  Tofino Paddle Surf & Coastal Bliss Yoga
  • Admisson:  no charge

Event:  Walk for Water

  • Sunday April 21st
  • Time:  9 am
  • Location:  Meet at Studio one
  • Info:  Walk to the 10th Annual Pancake Breakfast!  A fundraiser for Water Can, a Canadian non-profit organization that sets up clean water sources in developing nations.  All donations/participants greatly appreciated!
  • Contact:  Rhonda Graham
  • Sponsor:  Studio One
  • Admission:  Walkers are encouraged to take pledges

Event:  Annual Earthday Pancake Breakfast

  • Sunday April 21st
  • Time 9am - noon
  • Location:  Village Green
  • Info:  Earthday Celebration that will include local music, dancing, community festivities, pancakes and lots of fun!
  • Contact:  Gord Johns (Tofino Long Beach Chamber of Commerce)  & April Froment, District of Tofino
  • Sponsors:  Tofino Co-op, Commonloaf Bakery, Green Soul Organics

Event:  8th Annual Cut-A-Thon

  • Sunday April 21st
  • Time: Noon - 4pm
  • Location:  Studio One
  • Info:  Half Price Haircuts, no frills, just good hair for a good cause!  A fundraiser for Water Can, a Canadian non-profit organization that sets up clean water sources in developing nations.  All donations/participants greatly appreciated!
  • Contact:  Rhonda Graham
  • Sponsors:  Studio One
  • Admission:  half Price Haricuts

Event:  Compassionate Mediatation and Water Blessing Ceremony

  • Sunday April 21st
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Location:  The Hearts Garden Temple - 1397 Pacific Rim Hwy.  
  • Info:  Ceremony in honour of our Oceans with Na Ypan Buddhist monk
  • Contact:  Dion 250.266.2266
  • Admission Free by donation

Event:  Monday Night Movies Documentary Screening:  Big Boys Gone Bananas!

  • Monday April 22nd
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Location:  Clayoquot Community Theatre
  • Info:  A David vs. Goliath story (for more info visit tofinomovies.blogspot.ca)
  • Contact Person:  Sandi Rideout
  • Sponsor:  Green Soul Organics
  • Admission:   $8
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